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Friday, June 15

Fears growing on Irish border over hard Brexit, study shows: Belfast Telegraph

Dublin enraged Downing Street by comparing a post-Brexit Irish 'hard border' to the Berlin Wall: The Sun
Harry Cole

No new ideas from UK as the Brexit impasse drags on: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Wilson – Commons deal doesn't rule out Brexit 'max fac' arrangement: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Anderson warns of increased likelihood of 'no deal' Brexit: Irish News

Brussels STEPS UP plans to create new Irish shipping routes to BYPASS UK after Brexit: Daily Express
Joe Barnes

Brexit backstop is no 'temporary little arrangement' (Jun 14): The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Playing chicken over the post-Brexit Irish border: Financial Times
Martin Wolf

Uniting Ireland would make Brexit process look simple: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

Omagh bomb survivor urges politicians to get back to work: Belfast Telegraph

Peter Robinson's cunning plan to save Union could fall victim to generation game: Belfast Telegraph
Rick Wilford

SF chiefs keep open option of talks with FG and FF: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Buoyant Sinn Féin edge further into political mainstream: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

More clarity is needed on Sinn Féin's money from the US – Long: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

No one will dance to Sinn Féin's overtures: The Times
Eamon Delaney

Stormont parties snub Sinn Féin invitation: Irish News
John Manley

McDonald extends hand of friendship to prince: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

'We've found a new path to shared prosperity and security' – Prince Charles tells Ireland: Irish Independent
Tony Jones, David Young and Aoife-Grace Moore

Visit of Charles and Camilla – Growing bonds of friendship: Irish Examiner

'Real and persistent threat' remains from republican paramilitary groups: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Sinn Féin object to councillor convicted of drink-driving three times serving as policing chair: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Hutcheon

De-activated again! YouTube parade video saga marches on: The News Letter

Act of cultural vandalism for YouTube to take thousands of marching band videos offline: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

What happened to the bonfire outside Belfast City Hospital?: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Councillor Jolene Bunting faces criticism for "bringing Nazis to Belfast": Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Tyrone teenagers face 'sectarian sledging' at hurling contest: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

The NIO's proposed new legacy bodies might help Sinn Féin re-write history of Troubles: The News Letter
William Matchett

Army veterans to send white feather to secretary of state: BBC
Mark Devenport

Lord Empey takes Libya fight to Foreign Secretary's door: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Beattie affirms hunger striker's call for Nairac's body: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Former policeman blows the whistle on murderous Glenanne Gang in new documentary: Irish News
Allison Morris

Lisburn fun run bomb – Survivor tells how IRA has caused her 30 years of suffering: The News Letter
Duncan Elder

How Austin Currie's 1968 housing protest ignited NI's civil rights movement: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Abortion debate: 'SF says trust women – but do not trust their own members': The News Letter

Lord Alderdice resigns from Presbyterian Church: BBC
Stephen Walker

Why relations between the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Ireland are as good as they have ever been: Belfast Telegraph
Martin O'Brien

Archbishop isn't ruling out papal visit to North: Irish Catholic

Old certainties no longer hold sway as faithful flock to Clonard Novena: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Arlene Foster to attend Ramadan celebration event: Belfast Telegraph

Support for the England team is a political football (Jun 14): The Times
Alex Massie

Editor responsible for 'The Vow' now backs Scottish independence: The Scotsman
Chris Green

SNP's long-overdue show of defiance to a parliament that disrespects us: The Herald
Kenny MacAskill

Thursday, June 14

Support for giving extra Irish MEP seats to Northern Ireland: BBC

DUP reject call to give Republic's new MEP seats to Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

This little-noticed Brexit amendment could force Britain to stay in the single market:
Adam Bienkov

Irish Border pledge by London makes Brexit 'no deal' impossible, say MPs: The News Letter

Stormont's pro-remain parties demand post-Brexit rights: BBC
Mark Devenport

Simon Coveney rejects 'barriers, checks and fences' on trip to Berlin: The Irish Times
Derek Scally

Coveney – Brexit a tragedy for UK, EU and Ireland: Deutsche Welle
Kate Brady

Derry MLA says there is 'no such thing as a good Brexit': Derry Now

Britain's 'backstop' plans could open a backdoor for fraudsters: Irish Independent
Sarah Collins

DUP has played a key role in delivering Brexit, says Dodds: The News Letter

Brexit causing 'tectonic plates' of politics to shift, says Varadkar: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

One-fifth of NI people would vote for united Ireland – poll: Belfast Telegraph

Forty Shades of Green; Fifty Shades of Orange:
Gary Gibbon

We need to know what was conceded to pass Brexit votes: The News Letter

Name a date and a place, says IRA victims' group over Corbyn meeting: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Overwhelming backing from NI public for help for veterans: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

No £1,000 fines imposed by DUP, says Foster: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin objects to new Orange parade: The News Letter

Time for Orange Order to meet Sinn Féin: Irish News

Sinn Féin invites Stormont leaders to help tackle sectarianism: Irish News
John Manley

Belfast mural arson is latest bigoted vandalism incident – DUP: The News Letter

Unionists defend erection of Orange arch: The News Letter
Russell Keers

O'Neill's tributes to IRA dead staggering, says UUP man: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Man beaten on Belfast greenway suffered 'horrific' injuries: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Levels of racism 'should shock us to our core', says Amnesty: Irish News

Former RUC officer – No evidence Nairac killed IRA member: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Boris' change of heart for Libya-IRA victims: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Memorial service to remember victims of IRA bomb attack 30 years on: The News Letter
Duncan Elder

Prince Charles returns to Omagh to perform poignant duty as families reflect on The Troubles' darkest day: ITV
Chris Ship

'Charles' Omagh visit shows victims not forgotten' says man who lost son in bombing: Belfast Telegraph

Restrictions in Cork as Charles and Camilla visit: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Charles and Camilla begin Ireland tour with trip to Cork's English Market: The News Letter

Ireland's complicated fascination with royals: Irish Examiner
Mervyn O'Driscoll

House of Lords will not investigate Lord Kilclooney's 'typical Indian' tweet: Irish News

YouTube parade battle goes on with accounts threatened with shutdown: The News Letter

Dessie Ellis may not be only SF TD keeping €93k salary: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Flanagan questions 'true motives' of SF attack on court: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

GAA declines to say if Arlene Foster on guest list for Ulster final: Irish News

DUP alderman claims tourists are being given 'misinformation' while visiting Derry's walls: Irish News
Peter Hutcheon

Royal Mail lorry 'part of a gay bandwagon': The News Letter

World Cup – Postmen banned from flying the flag: The Times
Kaya Burgess and Greg Hurst

Scottish and UK governments at war as Brexit power grab row sours relations: Scottish Daily Record
David Clegg

Wednesday, June 13

DUP MPs to back Theresa May in crucial Brexit votes: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin slams DUP's 'reckless agenda' for backing Theresa May on Brexit votes: Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

Brexit – Labour's Northern Irish sister party calls on MPs to back EEA membership ahead of crunch vote: The Independent
Benjamin Kentish

Brexit – MPs assured there'll be no physical checkpoints at Irish border: Belfast Telegraph
Lizzy Buchan

Britain negotiating with itself causing problems, says Coveney: The Irish Times
Derek Scally

Government denies border checkpoint preparations: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

British backstop plans are a 'countdown to a hard border' – Brendan Howlin: Irish Independent
Laura Larkin

North's 'irresponsible' leaders urged to return to governance: The Irish Times
Suzanne Lynch

Mrs May gets a win over rebels – but her negotiating hand is now even weaker: Irish Independent
John Downing

UK should have quit EU talks when Brussels reneged on border fudge: The News Letter
Andrew Lilico

Sinn Féin MLAs and orchestra greet Prince Charles before Omagh visit: The Irish Times
Noel McAdam

Prince Charles shakes hands with Old Bailey bomber Gerry Kelly: The News Letter

I was following in footsteps of McGuinness, says Sinn Féin's Kelly after shaking Prince's hand: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly urges unionists to 'reciprocate' after shaking Prince Charles' hand: The News Letter

Neighbours, not invaders: Mayo News

Political drift risks hurting investment: Belfast Telegraph

Fresh questions over party political funding in Northern Ireland:
Maresa Fagan

Michelle O'Neill – Orange Order has yet to acknowledge request for meeting 10 months on: Irish News
John Manley

DUP 'fines politicians for media interviews': BBC
Mark Devenport

Northern Ireland parties slam DUP's fines system: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

DUP whistleblower claims party 'detests' BBC's Stephen Nolan 'with every fibre' for RHI coverage: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Former DUP Spad acts as 'judge, jury and executioner' on discipline matters: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Public suffocation of diverse voices is unhealthy: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

YouTube controversy – We are non-sectarian, why snub us like this?: The News Letter

Two murals on Shankill burned in overnight attack: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Tourists on Derry Walls told Catholics 'not welcome' at Memorial Hall, claims councillor: Belfast Telegraph

Security alert – 'Those responsible have shown complete disregard for this community': The News Letter

Paramilitary gang's attack on man (23) in Belfast condemned: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Date set for loyalist Mark Harbinson's gun possession case judgment: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Decision to award Council funds to 'bonfire diversion' comes under fire: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

We all have right to remember our dead – I won't stop doing so, says Sinn Féin's O'Neill: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin accused of 'selective memory loss or hypocrisy' over inquest funding: The News Letter

Libya rejects use of frozen assets to pay IRA victims: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

MPs revisit idea of military amnesty after 'disappointment' in government actions: The News Letter

Irish Government to appeal 'Hooded Men' ruling: ITV

Victims' campaigner Raymond McCord to serve on board of world peace prize organisation: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Sinn Féin branches seek 'vote of conscience' on abortion law: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Pro-choice activists attack NI Secretary over Westminster leguslation claims: The News Letter

Bradley faces constitutional 'challenge' over abuse inquiry recommendations: ITV

Campaigners against incinerator to use Prince Charles visit: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Arron Banks walks out of select committee for lunch with MPs Paisley and Wilson: Irish News
Allison Morris

Inquiries tell different tale north and south: The Times
David Davin-Power

Referendum on removal of blasphemy offence to take place in October: Irish Independent
Kyle Ewald

There's nothing to stop Canada from immediately making Prince Harry our king: Regina Leader-Post
Tristin Hopper

Tuesday, June 12

Britain vows to protect soldiers from Troubles legacy inquiries: The Times
Aaron Rogan and Richard Wheeler

Furious Scottish veterans tell Government to 'shove Northern Ireland medals up their a***': Scottish Daily Record
Stephen Stewart

SAS hero – End this witch-hunt or no one will join Army: Daily Express
Kate Devlin

Inquest funding problems need to be sorted out – lord chief justice: The News Letter

SF calls for release of legacy inquest funds: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

Peter Robinson's Northern Ireland border poll plan draws mixed views: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Brexit – Theresa May's backstop plan 'would lead to hard border' with Ireland, says EU: The Independent
Jon Stone

Varadkar – 'Hard border will just never happen, ever': Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

EU commissioner says 'tide is going out' on Brexit hardliners: The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Former Irish prime minister 'appalled' at state of British politics: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Back-up plans for hard Brexit under way: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

How Ulster Unionists Block Brexit: New York Review of Books
Fintan O'Toole

Divided We Fail (Jun 11): The Times

What Robinson meant ... and what he didn't talk about: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Peter Robinson is right about one thing, there is now only everything to play for or nothing: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

'Legal technicalities' delaying pay cut for MLAs: The News Letter

Taoiseach's visit to Belfast – Leo right in the North – almost: Irish Examiner

Hibernians press Pompeo on North envoy: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Mooted alliance between Fine Gael and Sinn Féin would be an unholy one for Taoiseach: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Coleraine bomb memorial boycotted by relatives because Sinn Féin mayor attended: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Sinn Féin mayor who joined IRA victims commemoration wants to be 'mayor for all': Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Credit to mayor for attending memorial: Belfast Telegraph

Now apologise for video nonsense, YouTube is told: The News Letter

YouTube defends removal of loyalist band videos: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Appeal against Gary Haggarty sentence 'won't see him returned to jail': The News Letter

Loyalist – Gun, silencer and ammunition were planted to set me up: The News Letter

SDLP members pull down and bin IRA sign – call on loyalists to do the same: Belfast Telegraph

May urged to support timetable for change on Northern Ireland abortion legislation: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Stormont, not Westminster, should decide NI abortion laws – Bradley: The News Letter

SF calls for uniform NI abortion service access: RTE
Tommie Gorman

Republic's secularisation brings Protestant and Catholic churches closer: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry rumoured to visit Ireland on Friday 13th: Irish Mirror
Anita McSorley

Pope Francis 'disappointed' not to be visiting Northern Ireland: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Pope Francis to visit 'very different' Ireland – Martin: BBC

Hope endures that future Papal visit will include Armagh: Irish News

Boris Johnson 'backs BOLD idea' of a BRIDGE linking Scotland to Northern Ireland: Daily Express
Martina Bet

An Endgame, of Sorts, Is Looming for the U.K. in the Brexit Debate: New York Times
Stephen Castle

Between the Rock and a hard place – Gibraltar's Brexit limbo: New Statesman
Keith Kahn-Harris

Co Tyrone Palestine campaigner dropped by GAA board: Irish News
Connla Young

Presbyterian Church now like those who burnt the martyrs – Lord Alderdice: The News Letter

Union will not be threatened any time soon: The Times
Alex Massie

Newsflash – independence is not going to happen: The Scotsman
Alex Cole-Hamilton

Monday, June 11

Norway-style deal with EU will not prevent Northern Ireland hard border, shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer warns: The Independent
Lizzy Buchan

Cabinet hits out at Boris over Brexit (Jun 10): Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

Border deal is not likely until October, Taoiseach claims: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Border fix for Ireland 'may not be dealt with until autumn summit': Irish Independent
John Downing

The Irish Times view on Brexit – London edges closer to reality: The Irish Times

Breakdown in Brexit talks now more likely than ever (Jun 10): Sunday Independent
Dan O'Brien

EU remains firm but fair on Brexit (Jun 10): Sunday Independent

Irish unification poll would be 'recipe for chaos', says DUP's Campbell: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

English nationalism is the real threat to British unity and identity (Jun 6): Irish Examiner
Gerard Howlin

'If there is not this type of mutual respect there is no peace' – Derry DUP councillor welcomes historic visit of the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to the Orange Order's Headquarters in Belfast: Derry Now

Leo Varadkar's risky Feile launch only helps Sinn Féin (Jun 10): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Varadkar Orange Order visit will serve to dispel myths (Jun 9): Belfast Telegraph
Mervyn Gibson

Taoiseach has demeaned office with his republican courtship (Jun 10): Sunday Independent
Mairia Cahill

DUP best advised to go away and rethink the numbers game (Jun 7): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

'Prods are not allowed to speak' – DUP to seek legal advice over Sinn Féin Mayor's year in office (Jun 4): Derry Now

Unsolved murder casts a shadow over Belfast's new mayor: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Paramilitary-style assaults in Belfast plunge over past year: The News Letter

Decline in paramilitary beatings in Belfast is welcomed: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

No place for paramilitary attacks: Irish News

Sinn Féin – Flying of loyalist flags in Belfast mixed housing estate designed to 'raise tension': Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

'Are lampposts the best place to display the pain of history?' (Jun 8): Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Number of bonfire groups in council funding schemes flatlines: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Anger at YouTube move to 'censor' band videos: The News Letter

Sinn Féin's McDonald to meet Chief Constable: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

The Belfast school 'peace fence' – 10 years on:
Kathryn Torney

Pre-school children to experience shared education: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Coleraine 1973 IRA bomb attack remembered at 'dignified' service: The News Letter

Sinn Féin mayor honours pledge to attend IRA bomb commemoration: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Events to mark anniversary of Bloody Sunday apology: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Pope Francis 'will leave the North off visit' (Jun 10): Sunday Independent
Paddy Agnew

Baptism barrier' removal plan is unconstitutional 'game of bluff' (Jun 7): Irish Catholic
Greg Daly

Alliance Party's Nuala McAllister apologises over leaflet row (Jun 8): BBC

Elliott urges ex-SF MLA to honour £48k that he owes: Belfast Telegraph

Jeffrey Donaldson's daughter a leading campaigner for abortion reform: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

SF members may get 'conscience vote' on abortion: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Presbyterian traditionalists appear long on preaching and short on love (Jun 9): Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

End of the UK? Sturgeon says Barnier backstop plan could trigger shock EU-Scotland deal: Daily Express
Oli Smith

Sunday, June 10

British government will not publish Brexit proposals ahead of key EU summit:
Stephen McNeice

'It's INSULTING!' Furious Brexiteer demands EU and Ireland stop holding UK to RANSOM: Daily Express
Charlotte Davis

Taoiseach optimistic Brexit deal can be done by October deadline: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Brexit SHOWDOWN – May plans Chequers lock-in to thrash out Irish border solution: Daily Express
Ciaran McGrath

'We never wanted Brexit and have no interest in exploiting it': Irish News
Leo Varadkar

Ireland and U.K. Maneuver on Border Question: Wall Street Journal
Paul Hannon

The Irish border question has done for hard Brexit: Financial Times
Jonathan Powell

How many people in the North want a united Ireland? It's the week in numbers:
Adam Daly

Robinson's thoughts on a referendum for a United Ireland is the wake-up call that unionists should take care to heed: Belfast Telegraph

'Gorgeous' VIP Leo praised by crowd for taking historic step: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

'Protestant heritage, protestant history and Orange heritage part of our shared history' – Leo Varadkar: Irish Examiner

Criticism of Leo Varadkar for opening the West Belfast Festival is unfair... some events are a showcase for inclusion: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Amnesty urges Theresa May to change abortion law in Northern Ireland: Sunday Herald
Peter Swindon

Calls for 'travel bursary' for Northern Irish women seeking abortions in Scotland: The Herald

Stop calling abortion a 'sensitive' issue – for Northern Irish women it's simply toxic: Sunday Telegraph
Clare Bailey

Abortion and the link to Stormont resurrection: The Sunday Times
Newton Emerson

Northern Equality (May 29): The Times

Man with alleged dissident republican links arrested for ramming gates of British Embassy: Irish Mirror
Niall O'Connor Niamh Drohan

Bonfire makers say council trying to 'erode Britishness': BBC
Peter Coulter

Sectarian graffiti daubed on equipment at children's play park in the Waterside area of Derry: Derry Now

Pistol found at loyalist's home 'was in a poor state': Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Officers disciplined by Ombudsman over Bangor assault investigation failure (Jun 8): Irish News
Allison Morris

Man who drove over Orange lilies convicted of hate crime: Belfast Telegraph

Aspects of the Bloody Sunday report to be challenged at a meeting to be held in Derry next week: Derry Now

Delight for UUP as party holds five of Province's top council posts (Jun 7): The News Letter
Duncan Elder

RHI inquiry – DUP Spad called official to ask about installing boiler (Jun 6): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Activist hits out at Church for 'penalising' the children of gay members: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Irish Presbyterian Church in 'theological brexit': BBC
William Crawley

Same-sex issues at very core of cross-channel schism: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Billy Kennedy – Scots to blame for Presybyterian split over same-sex marriage: The News Letter

Why are there no rape crisis centres in Northern Ireland?: The Guardian
Dawn Foster

DUP in Derry describe YouTube's decision to delete the accounts of local marching band's accounts as a 'disgrace': Derry Now

'Everyone adored him... and then he went into Fine Gael' – Leo Varadkar one year in, has his popularity peaked?: Sunday Independent
Kim Bielenberg

Should Donald Trump appoint ambassador to Dublin and envoy to Belfast? For and against: The Irish Times
Seán Donlon and Trina Vargo

Man arrested by gardai after reportedly flying Palestinian flag at Meath's game with Tyrone: Irish Independent
Sean Nolan

Call for Ireland to maintain strong research links with UK after Brexit (May 29): The Irish Times
Kevin O'Sullivan

Enda Kenny to be named 'European of the Year':
Órla Ryan

Divorce could be removed from Constitution, says Minister (Jun 8): The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

English 'feel disadvantaged within the UK': The Herald

The SNP was roaring ahead even before the Growth Commission report – is now the time for a referendum?: Sunday Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Saturday, June 9

I'm a neighbour, not an invader Varadkar tells Orange Order leaders: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Taoiseach get rock star welcome on visit to orange, green and rainbow: Irish News
Allison Morris

Taoiseach's visit shows how a city renowned for division can celebrate diversity: Irish News

Landmark Lodge visit puts a smile on some Belfast faces: The Times
Lise Hand

Positive engagement on display as Taoiseach meets Orange Order: Irish News

Brexit causes surge in support for united Ireland, poll finds: The Independent
Jon Stone

Varadkar says he believes vote on Irish unity would be 'very divisive': Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Fewer NI people feel British than other UK regions – survey: BBC
Mark Devenport

Robinson under fire after calls for regular polls on Irish unification: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Why do we say United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland? – Saturday briefing: Daily Express
William Hartston

Arlene Foster insists Tory link has benefited Northern Ireland: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Downing Street rejects backstop only for North: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton and Pat Leahy

Coveney describes Brexit backstop proposal as 'step forward': The Irish Times

Brexit – Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's 'backstop plan': BBC

Arlene Foster hits out after EU negotiator Barnier rejects backstop plan: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

What is the Northern Ireland Brexit 'backstop' idea and how would it prevent a hard Irish border?: Irish Mirror
Michael McHugh

Tom Elliott questions if Brexit will ever happen: BBC
Gareth Gordon

David Davis won't resign over Irish border backstop, Downing Street insists: The Scotsman
Paris Gourtsoyannis

Almost 5,000 sign petition calling for peace status: Belfast Telegraph

Softly, Softly: The Times

Theresa May enters Northern Ireland abortion debate: The Guardian
Anne Perkins

Varadkar – NI abortion laws should mirror the rest of UK: BBC

Abortion rights in NI 'blocked by deal with DUP' says Sinn Fein: The Guardian
Jessica Elgot

Lack of Executive cannot be used as excuse to deny women their human rights: Belfast Telegraph
Les Allamby

Abortion debate hints at a wider constitutional quandary: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Féin abortion rebels Peadar Toibin and Carol Nolan face expulsion from party if they don't budge on pro-life stance: Irish Mirror
Ferghal Blaney

SDLP abortion stance difficult to comprehend says ex-party stalwart: The News Letter

The DUP is increasingly at odds with its voters on moral matters: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Abortion referendum aftermath – Is Northern Ireland next?: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

The Guardian view on Northern Ireland and abortion – the mounting demand for change: The Guardian

Dissidents in Derry – PSNI on high alert for republican attacks: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

'I'm still waiting on an answer' – Former Sinn Féin Mayor of Derry and Strabane challenges DUP to produce evidence for their attacks on him over the past year: Derry Now

Kingsmills inquest – Troubles help 'is not a Dublin priority': The News Letter

Former Sinn Féin MLA wins fair employment case against Citizens Advice: Irish News
John Manley

Arlene Foster attendance at Ulster final still up in the air: Irish News
Joanne Sweeney

Police officer who infiltrated republican group had 'intimate relationship' with woman: Irish News
Connla Young

Sinn Féin demands inquiry into British spy revelations: The Times
Ellen Coyne

Séamus Mallon awarded freedom of Drogheda despite Sinn Féin objections: The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Neutrality must be enshrined in Irish Constitution – Sinn Féin: ITV

Friday, June 8

Ex-DUP leader suggests fixed generational polls on Irish unity: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Peter Robinson warns of 'majority of one' border poll 'chaos': BBC

Talks to restore devolution 'a train wreck' – Robinson: ITV

Boris Johnson 'warns of Brexit meltdown': BBC

May refuses to give guarantee over December 2021 end date for Brexit backstop: Belfast Telegraph

Britain to insist on a deal by October on an open Border: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton and Pat Leahy

Brexit Backstop 'cannot be time limited' – Varadkar: BBC

Dodds welcomes Brexit backstop proposal as a 'step forward': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

UK plan to avoid hard border is 'unworkable': Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Leaked comments by Boris Johnson expose cabinet divisions: The Guardian
Heather Stewart, Daniel Boffey, Rajeev Syal and Lisa O'Carroll

Some Brexit progress, but big questions remain in London: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

McCartney blasts Theresa May as 'disgusting' for repeating false claims over legacy investigations: Derry Journal

There's little Corbyn can do to make his comradeship with violent republicans less deplorable: The News Letter
Owen Polley

DUP MP 'working for banners resolution': The News Letter

Anger after kerbstones painted outside new apartments close to the Fountain estate in Derry: Derry Now

Foster criticises Taoiseach for launching west Belfast festival: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Taoiseach's historic visit to Orange Order HQ in Belfast welcomed: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Varadkar 'endorsing' IRA terrorists by opening west Belfast festival: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Taoiseach faces criticism for agreeing to visit Orange Order HQ in Northern Ireland: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Taoiseach's plan to visit Orange Order is a positive gesture: Belfast Telegraph

'All eyes are now on Government' after Supreme Court rule Northern Ireland abortion laws 'incompatible' with human rights laws: Belfast Telegraph

Karen Bradley – abortion ruling will be 'clearly heard': Belfast Telegraph

Stormont official warned delaying abortion report was becoming 'less tenable': Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Inevitable split on way for Wells and DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Why must every debate on social or moral issues be reduced to unionist v nationalist?: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Stormont is place to decide legislation on abortion: Irish News

Cultural shifts show Catholics should vote DUP, says academic: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Mark Harbinson's fingerprints were found on a biscuit box which contained a gun, trial hears: Irish News

Sinn Féin mayor slammed for refusal to condemn Coleraine bomb: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

I did nothing wrong, says ex-HET investigator Steve Hobbs: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Kathleen Thompson – Inquest adjourned until soldiers found: BBC

Controversial police unit infiltrated the Civil Rights Association: Irish News

'Hurt' over Campbell – McGuinness IRA novel: The News Letter

Campaigning father whose son was shot dead by SAS in graveyard in 1978 died without ever receiving an apology: Irish News
Allison Morris

Queen's staff oppose Peter Robinson honorary professorship: Irish News

Seamus Mallon given freedom of Drogheda: Irish News

IFA resist Sinn Féin pressure to cancel Northern Ireland friendly with Israel: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Nicola Sturgeon 'no plans' to meet Arlene Foster during Scotland visit: Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, June 7

Downing Street – Backstop plan for Irish border after Brexit to be announced soon: Belfast Telegraph

Brexiteers claim Theresa May's Northern Ireland plans would cause 'Hotel California Brexit' where we would never really leave: The Sun
Alain Tolhurst

Brexit – David Davis plans revolt over customs backstop plan: The Guardian
Pippa Crerar and Heather Stewart

Border backstop row heaps more pressure on May: Irish Independent
Shaun Connolly

Theresa May can't please everyone with backstop balancing act: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Bradley refusing to rule out another Assembly election as Sinn Féin criticise lack of progress: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Prime Minister repeats refuted legacy claim in Commons: BBC
Enda McClafferty

Army veterans may be protected from prosecution for alleged historic offences as MPs announce official inquiry: Daily Telegraph
Callum Adams

The Belfast Agreement entrenched tribalism... it's time to think again: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Kennedy

Leading Orangeman bids to calm tensions over Dungiven march: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

UVF flags put up in east Belfast: Irish News
Connla Young

Erection of loyalist and union flags an 'annual coat trailing exercise' by unionists, says SF councillor: Derry Journal

Hardline loyalist group say they 'support message' contained in bonfire posters: Irish News
Allison Morris

Supreme court to rule on Northern Ireland abortion law: BBC

O'Neill welcomes Commons abortion debate: Belfast Media
Conor McParland

Abortion rights in Northern Ireland 'a no-brainer', MP says: BBC
Lindsay Brown & Jim Connolly

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust:
Aoife Barry

Foster dismisses Nazi abortion comparison: The News Letter

SDLP's Alban Maginness attacks party leader over support for repeal: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

SDLP councillors in Newry, Mourne & Down 'reaffirm their pro-life position': Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

DUP under attack on all sides over abortion: The News Letter

Stop depicting North as 'antediluvian', says anti-abortion peer: The Irish Times

Abortion – After passionate speeches in Commons, what happens next?: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP hits back at SF 'far right' branding: The News Letter

Arlene Foster's out of order and we could do with hard border to block her visit for Orange parade: Scottish Daily Record
Annie Brown

Gerry Adams among those to eulogize Bill Flynn at funeral mass, Bruce Morrison pays tribute: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to launch Féile an Phobail 30th anniversary festival: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Taoiseach to visit Orange Order's NI headquarters: ITV

Varadkar criticised for agreeing to North event: Irish Independent
Gareth Morgan

Officer should be suspended over baton incident – Sinn Féin's O'Dowd: Belfast Telegraph

Complaint against Police Ombudsman thrown out: Irish News
Connla Young

Man arrested over 1997 Darren Bradshaw murder is released: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Kidnap of €33m Irish racehorse Shergar was 'unbelievably easy' documentary reveals: Irish Mirror
Ann Gripper Trevor Quinn

Former IRA member claims Shergar kidnapped to fund campaign of terror as new TV documentary set to reopen mystery of top racehorse's: Irish Sun
Sarah Curran

Sinn Féin in Derry to host 40th anniversary commemoration for IRA Volunteer Dennis Heaney: Derry Now

The Irish Times view on Sinn Féin's coalition options – Parties must stick to their positions: The Irish Times

Irish whiskey produced in Northern Ireland after Brexit to have 'Product of Ireland' status:
Jack Quann

Sinn Féin calls for IFA to cancel Israel match: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Wednesday, June 6

Why I'm fast losing any hope of a good outcome in Brexit negotiations: Belfast Telegraph
John Simpson

Lights could go off in Northern Ireland without a Brexit deal: The Times
Francis Elliott

SF – PSNI border U-turn unacceptable: Derry Journal

DUP compared to European far right parties: Irish News

Northern Ireland must put its own economy first as Brexit intensifies: Belfast Telegraph
Richard Ramsey

Cross-Channel migrants 'targeting UK via Irish border': BBC
Colin Campbell and James Dunn

The British aren't thinking of another referendum on Brexit, so why support one, Brendan Howlin?: Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy

Voters urged to consider Scripture rather than political loyalties: Irish News
William Scholes

Objections as new unionists flags erected – and kerbstones painted – in Derry's Waterside: Derry Now

We have nothing to say – residents remain reluctant to voice views: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

Bitter irony that posters have succeeded in doing what Provos couldn't do – divide families who lost loved ones in atrocities: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Proposal to reverse "bonfire diversion" funding decision rejected in Belfast: Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

DUP stance could win votes from republicans, says Brolly: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Theresa May puts fragile DUP pact at risk as Northern Ireland Secretary confirms free vote on abortion: The Sun
Lynn Davidson

Theresa May tells MPs 'politics makes abortion reform in Northern Ireland impossible': Belfast Telegraph

Allow Northern Ireland to consider abortion reforms – Karen Bradley: ITV

Corbyn attacks DUP after it insists Westminster does not meddle on abortion: Belfast Telegraph

NI abortion law should be changed at Stormont, Sinn Féin says: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Northern Ireland abortion reform 'about dignity,' says MP Stella Creasy: Belfast Telegraph

Abortion debate – Controversy-hit Simpson challenges Creasy: The News Letter

Abortion in NI – PM stuck between Tory rock and DUP hard place: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Remember this as the day when parliament admitted Northern Irish women weren't equal to the rest of their UK counterparts: The Independent
Maeve O'Brien

Emotional abortion debate draws gasps in House of Commons: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

All change in south, but north still fails to face uncomfortable truths: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Abortion in Northern Ireland: The Times

Hargey elected first Sinn Féin female Lord Mayor: Belfast Media
Conor McParland

Robert McCartney's family urge Sinn Féin's new Belfast mayor to tell them what she saw on night of killing: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Endless probes into Northern Ireland veterans are 'uncomfortable', the outgoing head of the Armed Forces Sir Stuart Peach warns: Daily Mail
Tim Sculthorpe

Hundreds of Northern Ireland Troubles veterans to join demo for justice at Parliament: Daily Express
John Ingham

Soldier turned MP starts petition urging time limit on prosecutions for Troubles veterans: The Sun
David Willetts

Troubles legacy consultation 'one-sided and toxic' – former moderator: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Machine gunned to death by IRA terrorists and dumped in a bog – What happened to Shergar?: Daily Mirror
Ann Gripper

People need guidance on how legacy structures will end the imbalance: The News Letter

Unionists 'were let down by Sinn Féin mayor': The News Letter

Derry's new mayor wants stronger ties with London: Belfast Telegraph

Huge trek for pub bombs campaign planned by supporter Ian: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Peter Robinson says senior Spad did not have his authority to act on RHI: Irish News

Mary Lou McDonald seeks coalition deal with FG or FF: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil representatives reject idea of coalition with Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Vivienne Clarke

Bill Clinton praises Ireland's diversity and 'gay and half-Indian' Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: Irish Mirror
Trevor Quinn

A victim narrative that tries to justify ETA terror has strengthened in Spain but is less advanced than the IRA equivalent in NI: The News Letter
Henry Patterson

Heated row in Belfast City Council over Gaza violence: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Tuesday, June 5

DUP's Arlene Foster denies threatening PM over Brexit after 'red line' comments: ITV

'Cracks are beginning to show in the relationship between the DUP and the British government over Brexit'- Sinn Féin MEP: Derry Now

'NOT in the interest of democracy!' Irish MEP BLASTS EU over 'aggressive' trade agenda: Daily Express
Alessandra Scotto di Santolo

If there was to be another EU referendum, I'd vote Leave with even more gusto than 2016: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Incoming Presbyterian moderator calls for end to political 'brinkmanship': Belfast Telegraph

The DUP's core voters may be Foster's biggest problem: The News Letter
Alex Kane

'DUP and Tory agenda jeopardising economic stability' – Murphy: Newry Times

Road show on government consultation on dealing with past: The News Letter

Derry Sinn Féin MLA hits out at former Tory MP who served in British Army over 'milk bottle' comments: Derry Now

Public urged to engage with MPs on legacy proposals inquiry: The News Letter

Willie would have bombed us back into the stone age!: Southern Star

UK Supreme Court to rule on Northern Ireland abortion law: Financial Times
Jane Croft and Laura Hughes

Northern Ireland abortion law debate backed by MPs: BBC

May resists Tory calls to act on Northern Ireland abortion: The Guardian
Jessica Elgot

Theresa May hints at U-turn over Northern Ireland abortion law as she holds secret meeting with top Tories who are pushing to make it legal: The Sun
Hugo Gye

Mystery priest tells Ian Paisley that Republic is a 'cold house for Catholics': Irish News

DUP out of step with public opinion on abortion – Sinn Féin: The News Letter

The North Should Be Next. But a Number of Things Stand in the Way: University Times

Row over Cantrell Close banners showing IRA atrocities: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Housing chief blasts IRA atrocity banners in Belfast's Cantrell Close as 'inappropriate' and calls for immediate removal: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

IRA atrocity banners will only be removed if they threaten public safety: PSNI: Belfast Telegraph

Images should be removed from shared housing scheme: Irish News

Proposals to reverse £400k bonfire diversion rejected by Belfast Council: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Deirdre Hargey – Sinn Féin's first female Belfast lord mayor: BBC
Jayne McCormack

Robert McCartney murder will not overshadow my work as Belfast's new mayor – Deirdre Hargey: Irish News
David Young

Derry and Strabane – SDLPs John Boyle elected mayor: BBC

DUP claim new Mayor will have 'tremendous task' in rebuilding damaged relationships with the local unionist community: Derry Now

Sinn Féin call on Derry councillor to retract comments made about alleged incident following arson attack on car: Derry Now

Damien McLaughlin trial – Garda officer admits doubts over interview evidence: The News Letter

Give us our Communion parties – just don't mention religion: Sunday Independent
Sarah Caden

I would have no hesitation in meeting Pope Francis, says Moderator: Belfast Telegraph

Overwhelming case for Pope Francis to visit Armagh (Jun 4): Irish News

Court appeal in Irish? We can barely hear them in English, says judge (Jun 2): The Irish Times
Ruaidhrí Giblin

EC peace funding chief invited to visit Derry: Derry Journal

War memorial in Dublin Peace Park moves a step closer: The Times
Seán McCárthaigh

Ireland still one of the most Christian states in Europe (Jun 4): The Irish Times

Dozens of Palestinian flags flown at Healy Park despite Ulster council saying they are banned: Irish News
Allison Morris

Monday, June 4

Northern Ireland must have same status as UK after Brexit, says DUP leader Arlene Foster:
David Blevins

Tory Crisis – DUP issues shock furious Brexit warning to PM – 'this is a RED LINE': Daily Express
Mark Chandler

Brexit chaos – EU tells May UK has 12 weeks to solve Ireland border issue: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Alastair Campbell fears Brexit could unravel peace prosess in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

British are being 'walked towards Dover cliffs' and 'nightmare' Brexit scenario, warns Howlin: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Downing Street urged to publish UK's Brexit 'doomsday' scenarios for no-deal: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Grovernment planning for 'worst-case scenario' on extradition with UK: The Irish Times
Brian Hutton

Northern Ireland police 'pause' sale of stations amid fears of hard border after Brexit:
David Blevins

Postponement of PSNI station sales suggest willingness for hard border says SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Could the DUP soften Brexit?: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Brexit issues are now a matter of urgency: Belfast Telegraph

Years in the making, fragile peace deals can be destroyed in minutes: The National (Scotland)

The Irish stand on the North encourages Sinn Féin to say No: Irish Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Minister reopens row over Troubles in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Heather Stewart

Backlash of the 'betrayed' squaddies: Daily Express
Kate Devlin

Army civil staff also face probe: Daily Express
Marco Giannangeli

'A leopard doesn't change its spots' – Flanagan rules out any coalition with Sinn Féin: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald believes church should stay out of Irish politics and social issues: Irish Mirror
Ferghal Blaney

Arlene has a point and Mary Lou has a problem: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan

The voters must choose decency or barbarism: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

DUP leader Arlene Foster claims Sinn Féin voters are defecting over abortion rights: The Independent
Joe Watts

Foster says republicans will vote DUP over abortion stance – Paisley claims local priest sent him letter of support: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Abortion row – Paisley challenged over claims priest is urging people to vote DUP: Irish News
John Monaghan

MPs call on May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Heather Stewart

Call for Commons abortion debate 'another attempt to bully NI': The News Letter

19th century abortion law 'puts women in same category as rapists': The News Letter

Abortion – Is it really too much to ask to let ordinary Catholics just get on with their lives? (May 31): Belfast Telegraph
Tom Kelly

Report DUP supports boundary changes premature, says Dodds: Belfast Telegraph
Jane Scott

Online voter registration to be introduced in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Calls for Stormont flags body to be suspended: BBC
Jayne McCormack

Irish-American businessman who played key role in Northern Ireland peace process passes away: Belfast Telegraph

Adam's pays tribute to US-NI peacemaker Bill Flynn: RTE

Homes replace protest-hit Harryville church: Belfast Telegraph

'IRA kidnapped Shergar,' claims ex-Provo operative: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

IRA victim's sister buoyed by support after telling about depression battle: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Bishop of Derry disappointed that pontiff won't be travelling north: Irish News
Seanin Graham

Arlene Foster invited to Ulster GAA final after hailing brave Fermanagh: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

NI same-sex couples marry in Ireland and Great Britain: BBC
Eve Rosato

Fireworks and rows – How Ireland reacted to royal weddings of old: The Irish Times
Dean Ruxton

Sunday, June 3

Brexit – UK 'has two weeks' to submit border plans: BBC

Britain's Brexit strategy is 'a very British coup', Howlin claims: The Irish Times
Louise Roseingrave

Outcry at EU status for Northern Ireland: Daily Express
Macer Hall

Alliance is not defined by the constitutional question – we seek softest possible Brexit and an integrated, liberal NI: The News Letter
Stephen Farry

Ireland will remain a friend but its loyalty and future are with Europe: London Evening Standard
Denis Staunton

Simon Coveney gives succour to a dissident terrorist and still the UK stays silent: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald wants to be Taoiseach – and won't settle for second best: Irish Mirror
Ferghal Blaney

Alliance seeks pro-Union votes yet is backing nationalist bid to break up the UK (May 25): The News Letter
Owen Polley

Flags, identity and culture commission costs over £640k since 2016: Belfast Telegraph

Calls for Stormont flags body to be suspended: BBC
Jayne McCormack

PSNI reject claims they were 'heavy handed' during Co Armagh parade: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Project to challenge hate crime in NI by holding those responsible to account: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Some Sinn Féin voters back DUP on abortion laws, Arlene Foster claims:
David Blevins

Division in Sinn Féin over eighth amendment referendum result: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

SNP and Tories would block free vote for MPs on abortion in Northern Ireland: Sunday Telegraph
Edward Malnick

Same-sex marriage activists demand removal of petition of concern as 20,000 people take to streets of Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

This is one Orange march that nobody could object to: Belfast Telegraph

All changed, changed utterly... Welcome to liberal Ireland: Sunday Independent
Kim Bielenberg

A new Ireland? A look at the numbers behind the marriage equality and abortion votes:
Rónán Duffy

Most Catholics now view their faith as an a la carte menu of options to accept or discard... and the truth is that it suits the Church (Jun 1): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Ireland's abortion referendum reminds us that history is never written in stone (May 29): Washington Post
Anne Applebaum

Ireland's era of guilt and shame is over and the Catholic Church needs to buck up (May 31):

Are we open minded enough to roll out red carpet for Pope? (May 30): Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Review of patronage process 'an important day for education through Irish' (May 16): The Irish Times
Éanna Ó Caollaí

Priority based on Irish fluency makes sense: The Kerryman
Deborah Coleman

McDonnell is head and shoulders above his Labour colleagues (May 29): The News Letter
Chris Moncrieff

All Under One Banner – 10,000 people march in Dumfries in support of Scottish independence: Sunday Herald
Angela Haggerty

Saturday, June 2

'Has David Davis learned ANYTHING?' DUP and Sinn Féin UNITE to slate Irish border proposal: Daily Express
Joey Millar

DUP dismisses UK government's 'half-cooked ideas' on Border: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Brexit – A border 'buffer zone' dismissed as 'bonkers': BBC

Michael Russell says Tories' new Irish border plan 'won't fly': The National (Scotland)
Martin Hannan

Theresa May will 'rue the day' she calls DUP's bluff – Nigel Dodds: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit BOMBSHELL – Brussels ready to REJECT next British proposal for Irish 'buffer zone': Daily Express
Joe Barnes

If David Davis won't take Brexit seriously, why should I?: New Statesman
Stephen Bush

Border buffer zone plan is a non-starter: Irish News

IRA role 'corrupting democracy': The News Letter

NI police officer numbers hit new low: ITV

Former DUP minister Paul Givan believes he is vindicated by Equality Commission report into controversial scrapping of Gaeltacht bursary scheme: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Women across community divides in NI call on politicians to get Stormont up and running: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

'North is next' – fresh fight for grassroots power that beat Ireland abortion ban: The Guardian
Melissa Davey

Northern Ireland needs a government not another referendum: Financial Times
Sebastian Payne

It's not for Westminster to decide Northern Ireland's abortion law: The Spectator

Stormont flags body costs almost £650,000 so far: BBC
Jayne McCormack

Belfast in line for first unelected lord mayor: Irish News

Secretary of State refuses to meet Derry councillors to discuss jailed dissident republican: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Hutcheon

Geordie Gilmore – Three men to stand trial accused of murder: Belfast Live
John Cassidy

Omagh families' solidarity plea ahead of 20th anniversary: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

IRA killer who fled to US bids to clear name: The News Letter

Widow of man gunned down by loyalists in bookmakers massacre suing British Government: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

RHI Inquiry told of limited paper trail between DUP advisers: BBC
Conor Macauley

RHI Inquiry – Internal DUP row 'began in curry house, then erupted at breakfast': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Peter Robinson denies asking for son to get secret details: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Little known about Gareth Robinson's business activities: Irish News
John Manley

Republican prisoners organisation refuses to accept the return of sponsorship money from Antrim Camogie: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Orange day by banks of Boyne: Drogheda Independent
Hubert Murphy

'Yes' campaign's dirty little secret is that hard-Left fellow travellers want abortion up to birth legalised (May 31): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

As predicted, Irish referendum result has resulted in un-Christian backlash: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Itinerary suggests Pope will not travel north during August visit: Irish News
Marie Louise McConville

Ireland Takes On the Catholic Church Again. This Time It's About Schools.: New York Times
Ed O'Loughlin

Lifting of the baptism barrier shows time is ripe for change: Irish Independent
Katherine Donnelly

The Irish Times view on Catholicism – the centre moves south (May 31): The Irish Times

Austin Currie's daughter tipped to be Taoiseach's running mate: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

DUP leader Arlene Foster will tell Orange Order parade – 'UK will endure': The Herald
Alistair Grant

No place for sectarianism in 2018, DUP leader to tell Orange Order parade: ITV

Arlene Foster told to sort out Stormont and forget Orange Order march in Scotland: Scottish Daily Record
David Clegg

SNP should have 'weightier worries' than Arlene Foster – DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

Why SNP's bid to restart independence debate is a joke: The Scotsman
Brian Monteith

Friday, June 1

David Davis devises 10 mile-wide trade buffer zone along Northern Ireland border to break deadlock in Brexit talks: The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn and Harry Cole

David Davis RADICAL scheme to give Northern Ireland joint UK and EU status may ENRAGE DUP: Daily Express
Martina Bet

Coveney refuses to apologise for 'stubborn' Brexit talks strategy: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Brexit – Northern Irish police ask for more funds to protect border: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Anger over change to Border Force jobs: BBC
Stephen Walker

PSNI's border fears must be listened to: Belfast Telegraph

Irish border issue serves Remainers and Eurocrats: Daily Express

George Hamilton's assessment of IRA puts heat on Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Gillian Halliday

Amnesty for Troubles killings 'an insult to police': BBC
Vincent Kearney

No place in society for terrorists who 'sanction brutal murders' – Robinson: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Irish language scheme cut without equality tests: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Irish Language Can Bridge Northern Irish Divide, Trinity Study Finds: University Times
Donal MacNamee

Victims' group questions suitability of top PSNI officer for Garda commissioner's post: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Hibernians issue call to action for McGuinness Principles: Irish Echo

Sinn Féin's US arm raises €265,000 in six months: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Loyalist generosity on flags still won't satisfy the pan nationalist coalition: The News Letter
Jamie Bryson

Secretary of State refuses to meet council over Tony Taylor case: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Cases of nine Derry men charged over 'illegal' Easter Monday parade handed to senior prosecutor in Belfast: Derry Now

Accusations fly as council row erupts over freedom honour for RAF: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

President Michael D Higgins – All Mid Ulster Unionist councillors absent from Presidential visit to Seamus Heaney Homeplace: Derry Now
Eamon Sweeney

Two men released in Dessie Fox murder investigation: RTE

Abortion – London will not risk law change in Northern Ireland, claims DUP's Jim Wells: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

John Cleese slammed by DUP over 'derogatory' remarks: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Republic's constitution 'downright insulting' to women said young Arlene Foster: Irish News
Mairead Holland

Why is Corbyn cosying up to Northern Ireland's unionists?: The Spectator
Dean Godson

The absurd DUP propping up the government says all you need to know about politics today:
Deborah Orr

Women in Northern Ireland don't want a referendum on abortion – they want rights: Daily Telegraph
Ann Furedi

DUP supporters more liberal than Sinn Féin counterparts on the reform of abortion law: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

Foster's ex-Spad got £34,000 golden handshake after he 'quit to work for DUP' (May 30): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Spad tells RHI inquiry – Peter Robinson's son given preferential treatment by Stormont: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Thousands to call on Prime Minister for marriage equality in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Outgoing Belfast lord mayor demonstrates for marriage equality outside her own city hall: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Papal visit – State planning to spend almost €3 million on security staff and equipment:
Gráinne Ní Aodha

Catholics want Church to pull back from education – poll: Irish Catholic

Baptism barrier changes for Catholic primary schools 'should go further': The Times
Aaron Rogan

Catholic and Church of Ireland primates lead pilgrimage to Somme: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

If only Brexit had been run like Ireland's referendum (May 29): The Guardian
Fintan O'Toole

Arlene Foster invited to lead Orange Order march in Scotland: The Scotsman
Chris McCall

DUP say Sinn Féin 'need to have conversation about anti-Semitism' after criticism of Israel visit: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

The Troubles are a big warning for the EU (May 31): The Times
Cormac Lucey


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