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Thursday, July 31

Stormont not mature enough for policing – Empey: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The days of 'pushover' unionism are over: Belfast Media
Jimmy Spratt

Why Reg's Tory talks are running on Empey: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Backing Brown in June doesn't look too clever now: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Ineffective Executive must try harder: The News Letter
N R Greer

Goggins to fund restorative justice plan, despite row: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Bush 'turns back on IRA terror victims': The News Letter

How Obama showed our Troubles are just so over: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Religion was never an issue for retiring top Catholic policeman: Irish News (Jul 29)
Allison Morris

Orde criticised over secret talks with UDA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

UDA leaders enter weapons talks: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Gardai get Quinn murder extension: BBC

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to get High Court hearing in November: Belfast Telegraph

McKevitt's appeal against 20-year jail term dismissed: Irish Examiner
Vivion Kilfeather

'Bug' at home of IRA man killed by the SAS: Irish News (Jul 29)

Sectarian thuggery against Dublin players turns Milk Cup sour: Belfast Telegraph

Call for more cross-community housing: Irish News (Jul 29)

UUP selects by-election candidate: BBC

Unionist parties 'in the red': The News Letter

Renting with their parties – MLAs' office prices revealed: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Wednesday, July 30

Will Alliance break stalemate over the devolution of policing?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Political stalemate concerns escalate: Irish News
William Graham

Risk of return to violence remains if politics is seen not to work – Hayes: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Flawed report behind restorative justice – SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

An independent watchdog is vital: Belfast Telegraph

Iris should quit, says gay rights activist Peter Tatchell: Belfast Telegraph

Will anti-Iris opinion on web determine her political fate?: Irish News
Conall McDevitt

It's thanks to you Mrs Robinson as Tories turn their backs on DUP: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Hanging on the telephone: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Dissident threat: The Irish Times

Dissidents have no real support: Irish News

Police know location of loyalist arms dumps: Belfast Telegraph

UDA given six months to decommission weapons: Belfast Telegraph

Police must close down arms dumps: The News Letter

Claims of parade rerouting were inaccurate: The News Letter

Six arrested in connection with Paul Quinn murder: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Family of Paul Quinn praise efforts of security forces: Belfast Telegraph

Lost lives: Sunday Journal (Jul 27)
Mary Nelis

Victims have once again been used by politicians: Irish News
Susan McKay

South Nyack attorney extends his territory, representing victims of Northern Ireland bombing: The Journal News
Akiko Matsuda

Omagh widower dedicates book to bombing victims: The News Letter

Starlets flee sectarian abuse to score victory: Irish Independent
Fiach Kelly

Church magazine slams Maze plan: The News Letter

Lessons given to southern politicians: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Sinn Fein 'in no man's land' over parade: The News Letter

Karadzic, the terrible poet with lust for gore: Sunday Independent (Jul 27)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Tuesday, July 29

Peter Robinson in holiday pledge: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'No offer' over justice ministry: BBC

Case of retro politics as parties rebound blame: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Link with Tories may be the 'big idea' that revives UUP: The News Letter
Alex Kane

UUP/Tory initiative good for progression: Irish News
Roy Garland

Heightened state of alert over dissident republicans: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Why we should beat the drum to make Twelfth even bigger: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

FBI to investigate victims group threats: The News Letter

Loyalist McKeown – Police asked me to shoot Rosemary Nelson dead: Belfast Telegraph

Omagh memorial lifted into place: The News Letter

Dispute over bomb memorial: Irish News

King William 'gay' comments condemned: The News Letter

Many unionists bigoted against gays, says leading activist: The Irish Times
Kitty Holland

SDLP pays tribute to Sarah Conlon: Irish News
James Stinson

Man, arrested by police after Northern Bank robbery, to appeal IRA membership conviction: Belfast Telegraph

North and South of Ireland fighting the Taliban together: Belfast Telegraph

Nationalists 'have no reason to reject parade': The News Letter

Delaney says All-Ireland league proposal is 'divisive': The Irish Times (Jul 28)
Emmet Malone

Monday, July 28

Adams 'trying to collapse' Assembly: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Bombs and death threats – dissidents step up efforts to derail power-sharing: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Dissident Northern Ireland republican threat 'higher than from Islamic extremists': Daily Telegraph
Aislinn Simpson

MI5 targets dissidents as Irish terror threat grows: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Police hold talks to avoid parade and football clash: UTV Internet

Checks between North and rest of UK on way: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessey

Explosive Stuff: Sunday Life (Jul 27)
John McGurk

Two years on from her son's death mother still no nearer to the truth: Belfast Media
Roisin McManus

The man who guards us from guardians of the law: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Ombudsman quits over role's power: BBC

Outrage over Tatchell's 'gay William of Orange' claims: The Herald

Palestinian Christian young people explore reconciliation in Ireland: Christian Today

Sunday, July 27

Ministry to be considered for Alliance Party: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Stormont crisis deepening as Robinson hits out at Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Steven McCaffery

New Labour, New Sylvia?: Irish News
Newton Emerson

How the IRA is being squeezed to death: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Political stupidity costing Norn Iron a billion a year: Irish News
James Kelly

Conditions placed on band parade in Ballymena: Ballymena Times
Elinor Glynn

Tricolours should be removed – Brolly: The News Letter

Paramilitary plot pair remanded: BBC
Sharon Hall

Robinson defends wife's rights to views: The News Letter

In Belfast and Boston, facing life after violent death: Boston Globe
Ron Fletcher

Murals marked out in new map: Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory

Family ripped apart by miscarriage of justice: Irish News (Jul 21)

Cowen reaches out to the great Irish tribe: Sunday Business Post
David McWilliams

EU promotes Irish language: Belfast Telegraph

Political tide turning for Tories: Belfast Telegraph

Glasgow spells the end of 300-year union: The Sunday Times
Simon Jenkins

Saturday, July 26

Robinson says Adams is blocking progress: RTE

A First Minister for all?: Belfast Media

DUP and Tories 'still have good relations': The News Letter

This could be a win-win union: Belfast Telegraph

Pact may not be in interest of unionism: The News Letter

'Criminal justice must lose mindset of Troubles': Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Man 'pressurised to work as an informer': Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Secretary of State to be grilled over HET 'flaws': The News Letter

Parades ruling restricts loyalists: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Fire Service investigate flag: Newry Democrat

Unionist fears over tricolours: The News Letter

Sinn Fein man opposes flag flying: BBC

Drop flags and slogans – UUP: Newry Democrat

Obama – Northern Ireland is an example to all the world: Belfast Telegraph

Irish-America steps up to the challenge: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Iranian-born student accused of hiding rifle for Real IRA: Belfast Telegraph

Sarkozy proves 'No' voters were right: Belfast Media
Des Wilson

Campbell defends right to 'free speech': The News Letter

Petition calls for PM to 'reprimand' Robinson: The News Letter

Full approval granted for Belfast gay pride parade: Belfast Telegraph

Latest outburst could fuel attacks: Belfast Media
Alana Fearon

After Glasgow East, it's time to vote on the fate of the Union: Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

Friday, July 25

Executive standoff due to DUP's lack of leadership, Adams claims: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Cameron in talks over a Tory merger with Ulster Unionists: The Herald
Michael Settle

Cameron cosies up to Unionists: The Guardian
Michael White

Bike theft puts spoke in Tory party reform: Financial Times
Jean Eaglesham

Cameron's surprise embrace of UUP shows fresh Tory thinking on North: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

The New Tories: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Ulster Unionists may say 'Yes' to Cameron: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

David Cameron's Ulster gamble:
Paul Bew

HET team 'may be missing vital leads': The News Letter (Jul 23)

Work of HET must continue: Irish News

Tread with caution over any merger: The News Letter

Unionists at each other's throats: Impartial Reporter

Back Foster to beat Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Parties divided on Ballymena parade: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Councillors clash over orange parades in Omagh: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

'If you don't like it, move!': Newry Democrat

Arrested McPhillips considers legal action: Impartial Reporter

This is the word of God according to Iris – Amen: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Chemistry student in court on gun and ammunition charges: UTV Internet

Military figure backs McBrides: Irish News

Plans in motion for homecoming parades: The News Letter

Passport checks between UK and Ireland restored: The Independent
Nigel Morris

Proposals for controls on UK and Ireland travel: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Irish border – looping frontier was terrorism's great ally: The Times
David Sharrock

Thursday, July 24

SF-DUP deadlock blocking work, say Ministers: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Fein meets with Gordon Brown: BBC

Executive must work for public: Irish News

Abortion moves threaten Prime Minister's DUP links: The Herald
Michael Settle

Remarks by Iris Robinson raise doubts over Tory pact with DUP: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Robinson 'needs to seek help': The News Letter

Wilson – media is 'harassing' Iris over gay comments: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Tory deal to boost support in N Ireland: Financial Times
Jean Eaglesham

The Tories want to make a stand in Ulster: Daily Telegraph
Reg Empey and David Cameron

Peter just doesn't have the kudos of Big Ian: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Victims' groups funding praised: The News Letter

Dissident threat to DVA civil servants: Belfast Telegraph

CIRA threat to civil servants condemned: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Nuala O'Loan says HET and Police Ombudsman should work together: UTV Internet

HET merger would have benefits – Hutchinson: The News Letter

TUV will not stand against Foster: Irish News
Diana Rusk and Barry McCaffrey

Battered and dumped in Stockman's Lane, murder still has power to shock: Andersonstown News
Ciarán Barnes

Tribute to Scots Guard killed by IRA sniper: The Scotsman

Dignity fought good fight over injustice: Irish News (Jul 21)

First Minister takes parade campaign to Parliament: The News Letter

Asda to repeat Twelfth opening: Irish News

How to take on an arms manufacturer – and win: The Independent
Mark Steel

Wednesday, July 23

Crisis looms in Northern Ireland government as parties fail to meet: The Herald
Steven McCaffery

Durkan's Assembly plea is turned down: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormont in meltdown?: The News Letter

London Calling: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Airport debate crucial test of power-sharing process: Irish News
Denis Tuohy

Foster to fight for council seat: The News Letter

Foster candidacy at odds with stance on dual mandate: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

North plans £14m criminal assets recovery: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Cold case team 'needs extra time': BBC

The day British state said sorry to Conlons: Irish News (Jul 21)
Marie Louise McCrory

Truth and lies: Sunday Journal (Jul 20)
Mary Nelis

Family's disappointment as murder-victim search ends: Irish News
Diana Rusk and Barry McCaffrey

Family of INLA murder man misled: BBC

David quick to Heal discord: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Sectarianism has no sense of humour, David: Belfast Telegraph
John Laverty

Sectarianism blamed for Rivers Agency 'problems': The News Letter

Robinson disputes reporting of anti-gay comments: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Robinson 'vile' remark reported accurately – Hansard: The News Letter

Iris Robinson's gay outburst leads to street protests, official complaints and calls to quit: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Questions that Iris must answer: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Why media row with Iris just doesn't add up: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

The fate of 39 Labour MPs is at stake in Glasgow East: The Guardian
Tristram Hunt

Tuesday, July 22

Paisley-McGuinness 'kept in close contact': The News Letter

Out-of-order executive has replaced out-of-touch rule: Irish News
Brendan Mulgrew

Tensions at Stormont need resolved: The News Letter

Extra funding for victims of the Troubles: RTE

Victims' group takes Libya case to US: The News Letter

Why the Orange Order needs to change: The News Letter (Jul 15)
Alex Kane

MP backtracks on gay comment: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Cardinal Brady 'broadly agrees' with Robinson: The News Letter

Iris take heed of the dangers of religion: Irish News
Roy Garland

Omagh legal aid bias claim denied: BBC

Healy apologises for gesture during game against Celtic: Belfast Telegraph

Wrongly jailed man wins appeal: BBC

Guildford Four man mourns mother's death: Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory

Plaque unveiled for Captain James Kelly: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, July 21

Calls for assembly to reconvene: UTV Internet

DUP accuse Sinn Féin of delays: The Irish Times

Victims group holding talks in US: BBC

British PM must speak out: North Belfast News (Jul 18)

Killer arrested after alleged bar assault: Irish News (Jul 19)
Seamus McKinney

Healy defended after mimicking flute player: The Scotsman

Political opponents condemn comments: The News Letter (Jul 18)

No more drama for 'friends' in the North: The Irish Times (May 13)
Quentin Fottrell

Look Peter, we could be sitting on a gold mine: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 7)
Pól Ó Muirí

Sunday, July 20

Stormont divisions cause crisis: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Gangland gun trail linked to IRA suppliers: Belfast Telegraph

INLA protection racket targets city businesses: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Sister calls for IRA apology 10 years after fatal shooting: Irish News
Allison Morris

McGurk's apology: North Belfast News

Three held in dissident republican probe: RTE

Show focuses on sport in Troubles: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Drury plans all-Ireland football league: The Sunday Times
Paul Rowan

Order says troops deserve a parade: The News Letter (Jul 14)

Robinson's remarks a 'mistake' – McGuinness: The News Letter

The UK is what it is thanks to Christianity: The News Letter
Iris Robinson

Society must reflect all the views: Belfast Telegraph

Setting out Christianity's ground rules: The News Letter

French pressure for re-run of Lisbon vote: Sunday Business Post
Thomas Hubert

Lisbon was beginning of fall from grace in EU: Irish News
James Kelly

This by-election is a regular fixture – Catholics vs Protestants: Independent on Sunday
Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Saturday, July 19

Troubles to start again in Derry: Derry Journal

How our relaxed Twelfth left Ann Widdecombe truly impressed: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Rioters under fire from all sides: Impartial Reporter

The Orange Order influence – a chance for new beginnings?: Andersonstown News
Des Wilson

A tale of two festivals: Andersonstown News

Superhero Orange Dan is cut down to size: The Independent
Jerome Taylor

McGuinness's leadership lauded: Derry Journal

McGuinness to face a west Belfast grilling: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

South Armagh no longer a cold place for Protestants: The News Letter

Former councillor quizzed on bomb: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Three held in bomb inquiry freed: BBC

Annual Hunger Strike rally for Derry: Derry Journal

PSNI asked for answers: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Fight will continue: North Belfast News

Apology welcomed – Now's time for truth: Andersonstown News
Roisin McManus

Taoiseach seeks review of Ireland-US relationship: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Irish Americans provide vital support for Festival: Andersonstown News

Learning from Mandela's lead: Belfast Telegraph

Friday, July 18

'Policing powers vacuum a boon to dissidents' – Woodward: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein's law and order commitment queried: The News Letter

Ordinary republicans can 'erase partition,' Tyrone rally told: Ulster Herald

Peace in the North is still a fragile flower: The Irish Times
Elaine Byrne

PSNI is failing to protect vulnerable Catholics: Irish News
Jim Gibney

'Massive' support for the re-routed parade in Pomeroy: Ulster Herald (Jul 10)

South funds Apprentices: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

To know all about the dirty war can bring its own risks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Paramilitary threat against boy (16): Derry Journal

Probation service in touch with paramilitary group over threat: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Cowen launches review of US links: RTE

Three arrested in bomb inquiry: BBC

Will poor wee Ulster forever cry poverty?: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Robinson says government must 'uphold God's law': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'God has a purpose for this church': The Irish Times (May 13)
Patsy McGarry

Rule, Britannia, but Maybe Not Over Scotland: New York Times
Sarah Lyall

Thursday, July 17

Major issues must be tackled now – Empey: The News Letter

Make your mind up time for MLAs: Belfast Telegraph

Executive to review viability of bringing back Civic Forum: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SDLP attacks help DUP – Campbell: Derry Journal

Attacks put agreement on parades in jeopardy: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Community denounces Twelfth Night 'hoodlums': Ulster Herald
Michael Breslin

Emblems on show at D'murry parade: Andersonstown News
Joe Diamond

A step forward: Newry Democrat
Chris Porter

Boys' festival is 'credit to Protestant community': Derry Journal

Orange Order protests over paramilitary flags: The News Letter

'Give up your weapons or face jail' – Woodward: The News Letter

Man offered money to inform on Republicans: Ulster Herald
Michael Breslin

Foster may run for council: Irish News
Diana Rusk

No unity candidate in by-election, says DUP: The News Letter

Would you allow Stormont dopes to levy taxes?: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Search on for remains of 'disappeared' man: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

More apologies will aid healing: Irish News

Hume mural repaired after attack in Derry: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Wednesday, July 16

Loyalists attack Broadway residents: Andersonstown News
Ciarán Barnes

Bloody Sunday Trust condemns Bogside stoning attack: Derry Journal

Bogside violence may affect tourism: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Byword for bad behaviour: Andersonstown News

Three held over police shooting: BBC

'We need mutual respect over flags' – Lynn Fleming: Derry Journal

More flags flutter in village: Andersonstown News
Joe Diamond

Community urged to help police: Irish News (Jul 11)
Allison Morris

A vote of confidence for Ulster: Belfast Telegraph

Preparing for a visit: Irish News (Jul 14)
Tom Kelly

Slow increase in mixed relationships in North, study shows: The Irish Times (May 13)
Gerry Moriarty

Call for calm in language debate: Irish News

It's time to go easy, Gordon and go to work on your tan: The News Letter
Liam Clarke


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