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Saturday, January 15

Loyalists voting for Sinn Fein – UDA boss: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Minister speaking the language of distraction: Belfast Telegraph
Owen Polley

How Robinson showed he is the great survivor: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

'Flash Harry' Hamilton moves to Alliance: UTV Internet

Plan to attack band parade foiled: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Three arrested in Lurgan dissident probe: UTV Internet

Man charged over County Kildare explosives find: BBC

Inquest into death of Strabane republican to begin: Londonderry Sentinel

Haddock trial adjourned again: UTV Internet

No evidence alleged phone supplier knew of Omagh plot, appeal hears: Belfast Telegraph

Recognising the gallant RUC service: The News Letter

Judge Roll presided in major IRA trial of 'Tucson Six': Irish Voice/
Patrick Cooper

Busting the bandit country myth?: Newry Democrat

Parties unite to call for St Patrick's Day holiday: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin TD to sue for defamation over 'Sunday World' report: The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

Sinn Fein eyes end of two-party state in Republic of Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Orange Order has to live up to its public-order responsibilities (Dec 28): The Herald

Friday, January 14

'No justice' for Orange attacks: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Pat Finucane probe could expose more than gunmen: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Row erupts over 'inquiry industry': Londonderry Sentinel

'Murph display gets City Hall go-ahead: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Bloody Sunday march 'will be the last': BBC

Patten payoffs 'not a gravy train for police': The News Letter

Bomb-making equipment found in Ireland 'includes 1990s IRA technology':
Henry McDonald

Gardiner first loyalist to seek DCC election in 10 years: Londonderry Sentinel

McDevitt slams 'ghetto' remark: Belfast Telegraph

Former hunger striker wants to hear Irish in court rooms: Londonderry Sentinel

GAA legend – Irish is back in vogue (Jan 9): Sunday Independent
Nick Bramhill

DUP hacker – I was tempted by party's poor web security:

Celtic's Paddy McCourt shocked by more bullets in the post:
Henry McDonald

Celtic winger Paddy McCourt vows to continue playing for Northern Ireland despite bullet threat:

Province no longer 'a special case' for cuts: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

Sammy getting cross (Jan 10): UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Fianna Fáil has lost its faith: The Irish Times

Welcome for public hearings into plans for Dublin-Derry road: The Irish Times
Frank McDonald

Thursday, January 13

UUP deputy mayor Dunlop joins DUP: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein's Butler will not contest assembly election: BBC

Bomb factory dissident link: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Police base car bomb accused in court: Belfast Telegraph

Teen arrested in west Belfast dissident probe released: BBC

Pipe bomb probe into 'loyalist involvement': The News Letter

Bilingual road sign plan 'will just add to tribal divisions': Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

DUP websites hacked by Irish language prankster:

Too few Catholics in council workforce – SF: Belfast Telegraph

Shock resignation of Bloody Sunday committee members: Derry Journal

We have to be cautious on corporation tax reduction: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Paterson spells out new reality: The News Letter

Political unity in 2011 (Jan 6): Belfast Media

Celtic stars McGinn and McCourt vow to defy sectarian thugs over bullets threat: Scottish Daily Record
Tom Hamilton

Celtic bullets posted here?: Ballymoney Times

UUP leader 'absolutely disgusted' at McCourt bullets letter: Londonderry Sentinel

Republic to pay for illegal dumping in the North (Jan 9): Sunday Business Post
John Burke

Gormley challenged over 'old-fashioned bigotry': The Irish Times
Jimmy Walsh

Church of England braced for wave of defections to Catholic Church (Jan 12): Daily Telegraph
Peter Hutchison

Wednesday, January 12

Pat Finucane public inquiry decision delayed:
Henry McDonald

Presbyterian Moderator meets Sinn Fein leader: The News Letter

Sinn Fein-linked parade was illegal: The News Letter

Less parades ... more prayers – Orange Eddie can change Order: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

No more running to PM, warns Paterson: The News Letter
Sam McBride

The case for a voluntary opposition at Stormont: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Man in court over Derry police bomb: UTV Internet

Minister joins row over victims' cuts: The News Letter

Finucane death inquiry closer after fresh talks: The Independent
David McKittrick

FBI spy's credibility at centre of Omagh appeal: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Omagh spy 'lied about arrest for abduction': Belfast Telegraph

Father sues PSNI over seven-year-old son and UVF threat: BBC

Faint echoes of Ulster's 'dirty war':
Henry McDonald

Reavey family's quest for justice continues: The Cross Examiner
Brónagh Murphy

Plan for traffic signs in Irish or Ulster-Scots: BBC

DUP vows to block plans for bilingual signs: The News Letter

Uisce, uisce achan áit !: BBC
Mark Devenport

Language activists blast FG's plan to make Irish optional: Irish Independent

Moderator holds historic GAA meeting: The News Letter

Paterson – corporation tax move 'could help' NI: BBC

Bullets sent to Celtic star Paddy McCourt: Scottish Daily Record
Tom Hamilton

Paddy McCourt the third Celtic star to be sent bullets in the post from Northern Ireland: Daily Mail

Neil Lennon counsels Celtic's Niall McGinn over bullets in the post:
Ewan Murray

Don't abolish the Seanad – reform it instead (Jan 9): Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Pray your own way, Pope tells Church of England converts: Daily Mail
Steve Doughty

Tuesday, January 11

Army deals with security alerts: The News Letter

Bomb equipment found in Belfast raids:
Henry McDonald

Two men arrested in west Belfast over dissident threat: BBC

Sectarian link probed in petrol bomb attack: The News Letter

Catholic school and GAA club targeted in attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Elaine Loughlin

Former DUP and TUV councillor joins the UUP: Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Let's forget our divisions and build a shared future: Belfast Telegraph
Trevor Ringland

70 more riot charges in Ardoyne than Rathcoole: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

The Tragedy of 1980 (Jan 3): (from the Andersonstown News)
Danny Morrison

Did IRA hunger strikers believe Danny Morrison's spin?: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Fresh hopes of Finucane inquiry: UTV Internet

Real IRA men challenging Omagh judgment attack MI5 evidence:
Henry McDonald

Case against McKevitt based on 'liar's evidence': The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Cancer charity founder explains MBE decision: Belfast Media
Kieran Hughes

Budget under threat – Wilson: UTV Internet

Executive left gasping for air after water crisis woes: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

NI First Minister condemns bullet in post Celtic threat: BBC

Who sent bullets to Neil Lennon?: Glasgow Evening Times
Catriona Stewart

Atheists urge SFA to give Dallas his job back: The Scotsman
Stephen McGinty

Exchange rates, Vat top of border agenda (Jan 9): Sunday Business Post
Peter Geoghegan

Low corporation tax may not be North's 'magic bullet': The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

They can make peace – but they should heed the Irish lesson: The Independent
Gerry Adams

Monday, January 10

North Antrim devices 'viable': UTV Internet

Sectarian petrol bombing sparks crackdown call: Belfast Telegraph

Orange refusal to talk is out of order (Jan 9): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Peace process failed loyalist prisoners, claims new report (Jan 9): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Omagh bombing dissident republican appeal due to begin: BBC

Ex-IRA man trial 'at odds with deal', says Higgins (Jan 9): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Lenny alert: The Sun
Robert McAulay

Neil Lennon brushes aside bullets threat as Celtic ease past Berwick:
Ewan Murray

Lennon 'bullet' threat condemned: The News Letter

Celtic manager Neil Lennon rises above sectarianism: Belfast Telegraph
John Kerr

UUP's Elliott to meet gay community: UTV Internet

Republic to pay for illegal dumping in the North (Jan 9): Sunday Business Post
John Burke

Ó Muircheartaigh believes recession boosts Ireland's native language: Irish Post
Nick Bramhill

UK Bill to enable vote on EU treaty changes: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

No more powers should be moved from Britain to the EU: Daily Telegraph
William Hague

How to break the shackles of a failed political system: The Irish Times
John Rogers

Senate must be scrapped, but not as death-bed action of Government (Jan 4): Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

Vote on Seanad utterly cynical (Jan 9): Sunday Independent

SNP win would make bid for independence 'irresistible': The Herald
Michael Settle

Sunday, January 9

Family move out after 'sectarian' Derry attack: UTV Internet

Jail call after sectarian bombing: Belfast Telegraph

RIRA threat to gun down 'Guinea Pig': Evening Herald

Big role awaits Sinn Fein, but not in power: Sunday Independent
Kevin Rafter

Northern Ireland exempt from end to 30-year rule on documents: Belfast Telegraph

The Seanad isn't the real issue here: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Don't reform the Seanad, scrap it: Sunday Independent
Colm McCarthy

Rebuilding Ireland – Contrast shows why we're in crisis (Jan 8): Irish Examiner

Slugger O'Toole gears up for 2011 awards (Jan 6): UTV Internet

SFA staff sacked over Pope email joke reinstated: The Herald
Martin Williams

Anglicans heading to Rome told they can't stay in their churches: Sunday Telegraph
Jonathan Wynne-Jones and Rebecca Lefort

Saturday, January 8

Ex-UUP man seeks Alliance move: The News Letter

De Chastelain's task enters the last round: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Northern Ireland's secret arms deal: Belfast Telegraph

Remain steadfast for 2011: Londonderry Sentinel
Gregory Campbell

Petrol bomb attack in Co. Derry: UTV Internet

Kieran Doherty murder report to be submitted to Secretary of State: Derry Journal

Democracy for the Diaspora: Irish Post

PwC slammed over corporation tax paper: The News Letter

Over 10,000 NI drivers sought for traffic law or toll violations: The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

British wrote to relatives of prison protesters (Dec 31): The Irish Times
Eamon Phoenix

Gardaí unable to prosecute after paramilitaries fired at funeral (Dec 31): Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Poll shows Fianna Fáil heading for meltdown: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Many FF leadership contenders will not be re-elected: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

Office of Presidency should be scrapped along with the Seanad: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Scotland takes step closer to controlling her seas (Jan 4): The Herald
Robbie Dinwoodie

European Union Bill – Brussels will not be blocked by one Bill alone (Jan 2): Daily Telegraph

Friday, January 7

Any democrat would subscribe to joint New Year message – Londonderry unionists: Londonderry Sentinel

Dissident terrorist probe arrest: UTV Internet

There was nothing civil about this 'war': Belfast Telegraph
Owen Polley

Lynch targeting Sinn Fein political strength in 2011: Impartial Reporter

Preacher who is willing to gamble on UVF peace: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Loyalist killer Stone's Stormont attack: verdict upheld: BBC

Tick the Irish box: Irish Post
Fiona Audley

SF Minister urged to quit over role in North's water shortage crisis: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Stormont minister Conor Murphy probed over pipes crisis: Belfast Telegraph

Buck does not stop with MacKenzie: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

Minister's position untenable: The News Letter

Attwood defends Housing Executive over water crisis: BBC

Cut in corporation tax 'could cost NI £280m', PwC says: BBC

Scot in charge of NI prison service reform: The Scotsman
Deric Henderson

Former taoiseach not in favour of electoral reform: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Ditching Seanad based on fake notion of reform (Jan 6): The Irish Times
David Farrell

Senators should do decent thing (Jan 4): Irish Independent

Irish and proud – Teaching us a lesson: Irish Examiner

Rep. King Unfit to Chair Homeland Security Committee:
Tom Parker

Thursday, January 6

Orange Order elects new grand master: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Orange chief to focus on victims: The News Letter

New Orange leader in parades pledge: Belfast Telegraph

Orange Order 'won't meet' Sinn Fein, Parades Commission: BBC

Orangeism embarks on a new era: The News Letter

Religious apartheid in our schools just doesn't add up: Belfast Telegraph
Noreen Campbell

Happy New (Political) Year: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Guildhall gains a young politician: The News Letter

M1 reopens after security alert: UTV Internet

Congressman plans bill to kill IFI: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Senator Moynihan afraid he'd be shot by IRA at St. Pat's Parade: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Nairac murder trial to begin: UTV Internet

Remembrance service for Kingsmills victims: The News Letter

Northern Ireland MP seeks truth on 'MI5 link' to delayed massacre report:
Henry McDonald

Campbell urges Paterson to call it a day on inquiries: Londonderry Sentinel

Wounded Murphy facing key vote: The News Letter

Gregory Campbell backs Conor Murphy no confidence vote: BBC

Loyalist helps tackle water crisis: Londonderry Sentinel

MLAs should pipe down and stop the blame game: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

MacKenzie's exit is not the end of it: Belfast Telegraph

Labour, SF battle on leftist platform: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Coalition pact with Sinn Féin 'impossible': The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún and Harry McGee

Bertie's bombshell brings FF to the brink of civil war: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

A crumb of comfort from the football tragedies: The Herald

Wednesday, January 5

Sinn Féin wants to be in Government – Adams: RTE

SF 'open' to Labour coalition: The Irish Times
Charlie Taylor

Sinn Fein brands Pat Sheehan insult claim 'ridiculous': Belfast Telegraph

MLA's words can't hide the ugly truth: Belfast Telegraph

Hardline republicans to continue campaign: Derry Journal

Call will 'fall on deaf ears'- claims Gary Donnelly: Derry Journal

Dark days must never come back: The News Letter

Forget the myths, Adams didn't trade lives for votes: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Donnelly

Families braced for report on Kingsmills: The News Letter

Destruction of Band Hall an "attack on the whole community": The Cross Examiner
Brónagh Murphy

War of words erupts over 'sectarian' provision of Council leisure facilities: Belfast Media
Kieran Hughes

Stevenson tipped to be new Orange Order leader: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Fein minister Murphy urged to resign over water crisis: Belfast Telegraph

We're turning water into whine: The News Letter
N R Greer

Axing the Seanad is a good idea, right? No, it will be a huge error: Evening Herald
Andrew Lynch

Reform of the political system: The Irish Times

Saving the Senate – Rebirth not closure is the answer: Irish Examiner

First-past-post system 'is broken': Belfast Telegraph

Referendum offers prospect of voting system change: BBC
Stephen Walker

Glasgow Orangemen in council parades dispute: The News Letter

Tuesday, January 4

Pat Sheehan's IRA comments spark outrage: Belfast Telegraph

McClarty the latest to quit UUP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

McClarty had 'No divine right' to be reselected: BBC

Sinn Fein win 'boost for party': Belfast Telegraph

Shinners and DUP to rule the roost: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Northern Ireland police find bomb-making materials:
Henry McDonald

Londonderry politicians make heartfelt plea: put down your guns: Londonderry Sentinel

High level security measures back at Strand Road: Londonderry Sentinel

Margaret Ritchie hits out at failure to publish Loughinisland massacre report: Belfast Telegraph

Water crisis – calls for minister to quit (Jan 2): (from the Sunday Times)
Kathryn Johnston

Northern Ireland ministers must stop blaming Troubles for our woes: Belfast Telegraph
Ian Parsley

They'll always find enough water to wash away blame: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

A soggy and sorry response: Belfast Media

Sectarianism and Irwin knife incident listed amongst sports incidents: Londonderry Sentinel

Boyle – No poll on Seanad abolition: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

FF senators rebel over plans to axe their jobs: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan and Patricia McDonagh

A time for specifics and honesty in Irish politics (Jan 2): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Homeland Blather (Jan 1): New York Times

Are U.S. Muslims Becoming Radicalized?:
Ed Koch

Monday, January 3

Real IRA threatens gun and bomb attacks (Jan 2): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Derry politicians unite against dissident republicans: BBC

Band hall blaze blamed on republican row (Jan 2): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Republican prisoner in Lithuania being held in 'inhuman conditions' (Jan 2): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Pat Sheehan – the hunger striker who gave up bombs for the ballot box: The Independent
David McKittrick

'In south Armagh there was no UVF – it was the RUC in a different uniform' (Jan 2): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

'These men had nothing to fight with except their lunch boxes and flasks' (Jan 2): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Unionists say North investment could be affected by response to water crisis: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Pulpit-bashing won't bail out ministers (Jan 2): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Tribal politics still muddies the water: Belfast Telegraph

Labour and FG at odds over Border pledges: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Taxpayer covers $1m bill as US study-fund stocks hit: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

Government to consider referendum on abolition of Seanad: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Seanad future in doubt as parties favour abolishment: Irish Examiner
Paul O?Brien

Fianna Fáil U-turn on Seanad looks to have sealed fate of Upper House: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

What would the heroes of 1916 make of Ireland now? (Jan 2): Sunday Tribune
Michael Clifford

Blue and green united in silent tribute 40 years on: The Scotsman
Claire Smith

Soccer clubhouse in Toronto vandalized with IRA slogan: Toronto Star
Nicki Thomas

First Anglicans are received into the Roman Catholic Church in historic service: Daily Telegraph
Jonathan Wynne-Jones

UN enters dispute over Rockall ownership: The Herald
Bridget Morris

Sunday, January 2

Start waving (or burning) the flags: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Alleged ill-treatment of republicans triggered vehement complaints by MP (Dec 30): The Irish Times
Eamon Phoenix

Tomás Ó Fiaich visits USA (Dec 31): Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Hair of prisoners on 'dirty protest' discussed (Dec 31): The Irish Times
Eamon Phoenix

Government pushed on voting rights (Dec 31): Irish Independent
Chris Parkin

Little light shed on politics behind hunger strikers (Dec 30): Irish Independent
James Downey

Nation still a servant of colonial past: Sunday Independent
Ulick O'Connor

It's time to bite the bullet as gun figures look loaded (Dec 31): Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

Pressure grows on Murphy over water debacle: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Louth Council helps tackle water shortage: Belfast Telegraph

Murphy must bear responsibility: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Read between the lines and shine Ghost Light on Gaza (Dec 22): Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

SNP and Plaid Cymru join forces in call for troops withdrawal this year (Jan 1): The Herald
Kate Devlin

Saturday, January 1

Deputy Speaker splits from UUP: UTV Internet

Orange Order warned over politics: Belfast Telegraph

Cowen vows to protect rights of religious and non-believers: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

Northern Ireland water crisis chief fights off calls for resignations:
Henry McDonald

Northern Ireland's burst pipes: The Independent

Basic UK rights must apply here: The News Letter

Blame game is a fig leaf for MLAs: Belfast Telegraph

Oil billions at stake as UN examines British claims to Rockall: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Top unionist Taylor's poser for Eurocrats (Dec 30): Irish Independent

Politics of Irish Whiskey redefines peace process: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Carter pressed for arms ban lift: Irish Independent
Ed Carty

Hume – Thatcher's attitude to the North was 'simplistic' (Dec 30): Irish Examiner

Fears Olympians might stage 'IRA demo' at Games (Dec 30): Irish Independent
Ed Carty and Chris Parkin

The long and winding road that led to peace: Belfast Telegraph
David McKittrick

UK Post puzzled by 'Gaelic' mail (Dec 31): Irish Independent
Chris Parkin

Secret memo – Nationalists in Scotland posed terror threat: The Herald
Kate Devlin


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