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Wednesday, February 14 from tomorrow, Feb 15:
John Fay

Theresa May's visit to Northern Ireland described as 'distraction' by Arlene Foster: The Independent

Derry MLA's clash over Leo Varadkar's and Theresa May's 'feelings': Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Arlene Foster – 'No stand-alone Irish language act': BBC
Mark Devenport

Irish language act essential to deal, says Sinn Féin after Foster rules out law: Belfast Telegraph

Not too late to stop Irish language act – Orange lodge: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Stormont talks – 'No deal this week and Irish language commissioner a major obstacle': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Northern Ireland talks latest – How did power-sharing at Stormont collapse and what would a new DUP-Sinn Féin deal look like?: The Independent
Ben Kelly

Why did PMs May and Varadkar go to Stormont talks?: BBC
Stephen Walker

Why do some unionists fear the Irish language?: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Are We There Yet?: The Times

Taoiseach and prime minister leave empty-handed: Irish News

Lib Dem leader says Irish border key to avoiding Brexit: Aberdeen Evening Express

New report outlines four scenarios for Ireland after Brexit – but all show economy will take a hit: Irish Independent
Michelle Devane

New Sinn Féin leader hopes to reshape party as Adams steps aside:
Nicholas Waller

Adams only ever served interests of IRA and Sinn Féin (Feb 11): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Bonfire Action Plan decision deferred: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Irish language group in row with council chief over 'damaging' comments: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Man shot dead in republican area of west Belfast: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Councillor in apology over Belfast shooting comments: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Dissident republican convicted of having explosives returned to prison: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Republicans say High Court decision not to release Neil Hegarty is devastating: Derry Now

Ballymurphy shootings – Coroner appeals for information from ex-soldiers: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Former RUC officer recalls narrow escape from death in Troubles: Belfast Telegraph

DUP's Paul Frew – 'I didn't fall out with my dad when he owned up to selling illegal cigarettes but I wasn't happy. Crime is crime, and what he did was wrong': Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Hume 'deserves something bigger than a street name' – councillors: Irish Independent
Ryan Nugent

St Patrick would wince at how his name has been hijacked for political purposes: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

No prosecution over 'F*** the DUP' placard in Belfast: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

President Higgins must tell us if he intends on a second term: Irish Mirror
Ferghal Blaney

Varadkar under fire over lack of women in Irish delegation at 'historic' Stormont talks: Irish Independent
Wayne O'Connor

A5 delays are discriminatory (Feb 10): Derry Now

'EU must respect the rights of stateless nations' – Brady: Newry Times

MPs snub Catholic motion (Jan 21): The Sunday Times
John Boothman and Mark Macaskill

Tuesday, February 13

May fails to reach deal to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

One final push and the Executive can be up and running – May: Belfast Telegraph
Claire O'Boyle

Trip to Belfast not wasted... always nice to visit city, see Prime Minister and other parties – Varadkar: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Don't read too much into lack of DUP talks, says Ireland's Coveney: The News Letter
Deborah McAleese

DUP concerned new Stormont deal may favour Sinn Féin more: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

SDLP – No deal leaves governments 'embarrassed': BBC

Unionist fears as Irish groups spell out vision for language: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

David McNarry 'would pull down any Irish language sign on his street': Irish News
David Young

Mixed views on whether Act would be beneficial for Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Claire O'Boyle

SF Irish language strategy mirrors 'PIRA cultural struggle': The News Letter

Irish language deal could be fudge-flavoured so that both sides can swallow it: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Power-sharing is least of Northern Ireland's problems: Financial Times
Arthur Beesley and Mehreen Khan

How did Northern Ireland end up with no government for 13 months?: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

May sidesteps question on SF and Coveney sidesteps question on language: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Why this week is make or break time for the return of power-sharing: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Strong nerve needed to get Stormont deal over the line: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

A deal consisting of more fudge, fog and ambiguity is last thing we need: The News Letter
Alex Kane

With light at end of tunnel on talks front, the parties must now convince us they are serious about making Stormont work: Belfast Telegraph

Ulster-Scots will not disguise a standalone Irish language act: The News Letter

A visit from Theresa May could prove a problem for Stormont Talks (Feb 12): Derry Now

Litany of outrages shows true nature of Sinn Féin – Allister: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Mary Lou's use of 'tiocfaidh ár lá' as a rallying cry evokes terrorism and the old war: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

After sparking unease, can Mary Lou McDonald still reach across the political divide?: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Mary Lou McDonald – a Dubliner with deep republican roots: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

The first thing Mary Lou McDonald must do for Sinn Féin is meet Arlene Foster and get Stormont working: Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy

Varadkar admits avoiding hard Border will be 'tricky': Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

EU will not accept Border that's 'open gate without any control': Irish Independent
Shona Murray

"Responsibility on all to demand designated special status" – Local MLA: Newry Times

Brother of a IRA man killed by British army tells inquest he ran across path of soldiers 'to protect me': Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

SDLP councillor charged with sexual assault resigns from party: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

SF councillor sent for trial in Circuit Court over assault: Irish Independent
Jonathan Gray

Man jailed over £1m cocaine haul pictured with senior DUP figures at party meeting: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

There were two displays of unity in Dublin at the weekend ... but only one, at the Aviva, counted: Belfast Telegraph
John Downing

Varadkar to propose anti-Brexit Ulster farmer for Seanad: Irish Independent
Jody Corcoran

Derry woman's US-born husband free to live in UK, court rules: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Anger over plan to carry out Gaelscoil interviews in Irish: Irish Independent
Caroline Crawford

Pro-life SF TDs to face suspension for six months: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Commonwealth leaders 'begin secret talks on who should replace the Queen': The Independent
Chris Baynes

'We want free trade' Ireland demands 'comprehensive' deal with Britain after Brexit: Daily Express
Chloe Kerr

Carwyn Jones fights for Welsh ports in Ireland visit: BBC
James Williams

Monday, February 12

PM flies to Northern Ireland amid speculation over powersharing deal agreement: The Independent
Deborah McAleese

Theresa May and Varadkar to attend Stormont talks as deal looks imminent: The News Letter

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin can 'do business' with Arlene Foster: Belfast Telegraph

Radio interview over language act is 'wake-up call': The News Letter

Unionists warn DUP – don't concede on language act: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Stormont needs credible structures: Irish News

Voters have put their trust in the DUP to resist SF intransigence: The News Letter

EU pushing for North to stay in customs union: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen, Cormac McQuinn and Laura Lynott

'Time is running out' – Taoiseach calls on British government to provide clarity on Brexit: Irish Independent
Louise Kelly

The roadblock hard Brexiteers can't drive around – Ireland: The Guardian
Polly Toynbee

Irexit – Could it be Ireland's next big political movement? (Feb 10): The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Brexit now a runaway train without a driver (Feb 10): Irish Examiner

McDonald criticised for 'tiocfaidh ár lá' speech sign-off: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

"Up the rebels" call leads to unionist criticism of McDonald: Irish News

New leader denies party 'circles the wagons' on bullying: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Challenges and opportunities await Mary Lou: Irish News
John Manley

Mary Lou will be a 'puppet' and won't change Sinn Féin – son of IRA victim: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Exultation at SF change – but what of the shift in power to South?: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Playing to the hardliners is perilous path for Mary Lou (Feb 11): Sunday Independent
Mairia Cahill

The Adams Legacy – A political party linked inextricably to dark past (Feb 11): Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy

Seamus Mallon is right – Gerry Adams hasn't gone away (Feb 11): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Adams's legacy is abject failure (Feb 11): Sunday Independent

Loyalists to air unity concerns (Feb 11): The Sunday Times
Stephen O'Brien

'United Ireland discussions are premature' – Fianna Fáil (Feb 11): Sunday Independent
Wayne O'Connor

MI5 'tried to recruit' Saoradh member in France: Belfast Media
Conor McParland

Innocent victims can't be expected to forgive unrepentant terrorists – 'The Lord hates hands that shed innocent blood' (Jan 25): The News Letter
Peter McIntyre

Platform – Bernadette McAliskey (Feb 9): Irish News
Bernadette McAliskey

Dungiven to be split?: Derry Now

Peter Robinson not among senior DUP figures linked to the Lords: Irish News

Pre-school children may face admission interviews in Irish: The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

All-Ireland winner Carr punched man in 'Nordies' fallout:
Eimear Cotter

No conscience vote for Sinn Féin TDs on abortion, says McDonald: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

SNP deputy leadership hopeful – Scotland could vote for independence next year: The Herald

Sunday, February 11

Hopes rise for agreement next week as DUP and Sinn Féin edge closer to a deal: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

A battle over language is at the heart of Northern Ireland crisis (Feb 9): Washington Post
William Booth and Amanda Ferguson

Bosnia taught me how languages can be used to foster division ... I never want to see that here: Belfast Telegraph
Doug Beattie

If SF gets talks reward, it is certain they will create another crisis: The News Letter

With light at end of tunnel on talks front, the parties must now convince us they are serious about making Stormont work: Belfast Telegraph

Stormont challenge will show if Sinn Féin is ready for power: The Sunday Times

McCartney – Fulfil Stormont House HIU pledge on legacy: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Any Ireland border changes 'clear and present danger' to peace process: Belfast Telegraph

Greens – make Westminster pay for Irish border costs: The Sunday Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Way forward – Where are we on Brexit and the border?: BBC
John Campbell

Does it still pay to be a Unionist?: Derry Now
Pat McArt

Mary Lou McDonald assumes Sinn Féin leadership insisting 'the war is long over': Sunday Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Martin McGuinness' spirit invoked by new Sinn Féin leader as Mary Lou McDonald replaces Gerry Adams: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

New Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald accuses Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of being 'smarmy': Irish Mirror
Deborah McAleese

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves' – Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn:
Christina Finn

Sinn Féin's long-time leader Gerry Adams steps down: Toronto Globe and Mail
Paul Waldie

Gerry Adams – 'Those who detest me will continue to detest me, those who admire me will continue to admire me: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

A historic moment for SF, but substantial change must follow: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Gerry Adams – Abuse scandal put family under spotlight: BBC

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss: The Sunday Times
Justine McCarthy

Why Adams' rise to top of republican politics was more by accident than design: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Gerry Adams – The man behind the mask (Feb 9): The Irish Times
Kevin Cullen

McDonald calls for Aras race this year: The Sunday Times
Justine McCarthy

Defending the tricolor in light of Strabane and Derry's proposed St. Patrick's Day parade (Feb 8): Irish Voice/

Renewed appeal for information over murder of Andrew Burns in Donnyloop, Castlefin, Donegal in 2008: Irish Mirror
Brynmor Pattison

A5 project is stalled again as campaign group throws down new legal challenge (Jan 26): Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Narrow Water bridge plan 'still alive': BBC
Cormac Campbell

Congressmen extend warm welcome to Irish politicians (Feb 10): The Irish Times
Suzanne Lynch

Charles Thomson, the epitome of the success of the Scots Irish: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Why are we so poor at learning Irish? (Feb 6): The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

Zero discrimination against Freemasons in Northern Ireland, insists leader: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

'The Irish Border' now has it's own Twitter page – and it's hilarious: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Scotland in Union campaign accused of trying to "intimidate" election watchdog (Feb 5): The Herald
Tom Gordon

Saturday, February 10

Newshound reprieved – will continue through end of March, at least:
John Fay

Stormont deal inching closer as parties admit 'progress has been made': Belfast Live
David Young

We were right to issue Irish language warning says UUP: The News Letter

UK languages report omits Irish and Ulster-Scots: BBC
Robbie Meredith

British government criticised over failure to provide any information about Irish or UIster-Scots to Council of Europe: Irish News
Marie Louise McConville

DUP and SF – 'body language has improved': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Gerry Adams will officially hand over the reins of Sinn Féin today:
Órla Ryan

Gerry Adams – I regret the fact anyone was killed: Belfast Live
Deborah McAleese Chris Sherrard

Séamus Mallon – Adams legitimised killing of members of other community: The Irish Times
Peter Murtagh

Gerry Adams – I don't care how history will judge me: The News Letter
Deborah McAleese

Gerry Adams says dialogue with Fr Alec Reid began in 1977: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Gerry Adams claims Sinn Féin was 'banned and outlawed': The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Adams should admit to IRA role, says Enniskillen bombing victim's daughter: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Adams should 'go extra mile' and give closure to victims: The News Letter

Adams will be remembered as a tough negotiator but with a stain on his legacy: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Gerry Adams – Sinn Féin leader saw off political and personal threats: BBC

Gerry Adams – Stepping back into the long shadows: Irish Examiner
Michael Clifford

What Gerry Adams Leaves Behind: National Review Online
Michael Brendan Dougherty

The Gerry Adams era comes to an end: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin begins a new chapter: Irish News

Mary Lou McDonald to officially replace Gerry Adams at special Sinn Féin conference in RDS: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

Hello Mary Lou, goodbye Gerry – how Sinn Féin grassroots view the leadership change: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

The rapid rise of Sinn Féin's 'formidable' new leader Mary Lou McDonald: Belfast Telegraph

Mary Lou McDonald – Who is Sinn Féin's new leader tasked with carrying Irish republicanism forward?: The Independent
Ben Kelly

Who is Sinn Féin's Northern Ireland leader Michelle O'Neill?: Belfast Telegraph

Little to suggest Sinn Féin, even under Mary Lou, is fit for office: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Sinn Féin members told to stop airing their grievances in public: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon and Ronan McGreevy

Gerry Adams takes parting shot at UK – Brexit has BOOSTED United Ireland campaign: Daily Express
Joey Millar

Barnier – Border checks 'unavoidable' if UK leaves single market and customs union: The Irish Times

Brexit plan to keep Northern Ireland in customs union triggers row: The Guardian
Daniel Boffey, Lisa O'Carroll and Anushka Asthana

Barnier Brexit comments spark calls for cross-party push for 'special status': Irish News
John Manley

Paisley – Brexit means Perth and Portadown leave on same terms: The News Letter

Northern Ireland to 'remain under EU law' after Brexit – let them build border, Paisley hits back: Belfast Telegraph

A hard border would be a disaster for Northern Ireland. So let's avoid it: The Guardian
Naomi Long

Mother of Derry murder victim, Andrew Allen, asks killers and their aides to look into their souls: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Ex-INLA man accused of Co Tyrone murder loses latest court challenge to extradition: Belfast Telegraph

Omagh victim's father must have his case heard, judge rules: The Times
Alan Erwin

Bloody Sunday families reject claim January march 'thriving': Derry Journal

Birmingham victims deserve justice – former IRA bomber: Irish Independent
Eamon Sweeney

McAliskey slams SF man as 'delusional' for his claim over civil rights movement: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Co Derry woman says it is 'extremely disheartening' after UK Home Office appeals citizenship case again: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

DUP made a liar out of me over RHI warning emails, says whistleblower: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Renaming road after Hume condemned as a gimmick: The Times
Sean McCarthaigh

DUP's Ian Paisley accuses Irish News of 'running hate campaign': Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Minister urges May to update Republic on Border plan: The Irish Times

Hard Brexit 'to cost €18bn': The Times
Jennifer Bray

Nicola Sturgeon – If Northern Ireland stays in single market then it's a 'practical necessity' for Scotland: The National (Scotland)
Andrew Learmonth

Friday, February 9

Newshound to be discontinued from February 14:
John Fay

Theresa May 'considering NI trip to help clinch deal': BBC
Enda McClafferty

Stormont deal imminent – Foster to be First Minister, progress on Irish language, same-sex marriage on cards: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Adams at Stormont talks on eve of Sinn Féin presidency handover: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Deadlock in North with 'lots of gaps' between parties: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

Unionists will be rightly suspicious of any deal with SF: The News Letter

Sinn Féin placated due to IRA firepower... hence the red line over an Irish Language Act: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Karen Bradley joins key Brexit committee 'to give Northern Ireland a voice': Belfast Telegraph

Brexit deal to avoid hard Border in North is labelled 'a fairytale': Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Varadkar – Clarity needed on post-Brexit relationship: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

No going back on Border guarantee in Brexit negotiations, Tánaiste says: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Predicted Brexit hit to Northern Ireland economy 'reality check for May and DUP': Belfast Telegraph
Arj Singh and Sam Lister

Leaked report claiming Brexit hit for Northern Ireland is 'fantasy' claims Wilson: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Brexit crux makes return of hard border 'very likely' – Howlin warns Dáil: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit is of great importance to NI yet is not under discussion in talks: The News Letter
David McNarry

British ministers clash over Border's future after Brexit: The Irish Times
George Parker and Alex Barker

Gerry Adams, controversial leader of Ireland's Sinn Féin, to formally resign Saturday: Toronto Globe and Mail
Paul Waldie

'They wouldn't let you say a bad word about Gerry Adams': The Irish Times
Susan McKay

Jean McConville's son-in-law – Gerry Adams will never admit to IRA past: Belfast Telegraph

Hunger strike author criticises Adams documentary: Irish News
Connla Young

Adams sold defeat as victory in career based on illusion: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

Gerry Adams was crucial in persuading the IRA to cease fire: The Irish Times
Danny Morrison

Adams's arrival in the US gave him an enormous boost: The Irish Times
Conor O'Clery

Gerry Adams – Final draft of history likely to be kinder than the first: Irish Examiner
Dolan O'Hagan

Gerry Adams's IRA years – An insider's account: The Irish Times
Anthony McIntyre

Varadkar – SF 'still not fit for coalition': Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Prisoners endorse ONH ceasefire: Irish News
Allison Morris

Representatives condemn 'bomb attack' at Lenadoon home: Belfast Media
Caoimhe Quinn

Victims 'concerns at being used' by politicians: The News Letter

Libya compensation Bill for IRA victims passes Lords: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Terrorists demand their Article 2 rights, and so must security forces: The News Letter
Doug Beattie

Families anger at delay over report into 1992 Ormeau bookies massacre: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Bias was an issue in Loughinisland case but not for judge: The News Letter
William Matchett

Bernadette McAliskey rejects claim that civil rights movement was inspired by the republican movement: Irish News
John Manley

Sinn Féin 'delusional' over origin of civil rights movement: BBC
Stephen Walker

Is Sinn Féin so keen to rewrite history because it is ashamed of the party's squalid past? (Feb 5): Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Review – In 'The Peacemaker,' a Negotiator Who Is No Idealist: New York Times
Glenn Kenny

Alastair Campbell – 'Martin McGuinness helped me with my thriller about IRA plot': Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Growing numbers of Northern Irish children learn alongside those of other faiths: The Economist

RHI inquiry – Foster 'did not pass on key costs warning': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Democracy and Scottish devolution are being attacked by the UK: The National (Scotland)
Alyn Smith

Thursday, February 8

Newshound to be discontinued from February 14:
John Fay

Irish border sharply divides UK's Brexit cabinet: Financial Times
George Parker and Alex Barker

Police chief says 'hard Brexit' Irish border would be paramilitary target: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

UK must drop tough talk in Brexit discussions, says Irish deputy premier: Belfast Telegraph

DUP MP urges 'no surrender attitude' to EU during Brexit talks: The News Letter

Time for 'no surrender' attitude in Brexit talks – DUP's Sammy Wilson: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit – DUP's Ian Paisley and Sammy Wilson 'no surrender' call criticised: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

DUP MPs call for 'no surrender' to EU: BBC

Northern Ireland faces slump in growth if UK leaves EU without deal: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

SF anger as report suggests 12% GDP hit: The News Letter

MEPs get ready for post-Brexit parliament shake-up: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

SF bid to transfer NI EU seats to Republic 'a political stunt': The News Letter

Norway-style Brexit deal presents Irish border headaches: Daily Telegraph
Anna Isaac

'A right-wing British politician like Farage has no right to interfere in Ireland's affairs':
Jason O'Sullivan

Deal to restore devolution in North achievable within days – Karen Bradley: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Taoiseach refuses to be drawn on 'unity' due to talks sensitivities: Irish News

Tanaiste Simon Coveney urges care about language after Northern Ireland described as 'putrid little statelet' by Sinn Féin's Alex Maskey: Irish Mirror
David Young Lesley-Anne McKeown

Gerry Adams 'hard man to trust', Mallon tells documentary: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

IRA victim's son wary of 'praise for Adams': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Victim's son – unless IRA admit their killings were wrong, I fear return of bloodshed (Feb 7): The News Letter

Sinn Féin failing utterly to convince critics party can ever change its spots: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Unionist loathing of Gerry Adams was counterproductive: The Irish Times
Alex Kane

Sinn Féin politician defends describing Northern Ireland as a 'putrid little statelet':
Cianan Brennan

Sinn Féin's McDonald urged to act on Maskey's 'putrid statelet' justification for IRA acts: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Four men arrested by police investigating series of Belfast shootings: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Why do our tweet-happy politicians have so little to say about the barbaric torture of children in 'punishment' attacks?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Man released unconditionally over 2002 Stephen Warnock murder: ITV

Cross-Border project to 'break down barriers': Impartial Reporter

New EU-funded programme to help support victims of Troubles: The News Letter

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott 'supported and revelled in IRA terrorism', Conservative MP claims: The Sun
Alain Tolhurst

I'm a human rights lawyer for victims of terror attacks and I've had to fight the Government rather than terrorists for justice: The Independent
Jason McCue

Omagh fight for justice offers hope to families of Hyde Park victims: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Hyde Park funding is welcome, but should only be the beginning: The News Letter

Hyde Park civil case can give some solace: Belfast Telegraph

Ombudsman reports into mass killings delayed: The News Letter

The State cannot be under a legal onus to provide a 'blank cheque' for legacy inquests, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Relatives call for ombudsman reports to be published: Irish News
Connla Young and Michael McHugh

Sinn Féin must not be allowed to rewrite the history of the civil rights movement: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Sinn Féin raises concerns about BBC's GAA coverage: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Next Presbyterian moderator – I would relish meeting the pope: The News Letter

Liam Neeson wants you to support peace in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/

Wednesday, February 7

Deal between Sinn Féin and DUP over power sharing 'achievable': The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Stormont talks have reached very sensitive stage, Taoiseach says: Belfast Telegraph

Ireland border 'fudge' threatens to pull apart Brexit talks: Financial Times
Alex Barker, Anne-Sylvaine Chassany and Arthur Beesley

Ireland digs in over Brexit border question in renewed threat to talks: Daily Telegraph
Peter Foster and James Crisp

Brexit 'technical talks' focus on Northern Ireland: BBC
John Campbell

Hard border unavoidable if UK leaves customs union, warns EU: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Nationalist politicians fear hard border following rejection of customs union: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Terrorists likely to be boosted by Brexit, says report: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

St Patrick's Day parade tricolour policy a 'lost opportunity': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Unionists consider flag appeal to St Patrick's Day parade: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Councillors hit out at decision not to participate in Irish Language Week: The News Letter
Lorna McKay

Cork accused of 'Brit-bashing' after call to halt extraditions to UK: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

IRA victim's son – 'Browne is wrong about Adams': Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Maskey defends describing North as 'putrid little statelet': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Maskey's 'putrid little statelet NI' tweet exemplifies Sinn Féin disrespect again – Little-Pengelly: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly to be reported to PPS over car clamp removal: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Minister Gerry Kelly condemned illegal parking: The News Letter

Gerry Kelly's clash with the clampers showed his contempt for the law: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Gerry Kelly moves quickly to resolve clamp issue: Irish News

Bullying claims return as SF awaits new leader: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Sinn Féin councillor who resigned following bullying allegations hits out at 'trolls' on social media: Irish Independent

Sinn Féin's McDonald has been a good soldier, in civilian clothes: Irish Examiner
Gerard Howlin

Business as usual for Sinn Féin despite the in-fighting, bullying claims and clampgate: Belfast Telegraph
Kevin Doyle

Belfast priest offers to meet gunmen responsible for latest attacks: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Loyalist feud charge man Glen McCullough can't return home due to safety concerns: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Free Tony Taylor call after 700 days in jail: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Terror bomber Connor only concerned with being wrongly depicted as a lone-wolf terrorist, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

NI delegation to discuss legacy issues with human rights commissioner: RTE
Conor McMorrow

Libya bill will go to MPs and it will be hard for ministers to stop it being debated: The News Letter
Reg Empey

Danny Kinahan – Legal aid for Hyde Park case should have been granted earlier: The News Letter

Hyde Park action 'only the beginning' of victims' justice battle: The News Letter

How Northern Ireland fans can prove they're great ambassadors against Republic, writes supporters chief: Belfast Telegraph
Gary McAllister

Removal of Prince Albert statue from Leinster House grounds to be considered: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Scotland is paying a heavy price for the SNP's independence obsession: The Spectator
Stephen Daisley

All eyes on Scotland as Brexit grows closer: Belfast Telegraph
John Simpson

Ministers must not allow EU chiefs to take their revenge on Britain in break-up talks: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Moncrieff

British politics imploding – Tory chorus of unhinged a real threat: Irish Examiner

Tuesday, February 6

Varadkar calls on Britain to clarify customs union intentions: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon and Rajeev Syal

DUP pleased at customs union clarity but other NI parties say it will cause border problems: The News Letter

Davis 'perfectly clear' on customs union but EU still waiting to find out what UK wants: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

The Irish border issue must be kept in perspective: Prospect Magazine
Graham Gudgin

Northern Secretary says Stormont deal possible in coming days: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP – 'Significant gaps remain' in Stormont talks: Belfast Telegraph

London and Dublin must move from sidelines and drive talks forward – SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

'A better way forward is available': Derry Journal
Raymond McCartney

The 'Good Friday generation' is as stuck in the past as anyone else: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Saoradh vows it will breach St. Patrick's Day national flag ban: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Sinn Féin say there's NO ban on tricolour at upcoming St Patrick's Day parade: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Corbyn's been sucking up to IRA monsters for decades – As Gerry Adams says he'd make a great PM, how the Labour been friends with terrorists since before he was MP: Daily Mail
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Move to stop extraditions to UK sparks Unionist anger: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly 'regrets on-the-spot decision' to remove clamp from car with bolt-cutters: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

Sinn Féin to take no action over Gerry Kelly clamp controversy: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Gerry Kelly has a colourful relationship with the law: Irish News

Sinn Féin must act over Kelly incident: Belfast Telegraph

Mary Lou McDonald urged to intervene after councillor resigns over alleged assault: Irish Mirror
John Patrick Kierans

'Activist asked Ellis to have someone shot', says ex-SF councillor:
Kevin Doyle

Sinn Féin calls on councillor to give back seat after resigning: Cork Evening Echo

Sinn Féin loses 13 public representatives over bullying claims: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Lone wolf dissident 'pleaded guilty against my wishes': The News Letter

Bloody Sunday March – PBP address criticism: Derry Journal

DUP MPs press ahead with plans to give British soldiers amnesty, despite Arlene Foster's concerns:
Sam McBride

Brigadier Kerr must be questioned over secret unit in Northern Ireland, say victims: Belfast Telegraph

Finucane backs Time for Truth march at New Lodge Six commemoration: Belfast Media
Brónach Ní Thuama

Poignant visit to scene of Shankill bomb atrocity by Miami massacre survivor: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Lawyers will discuss naming dead suspects in Kingsmills inquest: The News Letter

Families of IRA Hyde Park bombing victims granted legal aid: BBC

IRA Birmingham bomb victim's sister urges Gerry Adams to help victims of terrorism 'move forward': Belfast Telegraph

DUP says none of its MPs are Freemasons: Irish News
John Manley

Past and present combine for images from Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Standards in Irish among primary school children have deteriorated, new report shows: Irish Independent
Kathryn Donnelly

Republic of Ireland to host Northern Ireland in November: The Irish Times
Emmet Malone

Orange may challenge parade threat in Scotland: The News Letter

Unionist activist's home raided after leaks: The Herald
David Leask

Monday, February 5

Further efforts to try for agreement in North: RTE

Using sentimental tactics to try to get an Irish language act (Feb 2): The News Letter

Group says it told PSNI about military intelligence database more than six years ago: Irish News

Gerry Adams – Brexit will be a disaster for the island of Ireland: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Gerry Adams backs Jeremy Corbyn to be PM heaping praise on the 'outstanding' Labour leader for talking to Irish republicans throughout their deadly campaign of violence: Daily Mail
Kate Ferguson

Gerry Kelly interviewed by police over wheel clamp allegation: Belfast Live
Jilly Beattie

MLAs – Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly should quit over 'appalling' example with wheel clamp removal: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Right to clamp on private land has been controversial: Irish News

Other parties should quit talks if Kelly is an SF negotiator: The News Letter

Sinn Féin censure TD and suspend councillor in Dublin: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

The welcome demise of Mugabe and Adams (Nov 19): The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Anti-Semites, a former public schoolboy and a radical priest all held the top job in Sinn Féin (Jan 25): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Republicans will never succeed in besmirching the brave RUC men and women it was my privilege to serve alongside – MLA (Feb 2): Belfast Telegraph
Alan Chambers

Signatory to open letter to Taoiseach 'disappointed' by lack of response (Feb 3): Irish News
Allison Morris

Recruits may be put off joining forces over fears of future prosecution – MP: Belfast Telegraph

A giant who sought solutions as he strode many stages with integrity (Dec 30): The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Cork council calls for halt to extraditions to Northern Ireland (Jan 25): The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Schools told 'integration works' as department issues new guide (Jan 31): Irish News
Simon Doyle

Church stands its ground on place of religion in schools (Jan 30): Irish Independent
Kathryn Donnelly

Time for schools to face up to the change in Irish society (Feb 2): Irish Examiner
David Graham

Talk of UK economic nirvana from Brexit is just hot air: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

SFA rejects Old Firm as venues for Scotland internationals (Jan 31): The Herald

Sunday, February 4

Scot who ran double-agent Stakeknife in Northern Ireland should be arrested, families of murdered Catholics claim: The Herald
Neil Mackay

New hope for Libyan-supplied IRA victims' compensation after anger over Boris Johnson's block on fund: The Independent
Rob Merrick

A back-door amnesty could create the worst of all worlds: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

A little bit of love wins at Stormont as fresh talks see a chance of real success: The Sunday Times
Newton Emerson

Strabane Cllr says "tricolour ban" must be challenged:

The real agenda behind an ILA: The News Letter
Jim Allister

We must never allow the horrific impact on families through savage paramilitary 'justice' to be clouded from our view: Belfast Telegraph

Fermanagh and South Tyrone to remain a unionist-SF "knife-edge": The News Letter

Sinn Féin councillor suspended and TD to be censured over dispute in Dublin constituency: Sunday Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Colum Eastwood's heartbreak puts life into real perspective (Jan 29): Belfast Telegraph

'Nairac was in Derry at time of Green murder': Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Sinn Féin's national chairman accused of 'rewriting history' of civil rights campaign (Feb 3): Irish News
John Manley

Sinn Féin admits MLA Gerry Kelly removed wheel clamp: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Unborn child has never been in greater danger on the island of Ireland than at the present time (Jan 31): Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Challenge for A5 road scheme to be heard in June, court hears (Jan 30): Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Farage tells 'Irexit' conference EU 'humiliated' Ireland: Sunday Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Voters want to stay in EU even with hard border, poll shows (Jan 27): The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Twitter spat over flags demonstrates lack of 'serious politics' across the country (Jan 24): Scottish Sun

Brexit is bad news, but it can be a catalyst for good: Sunday Independent
Stephen Donnelly

Nigel Farage spots 'gap' in Irish political market for Irexit party: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

SNP accused of anti-English bias over Brexit pledge to give EU students free tuition: Daily Telegraph
Simon Johnson

Jack McConnell – 'Ego and ideology' blocking Scots-UK Brexit deal (Jan 25): BBC
Glenn Campbell

Saturday, February 3

Thousands to march over 'witch-hunt' against troops who served in Northern Ireland amid anger over decision to re-examine historical deaths during the Troubles: Daily Mail
Ian Drury

Denis Bradley – Troubles 'amnesty' could be introduced: BBC

Victims' campaigners reject fresh talk of Troubles killings amnesty: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Troubles killers will never admit they were wrong – genocide expert: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Coveney warns of 'other form of governance' if Stormont not restored: The Irish Times

SF hijack language act in bid to promote supremacy: The News Letter
Doug Beattie

Irish Tricolour ban applies to both Derry and Strabane St Pat's parades: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

SF opposing exclusion of flags from St Patrick's Day parade in Strabane: Londonderry Sentinel

Brexit concerns after House of Lords committee's NI visit: BBC
Enda McClafferty

Nigel Farage vows to support any 'Irexit' campaign: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

The Irish woman who became a leading Brexiteer: The Irish Times
Shane Hickey

Brexit secretary should visit border region: Irish News

Pressure on McDonald over attending IRA events: Irish Independent
Wayne O'Connor

Boundary Commission plan to split Dungiven in two: Derry Journal
Ellen Barr

Man believed to have been IRA double agent 'Stakeknife' released on bail: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

There are bigger scumbags than me – Paramilitary attack victim speaks out after shooting: Belfast Telegraph

'Kingsmill' suspects should be named, says lawyer: ITV

O Muilleoir's defence of McElduff Kingsmill video retweet 'pathetic,' says Allister: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP has been silent on extraordinary Loughinisland court ruling: The News Letter
Owen Polley

Charlie Flanagan to respond to Crowley Report request: Irish News
Connla Young

Sinn Féin and the DUP clash over arts funding row: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Spotlight on Sinn Féin as clear majority of TDs rejects 12-week proposal: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Children turned away from Educate Together schools due to 'restrictions': The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

Jeremy Corbyn and his followers are in denial about his past: The Spectator
Stephen Daisley

Wales fears exclusion from single market and customs union: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Friday, February 2

Hogan says a border in Ireland is inevitable if UK leaves customs union: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Loyalists seeking Irish passports due to Brexit scare stories, says DUP MP: The News Letter

Supreme Court warns Brexit may have impact on extraditions to UK: The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

Brexit – Michel Barnier says part of border deal not fully agreed: BBC
John Campbell

President Higgins urges caution in Brexit language: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Tory's Brexit civil war risks Irish hard border: Irish Examiner
Jim Power

Annual post-Brexit UK-Irish summit 'could enhance ties': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Alliance restate opposition to statute of limitations for soldiers who carried out unlawful killings: The News Letter
Trevor Lunn

Stormont Department being wrongly challenged over Arlene Foster's alleged block on discussion of bid to fund legacy inquests, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Irish language students stage protest at Stormont in Northern Ireland: Irish Mirror
David Young

Taoiseach says electing people from Northern Ireland will give the Seanad an 'all-island dimension':
Christina Finn

Secretary of State reiterates 'essential' need for Stormont Executive to deal with same-sex marriage and minority languages: Belfast Telegraph

The standoff in Northern Ireland is a disgrace, pure and simple: Boston Irish Reporter
Joe Leary

Anger after flags erected outside Catholic church: Newtownabbey Times

No tricolours, but St Patrick's Day branded 'Irish language fest': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

UUP's Derek Hussey has concerns over Derry's '17-day' Irish Language Week: Derry Now

ONH not behind latest punishment shootings, says mediation group: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Yet another display of Sinn Féin hypocrisy with regard to 'respect' (Jan 29): The News Letter

Ó Muilleoir breaks silence over McElduff tweet: BBC
Stephen Walker

Sinn Féin's Deirdre Hargey 'honoured' to take over as party group leader on Belfast City Council: Belfast Telegraph

Stakeknife – Fred Scappaticci interviews monitored: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Freddie Scappaticci was close to the top of the IRA hierarchy for decades. The arrest of the man widely believed to be Army double-agent Stakeknife could yet bring his former comrades crashing down: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

GAA asks Irish government to publish Aidan McAnespie report: Irish News
Connla Young

Sinn Féin's national chairman accused of 'rewriting history' of civil rights campaign: Irish News
John Manley

Number of Catholics out of work down by over 50% in 25 years: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Decline in prejudice in Northern Ireland a welcome trend: Belfast Telegraph

Visitor numbers from Republic to Northern Ireland rise sharply: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

A guide to the strange, offensive and outdated bits of the Irish constitution (Jan 30):
Karl McDonald

Orange Order told to stop selling knock-off Poppy Scotland cufflinks after licensing probe (Jan 14): Scottish Daily Record

Orange Order to launch 'charm offensive' in response to negative media coverage: The Herald
Tom Gordon

Thursday, February 1

Special Brexit deal for UK outside single market is 'impossible': The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

DUP's commitment to back PM requires delivery on full Brexit: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Brexit must not endanger the Good Friday agreement: The Guardian
Simon Coveney

Taoiseach warns Northern talks are on their 'last chance': The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Give us something positive, asks MP ... I've obligation to call election, says Northern Ireland secretary of state: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Sinn Féin would like petition of concern changes: BBC
Mark Devenport

Can Northern Ireland devolution be rescued?: ITV
Robert Preston

PSNI warns there isn't enough political direction or clarity about policing and justice post Brexit: Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

PSNI to disclose military intelligence material from shared database – says information was held for 'safe keeping': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Picture this, a police service which is out on the beat, rather than chasing laughs in the world of virtual law enforcement: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Gerry Adams's last public appearance as Sinn Féin president taking place in Kilkenny:
MaryAnn Vaughan

Catholics face higher unemployment than Protestants in North: The Irish Times
Sarah Burns

Equality Commission findings show Government action is needed: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Wardlow

Using Para flags to hurt the Bloody Sunday families shameful – Beattie: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

MP's disappointment as boundary proposals suggest abolishing Lagan Valley: Ulster Star
Neill Cobain

New electoral boundary map for Northern Ireland 'bizarre' says Alliance MLA Ford: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Alexander

Sinn Féin hits out over Belfast paramilitary shooting: Belfast Telegraph

£150m government package to deal with Northern Ireland legacy issues could have been 'drained' by bid to fund inquests alone, High Court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Key questions that arise from judge's unprecedented withdrawal in Loughinisland case: The News Letter
Austen Morgan

Stakeknife – Police get more time to question Fred Scappaticci: BBC

If Scappaticci is charged, then a lot of people on both sides of the Irish Sea will be nervous: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Who is Stakeknife, when was Freddie Scappaticci named as the IRA double agent and why has he been arrested?: The Sun
Felix Allen

Police question IRA informer 'Stakeknife' over UVF murder: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Birmingham pub bombings – Coroner to challenge court ruling: BBC

Birmingham bomb victims' families 'disappointed' over coroner decision: RTE
Fiona Mitchell

Trolls taunt DUP man with picture of hangman's noose: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Naming leisure centre after SAS founder 'would alienate nationalists': Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Why we need a museum of the Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Kennedy

SDLP objection to naming facility after WW2 hero Blair Mayne 'utter hypocrisy': The News Letter
Stephen Gamble


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