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Sunday, January 31

'Gap narrows' between DUP and Sinn Féin on sixth day of talks: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Hopes are high as progress made in Northern Irish talks: Scotland on Sunday

Hillsborough trade hit by talks: The News Letter

Faux crisis just another tantrum: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Rivals must play by the rules they bend: The Sunday Times
Newton Emerson

Senior DUP and UUP figures back closer ties: The News Letter
Sam McBride

'Secret talks won't derail pact': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Why Tory leader is following an honourable tradition in doing his bit for Ulster unionism: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

Equality for all must now be set in Stormont stone (Jan 29): Belfast Telegraph
Colin Harvey

Ulster tycoon Curistan offers to pay for Iris Robinson planning probe (Jan 25): Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Gildernew to defend seat (Jan 21): Impartial Reporter

Squinter's no legal expert but here's his humble opinion anyway (Jan 25): Belfast Media

McCartneys still hoping for justice five years on: The News Letter

'Real IRA' call Herald in gang kill threat (Jan 29): Evening Herald
Conor Feehan

Kenny warns unemployment drives young to dissident republicanism (Jan 28): The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

UDA chief's challenge to unionist politicians (Jan 25): Belfast Media
Alana Fearon

Town hall attacked in loyalist protest (Jan 25): The News Letter

Shot teen 'lucky to be alive' (Jan 25): UTV Internet

Creggan man has IRA convictions quashed (Jan 25): Derry Journal

NIO minister to apologise over TUV security letter (Jan 6): The News Letter

Oops, they've done it again (Jan 25): Belfast Media

Time to transfer control of primary education (Jan 26): The Irish Times
Ruairí Quinn

Church will fight hard to preserve its 'divine right': Sunday Independent
Emer O'Kelly

Letters show how Brown tried to heal rift with Mowlam: Independent on Sunday
Brian Brady

Northern Ireland 'neglected' by TV broadcasters (Jan 26): BBC

Peerless – A trial without a jury (Jan 14): The Economist

Digital changeover should not mean loss of RTE: Impartial Reporter

We can all help with bridge building (Jan 26): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Pols should heed this peacemaker: The Trentonian
Morton Kondracke

Blow to SNP as two-thirds say Scots is not a real language (Jan 15): The Scotsman
David Maddox

Pretend language a waste of time and public money (Jan 18): Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Saturday, January 30

Northern Ireland – powersharing dispute threatens to freeze peace process: Christian Science Monitor
Jason Walsh

Assembly talks aim to break powers transfer deadlock: BBC

Northern talks pass deadline as parties inch toward deal: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Prospect of breakthrough on deal in North recedes: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Dan Keenan

No blueprint from the governments, no sign of a deal... just what is going on at the Northern Ireland talks?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Public impatience fuels parties' drive to find agreement: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Into unknown territory as parties talk through the deadline: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Unwieldy words could prove to be the right formula: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Northern Ireland – Sinn Féin seems to want to salvage power-sharing (Jan 29):
Henry McDonald

The ghostly presence of Drumcree hangs over Hillsborough talks (Jan 29): The Times
David Sharrock

Deadlock in Northern Ireland:
Mick Fealty

Bypassing the centre and trying to broker a peace of the extremes in Northern Ireland was always going to come back to haunt the government (Jan 28):
James Forsyth

Parades, policing and language all on the Stormont talks menu: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Did MI5 bring down Peter and Iris Robinson?: Irish Voice/
Jane Walshe

Tory tie-up could very easily unravel: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

The Tories' Northern Ireland policy has nothing to do with electoral advantage:
James Forsyth

We are crying out for a united, modern unionism: Belfast Telegraph
Dawn Purvis

Jim Allister's TUV party not contemplating poll failure: BBC

Compare my record to SF's – Durkan: Derry Journal

Morris threatens to quit Sinn Féin: Nenagh Guardian

Conservatives – No Orange Order influence on UUP pact: BBC

PSNI recruitment drive on course: Belfast Telegraph

DPP hold first meeting in Dromore: BBC

Stop-and-search power being abused by PSNI: Belfast Media

Police officers from north and south of Ireland visit U.S.: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

Politicians condemn Derry shooting: Derry Journal

Protest against RAAD: Londonderry Sentinel

Bomb makers sentenced to nine years: RTE

Nine years for bomb maker who scored top Junior Cert: Irish Independent
Laura Whelan

'My father was another victim of Bloody Sunday': Derry Journal

Dunbar in Trimble's trademark specs: Impartial Reporter

FG whip unhappy at proposed IRA memorial: The Irish Times
Michael Parsons

Ruane's Reforms are not working (Jan 20): Belfast Telegraph

Is once-maligned Irish language the marker of a new Ireland elite? (Jan 26): Christian Science Monitor
Jason Walsh

Church and schools – the public speak: The Irish Times
Rosita Boland

'Unhappy' Queen sends Lord Chamberlain to ask Archbishop Nichols about Pope's Anglican plan:
Damian Thompson

Senator Dodd retirement a huge blow to Irish lobby (Jan 6): Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

No special investigation for Gaza trip: Londonderry Sentinel
Eamon Sweeney

Friday, January 29

Policing talks still deadlocked: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

DUP and SF assess outline of deal to end impasse: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Constructive engagement at NI talks: RTE

Parades 'not price of policing' – Adams: UTV Internet

DUP are still up for deal – Robinson: The News Letter

US Envoy in warning on final day of NI talks: BBC

Deal by Friday 'unlikely' – DUP: UTV Internet

Stay with talks, urges President: Irish Independent

Political crisis 'will harm our economic recovery': Belfast Telegraph
Symon Ross and David Gordon

The Big Question – How deep is Northern Ireland's political crisis and can it be resolved?: The Independent
David McKittrick

Brown-Cowen deadline leads to justice talks progress: BBC
Mark Simpson

Parades walking parties towards a total dead end: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

Impasse 'all about avoiding a DUP meltdown', claim Stormont sources:
John Coulter

Dark before the dawn?: The Economist

Why Martin must be able to take Stormont's top job: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Statesmanship, not brinkmanship: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland Policing Board HQ security warning: BBC

PSNI still faces mistrust: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Irish president says attacked PSNI officers are heroes: BBC

Lady Sylvia looks to key party meeting (Jan 25): The News Letter

Orange Order convened 'unionist unity' talks: BBC

Tory quits election race with blast at 'sectarian' politics: Ulster Star

Electorate wants a shared society: Belfast Telegraph

'We received no support from Gerry Adams. He didn't even send a birthday card': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Call for Adams to quit Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Councillor threatens to quit over SF 'diktats': Irish Independent
Fiach Kelly

How family affairs are a real test for DUP and Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Costly council by-election for Iris Robinson's empty seat: Belfast Telegraph
Emily Moulton

Fears Google Street View could be used to plan attacks: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Gardaí taking dissidents' murder claim 'seriously': Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Councillors condemn sectarian attacks: Ballymoney Times

Orange chief slams hoax bomb alert: The News Letter

Has 'Southern bubble' burst?: Fermanagh Herald

€810m price tag on NI shopping: Irish Examiner
Niamh Hennessy

New York stalls out on multi-million fund: Irish Echo

UUP concern over lack of US jobs created:

Cardinal defends right of church to have role in State schools: The Irish Times
Alison Healy & Seán Flynn

Thursday, January 28

Northern Ireland Talks Near Collapse: New York Times
John F. Burns

Brown outlines three-point plan and final deadline for Northern Ireland:
Nicholas Watt and Henry McDonald

McGuinness 'disappointed' over talks: Derry Journal

Robinson says DUP will not be rushed into agreement: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Funeral-like air to the crisis talks: The News Letter
Sam McBride

They came, they tried, they failed: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Parties urged to make 'enormous progress' count: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Church leaders press for deal: UTV Internet

Three days on, the DUP and SF still won't budge: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Pathway to failure?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Policing tarnished by legacy mistrust: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Public's concern over the future of Stormont: The News Letter
Mark Armstrong

Need for productive dialogue to safeguard Assembly (Jan 25): Belfast Media
Anna Lo

Ministers left to prove they can do grown-up politics: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Leaders on doomed quest as parties refuse to budge: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Why we've only ourselves to blame for political nightmare (Jan 25): Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

The stakes of Stormont:
Denis Murray

The English can't be trusted to take over the North again: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Peter Robinson fails test of leadership in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Republicans need a dose of reality:
Christopher Montgomery

Northern negotiations – Intolerance must not triumph: Irish Examiner

Small bore again: Irish Echo

Parades issue is 'key to Northern Ireland breakthrough': Belfast Telegraph

City's Orange chief to focus on parades row: The News Letter

Garvaghy Residents' parades concern: UTV Internet

'Boys' to show way on parades?: The News Letter
William Allen

Parades – What is the Derry model?: BBC

Local MLA plays down prospect of united unionist candidate: Fermanagh Herald
Nuala McAloon

Secret talks 'only part of reason' for withdrawals: The News Letter

Senior Tories voice concerns over David Cameron's Northern Ireland strategy:
Nicholas Watt

Council finally publish minutes (Jan 25): Belfast Media

Robinson investigation suspended: UTV Internet

Protestant community more ordinary than you know: The Irish Times
David Adams

Top republicans hit back over claims they mishandled two cases of alleged sex abuse (Jan 25): Belfast Media

Meehan daughter defends mum (Jan 25): Belfast Media

Officer's widow – my tears after murder bid on Peadar: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Claim – Real IRA killed Corkman: Evening Echo

Garda sceptical of Real IRA's claim they killed drug dealer: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Northern Ireland kneecapping victim 'shot four times': BBC
Duncan Crawford

Complaints about plan for memorial to IRA men: Enniscorthy Guardian

Wednesday, January 27

Northern Ireland talks go down to wire on policing: The Independent
David McKittrick

Brown aims to break Northern Ireland deadlock: Financial Times
John Murray Brown and Jim Pickard

Policing talks on a knife-edge: The News Letter

Breakthrough deal close in North: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Peter Robinson voices doubts over deal to save Northern Ireland power-sharing:
Henry McDonald and Nicholas Watt

Stormont Crisis – Much hyped meeting lasts just 30 minutes: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Resolving 'toxic' parading issue is critical, says DUP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Hillary Clinton may step in to break Ulster impasse on policing: The Times
David Sharrock

Martin and Woodward laud parties' 'positive, constructive engagement': The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Dissidents 'want to sabotage' devolution: UTV Internet

What happens, deal or no deal?: BBC

A cunning plan to starve the negotiators into submission: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Devolution vehicle has crashed on the long and winding road: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Bickering parties must learn the art of compromise (Jan 25): Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White


Secret talks with Ulster Unionists were to 'devise electoral pact': The Times
Francis Elliott and David Sharrock

Empey plays down talk of merger: The News Letter
Sam McBride

NI Tories explain poll withdrawal: BBC

Little clarity on unionist unity: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Cameron's unionist blunder:
Jason Walsh

Can unionist unity damage the Union?: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

David Cameron will face tricky questions over the Orange Order:
Nicholas Watt

Tories playing a dangerous game: Belfast Telegraph

Doherty blasts 'smear campaign': Derry Journal

Arrest warrant issued for Adams: The News Letter

What's odd about Paisley praying with McGuinness?: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Threat level in border areas 'same as 1970s': The News Letter

Men released over Constable Peadar Heffron bomb attack: BBC

Second PSNI gun attack: Newry Democrat

Sectarian attacks on Orange halls: The News Letter

'Absurd' to publish Bloody Sunday report now – Tories: Derry Journal

Accused 'tried to stab Thomas Devlin's pal': Belfast Telegraph

MP slams terrorist graffiti: The News Letter

Tuesday, January 26

Brown and Cowen in talks to rescue Stormont power-sharing deal: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt and Henry McDonald

Cowen, Brown bid to avert crisis in North: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan and Aine Kerr

Cowen and Brown seek compromise deal on parades: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty, Dan Keenan & Mark Hennessy

Late night NI policing and justice talks 'hard going': BBC

SF waiting 'three years' for DUP to honour deal: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Alliance will accept justice post – Ford: The News Letter

What Alliance does next is critical to any justice deal: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Decision to visit Belfast made during talks on Sunday: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Ulster Unionists prepare for snap Stormont poll: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Row deepens over DUP poll pact with UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Paterson is doing a fine job – Tory leader: The News Letter

Secret talks create alarm: The Guardian
Michael White

The mystery of Hatfield House (part 2): BBC
Nick Robinson

Unionists playing the Orange card in north talks: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

The prize for a united unionist approach is enormous: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

The Tories will contest every seat in Northern Ireland: The Spectator
James Forsyth

Alasdair must face political reality: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Same old story in North but with a different cast: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Officials left to figure out safe way down as parties march North back to the brink: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Stormont on the brink:
Malachi O'Doherty

Creatively Ambiguous (Jan 22):
Paul Dixon

Legacy of Blair's Ulster peace process is looking decidedly tarnished: The Times
David Sharrock


Gerry Adams and niece Aine Tyrell row over abuse claims: BBC

Adams faces calls for 'open' inquiry into abuse claims: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

'I'm still in shock. The horror overwhelmed me' (Jan 24): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Mr Adams should consider a break: Belfast Telegraph

How SF dealt with abuse has damaged its credibility (Jan 24): Sunday Tribune

Shinners are a damaged brand – they need new name to survive: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Arrests over PSNI officer bomb attack: The News Letter

Bogside Artists scoop top award (Jan 21): BBC

Australians debate removing Union Jack from official flag (Jan 25): The Times
Sophie Tedmanson

Prince William's successful tour of Australia cuts Republican support for ditching monarchy (Jan 25): Daily Mail
Rebecca English

Monday, January 25

Gordon Brown to meet Irish PM as tension grows over Ulster power-sharing: The Scotsman
Rhiannon Edward

Taoiseach to meet Brown in London on NI impasse: The Irish Times
Harry McGee & Mark Hennessy

McGuinness & Robinson to meet over impasse: RTE

London and Dublin 'ready to help' if Northern Ireland deadlock cannot be broken: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP's lack of humility may torpedo Stormont: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

North's players must carry PSNI deal across line: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Empey confirms Ringland could run for UUP in British elections: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Tories play 'orange card' – SDLP: BBC

Sir Reg denies Tory link-up is in tatters: Belfast Telegraph

Alliance leader warns about danger of unionist pacts: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'My Stormont lunch date with Iris Robinson': BBC
Marie-Louise Connolly

Aine Tyrell – Gerry Adams is still lying about abuse (Jan 24): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Adams kept quiet about his brother's SF role, says niece: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

'Looking back, Gerry Adams was buttering me up. In the end I realised it was all about PR and protecting his own image' (Jan 24): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

The truth about Gerry Adams has been dragged kicking and screaming into the limelight (Jan 24): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

DUP welcomed sex abuser Brian Hutchinson back to party: Belfast Telegraph
Aaron Tinney

Injured officer 'regains consciousness': UTV Internet

Gunmen fire shots at Crossmaglen police station: BBC

Update – Sapper Patrick Azimkar murder investigation (Jan 21): Enfield Independent
Elizabeth Pears

Derry man's conviction quashed (Jan 22): Derry Journal

'I don't want someone else's family torn apart' (Jan 7): The News Letter

Bloody and brutal history of UDA in North Belfast (Jan 11) (Jan 18): Belfast Media

Growing up with the UDA (Jan 12): Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

IRA almost blew up Caroline Kennedy: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Memorial for 1957 'Edentubber bombers': The Irish Times
Michael Parsons

€48m Council cash goes North: Donegal Democrat
Declan Magee

Catholic Church 'should give up control of primary schools': The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Transfer chaos may run a for decade (Jan 18): Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

Mo Mowlam – a step closer to the truth (Jan 19):
Michael White

We owe her a debt of gratitude (Jan 23): The News Letter
Alex Kane

Sunday, January 24

Adams gives ultimatum: The Sunday Times
John Mooney and Stephen O'Brien

McGuinness seeks urgent meeting on devolution: Sunday Independent
Daniel McConnell and Alan Murray

Ford urges justice deal ahead of conference: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Hillary Clinton in last-ditch bid to save Irish peace talks: Irish Voice/
Patrick Robert

UUP leader Sir Reg Empey warns of early election: BBC

Snap election not likely to benefit Sinn Fein or DUP: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Northern talks must be saved (Jan 23): Irish Independent

Unionism not rolling over to SF demands: The News Letter

Northern Ireland Tories condemn secret talks with unionists: The Observer
Henry McDonald

UUP-Tory alliance mired in confusion: The News Letter
Sam McBride and Victor Gordon

No comment on Tory 'withdrawals': BBC

Sinn Fein is 'up for the challenge': Fermanagh Herald

Adams can't deny his position is shaky: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Ultimate love is reserved for the revolution itself: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Ulster link to terror threat: Sunday People
Nigel Nelson

Order's outrage over Wootton Bassett claim: The News Letter

Election to delay £200m Bloody Sunday report: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Officer arrested over Loughinisland misconduct probe: BBC

Tensions in Church over Troubles report: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Shoukri could be another Mad Dog (Jan 18): Belfast Media

Probe on ex-terrorist's security clearance: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

It is 1979 and Northern Ireland is ravaged by sectarian violence. This couple leave for a new life abroad, but will they regret it? (Jan 20): Belfast Telegraph
Gemma Cunningham

Quiet patriotism of quintessential right-hand man: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

Bill of rights 'ignores' Northern Ireland's immigrants: The Observer
Henry McDonald

More to Mo than hugs and curses: The News Letter
Joanne Savage

The real Mo Mowlam – rude, crude but politically shrewd (Jan 19): The Times
Penny Wark

Minister to allow gaelscoils delay teaching of English (Jan 21): Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

Call to keep Údarás na Gaeltachta (Jan 21): The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Most Scots want 'the mither tung' taught in schools (Jan 15): The Herald
Chris Watt

Saturday, January 23

Justice talks at an end, says Adams: The Independent
Steven McCaffery

Leaders to discuss NI talks impasse: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Sinn Féin to decide on Stormont pull-out: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Sinn Fein look to keep the pressure on DUP chiefs: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Robinson surprised at 'brutal' statement: UTV Internet

Stormont teases worthy of burlesque: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Tory leader Davd Cameron may destroy Irish peace process: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

'Unionist confidence' is the key issue once again: Belfast Media

Robinson raises possibility of DUP merger: RTE

Council to co-operate with Robinson inquiry: UTV Internet

Application backed by Iris Robinson was approved: BBC

Social worker chosen as DUP replacement for Robinson: The Scotsman
Michael McHugh

Profile – Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster (Jan 21): BBC
Jonathan Maitland

Anderson confident of taking Foyle seat: Derry Journal

Alliance Party to hold conference: BBC

Ministers reaching out across history's wide divide: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

When Ian and Martin prayed: BBC
William Crawley

The human touch can raze barriers: Belfast Telegraph

After dust settles, issue of expenses will still be there: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

IRA leader Billy McKee says Denis Donaldson didn't kill local defender in Battle of St Matthew's: Belfast Media
Roisin McManus

Kingsmills 'murderers' are named (Jan 6): The News Letter

Devlin 'didn't stand a chance': UTV Internet

Bill of Rights initiative has strong support (Jan 15): Belfast Telegraph
Amy Ryan

Would a Bill of Rights ensure a better future for Ulster?: The News Letter
Sadie Hamill & Jeffrey Dudgeon

Why we must give brave Mo benefit of the doubt: Belfast Telegraph
Jane Graham

Cross border bodies 'face cuts': BBC
Kevin Magee

Brown urged to change MP mental illness law (Jan 14): Belfast Telegraph

Protestant Traybakes v Catholic Scones – Ulster's sectarian pattiserie:
Petroc Trelawny

Salt in our wounds! (Jan 12): Derry Journal

Anger as An Post to spend €3m on uniforms in North (Jan 11): Evening Herald
Geraldine Gittens

Eucharistic Congress faces funding shortfall (Jan 10): The Sunday Times
Justine McCarthy

Ireland – The island of saints and blasphemers? (Jan 6):
Michael McGough

Belfast journalists support their Basque colleagues facing prison (Jan 4): Belfast Media

ETA moaned to IRA about faulty missile: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Lavery

Friday, January 22

First Minister urges London to intervene as negotiations stall: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & Gerry Moriarty

Brown may step in to help talks: UTV Internet

Foster meets Tory spokesman for talks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Unionists' talks 'fig leaf' for Sinn Fein deal: The News Letter

Political opponents' views differ (Jan 14): Impartial Reporter

Sinn Féin to discuss power sharing role: RTE

Northern parties reach yet another critical juncture: Southern Star

McGuinness to meet Tory spokesman: BBC

Talks 'not about Westminster': The News Letter

DUP may give UUP free run in two crucial seats: Belfast Telegraph

Hopes raised of pro-Union pact: The News Letter

Tories and unionists – what is David Cameron planning?:
Henry McDonald

UUP-DUP talks are welcome: The News Letter

Police to investigate Northern Ireland MP Iris Robinson's business dealings: The Times
David Sharrock

PSNI confirms Robinson inquiry: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Iris Robinson lobbied for developers who provided money: BBC

Robinson probe should be widened – developer: The News Letter

Former mayor Iris accused SBN of trying to ruin husband's career (Jan 18): Belfast Media
Maria McCourt

The real scandal is the attack on Officer Heffron (Jan 20): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

High-ranking garda joins PSNI in cross-border deal: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Policing Board to scrutinise PSNI search powers (Jan 15): BBC

Police stop-and-search powers used most in North West: BBC

Heightened republican threat results in increased use off special powers: Londonderry Sentinel

1,000 non-Catholic rejections by PSNI: The News Letter

Fermanagh to get half of police graduates: Impartial Reporter

PSNI – No 'no-go' areas for officers: The News Letter

Why Adams and police must both come clean on abuse allegations: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Alliance pick Farry for election: BBC

Election battle gears up: Londonderry Sentinel

Thomas Devlin murder suspect 'in an agitated state': Belfast Telegraph

Sports unite against sectarianism: Belfast Telegraph

Claudy venue for 'Experiences of the Troubles' programme: Londonderry Sentinel

Peter King's "terrorism" problem (Jan 6):
Alex Koppelman

Calls for 'republican' minister to resign over Balmoral security row: The Times
Lorraine Davidson

Thursday, January 21

Still no deal on Northern Ireland policing devolution: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

McGuinness to brief SF colleagues: RTE

Political crisis could be resolved in matter of hours, says Maskey (Jan 18): Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

DUP, UUP and Tories meet for secret talks on strategy: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

When real meaning can go spinning out of control: Belfast Telegraph
Owen Polley

Nesbitt 'needs to clarify UUP speculation': The News Letter

Counsel appointed in Robinson inquiry: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Swift move to replace Robinson: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Councillor will force by-election in Castlereagh (Jan 18): Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Edwin Poots rules out probe into lobbying by Iris Robinson: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

'Iris is more of a sinner than us' (Jan 13): Banbridge Leader
Aine Fox

Oi, the Robinsons are lifting my plot lines: Irish Echo
Garbhan Downey

Touch of vertigo in Northern body politic: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Irish scandal – An affair could set back the cause of peace (Jan 13): Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Looking towards a busy political year (Jan 18): Belfast Media
Jimmy Spratt

Stop-and-search 'not traditional policing alternative': BBC

UDA chief's fears over 'dissident' loyalist groups (Jan 18): Belfast Media
Alana Fearon

Why Sinn Fein is neither Left nor Right, but green all over: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Woman rejects SF abuse account: BBC

Adams hits back over 'upsetting' criticisms (Jan 18): Belfast Media

Allegations are untrue – Adams: The News Letter

Shots fired over republican's coffin: Derry Journal

PSNI probe after funeral gun salute: Belfast Telegraph

Real IRA 'leader' in Supreme Court bid: UTV Internet

Politicians condemn bombing of a West Belfast cop (Jan 14): Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

History is made with Omagh trial video-link: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

CIRA demanding kickbacks from local drug dealers (Jan 18): Belfast Media

Horse first, then cart ... it's time nationalists got real about unity: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Thomas Devlin's killer 'threatened' firefighter: BBC

Sectarian stand-off at Finaghy (Jan 18): Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Group with Orange links asked to resubmit Boyne obelisk plans: The Irish Times
Elaine Keogh

They were born just as violence was erupting on our streets ... so what did the last 40 years hold for these five children? (Jan 11): Belfast Telegraph
Rachel Quigley

I'll speak freely – you can shut up (Jan 17): Sunday Herald
Ian Bell

Wednesday, January 20

Martin in Stormont amid fears for talks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

McGuinness meets UK ministers: Belfast Telegraph

Alliance 'extremely confused' – McCrea: UTV Internet

DUP host talks over policing: The News Letter

Come into the parlour: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

DUP and UUP in secret talks: The News Letter

Tory spokesman holds secret meeting on 'political stability': Belfast Telegraph

Unionist deal 'could boost Cameron': Belfast Telegraph

McGuinness defends Gerry Adams over handling of sex abuse claims: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Fein questioned about suspension: Belfast Telegraph

SF threat to sue over claims of sex abuse cover-up: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Why Gerry's problem just won't go away, you know: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

Perversional Sinn Féin chief sets (stuck) record straight: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

If Adams falls, it could herald a new era: The News Letter
Sam McBride

McAllister has no murder agenda: Newry Democrat
Joanne Ross

Why Jim is really just a chip off the old unionism bloc: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Robinson scandal makes headlines around the world: The News Letter
N R Greer

Devastating sound of the alpha male breaking in two (Jan 10): Sunday Tribune
David Kenny

Fred Fraser – The hardball businessman who built and built (Jan 14): Belfast Telegraph

UUP is tight-lipped over Nesbitt (Jan 18): BBC

Lady Hermon may attend election talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PSNI 50-50 policy 'disgraceful': The News Letter

PSNI in ATM theft row: Newry Democrat

PSNI confirm release of Massereene suspect: RTE

Thomas Devlin's friend heard cries of pain: BBC

Ex-prisoners appeal denial of compensation: Derry Journal

Perjury denial in Omagh bomb retrial: The Irish Times

Launch of Bloody Sunday campaign: Derry Journal

Irish still give Obama a green light:
Conor O'Clery

'Royal succession breaches European law' – MPs and peers (Jan 19): The Scotsman
Andrew Woodcock

Haiti disaster puts our problems in perspective: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Campbell demands probe into Gaza visit: Derry Journal

Tuesday, January 19

Talks make progress despite DUP doubts: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Policing devolution 'good' – Foster: UTV Internet

Stormont deal could be done by end of the week: Belfast Telegraph

Orange support for devolution of powers: The News Letter

Ministerial rumour way off the mark, says Lady Hermon: Belfast Telegraph

Personal and political pressures weigh heavily in talks endgame: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Rushing through justice deal isn't the way forward: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

McGuinness as First Minister? Carson would turn in his grave: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Assembly informed of Robinson resignation: RTE

Stormont questions over men who bankrolled Kirk McCambley's business: Belfast Telegraph

Developer calls on Peter Robinson to retract IRA slur: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson must now answer hard questions: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Did childhood tragedy lead to downfall of Iris?: Belfast Telegraph
Jane Graham

Who can replace the 'lost' St Iris ... before the DUP is torn apart?: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

The Bible and the ballot box days are behind us: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Sex scandal? Yes, here's to you, the real Mrs. Robinson (Jan 15): Toronto Sun
Connie Woodcock

Sinn Fein suspends woman councillor over child sex abuse claims: The Times
David Sharrock

Suspended Sinn Fein councillor still went to meetings: Belfast Telegraph

Abuse – SF must be unequivocal: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin hindered by a partition it despises: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

GAA pundit slams dissidents over attack: The News Letter

32CSM dismiss Republican drug seizure link: Derry Journal

Fresh arrest over soldier murders: The News Letter

Man shot in paramilitary style attack: UTV Internet

Return of 'Mad Dog' could pose a real threat to peace: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

Voting should be compulsory, argues MLA: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Public dismisses call as a 'terrible idea': The News Letter

Fatally ill loyalist prisoner Speers not examined: BBC

On the run bomb accused is rearrested: Belfast Telegraph

Witness tells of 'frenzied' knife attack on teenager: The Irish Times

Brown murder review could take two years: RTE

Miami Showband to be honoured on stamp: Belfast Telegraph

Concern among companies in the North about implications of Nama: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Spanish PM saved from assassination by faulty IRA missile: Daily Telegraph
Fiona Govan

Hume, Trimble to attend Nobel dinner: UTV Internet

Was Mo Mowlam right to have lied about her cancer?: Daily Telegraph
Linda McDougall, Jenni Murray & Sarah Burnett

Monday, January 18

DUP and SF to resume talks amid progress: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Just days left' for parties to break the policing and justice stalemate: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan and Noel McAdam

Arlene Foster hails positive atmosphere at NI talks: BBC

Finance package may be key to North policing deal (Jan 17): Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

Power-sharing needs a shake-up if it's to survive (Jan 17): Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Failure is not an option as talks over North deal stall: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

DUP backs Iris Robinson over support for developers' building proposals: Belfast Telegraph

Kirk McCambley still owes me £5,000, says developer (Jan 12): Belfast Telegraph

Robinson affair has a knock-on political effect (Jan 17): Sunday Business Post

Peter must pack up politics and spend more time with his family (Jan 13): Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens

Have Robinson baiters nothing better to do? (Jan 16): The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

Time for maturity, vision and courage: Belfast Telegraph

North needs funds: Irish Echo

Loyal Orders should be 'exceedingly careful' (Jan 11): The News Letter

Gerry Adams reveals his brother was party treasurer (Jan 17): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Liam Adams was never 'dumped' from Sinn Féin (Jan 17): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Adams denies political pressure over brother's role in Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Adams was told about what X had done to me' (Jan 17): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Grand-niece of Provo legend endured horrific sexual abuse (Jan 17): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin – Not our job to probe abuse claims: Irish Examiner
Conor Ryan

SF suspend member on abuse claim: BBC

Sinn Fein threatens to sue over Sunday newspaper claim: Belfast Telegraph

SF must address abuse if it wants credibility (Jan 17): Sunday Tribune

Sinn Fein dismiss Frazer allegation: Newry Democrat
Joanne Ross

UUP councillor urges Sinn Fein to put reins on Ruane: Fermanagh Herald

Belfast boys break ice of cross-Border suspicion: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Republic-based gang blamed for latest smash-and-grab ATM raid: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Philanthropist McClay passes on amid the politics (Jan 16): BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

'Law & Order' Memorial causes some trouble in Council chamber: Ballymena Times

Anglicans and Catholics team up to spread word: Irish Independent
John Cooney

Should a vacancy arise at the top, the DUP's got talent . . . (Jan 13): The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

Shoppers from the Republic help boost Belfast retailers (Jan 17): Sunday Business Post
Kieron Wood

Revelation puts Mowlam's zestful style in new light: Irish Independent
Nicholas Leonard

Disarming Hezbollah (Jan 11): Foreign Affairs
Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson

Salmond under fire for 'Scottish' census split (Jan 17): Scotland on Sunday
David Maddox

Sunday, January 17

Devolution talks 'work in progress': UTV Internet

Chances of justice deal 'no higher than 50/50': Belfast Telegraph

Hillary Clinton intervenes in Northern Ireland talks: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Stormont rivals shake hands at last: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Robinsons face fresh scrutiny of finances: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Iris Robinson asked parliamentary questions about Castlebawn plans:
Henry McDonald

Iris whistleblower's Dublin Council role: Evening Herald
Claire Murphy

Campbell backing for Robinson: The News Letter

Views are divided on Robinson scandal: Portadown Times
Victor Gordon

Church's outrage over Taliban jibe: The News Letter

Peter Robinson ended my career but I'm still sorry for him, says ex-DUP man Paul Berry: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Ulster's Iron Lady steps forward: The News Letter
Joanne Savage

Peter Robinson full interview – Truth about Iris and me: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

DUP in crisis – Liam Clarke interviews Peter Robinson: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

The end of the affair: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

Life isn't fair, and Peter's getting used to it: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Why Ulster should celebrate its sex and money scandal: The Observer
Andrew Rawnsley

Sex, lies and cheating wives: Sunday Herald
Kate Figes

Robinson not alone in her pursuit of the younger man: Sunday Independent
Paul Hopkins

Gerry Adams – I didn't know of brother's party links: Scotland on Sunday
Nicholas Christian

Adams 'unaware of his brother's role in Sinn Fein cumann': Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Liam Adams traded on brother's name to advance career: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Robinson seen as a joke but Adams must face serious questions: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Political and personal crises collide at Stormont: BBC
Mark Simpson

Sinn Fein? They have gone away, you know: The Sunday Times
Sarah McInerney

Mad Dog Adair – I'm going home: News of the World
Stephen Breen

Man accused of killing UDA chief refused bail: Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents linked to ATM raid: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Digger used to rip ATM from bank in Crossmaglen: BBC

Northern Ireland dissidents use remote control bomb in attack on PSNI officer: The Observer
Henry McDonald

No support for dissident attacks (Jan 11): Belfast Media

Pictured – The £1m ski chalet that's Shaun Woodward's SEVENTH home: Mail on Sunday
Glen Owen and Peter Allen

Mo Mowlam lied to Blair about her brain tumour: Independent on Sunday
Jane Merrick

At 21, paratrooper Alistair Hodgson, lost both legs in an IRA booby trap bomb. Today, 17 years later, he is one of the world's best skydivers (Jan 12): Belfast Telegraph
Rachel Quigley

Back seat for Irish in the EU: The Sunday Times
Sarah McInerney

Saturday, January 16

DUP-Sinn Féin talks continue as progress made: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP brief colleagues on devolution talks: UTV Internet

Policing deal talks will 'define politics in North': Irish Independent
David Young and Steven McCaffery

Peter Robinson talks of pain caused by wife's affair:
Henry McDonald

Attack on father forced Minister's family to leave border home: Fermanagh Herald
Nuala McAloon

How DUP turned crisis into opportunity for fresh start: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Events have scandalised rank-and-file DUP – Allister: Belfast Telegraph

Unionists divided over Robinson scandal: Ulster Herald
Aileen Murphy

A lurking distrust of conniving women (Jan 13): The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Paisley's party has little to laugh about: Belfast Telegraph
Clifford Smyth

More than one fight for political survival (Jan 12): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Iris Robinson scandal should make Assembly system more urgent than ever (Jan 13): Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Robinsons Miscellany (Jan 14): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

The world according to Iris – 'I'm not the brightest light in the chandelier' (Jan 10): Sunday Tribune

When the Good Wife turns out to be a bad apple: Toronto Globe and Mail
Ian Brown

The real Mrs Robinson is no Anne Bancroft in The Graduate (Jan 13):
Peter Bradshaw

Iris Robinson did wrong – but she recognises that: Irish Catholic
Mary Kenny

All still to play for (Jan 14): The Economist

It's not just a Robinson affair: Ulster Herald

Impact of the Robinson affair: Irish Independent

PSNI players to keep the flag flying for Heffron (Jan 15): The Irish Times
Pádraig Coyle

PSNI warning as Antrim GAA club targeted: RTE

'I would encourage young Catholics to join the PSNI': Ulster Herald
Michele Canning

Liam Adams worked for SF 'after 1997': UTV Internet

SF branch unaware of abuse claims, says Adams: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Republican to challenge trial without jury: UTV Internet

Man in court M1 motorway bomb charges: BBC

Come clean on collusion says IAUC: Irish Echo

Stevens Inquiry libel case delayed: UTV Internet

Despite all, UDA guns move is very welcome (Jan 7): Belfast Media

English barrister apologises to two Birmingham Six: The Irish Times

Getting to the Art of the troubles (Dec 7): Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Schism fears for Gaeilgeoirí: The Irish Times
Brian Ó Broin

The Security State (Jan 13): Brooklyn Eagle
Henrik Krogius

Clegg warns of threat to union if Cameron wins keys to No 10 (Jan 15): The Herald


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