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Monday, February 14

Paramilitary watchdog pair split on talking to dissidents: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

McGuinness insists Ferris is a racing certainty to retain seat for Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
John O'Mahony

Gerry Adams and the fuel smuggler – Sinn Fein leader rents election office from firm owned by convicted criminal: Daily Mail
Cormac Mcquinn

Sinn Féin's royal rhetoric could backfire: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Malicious attacks on police cars cost £1.6m to repair: BBC

Northern Ireland cold case files 'could form Stasi-like archive': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Irish Film and Television Academy Award for Iris Robinson Spotlight: BBC

SDLP in last ditch effort to amend Budget: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Cut Northern Ireland's corporation tax now, urges Owen Paterson: Belfast Telegraph

Many companies in North struggling to stay profitable: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

FG policy will kill off the Irish language -- Martin: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel and Brian McDonald

Irish doesn't stop at the school gate: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Silent protest over FG Irish language policy: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien and Niall Murray

Catholic Mass 'sexist and elitist', say priests (Feb 4): BBC

Pope to be told church here 'on edge of collapse': Irish Independent
John Cooney

Battle over bigotry 'abandoned by SNP' (Feb 13): Sunday Herald
Russell Leadbetter

Sunday, February 13

Councillor jumps UUP ship with broadside at Tory pact: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Upsurge in graffiti triggers fears of CIRA 'recruit' bid: Evening Herald
Cormac Murphy

'As Others See Us': BBC
Tony Curry

Does Enda Kenny have what it takes to lead Ireland?: BBC
Mark Simpson

Election dishes up a banquet for connoisseurs of irony: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

Bloated Stormont 'can show how to make cuts': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

2nd Class Service (Feb 8): BBC
Mark Devenport

High price to pay for lower tax rate (Feb 10): Belfast Telegraph

United Ireland: Village
Anton McCabe

Irish – if we really care about it, let's stop the pretence: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Call for more Scots language in schools (Jan 26): The Herald
Andrew Denholm

Saturday, February 12

Shock in DUP as Weir is dumped before poll: Portadown Times

Presbyterians want end of 50-50 PSNI recruitment: The News Letter

Punishment victim wins compensation challenge: BBC

Naomi Long wins Politician of the Year: UTV Internet

Beggs rejects DRD bilingual sign plans (Jan 25): Carrick Times

Fine Gael's optional Irish plan gets 'no' vote: Irish Independent
John Walshe

The smart way to win the Irish-language debate – talk English: The Irish Times
Shane Hegarty

Why Enda's election drive will remain strictly off-air: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Royal rebuff goes down well in Trim: Meath Chronicle
Noelle Finegan

Shame on soccer thugs: Evening Herald

Icy days, hockey nights: The Irish Times
Tara Brady

Whiteabbey sculptor working on UDR tribute: Newtownabbey Times

Caution urged in treating southern patients: Impartial Reporter
Julie Kenwell

Friday, February 11

First Minister hails visit of Prince as 'symbolic': Belfast Telegraph
Megan Conroy

Our unique Executive is uniquely tedious (Jan 25): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Don't adjust your TV set, Owen's message is clear: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

PM pledges to fight dissidents (Feb 9): UTV Internet

'Evil' men who want to maim or kill: Larne Times

Device is found at Tomb Street sorting office: BBC

More than a welcome on the mat as Gerry canvasses in Drogheda town: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Meath West – Economics graduate confident SF figures will add up: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

SF's beer-mat stunt goes horribly flat: Evening Herald
Kevin Doyle

SF byelection victor to retain seat: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Doughnut approach has hole in middle: Irish Examiner
Conor Ryan

SF not going away, you know, as voters warm to bonfire of the bondholders: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Well, fancy that -- Sinn Fein are now trying to convince young men to not use guns: Evening Herald

SF defends 'offensive' party paper: Banbridge Leader

Fraser Agnew makes a return to UUP fold: Newtownabbey Times

Woman forced to go abroad after fury at Michaela jibes: Evening Herald
Alan O'Keeffe

Police treating Orange Hall attack as hate crime (Feb 7): Tyrone Times

Top detectives now hunting McCauley attackers: Londonderry Sentinel

Advertising standards criticised over 'whitewash' decision: Tyrone Times

Scheme aims to reduce sectarianism: Lurgan Mail

Different Fine Gael views on Irish in exam (Feb 10): The Irish Times
Lorna Siggins

Walsh condemns Fine Gael proposals on Irish language: Galway Advertiser
Kernan Andrews

NI fans buoyant before a minority clashed with gardai: Evening Herald
Melanie Finn

McGuinness changed mind about taking ill-fated flight: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Irish republicans to hold peace summit with Kurdish and Basque separatists:
Owen Bowcott

Thursday, February 10

Adams remarks on Queen 'ironic': The News Letter

A right royal visit to Ireland:
Michael White

Ireland awaits the Queen: Daily Telegraph

PSNI powers to search face an overhaul: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Anger at curbs on police search powers: Belfast Telegraph

Search on for independent policing board members: BBC

Police in Northern Ireland find gun while investigating dissident activity:
Henry McDonald

Arrests after firearm found in van in north Belfast: BBC

Arson spree follows punishment shooting: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

SF talks tough in South while making tough calls up North: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Féin 'would scrap Garda Reserve': Irish Examiner
Scott Millar

Burning Investors Pays Political Dividend in Sinn Fein Campaign:
Colm Heatley and Dara Doyle

Fianna Fáil becomes party that dare not speak its name:
Henry McDonald

When Robinson didn't get what we expected: Belfast Telegraph
Don Anderson

Reaching out to Protestants in North West (Feb 8): The News Letter
William Lamrock

Sammy Wilson – I won't gamble on corporation tax change: Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday, February 9

Fine Gael leader says Queen's trip to Ireland 'overdue': BBC
Mark Simpson

Adams doesn't want Queen to visit here: Evening Herald
Kevin Doyle

Unionist pact a reaction to 'the rising tide of SF': Belfast Media
Kieran Hughes

'Open minds' vow on hate crime plan: Mid Ulster Mail

Alastair Campbell – Stormont system needs to deliver change: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Portuguese man to make poll history: Belfast Telegraph

éirígí enter the council election fray: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

The UUP must grow up or forever be the little brother: Belfast Telegraph
Owen Polley

City bomb 'attached to child's bike': UTV Internet

Gardai saving our lives -- NI Justice chief: Evening Herald
George McManus

Security to dictate if PSNI gets extra £200m – Chancellor: Belfast Telegraph

Cops storm Bloody Sunday train: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

The vital role of those who police the police: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

'Coughing fit' during Irish language speech: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

UDR statue shows our old habits die hard: Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

STOP!: Belfast Media

A FG/FF coalition? Stranger things have happened in Irish politics ...: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Caitriona Ruane backs cross-border schooling for kids on frontier: Belfast Telegraph

Adverts to push cross-border tourism: UTV Internet

Nations Cup – Trouble in Dublin? No way, insist Northern Ireland fans: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Beacom

Neil Lennon – Death threats are price worth paying to be manager of Celtic: Scottish Daily Record
Hugh Keevins

Tuesday, February 8

Adams calls on queen to refrain from 'premature' state visit: Irish Independent
Elaine Keogh

Terrorists 'fill policing vacuum in poor areas': Belfast Telegraph

"Who Wants To Be A Chief Constable?": BBC
Mark Devenport

Peace process 'unfair' on Trimble: UTV Internet

I believe truth and spin can coexist – Campbell: The News Letter

Gregarious Gerry sweeps all before him in Drogheda (Feb 6): Sunday Business Post
Nicola Cooke

Sinn Fein on the cusp of new era in Irish politics: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Is Adams having a laugh by saying his rivals are corrupt?: Evening Herald
Andrew Lynch

Writing's on the wall for leaders: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Comedian Frank Carson backing UK Independence Party: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

NI Conservatives killed off by Cameron: The News Letter
Alex Kane

NI prisoner Donaldson loses Easter lily court case: BBC

Hijacking 'was a sectarian hate crime': The News Letter

Victim group's use of grant probed: Belfast Telegraph

Frazer rubbishes FAIR investigation: UTV Internet

Nairac court hears interview with murder accused: BBC

Ulster-Scots TV plugs into funding: Belfast Telegraph

DRD staff 'taking phone calls in Irish': BBC

Kenny vows to make Irish optional: Belfast Telegraph

'Nama factor' coming more into play in North: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Consumers stay south but slow to spend (Feb 1): Irish Examiner
Niamh Hennessy

Monday, February 7

Freed republicans 'may be sent back to prison': The News Letter

Northern Ireland terror threat at 'severe' level:
Henry McDonald

PPS still considering Robinson file: The News Letter

Programme to document Robinson's 'comeback': The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'We thought Robinson would join the UUP': The News Letter

Alastair Campbell – Northern Ireland peace process 'most compelling': Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin set to capitalise on Irish discontent: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Gormley turns tail and refuses to link SF with Northern Bank raid: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Gerry's corruption charge turns out to be just rhetoric: Irish Independent
Fiach Kelly

Sinn Féin unveil whiter than white new look but there's no smoke without fire: The Irish Times
Kathy Sheridan

Adams gambles on big pay-off for SF (Feb 1): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Ed Moloney

Moby Dick prefers those Celtic Tories to Celtic Trots: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

A fair man scorned, kicked and ridiculed (Feb 6): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Massive armed police raid on Johnny 'Mad Dog' Adair's home in guns and drugs hunt (Feb 5): Scottish Daily Record
Chris Musson

Monarch urged to reconsider itinerary: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel, Majella O'Sullivan and Anne-Marie Walsh

A good week for Ulster's economy (Feb 5): The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Campaign to end bigotry under threat: The Herald
Chris Watt

David Cameron must be careful about conflating Britain and England:
Andrew Mycock

Sunday, February 6

UUP man calls for Paterson to resign: The News Letter

Cringing over Baron Von Provo's ignoble mutterings: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

SF man slammed over UDR remarks: The News Letter

Security alert in Larne ends after 'crude device' found: BBC

Incendiary device found in Larne: UTV Internet

Homes evacuated in security alert: BBC

Allister defends position on tax: The News Letter

Unravelling the mysteries behind a Presbyterian Church tradition (Feb 2): Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Re-enactment 'outrage': The News Letter

'Two men who challenged prejudice through football': Scotland on Sunday
Tom English

Acclaimed Derry mayor Raymond McClean laid to rest (Feb 3): Belfast Telegraph

Founding Provisional IRA member dies (Feb 2): UTV Internet

What has happened to devolution in the UK since 1999? (Feb 3): BBC
Daniel Davies

Saturday, February 5

Queen's three-day Dublin visit expected to take place in May: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

No hiding new era as Charles pops in: Irish Independent
Victoria O'Hara

Adams is exceptional, says Alastair Campbell: Irish Independent
Áine Kerr

Never a greater need for republican politics, says Adams: Irish Examiner
Elaine Keogh

Sinn Fein's bandwagon could prove unstoppable: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Irish election gives rising radicals chance of a left turn:
Henry McDonald

We have an arid and moribund politics: The News Letter
Neill Morton

Do you think Executive has got right priorities?: Belfast Telegraph
Sammy Wilson

19ft UDR statue 'intimidating and insulting' to Catholics: Belfast Telegraph
Patrice Dougan

Northern Ireland 'should celebrate diversity': Belfast Telegraph

'It is unfair to compare us to the Taliban': The News Letter

Our focus is on building a justice system fit for future: Belfast Telegraph
David Ford

Killers of 15-year-old to appeal convictions: RTE

March date for Loughinisland report: UTV Internet

Family's last-ditch appeal as search prepares to wind down: Meath Chronicle
Paul Murphy

Gay rights group wants more talks (Feb 2): Belfast Telegraph

MLA's disclosure call to PSNI as Hugh Orde's family flights row grows: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Planning for playground at Battle of Boyne site begins: Meath Chronicle

Friday, February 4

McGuinness as First Minister 'would show progress': BBC

Assembly must prove it is fit for purpose (Feb 1): The News Letter
Mike Nesbitt

Forty years of war and peace – Are the changes in Belfast just superficial?: The Independent
Robert Chesshyre

Who should replace Gerry Adams?: Belfast Media
Ciara Keenan

Bungling Adams should be kept clear of the firing line: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Donnelly

An abuse of democracy: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

NI Tory chairman resumes post: UTV Internet

UUP/Tory rift widens as Paterson faces call to step down: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland needs £200m to fight republican terror, warns police chief:
Henry McDonald

Suspect object in north Belfast 'was pipebomb': BBC

Viable bomb causes city alert: UTV Internet

Bombs and pistols seized as gardai raid Real IRA arms depot in city house: Evening Herald
Cormac Byrne

Man beaten in 'sectarian' attack: BBC

Sectarian crime detections up in NI: UTV Internet

HET's £13m funding 'may help bring justice': The News Letter

Massacre families to meet Police Ombudsman: UTV Internet

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy seeks early appeal hearing: BBC

'I don't steal sheep, but I do grow good grass,' Pastor tells Andytown: Belfast Media
Ciara Keenan

A lack of love in James McConnell's intolerant gospel (Feb 1): Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Gloves off in fight for Irish working class vote: BBC
Shane Harrison

Catholic charity attacks aid for Pope's visit: The Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker

Thursday, February 3

Tories to open new Northern Ireland office ahead of council elections: Belfast Telegraph

UUP's Tory link hangs in the balance: The News Letter

BNP registers in Northern Ireland for the first time: BBC

Sinn Fein gains as Irish election looms: The Scotsman
Matt Scuffham

Sinn Fein – O Caolain hopes for 'stronger mandate' (Feb 2): Irish Independent
Michael Brennan and Shane Doran

Adams rejects Gilmore's 'arrogant' comments: The Irish Times
Elaine Keogh

Why Gerry Adams will never be the new Gordon Gekko: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Residents evacuated in city alert: UTV Internet

Man shot in ankles in west Belfast: BBC

Sectarian crime rises in NI: UTV Internet

Paul McCauley case debated at Stormont: BBC

Ireland uncomfortable with Irishness: Irish Post
Joe Horgan

We can't look to terrorists to tell the story of the past: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Minister 'hopeful' over memorial row: The News Letter

Robinson in 'useful' corporation tax cut talks: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Leaders discuss devolving tax power to Stormont: Belfast Telegraph

City crying out for change: Belfast Media

Orange hall water bills 'are unjustified': The News Letter

As cuts loom, these feuding MLAs are making me sick: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Gillespie forfeits £500,000 Patten payout (Jan 25): BBC

UUP leader meets gay community: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Iris Robinson fined for causing crash: UTV Internet

Gardaí aware of British cop's Irish covert work: Irish Post

How a little orphan and the wife I lost at Omagh helped me find love again: Daily Mail
Kevin Skelton

What about the world's poor? Ministers demand to know why nearly £2m in foreign aid money paid for the Pope's UK tour: Daily Mail

Wednesday, February 2

Tom Elliott's bid to block Sinn Fein First Minister fails: Belfast Telegraph

éirígí names first election candidates: UTV Internet

Room for inspired political accord: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Funding reprieve for HET: UTV Internet

Policing Board launches human rights report: BBC

Bomb diversions another devastating blow to business: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Police probe Belfast shooting: The News Letter

Petrol bomb attack in 'Ground Zero': Belfast Media
Kieran Hughes

Violent crime figures present a challenge to us all – Attwood: Belfast Media
Gráinne McWilliams

Sinn Féin to run most candidates in modern era: Irish Examiner
Scott Millar

Target in next Dáil 'full party' status: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Party goes into election buoyed by Doherty success in Donegal: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Complaint over DUP attacks on Caitriona Ruane (Jan 25): Belfast Telegraph

IRA man on hunger strike in Portlaoise Prison:

'Murder is murder': Derry Journal
Julieann Campbell

Bloody Sunday calls rejected by Campbell: The News Letter

Robert Nairac accused 'seen as a suspect soon after killing': Belfast Telegraph

Omagh accused appeal reserved: UTV Internet

New Presbyterian leader in worship vow with Catholics: Belfast Telegraph

Family 'disgusted' that their mother's funeral photograph is on sale on ebay: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Why the Egyptians can teach us a thing or two about duty: Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

A word of advice from Northern Ireland: Jerusalem Post
Nigel Dodds

Tuesday, February 1

Labour and Sinn Féin in fight for left supremacy (Jan 30): Sunday Business Post

Adams appeals to County Louth voters: BBC
Mark Devenport

Gaffes won't derail Sinn Fein bandwagon: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Welcome to North Korea, Shinner-style (Jan 30): Sunday Independent
Jim Power

Alliance can be new Third Force: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Is free speech simply a matter of opinion? (Jan 29): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

'Fugitive' denies murder of kidnapped British hero: Daily Express
Padraic Flanagan

Robert Nairac man goes on trial accused of the undercover soldier's killing: Belfast Telegraph

Bloody Sunday families seek prosecutions: UTV Internet

Bloody Sunday "Bringing the Truth to Light": Derry Journal

Rev. Latimer reflects on Bloody Sunday invite (Jan 20): Londonderry Sentinel
Olga Bradshaw

'No consensus' over Enniskillen memorial (Jan 28): The News Letter

MLAs fume over lack of details on the Budget: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

High rate of males taking own lives may be legacy of Troubles: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

EU won't stand in the way of a cut in corporation tax (Jan 21): Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn Donaghy

Beware of the thought police (Jan 28): The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Nama holds £3bn of Ulster assets: Belfast Telegraph

Dingle name change row to be election issue (Jan 27): Irish Examiner
Anne Lucey

Ditch the victim talk ... face the truth: The Herald
Ian Bell


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