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Saturday, February 14

Devolution legislation set for late February: Belfast Telegraph

Forever divided by these policies: Belfast Media
Fred Cobain

Orange Order told to 'walk the talk' at meeting: Derry Journal

20 years on – time for truth: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Allister seeks 'crimes' inquiry: Irish News
Rebecca Black

Finucane situation 'makes me want to weep': Belfast Media

Collusion allegation by state persists: Irish News (Feb 12)

Puppets behind the killing of lawyer Finucane are known, but who pulled the strings?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Deal with the past: Belfast Media

Hamill suspect's parents deny cover-up: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Laundering accused denies being 'in fear' of bank boss: Irish Independent
Olivia Kelleher

Garland granted bail at High Court: RTE

Saville – the last of the big spenders: Belfast Telegraph

Panorama's response to Omagh intelligence review: BBC
Sandy Smith

Adams and West Belfast families meet with Irish govt minister: Belfast Media (Feb 10)
Ciarán Barnes

Murder was brutal and clinical – police: Derry Journal

No more: Derry Journal

Man injured in paramilitary shooting: UTV Internet

Did torture techniques lead to death?: Belfast Media
Bobby Storey

DUP believes in 'sensible' north-south co-operation: Impartial Reporter
Brian Donaldson

Sammy Wilson – UK borders plan will cause ports mayhem: Belfast Telegraph

Church of Ireland's population rises by 46%: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Friday, February 13

New law may allow devolved policing: UTV Internet

Devolution of policing legislation 'moving too fast': Belfast Telegraph

Petition rejects victims' plan: The News Letter

Two bullets found at murder scene: BBC

Dissidents will just bring chaos: Irish News

There is no excuse for murder: The News Letter

Ignore the border and maybe it'll go away: Derry Journal (Feb 10)
Norman Hamill

I still want justice for my son Patrick says solicitor's mother: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

New Line of Inquiry for Donaldson Murder: Irish Voice/
Paddy Clancy

Policeman accused in Hamill case was 'stressed': Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Cross Armstrong plea: Newry Democrat

Bloody Sunday Memorial March Held in Bay Ridge: Brooklyn Eagle (Feb 11)

Accused – 'Phil Flynn is behind everything': Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Flynn's stake in Cunningham's mortgage firm: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Nationalists accused of 'dictator' tactics: Derry Journal (Feb 10)

Criminals are escaping punishment: Belfast Media (Feb 11)

Garland's bail application case adjourned: RTE

Flynn Wins British Award: Irish Voice/

Memorial a 'fitting tribute' to IRA victims: The News Letter

Monument probe 'a priority': Down Democrat

No-confidence motion passed against DUP's Wilson:

Local UK languages 'taking off': BBC

North local elections put back for year:

North Lesson for Mideast: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Thursday, February 12

Minister calls for public's help on Quinn murder:

£1m cost for extended work of weapons body: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Bookies back de Brun in Euro elections race: The News Letter

Spat between unionists completely meaningless: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Families of Omagh bomb victims vow to continue fight: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Brown Omagh bomb meeting 'heated': BBC

'Panorama' says questions remain to be answered: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Finucane death marked 20 years on: BBC

Edmund Burke will speak for Pat too: Irish Echo
Jim Cullen

Amnesty calls for independent Finucane probe: RTE

Twenty years on, Geraldine Finucane remembers: Irish Echo
Gemma Burns

A fully independent inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane needed: Belfast Media

For more than memory: Irish Echo

Soldiers lose naming challenge at Nelson inquiry: UTV Internet

PSNI in Nelson inquiry legal bid: Irish News

Eames-Bradley protestors should face reality: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Man killed in paramilitary-style attack in Derry:
Henry McDonald

Dissident gunmen blamed for killing: Irish Independent
Steven McCaffery

Bomb devices linked to CIRA: Irish News
Allison Morris

Catholic man is told to leave the country by Dunmurry UDA: Belfast Media
Roisin McManus

Taoiseach has not yet received White House invitation: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Mr. Ambassador: Pittsburgh Post Gazette (Feb 10)
Ted Smyth

Accused told garda' he sent Christmas card to IRA chief: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

'Slab' Murphy in fresh trial appeal: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott

Republicans on extortion charges kept in jail to face retrial: Irish News

High Court to decide today whether to grant bail to man sought in US: The Irish Times

Maze stadium plan bill hits £4m: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Welsh support for Irish language: Belfast Media
Ciarán Barnes

Wednesday, February 11

United bid against DUP north-south motion: The News Letter

Cross-border body 'not going away' – Sinn Fein: Irish News
William Graham

MPs to study Eames/Bradley report: UTV Internet

Exposing the thugs and criminals hiding: Belfast Media (Feb 6)

PM to meet Omagh bomb relatives: BBC

DUP seeks protection against naming sources:

Bloody Sunday probe's latest bill – £33m for IT: Belfast Telegraph

Robert Hamill Inquiry – Witness withdrew claims about her fiancé: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Man left bags with £2.3m in church yard, court told: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Teenager jailed for sectarian attack: Sunday Journal (Feb 8)

Kids poisoned by hatred still being raised in north: Irish News
Susan McKay

Above the law: Sunday Journal (Feb 8)
Mary Nelis

Downturn slowed by public sector – Robinson: Irish News

Hotel incident 'a storm in a teacup' – says Mayor: Derry Journal (Feb 3)

Shopping in the North is guilt-free: Irish Independent

Tuesday, February 10

DUP chairman says North-South Council should be abolished: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP Speaker orders colleague out of Stormont in Gerry Adams IRA row:
Henry McDonald

Unity can end destructive divisions: Irish News
Roy Garland

'Root sectarianism out of our society' says DUP man: Irish News
Ashleigh McDonald

Respect needed to fight hatred: Irish News

Public humiliation for man with 'punishment placard': Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory

Dissidents deny extortion claims: Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Brown to discuss security claims with Omagh families: Belfast Telegraph

IRA memorial to be erected on peaceline: The News Letter

Gardaí suspected accused was in IRA, court told: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Online forum to discuss ways to deal with Troubles legacy: Irish News

With the South in freefall, would you vote for united Ireland now?: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

'Free meal' figures expose social division in NI schools: Sunday Tribune (Feb 8)
Suzanne Breen

Time for Sinn Fein to put The Cat out: (from the Irish Daily Star, Feb 9)
John Coulter

Minister is making a joke of devolution: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Irish rugby 'shows benefits of cross-border co-operation': Belfast Telegraph

Afghanistan – it will be tougher than we think: The Times
Allan Mallinson

Monday, February 9

SDLP 'to resist' bid to dilute accord: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Omagh families travel to No 10 to protest 'whitewash' review: Sunday Tribune (Feb 8)
Suzanne Breen

Republicans? Don't make us laugh: Belfast Media (Feb 6)

Tatchell calls for Maguire repatriation: Irish Democrat (Jan 26)

Amid this fear and ruin, the passing of a man of principle: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

A heart of gold: Sunday Life (Feb 8)
Gail Edgar

Parent 'appalled' by school mural: Sunday Tribune (Feb 8)
Mark Hilliard

Plot to blow up Andersonstown News: Belfast Media (Feb 6)
Ciarán Barnes

New coach bombing memorial unveiled: UTV Internet (Feb 4)

A tale of three sisters gunning for business from cross-border bandits: The Sunday Times (Feb 8)

Maintaining educational apartheid: Sunday Journal (Feb 1)
Mary Nelis

11-plus fiasco earns Stormont a grade D: (from the Sunday Times (Feb 8))
Liam Clarke

No excuse for Ormeau stadium: Belfast Media (Feb 6)
Scott Jamison

Sunday, February 8

Arms talks 'a u-turn for Donaldson': The News Letter

Tories vow to keep cold-case team: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Allister throws down gauntlet: The News Letter

Gun victim's father challenges Adams: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Dissidents must withdraw threat: Irish News (Feb 4)

Missing IRA files branded 'totally unsatisfactory': Belfast Telegraph

Top officer denies being told to keep evidence from Wright probe: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

DUP members top Assembly's voting records: The News Letter

DUP minister recognises Sam at Stormont – but at a distance: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

President's visits north cost £500k in security: Irish News

McAleese urged to curb costly 'jaunts' to the North: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Lest we forget: Irish Echo

North 'will recover faster than Republic and Britain': Irish News (Feb 4)
James Stinson

Ireland Fund suggests delay of Government contribution: The Irish Times (Feb 5)
Arthur Beesley

Army top brass warn – Afghanistan will be our next Northern Ireland: Sunday Herald
Trevor Royle

Essay – Resist the Irish model: Jerusalem Post
Sean Gannon

Saturday, February 7

Language takes on its own meaning: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

It is time to decide which forum's a waste of our money: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

The state of the West Belfast dissidents: Belfast Media

Derry republicans win appeal to challenge: Derry Journal

Omagh civil trial missing evidence: UTV Internet

Dissident group claims car bomb: Irish News

Why loyalists must give up weapons now: The News Letter

Why I will never vote for Sinn Féin again: Belfast Media
Gearóid Ó Cairealláin

'New lead' in Donaldson inquiry: BBC

Donaldson inquest adjourned for a year: Irish News
Seamus McKinney and Rebecca Black

Fears that exams could further cement religious divide: Belfast Media

Wilson denies U-turn after job given to Dublin expert: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Agents 'attended INLA death plot': BBC

'Wright files destroyed' – Paisley: UTV Internet

AK47 roadblock loyalists defy order to compensate victims: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Families turn out to remember the New Lodge Six: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

DUP minister praises GAA over rule changes:

The new all-inclusive GAA knows how to win young hearts and minds: Irish Examiner (Feb 6)
Matt Cooper

Blackmail accused to face retrail: BBC

Green postbox row MLA told to say sorry: Belfast Telegraph (Feb 4)
Louise Quinn

World Agenda – is Britain letting the Commonwealth die?: The Times (Feb 5)
Michael Binyon

Friday, February 6

£12,000 Troubles payouts ruled out: The Herald

Victims' pain over Eames/Bradley: Down Democrat

Uneasy Reconciliation: Mayo News
Denise Horan

Unionists taking a gamble with Tory political alliance: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

MLAs say no to no Ulster: Irish News

Ulster must be upheld in any pact: The News Letter

New Republican group threatens wave of violence: Belfast Telegraph

MoD fears dissident IRA 'honey trap': Irish News
Allison Morris

Down bomb could have caused carnage – Orde:

Bomb defused in north Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Feud victim's family threatened: UTV Internet

DUP meets loyalists over weapons: BBC

So where does SF stand on our shared future?: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Maintaining educational apartheid: Sunday Journal (Feb 1)
Mary Nelis

Compensation challenge to go ahead: UTV Internet (Feb 4)

Pearse Jordan inquest is delayed once again: Belfast Media (Feb 2)

Suspicions well grounded over collusion in report: Irish News
Jim Gibney

M62 bomb blast memorial unveiled: BBC (Feb 4)

North 'will recover faster than Republic and Britain': Irish News
James Stinson

Thursday, February 5

UUP MLAs concerned about brand: BBC
Kathleen Mullin

Conservative and Unionist link will strengthen the Union – David Burnside: Antrim Times

Lady Hermon reserves judgment on Tory pact: The News Letter

UUP gambles that people are ready to move on from sectarian politics: (from the News Letter, Feb 3)
Liam Clarke

Victims of Troubles lose out in payout row: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O Connor

Typical DUP resolution offers nothing constructive: Irish News
Brian Feeney

An expensive handshake?: Sunday Journal (Feb 1)

Paisley seeks removal of convicted DPP chair: The News Letter

Dissident threat to hit front line policing: UTV Internet

DUP wants Civic Forum dumped: Irish News
William Graham

Time running out for UDA and UVF to decommission: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & Gerry Moriarty

Lift death threats publicly CIRA told: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Two more charged over feud murder: BBC

Remand prisoner moved from IRA wing: Irish News
Allison Morris

Suspect charged in Nairac kidnap case: Belfast Telegraph

Bloody Sunday inquiry pays 14 lawyers more than £1m: Daily Telegraph
Jon Swaine

The big earners in the Bloody Sunday Inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Lawyers' millions from Blair's £190m Northern Ireland inquiry is blood money: Daily Mail

'Special Branch knew of Wright murder plot': The News Letter

Old IRA soldier Sean Garland in last stand over 'forgery' extradition: The Times
David Sharrock

Delays in bail application see ex-IRA leader back behind bars: Irish Examiner
Sarah Stack

Rooney tipped, Sweeney in frame too: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Wilson appoints a Dublin adviser despite his liking for Northern Ireland staff: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

His wasn't the central role in the Northern Ireland peace deal: Jerusalem Post
Ed Moloney

Wednesday, February 4

'Dishonest unionists should be named': The News Letter

Parties divided over Eames/Bradley: Irish News
William Graham

All mother's tears are not the same – Lord Morrow: The News Letter

Robin and Denis should be cut a little bit of slack: Irish News
Breidge Gadd

Diane Dodds set to battle Allister in European poll: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Man held over death of loyalist: BBC

Our Man in Dublin, by Way of Pittsburgh?: Washington Post (Feb 3)
Al Kamen

Willie McCrea – I was potential terror target: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Bloody Sunday 37th anniversary march – Families must get Saville report at same time as British government: Derry Journal

New stadium at Maze never had a sporting chance: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Former president of Workers' Party due in court today:

IRA blackmail case jury fails to reach verdict: Belfast Telegraph

Cyclist carrying 'republican gun': BBC

Irish angst: Financial Times
Sue Cameron

Hume hailed as 'best of humankind': Derry Journal

Mitchell the peacemaker will need a miracle to do a Belfast in Jerusalem: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Tuesday, February 3

People urged to 'shop' dissidents: UTV Internet

Republicans insist that 'informer' tag is history: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Three men held in terror probe: Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents blamed for hijack: Irish News

Frightening reminder of the past: The News Letter

No alternative to ballot box: Irish News

Valkyrie of the North planned – Plot afoot to topple DUP and Shinners from power: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Man granted leave to apply to halt IRA trial:

Unionists deny inconsistency on victims' report: The News Letter

People 'outraged' by report, says DUP: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Change necessitates serious choices: Irish News
Roy Garland

How can we ever come to terms with three decades of slaughter?: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Eames/Bradley launch an exercise in naivety: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Eames-Bradley may help us all: Belfast Telegraph

'Ulster' could go from UUP material: Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Unionist party name-change denied: The News Letter

Unionist unity can't work: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Here's the reason Pat was so cosy with Ian Paisley: Evening Herald
Eoghan Corry

New schools' reconciliation fund: BBC

Irish government to raise demands of Ballymurphy group with Woodward: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

MP gives evidence at Wright inquiry: UTV Internet

Families in plea over Sunday report: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Death of Rev Roy Magee at 79: RTE

Monday, February 2

Republicans 'lift the lid' on dissident criminals: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Unionists 'dishonest' on report: BBC

Justice and reconciliation take another step back: Sunday Tribune (Feb 1)
Suzanne Breen

The folly of partial truth recovery:
Mick Fealty

Collins widow no closer to finding out who killer was: Irish News (Jan 28)
Liz Trainor

'Late Late Show' slot with Paisleys an orgy of cosiness: The Irish Times
Ann Marie Hourihane

Brennan's year: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Mayor may face police action after hotel melee: Irish News (Jan 31)
Liz Trainor

Families burnt out of homes receive out of court settlements following three year battle with NIO: Belfast Media (Jan 30)

Has the dream of Irish unity died?: Derry Journal (Jan 27)
Norman Hamill

Northern retailers clean up as Southern customers are all over the shop: The Irish Times

Could Dan Rooney Be Ambassador to Ireland?: (Jan 29)

Early Obama Supporter: Irish Voice/

The Pedigree of a Porky: Irish Democrat (Jan 23)
Domhnall O'Cinneide

Can compensation bring permanent peace...: Sunday Monitor (Uganda, Feb 1)
Joseph Ochieno

Sunday, February 1

DUP motion condemns Eames-Bradley report: The News Letter

'It's blood money – truly the wages of sin': Sunday Telegraph
Olga Craig

What happens next in families' quest for truth?: Belfast Media

'UUP to blame for victim definition': The News Letter

Call to make report on the legacy of Troubles available to every household: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Dredging up the past in Northern Ireland is nothing but Trouble: Daily Mirror (Jan 31)
Tony Parsons

A very different view of the Ulster divide: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Let's save our tears for victims, not terrorists: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Why truth in the North is still an impossible target: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

The price of peace: Scotland on Sunday
Dani Garavelli

Stormy days for reconciliation: Irish News
Newton Emerson

I hope Allister defeats DUP – Burnside: The News Letter

Car bomb found near primary school prompts fears for Northern Ireland peace process: Sunday Telegraph
Andrew Alderson

New summer deadline for Loyalist decommissioning and some optimistic noises: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Hand over your guns – and this time we might mean it: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

US pursues 'sick old republican' in counterfeit scam: Sunday Independent
Jerome Reilly

Caroline in the Picture?: Irish Voice/

Memorials to paramilitaries still a source of division: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Robert Hamill inquiry – Murder suspect denies prison talk with warder: Belfast Telegraph

Thousands set to join Bloody Sunday march: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Bloody Sunday banner goes on show: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Chickens come home to roost at Stormont: The News Letter (Jan 29)
NR Greer

Cross-border 'dole tourists' fleecing welfare system: Sunday Independent
John Drennan

O'Brien pulled no punches in his battles: The Sunday Times
Roy Foster

GAA is losing its way in terms of national identity: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Time for the exciting diversion of a royal visit by Charlie's ma: Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

A Second Republic could cure our ills: Sunday Independent
John Crown


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