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Thursday, May 14

Government concern about UK plan to scrap Human Rights Act: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Human Rights Act – Gerry Adams criticises 'attack' on NI peace deal: BBC

Villiers – Bill of rights no danger to ECHR: The News Letter

David Cameron faces Tory backbench rebellion over plans to scrap the Human Rights Act: The Independent
Oliver Wright

'Two weeks' to implement agreement – Foster: UTV

Stormont's First Minister Peter Robinson 'would seek London deal' on welfare: Belfast Telegraph

'Little time' to save Stormont: Belfast Telegraph

Theresa Villiers warns executive will be "increasingly dysfunctional" without welfare deal: BBC

Robinson – Government could take back welfare powers if no deal: The News Letter

These silly tweets should have been knocking doors instead (May 9): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Gerry Adams calls for united approach to combat Tory austerity measures: Irish Post
Peter Kelly

Selfies, beards and tears: Gerry Adams was like a pop star on Grafton Street this lunchtime:
Hugh O'Connell

Gerard 'Jock' Davison – GAA and church step back from 'tribute' to murdered ex-IRA leader: Belfast Telegraph
Sara Neill

Police chief vows effort being made to tackle UDA: Coleraine Times

Paramilitary attacks rise a 'throwback to the past'

Royal terror plot foiled – Gardai find bombs and guns in dissident blitz ahead of visit: Irish Mirror
Garreth MacNamee

Six held in operation targeting dissidents: Irish Independent
Emma Jane Hayde

Galway anti-monarchy group hits out at planned royal visit: Connacht Tribune

Relief at the ruling by European Court of Human Rights: The News Letter

PSNI chief – If public disorder breaks out we couldn't police it 'comprehensively': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

British Government was legally entitled to review any commitment by previous administration to hold Pat Finucane murder public inquiry, High Court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Niece of Disappeared monk hopeful of finding body: The News Letter

Miami Showband widow takes legal action over MoD documents refusal: Irish News
Connla Young

Red Sky – DUP promotes Stephen Brimstone, the adviser at centre of scandal: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Barr calls for Sinn Fein apology: Belfast Telegraph

RUC daughter's revulsion over claims murder weapon was handed back to terrorists: Belfast Telegraph

Reilly must explain Accord funding cut, says Fianna Fáil: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Government denies links to Catholic agency cuts and referendum: Irish Independent

The 'Black Spider' letters and a right royal faux pas: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

The public has a right to know if Charles means to influence ministers: The Herald

Sinn Féin plans for 1916 banner at Cork County Hall: Irish Examiner
Sean O'Riordan

"F*** off you British c***" Aston Villa's Jack Grealish subjected to vile Twitter abuse after Ireland snub: Daily Mirror
Steve Wollaston

Men arrested after death threat sent to Oldham manager Darren Kelly: Belfast Telegraph
Dominic Harris

Could a Brexit be Ireland's opportunity?: Irish Independent
Dan O'Brien

Scottish Tory leader and Irish partner call for Yes vote in marriage referendum: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Wednesday, May 13

Foster 'nuclear' warning in budget dispute: The News Letter

Villiers losing hope Northern Ireland parties can agree welfare reform: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Human Rights Act – Tory pledge to scrap law 'breaches NI peace deal': BBC

Tory plans to scrap the Human Rights Act slammed as 'appalling' by Scottish Government: The Independent
Chris Green

DUP reshuffle another move away from Paisleyism: The News Letter
Sam McBride

'SDLP MPs must take on threat posed by Tory government' – Ritchie: Newry Times
Paul Malone

'Brutal' SDLP meeting as presure mounts on Alasdair McDonnell: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Irish republican dissident loses Strasbourg human rights case: Daily Telegraph
David Barrett

Clonard Monastery group 'did not back letter praising IRA man': The News Letter

A race hate crime happens every three hours in Northern Ireland, depressing new PSNI figures reveal: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh and Claire Cromie

'Paramilitary' attacks on the rise: Belfast Telegraph

Dissident republican Colin Duffy who complained his detention breached human rights has case thrown out by Strasbourg: Daily Mail
Matt Chorley

Man detained in east Belfast alert charged: UTV

Pat Finucane murder inquiry rejection 'was based on costs': Belfast Telegraph
David Young

RUC widow's petition to stop terrorist killers' pre-release leave: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Glenanne Gang families must wait for justice: Irish Post
James Mulhall

Red Sky – DUP accused of putting party before public interest during angry clash over Nelson McCausland probe: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

'Get corporation tax' new minister urged: Irish News
Gary McDonald

Gerry Adams – Irish need government not led by FG or FF: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Report on decision not to prosecute Adams over brother's case 'must be published quickly': Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen and Shane O'Riordan

PPS urged to explain why it didn't prosecute Gerry Adams for withholding paedophile brother information: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Gerry Adams let down his abused niece: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Archbishops and leading theologian call for Yes vote: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

State stops funding for Catholic marriage courses: Irish Independent
Mark O'Regan

Last-minute U-turn sees Grealish opt out having agreed to join Ireland squad: Irish Independent
Ian Mallon

Enda Kenny 'cautious' about changes to EU treaties: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Extinction level event that points to SNP no longer being part of UK as we understand it today (May 9): The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

The Union is at great risk... but it shouldn't be preserved at all costs (May 10): Independent on Sunday
Ian Birrell

Europe faces a new existential crisis – Cameron's victory has brought Brexit a step closer: The Guardian
Natalie Nougayrède

Murder plot trial told 'Mad Dog' Adair a 'huge scalp for Republicans': STV

Tuesday, May 12

David Cameron confirms Theresa Villiers to remain as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Villiers – Sinn Féin should 'stand by what they agreed' on reform: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Robinson reshuffles DUP ministers: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

UUP on upward trajectory: The News Letter
Henry Patterson

Nesbitt has delivered for the UUP and deserves serious respect: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Jamie Bryson – I'm against the peace's peace with a gun to its head: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Ireland needs Celtic Alliance – we should work together: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Unionists will need to cultivate friends at Westminster: The News Letter

Alasdair McDonnell 'won't stand down as SDLP leader': BBC

Double jobbing MPs Tom Elliott, Danny Kinahan, Alasdair McDonnell and Gregory Campbell to stand down from Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Council to probe ad praising IRA man: The News Letter

Senior Sinn Féin members among hundreds at funeral of murdered IRA leader: Irish News

Hitman shot Gerard 'Jock' Davison four times in the face – then walked away calmly: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Allen

Gerard 'Jock' Davison murder inquiry will be lengthy, says PSNI: The Irish Times

Gerard Jock Davison murder probe police plea for help from public: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

David Simpson election abuse claim – UUP wants evidence: BBC

UUP group leader says team effort was key to Kinahan's election success: Antrim Times
Duncan Elder

Gay dad sets his sights on Peter Robinson – and wants meeting with DUP leader over equal rights: Belfast Telegraph
Ali Gordon

Appeal after soldier memorial vandalised: UTV

'Hoodie ban' for teen accused of rioting twice in trouble-hit Derry district: Belfast Telegraph

Robert McCartney's sisters demand review of funding as community groups place 'Jock' Davison tribute in Irish News: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

McCartney sisters' fury justified: Belfast Telegraph

Pat Finucane murder 'caused by British infiltration policy', court told: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Cameron's refusal to hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder 'morally and legally indefensible', court told: Irish Independent

After Omagh I put a gun to my face: Derry Journal

Amal Clooney to be joined by husband George in Belfast during torture case: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Republicans claim gardaí were acting politically: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Irish citizens to find out if they were unlawfully held for terror offences:
Michael Sheils McNamee

Shankill remembers Protestant and Catholic victims of Famine: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Oldham says police are probing threats: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Ireland's exit a lesson for Cameron: The Scotsman
Peter Jones

The Suicide of Britain (May 9): New York Times
Ross Douhat

Scottish and English nationalists on collision course: Irish Independent
John Bruton

David Cameron may bring EU referendum forward to 2016: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

Monday, May 11

Stormont future 'bleak' over welfare impasse – Ford: UTV

Old enemies re-engage in name of Northern Ireland peace (May 8): Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Unionist strength is not enough to fight off austerity (May 9): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland – Difficult challenges ahead: The Irish Times

Gerry Carroll is a breath of fresh, and Alasdair McDonnell deserves credit: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Fein's Paul Maskey back in West Belfast, but People's Gerry Carroll is a roaring success (May 9): Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

North's election results puncture SF myth of United Ireland's inevitability: Irish Independent
Mick Fealty

Simpson urged to provide evidence over UUP speech allegations: Portadown Times

Nationalism sweeps Scotland, but loses ground in Ulster (May 9): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Féin and SDLP aren't in the same league as the SNP: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

McDonnell to step down as MLA: UTV

Top accolade for housing project: The News Letter

Teenager refused bail on terrorism charges: The News Letter

McCartney sisters say 'case closed' – Jock Davison entered our lives uninvited and took Robert's life' (May 7): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Stack murder team quiz IRA man in Spain: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Finucane inquiry challenge due: Belfast Telegraph

Amal Clooney to accuse Ted Heath of torture of IRA suspects who were 'thrown out of Army helicopters': Daily Mail
Tim Macfarlan

Security checks carried out in Galway for royal visit: The Irish Times
Brian McDonald

Gardai monitoring Islamic radicals ahead of Prince Charles Irish visit: Belfast Telegraph

Flogging an capall marbh? – Promoting Irish in public service (Apr 27): Irish Examiner

Minister for the Gaeltacht still struggling with . . . Gaeilge: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Sinn Féin doesn't plan to buy up Adams' brother's prison art:
Michael Sheils McNamee

North hires consultants to copy IDA Ireland's successes (May 7): The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor

Fans launch new campaign to repeal Scots offensive behaviour at football laws (May 9): The Herald
Martin Williams

'There is NOT going to be another referendum' – Cameron slaps down claims Scottish independence is back on the agenda after stunning SNP landslide: Daily Mail
Tom McTague

Nicola Sturgeon – Tax powers must be 'priority': The Scotsman
David Maddox

War and Peace – David Cameron considers offering Nicola Sturgeon full fiscal autonomy in ploy to save the Union: Scottish Daily Record
Torcuil Crichton

Union's long-term future put in peril (May 9): Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

For Scotland, independence day has already dawned: The Guardian
Neal Ascherson

Vile bigots have made me ashamed to be Scottish (May 8): Daily Mail
Jan Moir

The end of Britain as we know it: Washington Post
Anne Applebaum

It was the EU wot won it – and now Cameron owes us a referendum (May 8): Daily Telegraph
Tim Stanley

Sunday, May 10

David Cameron's slim majority will still give DUP influence, says Peter Robinson: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke and Amanda Ferguson

Abortion issue cost Sinn Fein Fermanagh and South Tryone claim: Tyrone Times

Sinn Fein left reeling from loss of 'Bobby Sands' seat': Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

Unexpectedly Westminster-bound, the odd couple who shook up the pollsters: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

North Antrim – Paisley dynasty sails towards 50th year: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Racism row erupts after a close count in Upper Bann: Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Sweeney

Mid Ulster election – McCrea hits out at unionist 'self promotion': Mid Ulster Mail
Michael McGlade

Pat Doherty overcomes an identity crisis to ease back with thumping majority: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

East Belfast – Robinson victory margin suggests he needed pact: The News Letter

Inexorable rise of Sinn Fein comes to shuddering halt: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Historic UK election leaves more questions than answers for Stormont (May 8):
Steven McCaffery

Is the Northern Ireland female MP about to become an extinct species?: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Success at the polls leaves unionism with influence in London: The News Letter

New MPs still face many age-old problems: Belfast Telegraph

Feel-good factor of Royal baby during a fractious election: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

'Up the Royals'... the British Royals, who so annoy us: Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy

Charles' pilgrimage to Mountbatten's murder site sparks Irish terror alert – Security stepped up as Prince prepares for historic trip to where his godfather was murdered by the IRA: Daily Mail
Martin Beckford And Debbie Mccann

No funeral mass as Republican Belfast buries atheist IRA chief: Sunday Independent
Michael Browne

Jock's murder 'like a weight off': Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan and Allison Bray

Brave stand that forced the IRA and Adams into corner (May 7): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

IRA rape claims – review into possible cover-up to be published after election (May 7): The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Mairia Cahill – I hope report into my IRA rape ordeal will prompt others to speak out: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

The nine-year silence that should have cost Gerry his political career: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Adams ignores mother's plea on IRA threat to son: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Protestant and male cohort on quango grows: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Top PSNI women concerned at lack of female police officers (May 5): Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Vast loyalist parade sweeps through city in honour of WW1 dead: The News Letter

No evidence of state collusion in loyalist murders, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

'English-Scottish ideological split on austerity could trigger Indyref2': Sunday Herald
Tom Gordon

Alex Salmond hails 'staging post to independence': Scotland on Sunday
Scott Macnab

We, the Scottish people, cannot now be ignored: The Guardian
Nicola Sturgeon

SNP's dramatic new push for independence: Sunday Telegraph
Tim Ross, and Simon Johnson

For the good of the Union, it's time for England to stand up to the Scots: Sunday Telegraph
Bruce Anderson

Cameron's return to power brings many challenges for Kenny: Irish Independent
John Downing

What next for the Barnett Formula? (Apr 29): The Scotsman
Allan Massie

Saturday, May 9

After election, priority shifts to Stormont: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Stormont House Agreement – Theresa Villiers wants deal enforced: BBC

Welcome for Cameron promise on North's corporation tax: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Difficult decisions for NI Executive as spending power falls: BBC
John Campbell

DUP's hopes dashed at Westminister: Londonderry Sentinel
Peter Hutcheon

Election results – DUP vow to help Tories if 'natural wastage' erodes the Conservative majority during the parliament: The Independent
David McKittrick

Northern Ireland – Dawn brings light for DUP, as UUP awake: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

General Election – Unionist pact fails to unseat SF in Newry and Armagh: The News Letter

Sinn Féin lose Fermanagh/South Tyrone: Belfast Media
Anthony Neeson

Molloy retains Mid Ulster seat and takes swipe at ousted Willie McCrea: The News Letter

General election 2015: I leave with dignity, integrity and great pride – McCrea: Newtownabbey Times
Duncan Elder

Robinson praises Long after east Belfast victory spat: UTV
Morgane Campioni

Gavin Robinson – Acceptance speech 'disgraceful' says Kyle Paisley: BBC

Simpson blasts UUP after retaining Upper Bann seat: Banbridge Leader

Cameron has eight reasons to lift the phone to DUP leader: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Did Northern Ireland opinion polls turn out to be true?: Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Unionism did well but the North is still facing years of austerity: Irish Independent
Liam Clarke

Sensational night: UTV
Ken Reid

Nationalist vote falls but reasons for Sinn Féin slump run much deeper: Irish Independent
Liam Clarke

Gutter politics – New level of nastiness in Northern Ireland's 2015 election campaign: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Bomb goes off close to main cross-border railway line: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Three released without charge in Davison probe: UTV

Brazen killers must be caught (May 6): Belfast Telegraph

UDA bonfire is removed from children's play area in Newtownards: Belfast Live
Jilly Beattie

'No new leads' in Glenanne gang cases – PSNI: UTV
Alan Erwin

Loyalist murder victim's daughter wins high court bid: The News Letter

How the faceless haters are running amok on Twitter (Apr 21): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Kids' mural is a peace of art: Derry Journal

Prince Charles to visit Mullaghmore during west of Ireland trip: The Irish Times
Lorna Siggins

Yeats' grave, the Burren and a day at the races all on Prince's agenda: Irish Independent
Caroline Crawford

Gay row could 'cause Church of Ireland schism' (May 6): The News Letter

Only 15% of Church of Ireland members attend services (May 7): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

George gets a younger sister, who cannot be leapfrogged to throne (May 4): The News Letter

Commissioner reminds gardaí to be 'apolitical' after photo controversy (May 5): The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

SNP to demand new powers for Scottish parliament after election landslide: The Guardian
Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks

Bribery, corruption and other ways to curb Celtic nationalists: Financial Times
Roy Foster

The end of the United Kingdom foretold after Scottish vote: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

This election changes everything – We need a Federal Kingdom of Britain: Toronto Globe and Mail
Timothy Garton Ash

What David Cameron must do to save the Union: Daily Telegraph
Allan Massie

This election has deepened the psychological break over Scotland: The Guardian
David Torrance

Friday, May 8

Sensation in Fermanagh and South Tyrone as Elliott sweeps to victory: Financial Times

Fermanagh-South Tyrone – Elliott criticises abstentionist policy: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Dodds blasts party's 'dirty tricks': Belfast Telegraph

East Belfast – DUP regains seat as Naomi Long loses out: The Irish Times
Ciarán D'Arcy

Ex-SDLP leader defeats Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

South Belfast – SDLP leader sees off challengers: The Irish Times
Ciarán D'Arcy

Election – DUP veteran Willie McCrea ousted by Danny Kinahan: Belfast Telegraph

Election 2015 – Gregory Campbell jubilant after 'fantastic' Westminster victory: Derry Journal
Sheena Jackson

West Belfast – Paul Maskey wins 'vote against austerity': The Irish Times
Ciaran D'Arcy

General election 2015 – Watch: Durkan tops the poll in Foyle stretching lead over Sinn Féin: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Hermon focuses on protecting union: Belfast Telegraph

Jeffrey Donaldson has held Lagan Valley for the DUP: Belfast Telegraph

South Down – SDLP's Margaret Richie retains her seat: The Irish Times
Jamie Stinson

Molloy gains comfortable victory: Belfast Telegraph

Maskey – Victory a vote against cuts: Belfast Telegraph

Upper Bann – David Simpson wins 'gutter campaign': The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Kelly hits out at orange and green campaign: Portadown Times

Simpson slams UUP election tactics as 'despicable': The News Letter

General Election – Sammy Wilson safe once more, with nearly double the votes of UUP: The News Letter

General election – The dual stance of Sinn Féin (May 5): Financial Times
Vincent Boland

McDonnell warns over party deals: Belfast Telegraph

Could Cameron Win Outright? Sensational exit poll puts Tories on course to be biggest party and could even win a majority as Miliband and Clegg face heavy losses. SNP sweeps Scotland: Daily Mail
Matt Chorleyand Tom McTague

What does the DUP's first demand in a hung parliament mean?: New Statesman
Ciara Dunne

Westminster will be forced to listen if we speak with one voice: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

British Election – Implications for Ireland of Tory win less than salubrious (May 7): Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Will Cameron ditch Clegg's Lib Dems to form a 'right wing alliance' with Northern Ireland's DUP?: Daily Mail
Jack Doyle

Good job, Conservatives. Now let's ditch that slippery Nick Clegg and court the DUP: Daily Telegraph
Daniel Hannan

Catney's concern over Market Square flags: Ulster Star

Fresh arrest in murder of former IRA commander in Belfast: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Alliance Party defends Councillor Paula Bradshaw's praise of murdered Jock Davison: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

McCartney family's quest for justice will never be fulfilled: Belfast Telegraph

US envoy Gary Hart dismayed at Northern Ireland violence: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Yoga and Home economics courses should entitle real IRA leader to early release, court told: Irish Independent
Ruaidhrí Giblin

Londonderry dissident attacks 'created a climate of fear': The News Letter

Train line reopens after bomb discovered in Newry detonates: The Irish Times
Mark Hilliard

Sinn Fein MEP's anger as bedridden and Alzheimer's-hit mother is the target of dissident bomb threats: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Unity of Purpose group condemn recent attacks: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

'I don't support the IRA' – Oldham Athletic manager: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Relatives of 100 victims of Ulster loyalist violence begin landmark 'collusion' case: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Saving the Union will be next government's 'number one priority': Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope, Simon Johnson, Steven Swinford and Ben Riley-Smith

Ireland must prepare contingency plan if UK opts out of EU, Dáil debate hears: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Thursday, May 7

Markets murder – Former IRA chief gunned down as a child cried out 'daddy, daddy': Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Gerard 'Jock' Davison murder – Man, 41, freed and second man held: BBC

Gerard 'Jock' Davison murder – Police plea with residents to engage with detectives: Belfast Telegraph
John Porter

Colleagues pay tribute to community worker brutally gunned down in breakfast time attack: Belfast Media

Gerard 'Jock' Davison – Stuck in the shadow of the Robert McCartney killing, but never far from senior republicans: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Our bid for justice died with 'Jock', say McCartney sisters: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen, Ian Mallon, Jim Cusack and Paul Williams

Gerard 'Jock' Davison – Well regarded in republicanism... but someone wanted him dead: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Davison murder shows North's criminal gangs no longer fear Provos: Irish Independent
Jim Cusack

NI leaders' debate – Parties clash over welfare reform and same-sex marriage: BBC

SDLP leader absent yet again from final TV debate: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Divisions run deep on Lough Erne's banks, in the UK's most marginal seat: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

SF says it is not behind 'scurrilous' anti-Dodds letter in North Belfast: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Did you hear the one about Sinn Féin's sectarian leaflet?: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Sinn Féin abstention policy means party will stand but never sit in Westminster: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

William McCrea backs DUP decision not to take stance on homosexuality: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Ulster MPs could play key role: Belfast Telegraph

No agreement on loyalist flags: Irish News
John Monaghan

Jamie Bryson handed six-month suspended prison sentence for illegal Union flag protests: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

'Real UFF' death threat against SF candidate: Londonderry Sentinel

Sinn Fein councillors' cars attacked: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

McGuinness blames dissident republicans for overnight attacks: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Attacks on cars 'an attack on democracy': Londonderry Sentinel

Dissident crackdown in place on eve of election: UTV
Chris Chambers

Gerry Adams – Police search for bomb finds 'nothing untoward': BBC

Threats made to Sinn Fein leaders: Belfast Telegraph

Adams blames dissidents for bomb alert at home: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Sinn Fein under attack from 'dissident loyalists and republicans': Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Upsurge in NI violence is a threat to all of us: Irish Independent

Anger at Oldham boss over Martin McGuinness Twitter exchange: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Oldham boss Kelly endures sectarian abuse: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Elliott slammed over 'slur' on Tyrone man shot dead by British Army: Ulster Herald

Anger over peace line murder probe: The News Letter

Massive security operation for Charles and Camilla's Irish trip: Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

Female Northern Protestant bishop addresses Arbour Hill 1916 commemoration: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

SNP surge divides opinion in Celtic and Rangers heartlands: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Britain on brink of political upheaval with SNP surge set to redraw Scotland's political map: The Herald
Michael Settle

Independence back up the agenda?: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Three charts that show that Scotland should stop whining: New Statesman
Jonn Elledge

The union is at risk – whether you realise it or not: The Guardian
Joshua Rozenberg

Britain goes to the polls – UK result may redefine our future: Irish Examiner

This general election has been a great display of democracy: The News Letter

Wednesday, May 6

PSNI rules out dissident role in ex-IRA chief's murder: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Gerard 'Jock' Davison murder – Shooting of ex-IRA man 'not sectarian': Irish Independent
Michael McHugh and Lesley-Anne McKeown

Belfast police raid home in connection with killing of Gerard 'Jock' Davison: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Profile of Gerard 'Jock' Davison – the IRA boss who ordered the brutal killing of Robert McCartney: Irish Independent
Jim Cusack

Belfast murder – Who was ex-IRA man 'Jock' Davison?: BBC

McCartney murder put peace on the line: Irish Independent

IRA man murder – I called at Jock Davison's door but he didn't answer: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Davison felt unassailable in his area, surrounded by IRA gang: Irish Independent
Jim Cusack

Sinn Féin defends its refusal to take seats in the House of Commons: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

More pressure on Sinn Fein over 'sectarian' election literature: The News Letter

Northern Ireland Unionists Hope for Power Gain in British Election: New York Times
Douglas Dalby

Election 2015 – DUP seeks commission on union after poll: BBC

Upper Bann – DUP candidate Jo-Anne Dobson fears unionists are cutting each other's throats in hotly contested constituency: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Vote Durkan – Hume says Mark is the only man for the job: Derry Journal

Kelly criticises DUP and Sinn: Portadown Times

Election Diary – Bell omits any Orange reference from flyers: The News Letter

Dobson predicts high turn-out for election: Lurgan Mail

Robinson rule set to be restored in East Belfast as DUP played Long game: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

Upper Bann battle – Simpson changes tack to play experience card: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Northern Ireland's tribal politics now veering to dark side: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

The election in Northern Ireland – an exercise in whistling in the dark:
Steven McCaffery

Northern Ireland Labour voters are at a loss: Belfast Telegraph
Boyd Black

Use your right at the ballot box: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP denies party in-fighting was behind City Hall reshuffle: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Gerry Adams warns against 'divisive' EU referendum for Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PSNI – Increased patrols to counter 'severe' dissident threat: BBC

Bomb warnings at home of Sinn Fein MEP: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

MEP Anderson's fury as mother caught in bomb alerts: The News Letter

I'll not buckle, says Sinn Fein's Mickey Brady following third threat in 24 hours: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Leader of 1981 IRA hunger strike, Bobby Sands, died 34 years ago today (May 5): Irish Voice/
Frances Mulraney

Aer Lingus 'did not break Belfast International Airport contract': BBC

Liam Adams loses appeal against sexual abuse conviction: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Building bridges – literally: Unionists plan for link between Scotland and Ulster: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

DUP's Peter Robinson calls for voters to fight off 'UK-wide threat to the Union': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Conservative majority would be a nightmare scenario for Ireland: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

A heavy price is being paid for Blair giving Scots devolution: The News Letter
Chris Moncrieff

This election may prove the death of the union – so be it: The Guardian
Simon Jenkins

There's an outside chance that the SNP's success might be good for the Union: Daily Telegraph
Allan Massie

English nationalism is out of the bottle, whoever wins: The Guardian
Owen Jones

Constitutional crisis looms as parties battle for legitimacy of next government: The Herald
Magnus Gardham

Tuesday, May 5

Election Diary – SF rising star savages Kelly's sectarian leaflet: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Poll shows 'Sinn Fein are closing the gap': Portadown Times

General Election – Big changes in Upper Bann and South Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Election – Peter Robinson scornful of Sinn Fein appeal to unionist voters over austerity: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Election profile – Steven Agnew, leader Green Party in Northern Ireland: BBC

UK elections – Big jobs on the line in Northern Ireland power play: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Tribal, sectarian, personal or just nasty' – North goes to polls: Irish Independent
Mick Fealty

Three Amigos could be vital – SDLP trio may boost coalition: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

My critics were right. I've changed my mind and plan to vote: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Gay Ulster Unionist volunteer quits party in disgust until pact with DUP has run its course: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

In tears – Peter Robinson's remarks leave children of Co Down gay couple fearful of jail sentence for dads: Belfast Telegraph
Ali Gordon

Bishop overturns rector's ban on loyal order's church service: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

'Bishop did not overrule rector on Royal Black service' – Church of Ireland: The News Letter

Bishop to lead Royal Black Knocknamuckley church service: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Irish republican socialists call on Real IRA to end 'armed struggle': The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Two partially-exploded bombs found at Derry Territorial Army base: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Martin McGuinness' home targeted with paint-bombs: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Martin McGuinness – Paint bomb attack on Derry family home won't deflect me from building peace: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Sinn Féin – Mickey Brady 'warned of death threat': BBC

Police remove Belfast bookie's sign in hunt for bombers: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Increase in terror is no surprise given the imminent election: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Mother fears IRA gangsters will murder her son: Irish Independent
Jim Cusack

Relatives hope bomb attack witnesses in black and white picture will come forward after 43 years: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness 'would consider meeting Prince on Ireland trip': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Ex-INLA boss Dessie O'Hare starts online business selling Irish crafts: Irish Mirror
Emma McMenamy

Why we should all just give the Old Testament a rest: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Legal loophole sees inmates transferred from UK jails go free: Irish Independent
Mark O'Regan

I felt safe with an Uzi by my side, and today's gardai are entitled to the same (Apr 29): Evening Herald
Gerry O'Carroll

'Unlikely' border could be sealed in crisis, warns expert: Irish Examiner
Sean O'Riordan

Britain shouldn't leave the EU – it should join the euro group: The Irish Times
John O'Hagan

Would Ed Miliband really turn down the chance to be prime minister?: The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Monday, May 4

McKinney silent on Catholic 'faith' decisions: The News Letter

SDLP hit out at Royal Mail over 'East Londonderry' on postal election material: Derry Journal

Election Diary – Crudely sectarian SF leaflet shameful, say SDLP: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Endorsement for UUP candidate: Ulster Star

Alliance's Naomi Long and Judith Cochrane attend same church – but hold opposing views on same-sex marriage (Apr 29): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Election 2015 – Henry Patterson (Apr 30): The News Letter
Henry Patterson

Commons kingmakers could include the SDLP: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

Let's listen to victims' concerns (May 1): Belfast Telegraph

'Imaging NI' – infographics on the big issues politicians won't address (Apr 27):
Steven McCaffery

Britain lurches towards zombie union as Northern unionists look on: The Irish Times
Peter Geoghegan

Paint daubed on memorial to soldier victims of The Troubles: The Herald

Man fined £300 for Omagh bomb remark: Londonderry Sentinel

McGuinness welcomes Prince Charles visit: The News Letter

BBC presenter Stephen Nolan forced to say sorry after revealing he is an atheist (Apr 30): Belfast Telegraph

Any principle of transparency has got to include our media 'experts' (Apr 30): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Alternative planned to State's commemoration of 1916 Rising: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Do not be taken in by Sinn Fein's project 'to rewrite history to justify their deeds' – Martin (Apr 26): Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

Could Orange be the new green in Ireland as some are seeking? (Apr 20): Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Ex-State Police chief dies: Albany Times Union

Equality a right for all in Northern Ireland society (Mar 4): Belfast Telegraph
Steven Agnew

It doesn't take much to be branded a bigot these days: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Film documents the legacy of Project Children (Apr 28): Irish Echo
Kevin Brady

Court hears Aer Lingus lost €44m because of Belfast International base (May 1): The Irish Times

Grealish has to want Ireland as much as Ireland wants him: Irish Post
Garry Doyle

Neil Lennon letter bomber's home raided by armed police over claims he has been making new threats (May 1): Scottish Daily Record
John Ferguson

Leaving EU 'would damage N Ireland': Belfast Telegraph

Our politicians will take a keen interest in British election: Irish Independent
John Downing

It may take an SNP landslide for Scotland to wake up (May 2): Daily Telegraph
Graeme Archer

The UK was formed in nationalist fires, and today is no different: The Independent
Boyd Tonkin

Sunday, May 3

Gerry Adams appeals to unionist voters in Dungannon speech: Tyrone Times

Upper Bann – Jo-Anne Dobson closing in on David Simpson as poll shows drop in DUP support: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

NI parties Q&A – What is your definition of Troubles victim? (May 1): The News Letter

Allister gives view on Upper Bann: Lurgan Mail

I'm no Tory – Elliott hits back at Sinn Fein's 'personal campaign': Fermanagh Herald

The man who would be kingmaker (Apr 30): The Guardian
John Crace

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism':
Hugh O'Connell

Election 2015 – Alex Kane (Apr 30): The News Letter
Alex Kane

Taking a stand on austerity (Apr 21): Belfast Telegraph
John Lowry

Dealing with the past and tackling division in education – NI's next big test (Apr 29):
Steven McCaffery

Belfast bomb – Police carry out controlled explosion as explosive is discovered in Northern Irish capital: Independent on Sunday
Sophie McIntyre

Dissidents blamed for Ardoyne device: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Route ban for junior Orange parade is condemned by UUP: The News Letter

Police probe Susan-Anne White anti-gay rant at Omagh election debate: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Paisley's son blasts call for gay criminalisation after Magherafelt DUP councillor's comments: Mid Ulster Mail

I will report online abuse to the police – Wells (Apr 28): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Strait-laced DUP has always been funny about sex (May 1): Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

Nelson McCausland 'acted inappropriately', Stormont committee finds (May 1): BBC
Gareth Gordon

Wilson – DUP right on whistleblower: The News Letter

Charles visit – hope for reconciliation: Sligo Champion

Unionists quick to offer congratulations on new royal baby: The News Letter

Martin McGuinness managed to congratulate the royals … without mentioning them:
Daragh Brophy

Why the interest in the royal birth?: The Irish Times
Diarmaid Ferriter

American bishop is a surprise hit as the pope's man in Ireland (Apr 27):
Michael Kelly

Stop governing NI like a religious sect: The News Letter
Michael Cameron

Ireland most to fear in 'Brexit' (Apr 29): Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

"Scotland stands on the brink of unparalleled influence at Westminster" (May 2): Scottish Daily Record
Alex Salmond

Scots are in for a shock when the English run out of patience: Sunday Telegraph
Iain Martin

Beware the siren calls of nationalism: The Guardian
Nick Cohen

Scotland is another country: The Economist

Saturday, May 2

Fury as Dawn Purvis runs for Victims Commissioner post: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

It's wrong, says father of man shot by UVF: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Election parties set out victims policies: The News Letter

Sinn Féin MP says party will always boycott Westminster, despite report: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Election Diary – Sinn Fein will 'never' take Commons seats: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Election 2015 – Mark Durkan – SDLP: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Election 2015 – Lagan Valley (Apr 30): The News Letter
Mark Rainey

East Belfast – Alliance has Long shot in edgy grudge match: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Mid Ulster #election2015 – Molloy invokes 1916 in call to break link with Britain: Mid Ulster Mail

Election 2015 – Will electorate vote tactically in South Antrim?: BBC
Shane Harrison

We need the strongest possible team of MPs to get the best deal: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

Election – Gay marriage turns into key battleground as DUP and Alliance clash: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Man whose query prompted Jim Wells resignation 'incredulous': The Irish Times

Forget about orange and green, this election is more concerned with pink...: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

There's only one way to fix a broken record: Derry Journal

Christian politicians should recuse themselves from decisions – MLA: The News Letter

Pro-life campaigner 'shocked' by DUP free vote on abortion (Apr 23): The News Letter

Sinn Fein back former SDLP councillor for committee seat (Apr 30): Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Brady expresses anger over 'ongoing chaos' caused by Newry parades: Newry Times

Bomb 'targeting police' in Belfast exploded safely after Catholic priest receives warning: The Independent
Lizzie Dearden

'Significant' bomb found during Ardoyne alert: UTV
Louise Convery

Bomb would have killed or seriously injured police if detonated – PSNI: Irish Independent
David Young

'Futile' bomb blast bid condemned: Belfast Telegraph

Bomb – Appeal for information: Londonderry Sentinel
Olga Cathers

Riot gear could make us targets, say paramedics (Apr 27): Belfast Telegraph
John Porter

Life in jail for RIRA gunman who murdered gang godfather Kelly: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott

Killer Sean Connolly is a key member of new IRA group in prison (May 1): Irish Independent
Ken Foy

Republican refused bail in speech case: Portadown Times

Inquiry into Troubles murder 'to be fast-tracked': The News Letter

Murdered by the Glenanne gang – 'Patrick lived till the ripe old age of 13': The Irish Times
Susan McKay

Councils urge local devolution (Apr 28): Belfast Telegraph

Abortion stance 'completely consistent' – Robinson: UTV
Chris Chambers

Robinson's abortion guidelines claim 'complete nonsense', says Ford: The News Letter

NI abortion law – Jane Christie says she is devastated by first minister's comments: BBC

Belfast Telegraph response to 'sexist reporting' claims: Belfast Telegraph

Watch Sinn Fein's Gerry Kelly bizarre Star Wars-themed election video: Irish Independent
Claire Cromie

Former republican prisoner has child abuse sentence cut: The Irish Times

How Ireland would survive post-Brexit (Apr 28): The Irish Times

Revealed – the secret documents which show the SNP's plan to hold Labour to ransom: Daily Telegraph
Peter Dominiczak

A disunited kingdom – How Great Britain is dividing along voting lines: Toronto Globe and Mail
Mark MacKinnon

Friday, May 1

Stormont leadership 'planning to fail' – Eastwood: Derry Journal

Walking alone is no longer an option:
Peter Osborne

Garden Centre Prods wake up; terrorists are re-writing history: The News Letter
Kenny Donaldson

Election 2015 – Narrow waters in UK's most marginal seat: BBC
Julian Fowler

Gildernew warns Orange Order getting the vote out for Elliott: Fermanagh Herald
Catherine McCurry

Election 2015 – West Tyrone: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Election 2015 – Mid Ulster: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

South Antrim 2015 – Candidate living in a castle hopes to keep out William McCrea: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Election Diary – Sinn Fein in muddle over credit card debt claim: The News Letter

South Belfast – Outgoing MP McDonnell in fight to retain seat: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Election posters – Which Northern Ireland candidates are topping the poles?: Belfast Telegraph

Twitter storm over election looks critique: UTV
Victoria Steveley

270,000 watch Northern Ireland election debate across Britain: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Why a DUP coalition would be dangerous for women: Daily Telegraph
Meabh Ritchie

Finance Minister blasts Sinn Fein's 'economic lunacy': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein will stand up to Tory austerity by a Cabinet made up of millionaires: Belfast Telegraph
Martin McGuinness

Loyalists stage 'white line protest' over decision to reroute parade: Newtownabbey Times
Duncan Elder

Loyalist Famine Song bandsmen convicted 'outrageous' sectarian behaviour outside Catholic church: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Gay row unionist Jim Wells says his career was destroyed in just 30 seconds: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

What does the Jim Wells controversy say about society?: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Deep division on gay marriage (Apr 28): Belfast Telegraph

Mountbatten bomber silent on Prince Charles visit: Sunday World
Steven Moore

National Crime Agency – We'll smash criminal networks of paramilitaries: Belfast Telegraph

Former priest jailed for paying dissident republicans to intimidate a relative: Irish Independent
Louise Roseingrave

Family of Troubles victim in London to begin case against former army chief: Irish Post
Nemesha Balasundaram

The Human Rights Act must stay (Apr 23): Belfast Telegraph
Patrick Corrigan

Nuala O'Loan 'appalled' by GRA call for Garda Yes vote: The Irish Times
Sorcha Pollak

'Everyone loses' if Britain exits EU (Apr 28): Irish Examiner
Erik Kirschbaum and Rene Wagner

1916 commemorations belong to all (Apr 29): The Irish Times
Heather Humphreys

Forget SNP or Farage, we need to worry about Cameron: Irish Independent
James Downey

Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland – Fans to record 'secret' football clash with drones: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Rangers fans group condemns SFA warning over Celtic star's "huns are deid" song: The Herald
Martin Williams

Sturgeon under pressure to rule out Scottish independence referendum: The Guardian
Severin Carrell

Welsh nationalists look to emulate SNP with breakthrough in south: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Raising the SNP threat is perfectly reasonable (Apr 22): Daily Telegraph


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