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Thursday, December 15

Ministers pledge change to On the Runs legislation: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

OTR Bill Meets Its First Major Obstacle: The News Letter

Legislation 'lets loyalists off the hook': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Durkan admits no secret deal over 'on the runs': Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Wise up, Peter! There is no public confidence: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

'No deal made over spy charges': BBC

Conspiracy theories litter Stormontgate affair: (from the Irish News, Dec 13)
Briedge Gadd

Feeney hired investigator to inquire into Connolly: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy and Liam Reid

Feeney used private eyes to investigate Connolly past: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Connolly 'can sue if he feels defamed': Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

McDowell should resign: Irish Echo

To the rescue?: Irish Echo

Stevens Inquiry being wound up: (from the Belfast Telegraph) — late addition
Greg Harkin

Jeffrey's leap of faith to the DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

March riot hits PSNI 'confidence': BBC

Law and Orde: Irish Echo
Niall Stanage

Don't back justice scheme plans, SDLP tells inspector: (from the Irish News)

SDLP accused over CRJs: UTV Internet

DUP Forces Big Showdown On RIR Severance: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Special payments for RIR men: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Eames meets with victim's family: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Nelson inquiry is delayed to 2007: BBC

Government sways in legal minefield: Belfast Telegraph

McDougall talks with Omagh relatives: UTV Internet

Victims supremo silent over Donaldson links: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP shun Dalai Lama: Daily Ireland
Kathleen Mullin

Wednesday, December 14

Paisley Scoffs At Hain's Denials Of Interference: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

DUP anger at minister's assessment of IRA criminality: UTV Internet

Time fading for parties to cut deal: Belfast Telegraph

McDowell says Connolly would have misused body: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy and Paul Cullen

Government backed bid to get Connolly sacked: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

CPI could be lethal in wrong hands, claims McDowell: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Geraldine Collins

Taoiseach defends McDowell's actions: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

A safe pair of lungs blows away the Opposition on Connolly controversy: Irish Independent

McDowell as Deep Throat was an admission of something irregular: Irish Examiner
Rónán Mullen

McDowell controversy – Establishing a dangerous precedent: Irish Examiner

'Fresh loyalist threat' to newspaper chief: UTV Internet

Minister praises 'loyalist template': (from the Irish News, Dec 6)
Maeve Connolly

Court Protest As Mayor Charged: Derry Journal

Four plead guilty to abduction of Belfast man: UTV Internet

Neo-marxist Sinn Fein must be tackled head on: Down Democrat
Eddie Rea

Community justice plan 'full of holes': UTV Internet

DUP split over Donegal visit: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 10)

'Government slowness in inquiry': BBC

Wright's father boycotts tribunal: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Deceiving us with data: Belfast Telegraph
Dermot Nesbitt

An opportunity for peace in Northern Ireland: Selves and Others (Dec 6)
Jake Hess

Prison boss slams bomb hoaxers: UTV Internet

SDLP calls for united Ireland team: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

IFA Must Not Alienate Its Most Loyal Supporters: The News Letter

Pronunciation row over 'H' blocks debate: (from the Irish News, Dec 5)

O'Dea denies neutrality diminished: Daily Ireland (Dec 8)
David Lynch

English police deny DUP claim of religious bias: (from the Irish News, Dec 8)
Catherine Boyle

Tuesday, December 13

Ahern – Good Friday Agreement 'best chance of peace': UTV Internet

Hain – We have to end this charade: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Tory tackles Ingram on OTRs: UTV Internet

No statement on 'spy' case – Hain: BBC

Spy ring case – public inquiry demanded: UTV Internet

Government Must Come Clean Over Court Ruling: The News Letter

McDowell sticks by claims linking journalist to IRA plot: Irish Independent

NUJ attacks minister's behaviour: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Opposition claims 'abuse of power' as row deepens: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Flood backs Connolly in controversy: RTE

Passport bid was 'a false, bogus fraud' on the State: Irish Independent

Documents leak – McDowell set dangerous precedent: Irish Examiner

Damien still finds Bertie is 'unconvincing': Sunday Independent (Dec 11)
Eoin McMahon

IRA not sanctioning fuel smuggling, says Minister: UTV Internet

Talk to each other, watchdogs urged: (from the Irish News, Dec 8)
Sharon O'Neill

Ex-police Chief To 'Expose Duplicity': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Time for an acceptable service...and an opportunity for official credibility for CRJ: (from

SF to protest 'brutal treatment' by police: (from the Irish News, Dec 7)
Margaret Canning

Hearing in Wright murder inquiry: BBC

Sidekick of Gray can't sell assets: Sunday Life (Dec 11)
Ciaran McGuigan

Campbell in call for RIR package: UTV Internet

Unionists planning Dublin rally: BBC

Murdered lawyer's widow seeks church help over inquiry: UTV Internet

Families call for truth: (from
Roisin McManus

Counterfeiting Cases Point to North Korea: Los Angeles Times (Dec 12)
Josh Meyer and Barbara Demick

Boundaries get blurred in the fight against organised crime and terror: Irish Independent (Dec 10)

Integrated schools celebrate 20 years with carol service: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 8)
Kathryn Torney

Anger over call to ditch anthem: UTV Internet

Motorists in parades opt out call: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 10)

Monday, December 12

Sinn Fein challenge to govts: UTV Internet

The IRA has a lot of bridge-building to do: Sunday Life (Dec 11)
Alan McBride

Identity protection stopped 'spy' case: The Sunday Times (Dec 11)
Liam Clarke

Prosecution body refuses to talk in 'spy case' row: Sunday Life (Dec 11)
Alan Murray

Decision to drop charges 'independent': Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Sections of media condemned for 'deliberate disinformation': Daily Ireland (Dec 9)
Jarlath Kearney

Bank suspect in republican jail wing bid: Sunday Life (Dec 11)
Alan Murray

An appalling vista opens up yet again: (from, Dec 8)

Northern Ireland issues bond North Jersey group: Bergin Record (Dec 11)
Elizabeth Llorente

What's a terrorist, what's a freedom fighter?: St. Petersburg Times
Susan Taylor Martin

Minister defends Connolly stance: The Irish Times
Carol Coulter and Martin Wall

McDowell stands firm over Connolly claims: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

UUP leader Empey meets Finucanes: BBC

Murdered men's family seek Ahern meeting over 'collusion': (from the Irish News, Dec 1)
Catherine Morrison

Bradley Hails DPPs 'Courageous' Role: Derry Journal (Dec 9)

Lord of the manor: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

We're paying the price for tribal politics: (from the Irish News, Dec 7)
Brian Feeney

'I'll tell the police who killed Sharon': Sunday Life (Dec 11)
Stephen Breen

Chief murder suspect is Special Branch informant: Daily Ireland (Dec 9)

Real IRA chief loses appeal against terror conviction: Irish Independent (Dec 10)
Ann O'Loughlin

Official refuses to answer in Irish: Daily Ireland
Concubhar Ó Liatháin

Trimble may take Tory whip: Sunday Tribune (Dec 11)

A pity we do death better than we do life: (from the Irish News, Dec 6)
Breidge Gadd

The truth behind Real Lives: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Keep sectarianism out of Christmas: Sunday Life (Dec 11)
Alan McBride

Ulster man for top post in Rome: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 9)
Fiona McIlwaine Biggins

Sunday, December 11

Collapse of spy-ring case 'suspicious', say senators: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray & Shane Hickey

Human pain behind claims: Daily Ireland

DUP chase 'Stormontgate' answers: BBC

PSNI muscle used in coup d'état: the same old story…: Daily Ireland
Gearóid O Cairealláin

DDP keen to keep a lid on raid case – SF: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Saturday interview – Sinn Fein and Hain: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

After 'Stormontgate' where's the trust?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Stormontgate case raises crucial issues: Belfast Telegraph

Provos plan to use Farc drug money to take on the Republic: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Orangemen to march on Dublin: Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Orangemen plan Dublin 'love parade': The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Victims Of IRA Plan Protest Rally In Dublin: The News Letter

Funding for SF-backed group may lead to deal: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

'Justice Minister Is Slandering Victims': The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

Frank Connolly – Journalist who broke first rule and became the story: The Sunday Times

Kiberd labels McDowell a 'bully' and 'yellow': Sunday Business Post
Simon Carswell

'Not enough evidence' against journalist: The Sunday Times
Richard Oakley and Enda Leahy

Feeney action after meeting McDowell: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

McDowell has done our democracy a disservice: Sunday Tribune

Rewriting the Irish Conflict: Irish Voice/

Police attacked by petrol bombers: BBC

Man charged over Westlink bomb: Sunday Independent
Diarmaid MacDermott

Protestants Must Keep Up Pressure Over Jobs: The News Letter

DUP-controlled council to review stand on Irish language signs: Belfast Telegraph

Time to invite old lady next door to tea: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Feeling bereft at paucity of experience covering the royals: Daily Ireland
Robin Livingstone

Scrap 'God Save The Queen' at Windsor, report urges: The Observer
Henry McDonald

England will not be first in Croke Park: Sunday Independent
Liam Collins

Books – Juicy trivia ... plus the inside story on Ulster as seen in Washington: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Lodge head promises an Orange Revolution: Scotland on Sunday
Catherine Deveney

Saturday, December 10

Stormontgate' case caused needless grief, says Ahern: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

PSNI not looking for anyone over 'spy case': Belfast Telegraph
Debra Douglas

Stormont arrests part of campaign to help Trimble, SF official claims: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

McGuinness Fury Over 'Spy Ring' Claims: Derry Journal

Acquitted 'spy ring' trio may sue police: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

What was Operation Torsion?: Daily Ireland

Policy for explaining why cases are closed 'evolving': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Stormont 'spyring' saga happily over: Daily Ireland

Coming year 'make or break' for power-sharing: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien and Andrew Woodcock

Robinson Warns Of Court Fight: The News Letter

'A Most Awful Piece Of Legislation' – Says Durkan: Derry Journal

DUP – If OTR Is Forced Into Law, Keep It On Hold: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

They might have no guns now but the Provos are still gangsters: Irish IndependentPart II
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Dealing With The OTRs: Irish Voice/

Clinton in call for loyalists to disarm: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

'If I'm going down for 20 years it might as well be for murder': Irish Independent
Brian Hutton

Finucane family to meet Empey: UTV Internet

Burnside calls for UUP/Tory alliance: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy

Berry extends block against DUP disciplinary action: Irish Independent

Bomb linked to IRA splinter group: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Car bomb makers 'spitting on Republic': UTV Internet

The toll of republicanism: Irish Independent

Bomb find – Crime feuds a threat to all citizens: Irish Examiner

Ulster First As Republic's President Meets Queen: The News Letter

Opening a Dublin road to the Queen: Belfast Telegraph

Treatment of Connolly was scandalous, claims solicitor: Irish Independent
Anne-Marie Walsh

United in mourning: The Guardian
Mick Fealty

Unionists To Boycott 'Day Of Reflection': Derry Journal

Religious Imbalance Gone From Workforce: The News Letter
Helen McGurk

EU hunting for Irish speakers: Irish Independent

Irish language – Enda Kenny's main point is unanswerable: Village (Nov 17)
Eoin Ó Murchú

Discover the healed lands of Northern Ireland: The Star (South Africa, Dec 7)
Brendan Seery

Friday, December 9

Stormont spy ring trial collapses: The Times
David Sharrock

SF vents fury as 'spy-ring' three acquitted: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Paisley calls for meeting over acquittals: UTV Internet

Stormont conspiracy theories continue: BBC
Martina Purdy

Stormont case – Ruling ends claims of spying ring: Irish Examiner

Public's Wishes Being 'Flouted': The News Letter

PM talks to focus on devolution: BBC

Government Must Dump OTRs Bill Immediately: The News Letter

Will the rulers of our Narnia ever grow up?: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Charming they might be, but the best leaders must take us to where we most want to be: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

'An attempt to frame me' – Chris Ward: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Northern Bank raid probe man is freed: Irish Independent

PSNI defend raids: (from

Ombudsman takes over cases of Troubles killings by police: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Religious imbalance in workforce 'wiped out': UTV Internet

Westlink bridge shut as dissident IRA bomb found: Irish Independent
Tom Brady, Brendan Farrelly & Ben Quinn

MEPs 'could launch collusion probe': UTV Internet

On the road to recognition: (from
Des Wilson

Family's Herculean efforts for justice go on: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Promotion of peace down under: Daily Ireland (Dec 7)
Bairbre de Brún

Former Sinn Fein officer freed on bail: Irish Independent

Killer stone to meet victim's family on TV: Belfast Telegraph
Linda McKee

Judgment today in McKevitt appeal on terror charge: Irish Independent

Claiming what is rightfully hers: Village (Nov 24)
Susan McKay

Films and kids all the talk as Mary drops in on Elizabeth: The Irish Times
Kathy Sheridan

Face to face – groundwork being laid for visit by Queen to the Republic: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parties clash over parade plan for 1916 Rising centenary celebrations: Daily Ireland
David Lynch

DUP Man Challenges 'Positive' EU Funding: The News Letter

Northern Ireland's IT Peace Dividend Could Show The Way Forward in Iraq: Information Week (Dec 5)
Paul McDougall

Thursday, December 8

Law Is Wide Open For Manipulation: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Politicians debate 250 alterations to On The Runs Bill: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Security Forces Not In Original Deal, Says Durkan: The News Letter

Sinn Féin denies claims: Daily Ireland
Eamonn Houston

Top policeman's opposition to plans for on-the-runs: UTV Internet

Failure Could Destabilise The Peace Process: The News Letter

Tracey's tragedy ... Blair's dilemma: Belfast Telegraph

Nationalist infighting over OTR bill adds to pain and anger of families of collusion victims: Daily Ireland
Anne Cadwallader

Time running out for OTRs and the bill?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

The biggest anomaly of all is the offences bill: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Employee 'manipulated rota' to facilitate Northern Bank heist: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Police bugged £26m bank heist suspect: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Concern rises at custody of bank worker: Daily Ireland
Zoë Tunney

IRA raid gang was ready to kill hostages Orde tells writer: (from the Irish News)

Sharp eye needed on bank arrests: Daily Ireland

The IRA Bagman and Kim Jong Il's hot dollars: The Independent
David McKittrick

Oppose the extradition of Seán Garland: Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Inquiry centre to meet as €4m funding withdrawn: The Irish Times
Paul Cullen

Justice plans 'political cop-out': BBC (Dec 5)

Draft's wary welcome: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

'Victim satisfaction is central to Northern Ireland Alternatives': (from the Irish News, Dec 1)
Maeve Connolly

Victims of loyalists complain of McCartney media bias: Irish Independent

Go-ahead for Omagh compensation: BBC

UUP planning for revamp: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists – We Can Work With David Cameron: The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

Lawyer calls on Hain to drop Daily Ireland ad ban: Daily Ireland

Government calls for collusion inquiry: UTV Internet

Pledge on language: Daily Ireland

€200m of funding is proposed: BBC

Wednesday, December 7

Sinn Fein urges action over devolution: UTV Internet

Empey Renews Appeal To Withdraw OTR Legislation: The News Letter

A soldier's farewell to Ulster: The Guardian
Bob Stewart

Forgiveness Is Bitter Pill for Some in N. Ireland: Washington Post
Kevin Sullivan

Police Ombudsman 'is fair': UTV Internet

'No Initiatives Until All Parties Back Police': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Government Must Not Bypass Law Enforcement: The News Letter

Warning on £134m police college: UTV Internet

'IRA gang prepared to kill Northern Bank heist hostages': Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Man charged over Northern Bank robbery: RTE

Stalemate feared over restorative justice plan: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Restorative schemes 'could bypass police': (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly and Seamus McKinney

NI Office Want 'Orange-Friendly' Parades Body – Says Durkan: Derry Journal

Feeder parade in breach of ruling: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

NILGA, Parties No To Super-Councils: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Town pays tribute to missing Lisa with a minute's silence: Belfast Telegraph
Debra Douglas

Celebrate artists, don't burn them like Lundy: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Minister accuses Connolly of role in 'IRA plot': The Irish Times
Liam Reid

Connolly to answer McDowell allegations: RTE

Victims' Group Outraged Over Funding Denial: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

MEPs urged to probe 'collusion': UTV Internet

Troubles widows may face court battle: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Droppin' Well Bomb Dead Remembered: Derry Journal

Family seeks new probe into killing: Daily Ireland

Meet Me Face To Face: Derry Journal
Joe Doran

Residents threaten law suit over Irish street signs: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Suspended unionist to sue media: UTV Internet

Tuesday, December 6

Ahern, Blair plan talks on next move in North: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Police concern at fugitive plans: BBC

Victims' families critical of Dallat: (from the Irish News)
Keith Bourke

It is British state forces who shouldn't get an amnesty: The Guardian
Gerry Adams

Those who can be bought don't usually stay bought: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Concern republicans will police neighbourhoods: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Northern Bank quiz man is held by Australian immigration police: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Man describes house raid over Northern heist as 'nonsensical': Daily Ireland
Francesca Ryan

Police still holding raid suspect: BBC

Political policing continues — Adams: (from

Police and GAA both have duties: (from the Irish News)

Desperate PSNI: (from

Claims Of Parade Breach Are Rejected By The DUP: The News Letter
Mary Lafferty

Collusion groups seek EU support: BBC

British troop numbers in North fall to new low: Irish Independent

Victims' group 'facing eviction': BBC

Frontline support for feud victim's family: Sunday Life (Dec 4)
Stephen Breen

Language pledge just empty words: Daily Ireland

'Free' to call Daingean Dingle: Irish Independent

Spirit of comradeship to the bitter end: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

A very British atrocity: (from the Sunday Tribune, Dec 4)
Suzanne Breen

Incinerator on Boyne slammed: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Monday, December 5

FAIR's 'shuns the court' plea: Sunday Life (Dec 4)
Alan Murray

Two of my husband's killers will walk free: Impartial Reporter

'Admit wrong-doing': Daily Ireland (Dec 3)

Face-to-face with justice: Sunday Life (Dec 4)
Alan Murray

Ulster community justice scheme's fate in balance: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Raid police still questioning man: BBC

Reform will intensify NI divide, say critics: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Time for change: (from, Dec 2)

Less councils will bring more equality: (from the Irish News, Dec 1)
Jim Gibney

Apprentice Boys abandon Lundy to honour George: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Scrap it now: Sunday Life (Dec 4)
Lynda Gilby

Appeal for equality on the vote for president: Daily Ireland (Dec 2)
Jarlath Kearney

Pointless SF queries wasting Dail time, says O'Dea: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Debating nature of reunification: Daily Ireland (Dec 1)
Mary Lou McDonald

Nationalism serves only our tribal politics: (from the Irish News, Nov 28)
Roy Garland

The funeral that united a divided city: Daily Telegraph
Jim White

Days of grief may hail mood of reconciliation: (from the Irish News, Dec 3)
James Kelly

Urge to dock with mother ship Ireland is on the wane: Daily Ireland (Dec 3)
Robin Livingstone

Sunday, December 4

Police chiefs slate Hain bill as 'odious': The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Time to call a halt to 'on the run' economy in the North: Sunday Independent
Joseph O'Malley

Political rows surround 'on-the-runs' legislation: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

'Collusion' row rumbles on: Daily Ireland
Ciaran O'Neill

Sinn Féin arrogance & SDLP opportunism: (from the Sunday Journal)
Eamonn McCann

US wants Garland extradited over counterfeiting controversy: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Bank raid – Man to face further questioning: UTV Internet

Swoop 'overkill' says GAA: Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

Raid near GAA ground linked to bank raid: Belfast Telegraph
Senan Hogan

SDLP condemns Casement raid: UTV Internet

Raid is slap in the face for GAA fans: Daily Ireland

Police injured in parade violence: BBC

Burrows 'not out of Order': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

So you're not prejudiced?: Limerick Leader
Brendan Halligan

Justice projects linked to police: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

O'Loan set to publish report into McConville shooting: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Chuck Feeney being taken for a long and very expensive ride: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

US citizen arrest warning: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Vigilance urged over bomb threat: BBC

UFF suspect's bail is altered: Belfast Telegraph

Shoukri allowed to play football on a Sunday: UTV Internet (Dec 2)

Man at centre of kidnap storm is now a Christian: Daily Ireland (Dec 1)
Ciarán Barnes

Hain puts paid to hopes for a regional tax: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Moonlighting MPs making their millions: Sunday Tribune

Words new ammunition up the North: Sunday Independent
Jim Duffy

Ulster's debt to George: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

The Rising revisited: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Salmond seeks fast lane to independence: The Times (Dec 1)
Angus Macleod

Saturday, December 3

Kenny holds first talks with Paisley on range of issues: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

On The Runs Law 'Scandalous' – Bloody Sunday Victim's Brother: Derry Journal

Fugitives Must Appear In Court, Says Hermon: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

'We'll Go It Alone' – Sinn Fein Warn SDLP: Derry Journal
Amanda Williams

No forces' amnesty, SF insists: Daily Ireland

A Bill on the run from truth and justice: Irish Independent

SF consistent on victims policy: (from

Political parties suffer outbreak of self-harm: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

SF urged to join police board: Daily Ireland
Eamonn Houston

SF boycott leaves dpp seats empty: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Angry Brolly Slams 'Politically Motivated' Arrest: Derry Journal

Woman in Northern Bank probe files complaint with O'Loan office: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Man held over €39m bank raid is freed: Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

Man (50) arrested in Northern Bank probe: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Search beside GAA ground linked to bank heist probe: UTV Internet

Early release for Finucane killer delayed: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Rule book out the window: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Will commission walk the walk?: BBC
Mark Devenport


Loyalist peace moves put on hold: BBC

Police warn over fire bombs: Irish Independent

'We're Not Targeting Ramsey' – Real IRA Tells Journal: Derry Journal

British and Irish armies play in tune: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Government 'Air-Brushing' Evidence: The News Letter

Minister supports all-Ireland healthcare approach: Daily Ireland
Colin O'Carroll

Seeds of an all-island approach are in the ground: (from the Irish News, Dec 1)
Margaret Ritchie

----- George Best -----

Province unites for its tribute to George Best, the Belfast Boy: The Times
David Sharrock

Best 'unified Northern Ireland': UTV Internet

Whisper it – Belfast has found a common religion at last: Irish Independent

The Best of love in troubled times: Belfast Telegraph
Edmund Curran

A fitting Irish tribute to a national icon?: Daily Ireland
Gearóid O Cairealláin

Friday, December 2

Amnesty for UK forces would cause deep hurt, says Adams: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Amnesty for fugitives dominates meeting: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Parties clash over OTR pardons: Daily Ireland
David Lynch

Bloody Sunday family denounces "diabolical" OTR legislation: (from the Sunday Tribune, Nov 27)
Suzanne Breen

Scrap offences bill say victims' groups: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Anti-collusion group wants unity on OTRs: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Paisley to meet Irish opposition leader: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein press for 'historic' meeting with Paisley: UTV Internet

Sinn Féin to launch legal challenge against IMC: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Unionism cannot see world of nationalist suffering as real and painful as their own: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

Brolly released without charge: Daily Ireland

Police preparing 1972 bomb report: BBC

Where is the strong arm of the law?: Belfast Telegraph

Wearying arrests routine continues: Daily Ireland

Politics Of Any Suspect Should Not Be A Factor: The News Letter

Tough to take SF lecture on rights very seriously: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Held woman keen to return to bank: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Parades boss delighted with Orange members: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Parades boss wants dialogue focus: BBC

Fury as orangeman joins parades body: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Make-up of parades body 'unbalanced': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh and Chris Thornton

New faces prompt new warnings to Parades Commission: UTV Internet

Parade body a unionist 'sop': Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

No cakewalk for new parades boss: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Londonderry's Lundy Parade Is Going Ahead Despite Sadness: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

Arrest warrant for ex-IRA chief in extradition case: Irish Independent

Hermon – Police Divers Need More Resources: The News Letter

SF – 'Thousands denied right to vote': UTV Internet

Victims post advice ignored – SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Celebration of Mo Mowlam's life: BBC

Gangland feud bomb most sophisticated found here: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Thursday, December 1

Ahern warning on OTR deal: UTV Internet

Parties Clash Again On OTRs Legislation: The News Letter

We won't allow fugitives bill to be wrecked – Hain: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Minister Broke His Promise To Victims': The News Letter
Anne Palmer

Hain urged to rethink fugitive law: UTV Internet

How Many OTRs Are There?: Irish Voice/

Yes-man's 'no' to Blair a sign of the times: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Finucane killer calls for fair deal: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Outrage as bank raid hostage is held: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Police officers 'undermining peace process' – Adams: UTV Internet

'Political Policing': Daily Ireland
Eamonn Houston

Bomb probe four released: Irish Independent

Claudy in focus after atrocity was forgotten for 25 years: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

We must live in a bright future, not a grey past: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Drumcree Orangeman to join Parades Commission: UTV Internet

Loyalists reject call to cancel parades for Best funeral: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Probe into death of loyalist suspect is ruled out: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

SF wants equality for all, except Protestants: (from the Irish News, Nov 29)
David Simpson

SDLP in council walkout over Sinn Fein remarks: UTV Internet

Ahern urged to put pressure on Adams: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Deportee's Real IRA Links: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

Much more likely to be of use to oppressors: Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Residents Want Flags Taken Down As Mark Of Respect: The News Letter

SF to pour cold water on unionist campaign: (from, Nov 28)
Ciara McGuigan


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