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Thursday, August 31

DUP Dodds rubbishes 'grand tour' prospect of fresh talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

New Bill to 'rewrite' Belfast Agreement: The News Letter

Devolution talks 'better in NI': BBC

Agreement altered: The News Letter

Republican event 'hijacked': Daily Ireland
Connla Young

DUP is beneficiary of daft eejits' ramblings: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Orangemen are refused apology over parade: The News Letter

Nationalist fears over Drumcree rally plans: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Protest goes on, but with little hope of a parade: The News Letter

Mardi Gras culture no answer for Orangeism: (from the Irish Times, Aug 28)
Brian Kennaway

The Orangemen with green ballot papers: (from the Irish News, Aug 28)
Roy Garland

More bands urged to back Lisa campaign: Sunday Life (Aug 27)
Stephen Breen

McCord calls for PUP sanctions: UTV Internet

It's murder most foul: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Spain-based hoax caller targets third councillor: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Singer Kennedy backs North troubles memorial museum: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Anger over 'Catholic ethos day': BBC

Bloody sunday computer bill – £34m: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Hookham

BNP trying to recruit in Armagh: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Wednesday, August 30

Unionists pour cold water on 'hothouse' talks plan for North: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Dominic Cunningham

Politicians find no profit from scribes: BBC
Mark Devenport

Parades set the mood for a new deal: Belfast Telegraph

Meeting called off by breakaway IRA: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

'Terror convention' cancelled as finger points at the IRA: The News Letter

Dissidents unity move 'a real threat': Derry Journal

Clarity needed on dissidents: (from the Irish News)

Order to mark milestone with Drumcree rally: The News Letter

Loyalist arches 'cause trade loss': Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Sinn Fein set to reveal outcome of internal review: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

An Open Letter to Martina Anderson: The Blanket (Aug 24)
John Coulter

SF in death threat claims: The News Letter

Councillors receive phone death threats from Spain: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Trio remanded on terrorism funding charges: Derry Journal

Hunger strike events an 'insult to victims': The News Letter

British had Dublin bombers in custody: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Victims' families demand British government apology: UTV Internet

Paint-bomb attack on memorial condemned: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Ideas sought for victims memorial: BBC

History to be made as PSNI GAA team to play club side in North for first time: Daily Ireland

Now banned children get passes for the bus to school: Irish Independent
Barry Duggan

Broad-brush approach is inherently ineffective: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Tuesday, August 29

Disillusioned republicans may challenge SF at polls: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Republican threats must face the full rigour of law: The News Letter

Sinn Fein and DUP agree on department: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Plans for post-Paisley era are well under way: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Bands 'played on at Catholic church': Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

MLA denies making obscene gesture at march: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Marching season passes off without major trouble: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Sectarianism in Labour's rotten burghs: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

IRA bomb strategy linked to British intelligence: Irish Examiner
Michael McHugh

Anger of plan for UDR memorial in Lisburn: Daily Ireland
Roisin McManus

Vandals destroy hunger striker's cross: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

North is an inspiration on child issues, says President: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Our extremists backing theirs!: Sunday Life (Aug 27)
Stephen Breen

Sign of the cross by Celtic goalkeeper 'was not an offence': The Independent
Robert Verkaik

First Minister attacks 'misinterpretation': The Herald
Robbie Dinwoodie

Enough to make us cross: Glasgow Daily Record
Bob Shields

Blessing fiasco belies anti-sectarian success: The Herald
Joan McAlpine

Monday, August 28

SF MPs 'should lose allowances': UTV Internet

We must learn to LIVE TOGETHER...: Sunday Life (Aug 27)
David Clarke

Efforts to unite North dissident groups pose 'real threat': Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

Sir reg calls on UVF to lift McCord threat: Sunday Life (Aug 27)
Alan Murray

DUP refuses to take lectures from SF over links to UVF: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Laird and Master?: Sunday Life (Aug 27)
Joe Oliver

Priest calls on nationalists to let police probe crimes: (from the Irish News, Aug 3)
David Wilson

Number Crunching: The Blanket
John Coulter

Spy's handlers probed by cops: Sunday Life (Aug 27)
Alan Murray

Council urged to address its own 'equality issues': Daily Ireland (Aug 23)
Connla Young

Police 'played God' by incinerating evidence: (from the Irish News, May 8)
Sharon O'Neill

Wreath-laying in memory of bomb victims: Newry Democrat (Aug 23)

Bigotry or banter? Fans at odds with First Minister over meaning of sectarianism: Sunday Herald
Liam McDougall

Kelly risks raising tensions on bigotry in football: The Times
Lucy Bannerman

Unionists must call SNP to account: Scotland on Sunday

Sunday, August 27

Sinn Fein still has work to do – DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parties 'have no common purpose': BBC

SDLP – 'we must not betray voters': UTV Internet

Workmanlike exhanges in assembly: BBC
Mark Devenport

Nationalist break-up sparks fear of violence: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

IRA dissidents join forces in new challenge to peace process: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

IRA split adds to violence worries: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Hello Mary Lou, MEP, goodbye heart: Sunday Independent
Cathal MacCarthy

Sinn Fein link 'hit bid for oil rights': The Sunday Times
Mark Tighe

Three face terror funding charges: BBC

Informant offers to testify at Omagh murder trial: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

PSNI victim's family launch website: Daily Ireland (Aug 24)
Anton McCabe

Revealed – the naked truth about me, the IRA whistle-blower and the gay bondage orgy: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Mowlam 'freed loyalist murder suspect at request of the UVF': The Observer
Henry McDonald

How Do You Take a Gun Away?: New York Times
James Traub

And the crowd roared for the ni fans: Belfast Telegraph

DUP playing the race card: Daily Ireland (Aug 23)
Mary Lou McDonald

Emerald Isle a gem again: Victoria Times Colonist
Janet Collins

Storm as goalkeeper pays Sign of the Cross penalty: The Observer
Lorna Martin

Anger grows over police caution for Boruc's blessing: Sunday Herald
Jenifer Johnston

Celtic player's sign of cross caution 'will make Scotland a laughing stock': Scotland on Sunday
Arthur MacMillan

Saturday, August 26

UUP urged to ditch PUP over death threats: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn and Alan Erwin

40% believe agreement needs to be renegotiated: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

House on Notting Hill: The Blanket (Aug 19)
John Coulter

40,000 expected for 'last Saturday': Belfast Telegraph
Debra Douglas

Parades body 'not hearing unionists': The News Letter

Parade trouble feared: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

We know who killed Lisa, claims family: The News Letter

British created the loyalist monsters: Daily Ireland

Decommissioning double standards: (from the Irish News, Aug 9)

Flagpoles plan is condemned: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Terrorist concern: The News Letter

Remembering: Village (Aug 17)
Gerry Adams

'I'm no informer' – says Derry republican: Derry Journal

Population growth is positive for the Province: The News Letter

Just how big was mysterious leaflet campaign?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Martin Ferris and the Boston criminal: Village (Aug 17)
Jim Dee

Gas truth needed: Daily Ireland (Aug 23)

PSNI gaels angry at GAA snub accusation: (from the Irish News)
Keith Bourke

Roar on the fans kicking politics out of football: Belfast Telegraph
Ruairi McLaren

Church hits out at player's caution for cross sign: The Scotsman
Robert McAuley

Friday, August 25

Hain 'must discuss law and order': The News Letter

Going head to head: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP demand Republicans 'return' bank cash: UTV Internet

United front to challenge parade ruling: The News Letter

Wright goes to Ombudsman over parade ban: Ballymoney Times

Marching forward: The News Letter

Father of murdered paramilitary receives new death threats: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Seawright named as UVF member: The News Letter

UVF threaten to 'silence' McCord: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Raymond McCord receives second threat: UTV Internet

Injustice must always be opposed and exposed: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Ex-IRA leader – British admitted CR gas used: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Tired getting lost in a cultural wasteland: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Cocaine abuser brutally hacked to death by gang: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

'Cynical' Lisburn council motion hails hurlers' victory: Daily Ireland
Francesca Ryan

National makeover means it's now very chic to go GAA GAA: Irish Independent
David Quinn

Concert could hold vital news on Lisa: The News Letter

Band's gesture commendable: (from the Irish News)

White-line picket against UDR monument: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Sinn Fein show their true colours...again: Irish Independent
Ian O'Doherty

When there's no such thing as perfection, control is key:
Des Wilson

Population in the North hits 1.7 million: Irish Examiner
Michael McHugh

Caught in the crossfire: The Guardian
Malachi O'Doherty

Thursday, August 24

DUP's Campbell praises Sinn Fein support: Derry Journal

DUP's price for progress – IRA must go: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Secrecy dwells at Bertie's Bunker: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Ahern looks to be getting comfortable in Ulster: The News Letter

One-in-10 sectarian crimes end in court: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Sectarian attacks get usual hot air response: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Hamill inquiry start held up by officers' anonymity case: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Raymond McCord receives death threat: UTV Internet

Snow Patrol aid campaign for missing Lisa: Irish Independent

Alliance's anger at no charges over 'dirty tricks': The News Letter

Haven't we ad enough?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Growing support for integrated schools, says survey: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

Government to review guards' Crown insignia: (from the Irish News, Jun 16)
Catherine Morrison

'Burn Catholics' man was in UVF: BBC

Fury over monument: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

'It's time to heal and move on': Derry Journal

'We want truth about CR gas': Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Man hopes to find brother's body: Newry Democrat

War of words over protest: Daily Ireland
Mick Hall

It is time to start dancing with the wolves: The Independent
Michael Ancram

Wednesday, August 23

DUP warned on all-Ireland agenda if devolution fails: Daily Ireland
Eamonn Houston

Hug-a-unionist plan by SF 'style over substance': The News Letter

Talks 'must be held to resolve parades row': (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Loyalist parade talks get go-ahead: The News Letter

Arsonists 'could have killed mother and baby': The News Letter

A new thuggery stalking our streets: Belfast Telegraph

DUP hits out over 'show of strength': (from the Irish News)
David Wilson

INLA defend shots fired in honour of hunger striker: Daily Ireland
Eamonn Houston

A'town remembers last hunger striker: (Aug 21)
Evan Short

Learning from the past seems a long way away: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Irish TD defends monarchy remarks: BBC

Monarch dream is a FG nightmare: Daily Ireland

Police contest Hamill inquiry decision to publicly identify them: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Diplock Delay Equals Justice Denied: The Blanket (Aug 20)
Martin Galvin

Mercenary approach: Village (Aug 10)
Eamonn McCann

McCord story may hit big screen: Sunday Life (Aug 20)
Stephen Breen

Tuesday, August 22

'New cross-border bodies needed': BBC

The Question of Paisley's Legacy: The Blanket (Aug 19)
John Coulter

In God she trusts: Village (Aug 10)
Fionola Meredith

Loyalist march 'breached' ruling by parades body: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Parade protests 'a failed Sinn Fein policy': The News Letter

The orange shade of green: Belfast Telegraph
Pól Ó Muirí

Hope that unionists welcome approach: Daily Ireland (Aug 8)

Fr McManus visit positive: (from the Irish News, Aug 19)

Loyalists blamed for attack on north Belfast house: UTV Internet

Sectarian gang tries to burn Catholic family alive: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Sectarian scourge: Daily Ireland

Incisive thinker fought sectarianism to the end: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Party complains over dirty tricks: BBC

Hunger striker memorial: The News Letter

Prisoner's message of solidarity: Daily Ireland
Leonard Peltier

Row over anthem as Irish rugby prepares for match in Belfast: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

You're off key over claim on anthem, says rugby: The News Letter

IRFU won't give the queen a call: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Rugby needs to sing from a new sheet on anthems: The News Letter

Give Irish its deserved legal status: Village (Aug 10)
Eoin Ó Murchú

Family calls for new look at massacre:
Evan Short

Neil Lennon – how a madman ruined my proudest moment: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Monday, August 21

'Public understands reasons for Troubles': Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

British to end Crossmaglen copter flights: Irish Independent
Chris Anderson

Unionist symbol targeted: Sunday Business Post (Aug 20)
Barry McCaffrey

SF uncertainty creates perfect void for sinister Real IRA revival: Irish Independent

We need political control over our own destiny: Sunday Life (Aug 20)
Seamus McAleavey

Attwood's plastic bullet fury: Sunday Life (Aug 20)
Alan Murray

Loyalists blamed for arson attack: BBC

New start for Magennis's: Sunday Life (Aug 20)
Stephen Breen

Partition's devastating effect on the border counties: Daily Ireland (Aug 11)

All the Dingle dangles over whether it's An Daingean: Sunday Independent (Aug 20)
Liam Collins

Neil Lennon story reveals bigots' shame: Glasgow Sunday Mail (Aug 20)

Sunday, August 20

Visit not part of policy shift – SF: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

'The Troubles' face a deadline: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Brad Bumsted

Body contradicting itself – Sinn Féin: (from the Irish News)

Real IRA admits to planting border bomb: Sunday Business Post
Barry McCaffrey

Dissidents ramp up terror: Sunday Business Post
Barry McCaffrey

Criminality Figures Do Not Add Up: The Blanket (Aug 4)
David Adams

Guns and poses – Sinn Fein show their colours: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

One rule for Sinn Fein, one for everyone else: Sunday Tribune
Shane Coleman

Unionists beating wrong: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

Sinn Fein, stop playing with our GAA: Sunday Independent
John A Murphy

Omagh relative's shock after crime is 'cleared': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

How do you explain to a 10-year-old girl that her Daddy's life was under threat because he played for a certain team?: Glasgow Sunday Mail
Neil Lennon

The Irish can understand being a Muslim in Britain as demonisation process is complete: Daily Ireland (Aug 16)
Phil Mac Giolla Bhain

Not even God can save it – IRFU drops English anthem in Belfast: Sunday Tribune
Ciaran Cronin

Call for more 'Protestant Roses': Daily Ireland (Aug 17)
Alex McGreevy

Government supports schools for scandal: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Saturday, August 19

Paramilitary stand down is urged: BBC

Sinn Féin and SDLP lock horns in political debate: Daily Ireland
Ciaran O'Neill

No talk, no walk — parades body: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Seven days that proved tribalism is still with us: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Newry outrage highlights reliance on low, low prices: (from the Irish News, Aug 17)
Newton Emerson

Police need power to control violence: Belfast Telegraph

Antrim Board right to stand firm on rally:

Omagh – No convictions after eight years yet case is 'cleared': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Prison proposals a unique opportunity: Daily Ireland

Army denies surveillance claims: (from the Irish News, Aug 9)

UVF killed teenager, family told: UTV Internet

Féile just gets better: Daily Ireland
Laurence McKeown

As a redhead one has to take stock: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 16)
Lindy McDowell

Shape of NI 'super councils' emerging: BBC
Mark Devenport

Rank-and-file gardaí dismiss Morris report: Daily Ireland

'Anti-English bias' ends Booth's Irish idyll: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

Friday, August 18

Policing role still keeps DUP and SF far apart: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ombudsman's officers are cleared: BBC

Parade tension rises after Orange hall paint attack: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Frazer hits out at paramilitaries presence: Newry Democrat

Why it wasn't too late to talk to Billy: Belfast Telegraph
Roy Garland

NUJ concern at reporter threat: (from the Irish News)

Worst riots in a decade: Newry Democrat

Dissident threat must be halted: (from the Irish News)

Reaction to recent hunger strike event 'exaggerated': Daily Ireland
Mick Hall

DUP slammed over Maze 'shrine': UTV Internet

Blueprint for peace centre: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Call for All-Ireland currency: UTV Internet

Tribunal finds gross insubordination and indiscipline in Garda ranks: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins and Conor Lally

Morris Tribunal report – Confidence in gardaí must be restored: Irish Examiner

Gaeltacht quarter plans get thumbs up from developer: Daily Ireland
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Unionists and Israelis have a lot in common: (from the Irish News, Aug 16)
Brian Feeney

The Mid-East crisis in our own backyard: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

It's a mixed bag of tricks, this War on Terror...: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

Thursday, August 17

Bomb discovery fuels fears of dissident republican revival: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Dissidents 'pose real threat': Irish Independent
Dan McGinn and Dominic Cunningham

Call for Orde's assessment on dissidents: UTV Internet

Real IRA is moving ever closer to a new Omagh catastrophe: Irish Independent

SF accused over community policing: Irish Independent

Ombudsman under fire: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

O'Loan to probe claim that police 'let attackers go': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Purging the police: Irish Echo

Policing the Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph
Sammy Wilson

Villagers tell Dublin of loyalist parade fears: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Bonfire destruction is condemned: BBC

Bonfires must be phased out: (from the Irish News)

Pockets of 'green' in Order — study: (from the Irish News)
Sarah Hilley

The questions unasked: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Assault gang 'will not be caught': BBC

Banned man may take PSNI to court: Daily Ireland

UDA's latest move to isolate Shoukris: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

GAA 'bashed for political gain': BBC

We must build on sacrifice: Daily Ireland
Mary Lou McDonald

Gerry laundering?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

30,000 people know who the victors were 25 years ago: Daily Ireland
Des Wilson

SF calls for £10m Maze museum: UTV Internet

Why Martin McGuinness is bowled over by cricket: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Wednesday, August 16

UUP 'to clarify' links with PUP: BBC

SDLP equality representative says DUP looking to control agenda: Daily Ireland
Eamonn Houston

Sinn Féin embraces future while Paisley looks back: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

70lb bomb found at house of businessman: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Bombers in failed attempt to blow up ex-senator's home: Irish Independent
Brendan Farrelly and Edel Kennedy

Paisley Jr slams Police Ombudsman: UTV Internet

'Shot man had hands up' claim: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

'Let my girl come home': Sunday Life (Aug 13)
Stephen Breen

Protestants must tell their own story: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Mystery remains over McConville abduction: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

GAA to probe hunger strike rally: UTV Internet

Thousands of Dublin republicans travel North: Daily Ireland (Aug 14)
David Lynch

Families seek apology over 'harassment': (from the Irish News)
David Wilson

Mural to remember role of INLA:
Damian McCarney

Memorial call for IRA bomb victim: BBC

Right the Wrong: The Blanket (Jul 16)
Harry Boland


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