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Saturday, December 15

'Limitations' to assistance EU can offer Theresa May – Varadkar: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Brexit difficulties PM's 'own making' says Foster: ITV

Sinn Féin MEP says border poll must take place in event of no-deal Brexit: The News Letter

May must stop spinning truth of backstop: Belfast Telegraph
John Rentoul

What if EU leaders had agreed to Theresa May's backstop request?: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Irish caller reminds Brexiteers of the Good Friday Agreement's importance during phone-in: Irish Post
Jack Beresford

So what does the DUP really, really want? A no-deal Brexit: City A.M.
Rachel Cunliffe

The ebbing patience with the British is now almost palpable in Brussels: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

'May's loss might look like Leo's gain – but we can all still lose': Irish Independent
John Downing

A political Christmas is beckoning for us all: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

Whatever you say, just don't mention Brexit (Dec 10): Irish Examiner
Suzanne Harrington

'Brexit has become a brutal Tory civil war – and now Project Fear is becoming Project Apocalypse' (Dec 11): Irish Independent
Ian O'Doherty

The Irish Times view on the Brexit stalemate – London staggers towards the exit: The Irish Times

'Questions over Remain funding make calls for second poll on leaving the EU a one-sided affair': Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

'In the storm of Brexit, our Backstop is best insurance': Irish Independent

Could sacking Karen Bradley really win back the DUP for May?: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Sinn Féin told to 'catch a grip' over recent decisions – victims' campaigner hits out a 'double standards': Belfast Telegraph
Gillian Halliday

Derry City and Strabane District Council stresses workers will have final say on Lily: Derry Journal

Five face sentencing for 'almighty beating' of former UVF man Darren Moore: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

Parties unite to condemn 'hate attack' on church: Belfast Telegraph
James Gant

Appalling attack on Lurgan church: Irish News

Attack on church will have shocked all decent people: Belfast Telegraph

Ann Travers – I felt nothing over death of man cleared of sister's IRA murder: Belfast Telegraph
Gillian Halliday

Seán Garland remembered as 'colossus of socialist politics': Irish News

Troubles amnesty – Still no Public Prosecution Service decision on prosecution of Bloody Sunday soldiers: Derry Now
Eamon Sweeney

Maldives allegations make it 'unthinkable' for Ian Paisley to meet Westminster's standards watchdog: Irish News
John Manley

Inquiry's revelations were hard to believe: Belfast Telegraph

Former DUP mayor suspended for breaching code of conduct: The News Letter

Niall FitzGerald urges Irish 'flexibility' on backstop: The Irish Times
Mark Paul

A new world order – With the US and the UK in disarray, where can Ireland look for a new democratic role model?: Irish Independent
Maria Farrell

Friday, December 14

Brexit – Leo Varadkar 'happy to offer assurances' to UK: BBC
John Campbell

Brexit – Leo Varadkar believes UK parliament will ratify withdrawal deal: The News Letter

Tánaiste says backstop needed but he hopes it will not be used: Irish Examiner

EU underlines Irish backstop 'temporary' and pledges to work 'expeditiously' to replace it if introduced: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Brexit – Jim Allister warns not to be hoodwinked by 'sleight of hand': The News Letter

Ireland retain UNITY GOVERNMENT to avoid Brexit CHAOS – 'Now is NOT the time for election': Daily Express
Harvey Gavin

Second Brexit referendum call grows louder but risks abound: Irish Examiner
Ngaire Woods

Brexit – 'It doesn't matter who Tory leader is, Irish interests need protection' – say nationalist representatives: Derry Now

Brexit – What does Ireland do if there's no deal?: BBC
John Campbell

Ireland may be squeezed on backstop in Brexit negotiations – but not yet: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

State has forgotten how to run Border security, says retired general: The Irish Times
Conor Gallagher

What happens to Ireland if there is no Brexit deal?: The Sun
Gerard du Cann

The big Brexit moment you probably missed: ITV
Carl Dinnen

Brexit – Jeremy Corbyn 'should stop cosying up to DUP over backstop': The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Fianna Fáil leader urges Sinn Féin to change Jeremy Corbyn's mind on the backstop: Irish News
John Manley

Is the DUP poised to rescue Theresa May?: ITV
Robert Peston

DUP denies talks with Labour to topple May: Irish Independent
Gareth Morgan

Theresa May still needs DUP support but while Brexit backstop remains she won't have it: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP must broaden its horizons if it is to save the union: The Times

Preparing for a hard border amid British political chaos: Irish Examiner
Eamon Quinn

Why the idea of a united Ireland is back in play (Nov 30): Financial Times
David McWilliams

Sinn Féin's Border poll behaviour does not add up: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

'Remarkable solidarity from EU must never be overlooked': Irish Independent
John Downing

Tory no confidence vote solved nothing – just a spectator sport for the DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Tonge

'Tories need to listen to the bard, not their own fiction': Irish Independent

Protecting people not for political point scoring – Police Federation hits back at Sinn Féin criticism: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

Lurgan Presbyterian church attack treated as hate crime: BBC

Derry and Strabane council becomes first to allow staff to wear Easter lily: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

New anti-abortion republican party holds first meeting in north: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Peadar Tóibín says his new party must build from grassroots: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP declines to reveal whether Ian Paisley will face party sanctions: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

DUP MP Paisley should have declared Maldives trip, says ex-public standards watchdog: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Trio accused of lying after Robert Hamill murder: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

Troubles amnesty – 'Murder is murder' says sister of Daniel Hegarty-teen who was shot dead in 1972 during Operation Motorman: Derry Now
Eamon Sweeney

Ballymurphy inquest – Teenager saw three men shot dead in 48 hours: BBC
Will Leitch

Troubles amnesty – 'Bloody Sunday apology means nothing if amnesty is brought in' says Michael Bridge one of those wounded on the day: Derry Now
Eamon Sweeney

Former Workers' Party president Seán Garland dies: The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Leading republican Joe Haughey dies suddenly: Irish News
Allison Morris

More students moving south of the border and fewer going north as Brexit approaches: Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

Bertie Ahern appointed to peace process role in Papua New Guinea: The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Thursday, December 13

Theresa May survives confidence vote and says she will 'protect the union': Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

Theresa May tells UK parliament food shortages in Ireland will not be used as tactic in Brexit negotiations: Irish Mirror
Andrew Byrne

Unionists urge May to bring focus back to Brexit deal after confidence vote win: Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster – No need for new Conservative leader: BBC
Mark Devenport

Brexit border backstop 'must not fall victim to Tory civil war', says Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph

Dublin's inflexibility could precipitate no-deal – Swann: The News Letter

Theresa May faces 'heck of a battle' in Brussels over Northern Ireland backstop – Dodds: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit – Sir John Major's backstop remarks 'dangerous', warns Lord Empey: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Colum Eastwood frustrated by Jeremy Corbyn's backstop stance: Irish News
John Manley

ERSI warn no-deal Brexit would halve growth in Irish economy: Irish Examiner

Ireland's economy 'threatened by Tory fundamentalists': The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Brexit – Irish PM speaks to President of EU Commission: BBC

Conservative MP tells the BBC 'the Irish really should know their place' over Brexit: Irish Post
Jack Beresford

Meddling Varadkar begs Irish MPs to take seats in UK Parliament to SAVE May's Brexit deal: Daily Express
Joe Barnes

'Huge downsides' to Brexit but also more 'jobs and money' for Ireland – Taoiseach: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Irish preparations for no-deal Brexit to accelerate: The Irish Times
Simon Coveney

'The backstop demand could end up bringing about that which it was designed to prevent': Irish Independent
Dan O'Brien

May's promise to DUP could make Brexit deal impossible: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

'We know more about UK's 'no deal' strategy than our own': Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

What the UK needs to do if it wants to delay Brexit: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Why it would be wrong for DUP to view May's humiliation as victory: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Tonge

PM can only get backstop certainty in legally binding text: The News Letter

Government must prepare for what might happen next: Irish Independent

Martin cites national interest and Brexit for keeping Varadkar in power: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Sinn Féin express concerns about how police dealt with bomb alert: The News Letter

Fianna Fáil used Brexit crisis to 'run away from electorate', McDonald claims: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Gerry Adams misses late friend and colleague Martin McGuinness 'every day': Irish Mirror
John Patrick Kierans

'Michael D is a formidable president' – Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election:
Adam Daly

Mary Lou McDonald reveals her take-home pay: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Ian Paisley under pressure over holiday to Maldives: The Guardian
Rory Carroll

Ian Paisley allegations 'very serious' says DUP: Belfast Live
David Young and Rebecca Black

Sinn Féin and UUP want Paisley Maldives holiday claims probed by watchdog: Belfast Telegraph

I expect high standards of those in public office – Paisley's Maldives holiday to be considered 'soon' by party officers, says Arlene Foster: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Frozen Libyan assets will not be used for Enniskillen bomb victims: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Ballymurphy Inquest – Witness saw victim falling at his feet: BBC
Will Leitch

Sister of Bloody Sunday victim says soldier's 'job well done' comment deeply hurtful: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Pro-life group – We will 'target' Barry McElduff in council elections: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Anger over west Belfast alert: Irish News

People born in North told by Home Office they're British: Irish World
Colin Gannon

US supporters of Irish Peace Process invited to join Boston to NYC cycling challenge: Irish Voice/

Unionist Dan Snow accidentally makes the case for independence: The National (Scotland)

Wednesday, December 12

Varadkar to tell May – we won't budge on Brexit: The Times
Niamh Lyons

Leo Varadkar – Halting or delaying Brexit will remove no-deal threat: The Scotsman
Paris Gourtsoyannis

Ireland 'actively preparing' for No-Deal Brexit – but Tánaiste believes it 'is still unlikely': Irish Independent
Denise Calnan, Kevin Doyle, Laura Larkin and John Downing

Former PM John Major warns any new border could 'reactivate' Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Ian Begley

Brexit – Irish upping no deal contingency plans, says PM: BBC
Jayne McCormack

'Backstop must be removed,' insists Arlene Foster: Irish Examiner

Sinn Féin tell Theresa May a Unity Referendum must be held in event of a no-deal Brexit: Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

Brexiteer reveals SOLUTION to Irish backstop – 'The alternative WAY AHEAD': Daily Express
Tom Nellist

Trade wiped out if Britain leaves with no deal, study warns: The Times
Tom McEnaney

Diane Dodds – Brexit deal cannot succeed without substantive renegotiation: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

'Brexit drives big wedge between Sinn Féin and long-time biggest UK supporter Jeremy Corbyn': Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Brexit forecasts – healthy scepticism is advised: The Irish Times
Eoin Burke-Kennedy

The DUP have become turkeys voting for Christmas as they steer us toward a no-deal Brexit: The Independent
Ben Kelly

Theresa May to visit Dublin for crucial Brexit talks with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: Belfast Telegraph

No chance of Ireland backtrack: The Times
John Walsh

Why it would be wrong for DUP to view May's humiliation as victory: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Tonge

'A memo to Ms Foster – PM is now warning of united Ireland': Irish Independent
John Downing

Irish border backstop has brought the UK to this national crisis: The News Letter

'Abandoning vote on Brexit deal smacks of desperation': Irish Independent

More disarray over Brexit after frenzied day at Westminster: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin call for Irish unity poll 'destructive', Taoiseach says: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Get ready for vote on united Ireland, insists McDonald: The Times
Cate McCurry and Michelle Devane

Army veterans betrayed – 'I was treated like a terrorist for doing my job': Daily Express
John Ingham

Witch hunts against those former police officers who are accused of the sorcery known as collusion: The News Letter
William Matchett

Bloody Sunday soldier still describes shootings as 'job well done': Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Sinn Féin's Raymond McCartney slams 'job well done' comments by Bloody Sunday soldier: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Engel pens Ballymurphy letter to British ambassador: Irish Echo

'I believe God was telling me to forgive IRA killers who shot my husband' – wife of Maze deputy governor reveals journey: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

'I'll reveal pay when I want' – McDonald, despite 'openness' pledge: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Welsh TV series look at life behind Belfast peace walls: Irish News
Mairead Holland

Leading loyalist Dee Stitt fined £300 for having stun gun: Irish News

Ian Paisley luxury Maldives holiday paid for by 'mystery friend': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Union of Students in Ireland call on Government to reinstate 'Gaeltacht Grant': Irish Examiner

Tuesday, December 11

May postpones Brexit vote to work on Irish border backstop concerns – 'Impossible position' without changes says Dodds: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

May – hard Border to force united Ireland: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle and Laura Larkin

Foster says Brexit vote deferment sums up government's 'chaotic' approach: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

We will never let the Irish down – Dublin and EU officials rule out 'renegotiation' of Brexit deal: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Brexit withdrawal treaty not up for renegotiation, says Coveney: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Brexit survey of Northern Ireland readers shows increased support for remain: Belfast Live
Chris Sherrard

Former British Prime Minister John Major insists return of a hard border would be 'disastrous': Irish Independent
Ian Begley

UUP – 'Backstop assurances won't wash': The News Letter
Niall Deeney

International Fund for Ireland in peace warning: BBC

Pro-Remain parties call for backstop agreement on Irish border to be banked: Belfast Telegraph

We'll be doing Northern Ireland a big favour by voting May deal down, claims DUP: Belfast Telegraph
David Young and David Hughes

Derry councillor says Brexit poll is further evidence that the DUP are 'out of touch': Derry Now

New human rights report calls for a change to 'outdated' Northern Ireland abortion laws: Belfast Telegraph
Laura Larkin

Brexit – UK can revoke Article 50, European court rules: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Brexit will destroy my late grandfather's dream of an open Irish border: New Statesman
James Patterson

UK takes unique, unprecedented road nobody wants to go down: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

I will have no difficulty ignoring siren voices backing this rotten Brexit agreement: Belfast Telegraph
Sammy Wilson

'A memo to Ms Foster – PM is now warning of united Ireland': Irish Independent
John Downing

Most Brexiteers stay the course... despite gloomy predictions: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

May has bought more time to win support for her Brexit deal: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

'Amid political chaos in UK, we need clear idea of what'll happen at home': Irish Independent
Laura Larkin

Priti Patel's boorish Brexit comments showed ignorance about Ireland. She's not alone: The Guardian
Bobby McDonagh

Unionists have been shafted, but not by Dublin or Brussels: The News Letter
Alex Kane

'Priti Patel should have studied Britain's colonial history here before food comments': Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy


Letter proposes NI Bill of Rights in bid to 'protect all': Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

The question is whether Barry McElduff is a liability or an asset... Sinn Féin, which refuses even to acknowledge the IRA's responsibility for Kingsmill, clearly believes he is the latter: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Paramilitaries and ex-soldiers should get Troubles amnesty, ex-general says: Irish News
Claire Simpson

McGurk's – First UVF target searched 48 hours before bomb: Belfast Media
Conor McParland

Ballymurphy inquest – Witness 'saw soldier laugh': BBC

Anger at dissident republican window mural in Derry: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Belfast Lord Mayor defends using office to support rights issues: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, December 10

'Top EU diplomat said Northern Ireland the price to pay for Brexit' claims former minister: Belfast Telegraph

Leo Varadkar holds firm on Brexit deal but ready to 'listen' to new UK proposals: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

UUP urges parliament to send prime minister 'back to the negotiating table: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Poisonous backstop would remain – Nigel Dodds rejects possible DUP support for Norway plus deal: Belfast Telegraph

Former Brexit secretary – UK could have pressed harder on backstop: The News Letter

Brexit may delay Irish MEPs from taking their seats: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

New bishop of Border areas fears hard Brexit: Irish Independent
Sarah MacDonald

Brexit reality finally set to bite for Irish business: Irish Examiner
John Phelan

Northern Ireland's history provides a Brexit lesson for us all: The Guardian
Karen Bradley

Brexit, Brussels and Northern Ireland – careful what you wish for: Financial Times
Alex Barker

'Brexit day is looming – but we're none the wiser as to what the outcome might be. Take your pick from these...': Irish Independent
John Downing

Britain faces an increasingly dangerous reality on Brexit: The Irish Times
Bobby McDonagh

'A very British farce born of a questionable referendum' (Dec 9): Sunday Independent
Colm McCarthy

Brexit – No Santa Claus in sight: RTE
Tommie Gorman

'Brits want to starve the Irish' is the definition of fake news' (Dec 9): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Some unionists are thinking the unthinkable about living in a united Ireland: The Irish Times
Eamonn Mallie

'Ireland's changing interests in a post-Brexit Europe' (Dec 9): Sunday Independent
Dan O'Brien

Commons to vote on Brexit deal and history unlikely to be kind to this Comedy of Errors: Irish Examiner

Political instability 'hampering progress on peace walls': Belfast Telegraph

North falling behind in human rights provisions, report finds: Irish News
Paul Ainsworth

Amnesty hails Ireland as human rights leader: The Times
Katie O'Neill

Flanagan – Smooth extradition with UK is key to fight crime: The Times
Seán McCárthaigh

Council approves £5,000 to light up Bloody Sunday memorial: Derry Journal

'Axing' of controversial commentator Jude Collins by BBC NI welcomed: The News Letter

McDonald and her Sinn Féin TDs stay tight-lipped on pay: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

IRA killers should get amnesty as well as army veterans to end Northern Ireland witch hunt, ex-defence chief demands: The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn

Film investigating Loughinisland massacre deserves a wider audience: The Guardian
Roy Greenslade

'Irony' over Boris Johnson's backing says No Stone Unturned filmmaker: Irish News
Monika Unsworth

Former British Prime Minister to deliver keynote speech on Albert Reynolds' contribution to peace process: Irish Independent
Liam Cosgrove

Majority of people think Sinn Féin should take its Westminster seats for crucial Brexit vote:
Sean Murray

I invite him to come to Derry – Sinn Féin MP responds to Taoiseach jibe over James McClean homeless gesture: Belfast Telegraph

Charlatans on both sides of Brexit debate deceive the public: The Scotsman
Euan McColm

Sunday, December 9

Tory chair visits Belfast, where he insists Irish border backstop is only temporary Brexit measure: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Brexit – Tory MP backtracks over food scarcity in Ireland: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Leaked British papers say Republic could face food shortages in no-deal Brexit: The Irish Times

UK tax authority warns Northern businesses to prepare for no-deal Brexit: The Irish Times
Barry O'Halloran

Businesses and farmers are right to back PM's Brexit deal: The News Letter
Sylvia Hermon

Northern farmers will rue UFU's fence-sitting in Brexit campaign: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit – How the backstop has brought the UK to boiling point: RTE
Tony Connelly

'Cliff-edge Brexit' to have far greater impact on Republic, fiscal watchdog warns (Dec 5): The Irish Times
Eoin Burke-Kennedy

A united Ireland is a realistic possibility now so we need to prepare for it:
Paul Gosling

Indian-origin MP under fire over Brexit remarks: Times of India

'Brexiteer MP is neither imperialist nor historian': Irish Independent

'Agreement on the table is good for all of the UK': Belfast Telegraph
David Lidington

'Magical thinking abounds on Brexit – but if May is crushed along with her deal, her rivals will be left with an escape act beyond the powers of Houdini': Sunday Independent
Martina Devlin

Sinn Féin leader reaffirms abstentionist policy at Markievicz celebrations: Sunday Independent

Students gather to honour memory of murdered academic Edgar Graham (Dec 7): The News Letter
Duncan Elder

Sister challenges Sinn Féin 'hypocrites' as murdered politician is remembered: Belfast Telegraph
Stewart Robson

SF display 'lack of respect' by choosing Barry McElduff for election again: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Alan McBride – 'I was very fortunate to be married to two incredible women. One was cruelly taken from me, the other I threw away': Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

If you insult the memory of the dead, you're unlikely to be welcomed back into public life with open arms: Belfast Telegraph

Pair to be sentenced for trying to buy guns on dark web in UDA feud plot: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

The BBC have dropped me over Gillespie tweet, claims Jude Collins: Belfast Telegraph
Duncan Elder

Kingsmill relatives say McElduff's bid to return to politics is 'sickening': Belfast Telegraph
Lauren Harte

We must hold British State to account say Bloody Sunday relatives Liam Wray and Kate Nash: Derry Journal

'My Jim was not a drug dealer' says widow of man shot dead at Belfast school: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Peadar Tóibín – 'No way will we be a one-issue party': The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Mary Lou McDonald named as a 'Disruptor' who will help shape Europe in 2019 (Dec 5):
Aoife Barry

Journalists can breathe easy with Boris on the case (Dec 8): The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

Labor's Carrigan is recipient of World Peace Prize: (from the Irish Echo)

Why abortion laws have to change on this side of the Border: Impartial Reporter
Victoria Johnston

Scottish independence 'better than Brexit': The Sunday Times
Jason Allardyce

Saturday, December 8

Brexit deal in chaos as DUP and Tory rebels derail Theresa May's 'desperate' bid to win over MPs: The Independent
Lizzy Buchan

'Irish backstop is an ANNEXATION' – Brexiteer BLASTS Theresa May's deal on Question Time: Daily Express
Abbie Llewelyn

Cabinet Office Minister says DUP deal continues: ITV

Varadkar recklessly disregards border poll, claims McDonald: The Times
Niamh Lyons

End of UK – United Ireland support SURGES as May's Brexit crisis deepens: Daily Express
Alice Scarsi

Ireland needs to plan 'more intensively' for no-deal Brexit, Hogan warns: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Document on North-South cooperation published by UK govt: RTE
Tony Connelly

McNarry tells Taoiseach to 'butt out' of Brexit border row: Irish News

Nigel Dodds – 'Rather than roadshow, government should listen to MPs': The News Letter
Niall Deeney

UK to protect 156 cross-Border co-operation schemes after Brexit: The Irish Times
Paddy Smyth

Brexit – SoS pens open letter to people of NI offering assurances over EU withdrawal deal: The News Letter

Outrage after British MP suggests Irish food shortages could be used to force EU to drop Brexit backstop: Irish Mirror
Pat Flanagan

Mary Lou McDonald says Tory MP should 'withdraw' food shortage comments: Irish Examiner

Phil Hogan – If Priti Patel wants to starve the British people, this is how to go about it:
Gráinne Ní Aodha

'DUP fails to realise playing hardball on Brexit could kill union with UK': Irish Independent
Gerard O'Regan

Why is Jeremy Corbyn trying to woo the DUP?: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

As a Unionist, I just cannot support Theresa May's Brexit deal in all good conscience: Daily Telegraph
Ross Thomson

'As English nationalism continues its EU convulsions – beware the backstop': Irish Independent
John Downing

'Brexit backstop discussion is far from finished': Irish Independent

Young people hit out at Northern Ireland's democratic deficit: Belfast Telegraph

Loughinisland – Ex-officers lodge appeal over Justice Keegan judgement: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

I caught victim in my arms after he was shot by soldier, eyewitness tells Ballymurphy inquest: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Priest praises Ballymurphy Massacre families at memorial: Irish Catholic
Chai Brady

Former soldier puts heart attack down to stress of facing trial over Troubles shooting: Belfast Telegraph

Unionists condemn Sinn Féin selection of former MP Barry McElduff in Kingsmill row: Belfast Telegraph

'I'm not expecting anyone to believe me, but I'm telling the truth' – Barry McElduff denies Kingsmill stunt was intentional ahead of politics return: Belfast Telegraph

Dismay but no surprise as McElduff returns to politics – victims campaigner: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Fianna Fáil councillor in Cavan to join Peadar Tóibín's new party: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Martin McGuinness' brother 'to stand for new party': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

'Tóibín's breakaway may pose more danger to FF than SF': Irish Independent
John Downing

West Belfast cemeteries targeted in hate crime attacks: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

BBC claims DUP declined chance to see Jonathan Bell's RHI interview ahead of Arlene Foster's grilling: Irish News

Sinn Féin admits it used public funds to pay 'super spad': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Bilingual status a keystone in Galway's cultural status: Galway Advertiser

The Irish border and Brexit explained by @BorderIrish: BBC

Friday, December 7

Half of voters in North back a united Ireland after May's Brexit: The Times
Niamh Lyons

DUP's Ian Paisley compares Brexit vote to 'hanging': BBC

Backstop plan will 'haunt us for years', warns Trimble: The News Letter

Unionists united in opposition as Remainers rally around backstop: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Barnier vows EU will 'do everything' to avoid backstop: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Theresa May indicates British MPs could decide if Northern Ireland 'backstop' is triggered: Irish Independent
Shaun Connolly and Harriet Line

Warning of food shortages in Ireland: The Times
Sam Coates and John Walsh

Gordon Best – 'We think for ourselves, we are certainly not puppets' (Nov 21): Belfast Telegraph

What will Brexit mean for 30,000 cross-border workers?: RTE
Gráinne McKeever

Our parties survived a storm as bad as Brexit: The Times
David Davin-Power

Brexit – is it possible to stop it?: Irish Examiner
Oliver Patel

New powers for independent watchdogs to protect human rights and equality post Brexit:
Barry McCaffrey

The Guardian view on the Brexit backstop – getting Ireland wrong again: The Guardian

Unity poll rally to be held next September: Irish News

Peter Robinson says other's 'exacting standards' for ministerial appointments would have left empty seats at the executive table: Irish News
John Manley

Two thirds of ex-prisoners with Troubles-related convictions still jobless 20 years after Good Friday Agreement: Irish News
Michael McHugh

Barry McElduff selected for council elections: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Ian Paisley in no position to lecture others: Irish News

Police face difficult task of identifying suspects from victim's murky world: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran Barnes

Ballymurphy inquest – Petrol bomb claim 'was hearsay': BBC

Arlene Foster admits she may be 'wrong about the sequencing' of claims against spad ahead of TV interview: Irish News

'Mad Dog' Johnny Adair's secret return to Northern Ireland – defies death threat after mum's death (Nov 26): The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

Archdeacon barred after school row comments: The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

UUP Councillor Jim Rodgers receives partial suspension: Belfast Live
Rebecca Black

Inside the Belfast college that moulded peace-makers and Brexiteers: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

I'm switching from Republic to Northern Ireland, reveals Linfield striker Michael O'Connor: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Beacom

No invite for pro-Israeli group to the Guildhall in Derry due to concerns over continuing 'onslaught' on people of Palestine (Nov 26): Derry Now

US congressman accused of "inappropriate" lobbying in Ireland over proposed ban on Israeli imports:
Ciaran Tierney

If Brexit is blocked, will it ever be worth voting again?: The Spectator
Douglas Murray

Thursday, December 6

DUP denies breaking deal as party helps inflict huge defeat on PM: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Woodcock and David Hughes

'DUP-Tory agreement is not dead just yet', insists Wilson: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

DUP MP accused of peddling Brexit fear after claiming 'backstop' goes further than anything 'achieved by the IRA': Irish News

May tries to woo Brexit MPs with Irish backstop 'parliamentary lock': The Guardian
Heather Stewart and Peter Walker

MPs need reassurance over ending the Irish backstop says powerful Tory MP in Brexit debate: The News Letter

Gregory Campbell – 'A tragedy that May allowed hard border talk to gain traction': The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Irish premier says reopening talks over UK withdrawal deal 'not feasible': Belfast Telegraph

'It's economically mad' – DUP say secret legal advice revealing Britain could be stuck in the backstop forever is 'devastating' and proves May went back on her promise to protect the Union: Daily Mail
Tim Sculthorpe

We would be happy with a general election, says DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds during key Brexit debate: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Unbelievable that PM would even consider signing this deal – Swann: The News Letter

DUP MP – MPs can't override Brexit referendum result: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Ireland'S EU fury: Dublin set for TAX WAR with Brussels – 'We have STRONG concerns': Daily Express
Paul Withers

Brexit backstop 'could leave NI alone in customs union': BBC
John Campbell

Stark madness – eight reasons why this deal must be binned: The News Letter
Nigel Dodds

Theresa May's been battered but still has fighting chance with Brexit deal: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

'Amid the chaos, UK MPs have now 'done a Cromwell' for parliament': Irish Independent
John Downing

After Brexit deal's slow failure Ireland-EU solidarity could still be tested: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Second referendum on Brexit might be only option if PM is defeated in the Commons: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Reality of Brexit border backstop finally dawns at Westminster: The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor

We need to know the exact legal position on the backstop: The News Letter

'The UK voted to leave the EU but London voted to remain – my city will always be open to Ireland': Irish Independent
Sadiq Khan

No matter how Belfast Books tries to slice it, discrimination against people, whatever their viewpoint, is always wrong, always illegal, always a political and moral outrage: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

MLA claims Ulster flags hurting Limavady traders: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

'Hate issues must be addressed': Mid Ulster Mail

Row over prisoners' names on council-owned Christmas tree: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Peadar Tóibín denies new party will be 'one-issue' movement: BBC

Ian Paisley bemoans 'too long' recall petition: Irish News
John Manley

Arrests made in probe into INLA criminality: Londonderry Sentinel

Sinn Féin anger at proposals to help protect veterans: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Ballymurphy inquest – Edward Doherty 'possibly in throwing stance': BBC
Will Leitch

50 years ago – Critical months for a Northern Ireland at the "crossroads": Irish Voice/
Ed Neafsey

Freddie Scappaticci admits possessing extreme pornography: Belfast Live
Ryan Hooper

East Belfast FC portacabin row sees unionist councillors accused of a "democratic outrage": Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Gibraltar values being British as much as Northern Ireland does: The News Letter
Joseph Garcia

The Alternative to Arms: New York Times
Gerry Adams

Wednesday, December 5

Brexit advice – DUP votes lead to No 10 'contempt' defeat: BBC
Jayne McCormack

DUP would not repay £1bn if its pact with Tories ends, Sammy Wilson says: Belfast Telegraph

DUP will prop up Tories – but only if the Withdrawal Bill is defeated: Irish Independent
Harriet Lane

Pro-Remain alliance in pact despite SDLP MLA's call for Sinn Féin to shelve abstentionism: Irish News
John Manley

'Brexit is a big opportunity' Sinn Féin leader says united Ireland referendum is COMING: Daily Express
Joe Gamp

Top Tory hints MPs need Irish backstop 'reassurance' to back PM's Brexit deal: Belfast Telegraph

'This is a very uncertain time' – North-south local authority alliance needed in wake of Brexit: Irish Examiner

'Brexit reversal would be loved here – but is still unlikely to occur': Irish Independent
John Downing

Jeremy Corbyn should put the national interest before party advantage (Nov 28): Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Brexit unrest is being stoked by tin-pot egomaniacs for narrow political advantage (Nov 16): Belfast Telegraph
Tom Kelly

Northern Ireland will never be able to exit this backstop: The News Letter

The Irish Times view on the Brexit backstop: The Irish Times

Peadar Tóibín's new party to contest north's 2019 council elections: Irish News
John Manley

Support for National Front growing in Northern Ireland, claims leader Tony Martin: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

As republicans cannot own civil rights, civil rights cannot disown republicanism (Oct 15): Irish Voice/
Dan Haverty

My father wasn't a UDA chief when he was killed, Geordie Gimore's son tells court: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Evidence of MI5 agent in IRA terror trial 'unsatisfactory': Belfast Telegraph
Michael Donnelly

Ex-soldier stands by his evidence around fatal 1971 shooting of man in Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Veteran unionist Terry Wright looks back on the Civil Rights march of October 5, 1968: Derry Journal

East Belfast FC portacabin removed by council contractors after political row: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Sinn Féin under fire over removal of football club's facility in east Belfast: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Peace tourism – Building a shared future on the walls of Derry (Nov 28): The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Former assistant chief constable Stephen White new chairperson of RUC GC Foundation (Nov 27): The News Letter

Irish-speaking schools warn of legal action over 'unfair' patronage process (Nov 19): The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

Price of pint likely to rise if UK crashes out of EU, warn industry experts: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Brexit poses existential questions for Scottish nationalists: Deutsche Welle

Tuesday, December 4

Cox outlines pragmatic defence for Brexit to Commons sceptics: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

People want us to get on with Brexit, says Northern Ireland Secretary: Belfast Telegraph

Sammy Wilson – Brexit legal advice will prove Theresa May is a liar: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

DUP 'out of touch' with majority in Northern Ireland on Brexit, says Sinn Féin chief O'Neill: Belfast Telegraph

MPs must listen to deal's supporters in NI, says Northern Secretary: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Brexit – DUP should apologise for awful mess, says Lord Empey: The News Letter
Duncan Elder

DUP joins opposition parties in contempt call: ITV

'Incredibly unusual times' – DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy':
Órla Ryan

Backstop does not affect north's constitutional standing: Irish News

Should we care what the UDA, UFF and the Red Hand Commando think about the Brexit backstop?: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

We have no amicable way to settle our Brexit dilemma: The News Letter
Alex Kane

UK politics struggles with the idea of being 'trapped' in the backstop: The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor

Brexit showdown – Theresa May just might have one final card up her sleeve: Belfast Telegraph
Arthur Aughey

With the DUP warning of a no confidence vote, Brexit is becoming ever more dysfunctional: New Statesman
Stephen Bush

Ireland is not immune to anti-EU populism: The Times
Jason O'Mahony

Let's be honest about what's really driving Brexit – bigotry: The Irish Times
Matthew d'Ancona

The Times view on the DUP's Brexit deal stance: The Times

Ireland able to agree extradition deal with UK, conference hears: The Irish Times
Conor Gallagher

Mary Lou McDonald – The Unifier:
Guðrið Højgaard

George Gilmore murder – Son denies father was UDA commander: BBC

Judge finds IRA trial evidence 'unsatisfactory': Irish News

Ballymurphy inquest – Former soldier still thinks about Belfast man shot dead in 1971: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Soldier apologises to victim's family at Ballymurphy inquest: RTE

How millennials are breathing fresh life into the ancient Irish language: The Independent
Ben Kelly

Belfast bookshop bans DUP members from new cafe over same sex marriage: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Brexit may stop firms using auditors from North (Nov 29): The Times
Cianan Brennan

N.I. bookshop bans DUP members over same sex marriage stance: The News Letter
Andrew Quinn

Fine Gael's enthusiasm for WWI remembrance: Southern Star

Monday, December 3

DUP to join forces with Labour in Brexit move that could delay marathon 40-hour debate: Irish Independent
Gavin Cordon and Harriet Line

Gove 'uncomfortable' about Irish border backstop but says May can win vote on Brexit withdrawal deal: Belfast Telegraph

Theresa May warned of 'historic' constitutional battle over Brexit legal advice: ITV

Government should publish no-deal Border plans, FF says: The Irish Times
Jennifer Bray

Charlie Flanagan – State will be properly policed regardless of Brexit outcome: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Willie Hay says DUP quarrel with Theresa May not the Tory party: Derry Journal

Irish citizens in North unlikely to have vote in European elections: The Irish Times
Jennifer Bray

Does Theresa May know what she is doing?: RTE
Tommie Gorman

Without Britain we'll need new EU tactics: The Times
Lucinda Creighton

John Kerry issues Brexit warning over reigniting Troubles in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

DUP's defiance and lack of compromise will put off voters (Nov 26): The Times
Patrick Maguire

Spotlight on DUP over Stormont talks: Irish News

North Down on Brexit – 'The DUP threatens the union more Sinn Féin': The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Cheap point-scoring against Sinn Féin insults our voters: The Times
Mary Lou McDonald

'How can any party go into coalition with toxic Sinn Féin?' (Dec 2): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

'Diversity of views not tolerated in Sinn Féin,' says Tóibín as he looks to build new political movement: Irish Independent
Ryan Nugent

Sinn Féin emails referred to watchdog in 'English-only' street signs row: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Gerry Fitt urged British to reject Hunger Striker demands days before Bobby Sands died: Irish News
Connla Young

Campaigners say British army logs show MRF was in north Belfast days before McGurk's Bar atrocity: Irish News
Connla Young

We need a major public inquiry into the IRA because few of its victims will get justice (Dec 1): The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Candlelight vigil held in memory of Ballymurphy Massacre victims: Belfast Telegraph

Stonewalling investigations – Loughinisland suspicions deepen: Irish Examiner

Garda has no religious breakdown statistics 'despite Dublin lectures to NI' (Nov 19): The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Uncertainty for family living in Republic but working in the North (Nov 12): The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Sinn Féin hits out at council's £17k 'junket' to USA (Nov 26): Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

DUP councillor Phillip Brett praised for sending message of support to St Enda's GAA club ahead of historic match: Irish News
John Monaghan

'We were 'no-platforming' before anyone else' (Dec 2): Sunday Independent
Declan Lynch

Forces veterans could be tried over claims of colonial abuse: The Times
Lucy Fisher

Sunday, December 2

'Brexit transforms Ireland from minnow to giant in the Anglo-Irish relationship': Irish Independent
Donnacha Ó Beacháin

Brexit – Ulster Farmers' Union remain amenable to alternate Withdrawal Agreement proposal: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit – If it was right to vote once, it can be right to do it twice: The News Letter
Ian Ellis

PLATFORM: Tony Lloyd (Nov 26): Irish News
Tony Lloyd

Walk around the Bogside and you'll understand abstentionism, says Independent Donegal senator: Derry Journal

Loughinisland – NUJ protest over questioning of journalists: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Ballymurphy inquest recap as families hear further details of 1971 massacre: Belfast Live
Kelly McAllister

Miami Showband massacre survivor in concert for reconciliation group (Nov 30): Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Truth behind double killings is uncovered (Nov 30): Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

'Door shut' for Troubles victims after Freedom of Information answers halted (Nov 23): The News Letter
Adam Kula

Bloody Sunday march organisers to put focus on military top brass: Derry Journal

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson – Libya trade envoy role 'very interesting' (Nov 28): The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

The lost moments that could have stopped Northern Ireland's Troubles (Nov 22): The National (Scotland)
Hamish MacPherson

'No one imagined the violence that would follow' – Eamonn McCann on Derry in 1968 (Sep 29): The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Archive pictures prove 'a border long before any Troubles' (Dec 1): Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Northern Irish students on Brexit – 'The Republic has become a more attractive option' (Dec 1): The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Three Oireachtas members in talks to join Peadar Tóibín's pro-life republican party: The Sunday Times
Justine McCarthy

I'm a huge fan of Van Morrison says Ian Paisley as Astral Weeks album celebrates 50th anniversary (Nov 30): Irish News
Mairead Holland

What Astral Weeks teaches us about Northern Irish identity (Nov 5): The Irish Times
Matthew O'Toole

The highs and lows of currency fluctuations for cross border workers:
Paul Gosling

Tribunal upholds man's dismissal for 'anonymously' sending anti-English tirade to CEO of US parent company (Nov 1): Irish Examiner
Gordon Deegan

How we can put an end to the "Irish Car Bomb": Irish Voice/
Padraig McMullan

'Sometimes you feel that Ireland needs men like Roy Keane to keep us honest' (Nov 25): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Israeli politician Isaac Herzog on singing DUP's praises in NI and why a blue plaque to his late father should be returned to his former Belfast home (Oct 19): Belfast Telegraph

Celts divided by more than the Irish Sea (Nov 24): The Irish Times
Caoimhín De Barra

Northern Irish Brexit concession undermines Nicola Sturgeon: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

SNP plot to end Union without referendum: The Sunday Times
John Boothman

Saturday, December 1

McDonald says idea Sinn Féin will save May's deal 'frankly farcical': The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Leo Varadkar admits there is no contingency plan for policing border in case of no deal Brexit: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

DUP's Foster could be open to 'Norway plus' deal to satisfy DUP's red line on Brexit: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Brexit – Sammy Wilson says government will fight dirty to get deal passed: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Any alternative Brexit solution needs to involve all of the UK – UUP leader Swann: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

'I have never seen UK and NI in such a mess in over 30 years': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Drop in Army bomb squad call-outs disproves Brexit threat to peace process – DUP's Campbell: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Irish firms face 60-lorry limit in Republic in no-deal Brexit: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Brexit deal would put Northern Ireland in 'unrivalled' global position – Bradley: Belfast Telegraph

Irish preparations for no-deal Brexit intensify: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's Brexit: The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

'Brexit is too complex to be explained by Brit-bashing': Irish Independent
Mary Kenny

The DUP do tolerate differences with Great Britain. But Brexit is different: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

The nightmare Brexit scenario and Ireland: The Irish Times

Focus must be on the Brexit deal on offer: Irish News

Politicians must heed words of businesses: Belfast Telegraph

Start Stormont talks in new year, says Bertie Ahern: BBC
Stephen Walker

'25 years of progress could be squandered due to DUP-Tory alliance,' says Sinn Féin chair: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Peter Robinson's climbdown shows unionism still lacks the capacity for self-criticism: Irish News
John Manley

Bradley's Brexit charm offensive continues in Northern Ireland but she might not have liked all she heard: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Social media reaction to what loyalist Jamie Bryson said about Derry republican Tony Taylor: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Trade Union demands consultation on council Easter Lilly: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Wreaths and wooden crosses at war memorial thrown in river: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Woman arrested over hate crime at war memorial: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Paramilitary threats to children 'obscene': Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Robinson – I was not attacking DUP's Foster and Wilson is best commodity any party could have: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Northern Ireland boss called 'Tory cow' for Prime Minister support: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Loughinisland film journalists to face further police questioning: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New twist in troubling legal saga over Loughinisland case: The News Letter

Man who witnessed Ballymurphy killing felt duty bound to testify, inquest told: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Bomb survivor stars in new production about Troubles: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

'Our children will be the losers,' – Civil service chief warns of impact to schools, hospitals and homes of ongoing Northern Ireland political deadlock: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams' tribute to Annie Cahill, wife of IRA leader Joe (Nov 28): The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill among hundreds who attended the funeral of Belfast republican Annie Cahill: Irish News
Connla Young

Prince William's Carrickfergus title highlighted after honour award: The News Letter

US firm set up by Sinn Féin funded exhibition: The Irish Times
Colm Keena

On This Day – Bill Clinton's historic visit to Northern Ireland (Nov 30): Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Brexit – Scottish applications for Irish citizenship surge: The Scotsman
Sam Shedden

John McDonnell – I'm a socialist, not a Unionist. It's solidarity on a class basis: The Times
Kenny Farquharson


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