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Saturday, April 29

EU accused of 'outrageous' attempt to threaten future of Union by using Northern Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip: Daily Telegraph
Gordon Rayner, Peter Foster and Steven Swinford

'Playing GAMES with nationalist feelings' Former NI first minister FUMES at EU over Brexit: Daily Express
Darren Hunt

Irish unity – 'Neither Dublin or Brussels speaks for Northern Ireland': The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

East German precedent being used as prospect of united Ireland on table: Irish Independent
Sarah Collins

Martin says North needs some sort of special status in EU: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy, Denis Staunton and Amanda Ferguson

'Designated special status within EU achievable' – O'Dowd: Banbridge Leader

EU must help protect our hard-won peace: Irish News
Deaglan de Breadun

In less than a year a United Ireland has moved from a vague aspiration to a potential reality: Irish News
John Manley

'Star Trek' boldly predicting return of the North in 2024 might yet come to pass: Irish Independent
David McWilliams

EU correct to recognise Good Friday Agreement: Irish Independent

EU puts Northern Ireland centre stage: Irish News

From Wednesday, NI will be in an unprecedented democratic vacuum: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Arlene Foster- My plan to protect the Union: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Alliance man links DUP and Tories to fascism: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Michelle Gildernew to stand for Sinn Féin in Fermanagh-South Tyrone: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Alliance leader Naomi Long to contest East Belfast seat in General Election: Belfast Telegraph
Jonny Bell

Peter Quinn refutes he has been asked to stand in election: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Green approach to pacts and SF suggests party has lost its environmental focus: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Attempts to form pacts leave everyone more divided: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Irish language groups hail 'useful and worthwhile' talks with Foster: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Gregory Campbell – DUP not 'going soft' on Irish language: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Report into flags due as lamp posts bear tricolours to mark 1916 Rising: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Facebook fails to strike out loyalist flag protester's lawsuit: The News Letter

Young heads take Orange Orange lodge reins: Belfast Telegraph

Disciplinary sanctions imposed on serving police officers after Ombudsman probe into Co Tyrone gun find: The News Letter
Annamay McNally

Four arrests in probe into 'vicious' Londonderry shooting: Londonderry Sentinel

David Black murder – Suspected dissident to make fresh bid for freedom: Belfast Live
John Cassidy

Stakeknife investigation will be significantly compromised if files disclosed to civil action, court hears: The News Letter

DUP accused of having 'placed their face against' progress on legacy inquests: Irish News
Allison Morris

Relatives' fury at plan to 'protect' British soldiers: Derry Journal

On the runs paved way for soldier amnesty: Irish News
Allison Morris

We are collapsing into an all-round Troubles amnesty: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Dublin denies blocking inquest into Kingsmill: Belfast Telegraph
Eamon Sweeney

With Irish passport applications set to hit the one million mark it's time to open a Derry office – Kelly: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Benefits of corporation tax cut flowing away thanks to logjam, business chiefs told: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Dowdall case details 'truly shocking', says SF deputy Mary Lou:
Alan O'Keeffe

Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy and Pierce Brosnan to star in Maze prison break film: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Brexit fears prompt ex-British ambassador to become Irish citizen: The Irish Times
Peter Murtagh

Irish court to hear EU arrest warrants from UK now void: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Brexit – Conservatives set to drop pledge to withdraw UK from European Court of Human Rights: The Independent
Shehab Khan

Rhetoric will be little use to May in Brexit talks (Apr 28): Irish Independent

Kilwinning dad called wife "fenian wh*re" and said he would get UVF group to rape and kill her: Scottish Daily Record
Fraser N Wilson

Friday, April 28

Europe could allow a united Ireland to join EU after Brexit: The Guardian
Jennifer Rankin

Early Brexit talks will recognise right of North to return to EU in the event of reunification: Irish Independent
John Downing and Kevin Doyle

Ahern warns of return to 'bad old days' of cross-Border smuggling: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Orange Order urge parties to work together ahead of election: The News Letter

Orange Order's calls for unionist unity set to fall on deaf ears: Irish News
John Manley

Green's Steven Agnew urges ex-colleague to condemn IRA murder: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

NI Secretary of State James Brokenshire leaves 20-day window for agreement: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Sinn Féin 'not up for agreement' as new deal deadline set: The News Letter

Donald Trump's US Government urges Northern Ireland parties to restore government: Belfast Telegraph

'Social housing scheme in Lambeg being stalled by political impasse': Ulster Star

All we're doing is going round in circles: Irish News
Alex Kane

Unionists should insist on basic conduct from SF for Stormont return: The News Letter

RHI – DUP's Arlene Foster faces renewed call to step aside: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

An inquiry not just into RHI, but into the entire Stormont system: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Irish language campaigners 'get good hearing from Arlene Foster': The News Letter
Michael McHugh

Foster is bowing down to Irish speakers in bid to get deal, claims angry Allister: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Arlene Foster's Irish language discussions a positive step: Irish News

DUP hit out after SF urge Parades Commission complaints in Limavady: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Talk of equality is meaningless when Protestant culture is ignored or excluded from so many schools: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Man who paid dissident's bail ran Northern Ireland's biggest ever money-laundering scam: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Phones, laptops examined in Cork Real IRA murder inquiry: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Arrest of man accused of smuggling "IRA communiqué" ruled lawful: Sunday World

Judge at a loss over 'outrageous' delay in O'Hare extradition: The News Letter

IRA victim's son criticises O'Neill for speaking at memorial parade: ITV

Michelle O'Neill engaged in 'terrorism idolatry': The News Letter

Killing of Loughgall IRA men 'saved innocent lives' says Beattie: Lurgan Mail

Michelle O'Neill must learn to reach out to unionists: Belfast Telegraph

Kingsmill relatives threaten to abandon inquest over republic co-operation: The News Letter
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Dublin blocking closure for Kingsmill families – Arlene Foster: Belfast Telegraph
David Young and Lesley-Anne McKeown

Kingsmills families to be told history of weapons used: BBC
Gordon Adair

Fatal 1971 shooting by soldiers 'not justified': ITV

Hyde Park brother – How can it not be in public interest to bring suspected terrorists to trial? (Apr 26): The News Letter
Mark Tipper

'Derry-Londonderry' row as councillors quarrel over EU Capital of Culture bid: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Gerry Adams – "Gardaí & Government have questions to answer on Golden murder": Dundalk Democrat

SDLP hits back at 'ridiculous' claim pro-life MP does not trust women: The News Letter

Former Taoiseach says Boris Johnson 'criminally misled' UK over Brexit consequences: Irish Independent
Brian Hutton

Angela Merkel – Protecting Ireland one of several special interests following Brexit: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Former Taoiseach says British public might change their minds on Brexit: Irish Independent
John Downing

'A farmer would have to travel 11 miles to get to the other side of his land' – Border communities fear Brexit:
Paul Hosford

Uniting the kingdom: The Spectator

Thursday, April 27

Ex-soldiers should not be pursued for Troubles offences, report says: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Ex-NI soldier recalls questioning over republican's murder as calls grow for veteran protection from prosecutions: Belfast Telegraph
Jonny Bell

Sinn Féin say Troubles investigations report is an 'insult': The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Ulster troops witch-hunt is morally indefensible – MPs' fury at hounding of up to 1,000 veterans: Daily Mail
Ian Drury

Relatives slam plans for statute of limitations for British soldiers: Irish News
Connla Young

Troubles investigations report 'justifiable justice', says DUP MP: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Dodds invites former security force members to Brussels: The News Letter

Immunity proposal raises vital questions for legacy: ITV
Brian Rowan

Security force protections must not lead to a terrorist amnesty: The News Letter
Tom Elliott

MPs across the spectrum are waking up to legacy scandal: The News Letter

Stormont to discuss parking talks until after election: BBC

Peers approve emergency powers to extend Stormont talks on powersharing deal: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland 'could operate without an executive' – Trimble: RTE

Drop your call for Arlene Foster to step aside, shadow NI Secretary tells Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph

Theresa May "indifferent" towards Northern Ireland, says Alliance leader Naomi Long: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Public will not tolerate DUP and Brokenshire's austerity agenda: Belfast Telegraph
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Stormont has failed – SF are dishonest and DUP lack cunning in response: The News Letter
Owen Polley

Irish language won't block restoration of Executive, vows Foster: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Arlene Foster feeling 'really uplifted' after meeting Irish language pupils at Co Down school: Belfast Live
Michael McHugh

Arlene Foster says thank you in Irish during school visit: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

DUP minister Paul Givan cut Irish-language funding against officials' advice: Irish News
Connla Young

We're stronger together but it must be built on respect and tolerance for all: Belfast Telegraph
Arlene Foster

Ringland – Sinn Féin should match Foster's Irish language gesture: The News Letter

With Foster embracing the Irish language, chief mourner O'Neill has got some ground to make up: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

General Election 2017 – 'Absolutely no chance' of SDLP, Sinn Féin pact: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin spurn SDLP offer to fight election in pro-Remain constituencies with Brexit-supporting MPs: Irish News
John Manley

We were right to pursue deal with SF – ex-SDLP MLA: The News Letter

Eastwood's annoyance voters in NI not able to register online for poll: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Unionist leaders need to 'calm down over electoral pact' – Kilclooney: The News Letter

Why is Lady Hermon not part of anti-Brexit pact debate?: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Why, deal or no deal, the DUP and UUP remain polls apart: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Citizenship rights granted under Belfast Agreement could return to haunt the EU as birth tourism: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Agee

UUP man issues apology for using 'offensive and inappropriate language' towards council colleague: Ulster Star
Duncan Elder

Advice sought from Equality Commission over planned memorials: Derry Now

Ex-RUC officers may take legal action against ombudsman: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Arlene Foster condemns O'Neill appearance at IRA memorial: The News Letter

Sinn Féin leader O'Neill doing nothing to help community relations, says son of murdered RUC officer: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

'Any success will give hope to innocent victims of terrorism: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Barney Watt inquest – 'Crucial' new witness in case of Belfast man shot dead by British soldiers: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Family of man shot by British soldiers want body exhumed 45 years later: The News Letter
Deborah McAleese

Botched energy scheme inquiry to get under way: BBC
Conor Macauley

Don't destroy documentation, RHI inquiry warns: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Ireland set to secure unique measures to soften Brexit blow: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Wednesday, April 26

General Election 2017 – Northern Ireland's Green Party say no to anti-Brexit pact: Belfast Telegraph

Recriminations after anti-Brexit pact talks implode: The News Letter

General election 2017 – 'Anti-Brexit' pact chances slim, says SDLP: BBC

Westminster election – Sinn Féin and SDLP aim to keep pact hopes alive following Greens' withdrawal: Irish News
John Manley

UUP Foyle candidate undecided on 'tactical' vote for the SDLP: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Sinn Féin MLA Elisha McCallion to stand for Westminster: Londonderry Sentinel
Brendan McDaid

North vote like no other: Irish Echo
Anthony Neeson

Colum Eastwood looking for pact to save SDLP seats: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Assembly agency staff lose jobs as NI political crisis continues: The News Letter
Deborah McAleese

DUP and Sinn Féin clash over budget cut blame: BBC

Wilson slams Sinn Féin's 'faux outrage' at budget plan: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Stormont Executive a 'priority' to ensure Northern Ireland's economy doesn't falter: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Stormont file shows DUP minister was warned over Líofa cut:
Claire Smyth

Snap election has stalled momentum towards talks breakthrough: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Sinn Féin say special status is the only guarantee that people in Northern Ireland will have their human rights protected: Derry Now

Protesters urge Kenny to demand special NI Brexit deal: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Republic's loss can be our gain if Northern Ireland has voice in Brexit talks: Belfast Telegraph
John Simpson

Sinn Féin Colr. challenges unionist politicans 'to step up to the mark': Derry Journal

Bail and sentencing policy in terror cases needs tightened: The News Letter

Damage caused by Holy Cross bomb is to reputation of those responsible (Apr 25): Irish News
Allison Morris

Dublin man 'was smuggling IRA message out of prison when arrested': Sunday World

He walked two different roads but it's the path of peace for which he will be remembered (Mar 22): Irish Independent
Mandy Johnston

From prisoner to peace maker – he made unthinkable now acceptable (Mar 22): Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

'I feel so guilty since IRA killed my husband' (Mar 6): The News Letter

Brokenshire – Legacy issue proposals to be made public soon: Irish News

Bernard Watt inquest – 'No evidence' he had exploding device: BBC

Campaigners for murdered Scottish soldiers frustrated by SNP delay: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

SF's Michelle O'Neill to speak at Loughgall 'martyrs' parade: Mid Ulster Mail

Copies of Troubles reference book 'Lost Lives' selling for more than £400: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

IFI funding boost for North Belfast community projects: Belfast Media
Conor McParland

Work on Irish gold mine on hold due to lack of anti-terrorism cover: Irish Independent
Ellie Donnelly

Rory McIlroy's achievements have made him a great ambassador for our country and he should now be applauded on his wedding day: Belfast Telegraph

Was the church too comfortable, too aligned with political and social power? (Apr 25): The Irish Times
Francis Duffy

In defence of Catholics and also of Catholicism (Apr 23): Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Identity defined through the prism of nationalism (Apr 20): The Scotsman
Keith Howell

Tuesday, April 25

MPs back extra time to reach powersharing deal: The News Letter
Jon Vale and Richard Wheeler

Eastwood wants talks to be paused for election: ITV

Unionist pact is off the table as DUP's Foster and UUP's Swann fail to strike a deal: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Pro-EU unionists say no to 'anti-Brexit pact': The News Letter

GE17 – No electronic voter registration for Northern Ireland: BBC
Peter Coulter

We won't go up against the UUP in Fermanagh... but there can be no argument that we lead unionism in South Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Arlene Foster

Coalition could topple Nigel Dodds' north Belfast seat: Irish News
Andrew Madden

Wilson – SDLP plan shows they are as anti-unionist as Sinn Féin: The News Letter

General Election 2017 – Tom Elliott confirmed as UUP Westminster candidate as DUP steps aside in Fermanagh South Tyrone: Impartial Reporter
Meadhbh Monahan

Tom Elliott joint unionist candidate in Fermanagh South Tyrone, but what about Mid Ulster?: Tyrone Times

DUP's Simpson to stand again in key unionist battleground: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Lady Hermon attacks right of absentee Sinn Féin MPs to claim expenses: The News Letter
Lizzy Buchan

Northern Ireland is just too immature to forge electoral agreements with any real meaning: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Kelly

Unionist pacts rarely solve anything, but they could become the norm: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Why electoral pacts can be a good idea... but only if you have two of them: Belfast Telegraph
Daithi McKay

General Election 2017 – Party pacts will only lead to more division: Belfast Telegraph

Key peace process figure Mitchell held private talks with UK over Border fears: Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Why the burning question is not whether a united Ireland is desirable, but if it is affordable: Belfast Telegraph
Graham Gudgin

I'm frequently accused of not liking Gerry Adams... and I cannot really deny the charge: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Irish America bids a fond farewell to Martin McGuinness at St. Patrick's Cathedral: Irish Voice/
James Wilson

Larne feud accused allegedly 'highly influential in UVF' – officer tells court: Larne Times

Outrage after dissident bomb is left at school gates in bid to murder police: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Bomb 'dumped' at Holy Cross school gates after dissidents suspected police surveillance: Irish News
Allison Morris

Holy Cross school bomb 'significant shape', police say: BBC

Campbell – 'Time to get tough on these terrorist cowards': Londonderry Sentinel
Stephen Gamble

Dissidents show complete disregard for Ardoyne community: Irish News

Proposals for legacy institutions to be published: The News Letter
Jon Vale

Father of boy killed in IRA bomb criticises Jeremy Corbyn: The News Letter

Northern Ireland Troubles officers should face probes, insists Labour MP: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Vale

Hyde Park IRA victims bring fight for justice to Westminster: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Judge sets four-week deadline over HET McConville murder report: The News Letter

'The time has come. We demand the opportunity to live our lives through Irish':
Michael McCaughan

Nicola Sturgeon's independence vote timetable call backed by only a quarter of Scots, poll finds: The Independent
Katrine Bussey

Mother proud of her 'Provo girl' IRA dolls selling online for over €100: Sunday World

Monday, April 24

Talks intensify at Stormont over anti-Brexit axis ahead of Westminster poll: Irish News
John Monaghan

Unionist leaders to meet to discuss election pacts: The News Letter

Settlement in NI can only be achieved if 'some kind of confessional' takes place: Irish News
Maurice Hayes

Nationalists should resist calls for an election pact: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Need to unite to fight hard Brexit: Irish News
Colum Eastwood

Return of hard border would be a political and security disaster: Irish News
Deaglan de Breadun

Brexit has changed debate over electoral pacts: Irish News

Time to de-politicise Irish and wait for commission findings: The News Letter
Doug Beattie

Why there'll be no big green button turning Northern Ireland bilingual overnight (Apr 20): Belfast Telegraph
Ian Malcolm

Ardoyne school bomb could have killed children or PSNI officers, senior policeman warns: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

NI Secretary of State 'sickened' by bomb attack: ITV

Republican parade and counter-demonstration pass off peacefully: The News Letter
Russell Keers

Illegal memorials do damage to our image (Apr 21): Belfast Telegraph

Claudy Orange Hall treated as 'hate crime': The News Letter

Martin McGuinness was 'focused on Irish unity' (Apr 20): Irish News
Denis Bradley

Fifty years of Ulsterbus – A 'symbol of normality' during the Troubles: The News Letter

Hodor! Game of Thrones star Kristian Nairn may enter politics over Northern Ireland same-sex marriage ban (Apr 18): Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

If religion is on the wane, why are communions so popular in our schools? (Apr 11): The Irish Times
Peter McGuire

Church-bashing is the new Brit-bashing (Apr 20): Irish Catholic
David Quinn

Micheál Martin renews attack on Sinn Féin and rules out coalition: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

'Liveline' throws a lifeline to four brave fighters against the IRA: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Bigger majority for May could benefit Ireland with better Brexit deal – Hogan: Irish Independent
John Downing

The scary truth is that we are on our own in this (Apr 23): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Who owns Rockall? The history of the Atlantic dispute between Ireland and the UK (Apr 17):
Rónán Duffy

A Lump of Rock, an Otter and a Secessionist (Apr 19): New York Times
Stephen Castle

The big winner in Theresa May's general election will be nationalism – English, Scottish and Irish (Apr 19): The Independent
Denis MacShane

Sunday, April 23

UUP not running candidates in three constituencies: BBC

Alliance leader Naomi Long says next election could be Ulster Unionist 'Swann Song': Belfast Telegraph

Snap election shows just how little Northern Ireland counts: Sunday Independent
Willie O'Dea

We're getting an election – just not the one we expected (Apr 19): Irish News
Patrick Murphy

May's election call spells uncertainty from Northern Ireland perspective: Belfast Telegraph

Theresa May's cynical move (Apr 19): Irish News

Brexit countdown – we are ready for risks and challenges Ireland faces: Sunday Independent
Enda Kenny

Will Brexit reopen old wounds with a new hard border in Northern Ireland?: The Observer
Sean O'Hagan

Brexit is not going away so we need to just get on with it now: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Gibraltar riddle leaves Mrs May between a Rock and a hard place: Sunday Independent
John Downing

Hopes for peace in republican speech (Apr 17): Irish News

There is no possible excuse for leniency towards dissidents (Apr 18): The News Letter

'Potential carnage' avoided after bomb found in Ardoyne: BBC

Remembering a policeman murdered at City of Derry golf club: The News Letter
Trevor Ringland

Another private case against the IRA that needs financial help (Apr 21): The News Letter

Old photograph shows Derry 1970's republican leadership (Apr 20): Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Irish language debate... is it really just a case of mistaken identities? (Apr 18): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

£30k for Messines and Thomas Ashe commemorations: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Accusation that Dublin is reneging on its commitment to North West as loss-making Derry bus is slashed: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

British Army – 'Your uncle was a loyalist? Get out of Sandhurst' (Apr 18): Belfast Media
Evan Short

Protestant school ethos under threat in south (Apr 22): The News Letter

Labour leader Brendan Howlin open to coalition with Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin (Apr 21): Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Yobs spark outrage after hanging obscene banner about Martin McGuinness on M8 bridge ahead of Old Firm match: Scottish Daily Record
Stephen Stewart

Cumbernauld mum sparks outrage by selling 'tasteless' IRA dolls armed with rifles: Scottish Sun
John Jeffay

Corbyn seeks bank holiday in UK for St Patrick's Day: The Irish Times

France attack – I lived among brave, resilient people in Belfast. I do so again here in Paris: Belfast Telegraph
Aidan Troy

Sinn Féin attacked over support for 'dictator': Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

UK could rejoin the EU if voters overturn Brexit, says European Parliament president (Apr 21): The Independent
Niamh McIntyre

SNP dreamers disgrace British freedoms (Apr 21): The Scotsman
Jill Stephenson

The myth of wicked Tories doing nasty things to Scotland (Mar 13): The Herald
David Torrance

Saturday, April 22

New deadline for devolution could bring budget crisis, says UUP leader: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormont talks – What about NI finances if there's no deal?: BBC
John Campbell

Former Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt may try to take McDonnell's Westminster seat in South Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

IRA victim – 'I will never back SDLP again if it does election deal with SF': The News Letter

Ex-Green MLA warns SDLP/SF pact risks party reputation: The News Letter

Pact won't guarantee UUP votes for DUP candidates – McCallister: The News Letter

Naomi Long signals she'd relish chance to battle it out with Robinson for seat: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Mystery over who will fight MP Mark Durkan in Foyle election contest: Derry Now

So many elections, so little difference: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

As Sinn Féin's true agenda emerges, RHI vanishes into Irish mist just like Shergar: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Much vaunted DUP leverage at Westminster vanishes in an instant: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Macho men boasting about their big toys is a global concern, yet female-led Stormont doesn't seem to be doing much better (Apr 19): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Garda Ombudsman probe launched into death of hero cop Tony Golden: Irish Mirror
Emma McMenamy

Loyalists to protest at republican parade: Irish News
Connla Young

Boxer Carl Frampton says death threat down to 'an idiot': Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Co Down man is under a paramilitary threat issued by his own uncle, court told: Belfast Live
Ashleigh McDonald

Sinn Féin 'surprised' as councillor quits over 'bullying and aggression':
Kevin Doyle

Jean McConville relative – I won't be taunted by IRA flags: The News Letter

Austin Stack says wording on Martin McGuinness's headstone is insulting (Apr 18) :
Cliodhna Russell

UVF bomb killed Geraldine, 15, as she bought chips: The News Letter

Foster to meet Pobal Irish language group: The News Letter

Paisley twins at 50 reflect on growing up, Brexit and father: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

MacManus calls for planning on 'united Ireland' post-Brexit: Sligo Champion

Brexit blues pushes some to attend Dublin citizenship ceremony: The Irish Times
Hugh Linehan

Bertie Ahern claims Jeremy Corbyn is worst leader in living memory and that UK Labour party in "rag order": Irish Mirror
James Fogarty

In this General Election, the bell tolls for the parties of the Union: The Herald
Kevin McKenna

Does Theresa May actually care about keeping the Kingdom United?: Chicago Tribune
Peter Geoghegan

Friday, April 21

Stormont deadline to be pushed out past the election: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

Sinn Féin blaming government for talks failure 'beyond surreal': The News Letter

Stormont poll or direct rule? You pay your money, you take your choice: Belfast Telegraph
Rick Wilford

EU states 'constantly asking' about failure in the North: Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

It is local parties who are treating Stormont with contempt: Irish News
Alex Kane

Sinn Féin, SDLP and Greens discuss anti-Brexit alliance in run up to general election: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

SF-SDLP pact could be a trap, Eastwood warned: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Fermanagh and South Tyrone – Talks on Unionist pact to begin ahead of snap election: Impartial Reporter
Meadhbh Monahan

Election deals come at a cost: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Election could advance Irish unity referendum: Derry Journal

Come what may, the biggest loser in the general election will be Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Kathryn Gaw

DUP says 'no connection' to new pro-union campaign group: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

PSNI urged to reveal details of Co Tyrone arms find: Irish News
Connla Young

Man who fatally shot garda was informer, say family: Irish Independent
Cathal McMahon

Man who killed Garda Tony Golden was not a registered informer: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Gerry Adams calls for recall of Dáil following RTÉ report into murder of garda Tony Golden:

DUP's Arlene Foster to meet Irish Language groups 'as soon as possible': Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Major rally in support of Irish language act to converge on Belfast City Hall: Irish News
John Monaghan

Caucus moves fast in the face of 'mac attack': Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

DUP – Sinister Bogside signs designed to stop Catholics joining the PSNI: Londonderry Sentinel

Loyal order Portadown parade avoids nationalist areas: Irish News
Connla Young

Illegal paramilitary memorials on Housing Executive land in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

McGuinness can't be called a martyr – DUP MP: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Hyde Park bomb court case fund close to initial £25k target: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Anger at remarks over shooting of Newry IRA man: Newry Times

Ian Paisley defends remarks about shot IRA man Colum Marks: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Shared UK-Irish centenary for Battle of Messines: ITV

DUP faces split threat if party agrees to gay marriage demand by Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

RTÉ viewers in north left watching blank screens as both main channels blocked at same time: Irish News
John Monaghan

It is high time we put the 'British' back into British Broadcasting Corporation: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Minister warns over Brexit getting bogged down on UK exit bill: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Hopes of soft border 'illogical' and 'foolish', Nick Clegg says: The Irish Times
Vivienne Clarke

Bertie's back in FF tent – bringing his Brexit 'star-power': Irish Independent
Eoghan McConnell

Brexit – EU scuppers Theresa May plan to end European Court's UK power: The Independent
Joe Watts

Rally in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners tonight: Derry Journal

Thursday, April 20

Stormont talks to go into 'deep-freeze' during UK election: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

May threw 'grenade' into peace process – Eastwood: Irish Independent
Noel McAdam

Brokenshire faces pressure from nationalist parties: BBC
Enda McClafferty

PM May sacrificed Northern Ireland peace process to win election, claims SDLP's Eastwood: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SDLP's Colum Eastwood 'open to discussions' on Westminster election: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Donaldson – 'Eastwood should come clean' over anti-Brexit pact: The News Letter

DUP and UUP could do General Election deal in up to six Northern Ireland constituencies: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SDLP's McDonnell denies self-preservation motive for 'no' vote: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Election Q&A – In Northern Ireland, schools are sometimes used for teaching: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Voter fatigue setting in – weary outlook on Northern Ireland streets: Belfast Telegraph
Rachel Martin and Leona O'Neill

May's election play has dealt grievous blow to Ireland's strategy for Brexit: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Sinn Féin oozing confidence and unionists know what is at stake in General Election: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

What's next? The new United Kingdom Brexit election: Irish Voice/

Unionist traditions would be embraced in a 'new Ireland' – Adams: Tyrone Times

Why unionists should discuss Irish unity now from a position of strength and not weakness: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Catholic leaders urged to do more to support NI police: Irish Catholic
Michael Kelly and Martin O'Brien

Chief Constable admits 'dilemma' over attendance at McGuinness funeral: Irish News
Allison Morris

A man on a mission to keep faith in policing: Irish Catholic
Martin O'Brien

Police officers who killed IRA man 'should be given medals' says Paisley: Belfast Live
Richard Wheeler and Lizzy Buchan

Paisley comments on Colum Marks shooting 'disgusting': BBC

Martin McGuinness told a 'whopper of a lie' about the IRA: Irish News
Shane Paul O'Doherty

I welcome PSNI bid to find Hauser killers, but IRA must be hunted too: The News Letter
Ken Funston

Christine Frampton turns tables on UVF troll: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Ex-Provo Doris in jail after dropping appeal over fuel laundering case: Belfast Telegraph

'You're going to be shot' – Criminals issue two separate death threats to TD: Irish Independent

Orangemen in the past had no problem with the Irish language: The News Letter
Brian Kennaway

Arlene Foster's Irish Language gesture too little too late (Apr 19): Irish News
Brian Feeney

The Irish language is in crisis and must find new ways to survive (Apr 19): Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

Why the Stormont securo-cats should be feline rather silly (Apr 7): Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Belfast's murals reflect changing attitudes (Apr 19): Toronto Star
David Bateman

Brexit 'stress' for those who have to cross the Border: Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

Ireland may have to bridge cash gap if UK leaves EU without 'paying what it owes': Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Ulster gun run fears over claims stolen weapons have been sent to Loyalist paramilitary gangs in Scotland: Scottish Daily Record
Jilly Beattie

'I like Corbyn But…' Jeremy Corbyn campaign website exposed over dubious claims he is not "a terrorist sympathiser" who would send taxes spiralling: The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn

A Celtic Union as a Brexit alternative?: The Scotsman
David Hamill

Wednesday, April 19

Laws fast-tracked to restore powersharing if deal reached, says Brokenshire: Belfast Telegraph

Second Stormont election moves closer as progress stalls in power-sharing talks: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Government 'concerned' about impact of UK snap election on Northern Ireland – Charlie Flanagan: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Irish officials see possible upside in snap UK election: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Snap election 'reflects disdain for Northern Ireland' – Eastwood: Derry Journal

Election will be 'opportunity to oppose Brexit' – Michelle O'Neill: Derry Journal

General election a chance to 'vote for the Union' – Foster: The News Letter

Unionist leaders pave way for electoral pact: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

SDLP MP rules out Sinn Féin pact in general election: BBC

Westminster election is Northern Ireland's seventh poll in three years: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

What does Theresa May's snap General Election mean for Northern Ireland in the midst of the Stormont crisis?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The election is a tantalising prospect for some but it will further destabilise the north: Irish News
John Manley

DUP are unlikely to retain their clout in the next House of Commons: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

DUP poised to make General Election gains while seeing Commons influence wane: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Let's give Gerry Adams and his triumphalist crew their answer: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

The general election could leave Northern Ireland without any government: The Independent
Siobhan Fenton

General Election 2017 – Polls at awkward times for Northern Ireland tend to make things worse: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Has Theresa May turned her back on Northern Ireland?: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

This will be mother of all sectarian headcounts: Irish News
Brian Feeney

General Election 2017 – Can Sinn Féin wake up more sleeping voters and be biggest Northern Ireland party?: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

This will be a particularly bruising poll for the north: Irish News
Alex Kane

DUP fined by electoral commission: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Martin was a constant in my life... I miss him desperately: Irish News
Gerry Adams

Son of Irish Private killed by IRA angry Martin McGuinness called 'soldier of Ireland' on headstone – 'It's an insult to my father': Irish Independent
Kathy Armstrong

No SF response on IRA 'battalion' flag: The News Letter

PSNI respond to criticism over Derry dissident republican parade: BBC

Orange leader – Use anti-terror laws against dissident parades: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Dissident inmates stage armed stand-off with staff in Portlaoise: Sunday World
Eamon Dillon

Stitt hits the fan for UDA's Dee: The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

Snap election sends Libya compensation bill 'down the drain': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Paisley calls for full inquiry into phone tapping claims: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Dublin repays UK £358m in interest on 2010 crisis loan: The News Letter

May's bid to be 'Brexit PM' poses fresh challenge for Taoiseach's leadership: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Ireland must stand 'firm' on Brexit in wake of of UK snap election, warns Simon Coveney: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe and Daniel McConnell

UK elections always matter to us, but Brexit makes this one crucial: Irish Independent
Shane Coleman

Theresa May's call for snap election puts Ireland on the back-burner again: Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy

May almost sure of mandate, but could lose UK: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

How an early election makes Scottish independence more likely: New Statesman
Julia Rampen

Brexit has seen Unionism embrace narrow British nationalism: The Herald
Kenny MacAskill

Tuesday, April 18

General Election announcement has 'huge implications' for NI: ITV

General Election – Arlene Foster, Colum Eastwood, Michelle O'Neill, Gerry Adams react to Theresa May's snap poll: Belfast Telegraph

General election adds to uncertainty on Stormont future: BBC
Eimear Flanagan

DUP ready to fight election if Sinn Féin 'rhetoric' continues: Irish Examiner
Deborah McAleese

Talks on parades 'must be key' to political deal: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Northern Ireland councils ready to step in to Stormont power vacuum: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormont agreement needed: Impartial Reporter
Shona Morrison

Easter came at a good time, now PM May and Kenny must weigh in: Belfast Telegraph
PJ McLoughlin

All this talk about language and culture sidelines much bigger problems: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Good Friday Agreement – unitidy as it was – is our best chance: Irish News
William Graham

Northern deadlock – another test of credibility: The Irish Times

Gregory Campbell angry over Martin McGuinness headstone: BBC

Anger still seethes on the streets of Derry: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

How McGuinness became the most popular politican in the north (Mar 22): Irish News
Brian Feeney

UK papers take a different view to their Irish editions on McGuinness coverage (Mar 23): Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Dissident republicans Oglaigh na hEireann hint at permanent ceasefire: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Strategic rethink necessary – RNU: The News Letter

Paramilitary marches and threats of dissidents condemned by unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill and Allan Preston

Dissident republican parade 'an unwelcome throwback' to past: The News Letter

Intelligence 'has beaten' ONH dissidents: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Breandán Mac Cionnaith – Irish unity not a case of 'changing one flag for another': Irish News
John Monaghan

Dissidents' double standards must not fill republican void: Belfast Telegraph

Net closing in on dissident murder suspects: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Only two GAA clubs got funding from controversial DUP grant scheme (Mar 13): Irish News
Connla Young

Tricolour outside Protestant church condemned: Irish News
John Monaghan

Starry Plough flag removed from former RUC station after it was erected last week: Derry Now

'Sponger' is slang for Catholic, says PSNI language guide: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Senior officer says Stakeknife investigation 'might not have been possible' before now: Irish News
Allison Morris

Joan Travers passed away without seeing justice, and for that we should feel ashamed: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Fifty years of Ulsterbus – A 'symbol of normality' during the Troubles: The News Letter

Economy department uses RIPA anti-terror spying laws 200 times: Irish News
Andrew Madden

North's retail sales hit by political uncertainty: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

UK's bid to keep 1,000 EU jobs is 'embarrassing', say Irish officials: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Brexit means Ireland must be the anti-England: The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

Monday, April 17

Sinn Féin says Brexit changes political outlook in favour of unity: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Dublin urged to oppose direct rule if Stormont negotiations fail: Irish Independent
David Young

DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson – As things stand Northern Ireland's heading towards direct rule: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Gerry Adams could learn a lesson in moral courage from the late Bishop Richmond: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Mary Lou McDonald – We can build an equal Ireland with grit and graciousness of Martin McGuinness: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Martin McGuinness headstone unveiled at Easter Sunday event: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Martin McGuinness IRA volunteer headstone inscription angers unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Little mention of IRA in official tributes to McGuinness (Mar 22): The News Letter

Anger as dissident republicans vow terror campaign will go on: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Óglaigh na hÉireann may be preparing to end its paramilitary campaign: Irish News
Connla Young

It's unclear if a back channel with the governments led to RNU statement: Irish News
Connla Young

Robust police action promised after illegal republican Easter parade: The News Letter

Police vow to take action over illegal dissident republican parade: Belfast Telegraph

New appeal for information over Michael McGibbon murder: Irish News
David Young

Top cop behind IRA probe demands Hyde Park bomb suspect John Downey faces justice for attack and murder of army volunteers: The Sun
Jake Ryan

UDR members arrested following sectarian killing: Irish News
Connla Young

UVF gang thought to include UDR members ended campaign after secret meeting with republicans: Irish News
Connla Young

Newry republican plot attacked hours before Easter commemorations: Newry Times

Informers 'sacrificed' by state, IRA infiltrator to tell Stakeknife probe: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

When is Dublin going to come clean about the extent of their collusion with republicans? (Mar 23): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

President Trump's son recalls crossing Irish 'machine gun' borders: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Joan Travers died without seeing justice for her daughter. It is still not too late for us to do right by other victims: Belfast Telegraph

Loughinisland film's US premiere is pulled due to legal concerns: Belfast Telegraph

Freddie Scappaticci's father laid to rest in Belfast (Apr 13): Irish News

World war fighters cannot 'be equated' with heroes of 1916: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Commemoration march for Provisional IRA's 'D' Company unit held in lower Falls: Irish News
John Monaghan

What is the true meaning of reconciliation in Belfast and beyond?: Irish News
Brian McKee

Irish Protestants in 2017 – Far from the stereotypically aloof, rich Anglophiles...: Sunday Independent
Kim Bielenberg

Dip in support for Sinn Féin in the Republic: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Does Brexit really pose a threat to business in Northern Ireland? (Mar 29): The Irish Times
Freya McClements

EU sees our unique circumstances but the 'Irish question must be dealt with early in the talks': Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Ireland's Call – Fr Joe McVeigh clings to united Ireland dream (Mar 20): The Irish Times
Rodney Edwards

'Ireland is slowly discarding its age-old loyalty card attitude toward established religions':
Terry Flynn

Inclusive Ireland should consign Dáil prayers to history: The Irish Times
Ronan McCrea

A United Kingdom? The people are more divided than ever: The Herald
David Torrance

Sunday, April 16

Optimism over restoration of Northern Ireland Executive as business chiefs meet DUP and Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Cultural Act is 'worth considering', says McCausland: The News Letter

Second Northern Ireland election would see costs hit £9m (Apr 13): Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Student leader calls for involvement of civic society in political talks (Apr 14): Irish News
John Monaghan

Northern Ireland – 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border':
Caoimhín De Barra

Lack of faith in Stormont MLAs has led to dip in complaints (Apr 13): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

No need for a new international police force, the HIU, to probe NI's past: The News Letter
Doug Beattie

Northern Ireland's politicians must deal with the past as well as the future: Belfast Telegraph

Those who think in black and white cannot embrace rehabilitation (Mar 22): Irish News
John Manley

Time for RTE to review its 'softly, softly' stance on Sinn Féin: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

The kindness of old ladies who love cats should give Stormont paws for thought (Apr 11): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

No confirmation on whether staff suspended ... among much else: The News Letter

'NI and RoI are both failed states': Derry Journal

Fianna Fáil-Sinn Féin coalition? Only a matter of time: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Martin McGuinness memorial to be unveiled at Derry 1916 commemorations: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Painting lampposts no way to honour 1916 and patriot dead – Campbell: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

101 years after the Rising, nationalism is dead and gone: Sunday Independent
Dan O'Brien

Tributes to Joan Travers, who cradled daughter as she died in the street after IRA ambush: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Martin McGuinness travelled to London 'in disguise' at height of IRA notoriety (Mar 22): Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Sir Kenneth Newman, 'wee man' who brought RUC out of dark ages (Feb 27): The News Letter
William Matchett

NI leads the way for female politicians, in an Assembly that doesn't sit (Apr 12): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Number of Britons seeking Irish passports increases by two-thirds: The Guardian
Peter J Walker

Dan Rooney was a friend to Ireland who epitomised a different era: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Numbers of working priests will HALVE in just over a decade, bishop warns: Irish Mirror
Larissa Nolan

Schools' religion barrier is 'untenable' – commissioner: Irish Independent
Shane Phelan

Republic of Ireland among most tolerant in world for religion (Apr 13): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Striking image of Northern Ireland bonfire scoops top photography prize (Mar 29): Belfast Live
Sheena McStravick

Replace EU flag on driving licences with Cornish cross or Yorkshire rose, ministers suggest: Sunday Telegraph
Christopher Hope

Does terrorism work? Following the Westminster attack and Martin McGuinness's death, politics professor Richard English explores the efficacy of violence in achieving terrorists' aims (Mar 26): The Herald
Richard English

Right-wing historian accuses Scottish Tories of obsession on Unionism: The Herald
Andrew Whitaker


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