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Saturday, December 31

Court blocks release of Dolours Price's Boston College interviews: The Irish Times

Gang hardman who fled RIRA threats returns: Evening Herald

A not-so-modest proposal to cut the dole queues (Dec 29): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

School reform is too vital to leave just to politicians (Sep 16): Belfast Telegraph
Marie Cowan

Miami massacre report indicates RUC collusion in Tyrone murders, claims Dungannon Councillor: Tyrone Times

There's no merit or honour in glorifying imperial arrogance (Dec 29): Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

McCreesh family deny British claim: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

1981 State papers

Deal could have ended IRA hunger strike, says former press officer:
Henry McDonald and Owen Bowcott

Margaret Thatcher 'negotiated with IRA': BBC

Mother told Haughey that 'sons will die' (Dec 30): Irish Examiner
Ed Carty

Doctors believed Sands was secretly kept alive: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Top Provo in H-Block sought Hume as broker (Dec 30): Irish Examiner
Ed Carty

FitzGerald warned Thatcher on security ties over Maze (Dec 30): Irish Examiner
Brian Hutton

Documents show how pope tried to end Irish inmates' 1981 hunger strike: Catholic News Service
Michael Kelly

Sands rejected pope's order to come off hunger strike: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

IRA leaders outside Maze 'controlled hunger strike': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Embassy examined relationship between IRA and the media (Dec 30): The Irish Times
John Bew

Unionist leaders privately happy at end of strike: The News Letter

Coalition urged not to get 'too close' to IRA on hunger strikes: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Hume – Tensions after Fitt quit: Belfast Telegraph

Inside the political maze of the H-Block hunger strike (Dec 30): Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Maze Prison protest set off one of the worst crises in Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Gavin Cordon

Death fast back to haunt republicans: Belfast Telegraph

Friday, December 30

US college agrees to give interviews with Dolours Price to prosecutors: The Irish Times
Kevin Cullen

Jean McConville files – D-day for Boston College: Belfast Telegraph
Anne Madden

Wife of ex-IRA member fears retaliation: Boston Globe
Travis Andersen

The main policing stories of 2011: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Policing the budget... why Baggott's lot is unenviable: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

'Political balance' needed for new body: Carrick Times

Strabane bomb alert 'elaborate hoax': BBC

Why no Christianity at Christmas time, Enda?: Irish Independent
David Quinn

Hundreds more Church of England defections expected (Dec 28): Daily Telegraph
Martin Beckford

Strathclyde Police praise behaviour of 'Old Firm' fans: BBC

1981 State papers

Files reveal Peter Robinson warned of war in 1981: BBC
Eamon Phoenix

Thatcher cabinet 'wobbled' over IRA hunger strikers: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Margaret Thatcher sought secret deal with IRA hunger strikers: The Scotsman
Angus Howarth

N Irish hunger strikes made withdrawal an option: Financial Times
Sally Gainsbury

Bobby Sands 'offered to suspend hunger strike': RTE

Family got hunger striker to continue, says report: The Irish Times
Eamon Phoenix

Official called for force feeding: Irish Independent
Diarmuid Doyle

Gaddafi urged UN chief to halt hunger strike: Irish Examiner
Ed Carty

FitzGerald asked Reagan to put pressure on British: Irish Independent
Brian Hutton and Diarmuid Doyle

Lessons can be learned from turmoil of 1981 hunger strike: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Margaret Thatcher unmasked – the lady was for turning: The Guardian
Martin Kettle

Thursday, December 29

'2012 a big year for parades' says PC chairman: The News Letter

2012 marks a Titanic test for First Minister: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Wilson

Peer hits out at prison protest arrangements: The News Letter

Findings of 'overall confidence' in PSNI welcomed by chief: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

FBI agents 'may be trained at site': Belfast Telegraph

Osama hunt software to create Northern Ireland Troubles database: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

BC is ordered to turn over IRA materials: Boston Globe
Travis Andersen

Twas Christmas Eve and prisoners were stirring: Irish Echo
Gerry Adams

Teens jailed for sectarian assault: Banbridge Leader

Queen's Ireland trip healed 800 years of enmity: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Rules of engagement for a decade of centenaries (Sep 17): The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

Future bank notes 'should be blank': Belfast Telegraph

Alex Salmond's spell could swing it for Scottish independence:
Jonathan Freedland

Lamont's fight for a future in the Union (Dec 19): The Herald

Wednesday, December 28

Commemorative events 'could be hijacked': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Cameron calls the Queen's visit a 'game changer': BBC
Mark Simpson

Probe call over garda links to IRA killing of farmer: Irish Independent
Steven McCaffery

Magilligan visits cancelled at short notice: Londonderry Sentinel

SF vote a mark of our delusion (Dec 25): Sunday Independent

State visit to Britain on cards for Irish president: Belfast Telegraph
Fiach Kelly

Crime gangs are 'top threat' to State: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Class division is a luxury we can no longer afford (Sep 8): Belfast Telegraph
Robin Wilson

Nine out of ten support 'devo-plus': The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Revealed, true cost of going it alone in EU: Daily Express
Kerry Gill

Most Tories want UK to pull out of Europe: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Grice

Old Firm have never been more belittled than now: The Independent
Richard Wilson

Tuesday, December 27

Nuala O'Loan calls for single body to investigate crimes of the Troubles:
Henry McDonald

Anger after Christmas raids on 2 local homes: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Unionist leaders' festive messages: The News Letter

First Ministers' office ran up £16m staff bill (Dec 22): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Now the Union is secure, let's get down to business: Belfast Telegraph
Johnny Andrews

A confederacy of total dunces: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Ten wishes for what will be a difficult year ahead (Dec 26): Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

David Cameron hails Queen's visit to Ireland: RTE

A small bow on a day of huge symbolic resonance (Dec 26): Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Obama was great, but the Queen? Unforgettable: The Irish Times
Kathy Sheridan

A worrying time for Royal family: Belfast Telegraph

How Kate's seen off the Aussie republicans – Wedding boosts Royals' image Down Under: Daily Mail
Richard Shears

Belfast accord could be model for Kosovo, says Serb president (Dec 22): The Irish Times
Daniel McLaughlin

The right of choice (Dec 18): Scotland on Sunday

Monday, December 26

Dissidents won't win, says First Minister in statement (Dec 24): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Queen seals new era with speech on friendship: Irish Independent
Fiach Kelly

A triumphant year when we were finally cured of Anglophobia (Dec 25): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Sinn Fein activists demand closer co-operation between Protestant and Catholic schools (Sep 12): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Police union chief reiterates backing for plastic bullets: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

The Fortnight's reading that lasted 40 years (Dec 19): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Adair accused of act of tree-orism (Dec 22): Scottish Sun
Irina Nelson

Before defending the Union, Lamont has to build one (Dec 19): Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Unionists need to fly the flag for stronger parliament (Dec 5): The Scotsman

Sunday, December 25

Stand-off over cross-border pursuits resolved: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Northern Ireland First Minister in peace pledge: BBC

Donaldson wants Cooley killing case reopened: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Smithwick Tribunal – Agent alleges mole an "open secret": The Cross Examiner
Christine Keighery

School reforms will take less talk and more action (Sep 9): Belfast Telegraph
Daithi McKay

Pupils on the border face losing out on school places (Dec 22): Belfast Telegraph

Housing inequality: Belfast Media

Seamus Heaney's papers go to Dublin, but we don't mind, insists QUB (Dec 22): Belfast Telegraph
Anne Madden

Misspelt signs 'an insult to people' says Cllr: The Kerryman
Brendan McCarthy

Disunity on case for the Union (Dec 24): The Herald

An Iranian 'terrorist' in the White House? (Dec 20): Washington Post
Glenn Kessler

Saturday, December 24

Claims of Provo infiltration of police are supported: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Lock down on sectarian attacks: Belfast Media
Kieran Hughes

Prosecution possible in Daniel Hegarty case: Derry Journal

Why we cannot allow our past to hijack the future: Belfast Telegraph
Alasdair McDonnell

Forgiveness – the end result of difficult lessons (Nov 10): Impartial Reporter
Mary Lynch

Dealing with toxic legacy of our past (Sep 6): Belfast Telegraph

Totting up the tots provides a glimpse of all our futures: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Nought but good cheer from Gerry (Dec 17): The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

Riots in England and Northern Ireland – spot the difference:
Henry McDonald

'Welfare tourism' slumps after border area crackdown (Sep 19): Irish Independent
Treacy Hogan

Foreigners may not avail of Republic-North visa-free travel: The Irish Times
Ray Managh

Hands off our referendum, says SNP: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Case builds for Scottish independence: The Irish Times
Paul Gillespie

'North Ireland method can be used for Karabakh settlement' (Dec 13):

Hand of friendship can lift people who need our help (Dec 10): Belfast Telegraph
Leon Litvack

Friday, December 23

UUP won't be dissolved: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Tom Elliott rejects Tory plan to disband UUP as 'betrayal': BBC

United Ireland debate is over, says Donaldson: The News Letter

There are battles to be won before police guns fall silent: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Divided park to extend opening: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

26 guilty over Ardoyne illegal protest: UTV

Dominic McGlinchey jnr denies role in murder of soldiers: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Dark world of agents is not black and white: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Are the victims of Enniskillen any nearer the truth? (Dec 8): Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Peter Hain confirms investigation by police of high security hacking: The Guardian

McFeely's wonderful life as Priory Hall residents homeless for Christmas: Evening Herald
Niall O'Connor

Only way to defeat crisis is to fix our political system (Dec 14): The Irish Times
Joe Mulholland

Clarke says he has never supported Bill of Rights (Dec 21): The Scotsman

Sinn Fein councillor's son appointed as Labour advisor (Dec 16): Newry Times
Emma Taylor

Team GB – SFA caught on the hop as Celtic trio are given Olympic invitation: The Scotsman
Stuart Bathgate

Neil Lennon – Celtic lads can play for Great Britain: The Sun
Geoff Sweet

What chance 'Pipes of Peace' for Old Firm?: Impartial Reporter
Paul Cassidy

Special clause to give Holyrood right to run referendum: BBC

Why the Scots want independence from the English: Daily Telegraph
Allan Massie

Plastic bullets should never be an option – history has shown this (Dec 21):
Mark Thompson

Thursday, December 22

DUP unveils proposals to cut MLAs at Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

DUP want to 'normalise' politics: The News Letter

Justice minister may look into the rehiring of RUC officers: BBC

Unionist unity on posts for ex-RUC: The News Letter

Sectarian mindsets 'still blight our society' (Dec 20): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Half of all top IRA men 'worked for security services': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

IRA veteran wanted by U.S. for North Korea counterfeiting plot wins fight against extradition from Ireland: Daily Mail
Damien Gayle

IRA veteran Sean Garland escapes extradition to US:
Henry McDonald

Garland 'delighted' as extradition to US denied: Irish Independent
Brian Kavanagh

Judge rules against BC, appeal possible: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

The Troubling Secret History of the Troubles:
Charles P. Pierce

Massereene murders trial finishes hearing evidence: BBC

Murder accused 'unlikely terrorist': Belfast Telegraph

UVF supergrass trial adjourned for Christmas break: BBC
Will Leitch

'Slab' Murphy appeals ruling: The Irish Times

Woman is charged in van driver killing: Evening Herald
Andrew Phelan

Gerry Adams' brother Liam refused bail due to 'risk of flight': Belfast Telegraph

Man released over 1983 police murders: UTV

Judge refuses Liam Adams bail bid: BBC

Bah humbug to Christmas sign: Irish Echo
Anthony Neeson

Forget about disaster, we're going to party like it's 1912 (Dec 14): Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

Irish head North to avail of less punitive bankruptcy laws: Irish Independent
Graham Clifford

Time to end the grovelling to EU and be assertive (Dec 21): The Irish Times
Vincent Browne

It's time to ditch EU, Alex (Dec 21): The Scotsman
Jim Sillars

Sir Gus O'Donnell – The UK faces break-up: Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope and James Kirkup

'Ooh ah up the RA' football chant outlawed by Crown: The Scotsman

Wednesday, December 21

Sir Reg Empey urges Parades commission negotiations: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Peace wall' gate at Belfast's Alexandra Park may open for longer: BBC

Crowds gather in Newry to support republican prisoners: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Sentence deal came as surprise to us – UVF brothers: Belfast Telegraph

Eirigi and PSNI in disagreement over 'harassment' claims: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Dominic McGlinchey son 'was Massereene getaway driver': BBC

Man charged over dissident activity: UTV

DPP to get file on bomb find during queen's visit: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

US judge asks college for IRA-linked files (Dec 20): The Irish Times
Kevin Cullen

Jackal warned to lie low after showband murders: Dromore Leader

Casting a little bit of light on the 'dark side': Belfast Telegraph
Alan Simpson

Adams rejected chance of early end to hunger strike: Belfast Telegraph
Carrie Twomey

Sinn Fein and PSNI in war of words over Christmas card: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Our health can't depend on Britain's generosity forever: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Bank would seek Quinn bankruptcy in Republic: The Irish Times
Colm Keena

Treasury – no decision on corporation tax cut until summer: Belfast Telegraph

Adams awaits bail hearing: UTV

Ex-PSNI chief Hugh Orde deployed plastic bullets in Northern Ireland but opposes use in England: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Rogue Celtic fans risk ruining club's reputation says Lisbon Lion Billy McNeill: The Scotsman

The Old Firm have a duty to educate their supporters better: The Herald
Richard Wilson

Rangers fan banned after shouting sectarian slogan at match: STV

Jim Sillars in call for Scotland to switch to 'dollar': The Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker

Catholic Church hits out at shared campus schools call (Dec 16): The Herald
Andrew Denholm

Tuesday, December 20

Join us in the Tories, ex-UUP quintet urge party: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Former Ulster Unionists in call for new party: BBC
Stephen Walker

Anger at Assembly reform snub: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Belfast brawl sparks loyalist feud fears: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Less experienced police more likely to receive complaints: BBC

Rights chiefs appeal to Westminster for help: The News Letter

Massereene accused – I am dying from cystic fibrosis: Belfast Telegraph

Vicious feud between CIRA and gang boss led female assassin to shoot dad David: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

RUC men's killer wins court challenge: UTV

Boost for British bid to obtain IRA tapes from US university: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

Boston College Must Release Oral-History Records, but Court Will Review Them First: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Jennifer Howard

Ireland, UK show Common Travel Area commitment: RTE

Quinn accused of 'bankruptcy tourism' for filing in North: Irish Examiner
Steven McCaffery

Bankruptcy tourists cross Irish Sea: Financial Times
Jamie Smyth

'Bad bank' Nama 'may enter' NI mortgage market (Dec 16): BBC

Gilmore – Keep treaty change and debt separate: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Time to dump the euro, Enda: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

British megalomania remains a terrible disease: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

How independent would Scots really be if country was member of EU? The answer is – not very: The Scotsman
Trevor Salmon

Alex Salmond under fire for 'stalling' over independence referendum (Dec 14): The Scotsman

Corrupt politicians passed the Act of Settlement to keep a Catholic off the throne – is it right for our time?:
Allan Massie

New Uefa charge for Celtic as SPL toughens rules on fan behaviour: The Scotsman
Stephen Halliday

Monday, December 19

Jim Allister in call for Stormont shake-up: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Campbell in unionist unity plea after row: The News Letter

Sinn Fein second biggest party in Republic of Ireland – poll: Belfast Telegraph
Fionnán Sheahan

Irish media claims that Sinn Fein live it up in the US are far off the mark: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Limited Right to Confidentiality:
Scott Jaschik

Why is President Obama trying to damage the Irish peace process? Feds working with British agents win access to Boston College IRA tapes: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

£1m damage to Maghaberry jail in just 18 months: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Newry Mayor hosts Employing Ex Prisoners Event: Newry Times
Paul Malone

The letters which reveals forensic science in turmoil and denial:
Barry McCaffrey

Anthem that divides ill at ease with our goal of unity (Dec 13): Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Paisley steps down from pulpit after 60 years of preaching: Irish Independent
Claire McNeilly

Dr Paisley and his mysterious ways: Belfast Telegraph

Challenge to Sean Quinn bankruptcy: BBC

Your church is just lucky to have me at all, Dr Martin: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

Crisis in the diocese (Dec 17): The Irish Times

A Royal tribute: Belfast Telegraph

Minister – No EU 'yes' vote without debt deal: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Securing treaty change will be a hard sell: The Irish Times
Gavin Barrett

Better off in than out, whether we like it or not (Dec 18): Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

England's visceral Europhobia may break up the UK:
David Marquand

Life ban for Celtic fan (Dec 17): The Herald
Helen McArdle

Labour must get over the fact it is a 'Unionist' party (Dec 16): Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

This time it's us who have to decide (Dec 7): The Scotsman
Gavin McCrone

Sunday, December 18

From working class to first class –– Sinn Fein gets a taste for luxury: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Republican Marian Price reveals horror of seven months' solitary confinement in prison: (from the Sunday World)
Suzanne Breen

The Miami Showband massacre was one of the most depraved atrocities of the Troubles (Dec 16): Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Judge orders Boston College to hand over IRA secret tapes: Irish Voice/
John O'Brien

Boston College – Final Post: HistoryNewsNetwork.US
Chris Bray

Which anniversaries will be commemorated in Northern Ireland? (Dec 13): BBC
Mark Devenport

Don't use past for petty point scores: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 12)

The trials of FSNI:
Barry McCaffrey

Bradley – 'Culture Minister evasive about Irish Language Bill': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Nationalist 'disgust' at DUP stance: Mid Ulster Mail

Thousands will tune in to hear Queen recount her visit: Sunday Independent
Nick Bramhill

The Queen is not simply an ornament. She is the linchpin of the realm: Daily Telegraph
Peter Mullan

This time, let us decide on the transfer of sovereignty: Sunday Independent
John Crown

Free speech for all, including the rancid BNP (Dec 17): The Irish Times
Donald Clarke

Riverside café at centre of Kirk and Iris storm closed for business: Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Gaelic Games attracts more participants than other Trinity sports (Dec 17): The Irish Times
Gavin Cummiskey

Offensive? Our lawmakers' decision to target Scottish football fans certainly is: The Observer
Kevin McKenna

Ignore the excited SNP tweeters – Cameron's veto will actually make life more difficult for the Nationalists (Dec 12): The Scotsman
David Torrance

Saturday, December 17

Matt Baggott urged to heed Sinn Fein over 'dark side': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Order planning way forward on parades: The News Letter

Let's merge with Tories, says top UUP official: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Concern at prison protests: Derry Journal

Irish language project beats target: Belfast Telegraph

DUP member among Irish learners: UTV

Alliance HQ targeted in 'dirty protest': UTV

We're all in this together so let's build a united society: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Lyttle

Bail refused for Derry car bomb accused: BBC

Explosives charge suspect claims he found device lying on the road: Belfast Telegraph

Defence team changed in Stephen Carroll murder case: Belfast Telegraph

NUJ warns that press freedom is at risk as Northern Irish police take legal action to intercept riot footage: TheDrum

Judge rejects BC on IRA recording: Boston Globe
Travis Andersen

Ex-agent denies lying over garda mole claims: The News Letter

'Stakeknife' accused may appear at Dublin tribunal:
Henry McDonald

Smithwick Tribunal may hear evidence from Scappaticci: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Ian Paisley to deliver final sermon: UTV

Hark what discord follows when you meddle with the monarchy: Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

Nama chief says no 'fire sales' planned for NI: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Leaders must address deepest flaws in society: Irish Independent
James Downey

Noonan spells out stark reality if referendum is needed: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Cameron on right side of public opinion: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

How Britain got its patriotism back: The Guardian
Jonathan Jones

Cameron and the EU – Britain's phoney war (Dec 12):

So, who are the separatists now? (Dec 13): The Herald

Neil Lennon sees red over Celtic's Green Brigade following offensive banner in Udinese match: Daily Telegraph
Roddy Forsyth

Chief executive condemns 'rogue' fans as Celtic await UEFA ruling on flares: The Herald
Michael Grant

Friday, December 16

Catholic workforce up 0.5% according to Fair Employment figures: BBC

Alex Attwood speaks out on council reforms: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Judge refuses bid to stop Duffy trial: UTV

Old prejudices have no place in new society (Dec 14): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

The dark side of the PSNI must finally see the light: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Taking peace for granted: The Irish Times

Ardoyne carol service crosses divide: UTV

Irish language Christmas sign goes up at Belfast City Hall: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Former British spy denies taking part in IRA murders: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Narrow Water cover-up claims are not lies, insists agent: Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Fulton 'knew RUC officers who passed information to IRA': BBC

Checkpoint death family wants legal action: UTV

Colwell shooting officer previously charged with assault: BBC

'Sunday' group defend decision to stage march: Derry Journal

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Frank McNally

Auditor General tells Executive to implement Maze plans: Ulster Star

Gary Lightbody should write something for Northern Ireland football (Dec 13): Belfast Telegraph
Trevor Ringland

Christopher Hitchens was a committed supporter of a united Ireland: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Stormont tax talks 'constructive': UTV

UK set to join eurozone discussions: Belfast Telegraph

Irish voters face Hobson's choice over euro:
Henry McDonald

Cameron won't be left out in the cold for long: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Is our membership of the euro simply a rather fraught way of declaring our non-Britishness? (Dec 15): Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

No need for rancour over EU decision: The News Letter
N R Greer

Constitutional reform may be best achieved over time (Dec 15): The Irish Times
Donncha O'Connell

This dumb, unjust law is Salmond's first own goal (Dec 15): The Herald
Iain MacWhirter


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