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Monday, April 30

Barnier 'crystal clear' he will not sign any agreement that does not tackle border issue: Belfast Telegraph

There will be no deal unless Ireland is satisfied: Sunday Independent
Michel Barnier

DUP MEP Diane Dodds denies suggestions she is 'missing an opportunity' by not meeting Michel Barnier during his visit to Derry: Irish News
John Monaghan

Michel Barnier – an energetic supporter of Ireland in Brexit woes: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

DUP deputy warns EU are BULLYING Britain into remaining in customs union after Brexit: Daily Express
Charlotte Davis

Union will grow even stronger says Swann: The News Letter

Brexit – Up to 300 Border Force jobs filled under 'British passports only' policy: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Varadkar 'considers Brexit election' as Barnier digs in: Irish Independent
Jody Corcoran

UK must 'resolve contradictions' in border policy: BBC
John Campbell

Sinn Féin's stance on Westminster seats is '100% wrong': The Times
Jennifer Bray

Mullaghbawn – Wanted men 'kicked and beaten with iron bars': BBC

Bomb defused and three arrested during operation against republicans: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Bomb making material and ammunition seized in violent republican probe near rail line: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

'Those involved don't care about the victims' – Three arrested and bomb made safe after dissident searches in Strabane: Belfast Telegraph

Irish News 'banned' from taking photographs at loyalist bonfire site: Irish News

'Derry Model' may be used in conflict resolution: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

IRA investigation may hold key to unsolved killing: The Times
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Law needs updated to give media tools to do their job in digital age (Apr 27): Belfast Telegraph
Mike Nesbitt

Republican who challenged sectarianism of Provisional Sinn Féin and IRA (Apr 28): The Irish Times

'He asked to move' – Account of Scottish editor breastfeeding next to Rev Ian Paisley on flight emerges online: Belfast Telegraph

The Northern Irish border marked on a Marks & Spencer biscuit tin has left many people raging: Irish Post
Rebecca Keane

'I'm not British, I'm Britirish': The Irish Times
Rosemary Jenkinson

IRA's secret investigation into German backpacker murder: Belfast Telegraph

Irish air chief hails strong bonds with RAF at St Anne's centenary service: The News Letter

Sinn Féin MLA arrives in the West Bank to speak at PLO conference: Belfast Telegraph

Call for ban on taxpayer funding for Scottish football to end "culture of cowardice" on sectarianism: The Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Sunday, April 29

Brady meets Labour MEPs on Brexit implications: Newry Times

Sinn Féin think Brexit will get them a border poll but it won't, says Trimble: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

DUP must accept there is no perfect answer to the EU customs union conundrum: The Sunday Times
Newton Emerson

We need a new unionism fit for a new Northern Ireland (Apr 26): The News Letter
Philip Smith

Unionists are not alone in failing to prepare for the prospect of Irish unification... nationalists will need to get their heads around new realities too: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Derry Sinn Féin MLA accuses DUP leader Arlene Foster of 'breath-taking' arrogance after latest attack on his party: Derry Now

Northern Ireland businesses have given public a voice: Belfast Telegraph

Building Capacity to Leave Paramilitarism: Derry Journal
Peter Sheridan

For the sake of people like Rev Parker, we must never forget Bloody Friday: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Former RUC officer – why I abstained in council vote over bomb memorial: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

A unionist sitting in the Irish Senate provides the kind of progressive political thinking that we need on this island: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin candidate urged by DUP rival to condemn McElduff's Kingsmill video stunt: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Fears Ulster Defence Regiment documents destroyed in Palace Barracks blaze: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Condemnation after vandals damage Tony Taylor billboard in Northland Road area of Derry last night: Derry Now

Abortion battle no excuse for defacing of churches: Belfast Telegraph

Traditional Catholics and Protestants are slowly aligning politically: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Bruton must legislate for religion classes outside school hours (Apr 11): The Irish Times
Patrick Monahan

Shankill woman gets major peace building award (Mar 27): The News Letter

Newry hairdresser Siobhan Phillips's night of terror before dissident gunman left her brain-damaged and an officer dead (Apr 24): Belfast Telegraph
Breda Heffernan

Irish diplomat who played key role in Bloody Sunday aftermath (Apr 28): The Irish Times

Founding member of DUP Oliver Gibson dies: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Editor of evangelical magazine defends article calling Catholic Mass 'an assault on the Gospel': Belfast Telegraph

Brian Cox takes swipe at DUP 'album cover' – 'I thought '6,000-year-old Causeway was a better record', says stargazer: Belfast Telegraph

As evangelical Protestants, we have been campaigning for No in Republic's 8th referendum: The News Letter
Raymond Stewart

From Gaelic fields to poppy fields – the GAA's hidden part in the Great War (Apr 28): The Irish Times
Keith Duggan

Northern Irish businesses claim US trade deal would 'guarantee' hard Brexit border (Apr 24): Daily Telegraph
James Rothwell

Why Charles III should be the last king of Britain (Apr 28): The Scotsman
Kenny MacAskill

Tory MSP tells "unionist ultras" to dial down rhetoric on Gaelic (Apr 28): The Herald
David Leask

Saturday, April 28

Sinn Féin's John O'Dowd accuses Arlene Foster of 'breath-taking arrogance' in latest war of words: Belfast Telegraph

Pope Francis visit could help revive Stormont: Irish Catholic
Colm Fitzpatrick, Greg Daly, and Martin O'Brien

Watchdog raises concerns over Stormont public appointments made without minister: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Britain keen to make progress on Border by June – UK minister: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

SDLP – London blind to dangers of Brexit this side of Irish Sea: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Brexit – CBI boss urges common sense approach to talks in bid to avoid hard Irish border: Belfast Telegraph
Michelle Weir

Dublin sends Macron 'EU SUPERSTATE' warning – Ireland TIGHTENS grip on Brussels power: Daily Express
Joey Millar

Brexit scaremongering chorus grows: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

UK finally wakes up to Border risks in the wake of Brexit fallout: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit breaking point – The Tory civil war and the Irish border: RTE
Tony Connelly

Sinn Féin votes help unionist into Irish senate: BBC
Gordon Adair

Newly-elected Senator could vote against Brexit 'backstop': The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

It's vital to have unionist voice in Irish senate, says NI farmer after election: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Opinion split over Sinn Féin use of 'Londonderry': BBC
Jayne McCormack

Derry to show world how compromise is done with new initiative in week former peace funder Barnier visits town: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Poster appearing to threaten council staff put up in Mid-Ulster: Irish News

Dee Stitt proposal to Stormont to fund wind-down of UDA: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Solidarity of Northern Ireland victims shames our politicians, says widower: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

DUP hoping for pro-life Catholic vote in West Tyrone fight: The News Letter

Sinn Féin meet with PSNI over house searches and arrest operations in Derry: Derry Now

RUC officer told to lie about IRA shooting if questioned: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Two former paratroopers to stand trial for murder of Official IRA man: ITV

DUP challenges Sinn Féin candidate Órfhlaith Begley to answer questions on Kingsmill Massacre ahead of west Tyrone by-election: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Former charity director among those charged over alleged illegal parade in Lurgan: The News Letter

Ex-IRA woman describes abduction, murder and secret burial of Jean McConville: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

Man acquitted of kidnapping in 1998 killing case: The News Letter

Course proves a huge benefit to women constrained by our Troubles-hit society: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Royal baby named Louis in tribute to Lord Mountbatten, who was killed by the IRA in 1979:

DUP's Gregory Campbell welcomes President Trump's UK visit and invites him to Portrush: Belfast Telegraph

Waiting times are unacceptable: Irish News

Northern Ireland bakery boss upbeat as top judges to rule on cake slogan case appeal: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Trinity College launch initiative targeting NI students: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Free speech under spotlight as campaigners debate Northern Ireland libel laws: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Facebook sometimes holds a mirror up to society's shame: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Northern Ireland mayor wants Scotland bridge talks with Nicola Sturgeon: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Catholic Church hits out at sectarian working group amid claims it was ignored: The Herald
Alistair Grant

First chance to build peace in 65 years: Irish Examiner

Friday, April 27

DUP's 'anti-rights agenda' being allowed to hold political process to ransom, says O'Neill: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin's behaviour was quite disgraceful, says Arlene Foster: The News Letter

Alliance leader – Governments should 'bang heads together' to end Stormont crisis: Belfast Telegraph

Government 'prioritising DUP deal over devolution' – SF: ITV

Everything we do will have at its very core protection of the Agreement: Belfast Telegraph
David Lidington

Lady Sylvia Hermon warns of 'violence' over hard border: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Orderly Brexit won't happen without Border deal – Varadkar: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

UK needs to 'climb down from Brexit barricades', Hogan says: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

DUP and UUP 'disappointed' Barnier's Northern Ireland visit announced by Sinn Féin MP: Belfast Telegraph

Leaked letter from NI Civil Service boss warning PM May Ireland border plan won't work: Irish Independent
Jon Stone

Senior NI official raised concerns about Brexit plans: The News Letter

Ministers blew £680,000 on 'sci-fi' Irish border Brexit plan trashed by Brussels and MPs: The Sun
Nick Gutteridge

Government deserves kudos for dealing with Brexit fallout nonsense: Irish Examiner
Alison O'Connor

All options for the Irish border after Brexit will damage Northern Ireland's economy, leaked analysis shows:
Thomas Colson

No special Brexit bank deal as EU plays hardball: Irish Examiner
Jim Power

Ongoing police raids at Junior McDaid House and at Republican's homes in Derry: Derry Now

Grandparents denied an open visit to republican prisoner complain to prison ombudsman's office: Irish News
Allison Morris

Bangor attack accused 'under potential paramilitary threat': Belfast Live
Alan Erwin

Former RUC officer – why I abstained in council vote over bomb memorial: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

The Last Testament of a Former I.R.A. Terrorist: The New Yorker
Patrick Radden Keefe

Thirty Army veterans willing to help inquest into Ballymurphy deaths: The News Letter

Chaplain who dedicated himself to peace after Bloody Friday death of son passes away in Canada: Irish News
Allison Morris

I can still hear the screaming, says 1973 Coleraine bomb survivor: The News Letter

New images of IRA's £1bn blitz on London 25 years after attack: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Northern Ireland bridge to Scotland plan sparks political row: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Luke Poots to be investigated over alleged conflict of interest: Irish News
Allison Morris

Edwin Poots brands 'conflict of interest' allegation a 'smear': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

No plans for stopover here despite Donald's visit to UK: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly:
Cianan Brennan

Watchdog error reveals Unionist campaign's secret donors: The Herald
Tom Gordon

Thursday, April 26

Brexit – Northern Ireland border solution needed by June, says Guy Verhofstadt: The Independent
Jon Stone

Irish border June deadline 'artificial' says David Davis: BBC
John Campbell

Tánaiste rejects Dodds' Northern Ireland 'annexation' claims: RTE

Taoiseach and Tanaiste 'on same page' over Brexit border question progress: Belfast Telegraph

Varadkar rejects Davis's hi-tech border solution: The Times
Jennifer Bray and Oliver Wright

Secret border visit by David Davis showed contempt for politicians, says SF: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Michel Barnier and Leo Varadkar to hold Brexit talks near border: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

DUP threatens to pull plug on May after hints of Border compromise: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit risk to Northern Ireland peace, warns Kofi Annan: Belfast Telegraph
Shona Murray

Officials had 'nightmare' task in identifying 208 North border crossings: Irish Examiner
Brian Hutton

UK trapped by self-imposed contradiction on Brexit, says Hogan: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Northern Ireland papers – no simple solution to hard border, say UK officials: The Guardian
Daniel Boffey

Brexit Fuels Talk of United Ireland Even as Loyalists Hold Firm:
Dara Doyle and Rodney Edwards

Current fashion 'to parse and analyse' what Taoiseach and Tánaiste say about Brexit: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Brexit and the urge to be thuggish: RTE
Sean Whelan

Don't Panic: The Times

Irish unification no longer a question of 'if' but 'how soon' – Unionists need to wake up: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Unionism is facing its biggest challenge in almost a century, but there is nothing inevitable about a united Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Home Office withdraws Border Force job ads over discrimination fears: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

DUP MP to raise Home Office U-turn on Border Force jobs in Parliament: The News Letter

'No chance' of progress before autumn, warns source ahead of Stormont talks: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Foster plays down significance of 'talks about talks': The News Letter

Lack of Executive 'creating issues' for Northern Ireland city deals – Prime Minister Theresa May: Belfast Telegraph

Roads officials withdraw from Belfast bonfire site after 'intimidation': Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Northern Ireland councillor suspended over flags row prepared to take legal challenge to Europe: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Padraig McShane challenging suspension over picture in council building with tricolour and Palestinian flag: Irish News

Eight in court after republican Easter parade in Derry: BBC

Tanaiste Simon Coveney meets with Bands Forum as part of Londonderry visit: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin's McDonald uses term 'Londonderry' and backs unionist election candidate: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

SF leader's use of Londonderry term was disingenuous – ex-DUP MLA: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald criticised for use of term 'Londonderry': Irish News

Sinn Féin leader defends putting the London into Derry: The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

McDonald responds to 'sex appeal' article – 'I'm leader of Sinn Féin based on my effort, merit, and ability':
Christina Finn

Sinn Féin bid to remove 'IRA' and 'atrocity' from Coleraine bombing motion defeated: Belfast Telegraph

SF wanted to remove word 'atrocity' from council bomb memorial motion: The News Letter

Brother of murdered British soldier set for access to police documents in investigation bid: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair':
Christina Finn

ELO's Jeff Lynne and other rock legends aid Birmingham pub bombings campaigners in charity auction: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Wednesday, April 25

Brexit department issue apology after Secretary visits Irish border but Sinn Féin MP kept in dark: Belfast Live
Aine Fox

David Davis does not ignore views of NI people – DUP: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Claire Hanna – David Davis visit nothing more than a box-ticking exercise: Irish News

Shrouding David Davis' Irish border visit in secrecy a PR own goal for Brexiteers: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

SDLP leader claims Sinn Féin chief 'stuck in fantasy land' over Brexit: Derry Now

Report – Brexit has 'deepened divisions' in Northern Ireland and Scotland: The News Letter

Michel Barnier and Leo Varadkar to hold Brexit talks near border: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

'Brian Cowen's ire of Brexiteer Right-wing Tory Party is shared by most Irish people': Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy

North must not be bullied by Europe on Brexit: The Irish Times
Diane Dodds

Bertie and Barroso dream up the Halloween party of Leo's nightmares:
Sinead O'Carroll

UK has chosen to ignore the Remain voters of Scotland and Northern Ireland: The National (Scotland)
Kirsty Hughes and Katy Hayward

David Davis's border visit an embarrassing shambles: Irish News

'We are only as strong as we are united': Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Troubles may be over, but the pain persists for many: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP – Why do SF bother standing?: The News Letter

North would benefit from reunification: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Mid Ulster council bonfire licence challenge 'does not have merit': Irish News
Connla Young

Cut paramilitary status for crime gangs sent to jail insists Beattie: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Police officer attempted murder probe – man arrested under Terrorism Act: Londonderry Sentinel

Man released in probe into attempted murder of Londonderry PSNI officer: Belfast Telegraph

Alleged UDA boss to face trial on terror charges: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Tony Taylor parole delay blasted: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Council backs motion for Coleraine bomb memorial: BBC

Sinn Féin abstain from council vote on memorial for IRA car bomb victims: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Low clearance rate for paramilitary killings: Irish News
Allison Morris

Tanaiste Simon Coveney met with Hooded Men group claiming to be tortured by Brits in 1971: Irish Mirror
Ferghal Blaney

IRA truck bomb devastated City of London 25 years ago: The News Letter

Pub bombings campaigners face next courtroom showdown: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

'I'm shocked by cut in torturers' jail terms', says Dowdall victim:
Catherine Devine

Sinn Féin to support unionist candidate in by-election to Irish Seanad: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Royal baby – Arlene Foster hails 'wonderful news for nation': Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

'Gay cake' bakers Ashers tour NI before Supreme Court appeal: The News Letter

Graffiti attacks on chapels slams SF's abortion policy: The News Letter

'Sinn Féin is an absolute disgrace' – We spoke to the republican pro-lifers at the GPO today:
Rónán Duffy

TD denies double standards over Sinn Féin policy on Eighth: The Irish Times
Sarah Burns

McDonald defends decision not to remove whip from Tóibín: RTE
Martina Fitzgerald

Derry Sinn Féin coucillor calls for the immediate expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Ireland: Derry Now

No Scots Brexit powers deal despite UK-Welsh agreement: BBC

Tuesday, April 24

Service uniting Troubles victims hears call for both sides to pray for progress: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Unionists can no longer ignore border poll debate: The News Letter
Alex Kane

If there ever is a united Ireland, it will come about not because of the IRA and Sinn Féin, but in spite of them: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

'You wouldn't have to wait too long' – Former Taoisigh Ahern and Bruton warn of violence if 'hard Brexit' revives border: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit – Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern thinks a hard border will never return to Ireland: Irish Mirror
Ferghal Blaney

David Davis finally visits Border, but doesn't tell the press: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

David Davis hopes Brexit deal on Irish border will be done by October: Belfast Telegraph

Irish border backstop is flawed, say EU officials: The Times
Bruno Waterfield and John Walsh

'Carving out' North from UK post-Brexit an 'absolute deal breaker': The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Dodds backs May to face down advocates for 'Irish Sea border': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'The British Government doesn't have the courage' – Eastwood challenges Theresa May to face down Brexit extremists: Derry Now

Martin attacked over Brexit comments: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

'No one wants hard border, it would be sheer bloody mindlessness' – Wetherspoons boss: Irish Independent
Ellie Donnelly

Irish border – Tory tensions mount as Brexiteers warn against Brexit U-turn on customs union: Belfast Telegraph
Dan O'Donoghue

'Full alignment only way to stop hard border': The Times
John Walsh

A customs union is the only solution for the UK: The News Letter
Stephen Farry

There is no need for the Irish border issue to force us to remain in the EU customs union: Daily Telegraph

SDLP Welcomes Border Force Removing Irish Passport Holder Restriction: The Times

Recognise nationalist rights in the North, says Cowen: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Congress members raise 'legacy issues' with British ambassador: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

UUP call to stop separating paramilitary prisoners: Belfast Telegraph

Limavady roundabout daubed with 'sectarian colours': Irish News
John Manley

Police probe latest racist incident in South Belfast: Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

A Northern Ireland mother's quest for answers guides the way: Irish Voice/
Ed Neafsey

British soldier 'not justified' in shooting dead pregnant teenager, inquest rules: The Independent
Shehab Khan

Family of Marian Brown finally hear the truth: Irish News

Ombudsman 'smeared' officers with Loughinisland collusion report: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Plastic bullet files ordered closed for up to 84 years: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Claudy bomb victim's brother wants answers: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Raymond McCreesh – the man behind IRA playground row: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Passion, politics, perceptions: The Anglo-Celt

Jonathan Dowdall appeal successful – Former Sinn Féin councillor jailed for torturing man has jail term cut: Irish Independent
Ruaidhrí Giblin

Like the hard Left of Labour, Sinn Féin have for years nursed a bitter streak of anti-Semitism: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Remembering the events of 1918 gives us a timely opportunity to consider again what it means to be Irish: The Irish Times
Josepha Madigan

Asher's gay cake row reaches Supreme Court: Belfast Telegraph

Statement on ETA is reminder of differing approaches to terror: The News Letter

Monday, April 23

Brexit survey shows majority in Belfast think UK better off inside Europe: Belfast Live
Claire Miller

Brexit – 'Half of readers' believe Britain would be better off in Europe: The News Letter

UK eyes up soft Brexit as Dublin division emerges: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Theresa May must not show weakness to EU says Sammy Wilson: BBC

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

Martin attacked over Brexit comments: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Browne quizzes McDonald over Sinn Féin policy: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Brexit changes tone of border debate: Irish News

Irish interests may suffer in prolonged Brexit talks, says Martin: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Fianna Fáil leader – Stormont vacuum causing real damage: Belfast Telegraph

I'd share Foster's impulse to leave a united Ireland – here's why (Apr 20): The News Letter
Owen Polley

A Catholic majority doesn't mean united Ireland, says DUP MP Jim Shannon (Apr 21): Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

The cruel peace – killings in Northern Ireland since the Good Friday Agreement:
Paul Nolan

Only reconciliation and the truth can give peace a chance: Sunday Independent
Alan O'Keeffe

Policewoman with Irish passport says UK Border Force refused her job application: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Martin to pay Ahern peace process tribute after TV walkout: Irish Independent
Jody Corcoran and Niamh Horan

Former boxer Eamonn Magee was a member of IRA youth wing: Irish News

Push for Libya compensation for IRA victims no closer (Apr 20): The News Letter

Why the last thing we all need is a National Museum of Troubles (Feb 14): Belfast Telegraph
John Wilson Foster

Stormont forced to publish DUP minister's paper after losing two-year FOI battle: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Northern Ireland schools system is archaic and segregated... that must change (Apr 17): Belfast Telegraph
Tina Merron

Our President should look again at our bloody past: Irish Independent
Eoghan Harris

Brexit 'must not scupper' lifesaving cross-Border treatment: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Can federalism ever work in the UK? (Apr 22): Sunday Herald
Isobel Lindsay

Customs union U-turn by May could provoke Brexiter cabinet revolt: The Guardian
Anne Perkins

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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