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Saturday, March 31

Ulster Unionist Party to elect new leader: BBC

Nesbitt leads UUP race, but not by much – survey: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Prediction game for UUP leadership contest: BBC
Mark Devenport

Robinson stakes a claim as Carson's heir with appeal to Catholics: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Robinson steps beyond shadows of two big men: Belfast Telegraph
Clifford Smyth

Northern Ireland – two jailed over police officer's murder:
Henry McDonald

Two men convicted of murdering PSNI officer: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

I feel pity and disgust for my Stevie's murderers, says policeman's widow: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

A major achievement for the PSNI in putting up thorough and credible case: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

How a noble exercise became a political act: The Irish Times
Kevin Cullen

Commission 'cannot force dialogue on Drumcree' says member: Portadown Times

Crawford calls for public enquiry into handling of Maze plans: Ulster Star

RUC suspicions that evidence destroyed by gardaí on possible 'firing point' disputed: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

British overtaken as Polish population doubles (Mar 30): Irish Independent
Mark Hilliard

Irish is third most used language: BBC

Snapshot of a changing Ireland (Mar 30): Irish Independent

Sing a song to celebrate the centenary of Ulster Covenant (Mar 29): BBC

Sporting invites make for a good start: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Two men guilty of sending parcel bombs to Celtic manager Neil Lennon after 'learning how to make explosives on A Team': Daily Mail

Justice has been done for friend, says Lennon, as bomb pair are convicted: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Neil Lennon bomb plot trial – 'An act of violence against Scotland': The Scotsman
Chris Marshall

Men who were fuelled by festering fear and hatred: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

The amateur bomb plot that sparked huge Scottish anti-terror operation:
Severin Carrell

Moyle Council Chairman in Gaza to sign 'twinning' agreement: Ballymoney Times

Talk of the Town – United Kingdom of Scotland and Basque (Feb 24): The Scotsman

Friday, March 30

Robinson hopes Catholics join DUP: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Peter Robinson in appeal to Catholics: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Carson was Northern Ireland creator Dublin audience hears: BBC

UUP failed 'to give leadership': BBC
Gareth Gordon

Opposition issue won't disappear for new UUP leader: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Nesbitt plan could create Opposition by next election: The News Letter

David McNarry suspended by Ulster Unionist Party: BBC

McNarry seeks legal advice over UUP suspension: The News Letter

McNarry return as MLA 'unlikely': The News Letter

UUP has chance to refresh politics: Belfast Telegraph

UUP leadership hopeful delivers son: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

McDonnell's U-turn on pay as SDLP MLAs decline £5k hike: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

No to Irish and Ulster Scots road signs: UTV

Judge to give verdict in Stephen Carroll murder trial later today: RTE

One Victims' Commissioner in for three: UTV

Clinton set for another North visit: Irish Echo

Welcome gestures (Mar 14): Belfast Telegraph

Cooperation Ireland tight-lipped on Bertie Ahern's position as board member: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

New IFI bid: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

New Magee Peace Chair focus of Washington gala: Derry Journal

Orange contest to mark Covenant: The News Letter

Finding out what went wrong is key to preventing future tragedy: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Could dinner with Peter and Martin pay for the A5?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Big rise in people with no faith but 84pc still Catholic: Irish Independent
Mark Hilliard

Hickey – No need to hurry Rory on Olympics (Mar 28): Irish Examiner
Brendan O'Brien

Canadian unity campaign an inspiration for Brits: Calgary Herald
Randy Boswell

Lennon plot jury urged to convict accused: The Herald

Thursday, March 29

Kenny says no schedule exists for a unified Ireland: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Nesbitt pays tribute to 'undervalued' Elliott: The News Letter

Party faces stark choice on key issues (Mar 27): The News Letter

UUP needs to reach out to Catholics – McCallister: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

The nuts and bolts of unity or unionism: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Sinn Fein knows the real risk of a prison stand-off: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Fresh plea for action to resolve Drumcree row: The News Letter

Mother of murdered officer Ronan Kerr urges Catholics to keep joining PSNI: RTE

Service delivery priority for new policing plan: The News Letter
Brian Rea

Justice for Ronan 'could save lives': UTV

North groups testify before commission: Irish Echo

Boston College IRA tapes saga: Senator Schumer steps in: Irish Voice/
Brian Fitzpatrick

A funny thing happened on the way to the White House: Irish Echo
Gerry Adams

PSNI refuse to confirm or deny if Provos were suspected of crime links: Londonderry Sentinel

Car bomb attack is linked to RIRA murder of drug baron: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Man in Northern Ireland top attacked in Derry: Derry Journal

Smithwick Tribunal criticises gardaí & PSNI for failing to disclose a secret investigation: RTE

Smithwick Tribunal – Former commissioner denies collusion: BBC

Garda document ended up in hands of the IRA: The News Letter

Latest twist in checkpoint inquest: Belfast Telegraph

MLA 'hopeful' over meeting on Kingsmills: The News Letter

Lord Laird questions 'costing taxpayer millions': Belfast Telegraph

Peter Robinson to deliver talk on Irish unionism: BBC

Remembering the past 100 years on (Mar 27): UTV

Dissolution and Rebranding the Only Answer for Fianna Fail? (Mar 27):
Deaglán de Bréadún

Chairman McShane's casting vote ensures Moyle-Gaza twinning stays in place: Ballymoney Times

Orde says he learned much from journalists: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Neil Lennon warns he'll stop using Twitter unless hate messages stop: Scottish Daily Record

Wednesday, March 28

UUP leadership contenders meet in Derry: UTV

I'll put an end to DUP talks straight away ... Mike Nesbitt says unionist unity is not an objective: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

McClarty's warning ahead of UUP poll: The News Letter

Leadership hopefuls perform high-wire act as party teeters on edge: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Major funding boost for Police Ombudsman's office: Londonderry Sentinel

Office doubles staff on Troubles cases: UTV

Garage rental key to Ronan Kerr murder inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Murdered PSNI officer's mother says his killers have achieved nothing: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Mum 'feels sorry' for Ronan's killers: UTV

Ronan Kerr's killers 'must be caught', says brother: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Grief-stricken Kerrs have all our support: Belfast Telegraph

Supergrass trial cost almost £6m: UTV

Hyland slams MLA pay increase as 'an absolute disgrace': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Who's bankrolling Northern Ireland parties: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

Adams accuses political and business elite of sleaze: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

FF in denial over the emperor's new clothes: The Irish Times
Vincent Browne

Robinson to give lecture on Covenant: The News Letter

Forfeit of €20,000 surety over man on IRA charges: The Irish Times

Crime gangs 'a bigger threat than IRA were': Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Easter Lily launched: Derry Journal

Historic day as 50 years of unionist rule ended: The News Letter

Hain faces legal action over memoir: Belfast Telegraph

I get more abuse on the field in Ulster – Coulter: Irish Independent
Colm Keys

Relations between Vatican and state 'not very good': Irish Examiner
John O'Mahony

PSNI chief constables due at Leveson Inquiry: BBC

Tuesday, March 27

UUP leadership debate in secret: The News Letter

McCallister's plans for Opposition: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Beggs backs Nesbitt for UUP leadership battle: Carrick Times

Kinahan backs Nesbitt in UUP leadership contest: Newtownabbey Times

'Referendum idea was just to inform people of changes': The News Letter

Nesbitt or McCallister? UUP prepares to elect first non-Orange leader: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New UUP leader must face up to cosy club at Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Your World – The Secret Policemen: BBC

éirígí – 'actions of the PSNI in Newry have reached new lows': Newry Times
Declan McAteer

MLA calls for removal of republican posters: The News Letter

Children of the Troubles most prone to suicide in Northern Ireland:
Henry McDonald

ONH evictions are 'personality-driven': Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Teens' sectarian abuse in park: Banbridge Leader

Devlin killer 'didn't know' about attack: UTV

MPs want action on NI fuel fraud: BBC

MLAs missing up to half of committee meetings: BBC
Laura Bleakley

Local victims' groups benefit: Londonderry Sentinel

Agreement reached in prison service dispute: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Hayes Invites New British Ambassador to Cashel: Tipperary Star

'Kenny not to blame in Tweet row' – Gaybo defends old rival: Irish Independent
Ken Sweeney

Protestant bishops criticise school cutbacks: RTE

What? A whining Nordie?: Irish Independent
Ian O'Doherty

Moyle-Gaza 'twinning' stays in place: Ballymoney Times

Gaza move just a No-Twin situation: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Monday, March 26

Don't call me favourite for UUP crown, urges Nesbitt: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Mike Nesbitt – no future in quitting Executive: Belfast Telegraph

Time to throw caution to the wind?: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Former chamber colleagues at odds over double-jobbing (Mar 20): Carrick Times

39 dissident bombs in Strand Road station area in 3 years: Londonderry Sentinel

Transformation of the Maiden City (Feb 23): The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

Cutting back on MLAs will help us on road to growth (Jan 18): Belfast Telegraph
Glyn Roberts

Mystery night-sky noises explained? (Mar 22): Londonderry Sentinel

Vodafone 'exporting jobs north from the Republic': Belfast Telegraph

Chancellor's bitter pill for our economy (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph

Church renewal starts with cardinal (Mar 25): Sunday Independent

Whether it's a bribe or blackmail, we'll be rewarded for a yes vote (Mar 7): Irish Examiner
Colette Browne

'Mad Dog' Johnny Adair barred from court during son's trial: Scottish Daily Record

Furious Neil Lennon has to watch Old Firm derby on television: The Scotsman
Claire Gardner

Old Firm arrests under new laws: BBC

Scottish independence will cause mass immigration, Theresa May claims (May 24):

SNP slams May's border checks claim: Paisley Express

Policing lessons 'may aid Pakistan' (Dec 27): Belfast Telegraph

Irish experience to guide search for solutions to 'frozen conflicts' (Dec 30): The Irish Times
Daniel McLaughlin

Sunday, March 25

'No cover-up of IRA link to teen murder': Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack & Alan Murray

Police can't rule out sectarian motive for local arson attack: Belfast Media

Time is right to take a giant step forward (Mar 12): The News Letter
Darryl Hewitt

The second coming of Mrs Iris Robinson: Sunday Independent
Donal Lynch

Cafe at centre of Iris Robinson scandal to keep original name (Mar 20): Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Foyle row is the source of difficulties (Mar 21): Londonderry Sentinel

PSNI receive freedom of borough: BBC

Closures won't pull down barriers between pupils (Feb 28): Belfast Telegraph
Mervyn Storey

Minister says city should foster cross-border links (Mar 21): Londonderry Sentinel

Heads must roll at RTE after the 'Tweetgate' fiasco (Mar 22): Belfast Telegraph
Bruce Arnold

Eirigi warn of 'generation of despair' after 2012 Budget is implemented: Newry Times
Paul Malone

To read or not to read...: UTV
Fran Barlet

Catholic Church in the North apologises to abuse victims (Mar 13): The Irish Times
Una Bradley

Cardinal Brady will continue to lead church: BBC

National anthem won't lose FF lyrics (Feb 5): Sunday Independent
John Drennan

Fans' anger at anti-sectarian guidelines that will 'sterilise' match culture: Scotland on Sunday
Gareth Rose

Scottish independence – Theresa May warns of terror threat after UK split: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Scottish independence referendum 'causing nervousness' in north east England, says business head (Mar 20): Scottish Daily Record

Scotland gets power to set its own income tax rate from 2016:
Severin Carrell

Sunday opening isn't economic boost, it's just bigotry (Mar 21): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Human rights law review body fatally split, leaked papers reveal (Mar 12): Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope

1 in 5 Brits don't know which countries are in the UK (and half think Everest is our highest mountain) (Mar 12): Daily Mail
Lyle Brennan

Saturday, March 24

Nesbitt 'open' to DUP deal talks: The News Letter

Political leaders playing a smart money game in US: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

McArdle's replacement announced: UTV

N.Y. senator backs BC on IRA interviews: Boston Globe

Boston College, the Belfast Project and the Academy of Betrayal – Protection of Academic Freedom Until It Becomes Inconvenient: Huffington Post
Harvey A. Silverglate and Daniel Schwartz

Man threatened in ONH letter: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Asda Union flag ban on packaging 'pathetic': Belfast Telegraph

Pair deny Alliance HQ bomb: UTV

Teen flees city after offensive 'Bloody Sunday' Facebook comment: Derry Journal
Laurence McClenaghan

'Unheard Voices' of Troubles event in Coleraine: Coleraine Times

Week to devise Troubles files plan: Belfast Telegraph

Family angry at inquest decision: Belfast Telegraph

Lewis welcomes Massereene Memorial Stone: Antrim Times

Madrid stained glass window remembers Omagh bomb victims: BBC

The show must go on as our MPs play to empty benches (Mar 14): Belfast Telegraph
Tom Moseley

Cullen's call to discuss Sinn Fein's funding shot down: Bray People

Fianna Fáil may go the way of developers: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Former Irish PM Bertie Ahern 'failed to give truthful account of cash' (Mar 22):
Henry McDonald

Peacemaker Bertie Ahern fighting to preserve his character: BBC
Mark Devenport

Trimble claims SNP 'doing violence to Scots identity': The Herald
Robbie Dinwoodie

Trimble cites NI in warning against Scots split: The News Letter

David Cameron urges Scottish Tories to be more aggressive in their politics:
Severin Carrell

Battle begins to keep Scotland in Union: The Herald

Neil Lennon 'bomb' plot trial – Witness tells court 'angry cons might actually kill me': The Scotsman

Police ready for Old Firm disorder: The Scotsman

McCoist calls for calm as Celtic seek Ibrox title win: The Herald
Hugh MacDonald and Victoria Weldon

Friday, March 23

David McClarty may return to UUP if Mike Nesbitt elected leader: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

'McNarry is making expulsion easier': The News Letter

McCallister to remove last Trimble-era figure: The News Letter

Leadership fight needs the gloves to come off: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Tories still in talks with UUP – Paterson: The News Letter

Supergrasses 'damaged public trust': UTV

How Ian Stevenson scored a point against the spin doctors: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Drum Beat – Cathedral city echoes to the sound of drums: The News Letter

Security services followed us on our honeymoon – claim: Derry Journal

Proud name of RUC body saved: The News Letter

RUC club chairman under fire in name row: Belfast Telegraph
Patrice Dougan

IRA man 'dying' before final shots: Belfast Telegraph

Ulster-Scots dreams end as school to close: Belfast Telegraph
Lindsay Fergus

U-turn over gun for SF man: UTV

Eirigi slam MLA pay increase as 'sickening': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Accentuating the positives of economic life (Feb 29): The News Letter
N R Greer

Hillary Clinton to visit Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

High-profile US visitors will boost tourism industry: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Tourist confusion over border 'could be costly': The News Letter

Call for Irish passport office (Mar 17): Derry Journal

Bid to 'revoke' Gaza twinning: Ballymoney Times

Is there a gun to our heads or is there not? (Mar 13): The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

'I learned to make bomb from A-Team': The Herald

Police fears remain over bigotry laws (Mar 1): The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Oh no, they've turned the Union flag blue! Team GB models new Olympics 2012 kit designed by Stella McCartney for Adidas: Daily Mail
Maysa Rawi

SNP cannot count on Queen as head of state (Mar 22): The Scotsman
Michael Kelly

Thursday, March 22

George Mitchell marvels at peaceful Northern Ireland he helped to create: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Sinn Féin's clarity over bridge-building is impressive: The Irish Times
David Adams

Latimer hails Sinn Fein 'sorry' call: The News Letter

Voices of change must be heard for us to progress: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Wilson

Sinn Féin demand business survey in aftermath of loyalist parade: Newry Times
Paul Malone

David McNarry's broadside at UUP leadership contenders: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Mike Nesbitt 'has been made to look like a small boy': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

What is UUP's distinctive appeal?: The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

After much trailing, the Orange gets its coat: Belfast Media
Jude Collins

Police chief defends his stance on name change: The News Letter

U.S. Irish groups, Adams, salute Donald Payne: Irish Echo

Hillary Clinton invited back to Northern Ireland during St Patrick's Day talks: Irish Independent
Steven McCaffery

Cead mile failte, Mr President: Irish Independent

Soldier 'celebrated' after Loughgall: UTV

TUV claim over Poppy Day report: The News Letter

Law firm puts Omagh bomb files online by mistake: BBC

McAllister family gets another year: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

IRA bomb victim made redundant because of disability (Mar 21):
Martin Shipton

'Harassed and victimised': Ex-soldier blinded in IRA attack wins 'substantial compensation' for 'inhumane treatment' by angry council colleagues after he failed to go on strike: Daily Mail
Tom Gardner

Anger as memorial to slain soldier is defaced: Westmeath Independent
Karen Downey

'UK' element of COC 2013 airbrushed: Londonderry Sentinel

The strange case of the two Roy Greenslades (Mar 18): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Sectarianism towards the 6 counties is not new… (and Laois have previous form): Newry Times
Seán Ó Sirideán

When does harmless banter cross over the line?: The Irish Times
Mary Hannigan

Derry City FC chairman defends stewarding at Linfield game: BBC

Derry City director forced to "run for his life": Derry Journal

Linfield fans reacted to provocation, says club: The News Letter

Only A Game? Hatred, viciousness and violence: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Neil Lennon 'bomb' plot trial – Suspect had 'pure hatred' of Celtic and their manager, co-accused tells court: Scottish Daily Record

'Is that a rocket launcher?': Ballymoney Times

Wednesday, March 21

David McNarry hits out at John McCallister: BBC

McCallister 'in dark on talks': The News Letter

Opposition can put an end to complacency: Belfast Telegraph
John McCallister

'A man of great integrity and tireless worker' – UUP Cllr reaction on Elliot step-down: Mid Ulster Mail

Will Mike and Lynda be UUP winning move?: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Staying with the Unionist party was a lost cause – Kennedy: Ballymoney Times

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness dismiss referendum call: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

We're fair game for critics but not gratuitous insults: Belfast Telegraph
Alasdair McDonnell

McGuinness, Robinson get White House welcome: Irish Independent

Robinson stresses roles of art, sport: The Irish Times
Paul Cullen

NI tourism focus as leaders meet US president: BBC

Obama 'will visit Northern Ireland if re-elected': Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

'Quit' call over RUC name row: The News Letter

Union flags flown to cause tension – O'hOisin: Derry Journal

PSNI hail peaceful Armagh St Pat's: UTV

RAAD deny threats against republicans (Mar 16): Derry Journal

Murder witnesses asked to 'do the right thing': Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

McDaid murder trial to be held in Coleraine: Coleraine Times

Apology to Omagh victims as private papers go online: The Irish Times
Sean O'Driscoll

Wait for evidence halts Garda collusion probe: The News Letter

Soldier shot IRA man on the ground, inquest told: Belfast Telegraph

Loughgall soldier advised 'not to tell': UTV

SF aiming to have a cumann in every parish: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

George Mitchell returns to Stormont: UTV

A welcome return: Belfast Telegraph

The Shamrock and the Olive Branch: The University Times
Conor Kenny

Derry football match sparks sectarian riot:
Henry McDonald

Linfield fans go on rampage attacking houses and stewards: Irish Independent
Peter Hutcheon and Amanda Poole

Sectarian storm – Armagh complain of 'racist' abuse towards players:

2016 commemoration should not glorify violence, says Bruton: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Southern Protestant community participates fully in modern Irish society: The Irish Times
Robert Dowds

Neil Lennon 'bomb' plot trial – Accused denied having sectarian views in police interview: Scottish Daily Record

It's not anti-English to be anti-Redwood and his ilk: The Herald
Ian Bell

The Nats' royal variations are proving far from majestic: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Queen vows to continue serving: The Independent
Tony Jones

Tuesday, March 20

McCallister and Nesbitt outline visions: UTV

McCallister in pledge to rival Nesbitt: The News Letter

Mike Nesbitt – We can't reform Stormont on our own: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

Opposition is not key issue – Nesbitt: The News Letter

Peter Robinson says no need for opposition referendum: BBC

Threat to expel rebel McNarry: The News Letter

Is a Stormont opposition on the way?: BBC
Mark Devenport

UUP needs passion before profit: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Opposition may favour the UUP: Belfast Telegraph

Irish leaders in D.C. for St. Patrick's Day PR blitz:

Northern Ireland ministers go stateside to woo visitors: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

US trip will promote big year for Province: The News Letter

Kenny to meet Obama at White House: RTE

Robinson warning in RUC name row: The News Letter

Conor Murphy – 'Loyalist parade killed spirit of St. Patrick': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Parade a triumph for tolerance – organisers: The News Letter

How Ian Paisley jnr helped turn Rio green for St Patrick's Day: Belfast Telegraph
Raymond Kilpatrick

Death threat as gangster moves into INLA 'turf': Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Winds of change brought nothing but the Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
David McKittrick

Murdered Narrow Water soldiers' families fury at Irish state (Mar 18): (from the Sunday World)
Suzanne Breen

Workers recall horror of blast, 40 years on: The News Letter

DUP mayor hails All-Ireland hurling heroes: Belfast Telegraph

Time to meet challenge of finding way for historical reflection on this island: The Irish Times
Earl Storey

Northern Ireland could be hit hardest by the Budget: Belfast Telegraph
Anna Magure

Time for Stormont to make tough choice of painful cuts: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Love of the language and Líofa fuels Irish job market: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Castlebar council reverses decision to have 'Titanic' plaque in English only: The Irish Times
Tom Shiel

Christianity in an unholy mess: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Whole island to bask in glow of Olympic torch relay: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Scottish independence movement is 'anti-English', says Tory John Redwood as he demands devo max.. for England: Scottish Daily Record

Lennon accused 'told son about sterile bomb factory': Daily Express
Dean Herbert

Truth and reconciliation from Belfast to Cape Town: BBC

Monday, March 19

UUP's Mike Nesbitt wants opposition referendum: BBC

Time for change as voters are longing for hope – Nesbitt: The News Letter

DUP link would be kiss of death for our party – McCallister: The News Letter

UUP must face up to brutal reality (Mar 12): The News Letter
Alex Kane

Two teenagers charged after Armagh loyalist band parade: BBC

Loyalist parade spokesman – 'We're already planning for 2013 parade': Newry Times
Paul Malone

SAS soldier made up account of attack, IRA inquest told: Belfast Telegraph

Earhart riots 'unacceptable' MLA (Mar 13): Derry Journal

History lessons will teach us the truth about the past (Mar 14): Belfast Telegraph
Eamon Phoenix

Unionists running out of time on language: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Sinn Fein Border Corridor Conference (Mar 13): The Cross Examiner

We're paying MLAs more but it's costing us all less (Mar 15): Belfast Telegraph
Pat McCartan

Pay rise for MLAs wrong on all counts (Mar 15): Belfast Telegraph

Armagh beats competition to get lord mayor (Mar 15): RTE

Irish-American heartland not the force of yesteryear: The Irish Times
Paul Cullen

'Real need' for ex-service support group (Feb 28): The News Letter

Resignation of Montrose top two needed to rid RTE of rot (Mar 18): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

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

Ireland rejects UN call to end schools discriminating on religious grounds (Mar 10): The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

Red, white and who-gives-a-damn: Sunday Herald
Ian Bell

Scottish Independence – Ruth Davidson launches Friends of the Union: BBC

Scotland doesn't need independence to take more responsibility for itself: The Scotsman
Malcolm Fraser

Why The Firm is still a right royal success story (Mar 9): The Herald
Alison Rowat

Council approve 'twinning' with Gaza (Mar 13): Ballymoney Times

Sunday, March 18

Gardai 'unfazed' by plan to open ranks: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Kennedy steps aside but insists there is no deal: The News Letter

No Orange unionist leader: The News Letter

The heat is on: UTV
Ken Reid

MLA 'concerned' over HET funding: BBC

Loyalist march passes off peacefully: UTV

Sinn Fein launch Easter Lily campaign in Newry: Newry Times
Declan McAteer

UVF east Belfast 'leader' Stephen Matthews released: BBC

NI leaders to meet Obama during trip: UTV

Leaders head for USA and Canada: BBC

IRA could intercept garda calls, tribunal told: RTE

Pursuit of terrorists is 'like a tiger hunt', said British general: Independent on Sunday
Brian Brady

O'Malley also refutes claim against Lynch: Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy

'Blanketmen' author to complain of 'bias' towards SF: Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy

Looking back, it was a life well spent, says Gerry Adams (Mar 16): Irish Voice/
Ed Farnan

Army civilians to lose out on danger money (Mar 14): Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Council launches Peace III action plan: Donegal Democrat

Acting for the Peace Project: Leitrim Observer

While the rest of us struggle, MLAs' salaries go up by 11% (Mar 16): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Protection of minority faith schools is vital (Mar 17): The Irish Times
Breda O'Brien

In search of those extraordinary Scots-Irish: Irish Echo

McFeely wins bid to stay out of jail over Priory Hall: Evening Herald
Tim Healy

Decline and fall of the Old Firm: New Statesman
Simon Kuper

Scottish independence 'could come by 2016': BBC

Saturday, March 17

Ulster Unionist leadership frontrunner pulls out of race:
Henry McDonald

Elliott – 'Professional' Mike is 'fully committed' to UUP: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Danny Kennedy will not run for UUP leadership: The News Letter

Nesbitt is UUP leadership favourite: Belfast Telegraph

Two horse Ulster Unionist race: BBC
Mark Devenport

Nesbitt might be best bet for UUP: Belfast Telegraph

Row in store over Asda's email on products with the Union flag: Belfast Telegraph
Patrice Dougan

Yet another flags row in Limavady: Londonderry Sentinel

SDLP – 'Parades Commission decision on Armagh parade divisive': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Let the games begin: Belfast Media

Gerry Adams says British still have illegal, immoral and illegitimate claim to part of Ireland (Mar 14): Irish Voice/
Ed Farnan

The ties that bind on St. Patrick's Day: Springfield Republican

Loyalist heartland looks to republican stronghold for tips on revamping area (Mar 15): Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Songs of Politics, Imported From Ireland: New York Times

UVF east Belfast 'leader' Stephen Matthews arrested: BBC

Dissident thugs give cancer victim one day to get out: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Mothers' campaign against RAAD (Mar 13): Derry Journal

Marian Price "refuses" to meet Sinn Fein MLA: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Soldier denies cover-up claims: Belfast Telegraph

Agent was trusted member of Provisional IRA, Smithwick Tribunal hears: BBC

No 'proper inquiry' due to Garda disbelief: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

How many died because of Dublin's border policy?: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

Deaths of Derry IRA men remembered (Mar 13): Derry Journal
Michaell McMonagle

Ex-soldier's post-traumatic stress nightmare: Burnley Express

The DUP's Nigel Dodds calls for St Patrick's Day holiday: BBC

Livingstone uses Higgins's image in election literature: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Budget 'damaging' C of I schools (Mar 16): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

GAA manager 'scapegoated' us, say brothers dropped for playing soccer: Irish Independent
Majella O'Sullivan

Why unionists only have eyes for Rangers: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Scottish Government to fund demand for Gaelic in Glasgow: The Scotsman
Chris Marshall

Peace Must Not Be the Victim of International Justice: New York Times
Ian Paisley

Friday, March 16

Last day for UUP leadership nominations: BBC

Ulster Unionist peers back Mike Nesbitt bid: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Nesbitt rules out 'blind leap' into opposition at Stormont: The News Letter

John McCallister – Man who aims to be leader of the opposition: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

GAA and Gay Pride? 'I did both years ago': The News Letter

Kennedy won't run in UUP leadership race: UTV

Why Danny gets my vote for leader: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Liberal Unionism? In Ulster? Why Not?: The Spectator
Alex Massie

UUP must reform or wither and die (Mar 14): Belfast Telegraph

Unionists have 'nothing to fear' from Northern Ireland border poll:
Henry McDonald

Never underestimate the power of a gesture: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

The US civil rights movement inspired Gerry Adams (Mar 14): Irish Voice/
Ed Farnan

Republicans challenged to say 'sorry': UTV

5,000 days and still no Drumcree resolution (Mar 12): The News Letter

Irish language on St Patrick's Day parade flag prompts unionist boycott: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Eirigi – 'Loyalist parade go-ahead defies logic': Newry Times
Paul Malone

Time to make St Patrick's Day official public holiday: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Mothers take on RAAD with a silent protest on peace bridge: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Dissident group ran men out of Ireland: UTV

Two arrested over terrorist activity: UTV

Marian Price needs our support:
Sandy Boyer

McGeough's wife breaks silence to tell of family's 'punishment': Tyrone Times

Tribunal told of internal review: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

O'Flaherty writes Clinton on BC case: Irish Echo

Terror victims for US camp: The News Letter

Victims share their Troubles tragedies: Dromore Leader

Executive to agree commemoration plan: UTV

Hill colleagues salute Congressman Donald Payne: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Parties unite in anger at cuts to allowances for office costs: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Just how much is your MLA worth?: BBC
Mark Devenport

I'll be back, says Mayor DUP councillor confirms hidden family GAA history: Ballymoney Times

Rangers to play Belfast fundraiser against Linfield: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Helping Rangers would be sporting thing to do: The Scotsman
Michael Kelly

Neil Lennon bomb plot trial – Package sent to Celtic boss contained 248 nails but was not viable, court is told: Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Sectarianism – No Evidence Required for a Conviction (Mar 14): The Spectator
Alex Massie


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