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Thursday, May 15

`Stakeknife' denies he was British mole in the IRA: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Wearing short sleeves and tan, Scappaticci steps from shadows to say: I'm no informer: The Independent
David McKittrick

IRA veteran amazed at Stakeknife claims: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

British urged to state that 'dirty war' is over: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

How Stakeknife was unmasked: The Guardian (May 12)
Ciar Byrne

The Steak Knife affair will be deeply wounding to the IRA: Daily Telegraph
Ed Moloney

Community is in Stakeknife's debt: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

No point in staking hope on an inquiry: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Echoes of the Collins era as questions of strategy arise: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

What's at Stakeknife?: Irish Echo
Editorial

Security chiefs had plan to recruit Adair: UTV Internet

Mother's plea for IRA to return son: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

SDLP alarm at poll plan: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

De Brun urges elections: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

SF use accord as a means to united Ireland: Sunday Independent (May 11)
John A Murphy

Drumcree 'still a major church issue': Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Order urged to quit politics: The Observer (May 11)
Henry McDonald

Pope 'wrong to forbid shared Communion': Irish Independent
Helen Bruce

Protestant-Unionists 'Must Move Away from Siege Mentality': The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Mutual respect holds the key to progress: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Plan Will 'Ethnically Cleanse' Protestants: The News Letter (May 13)
Stephen Dempster

President of a society led astray: Sunday Business Post (May 11)
Tom McGurk

The price of the Old Firm heroes: Scotland on Sunday (May 11)
Ian Johnston

Old Firm rivals urge end to hatred: The Observer (May 11)
Stephen Khan

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Soldier admits gunfire untruths: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Wednesday, May 14

Government buying time over poll date: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Terms of full engagement are needed: (from the Irish News, May 12)
Roy Garland

I'm no spy, says the man named as Stakeknife: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Ahern hints at second British agent in IRA: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

There is a second IRA mole, says spy source: The Herald
Michael Settle

New twist in 'Stakeknife' saga as MoD issues denial: The Scotsman
Dan McDougall

British must come clean on Stakeknife - Harney: Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill and Fionnán Sheahan

IRA members want leaders to explain: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Agent tells of Scappaticci interrogation: Irish Independent

One of the IRA's most ruthless operators: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

I risked death to spy on IRA: The Times
James Rennie

Moral lines often blurred to keep spies in shadow: Irish Independent

How Stakeknife gave Provo chiefs the slip: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Smoke and mirrors making it difficult to recognise full truth: Irish Independent

StakeKnife - Shock and Awe: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

We deserve the truth about murders in Northern Ireland: The Herald
Ian MacWhirter

The moral landscape has changed forever: (from Irelandclick.com, May 12)
Editorial

Stakeknife - the questions pile up: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Victims of UVF Totalled in Dozens: The News Letter

'Women Were Often Used in Getting People on Board': The News Letter (May 12)

MPs to raise issue of UDA killer's book: (from the Irish News, May 12)
John Manley

IRA denies abducting man: UTV Internet

Missing man's dad blames IRA for kidnap: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Big profits fuel cross-border smuggling: Sunday Business Post (May 11)
Barry O'Kelly

US - 'Real Irish Republican Army' Named Foreign Terrorist Organization: Voice of America

“Ireland – Bobby Sands!”: (from Irelandclick.com, May 12)
Danny Morrison

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Soldier 'fired 12 shots': BBC

Widow walks out over Bloody Sunday 'farce': Irish Independent
Kieran McDaid

Tuesday, May 13

US talks on peace process: BBC

Political tornado and not a wizard insight: (from the Irish News, May 10)
James Kelly

Which way for unionists?: Belfast Telegraph
Mick Fealty, Trevor Ringland and David Steven

Unionists' HQ gets mail bomb: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Stakeknife a Double Act: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Taoiseach to press British on informer disclosure: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley, Dan Keenan and Suzanne Breen

Intelligence chiefs to be questioned over IRA spy: The Scotsman
John Innes

Stakeknife is 'under guard at old Home Counties airbase': The Times
David Lister and Ian Cobain

IRA double agent 'Stakeknife' has not fled Belfast, says Sinn Fein: The Independent
David McKittrick

Stakeknife leaves the IRA 'in shock': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA chiefs try to play down importance of 'Stakeknife': (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Street shocked at neighbour named as spy and torturer: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Informer disappears in a cloud of propaganda: Daily Telegraph
Philip Johnston

Revelation casts new light on killings: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Minister gagged media to guard dirty secret: The Guardian
David Leigh and Richard Norton-Taylor

Murder, mayhem and killing - the sick Scappaticci scenario: Irish Independent
Deborah Orr

Bean-spilling Stakeknife puts Provo backs to wall: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Editorials

UVF Ran a Ring of UDR, Army and RUC Spies for Murders: The News Letter

Army tape handed to coroner: BBC

32-CSM man ‘harrassed by police’: (from the Irish News, May 10)
Aeneas Bonner

Bishop in missing man appeal: BBC

SF calls for Sands apology: (from the Irish News, May 10)
Bimpe Fatogun

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Ministers always knew McGuinness did not fire first shot, Bloody Sunday inquiry told: The Independent
Kim Sengupta

Monday, May 12

Blair treats Ulster people as second class, say Tories: Daily Telegraph
Benedict Brogan

Millionaire terrorist hit by own?: Sunday Life
Alan Murray and Stephen Gordon

Newspapers Identify Man Said to Be British Agent in I.R.A.: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Further revelations of British Army's 'dirty war' as mole in the IRA's killing squad is exposed: The Independent
David McKittrick

Murder fear after naming of IRA spy: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding, Ted Oliver and Sean O'Neill

Naming of 'Stakeknife' damaging to IRA and British: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan and Suzanne Breen

Exposure of double agent ‘could destroy IRA’: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Top double agent in IRA guilty of 'up to 40 murders': Irish Independent
Lorna Reid

Two innocent victims may have died to protect informer: The Guardian
David Leigh

Stakeknife - Uncovering the hidden war: BBC
Dominic Casciani

He did the IRA's dirty work for 25 years - and was paid £80,000 a year by the government: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Jokes over bullet in back of the head: The Times
David Lister

Bitter IRA men recall 'cold, distant' figure: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

The killer who became Britain's finest weapon: The Times
David Lister and Ian Cobain

Operating in the shadows: The Scotsman
Jeanette Oldham

How Stakeknife paved way to defeat for IRA: The Times
Anthony McIntyre

He killed in our name but will anyone tell us why?: The Herald
Alex Bell

Perfect person would not make the perfect spy: The Times
Oliver James

Torture, murder, mayhem - the dirty war just got dirtier: The Guardian
John Ware

Questions Stevens wants answered by top army spy: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins

Written in Stone - Finucane was never UFF target: Sunday Life

Sunday, May 11

Durkan warns against 'cooling-off' period: RTE

Clinton could 'move' process: (from the Irish News, May 9)
William Scholes

DUP to call for June election: BBC

Hope for peace rises from spy-tower ruins: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Political structures stand as towers fall: BBC
Mark Devenport

Trimble faces down UUP rebels: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Saving Private Trimble: The Observer
Paul Donovan

Enough of this IRA convoluted claptrap: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Tony Blur and fudging Ahern are your only men: Sunday Independent
Ronan Fanning

Blair delivers as towers tumble: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Durkan will be measured against John Hume: (from the Irish News, Apr 25)
Paul McErlean

Stevens row hits Policing Board: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Public inquiries in North - don't waste our time: Sunday Business Post
Eamonn MacDermott

Loyalist - 'victim of revenge': UTV Internet

Omagh families to meet gardai for bomb inquiry: The Sunday Times
John Lee

US marine raises funds for Omagh victims: Irish World
Peter Kelly

Named - British double agent who murdered for the IRA: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

Stakeknife on run after Dublin cover is blown: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

The bloody life of a deadly double agent: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

NUJ concern over police 'harassment': Belfast Telegraph

MPs condemn ‘vicious’ police raids on journalist: The Sunday Times
Nicholas Rufford

Peace is a free press: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Official Secrets Act makes law (and PM) look an ass: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Strange tale of Gerry Adams and Sherlock Holmes: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

DUP winning cyberspace battle by landslide: (from the Irish News, May 9)
William Scholes

Saturday, May 10

Taoiseach slams UUP leader over peace impasse: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Adams appeals to ordinary unionists: UTV Internet

UU working groups dissecting Declaration: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Tories will refuse to support postponement of NI elections: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Peers to challenge Ulster poll plans: Financial Times
Jean Eaglesham and John Murray Brown

Autumn poll seen as unlikely: Impartial Reporter

Voters must decide as time runs out on peace process: Irish Independent

Watchtower with a history: BBC
Paul Rocks

Peace process - Basis for optimism as towers fall: Irish Examiner
Editorial

A New Joint Declaration: Derry Journal
Editorial

Disarming and demilitarising the PSNI: (from Irelandclick.com)

Serious questions over raid on Clarke: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Special Branch accused of death threat plot: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

The restoration of national sovereignty is not a right-wing aspiration: The Blanket (Apr 24)
Andy Martin

Murder of loyalist drug dealer brings reprisal fear: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Murder tarnishes image of Ulster's smart Gold Coast: The Times
David Lister

Warning as LVF renews links with Adair: (from The People, May 4)

A decade on: (from Irelandclick.com)
Andrea McKernon

March organisers 'should see dossiers on threats': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Jailed IRA man worked at Garda college: Irish Independent

Initiative Shows what Makes Protestants Tick: The News Letter (Apr 11)
Ian Starrett

Paras leader travels to Donegal function: (from the Irish News, May 2)
Seamus McKinney

IRA agent paid as much as Cabinet minister: The Times
Christopher Walker

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

MI5 officer adds to doubt over IRA agent's claim: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Cross-examination of MI5 handler halted: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Friday, May 9

Ahern urged to back June date: UTV Internet

Army posts dismantling begins: BBC

McAleese, in Chicago, still upbeat on North: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Flynn Criticizes North Setback: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com
Tom Deignan

Election scrub irks American activists: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

No Devolution for a Generation - Unionist: The News Letter

Timeline - London 2053: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com

For true democracy in the North, the will of the people must prevail: Irish Examiner
Pat Brosnan

Have we dreamed our dreams away?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Fakes, lies and the truly, deeply mad: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Obsessed with Saving Private Trimble: (from Irelandclick.com)

Editorials

23-hour lock-up, strip searches – US ordeal of a local who’s done nothing wrong . . .: (from Irelandclick.com)
Jarlath Kearney

Bugging case police copy editor's files: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

If you embarrass the government, you may end up in police custody: The Spectator
Stephen Glover

A tale of two cities: The Guardian
Editorial

Trimble Parades Commission call: UTV Internet

Let's hope for cool heads this marching season: Irish Independent

Wooden Spoon: The Blanket (Apr 21)
Anthony McIntyre

Bloody Sunday, MI5 and the renegade spy: BBC
Dominic Casciani

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

McGuinness 'tie-in' challenged: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Identity of IRA agent no secret, says Shayler: The Times
Christopher Walker

McGuinness Bloody Sunday claim: UTV Internet

Thursday, May 8

Trimble accuses IRA of ‘word games’: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Adams attacks Blair over election day: The Herald
Michael Settle

Kill All Doubt - Commit to Peace, Murphy Tells IRA: The News Letter

Pressure for more from IRA: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

'We're not condemned to war-war, simply to more jaw-jaw and that's a step forward': Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Governments survey the damage: BBC
Mark Devenport

Some unionists must stop seizing defeat from the jaws of victory: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Republicans get blame game wrong: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Deal review must confront weaknesses: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Violence threatens to hijack talks: Irish Examiner
Editorial

Reading between lines will not suffice: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Serving officers 'may be charged': BBC

Journalist raises leaked conversations: RTE

Police Chief Want Ombudsman's Work Monitored: The News Letter

Either crime or policing?: (from the Irish News)
Editorial

Loyalists Claim Video Proves Nationalist Aggression: The News Letter

President highlights Irish dark side during US visit: The Irish Times
Conor O'Clery

Tricolour Burned as Flag Row Rages: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Gunmen target O’Connor cousin: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

Ex-Cop Writes Claudy Movie: The News Letter (Apr 25)
Ian Starrett

Council backing for Irish lessons: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 9)

Shayler to address tribunal: BBC

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

MI5 officer tells of 'McGuinness link': The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Bloody Sunday update: UTV Internet

Wednesday, May 7

Ahern and Blair Pursue Changes in Ulster Despite Election Delay: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Blair in Dublin talks to put Ulster back on track: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA says its position accurately reflected by Adams: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan and Mark Brennock

IRA reveals statement as Ulster poll hopes dwindle: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Renegotiation of Good Friday deal not an option, says Blair: Irish Examiner
Michael O’Farrell

IRA statements: BBC
Brian Rowan

Irish Government 'Must Defend Irish People': Derry Journal

Bomb Found Before Blair Visit: The News Letter

Rogue terrorists raise the stakes with bomb plot: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Police talk to editor about Mowlam leak: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

This time it's personal: The Guardian
John Mullan

Harassing the messenger: Daily Telegraph
Editorial

‘Top Gun’ may yet sail up the lough: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Met chief challenged over Finucane IRA claims: UTV Internet

'Police Spy Murdered Thirteen': (from the News of the World, May 4)
Martin Breen

I'll name Stakeknife: (from The People, May 4)
Greg Harkin

LVF denies planning to disrupt Trimble's election campaign: Belfast Telegraph (May 1)
Mary Fitzgerald

Police 'not trained to deal with bias' - Tom Constantine: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

NI policing needs community support: BBC

Siren sounded on organised crime: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

British soldiers tackle GAA: BBC

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

'Reliable' informer said IRA fired first, inquiry is told: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

McGuinness tells lawyers not to cross-examine MI5 witnesses: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Tuesday, May 6

Blair heads for Dublin to patch up peace process: The Herald
Michael Settle

Ahern, Blair talks on implementing Joint Declaration: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan and Arthur Beesley

UUP 'No' to Plans by Blair and Ahern: The News Letter

Ahern to demand reform of North’s policing: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Adams urges a rethink on election delay: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Axing Assembly 'has boosted republicans': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Time to dump the pea soup and teacups: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Britain must show peace commitment: Irish Examiner
Editorial

McDowell scorns 'cranky' claims: Irish Independent

McDowell at odds with Taoiseach in blaming republicans: Irish Independent (May 2)
Brian Dowling

O'Loan office faces scrutiny - UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

North fears that battle against organised crime is lost: Irish Independent

Republicans blamed for attempt to bomb marathon: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Sinn Féin calls UDA move a PR stunt: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

'Killer informer' storm: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

No Respite: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

'I wish I'd blown up Parliament': Sunday Life (Apr 13)
Brenda O'Neill

Details of Omagh horror put online: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Sectarian divisions widest among young people - study: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Rally tribute to hunger strikers: (from the Irish News)
Marie Louise McCrory

Fighting for children: Huntsville Times (Apr 26)
Yvonne Betowt

Monday, May 5

IRA to spell out pledges: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

British capitulated to UUP - McGuinness: RTE

Agreement hitch 'sapping confidence': Irish Independent

Strange bedfellows: Sunday Life (May 4)
Laurence White

Daft to portray Declaration as a descent into the abyss: Irish Independent

Oh, do act your age: The Observer (May 4)
Richard Ingrams

They'll have to go away, ye know: Irish Independent (May 2)
Gene McKenna

The ‘pantomime’ is over – oh no it’s not: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

Gerry Adams, rebuffed: Albany Times Union
Editorial

Two-Way Street: Derry Journal (May 2)
Editorial

IRA statement - It's not too late to save North poll: Irish Examiner
Editorial

Official Secrets & Official Lies: The Blanket
Carrie Twomey

US chef fights to clear his name: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Congress may investigate double agent's US stay: Sunday Life (May 4)
Stephen Breen

Exiles' defiant taunt to UDA: Sunday Life (May 4)
Ciaran McGuigan

Dear UVF, Sorry for killing all your pals, now can we have a ceasefire please: (from The People, Apr 27)
Mike Browne

Lack of cash halts Ulster murder inquiry: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Orange Leader supports DUP: Sunday Life (May 4)
Alan Murray

Labour eyeing up the North in bid to broaden horizons: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

A war of words - commemoration or intimidation?: Impartial Reporter

Death of PM's Irish mother "gave him drive to succeed": Irish Post/IrishAbroad.com

Sunday, May 4

IRA pledge must come before poll, says minister: Scotland on Sunday
Christopher Claire

IRA to release April 13 statement: Sunday Independent
Alan Erwin

An Illusory Peace in Northern Ireland: Washington Post
Glenn Frankel

Blair facing 'angry' Dublin protest: UTV Internet

IRA anchors peace process, activist says: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Dublin and Sinn Fein in election dispute: The Sunday Times
John Burns

Peace should end paramilitary funds: Sunday Independent
Jimmy Guerin

Provos wind up their business: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Gerry performing a little cunning linguistics on us: Sunday Independent

The democratic deficit: BBC
Mark Devenport

Blair's dilemma and the only game in town: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Withdrawal of consent was inevitable: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Blair has shown the way, we must follow: Sunday Independent

Blair puts hope on hold: Boston Herald
Editorial

Grim week but we must not lose hope: Belfast Telegraph
Editorial

Agent to hit out by naming top IRA mole: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

Blair under fire for arrest of reporter: The Sunday Times
Nicholas Rufford

Secret tapes furore leads to arrests: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Mowlam called McGuinness 'babe' because he was in charge: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCarthey

Clarke escapes IRA and UDA but not the Brits: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

An absurd arrest: The Sunday Times
Editorial

Garda says it knows sites of most IRA weapon dumps: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'Special Branch' loyalist killed 13: UTV Internet

Conviction quashed after 25 years: BBC (Apr 29)

Saturday, May 3

A sense of bewilderment, but Belfast still wants peace: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

UUP to ‘reject any blueprint for peace’: Irish Examiner
Kieran McDaid

Parties Count Cost of Lost Poll: The News Letter

Campaign farce as candidates nominate for no-go poll: Irish Independent
Ian Graham

Harney defends handling of NI affairs: RTE

Some questions deserve answers: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Peace process comes to another ignominious end: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

When it comes to big mouths, focus on Gerry: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Republicans overplayed their hand and lost out: Irish Independent
Paul Bew

Northern Ireland's war of words: The Blanket
Brendan O'Neill

Trimble denies us our ‘nunc demittis’: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

Blueprint for a new Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Editorials

Lawyers' leader calls for Finucane probe: Financial Times
Bob Sherwood

Sunday Times North editor and wife released: Irish Examiner
Kieran McDaid

Detective charged over Mowlam phone call leak: Daily Telegraph

Robinson fury at BBC 'discrimination': Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

NI secretary hopes for calm: BBC

Brixton deaths inquiry finds Irish inmates are victims of racist abuse: The Times (Apr 10)
Richard Ford

Friday, May 2

Blair Suspends N. Ireland Elections, Halts Peace Process: Washington Post
Glenn Frankel

Northern Ireland elections postponed over IRA future: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

'Fully peaceful' society on offer, with few troops: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Ahern to press Blair to move on Joint Declaration proposals: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Gerry Moriarty

Paramilitary body was in deal: UTV Internet

Four documents No 10 hopes can transform the fortunes of Ulster: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

Phrase republicans could not accept: The Times
David Lister

Unionist veto still in place, says Adams: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Violence may fill North vacuum, say sources: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan and Michael O'Farrell

Loyalist heartland unfazed by crisis: Irish Independent
Ian Graham

Hilltop Army posts to go: BBC

Big Man's speech may have sunk election: Irish Independent
Henry Patterson

Public rows replace secret divisions: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Poll would have provided field day for DUP and SF: Irish Independent

High time we saw an end to high dudgeon: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Editorials

  • Peace postponed: The Guardian
  • Negotiating with the Cookie Monster: (from Irelandclick.com)
  • Election plans to be put in storage?: Belfast Telegraph
  • Blair calls the IRA's bluff: Daily Telegraph
  • Ball in Adams' court: The Scotsman
  • Elections and the politics of meaning: Irish Echo
  • Least bad option: The Times
  • Assembly Elections - Democracy the victim of cancellation: Irish Examiner

    Sinn Fein urged to follow SDLP lead and support new police force: Irish Independent
    Bernard Purcell

    Stevens collusion report reveals age-old conundrum: Irish Echo

    Sunday Times reporter held in leaks affair: The Times
    David Lister

    Attack on Adair family 'a warning not to come back home': Belfast Telegraph
    Mary Fitzgerald

    IRA dissidents 'in plan to join forces': (from the Irish News)
    Valerie Robinson

    Thursday, May 1

    SF Man Meehan Backs Service as Medals Row Rages: The News Letter
    Karen Quinn

    No more word games - let the people decide, says Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
    Fionnán Sheahan

    Sinn Fein fails again to give clarity on IRA standing down: Daily Telegraph
    Thomas Harding

    Adams makes IRA arms pledge to try to seduce Unionists: The Independent
    David McKittrick

    NI election may be postponed in absence of clarity: The Irish Times
    Gerry Moriarty, Mark Brennock and Frank Millar

    Blair likened to Pinochet: UTV Internet

    One side's plain speaking is another's textual innuendo: Irish Independent

    Republican grassroots wary of more demands for 'humble pie': (from the Irish Times)
    Suzanne Breen

    Poll postponement would, er, will be best option: Irish Independent
    Barry White

    Adams still teasing but his wiles need added allure: Belfast Telegraph
    Steven King

    Dublin and London show signs of falling out: Irish Independent

    Adams pledge is as good as it gets: Irish Examiner
    Editorial

    An election that is shrouded in doubt: Belfast Telegraph
    Editorial

    Interview of the Week - David Trimble: Washington Times
    Martin Sieff

    Trimble still afraid of the ‘bogeymen’: (from the Irish News)
    Brian Feeney

    Old unionist mindset in need of decommissioning: Irish Echo
    Patrick Hurley

    LVF threat to Trimble during poll: Belfast Telegraph
    Brian Walker

    Loyalist feud hits England: The Times
    David Lister and Russell Jenkins

    PSNI figures encouraging: (from the Irish News, Apr 29)
    Editorial

    Ex-policeman held over McGuinness tapes: The Times
    David Lister and Philip Webster

    Blair's tap dance: The Guardian
    Editorial

    A babe in arms: Daily Telegraph
    Editorial

    'Catholics no longer in ghetto': Scotland on Sunday (Apr 20)
    Nicholas Christian

    --------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

    Shayler and MI5 agents in Bloody Sunday squabble: The Times
    Christopher Walker



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