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Sunday, June 15

Unionists hold key to restoring pact: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Trimble's challenge: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Donaldson's hardline call: UTV Internet

Trimble group confident of defeating Donaldson: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Trimble expected to defeat rivals: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

A meaningless sacrifice: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Donaldson’s ploy will leave blood on the unionist floor: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

UUP doomed never to diagnose its own disease: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

There can be no reconciliation without first finding truth: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Stakeknife inquiry hit by funding crisis: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

International onlookers to attend latest Colombia 3 trial: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Finucane suspect charged over UDA feud killing: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Special Branch investigate story of Dublin spy ring: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Probe into arrest of Belfast reporter: The Sunday Times
Gareth Walsh

Soccer bigots a national disgrace: Sunday Independent

Fundraising boost for Sinn Fein in US: The Sunday Times
John Burns

Ireland was a tonic, Hillary says in book: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Ulster terror gangs link up with mafia: The Observer
Tony Thompson

Parades man gets knighthood: UTV Internet

Saturday, June 14

Leader on offensive as key battle looms: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Empey Offers Olive Branch as Rift Widens: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Unionist rejection 'will damage peace hopes for all': UTV Internet

High stakes at UUP showdown: BBC
Mark Devenport

What do unionists dream about?: (from

Future of UUP Not the Only Thing at Stake: The News Letter

Deprived loyalist areas ‘a concern’: (from the Irish News, Jun 12)
William Graham

Loyalists and Ahern 'build bridges' at talks: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

'Bring Them Home Now'- Raymond McCartney: Derry Journal

Residents back out of Drumcree talks: Belfast Telegraph

Murder probes 'hampered': BBC

Omagh suspect held after planned bomb attack foiled: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Early election hopes fade: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Cowen Pays Homage to Hume 'Vision': Derry Journal

Fulton in court on terror charges: UTV Internet

Court scolds Britain over Army killers: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Army wrong to keep men convicted of murder: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

MoD 'must do the right thing': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton and Mary Fitzgerald

Flags are a Community Issue Not Police One: Derry Journal

Life after the NI conflict: BBC
Mark Simpson

Northern Ireland stunned by English councillor's outburst: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Man with a mouth as big as his home port: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

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Soldier 'lost the plot' claim: (from the Irish News)

Friday, June 13

Donaldson paper outlines 'failings': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'No confidence' in unionist MPs: BBC

Charge of the Unionist Brigade Goes On: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Highest of political stakes developing: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionism does not need a standing army: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Getting its Act Together is a Must for UUP: The News Letter

Sooner Blair joins euro the better for all: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Anger over removal of paramilitary flags: UTV Internet

It's Discrimination Says ex-RUC Man: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Mafia-style crime must be targeted: Belfast Telegraph

'Orde is Depriving Victims of Justice': The News Letter
Lesley Walsh

UN urged to probe 'shoot to kill' claim: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Bigotry Gets Boot from Young People: The News Letter
Jackie McKeown

Dublin trial by Politics: (from

Inquest on 1974 Dublin bombs to reopen: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Joe Humphreys

Victims and families a step nearer the truth: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

Common sense can save peace: (from the Irish News, Jun 9)

A sinister side to the celebrations: Irish Post/

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

Families claim evidence 'withheld': BBC

Thursday, June 12

David Trimble faces hardline challenge: RTE

Donaldson sets out his stall: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Armitage resigns from UUP: BBC

Kilclooney and Trimble clash over sanctions: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble 'conned' over RIR cull: UTV Internet

Disbanding the RIR is a necessity: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Why is the Ulster Unionist party committing Hara-Kiri?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Assembly costs £2m monthly: UTV Internet

Books on murder must never close: Belfast Telegraph

Truth forum is complex issue: (from the Irish News)

Haass keeps his envoy role: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

'Keep parades commission intact' - Durkan: UTV Internet

Several shades of summer shopping: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Concerns over riot arrest powers: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Alleged Mole Scappaticci Home 'to Clear his Name': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Ahern in talks with Loyalist Commission: RTE

Money's Worth: The Blanket
Terry O'Neill

Missing the Union flag point: The Scotsman (Jun 10)

Trouble brews at palace of peace: Daily Telegraph
Joshua Rozenberg

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Army chief 'did not see dead men': Belfast Telegraph

Perjury claim against soldier: BBC

Wednesday, June 11

Stalled talks need a kick-start says SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Call to implement agreement regardless of UUP: UTV Internet

'No plans' to disband RIR: BBC

Executive to meet as UUP battles continue: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Ulster Unionist 'marriage of convenience' on the rocks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

What want is at the heart of the matter?: (from the Irish News)
Briege Gadd

Truth forum may be considered: BBC

Victim's father opposes Peace Forum: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Orde told 'truth and justice' won't work: (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

Order suspends Trimble adviser McNarry: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The long and winding road: (from, Jun 9)
Jarlath Kearney

Loyalist hitman stalked Livingstone: The Times
David Lister

Mayor confirms killer's claims of assassination plot: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Adair - 'Stone is an egotistical, paranoid, schizophrenic: Sunday Life (Jun 8)
Stephen Breen

Plea to UN at delays over Mallon inquest: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Gibraltar's voters are annexed: (from the Irish News)
Olivia Mc Parland

Foreign Investors: The Blanket (Apr 25)
Liam O Ruairc

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

IRA fired first, says colonel: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Ex-soldier 'cannot remember' Bloody Sunday events: UTV Internet

Sunday Soldier 'a Bit of a Gunslinger': The News Letter

Tuesday, June 10

Minister 'heard pledge on RIR future': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Army future tops talks agenda: BBC

'Unionists cannot accept security cuts' says Paisley: UTV Internet

Durkan calls for NI political progress: RTE

Challenging roles we all have to play: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

IRA grills Scappaticci: (from The People)
Stephen Maguire

Count me out: (from
Jarlath Kearney

FBI to protect IRA mole: Sunday Life (Jun 8)
Ciaran McGuigan

Sinn Fein praise for community leaders: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Interface group receives letters threat over march: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Northern police to arrest rioters without warrants under new powers: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Interface trouble 'benefits nobody': Belfast Telegraph (Jun 7)
Paul Higgins

Prison Officer Blame LVF for Pipe Bomb Attack: The News Letter

Murder NI loyalist was 'double-crossing spy': UTV Internet

Trimble adviser admits Loyalist Commission role: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Hillary in swipe at 'time warp Paisley': Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Meehan praises 'Commitment': (from
Connla Young

Sinn Fein to stage picket over PSNI football match: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Picket was an example of 'fascism': (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

CPLC: The Blanket (Jun 5)

Ulster police admit 2,000 murders will stay unsolved: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Question of truth and justice: BBC
Brian Rowan

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Bloody Sunday Inquiry update: UTV Internet

Monday, June 9

Talks to discuss stalled process: BBC

After all this time, it is still 'them' and 'us': Sunday Independent (Jun 8)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

5 years after peace pact, Irish violence hot at core: San Francisco Chronicle (Jun 1)
Glenn Frankel

Unionist defends commission role: BBC

Mad Dog's fury over friend's murder: Sunday Life (Jun 8)
Stephen Breen

50-50 recruitment policy 'vital to impartial police force': UTV Internet

Orde axes ex-RUC cops: Sunday Life (Jun 8)

My Crusade for Justice: The News Letter
Karen Quinn

Rights group pressured over police recruitment: Sunday Life (Jun 8)

Irish State Collusion with MI5: The Blanket (Jun 5)
Eamonn McCann

A good innings - Maskey's year in review: Sunday Life (Jun 8) — (Alex Maskey Q&A: UTV Internet)
Malachi O'Doherty

School history lessons entrench sectarianism: The Sunday Times (Jun 8)
Scott Millar

Morgan's 'dilemma' over RIR City Hall reception: Sunday Life (Jun 8)
Joe Oliver

Army 'acted against regulations' over Catholic boy murder: UTV Internet (May 12)

Murphy sees IRA dissident in prison visit: Belfast Telegraph (May 29)
David Gordon

INLA, Russian criminals in lap dancing probe: Sunday Business Post (Jun 8)
Barry O'Kelly

Stone to keep 'kill and tell' cash: Sunday Life (Jun 8)
Alan Murray

Hillary, Monica and the Omagh bomb: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Countering the north-south investment imbalance: Sunday Business Post (Jun 8)
Michael F Smyth

Sinn Fein fogeys: Daily Telegraph

Sunday, June 8

Trimble faces leadership challenge: Scotland on Sunday

Donaldson 'manipulating UUP': UTV Internet

Infighting 'may tear UUP apart': BBC
Gareth Gordon

Challenge from Donaldson ‘could bring Trimble down’: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Trimble, the Unionists and a tale of decline and fall ...: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Agreement is the only show in town: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

Intelligence pressure could have Blair running for cover on North: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Colombia 3 lawyer slates prosecutors: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Prison officer slams attack: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Dykes

Orangemen stand defiant on Armagh march plans: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Apprentice Boys parade peaceful: UTV Internet

Loyalists linked to nursery bombs: BBC

Omagh police probe informer’s attack warning: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Missing man lost cash in republican money scam: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Sinn Fein cited in rights abuse: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Dykes

Brighton bomber starts reconciliation charity: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

'Hooded man' to take rights action against SF: (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

Suspect in O'Hagan murder is 'British Army agent': The Observer
Mike Browne

Former agent puts terrorist arms on show: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

GAA seeks apology for Croke Park massacre: (from the Irish News, Jun 5)
Valerie Robinson

Irish couple fight deportation from the US: The Sunday Times

Saturday, June 7

Robinson Slams Ulster Unionists as 'Lost Cause': The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Part-time RIR soldiers face axe: UTV Internet

Salaries continue for former MLAs: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Reworked deal can be done - Drumcree leader: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

To vote or not to vote?: Irish Echo
Paul Murphy / Gerry Adams

Cross-border commitment call: UTV Internet

There’s no future in digging more holes: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

Haass keeps role in Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll and Chris Thornton

'Army spy' starts legal action: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Colombia Three trial criticised by US lawyers: (from the Irish Times, Jun 6)
Deaglán de Bréadún

Further sectarian clashes in Belfast: UTV Internet

Belfast enclave waits in fear behind steel tiles and triple glazing: The Independent
David McKittrick

Leadership is key to peace: (from the Irish News, Jun 4)

UDA challenged on reason for murder: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Suspect held over murder as UDA leader goes into hiding: Irish Independent
John Devine

Loyalist's Murder 'Just Unfinished Business' - UDA: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

No revenge killing, begs loyalist's mum: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald and David Gordon

Protestors block Lower Shankill Road: RTE

Police must move quickly: (from the Irish News)

Killing has to stop: (from

Loyal order marks coronation: BBC

Govt seeks €56k from Omagh kin: Dublin Daily (Jun 6)
John Mooney

Campbell Urges MPs to Condemn 'Brave IRA' Call: Derry Journal

Mayor to snub RIR reception?: (from
Aidan Crean

Friday, June 6

Army 'cuts' tops UUP agenda: BBC

Donaldson hits back at Foster criticism: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The art of politics – it’s elementary: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Trimble's Days Look Numbered: Irish Voice/

Can the unionists show united front?: Belfast Telegraph

Tutored, Managed and Castrated: The Blanket (May 4)
Anthony McIntyre

Political vacuum - killers rush in: Irish Echo

Body in field thought to be Adair ally: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

A Wall of Silence as Terror Chiefs Holiday: The News Letter

Twelfth is no Mardi Gras, says Dallat: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

March plan a 'genuine' attempt to avert riots: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Minister in Call to Halt Republican 'Demands': The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Legal challenge in school dispute: BBC

First major test for new Lord Mayor: (from

Racism and the British Crown: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Ex-IRA prisoners call for museum at Maze: (from the Irish Times, Jun 5)
Suzanne Breen

Unanswerable case for Long Kesh museum: (from

Vandals target Union Jack: Irish Examiner
John Murphy

Spooky times in the corridors of power: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Straw criticised over inquiry: BBC

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

Soldiers came under machine gun fire, inquiry told: UTV Internet

Military police 'made up' parts of statement: (from the Irish News, Jun 4)
Seamus McKinney

Thursday, June 5

Scrap army regiment to fund PSNI, says Durkan: UTV Internet

'Lunacy' jibe hits Trimble rebels: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Crunch time in battle for control of the UUP: Impartial Reporter

Unionist unity is in short supply: Belfast Telegraph

Boneheaded, gutless and still in denial: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Myth-ing the point?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Taking Uniform Approach to Future of RIR: The News Letter

Green line returns: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Sinn Féin warns MPs of collusion trade-off: (from the Irish News)

Devastated Mum Fears Son is Dead: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Loyalist Commission under attack: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Clergyman defends role of commission: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill and Barry McCaffrey

Hutchinson to Discuss Escalating Violence: The News Letter

Drama over school dispute: BBC

Loyalists in interface initiative: BBC

Loyalist marches 'like Mardi Gras': The Scotsman
John Innes

Lodges 'denied insurance': BBC

Lawyer's alleged killer 'was snared by police': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Group to call for MP's apology: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

MP's call to honour IRA acts sparks outrage: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Straw questions value of Bloody Sunday inquiry: The Times
Melissa Kite

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Soldier tells Inquiry he killed: UTV Internet

Wednesday, June 4

'Must act now' to save peace process: UTV Internet

Ministers try to find Royal Irish solution: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

McGuinness in RIR broadside: UTV Internet

Army Watchtowers to Remain: Derry Journal

Unionist Flak is Flying in a Storm About Who Said What and When: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Durkan raps UUC 'soap opera and sweeteners': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Anarchic Base is Unsuited to Democracy: The News Letter

Attack on Holy Cross bus sparks new fears: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Dykes

Man attacked as violence flares: BBC

New Belfast LM aims to calm tension: RTE

Tricolour in parlour stays says new mayor: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Talking can take the heat off the street: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Sign of the times at Belfast City Hall: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast fear for missing loyalist: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Murdered - Police fear worst for renegade loyalist and dissident republican: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon and Paul Dykes

We reject this cult of terror: (from the Irish News)

PSNI Winning War on Sectarianism: The News Letter

'Tackle gulf with loyalists' says moderator: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Sound Advice to Share Our Ulster Space: The News Letter (May 28)

Time to Resurrect Civil Rights Body: Derry Journal

Call for day to reflect on victims of troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

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

Soldier denies gunman claim: BBC

Tuesday, June 3

UUP Crisis 'a Gift for Republicans': The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Plans to scale down army in Ulster 'unacceptable': Belfast Telegraph

Trembling Trimble holds democracy hostage: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

UUP members 'blackmailing' party: UTV Internet

Three-way split is the obvious reflection of unionist attitudes: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Why I stood up for Bobby Sands: The Guardian
John McDonnell

Finucane murder - no 'fast track' trial: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

BBC denies detectives saw Barrett footage: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Poster move over missing loyalist: BBC

Recruits Process is Biased - Orde: The News Letter

Local policing plans launched: BBC

'I Won't Quit Until New Training College is Open': The News Letter

SDLP man is new Mayor of Belfast: Irish Independent
Gary Kelly

Mayor Maskey 'a model of tolerance': UTV Internet

After Mayor Maskey, what next for the city of Belfast?: (from

All credit to Alex Maskey: (from the Irish News)

Dividing and conquering a working class: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Republicans and the Protestant Working Class — A discussion document: The Blanket
Gerry Ruddy

Civil Service 'Must be More Representative': The News Letter

The winter's night they took Shergar: Belfast Telegraph (May 31)
David Gordon

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

Soldier tells how he shot nail bomber: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Bloody Sunday solider denies killing youth: UTV Internet

Monday, June 2

Taoiseach rules out prospect of fresh strategy for political way forward in North stalemate: Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

RIR controversy 'sharpens divisions': BBC
Mark Devenport

SDLP and UUP vie for first citizen post: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Family fears for fate of missing loyalist: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Eye for an eye: Sunday Life
Ciaran McGuigan

Warning on loyalist feud over missing Adair aide: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

North's vacuum creates Policing board tensions: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Commissioner answers back: Sunday Life
Stephen Breen

Survey seeks views on policing: BBC

ReaI IRA informant Rupert gets $1m lawsuit indemnity from FBI: Sunday Business Post
Barry O Kelly

Belfast mayor worked to mend fences: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

The Major and the Mayor: Sunday Life
Pauline Reynolds

No Regrets and No Surrender: The News Letter (May 12)

Adams urged to give cash to victims: Sunday Life

Well, how do the victims cope?: Belfast Telegraph (May 29)
Peter Shirlow

MP calls for cross-border banks hols: UTV Internet

Sculpture gives better explanation of how the Agreement works: Belfast Telegraph (May 8)
Eamonn McCann

Ahern wants 'new thinking' on neutrality to allow EU role: Irish Independent
Conor Sweeney

What's wrong with shared Communion?: Belfast Telegraph (May 31)
Alf McCreary

Sunday, June 1

Donaldson threatens to quit UUP: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Unionists warned of danger in new splits: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists divided over support for declaration: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Finucane suspect held over missing Adair ally: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Police say missing man 'murdered': BBC

RIR row is turning logic upside down: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

Hot Seat for British Army: Irish Voice/

Parade 'could lead to disorder': BBC

Senators urge Powell to move on Dublin post: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

SDLP calls for urgent action to tackle sectarian murders: (from the Irish News, May 28)
Sharon O'Neill

Working towards a fairer society: Belfast Telegraph

FBI’s Real IRA spy may give video evidence: The Sunday Times
Maeve Sheehan

Written in Stone - UDA's bizarre attempt to poison Hermon: Sunday Life (May 11)

Demand to Ervine From Father of Murdered Man: The News Letter (May 8)
Stephen Dempster

The real tragedy of Blair's legacy ...: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Regime change, and Language: Fortnight
Chris Moffat

Loyalist strikes, orange parades, red noses . . .: (from, May 2, 2003)


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