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Saturday, December 15

Gerardine Mulvenna warned by police to leave home: BBC

I will not be deterred from democracy by these thugs: Belfast Telegraph
Laura McName

Hundreds attend Belfast peace vigil: BBC

McGuinness calls for all party flag talks: UTV

Trimble slams DUP over flag row: The News Letter

PUP man denies that UVF orchestrated violence: Newtownabbey Times

Press photographer targeted with pipe bomb in Northern Ireland: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Pipe bomb discovered at local photographer's home: Newry Times
Sean McKevitt

Belfast flag protests – Judge warns of tougher punishment: BBC

True leaders speak up to defend democracy (Dec 13): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland remains sectarian and without political leadership: Guardian.co.uk
Adam McGibbon

'No surrender' is a redundant cry in the new and complex North: Irish Independent

Time to rally round our hard-pressed retailers: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Adams urges Dublin to support Finucane family: The News Letter

Top writer warns over 'canonising' Finucane: The News Letter

Finucane – The unanswered questions: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Miliband promise is Finucanes' best hope: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Finucane case shows the Troubles with Leveson report: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Connolly

Sketch – From PMQs to Pat Finucane, the two sides of the House (Dec 12): Daily Telegraph
Michael Deacon

Finucane lays bare the amoral face of Britain (Dec 13): The Independent
Editorial

Public inquiry now for Finucane family (Dec 14): Irish Independent
Editorial

De Silva report – Apology is sincere but inadequate (Dec 13): Irish Examiner
Editorial

Pat Finucane murder – collusion, contrition, but not the whole truth (Dec 12): The Guardian
Editorial

Basil McCrea – I wasn't given a way back: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Moderate unionism left voiceless – McCallister: The News Letter

Internal rows are destroying Ulster Unionist Party (Dec 14): Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

RAAD lifts its death threat on Waterside man: Derry Journal

Potential champion powerlifter guilty of IRA membership (Dec 14): The Irish Times

"A very dark night" – Droppin' Well bombing 30th Anniversary: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Sinn Fein libelled water chief: The News Letter

Clinton tipped to replace Rooney as ambassador: Irish Independent
Cormac Quinn

Plans for a new British Bill of Rights to be unveiled next week: Daily Telegraph
Robert Winnett and Christopher Hope

McFeely warned not to take law into own hands: Irish Independent
Tim Healy and Dearbhail McDonald

Scottish loyalists to protest at Belfast flag move: The Herald
Victoria Weldon

Flag protest planned for Glasgow: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Friday, December 14

Journalist claims British and Irish govts knew of threat to Pat Finucane months before murder: RTE

British, Irish authorities 'aware of death threat': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Kenny steps up pressure on Cameron for public inquiry into Finucane murder: Irish Independent
Donal O'Donovan and Fionnan Sheahan

Labour 'best hope for Finucane inquiry': UTV

RUC Special Branch independent fiefdom did 'as they liked': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Pat Finucane report – unsavoury collusion on all sides: Guardian.co.uk
Michael White

Britain admits collusion after 23 years, but still no public inquiry: Irish Independent
Susan McKay

For the murder of Pat Finucane, an apology is not enough: The Guardian
Beatrix Campbell

Finucane Inquiry calls are futile – the British won't reveal dirty tricks: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

An attack on democracy that must be openly interrogated: The Herald
Alison Rowat

The truth is Margaret Thatcher likely ordered the Pat Finucane murder – British can never reveal the truth about the killing of civil rights lawyer: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Niall O'Dowd

The bones of the past: The Economist

UDA in talks to end flag protests: UTV

Belfast flag protesters won't be told what to do, you have to involve them, insists UDA chief: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Union flag – DUP's Arlene Foster urges end to street protests: BBC

Tom Elliott asks loyalists not to disrupt late night trading: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

McCrea says protests have lost "moral authority": The News Letter
Michael McGlade

McGuinness says 'calm reflection' now needed (Dec 13): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Politicians defend roles in flag protests: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Loyalist lantern protest could cause chaos to flights: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Death threats against Spence and McDevitt: The News Letter

SDLP's Conall McDevitt – fascists will not scare me: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Belfast man charged with threatening to kill Peter Robinson: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Pipe bomb attack on Northern Ireland photographer's home: Belfast Telegraph

Unionists must turn out to vote if they want to protect their British identity: Newtownabbey Times

Belfast flags violence is just thuggery, says judge: Belfast Telegraph

Judge says flags protest disorder is 'thuggish rioting': BBC

Even Confucius would be baffled by our politicians: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

A system geared to rewarding extremism: The Scotsman
Peter Geoghegan

Hope in our youth over Belfast flags issue: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

McCrea loses Ulster Unionist whip: Belfast Telegraph

Derry tops 'Irish only' census table: Derry Journal

Why the question of nationality is wrong one to ask: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Wilson

Link between our religion and our politics is fast weakening (Dec 12): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Rocket find – men are refused bail at Londonderry court: BBC

Woman charged in dissident probe: UTV

'Border Fox' at funeral of slain gang boss Kelly: Evening Herald
Alan O'Keeffe and Ken Foy

Border Fox eulogises 'martyr' criminal Kelly at funeral: Irish Examiner
Stephen Rogers

Priest at funeral of murdered criminal criticises media: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

'It was the Devil's work' – Droppin' Well bombing 30th Anniversary: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Dan Rooney resigns as Irish ambassador: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Timothy McNulty

US-Irish relationship 'the strongest it has ever been': The Irish Times
Daniel M Rooney

Lennon's handling of Anthony Stokes IRA incident praised: Scottish Daily Record
Chris Roberts

Thursday, December 13

British Premier Apologizes in Killing of I.R.A. Lawyer: New York Times
John F. Burns

Finucane review finds 'shocking' collusion: Financial Times
Jamie Smyth

Cops face jail over murder of Belfast lawyer: The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn and Simon Hughes

David Cameron's 'agony' over state collusion in Pat Finucane murder: Daily Telegraph
Rowena Mason

Pat Finucane's widow calls de Silva report 'a whitewash': The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Dirt swept under carpet, claims widow: Irish Examiner
David Young

SDLP, Sinn Féin seek public inquiry: IrishTimes.com
Steven Carroll

Labour leader Ed Miliband calls for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane: Scottish Daily Record

Govt will continue to push for Pat Finucane inquiry – Eamon Gilmore: RTE

Cameron rejects public inquiry: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Police chief plans Finucane talks: Belfast Telegraph

Inquiry 'could damage Army reputation': The News Letter

Finucane 'a godfather' – Maginnis: Belfast Telegraph

Critics refuse to let Cameron draw line under Pat Finucane scandal: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Congressman Richard Neal says report on murder of Belfast lawyer Paul Finucane falls short of promises: Springfield Republican

Pat Finucane murder: Analysis – 'Shocking revelations add to pressure for full inquiry': The Scotsman
Peter Geoghegan

Pat Finucane's death is a terrible stain on Britain's record in Northern Ireland: Guardian.co.uk
Peter Hain

Pat Finucane's IRA and other republican clients made him deeply unpopular in police and military circles: The Independent
David McKittrick

MI5 role key aspect of Finucane review by Desmond de Silva: BBC
John Ware

Disappearance of admission tape 'a deliberate act to thwart investigation': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Minister 'unwittingly' increased solicitor's vulnerability: The Irish Times
Steven Carroll

Pat Finucane was shockingly murdered, but that doesn't make him a human rights lawyer: Daily Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

'Leadership' needed over flags – DFM: UTV

Unionist leaders meet PUP amid loyalist flag protests: BBC

Union flag erected on SDLP office: Derry Journal

Rioters are not loyal to Britain: The News Letter

40 arrests over flag protest disorder: UTV

Golf star tweets for calm after city riots: Irish Examiner
Conall Ó Fátharta

Loyalist protest outside Limavady council: Londonderry Sentinel

Sinn Fein councillors given police escort after Limavady flag protest: Derry Journal

Limavady SDLP office vandalised, union flag erected: BBC

Speaker Hay – I will take part in peaceful street protests: BBC

'Flags are important to deprived communities': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'Misunderstood' loyalists given too much leeway: The Irish Times
Pol O Muiri

Flags row masks failure to tackle the real issues: Belfast Telegraph
Micheal Martin

Removal of Union flag wrong and provocative: Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

Belfast flag violence – Now is a time for leaders: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Man faces Peter Robinson death threat charge: BBC

Molloy to contest Mid-Ulster when McGuinness steps down: BBC

No move against McCrea: The News Letter

Monument to IRA victims vandalised: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Nothing Nobel or noble in Enda and Gerry's snarling scrap (Dec 12): Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Wednesday, December 12

Ninth day of flag protests in Northern Ireland: BBC

'Violence is shaming flag' – Villiers: UTV

Belfast violence 'attack on democracy': Financial Times
Hannah Kuchler and Jamie Smyth

Appeals for calm after more loyalist protests: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Mark Hennessy

Mob violence being stoked by social media: The News Letter

Protest at east Belfast Alliance office: UTV

Alliance Party's Naomi Long says flag row highlights 'deep divisions' in Northern Ireland: RTE

More protests planned despite Nesbitt's 'Stop' plea: The News Letter

Confusion hits UUP as MLA claims party policy supports flying flag for 17 days: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Road salting disrupted due to protests: UTV

Flag row spreads to Derry: Derry Journal

DUP urged to drop Stormont flag issue amid continued tension: The News Letter

Stormont flag meeting is postponed: BBC

Loyalist riots hitting Belfast hotels in the pocket: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

Belfast flag violence – Killing commerce is not the answer: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

It's time to park all this rhetoric and reflect on the fact it should never have got this far: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Belfast Riots About Much More Than Flags: News.Sky.com
David Blevins

Belfast flag violence – Loyalist leaders could order this to end... if they really wanted to: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

This is the spasm of a dying cause, not the start of a new war: The Sun
Bill Neely

Sinn Fein's prodding on flags only heightens fear: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

The Labour Party has been an enemy of democracy in Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Shelving subject a symbol of maturity: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Senior Democratic Unionists received death threats, says first minister: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

DUP 'not intimidated' by death threats: UTV

Sinn Fein activists given 'dissident' death threats: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Derry man 'strenuously denies' explosives charge: Derry Journal

Pat Finucane murder – de Silva report to be published: BBC

'Sceptical Finucanes will read report with open mind': Irish News
Allison Morris

Special Branch role in the murder of Pat Finucane: TheDetail.tv
Barry McCaffrey

Brigadier Kerr's evidence called into question: TheDetail.tv
Barry McCaffrey

Detective talks ahead of Finucane report: UTV

Figures reveal just 54,000 more Protestants than Catholics in NI: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Census figures – NI Protestant population continuing to decline: BBC
Mark Devenport

Catholics set to be majority in North, but most not 'Irish': Irish Independent
Grainne Cunningham and Liam Clarke

Statement aimed at SDLP, libel court told: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Dail suspended as Kenny calls on Adams to tell truth on McConville: Irish Independent
Fiach Kelly and Fionnan Sheahan

Supreme Court appeal on right to bilingual jury begins: RTE

GAA got more funding than IFA and IRFU: Londonderry Sentinel

Lennon reprimands Celtic star over Real IRA tribute: The Herald
Hugh Macdonald

Anti-English sentiment blamed as whites suffer rise in racism: The Scotsman
Gareth Rose

Tuesday, December 11

Martin McGuinness – rioting over union flag removal cannot be excused: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Flag protest held on Derry's Peace Bridge: Derry Journal

Roads closed by flags protests: The News Letter

Peaceful flag protest held in Larne: Larne Times

MP's office attacked in Northern Ireland: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Attack on police was 'attempted murder': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Robinson Twitter exchange in full: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Three hit by car at Armagh protest: UTV

Six men face Belfast and Rathcoole riot charges: BBC

Flag violence embarrasses rest of UK: The News Letter
Áine Fox

Union flag dispute likely to worsen following DUP Assembly motion: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Why we should all be in tears for the city we love: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Loyalists left out in cold: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

'There are no winners in flag dispute': The News Letter
Alex Kane

Enough is enough, end this folly now: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Basil McCrea confident of future with the UUP: The News Letter
Áine Fox

Supporting peace will always be on agenda (Dec 8): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Streamlining of Stormont is too slow – MLA: The News Letter

Supergrass prosecutions reviewed: Belfast Telegraph

Londonderry court – Three men appear on rocket charges: BBC

IRA man grilled on Kelly murder: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

UUP leader weighs into Curran row: Banbridge Leader

'A very dark night' in Ballykelly remembered in church service: Derry Journal

Final evidence given in libel case: The Irish Times

Census likely to show increase in North's Catholic population: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

INLA link to huge cannabis shipment: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Succession law gives green light to discrimination against Catholics: The Scotsman
Gerald Warner

DUP man on independence (Dec 8): Londonderry Sentinel

Scotland calls for urgent talks over EU membership: Guardian.co.uk
Severin Carrell

End the drift in our relationship with Europe: Daily Telegraph
Editorial

Monday, December 10

Assembly sits for special session as tensions over flag restrictions continue to rage: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Thousands defy senior politicians at protest: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Belfast flag protests – Loyalists march through Londonderry: BBC

Loyalist demonstrators burn two Irish tricolours at Belfast flag protest: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Patrick Counihan

Robinson in late-night online flags exchange: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Man bailed over Alliance office damage: UTV

Alliance councillor won't be intimidated: The News Letter

Clinton offers to support peace in North with American Ireland Fund: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Belfast traders fear cost of flag protest: UTV

Six days of riots erupt in the 'New Northern Ireland': Christian Science Monitor
Jason Walsh

Flags – Growing threat of a political earthquake (Dec 8): The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Economic reality puts Belfast union flag row into perspective (Dec 6): Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Peace is a fragile plant that needs careful nurturing: The Irish Times
John Cushnahan

Violence is never the way forward (Dec 7): The News Letter
Editorial

'Loyalist working class community overlooked on new policing body': Newtownabbey Times

All Taigs are Targets – UDA (Dec 7): Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Gardai arrest suspected Real IRA members as part of Kelly murder probe: Irish Independent
Luke Byrne

DUP councillor's village centre home damaged: BBC

David Ford – no proof of Taylor jail assault (Dec 7): Londonderry Sentinel

Irish language debate continues in Council: Ballymena Times

Insight into Sinn Fein's press office: The News Letter
Sam McBride

SF's abusive tactics not revealed in RTE release (Dec 8): Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

SF not an alternative, but becoming a credible one (Dec 8): Sunday Independent
Daniel McConnell

Truth call ahead of report (Dec 7): Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Pat Finucane family told of review's 'hard-hitting conclusions': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Finucane murder pistol handed back to British army: Irish Examiner
Sarah Stack

Mural unveiled to honour Pat Finucane: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Droppin' Well bombing – Hundreds attend anniversary service: BBC
Elaine McGee

City IRA informer agent was hacked by NotW (Dec 4): Londonderry Sentinel

Ireland's vocation (Dec 8): The Irish Times
Editorial

Michael Moore say independence will 'reduce Scotland's clout': The Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker

Basque man appeals against extradition to Spain (Dec 7): BBC

Sunday, December 9

Thirty officers injured by loyalists in Belfast Union Flag protests: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Thousands stage Belfast City Hall flag protest: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown and Sarah Stack

Northern Ireland police – paramilitaries behind flag protest violence: Guardian.co.uk
Roxanne Escobales

Loyalist paramilitaries 'behind some Northern Ireland trouble': BBC

Boy, 13, among Belfast riot accused: UTV

Traders fear shoppers will stay away as protests continue: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Ulster loyalist leader warns flag protests are close to spiralling out of control: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Grow up, death-threat MP tells political rivals: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Alliance was partly to blame – Wilson (Dec 7): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

DUP condemns latest attack on Alliance councillor: The News Letter
Áine Fox

Naomi Long calls for cycle of violence to end after death threat: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Alliance – A decade of escalating abuse (Dec 6): TheDetail.tv
Steven McCaffery

Talk to grassroots – Hillary in warning to leaders; Get out into the communities and end the violence, politicians told: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke and Noel McAdam

Councillors in quit threat over McCrea: The News Letter

Ulster Unionist Executive to hear Basil McCrea call: BBC

Flags – This is a crisis for unionism: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Fein the only winners as the flag dispute escalates: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Great care is needed if flag of hard-won peace is to keep flying (Dec 7): Irish Independent
Dearbhail McDonald

Two events that reveal our ingrained tribalism (Dec 5): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Lowering our flag is a shameful surrender to Ulster's gangsters: Daily Mail
Peter Hitchens

Union Flag should not be lowered (Dec 3): The News Letter
Editorial

Politicians must listen to Hillary's wise words: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Just protest marred by violence (Dec 5): The News Letter
Editorial

IRA will target G8 and COC13 – NW MP: Londonderry Sentinel

Three men charged in Northern Ireland after discovery of new mortar weapon: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Newtownabbey bomb alert now over: BBC

Town Council Condemns North Murder: Tipperary Star

Prisoners think 'SF want to break us' – MP: Londonderry Sentinel

How Godfather of gangland lost biggest gamble: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

INLA bomber's 'forgive me' plea after Droppin' Well atrocity (Dec 7): The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Sinn Fein men pressed on documents: The News Letter
Sam McBride

I was accused of setting up a show trial, Conor Murphy tells court: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

£400m of UK's bailout of ROI paid to date: Londonderry Sentinel

As Scotland enters the EU, the rest of the UK exits? (Dec 7): Guardian.co.uk
Iain Macwhirter

Saturday, December 8

Bombs in Northern Ireland Found Before Clinton Trip Show Strength of Enmity: New York Times
Michael R. Gordon and Alan Cowell

Hillary Clinton 'distressed' by Northern Ireland tensions as two bombs found: Daily Telegraph
Rowena Mason

Northern Ireland – Hillary Clinton attacks loyalist violence over union flag: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Embrace of a killer – Former IRA terrorist Martin McGuinness greets Hillary Clinton as she arrives in Ulster while loyalists riot in Belfast over restrictions on Union flag: Daily Mail
Mario Ledwith and Michael Seamark

Clinton – Leaders in Ulster have to reach out: The Herald
Lesley-Anne McKeown

The Clintons – a couple who have energised the peace process: The Scotsman

'Death threat' against Naomi Long MP: UTV

Peter Robinson condemns those behind Alliance death threat: The News Letter
Áine Fox

Threats to politicians have no place in democratic life: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Riot police under attack as tensions over flag rage on: Irish Independent
George Jackson and Tom Brady

Major security operation planned: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast flag violence – UUP MLA Basil McCrea tells BBC that Alliance were right on City Hall vote: Belfast Telegraph

Ulster Unionist trio want Basil McCrea disciplined: BBC

No Twelfth flag would be gross insult, says Order: The News Letter

Arrest over Carrick Alliance fire: Carrick Times

Man freed after Alliance arson quiz: Belfast Telegraph

Man arrested during flag protest in Omagh: Ulster Herald

Union flag protests – Officer injured in Ballymena: BBC

Loyalist protest outside Enniskillen Townhall: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Flags are erected in 'show of solidarity': Portadown Times

Flag could fly more days at Stormont: The News Letter

Northern Ireland Assembly session over flag disturbances: BBC
Mark Devenport

Unflagging hatred – the new symbol of violence in Belfast: The Independent
David McKittrick

Northern Ireland – It's about sovereignty, stupid: Daily Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Squinter, on the green, outside City Hall: Belfast Media

Belfast flag violence – Today we all vote for the Alliance Party: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

A reminder that sectarianism lives on: The Independent
Editorial

Rejecting violence: Irish Examiner
Editorial

'New bomb' discovery in Derry was intended to kill police: Derry Journal

Derry bomb was 'Iraq style mortar': UTV

Arrests made after bomb find: Londonderry Sentinel

Letter bomb found inside post box in Clough, County Down: BBC

Man charged with murder of crime 'Godfather' Kelly: Irish Independent
Natasha Reid and Luke Byrne

Promising weightlifter to be sentenced for IRA membership: Carlow Nationalist

Eirigi activist facing gun charges out on €100 bail: Evening Herald
Natasha Reid

Republican slogans daubed on Glenavy church: Antrim Times

Palestinian refugees offer letter of solidarity for Marian Price campaign: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Dara Kelly

DUP concern over 'IRA supergrasses' raised with government: BBC

Attwood calls for rethink on McCreesh Park name: BBC

Scotland should be independent: Washington Post
Alex Salmond

Friday, December 7

Alliance office destroyed as 1,600 loyalists run riot: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

First Minister calls for end to protests: UTV

Robinson urges flag protests calm: Belfast Telegraph

Union flag erected on Cookstown Sinn Fein offices: Mid Ulster Mail

Police injured and Alliance property attacked during NI trouble: BBC

Alliance minister accuses loyalist attackers of endangering child's life: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Flag protests – Loyalty no excuse for violence, says police chief: BBC

Fears of further violence by loyalists: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

More protests planned across province in support of Union Flag: The News Letter

Northern Ireland – paramilitaries playing role in violence, say police: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

'Concern' over loyalist violence, says Alliance leader: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Flag protest expected in Ballymena: Ballymena Times

Calls for calm ahead of Cloughfern protest: Newtownabbey Times

Carrick riot accused in protest ban: UTV

DUP's Edwin Poots calls for review of union flag policy at Stormont: BBC

No mainstream party can wash its hands of flag dispute: BBC
Mark Devenport

It's easy to demonise and ridicule loyalists in new NI: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

A tale of two city halls sparked the Monday madness: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Copeland

Northern Ireland's union flag row 'could undermine ceasefires': Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

IRA Playpark row – Theresa Villiers refuses to get involved: The News Letter

I may be a devout Catholic but I will vote for DUP, says ex-SDLP mayor: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

The DUP is a populist party with contradictions: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Martin McGuinness interview – An avalanche of Catholics voting for DUP? When I heard that I smiled...: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Gardai given extra time to quiz Kelly murder suspect: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

RIRA's new threat to kill bodybuilder: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Men arrested after suspected bomb find: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Man (21) in court on IRA charge: Evening Herald
Natasha Reid

Finucane inquiry to cover Adams plot: Irish Examiner
Michael McHugh

Adams 'apologised' to McConville son: UTV

Heath 'may have been involved in blaming IRA for McGurks bomb': BBC

MP describes horror of Droppin Well bombing – 30 years on: London Evening Standard

Memorial service for Droppin' Well bomb: UTV

Murphy in witness box at SF libel trial: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Irish diaspora and North discussed during meeting with President: The Irish Times
Judith Crosbie

US Secretary Hillary Clinton due to visit Belfast on Friday: BBC

Clinton departs on upbeat note amid call for even closer links: Irish Independent

Thursday, December 6

Northern Ireland police injured trying to defend office from rioters: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Long condemns internet threats to Alliance Party colleague: BBC

Alliance 'not intimidated' by threat: UTV

Protest at Carrick Alliance office: Carrick Times

Alliance shows its mettle in flag vote: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Union Flag will fly 20 days each year: The News Letter

Belfast council may pay for riot car damage: BBC

MPs condemn Belfast flag rioters: Belfast Telegraph

Londonderry road is blocked by union flag protesters: BBC

Zoe Salmon wades in to Union Flag row: The News Letter

Belfast's union flag debate kicks loyalist communities while they're down: Guardian.co.uk
Gareth Mulvenna

Ex-SDLP mayor – I would vote DUP: The News Letter

UUP councillor facing discipline over speech: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Drugs and Politics Stoke Ireland Gang War: New York Times
Harvey Morris

Four held in crackdown on dissident suspects: Irish Independent
Barry Duggan and Tom Brady

Dublin's gangland in state of violent flux: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keefe

Gardaí hope to link chief suspect to Kelly murder: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

PSNI issue incendiary device warning: Londonderry Sentinel

Man charged with IRA membership: Irish Independent
Natasha Reid

Ex-informant's murder charge is dropped by PPS: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Family of murdered UDA leader Tommy English end lawsuit: Belfast Telegraph

Irwin wants answers from SDLP after contentious Newry playground renaming: Newry Times
Paul Malone

SDLP councillor defends IRA playground vote: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Ex-officer 'was never told about IRA mole claims': The News Letter
Rebecca Black

United by an act of 'evil': Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Press photographers must hand over Ardoyne riot pictures: BBC

SF barrister accuses Gormley of lying: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Narrow Water – Alex Attwood hits back at Wilson comments: BBC

Sinn Féin hypocrisy on press freedom (Dec 1): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Suzanne Breen

Galway native appointed new Professor of Human Rights: Galway Independent
Marie Madden

Allocation of £132m for North welcomed: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

HMRC appeals Rangers win (Dec 5): The Herald
Alison Campsie

Wednesday, December 5

Belfast union flag row – councillor forced to flee home after threats: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Councillor flees home after loyalist death threats: Irish Examiner
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Belfast loyalists protest at Alliance office over flags: BBC

Raw emotions in Northern Ireland exposed by issues like flags: BBC
Mark Devenport

Removal of flag 'provoked' loyalists: The Independent
David McKittrick

Police say they did not expect violence at City Hall: The News Letter

Riots – Peter Robinson says 'no excuse' for violence: The News Letter

Two released after flag violence: Belfast Telegraph

Londonderry protest over Belfast flag removal: BBC

Cenotaph flag compromise suggested: Belfast Telegraph

Why has so much heat been generated now over flags?: BBC
Mark Devenport

National identities: valid not vexing: The Guardian
Editorial

Violence in Belfast – Why can't we all learn from history?: Irish Examiner
Editorial

'DUP seeking a return to domination politics' – McDonnell: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Eamon Kelly (65) dies after gun attack in Killester, Dublin: RTE

Gardaí believe killing linked to feud: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Real IRA boss quizzed over veteran republican's murder: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keefe

Close associate of Ryan found with gun in car: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Violence not ended by Garda focus: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Kelly was steeped in crime. He'd have been a trophy killing: The Sun
Stephen Breen

Career criminal who turned to the drug business: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

'Sectarian, violent and nasty': Derry Journal

Council ignores unionist pleas over 'IRA playground': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Newry playpark will remain named after hunger striker Raymond McCreesh: BBC

Sackville Place bomb blast victims commemorated: The Irish Times
Áine McMahon

Bomb survivor's plea for help: Derry Journal

Don't be cynical about Hillary, we're going to miss her: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

Two different countries, similar internal questions (Nov 24): The Herald
Ian Bell

Tuesday, December 4

One in nine believe Catholics would vote DUP: The News Letter

Robbo rousing new coalition: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Nesbitt has a year to find answers: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Belfast city hall attacked by loyalist demonstrators over union flag vote: Guardian.co.uk
Henry McDonald

Five police officers injured after flag vote: The Irish Times
Una Bradley

Police injured as loyalists riot in Belfast city centre after Union flag vote: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Flag demo policing 'disgraceful': Belfast Telegraph

Ford slams DUP and UUP after City Hall violence: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Why Belfast is worth the trip across the Atlantic: Toronto Globe and Mail
Bert Archer

'Kingsmills memorial vandals will not prevail' – Bradley: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Two men quizzed over 2008 RIRA hit: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Eirigi and RNU demand release of Newry republican Stephen Murney: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Former IRA hunger striker backs McGeogh release call: Londonderry Sentinel

David Tweed's TUV membership 'terminated': The News Letter

Celtic striker Anthony Stokes in UVF Twitter death threat: The Scotsman

Celtic star Stokes in sue threat over links to RIRA boss Ryan: Evening Herald
Cormac Murphy

Artist 'honored' to hang Gerry Adams painting in top London gallery: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Dara Kelly

Irish tax chiefs in unprecedented challenge to NI bankruptcy ruling: BBC

Ex-IRA Man Losing Home Shows Ireland's Banking Future - Mortgages: BusinessWeek.com
Joe Brennan and Dara Doyle

Constitution body reveals its members: Irish Independent

Critics doubt prospects for Irish reform: Financial Times
Jamie Smyth

Constitutional reform requires transparency (Dec 3): Irish Independent
Editorial

Sturgeon – Unionists could help shape independence: The Herald
Magnus Gardham

Monday, December 3

'Nationalism is in crisis' Peter Robinson tells a DUP gathering: The News Letter

Hazzard calls on UUP to demonstrate 'leadership and political maturity' (Nov 21): Newry Times
Paul Malone

Kingsmills Massacre – Sectarian attack on memorial to IRA victims: BBC

Fresh fears over McGeough's health: Tyrone Times

Simon breaks DUP bread but fails to bring home the bacon (Dec 1): The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

Ray Winstone's open-mouthed at the changes since his last visit to Ulster (Nov 24): Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Will the G8 be gr8? (Nov 29): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Let's celebrate G8 summit showcase (Nov 21): Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Taoiseach makes commitment to Constitution group: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Martin urges 'democratic renewal': Belfast Telegraph

Convention takes the Constitution in one hand and direct democracy in the other: The Irish Times
Kathy Sheridan

Programme could have represented the 'darkness' of Derry better (Nov 1): Derry Journal

Irish editions accept code here (Nov 30): The Irish Times
Genevieve Carberry

A country called Europe fills UK sceptics with fear: The Irish Times
Thomas Klau

Scottish independence – We're already halfway to a split with the UK, says Nicola Sturgeon: The Scotsman
David Maddox

"You're our passport to life": Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Sunday, December 2

Alliance noses ahead of a flagging UUP while the big two consolidate: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Credibility of UUP 'in tatters': The News Letter

Irish constitution body holds first meeting: BBC

No Diaspora Irish need apply for Constitutional Convention in Ireland (Nov 29): Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Editorial

Unionists should join 'constitutional convention' – Adams: The News Letter

Time for politicians to deliver: The News Letter
Norman Hamilton

Should we be looking to Scotland not Dublin?: Belfast Telegraph
Jane Graham

City flag compromise dismissed as 'nonsense': The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Northern Ireland suffering from democratic deficit: The News Letter
Bill Manwaring

Lundy's Day – Thousands attend 'peaceful' Londonderry parade: BBC

Eirigi activist Stephen Murney appears in court on terror charges: BBC

Councillor shocked at petrol bomb attacks: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Pipe bomb found close to Larne police station: BBC

Anthony Stokes has disgraced Celtic: Scotland on Sunday
Tom English

Tweed still not expelled from TUV: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Anglo-Irish deal was damaging: The News Letter

New TV doc revisits Operation Motorman 40 years on: Derry Journal

Border trail of IRA slaughter: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Reports of Bill Clinton becoming Ambassador to Ireland are nonsense – Headcase Lindsay Lohan has a better chance of getting the job than Bill: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Patrick Roberts

Tim Pat Coogan slams American Embassy as 'Kafkaesque' after visa refusal – Responds to Ambassador Rooney statement that rules were followed: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com
Niall O'Dowd

Sinn Fein and Leveson are totally out of touch: Belfast Telegraph

We know more than most that dialogue is the solution: Belfast Telegraph
Malcolm Jaffa

Church role in schools to fade admits Martin: Evening Herald
Barry Duggan

Scottish independence – Ditch the Queen, Salmond told: Scotland on Sunday
Eddie Barnes

Saturday, December 1

Naomi Long criticises DUP over 'direct attack' on flag issue: BBC

Parties flag up figures as row rolls on: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Without change DUP won't attract Catholics: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Altering images: Derry Journal
Editorial

Aggressive Euro-style riot control is just not the PSNI way, insists top officer: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Unionist parties decline invitation: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Man suffers punishment shooting in the second gun attack in two days in west Belfast: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Investigation into Belfast shooting incident: RTE

Man faces dissident republican terrorism charges in Newry: BBC

Man charged over distribution of material likely to be of use to terrorists: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Gormley 'didn't want sacking made political': UTV

Conor Murphy attends Declan Gormley defamation hearing: BBC

Sinn Fein libel action 'a last resort': The News Letter
Sam McBride

US Secretary Hillary Clinton to visit Belfast: BBC

G8 Lough Erne – President Obama looks forward to 'experiencing the warmth of the people of Fermanagh': Impartial Reporter

A5 road campaigners 'don't live on Southfork ranches': BBC

Dos and don'ts for the bill of rights commission: Guardian.co.uk
Colin Harvey and Colm O'Cinneide

EU issue helps shape UK's identity debate: The Irish Times
Paul Gillespie

People involved in Constitutional Convention will be asked to waive anonymity: RTE

Catholics' beliefs not always by the Book: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Why religion doesn't have a prayer (Nov 27): Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Northern Ireland councillors end Gaza twinning: Jewish Chronicle
Marcus Dysch

How Martin McGuinness nearly won gold at the London Olympics (Nov 24): Daily Telegraph
Richard Eden

Sectarian bigot gets football ban after abusing sheriff on train: Scottish Daily Record
Jamie Beatson

An independent Scotland could look a lot like Canada?: Montreal Gazette
Harry McGrath

Who owns St Andrew's Day?: BBC
Flavia Di Consiglio

uinness nearly won gold at the London Olympics (Nov 24): Daily Telegraph
Richard Eden

Sectarian bigot gets football ban after abusing sheriff on train: Scottish Daily Record
Jamie Beatson

An independent Scotland could look a lot like Canada?: Montreal Gazette
Harry McGrath

Who owns St Andrew's Day?: BBC
Flavia Di Consiglio



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