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Tuesday, July 15

Unionist grassroots chairmen consider talks to heal division: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Take the next exit off this rocky road: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Republicanism appears to have lost its spiritual base: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

North's monitoring body to be set up 'within weeks': Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Belfast Agreement the thin glue for a fragile peace: New Straits Times (Jul 13)
Shamsul Akmar

Furious McGuinness denies link to murder: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Informer ‘murdered on orders of SF man’: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

U.K. checking data on journalist mistaken for Real IRA man: Haaretz
Sharon Sadeh

Real IRA suspect held in Israel may be the wrong man: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding, Harry de Quetteville and Anton La Guardia

'Terrorist' in arrest blunder is journalist on culture trip: Irish Independent
Tom Brady & Louise McCall

Principal calls for release of Chair of Board of Governors: (from
Anthony Neeson

An Irishman in Israel: Daily Telegraph

FBI agent wanted to be debriefed under hypnosis: Irish Independent
Diarmaid MacDermott

Having a jar at the Interface army bar: (from the Irish News)
Brian Campbell

Worrying prison protest: Derry Journal (Jul 11)

New victims of bigotry in Northern Ireland - Belfast's Africans, Muslims and Chinese: The Independent
David McKittrick

Racism isn't the preserve of those tattooed loyalists: (from, Jul 12)
Robin Livingstone

Boy injured in sectarian attack: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Council votes to stamp out sectarianism: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

Claudy Family May Consider Civil Action: The News Letter
Clare Weir

BBC plans to put Saville inquiry on the screen: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, July 14

Rebel MP steps up attack on Trimble leadership: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

UUP could implode, warns Donaldson: Irish Examiner
Paul O’Brien

UUP urged to sever Orange Order ties: UTV Internet

N. Ireland peace is a fragile condition: Newark Star-Ledger
John Farmer

Recognising our own responsibility to help save Trimble and the Agreement: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Orangemen reveal true colours for all to see: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

No smoke without ire as unionism burns itself out and chokes on bitter infighting: Irish Independent
Finian Cunningham

The order has changed: Montreal Gazette (Jul 13)
Hubert Bauch

Music May be Key to Bridge Twelfth Divide: The News Letter

Tape claims McGuinness murder link: The Sunday Times (Jul 13)
John Ware

Stakeknife 'told TV crew that McGuinness ordered killings': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

'Chaotic' inquests in North spark anger: Irish Independent

Ulster's face of hate: Sunday Life
Ciaran McGuigan

Welcome to the place 'Mad Dog' Adair's family choose to call home: The Independent (Jul13)
Paul Kelbie

Israelis arrest suspected dissident Irish republican: The Irish Times
Deaglan de Breadún

Real IRA man arrested near Arafat base: The Times
David Lister, Michael Evans and Robert Tait

'Clear my name' says dying Kelly: Sunday Independent
Liz Walsh

Maze escaper in court challenge to kidnap charge: Irish Independent

No place for racism: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Sunday, July 13

Donaldson leads call to scrap Good Friday deal: The Observer
Henry McDonald

No place for Sinn Fein at Stormont - Orange Order: UTV Internet

Rebel MP says deal will fail: Sunday Life

Trimble besieged by Unionist diehards: Sunday Herald
Bridget Morris

Sceptics cook up 'dish of dissent': BBC
Mark Devenport

New rebel push to oust Trimble: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

'No time for musical chairs' - Empey: Sunday Life

Rebel Unionist trio abandon Stormont: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

Dodds gives six principles for successful settlement: (from the Irish News)

Dodds defends Ardoyne march decision: Sunday Life

Orangemen demand police talks: BBC

Marching season madness sends millions up in smoke: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Congressman dismayed at march decision as violence flares: (from
Aidan Crean

Business disruptions in the North march on: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Fears of new UDA feud: Sunday Life
Alan Murray

Why the streets of Bolton echo to the sounds of a loyalist vendetta: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Prison issue must be resolved: (from

Orde may face court over recruiting plan: Sunday Life
Alan Murray

Family of missing man 'feeling pretty helpless': (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Manhunt for Real IRA's bomb expert in West Bank: The Observer
Henry McDonald

It's not so far from Guantanamo Bay to the Maze: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Saturday, July 12

Empey denies abstention is opening leadership move: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & Frank Millar

Another Trimble tremble as Empey drops hint: Irish Independent
John Devine & Ivan McMichael

Empey's hope for party unity: BBC

Trimble told party could 'implode': Belfast Telegraph

Rebel MPs to be 'disciplined': BBC

Trimble debacle is only serving to push the unionists towards a new broader based party: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Overheard ... advice from a past master: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Pessimism prevails for fall move: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Unity 'before our very eyes': Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

MP criticised for joining 12th parade: UTV Internet

Lessons on the Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Off to the loyalist Mecca with three bottles of vodka, two cases of beer and a sea of union flags: The Guardian
Audrey Gillan

Drumcree re-visited: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Billy’s bonfire won’t wait for the Turner: The Times
Marcus Binney

Challenges facing Orangemen today: Belfast Telegraph

Police scene looks positive: (from the Irish News)

'Wise Up and Get Sorted' Paramilitaries Warned: The News Letter (Jul 11)

A Secret History gets told in Galway: The Blanket (Jul 3)
Anthony McIntyre

Key FBI witness denies telling lies in McKevitt trial: Irish Independent
Diarmaid MacDermott & Liz Walsh

U.S. could use some Irish hospitality: Chicago Sun Times (Jul 11)
Andrew Greeley

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

McGuinness will give evidence in November: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Friday, July 11

UUP meets to discuss dissident MPs: RTE

Trimble's strategy has failed, says UUP rebel: UTV Internet

Trimble bids to isolate rebels: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Credibility of UUP is at risk: (from the Irish News)

Let's (not) do the time warp again: (from Fortnight)
Gary Kent

Legal challenge to parade route: BBC

Colour and pageantry at the big parades: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Meneely

Mayor appeals for calm ahead of 12th parades: UTV Internet

Orange Order must take heed of burning sofa issue: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Respect not trust needed to progress: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

A Peaceful Drumcree: Irish Voice/

Tension mounts over jail protest: (from the Irish News)

Europe slaps UK on N. Ireland: Christian Science Monitor
Anne Cadwallader and Mark Rice-Oxley

Racial Attacks Bring Shame on All of Us: The News Letter

‘List’ Long Kesh: (from, Jul 7)
Fiona Brady

£500,000 Spent on Constantine Staff: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

From Troubles to tourism: BBC (Jul 9)

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Bloody Sunday inquiry: UTV Internet

Thursday, July 10

Static Ulster peace process faces a test: Chicago Tribune
Tom Hundley

Back Ulster poll, Cowen urges US: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Blur is up a sheugh with no paddle: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Arlene Foster to stay as party officer: Impartial Reporter

Foster Back in UUP Fold but Crisis Continues: The News Letter
Ciaran Mckeown

Trimble's political demise by a thousand cuts: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Trimble - Dress Rehearsal For The Final Curtain: Irish Echo

Catholics see police as fair: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Yu’s resignation worries Cowen: (from the Irish News)
Marie Louise McCrory

NI loyalists demand talks with minister: UTV Internet

Bailed Loyalist 'Can Watch Twelfth Parade': The News Letter

Has the spirit gone out of Drumcree?: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Britain has sudden attraction for Dublin: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 9)
Eric Waugh

Chicago reporters hand over Rupert tapes: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Rupert denies he was arrested over 'underage' girls: Irish Independent
Liz Walsh and Diarmaid MacDermott

Dirty protest claims rejected: BBC

Another Hunger Strike In The Making?: Irish Echo

Damaging City's Image: Derry Journal

'This place is just not ready for different people': BBC
Dominic Casciani

Wednesday, July 9

Trimble wins confidence vote: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Trimble wins confidence vote but 37% oppose him: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Unionists set for new showdown: Daily Express

UUP rift can be healed, says former deputy leader: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Trimble comes out smiling but vote is warning of UUP turmoil: Irish Independent
Chris Anderson

UUP turns up heat on Trimble: BBC
Martina Purdy

Trimble vote does little to heal wounds: Belfast Telegraph

Maturity and Reflection Will Pay Dividends: The News Letter

Poll by October 'only way' to save peace deal: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

DUP call for Sinn Fein disbandment ‘farcical’: (from the Irish News)

Durkan warns against MI5 spying: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

NI Ombudsman clears Orde of allegations: RTE

Construction millionaire nominated as next US ambassador: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty

Bush picks suburban exec as envoy to Ireland: Chicago Sun Times
Lynn Sweet

Solution depends on change: (from the Irish News, Jul 7)
Simon Doyle

Put an end to neighbours’ row: (from the Irish News)

Adair aides held over killings in loyalist feud: The Guardian
Helen Carter

'These People are Acting as Judge, Jury and Executioner': The News Letter

MI5 files 'not relevant' to McKevitt case: Irish Independent

Gardaí claim gangs have CIRA links: Irish Examiner
Mícheál Lehane

Hoses Turned on Jail 'Dirty' Protest: The News Letter

Omagh relatives row with Ahern: Belfast Telegraph

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Bloody Sunday Inquiry update: UTV Internet

Tuesday, July 8

Judge backs Trimble's rebel MPs: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Trimble's leadership under pressure after court ruling: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Unionist Party turmoil rumbles on: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Chris Thornton

UUP rift 'can be healed': UTV Internet

Trimble precarious as his grassroots gather: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Michael McHugh

Tense times for Trimble: BBC
Martina Purdy

DUP document 'has no new ideas': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Realisations will guide us to peace: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Eames urges definite progress on Drumcree: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Drumcree could do with ‘get well’ wish: (from the Irish News, Jul 5)
James Kelly

Reconciling a dark past: Boston Globe (Jul 7)
Charles M. Sennott

Durkan Demands DPP Answer Finucane Family: The News Letter

Teenagers targeted by terror thugs in attacks: Irish Independent
David Lister

Children Must Live Free from Acts of Terror: The News Letter

To move on, a call for 'total truth': Boston Globe
Charles M. Sennott

‘Victims not keen but we need truth forum’: (from the Irish News, Jul 5)
William Scholes

Police swoop on Adair gang: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

NI loyalist's father to see prison files: UTV Internet

Call for Ulster Politicians to Elect Members of Irish Senate: The News Letter

BBC to Turn Saville Inquiry into TV Film: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Saville in Bloody Sunday appeal: UTV Internet

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Soldier insists he fired shot: BBC

Monday, July 7

Trimble enemies turn marches against him: The Sunday Times (Jul 6)
Liam Clarke

Paisley predicts election delay: BBC

Sinn Fein should disband - Paisley: UTV Internet

Take a good long look at Trimble: it may be your last: The Sunday Times (Jul 6)
Liam Clarke

Toothless monitoring group lacks bite to progress peace: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Stay on peace path urges Clinton: Irish Examiner
Kieran McDaid

Republican plan for flag free hotspots: (from The People, Jul 6)

Orangemen Parade Peacefully in Ulster: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Peaceful protests at Drumcree: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Solemn-faced campaigners march to a quieter beat in Drumcree: Irish Independent
Helen Bruce

Drumcree protest march on last legs, say loyalists: The Times
David Lister

Police laud Orangemen as parade passes peaceably: Irish Independent
John Devine and Chris Anderson

Deal close claims Jones: Sunday Life (Jul 6)
Sinead McCavana

Small signs of sanity: Irish Independent

Relief as march passes off quietly: Irish Examiner

Rupert reveals death threats against his daughter: The Sunday Times (Jul 6)
Liam Clarke

The life and times of an undercover agent as heard in a Dublin court: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

LVF planning cop attacks: Sunday Life (Jul 6)
Alan Murray

Mad Dog rips into pal Coco: Sunday Life (Jul 6)
Stephen Breen

Sinn Fein ends its web link to Celtic: The Sunday Times (Jul 6)
Nick Royle

Sunday, July 6

Next few months seen as decisive: Boston Globe
Charles M. Sennott

Precise role of IMB is unclear: Sunday Business Post

Trimble must tend to party's grassroots: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

End of a beautiful friendship?: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Despite accord, walls remain: Boston Globe
Charles M. Sennott

Rogue loyalists 'may ignite Drumcree violence': UTV Internet

Drumcree - The leaked plan: BBC
Mervyn Jess

Drumcree: The Long and winding road: Belfast Telegraph

Hunger strike threat by Real IRA: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Court told that Rupert moved drugs and explosives: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Dissidents are defying voters: (from the Irish News)

Judge set to call for Finucane inquiry: The Observer
Henry McDonald

University Chief 'knew nothing of gun-running': Belfast Telegraph (Jun 23)
Sean O'Driscoll

Angry mum hits out at republicans: Sunday Life (Jun 22)
Sinead Mccavana

Enda bends knee as police whip political footballers: Irish Independent (Jun 18)
Helen Bruce

Battle of Ballymac 'myths' exploded: Sunday Life (Jun 22)
Stephen Breen

Kevin Barry Curran — a rebel with a cause: (from the Irish Post, Apr 26)
Gary Kent

Clinton to deliver peace address: BBC

Scots support total ban on sectarian marches: Sunday Herald
John Curtice

Saturday, July 5

Monday is D-day for unionist rebels: Belfast Telegraph

Trimble criticised over vote: BBC

The future of Unionism: The Guardian
Esmond Birnie and Jeffrey Donaldson

Terrible trio still caught up in uup 'net': Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Progress in NI process 'paralysed': BBC
Mark Devenport

Drumcree stand-off will be resolved, say police: Irish Examiner
Deric Henderson

Army on alert for parade protest: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Does defeat at Drumcree mean Ulster's Protestants have lost?: The Independent
David McKittrick

Ban Springfield Twelfth parade argues Attwood: (from, Jul 3)
Jarlath Kearney

Nationalists welcome Euro court ruling: (from the Irish News)
Alex Crumlin

Nothing but the same old story: (from, Jul 3)
Jim Dee

Dublin bomb accused is Omagh suspect: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

McKevitt - FBI agents fly out to vet Rupert interviews: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott

Real IRA alert as hospital security breached: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Dissidents 'will not destroy peace': BBC

'Binman' Benji in Bloody Sunday libel win: The Guardian
Clare Dyer

Africans flee Ulster homes after attacks: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Republic to set up fund for victims of Troubles: (from the Irish News, Jun 17)
Valerie Robinson

Dodgy deals have skeletons in Dublin cupboards: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Friday, July 4

SDLP in talks with Ahern: BBC

More Work to be Done on Joint Declaration - SF: The News Letter

What Price Pretense?: The Blanket
Eoghan O’Suilleabhain

Suspensions in UUP like 'dark doings in a pub': Irish Independent

Security operation for Drumcree: BBC

Orange deal on Drumcree fails to end deadlock: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Eames issues 'keep calm' call: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Let’s hear the Orange ideas: (from the Irish News)

Drumcree road map must be pursued: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalists hit out at racist attacks: BBC

Questions over jail HQ breach: BBC

Policing - '50/50' to be Suspended: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Forget the hue and cry, the buck stops with Hugh Orde: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

3 reporters agree to turn over tapes of interview: Chicago Sun Times
Mike Robinson

Real IRA spy smuggled drugs into the US, court told: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott & Liz Walsh

FBI Spy Claims Terrorists Would Hunt Down Lawyer: The News Letter
Alan Erwin

Family 'Sick' at Finucane Compensation: The News Letter

Catholicism thrives in Ireland: Chicago Sun Times
Andrew Greeley

RC 'ethos' gives free hand: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Ex-RUC man on Hamill charge: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Irish Lessons for Iraq: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Former paratrooper finds humour in barrister's 'approach': (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Thursday, July 3

Trimble faces deselection in UUP crisis: The Guardian

UUP MPs' court case on suspension adjourned: RTE

No 10 setback on Ulster elections: Daily Telegraph
George Jones

Monitoring Rethink on Cards: The News Letter
Ciaran Mckeown

Blair and Ahern 'take stock': BBC

Blair and Ahern set out justice timetable: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Durkan warns on deadlock: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Just another hoop for SF to jump through: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Orange anger at Drumcree deal: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Hopes fade of resolution on Drumcree: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster And Gemma Murray

Bonfire mentality is ‘slightly’ dated: (from the Irish News)

PSNI Bypasses Balance Rules: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Good and bad news in new PSNI report: Belfast Telegraph

Real IRA 'gathering files on police and politicians': The Independent
David McKittrick

FBI investigated spy over $655,000 fraud: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott & Liz Walsh

Agent's deadpan delivery cracks 'em up in court: Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

US reporters told to hand in 'Rupert' tapes: Irish Independent

Familiar faces waiting to greet Shoukri in Maghaberry prison: (from the Irish News)

Wind Farm Plan for Maze Prison Site: The News Letter
Ian Graham

Draper killing is latest legacy of ‘Ballymount Bloodbath’: Irish Examiner (Jun 17)
John Breslin

Wednesday, July 2

Ahern to push Blair for troops cut: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

UUP rebels consider legal action: Belfast Telegraph

Blair Must Accept Electoral Verdict: Derry Journal

Finucane murder inquiry flawed, human rights court rules: The Independent
David McKittrick

Britain guilty over Finucane inquiry: Daily Telegraph
Joshua Rozenberg & Thomas Harding

Ahern calls for inquiry following Finucane ruling: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

New dossier on Finucane raises DPP questions: (from, Jun 30) - link fixed July 2

Justice at last — now an inquiry?: Irish Examiner

Justice Must be Tempered by Wisdom: The News Letter

Wheeling exec awaits Ireland post: Chicago Tribune
Michael Kilian

BBC Accused of Double Standards: BBC

Name of new Drumcree talks broker revealed: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Trimble confirms Drumcree talks: BBC

Cause for celebration in Rossnowlagh: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

FBI agent in McKevitt case 'a bankrupt': Belfast Telegraph
Diarmaid Mac Dermot

Suspected INLA leader arrested in swoop: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Protestant Killings to be Re-examined: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

NI victims' rights 'given too little attention': UTV Internet

Anniversary of brutual murder: (from, Jun 19)

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Soldier 'fired shots' at gunman: BBC

Witness ‘had a failure of conscience’: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Tuesday, July 1

Ahern, Blair meet to push on with Joint Declaration: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

It's time to bring civility back to unionist discourse: Belfast Telegraph
Christopher Montgomery

Faithful to calling even in hardship: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Orange march ban imposed again: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

'Doubt' over Drumcree plan: BBC

Drumcree's rector in appeal for calm: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Residents win the day: (from

Euro court to rule on Finucane: BBC

Balaclava man Denis is a paramilitary wannabe: (from The People, Jun 29)

British agent tells Real IRA trial how he turned to Mafia for cash: The Independent
David McKittrick

Gloves off for FBI agent's bruising cross-examination: Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

All eyes on the spy from the FBI: (from the Irish Times, Jun 28)
Suzanne Breen

Bomb 'twice size of Omagh blast': Irish Independent

Northern Ireland's second city begs the question - what's in a name?: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

From Drumcree to Baghdad: The News Letter (Jun 23)
Ian Starrett

Petition call over killer's sentence: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Hill’s still a man on a mission for justice: Irish World (Jun 13)
Peter Kelly

How a turf war became a bloody feud: Irish Independent (Jun 17)

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Top soldier faces "cover-up" allegations: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jun 29)
Eamonn McCann


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