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Sunday, August 31

Republicans can transform Ulster peace process: Scotland on Sunday
Christopher Claire

Government will not be involved in Assembly-monitoring body: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

'Private army must stand down' says former Minister: Belfast Telegraph

Fears of inter-IRA feud grow: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Murder victim ‘not my mother’: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

IRA 'reveals new information about Disappeared': Belfast Telegraph

Victims relatives call for end to nightmare: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Adams link to 'war crimes' - inquiry urged: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Lack of analysis over IRA war crimes suits Adams fine: Sunday Independent
Ed Moloney

No end to the crying game: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

An especially vile form of terror: Sunday Independent

Scappaticci interviewed: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

DUP man backs calls to segregate inmates: Belfast Telegraph

Maghaberry segregation recommended: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Violence on streets 'must be tackled': Belfast Telegraph

Ordinary crime must be tackled: (from the Irish News)

Contrasting symbols in a tale of two cultures: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

Peaceful protest as 'Blackmen' march: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy

Order must march into the new era: Belfast Telegraph

It's over to you — Sinn Féin take down Tricolours in Poleglass: (from, Aug 28)
Allison Morris

Critics slam SDLP's truth forum proposal: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

President backs challenge: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 30)
Ashleigh Wallace

Saturday, August 30

SDLP ready to quiz top unionist: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Slimmer Stormont Call Backed by MP: The News Letter
Dan McGinn

High profile support for former IRA man in US: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Bomb 'attempt to kill police': BBC

Police chief warns of republican feud: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Dissidents still big peace threat, says police chief: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Public More Willing to Inform on Gangsters: The News Letter

Ex-chief Orde wary of loyalist ceasefires: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Orde calls for change in NI bail law: UTV Internet

Segregation demand haunts prison service: BBC
Mark Devenport

Cola donation leaves a bad taste in the mouth: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

IRA's role in the hunt for bodies is criticised: The Scotsman
Jeanette Oldham

IRA information on victim's grave was inaccurate: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Widow's murder still 'huge mark of shame': (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

IRA ask authorities to widen search: UTV Internet

Dark chapter not over yet: (from the Irish News)

Inquiry clears gardai over Omagh claims: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Three Integrated Schools Bring Ulster's Total to 50: The News Letter
Kate Cooney

Brice Dickson - Man in the middle: Belfast Telegraph
John Hunter

Friday, August 29

Watchdog Must Cut SF's Link to IRA - Trimble: The News Letter

Trimble and Burnside talk on concerns: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

UUP is losing all credibility: (from the Irish News)

Probe 'an exercise in appeasement': Irish Independent
Chris Anderson

N. Ireland's summer of content: Christian Science Monitor
Anne Cadwallader

No smoke without ire — loyalists benefit from smuggled ciggie sales: (from
Allison Morris

Counterfeiting a Boon for Paramilitaries: The News Letter

Message to Arnold – Don’t Touch MacBride!: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

We Had No Gun, Say Loyalists in Prison Row: The News Letter

We hate to say we told you so, but we told you so — dissidents attacked in Maghaberry: (from
Allison Morris

'Killers only lack justification because they were members of the wrong IRA': Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Family of 1972 victim find peace at last: The Guardian
Ted Oliver

Beach remains are IRA victim McConville, says family: The Independent
David McKittrick

A sad episode in our history: Irish Examiner

Human rights plea on Troubles murders: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Call for inquiry into Claudy bombings: UTV Internet

Do Not Forget Claudy Victims: The News Letter

Sinn Fein supports probe into priest link with bomb: Irish Independent
John Devine

Police made ‘no effort’ to capture murderers: (from the Irish News, Aug 26)
Sharon O'Neill

Thursday, August 28

Unionist rebel MP ready for crunch meeting: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

All Smiles - But Rebels Win Point: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

MP warns of UUP crisis: BBC

Go-ahead for Crumlin Road march: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

Clampdown on UDA was long overdue: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Coca-cola challenged over SF donation: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Former Coca Cola president gave SF $10,000: (from the Irish Times)
Sean O'Driscoll

Police unable to act over IRA merchandise: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Prison search for gun ‘used by loyalists in attack’: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Republicans beaten in jail by loyalists: Belfast Telegraph

Ex-prisoners’ plight needs to be addressed: (from the Irish News)
Mike Ritchie

£30m to end PSNI quota: Belfast Telegraph

Spotlight on police Troubles inquiries: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

US news giants go to court over Rupert interview notes: (from the Irish Times)
Sean O'Driscoll

Basqueing in the glory of terror: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Remains found on beach may be victim of IRA execution: The Independent
David McKittrick

McConville family hope remains are those of mother: The Irish Times
Elaine Keogh Gerry Moriarty

Family's torment that has endured for decades: Irish Independent

Dossier Sheds New Light on Massacres: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Lord Mayor faces censure motion: UTV Internet

Wednesday, August 27

Unionists' ruling council to meet: BBC

'Dream team' plan dismissed by top Unionist: UTV Internet

Spirited battle for soul of unionism: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The inane message from planet Orange: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Battle Ploy Runs into Media Fog: The News Letter

Sinn Féin boycotts talks in protest at poll delay: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

INLA calls agreement ‘a defeat for republicanism’: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

DUP Blind to Potential of All-Ireland Agenda: Derry Journal

Reconciliation needs Strategy and Effort: (from the Irish Times, Aug 26)
Tony Kennedy

FBI offered to free inmate: Rocky Mountain News (Aug 23)
Julie Poppen

Murder suspect 'will not be extradited': UTV Internet

McCord murder - court move is dropped: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Republicans to be caught up in loyalist prison feud: (from, Aug 25)
Allison Morris

Paisley in bid for Euro election: (from the Irish News, Aug 23)

Trilingual town signs stir up row: Belfast Telegraph

Time for some answers from Labour: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Drop in Derry's Interface Violence Welcomed: Derry Journal

Tuesday, August 26

Trimble calls on grassroots for backing to axe dissidents: Irish Independent
John Devine

Senior unionist denies party split: BBC

Unionist meeting condemned as 'stunt': UTV Internet

UUP members clash over action on discipline: Belfast Telegraph

Leadership battle could be damaging: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Top official — Elections will thwart new violence: Boston Herald (Aug 25)
Jim Dee

SDLP presses for autumn vote: Belfast Telegraph

Attacks follow funeral: (from
Allison Morris

How do Gerry and the boys keep a straight face?: (from the News Letter, Aug 21)
Suzanne Breen

Echoes of the past in RIRA behaviour: (from

CIRA linked to bomb attack: (from the Irish News)
John Manley

Rights Bill Riddled With Absurdities: The News Letter

Currie fired up over Sinn Féin’s recreation of civil rights march: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Answers needed on 'death squads': (from the Irish News, Aug 23)
Roddy McGregor

PSNI catering-deal concern: The Scotsman
Louisa Nesbitt

New war of words over Ex-Prisoners: (from
Roisin Cox

Protestants' Cityside 'Exodus' Biggest Since WWII: Derry Journal

Canadian Order Looks To The Future: The News Letter
Brian Courtney

Monday, August 25

Lord Chancellor considers 101 new rules for Ulster judges: The Times
Richard Ford

Prominent dissident challenges SF over death threat claims: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Rebels face Provo backlash: Sunday Life (Aug 24)
Stephen Breen

Missing files 'were taken back from IRA': The Times

Police copied IRA files: UTV Internet

McGuinness in dock?: Sunday Life (Aug 24)
Alan Murray

Sectarian attacks at interface fall: (from the Irish News, Aug 23)
William Graham

A gross insult!: Sunday Life (Aug 24)
Lynda Gilby

Some prisoners more equal than others?: (from the Irish News, Aug 23)
Patrick Murphy

IRA victims' group claims Garda link in murders: Irish Independent

Victims views must be sought: (from the Irish News, Aug 19)

Stupid White Men: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Brave man is betrayed: Sunday Life (Aug 24)

Tricolour Sparks Probe: The News Letter (Aug 19)

Football czar to tackle racism and sectarianism: The Herald
Lucy Bannerman

Sunday, August 24

Trimble pledges meeting to decide leadership issue: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

DUP faces tough time - McGimpsey: Belfast Telegraph

Judging Diplock: (from, Aug 21)

After the war ... time to forgive and forget?: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Sinn Fein echoes the Ministry of Love: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Why militant republicanism has reached a dead end: Sunday Business Post
Martin Mansergh

Unionist MP's bomb fears over Dublin caterer: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray & Frank Khan

Man murdered by 'devil's disciples': BBC

A Pathological Political Disorder: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Hunger strike fear as jail protests continue: The Observer
Mike Browne

SDLP calls for prison segregation: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalist feud follows Adair’s family to Britain: The Sunday Times
Steven Shukor

Dissident republicans 'active' in south - Birnie: (from, Aug 22)

MP's fury at equality costs: Belfast Telegraph

I'm from Omagh but I don't see why Bertie should pretend he feels my pain: Sunday Independent

Message Of The Murals: (from, Aug 22)

Murder inquiry told of Garda, IRA terror links: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

SDLP forming plan to deal with past: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Saturday, August 23

Patience with republicans is wearing thin, warns unionist: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

IRA guns move depends on British good faith, says SF: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

Sinn Fein 'committed to peace process and decommissioning': UTV Internet

Watchdog is Doomed to Failure - DUP: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Unionist view of truce body bizarre - SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Election Date Step Towards Ending Vacuum - McLaughlin: Derry Journal

DUP 'afraid of political progress': UTV Internet

Trimble's post-holiday blues: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Could it soon be UUP RIP?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

‘Backward cult’ is now on the march: (from the Irish News, Aug 21)
Newton Emerson

DUP criticism of North-South bodies is rapped: Belfast Telegraph

SF accepted $5,000 from Coca Cola: (from the Irish Times)
Sean O'Driscoll

The inside story: Sinn Fein's cash from America: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Sinn Fein can win NI Euro seat - Adams: UTV Internet

Time to hit rewind button on Ulster's 'shower scene': Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

The Sound of Silence: Irish Voice/

Maginness 'Sleeping Through Negotiations': Derry Journal

SF claim rejected by Derry DPP chairman: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Arms cache found in hunt for man’s killer: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Can Maze Jail Escape Demolition?: The News Letter
Ross Smith

SF step closer to Maze museum: (from the Irish News, Aug 21)
William Scholes

Friday, August 22

Wake up and listen, Sinn Féin told: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

North-South bodies attack 'shortsightedness' - SF: UTV Internet

UUP meets again in bid to heal the deep divisions: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Round 1 Ends with Silence - and Legal Moves: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Strong UUP Needed - Even by its Rivals: The News Letter

Ulster politicians in Republic 'against peace agreement': UTV Internet

Bid to calm fears over's Dublin role: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

McLaughlin 'won't stand in Europe': BBC
Martina Purdy

Lessons in the ignoble art of politics: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

We ask NI's men and women in the street: Who is in charge at Stormont?: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

A new era of understanding: (from the Irish News)

Unbelievable: (from
Allison Morris

Loyalist fugitive is captured in Wales: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

McBride Principles: (from
Anthony Neeson

SDLP first to open talks with Garda Commissioner: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Town Being Targeted by Extremists: The News Letter

Thursday, August 21

Talks urged to resolve peace process deadlock: UTV Internet

Trimble set for another ruling body showdown: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Party seeks council legal advice: BBC

North assembly elections will be held in October, claim loyalists: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Cowen to push for autumn elections in North: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

An absolute priority?: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Judge's collusion probe nears finish: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Cory could point to Truth Commission: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Bill of Rights Moves a Step Closer: The News Letter

Boycott of minister 'is a human rights issue': Belfast Telegraph

Row Over Killer Soldiers: The News Letter

Warning over prisons 'chaos': Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

UDA Group Holds Talks Over Prison: The News Letter

Ex-prisoners must face past: (from the Irish News)

Gina's Bolton bolt-hole... what the neighbours say: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

New DPP Defended Real IRA: The News Letter
Gemma Murray And Stephen Dempster

Taxpayer to Fund Terror Suspect's Trip to England: The News Letter

Learning the etiquette of oppression: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Wednesday, August 20

Watchdog body warns of 'political apathy': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Party set for another 'showdown': BBC
Gareth Gordon

Unionists in talks to heal party rift: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP peace talks suspended over fresh showdown: UTV Internet

Judges urged not to join ‘secret societies’: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Bid to erase criminal records of IRA men prompts unionist fury: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Criticism was Unfounded says Dickson: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Rights Bill gets 300 responses: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Rights Debate Must be on Highest Level: The News Letter

Three arrested over Belfast murder: RTE

Killing Won't Start Feud Say IRA: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Rise in republican paramilitary attacks: (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

Double Standards - Pure and Simple: Derry Journal

Publican denies claims made in McKevitt trial: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Derry Mayor in McBride Protest to Minister: Derry Journal

NI mayors under fire for boycotting minister: UTV Internet

McBride case shows dual standards: (from the Irish News)
Paul O'Connor

Web First as Rangers Join Hunt for Killers: The News Letter

Police defend their handling of march: Belfast Telegraph

IRA suspect facing attack charge: Financial Times
Hugh Williamson

Dublin bombing appeal: UTV Internet

Tuesday, August 19

Murdered man's widow speaks out against killers: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Murder victim 'stood up to thugs': BBC

Destabilising is still dissidents' agenda: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

RIRA murder — it was just a matter of time: (from

Killing a crime against Ireland: (from the Irish News)

Powderkeg Prison Ready to Explode: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

An old prison battle... and fears: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

SDLP charity claim 'cheap point-scoring': UTV Internet

Republicans caught in a cleft stick on democracy...and cash: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

UUP Wrangle Lets Adams off Scot-Free: The News Letter

'Stakeknife' loses bid to quash spy claim: The Guardian
Ted Oliver

Report into judicial posts: BBC

Lord Mayor rapped over his boycott of minister: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Robinson's Omagh View Earns Rebuke: The News Letter

Civil Contingencies Bill Undermines Human Rights: Derry Journal (Aug 15)

Bid to Knock Down Dead Boy's Brother: The News Letter

Boy,12, 'Manhandled' for Speaking Irish: Derry Journal (Aug 15)

No Irish failte for the boo boys: (from the Irish News, Aug 16)

Monday, August 18

Another top cop quits: Sunday Life (Aug 17)
Alan Murray

Policing is key to breaking the deadlock in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Peter Taylor

No dogma, no voice: The Observer (Aug 17)
Ken Scott

Man shot dead in front of children by Real IRA 'punishment squad': The Independent
Alan Erwin

'Charities should benefit from Adams' lecture lucre': UTV Internet

Sinn Fein demands removal of IRA members' criminal records: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Yielding to terror: Daily Telegraph

Protestants 'wiped from culture': Irish Independent
Ken Whelan

Legal challenge planned over aid for Omagh lawsuit: Sunday Business Post (Aug 17)
Barry O'Kelly

INLA monument unveiled: UTV Internet

Would Gov. Schwarzenegger embrace MacBride Principles?: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Cornerstone of humanity is respect: (from the Irish News, Aug 14)
Jude Collins

Record drugs haul in north was destined for loyalists: Irish Independent (Aug 8)
Ivan McMichael

Sunday, August 17

Campbell calls for a different Agreement: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

The drive for a lasting peace: Boston Globe
John Hume

I will name undercover officers, says supergrass: Sunday Telegraph
Daniel Foggo

IRA moles ‘sent back by army to their deaths’: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Court ruling tomorrow on Scappaticci legal bid: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Revealed - new IRA terrorist mastermind: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Security breach 'to be raised in commons': Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

CIRA links alerts to jail protest: (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

Omagh suspects set to challenge families' action: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

US ruling over witness interviews: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Relatives ask Ahern to tell all on Omagh: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Omagh reflects on tragic lessons: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Four men wounded in North attacks: RTE

Election march will be ‘reverse’ of 1968 original: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

McBride family considering European human rights case: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Nationalists demand answers from Spellar: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Inside the PSNI: Police Force of change?: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Assets body 'needs more powers': BBC

A Thankless job!: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Never reveal your sources: (from the Irish World, Aug 8)
Paul Donovan

Loyalists rubbish police claims of internal feud: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Arms Trial daughters clash publicly: Sunday Independent

Saturday, August 16

Devolution just an expensive indulgence: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

'Colourful' future for NI process: BBC
Martina Purdy

Political vacuum 'could lead to republican war': UTV Internet

Hardliners form new terror cells and pledge attacks: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

What makes Gregory Campbell tick?: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

New call for Omagh bombing inquiry: The Scotsman
Jeanette Oldham

Five years on, and still no justice for Omagh: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Families angry as Ahern fails to attend Omagh anniversary: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Omagh five years on: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Ahern snub - State must help Omagh families: Irish Examiner

Concern over paramilitary beatings: BBC

Dirty Protestors' Legal Bid Fails: The News Letter

Posters demand jail segregation: BBC

Tell the real Maze story: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

PSNI won't stop bandsmen breaking PC guidelines: (from

Mad Dog Adair's wife begs court for council house: Irish Independent
David Lister

RTE's Walter Mittys meet Rupert Bear, oops, David Rupert: Sunday Independent (Aug 10)
Eoghan Harris

Heatwave in Ireland: The Guardian

Visitors from Belfast: Danbury News-Times (Aug 12)
Susan Tuz


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