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Thursday, August 15

First minister Peter Robinson stalls Maze peace centre: BBC

Dramatic DUP U-turn on the Maze: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Micheal Martin warns of further Northern riots if leaders don't alter strategy: Irish Independent
Louise Kelly

Martin criticises lack of leadership in peace process but praises Cowen for inviting Queen Elizabeth II to Ireland: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Woodvale will not become another Drumcree – Order secretary: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Violence justified if you're defending yourself – Protestant coalition chair: The News Letter

Our leaders have failed us so Haass must fill vacuum: Belfast Telegraph
Terry Spence

Huge need for strong leadership: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

The ever-present danger of history repeating itself: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

If unionists want to gain respect, they also have to give it: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Despite flare-ups, this place is getting better all the time: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Bus stoned in Greysteel after Relief of Derry march: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

New parades body cannot march to politicians' tune: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Men arrested over 2007 attempted murder of policeman: The News Letter

Trio arrested in PSNI murder bid released: UTV

Lurking Not Acting, 'Real IRA' Remains a Threat:
John Nugent

PUP man cleared of flag disorder: Irish News
Allison Morris

LVF graffiti on nursery fence: Banbridge Leader

Londonderry Memorial Hall paint attack 'futile': BBC

Memorial Hall attack condemned: Derry Journal

Sectarian hate crime in the county: Fermanagh Herald

Trouble flares at Collon Lane: Derry Journal
Claire Allan

Troubles document injunction case adjourned: RTE

Villiers 'considers' La Mon inquiry: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Omagh families accept killers won't be caught: Irish Independent
Chris Kilpatrick

'Hooded men' to seek legal action after Ballykelly 'torture' revelations: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Allister urges McGuinness to give information on bomb death boy: The News Letter

That letter the Culture Minister is keeping under wraps: Derry Journal
Eamonn McCann

SDLP 'rift' over Uganda trip selection process: BBC
Kevin Magee

McDowell says he is not involved in setting up new party: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60:

Scottish independence - 44% still undecided: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

A post-independence challenge to the SNP: The Herald

Wednesday, August 14

Orange Order – if new parades body is a fair one, we'll accept rulings: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Order condemns violence but vows to continue Twaddell protest: The News Letter
Aine Fox

Further unrest in Northern Ireland: The Scotsman
Peter Geoghegan

Beware Loyalist hidden dragon – Gulf between working and middle class getting wider (Aug 12): (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Street antics in 'Nrn Irn' are no walk in the park: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Time to face down thugs bent on chaos: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence Robertson

PSNI must attempt to mend fences with loyalist community: The News Letter

Graffiti attack – Duddy defiant: Coleraine Times

Newry Orange Hall incident 'an attack on the Protestant community', blasts Irwin: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Lee Reynolds takes over as DUP leader on Belfast council: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Revelation about Brian Stack's murder was sinister and self-serving: Irish Examiner
Gerard Howlin

Adams's 'regret' is not enough – give us facts: Irish Independent

Kennedy welcomes reopening of inquest into Kingsmills Massacre victim: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Controversy after loyalist flute band plays at Services Club: Derry Journal

Ex-soldiers gather at RM Condor to pay tribute to victims of IRA blast: The Courier
Rob McLaren

Fleadh will strengthen ties across border: Irish President: Londonderry Sentinel

The Seanad – the disposable second house?: Leitrim Observer

Stumped why Ireland's gone all out for cricket?: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Wolsey

Scottish independence – Scots 'wooed by royal baby': The Scotsman
Alistair Munro

Pollsters should not write off Salmond (Aug 13): The Scotsman

Our monarchy works: Daily Telegraph

Tuesday, August 13

Order chaplain labels PSNI chief's remarks 'an utter disgrace': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Sinn Fein and SDLP back march moratorium call: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Parade ban call angers unionists: The News Letter

Theresa Villiers says parades ban call 'not viable': BBC

Charity and Christianity – true colours of Royal Black: The News Letter

No-nonsense Villiers puts her credentials on parade: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Grew

Attacking police justified, says Protestant Coalition: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Prosecutions sought in wake of Kelly speech to Castlederg IRA commemoration rally: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Parades Commission challenged over IRA event: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

How a hug defused protest tensions: The News Letter

Police release images in disorder probe: UTV

Loyalist rioters lose battle for the moral high ground: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Teen who shouted 'up the RA' at Boys parade in custody: Derry Journal

All-party talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Avoid 'relapse' to violence – Archbishop: Derry Journal

Clarke says shared future talks must deliver on shared spaces: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Haass talks provide a breathing space, don't let it become a vacuum: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Loyalist rioting is self-defeating: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Riots damages Belfast's efforts to build new post-Troubles image: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Ulster's two tribes are as far apart as ever: Daily Telegraph
Mike Dewar

Where is the political statesmanship we so desperately need?: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Henry Reilly confirmed as UKIP's European candidate: The News Letter

Council agrees to the Union Flag for a week, by George!: Portadown Times

Children carry unexploded bomb to west Belfast PSNI station: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Police seek witnesses to sectarian assault and robbery: BBC

Temporary injunction on inquest files: UTV

Storm over Troubles deaths files – Villiers and PSNI launch gagging bid as Sinn Fein minister releases sensitive inquest documents to families seeking truth over killings: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin and Claire Graham

B Specials oppose Maze centre plans: Ulster Star

New Kingsmill's inquest welcomed: The Cross Examiner

La Mon victims demand review: The News Letter

Peace centre team visit Omagh: Warrington Guardian

It's a long way from Tipperary for the gaeilgeoir PSNI officer: Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

A chance to showcase all that's good about Derry: Derry Journal

James 'Whitey' Bulger found guilty of 11 murders including IRA smuggler John McIntyre: The Irish Times

Scotland vs Them sign is anti-English say police: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Nate Silver on Scottish independence – Alex Salmond has "no chance": The Spectator
Alex Massie

Monday, August 12

Parades – Police union boss calls for ban on contentious marches following Belfast violence: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Republican march ends peacefully after days of 'shameful' violence: The Independent
David McKittrick

Controversial republican parade opposed by hundreds of protesters: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Republican march ends peacefully after days of violence: Belfast Telegraph
David McKittrick

Victims call for police to probe IRA parade: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly's speech in breach of code, claims DUP man: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Victim's story – I rose above flags and cheering: The News Letter

Victim's story – Seeing berets caused high emotions: The News Letter

Orange Order claims leaders are being targeted by 'republicans determined to suppress Orangeism': Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

Apprentice Boys parade passes off peacefully: Derry Journal

North's prisons will be 'bulging' after loyalist violence in Belfast, says PSNI chief constable: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

East Belfast MLA tells details of his 'maltreatment' by PSNI: The News Letter

The real price of keeping Belfast on the right path: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Why leadership is needed now more than ever before: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Parades highlight contrasting story of right and wrong: The News Letter

Is it too much to hope that Northern Ireland will respond to the latest plan to ease tension?: The Independent

Arson attempt at Orange Hall in Newry: UTV

Union flag stolen, homes vandalised in 'hate crime' attacks: BBC

More charges over Divis bonfire trouble: The News Letter

A late-night injunction on decades-old murder papers – why are the PSNI and NIO keeping them under wraps?:
Barry McCaffrey

Release of Troubles' killings documents sparks legal row: BBC
Mark Devenport

Move to conceal Troubles documents criticised: RTE

Omagh bomb – Town marks 15th anniversary of Real IRA attack: BBC

Inquiry and convictions may give closure on Omagh bombing: The Irish Times
Ivor Roberts

'I knew Brian Stack... he was a good man' – Billy Timmins (Aug 11): Sunday Independent
John Drennan

Sammy Wilson tipped as possible future DUP leader (Aug 7): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Is Gerry Adams giving up on Twitter?:

Derry hosts North's first Fleadh Cheoil: Irish Independent

A grand coalition?: The Irish Times

SNP minister – I think indy Scotland should vote on the Queen: The Herald

Prince Charles and his 36 private meetings with cabinet ministers: The Guardian
Ben Quinn

Sunday, August 11

Police in Northern Ireland braced for more parade violence: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Belfast riots – Police urge calm ahead of Castlederg march: BBC

Politicians and police condemn Belfast violence: Sunday Herald
Judith Duffy

Relatives of IRA victims in last minute plea to cancel parade: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Belfast violence condemned as 'thuggery' by police chief: The Observer
Mark Townsend and Henry McDonald

Chief Constable has "little sympathy" for MLA claims he was assaulted by police: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Six charged over Belfast rioting: UTV

Main relief of Derry celebrations pass off peacefully: The News Letter
Eamon Sweeney

Right to parade and protest come with responsibilities – Long: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Same old story: The Economist

The Loyalists of Northern Ireland (Aug 5): The Typewriter
Patrick Brown

Two tough challenges: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Teen remanded over Divis riot: UTV

Flags still up..but not so according to police website: Fermanagh Herald

Terror target officers still at work after clocking off (Aug 5): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Rice

Martin says Adams meeting was 'grossly offensive': Sunday Independent
John Drennan and Ronald Quinlan

IRA 'telling lies' about murder of Brian Stack: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Austin Stack – families of Troubles victims should receive direct contact with paramilitary killers (Aug 10): Irish Independent
Brian Hutton

Irwin welcomes Kingsmill inquest: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Ten days of 'love games' in Northern Ireland: BBC
Mark Simpson

Police and fire games a breath of fresh air: Belfast Telegraph

Give Ireland Back to the Irish – Paul McCartney's forgotten protest song (Aug 7): BBC
Peter Crutchley

It's not perfect here, but I really don't like the sound of England (Aug 6): Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

O'Herlihy to call for FG-FF alliance at Beal na mBlath: Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

Informed debate, not wild charges, required for proper approach to political reform: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Can Ireland Make Catholicism Cool? (Aug 6): The Atlantic
Paige Brettingen

England needs to start thinking about itself before it is too late: The Observer
Henry Porter

English nationalism need not threaten the United Kingdom (Jul 8): Daily Telegraph
Daniel Hannan

Saturday, August 10

Riots in Belfast – Police chief condemns 'mindless anarchy' after 56 officers injured during loyalist protest: The Independent
James Legge

Belfast loyalists riot as they attempt to prevent republican march:
Henry McDonald

Loyalist protesters clash with police: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Secretary of State condemns city violence: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

City rioting 'mindless anarchy' – Baggott: UTV

PSNI chief warns 'prisons would be bulging' when rioter caught: The News Letter

Cruise ship visitors' trips ashore altered: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin vows Castlederg parade will be 'dignified': The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Healing is happening in North but this parade will only feed distrust: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Sinn Fein MP slams violence at bonfire: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Bonfires need to become thing of the past – Sinn Fein MP: The News Letter

War of words over who's to blame for Twelfth riot: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Orangemen more closely bound in country than town – Parades Commissioner: The News Letter
Brian Kennaway

We need the first ministers to lead (Aug 8): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

IRA finally admits killing prison officer Brian Stack during the Troubles: The Independent
David McKittrick

IRA – yes, we shot warder, but operation was not authorised: Belfast Telegraph

Adams 'would not call on' IRA to help solve Stack case: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Stack family calls on Garda for explanation: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Shatter – IRA admission of Stack killing is 30 years too late: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Son of murdered prison officer feels measure of closure after IRA admits killing: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Family finally rewarded after years of searching: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Disingenuous denials serve to demean truth-shy Adams: Irish Independent
Eamon Delaney

Secret email that warned bombers were eyeing Omagh: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

O'Loan backs calls for cross-border inquiry over 'massive failures': Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Readers recall awful day bombers targeted town: Banbridge Leader

Gun-running centenary event plan in pipeline: Larne Times

Belfast, Dublin's not so ugly cousin: Johannesburg Saturday Star

Merger of Fianna Fail and Fine Gael would be a disaster for democracy: Irish Independent
Shane Coleman

EU denies claim its flag will replace royal crest: The Guardian
Rajeev Syal

Friday, August 9

Calls for calm before internment rally: UTV

Anti-internment parade is 'recipe for disaster': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Eight Northern Ireland police officers injured at dissident republican bonfire:
Henry McDonald

Journalist attacked at bonfire on which loyalist artwork placed: The News Letter

Loyalist banner on internment pyre in Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Bonfire gangs amass material at familiar sites: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Loyalist protests get the go-ahead: Irish News
Connla Young

Row erupts over republican parade in Tyrone: RTE

Parades – 'Call off controversial Castlederg march' says Theresa Villiers: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

McGuinness – Castlederg republican parade 'dignified and lawful': BBC

Cleric 'disgusted' over IRA march: The News Letter

Two stories that show the depth of feeling among those opposed to IRA procession: Belfast Telegraph

Banning parades – why semicolons matter: BBC
Mark Devenport

'Castlederg is a twilight zone. We have the most peaceful and the most violent history': Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Sinn Féin call off Apprentice Boys protest: Ulster Herald

Unionist leaders' plea for parades to proceed in peace: Londonderry Sentinel

Police release east Belfast 12 July riot review details: BBC

Outside police who come to Ulster should be armed, says federation chief: The News Letter

Sinn Fein slams party chiefs over joint statement: The News Letter

Man who attacked police with ceremonial sword 'committed' to violence, court hears: The News Letter

DUP minister backs Mayor's right to visit anywhere in city: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Dublin and London must not lose focus on North: The Irish Times
Andy Pollak

ONH in Belfast on the verge of calling it a day: Belfast Media

Woman due in court on explosives charge: The News Letter

Police hunt Londonderry petrol bomb attackers: BBC

Kingsmills massacre inquest is 'long overdue': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Kingsmills massacre – Chilling chapter in our dark and bloody past: Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Fleming

Spy warned of Omagh bomb weeks before blast: Irish Independent
Adrian Rutherford

Victims' group demands full inquiry into Omagh bomb: The Independent
David McKittrick

Omagh bomb group 'will go to court' for inquiry: Irish News
David Young

Omagh case is 'a blot on governments': The News Letter

Kelly says Omagh families deserve the truth: Lurgan Mail
Carmel Robinson

Omagh bombing families deserve an inquiry: Belfast Telegraph

The bombers were to blame for Omagh, not the police: The News Letter

Portlaoise prison officer's family met with the IRA over murder: Leinster Express
Lynda Kiernan

FG/FF coalition proposal – A suggestion that makes perfect sense: Irish Examiner

Anti-independence rumours cross the line: The Scotsman
Fiona MacGregor

Thursday, August 8

Sinn Fein 'condemning and commemorating bombers': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

West Tyrone victims group in Castlederg parade meeting: BBC
Mark Simpson

Villiers cuts short mourning to deal with tensions over parades: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Villiers and parades body face legal threats over Castlederg: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Why was the Castlederg stand-off allowed to fester?: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Belfast dissident march concerns: The News Letter

Orange Order to find out parade protest decision: Irish News
Connla Young

North Belfast parade deal was close says Peter Osborne: BBC

Street policeman tells of tense time in Northern Ireland: Central Somerset Gazette

Unionist leaders call for a peaceful Relief of Derry parade: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

We can handle any trouble in weekend of marches, PSNI chief assures Villiers: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Propaganda parades deepen our divides (Aug 7): Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

New York mayor backs Ó Muilleoir: UTV

DUP minister condemns attack on SF mayor but defends loyalist protesters: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

There's only one winner in the tale of two cities: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

I will not be retreating into a sectarian bunker: Belfast Telegraph
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Attack on mayor was yet another blunder by loyalists: The News Letter

Belfast Agreement envisages shared future yet also entrenches religious divisions: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Arrest in Lurgan dissident probe: UTV

Tyrone dissident republican searches follow Cookstown arrest: BBC

Intelligence on Omagh bomb 'withheld from police':
Henry McDonald

Amnesty International to join Omagh families and former police ombudsman in call for public inquiry: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Inquest into IRA massacre ordered: RTE

Fresh enquiry brings new hope of justice for Kingsmills families: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

It's payback time – Call for SDLP's Conall McDevitt to return 14k in expenses row: Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Fleming

McDevitt should 'do the right thing and pay back expenses' says Sinn Fein: The News Letter
Aine Fox

Now police probe TV investigation into Red Sky and DUP minister: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

O'Rourke proposes FF coalition with FG (Aug 7): The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

My blueprint for independence (Aug 2): The Scotsman
George Kerevan

Identity charade (Aug 4): Sunday Herald
Elliot Bulmer

Wednesday, August 7

SF lord mayor, PSNI officers hurt in attack by loyalist protesters: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Nine officers injured during 'disgusting scenes' in Woodvale: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Belfast's Lord Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir 'jostled by loyalists': BBC

DUP – We warned Lord Mayor he would not be welcome at park: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson and Joanne Sweeney

Row erupts after Lord Mayor attacked by loyalists: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Belfast Lord Mayor defiant after fun day ambush by loyalist mob: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

Police shield SF mayor from protestors: UTV

Justice Minister condemns attack on Belfast Lord Mayor : Belfast Telegraph

Woodvale attack played out on Twitter: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Political career has come full circle: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

'Jostling' repeated past behaviour: BBC
Mark Devenport

O Muilleoir has to stick with mission: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP opposes IRA parade: The News Letter

DUP seeks PPS talks over Castlederg: UTV

Legal threat to IRA parade: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Ruth Patterson and Castlederg parade – pretend you are the other side: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Loyalists protesters to target Parades Commission members: Belfast Telegraph
Ciarán Barnes

Mounting speculation within DUP about who will succeed Robinson: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Robinson must take care not to repeat Trimble's mistakes: The News Letter
Alex Kane

'Love Ulster' protester takes on Facebook: Irish Independent
Breda Heffernan

Man held over Twelfth 'murder attempt': UTV

Woman arrested in dissident republican probe: BBC

Mortar bomb accused freed on bail from 'Guantanamo Bay-like conditions': The News Letter

'Hooded men' were held in Ballykelly: Derry Journal
Claire Allan

Confidential report reveals the methods used: Derry Journal

'I was hooded and tortured by the British army': Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Irish speaking police officers drafted in for fleadh in Derry: BBC

Sinn Féin calls for inquiry into Conall McDevitt payments: BBC

Gibraltar – Peter Hain says joint sovereignty plan has 'no negatives at all': Daily Telegraph
Fiona Govan and Colin Freeman

Former NI Secretary of State in call for negotiation over Gibraltar: The News Letter

Thank God Peter Hain never held high office: The Spectator
Rod Liddle

Tuesday, August 6

No watchdog review of Castlederg parade: UTV

Castlederg parade – DUP meet senior police officer ahead of republican march: BBC

Loyalist band hits out over policing: The News Letter

Parades body met police four times: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Violence on the march in N Ireland parades: Al Jazeera
Paul Fallon

Time to rewrite parades script: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Robinson secure as leader – Wilson: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Why no self-awareness bodes ill for shared future: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Theresa Villiers regrets stance over play park named after IRA man: BBC

Solid start for Secretary of State, but there are obstacles with the potential to cause chaos: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Loyalist protest against Belfast mayor: UTV

Willie Frazer to hold rally at Facebook's Dublin HQ: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Shots 'bid to kill police' in Ardoyne: UTV

'Only good fortune' that no one was hurt in Ardoyne gunfire: The News Letter

Graffiti is roundly condemned: Banbridge Leader

Bill for town trouble comes to £320,000: Portadown Times

PSNI to appeal release on bail of man accused of mortar charges: Derry Journal

Rioter walks free over golf ball attack: UTV

Teenager given suspended sentence over flag rioting: BBC

Controversial republican memorial has no planning permission: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Derry interrogation centre hidden from torture inquiry: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New call for answers over the scandal of Northern Ireland's "hooded men":
Barry McCaffrey

Families of people killed by soldiers sue NI's chief constable: BBC
Vincent Kearney

1972 shot boy witness identified: Belfast Telegraph

Irish-speaking PSNI officers on all-Ireland fleadh patrol: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Executive criticised for failing to provide report information: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Plan Backed by Thompson to Invest in Northern Ireland Ended at a Cost: New York Times
Michael Powell

A5 project is still alive says Mayor: Londonderry Sentinel

Hamilton keen to work with Nama in North: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Who needs democracy if you can hand-pick peers?: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Grew

Lords and cronies: The Irish Times

Britain 'should aim to share Gibraltar sovereignty with Spain': Daily Telegraph

Monday, August 5

MLAs to tell police of IRA march fury: The News Letter

DUP and PSNI set to meet over Castlederg: UTV

DUP councillor to face court over 'grossly offensive' Facebook posting: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Facebook comments inquiries 'ongoing': Irish News
Simon Cunningham

DUP silent about Patterson charge: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Villiers can inspire shared future drive: Belfast Telegraph

Ardoyne, north Belfast – Eye of the storm: BBC
Alys Harte

Call for Orange strategy for Belfast: The News Letter
Sam McBride

The US has stepped in to protect the peace process (Aug 3):
Steven McCaffery

Union flag removed from lamp post: Banbridge Leader

Why didn't LÉ Emer fly the White Ensign in city port?: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Housing pilot schemes go to unionist areas: Belfast Media

City 'healing', competitors told: Belfast Telegraph

Man in Ireland arrested over killing linked to Provisional IRA:
Shane Hickey

Gardaí arrest man over 2007 murder of Paul Quinn: The Irish Times

Where blame lies over lost Boston tape names: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Moloney

Revealed – Warning signs that could have stopped the Omagh bombing: The Independent
Paul Peachey

Killer Michael Stone says he is 'sorry' for Milltown murders: Belfast Telegraph
Ciarán Barnes

Minister Foster hails Tourism Ireland team: Coleraine Times

Taxing times await for DUP's new high-flyer Simon Hamilton (Aug 2): Belfast Telegraph

Influence of Bobby Sands has stretched from Belfast to Pelican: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Debating the Seanad: The Irish Times

Argument for Union need not border on ridiculous (Aug 4): Scotland on Sunday
Andrew Wilson

Can Ed Miliband give England a political voice at last? (Jul 11): The Guardian
Martin Kettle

It is time to answer the English Question (Jul 10): Daily Telegraph
Philip Johnston

Sunday, August 4

Cross-border republican feud sparks garda fears of bloodbath: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Richard Haass – The American consul: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

Deep divisions are fundamental but the dialogue must start: The News Letter

Belfast violence symbolises lost peace process (Jul 25): The Conversation
John Nagle

No rift with Stormont over shared education, says US diplomat (Aug 1):
Steven McCaffery

Mayor Mairtin O Muilleoir needs Sinn Fein's backing to create lasting legacy (Aug 2): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

The problems of patriotism (Jul 26): Derry Journal

Investigation after sectarian attacks on cars: Ulster Star

SF activist is badly injured: Lurgan Mail

McConvilles to mount civil case in bid for justice: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Protestant pupils still lag behind Catholic counterparts at GCSE: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Irish ambassador 'boring and long-winded' (Aug 1): The Irish Times
John Bew

Ex-IRA suspect held in cannabis raid: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Football's link to domestic abuse is laid bare, at last: Sunday Herald
Paul Hutcheon

So which anniversary will sway the Scots?: Daily Telegraph
Sunder Katwala

Why Glasgow men do not want to celebrate WWI: Sunday Herald
Helen McArdle

Councillor withdraws boycott motion: Jewish Chronicle
Marcus Dysch

Saturday, August 3

Villiers – I will not use my power to ban IRA parade: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Councillor's treatment angers party: Irish News
John Manley

Castlederg tensions grow as DUP attacks Sinn Fein and PSNI over Patterson issue: Londonderry Sentinel

Parting of the ways now seems to be inevitable: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Commission curtails parades in two villages: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Apprentice Boys parade in Portadown rerouted: Portadown Times

Parades decisions defy logic – UUP: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

IRA parade – A whiff of smart aleck game-playing from Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Challenging defensive attitudes: Derry Journal

Time to heal festering sores, not create more: Belfast Telegraph

Rioters 'draining public money': UTV

Bonfire material removed in dawn raid: Belfast Media

Man posted obscene remarks and threats to the Alliance Party: The News Letter

Man charged with being in IRA gets bail: Irish Independent

Boy 'hurled missiles' at police: UTV

Teen arrest over petrol bomb attack: Ulster Star

Trimble tells of regrets: The News Letter
Sam McBride

David Trimble – I should have quit in 2003 ... and why oh why did I rise to DUP baiting?: Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Sweeney

Mother of murdered brothers a 'saint': Irish News
Connla Young

Lord Maginnis – Road rage prosecution 'a stitch-up': BBC

Strabane gets shirty over Union Flag top – maker thinks town's in Scotland: Belfast Telegraph

It's not the end of the road for plans to upgrade A5, says Kennedy: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP councillor calls for all-Ireland ban on silly string: Impartial Reporter

Senegal extradites ex-Provo to Italy over £390m fraud: Belfast Telegraph
Nick Pisa

Rangers boss Ally McCoist – It's strange that Hearts haven't been fined for going into administration when we were: Scottish Daily Record

Independence day – Could Scotland really leave the UK?: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Friday, August 2

Parades – Restrictions placed on contentious republican march in Castlederg: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Northern Ireland parade to commemorate IRA men chills atmosphere in Castlederg:
Henry McDonald

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness in clash over IRA tribute parade: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Call to ban IRA parade: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

DUP's Ruth Patterson apologises for parade "massacre" comment on Facebook: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Cromie

Catholics defy IRA march: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

SF talk the talk but can't walk the walk: Belfast Telegraph

Band contest is postponed to avoid clash with 'civil rights' rally: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Green light for 5,000-strong dissident internment anniversary rally without restrictions: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Local satisfaction as Council moves in to remove bonfire: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

US Vice President in new role to bolster troubled Northern Ireland peace process:
Steven McCaffery

Voice of loyalism must be heard in peace dialogue: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Northern Ireland duo caged for bomb terror campaign in England: Belfast Telegraph

Antrim security alert declared a 'crude hoax': BBC

Pimp's killer pal quizzed on IRA murder: Evening Herald
Ken Foy and Conor Feehan

£3,000 or we'll shoot your son: Belfast Media

Hyde Park bombing accused granted conditional bail:
Henry McDonald

McGurk's Bar bomb families take legal challenge: The Irish Times

Omagh to hold 15th anniversary service: The News Letter

Athletes should be proud to walk under the Union flag – First Minister: The News Letter

Baggott says World Police and Fire Games will showcase Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Upcoming Games have much to offer Northern Ireland: The News Letter

Only games in town: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Fein Lord Mayor will visit battlefields of Somme: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

The Lady wobbled? Thatcher considered 'withdrawing' from Northern Ireland: Global Post
Corinne Purtill

Files show how far we've moved in our relationship with Britain: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Ferriter

DUP's veto on progressive legislation gives Dr Paisley plenty to chuckle about: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Gerry Adams says State has failed Proclamation: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Poll – by 2070, Scots independence as likely as putting astronauts on Mars: The Herald

King of Scotland?: The Irish Times

Thursday, August 1

Castlederg IRA parade will pass three murder sites, say DUP: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Unionists reject Sinn Fein proposal to reroute event: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

IRA commemoration "does nothing for reconcilation": The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Robinson and McGuinness differ on Castlederg parade: BBC

Parades – March commemorating IRA bombers 'insensitive and inappropriate' says Robinson: Belfast Telegraph

IRA commemoration parade is an affront to decency and respect: The News Letter

Rioters 'put police at risk' – judge: UTV

Twelfth rioters 'put lives of hundreds of police at risk': Belfast Telegraph

DUP meet police over tensions in the Lower Oldpark area: The News Letter

Green light is given for Maze peace centre work: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Top Presbyterian set to visit Maze site: The News Letter

Grand National bomb plotter Larry Keane buried in County Kildare:
Henry McDonald

IRA sympathisers agree not to fire shots over Larry Keane coffin: Irish Independent
Conor Feehan

How a £250k dispute led to three nail bomb explosions across North Staffordshire: Staffordshire Sentinel

PSNI move against dissident republicans: The News Letter

Comedian defends Flanagan over tweet: UTV

IRA victim's daughter fears killer will take part in republican march: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

No national anthems to be played for medal winners at World Police and Fire Games: The News Letter

Orangeman who sees symbolism of Irish flag: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

What is the future for victims' groups here?:
Barry McCaffrey

Year of rapprochement ended on grim note as IRA bombers targeted Harrods: The Irish Times
John Bew

Margaret Thatcher Maze prison escape shock revealed: BBC

Power-sharing – Just a little bit of history repeating: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Gerry Adams – The institutions of the State have their backs to the border:

The electorate's role in the squandered Sunningdale: The News Letter
David McCann

Thatcher's shock at IRA jailbreak: Belfast Telegraph

Celts naturally see history 'in terms of defeat': The Irish Times
John Bew

Quarter of SF's votes attributed to cheating: Irish Independent
Shane Hickey

Michael Moore – Immigration a 'nightmare' if Scotland votes for independence: Daily Telegraph
Simon Johnson

SNLA leader Adam Busby kicked out of Ireland to face 'poison threat' charges: Scottish Daily Record
Stuart Macdonald


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