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Thursday, December 15

We won't allow soldiers who served in Northern Ireland to be hounded like Iraq veterans, vows Defence Secretary Michael Fallon: Daily Mail
Matt Dathan

Barra McGrory denies 'political' cases against soldiers: The News Letter

Brokenshire in big push for progress on legacy issues: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Defence Secretary – PSNI probe into soldier killings will 'not descend into a witch hunt': The News Letter

If Northern Ireland is to address its violent past, it will require outside help: The Guardian
Brian Rowan

Hart calls for appointment of new US envoy 'soon': Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Commissioners to monitor Northern Ireland paramilitary activity named: Belfast Telegraph

Former US envoy in watchdog role: The News Letter

Charter NI continued to receive public money after fire destroyed audit files: Irish News
Allison Morris

SDLP to table motion of no confidence in Foster: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Foster 'victim of heat scheme witch hunt' says deputy: BBC
Stephen Walker

Further DUP links to beneficiaries of Stormont's flawed Renewable Heat Incentive:
Lindsay Fergus

Foster should step aside while 'cash-for-ash' scandal is probed: Irish News
Colum Eastwood

Opposition's chance to light fire under Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness (Dec 9): Irish News
Alex Kane

Dissident republicans told not to attend O'Driscoll funeral: Cork Evening Echo

Gardaí collecting CCTV footage as part of dissident republican murder inquiry: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Troubles victims let down by politicians says victims commissioner: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Victims' outrage at Loughgall IRA families' cash plea: Portadown Times

It will be an outrage if inquests into Loughgall thugs get any priority: The News Letter

Former IRA commander suspected of being at Stack meeting: Sunday World
Eamon Dillon

Ballymurphy massacre families win battle over right to challenge for inquests funding: Belfast Telegraph

Daíl record amended to reflect Gerry Adams was passenger and not driver of 'blacked out van': Irish Independent
John Downing

Complaint that Alan Farrell abused Dáil privilege: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Decision on complaint against FG TD from two Sinn Féin TDs due in new year: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Adams – I have no plans to run for Irish Presidency: Belfast Telegraph
Cormac McQuinn

Irish border 'could be like Norway-Sweden': BBC
John Campbell

UK officials could operate on both sides of Border, says Brexit secretary: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

'House of Lords report is doing Dublin's bidding over Brexit': The News Letter
Ian Paisley

Brexit Border call by UK House of Lords a sign of sea change in Anglo-Irish relations: Irish Independent
Richard Curran

Irish border is not 'weak' says Charlie Flanagan: Irish Examiner
David Young

Jeremy Corbyn infuriates his party by hiring Gerry Adams' former right-hand woman in Sinn Féin's London office: Daily Mail
Gerri Peev

Jeremy Corbyn – The last comrade: New Statesman
Jason Cowley

Wednesday, December 14

Leaders' meeting to focus on unblocking legacy logjam: Belfast Telegraph

'THROWN TO THE WOLVES' Government's appalling treatment of Northern Ireland Vets 'imperilled the entire peace process' says former minister: The Sun
Harry Cole

Police probe into Troubles killings 'could destroy peace process': Irish Independent
Jon Vale

Dublin must account for its part in Troubles killings – Donaldson: The News Letter

Dublin accused of 'gross hypocrisy' on dealing with past statement (Dec 12): The News Letter

Brian Stack – Committee to audit complaints over Alan Farrell: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Adams denies fear that past would be raised in any run for the presidency: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Transition after Adams' departure as key as party role in peace process: Irish Examiner
Gerard Howlin

Sinn Féin at the crossroads: RTE
Claire Byrne

In this post-truth world, Gerry is our Donald Trump (Dec 11): Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Adams and Sinn Féin trying to have it both ways on the continuing Troubles legacy: Irish Independent
Eamon Delaney

PSNI chief Charter NI claim 'unprecedented': BBC

If Stormont's 'paramilitary transitioning' had a legal basis, would it feel less like putting some people above the law: Irish News
Newton Emerson

'Smoking gun' in RHI scandal shows Foster's culpability – Nesbitt: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

MLAs to consider calling Foster to exceptional hearing over renewables scheme: Belfast Telegraph

Peter Robinson's ministerial 'hokey cokey' could cost Stormont £180m: Irish News
John Manley

Yes, it's politics but not as we know it with DUP and Sinn Féin who used to tear strips off each other: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Incompetence reigns supreme at Stormont: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Terror suspect's bail varied so he can holiday in Spain: Belfast Live
Ashleigh McDonald

Adrian Ismay murder – Man charged breached bail conditions with Facebook posts, court hears: Belfast Telegraph

Stakeknife – Alleged one-time top British agent inside IRA facing at least 9 separate lawsuits: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Border checkpoints 'obvious' targets, says PSNI: BBC

Criminals enter UK via weaker border controls in Republic: The News Letter

Brexit deal will 'pay full regard' to relationship with Ireland: The Irish Times
Brendan McDaid

Unionist councillors vote down possibility of car park ticket machines accepting Euro coins (Nov 28): Belfast Telegraph

400,000 unpaid M50 tolls by drivers from Northern Ireland: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Fifa make IFA wait a week for Poppy fine: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Ferguson

A GAA club in Tiger's Bay? Carl Frampton hopes so: The Irish Times

Dugdale's federal plan needs outside help (Dec 13): The Scotsman
Paris Gourtsoyannis

Case for a Scottish say on leaving EU (Dec 8): The Herald

Tuesday, December 13

No legacy plan published 'without political agreement': BBC
Vincent Kearney

Adams' secrecy on Stack murder 'explains delay in dealing with past': The News Letter

'If he feels he can, he will' – Ahern says there are 'implications' for Gerry Adams if he discloses information on Stack murder: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Bertie Ahern appears to back Gerry Adams over Stack controversy: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Gerry Adams will look to his own first and that limits Sinn Féin's growth: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

Justice must not be sacrificed for a Sinn Féin peace process (Dec 11): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Gerry Adams the target again as Irish political leaders ignore British atrocities: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

A simple remedy for Mr Adams – the truth (Dec 12): Irish Independent

Charter NI – Chief constable discusses UDA link claim: BBC

Northern Ireland Executive 'can't ignore furore over Charter NI links to UDA activity': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormont Executive stands accused of failing to stand up to paramilitaries: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Foster challenged to face Assembly committee over RHI 'total fiasco': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'I have nothing to hide' – DUP's Arlene Foster pledges '100% inspections' of botched heating scheme claims: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Blameless tone won't take heat off Arlene Foster: Irish News
John Manley

Arlene does not need to be nice to Sinn Féin: Irish News
Fionnuala O'Connor

Unionists 'won't shy away' from action on bonfires despite criticism from Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Man accused of destroying car used by Boreland killers 'under death threat': ITV

Fresh witness appeal after former Real IRA chief gunned down as plans for funeral are made public: Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

Up to five may have had role in killing of former Real IRA man: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Gardaí investigating shooting down of ex-Real IRA boss make appeal for dash cam footage: Cork Evening Echo

PSNI to review Derry bomb victim David Caldwell's death: BBC

IRA accused linked to car bomb attack on Newry Courthouse: The Cross Examiner

Ex-IRA bomber slams definition of victim: The News Letter

Jim Prior praised for helping bring peace to the North: The Irish Times

Ireland is not immune from the wave of dissatisfaction (Dec 8): Irish Catholic
Martin Mansergh

Kingdom will welcome Pope Francis but puts Trump in purgatory: The Irish Times
Anne Lucey

Minister rules out bilateral Brexit despite Irish 'collateral damage' warning: Irish Examiner
Fiachra O Cionnaith and Elaine Loughlin

Brexit impact may be worse for State than UK, report suggests: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Only England and Wales voted to leave the EU. So the UK should let them go: The Guardian
Steve McCauley

Free EU movement in NI is likely to mean a hard border with GB: The News Letter

Article 50 case in UK raises big questions about the business of democracy: The Irish Times

Perfidious Albion is at work in its dealings with Holyrood (Dec 8): The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Monday, December 12

Northern Ireland must not be 'collateral damage' of Brexit, report says: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

UK and Ireland must start their own Brexit talks or they put peace at risk, says Lords report: The Independent
Joe Watts

Voters say protection of trade with UK should be priority: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Ireland's trickiest Brexit issue is the future of the Border: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Deal with Northern Ireland to give access to single market post-Brexit (Dec 8): The Herald
Gordon Wilson

The Guardian view on Brexit and Ireland – special relationship, special solution: The Guardian

Brexit report – Stakes are high for Ireland (Dec 8): Irish Examiner

'Soft' Brexit would be best outcome (Dec 11): Sunday Independent

Gerry Adams may halt work with Troubles victims' families: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Adams – I found out in 2013 that IRA killed Brian Stack: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him':
Paul Hosford

Adams' protection of source claim 'perverse' – Beattie: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Gardaí monitor IRA leader linked to Stack murder as he returns to Ireland: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle and Niall O'Connor

TDs knew details of Gerry Adams's email on Stack case: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

SF president needs to realise he can't keep saying one thing and doing another: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

SF's dark past is 'priced-in' to our politics, but it costs all of us: Irish Independent
John Downing

Courts and Westminster are on a collision course (Dec 8): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Only at Stormont could a motion on human rights be proposed by an MLA who sought to deny right to life (Dec 8): The News Letter
Jim Allister

Man (25) questioned about assault on PUP councillor and memorial attack: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Google Map uses loyalist bonfire to promote Portadown: Irish News
Paul Ainsworth

DUP – SPAD did not meet RHI whistleblower: The News Letter

Colm Murphy's son Conan jailed for possession of explosives (Dec 10): Irish News

Alleged rapist of Paudie McGahon arrested by Spanish police (Dec 10): Irish Independent
Paul Williams

About time we let our native tongue do the talking... (Dec 10): Irish Independent
Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí

TUV man slams Orange Lodge's alcohol licence request: Newtownabbey Times
Russell Keers

Pro-life petition 'biggest ever' (Nov 28): The News Letter

The UK has shown its only card on Brexit, before it had to play it (Dec 9): The News Letter
Ian Parsley

Brexit's first casualty could be the Act of Union (Dec 11): Sunday Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Sunday, December 11

Stack fury at TD's Nazi slur on father: Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

TD says Adams' silence is 'dangerous and sinister': Cork Evening Echo

Adams has redefined the code of omerta and it's just not normal (Dec 10): Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

What if Gerry isn't lying, but just hasn't got a clue what's going on?: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Mary Lou – the Sinn Féiner who's really a mé féiner: Sunday Independent
Andrew Lynch

Murder, he said, with not a bother on him: Sunday Independent
Gene Kerrigan

Dublin slammed on victims 'bias': The News Letter

United Ireland campaign has been a failure (Dec 10): Irish News
Patrick Murphy

One of Adams's lieutenants to face 'kangaroo court' charges (Dec 9): Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor, Paul Williams and Kevin Doyle

If Sinn Féin cares about imbalance in the PSNI, why not begin with lack of working-class Protestants? (Dec 8): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Top PSNI officer takes post with British National Crime Agency (Dec 6): The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Standing at spot where husband died in her arms Joanne McGibbon challenges dissident killers in new video: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

It would appear the useful idiots and sneaking regarders haven't gone away: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Belfast council-run investment funds now under spotlight (Dec 10): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Executive accused of 'control freakery' over regeneration powers (Nov 22): Belfast Telegraph

Beattie breaks Stormont logjam for service veterans (Dec 6): The News Letter

How news of Papal visit to Northern Ireland sees rise of religious intolerance again: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Around 15,000 people crossing border daily (Dec 7): Derry Journal

Cross-border greenways – EU pledges 23m euros (Dec 8): BBC

CSO report – Brexit to strain Anglo-Irish ties (Dec 8): Irish Examiner
Eamon Quinn

Ireland needs to stand with allies against Brexiteers: Sligo Champion

Uneasy peace in city with history of bloody 'Troubles': Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
John F. Greenman

Birmingham Mail pub bombing campaign wins national journalism award (Dec 7): Birmingham Mail
Paul Cole

'Gerry Adams ate my son's M&Ms', says Daphne Trimble (Dec 7): Irish News
Paul Ainsworth

Council supports move to allow vote in Irish election: Impartial Reporter

DUP special adviser's brother among RHI claimants (Dec 10): Irish News
John Manley

'The Pope Must Die' Rangers match programme goes under the hammer for £700: Scottish Daily Record

Salmond – listen to Scotland over Brexit or face indyref2: The Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Colombia's peace deal drew inspiration from Northern Ireland – country's president: The Irish Times

Saturday, December 10

Gerry Adams insists he does not know who murdered Brian Stack – 'I don't have information on a crime': Belfast Telegraph

Murder is murder, Michael Noonan tells Gerry Adams: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Ministers criticise Adams for refusal to name IRA official: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Ferris unrepentant about criticism of Stack and repeats Nazi slur against prison officers: Irish Independent
John Downing

Harris 'not satisfied' with Gerry Adams comments on Brian Stack killing:

Brian Stack killing – Paul Quinn's family give support to prison officer's family: BBC

'Adams should do the right thing and name the people who killed our son': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Gerry Adams – Past role and present ambitions clash: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Could 1983 Brian Stack murder signal final act in Adams' long career?: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Miriam Lord's week – Gerry Adams tries to have it both ways: The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

Adams would do well to walk away now – but he isn't the only one hurting politics: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Adams won't be pushed, but Sinn Féin could give him the shove: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

Infections may spread despite peace process safety blanket: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

The killing of Brian Stack – A question of credibility for Gerry Adams: The Irish Times

No sleight of hand with truth will help Adams: Irish Independent

Victims like Austin Stack deserve truth: Belfast Telegraph

Troubles envoy warns of damage from row about prosecuting UK troops: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Revealed – British troops guilty of killings in Northern Ireland could spend life in jail while terrorists walk free after just two years: Daily Telegraph
Robert Mendick and Ben Farmer

Troubles killings – Police deny soldier 'witch hunt': BBC
Vincent Kearney

Nick Ferrari describes Troubles investigation into British service personnel as 'horrific': Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

'Soldiers cannot be diminished': The News Letter

IRA man and abuse suspect arrested by Spanish detectives: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Williams and Niall O'Connor

Charter NI has links with UDA, says top PSNI officer: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Dee Stitt increasingly isolated as head of Charter NI: Irish News
Allison Morris

O'Driscoll killers may have been 'brought in' for Cork murder: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Green mask slips to reveal criminals: Irish Examiner

Loyalist 'supergrass' case suspended until next year: ITV

Again this week we saw why we must pause on the legacy inquests that Sinn Féin is demanding: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

McGurk's Bar bombing relatives say unearthed Army log proves authorities knew within hours device not an IRA 'own goal': Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice and David Young

Brother of IRA man (19) shot by Army during Operation Motorman seeks apology: Belfast Telegraph
Eamon Sweeney

Amid the policing transition, Austin Hunter played a key role: The News Letter
Ronnie Flanagan

Leaflets from Sinn Féin's environment spokesperson dumped in Kildare wood:
Gráinne Ní Aodha

Bonfire policy will send out a 'strong message': Derry Journal

Scots cleric raps Sturgeon for call urging Northern Ireland women to seek an abortion there: Belfast Telegraph
Sophie Inge

Catholic bishop and the DUP sing from the same hymn sheet when it comes to their opposition to abortion: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland says yes to same-sex marriage, latest polling finds: Belfast Telegraph

New poll shows 'overwhelming support' for Ashers in 'gay cake' case: The News Letter

Belfast City Airport chief praises Tourism Ireland after attack by counterpart: Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Irish passport applications from North up a third to 33,000: The Irish Times
Peter Murtagh

Germany sees Kenny as a reassuring old EU hand on Brexit: Irish Independent
Donal O'Donovan

Lawyer to seek new legal challenge to Article 50 in Irish courts: Irish Independent
Saurya Cherfi

Badge of shame... republican snowman with RPG and AK-47 among sinister Christmas gifts: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Friday, December 9

No new inquiry into killings by British troops, say Northern Irish police: The Guardian
Alice Ross

UK Government prepared to disclose Troubles material to independent unit: Belfast Telegraph

'I'M BEING TREATED LIKE A CRIMINAL' Hero ex-soldier who served in Northern Ireland was thrown in jail as part of 'witch hunt': The Sun
Alex West

SAS hero Andy McNab says he is latest target of witch hunt probe into Northern Ireland killings after being involved in deaths of five IRA men: Daily Mail
Thomas Burrows and Anthony Joseph

Tony Blair's IRA amnesty should also apply to British soldiers: The Spectator
Douglas Murray

The Troubles investigations will help the IRA get away with murder. Theresa May must turn off the money tap: Daily Telegraph
Tim Collins

End this shameful witch-hunt now: Daily Mail

Government must scrap IHAT and Northern Ireland witch hunt before ruining more heroes' lives: The Sun

There must be no further delay in addressing legacy of our troubled past: Irish News

Victim's son tells Gerry Adams to aid gardaí: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell does not think he abused Dáil privilege over Brian Stack claims: Irish Mirror
Robert Hynes

Martin Ferris claims he has 'embarrassing' information on Fianna Fáil: The Irish Times
Anne Lucey

Stack murder – Kenny seeks to put further pressure on Adams: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Stack walked into the room and stared at Adams – it felt as if anything could happen: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

A history of violence and myth-making has come back to haunt Adams thanks to brothers' bravery: Irish Independent
Willie Kealy

Party rallies around Gerry Adams but controversies taking their toll: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Shadowy godfathers of Sinn Féin's past have long put gun above our laws: Irish Independent
Paul Williams

Adams challenged again – Same old story, same old doubts: Irish Examiner

State will not take sides in UK-EU Brexit talks, says Coveney: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Sinn Féin policy paper to urge special status within EU for North: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Unionism looks set to tumble into the same quagmire over Brexit as it did three decades ago: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

Brexit may be a nightmare but it can act as a wake-up call for us: Irish Independent
Dan O'Brien

Campaign on paramilitary activity 'a bit tame' – MLA: The News Letter

Enough talk, victims deserve some action: Belfast Telegraph

Carrickfergus man allegedly 'senior figure in South East Antrim UDA': The News Letter

Gardaí suspect former associates killed ex-Real IRA man: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Grisly details emerge of brutal slaying of Real IRA chief 'The Beast': Sunday World

Murdered Real IRA boss Aidan O'Driscoll was due to get married next year: Irish Mirror
Olivia Kelleher

Real IRA shooting – Gardaí had not been alerted to any threat to dissident: Irish Examiner
Noel Baker

Killing of I.R.A. Splinter Group Figure Rattles Irish City: New York Times
Sinead O'Shea

For some, the RPG-7 was once icon of 'armed struggle' – now it's a symbol of its futility: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

'New IRA' dancing on the grave of victim: Belfast Telegraph

Jamie Bryson claims property developer's Daithi McKay legal action 'attempt to expose his sources': Belfast Telegraph

First Minister Arlene Foster refuses to quit over green energy scheme fiasco: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Republic of Ireland's justice chief vows to help Dorrians find murdered Lisa: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Belfast developer to sue former Sinn Féin assembly member over Nama 'libel': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Thursday, December 8

Micheál Martin vows to defend post-Brexit rights of NI people: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

John Larkin was not representing executive at Brexit hearing: Irish News
Allison Morris

Brexit challenger in Supreme Court, Raymond McCord, is a convicted benefit fraudster – and still seeing out suspended sentence: The Sun
Steve Hawkes and Tom Newton Dunn

Ireland caught between an EU rock and a Brexit hard place: Irish Examiner
Declan Jordan

Nesbitt urges Foster to consider position over botched renewable energy scheme: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Arlene Foster rejects calls to resign over botched renewable energy scheme: The News Letter
David Young and Lesley-Anne McKeown

Sinn Féin defend role of former prisoners after criticism of group headed by UVF killer: Irish News
John Monaghan

South Belfast takes centre-stage as SIF controversy goes on: Belfast Media

Executive Office declines to say whether deputy first minister has been at work: Irish News
John Manley

Arlene Foster needs to take risks if DUP is to stay top dog: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Brokenshire warns over a continuing terror threat: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Vale

There is still the will and capacity for killing on streets of Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

The terror threat in NI is, as we already knew, severe: The News Letter

Cork dissident murdered – 'Beast' gunned down on street: Irish Examiner
Niall Murray and Eoin English

Former chief of staff of Real IRA shot and killed in Cork city: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Shooting victim 'The Beast' led Real IRA in bloody war on drugs gangs: Sunday World
Cathal McMahon

GARDAÍ fear dissident Republican reprisal attacks after a Real IRA commander was shot dead in Cork.: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

'A fine intelligent and hardworking young man' – TD defends IRA man caught with explosives ahead of Prince Charles' visit: Irish Independent
Laura Larkin

TD says letter not endorsing use of physical force: Irish Examiner
Claire O'Sullivan

Is no cause too toxic for TDs who backed Real IRA terrorist?:

Maureen O'Sullivan letter – TD defending the indefensible: Irish Examiner

Trainer of kidnapped dog celebrates 'fairytale ending': Irish Examiner
David Raleigh

Star greyhounds's kidnappers demanded ransom, reveals trainer: The News Letter
Ed Carty

Mary Lou McDonald not present for speech: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Two Sinn Féin TDs named under privilege in connection with Brian Stack murder: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle and John Downing

Brian Stack killing – Sinn Féin TDs deny murder involvement: BBC
Shane Harrison

'I was actually in jail' – Mayhem in Dáil as FG TD links SF deputies to Brian Stack murder:
Rónán Duffy

Stack family call for Adams to reveal details of father's killer: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Adams used a well-worn script and didn't flinch when the bomb landed: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

So, who to believe? Gerry 'I-was-never-in-the-IRA' Adams, or the Stack family?: Irish Independent
John Downing

Progress on Troubles inquests 'remains elusive', says human rights chief: Belfast Telegraph

Victims of Troubles 'let down', says Government: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Deliver legacy inquest unit or face 'bleak' future, criminal justice chief warns: Belfast Telegraph

Bloody Outrage – Decision to investigate brave British troops over all killings in Northern Ireland's 30 years of The Troubles branded 'witch hunt': The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn and Matt Wilkinson

More must be done to investigate republican attacks – Brokenshire: The News Letter

Guildford Four pub bombing files 'show fresh evidence': BBC

Post-truth Belfast – is truth even useful in a conflict so deep?: The Irish Times
Laura Kennedy

How an act of immense kindness changed a Northern Irish boy's life: Irish Voice/
Brónach Ní Thuama

Project Children was of its time but our young people need a future at home: Irish News
Allison Morris

Lisburn veterans take to the streets to march for justice: Ulster Star

If McGuinness is so glad the Pope is visiting, why won't he listen to his position on abortion?: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Scottish Labour calls for new federal state to unite UK after Brexit: The Guardian
Severin Carrell and Peter Walker

Wednesday, December 7

Brexit talks – EU will do 'utmost' to preserve Belfast Agreement: The Irish Times
Suzanne Lynch

EU's chief Brexit negotiator Barnier refuses to rule out hard border between Northern Ireland and Republic: Belfast Telegraph

Northwest councils hold Brexit sumit on Donegal border: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Attorney general John Larkin criticised by SDLP over position on Brexit: Irish News

Alliance bid for review of SIF is defeated by Assembly: The News Letter

DUP slam Alliance's 'double standards' in funding row: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Group headed by loyalist killer gets £900k of funding from taxpayers: Irish News
John Monaghan

UDA chief row 'won't undermine campaign against crime': Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Northern Ireland police investigate IRA rocket launcher footage: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Terrorist threat level 'remains severe' in north: Irish News
Jon Vale

Mask slips over political class's double standards on the gangster menace: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Ryder

Call for Derry's Lundy Parade to be moved away from city centre: Derry Journal

MLA criticizes demand to move Lundy parade: Londonderry Sentinel

Gardai investigating possible dissident republican link to €1m greyhound theft: Irish Mirror
David Raleigh

'Puzzling' TD letter noted as man jailed over Semtex find: Irish Examiner
Claire O'Sullivan

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams will address the Dáil on Brian Stack murder: Irish Independent
John Downing

Adams has information on officer's killing, says shooting victim's son: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI submit Bloody Sunday probe report to PPS: Derry Journal

McGurk's bar bombing families 'to reveal cover-up': BBC

Brokenshire is praised by PUP after Stormont meeting over the past: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Extending the Presidential vote: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Tourists want to see 'blood and guts murals': The News Letter

Post-Brexit recession will hit N Ireland harder, Mairtin O Muilleoir warns: Belfast Telegraph

No benefit for North in single market if UK leaves, think tank says: The Irish Times
Charlie Taylor

Hard-border return 'would be disruptive for Northern Ireland trading with Republic': Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

EU customs union 'should be NI priority': BBC
John Campbell

Minister – Eagle deal corrupted North's political system: Irish Examiner
Brian Hutton

Brian P. Burns considered front runner as Donald Trump's Ambassador to Ireland: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Nicola Sturgeon's radical politics creates a stir: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Ruth Davidson warns against 'divisive Brexit': BBC

Tuesday, December 6

No action yet by Sinn Féin chief Gerry Adams after BBC's claim about killing: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

McDonald claim contradicts Adams on Stack murder timing: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Why Sinn Féin needs to forget about unity and focus on Brexit: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Sinn Féin rhetoric ignores fact that Irish unity would kill off unionism: The News Letter
Alex Kane

DUP and SF view Eastwood and Nesbitt like Fathers Ted and Dougal: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Post-Ian Paisley DUP shifts back and forth: Irish News
Fionnuala O'Connor

Stormont's Speaker problem a ticking time bomb for Assembly: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Dee Stitt controversy 'does not detract from campaign against paramilitaries': Irish News
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Missing Armagh haulier PJ Flynn 'may have fallen foul of IRA': Belfast Telegraph
Jim Cusack

Reporting paramilitary crime still a reality despite new initiative: Irish News
Allison Morris

Guns accused loyalist Clifford Irons part of UDA feud, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

TDs lobby NI Minister on dissident treatment in Maghaberry Prison: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

PSNI officers told – hurling sticks are not offensive weapons: Belfast Live
Chris Kilpatrick

Revealed – Huge number of paramilitary murals on public housing: The News Letter
Adam Kula

'You will never get rid of terror murals' says loyalist: The News Letter

NI Secretary James Brokenshire begins two-day US visit: BBC

IRA trial judges reject application to direct not guilty verdict: The Irish Times
Daniel Hickey

Judge to report officers who gave 'untruthful' evidence at Pearse Jordan inquest: Belfast Telegraph

'No early review' of Guildford Four files, MP told: BBC

Ivor Bell "has dementia and wouldn't be able to participate in trial" over Jean McConville murder: Belfast Live
David Young

Chief Constable will not attend McGurk's Bar atrocity anniversary lecture: Irish News
Connla Young

Batman was my dad – Amazing tale of Northern Ireland boy taken in by Michael Keaton during the Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

The DUP's ignorance over Aids and HIV is embarrassing: Belfast Live
Joe Lindsay

Pope Francis is a marxist and not welcome in the North, says Rev. Brown: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Is Irish Catholic Church worthy of a visit by Pope Francis?: The Irish Times
Gerard Moloney

Catholic Church must reassess its approach (Nov 28): Irish Independent

Irish Government will publish paper on the extension of voting rights to Irish abroad in January: Irish Post
Aidan Lonergan

Release of State records on North to change in line with UK: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Irish president Higgins should learn from Queen about airing political views: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Government TDs to oppose Sinn Féin Bill on Irish neutrality (Nov 23): The Irish Times
Stephen Collins and Sarah Bardon

Priest to tell Colombians about NI's peace problems: The News Letter

Padraig O'Malley – Bringing peace and dialogue for four decades: Hürriyet Daily News
Emrah Güler

Scottish voice 'must be heard' on Brexit: BBC

Nicola Sturgeon has no clear plan for Brexit: The Irish Times
David Torrance

Monday, December 5

Nigel Farage takes aim at Gerry Adams over Sinn Féin's Brexit approach:
Daragh Brophy

Mary Lou McDonald repeats ambition to be Sinn Féin leader: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Sinn Féin speaking in forked tongues and still getting away with murder (Dec 4): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

The legacies of Ahern and Adams (Dec 4): Sunday Independent

IRSP set to unveil new Miriam Daly mural in west Belfast: Irish News
Connla Young

Austin Hunter – Orange Order's tribute to man who helped turn around its image: The News Letter

DUP says SF criticism of £200k spend on Queen and Somme is 'insulting': Lurgan Mail

Get rid of the tricolour, the anthem and Sam Maguire? Political correctness won't cut it for GAA people: Sunday Independent
Joe Brolly

Irish government accused of failing to honour cross-border rail pledge: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Big increase in cross-border Christmas shopping: The News Letter

eBay bins republican sniper badge after Hussey complaint (Dec 1): Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Paper on extending vote to Irish abroad to be published by Coveney: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Stormont is hiding a tourism goldmine (Nov 23): Belfast Telegraph

Northern motorists can pay M1 tolls in sterling: Irish News
Andrew Madden

45,000-strong Northern Ireland abortion reform petition handed in at Stormont (Nov 23): Belfast Telegraph
Sophie Inge

We shouldn't have to fake a religion just to get a child into school system (Dec 2): Irish Independent
Linnea Dunne

'Ireland is a very different place and the Church is humbler and less arrogant': Irish Independent
Sarah MacDonald

The last time a Pope visited there were fears he would be assassinated:
Paul Hosford

We may have changed, but we will always need powerful friends like the Vatican: Irish Independent
Mary Kenny

Catholic Church must reassess its approach (Nov 28): Irish Independent

Brexit prospectus beginning to fall apart: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Salmond warns of 'constitutional crisis' looming over Article 50: Aberdeen Evening Express

Why, as a republican, I am glad we still have a monarchy (Nov 30): The Herald
Rebecca McQuillan

Sunday, December 4

Adams sent Stack email to counter Opposition claims: RTE

Adams has not spoken to SF TDs since email scandal: Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

David Trimble – 'The shine is coming off Sinn Féin': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

I'll stick with Stack as his version of events has not changed one bit: Sunday Independent
Mairia Cahill

Gubu behaviour from Adams on Stack murder (Dec 3): Irish Independent

PUP man appeals for peaceful resolution of Carrick's paramilitary feud: Carrick Times

UK-style FBI called on to boost police fight against South East Antrim UDA: Belfast Live
Chris Kilpatrick

Missing businessman 'may be victim of IRA': Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

People want to see an end to all paramilitary groups (Dec 3): Irish News

Dozens gather at Belfast City Hall to mark anniversary of Union flag protests: Belfast Telegraph
Ali Gordon

Sinn Féin's American friends give $70k to boost party coffers: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

Gerry Adams – DUP must step up on Irish language (Dec 3): Irish News

Is it appropriate for clergy to be in attendance when statues to dead terrorists are unveiled? (Nov 24): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Another pub bombings family is now represented by funding dispute legal team: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

How writers sought to make sense of the Troubles (Dec 1): The Irish Times
Conor McCloskey

Christmas craic-ers – Classic film of Belfast shoppers facing The Troubles with festive cheer: Belfast Live
Mark McCreary

Our love is colour blind but we face prejudice – Northern Ireland mixed race couples tell of their experiences (Nov 28): Belfast Telegraph
Kerry McKittrick

The GAA president's remarks on anthem and flag are a welcome first step: The News Letter
Tom Elliott

GAA President, Aogán Ó Fearghail, clarifies comments on flags and anthems: Irish News

GAA flag debate is timely, but unionists must learn to respect tricolour, too: Belfast Telegraph
Daithi McKay

Flag and anthem remarks a significant step for GAA (Nov 29): Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Papal visit will remind us just how tangled Church and State still are: Irish Independent
Colette Browne

Fundamentalist Catholics are turning people off church in Ireland (Nov 29): The Irish Times
Joe McVeigh

The 'Catholic-before-all-else' Ireland is gone – and it's the Church's own fault (Nov 29): Sunday Independent
Martina Devlin

MLA's honesty about his past HIV ignorance will boost public awareness: The News Letter

Carl Frampton takes back remark slamming BBC SPOTY as anti-Northern Ireland: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Borders and Brexit – What can Scotland learn from the Irish frontier?: BBC

Dublin love-in keeps indyref2 hopes alive: Scotland on Sunday
Euan McColm

Saturday, December 3

Adams hasn't spoke to SF politicians he named in email to Garda Commissioner: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Gerry Adams passing names to police 'breaches IRA rules': The News Letter

Mary Lou McDonald aware of names linked to Brian Stack murder: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

This was the week that rocked Sinn Féin as the Gerry Adams questions mount up: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

No need for Social Investment Fund which looks after Executive pet projects – Ex-Justice Minister David Ford: Belfast Telegraph

Still no clarity on Stormont heating fiasco: Irish News
Newton Emerson

I've resigned from Sinn Féin but we're still on amicable terms, insists Daithi McKay: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Union flag protesters set for four year anniversary vigil at Belfast City Hall: Belfast Telegraph

Carrickfergus – Sammy Wilson says 'law not mediation' needed over loyalist tensions: BBC

Sammy Wilson rejects paramilitary 'mediation' idea for Carrick: The News Letter

Man accused of firearms offences 'heavily connected' to UDA: ITV

Feuding loyalists ready to give information on missing man: Irish News

Justice Minster Claire Sugden to lift lid on crime and terror ties: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Heavy PSNI presence as son of late loyalist laid to rest: Irish News

Ardoyne parade – March takes place along contentious stretch in north Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Stephen Farry elected Alliance Party deputy leader: ITV

Gillespie's hopes for future female Chief Constable: The News Letter
Laura McMullan

Inquest into murder of Kieran Doherty hits 'road block': Derry Journal

Call for Irish Passport Office for north: Derry Journal

DUP councillor – Evangelicals should speak out against papal visit: The News Letter
John Finlay

Handling tens of thousands of crowds for Papal visit 'could prove difficult' (Nov 30): Irish News
Paul Ainsworth

Papal visit a chance to tackle 'silencing' of priests (Nov 29): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Pope's visit will do little to tackle challenges facing Church: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Derry film company behind new 'Troubles' TV documentary: Derry Journal

Council hoping Ulster-Scots heritage trail will attract visitors: Ulster Star

DUP defends Clarke's 'ignorance' as Elton John wades into Aids controversy: Irish News
John Manley

Stick to singing, Sammy Wilson tells Elton John in HIV argument: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP man – I revealed my HIV ignorance to combat stigma: The News Letter
Graeme Cousins

Frampton – 'BBC SPOTY has anti-Northern Ireland bias' (Nov 29): The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Gary Lineker sparks rage by telling public to 'relax' over SPOTY snub to NI's sports stars: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson and Adrian Rutherford

BBC Sports Personality of the Year is an elitist, flag-waving beauty contest: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

BBC SPOTY should not go down the quotas road: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Second legal bid to halt A5 dual carriageway project linking Derry and Tyrone suffers blow: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Dublin Regency Hotel murder – Tyrone man fighting extradition over alleged role in gangland hit undergoing further neurological assessment, court hears: Belfast Telegraph

GAA club fails to explain decision to scrap O'Donovan Rossa crest (Nov 22): Irish News
Connla Young

Ulster-born Tory MP – I have been on the dole: The News Letter

'Mad Dog' Adair – 'I'll never leave Scotland': Sunday World
Paula Mackin

Eastwood urges EU socialists to support north's special status: Irish News
John Manley

Sturgeon visit offers glimpse into Brexit diplomacy game: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

British religious freedoms 'being eroded' (Nov 30): The News Letter

Friday, December 2

Senior republican who killed Brian Stack 'disciplined' by IRA – Adams: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Gerry Adams claims Stack murder names row being 'twisted' by media: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Adams criticised over claims about murder suspects by victim's son: The Irish Times
Vivienne Clarke & Simon Carswell

SDLP, TUV quiz Adams over murder: The News Letter

Despite what Gerry says, the victim's family have not got close to the truth: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Gerry Adams is now a hindrance and has to go: Irish News
Denis Bradley

Adams obliged to end confusion over murder: Irish Independent

Ireland and Britain's special relationship could lead to joint border, says Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster: Irish Post
Aidan Lonergan

Post-Brexit, George Mitchell worries about collapse of Northern Ireland peace agreement:
Carrie Sheffield

IRA supergrass Gilmour buried but fellow agent McGartland stays away: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Twaddell police bill was £22m but £250,000 for final two days: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

I didn't cover for senior SF member – McKay: Irish Independent
Malachi O'Doherty

Carrickfergus loyalist dispute has cost £1.6m to police: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI urges mediation on loyalist estate: The News Letter

UDA estate is price of ingrained criminality, says DUP's Sammy Wilson: Belfast Telegraph

'UVF scum say they protect locals but they're forcing me out of my own home': Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

Drugs claim loyalist's son months after UVF man Campbell died of overdose: Belfast Telegraph

A job very well done by gardaí – Bomb on bus court case: Irish Examiner

Órlaithí Flynn set to become new MLA: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Sinn Féin anger over failure to fund 'in limbo' inquests: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Troubles families have waited 40 years for answers from the past: Belfast Telegraph

Hamilton – There was bias in RUC's investigation of UVF bar bombing: The News Letter

Pub bombs funding – Ministerial buck-passing has been dizzying: Birmingham Mail
Marc Reeves

Derry Four – duo of former Police Ombudsman staff reported: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

McGurk's families present fresh evidence to PSNI: ITV

Michael Mansfield calls for McGurk's Bar apology from police: Irish News
Connla Young

Sports Personality row – BBC accused of 'anti-countries' bias: The News Letter

DUP's Dodds hits out at BBC 'bias' after snubbing Northern Ireland sporting heroes: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson and Adrian Rutherford

DUP's Wilson says some diseases affect far more than AIDS: BBC
Mark Devenport

DUP's Bradley 'disappointed' by Wilson's AIDS comments: BBC

Elton John – What planet is DUP man living on? MLA did not know heterosexuals could get aids: Belfast Telegraph

MLA does not deserve ridicule for honest admission: Irish News
Allison Morris

'Provision of road safety materials in Irish a welcome move' – Ó Muirí: Newry Times

Nicola Sturgeon pressed to back referendum on Brexit deal: The Herald

Irish eyes smiled on Sturgeon but life is more complex: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Brexit has not given Scottish separatists any boost yet at all: The News Letter

Thursday, December 1

Stanton says Ireland never accepted UK claim to all Lough Foyle: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Foster supports Anglo-Irish border control plan: BBC

Comments come back to embarrass politicians (Nov 28): BBC
Mark Devenport

Coming up with a way to measure paramilitary transition: Irish News
Newton Emerson

McGuinness's impotence over Dee Stitt affair shows us that DUP dominates the Executive: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Presbyterians clash over expected visit by Pope Francis: The News Letter

Will Protestants Welcome Pope Francis To Northern Ireland?:
Mark Woods

Changed attitudes to papal visit refreshing: Belfast Telegraph

Foster – It would be illegal if I sacked Dee Stitt: The News Letter

UDA boss Dee Stitt 'lied' on his Charter NI application: The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

'Not legal' to direct charity chief's sacking over UDA allegations, says Foster: Belfast Telegraph

Cool response to priest's Twaddell interface memorial plan: The News Letter

'Three Soldiers' relative blames UVF for memorial attack: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Bomb planted on a bus during Queen's visit to Ireland: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keefe

IRA accused's trial hears evidence of Alan Ryan's dissident activity: Sunday World

Two arrested in Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman's office probe: Belfast Telegraph

Adams under further pressure over email sent to Garda chief: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

No date set for Ballymurphy shootings inquest amid ongoing funding logjam: Belfast Telegraph

Johnny Adair – 'PIRA fought a justified war': Sunday World
Paula Mackin

On this day 21 years ago Bill Clinton turned on a whole city (Nov 30): Belfast Live
Chris Sherrard

GAA encouraged for welcoming inclusivity, slammed for terror links: The News Letter

Aogán Ó Fearghail sparks timely debate on place of flag and anthem in GAA: The Irish Times
Seán Moran

We must treasure GAA's traditions – not ditch them for wishful thinking: Irish Independent
Liam Collins

DUP minister Givan criticised over Fifa poppy row: Belfast Telegraph

Poll – Should there be all-Ireland football team? Gregory Campbell says 'No': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

DUP accused of being 'spendthrift' after £200k spend on Queen's birthday and Somme: The News Letter

Interconnector to power ahead?: Tyrone Times

eBay removes pro-IRA badge after Ross Hussey complaint: Belfast Live
Chris Sherrard

'Ireland may quit EU,' says Farage – and only a fool would dismiss him: Irish Independent
David McWilliams

Irish business chiefs warn over Brexit threat to cross-border trade: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit might not happen at all, says Polish foreign minister: The Independent
Lucy Pasha-Robinson

Local councillor brands Gerry Adams' Castro funeral visit as showing 'lack of judgement': Dundalk Democrat

Pictured: DUP met Hamas too – Sinn Féin slams 'unionists' hypocrisy and faux outrage': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Independence 'listening exercise' to end: BBC

Support for Scottish independence falls to LOWER level than it received in 2014 referendum in humiliating blow for Nicola Sturgeon: Daily Mail
Matt Dathan


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