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Thursday, March 15

Martin McGuinness hints at possible meeting with the Queen:
Henry McDonald

McGuinness indicates he is prepared to meet Queen during her North visit: Irish Examiner
Dan Buckley

Mike Nesbitt to launch UUP leadership bid: BBC

Huge opportunity for UUP, says Mike Nesbitt: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Nesbitts split on leader battle: The News Letter

Who can lead the UUP back into the front line of politics?: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

What's so funny about being a liberal unionist?: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Wilson

Commonwealth call to Republic (Mar 14): The News Letter

Loyalist parade spokesman – 'We respect your rights, you respect ours': Newry Times
Paul Malone

No agreement at Armagh St Patrick's Day parade talks: The News Letter

Nick Clegg condemns NI pipe bomb attacks: BBC

Charges over Strabane gun attack: UTV

Bailed man banned from army bases: BBC

SF call for Price release after visit: UTV

Marian Price 'refuses to meet Sinn Fein' during prison visit: BBC

Congressman says no US support for dissidents: The Irish Times

Larry Downes steps down as head of Sinn Fein USA, replaced by James Cullen: Irish Voice/
Jane Walsh

BC subpoenas are legally dumb and dumber: Irish Echo
Ed Moloney

A British leader's unholy mission: Albany Times Union
Michael J Cummings

Sinn Fein – Mary McArdle's departure isn't linked to Provo murder: Belfast Telegraph
Anna Maguire

IRA victim's father in broadside at Dublin: The News Letter

Smithwick Tribunal – Minister defends former Taoiseach: BBC
Jennifer O'Leary

Martin criticises 'extraordinary slight' against Lynch over reports on bombing: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Bookies' massacre families embark on US lobbying trip: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

DUP Mayor cheers on Loughgiel Shamrocks' hurlers (Mar 13): BBC

I was named after Ian Paisley, but hurling is part of my heritage, says DUP mayor: Belfast Telegraph
Colin O'Carroll

MLAs' fury – at £5,000 pay rise: The News Letter

Sinn Fein to reject MLA pay rise: Belfast Telegraph

Exhibition for UDR projects: Lurgan Mail

Executive bosses blamed for lack of progress at the Maze: Ulster Star

"My father was a sexual abuser" says Adams: Dundalk Democrat

What flag will Scottish athletes be running under in the Olympics, by the way?: Daily Mail
Steve Doughty

Ulster supporters rally round Rangers: The News Letter

Rangers Fans Fighting Fund has prompted a staggering response already, says account boss Jim Hannah: Scottish Daily Record
Gary Ralston

Violence fears over Orange march bid: The Scotsman

Wednesday, March 14

Lynch ordered Garda not to help inquiry, says RUC man: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Smithwick Tribunal – Taoiseach called bombing a 'political crime': BBC
Jennifer O'Leary

Dublin 'must reveal IRA collusion': The News Letter

Donaldson – Irish have 'questions to answer' on Narrow Water: BBC

Consultation on Police Ombudsman's Office launched: Londonderry Sentinel

Ombudsman could probe ex-officers: Belfast Telegraph

Nuala O'Loan slams Ombudsman on investigation of murders: Belfast Telegraph
Anna Maguire and David Young

Garda to open ranks to PSNI officers: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Paterson's poll call was a vote winner in south: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

John McCallister joins UUP race... and vows to take party into opposition: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Alexander and Noel McAdam

McCrea backs McCallister for UUP leader: UTV

Nesbitt signals UUP leader intent: Belfast Telegraph

Three-way tussle expected for Tom Elliott's job: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Inside view of one of toughest jobs in politics (Mar 12): The News Letter
Lord Empey

Revealed – how the culture minister Caral Ni Chuilin aims to exert an iron grip on what key bodies say: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Caral Ni Chuilin's advisor Mary McArdle 'to leave post': BBC

Victim's sister welcomes McArdle move: The News Letter

Mary McArdle to take up new SF position: RTE

RAAD now send a warning to republicans: Derry Journal

'Free Marian' letter campaign launched: Derry Journal

Shatter warns of terrorist threat: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Controversial St. Patrick's Day loyalist parade given green light: Newry Times
Paul Malone

St Patrick's parade to go ahead: The News Letter

Peer's backing for Pat Finucane inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Moseley

SAS 'did not have shoot-to-kill' policy: BBC

IRA men were about to shoot at us, soldiers will tell inquest: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Armed forces seeking new recruits (Mar 12): Belfast Telegraph

Students claim victory over British military on campus (Mar 12): Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Northern Ireland Programme for Government approved despite SDLP revolt: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Best pals David and Enda make plans for the future (Mar 13): Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Boris Johnson apologises to London Irish community: New Statesman
Samira Shackle

Boris leaves boot in his mouth: Irish Independent

Neil Lennon bomb plot – Lennon feared for safety of his young son: The Scotsman

I deal with bigots every week, Celtic boss Neil Lennon tells court: Belfast Telegraph

Two men who chanted bigoted songs on train become first to be banned from football under new laws: Scottish Daily Record

Salmond wrestles with independence question: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Asda advises suppliers against displaying Union flag on packaging: The Drum

Tuesday, March 13

UK-Irish relations never better, say David Cameron and Enda Kenny:
Henry McDonald

Taoiseach and Cameron agree to co-operate closely on EU reform push: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Taoiseach and PM clash over Finucane inquiry: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Cameron stands by Finucane stance: UTV

Exhibition in London marks Third Home Rule Bill: BBC

Johnson in climbdown over 'lefty crap' jibe: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Danny Kennedy to stand for UUP leadership: BBC
Mark Devenport

Nesbitt gives cryptic clue: The News Letter

McCallister joins UUP leadership race: UTV

Contenders playing a waiting game: The News Letter

If I'm leader, expect a change: The News Letter
John McAllister

Who in their right mind would want to lead the UUP?: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Vibrant and visionary party needed: The News Letter
Terry Wright

Why next UUP leader must grasp the mood for change: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Stop political elite from wrecking UUP: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Find one voice to speak for Union: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

UUP councillor Kennedy in parting shot as he joins DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Tensions mount over loyalist St. Patrick's Day parade in Armagh: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Ex-Lord Mayor slams bomb attack: The News Letter

McGuinness tells RAAD to disband: Londonderry Sentinel

Ronan Kerr's life to be remembered at marathon: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Dissident activity arrest in Strabane: UTV

Brothers behind seven murders: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

CIRA Murder Victims' families to speak out on brutal killings: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Orange hall damaged by petrol bomb: The News Letter

Cross community activity and commerce thrive on the Whitewell: Belfast Media

Victims remembered in Stormont silent tribute: The News Letter

BC takes Irish conflict resolution to Alabama: Irish Emigrant
Josh Fields

Inquest opens into IRA men shot dead by SAS in 1990:
Henry McDonald

Ammunition on man killed at Loughgall: UTV

St Patrick celebrated in cross-border event: RTE

Joined-up thinking across Border vital to our future: The Irish Times
Michael D'Arcy

Embassy closed 'to satisfy Godless men in Labour': Irish Examiner
Eoin English

SNP put supporters on 'war footing' as they gear up for independence campaign: Scottish Daily Record
Magnus Gardham

Northern Ireland politician John Taylor offers support to Paul Murray's Blue Knights consortium: Scottish Daily Record
David McCarthy

Monday, March 12

'I hope certain elements in party respect new leader': The News Letter

McNarry – I cannot stand for UUP post: The News Letter

Elliott doing right thing by handing over poisoned chalice: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Sinn Fein seeking blueprint for the future: BBC
Jennifer O'Leary

Orangemen mark 5,000 days of protest: UTV

The long march into infamy: The News Letter
Victor Gordon

Double bomb attack condemned: The News Letter

£26.5m IRA bank raid man may go free: Belfast Telegraph

Loughgall inquest to begin: UTV

Smithwick says he may have to exclude some collusion claims: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Watching fate of the southern Protestant: The Irish Times
Brian Walker

Kenny and Cameron to outline blueprint for Anglo-Irish relations over next decade: The Irish Times

Major jobs and training boost for Irish speakers: Belfast Media

Doing business across the political divide: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Storey slams EU over NI's 'lost millions': Ballymoney Times

Canada's keen to build on strong Ulster foundations (Mar 7): Belfast Telegraph
Gordon Campbell

13 year-old faces court on rioting charges: BBC

Peace building guide launched (Mar 1): Derry Journal

Athletic Association plans to remove RUC link in name change (Mar 9): BBC

The Troubles are still raging for The Guardian's media pundit: The Independent
Stephen Glover

Terry's golden moment is a triumph for all of us (Mar 5): Belfast Telegraph
Frances Burscough

Rabbitte will send invoice for coming to RTE's defence (Mar 11): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

27% more UK students apply to Irish colleges (Mar 9): BBC

Catholic monarch could put Church of England in peril, bishop warns (Mar 10): Daily Telegraph
Edward Malnick

National Stud gets another royal visitor: The Irish Sun
Sarah Slater

Media silence will continue as Lennon responds to 'muck-raking' coverage: The Herald
Hugh Macdonald

Independent Scotland could join Nato, say SNP sources (Mar 1):
Severin Carrell

Sunday, March 11

Poll on future of border inevitable – Adams: RTE

A decent man, but wrong for the top job: Belfast Telegraph

Hundreds attend anti-RAAD rally: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Drugs group lifts death threats: UTV

RAAD are 'certainly not republicans' – SF: Derry Journal

Loyalists blamed for bomb attack on house in east Belfast: BBC

Closure 'could damage relations': Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Drumcree protest hits milestone of 5,000 days: The News Letter

Sunday the 5,000th day of Drumcree protest: Portadown Times

Funding threat sparks RUC name change row: The News Letter

Payne had extensive Irish record: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

New 'café culture' in city but is this a break from the Troubles (Mar 9): Londonderry Sentinel

Downtown event raises money for Ulster Project (Mar 5): McPherson Sentinel

Now is the time for Ireland to rejoin the Commonwealth (Mar 9): Daily Mail
David W B Burnside

McCartney queries ownership of seabed: Derry Journal

Irish spoken in some areas for 'first time since Famine' (Mar 8): The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Irish is spreading like a sexually transmitted disease: Sunday Independent
Concubhar Ó Liatháin

Not all speak same language despite efforts in the chamber (Mar 10): The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

The remarkable resurgence of Ian Paisley: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

The death of Rangers would be nothing to celebrate:
Kevin McCarra

Rejection would jeopardise stability and employment (Mar 8): The Irish Times
John O'Hagan

Debate persists over closure of Vatican outpost: Irish Echo
John P. McCarthy

Archbishop of Canterbury in fresh push to stop Anglicans from converting: Sunday Telegraph
John Bingham

Embrace gay marriage, says new dean of St Paul's (Mar 8): The Guardian
David Batty

Scottish independence – Union poses major threat to the NHS in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon says (Mar 6): The Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker

Publishers must show more vigilance to online sectarian hate messages (Mar 6):
David Banks

Saturday, March 10

Elliott quit amid 'mounting pressure': UTV

I was undermined says Tom Elliott: BBC

Tom Elliott started badly and it all went downhill from there: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP's 'decent man' Tom Elliott has had enough of relentless hostility: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Runners and riders: UTV
Ken Reid

Public rally against RAAD: Derry Journal

Group offer to mediate with RAAD: BBC

Shooting 'achieved nothing': Belfast Media

Omagh bomb civil retrial date set: UTV

Gary Haggarty fails to have police tapes disclosed: BBC

McGeough will appeal after being denied a Royal pardon: Tyrone Times

PSNI 'must answer files questions': Belfast Telegraph

Just a little enquiry enquiry: Belfast Media

Smithwick Tribunal – Some witnesses refused to give evidence: BBC
Julie Kirby

MP names Derry man under privilege: Derry Journal

Auction of 'Gusty' Spence archives casts new light on UVF's secret talks with IRA: The Irish Times
Michael Parsons

From soldier to statesman, Gerry Adams made his mark: Irish Voice/
Ed Farnan

A N. Ireland lesson for South Side Irish: Chicago Sun Times
Hannah Hayes

Gateways to success: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Paisley on the road to recovery: Irish Examiner
David Young

Border Corridor Conference examines key areas of cooperation (Mar 8): Newry Times
Paul Malone

Together we can grasp the opportunity for integration: Belfast Telegraph
Noreen Campbell

Belfast pins hopes on 'Titanoraks': Financial Times
Jamie Smyth

As Micheál spoke the people were voting with their feet: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Bilingual approach 'destroys' Gaeltacht Irish (Mar 8): The Irish Times
Lorna Siggins

Quickest way to empty House of Commons ... a Northern Ireland debate: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Moseley

Bogus tweet likely to have played key role in reversal of Gallagher's fortunes (Mar 8): The Irish Times
Paul Cullen

RTÉ and Seán Gallagher (Mar 8): The Irish Times

Could Irish history offer answers in the Scottish Independence debate?: BBC
Stephen Walker

The Nats can't keep rumbles of discontent silent for ever: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Neil Lennon 'bomb' plot – Items in accused's home 'suggest Loyalist sympathies': Scottish Daily Record

Friday, March 9

Ulster Unionists look for new leader after Tom Elliott's resignation:
Henry McDonald

UUP leader Tom Elliott quitting as party leader: BBC
Martina Purdy

UUP 'in crisis' – McNarry: UTV

Tom Elliott QUITS as UUP leader – First Interview: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

The troubles faced by Tom Elliott: BBC
Mark Devenport

It'll take hard work for Labour to break ground here: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein – 'Common sense must prevail in march decision': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Band pledges 'to abide by ruling' over parade: The News Letter

Dissident suspect arrested in Belfast: BBC

RAAD blamed for shootings after rally: UTV

We must stop the vigilante terror: Belfast Telegraph

Leaders' BC appeal in advance of Cameron visit: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

No 'deal' for soldiers: Londonderry Sentinel

NI Troubles victims 'feel forgotten' says report: BBC

Derry in 1970 – A Place Apart: Derry Journal
Sean McLaughlin

Don't bury our future in the darkness of past: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Diaspora must have role in constitutional convention: Irish Echo
Gerry Adams

Tories rap O'Dowd over 'fixated' school strategy (Mar 8): The News Letter

The importance of reforming our schools: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

The results of a divided education system in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Lindsay Fergus

Why are we so happy here? It's because of the simple things ... (Mar 7): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

RTÉ must ensure 'no repeat of Gallagher tweet incident': Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Nama set for loans offer to Northern Ireland investors: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

Olympic role awaits former RUC officers: The News Letter

Message to the Irish Bishops – Learn from Cardinal O'Brien or resign (Mar 7): Daily Mail
Mark Dooley

Is Stormont's difficulty Scotland's opportunity? (Mar 7): BBC
Mark Devenport

Scottish independence – 'Only double referendum can decide UK's future' (Mar 8): The Scotsman
Scott McNab

Thursday, March 8

Owen Paterson says no to border poll for NI: BBC
Stephen Walker

David Ford denies prison authorities reneged on deal: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Timing could hardly be worse – verdict on Northern Ireland prison chief's departure: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Life as a protesting republican prisoner in Maghaberry: BBC
Mark Simpson

2012 'to be year of progress' in NI: Belfast Telegraph

Prophets of doom greatest threat facing North now: The Irish Times
David Adams

Green light for Orange St Patrick's parade: The News Letter

Eirigi disappointed with council motion failure: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Last major RUC link under threat: The News Letter

Mothers to protest against 'RAAD death threats': Derry Journal

Defendant 'sitting duck' – solicitor: BBC

DPP rules out Garland appeal: Irish Independent

Garland ruling may make extradition more difficult: The Irish Times
Carol Coulter

Massereene memorial unveiled: UTV

Memorial to murdered Birmingham soldier Mark Quinsey unveiled in Antrim: Birmingham Post

Jim Shannon uses parliamentary privilege to name mayor: BBC

Congressman Donald Payne, a great friend of Irish America, has passed away (Mar 6): Irish Voice/
James O'Shea

Time to rewrite our history of a state under siege: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Gallagher Twitter complaint upheld: The Irish Times
Paul Cullen

TD in treason claim over treaty: Belfast Telegraph

Citizens cannot afford a pact that will make recovery more difficult: The Irish Times
Gerry Adams

Irish language endangered by austerity measures (Mar 6): The Irish Times
Finbar McDonnell

SDLP says DUP Commons motion one-sided: BBC
Stephen Walker

University of Ulster's relocation gives us real hope for the future (Mar 3): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Failte Ireland backs Narrow Water Bridge: Dundalk Argus

Scottish independence 'no influence' on corporation tax: BBC

Scottish independence – MoD criticised for independence complacency: The Scotsman
David Maddox and Andrew Whitaker

The bottom line on independence (Mar 4): BBC
Douglas Fraser

Cyber Nat forced to quit SNP after sending sick Tweet referring to British soldiers as 'childkillers': Scottish Daily Record
Magnus Gardham

Neil Lennon 'parcel bomb' trial – Bug intel may have been "inaccurate": The Scotsman

Wednesday, March 7

Middle class Protestants are least likely to vote – poll: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

UUP is a party of influence – Kennedy: The News Letter

Better or worse? Public delivers verdict: The News Letter
John Garry

Dissident cases in jeopardy after ruling – gardaí: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe, Noel Baker, and Diarmaid MacDermott

Sinn Fein oppose closure of police station: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

'Crisis' as jails chief quits post: The News Letter

Jail boss exit 'will not stop cuts': Belfast Telegraph

5,000 applicants for new prison officer jobs: BBC

Sinn Féin delegation to meet Parades Commission regarding Armagh parade: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Review of Finucane murder will look into 1988 Gibraltar SAS shooting of IRA: Gibraltar Chronicle
Dominique Searle

Antrim memorial to Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey: BBC

Rory will never drive a wedge between us: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

McGuinness calls for all-island Ireland team: Irish Examiner
David Young

McGuinness pledges to attend NI match: The News Letter

Windsor Park 'a mess' – McGuinness: UTV

North soccer fans' bus smeared with excrement after Sligo match: Irish Independent

Robbers target Glentoran buses in Republic: The News Letter

Sinn Fein move to halt printing of council minutes: Portadown Times

'Drug dealer' and wife in dock for city murder: The News Letter

False messages behind the misreporting of a Northern Ireland murder:
Roy Greenslade

US Ambassador supports Narrow Water bridge proposal: Newry Times
Sarah Colgan

Fianna Fáil fight serves Michéal Martin well – but he needs more:
Henry McDonald

Elusive Enda's on a tightrope over picking his big day: Irish Independent

Lennon plot suspect 'told how to make bomb': Irish Examiner
Cordelia O'Neill

Man charged with online Neil Lennon 'threats': BBC

Clubs' shock as police order that amateur game between Blantyre Rangers & Blantyre Celtic must be played behind closed doors (Mar 6): Scottish Daily Record
Keith McLeod

Goodbye, Mrs Windsor:
Sue Townsend

Canny Scots voters will take some persuading that full independence for the country is worthwhile: The Scotsman
Eddie Barnes

Scots reveal a preference for a rather British settlement: The Scotsman

We must protect true meaning of marriage, says Roman Catholic leader (Mar 5): Daily Telegraph
John Bingham

This Troublesome, Ludicrous Priest (Mar 5): The Spectator
Alex Massie

Tuesday, March 6

Durkan defends British army 'bravery' motion: Derry Journal

UUP has least influence on Stormont – voters: The News Letter

Poll is grim news for Elliott: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Will Martin be able to reach out and meet the monarch?: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Prison service boss to step down after a year: BBC

Reforming Northern Ireland Prison Service chief quits after one year: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

Vigil marks murdered man's birthday: BBC

Judge rejects lawyers' plea to halt Stephen Carroll murder case: Belfast Telegraph

British army unit watched as loyalists shot IRA man dead, report finds:
Henry McDonald

O'Dowd backs family call for Marshall killing inquiry: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Murder report opens 'can of worms': UTV

March 6th, 1972: The Irish Times
Joe Joyce

Too late for IRA to rewrite history: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Spy's identity cost wee Gordon his life: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Why future is looking bright for me at last: Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Stormont has 161 press officers, more than Belfast has journalists:
Roy Greenslade

Martin McGuinness at Windsor Park to cheer on beloved Candystripes: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

McFeely refuses to apologise for 'Hitler' jibes to Priory victims: Evening Herald
Niall O'Connor

'Irish Post' to apologise to Higgins for 'disgraceful attack': The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Treaty vote will not be re-run, says Kenny: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe and Vincent Ryan

It's our patriotic duty to read the EU treaty we've been asked to vote on: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

The Irish know what is right and will vote Yes: Financial Times
Peter Sutherland

Neil Lennon 'bomb' plot trial – Case adjourned as mark of respect for death of Paul McBride QC: Scottish Daily Record

Lennon left 'devastated' by death of QC McBride: The Herald
Alison Campsie

Man arrested over alleged online threats towards Celtic boss Neil Lennon: Scottish Daily Record

The bottom line on independence: BBC
Douglas Fraser

Uproar over Catholic cardinal's comments on radio opposing gay marriage: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

CoI 'backs cardinal in gay marriage row': The News Letter

Monday, March 5

Man shot in west Belfast attack: UTV

Two more people are arrested over Belfast murder: BBC

Suspect held over Belfast man's murder: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Police seek help over gun murder: The News Letter

David Ford working to improve quality of police files: BBC

Towards a new kind of public discourse:
Brendan McAllister

HET publish report on Sam Marshall killing in Lurgan: BBC

Soldiers at 'loyalist killing scene':

Killers guns 'smuggled into Northern Ireland by agent': Belfast Telegraph

Unionists sceptical on SF's 'sorry' call: The News Letter

No bitterness over Abercorn bombers: The News Letter

'We hope to be lifelong friends': Derry Journal

New TV documentary on 'Operation Motorman': Derry Journal

Omagh bombing campaigner Laurence Rush dies aged 70:
Henry McDonald

Tribute to Omagh bomb victim's husband Laurence Rush: BBC

Time for the truth on Omagh – Laurence Rush solicitor:
Ruth O'Reilly

Pain of history still holds grip on our future (Mar 3): Belfast Telegraph

In praise of ... the Belfast smile: The Guardian

Paterson must recognise our unique welfare needs (Mar 2): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Farage says UK Independence Party will help No campaign: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Watch out, Fianna Fail, Sinn Fein is now moving in for the kill (Mar 4): Sunday Independent
Brian Hayes

Unlikely as it may seem, Fianna Fail is the only credible alternative (Mar 4): Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

Party faithful behind Martin on Ó Cuív: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

O Cuiv has given his party the chance to shape a new future: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

President Higgins makes first visit to Belfast (Mar 3): Belfast Telegraph
Patrice Dougan

Groups demand 'Irish Post' apology over Higgins visit reports: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Salmond – Scottish independence campaign will begin in May:

It's a bit early for unionists to panic: The Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch

Woman charged with posting sectarian comments on Facebook (Feb 29): Scottish Daily Record

Sunday, March 4

Sinn Fein chairman – IRA should say sorry for hurt caused: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Kennedy linked with taking over UUP leadership: Portadown Times

Retired RUC personnel needed for terror fight, says top officer: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Fresh appeal over murder of Christopher Mackin in Belfast: BBC

Man released after dissident arrest: UTV

Stop whining, failed pardon bid ex-Provo is told by man he tried to kill: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Sinn Fein war chest swells as global ties pay big dividends: Sunday Independent
Jerome Reilly

Shinner abuses the system, but doesn't explain: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Secretary of State's no show at crucial Northern Ireland debate: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Moseley

The private sector must be revived in Northern Ireland (Feb 27): The Spectator
James Forsyth

Creating a dynamic economy in Northern Ireland – Promoting enterprise, reforming welfare (Feb 28): Daily Mail
Owen Paterson

Owen Paterson makes the case in NI for what should be the Tory mission (Feb 28): Daily Telegraph
Janet Daley

Dipper's Frank about his anger and ambitions (Feb 28): Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Happy? The ONS suggests Scots and Northern Irish are over the moon (Feb 29):
Muriel Gray

PM David Cameron pokes fun at Northern Ireland's 'unhappy' MPs (Mar 1): Belfast Telegraph
Tom Moseley

40pc say Vatican embassy closure was definite snub: Sunday Independent
Jerome Reilly

Economic chill from south to get colder in a 'no' vote (Mar 2): Belfast Telegraph
Philip McDonagh

EU on threshold of sovereignty debate (Feb 28): Irish Examiner
Giles Merritt

The past is a foreign country – but Europe is closer than that (Feb 12): Sunday Independent
Stephen Kinsella

British justice should not be over-ruled by the European Court of Human Rights (Jan 21): Daily Telegraph
Iain Martin

How Ulster became a box office smash (Feb 28): Belfast Telegraph

Supporting Irish – Time for a reality check? (Feb 28): Irish Examiner

Mad Dog's puppy love: Scottish Sun
Irina Nelson

Scottish Independence – Queen is SNP 'secret weapon' on referendum: Scotland on Sunday
Eddie Barnes

Lamont plans commission on devolution (Mar 3): The Herald
Michael Settle & Brian Currie

Wales – drumbeat of devolution (Mar 1):

A classic case of self-radicalizing (Feb 28):
Suzanne Kelly

Saturday, March 3

Ex-policeman gave inmates details of 87 officers, court told: Irish Examiner
David Young

Republicans blamed for shooting of west Belfast man:
Henry McDonald

Gardai 'confident' of arrests for Allen murder: Derry Journal

State gets time on book of evidence: Irish Examiner
Tom Tuite

Man arrested in Lurgan over dissident activity: BBC

Candlelight vigil for Marion Price planned: Derry Journal

UVF charges over Trevor Gowdy attack dropped against four: BBC

Trial for 24 men accused of 12 July rioting: BBC

No planning application yet for Orange Arch in town street: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

No Royal pardon for McGeough: UTV

Man released over 1975 Shankill pub bombing: BBC

Claims of Garda-IRA collusion 'outrageous': The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Learning from a decade of anniversaries: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Let's make this a decade of shared remembrance: Belfast Telegraph
Caral Ni Chuilin

Irish president Michael D Higgins in Belfast visit: BBC

Fury over visit coverage – 'Post' says Higgins snubbed Irish in Britain: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

'It was the worst abuse ever': Derry Journal

Good news or what (Feb 29): UTV
Ken Reid

Cashing in on our good news stories: Belfast Telegraph

SF MEP Bairbre de Brun off on sick leave: BBC

Church in Ireland at a breaking point says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on "60 Minutes": Irish Voice/
Bernie Malone

Cardinal Francis George denies he's snubbing Irish prime minister over Ireland-Vatican tiff: Chicago Sun Times
Michael Sneed

Communities may have to choose between Gaeltacht status or bilingual signs (Feb 28): Mayo News
Anton McNulty

Pobal proposals (Feb 28):
Pól Ó Muirí

Crossing the Atlantic to study in Northern Ireland (Feb 29): BBC
Martina Purdy

Sovereignty clause a likely reason for referendum (Mar 1): The Irish Times
Gavin Barrett

The great debate – Do Celtic need Rangers?: Irish Post
Enda Brady & Gerard Donaghy

Neil Lennon bomb plot trial – accused 'bought items while out with mother': The Scotsman

UK should stay united, says Ed Miliband: The Independent
Katrine Bussey

Lord Kerr – Independent Scotland would lose EU membership: Daily Telegraph
Simon Johnson

The Queen could be replaced as head of state in Jamaica: Scottish Daily Record

Friday, March 2

Man shot dead in Belfast:
Henry McDonald

Murder scene remains sealed off: The News Letter

Baggott concerns over vigilantism: Evening Herald

PPS chief criticises quality of police files: BBC

Supergrasses 'questioned 330 times': Belfast Telegraph

Justice Minister David Ford defends supergrass laws: BBC

Baggott 'behind' supergrass trial: UTV

David McNarry will not attend UUP disciplinary hearing: BBC

Mayor's disappointed by McCandless move: Coleraine Times

Flags and emblems proposal 'not acted on': Impartial Reporter
Sarah Saunderson

Northern warning: The Irish Times

Could Boston Tapes case put peace process at risk?: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Constable Stephen Carroll murder trial 'should continue': BBC

Local resident's bank bomb compo rejected: Derry Journal

Michael Campbell appeal heard in Lithuania: RTE

Peacemaker sparks radio debate: The News Letter

McKearneys inquest faces delay: Belfast Telegraph

Man arrested over 1975 Shankill bar bombing: BBC

Ex-Garda chief defends IRA collusion inquiry: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

ROI Minister claims Foyle shore is Irish: Londonderry Sentinel

Our reporter hasn't a prayer at latest council meeting: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Hopes raised and dashed – why city was a powder keg: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Remembrance in NI need not be divisive for communities: The Irish Times
Peter Osborne

How great art sprang from the wreckage of war (Feb 29): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

A southern fightback may breach the border: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Ireland and the EU – the groupie at the rock star's hotel room (Feb 27): Daily Mail
Mary Ellen Synon

The Irish Ask Another Brussels Question (Feb 28): The Spectator
Alex Massie

Referendum debate will be far richer thanks to Ó Cuív: The Irish Times
John Waters

Martin faces his biggest test as pressure grows: Irish Independent

Neil Lennon pic yob is caged: Scottish Sun
Wilma Riley

BBC Wales poll – Voters back tax power, but not independence: BBC

One hundred years is a long time in politics: The Scotsman
George Kerevan

Thursday, March 1

Northern Ireland report – Statistically the future is Catholic and female: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Policing deal in Northern Ireland "is not secure":
Kathryn Torney

Religion less of a marriage obstacle: Belfast Telegraph

Elliott in appeal to Republic over Commonwealth: The News Letter

PPS head says supergrass system 'will continue': BBC

PPS 'carefully considered supergrass case: BBC
Vincent Kearney

How all evidence proves we need our supergrasses: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Court hears claim that Gary Haggarty entitled to police tapes: BBC

Ombudsman's decision 'disturbing' says McGuinness: Tyrone Times

Garda and PSNI 'acting as one' in Andrew Allen killers hunt: Belfast Telegraph

Gardai issue description of gunman who killed Derry man: BBC

Mystery still surrounds night time noise: Derry Journal

Constable Stephen Carroll murder trial 'should be stopped': BBC

Time to get into the swing of letting go of the Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

IRA do not need sympathy – UUP: The News Letter

Time for IRA to admit to Claudy atrocity – UUP: Derry Journal

Flood 'destroyed bomb evidence' Smithwick Tribunal told: BBC
Jennifer O'Leary

Family makes fresh appeal to help bring Seamus home: The Cross Examiner
Christine Keighery

2000 people attend Clonoe Martyrs 20th Anniversary Commemoration: Tyrone Times

Group backs secrecy on NI tapes: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Gerry wants you to put your shirt on Northern Ireland: Impartial Reporter
Paul Cassidy

Neil Lennon returns to Windsor Park as spectator: BBC

Neil Lennon trial QC questions origin of 'nail bomb': Daily Express
David Scott

Half of families at C of I schools are not Protestant: Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

Adams also exceeded TD ink limit: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

O Snodaigh repays €3,000 printing bill: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

Ian Paisley confounds the fears for his health: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Referenda still on the agenda on both sides of the border: BBC
Mark Devenport

Treaty vote puts Irish austerity in the firing line: The Scotsman
Padraic Halpin

Martin pressure grows as Ó Cuív resigns: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Young Dev's anti-treaty stance sparks civil war in Fianna Fáil: The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

It's Scotland's own business, or is it? (Jan 19): Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

How would an independent Scotland defend itself?:
Severin Carrell

Salmond 'hypocrisy' over Scottish Defence Force (Jan 20): The Herald
Kate Devlin and Alison Campsie


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