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Sunday, April 22

'CALL EU'S BLUFF!' Jacob Rees-Mogg urges May not to back down in Irish border dispute: Daily Express
Camilla Tominey

Ireland's top diplomat in Scotland Mark Hanniffy says hard Irish border threat remains: Sunday Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Border remains potential catalyst for a catastrophic Brexit outcome: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

A border with the EU works for the Swiss. It can work in Ireland after Brexit: The Sunday Times
Dominic Lawson

The threat of a border in the Irish Sea has still not been put to bed: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

The EU believes it can push Britain around over Northern Ireland. They don't know Britain: Sunday Telegraph
Daniel Hannan

Maskey affirms Stalford for his united Ireland comments: The News Letter

Focus should not be on a sectarian headcount, but on a place at peace with itself regardless of religion or culture: Belfast Telegraph

A huge missed opportunity to challenge SF in West Tyrone: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Principles get Schumer backing, NYC launch: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Congressmen urging UK to act now over Northern Ireland legacy issues: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

The Martin McGuinness Principles wake up a sleeping Irish America: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

SDLP 'dancing to the tune of Orange Order' over renaming Raymond McCreesh Park: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

No new parole hearing for Tony Taylor until Autumn – British Secretary of State 'appears to be behind delay': Derry Now

Women's Participation in Peace Negotiations in Northern Ireland Made Them Less Likely to Fail (Apr 17):
Rachel Vogelstein and Jamille Bigio

Truly shared society still worth striving for (Apr 9): Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland's lost moment – how the peaceful protests of '68 escalated into years of bloody conflict: The Observer
Sean O'Hagan

How did Republicanism lose its way in the 1960s?: Village
Roy Johnston

Jim Wells – I suspect they wanted rid of me as I'm old-fashioned traditional DUP... anti-gay marriage, anti-abortion (Apr 9): Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

In the hot seat – Has Arlene Foster's grilling at RHI Inquiry affected her future as DUP leader?: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Boost for Sinn Féin and McDonald in new poll:
Jack Quann

Mary Lou McDonald heads Sinn Féin surge in the Republic: The Sunday Times
Stephen O'Brien

There's no denying Mary Lou's sex appeal (Ape 21): Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

A referendum Sturgeon should find hard to refuse: The Scotsman

Scotland's political parties go to war over new call for federal UK: Sunday Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Get set for an all-or-nothing constitutional power struggle (Apr 18): The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Saturday, April 21

EU rejects Irish border proposals and says Brexit talks could still fail: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll and Heather Stewart

Varadkar – EU could pull plug on Brexit talks: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith and Olivia Kelleher

Brexit – Britain remains committed to no hard border in North: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

EU's 'hardball' tactics slammed by DUP: The News Letter

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen warns on Brexit: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Border question threatens to derail Britain's Brexit strategy: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Warning of 'disorderly' Brexit as May's customs vision demolished: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Taoiseach eager to steer clear of Brexit iceberg: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Window narrowing in Brexit talks for a solution to Border: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

No 'happy ever after' unless Border solution 'cuts the mustard': Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

It's time to stop believing in these 'magic' Brexit solutions: The Guardian
Dan Roberts

Hard reality intrudes on Brexiteers' fantasy: Irish Examiner

The Guardian view on Brexit and the Irish border – alchemy fails again: The Guardian

More than 1,000 Border Force jobs withdrawn over 'British passports only' policy: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Home Office apologises over British passport 'error' over Northern Ireland Border Force jobs: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Border Force jobs fiasco raises further questions: Irish News

'All must embrace spirit of Good Friday Agreement' – Molloy: Mid Ulster Mail

Stormont is a farce so board it up, says ex-MLA Francie Brolly: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Praise for DUP Mayor's special Irish language event: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Belfast 'locals only' graffiti blasted: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

IRA bomber will not vote against memorial to his victims: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

New evidence unearthed in 'Hooded Men' torture case, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Minister 'putting business ahead of Libya-IRA victims': The News Letter

We'd like to see a Papal visit to Northern Ireland, declares Varadkar: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Belfast student loses legal bid to vote in abortion referendum: Irish News

Dementia-suffering John Hume now oblivious to peace role, wife reveals: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Boycott all you want, it ain't going to work – BBC's Nolan says campaign had no bearing: Belfast Telegraph

Charles to succeed Queen as Head of Commonwealth: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Councillors to step up bid for bilingual signage for Claregalway: Connacht Tribune

Friday, April 20

EU rejects Theresa May's Brexit Irish border solution as doubts grow over whether UK can leave customs union: Daily Telegraph
Peter Foster

Eastwood to meet An Tánaiste and Secretary of State: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

'Irresponsible scaremongering' Lord Lawson EXPOSES Irish border as Brexit reversal plot: Daily Express
Aurora Bosotti

NIexit will reduce protections: Village
Anton McCabe

Unionists must challenge this 'most oppressed people ever' mentality: The News Letter
Patrick Roche

NI Catholics 'could be majority by 2021': BBC

A group of businessmen and journalists produce report on economic benefits of a United Ireland (Mar 14): Irish News
Connla Young

'Shinnerbots' winning internet war of words with loyalists – academic: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Searches linked to loyalist feud: Irish News
Allison Morris

Paramilitary linked organised crime 'widespread' in NI, survey finds: The News Letter

Mary Lou McDonald 'won't run away' with herself on SF poll bounce: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Equality Commission raises "discrimination" issues over Brexit border force recruiting British passport holders: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

'English only' council installs Ulster Scots planters: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Search for body of Disappeared IRA victim Joe Lynskey called off: Belfast Telegraph

'Potentially criminal decisions' by Government must be investigated, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Londonderry students hear civil rights story 50 years on: BBC

Ian Paisley toyed with idea of united Ireland – this is what happened next: Belfast Telegraph
Don Anderson

Terror victims' 'fear and apprehension' over benefit assessments: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

No one looks good in this RHI mess: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Canadian sets up 'Go Fund Me' to buy Arlene Foster one way ticket out of Ireland: Irish Voice/

Belfast wall murals from the Troubles in Irish photography exhibit: San Francisco Chronicle
Sam Whiting

Why Team Northern Irelands's exclusion from several sports at Commonwealth Games costs us medal chances: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Northern Ireland MP criticised over 'jibe at Varadkar's sexuality': The Times
Catherine Sanz

Why the young are drawn to Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Anne Harris

FG proposal for Republic celebration: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

McDonald says abortion law in NI should be 'in kilter' with Republic: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Growing concern about lack of English language motorway signage for Claregalway (Feb 20): Connacht Tribune

Scotland's football sectarianism act scrapped from midnight: The Herald
Martin Williams

Queen asks Commonwealth to put Prince Charles in charge: The Scotsman
Paris Gourtsoyannis

Queen's mention of Prince Charles as Commonwealth successor was no flippant remark: The Times
Valentine Low

A second Brexit referendum would tear Britain apart: Financial Times
Martin Wolf

Thursday, April 19

Donald Tusk says no Brexit deal until border resolved: BBC
John Campbell

British government need to 'get real' in Brexit negotiations says Derry MEP: Derry Now

Britain must show signs of definitive Border progress by June: The Irish Times
Simon Coveney

Sinn Féin candidate says Electoral Office adding 'unfair barriers' to postal and proxy voting: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

David Trimble – People of Northern Ireland should take credit for saving lives (Apr 9): Belfast Telegraph

A secret White House hero who made Irish peace possible: Irish Voice/

We should celebrate the Good Friday Agreement says Human Rights Consortium director Kevin Hanratty (Apr 10): Irish News
Kevin Hanratty

My son is the same age as the Good Friday Agreement – why that matters (Apr 9):
Caroline Eagles

DiNapoli hosting NY tribute to Martin McGuinness: Irish Echo

Dissidents can kill, injure and threaten us... the one thing they can't do is stop us laughing at them: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Public still in fear of reporting paramilitary-linked crime: Irish News
Allison Morris

UDA killer Dalzell who 'stamped' on Mark Lamont's head must serve at least twelve years in prison: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Donnelly

Loyalist paramilitaries must leave the stage (Apr 11): Irish News

Northern Ireland Troubles victims face fresh trauma over benefits screening, says charity: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

'Hooded men' seek Northern Ireland torture investigation: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

No new evidence to justify Hooded Men torture probe, court told: The News Letter

Belfast festival screening for Troubles victims film: The News Letter

When is bloodshed morally acceptable in the modern era?: The News Letter
Ian Ellis

DUP's Nigel Dodds calls for end to 'Wild West' of social media to tackle online trolls: Belfast Telegraph

Stream of online abuse can cut through even the thickest skin: Belfast Telegraph
Carla Lockhart

Belfast Agreement anniversary to be marked by arts events (Apr 8): The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

My Story – Young people's storytelling project details life 20 years after the Good Friday Agreement: Irish News

The Top Table's contributors on how the Good Friday Agreement has broken down barriers (Apr 11): Belfast Telegraph
Eimear O'Keeffe and Thomas Copeland

Government would support papal visit to Northern Ireland – Taoiseach:

Power to dissolve Dáil 'benefits' taoiseach's party, Assembly hears (Apr 14): The Irish Times
Jack Power

Sinn Féin MEP Anderson's stance on Syria bombing angers unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Wednesday, April 18

Sinn Féin says British-only border jobs are 'discriminatory': Belfast Telegraph

Rethink needed on Border Force passport rules: Irish News

Good Friday pact did not innovate on identity: Financial Times
Graham Gudgin

Good Friday Agreement at 20 – We created a positive narrative for change... and steadily the tide turned in our favour: Belfast Telegraph
Quintin Oliver

The meaning of home and its place in the NI conflict (Apr 2): The Irish Times
Eli Davies

Unionists have nothing to fear from talk of a united Ireland (Apr 9): Irish News
Colum Eastwood

NI local government auditor to review Ian Paisley dinner: Belfast Telegraph

Wells – I went public because party was replacing me: The News Letter

David Sterling assures Michelle O'Neill that no Stormont ministers vetoed note-taking by officials: Irish News
John Manley

SDLP leadership backs renaming of Raymond McCreesh park: Belfast Telegraph

Action Against Drugs – Property seized after probe into republican group: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Sectarian graffiti daubed in Bangor warning 'Sinn Féin not welcome': Belfast Telegraph

Unionism politicised the Irish language (Mar 8): Belfast Media
Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh

Integrated schools 'roadmap to end division' in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

IRSP distances itself from allegations INLA is involved in extortion and prostitution: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

PSNI appeal 'Hooded Men' ruling: Portadown Times
Carmel Robinson

Probe into murder of SDLP woman's dad reopened after loyalist killer passes on information: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

There is still no clarity on the cost of legacy inquests (Mar 9): The News Letter

Irish American Partnership digs deep to help young gardeners at Cliftonville IPS: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Schoolchildren to learn about Civil Rights movement in Derry: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

20th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement also anniversary of my rape in Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Winnie Li

Derry republicans and Belfast unionists teaming up to oppose 8th reform: Derry Now

Any bridge from Northern Ireland to Scotland should start in Donaghadee, says councillor: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Ireland is on the verge of getting its own Independence Day: Irish Post
Aidan Lonergan

Devolution settlements must be overhauled to cope with Brexit, experts warn (Apr 8): Belfast Telegraph

UK asks Supreme Court to rule on Scottish and Welsh Brexit laws: Financial Times
Mure Dickie and Jane Croft

Tuesday, April 17

Ireland warns of perils of failing to agree Brexit 'backstop' solution on border: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Conor Murphy – British government 'wants to impose hard border after Brexit': Irish News
Claire Simpson

Jim Allister – DUP just 'feeding crocodile' by trying to revive failed Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin seeks 'urgent meeting' with British Prime Minister Theresa May: Irish News
John Manley

TUV's Jim Allister a rebel with a cause preaching to converted as he has a right rattle at political enemies: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Like our peace, it's still imperfect, but we must hold on to Agreement: Belfast Telegraph
William Graham

Sinn Féin is just a pimple on the bottom of history... its irrelevance is becoming clear: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Northern Ireland Catholic and Anglican archbishops mark 20th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement:
Charles Collins

The inside story of how the Belfast Agreement was struck (Apr 10): The Irish Times
Colin Gleeson

1998 deal: John Alderdice – 'We shared the doubt that there would be agreement' (Apr 10): The News Letter
John Alderdice

20th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement – 'High hopes but little has been achieved': Impartial Reporter
Gerry McHugh

The Guardian view on the Good Friday agreement – still a shared achievement (Apr 9): The Guardian

1998 deal had good points but London failed to back Trimble (Apr 10): The News Letter

Victims' craving for justice still ignored (Apr 11): Belfast Telegraph

Loyalists' rejection of criminality will help 'uplift' communities – Hamilton: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Tough loyalist talk needs to be matched by actions: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Tackling Paramilitarism – How hundreds of women set to change Northern Ireland's future: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Ex-Ombudsman critical of authorities for turning a blind eye to bonfire illegality (Apr 9): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP 'delighted to replace me and has candidate lined up' says Jim Wells over spat with party: Belfast Telegraph

Segregation in school system must be tackled, charity urges: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Lockhart in Foster Twitter photo bullying complaint: BBC
Mark Simpson

SF and SDLP back Carla after online troll abuse: The News Letter
Carmel Robinson

Former IRA gunman faces €150,000 legal bill: Irish Independent
Tim Healy and Shane Phelan

As Stormont's politicians stand on their principles, report on suicides gathers dust and the vulnerable continue to die (Apr 14): Belfast Telegraph

Brexit 'will be massive draw on gardaí' (Apr 11): Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Ensuring the Irish language survives and thrives (Apr 14): The Irish Times

Passion, poison, perspective ... tackling sectarianism in Scotand (Apr 8): The National (Scotland)
Hugh MacDonald

'Stop behaving like victims' – Anti-Catholic sectarianism a thing of the past in Scotland, claims leading historian (Mar 20): Irish Post
Richard Purden

Monday, April 16

Simon Coveney to urge state talks on restoring power-sharing: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

North's political structure is not set in stone (Apr 15): Sunday Independent
Dan O'Brien

Good Friday Agreement must be defended (Apr 9): Irish News
Michelle O'Neill

1998 deal: Mark Durkan – 'There was scepticism we would get a joint first minister office' (Apr 10): The News Letter
Mark Durkan

20th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement – 'Do Republicans want to make Northern Ireland work?' asks Arlene Foster (Apr 10): Impartial Reporter
Arlene Foster

With the toss of a wig! Mo Mowlam and the Belfast Agreement (Apr 5): The Irish Times
Maria Dalton

"Deja Vu" for those who lost loved ones during the Troubles (Apr 9): Irish Voice/
Ed Neafsey

The SDLP has a proud history of achieving change – and a crucial role to play in future (Apr 11): Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Punters keener on seeing celebs than in celebrating Good Friday Agreement (Apr 11): Belfast Telegraph
Jim McDowell

Northern Ireland – seeking a route out of the impasse (Apr 9): The Irish Times

Our twisted politics means potential of deal still unfulfilled (Apr 10): Belfast Telegraph

North's chorus of despair – Veneer looks as if it may finally crack (Apr 9): Irish Examiner

Good Friday Agreement transformed our society (Apr 9): Irish News

Whither the peace agreement now? (Apr 8): Southern Star

Only British passport holders can apply for Brexit border force jobs: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Varadkar proposes joint cabinet meetings with UK after Brexit: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Ireland and The Unimaginable Fallout from Britain's Brexit (Apr 10): Times of San Diego
Colleen O'Connor

Allister appeals for unionist unity to end mandatory coalition: The News Letter
Sam McBride

DUP was arguably in safer hands under former leader (Apr 13): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Unionism seems stuck in long-term no-man's-land (Apr 10): Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Sinn Féin must be called out at all times for its breathtaking double standards (Apr 9): Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

'800%' rise in proxy votes in 'Durkan's constituency' (Apr 9): Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Martin is the only leader who can be trusted on Sinn Féin (Apr 15): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Politics – Could Varadkar and Sinn Féin do a deal?: The Irish Times

Bollards placed to 'deter trespass' at Belfast bonfire site: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Derry's council says it is taking 'no action' over Free Tony Taylor billboards erected in the city (Apr 2): Derry Now

Face of ex-soldier who murdered Patrick Kielty's dad (Apr 8): The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

Quest for truth and justice goes on after Ann passes away (Apr 9): Belfast Media
Caoimhe Quinn

New 'Brownie' claim adds to the Gerry Adams-IRA controversy (Apr 13): The News Letter
C.D.C. Armstrong

IRSP accuse Thatcher of ordering INLA men's killing (Mar 21): Irish News
Connla Young

So many unanswered questions for Hilda over the pub bombings death of Neil "Tommy" Marsh, her beloved son (Apr 4): Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

School children to mark Derry civil rights march anniversary: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Belfast photos from 1969 onwards show troubled times: Belfast Live
Ronnie Haughey

The ceasefire suicides: Since the Good Friday Agreement, more people have died by taking their own lives than were killed in the Troubles. Why is this? And what can be done to prevent further deaths?: Belfast Telegraph
Lyra McKee

€1.1m seized from associates of 'Slab' goes to State: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

An important visit (Mar 24): The Irish Times

Why is Irish language still Greek to me? (Apr 12): The Times
Eoghan Rice

Prince Charles should not automatically become next head of the Commonwealth, says Jeremy Corbyn: The Independent
Richard Wheeler and Sam Lister

Give Queen the Nobel Peace Prize, says Labour MP Frank Field (Apr 9): The Times
Valentine Low

DUP and Sinn Féin clash over Theresa May's decision to participate in air strikes in Syria: Irish News
John Monaghan


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