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Friday, February 14

PSNI job row defused – Decision on process for Matt Baggott replacement due in days: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

PSNI 'incursion' into Co Donegal: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Voters in Northern Ireland should have the right to kick out the Executive: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Brotherston

Spectre of the terrified still hangs over Sinn Fein: Impartial Reporter
Warren Little

Dissident republican campaign feared as letter bombs sent to military recruiting offices: Daily Telegraph
Ben Farmer

Irish dissidents thought to be behind first mainland bomb attack for 13 years: Daily Mirror
Tom Pettifor

St Giles Army office bomb scare linked to Irish terrorism: Oxford Times
Damian Fantato

Explosive package sent to British armed forces recruitment office had Irish postmark: Irish Independent
Jamie Grierson

Pipe-bombs found as Newry blast is probed: Belfast Telegraph
Jack Brennan

Three pipe bombs and ammunition found after Newry security operation: Newry Times

Security cameras added to west Belfast peaceline: BBC

Community worker's son jailed for rioting: UTV

Cookstown students' film highlights hate crime: Tyrone Times

'Time to put an end to victim hierarchy' says McCausland at Pat Finucane lecture: The News Letter

Tributes to Pat Finucane 25 years after murder: Irish Mirror
Una Murphy

British and unionist politicians contributed to political context which led to executions of Pat Finucane and John Davey: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Naming playpark after IRA man was breach of equality commitments: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Foras na Gaeilge say cuts economic not political: BBC
Stephen Walker

Support from the Lords for Armed Forces Covenant: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

If Derry looked like Nice, Belfast just looked bloody awful (Feb 11): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Alliance calls for new Spratt investigation: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Financier denies laundering bank heist cash: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Jury told accused handled money in 'unorthodox' ways: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Robinson 'aware' of interest in Nama's Northern Ireland portfolio: The Irish Times
Tom Lyons

Britain not 'dashing' to quit EU, Villiers tells Belfast summit: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Anti-sectarian youth project does not mince its words: The Herald
Linzi Watson

Alex Salmond responds angrily to Osborne's rejection of currency union:
Severin Carrell

England must reject currency union with Scotland (Jan 30): Financial Times
Martin Wolf

Consequences for everyone if Scots decide to leave UK: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

The Spectator's notes – What shall we call the Country Formerly Known as Britain?: The Spectator
Charles Moore

Thursday, February 13

Vice President Joe Biden will push First Ministers for a deal on Haass: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Protect soldiers by changing Belfast Agreement law, urges top Tory: The News Letter

Sinn Fein mystery as ex-IRA leaders step down: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Political fall-out over Derg parade rumbles on: Ulster Herald

PSNI merely drew attention to itself over text saga: The News Letter

Pipe bomb attack in Newry housing estate 'could have killed': Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

'Dissident republicans must learn from what happened', says ex-IRA man: The News Letter

Trinity College Graduate Ursula Shannon found guilty of possession of handguns and ammunition: Irish Independent
Brian Kavanagh

Man arrested in connection with Andrew Allen murder: Derry Journal

Jail for former soldier photographed rioting on Newtownards Roads: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Donnelly

'Hannibal' Haddock tried to slit my throat (Feb 4): Sunday World
Jim McDowell

Family 'forced out of east Belfast home': UTV

Shot lawyer left 'living legacy': Belfast Telegraph

Failure to order inquiry on Finucane killing 'cruel' – Amnesty: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

RUC body's legal boost over bomb probe ruling: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Gun charge pensioner Samuel Tweed admits 1974 court flight: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Donnelly

Victims' documents found in auctioned filing cabinet: The News Letter

'International incident' as PSNI Land Rover ends up in Donegal: Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

A faux pas bordering on international proportions: Belfast Telegraph

'Welcome for Fianna Fáil leaders support for Narrow Water Bridge' – Ruane: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Criticism over 'disappeared' US investment cash: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Bank inquiry – Sajid Javid highlights NI and Republic integration: BBC
John Campbell

Garda bugging scandal like plot from spy novel: Irish Mirror
Aine Hegarty

Scots independence good for Northern Ireland, business leaders hear: The News Letter

Three main political parties unite to deny a separate Scotland the pound: Daily Telegraph
James Kirkup and Ben Riley-Smith

UK parties 'ganging up' to bully Scots into rejecting independence, says SNP:
Nicholas Watt

Nats have completely lost the plot over currency union: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Osborne's politics of Dirty Harry on currency union: The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Westminster attack on Scottish currency union shows jitters about referendum result: The Spectator
James Forsyth

Why 'Team G.B.' Needs Scotland: New York Times

Wednesday, February 12

Policing Board members asked to justify rule change rejection: BBC
Vincent Kearney

The appointment of PSNI chief constable is a matter for the Policing Board alone: Belfast Telegraph
Colum Eastwood

Device 'viable' say PSNI: Lurgan Mail
Carmel Robinson

'Barbaric attack is unacceptable': The News Letter
Adam Kula

Flags are 'only there to raise tensions': Coleraine Times

Willie Frazer 'locked out' of Magherafelt Council meeting: Mid Ulster Mail
Stanley Campbell

TUV write to Parades group over Dunloy: Ballymoney Times

Bandsman wins appeal over jail term for playing 'Sash': Irish News

Andrew Allen murder – Irish police claim they know killers' identities:
Henry McDonald

O'Cuiv is giving succour to some wicked people: The News Letter

Man acquitted of IRA membership in garda surveillance trial: Irish Independent
Brian Kavanagh

Police officers accused of sectarian and racist texting are back on duty: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'Innocent bystander' claims he was knocked by riot police during Queen's visit, court hears (Feb 6): Irish Independent

Quaid family slam killer's 'bizarre' rant: Gorey Guardian
Maria Pepper

Mural to murdered lawyer Pat Finucane unveiled in west Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Finucane truth 'yet to be exposed': UTV

Delays in Troubles inquests could see dozens of damages lawsuits: Belfast Telegraph

Samuel Devenney death – documents to stay secret: BBC

Have they learned nothing?: Derry Journal

I'm an economic unionist – SDLP council hopeful: The News Letter

Ulster Scots trail and resources (Feb 9): Londonderry Sentinel

Is it OK for Orangemen to 'learn' Irish history?: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Nelson Mandela death – Sinn Féin request to name room at Stormont rebuffed: BBC
Martina Purdy

North is spurning fundamentalism – only to embrace philistinism: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Stormont department fined £185k for selling filing cabinet containing terrorist victims details: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Tape recording prompts call to re-examine Spratt 'nutters' report (Feb 10): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Journalist Ó Domhnaill named language commissioner: The Irish Times
Pól Ó Muirí

Scottish independence – A Yes vote echoes in Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Murray Pittock

PM 'misunderstands Scots mentality': The Herald

Westminster parties to rule out Scottish use of the pound: Financial Times
Kiran Stacey

Tuesday, February 11

Bryson claims flag protests are strong despite dwindling crowds: The News Letter

UVF blamed for shooting man in the chest three times and wounding another in leg: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Condemnation of 'crude' pipe bomb left at GAA club: Ballymena Times

'Good cops' in Sinn Féin and DUP outnumbered by 'bad cops': BBC
Mark Devenport

PSNI chief constable – My own new criteria for top police role after Matt Baggott retires: Belfast Telegraph
Will Chambre

Sinn Fein linguists fired 'bullet' into language of our politics: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Love of Irish is no bad thing ... but I'm still a True Unionist: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

How to respond to Orangeman George Chittick's view Protestants should not learn Irish language? Faugh a Ballagh: Belfast Telegraph
John McCallister

Geraldine speaks out on her RSF dismissal (Feb 8): Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Andrew Allen murder – 'Up to 12 people involved': BBC

O'Cuiv sorry for any offence after comments on David Black murder: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Police issue more photos over street disorder: Irish News

Twelfth rioter who was 'just having a laugh' is jailed: The News Letter

'The Lives of Others' – is a new generation reliving our history? (Feb 10):
Steven McCaffery

Pat Finucane killing – Why murder of lawyer is a death that never went away: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Foreign Office Libya email heartless – victim: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Expert has hopes for Disappeared: Irish Examiner
Elaine Keogh

Claudy bombing – Anger as detectives tell victims probe has nowhere to go: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Willie Frazer says calls for Cameron to meet Ballymurphy families 'totally hypocritical': The News Letter

'Martin McGuinness ordered murder of census worker' – Fresh allegations from IRA supergrass Raymond Gilmour: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Allen

The Price of Peace: The Independent
Tom Doran

Memorialising runs the risk of becoming politically toxic (Feb 8): The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Watchdog accused of implying Garda complicity in 'bugging': The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Catholics differ with church on teachings: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Call for Welsh and Northern Ireland governments to hold talks ahead of Scottish independence vote: WalesOnline
David Williamson

As Others See Us – The View from Ireland (2): The Herald
David Leask

Romance of nationalism ignores too many realities: The News Letter
Alex Kane

The less things change, the happier David Cameron is... and on Scottish independence and Britain's membership of the EU, it is no different (Feb 9): Independent on Sunday
John Rentoul

Scottish independence – Alex Salmond's losing. There's no need for David Cameron to panic (Feb 7): Daily Telegraph
Iain Martin

Warning about a corrosive debate: The Herald

Monday, February 10

Dublin and London must stop Haass impasse deepening – Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Féin hopes for '100-plus seats in the South': Irish Examiner
June McEnroe

Eamon Gilmore rejects Sinn Fein's 'left alliance' appeal: Irish Independent
John Downing

Gerry Adams – Sinn Féin is not panting to get into government:
Christine Bohan

Mac Lochlainn says it's time other parties engaged with SF "in the here and now":

Southern parties accused of 'trying to criminalise' legacy of Bobby Sands: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

IRA victims use Twitter to hijack Sinn Fein conference: The News Letter
Aine Fox

Young SF candidate gets an early lesson in politics: Irish Independent
John Downing

No surprise at no demise as Sinn Féin leader extends his unbeaten run: The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

Sinn Fein doesn't have a future if it can't acknowledge it has a past: Irish Independent
John Downing

Sweetly staged Sinn Féin ardfheis low on drama at Wexford Opera House: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Preparing the ground for when Adams steps down: Irish Examiner
Michael O'Kane

McGuinness condemns DUP after teacher forced to resign: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Nigel Dodds hits back at Martin McGuinness' remark on how he could learn from Boys' Model pupils: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Council backs Seeley after she quits job over sectarian abuse: Portadown Times

GAA fans defy pipe bombers: Irish News
Simon Cunninham

Jamie Bryson to take Anti-Haass roadshow tour around Ulster: The News Letter

'We are a party that works at the grassroots': Newtownabbey Times

Unionist fury over O'Cuiv's remarks on David Black murder: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Andrew Allen murder – 'more information needed': BBC

McGuinness 'gave orders to kill census worker', claims informer: The News Letter

Pat Finucane – Belfast vigil marks 25th anniversary: BBC

New Claudy bomb inquiry ruled out: UTV

Murdered Trillick councillor's family 'hopeful' as Ombudsman set to re-open case: Ulster Herald

Government 'does U-turn on Libyan compensation': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Victim's view – Keeping us from meeting with Libyan PM a scandal: The News Letter
Aileen Quinton

Labour to hold talks over 1971 Ballymurphy shootings: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Will Martin McGuinness be a guest at the Queen's Irish reception? (Feb 8): Daily Telegraph
Tim Walker

Libel laws may not be perfect but keep your oar out all the same (Feb 7): Belfast Telegraph
Mick Hume

Flags legislation hampers Council's ability to promote Purple status: Impartial Reporter
Julie Kenwell

Suicide deaths since 1998 almost equal to Troubles killings: The Irish Times
Kathryn Torney

Shatter orders report into bugging of Ombudsman office: Irish Independent

North 'needs same powers as Scotland': Yorkshire Post

SNP plan to seek common cause with our neighbours to the north: The Herald
Michael Settle

Why Canadians should watch closely as Scotland's independence campaign ramps up:
Steve Mertl

For the Union (Feb 7): The Independent
Tom Doran

Let us sing from Cameron's hymn sheet on the Union: The Herald
David Torrance

Keeping an eye on Scotland: The Irish Times

Aberdeen fans aren't bigots.. they dislike everyone equally (Feb 7): Scottish Daily Record
Michael Gannon

DUP praised as most consistent champion of Egyptian Christans: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Sunday, February 9

Sinn Féin now a 'major player', Adams tells ardfheis: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams offers to meet Orange Order as Ard Fheis concludes: RTE

Adams calls for left to unite, says – 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make':
Hugh O'Connell

Women and gays anathema to Ancient Order of Bigots: Sunday Independent
Fionnan Sheahan

Difficult challenges remain for Sinn Féin party on the rise: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Sinn Fein focused on gains in the South: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Most hawkish speeches at Sinn Féin ardfheis made by Southern doves: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

IRA garda killer criticises SF 'insensitivity': Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack and Ronald Quinlan

Ombudsman finding over John O'Dowd correspondence delay revealing insight into how Sinn Fein operate (Feb 6): Belfast Telegraph
Samuel Morrison

'Republican agenda' remarks dismissed as nonsense by Sion minister: Ulster Herald

Protestant enclave in Fountain estate attacked for third time in five days: The News Letter

The need to lead by example (Feb 7): Derry Journal

Sectarian abuse teacher thanks pupils: UTV

Pipe bomb left at GAA club in Ahoghill, County Antrim: BBC

Fears new council will be cold house for Unionists: Fermanagh Herald

Enniskillen bomb victim's daughter angry over Libya snub: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Family's fury at Sinn Féin event: Ulster Herald

A call to arms that still haunts State: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

Sister of Omagh bomb victim to sing at memorial concert: Ulster Herald

If we can't see the past clearly, what is our vision of the future?: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Rifles 'should get the freedom of city': Ulster Star

Spratt wrong on 'nutters' denial, recording proves: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Magherafelt firms to benefit from cross-border initiative: Mid Ulster Mail

Belfast, Dublin and Westminster ministers in Singapore trade mission: BBC

In the name of the fada – English giving us a lesson in Irish (Nov 23): Irish Independent
John Spain

Celtic manager Neil Lennon speaks out on abuse – A lot has been almost life-threatening and the condemnation has been nowhere enough (Feb 7): Scottish Daily Record

Foreign Office caught asking Spanish press to undermine Scottish independence: Sunday Herald
Tom Gordon

Scottish independence – opponents are like rabbits in SNP's headlights: The Observer
Kevin McKenna

Scottish nationalists' attacks are the real disgrace: Sunday Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

David Cameron is betting that the Scots want to be told they're loved: The Observer
Andrew Rawnsley

From dystopian hell to loved-up Team GB ... welcome to the Unionist good cop/bad cop show: Sunday Herald
Iain Macwhirter

With friends like these the Union has no need for enemies (Feb 6): The Spectator
Alex Massie

Saturday, February 8

'Fresh focus needed on Haass outline': Irish News

McGuinness tells Sinn Fein Ardfheis that unionist 'rejectionists' holding back progress: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty, Marie O'Halloran

Peace process at a 'defining point' – SF: Derry Journal

Time for Haass deal is now – McGuinness: UTV

Martin McGuinness met republican dissidents to urge end to violent action:
Henry McDonald

McGuinness apologises to family of garda killed by IRA: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Gerry Adams to address Sinn Féin ard fheis delegates: BBC

Gerry Adams – United Kingdom union hanging by a thread: BBC
Stephen Walker

Ghosts continue to haunt Adams: Evening Herald
Gerry Gregg

Irish unity indifference in Mid Ulster super council area: Mid Ulster Mail

Viable explosive device uncovered in Lurgan security alert: Lurgan Mail

Woman charged over David Black murder: Belfast Telegraph

Gardai smash dissidents' scam with seizure of €2m in counterfeit €50 notes: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Two held for second time over gun death: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles:
Michelle Hennessy

Family asks for help to bring killers to justice: Londonderry Sentinel

Fountain petrol bomb attacks 'attempted murder': BBC

Durkan condemns petrol bomb attacks on Fountain estate: Derry Journal

Boys' Model School – Teacher Catherine Seeley to leave after sectarian abuse: BBC

Councillors in flap as flag issue flares again: Lurgan Mail

Stoneyford meeting to hear parade proposals: Ulster Star

Protestants targeted by 'scum of the earth', says clergyman: Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

Troubles victims' anger at latest IRA commemorations: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Retired Dundalk officers reject Smithwick collusion findings: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Alliance chooses Chinese Assembly Member Anna Lo to be European candidate (Feb 6): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Hate crime tackled through the arts: Ballymena Times

Hope for a post-'Troubles' Northern Ireland: Mennonite World Review
Chay Reigle

Blame for N Ireland abuse seen beyond church (Feb 4):
Laurence Lee

Stormont Files – Cross-Border SWAH debate: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Sinn Féin delegates votes down motion for free vote on abortion: Irish Examiner
Michael O'Kane

Sinn Fein 'backs austerity in North and rejects it in South': Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan and John Downing

Rival unionist MLAs square up over organ donation legislation: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Gay marriage law in NI is 'inevitable' after Scottish landslide vote: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Scottish same-sex marriage law highlights how different we are in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Break-up 'would change Irish agenda': The Herald
David Leask

Scottish nationalists slam Cameron's appeal for 'no' vote: Financial Times
Kiran Stacey and Mure Dickie

Cameron's unionism speech was laudable in substance, but it made him look afraid of Alex Salmond: The Spectator
Hamish Macdonell

If I were a Scot, I might vote yes to independence. As it is, I can only plead with them to stay: The Guardian
Jonathan Freedland

Sport, Scotland and the impact of independence (Jan 27): BBC
David Bond

Friday, February 7

Martin McGuinness attack on DUP 'part of Sinn Fein leadership battle': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

McGuinness 'hysterical', claims DUP as bitter Executive spat continues: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Cold war at heart of Stormont is corroding its credibility: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Dangerous squabbling must end: Belfast Telegraph

Ford proposal on chief constable job rejected by board: The News Letter

Matt Baggott bats away claims he's soft on loyalist terrorists: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Graham

Ross Kemp's Extreme World – Loyalists lose PR battle as rioters run amok on Sky: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

George Chittick Irish language comments 'pathetic and embarrassing' – Ó Muirí: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Growth of Irish language in east Belfast under spotlight: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

Row over Bible spoof rumbles on: Newtownabbey Times

Naomi Long slams fire threats to Skainos Centre in east Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Alexander

Third petrol bomb attack in Fountain estate, Londonderry: BBC

Londonderry riot children's parents 'must take responsibility': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Rows tear Republican group apart: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Reserve soldier shot 'to scare' officer: UTV

Victims' disgust as IRA Castlederg parade cleared: The News Letter
Mark Rainey and Philip Bradfield

Peter Robinson – IRA carried out 'genocide' in Fermanagh: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Dublin armed IRA, says Diane Dodds: The News Letter

'Time for apology' over Strabane man's killing: Derry Journal

Kingsmills families 'have heard nothing from Taoiseach since 2012': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Councillors query plans for St Patrick's Day arts event: Banbridge Leader

Apprentice Boys of Derry celebrating World Host award (Jan 28): Derry Journal

'No plans to axe religion from curriculum' (Feb 4): Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

Scots independence 'would get republican tails up' – Paisley Junior: The News Letter

Scottish and EU referendums – The effect on Northern Ireland: BBC
Mark Devenport

Scottish 'yes' vote could spark crisis at Stormont – Tony Blair aide: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Cameron urges English to campaign for the Union: The Scotsman
David Maddox

We must all urge Scotland to stay in UK, says David Cameron: Daily Telegraph
James Kirkup

David Cameron aims to harness the 'Team GB' spirit to beat back support for Scottish independence: The Independent
Nigel Morris

In a year of big decisions, what does it mean to be Scottish? (Feb 4): BBC
Stuart Cosgrove

Current New Zealand flag has 'served us well':
Jack Hutchings

Thursday, February 6

Respect Union flag and Irish language in Northern Ireland – Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Irish 'complacent' in NI affairs: UTV

Ireland must take keener interest in UK political developments, says Taoiseach: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Cameron and Villiers 'fudged Haass response' – Adams: BBC

Community relations 'put under strain' by Haass failure – Archbishop Martin: Derry Journal

Press on with Haass plan for Troubles victims: Belfast Telegraph
Patrick Corrigan

The need for balance between memory and hope: Londonderry Sentinel

No denial from Orange Order or UUP that Unionist Forum is dead: The News Letter
Sam McBride

PSNI's major crackdown on UVF drug dealers: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Why are 'spokesmen' with no mandate like Winston Irvine and Jamie Bryson allowed on the BBC as if they were elected representatives?: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Dissidents blamed for Derry disorder: UTV

Derry teens arrested over Fountain disorder: Derry Journal

Yobs as young as 10 among gang of children behind sectarian petrol bomb attacks in Derry: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Brother of murdered terror boss Ryan flees to hide out in Scotland: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Dissident's target gangster Paschal Kelly's wife: Sunday World
Alan Sherry

Hat, gloves and matches 'link man to David Black killing': Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Dad rescued teenage daughters from Ardoyne riot... then joined in: Belfast Telegraph

Michael Copeland quiet after reports he injured his own wife by accident at protest: The News Letter

A Belfast emigrant remembers Bloody Sunday: The Irish Times
Patrick McKenna

Solicitor at 1970 Dublin arms trial praises integrity of army officer: The News Letter

Eamonn McDevitt – papers 'prove man shot by Army was unarmed': BBC

At least we can enjoy a chuckle: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

NI schools look to Scottish shared education model: BBC
Maggie Taggart

Sinn Fein Ard Fheis highlights debates on LGBT rights, the past, and economic growth: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

UK and Irish in joint trade mission: Belfast Telegraph

Judges in 'intolerable position' in libel row: The News Letter

Tory peer Lord Lexden slams Northern Ireland Executive on libel law (Jan 4): Belfast Telegraph

Archbishop says faith important to young people in schools (Feb 4): The Irish Times
Colin Gleeson

DFM chooses inclusive choir over Kemp: UTV

Police probe into Inverness Caledonian Thistle player suspended over 'open up on Orangemen' tweet after Ross Kemp's Extreme World show: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

A broken union would unsettle Northern Ireland: Financial Times
Jonathan Powell

How Alex Salmond could lose his referendum and still wreck the United Kingdom: The Spectator
Matthew Parris

We all want currency union to work (Feb 2): Scotland on Sunday
Andrew Wilson

Wednesday, February 5

Big issues remain unresolved, says Peter Robinson: The News Letter

Failure to endorse Haass 'has damaged Northern Ireland': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Stormont opposition no closer: BBC
Mark Devenport

David Ford denies interfering over PSNI chief constable job: BBC

Anger at PSNI Chief Constable appointment plan: The News Letter

Matt Baggott retirement – I will not be bidding him goodbye but rather good riddance: Belfast Telegraph
Henry Reilly

Legal challenges to PSNI's rehiring of ex-RUC officers fail in court: BBC

First Minister Peter Robinson hits out at 'don't learn Irish' call from senior Orangeman: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Second night of Derry disorder: UTV

Londonderry attacks – 'Ten year olds' involved in Fountain disturbances: BBC

PUP slams attacks on the Fountain: Londonderry Sentinel

Protest at Workman Avenue 'to highlight sectarian attacks': The News Letter

Sinn Fein teacher who fled job speaks out after threats and thanks students for support: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Causby hits back at Sinn Fein comment: Portadown Times

East Belfast UVF gang's £100k crime haul seized: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Northern Ireland – dissident republican charged with murder of prison officer:
Henry McDonald

Seamus Kearney's challenge to RUC killing conviction rejected: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Republican Brendan Conway abused in the street for being 'a tout' and forced into hiding, court hears: Belfast Telegraph

Derry walls graffiti – Two men charged with criminal damage: BBC

Former soldier spoke at Bloody Sunday event: Derry Journal

Border lands (Feb 3):
Steven McCaffery

Smithwick Tribunal verdict must be debated says former Chief Supt: Dundalk Democrat

If collusion is going to be widely defined, then Dublin is guilty: The News Letter

Garth Brooks shows Ulster sport way out of Maze: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Gracey

Banned play comes back from the dead: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

House of Lords move on libel law for Northern Ireland (Feb 3): Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Fleming

Church can have the last laugh ... take jibes in good humour (Feb 3): (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Backward politicians haven't a prayer in stopping progress (Feb 3): Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Peadar Toibin back in the Sinn Fein fold: Irish Independent

Sinn Fein will foot £650 bill for Christmas party toilet damage at City Hall bash: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Kemp defends putting NI in Extreme World: UTV

George Galloway voices support for a 'united Ireland': Irish Post
Nemesha Balasundaram

Scottish independence campaign persuades English and Welsh: Financial Times
John Aglionby

Pound or euro? It's not what Scottish voters are talking about (Jan 30):
John Curtice

Why an independent Scotland could become the richest country on Earth (Jan 30): The Independent
Dominic Frisby

Tuesday, February 4

'Get on' with Haass deal – Eames/Bradley: UTV

Peers call for Assembly opposition: Belfast Telegraph

Opposition could lift the malaise at sterile Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Haass's modest proposals remain stuck while DUP calculates the electoral risks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Little Neros and libel tourists amid election fever: Belfast Telegraph
Will Chambre

Unionist Forum 'finished' as another party walks away: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Chittick's 'word of warning' on Irish language backed by fellow Orangeman: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Ulster Scots initiative launched: Londonderry Sentinel

US sporting chief comes out fighting for Sandy Row boxers: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Future of peace walls sparks a war of words: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

PUP slams attacks on Protestant homes: The News Letter

Cost of policing Twaddell almost £7m: UTV

Twelfth of July rioter's memory was 'wiped in coma': Belfast Telegraph

Ross Kemp shocked by intense atmosphere during Twelfth at Ardoyne: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'I was hit with a can of beer during Northern Ireland riots – I should have caught it, could have used the drink' – former Eastenders star Ross Kemp on sectarian riots: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Sinn Fein – DUP must clarify stance over teacher forced out of job by online bigots: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Authorities accused of turning back on threatened police officers:
Barry McCaffrey

'IRA bomber event in east Belfast could stop dissidents': The News Letter
Gary Mason

IV group is ordered to stand down: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

'IRA thugs and conman' nabbed after gardai smash major counterfeiting operation: Irish Mirror
Cathal McMahon

Disorder in Derry condemned: UTV

Michael Copeland, not police, hit wife during loyalist protest: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Suspected dissident duo caught red-handed with bomb, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

Authors to sue Boston College over terror tape 'guarantees': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Bloody Sunday leaves UK in weak place to lecture others, says Ian Paisley Junior: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Bloody Sunday relatives' fury at graffiti: Derry Journal

Political battle lines:
Steven McCaffery

Lawyer defends IRA-Garda collusion report: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Fury over 'rewritten' McGurk's Bar massacre dossier: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Belfast peace centre proposal opens old wounds: Toronto Globe and Mail
Paul Waldie

US diplomat Richard Haass to receive Tipperary peace award: RTE

John O'Dowd refuses to apologise over Jim Allister letters: BBC
Martina Purdy

Why we all have a responsibility to support Flanders Peace Field Project: Irish Independent
Desmond Tutu

Celtic escape punishment over Maze Prison banner: The Scotsman

Celtic supporters to release song opposing sectarianism laws: The Herald
Ellen Thomas

Scottish independence – Galloway wants FM post: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Everyone has something to fear from Scotland's vote: Financial Times
Michael Portillo

Queen to call on the Pope at 'Vatican B&B' - Francis to again break with protocol and meet Her Majesty at simple boarding house he calls home: Daily Mail
Robert Hardman

Monday, February 3

Teacher's intimidation condemned: UTV

Protestant pupils voice support for Sinn Fein councillor teacher forced out of job by online bigots: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McMurry

Belfast protests – Massive police cordon ... but fewer than 300 turn up: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McMurry

Orange Order stands by claims over Irish language: Daily Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Orange Order not against learning the Irish language: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Visit our Irish class in loyal east Belfast... challenge to Orange chief who hit out at language: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

'Irish part of everyone's heritage' – SDLP: UTV

Who is George Chittick?: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Mind your language, George, you've got it all wrong: Belfast Telegraph

Explosives charges – Two men due in court after 'pipe bomb' found in west Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Collusion raised in Brussels debate: Derry Journal

Birmingham Six man calls on IRA to 'come clean': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Bloody Sunday remembered at commemoration parade: BBC

High time Bloody Sunday soldiers were interviewed, Bernadette McAliskey urges police: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn MacDermott

Appeal over 1972 rubber bullet death: UTV

Leaders clash over claims Lynch government helped create IRA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Call for 'independent trawl' of Arms Crisis files: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

The Irish government and the Troubles – are they inextricably linked?:
Steven McCaffery

Libel law reform will protect us all: Belfast Telegraph

Reform of public sector is needed, but at a gradual pace (Jan 30): The News Letter

Blasphemy in our court and God in our schools. State of the nation 2014: Irish Independent
Ian O'Doherty

Archbishops insist school classes are 'essential': Irish Independent
Sarah MacDonald

Minister's call to cut back religion for maths doesn't really add up: The Irish Times
Breda O'Brien

Republic of Ireland hoping to arrange England friendly: BBC

Neil Lennon – Fans abuse was drunken, not sectarian: The Scotsman
Alastair Dalton

Attack on Neil Lennon was disgusting, brainless & cretinous.. but is it racism?: Scottish Daily Record
Keith Jackson

After independence, the Scots risk being like guests at a party hanging around and refusing to leave (Jan 29): Daily Telegraph
Iain Martin

Currency options promising for an independent Scotland (Jan 30): The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Demand for Welsh independence could surge if a Scottish exit results in 'colonial' rule by a Tory-dominated England, leading Welsh Lib Dem peer warns (Jan 31): WalesOnline
David Williamson

Sunday, February 2

Richard Haass confident NI parties will eventually reach agreement: BBC

Don't waste Haas chance: Derry Journal
Michael McMonagle

Northern Ireland's politicians have failed to bridge the gap between opinion and public duty... so we pay the cost (Jan 27): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Orangeman says Protestants should not learn Irish language: BBC
Mark Simpson

Sinn Féin criticises Orangeman's Irish language remark: BBC

UVF Orange Order comments raised: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Rise of self-appointed spokesmen like Willie Frazer and Jamie Bryson is a failure of democracy (Jan 21): Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Doran condemns attack on Catholic church (Jan 27): Newry Times
Paul Malone

Anti-Catholic house bias a 'myth' – DUP: The News Letter

Large police operation at housing march: UTV

Bible play row – Councillors not gagged, insists DUP: Belfast Telegraph
David Whelan

Party figures contacted over fallout from ferocious television interviews (Jan 25): The News Letter

Prison bars Gerry Kelly from telling inmates about his IRA escape: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Organiser of trouble-hit Brighton bomber event would do same again: The News Letter

Member of Birmingham Six challenges IRA pub bombers to come forward: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Retired gardaí's critique of Smithwick Tribunal report is highly selective (Feb 1): The Irish Times
John McBurney

Hume taking stock of position after Summit – Jim Prior (Jan 3): Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

In its Section 31 debate RTE failed to provide a word of reasoned defence: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Northern Ireland – the forgotten tragedy: Oxford Student
Nathan Akehurst

British commemorations of first World War 'will reflect Irish involvement' (Jan 27): The Irish Times
Barry Roche

St Patrick's Day event 'like G8' summit – Adger: Ballymena Times

There is power in a union (Jan 29): Belfast Telegraph
Steven Agnew

£100,000 grant to help both traditions in Newtownbutler (Jan 21): Fermanagh Herald

As Sinn Fein propose fracking referendum, DUP MLA says party has 'limited grasp of economic issues' (Jan 27): Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Maybe we would act differently if we heeded the Bible (Jan 27): Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Standing up for Christians makes Larkin stand out (Jan 31): The News Letter

From Black Watch to Black Hawk Down in Ulster ... Scots playwright takes on Hollywood: Sunday Herald
Catriona Stewart

'If Scotland voted Yes ... that opens up something. (Irish) republicans would get excited and say, 'It can be done'. Does their getting excited cause a problem? Probably: Sunday Herald
Peter Geoghegan

Scottish independence – Vote is too close to call: Scotland on Sunday

'Nationalists say Scotland and England have different values. That's not true': The Observer
Alistair Carmichael

Break point to Yes campaign (Jan 26): The Scotsman

Ireland's ambivalence towards European integration criticised by former EU commissioner (Feb 1): The Irish Times
Lorna Suiggins

Saturday, February 1

Enemies of progress fill Haass void, Belfast City Hall rally hears: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Hundreds attend rally for peace, equality and progress: Irish News
Gail Bell

Justice Minister David Ford's solo run tackled by DUP and Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Dissident republicans behind bars: Police and MI5 surveillance – the weapon disrupting terror plots: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Woodvale – 'Sectarian' attacks on elderly homes condemned: BBC

PSNI hits out as man tied to post in west Belfast 'vigilante' attack: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Threats force Sinn Fein teacher out of the classroom: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Graham

Bandsman jailed over throwing firework: UTV

Robinson condemns protesters: Belfast Telegraph

British agent in IRA must pay damage to victim's family, says court order: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Solicitor defends Smithwick report as 'nuanced and fair': The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

Inquest verdict into police shooting of IRA man Pearse Jordan quashed: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Another step on the long road: Derry Journal

Ballymena to host 'Gatherin' of the Isles' in April (Jan 15): Ballymena Times

Michelle O'Neill and Simon Hamilton's agriculture feud only harms our farmers (Jan 21): Belfast Telegraph
Anna Lo

University student reflection – Hope for a post-'Troubles' Northern Ireland: Bluffton Icon
Fred Steiner

'Voice of the Twelfth' honoured by Order (Jan 27): The News Letter

How Donaldson placed his destiny in God's hands (Jan 30): The News Letter

Fermanagh-born Councillor votes against reinstating Bible play: Impartial Reporter

Bible play: I am a Christian and a liberal – freedom of religion must also include freedom from religion: Belfast Telegraph
Naomi Long

Attorney General dismayed by top court's gay B&B ruling: The News Letter

QUB academic regrets gay slur at centre of row with DUP: The News Letter

Belfast's Shankill hails its republican heroes: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Abuse case has 'very profound' implications for patronagte system of schools – Tánaiste (Jan 31): The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

A need for sensitivity at time of change for schools (Jan 27): Irish Independent

There's no going back to the days when the church had a stranglehold on society: Irish Independent
Gerard O'Regan

Monarchy protest 'sign of disrespect' (Jan 27): The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Scottish independence – Lang comments 'ridiculous': The Scotsman
David Maddox

What might James Joyce have made of 21st-century Scottish independence?:
Richard Barlow

Harsh truths from Mark Carney about the risks of Scottish independence (Jan 29): Daily Telegraph

Carney brings clarity to currency debate (Jan 29): The Scotsman

Alex Salmond and Mark Carney – money talks (Jan 29): The Guardian

Afghanistan – Building peace after centuries of war: BBC
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