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Saturday, March 15

Obama regrets peace talks failure: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Convicted loyalist double killer 'to use IRA on the runs letters scheme in legal bid for freedom': Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

'Is my cousin's murderer an on the run?': Ulster Star

Theresa Villiers' 'on the runs' speech deepens political impasse – she is now part of the problem: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Parliament extends Assembly term until 2016 and bans double-jobbing: The News Letter

Police escape injury in Belfast bomb attack:
Henry McDonald

Belfast car bomb 'was on its way to a police station' when it was made safe: Irish Mirror
Una Murphy

PSNI officer's miracle escape after dissident bomb falls from car in west Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Frazer hits out over bid to burn down victims' centre in north Belfast: The News Letter

Splinter group releases alleged informant recruitment conversation: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Three men and a woman to stand trial over 'Real IRA training camp In Tyrone': Tyrone Times

A bid to gag the Sunday World's reporting on UVF man Colin 'Meerkat' Fulton has failed: Sunday World

Parachute regiment flag erected in Cookstown as tensions mount ahead of St Patrick's Day: Tyrone Times

Family explain why they want their dad's remains exhumed: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

From Belfast to Cape Town, peace line teens do us proud on mission of hope to help poor (Feb 25): Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

Irish Children's Program fosters understanding, bond:
Shelley Wigglesworth

Benn 'a great friend of Ireland': Belfast Telegraph

The late Tony Benn – remembered in Belfast:
Steven McCaffery

UK peer returned home to earn his fortune in Troubles: Irish Independent

Shameful betrayal of Cameron's promise of jobs: Belfast Telegraph

US vice president Joe Biden honoured with peace award by American Ireland Fund (Mar 14): Irish Independent

Still no US ambassador to Ireland appointed after 15-month delay: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

De Valera's dream is long dead, so why do we keep peddling it?: Evening Herald
Gerry Gregg

Respect the past, change the present: Financial Times
Simon Kuper

Quinn announces historic handover of four Catholic schools (Mar 12): Irish Independent
Katherine Donnelly

To Be Honest – It's time to discriminate in favour of non-Catholics (Mar 11): The Irish Times

Religion not prioritised over literacy and numeracy say Catholic schools (Feb 28): Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

David Cameron – Alex Ferguson should star in pro-UK adverts to help defeat Scottish independence: Daily Telegraph
Ben Riley-Smith

Vote against Scottish independence will not rule out further devolution – PM: The Guardian
Severin Carrell

Border controls inevitable if Scotland votes for independence, say May: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

A 'no' to Scottish independence won't save the Union (Mar 10): The Spectator
James Forsyth

The row over Prince Charles' letters is not just legal argument vs public interest. There are real constitutional implications (Mar 13): The Independent
Andreas Whittam Smith

Friday, March 14

Haass trouble warning 'unhelpful' says Robinson: BBC
Martina Purdy

Richard Haass' fears of violence dismissed: Belfast Telegraph
Michelle Smyth

Will Peter and Marty ever be 'Friends'?: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

Biden urges Northern Ireland to 'keep going' to fix problems: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Nesbitt criticises committee's Washington trip: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Would you mind repeating that, Mr Congressman? US politician goofs during Northern Ireland debate: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Northern Irish police urged to boycott New York parade over LGBT ban:
Henry McDonald

Absence of U.S. Envoy in Dublin Looms Over White House St. Patrick's Day: New York Times
Mark Landler

Blarney and belly laughs as Enda goes on charm offensive: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

On The Runs – John Downey claims unionists knew about letters: The News Letter

'We had to fight fire with fire' – Hyde Park bombing suspect John Downey defends joining the IRA: Daily Mail
Matt Chorley

The John Downey interview in full: Donegal Democrat

On the Runs – Powell insists DUP knew of concessions: BBC

'Villiers comments smack of her partisan approach to the North' – Conor Murphy: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Victims feel 'betrayed' by on-the-run letters: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

On The Runs: UTV
Brian Rowan

Despite what Peter Robinson may claim it would be unimaginable for either unionist seat to be lost to republican in European election: Belfast Telegraph
Henry Reilly

Sammy Wilson's former adviser to stand as Ulster Unionist candidate (Mar 12): The News Letter
Adam Kula

Writer's piece on Orange 'censored' by Council: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

First photo of teenager charged with dissident bomb making: Sunday World
Paula Mackin

Men released after 'paramilitary' raids: UTV

DUP – Paramilitary 'buy-in' needed for Londonderry CRJ scheme: BBC

'UVF man' fails to gag newspaper – Loyalist under threat is author of own misfortune, says judge: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Coagh families remember men murdered by IRA 25 years ago: Mid Ulster Mail

Pearse Jordan inquest verdict appealed by coroner and chief constable: BBC

The need for a meaningful and formal truth-telling process (Mar 3):
Eamonn Baker

McCausland hearing halted after heckling from DUP members: The News Letter
Sam McBride

DUP blasted as 'human shield' during adjourned Housing Executive inquiry with Nelson McCausland: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Assembly urged to reduce its size (Mar 12): Belfast Telegraph

PR body ejects former UUP peer Lord Laird after sting (Mar 12): The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Minister 'outraged' at news that more than 300 jobs to go as DVA withdraws from Northern Ireland: Irish Mirror
Chris Sherrard

Dublin takes control of Northern Ireland's skies: Irish Independent
John Mulligan

No Irish for Seachtain na Gaeilge fortnight on Gaeilge day in the Dáil: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Support for Scottish independence 'rising': Belfast Telegraph

Scots, undo this union of rogues. Independence is the only way to fulfil your potential: The Guardian
Tariq Ali

Thursday, March 13

Unionists angered at White House committee's 'one-sided' briefing: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

'Premature' to expect lasting peace in Northern Ireland, US envoy warns: Daily Telegraph
Raf Sanchez

Red Bank man testifies about his shooting in 1972 in Northern Ireland: Asbury Park Press
Malia Rulon Herman

NI politicians in US for St Patrick's Day talks: BBC
Martina Purdy

PSNI to march in NY St Patrick's parade: RTE

Unionists need to up their game to be heard by US ...: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Enda plots US course as ministers go on the march: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness open US office: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

US bigwigs put our humble standing into perspective: Belfast Telegraph

Deputy NIO minister rebuked by Hermon over Agreement: The News Letter

Hyde Park – John Downey says unionists knew about On the Runs letters: BBC

Westminster must take lead on victims' issues – Campbell: The News Letter

I'm leaving PSNI on my own terms, insists Deputy Chief Constable Judith Gillespie: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

PSNI officers await Cookstown locker trial decision: BBC

Police hearing loss – Final compensation bill could be £239m: BBC
Vincent Kearney

'Demonisation of national games unacceptable' – Ennis: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Self-harm rates are a legacy of Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Deric Henderson

Man arrested over 1971 Belfast pub bomb massacre:
Henry McDonald

Man released over McGurk's Bar bomb: UTV

Loyalist murder victim's family brands inquest delays 'unacceptable': The News Letter

Slane inquest delays 'unacceptable': Belfast Telegraph

Kinahan hits out over 'segregation' in schools: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Bristol pub's 'Irish Car Bomb' drink ad censored: BBC

Shoppers return to Belfast city centre with both footfall and sales rising: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

President appoints new Coimisinéir Teanga: The Irish Times
Éanna Ó Caollaí

Self-styled 'Scottish-Irish' terrorist who threatened to blow up Harrods, Westminster Abbey and other London landmarks jailed for ten years: Daily Mail
Mia De Graaf

Scottish independence vote could flag up our divisions: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Cornwall finds strength in the SNP: The Scotsman
Bill Jamieson

Are Scotland and England really so different?: Daily Telegraph
Allan Massie

A family of nations that builds on the best of the past (Mar 10): The News Letter

Wednesday, March 12

Violence could re-emerge warns Haass: Irish News
David Young

Haass warning on failure to deal with Northern Ireland's divisive issues: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Ford urges parties not to quit talks despite difficulties: The News Letter

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North:
Orla Ryan

Lady Justice Hallett to head IRA 'on the runs' inquiry:
Henry McDonald

Inquiry findings will not be published until end of June: Irish News
John Manley

MPs could name IRA members who got 'comfort letters': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Anglo-Irish links 'at all-time high': Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Colonel Tim Collins' proposal to draw a line under the past will remain so much simplistic nonsense: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

'Finish the Job' says former President Bill Clinton. Do our politicians know what the ' job' is?: Londonderry Sentinel
Terry Wright

Ex-US president Bill Clinton said 'the past cannot be allowed to choke the future' – it was a laudable sentiment: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Brotherston

Scotsman appointed PSNI acting deputy chief constable: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Alistair Finlay appointed PSNI interim deputy chief constable: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Gerry Kelly's Castlederg IRA speech 'didn't break Stormont code': The News Letter

Man 'suspended from OO over riot': UTV

Court approves way for non-jury tax trial for Thomas 'Slab' Murphy: The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

Rev Ian Paisley was the victim of perv picture scandal as he lay in hospital: Sunday World
Hugh Jordan

'A denial of people's rights' – Sinn Féin wants a new junior minister for the diaspora:
Orla Ryan

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness make a new Friend during US trip: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Robinson and McGuinness woo HBO investment in North: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

The Punt – Backslapping for Biden in NY: Irish Independent

Why goodwill of US cannot just be taken for granted: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

Shallowness of Patrick's Day brings home to us our lack of identity: Irish Examiner
Gerard Howlin

Excitement builds over president's trip: Irish Independent
Shane Hickey

Brown's plan a recipe for disaster: The Scotsman
George Kerevan

Brown makes case for enhanced devolution in Scotland: The Irish Times

No such as thing as Englishness or Scottishness, says Scottish secretary: Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope

No referendum on the EU under Labour – Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is 'unlikely' in next Parliament if party wins power: The Independent
Andrew Grice

Tuesday, March 11

UUP issues proposals on parades, flags, past: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

UUP calls for on-the-run letters to be rescinded: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Mike Nesbitt's alternative plans to Haass branded 'a jumble': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland's victims suffer while politicians fail to deliver – Amnesty International: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Tony Blair 'betrayed victims of IRA' (Mar 8): Daily Telegraph
Robert Mendick

Villiers part of grubby OTR deal: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Can parties heed Clinton's call and 'finish the job'?: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Order – Adams must say sorry for murders of our members: The News Letter

Republican and loyalist paramilitary decommissioning – The mystery of the missing arms inventories (Feb 27): Belfast Telegraph
Jeff Dudgeon

Recruit new police chief from within PSNI, urges widow Kate Carroll: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Willie Frazer to raise FAIR funding cuts issue at Stormont: The News Letter

Man shot in both legs in Derry: UTV

IRA suspected of brutal attack on gym owner: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Snapper in court over Lord Mayor protest (Feb 27): UTV

Delays over inquest into PSNI killing farcical, says coroner: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Halt to Hamill case quashed: Irish News

Police delays farcical, says coroner at McConville inquest: The News Letter

John Proctor's widow address victims ceremony at Stormont: BBC

Service to mark 40 years since murder of Irish politician: The News Letter

It saddens me that Queen's University named institute after Bill Clinton – someone who isn't so much as leader, as an opportunist: Belfast Telegraph
Henry Reilly

North leaders begin US investment trip as data points to recovery: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

St Patrick's Day – Wounded police officer among White House guests: BBC
Martina Purdy

No US ambassador for second consecutive St Patrick's Day: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Where is our U.S. Ambassador? Failure to fill position angers Irish (Mar 9): Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Crack Down on vile net trolls – Stamp out online hate: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Corporation tax – we've got it: Irish News
Gary McDonald

Taoiseach talks up role of UK in EU: The Herald

Anti-Irish racism and Scottish independence debated at St Patrick's festival: Irish Post
Peter Geoghegan

Scottish independence – Gordon Brown outlines 'power-sharing' UK: BBC

Ming Campbell knows how to kill off the Scottish nationalists. Shame no-one's listening to him.: The Spectator
Hamish Macdonell

Monday, March 10

PSNI urged to reveal ongoing OTR probes: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

OFMDFM doesn't fund IRA or UDA: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Haass talks – Ulster Unionists want supergrass cases to end: BBC

First Ministers paint themselves and political process into a corner (Feb 27): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Labour offers us very little: Belfast Telegraph
Trevor Ringland

NIO holds files on crunch Scots vote: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

We could be the new flowers of an independent Scotland: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

Two girls injured during clashes at Belfast interface: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Irish Churches Peace project in Coalisland (Mar 3): Mid Ulster Mail
Gillian McDade

Anna Lo – 'It was horrific, I had people ringing saying how dare you': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Allister holds event to mark Euro Day for Terrorism Victims: Ballymena Times

Birmingham pub bombings campaigners protest outside Downing Street: Birmingham Mail
Katy Hallam

Spy reveals that IRA tried to assassinate Prince Philip: Irish Mirror
Victoria Murphy

Apprentice star backs North of Ireland education campaign: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

If we want a shared Northern Ireland the Executive has to address 'separate but equal' approach to education (Feb 24): Belfast Telegraph
John McAllister

Taoiseach to meet Cameron on British visit: RTE

NI leaders on USA business mission: UTV

First ministers could show a united front here (Mar 8): Belfast Telegraph

'No sensible reason' to block libel reform (Feb 27): The News Letter

Never on a Sunday? How is the Grio different from Northern Ireland football? (Feb 27): Belfast Telegraph
Steven Beacom

Plenty of evidence in the past of wrongdoing by some gardaí (Feb 27): The Irish Times
Vincent Browne

Scottish independence – Andy Murray keeps quiet: The Scotsman
Eleanor Crooks

David Cameron should resign if Scotland votes to leave union, says Plaid MP: WalesOnline
David Williamson

Nick Clegg makes a plea for Scots to stay in the Union: The Herald
Kate Devlin

UK's Euroscepticism has robbed it of inside role in EU decision-making (Mar 6): The Irish Times
Suzanne Lynch

Sunday, March 9

On-the-run deal 'cover-up' fury: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little and Claire Williamson

Campaigners demand IRA 'amnesty letter' inquiry: BBC

Murdered man's family must await outcome of inquiry for 'amnesty' answers, says NIO: The News Letter

Peter Robinson's climb down over on the runs is the biggest ever performed by the DUP (Mar 6): Belfast Telegraph
Samuel Morrison

Mr Grieve reacted with all the tact of a marble bust – Quentin Letts sees the Attorney General creaking to the despatch box (Feb 27): Daily Mail
Quentin Letts

McCrea plays down online row over NI21 party resignation: The News Letter

Parades, peace talks and the lessons learned (Feb 24):
Barry McCaffrey

Frazer to lead 60 victims to meet parties about letters, deals and negotiations: The News Letter

Service marks fifth anniversary of Massereene murders: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Pipe bomb attacks racist – Police: Belfast Telegraph

Shadow SoS 'shocked' by 'Murph stories (Feb 27): Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

'No quick wins' against organised crime – Larne PSNI chief (Feb 26): Larne Times

Linda Ervine speaks in Derry about Protestants and Irish: Derry Journal

Five projects to share £42,000 to educate others about the Great War (Feb 22): Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Tawton

Call off the carping about 'Ireland's Call': Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Rory McIlroy – I've yet to decide my Olympics allegiance (Feb 27): Irish Independent

State services through Irish 'must be guaranteed' by 2016 (Mar 4): The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

President concerned at lack of State services through Irish (Mar 6): The Irish Times
Éanna Ó Caollaí

Glasgow taxi driver suspended after asking Celtic fan passengers to stop 'plotting' in Irish Gaelic (Mar 6): The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Twitter troll in court for threatening Celtic star Anthony Stokes with violence (Mar 6): Scottish Daily Record

Irish diplomat calls for end to 'appalling' sectarian legacy (Feb 27): The Herald
Martin Williams

The debate on Scottish independence isn't all about us (Feb 25): Impartial Reporter
Kyle Noble

Devolution can improve the whole UK: Scotland on Sunday
Guy Lodge and Alan Trench

Dear Scotland – here are 76 things we'd like to apologise for, love England (Feb 19):
Stuart Jeffries

UKIP accuses Tánaiste of 'petty insults' as EU row deepens: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

Saturday, March 8

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness ahead of US investment trip: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Theresa Villiers says IRA's most wanted not safe from arrest: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

I should have told Stormont about letters says Villiers: Irish News
John Manley

On the Runs – Committee to question top civil servant: BBC
Vincent Kearney

OTR reaction – Downey case shines light on link with Enniskillen bomb (Feb 27): The News Letter

British journalist Roy Greenslade stands surety for IRA man: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

On the run letters – More controversies may well emerge when the judge-led inquiry concludes (Mar 3): Belfast Telegraph
Will Chambre

Justice needed for lasting peace, ambassador told UN last week (Feb 27): The News Letter
Sam McBride

'Peace process' is corrupting NI: The News Letter

Could Sinn Fein and Loyalists end up allies in Northern Ireland?: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

We must heed Clinton's message (Mar 6): Belfast Telegraph

We still have peace lessons to learn: Derry Journal

Secret deals in Northern Ireland (Feb 27): Financial Times

European election – DUP decides against second candidate: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Sinn Fein councillor's lack of respect for authority revealing (Mar 6): The News Letter

Coming to a rounded view of unionists: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

UPRG call for removal of Magherafelt council plaque (Feb 27): Mid Ulster Mail

Second letter bomb discovered in 24 hours: The News Letter

Parcel bombs addressed to prison officers intercepted in sorting offices:
Henry McDonald

Robinson and McGuinness condemn letter bombs: Derry Journal

David Black – Murder accused, Sean McVeigh, refused bail: BBC

Eamon Cassidy sentence for pipe bomb increased by two years: BBC

Teen shot in paramilitary-style attack in Poleglass: Sunday World

Buckfast rioter danced on PSNI van: UTV

Diary – So, Gerry Adams, what do you think about pink balaclavas? (Feb 26): The Guardian
Hugh Muir

Catholics more likely to be jailed and to be disciplined behind bars:
Niall McCracken

Londonderry is first UK city to win WorldHost status for tourism (Mar 7): BBC

DUP says city needs to seek UK Euro title in 2023: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Teaching union accused of 'ignoring' allegations of anti-Irish remarks: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

Campaigner condemns McFeely's remarks on tragic Priory Hall man (Feb 27): Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Leaked document shows reversal of Irish language obligations (Mar 6): The Irish Times
Éanna Ó Caollaí

Vatican Embassy closed 'purely on costs grounds', Foreign Affairs insist (Mar 6): Irish Independent
Daniel McConnell

Most of the Act of Union would survive Scottish "independence": Shetland News
Jonathan Wills

Scottish independence – spare me the break-up talk: The Guardian
Libby Brooks

Friday, March 7

Richard Haass to brief Washington committee on NI peace process: BBC

Northern Ireland more interested in the economy than politics, but most people don't trust Stormont to handle it, survey finds: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Letter from Belfast – support for Irish unity is at an all-time low: New Statesman
John Bew

Only way forward for NI is to persevere in pursuit of peace (Mar 5): The News Letter
David Latimer

British, Irish and US governments should oppose DUP gunboat diplomacy: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Why Northern Ireland just doesn't matter like it used to in America: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

TUV hosts event for all victims of terrorism: The News Letter

On-the-run letters scheme over, vows Secretary of State Theresa Villiers: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Villiers to apologise to victims affected by on the run debacle: The News Letter

PSNI chief insists Policing Board briefed about on-the-runs scheme: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Chief Constable Matt Baggott insists Policing Board briefed over on the runs amid heated exchanges: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Danny Kinahan – Second On The Run letter 'sent by mistake': BBC
Stephen Walker

War of words continues over 'Shinners list': Londonderry Sentinel
Eamon Sweeney

NIO probe stinks of a cover-up, says Nesbitt: The News Letter

Three Fermanagh recipients of on the run letters – MLA: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

TUV man asks if Claudy suspects got 'OTR letters': Londonderry Sentinel

On the runs – David Cameron really loves to get stuck into a 'crisis': Belfast Telegraph
Tony Grew

Can it be right to do what seems the wrong thing? (Feb 27): Londonderry Sentinel
Terry Wright

Review of 'on the runs' will run into the ground: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Hain's call for British paratroopers not to be prosecuted: Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy

Loyalist Colin Fulton in gag bid courted notoriety, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Belfast Facebook gunman escapes prison sentence: The News Letter

Election candidate Gary Donnelly has bail conditions amended: Derry Journal

Pair jailed over dissident rifle: UTV

Letter bomb found at Derry postal sorting office: RTE

Derry letter bomb 'a cold blooded' attempt to kill: Derry Journal

Bikers remember Massereene soldiers on fifth anniversary: Antrim Times

Ex-army agent abandons legal battle over picture A: Irish News

Families call for justice 25 years after Coagh IRA killings: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

'Dealing with the Past' conference: Larne Times

It will take 100 years for 1% of public service to be fluent in Irish, Sinn Féin claims: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

IFI injects £400k for 'peace' chair during Clinton visit: Londonderry Sentinel

Commonwealth flag to be raised on day of celebration: Newtownabbey Times

UEFA offer Celtic hope over moving to England (Mar 5): The Scotsman

Loyalist parade changed to avoid cup final: The Herald
Ellen Thomas

Scottish independence – Danny Alexander insists currency union refusal 'is final': BBC

Scottish referendum – Is there going to be any UK left when it's over?: Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Blunt instruments are not the way to persuade educated Scots to vote No (Mar 2): The Observer

Thursday, March 6

Ministers 'may have misled Commons' over IRA on-the-runs scheme: Belfast Telegraph
Arj Singh

Top Sinn Fein figure was on brink of murder charges, claims Tebbit: The News Letter

On-the-run amnesty fears for relatives of Coagh victims murdered by IRA: Mid Ulster Mail

On The Runs – Still no name for inquiry judge: The News Letter

On the Runs – Matt Baggott says police 'acted lawfully': BBC

Matt Baggott is accused of ducking key questions on OTR scheme: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Appeasers Blair and Hain are just like Chamberlain, says Enniskillen bomb victim: The News Letter
Sam McBride

On the run inquiry could call Martin McGuinness: The News Letter

Blair may be questioned about on-the-runs: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Lawyer – Why did OTRs sought drop from 75 to 16 in a year?: The News Letter

On the runs – Logic of 'amnesty' is paras may never face trial: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Labour – We owe Hyde Park bomb families an apology for catastrophic John Downey error: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Lewis

Bill Clinton – You have to finish the job of cementing peace in the North: Irish Examiner
David Young

Bill Clinton honours Nobel winner John Hume in Derry speech: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

Clinton's words must be a catalyst – McDonnell: Derry Journal

Bill Clinton takes on heckler during Northern Ireland speech: Daily Telegraph

Former US President Bill Clinton walks Peace Bridge in Derry with John Hume: Derry Journal

Bill Clinton institute is investing in leaders: Belfast Telegraph
Anne Clydesdale

Bill Clinton soaks up political limelight in Londonderry: BBC
Mark Devenport

Bill Clinton provides timely reminder to North's politicians on visit to Derry: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Clinton visit – It was very different to 1995, and so it should be: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Clinton tells Dublin dinner guests that Northern peace process a template for Ukraine: The Irish Times
Joe Humphreys

A Dublin dinner with President Clinton is like a master class: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Residents of east Belfast and Shankill losing trust in police: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

Row over Linfield scarf set to go into extra time: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Bidding to become a DUP councillor, the man who posted racial slur against Barack Obama: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

'Locals Only' graffiti in south Belfast condemned: The News Letter

MLA Anna Lo condemns racist graffiti: Belfast Telegraph

Republican says he was strip-searched 30 times in 14-month prison spell: Sunday World
Paula Mackin

Rioter 'sickened' by his actions jailed: UTV

Flag protest trio face wait: Irish News
Allison Morris

Half of Willie Frazer's charges dropped but judge refuses to link trio's cases: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Woman charged over Black murder alibi: UTV

Loyalist killer Seales says Lisa Dorrian detectives searched his farm: Sunday World
Steven Moore

Amnesty International call over NI Troubles legacy: BBC

Birmingham pub bombings campaigners claim policed 'gagged' Twitter discussion (Mar 4): Birmingham Mail
Matt Lloyd

Dossier throws new light on 40-year-old murder: Sunday World
Hugh Jordan

'Fiscal powers can unlock North's potential' – Bradley: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Ban on independent Scotland sharing sterling 'not serious', Holyrood told:
Severin Carrell

Expert says Chancellor right to refuse pound: The Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker

Wednesday, March 5

'Comfort letter' given to Sinn Fein councillor, claims DUP and TUV: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Secret letters 'not immunity': Belfast Telegraph

Coagh families' pain compounded by OTR controversy – Overend: Mid Ulster Mail

IRA murder victim's relative speaks out about On the Run scheme: BBC

Hain 'Sunday' views sparks parties dispute: Derry Journal

IRA immunity case should be signal "to draw a line under everything": Voice of Russia
Tim Ecott

On the runs – Open and transparent process such as that suggested by John Larkin needed is for Northern Ireland to move forward: Belfast Telegraph
John McCallister

The IRA letters sealed the Good Friday agreement in Northern Ireland (Feb 27): The Guardian
Henry McDonald

John Downey case – Most surprising about recent revelations regarding 'on the runs' is that people are surprised: Belfast Telegraph
Terry Wright

Collapse of Hyde Park bomb trial undermines faith in judicial process (Feb 27): The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

The police's blunder over John Downey is one thing, the government's cravenness another (Feb 26): The Spectator
Rod Liddle

One rule for council workers, another for DUP's Patterson: Irish News
John Manley

Linfield fan brings cutout of DUP's Ruth Patterson to County Antrim Shield final: Belfast Telegraph

Ed Miliband's refusal to fight elections in Northern Ireland slammed by Labour members: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

PSNI officers give evidence at trial of man charged in connection with David Black murder: Irish Independent
Brian Kavanagh

Protestant Coalition set up branch in Magherafelt: Mid Ulster Mail

Probe into UDA 'paramilitary show of strength' in council centre: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Reporter escorted from Belfast court after threats and intimidation:
Roy Greenslade

Loyalist flute band members cleared of ban breach at church: The News Letter

Belfast rioter who said sorry to police avoids prison term: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

British and Irish governments' 'silence' over evidence of collusion in killings criticised: The Irish Times
Lorna Siggins

Spas should sort out our Troubles – Just pool it together! (Mar 3): (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

The Troubles are over but organised crime is on the rise (Feb 24):
Barry McCaffrey

'What is your favourite, most memorable explosion?' – Hundreds take to Twitter to lambast Sinn Fein leader in #AskAdams Q and A session (Feb 27): Daily Mail
Hugo Gye

Bill Clinton visit – President to honour John Hume: BBC

Economic progress vital – Clinton: Belfast Telegraph

$15M of New York State cash for Ulster businesses: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Men sought over sectarian song singing on Linlithgow train: BBC

Celtic call for early review of anti-sectarian laws rejected: The Herald
Martin Williams

Independent Scotland would be good for whole of UK – especially northern England, says Alex Salmond: The Independent
Ian Johnston

Mundell – Salmond would need to make huge concessions to rUK to meet 2016 Independence Day: The Herald
Michael Settle

Let's all have a say on the future of our great union (Feb 23): Sunday Express

Tuesday, March 4

OTRs – Robinson says police and Northern Ireland Office may have acted unlawfully: The News Letter
Sam McBride

No past progress due to OTR letters: UTV

Justice minister instructs Prison Service – Tell me what you know about OTRS: The News Letter

Chief constable summoned to account for police involvement: The News Letter

Comfort letters to on-the-runs openly discussed – Campbell: The Irish Times
Kate Holmquist

Labour sorry for 'catastrophic error' that denied justice to Hyde Park victims' families: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Hain told MPs he had no 'on the runs' proposals...three months after scheme began: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Judge's probe is not good enough, say victims: The News Letter

Police commissioner to investigate Birmingham pub bombing 'immunity' claims: Birmingham Mail
Matt Lloyd

Birmingham Six accused calls for public inquiry into 1974 bombings: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

Pub bomb families 'slapped in face': The Herald
Michael McHugh

'Police thought they were writing to solicitor, not Kelly': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Dublin officials pass the buck in response to query over names: The News Letter

Victim's brother angered by OTR letters: UTV

Victims and unionists reject Hain's call for Bloody Sunday soldiers 'amnesty': The News Letter

Bloody Sunday Paras amnesty call sparks fury: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

How can British soldiers face prosecution when the IRA terrorists they fought do not?: Daily Telegraph
Norman Tebbit

Dromore Unionists outraged at McCrea: Banbridge Leader

DUP's sham crisis (Mar 2): (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

John Downey: Hyde Park bomb case caused shock at Stormont – on the run is murky and squalid issue: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Brotherston

As conflict parties, stalemate and crisis suits DUP and SF: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Is Ukraine a frightening mirror-image of what Northern Ireland could become?: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Row as Ruth Patterson puts on Linfield scarf at Belfast City Council meeting: BBC
Mark Simpson

Supermayor Mairtin O Muilleoir – His diary is so full he needs extra staff: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Discovery of 'illegal abattoir' fuels IRA suspicions: The News Letter
Mark Rainey and Philip Bradfield

Willie Frazer – Cancer, death threats and my GAA secret: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Magherafelt DUP councillor blasts Sinn Fein as 'scum': Mid Ulster Mail
Michael McGlade

Row over new PSNI chief 'helps dissidents': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Councillor criticises police for "politically motivated" arrest: The Cross Examiner

Pensioner's appeal against IRA conviction turned down: Sunday World

Irish soldier remanded on explosives charges: BBC

Man due in court over Derry Walls graffiti: Derry Journal

Family call for body of one of Ballymurphy victims to be exhumed: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Féin pulls out of cross-party video backing parade: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Prominent New York lawyer bowled over by Belfast: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

British pub chain petitioning for St Patrick's Day Bank Holiday: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

IRA taunts over Ireland v Gibraltar clash:

Fergus McCann breaks vow of silence as he insists Celtic could triple their worth by joining English football: Scottish Daily Record
Hugh Keevins

Salmond to condemn currency 'error': London Evening Standard

Scottish independence referendum – All, or something?: BBC
Brian Taylor

Monday, March 3

Sinn Féin criticises Hain comments on Bloody Sunday: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Bloody Sunday amnesty call was predictable says Durkan: Irish News

Bloody Sunday paras should not be prosecuted, says former IRA prisoner: Daily Telegraph
Ben Farmer and Martin Evans

Bloody Sunday survivor fights amnesties for paratroopers: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Boisterous DUP MLAs back leader over response to letters revelations (Mar 1): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Former UUP strategist says OTR controversy is further evidence of politics stealing the dead (Feb 27): Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

The never ending agony of the Hyde Park bomber's OTHER victims – As IRA suspect celebrates cynical amnesty that let him escape trial, we reveal the harrowing tales of those still suffering from the fall-out: Daily Mail
David Jones

OTR reaction – Anger of Hyde Park bomb victim's best man (Feb 27): The News Letter
Gemma Murray

OTR reaction – UDR man says best mate was killed in Downey-linked case (Feb 27): The News Letter
Adam Kula

Some republicans on the run warned never to return: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Willie Frazer pickets home of Hyde Park bomb suspect: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Team Blair and the stench of amorality: Why Northern Ireland shows Blair and his inner circle lacked the sense of right and wrong found in the average person in the street: Daily Mail
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Military covenant – Ex-servicemen of armed forces shouldn't suffer because of Stormont's failures (Feb 25): Belfast Telegraph
Mark Brotherston

'I have nothing to hide' (Mar 2): Sunday Telegraph
Peter Hain

Peter Hain is out of order in calling for Bloody Sunday soldiers to be immune from prosecution: The Independent
Clare Dwyer Hogg

Peace in Northern Ireland on trial (Mar 2): The Scotsman
Dani Garavelli

The Unionist fuss over the IRA 'amnesties' is both confused and opportunistic (Feb 28): Daily Telegraph
John McTernan

David Trimble is right – of course the British government did a secret deal with Sinn Fein (Feb 27): The Spectator
Douglas Murray

Moral high ground is crumbling: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson is right to demand the recall of the Assembly (Feb 27): The News Letter

Peace deals – A bitter pill that worked (Feb 28): Irish Examiner

Martin McGuinness – I will never resign (Feb 27): The News Letter

Will we ever truly share power?: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Court told 'DNA links men to shooting': UTV

On the Hill – Relations at Stormont have hit a new low: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Troubles victims must not be held hostage to flags and parades:
Patrick Corrigan

Politicians urged to work on pension for victims (Feb 28): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Massereene sapper's mother pays tribute as bikers ride out in memory of murdered soldiers: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Un-hole-y row over signs: Impartial Reporter
Meadhbh Monahan

Play on! Public back Sunday football at Windsor Park (Feb 26): The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Sinn Féin / IRA – you know who you are (Feb 28): Irish Independent
Ian O'Doherty

McFeely the little brute stripped bare: afraid to see who he truly is (Mar 2): Sunday Independent
Niamh Horan

Scottish independence – Could the referendum reboot Britain?: BBC
Douglas Fraser

Whatever the result of Scotland's referendum, nothing will be the same: The Guardian
John Harris

London will always win over the rest of the UK (Mar 2): Sunday Telegraph
Alwyn Turner

Sunday, March 2

Hyde Park IRA bomb suspect John Downey cancels homecoming party:
Henry McDonald

Sinn Fein scrap 'party' for John Downey as media swoops: Sunday Independent
Mark O'Regan, Greg Harkin & Fionnan Sheahan

'Those who say I should have collapsed the Assembly are wrong': The News Letter

MPs to quiz Blair and Hain over deal: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Dartford MP speaks out for families of 1982 IRA Hyde Park bomb victims: New Shopper
Tim MacFarlan

Birmingham pub bombers given secret letters promising immunity – claims Paddy Hill: Birmingham Mail
Don Hale

OTR reaction – People have literally got off with murder, says Shankill bomb victim (Feb 27): The News Letter

Bloody Sunday soldier – Why should I face trial when Hyde Park bomb suspect goes free? Paratrooper breaks 42-year silence to rage against IRA men given immunity: Daily Mail
Mark Nicol

Hain calls for Bloody Sunday troops amnesty: Sunday Telegraph
Patrick Sawer and Joe Shute

Why must Paratroopers live in fear of being jailed while IRA bombers walk free?: Sunday Express
Marco Giannangeli

Kinahan questions if on the run letters inquiry is a 'victory': The News Letter

Victims bemused and let down by events this week, says Stone: The News Letter

Crux of problem in North is a society on the run from its past for too long: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

The killings of The Troubles should never be forgotten: Evening Herald
Anton Savage

Deception by Labour Government is an affront to our democratic institutions: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Northern Ireland – The responses, not the IRA amnesties, damage peace: Independent on Sunday
Paul Vallely

Blair decision to approve letters was bound to end before judge (Feb 28): The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Unionists and the Blair ditch project: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

Ulster's dirty little letter of convenience: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

UK government on the run (Feb 28): The Irish Times

British Labour Party should spell out strategy for consolidating the political and peace processes (Feb 27): Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

A good sign from the North: Dundalk Democrat

Fountain attack spread fear and mistrust – Ford: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Those behind Braehead pipe bomb condemned: Derry Journal

Jailed for attempted arson on Orange Hall: Ulster Herald

'Gerry Adams gave order to take explosives into Britain' – ex-IRA man: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack and Ronald Quinlan

Council shake-up could spark Assembly revamp – McLaughlin (Feb 28): Derry Journal

FG considers running for election in the North: Evening Echo

Universities keen to attract students from North (Mar 1): Irish Independent
Kathryn Donnelly

McFeely's disgusting slur on Fiachra death (Feb 26): Evening Herald
Luke Byrne and Fiona Dillon

Phil Hogan slams McFeely's 'abuse of free speech' on BBC: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

Irish speaker not entitled to bi-lingual jury for trial (Feb 27): The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

Sean Connery says Scottish independence an opportunity 'not to be missed': Independent on Sunday
Katrine Bussey

Census data reveal young 'most likely' to feel Scottish (Feb 27): BBC

Scottish independence – 60% of English and Welsh want Scots to stay in UK: The Observer
Toby Helm

Scotland and England: Better together or more affluent apart?: CNN
Nina dos Santos

Saturday, March 1

Peter Robinson slams Tony Blair 'deception' over on-the-run scheme: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Tony Blair has 'moral onus' to face IRA inquiry, says David Ford: The Guardian
Henry McDonald and Patrick Wintour

Five ongoing NIO-IRA letters must be halted, DUP demands: The News Letter

'British Government must take responsibility for secret deals' – Ritchie: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Policing Board to review OTR info (Feb 27): UTV

Trimble – I knew absolutely nothing about secret deal: The News Letter

On the Runs – Nick Perry, top DoJ civil servant, knew about scheme: BBC
Vincent Kearney

NIO and Westminster role toxic, says former UUP man: The News Letter

On the Runs – Shaun Woodward denied pardons report in 2010: BBC
Conor Macauley

IRA letters – Unionists were fully briefed about OTRs at Policing Board meetings: Bradley: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

OTR reaction – Victims in 'heated' meeting with Villiers: The News Letter

On the Runs – Bloody Sunday families angered by unionists: Derry Journal

OTR scheme still active, says David Ford: The News Letter

Assembly votes to condemn secret 'letters of comfort': Irish News
John Manley

Former RUC chief quits Victims' Forum over revelations: The News Letter

Stormont back from the brink – behind scenes pact 'slap in face to our politicians': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

On the Runs told of arrest risk says Peter Hain: BBC

Without the secret letters to IRA suspects there would be no peace in Northern Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

UUP and DUP should quit Executive now, says ex-Trimble aide: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Hyde Park bombing – 'May you rot in hell, we'll never forgive': Daily Telegraph
Sarah Rainey

Bitter divide widens between unionists over treatment of on-the-runs: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

The never ending agony of the Hyde Park bomber's OTHER victims – As IRA suspect celebrates cynical amnesty that let him escape trial, we reveal the harrowing tales of those still suffering from the fall-out: Daily Mail
David Jones

On the Runs – Secret deal hidden in plain sight: BBC
Mark Devenport

Peter Robinson gets some, but not all, of his demands: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Politics, not law, has become the master of British justice (Feb 27): The Guardian
Simon Jenkins

Hyde Park trial saga only highlights unprincipled nature of peace deals: Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

Tony Blair did something 'Tonyish' – and Northern Ireland has paid the price: Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

IRA letters – Despite the denials, at the heart of this remains a grubby, secret deal: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Good Friday agreement has bred complacency in Northern Ireland: Financial Times
Vincent Boland

Stormont's reputation suffers self-inflicted blow: Belfast Telegraph

Responsible leadership needed: Derry Journal

Man burgled senior loyalist paramilitary: The News Letter

PhD student sentenced to six years over gun possession: The Irish Times
Brian Kavanagh

Pipe bomb found during Derry alert: UTV

Bloody Sunday billboards in Derry: UTV

Anger at 'grotesque' Bloody Sunday billboard appeal: Daily Telegraph
Ben Farmer, James Kirkup and Tom Whitehead

Scottish independence boost from airline bosses: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

'Independence would not bar Scotland from EU membership': The Herald
David Leask

Turbulence over independence: The Herald


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