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Saturday, June 15

Obama to make landmark speech on North at G8 summit: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

President Obama's "admiration" for Enniskillen and Northern Ireland: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Fortress Ulster – the G8 lockdown begins as Obama and Co head to Fermanagh: Belfast Telegraph
Anna Maguire and Adrian Rutherford

Jury still out on G8 policing costs and the benefits to NI:
Andrew Coffman-Smith

Martin McGuinness says G8 can learn from Northern Ireland: Financial Times
Jamie Smyth

Teresa Villiers rejects judge's G8 'farrago' comments: BBC

Border secured (for one week only): Evening Herald

G8 backdrop still a troubled place: Ottawa Citizen
Declan Hill

G8 is a chance to tell the world Northern Ireland is ready to do business: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

David Cameron announces NI economic aid package: RTE

Northern Ireland leaders look to dismantle 'peace walls':
Alex Stevenson

Shared future outline is simply not good enough (Jun 13): Belfast Telegraph
David Ford

Beneath the hype, the North remains divided: Irish Independent
Henry McDonald

Parades Commission plea to Order ahead of marching season: The News Letter

Orange Order needs to show it means business in St Patrick's row: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

'New flags protocol is needed': Larne Times

Row erupts over flying of flag at empty Strabane courthouse: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

DUP 'mystified' by Orange Order's appeal to halt Maze centre: Belfast Telegraph
Anna Maguire

Man and woman face explosives charges after Derry security operation: Derry Journal

Ryan pal kneecapped over Real IRA's cash: The Sun
Stephen Breen

IRA claims responsibility for Cork punishment shooting: Irish Examiner
Sean O'Riordan

'Wig-wearing' man given four year sentence for IRA membership: Irish Independent
Niamh O'Donoghue

Omagh bombing 15 years on – Brian Reade returns to find spirited survivors in changed city: Daily Mirror
Brian Reade

DUP to investigate after councillor takes Bacardi Breezer to meeting:
Henry McDonald

Gerry Adams in warning to Sinn Féin TDs over abortion law vote: RTE

A Protestant Taoiseach would not do the things Kenny has: Irish Independent
David Quinn

Kenny's stance on Bill brings closer the realisation of O'Connell's aspirations: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Historic speech in Dail signals break from past (Jun 13): Irish Independent

Deirdre Madden – 'The Troubles are almost always in my work at some level': The Guardian
Christina Patterson

Once again, the nationalists decide independence is all about sharing (Jun 11): Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Friday, June 14

Fears over sectarian clashes at Belfast G8 rally: Belfast Telegraph
Anna Maguire

25-year-old woman arrested in connection with attempted bomb attack on policeman: Irish Independent
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Woman released in police car bomb investigation: BBC

Human rights chief hits out at dissident abuses: Derry Journal

Thanks Dave...for putting us on the map: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Wolsey

Northern Ireland's history of street demonstrations: BBC
Martina Purdy

Cameron due to detail Stormont commitments: RTE

Northern Ireland to get spending increase if peace walls come down: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

Short-term pain for long-term gain?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Concerns are being raised over misuse of Assembly petitions (May 30): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Police reject claims they allowed illegal flag protests: The News Letter

Anonymity ruling is an error of judgment: Belfast Telegraph

New unionist party tweets in Irish: BBC
Stephen Walker

Welsh office can't print driving licenses in Irish: Tyrone Times

Maze centre could deepen trauma for Troubles victims, says Order: The News Letter
Aine Fox

Anti-Maze parties urged to pull out of Unionist Forum: The News Letter

Arlene Foster – 'no regrets' over Londonderry 'whinging': BBC

Good times and some bad... all part of my time as mayor (Jun 7): Belfast Telegraph
Gavin Robinson

Sinn Fein mayor in early visit to loyalist Sandy Row: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Belfast's Lord Mayor Máirtin Ó Muilleoir Endorses Christine Quinn: New York Observer
Jill Colvin

New super injunctions granted in NI: UTV

Tóibín to vote against abortion bill: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

June 12 – the day we chose democracy over theocracy: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Tide continues to go out on Government parties as Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin gain in popularity: The Irish Times
Damian Loscher

NSA surveillance scandal goes full tilt clown: San Francisco Bay Guardian
Johnny Angel Wendell

'No' campaign losing sense of togetherness: The Scotsman
Natalie McGarry

Thursday, June 13

NI21's Basil McCrea accuses rivals of 'ganging up' over its assembly speaking rights: BBC
Gareth Gordon

NI21 targets Mid-Ulster 'non-voters': Tyrone Times
Michael McGlade

New political contenders are already in the rough: Belfast Telegraph
Rick Wilford

Police 'allowed illegal flag protests': UTV

Flag protestors enter council chamber: Tyrone Times
Annamay McNally

Sinn Fein's cultural war on unionists will only intensify: The News Letter
Connal Parr

Orange arch goes up in Glengormley: Newtownabbey Times

Obama to promote peace on Belfast visit: UTV

G8 – Martin McGuinness warns dissident republicans against violence: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Judge questions G8 policing levels: UTV

Four people arrested by Gardai during dissident crackdown: Irish Independent
Sarah Stak

'Violent criminals' behind shooting: Carrick Times

Supergrasses escape 22 year sentences despite lying seven times in court:
Barry McCaffrey

Supergrass trials to continue despite collapse of £12m UVF case: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Latest failures cast doubt on feasibility of the supergrass system in Northern Ireland: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Why can't we bring terror godfathers to account over foul crimes? (May 29): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

All Stormont MLAs take pay rise except SDLP: BBC

Wrong pay rise at the wrong time: Belfast Telegraph

Memorial service held in Coleraine to mark 40th anniversary of car bomb: BBC
David Maxwell

'One-sided' hunger strike module removed from syllabus by CCEA: The News Letter

The outbreak of ordinary life here really is Gr8 to see: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

BBC defends Danny Baker's anti-Irish tweet in wake of Boston bombing: Irish Voice/
Patrick Counihan

Advertising watchdog clears Rangers 'most successful club' advert over complaints it was misleading: Scottish Daily Record

Terrorism and the challenge for MI5 (Jun 11): The Scotsman
Kevin Toolis

Unionist parties think we were all born yesterday (Jun 11): Scottish Daily Record
Joan McAlpine

Wednesday, June 12

"Retrograde step for equality" – South Armagh republican ex prisoner support group on SPAD Bill: Newry Times
Paul Malone

How dare killers blame victims for threatening peace (Jun 4): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

What exactly is so special about all these advisers? (Jun 3): Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Fermanagh is in our plans, says leader of new unionist party: Fermanagh Herald

Order issues template for future parades: UTV

Public rally in opposition to Maze plans: The News Letter

UUP backs ex-RUC on Maze: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Northern Ireland remains sharply divided over national identity but with no strong desire for Irish unity: Belfast Telegraph
Duncan Morrow

Death threat to Northern Ireland journalist:
Roy Greenslade

UVF supergrass trial brothers not to be returned to jail: BBC
Mark Simpson

Loyalist supergrass back in court over 'deal breach': The News Letter

Supergrass failings exposed yet again: Belfast Telegraph

'Should be no further approaches' by police: Derry Journal

Lawyer for Guilford Four will represent John Downey in IRA Hyde Park bombing case: Irish Voice/

'Grossly shocking' discovery on rubber bullets – Foyle MP: Derry Journal

The death of Ruairí Ó Bradaigh and the Feakle Peace talks of 1974: Clare People
Joe O'Muircheartaigh

Enniskillen exhibition highlights former US president Bill Clinton's role in Irish peace process: Irish Voice/
Jane Walsh

Decade of commemorations should unite, not divide us (May 16): Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

G8 summit – Irish trade unions call in human rights monitors: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Why peaceful protest at the G8 summit must be allowed (Jun 6): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

London set to agree 'economic pact' with Northern Ireland: Financial Times
Jamie Smyth

Commentator claims Gerry Adams and Bobby Sands are of Scottish Protestant extraction: Irish Voice/
Patrick Counihan

Ignorant analysis drives British take on Ulster Bank:
Jon Ihle

Scottish clubs vote down SFA proposals for tougher measures to combat discrimination & sectarianism: Scottish Daily Record

Scottish independence – UK passport loss indication: The Scotsman
David Maddox

Westminster doesn't own 'Britishness': The Scotsman
Stuart McDonald

Tuesday, June 11

'SDLP facilitate discrimination', blasts Sinn Fein's Megan Fearon: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Loyalists in Last Chance Saloon: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

New party offers opposition outlet (Jun 6): Belfast Telegraph

Remove flag at Castle for good says Sinn Fein MLA: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Elliott defiant in St George flag row: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'Relief' as Orange park plan is withdrawn: Portadown Times

Parade protest hits 'a new low': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Northern Ireland's peace walls – the great divide keeping Troubles at bay:
Barbara Miller

Belfast journalist gets death threat over paedophile story:
Henry McDonald

Union urges lifting of death threat: Belfast Telegraph

Guns and explosives seized by PSNI in dissident raid ahead of G8: Irish Independent
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Smoking gun: Irish Independent
Stephen Breen

Derry man facing mortars charges refused bail: Derry Journal
Theresa Casey

Arrest over dissident republican activity: UTV

Gun and ammunition seized in Cookstown dissident search: BBC

Bomb found amid Newtownabbey alert: UTV

Police confident G8 protest rallies will be peacefully accommodated: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Northern Ireland Town Eager for Reinvention Freshens Up for Group of 8: New York Times
Douglas Dalby

Obama 'to resume' Clinton's NI legacy: UTV

MoD knew rubber bullets could be lethal, records show:
Owen Bowcott

Angry former officers in last-ditch effort to stop Maze 'peace' centre: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

TD stands by decision to attend funeral of dissident republican leader O Bradaigh: Irish Independent
Grainne Cunningham

Ireland got a £10bn back-door bailout from UK, claims newspaper: Irish Independent

State rejects Ulster 'bailout' claim: Irish Examiner
John Walsh

NI's first Ulster Scots station, fUSe FM, gets community radio licence: BBC

Robinson hopes for deal on economy: Belfast Telegraph

Mayor declines invite to renaming of cable bridge: Drogheda Independent

Kenny's credibility rests on Seanad vote – he needs a win: Irish Independent

Scottish independence – UK passport loss indication: The Scotsman
David Maddox

Monday, June 10

'Life and Times Survey does not reflect options for Irish Unity', claims Murphy: Newry Times
Paul Malone

We can't move forward without an agreed past: Belfast Telegraph
Mike Nesbitt

DUP's heir apparent after a flawless reign as mayor: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Race to find churn bomb: The Sun
Stephen Breen

G8 scare – Bomb planted along Donegal Fermanagh border – newspaper claims: Donegal Democrat

Army condemns 'irresponsible, disrespectful' use of its flags (Jun 8): The News Letter

Two weeks to go, and 'unsightly' flags are still flying in Enniskillen: Fermanagh Herald

Launched with razzmatazz and glitz...but within 24 hours new party is hit by controversy: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Only a party of substance will gather support: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew misses working as MLA: BBC

Crossing borders (May 14): Derry Journal

Ruairi O Bradaigh – Maintaining ideological purity was more important to him than human life (Jun 9): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Ulster Scots plan 'could reap economic boost': Larne Times

Scenes of a sexual nature, bad language and Ulster-Scots (Jun 5): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Mountbatten handgun returned to family by Defence Forces and Garda at reception at Glencairn House (Jun 7): The Irish Times
Peter Murtagh

Adams – Allow citizens in North to vote in Seanad elections: Laois Nationalist

Sharp divisions between Coalition parties on dissent over axing of Seanad (Jun 7): The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Could Seanad reform produce an acceptable second Oireachtas chamber?: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

The vandals seek to stifle dissent (Jun 9): Sunday Independent

A political Hobson's choice (Jun 7): The Irish Times

£3m funding for groups tackling problems of sectarianism: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

FMQs – independence being 'played down' in Aberdeen (Jun 6): The Scotsman
Eddie Barnes

Sunday, June 9

Angry scuffles at funeral of dissident republican leader Ruairi O'Bradaigh: Irish Independent

Former head of IRA who saw himself as successor to Wolfe Tone (Jun 8): The Irish Times

Union Flag query over police games: The News Letter

UKIP membership soars: The News Letter

Family left shaken by hoax bomb at house: Irish News

Second shooting in west Belfast: UTV

Hours after launching, NI21 in polygamy row: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Windows smashed in Orange and Masonic halls (Jun 5): Impartial Reporter

Terror shirts make university cold house for Protestants, warns Order: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Police – we're ready for G8: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Ex-IRA gunman Gerry McGeough in new legal bid: The News Letter

Date set for Omagh bomb appeal: UTV

Motorway bridge renamed after Mary McAleese (Jun 8): The Irish Times
Eoin Burke-Kennedy

McAleese praises possibilities of peace (Jun 8): Irish Independent
Jerome Reilly

'Petition calls for bridge order now' – Ruane: Newry Times

Fears suspected ex-IRA paedophile is in capital: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Expect noisy debate on bid to abolish Seanad (Jun 6): The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Oireachtas 'more hereditary' than Lords: Sunday Independent
Ruaidhri Giblin

Why do we care about Will and Kate, the fairytale across the Irish Sea? (Jun 1):
Aoife O'Connor

Our long love affair with the Queen . . .: Sunday Independent
David Robbins

Ex-model Jodie Marsh disgusts families of IRA victims by launching diet pills called 'Semtex' (Feb 12): Daily Mail

Bigotry is reducing Daly: The Sun
Robert Thomson

SFA to vote on tough sectarianism, racism rules: Scotland on Sunday
Alan Pattullo

Murphy to visit Cuba for Colombian peace initiative (Jun 5): Newry Times
Paul Malone

Saturday, June 8

Loyalists heckle Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness at Sinn Fein conference: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown and Claire Cromie

Loyalist protestors gather as Matt Baggott attends Sinn Fein conference: The News Letter

Leader of new party NI21 seeks to enthuse non-voters: Irish News

New party pledges break with past in search of a future without labels: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

NI21 has crowd clamouring to hear political vision: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

It's all smiles and glamour... the task now is to live up to expectations: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

NI21 may be a new party, but will face age-old dilemmas: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Special advisers legislation poised for legal challenge: Derry Journal

Mayor denies 'sectarian carve-up' in Craigavon council: The News Letter

Council first as SF take committee chair: Newtownabbey Times

PUP record opposition to shared space park project: Portadown Times

Sinn Fein MP Pat Doherty visits Irish man accused of IRA Hyde Park bombing in prison: Irish Voice/

Man charged with conspiracy to murder Northern Ireland police officers:
Henry McDonald

IRA's cigarette-smuggling millionaires – Former terrorists flooding the UK with potentially lethal fakes, cheating taxpayers of billions (Jun 6): Daily Mail
Stephen Wright

Derry man accused of having hoard of 'terrorist items' is bailed: Belfast Telegraph

Duncrue towpath bombing – Man released in PSNI murder bid enquiry: BBC

Police chief admits dissident attack by water a possibility: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Divisions over validity of Spanish victims' model for Northern Ireland: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Omagh bombing – Republicans Colm Murphy and Seamus Daly to challenge ruling that blamed them for atrocity: Belfast Telegraph

Digging for the IRA Disappeared – Moors Murders police officer searching peat bog for victims: Daily Mirror
Ros Wynne-Jones

Murdured RUC officers remembered: Tyrone Times

Gerry McGeough legal battle – Former IRA gunner's bid to overturn conviction for attempted murder of soldier: Belfast Telegraph

Elliott queries GAA's peace-building award: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Enda 'pulling a fast one on Seanad poll': Evening Herald
Conor Feehan

Voters will remain in dark until real cost of Seanad is given: The Irish Times
Sarah O'Neill

It's high time the upper house came tumbling down: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

A brush with the Troubles leaves a lasting legacy on McCann's art (Apr 15): The Irish Times
Aidan Dunne

Great deal in theory for Britain – but a non-runner in practice (Jun 5): Irish Independent
Donal O'Donovan

The English have a 'deep love' for Scotland being in the UK, Cameron says as he vows to defeat independence with his 'head, heart, body and soul': Daily Mail
Alan Roden

PM – I'll fight Scottish independence head, heart, body and soul:
Severin Carrell

Friday, June 7

New pro-union party launched in Belfast will be modern and inclusive, its leaders pledge: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

NI21 to offer opposition – Basil McCrea and John McCallister: BBC

Young Apprentice star attends NI21 launch: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

NI21 – How the Conservatives spent two years trying to woo the disaffected UUP duo: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

NI21 – A Bridge Too Far?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Number of unionists at record low, research shows: The News Letter
Sam McBride

NI survey finds more than 40% of people think united Ireland 'very unlikely': BBC

Compassion and equality the key to ending division: Belfast Telegraph
Gerry Adams

IRA weapons still in use, claims UUP MLA: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

SPAD – Lessons can be learned from missed chances: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

New staff for 'shoot-to-kill' probe: Belfast Telegraph

Spanish model could offer a better way forward, say Troubles victims: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Braveheart who fights for Northern Ireland in the Lords: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Suzanne Breen

Jamie Bryson's curfew lifted: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Council admits to removing castle flag for G8 brochure: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

A Partial Win For Boston College And Academic Freedom: Esquire
Charles P. Pierce

PUP 'dismayed' by Federation chief's call for use of plastic bullets: The News Letter
Aine Fox

Baggot rejects PSNI 'cannon fodder' claim over loyalist violence: BBC

Baggott rejects 'cannon fodder' claim: UTV

Only the police and the courts can deal with law-breakers: The News Letter

Second pipe bomb found in village: Belfast Telegraph

Duncrue towpath bombing – Man arrested over police murder bid: BBC

Man (44) to face IRA membership trial: Lurgan Mail
Carmel Robinson

Trial for lad in IRA membership: Irish Sun
Brian Kavanagh

Loyalist Robert Rodgers loses bid for 'amnesty' over Eileen Doherty killing: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Briege Meehan 'robbed me of childhood': UTV

Adams expresses 'sincere condolences' on death of Ruairí Ó Brádaigh:
Ciarán Hanna

Former IRA leader Ruairi O Bradaigh remembered by a close friend: Irish Voice/
Kathy Thorne

Ulster unionists in Scots poll protest: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Scottish independence – David Cameron hails Union: The Scotsman
Eddie Barnes

Alex Salmond's dream of a separate Scotland is rapidly falling apart: Daily Telegraph
Fraser Nelson

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir name Lord Mayor at Belfast at Northern Ireland: New York Amsterdam News
Elinor Tatum

The Seanad doesn't get my vote – it's an expensive insiders' charade: Irish Examiner
Matt Cooper

We will damage our democracy by voting to abolish the Seanad: Irish Independent
Michael McDowell

Thursday, June 6

Northern Ireland policing against loyalist flag protests 'too weak':
Henry McDonald

Plastic bullets should have been used earlier in flag riots – Police Federation chief: The News Letter

Police cannot fill political void, says David Ford: The News Letter

The Troubles will take time to vanish (Jun 4): The Independent

Pros and cons to success for latest pro-Union party: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Catholics in NI 'feel alienated' from UK: UTV

The Union's safe, so let's talk about the real issues: Belfast Telegraph
Trevor Ringland

Assembly finding its voice apart from that of the Executive: The News Letter

Woman appears in court over the attempted murder of police officers: Belfast Telegraph

Pipe bomb found amid Co Antrim alert: UTV

Rocket 'being taken away for destruction', court told: BBC

Orange Order confirms Portadown parade: UTV

Date set for Hyde Park trial: UTV

Anonymity for Army and police 'should not delay' murder inquest: The News Letter

Man in court over RUC Constable John Proctor murder: BBC

Supreme Court rules 'Slab' Murphy may challenge non-jury trial: The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

Call for 'Parachute Regiment Bridge': UTV

'Parachute Regiment Bridge' may redress offence over IRA park name – claim: The News Letter

Ruairi O'Bradaigh, former IRA chief of staff, dies aged 80:
Henry McDonald

IRA suspect can go to wedding: Evening Herald

Over 1,000 personnel to secure area south of Border for G8: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Ex-SF councillor admits child cruelty: UTV

Referendum campaign to scrap Seanad begins: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Government rejects any Ulster Bank takeover: Irish Independent
Donal O'Donovan

Wednesday, June 5

'SDLP abandon the Good Friday Agreement', claims Ruane: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Tory urges SF to accept outcome of SPAD debate and asks unionists not to gloat: Londonderry Sentinel
Terry Wright

Emotional scenes as 'Ann's law' passed at Stormont: The News Letter

Advisers bill could face legal challenge: UTV

Spad bill a rare, and significant, defeat for Sinn Fein: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Playing politics: The Irish Times

Basil McCrea and John McCallister's new party is NI21: BBC

McCrea won't confirm 'NI21' party name: The News Letter

Finance Minister role to change hands: UTV

The reasons behind Marian Price's release must be explained (May 31): The News Letter

Threat of terrorism in Northern Ireland 'will last for years': The Independent
David McKittrick

Woman charged with trying to murder police officers in Belfast:
Henry McDonald

Man charged with attempted murder in Craigavon: BBC

Jamie Bryson to seek judicial review of bail conditions: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Peace wall plans deemed 'ambitious': Belfast Telegraph

Project aims to steer disaffected youth away from paramilitaries: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Belfast man who 'kept pepper spray had been under paramilitary threat': Belfast Telegraph

Ó Muilleoir steps up as Belfast mayor: UTV

SF Lord Mayor hasn't ruled out attending WW1 remembrance services: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Londonderry investment 'whinging, moaning' criticised: BBC

Watchdog to investigate Lord Laird over lobbying scandal: The News Letter

Gay rights campaigner defends Ulster Unionist membership:
Henry McDonald

Irish Government plays down UK proposal to swap Ulster Bank for Nama's British loans: The Irish Times
Caelainn Barr

Contemplating Catholic controversy (May 2): Scotland on Sunday
Andrew Wilson

Tuesday, June 4

Sinn Fein fails to stop new law on special advisers that blocks those convicted of serious offences: The Independent
David McKittrick

NI Bill will end roles for former prisoners: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Kavanagh must lose advisers job says soldier hurt in IRA bomb: BBC
Martina Purdy

Victims gather at Stormont as SPAD Bill is debated: The News Letter

SF will challenge 'discriminatory legislation': Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Victims more supportive of power sharing than non-victims, research shows: The News Letter

Sinn Fein's Ó Muilleoir elected as new Belfast Lord Mayor: BBC

Sinn Fein Mayor will not remove Royal portraits: The News Letter

Flag row fears as unionists and republicans clash over Armed Forces: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

PSNI bid to censor Willie Frazer fails: UTV

Flag protester Jamie Bryson on his time behind bars: Belfast Telegraph
Sara Girvin

Court challenge to park service is dismissed: Portadown Times

Bus tour company hit by 'arson attack': The News Letter

RIRA – We'll shoot all of your limbs: Irish Sun
Stephen Breen

Suspect in Lithuanian hit survived RIRA beating: Irish Independent
Paul Williams

Woman released after questioning over pipe bomb attack: The Irish Times

Paramilitary attacks treble in west Belfast:
Henry McDonald

Maze – The prison that is imprisoning us all: The News Letter
Francis Teeney

UK government to foot G8 policing bill: UTV

Lord Laird remains silent over lobbying claims: The News Letter

Laird crisis a fresh blow for Nesbitt: Belfast Telegraph

Win for Oral History:
Scott Jaschik

AP, Fox News not isolated First Amendment controversies for DOJ: The Hill
Alex Lazar and Jordy Yager

Judge dismisses court challenge to Orange march in Portadown: The News Letter

Councillors vote against Irish language post: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Michael O'Neill surprised as Liam McAlinden opts for Republic: BBC

Belfast Troubles Mean Dodging Foreclosure After Bombs: Bloomberg
Colm Heatley

Selective internment is best way to deal with al Qaeda threat: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Monday, June 3

Sinn Féin tables motion calling for a border poll:

Ballycarry man behind Orange cultural plans: Carrick Times

TUV hits out at Maze comments: Ulster Star

PSNI preparing to seek possession of some Boston College tapes: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell, Gerry Moriarty

Third arrest over murder attempt on PSNI: UTV

Car attacked during RBP church service: Lurgan Mail

Local school in hunger strike row: Banbridge Leader

Murdered RUC officers remembered: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Lord Laird resigns Ulster Unionist whip after lobbying scandal:
Rajeev Syal

New calls for anti-sleaze measures: Belfast Telegraph

PR professional Lord Laird is no stranger to controversy: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Gallantry Cross' window unveiled at Belfast City Council: The News Letter

Police trained for summit threats: Belfast Telegraph

British military groups approached to promote tourism in Cork: Irish Examiner
Sean O'Riordan

Family of murdered IRA gunrunner expect justice in Whitey Bulger case to begin this week – John McIntyre brutally slain after FBI tipped off Bulger he was linking him to Valhalla gunrunning: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

London pub removes "sick" 'Bloody Sundae' cocktail from menu: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Liam McAlinden quits Northern Ireland for Republic: BBC

Michael McDowell – Ireland in danger of 'mutilating' Constitution (May 27): Irish Independent
Lyndsey Telford

IRA chief's widow faces sex abuse trial: Irish Independent
Breandan Morley

Scottish independence – 60% of young voters say no: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Are claims that Scotland is 'hostile' to Catholics a genuine response to prejudice or just a lingering sense of victimhood? (Jun 2): Sunday Herald
Helen McArdle

Denis Healey, Scottish independence and the black, black oil (May 29):
Severin Carrell

Sunday, June 2

McGuinness's special adviser branded 'dirty murdering scumbag': The News Letter

Travers urges the unionist parties to acknowledge security forces collusion: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Dying IRA man asked Travers father for forgiveness (May 31): The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

I want SPAD's bill to be called Ann's Law – Jim Allister: The News Letter

SDLP feels the pressure over advisers Bill as republicans ratchet up heat: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Troubles victims more tolerant than spokespersons – Queen's Professor: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

Man arrested over Belfast police bomb attack:
Henry McDonald

Arrest in England over PSNI murder bid: UTV

Bloodbath fears grow as RIRA man (70) to go free: Evening Herald
Niall O'Connor

Marian Price case proves the system works: Belfast Telegraph

Police probe Orange hall arson attack: UTV

Orange hall hit by 'arson attack': Belfast Telegraph

Orange lodge drops plan for prayers in park amid legal wrangling: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Orangeman denies plan was to clear way for huge 2016 event: Irish News
Connla Young

US court rules McConville tapes must be handed over to PSNI: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Police bias 'is issue in shootings probe': Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Belfast tour bus attacked by youths: UTV

Let's reap the rewards of G8 global spotlight: Belfast Telegraph

'Ourselves' weaves tale of Irish politics, women and their men (May 12): Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Paul Kolas

London Notebook – 'Bishop' Durkan sends blessings (May 29): Belfast Telegraph

Scotland has an issue with anti-Catholicism. That's a fact ... and we have to face it: The Herald
Peter Kearney

Pro-IRA chants are legal (May 28): Inverness Courier

Old Firm is still big business as investors see value in clubs (May 28): The Herald
Greig Cameron

Worlds apart on question of union (May 18): The Scotsman
Gerry Hassan

Saturday, June 1

'Do what is right' – SF aide tells local SDLP: Derry Journal
Michael McMonagle

IRA wanted to kill whole Travers family, says HET report: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

One step forward, two steps back: Derry Journal

'The Agreement still to deliver for our generation' – McGreevy: Newry Times
Paul Malone

DUP set to withdraw from park 'shared space' project: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Order withdraws park service plan: UTV

Garvaghy residents welcome Orange withdrawal: Portadown Times

Orange Order chaplain hopes for peaceful marching season: The News Letter
Aine Fox

Loyalist 'Welcome' banner removed: Newtownabbey Times

'UDA threatened to kill' man accused of pensioner murder: The News Letter

Bomb found wrapped in plastic bag in Kells, County Antrim: BBC

Tell us why Marian Price was released, demand unionists: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Louth man wanted in Lithuania walks free: The Irish Times

Major victory for BC in court battle over Belfast Project: Boston Globe
Travis Anderson

Disclosure of BC interviews reversed in part:
Tom Egan

Smithwick Tribunal – Judge seeking Garda bank statements: The News Letter

Smithwick Tribunal – Officer refuses to give bank details: BBC

Military advisers could be called to suspected IRA men's inquests: The News Letter

Coroner warns PSNI delays threatens his ability to hold proper inquiries:
Barry McCaffrey

Bias claim over killings probe in Northern Ireland: The News Letter

UK needs prompt action on human rights record, UN panel warns: The Guardian
Ian Cobain

Rematch put on the Long finger: The Irish Sun
Neil O'Riordan

Claws for optimism on China trip (May 25): (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Belfast peace skills aid talks between Farc and Colombian government:
Seumas Milne


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