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Saturday, May 15

McGuinness praises Robinson strategy: UTV Internet

Calls for Sir Reg to remain as leader: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Why unionist parties face consolidation: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

Personal vote helped Naomi: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Fractured unionism leads to unsurprising election result: Mid Ulster Mail

O'hOisin won't rule out Assembly challenge (May 11): Derry Journal

Could Councillor Finlay replace Ian Paisley at Stormont?: Ballymoney Times

Ash delays North visit of Cameron: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

No drastic cuts for NI says Secretary of State Paterson: BBC

Difficult decisions ahead for economy (Apr 29): Belfast Telegraph

Campbell's Bloody Sunday call: Londonderry Sentinel

Top cop to probe Templemore alert: Derry Journal

Omagh bomb appeals go ahead: UTV Internet

Prince Charles tours RUC memorial garden: BBC

SDLP to oppose B-Specials motion: The News Letter

Tribute honours UDR service in Larne area: Larne Times

Man denies kidnapping and murder of SAS officer in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Family of IRA victim David Sweeney of Widnes honoured with the Elizabeth Cross (May 13): Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News
Mark Smith

St Andrews shows off a new style of leadership: The Scotsman
Shan Ross

Sunday World wins Adair court bid: UTV Internet

Loyalist jailed over guns fails in early release bid: Belfast Telegraph

Smithwick tribunal has cost €6.3m to date, Dáil told (May 14): The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Officer fights to clear his name, 40 years on (Mar 14): Sunday Independent
Jerome Reilly

Basque extradition appeal goes ahead: UTV Internet

Nama will not be in 'conflict' with North's economy: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Belfast Council blocks Sunday marathon (May 13): UTV Internet

Washington Ireland Program presents an evening with Celtic chefs (May 13): Washington Examiner
Alexandra Greeley

Buncrana's taking on the blasphemy law (May 11): Derry Journal
Eamonn McCann

House of Lords will be swept away in reforms and replaced with elected Senate (May 13): Daily Mail
James Chapman

David Cameron defends Tory rights over Scotland: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Friday, May 14

Warning from McGuinness on Ulster policy: The Scotsman
Steven McCaffery

New PM to visit Northern Ireland: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Owen Paterson to meet NI party leaders: BBC

Come on over Dave: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

DUP keeps it in the family, but tough questions remain: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

TUV man withdraws Gestapo comments: Belfast Media
Roisin McManus

Victor Simpson calls for unionist unity: Portadown Times

Serious soul searching ahead for UUP: BBC
Martina Purdy

Are the unionist parties listening to their voters?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Unionists have three weeks to decide on court action: Impartial Reporter

Durkan 'extremely gratified' by re-election (May 11): Derry Journal

Tense atmosphere could have turned nasty: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Adams eyes the next big prize: Belfast Media
Roisin McManus

Why a crisis for unionist politics doesn't mean a crisis for the Union (May 11): The News Letter
Liam Clarke

How women finally cracked the male world of politics here: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Fears of deep cuts to £9bn grant 'exaggerated': The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Northern Ireland Executive seeks unity to protect block grant: Belfast Telegraph

North eyes corporation tax change: Irish Examiner
Niamh Hennessy

British state aid linchpin of economy: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Conservatives plan cut in seats to reduce Labour advantage:
Patrick Wintour

Morale rock bottom among PSNI reserve, officer claims: Belfast Telegraph

Royal visit – Queen interested in seeing Coolmore stud, says minister: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Police fear dissidents may target rest of UK: Belfast Telegraph

Prison warders under dissident threat get body armour: Belfast Telegraph

Sectarian incidents up 178% in Foyle: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Shinners storm the Dail (May 12): Evening Herald
Kevin Doyle

Loyalist Mark Haddock 'left attack victim for dead': BBC

Norah's legacy: Belfast Media
Gerry Adams

New Northern Ireland secretary Owen Paterson calls for Bloody Sunday report to be published soon:
Henry McDonald

Paterson told to make Bloody Sunday report a " priority": Derry Journal

Shoot-to-kill judgment reserved: UTV Internet

No justice for the victims of violent Ireland (May 12): Evening Herald
Gerry O'Carroll

Fourth Bobby Tohill kidnapper arrested: BBC

Robinson raises PMS with new PM: The News Letter
Sara Girvin

One in three Irish language schools failing – Inspectors: Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, May 13

Unionists hint at election re-run ... but Gildernew says she won fair and square: Fermanagh Herald

Campbell 'not surprised' by Westminster re-election (May 11): Derry Journal

Sir Reg pays the price as voters opt out of Westminster politics: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Election result leaves North's peace as stable as it was: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

We used to see miracles on Election Day (May 11): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Unionism must unite to survive after Westminster poll disaster (May 10): Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Cowen congratulates Cameron: The Irish Times

NI cuts will be 'steady' – Paterson: UTV Internet

Fears on cuts as Paterson named North Secretary: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Parties vow to fight public spending cuts in North: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

What will Cameron's Tory Government mean for Northern Ireland?: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Cameron and Northern Ireland: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Focus on the new NI secretary of state Owen Paterson: BBC
Stephen Walker

Chuckle Brothers Revisited: BBC
Mark Devenport

It's as you were between Dublin and London: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

The truth must not be sacrificed: Irish Post

SDLP leader Ritchie under Assembly reshuffle pressure: BBC

Meeting over 'stop and search' powers (May 11): Derry Journal

Call for more police after security alerts: Ballymoney Times

Derry 'terrorist threat' remains high – police chief (May 11): Derry Journal

Dissident suspect to appear in Newry court: The Cross Examiner
Brónagh Murphy

Charges dropped but Rockland's Byrne loses his green card: Irish Echo

'Super councils' postponed for at least five years: The News Letter

Jerome Quinn sacked for 'not being impartial': Belfast Telegraph

'Bloody Sunday changed everything' (May 7): Derry Journal
Julieann Campbell

Britain strengthens its claim on remote Rockall: Daily Mail

Anglican conversions kept cloak and dagger: Irish Post

Why I've no faith in reasoning of Anglican converts (May 4): Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Wednesday, May 12

Robinson blames seat loss on lack of time: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Exclusive interview – Peter Robinson: UTV Internet

Peter is not for quitting: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Why we need new leader to end sham fight in unionism: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Cameron is 'not to blame for UCUNF failings' (May 11): The News Letter

Should unionism unite after this disastrous year? (May 10): Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Northern Ireland parties prepare for new government: BBC

Cameron must prove himself as 'unionist PM': The News Letter

Northern Ireland MPs vow to resist cuts by new Cameron Government: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Concern in Northern Ireland as Cameron ushers in new Tory era: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Cameron must stand by Ulster: The News Letter

Ulster voters 'old hands with PR': The News Letter

Electoral reform – what would it mean for NI MPs?: BBC
Nicholas Whyte

NI justice minister reveals priorities: BBC
Vincent Kearney

SDLP leader to give up ministerial role: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Two roles 'not an issue' for SDLP MP Alasdair McDonnell: BBC

Londonderry poll centre device 'left five days ago': BBC

Hike in number of paramilitary attacks: The News Letter

Shadowy world of covert human intelligence sources: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

MI5 agent – I am being forced to give evidence: Belfast Telegraph

MI5 trial man on further charges (May 10): BBC

Devlin killers jailed for 52 years: UTV Internet

Mother welcomes clear message from court on killing of 'fun-loving' son: The Irish Times

Hamill Inquiry report due by end of year: RTE

'Let's erase the sadness and grief' – Armstrong (Apr 27): Derry Journal

Maiden City Festival is 'a symbol of hope': The News Letter
William Allen

Jerome Quinn 'used internet at work to hit out at BBC': Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Answers are needed over the sale of NIE: The News Letter
N R Greer

Sammy Wilson is sceptical of tax cut for businesses: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Martin in denial on church cult of authority: The Irish Times
Vincent Browne

Tuesday, May 11

DUP Assembly members 'are four-square' behind Robinson: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Final countdown for Empey's leadership: The News Letter

Frontrunners in the race to succeed outgoing Reg Empey: Belfast Telegraph

Few votes separate DUP and Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Campbell 'to retain' dual mandate: BBC

UUP must cut links with Tories: The News Letter

Unionist unity would be a backward step: Belfast Telegraph

Connor 'exasperated' by support for absent MP: The News Letter

Senior Tory slams election tactics: The News Letter

Voters have shown they want change: Belfast Telegraph

Adams urges united front overs cuts: Belfast Telegraph

Economic manifesto needed if North to survive cuts: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Voting SDLP and debating abstentionism (May 7): Belfast Media
Gearóid Ó Cairealláin

Why Sinn Fein and Gerry Adams should now enter British parliament: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

David Cameron criticised over 'reckless' approach to Northern Ireland: The Guardian

SDLP and Alliance pay tribute to Gordon Brown: Belfast Telegraph

Taoiseach pays tribute and honours Northern peace role: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Northern Ireland – Gordon Brown had only a walk-on part: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Northern Ireland parties clarify coalition position: BBC

Brown exit could boost Ulster's role: The News Letter

Rainbow coalition 'disastrous' – Reid: UTV Internet

Union under threat across the UK – Donaldson: The News Letter
Michael McGlade

How do you solve a problem like Scotland?:
Benedict Brogan

Huge hike in PSNI payments to informers sparks concern: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Object sparks Newry alert: UTV Internet

MI5 Real IRA 'sting' meetings revealed: BBC

A new approach may help to thwart terrorist attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Two questioned over James McConnell murder: RTE

Demonstrators could be jailed under 'restrictive' parade plans: Belfast Telegraph

Hunger strike event was 'not linked to the GAA': The News Letter

Sports reporter Jerome Quinn replaced for fresh start, says BBC chief: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Monday, May 10

Sir Reg Empey to discuss UUP future: BBC

Days of male-dominated Northern Ireland politics now over: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Sinn Fein now largest party, eye First Minister job in North (May 9): Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Future of unionist leaders in doubt after election setbacks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

The more things change, the less united Northern Ireland parties are: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

'Peter can spend more time with his wife now' (May 9): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Election could signal brighter days for North (May 9): Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

The Northern Ireland elections: The Irish Times

Man charged with terrorism offences: UTV Internet

Poignant tribute to first PSNI officer murdered by terrorists: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Man arrested over barracks bomb released: UTV Internet

James Nesbitt keeps close eye on Disappeared campaign (May 5): Belfast Telegraph

Women halve cost of giving birth by travelling North (May 9): Sunday Business Post
Catherine Cleary

DUP boycott visit by President McAleese (May 4): Belfast Media
Áine McEntee

Tricolour to fly with Union Jack at Cenotaph (May 6): Londonderry Sentinel

'I'm angry with gardaí' (May 9): Sunday Tribune
Ali Bracken

Coulter hopes for 'new day' in city: Belfast Telegraph

North braced for austerity measures (May 9): Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

Sectarianism 'rife' in Republic over Protestant school funding: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Thousands of Anglican churchgoers could cross over to Rome with bishops (May 3): Daily Telegraph
Martin Beckford

The English have chosen a new leader. Why must they pay to put him in office? (May 9): Mail on Sunday
David Rose

Sunday, May 9

Empey to resign as leader of UUP: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

What now for UUP as voters fail to feel the force?: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson set to face Assembly group (May 7): The News Letter
Sam McBride

How Robinson's annus horribilis ended with loss of the letters 'MP' after his name: Belfast Telegraph

DUP non-committal on deal talks: BBC

Northern Ireland parties role in the hung parliament: BBC
Stephen Walker

Naomi Long – I regret mum wasn't there to see me win: Belfast Telegraph

What now for leaders? (May 7): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Ulster says no: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

The future of unionism: The News Letter
Henry Patterson

Unionists must start unity talks (May 7): The News Letter

'The peace process is a work in progress' (May 7): Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Richards

Device outside Templemore count centre a 'viable bomb': BBC

Man arrested over MI5 HQ bombing in Northern Ireland: Scotland on Sunday
Steven McCaffery

PSNI need specialist manpower – Armstrong (Apr 29): Mid Ulster Mail

Family feel 'vindicated' after ruling (May 4): Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Protestant education suffers from 'inequality' (May 8): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

'Ve haf ways of making you talk – as gaeilge': Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Former BBC reporter Jerome Quinn took benefits as he worked, panel hears (May 6): Belfast Telegraph

The English question is still unanswered: Independent on Sunday
Tim Luckhurst

Cut Scotland loose – then we'll have a fair voting system: The Sunday Times
Minette Marrin

Saturday, May 8

Cowen – Progress in North not affected: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Irish party leaders hold their counsel on British result: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Four counts necessary to find SF's Gildernew a winner – by just four votes: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Sinn Fein to become largest party in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

McDonnell and Maskey clash over win: UTV Internet

Gerry Adams silences critics with massive win: Irish Voice/
Patrick Cooper

No party mandate to take up seats – Adams: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún, Genevieve Carbery & Finola Meredith

Strangford – Jim Shannon keeps Iris seat for the DUP: BBC

East Londonderry – TUV president in humiliating defeat (May 7): Belfast Telegraph

SDLP chief's victory due to tactical voting: The Irish Times
John Heaney

Election results – Unionist defeats may pave way for united party:
Henry McDonald

DUP reels in rocky unionist landscape: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Peter Robinson – the end of Mr Untouchable:
Christopher McGimpsey

DUP leader only went public after BBC found a witness: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Upset opens questions of a major shift for old guard: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

How long for Reg and Peter?: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Robinson loss makes it a Pyrrhic victory: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Overnight count provides moments of midnight drama: BBC

Hopes of pivotal role suddenly a busted flush: The Irish Times
Frank McNally

Northern Ireland's Election – Surprise Results, Failed Alliances: Time
Bryan Coll

Election 2010 – Who were the winners and losers?: BBC
Martina Purdy

North's parties could have kingmaking role: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Meanwhile, beyond England, opportunities emerge: The Independent
David McKittrick

A vote for progress . . .: Irish Independent

DUP win Castlereagh by-election: BBC

Election 2010 – Shaun Woodward comfortably retains St Helens South Final: Liverpool Echo
Alan Weston

Foyle count hit by bomb scare: Derry Journal

'Imminent' dissident attack foiled: UTV Internet

PSNI arrest suspected dissident: BBC

Bail refused in 'dissident' case: BBC

Man for trial over IRA 1977 Robert Nairac killing: BBC

Why good deeds mean more than the Sabbath: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Friday, May 7

Stormont's First Minister unseated after year of scandal: The Independent
David McKittrick

General election 2010 – Peter Robinson loses seat to Alliance party: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Paisley Jnr questioned on leadership:

Defeated Peter Robinson's future in doubt after election defeat: Belfast Telegraph

The career of Peter Robinson: BBC

How ex-fencer cut down Robinson:
David Young

North Down – Sylvia Hermon retains Down North seat: BBC

Firebrand preacher defeats UUP leader Sir Reg Empey in South Antrim: Belfast Telegraph

Antrim North – Paisley Jnr sees off Jim Allister: BBC

Unionist parties urged to make pact: Belfast Telegraph

What now for unionism?: BBC
Conor Spackman

Nigel Dodds hails North Belfast victory as vote for progress: Belfast Telegraph

Recount called in Fermanagh South Tyrone:
Mary Minihan

South Down – Margaret Ritchie keeps seat for the SDLP: BBC

Martin McGuinness increases share of vote in Mid-Ulster: Belfast Telegraph

Adams re-elected with larger vote:
Deaglán de Bréadún

'Stream of unionists help Gerry Adams to victory' in West Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Comfortable win for SDLP's Mark Durkan in Foyle: Belfast Telegraph

General Election 2010 – DUP on standby as Conservatives look to old friends for majority: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson ready to join talks on forming government: Belfast Telegraph

McGuinness 'will continue to work with Robinson': UTV Internet

It will still be business as usual for power-sharing: The Times
Richard Ford

Viable device left outside Derry count centre: RTE

Dissident suspect refused voting rights: UTV Internet

Cityside a 'no go' for police: Londonderry Sentinel
Eamon Sweeney

Four released in 'dissident op': BBC

MI5 agent gives evidence in Real IRA arms plot trial:
Owen Bowcott

A crucial test: Belfast Media

Organisers critical of PSNI handling of band parade: Coleraine Times

Loyalists clash with hunger strike marchers: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

McGuinness in moving tribute to former clerics (May 4): Derry Journal

Church leaders set to focus on education: The News Letter

Thursday, May 6

Polling stations open for General Election: UTV Internet

DUP claims Brown is wooing them: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Cameron wins unionist backing thanks to £200million deal for region (May 5): Daily Mail
Tim Shipman

Brown 'offers £200m bribe' to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists: Daily Mail

DUP leader has chance to be ultimate power broker: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

The Tories and the DUP – a match made in hell (May 5):
Mary Riddell

General election result – the Tories won't really need 326 seats to rule:
Michael White

City's name unites unionists: The News Letter
William Allen

SF 'made right decision': Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Constituency profile – Newry and Armagh (May 2): Belfast Telegraph

Dromore at centre of debate: Dromore Leader
Paul Wilkinson

Battle to keep the faith hots up: Newry Democrat
Claire Treanor

Constituency profile – North Belfast (May 2): Belfast Telegraph

Here's an A-Z of our crazy election to Westminster: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Decision time: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Don't take your vote for granted and we can take the seat: Belfast Media
Gerry Kelly

Churchill's 'dreary steeples' in NI could take centre stage in a hung parliament:
Nicholas Watt

Nothing would suit Ireland better than a coalition in Britain (May 3): Evening Herald
Andrew Lynch

Cameron victory would be bad news for Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Time to cast off the blinkers: Belfast Telegraph

Bell declares Robinson employees (May 4): BBC

Parade discussions must be made public: Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Policeman's widow in tears after symbols row hits fundraiser: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI acknowledge community's anger: Newry Democrat

Culloville man accused of being an MI5 informer: The Cross Examiner
Brónagh Murphy

No return to deadly policing: Belfast Media

Northern Ireland – arrests after rise in dissident republican violence:
Henry McDonald

Anger at pipe bomb blast outside Irish police station: The Scotsman
Angus Howarth

Bomb experts called to separate alerts: UTV Internet

Court told of MI5's two-year operation to foil Real IRA weapons plot: Belfast Telegraph

£2m north-south bill 'could be better spent': The News Letter

Unionists and regulators will oppose grid deal (May 5): Irish Independent
Thomas Molloy

Sir Reg in pledge to thwart NIE sale: Belfast Telegraph
Symon Ross

Jerome Quinn – I was bypassed as presenter for BBC shows (May 5): Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Wednesday, May 5

General Election 2010 – unionist deal could make David Cameron prime minister: Daily Telegraph
Rosa Prince and Robert Winnett

Cameron braves ash to boost Ulster Unionist campaign: BBC
Stephen Walker

In Belfast, Cameron vows to bolster union: Irish Examiner
Steven McCaffery

Cameron says NI will not be singled out for cuts: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Robinson vows to get 'best deal': UTV Internet

General Election 2010 – How Conservative deal with DUP might work: Daily Telegraph
Rosa Prince

Unionist MPs may hold the rope for the Tories in a hung parliament: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Why David Cameron visited Northern Ireland:
Conor O'Clery

The Cameron machine: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Election 2010 – Conservatives – not just for England:
Martin Kettle

Exclusive Poll – DUP and Sinn Fein are neck and neck in the race for votes: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Final election debate for NI leaders: UTV Internet

Parties react to debate issues: BBC

Lively North debate with no clear winner: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Party leaders turn on the style: The News Letter
Geoff McGimpsey

Nick Clegg urges Northern Ireland to vote Alliance: Belfast Telegraph

Candidates make final push for Foyle seat: Derry Journal

Allister confident of strong poll performance but complains at exclusion from TV debate: Belfast Telegraph

Expenses and tactical voting could mean seat for SF: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Anger at 'dirty tricks' letter against Connor: The News Letter

Leonard calls on Republicans and Nationalists to unite behind Ó hOisín: Derry Journal

McCrea rejects poll prediction: The News Letter

Adams a shoo-in as SF seeks to avoid apathy ahead of Stormont campaign: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Margaret Ritchie raps Sinn Fein over its abstentionism: Belfast Telegraph

In Northern Ireland, three political futures are on the line:
Henry McDonald

Hung parliament could give North MPs real clout: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Wave of optimism could be short lived for Margaret and Sir Reg: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

UCUNF vote a vote for economic pain in the north: Belfast Media
Jimmy Spratt

How the 'Big Two' are living off old allegiances: Belfast Telegraph
David McKittrick

Voting for cuts: Belfast Media
Gerry Adams

Still all to play for in Commons race: Belfast Telegraph

Only two days to go: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Bomb explodes outside police station in Northern Ireland: Daily Mail

Bomb attack on home of PSNI officer's father: Belfast Telegraph

Cops face new queries over murder: Belfast Media
Roisin McManus

Police responses aren't filling us with confidence: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Man arrested over Pc Carroll murder: UTV Internet

Informer claim by ex-32CSM man: Derry Journal

Catholic family 'hounded out' by loyalist mob: Derry Journal

Fresh appeal over 'sectarian hate crime': The News Letter

Clerics hailed as peace 'pioneers': Derry Journal

Sinn Féin attempt to force Donegal by-election: RTE

Tuesday, May 4

Woodward hits out at 'divisive' Tories: The News Letter
Emily Ashton

Woodward remarks spark Trimble charge: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Cameron – I'll create an Ulster enterprise zone: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Conservative leader David Cameron to visit NI: BBC
Mark Devenport

Ash cloud halts Cameron campaign: Belfast Telegraph

'Exploit hung Parliament': The News Letter

Poll shows UUP/Tory alliance struggling: RTE

Despite winning back votes, DUP to lose seat – poll: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Constituency profile – North Down (May 2): Belfast Telegraph

Alliance claims DUP leader is 'in trouble': The News Letter

Defiant Robinson to see off challenge from mayor and former rugby star: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Smyth calls for 'big unionist turnout': The News Letter

Tactical nationalist voters could decide outcome of battle within unionism: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

TUV and Alliance answer voters' questions: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Durkan tops Journal's online poll: Derry Journal

Constituency profile – East Antrim (May 2): Belfast Telegraph

Do elections fill us with a misplaced confidence?: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

Old Divisions and New Deals in N. Ireland's Elections: Time
Bryan Coll

The dangers of skimming the polls: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Cameron to reassure NI voters over cuts: UTV Internet

Tory success may be best for unionism: The News Letter

So much at stake in seminal election: Belfast Telegraph

Westminster will provide a taster of Stormont battle: Belfast Telegraph
Rick Wilford

Tories raise funds for SECOND election despite new poll showing Cameron on course for slim majority: Daily Mail
James Chapman and Tim Shipman

Adams should have joined IRA: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Police presence needs to be stepped up in Coleraine: The News Letter

New police team behind McCauley arrests: Derry Journal

More treated for Troubles trauma: Belfast Telegraph

Police again forced to use CS gas: The News Letter

Bloody Sunday campaigner Duddy dies: UTV Internet

Bloody Sunday four decades on – 'Still waiting for answers': Derry Journal
Julieann Campbell

End compulsory Irish, says FG, as 14,000 drop subject: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Republic's blasphemy law sparks hellish trek: Belfast Telegraph

Anglican bishops in secret Vatican summit (May 1): Daily Telegraph
Jonathan Wynne-Jones

Bishops' defection – A major new blow to the Anglican church (May 2): Sunday Telegraph
Jonathan Wynne-Jones

Monday, May 3

Cameron plans Northern Ireland speech to galvanise support for union: Belfast Telegraph

David Cameron criticised over 'reckless' approach to Northern Ireland:
Henry McDonald

Woodward's sharp blast as Cameron prepares to visit Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Cameron's public sector claim may harm unionists' chances: The Irish Times
David Adams

Making it quite clear: (from the Irish Herald)
Jude Collins

The cutbacks are coming, whoever wins the election: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Adams wants transfer of fiscal powers: UTV Internet

Alliance promise 'an alternative to tribal pacts and games' (Apr 28): Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Campaigns step up a gear as the clock counts down: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

North's parties struggling for dominance (May 2): Sunday Business Post

Constituency profile – Mid-Ulster: Belfast Telegraph

DUP's Shannon plays down focus on Iris: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Constituency profile – Lagan Valley: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland returns to normal politics:
Daniel Hannan

Constituency profile – Londonderry East: Belfast Telegraph

Ian Paisley Jr and Jim Allister slug it out in a tough battle: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Ulster Unionists threaten to sue Robinson: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Parties are out to get the Irish (May 2): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Reservists must stay in service (Apr 29): The News Letter

Trouble flares during republican parade: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Teen questioned over sectarian attack: UTV Internet

Petrol bombings forced us to leave say family: BBC

Gang throw petrol bombs in Derry estate: UTV Internet

Rage still there as Customs confirm VRT to go private (Apr 27): Derry Journal

Number of cross-border shoppers down (May 2): Sunday Business Post
Nicola Cooke and Ian Kehoe

Religious control of schools a 'very fraught' issue: The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

No signs of intelligent life at the Foreign Office (Apr 28): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Sunday, May 2

Election 2010 – In North Down, Tories take on lady who was not for turning (Apr 30):
Henry McDonald

Constituency profile – West Belfast (Apr 27): Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland – not fear and loathing but sweetness and light:
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Shinners and the Queen's shillings: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

In spite of devolution and decommisioning, we still need to bridge the remaining divide (Apr 27): Belfast Telegraph
Robin Morton

Couple have home attacked twice: BBC

PSNI appeal after sectarian attack: RTE

Two petrol bomb attacks in Derry: BBC

Fears of violence at hunger strike march: The News Letter

Legal bid against security vetos (Apr 29): BBC

First PMS cheques 'in post this week': The News Letter

Sacked BBC reporter Jerome Quinn in request for privacy over his finances (Apr 30): Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Belfast's troubles are behind it: Halifax Chronicle Herald
Dean Jobb

Change key to escaping crisis (Apr 30): The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

North "cannot exist in isolation" – hOisín (Apr 23): Derry Journal

History is airbrushed as the Troubles take to the stage (Apr 23): Aberdeen Press and Journal
Derek Lord

Education boards slam McGuinness (Apr 30): The News Letter

Deliberate ignorance is preferred solution (Apr 27): The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

General Election 2010 – Independence 'would cut terror threat' says expert: Scotland on Sunday
David Leask

Robert McNeil on... St George's Day (Apr 23): The Herald
Robert McNeil

No shame in St George (Apr 23): Daily Telegraph

Saturday, May 1

Election terror alert – Northern Ireland police step up security on streets:
Henry McDonald

Controlled explosion on pipe bomb in north Belfast: BBC

Security fears for Attorney General: UTV Internet

Police in battle to regain upper hand: Belfast Telegraph

UUP man claims hung Parliament will be 'disaster': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SF, SDLP clash over importance of Westminster: Derry Journal

Sinn Fein hits out at 'proxy' vote refusals: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Perceived perfidy of Paisley a gift to Allister: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

IRSP back McCann (Apr 27): Derry Journal

Simpson tipped to win the Upper Bann election race: Portadown Times
Victor Gordon

Let's all keep Northern Ireland moving forward: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

Election diary: Belfast Media

Four unionists to sue over Robinson interview on BBC: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Fein councillor 'tight lipped' over quitting party: BBC

Local residents are urged to give their views on the new parades proposals: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

TUV critical of Parades Blueprint: Ballymena Times

Alliance's Lo – we have to tackle the costs of division (Apr 29): Belfast Telegraph

Devlin murderer 'may never be freed': UTV Internet

Ulster-Scots for dummies (Apr 27): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

IFA is to finally look into goal celebration: Belfast Media

Soldiers' reflections on the Troubles (Apr 27): Londonderry Sentinel

Ex-BBC host Jerome Quinn claimed jobseekers allowance: Belfast Telegraph
Catherine Lynagh

Keaveney targeted in ongoing VRT row: Derry Journal

Murphy warns his officers about political attacks: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

A Bad Joke Raises the Specter of British Anti-Catholicism: Time


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