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Friday, June 15

Blair, Ahern fight to save peace deal: The Scotsman
Jason Beattie

Ahern for London talks to avert Northern crisis: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Trimble faces party executive: BBC

Ulster Unionists will bolt if party ousts Trimble: Boston Herald (June 14)
Doug Hanchett

Donaldson 'under pressure' to stand: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The people have spoken:
Des Wilson

Hard times ahead for agreement: Irish Examiner
Katie Hannon

N. Ireland's new face in Parliament: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

After the deluge: the poll results you didn’t hear about:
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Ulster's choice: Boston Globe (June 14)

Our green velvet revolution:

Peace process in Blair's hands says Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

Adams: My Contract with West Belfast:
Gerry Adams

Nationalists reject policing figures: BBC

General support for police service: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalists ‘offer help’ to order at Drumcree: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Sinn Fein demands Commons facilities: BBC

Trimble decision 'threatens agreement': UTV Internet

MI5 man 'put gloss on IRA peace note': The Times
Christopher Walker and Michael Evans

Garda blitz on Real IRA leads to expansion of prison space: Belfast Telegraph

Two held in Nelson probe: Belfast Telegraph
Darwin Templeton

Legal challenge over plastic bullets: The Irish Times
Michael Bradley

Unique look at the roots of Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

Emerald ire: The Guardian
John Kampfne

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RUC agents 'tried to provoke civil rights group': Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Inquiry hears 'firing was one-sided': BBC

Hume was 'alienated' from civil rights body - Inquiry: UTV Internet

Thursday, June 14

Trimble threat over 'appeasement of the extremes': Sydney Morning Herald
Simon Mann

Rebels gear up in bid to oust Trimble: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton and Desmond McCartan

Blair tries new approach to kick start the Irish peace process: The Scotsman

No Plan B for Good Friday Agreement, Cowen insists: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Senan Molony

Defiant Trimble warns he'll fight to stay leader: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Sinn Fein's U.S. backers ponder results over coffee: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

North casts gloom on Blair's win: The Irish Times
Mary Holland

Sifting N. Ireland's Peace: Christian Science Monitor

Excluded Unionists: Electronic Telegraph

There is a dangerous new spirit of intolerance in Northern Ireland: The Independent

Taking stock of political realities: Belfast Telegraph

A farewell to arms?: Irish Voice
Niall O'Dowd

Election fears may delay U.S. peace effort in North: Irish Echo
Susan Falvella-Garraty

Democracy needs media awareness: Irish News
Jude Collins

Alliance holds key to Lord Mayor office again: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Small parties – major losers: Irish News
Anne Madden

Belfast century: booms, busts, bombs and buzz: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

RUC sees rise in Catholic recruits: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

No republicans in NI police - Adams: The Irish Times
Michael Bradley and Clare Murphy

Finucane law partner replies to ambassador: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Security service told RUC that it could put spying on terrorists ahead of solving crime: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor and Nick Hopkins

Loyalists strike deal on flags: Belfast Telegraph
Darwin Templeton

Order is planning ‘twelfth’ for Derry: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

McKevitt court appearance: UTV Internet

Novena packed after bomb scare: Irish News
Anne Madden and Kieran McDaid

SF pressed to remove hunger strike posters: The Irish Times
Anne Lucey

Votes in North, Republic reveal an island in turmoil: Irish Echo
John Kelly

Ireland's Stand for Freedom: Washington Post
George Will

Ireland's No to Europe: New York Times

Inquiry to meet with MoD: BBC

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I wanted to join IRA after Para killings, says march chief: Irish Independent

Official IRA man was on march committee: UTV Internet

Wednesday, June 13

Trimble stresses vow to quit if IRA doesn't begin disarming: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Trimble appeals to Blair on arms: Electronic Telegraph
George Jones and David Sharrock

Trimble blames Blair for election setback: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Trimble has fought last election as leader: The Irish Times
Frank Millar and Gerry Moriarty

Trimble is quickly running out of options: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Trimble may face leadership challenge: The Independent
David McKittrick

UUP top NI council poll: BBC

Sinn Fein's Mayoral hopes: UTV Internet

Challenge is to keep Trimble at the helm: The Irish Times

Sinn Fein builds on success while SDLP licks wounds: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Trimble faces yet another battle for survival after polls: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

SDLP must face up to its shameful role in process: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Government must realise importance of decommissioning: The Irish Times
Steven King

So, what now for unionism?: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

Destroy the Orange monster: The Guardian
Kevin Toolis

The view from the grassroots: BBC
Derek Crawshaw

Voting shows increase in ethnic politics: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Ireland going to extremes: National Post

Tough talking at Downing Street: Belfast Telegraph

The ballot box wins: The Guardian

Moderates Lose Out: The Irish Times

SF deny arms dump claim by unionist: Irish Independent

Fears for truce as bomb haul is seized: Belfast Telegraph
Darwin Templeton and Ciaran McGuigan

Wary Bush prepares first bid to assist peace process: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty

Southern inaction prolongs North conflict: The Irish Times
Francis Mackey

Serious peace enthusiasts must start asking questions about how far Dublin is prepared to stretch itself: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Talks focus switches to Dublin: BBC

Man arrested over Nelson murder: UTV Internet

Police talk to ex-minister Hogg about Ulster killing: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins and Richard Norton-Taylor

Ireland's monkey wrench: Baltimore Sun

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Army 'changed before Bloody Sunday': BBC

Civil rights march 'postponed to increase safety': UTV Internet

Tuesday, June 12

Election picture unfolds: UTV Internet

Local results show swing against Trimble: The Independent
David McKittrick

Agreement in balance as SF and DUP pick off seats: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Shock as SF wins ‘loyalist seat’: Irish News
Liz Trainor and Billy Foley

Sinn Fein gain new impetus while SDLP 'loses the plot': Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Paisley seeks heads as DUP savours gains: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Trimble plea for support to Downing St: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Stand up to IRA, Trimble tells Blair: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Trimble branded 'a liability' by ousted Unionist MP: Irish Independent
John Devine

Ireland's change for worst: Chicago Sun-Times
John O'Sullivan

Trimble can no longer carry the can alone: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Bew

Political future of North depends on IRA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Party has been given a bloody nose by Sinn Fein': Irish Independent
John Devine

Collapse scenario suits Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O' Doherty

Tough questions for SDLP as Sinn Fein assesses its victory:
Robin Livingstone

Keeping the peace process on track: Belfast Telegraph

Ahern predicts difficult times after election results: UTV Internet

Ignore the prophets of doom: Financial Times (June 11)
Brendan O'Leary

The First Crisis: The Times

'No imminent move on IRA arms': BBC

Paisleys awarded libel damages: Irish Independent

Nationalists criticise decision on parade: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

IRA suspected of £4m robbery: BBC

Haunted by a victim of ‘expediency’: Irish News
Dennis Bradley

Burntollet march 'foolhardy affair': Irish Independent

RUC suspects arson after church destroyed: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy

Crowd attacks police during search: BBC

IOD says cross-Border trade is vital: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

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Witness says soldier opened fire on him: The Irish Times
Dick Grogan

Monday, June 11

Unionist leader 'won't resign': BBC

Unionist hardliners move on Trimble: The Times
Christopher Walker

'Unionists oppose Agreement': BBC

Trimble's future is hanging on local polls: The Independent
David McKittrick

New electoral map displays a stark contrast: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

SDLP 'sacrificed seats' to help peace process: Irish Independent
Bill Corcoran

Are the knives out for Trimble?: UTV Internet

Methodists told of day the North 'stepped backwards': The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Posturing fails to pack punch but public isn't fooled: Ireland on Sunday (June 10)
Anne Cadwallader

It’s time to reassure the faint hearted: Irish News
Roy Garland

A Step Back From the Brink of Peace: Los Angeles Times (June 10)
Kelly Candaele

Ulster stares into the abyss: The Sunday Times (June 10)
Liam Clarke

The dilemma for Mr Trimble: Ireland on Sunday (June 10)
Anne Cadwallader

Profound change proves the order of the day: The Independent
David McKittrick

SDLP and UUP face major battles to regain ground: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

SF campaign run on fascist lines: The Irish Times
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Sinn Fein serves notice it is a force to be reckoned with: Irish Independent
John Devine

Things can only get worse for SDLP: Irish News
Brian Feeney

A new day dawning:
Danny Morrison

Vote for confrontation, not reconciliation, wins the day: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Irish question hasn’t gone away: Irish News
Andy Wood

Female winners change face of Ulster's politics: The Sunday Times (June 10)
Vincent Kearney

The dust settles:

All to play for in new talks: Irish News

IRA suspected of £4m Belfast heist: The Times
Christopher Walker

Four questioned by Irish police in dissident republican probe: UTV Internet

Ulster civil war alert issued in 1970: The Times
Richard Ford

An upset for Europe: Financial Times
Quentin Peel

Denigrating an electorate out of step: The Irish Times
John Waters

Emerald escape: The Guardian

Sunday, June 10

Ulster Voters Hand Victory to Opponents of Peace Pact: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Bitter fight for votes won't stop peace accord: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Election results put Trimble's leadership in doubt: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney

Parties turn on Trimble and Hume: The Sunday Times
Vincent Kearney and Liam Clarke

The North's endgame has come into play: Sunday Independent
Barry White

The long knives are out for Trimble: Sunday Herald
Alan Mackay

Donaldson tipped to topple Trimble after poll disaster: Electronic Telegraph
Alan Murray

I stay, says defiant Trimble: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Blair leaves Trimble on the brink: The Sunday Times
Paul Bew

Unionists prepare to mount legal challenge to Sinn fein win: UTV Internet

North parties set to remain poles apart after polling day: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

How the Ulster middle fell apart: Electronic Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

John Hume whistling past the graveyard where the SDLP lies: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Apocalypse now for the SDLP?: Sunday Independent

Reid urges new talks: BBC

Trimble under pressure to add hardliners to negotiating team: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney

Special police units ravaged in Garvaghy Road disturbances as frontline cops bear the brunt of street hate: Sunday Life

Bomb making equipment found in Dublin: UTV Internet

Officers throw down badge of 'dishonour': Sunday Life

Mo's surrender: The Sunday Times
Vincent Kearney and Chris Ryder

The Act of Settlement: Scotland on Sunday
Dennis Sewell

This Act debases the monarchy: Electronic Telegraph
A N Wilson

Game over for IRA in computer battle: The Sunday Times
Jan Battles

EU turmoil over Irish rejection of Nice Treaty: Electronic Telegraph
Julian Coman

The Irish halt the gravy train: Electronic Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Saturday, June 9

Peace pact foes gain in British election: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Extremist Gains Risk Irish Pact: New York Daily News
Ellen Tumposky

Trimble in trouble as hardliners pile up votes: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Paisley wins put peace in jeopardy: The Times
Christopher Walker

Peace accord under threat: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Mallon's political plea: UTV Internet

Women MPs sweep to power: BBC

SF increases tally as SDLP vote plunges: Irish News
Liz Trainor

SF takes 3 seats west of Bann: The Irish Times
Theresa Judge

SF takes Fermanagh South Tyrone: BBC

DUP claims East Londonderry: BBC

McCartney ousted from North Down: BBC

Vote shows the widening gulf between all sides: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

So what will the pillock, er.. sorry, the PM do now?: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Kennedy

Same confused result but without the oul fun: Irish News
James Kelly

Pressure on Trimble: The Irish Times

Bad news for agreement: Irish Independent

Will Ulster spoil his party?: Belfast Telegraph
Desmond McCartan

Dissident republicans suspected of arms raid: Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh

Reid retains NI post: BBC

Voters in Ireland Reject Expansion of European Union: New York Times
Sarah Lyall

Pro-independence attitude influenced outcome: The Irish Times
Richard Sinnott

Irish nays: Boston Globe

Ireland's Nice Work: Electronic Telegraph

A good cause ill-served: Irish Independent

McCoist: I sang sectarian songs, but words meant nothing to me: The Scotsman
Frank Urquhart

Friday, June 8

Blair's huge win makes history in Britain: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

'After hours' voting investigated: BBC

Hundreds turned away in late surge to vote: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin and Dominic Cunningham

Sizeable turnout ensures business ‘brisk’ at polling stations: Irish News

'Tightest' election contest stokes the passions: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Dissidents’ view upheld by Trimble:

Key seats for unionists: BBC

Cliffhanger expected in heart of unionism: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

Key seats for nationalists: BBC

'Changing for the better - that's what it's all about': Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Results will dictate future of Trimble and Agreement: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

That was the campaign that was:

Two shot at Northern Ireland polling station: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Shooting blamed on Real IRA: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Blair's huge win makes history in Britain: Toronto Globe and Mail
Alan Freeman

US trade delegation visits Northern Ireland: UTV Internet

Republican feud sparked by child sex allegations: Irish Independent
Danny Kemp

Irish Eurosceptics scent victory in treaty vote: The Times
Audrey Magee and David Lister

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Inquiry told soldiers were firing randomly: UTV Internet

IRA 'took weapons out of Bogside' before march began: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Witness saw medic ‘pinned against wall’: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Thursday, June 7

NI's double polling day: BBC

Who will win?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton and Noel McAdam

Results are not all a foregone conclusion: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Muted Yes campaign shows lack of vision: The Irish Times
Mary Holland

Sinn Fein member optimistic that party's gaining support: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

SF set for major victory despite death threats: Irish Voice
Gerry Adams

A Thatcherite by any other name...: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Belfast Agreement to be a top priority for Blair: The Irish Times
Frank Millar and Gerry Moriarty

Peace vote: Irish Independent

Moderates awaken: Irish Echo

Why we need a new agreement: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

A certain Blair victory: Irish Voice

Weapons cache ‘leads back to UVF’: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Of loony loyalists, parallel universes: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Security forces dismiss Drumcree mediation: UTV Internet

Presbyterians appeal for arms move: BBC

Assembly hears of southern caution to SF: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Row erupts over British reply to Times editorial: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

How did informer crack dissident IRA?: Irish Voice
Niall O'Dowd

Diplomat touts Ireland-Britain economic links: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Willing but Wary, Irish Vote on Wider Europe: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Ireland's anti-Euro activists hope for surprise 'No' vote: Electronic Telegraph
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

'Irish' UK flag is hoisted in Venice: Irish Independent
Nigel Reynolds

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Witnesses recall Paras firing from the hip: UTV Internet

Armoured vehicles tried to run people down - witness: The Irish Times
Dick Grogan

Victim shot as he helped man: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Wednesday, June 6

Adams apologises for IRA bombings: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Unionist group hopes vote shatters N. Ireland pact: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Robinson predicts Trimble downfall: UTV Internet

Shrewd Trimble has dodged a stitch up: The Irish Times
Paul Bew

Hume predicts continued growth for buoyant SDLP: Irish News
William Graham

Tyrone election advert row: BBC

Sinn Fein project to be top dog by 2006: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Only the moderates can save us: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Final predictions from a condemned pundit: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Good luck Tony but you won’t need it: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Voters in Northern Ireland must ignore the siren voices of the diehards: The Independent (June 5)

The importance of casting a vote: Belfast Telegraph

A chance to back peace: Irish News

Trimble hopes to wake 'sleepwalkers' for poll: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Lateral thinking could win the day: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Sinn Fein accused of electoral fraud: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Parties allege electoral fraud: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy and Paul Tanney

Local election acid test: UTV Internet

Election to councils eclipsed: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

‘Tour of the North’ decision today: Irish News
Frank McNamara

Residents to respond over Drumcree: BBC

Police officer injured in Portadown clashes: UTV Internet

Despair at church blaze: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Two men are arrested in Rosemary Nelson inquiry: Electronic Telegraph

US businessmen go North: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Treaty Yes 'would hinder' border ties: Irish Independent
Gerald Flynn

Sir Sean attacks the evil of bigotry: The Herald
Murray Ritchie and Lynne Robertson

O'Reilly knighted by queen at palace ceremony: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly and Judith Crosbie

Tuesday, June 5

Ulster Is Seen As Referendum on Peace: New York Daily News
Ellen Tumposky

Block extremists — Trimble: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Trimble claims DUP are hoping for low turnout: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble determined to fight to bitter end: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Paisley softening his hardline message: Irish Independent
John Devine

Voting options enough to turn finest brains to mush: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Bookmakers bow to public demand: Irish News
Liz Trainor

Calling on all voters to defend the agreement: The Irish Times
Seamus Mallon

It is time to deliver a blow for democracy: Irish News
Ian Paisley

SDLP canvassers attacked: BBC

The ongoing siege of West Tyronegrad:
Danny Morrison

Race between SDLP, SF too close to call: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Politics of the sectarian headcount still reigns: The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

Never forget how far we have come: Irish News
Briedge Gadd

The Mother of All Elections:

Mature step by the DUP?: Irish News

SDLP 'close' to approving police service: UTV Internet

Presbyterian leader urges full poll: BBC

Parties searching for weaknesses towards climax: The Irish Times

SDLP stole our finance policy - Alliance: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein voting claims: UTV Internet

Adams is confident of record gains in council poll: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Block ethnic Irish vote in Britain doesn't exist: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

No coalition with Sinn Fein - Harney: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Orange Order in move to avert clashes: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Dissidents defying the US ban: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Trial witness hated by activists: Financial Times

Derry 'too dangerous' for soldier witnesses: The Irish Times
Dick Grogan

Inquiry 'could descend into IRA-army clash': Irish Independent

No Irish ‘welcome’ at new visitors centre:

A robust new Ireland holds key to a larger EU: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Monday, June 4

In Ulster's Political Script, Mostly Monologues Still: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Grenade blast has Sinn Fein firing back: Boston Herald (June 3)
Jim Dee

‘The agreement will survive this election’: Irish News
William Graham

Paisley 'running scared' from TV debate - Trimble: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Paisley's army on the march: The Sunday Times (June 3)
Liam Clarke and Vincent Kearney

Robinson is pragmatic about the agreement: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Use your vote as a future building block: Irish News
Roy Garland

A tactical strike for stability: The Sunday Times (June 3)

Life in the old dogs yet as leash tightens on DUP and SF: Irish Independent
James Downey

SF and SDLP battle for vital ground: The Irish Times
Brian Feeney

‘Our contract is to build on the peace process’: Irish News
Gerry Adams

McMichael stays loyal to his working-class origins: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy

SF candidate invokes the spirit of rebel Markievicz: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

PUP's people carrier rolls into town to a hard sell: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Election history made by UTV's Insight?: UTV Internet

Jointly anti-agreement, joint enemies: The Irish Times
Paul Tanney

Swing in council vote may give Belfast its first Sinn Fein mayor: The Sunday Times (June 3)
Chris Ryder

DUP under fire over former paramilitary: Irish News
Frank McNamara

'Abandoned' ex-soldiers appeal to Prince: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

We badly need proper policing: Irish News

Moderator calls for platform on injustice: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Inquiry submissions on soldiers' evidence: BBC

Violence escalates in north Belfast: Irish News
Anne Madden

Coalition well ahead, 47% would 'accept' SF in govt: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Irish voters set to snub EU treaty in key vote: The Times
Audrey Magee

End of the affair: Financial Times

Sunday, June 3

Get rid of IRA arms, warns Trimble: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

20,000 Unionists to decide fate of Good Friday Agreement: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney

Tactical voting can save the peace: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Should I throw away my vote?: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Trimble, agreement face election hurdle: Boston Herald
Robert P. Connolly

Trimble's surprise tactic pays off: The Sunday Times
Paul Bew

Menace on the hustings: Electronic Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Hermon's marriage and gender may secure McCartney defeat: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney

Britons want to retain link with Ulster, says poll: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Vincent Kearney

Celtic disown rioters in green and white: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Sinn Fein hit by ban on cash from overseas: The Sunday Times
Brian Dowling

Government's reply on IRA payout ruling to be delayed: Belfast Telegraph

Ulster courts are set to lose royal coat of arms: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

FURY at RUC's new bullet - plastic round is 'a lethal weapon': Ireland on Sunday
Anne Cadwallader

US experts call for Irish alliance: The Sunday Times
Brian O'Connell

Logic dies in the face of Sinn Fein hypocrisy: Sunday Independent
John Drennan

Treaty at risk as Irish 'No' vote swells: The Observer
Andrew Osborn

Belfast weighs in for the big time: Belfast Telegraph

Saturday, June 2

Strangford marks key election battle: UTV Internet

UUP man predicts failure of `anti-everything' parties: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Forget the opinion polls, my money's on Bob McCartney: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Trimble predicts downfall of fringe parties: UTV Internet

GFA will be fully realised – Trimble: Irish News
William Graham

Women have fighting chance of four seats: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Hard slog canvass tests temper of campaigners: The Irish Times

Nationalist population now close on 40% of total: Irish Examiner

Candidates go after 'biggest party' prize: Irish Independent
John Devine

The end of the Tory world is officially nigh: Irish News
James Kelly

Trimble's natural home: Electronic Telegraph

SF tells Blair he will have to 'face down the Generals': Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Change inevitable in Derry: Irish News

Republican splinter group blamed for bomb attack near Irish border: The Independent
David McKittrick

Adams calls on dissidents to end their campaign: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Dissidents will not destabilise peace: Irish News

Court rejects postal vote claims: BBC

Suspension for North official over vote breaches: Irish Independent

Loyalist web threat to MLA: Irish News

Why a peek at the IRA's arms simply isn't enough: Belfast Telegraph (June 1)
Lindy McDowell

Veteran unionists to get peerages: BBC

Poll held on IRA memorial: Belfast Telegraph (June 1)

IRA deaths to be remembered: Irish News

NI plastic bullet records 'inadequate': BBC

Adams opposes police recruitment over plastic bullets issue: UTV Internet

Scarifying tactics: Irish Independent

Ruling admits secret files on witnesses: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Friday, June 1, 2001

'No progress' over arms dumps: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Donaldson issues warning to Trimble: UTV Internet

Sinn Féin says peace talks are a ‘massive development’: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

IRA holds talks with commission on disarmament: The Independent
David McKittrick

Arms in the shadow of an election: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Trimble teeters on the edge of moral high ground: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Unionists and republicans on the one road: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Trimble's luck: Financial Times

For peace sake, IRA must put weapons beyond use: Irish Examiner

IRA statement offers little new: Belfast Telegraph

A defining moment:

Papa Doc still speaks boldly for those old Union ties: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Thompson 'running even' with Rodgers: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Adams at ease among neighbours and friends: The Irish Times
Paul Tanney

3 electoral battles and a referendum: Irish Post
Peter Kelly

The war for supremacy: Irish News
Liz Trainor

Image doctors put the message in a spin: The Irish Times
Roisin Ingle

No party promises of perfect peace, even in age of spin and scepticism: Belfast Telegraph

Mr Blair's other election: The Guardian

Indicators are a deal can be done post-election: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Derry protest over plastic bullets: BBC

Flashpoint Orange Order march moved: UTV Internet

Dr Reid praises victims’ courage: Irish News
Neil McKnight

A ‘new phase of struggle’ - Sinn Féin:

Adams role in peace bid more vital to Irish than any Treaty: Irish Examiner

Bishop in Drumcree peace plea: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

Intelligence files will be given to Saville Inquiry: The Irish Times

Ulster's coroner backs Europe on rights: The Guardian
Patrick Wintour

Amnesty attacks Britain on asylum: The Guardian (May 31)
Richard Norton-Taylor

Continuity IRA member jailed for four years: Irish Examiner
Seán O’Driscoll

Scots indulge in political football: The Times
Fraser Nelson