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Saturday, June 15

Blair and Ahern call NI crisis talks: BBC

Trimble leadership threat: UTV Internet

Unionists seek to exclude Sinn Fein: Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

Loyalists offer truce to end upsurge in Belfast violence: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Bertie faces shock over bid to win Nice vote: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Sinn Féin's on the money -- at least here: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Bush turns up the heat on IRA over Colombian affair: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Doubt cast on IRA 'weapons training' leak: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Boxing clever in the lord mayor's office: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

A Historic First in Belfast: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Maskey is true First Citizen: (from, Jun 13)
Des Wilson

Security services tried to kill me, says Belfast mayor: The Independent
David McKittrick

Family demands inquiry into Finucane murder: Irish Examiner
Carl O'Brien

Finucane murder inquiry must be set up: Irish Examiner

Collusion claims in leaked document: UTV Internet

Bradley accused of emnbarrassing colleagues: The News Letter (Jun 14)

Flanagan Jubilee honour: UTV Internet

RSF deny American fundraising drive: (from, Jun 13)

Northern Ireland women taking the initiative: Irish Echo (Jun 12)
Jack Holland

Irish as she is spoke...: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Ulster commerce leaders reject dual currency: The News Letter (Jun 14)

Friday, June 14

Exposed - security force links to loyalist killer gangs: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan and Nick Hopkins

Leaked Stevens findings highlight collusion: RTE

Collusion 'at heart' of Finucane killing: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan and Nick Hopkins

Unionists demand answers over guns test link: Irish Independent
Louise McCall and Martha Kearns

IRA has 'broken ceasefire': Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

Colombia and the IRA: BBC
Brian Rowan

Colombia Three refuse to eat over poisoning fears: Irish Examiner
Deric Henderson

Loyalists under pressure to control Belfast violence: The Independent
David McKittrick

Holy Cross head's plea over future: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

Move to defuse NI tension postponed: BBC

Belfast battens down as wave of violence continues: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

NI troubles set to dominate summit: BBC

Agreement warning for Trimble: UTV Internet

Inside Stormont - Why it's hard to make a date in wonderland: Belfast Telegraph

Parties hold 'advance talks': BBC

New judges plan raises concern: Belfast Telegraph

New orde(r) in policing: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Now that Sinn Fein rules to roost . . .: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

New mayor, new peace wall: Irish Echo

Ulster unionists consider link with Tories: Belfast Telegraph

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

'No memory of Unionist protest': Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Inquiry focus on march 'warning': BBC

Thursday, June 13

Reid's call to keep children out of clashes: UTV Internet

Sharp fall in dispute school numbers: BBC

Adair's brother jailed over Holy Cross riots: Irish Independent

North Belfast crisis call: UTV Internet

Police probe violent incidents in the North: RTE

Reid in tribute to Shankill: Belfast Telegraph

Security barriers fail to reassure residents: The News Letter
Kim Hewitt

Adams rejects police chief meeting: BBC

Caution urged on truth commission proposal: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Maskey's presence 'deeply offensive': The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Removal of murals led to attack: Belfast Telegraph

Crime ruled out in loyalist's death: BBC

Fulton family demands a second post mortem: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Pleading Guilty: The Blanket (Jun 9)
Anthony McIntyre

Fun nationalism are the new buzzwords: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 11)
Gail Walker

Sinn Fein 'cashing in on grief of relatives': The News Letter
Alan Erwin

Inside Stormont - Fury at rise of republican monuments: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Challenge over 'screened' officer: BBC

Bloody Sunday film disappears: UTV Internet

Wednesday, June 12

Bridge closed after stone throwing: BBC

Reid says ceasefires not under threat: RTE

Durkan issues warning over tide of violence: UTV Internet

Amid strife in Belfast, negotiators meet: Boston Globe (Jun 11)
Charles M. Sennott

Sinn Fein accused of rewriting history over riots: The News Letter (Jun 11)
Stephen Dempster

Loyalists 'goading' IRA to hit back - McGuinness tells Blair: Derry Journal (Jun 11)

Pouring cold water on rationale for violence: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 10)
Malachi O'Doherty

Another brick in the wall of hatred: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 10)

SF is urged to take police seats: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Peace priest refused to join 'Orange Order link' parishes: Irish Independent

US peace envoy to meet Boys, BRG: Derry Journal

Church leader's message to mayor: Belfast Telegraph

Mark Fulton - Was it really suicide?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Calls for inquiry into loyalist's death: The News Letter (Jun 11)
Stephen Dempster

Sinn Fein monuments criticism: UTV Internet

Journalist refuses to reveal sources: BBC

'Shoot to kill' probe urged in court: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 10)

Working Together: The Blanket (Jun 9)
Marian Price

Ireland united in celebration of another Keane: Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

Tuesday, June 11

Loyalist rioting 'orchestrated': BBC

Sinn Fein urged to help broker peace bid in Belfast: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Sectarianism condemned: UTV Internet

Peace process resolve stretched to limit: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Riot city: The Guardian
Esther Addley

Spiralling loyalist campaign must be halted now: (from

US concerned over Belfast rioting: RTE

US envoy urges SF to join police body: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Adams' crisis within unionism claim: UTV Internet

Presbyterians welcome lord mayor: BBC

Tough man gets a tough job: Sunday Business Post (Jun 9)
Brian Feeney

Collusion inquiry may take two years: BBC

Loyalist leader dead in his cell: Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

Paisley Jr's Fulton inquiry call: UTV Internet

A Missed Opportunity for Segregation: The Blanket
Liam O Ruairc

Lords deny Sinn Fein MPs access to facilities: The Guardian

Sectarian killer ordered to serve at least 15 years: The Scotsman
John Robertson

Heath fears paramilitary threat at Saville probe: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Heath in bid to avoid Saville trip: The News Letter

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

Article on Bloody Sunday army's plan not published claim: UTV Internet

Inquiry warning over IRA sources: BBC

Monday, June 10

Blair calls meeting after NI disturbances: BBC

Belfast's 'peace line' wall grows higher: Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

'Peace' wall is extended after new sectarian clashes: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

'We'll meet Loyalists to end attacks' - INLA chiefs: Sunday Life (Jun 9)
Stephen Breen

Belfast college comes under attack: Sunday Business Post (Jun 9)

Church calls for end to attacks: BBC

Mayor calls for attacks to cease: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 8)
Mary Fitzgerald

Crisis on the city's streets: Sunday Life

Called to question, Mayor Maskey knew all his lines: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 8)
Barry White

Sinn Fein Lord Mayor revealed as convicted thief: Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

Met to probe break-in at Castlereagh: Belfast Telegraph (Jun 8)

North no model for peace in land of hate: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Sinister UVF threat to GAA players: Sunday Life (Jun 9)

Republicans 'to blame for car bomb': Belfast Telegraph (Jun 8)

MI5's Ulster role to be stepped up: Sunday Life (Jun 9)

The war on ''terrorism" and the Irish Factor: The Blanket
M N Kelly

Visiting Bush team's zero tolerance for Sinn Fein: Sunday Life (Jun 9)

Censored journalists to give evidence on army shootings in Derry: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Birmingham Six's Hill to receive £1m: Irish Independent
Niamh Hooper

Sunday, June 9

Violence in south Belfast: UTV Internet

Feuding tears into E. Belfast: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Belfast Catholic school attacked by arsonists: Scotland on Sunday
Nicholas Christian

Peace, the elusive phantom of the Belfast barricades: The Sunday Times
Joan Lingard

Unions offer NI peace role: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

One man's riot is another man's peace process: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

No bright future at sectarian flashpoint: BBC
Mark Devenport

Short fuses in Short Strand: Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

'It's shades of 1969 all over again': The Observer
Henry McDonald

Belfast today (1,521st day of peace): Scotland on Sunday
John O'Farrell

A nasty echo of fascist thuggery in Ireland: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Trimble turns heat up on Blair: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Adair embraces peace and politics: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

IRA rebels bomb Catholic police recruit: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Embattled Real IRA barters with Dublin for release of prisoners: The Sunday Times
Maeve Sheehan

Fruitless efforts: Irish Democrat (Jun 1)

Taking the pun out of Irish politics: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Maskey must box clever to get Sinn Fein off the ropes: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Time to reclaim the Tricolour from SF: Sunday Independent
John A. Murphy

Birmingham Six man wins £1m payout: The Observer
Martin Bright and Amelia Hill

Orange Order says Kirk is out of touch: The Sunday Times
Robert Tait

Saturday, June 8

Peace lines raised in east Belfast: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Northern Ireland violence continues: UTV Internet

Ministers seek talks on Ardoyne: BBC

Peace talks hope in Short Strand: (from

Terrified students held captive in sectarian attack: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Sectarian hatred rears its head: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Sectarianism msut be eradicated says Durkan: UTV Internet

Adams on week of violence: UTV Internet

The Short Strand: The Blanket (Jun 6)
Anthony McIntyre

Welcome to the real world, Your Worship: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Paisley accuses UUP of double dealing: UTV Internet

Unionist should fill deputy post: Belfast Telegraph

Democracy has spoken: (from

Momentous week of two weddings and a funeral: Irish Independent

Car bomb aimed at Ulster Catholic police recruit: The Times
David Lister

Apathy from public as policing board meets: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Sir Arthur Young and ‘softly softly’: (from

Police seek extradition of chef over Castlereagh break-in: The Independent
David McKittrick

£7m aftermath of Castlereagh break-in: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Justice for Peter McBride: Irish Democrat (Jun 1)

Friday, June 7

Belfast turns to water cannon: The Times
David Lister

Quiet cul-de-sac becomes frontline of sectarian hate: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Peace wall to be raised in east Belfast: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Belfast mayor in equality pledge: BBC

The same old story: (from
Des Wilson

New Mayor faces a daunting task: Belfast Telegraph

Back of the bus no more: (from

Spiralling violence tops agenda for police board in North: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Police chief theatens to quit: UTV Internet

Law and Orde(r) guy: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

The Stevens Interview: A new World: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Thirty year echoes as tribunal evidence mirrors current developments: (from Sunday Tribune)
Eamonn McCann

Peace plan ignores the working class: The Guardian
John Cole

Republicans weather 'dirty tricks' campaign: Irish Democrat
Bobbie Heatley

Trimble criticises Parades Commission: RTE

Garvaghy residents reply to Trimble march bid: UTV Internet

Tories oppose change in anti-Catholic law: Irish Post/

SDLP Fundraising Foul Up/Walsh’s Unwelcome Guest: Irish Voice/

'Get-tough' McDowell to keep McCabe killers in jail: Irish Independent
Karl Brophy

Thursday, June 6

Republican voted in as Belfast mayor: The Scotsman
Alison Hardie

Target of loyalists takes over: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

First citizen's appointment heralds new era in bearpit of Ulster politics: The Herald
Noel McAdam

Why we're backing Maskey for Mayor: Belfast Telegraph
David Alderdice

From barman to Belfast's first citizen: BBC

Is this the night to give the IRA's political wing a reward?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Violence worsens in Belfast as Trimble urges Blair to act: The Independent
David McKittrick

Belfast riots prompt Trimble to meet Blair: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Riotous Behavior: Irish Echo

Ceasefires intact in name only: Belfast Telegraph

Cops won't be charged in Finucane murder - Stevens: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Anger at Boston boat trip plan by Sinn Fein TD: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Clinton urges on quest for peace: The Irish Times - Link now dead
Dan Keenan

Delay move for 'truth commission': Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

The politics of death: some victims forgotten: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Fan acquitted of flying UFF flag: The Scotsman
John Innes

This is NOT bigotry: Sunday Life (Jun 2)
Stephen Breen

Wednesday, June 5

Reid talks to republican and loyalist leaders in bid to stop Belfast rioting: The Independent
David McKittrick

Riots engulf Belfast as peace line strains ceasefire to the limit: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott and Henry McDonald

Two loyalist tribes hunt their common enemy: The Times
David Lister

Workers Party anti-violence call: UTV Internet

East Belfast violence is mainly about territory: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Eastern front: The Times

Hostility getting out of control: Irish Examiner

Amid the celebrations, it is never wise to forget Northern Ireland: The Independent (June 4)

Rioting kills the Jubilee spirit: The News Letter (June 4)
Richard Sherriff

Church leaders in jubilee service: BBC

Derry 'ghettos' urged: 'Put your flags away': Derry Journal

Mayor Maskey would delight and disgust: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Critical questions for Mr Maskey: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin mayor will spell coming of age: (from, June 3)

Trial date for 'Colombia Three' may be fixed soon, says judge: Irish Independent
Mark Duffy

Double-jobbing Durkan is in for the long haul: Belfast Telegraph (June 3)
Noel McAdam

The challenge that faces the new PSNI chief: Belfast Telegraph
John Hunter

Real IRA guilty tactic 'a bid for early release': Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Bringing peace out of the shadows: The Guardian
Jonathan Freedland

Tuesday, June 4

Belfast 'on edge of the abyss' as loyalists are shot: The Times
David Lister

Sectarian violence rocks city: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

'They just want to do a lot of damage': The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

NI celebrates Golden Jubilee: BBC

More battlefield than street party: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Ominous warnings: Irish Independent

Orde shows he has right stuff for North's toughest policing job: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Ulster Leaders Give Pep Talk to 2 Sides in the Mideast: New York Times (June 2)
Warren Hoge

A consummate professional leaves Stormont: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Accomodating Diversity: The Blanket
Ciarán Irvine

SF to protest over military presence: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Dead boy's dad in court over memorial riot incident: Irish Independent

Monday, June 3

Three shot in Belfast rioting: The Independent
Alan Erwin

Leave the guns in the cupboard, Hughie: (from, May 31)

Looking for Charlie: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

‘I can understand cemetery pickets’ – DUP’s Crozier: (from, May 31)

Pointless Pontificating: The Blanket
Ciarán Irvine

Transfers barrier halts the march of Sinn Fein: Sunday Independent (June 2)
John A. Murphy

By The Left ... Right March: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

USAF breach neutral Irish: Sunday Independent (June 2)
Don Lavery & Ralph Riegel

Business leaders turn out for Mitchell scholars: Sunday Business Post (June 2)
Kathleen Barrington

The equality industry has gone mad: Sunday Independent (June 2)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

'Battle of Bogside' appeal for ex-RUC: Derry Journal (May 31)

Roy gave us what we like - a good quarrel: Sunday Telegraph (June 2)
Kevin Myers

Call to repeal Act of Settlement: UTV Internet

The great divide?: The Guardian (May 31)
Jane Shaw

Sunday, June 2

Violence sparks across NI: UTV Internet

Street brawls leave district fighting fear: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Orde calls for support from all communities: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

The most difficult job in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Profile - Hugh Orde: The Sunday Times

PSNI pub crackdown 'sectarian': Derry Journal
Eamonn Houston

Colombian tip-offs exposed IRA link: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Joe Lauria

Sinn Fein will feel the Keane edge of US fury: Sunday Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Television - Tourists or terrorists?: Belfast Telegraph
Janet Devlin

The Keane ill wind blows SF some good: Sunday Independent
Padraic McKiernan

Heard the one about the Irish clichés?: The Observer
Ciaran Byrne

Twist and turns of peace process: BBC
Mark Devenport

The way to bridge Northern Ireland's education divide: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Real IRA man held over kidnap: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Real IRA ‘front’ to fight US ban: The Sunday Times
John Lee

Unionists hit out at 'Maskey for mayor' pact: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Hume receives 'Twin Towers' priest award: Derry Journal (May 31)

Northern Ireland begins jubilee party: BBC

Safety pins will be worn: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Tirade against Irish immigration is skeleton in the cupboard: The Herald (May 30)
Ron Ferguson

Saturday, June 1

Belfast set to get first mayor from Sinn Fein: The Independent
Dan McGinn

SF poised to take on city's top job: Irish Independent
John Devine

Shadow of IRA looms large over Maskey bid: Belfast Telegraph

Pugnacious master of Sinn Fein-speak: Daily Telegraph
David Sharrock

Unionists object to Sinn Fein mayor: BBC

Alliance slammed over Sinn Fein support: UTV Internet

Colombian connection a poison pill for Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Trimble's devolution support: UTV Internet

Commanders back new police chief: Belfast Telegraph

Chief constable 'not up to scratch': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Police officers injured in rioting: BBC

Israeli flags flying as 'tribute' to Queen: Belfast Telegraph

Secret Middle East talks in Britain: The Guardian
Ewen MacAskill

North politicians meet Israelis, Palestinians: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Good Friday provides a guide - not a rulebook: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Paths to peacemaking: The Guardian

Sound Advice?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Ulster bombing plot trio jailed: The Times
David Lister

SDLP Cancel N.Y. Fundraiser: Irish Voice/ (May 29)

Maginnis 'forced' to leave barbecue: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Will half of Ireland really back Cameroon?: Daily Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards


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