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Friday, August 31

Paisley defends advisor appointments: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP councillor resigns from party: BBC

Troubled times for Stormont ahead: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SF backing Maze site is alarm call – MP: The News Letter

'Suspicious' blaze guts Sinn Fein offices: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Residents pour cold water on Drumcree hopes: Belfast Telegraph

Residents call for band prosecutions: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)
Barry McCaffrey

Arson probe over Orange hall fire: The News Letter
Kate Chambré

A United Ireland?: Irish Voice/

SF brands sectarian attacks 'a cancer': The News Letter

Paisley says bigot thugs driven by 'pursuing evil': The News Letter

Sectarian acts unacceptable: (from the Irish News)

Sectarian attacks must be eliminated: The News Letter

Diary: London Review of Books
Fintan O'Toole

'The report gave us a better insight into why our father died': (from the Irish News, Aug 28)

Tangible way to remember our victims: The News Letter (Aug 28)

Paintings of peace: The Guardian

Thursday, August 30

£400k spent on language interpreters for NI courts: The News Letter

DUP and SF accused of hypocrisy: BBC

MEP's challenge is a non-starter: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)

SF meet police over Boys' parade: Derry Journal

What is gained from marching?: Newry Democrat

Bands hit sour note:

Tar and feathering 'may hit UDA cash': The News Letter

Barbarity which can't be tolerated: The News Letter

Greysteel killer in prison clash – claim: Derry Journal

Loyalist's holiday bail change: BBC

HET deserves proper funding: (from the Irish News, Aug 28)

Penny-pinching: The News Letter

Crossmaglen meeting 'critical': Newry Democrat

Eire Nua, Revisited: The Blanket (Aug 14)
Michael Costello

Party doomed if Stickies try to be consistent: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Harper speaks of churches' role: UTV Internet

Wednesday, August 29

The return of tarring and feathering: The Times
David Sharrock

Fury as man tarred and feathered: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UDA slammed over punishment claims: UTV Internet

Tarring and feathering 'is proof community has no faith in PSNI': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Loyalist funding in danger 'after tar and feathering': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Mob rule indefensible: Belfast Telegraph

United Ireland 'not on the radar' – insists Campbell: Derry Journal (Aug 27)
Michael McMonagle

DUP council leader tears down posters: The News Letter

Strand anger as loyalist bands flaunt Parades Commission music ban:

Reports of mediator for Drumcree 'premature': The News Letter

Sectarian motive for Belfast attacks:

ID law to ease to stop voters being turned away at polls: The News Letter

McClatchey killed West Belfast man ten years ago:
Ciarán Barnes

O'Loan urged to look into murder: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

Wrongly accused local man finally has his name cleared:
Ciarán Barnes

Germans should abandon charade with McAliskey: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Spooked by a new breed of Hitler's Gestapo: (from the Irish Daily Star, Aug 28)
John Coulter

Why it's time to take a stand on anthems: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 23)
Gavin Mairs

Tuesday, August 28

Tensions still high in jail after clashes: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Bertie snubs North in Seanad: Derry Journal

Unionists' sense of threat must be addressed: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Shannon just the first stop on way to new all-Ireland economic order: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

Name change controversy 'unproductive': Derry Journal

Hospital leak linked to witness in LVF case: Sunday Life (Aug 26)
Ciaran McGuigan and Mick Browne

Government accused over murder probe funding: UTV Internet

Fresh light on sectarian murder: BBC

Degrading public humiliation that was all too familiar in the Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Gibson football row rumbles on: Derry Journal

Gaelic player who suffered sectarian abuse plays again: (from the Irish News)
Alana Fearon

Monday, August 27

Hume takes to the pulpit praising Paisley: Irish Independent

A batter approach to peace: Cincinnati Post (Aug 25)
Mark Neikirk

Royal Black Institution warned of political 'danger': The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Albert Reynolds being lined up as Drumcree mediator:

'No role for Reynolds' – Garvaghy residents: The News Letter

If we 'deserve' policing we deserve the ARA also: (from the Irish News, Aug 25)
Patrick Murphy

'Reckless talk endangers life': Ulster Herald
Adrian Mullen

MP's anger over Garda 'collusion' tribunal dithering: Sunday Life (Aug 26)
Alan Murray

Rival UDA factions clash inside jail: Sunday Life (Aug 26)
Alan Murray

Sectarian claims in petrol bomb attack: The News Letter

'If we Irish can solve our conflict, then...': Jerusalem Post (Aug 26)
Rory Kress

Sunday, August 26

Unionist opposition 'will emerge': BBC

Informer claim can hurt Sinn Fein: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Largest mural yet: (Aug 24)
Ciarán Barnes

SF is back playing 'wind up the Prods': Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

The Battle Against Truth: The Blanket (Aug 19)
Anthony McIntyre

Order 'rewarded for rule breaking': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Rich culture conveyed by marches: The News Letter

Whitehead families intimidated: UTV Internet

Man says house attack 'sectarian': BBC

McClatchey chief suspect in Catholic man's murder: UTV Internet

Tribute in terror battle: The News Letter

Storm brews over anthem at Ravenhill: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Poots slammed over refusal to honour golf star: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 21)
Connla Young

Business is booming for Belfast's hotels: Sunday Business Post
David Cullen

Ulster reaping the benefits of peace: Belfast Telegraph

Saturday, August 25

Real IRA behind attack on SDLP councillor's house: Irish Examiner
Michael McHugh

Slow-learners are still at it: Derry Journal

Attackers cannot turn back clock: (from the Irish News)

Irish language act won't happen – Campbell: Derry Journal

Stormont staff 'double No 10': The News Letter

Anderson slams NIO: Derry Journal

We all have a part to play for peace: Belfast Telegraph

Call for Westminster vote review: BBC

Bradley and Eames in collusion talks: Derry Journal
Michael McMonagle

MLA seeks counsel on web 'mole' claim: The News Letter (Aug 23)
Stephen Dempster

Call for inquiry in to British Army killing 25 years on Executed 'Bronco' was going home for tea: Derry Journal

Union flag 'banned' by IRFU says Laird: The News Letter

Why not play our anthem at Ravenhill?: The News Letter

Rangers spared chanting sanctions: BBC

News of the World censored by the Vatican: (from the News of the World, Aug 19)
Martin Breen

Lisburn forks out £4,000 for RIR to beat the retreat:
Roisin McManus

The monday interview: Martin Lynch – 'I regret every moment that I believed violence was an option': Belfast Telegraph (Aug 20)

Panic at passport control: The Guardian (Aug 24)
Gerry Adams

Why dreams of a republic died with England's rose: The Herald
Ian Bell

Friday, August 24

Robinson 'imitating Trimble': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Irish unity not unthinkable 'in principle' says Bloomfield: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

UDA chief – Orde should root out criminals: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Loyalist presence is blasted: Newry Democrat

Feuding UDA in the last chance saloon: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Fury over restrictions on Royal Black parade: The News Letter

Shotgun blast through Bradley's front door: Derry Journal

Ex deputy mayor's family unhurt: UTV Internet

PSNI investigate dissident republican phone threats: Newry Democrat

Operation Banner whitewashes over truth: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Unionists calling foul over anthem: The News Letter

Why it's time to take a stand on anthems: Belfast Telegraph
Gavin Mairs

Religious split in people leaving: UTV Internet

More councils but less power: Ulster Herald

YouTube pro-paramilitary videos must be removed, say politicians: Irish Examiner
Stephen Rogers

North's delinquents slip through holes in a big net: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

No odds here for a united Ireland: Derry Journal

Thursday, August 23

Durkan slams DUP bid to block Language Act: Derry Journal (Aug 21)

New Executive faces its most difficult period yet: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Our brave new world: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

Parliamentary poll will knock north sideways: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

North is paying a €2.2bn price for sectarianism: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Staying on one side or the other makes life less complicated: The Independent
David McKittrick

The cost of benign apartheid: The Independent

UPRG reject Minister's position: Derry Journal (Aug 21)

Funding 'is not for paramilitaries': The News Letter (Aug 21)

Tough-talking Minister who took on the UDA: Belfast Telegraph

Don't quit, ARA chief is urged: The News Letter

Serious questions about serious crime: Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents in fundraising row: Derry Journal (Aug 21)

Now Gerry's on a collusion course ...: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Eames and Bradley delve into NI 'dirty war': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Fresh moves on 26 controversial Troubles killings: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Roisin McAliskey 'not in Germany' at time of explosion: UTV Internet

Terrorist videos on YouTube: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Brady – We've become land of 'stocks and shares': Irish Examiner
Claire O'Sullivan

Corporation tax cut is essential: (from the Irish News, Aug 20)

Wednesday, August 22

Arms deadline is unfair, says UDA: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

UDA 'splinter group' blamed for spate of weekend attacks: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

No cash 'unless arsenal dumped': The News Letter

Call for action against 'UVF hitman': (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

War against UDA lands on Orde's doorstep: Sunday Life (Aug 12)
Ciaran McGuigan

This is a dangerous, last-resort tactic: Belfast Telegraph

A decade of injustice: The Guardian
Jeremy Hardy

'Turn Twelfth into an Orange Fest': The News Letter

Artists call for family stories of collusion for new mural:
Ciarán Barnes

Cool your jets Willie; who privatised Aer Lingus?: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Respray job will only hurt our tourism: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Civil servants editing Wiki pages: BBC

Protestant GAA player may coach in America: The News Letter

Tuesday, August 21

'Sinn Fein spy killed my dad': The News Letter

Sinn Féin rubbishes 'informer' allegation: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Identity of Sinn Fein 'spy' revealed on blogs: The News Letter

Prosecute 'truth' marchers – DUP: The News Letter

'Real dialogue' urged on contentious parade: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Republicans 'failed the Twelfth test': The News Letter

'Loyalists threatened to burn us out' – claim: Derry Journal

Minister is deserving of our support: The News Letter

Let axe sever the head of England: (from the Irish Daily Star, Aug 20)
John Coulter

The war's over – but who won?: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Reform and renewal are essential tools for change: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Future of Bloody Sunday march 'up for discussion': Derry Journal

Tourist told Derry 'doesn't exist': Belfast Telegraph

'Derry' row tourist vows to return – Canadian student told Derry 'didn't exist': Derry Journal
Kyle White

Money backing the new Ulster vision: Belfast Telegraph

Pilot to challenge Aer Lingus 'Catholic jobs perception': Irish Independent

Monday, August 20

Irish language act costs 'not investigated': (from the Irish News, Aug 18)
Diana Rusk

DUP MP to name Sinn Féin 'spy':

UDA puts its paintbrushes beyond use...: Sunday Life (Aug 19)
Alan Murray

Order remain silent on Ardoyne UVF banner: (Aug 17)
Alana Fearon

Mother's fury at Hutchinson 'smokescreen': Sunday Life (Aug 19)
Ciaran McGuigan

Sectarianism must be tackled on and off pitch: (from the Irish News, Aug 14)
Susan McKay

Irish cops – we did not investigate abductions: Sunday Life (Aug 19)
Chris Anderson

Murder witness comes forward: (Aug 17)
Evan Short

Desecration of More Than The Grave: The Blanket (Aug 13)
Ciaran O Cuinneagain

First minister's economic policies remain a mystery: (from the Irish News, Aug 18)
Patrick Murphy

See you in court Your Majesty: Sunday Life (Aug 19)
Alan Murray

Sunday, August 19

DUP prepared to name prominent SF member who conspired in murder and then turned informer: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Aer Lingus move highlights North's potential: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

North-south economic integration could make United Ireland a real possibility: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Nelson report critical of RUC over threats: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Police 'tried to recruit Ardoyne man as agent': (from the Irish News, Aug 17)
Barry McCaffrey

Policing Board boss promise spotlight on McGurk's Bar: (Aug 17)
Áine McEntee

Castlederg 'still sectarian' – claims McHugh: Derry Journal

Feeder parades a nonsense: (Aug 17)

Connolly's CPI fails to file accounts Questions remain about how watchdog spent Feeney's money: Sunday Independent

Strand mural wins praise: (Aug 17)
Damian McCarney

SF happy to monitor Wikipedia edits: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Fay

Anglo-Irish ties at all-time high as lord delivers Collins oration: Sunday Independent

Ireland Learns to Adapt to a Population Growth Spurt: New York Times
Eamon Quinn

From Belfast to Baghdad – what have we learned?: Christian Science Monitor (Aug 16)
Douglas A. Borer

Most Scots believe that independence is ahead: The Sunday Times
Tom Gordon

Saturday, August 18

DUP claim 'unfounded': The News Letter

Stormont's first 100 days positive: (from the Irish News, Aug 16)

Catholic leader found common ground: UTV Internet

Republican visit questioned: The News Letter

SF councillor receives death threats from loyalists: Belfast Telegraph

Complaints continue over republican march in city: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

SF to complain about lack of limits on bands: (from the Irish News, Aug 15)
Maeve Connolly

UDA guns ultimatum 'not debated': BBC

Hunger Strikes helped loyalist find humanity: (from the Irish News, Aug 15)
Margaret Canning

Billy Wright inquiry facing further delays: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Wright family hit out at inquiry delay: The News Letter

262 cases reviewed, a bill of £8m, and not a single charge: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ex-mayor calls amputee 'stumpy': BBC
Bryce McGarel

Victims' chief still not agreed: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

This year's Feile a credit to its organisers: (from the Irish News, Aug 16)
Jim Gibney

West Belfast Snores Back: The Blanket (Aug 13)
Anthony McIntyre

Leonardo the Provo!: Sunday Life (Aug 12)
Alan Murray

MI5 HQ to be operational by the autumn: The News Letter

NI 'now more popular destination': BBC (Aug 15)

The Government should sell its stake in Aer Lingus: (from the Sunday Times, Aug 12)

Brady urges US to invest in North's economy: Irish Independent

Why complacency is not an option for Unionists: The Herald (Aug 16)
Matt Qvortrup

Salmond's golden chance to make trouble: The Sunday Times (Aug 12)
Jenny Hjul

Friday, August 17

100 days of power-sharing: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Harris promises campaign to redefine republicanism: (from the Sunday Times, Aug 12)
Liam Clarke

Nationalist anger at DUP Irish language act stance: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Orangemen want Commission to arrange meeting with Garvaghy residents: (from the Sunday Times, Aug 12)
Liam Clarke

Adams calls for truth but keeps past secret: (from the Irish News, Aug 15)
Brian Feeney

Derry councillor gets death threats:

DUP MP condemns attacks on visitors from Republic: Irish Independent

Third 'sectarian' attack on Loyalist band's bus was third in three years: Ulster Herald
Conor Sharkey

Billy Wright inquiry facing further delays: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Hundreds mark ninth anniversary of bomb: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

Dissident Republicans using Bebo website: UTV Internet

'Move on' Donaldson tells Shannon protesters: (from the Sunday Times, Aug 12)
Liam Clarke

New Ryanair Army advert 'crass': BBC (Aug 15)

"Banner" Headlines Obscure the Reality?: The Blanket (Aug 3)
W. Harbinson

Behold the rise of the Celtic tigers: Business Day (South Africa)
Paul Moorcraft

Hatred Begins at Home: Wall Street Journal
Peggy Noonan

Thursday, August 16

I never shook McGuinness' hand, says Paisley: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

More positives than negatives, for now: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Chuckle brothers' enjoy 100 days: BBC
Martina Purdy

Strange allies are proving a formidable team: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP must get back to the grassroots: (from the Irish Daily Star, Aug 13)
John Coulter

Minister without a choice on UDA: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

SDLP 'now vindicated on sharing power': The News Letter (Aug 13)

'No question' over united group offer: (from the Irish News, Aug 14)

Row over 'coalition offer': The News Letter

Trimble – I have no regrets: Belfast Telegraph

Bereaved urge Adams – reveal truth on agents: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

MEP queries rally with commission: (from the Irish News, Aug 14)
Suzanne McGonagle

The Progress From Peace: The Blanket (Jul 26)
Davy Carlin

UU man shirty over SF jibe at army pull out: Newry Democrat

Website sparks online flag debate: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Loyalist armed robber in four-year prison reprieve: The Scotsman

Ironic times at Windsor Park: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 14)
John Laverty

FF members call for Shannon reversal:

Rival threatens Aer Lingus Belfast plans: The News Letter
Richard Sheriff

Northern growth and prosperity will not be at the South's expense: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Aer lingus must pilot its own path: Belfast Telegraph


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