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Monday, May 15

Ahern ready for historic address: Irish Independent
Senan Hogan

SF outlines Commonwealth stance: BBC

NI Assembly members to get pay rise:

All changed, changed utterly as an era ends: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland


Witnesses in major cases flee the north: (from the Irish News)

'Tiger kidnap' bid dad breaks silence over family's ordeal: Sunday Life (May 13)
Stephen Breen

UDA prison stand-off: Sunday Life (May 13)
Stephen Breen

Gardaí rule Nelson out of Northern Bank probe: Irish Examiner
Caroline O’Doherty

First of McCabe killers is released:

IRA garda killer freed from jail: BBC
Johnny Caldwell

Sinn Fein emerge as likely kingmakers in next Dail: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Peace, man, I'm voting Sinn Fein: Sunday Independent (May 13)
Brendan O'Connor

Joint faith school scheme plea: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

Republic's Protestants 'victims of sectarianism': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Marching problem must be solved: (May 10)

Provos rewriting history to help them sleep at night: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

All along the watchtowers...: The Observer (May 13)
Sean O'Hagan

We need a Blair or two: Haaretz
Yossi Melman

Basque premier – "We must try to solve conflict with all strength": (May 10)

End of the UK could be closer than Brown thinks: The Herald
Iain MacWhirter

Monday, May 14

Sinn Fein to take seats on policing board: Irish Independent
Ian Graham

Hutchinson dismay at college delay: UTV Internet

Mean-spirited duopoly brooks no resistance: Sunday Life (May 13)
Henry Patterson

New Northern Irish government shows that opposites can agree: Ottawa Citizen (May 11)
Peter Zimonjic

Who cares why or how?: Sunday Life (May 13)
Alan McBride

First steps that led to peace: Cyprus Mail (May 13)
Agnieszka Rakoczy

Peace miracle – Blood turns into wine in Northern Ireland party: Colombo Daily Mirror
Ameen Izzadeen

Troubles ended: The Press (New Zealand)

End of act one: (May 8)

From Wimbledon to Stormont: (from the Sunday Tribune, May 13)
Suzanne Breen

Yes, but can they get on their bikes?: Belfast Telegraph (May 12)
Lindy McDowell

Stormont Christian Coalition?: The Blanket (Apr 28)
John Coulter

UVF to meet arms general: Sunday Life (May 13)
Brian Rowan

UVF bidding to buy some time with wordplay: Sunday Life (May 13)
Brian Rowan

Ex-RUC agent contacts families to deny any part in pub murders: (from the Irish News, May 12)
Barry McCaffrey

Cops deny bike tip-off after LVF murder: Sunday Life (May 13)
Stephen Breen

PSNI ignore O'Loan report on shooting: (May 10)
Ciarán Barnes

Bridges built over water no longer troubled: (from the Irish News, May 12)
William Graham

Jail museum extends invite to DUP leader: Irish Independent
Alan O'Keeffe

Ian Paisley and me: The Guardian
Roy Hattersley

End of a beautiful friendship: BBC (May 10)
Shane Harrison

Tony Blair is probably glad to be calling it a day: (from the Irish News, May 12)
James Kelly

Stop this drift into educational apartheid: The Observer (May 13)
Nick Cohen

An Orange shift?: (May 8)

Kenny, Rabbitte rule out role for Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel and Gene McKenna

Understanding enemy is key to peace: Boston Globe (May 5)
Rich Barlow

We can learn from Stormont. So why don't we?: The Independent (May 10)
Adrian Hamilton

End of the Union: Derry Journal (Apr 24)
Gerry Murray

Sunday, May 13

Anger at exclusion of Stormont pathfinders: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Fr Reid rejoices on 'great day for Irish':
Damian McCarney

Pinch yourself, but this odd chemistry could work: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Amid backslapping and feeble jokes, no criticism of the bigots and wreckers: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Not everyone in Belfast is laughing: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Counting on a miracle, we should not forget: Sunday Independent
John Chambers

An end to foolishness that dug early graves: (from the Irish News, May 9)
James Kelly

Poignant poetry of Ulster's day of pride: Scotland on Sunday
Kenny Farquharson

Devils sup – Northern Ireland loosens its Paisley tie: Canberra Times (May 10)
Frank O'Shea

Paisley had nothing to be forgiven for: Sunday Independent
Emer O'Kelly

Too Many Americans: Irish Voice/ (scroll down)

Syracusan witnesses dawn of new day of hope for Ireland: Syracuse Post-Standard (May 9)
Sean Kirst

Fragile calm behind Ulster's 'peace walls': Sunday Telegraph
David Harrison

Brown 'has no extra cash' for NI: BBC

DUP & UUP clash over financial incentive package: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

PM is man of deep faith and determination – Lord Eames: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Giving a hand to history: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Blair and others take credit for peace driven from below: (from the Sunday Journal)
Eamonn McCann

Oh Gord, I'm shouting 'Tony, please don't go': Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Rabbitte fury at 'unfraternal' Blair: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Spy at heart of IRA 'is still a target': The Observer
Henry McDonald

Why should slate be wiped clean?:
Martin Morgan

Top Orangeman calls on enemies to work together:
Ciarán Barnes

A solution to Drumcree stand-off must be found: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Blocked Orange parade may be set to finish, finally: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Carpenter jailed for throwing bottles at parade: Irish Independent (May 10)
Fiona Ferguson

Lords rule over police evidence on Hamill: (from the Irish News, May 9)
Barry McCaffrey

SF's Gerry Adams 'twisted truth' on Rafferty murder: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

The end and the beginning: (May 9)
Jesus Torquemada

If Northern Ireland can have peace, so can the Middle East: Daily Star (Lebanon)

Saturday, May 12

Stormont a 'gigantic step towards unity' – McCartney: Derry Journal

Irish American High Hopes for North: Irish Voice/
Cahir O’Doherty

Sullivan cheers N. Ireland accord: Casper Star Tribune (May 9)
David Mirhadi

Politicians 'deserve thanks for peace': Belfast Telegraph (May 10)
Alf McCreary

A full three cheers are deserved: Irish Independent

'History in the making' on Devolution Day: Ulster Herald
Peter Kelly

An Encounter With History: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

The sky's the limit for the Northern Ireland Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Dean Pittman

So, will it be a case of yes, First Minister?: Belfast Telegraph (May 8)
Kenneth Bloomfield

Where peace comes dropping slow, and with a price-tag – hard work: Irish Independent

A day to remember: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Northern Ireland's past has a future: Los Angeles Times (May 9)
Tony Platt

Forgive me if I don't join in this great Ulster backslapping bonanza: Daily Mail (May 10)
Stephen Glover

We have never been here before: Ulster Herald

New Irish government has finally overcome generations of enemies: Wilmington News Journal (May 9)

New beginning for Northern Ireland: The Nelson Mail (May 11)

Paisley's unity call on Boyne battlefield: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

Men of peace salve the pain of Boyne Battle: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Boyne gun is taken out of Irish politics: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Paisley visit shows nothing is impossible: BBC
Kevin Connolly

The day hatred was washed away on a tide of friendship: Irish Independent

Order won't march, but may 'fight': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

UVF statement little comfort to families: Down Democrat

Lingering twists to the Blair legacy: Belfast Telegraph

Decision soon on victims' post: The News Letter

Councillor conviction move: Belfast Telegraph

Republican 'couldn't be happier' after convictions quashed: Derry Journal
Michael McMonagle

Big Bird and Grover to promote peace in 'Stormont Street': The Times
Adam Sherwin

Why Wikipedia decided to lock up Gerry Adams: Belfast Telegraph (May 8)
Noel McAdam

NI officer to advise LA riot investigation:

Friday, May 11

Fury as DUP joins Privy Council: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormont's 'Oliver Twist' attitude could alienate Brown: The Herald
Alf Young

'Never has an eviction notice been so eagerly anticipated': Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

'Wounds are still deep': The News Letter

SF calls for equality at Stormont: UTV Internet

A birds eye view as the who's who assemble: Ulster Herald
Peter Kelly

As leader of the largest party in the North, 'The Doc' can now basically do what he wants: Irish Independent (May 9)
Dominic Cunningham

Face of Ireland changed in just 16 minutes: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney


Irish language debate will be a taxing issue: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Blair's departure – The view from Northern Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Blair's legacy – Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

PM left North legacy of peace, says Taoiseach: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Tony Blair 'delivered' says UUP leader: UTV Internet

Tributes paid to Blair's NI work: BBC
Brendan Anderson

Blair years broke Ulster stalemate: The News Letter

The PM who brought republicans in from cold: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Belfast's Unity Is Blair's Real Legacy:
Chris Thornton

Why peace in Northern Ireland is the great achievement: The Herald
Colette Douglas Home

A good friend of the Irish: Irish Independent

Tony Blair legacy – Peace in North is his real triumph: Irish Examiner

SDLP welcomes move to end Diplock court system: UTV Internet

Time to end witch hunt: The News Letter

Partnership is ingrained now in council's culture: Belfast Telegraph

Fight continues to make a reality of Tyrone mother's dream of finding 'disappeared' son: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

Families' agony must be ended: (from the Irish News)

Battle of Boyne commemoration brings Paisley to the Republic: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Can Iraq learn from the Northern Ireland experience?: Kuwait Times (May 10)
Shamael Al-Sharikh

Lessons from Ireland: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Tim Murphy

Learning from success: International Herald Tribune (May 8)
Richard N. Haass and George J. Mitchell

Yes We Do Have to Talk to Terrorists. Why is America so 'drippy' about this? WAKE UP. Smell Coffee?: American Chronicle (May 9)
Patrick Lockyer

Thursday, May 10

The North is going to work, it's sorted, says Trimble: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Ulster politicians hit ground running: The Independent
David McKittrick

Old foes join in opposition to new Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

McAleese offers congratulations: UTV Internet

Peace deal praised by US senator: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

US can claim share of credit in peacemaking: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Unity in Belfast and the circle of Canadians behind it: Toronto Globe and Mail (May 9)
Doug Saunders

Belfast 'miracle' brings hope as old rivals unite: Washington Times
Anthony Healy

Stormont – Everybody was being excessively polite as if they'd turned up at a dinner party: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Fantastic to see former foes as friends – Blair: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Historic day for Northern Ireland: Toronto Star (May 9)
Olivia Ward

More than just another historic day for Ulster: Liverpool Post (May 9)
Bill Gleeson

Two adversaries have travelled a long way, and now a journey begins for all of us: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Symbolic acknowledgment that all the nonsense is over: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Paisley discarded religious and political principles: (from the Irish Times, May 9)
Brian Kennaway

Greetings from the people: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell


Irish-English detente on both sides of the water: Baltimore Sun (May 9)
Laura Vozzella

Mr Paisley, you may now kiss the bride: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Another DUP councillor resigns over power-sharing move: Belfast Telegraph

Pressure on NI culture minister over Irish language: UTV Internet

DUP to get 'secret intelligence': BBC

DUP MPs to become privy councillors: Belfast Telegraph

Empey plans another option to 'DUP/SF axis': The News Letter

Officers call for past probe halt: BBC

Michael McIlveen remembered one year on: UTV Internet

McGuinness in vow over 'Disappeared':

Service will remember NI victims: BBC

Murder victim's sister has Sinn Fein in her sights: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

SF 'has nothing to hide' over Rafferty death: RTE

Wednesday, May 9

The miracle of Belfast: The Independent
David McKittrick

Former Foes Unite to Take Oaths of Office in N. Ireland: Washington Post
Mary Jordan

Paisley and McGuinness pledge to govern for a better future: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Signing off: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein proved themselves says First Minister: UTV Internet

Ahern greets era of 'new politics and new realities': Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Blair – 'Deal was always possible': UTV Internet

Sir Reg vows to prevent carve-up 'axis': Belfast Telegraph

'Why did 35 years of sheer awfulness have to take place?': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

A laugh and a look into the future as old foes join forces at last to share power at Stormont: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

'A time of peace … when hate will no longer rule': The Herald
Michael Settle

Milk of human kindness flows on all sides over cosy cup of tea: Irish Independent

Figures of Ulster's divided past look down as new Executive takes power: Belfast Telegraph

Kennedy gets warm greeting at N. Ireland inauguration: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Mutual praise from leaders who shared in historic deal: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

NI politics moves away from edge: BBC
Mark Devenport

Hard questions for Paisley and McGuinness: The Independent
Peter Hain

Together at last, but can you see the join?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Now comes the hard part as leaders get down to business: The Times
David Sharrock

Ulster – the tension behind the laughter: The Times
Jane Wheatley

A monumental commitment by both sides against all the odds . . .: Irish Independent

Thinking of future – not back to '74: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Obstacles to progress must be removed: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

A new dawn in politics: The Herald

A time to start the building: Irish Independent

An imperfect sort of peace, but peace nonetheless: The Independent (May 8)

Stormont returns on wave of goodwill: Belfast Telegraph

Devolved government – A new day dawns in the North: Irish Examiner

NI peace prize winners in Brussels:

McGuinness encourages investment: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Paisley and McGuinness for North South talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Orangeman wants republicans and loyalists to work together:

Memories of Loughgall still painful 20 years on: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Labour & FF rule out Sinn Féin power share: RTE

Scottish nationalists aren't all separatists: Los Angeles Times (May 7)

Tuesday, May 8

Stormont ceremony marks end of Northern conflict: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Deaglán de Bréadún

Politicians descend on Belfast for launch of power-sharing: The Independent
David McKittrick

Stormont to go forth with pomp, but little warmth for Blair: The Times
David Sharrock

Paisley – "We're not in paradise yet": UTV Internet

Hain signs order to restore NI powersharing:

Stormont's unlikely double act: UTV Internet

Old rivals are impatient to get on with North's new dawn: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Last-ditch talks on Ulster cash: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

The 'bad boys' of 1974 are now poised to take power: Irish Independent

Clinton sends wishes to NI parties:

Bertie visits a sign of changed times: BBC
Shane Harrison

Blair's Irish Decade: The Blanket (May 2)
John Coulter

'Difficult journey' to move forward: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Martin McGuinness – Peacemaker and poet: Belfast Telegraph
David McKittrick

Sounds of Silence in Northern Ireland: New York Times
Colum McCann

Another step from darkness into light: Belfast Telegraph

Peace cash row shows progress: (from the Irish News)

Sinn Fein steps forward to offer Bertie a dig-out: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Bertie deserves day in sun after toil in north: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Ahern can find light relief in success of North peace deal: Irish Independent

History amid histrionics: Irish Independent

McGuiness – "Stormont must lead": UTV Internet

Paisley defends Boyne trip: UTV Internet

McDowell and Bertie call 'truce' for Stormont trip: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Loyalist veteran's path to peace: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Society free from UVF arsenals will take time: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Witness ye the great Ulster novel it's . . . Crime and No Punishment: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

'The Brits haven't gone away and neither have we': (from the Sunday Tribune, May 6)
Suzanne Breen

QC begins interviews in probe into alleged NIO cover-up: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Grounded mayor 'nothing to hide': BBC

Michael's legacy of peace, one year after his murder: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Is that an Echo of Gerry Adams that we hear in New York?: Sunday Independent (May 6)
Jim Cusack

Monday, May 7

'Peace cash will be good' – Hain: BBC

N. Ireland foes let go of past to grasp the future: Boston Globe (May 6)
Kevin Cullen

It's a massive job, but we can do it' – McGuinness: Derry Journal (May 4)

Watchdogs will keep eye on North's new ministers: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

'This is for real – it is going to stick because it has to': (from the Irish News, May 5)
William Graham

Power to the people: Sunday Life (May 6)
Stephen Gordon

In Northern Ireland, a new perspective: Boston Globe (May 5)
Kevin Cullen

Department might become a battle ground: Belfast Telegraph (May 3)
David Gordon

There is no alternative: Sunday Life (May 6)
Brian Rowan

'I'll jail McGuinness any day soon', jokes Paisley: (from the Sunday Tribune, May 5)
Suzanne Breen

Let hope rhyme with new reality: Ulster Herald

Blair cuts Major out of his 'grandstanding' Ulster peace address: Evening Standard (May 5)

Stormont best place for them: Belfast Telegraph (May 3)
Eamonn McCann

UPRG members under attack: Sunday Life (May 6)
Stephen Breen

Minister crossed the border to help seal UVF ceasefire: (from the Irish News, May 5)
Barry McCaffrey

O'Loan studies Bradford case: Sunday Life (May 6)
Ciaran McGuigan

Colluding in Silence: The Blanket (Apr 25)
Mick Hall

Residents claim stalemate over parades issue: (May 4)
Áine McEntee

Sinn Féin would consider FF coalition after election: Irish Examiner
Áine Kerr

Sister of man murdered by IRA to run as independent: Sunday Tribune (May 6)
Mick McCaffrey

Provos scotch manhunt claim: Sunday Life (May 6)
Stephen Breen

Adams hails hunger strikers' legacy: UTV Internet

MLA's anger at road closure for terrorist commemoration: Fermanagh Herald

Soldiers are we, but the fight is not about old wounds: Sunday Independent (Apr 29)
Eilis O'Hanlon

Celtic goalie rapped for Ibrox taunt: Scotland on Sunday (May 6)
Gareth Rose

Lennon will bow out but the bigots still remain: The Times (May 5)
Graham Spiers

Sunday, May 6

Paisley warns Brown that larger 'peace dividend' needed to secure May 8 deadline: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Paisley warning over peace cash: BBC

Unionists will hold vote veto: The Observer
Henry McDonald

United fronts as parties vie for success: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

It's all smiles at Stormont – but the old enmities live on: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Sink or swim is the only remaining expediency: (from the Irish News, May 4)
Denis Bradley

The day I thought would never come: The Observer
Sean O'Hagan

No invite for Trimble or Mallon as Assembly snubs ex leaders: Sunday Independent

Paisley demands end of terrorism: UTV Internet

UVF leader 'ready to meet top republicans': (from the Irish News, May 4)
Barry McCaffrey

N. Ireland Protestant Group Vows to Renounce Violence: Washington Post (May 4)
Mary Jordan

A blood-soaked history that spanned over four decades: (from the Irish News, May 4)

Job equality for terrorists 'illegal': Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Ex-paramilitaries have to be reintegrated into society: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Knocking Bertie brings Provos closer to power: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

SF evokes mixed emotions: Sunday Business Post
Olivia O'Leary

Left, right march to put boot into Ahern: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

'Another BBC love-in with a low-grade terrorist hitman': Sunday Independent
Norman Tebbit

HET's massive database a useful resource for victims: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Paisley dismisses biopic claims: UTV Internet

It's up to the English to save the Union: The Sunday Times
Michael Fry

Saturday, May 5

McGuinness applauds 'courageous' Paisley: Derry Journal

Martin McGuinness looking forward to May 8: UTV Internet

Paisley gets in tune for government: The News Letter

Delicate balancing act for co-equal Ministers: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Faithful rally to Adams but SF has work cut out for voters: Irish Examiner
Paul Kelly

Looking on from the North:

Sinn Fein's moment?: The Economist (May 3)

Tony and Bertie, etc: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Kennedy heads to Northern Ireland: Boston Globe

'I'm both sad and elated' insists Rea: The News Letter

Derry clergyman voices UVF fears: Belfast Telegraph
William Allen

McCord dismisses UVF claims:
Áine McEntee

Pain of UVF victims' families: BBC
Tara Mills

'Brother's killers stole 20 years of my life': The News Letter

Orde agrees to remain as PSNI chief: RTE

Sinn Féin gives 'guarded welcome' to Orange Eleventh Night beacon idea:
Damian McCarney

Order says it will enter talks over the future of Drumcree: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

A legacy not to be forgotten:
Mark Morgan

Clinton Supports McAllister: Irish Voice/

Death certificates to be issued to the families of the Disappeared victims: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

New guidelines remove employment obstacle for former paramilitaries: UTV Internet

Sectarian divisions are 'costing Ulster billions': Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Lord Tebbit – I'll never forgive the IRA bomber: Daily Mail (May 4)
Jenny Johnston

Friday, May 4

UVF 'deactivates' and agrees to put weapons 'beyond reach': The Independent
David McKittrick

UVF under pressure to disarm after ending terror campaign: The Herald
Michael Settle

Church joins call for UVF to disarm: The News Letter

UVF move hailed by Blair: UTV Internet

Taoiseach welcomes UVF declaration:

Paisley & McGuinness speak out on UVF: UTV Internet

PUP leader welcomes UVF move: UTV Internet

IICD 'concern' over UVF weapons:

Government set to recognise UVF ceasefire – again: The News Letter

The war may be over but our pain goes on: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Weapon of choice: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

UVF must match words with actions: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Is the UVF's war over?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Loyalist killer who became 'Ulster's Nelson Mandela': The Times
David Sharrock

Loyalist paramilitary veteran opts for peace as UVF puts lethal arsenal 'beyond reach': The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Marching the UVF off this war stage is not like switching a light out. It's achieved by a slow melting away...: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

UVF stand down – Guns should be put beyond use: Irish Examiner

Loyalist duo jailed for extortion: BBC

UDA must 'come up to scratch' says Peter Hain: UTV Internet

NI power-sharing 'bit of miracle': BBC

Protestors to target Assembly opening: The News Letter

McAliskey slams political agreement and media reports: Ulster Herald
Ronan McSherry

End DPP attacks call as more Catholics back police: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Chivers backs funding for restorative justice schemes: UTV Internet

€73bn for North 'isn't enough': Irish Independent

Few surprises due as Brown talks cash: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Omagh verdict due in June: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

The Ulster Scots hotline that's gone stone cold: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

BBC journalists have responsibility to the public: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Forget Iraq, Blair's legacy will be peace in Ireland: The Herald
Alf Young

Why Tebbit is right not to forgive the ex-terrorist: The Times
Oliver Kamm

Thursday, May 3

'Not fazed' about handshake Martin and Ian 'co-equals' in Executive – Adams: Derry Journal

Stormont leaders to meet Brown:

Brown talks to focus on NI cash: BBC

Where do we go from crossroads?: Belfast Telegraph (May 1)
Barry White

The writing is on the wall for 'Britishness': (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

MEPs slam office over EC visit snub: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Politicians can work together: (from the Irish News)

Survey shows Catholic support for police: UTV Internet

SF members vow to go on despite threats: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

UVF step closer to dumping weapons: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

UVF to announce end of illegal activities: RTE

Don't do UVF any favours, Hain told by SDLP: The News Letter

Personal details 'texted to alleged UVF man': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Restorative justice gets go ahead: BBC

Rules of justice: The News Letter

Shots fired funeral of INLA founder: Belfast Telegraph
William Allen

Man freed in IRA funeral shots probe: The News Letter

Racist attacks rise dramatically in North: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

'We need genuine partnership to make good things happen': Belfast Telegraph (Apr 24)
Kathryn Torney

Union anniversary plea to voters: BBC (Apr 30)

Independence for Scotland would not be good for England: The Guardian
Timothy Garton Ash

Wednesday, May 2

Paisley and McGuinness double-act makes debut with a smile: The Times
David Sharrock

Paisley will not shake hands with McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

EU will 'stand by Northern Ireland': Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Power-sharing signals a new beginning -Barroso: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

EC president confirms NI funding: BBC

MEP's complaint at EC visit snub: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Fury over DUP's use of resources: The News Letter (Apr 30)

Grass-roots peacemakers ahead of the game: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Stability at Stormont is top priority: Belfast Telegraph

UVF urged to cease criminality:

Republican should be Lord Mayor – UUP man: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Unionists must do better serving all the people: (from the News Letter, Apr 30)
Brian Kennaway

Council member to quit DUP for the UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Whither Traditional Republicanism?: The Blanket (Apr 13)
Michael Gillespie

Policing Board holds last meeting: BBC

No role for paramilitaries in community justice – NIO: (from the Irish News)

Ex-Army officer launches reflection day: UTV Internet

Repainting history: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Call to alter words of The Soldier's Song: (from the Irish News)
Margaret Canning

Elections in Britain Reveal a Scottish Line in the Sand: New York Times
Alan Cowell

Tuesday, May 1

No McGuinness handshake – Paisley: BBC

EC president to meet NI leaders: RTE

Hay 'to be appointed as Speaker': BBC

Anniversary clash criticised: (from the Irish News)

21st-century unionism will spurn alienation: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

David Hanson allays fears over community justice schemes: UTV Internet

A reality of life: The News Letter

PUP leader in talks with Hain:

Hanson in warning to loyalists: UTV Internet

Fears of stand-off between rival factions of UDA in city: (from the Irish News)

Kirkham loyalists converge on estate: Belfast Telegraph
Stephen Breen

I can't be bought says ex-UDA man: The News Letter

Rights Forum needs public input says Human Rights Consortium: UTV Internet

Report to list RUC's 'succession of errors': The News Letter

Just the job for convicted terrorists: Sunday Life (Apr 29)
Alan Murray

Boyne takes centre stage as election race hots up: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Bertie vies for votes at big events: The News Letter

A Yearning to Get Away English-Free: Washington Post
Mary Jordan

The Union with England pulled Scotland out of poverty, and it would be madness to end it: The Independent
Bruce Anderson

A troubled marriage: The Herald


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