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Monday, May 15

I'm fully engaged, insists Theresa May as she rejects criticism over Stormont talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Féin accuse DUP of 'teaming up' with Theresa May at Balmoral Show: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Terror victims 'sick to back teeth' of being ignored: The News Letter

Arlene Foster urged to withdraw 'sexist remarks' about Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill: Irish Mirror
Sheena McStravick

'I will not forgive or forget, but now I want to look ahead': Irish Independent
Niamh Horan

RTE's hypocrisy will never bring Sinn Féin back down to earth: Irish Independent
Eoghan Harris

Northern Ireland – divining Sinn Féin's intentions: The Irish Times

General election – Dodds confident he can see off new SF challenger in North Belfast: The News Letter

Varadkar to push for North to stay in single market if he wins FG race: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn and Kevin Doyle

Brexit chief David Davis predicts huge row over timetable for talks as EU pushes Irish border issue up agenda: Belfast Telegraph
David Hughes

'An absolute nightmare' – commuters ponder a hard border: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Brexit could alter Ireland's political landscape: Irish Independent
Jody Corcoran

We're a long way from resolving our future within the EU but we must stick with Britain: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Northern Ireland is EU's business in Brexit negotiations: The Irish Times
Caoilfhionn Gallagher

Woman reveals how UUP's Nesbitt ended up on floor in Belfast hotel: The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

Mike Nesbitt breaks silence on that photo saying it was 'only a bit of fun' with Belfast pensioner: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Call for removal of Na Fianna Eireann flag outside Cookstown courthouse: Tyrone Times
Shauna Corr

Osborne helps broker bonfire deal that could provide model for North: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

DNA breakthrough in hunt for gunman behind 1999 murder bid on Martin McGartland: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Top Tory's call for end to Troubles prosecutions 'gross naivety': The News Letter

Frustrated Kingsmills survivor renews plea to Dublin for evidence: The News Letter

Commission appeals for more information on where Cpt Nairac's remains are buried: Belfast Telegraph

Encouraging fresh leads in search for Nairac: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Pals of murdered army hero plead with his IRA killers to reveal where his body is: Irish Mirror
Andy Lines

Evidence clears Robert Nairac of murders he has been linked to – author: The News Letter

Revealed – Two IRA fugitives suspected of torturing and killing undercover British Army officer Robert Nairac before putting his body in a meat grinder were granted AMNESTY by Tony Blair: Daily Mail
Ian Drury and Bob Graham

Captain Nairac – 'The consummate, perfect soldier': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn 'joined picket of IRA sympathisers opposing Brighton bombing trial in 1986': Irish Mirror
Brynmor Pattison and Dan Bloom

Labour leader Corbyn defended over Troops Out arrest: Belfast Telegraph
David Hughes

Sunday, May 14

Theresa May – NI's past must be addressed fairly and proportionately: The News Letter

Sinn Féin's new face John Finucane believes he can end domination by unionists: Belfast Telegraph

UUP's Tom Elliott defends Orange hall unionist election clinics (May 11): Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Outbreak of non-pact pacts and stand down demands (May 13): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Growing number of Northern Ireland women vying for seat at Westminster reflects the changing face of workplace: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill should just be herself and stay clear of spin doctors (May 12): Belfast Telegraph
Nick Garbutt

Arlene Foster meets group behind 'illegal' Union flag pole in Magherafelt: Mid Ulster Mail
Shauna Corr

Flag protest as Donegal holiday park vows to keep Union Jack flying high: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Revealed: the terrorists whose inquests you are paying for – sometimes twice (May 13): The News Letter

Appeal for 'Disappeared' Capt Robert Nairac 40 years on: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Robert Nairac – Wild rumours may be stopping people coming forward, it is claimed: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Nairac – His death was one of most callous, cowardly acts of IRA: Belfast Telegraph
Doug Beattie

Victims' advocate told – Ditch Stormont House (May 12): The News Letter

Son of Sean Brown calls for more support from GAA hierarchy on 20th anniversary of loyalist murder (May 13): Irish News
Connla Young

IRA victim – Why are we holding yet another inquest into Loughgall gang?: The News Letter

Jeremy Corbyn 'arrested' at protest for IRA terrorist who murdered 5 people: Daily Star
Rachel O'Donoghue

Brendan Duddy was a brave, unsung hero of the peace process, says SDLP leader Colum Eastwood: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Lough Erne Resort – Brexit conference hears of the utmost importance of tariffs to border areas: Impartial Reporter

EU commitment on Brexit welcome: Sunday Independent

Don't blame Christians for the Stephen Fry 'blasphemy' nonsense (May 11): The Irish Times
Kevin Hargaden

If TDs won't stand for Dáil prayers, maybe 'Songs of Praise' will get them on their feet (May 9): Irish Independent
Mary Kenny

An Garda Síochána – Little or no credibility left (May 9): Irish Examiner

'Emigrants care about Ireland. We love Ireland. Give us the vote':
Billy Lawless

'Hard borders' post-Brexit will make red tape even worse: Sunday Telegraph
Christopher Booker

Ruth Davidson says no independence referendum for at least 35 years: Sunday Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Saturday, May 13

Theresa May – N Ireland's past must be addressed fairly and proportionately: Belfast Telegraph

Theresa May urges NI politicians to 'come together': BBC

Charlie Flanagan – Brexit is a mess with no upside for Ireland: The Irish Times

'Goodwill on all sides' to resolve Brexit border issues, PM says: Belfast Telegraph

'Good Friday Agreement may have to be reworded to account for Brexit' – Blair: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Tony Blair – Hard border after Brexit would be a disaster: Irish News
Ed Carty

'Political leaders need to show leadership' – Gerry Adams on reconciliation in the north and post-Brexit fears: Irish Independent
Kathy Armstrong

Europe 'should consider changing laws' to help Ireland in Brexit: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Barnier and Blair make us feel special but lack of goodwill means a bad Brexit: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Michel Barnier far more sensitive to impact of Brexit on Good Friday Agreement than confused British – Durkan: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

EU Brexit negotiator's grand tour of Border counties: The Irish Times
Frank McNally

Warm words from Barnier but with a hint of menace: The News Letter

Visit of Prince Charles marked by defining sentiment of reconciliation: Irish Examiner
Joyce Fegan

Acts of reconciliation dominate last day of visit by Prince Charles: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

'Deeply moving visit to Glasnevin the most memorable part of visit': Irish Independent
Kirsty Blake Knox

Prince Charles meets Gerry Adams at ambassador's residence: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

'History is important but the future hasn't been written' – Prince Charles meets with Gerry Adams in Dublin: Irish Independent
Kirsty Blake Knox

Prince Charles offers condolences to Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams over Martin McGuinness death: Belfast Telegraph

Our politicians should heed Charles' words: Belfast Telegraph

UUP's Nesbitt appears unfazed following difficult week: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

'DUP trying to pull wool over the eyes of the public' – O'Dowd: Portadown Times

Arlene Foster given private room at election count for 'health and safety': Irish News
Brendan Hughes

'We were never going to step aside': Belfast Media
Conor McParland

DUP activist accused of 'scare story' over claims unionists could feel intimidated at Ligoniel polling station: Irish News
Paul Ainsworth

Ukip standing no candidates in Northern Ireland – but denies it has given up: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Third of Northern Ireland candidates in general election are female: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Real issues ignored as election gets underway: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Critics can't decide if Adams' tweet deliberate or gaffe: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Court must wait for Jean McConville suspect file: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

Sectarian killer to be freed after attempted murder charges dropped: Irish News

Ballymurphy families' joy after inquest date is set: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

IRA could help return Robert Nairac's body if they wished to do so: The News Letter
Alan Barry

Potential Bloody Sunday prosecutions outrageous, says senior DUP figure: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

'He's got blood on his hands' – Heart-broken family of Birmingham pub bomb victim say Jeremy Corbyn is not fit for office because he backed IRA: Daily Mail
Jake Wallis Simons

Loughgall anniversary May 8 – SAS utilised to end 'sectarian savagery': The News Letter
William Matchett

Northern Ireland's secret peacemaker Brendan Duddy dies aged 80: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams says the late Brendan Duddy was a 'tireless advocate for peace': Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Political impasse impacting Derry festival funding: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Debate sees predictable outcome in stance over same-sex marriage: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Labour candidate Douglas Beattie faces suspension after accusing British troops in Northern Ireland of having 'blood on their hands': Scottish Sun
Tom Newton Dunn

Friday, May 12

Brexit will not jeopardise peace in Ireland, EU's chief negotiator says: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

EU's Brexit chief Michel Barnier keen on ideas for Border: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Dublin does not speak for us, says UUP MEP Nicholson: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

SF demands Ireland veto over final Brexit negotiations: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Gerry Adams reiterates call for 'special status' for NI: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Enda Kenny warns EPP of Brexit threat to NI peace process: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

EU-Irish-UK relations: The Irish Times

UUP won't oppose Lady Sylvia Hermon in North Down race: The News Letter

Martin McAuley rubbishes 'paper candidate' claim: Irish News
John Manley

Soft and slow...change of tone for Michelle O'Neill in Sinn Féin election broadcast?: Belfast Telegraph
Jonny Bell

Election numbers bringing little cheer for UUP and SDLP: Irish News
Alex Kane

Michelle O'Neill 'open to Ulster-Scots legal protection': BBC

Hope and history rhyme for Prince Charles' visit: Irish Examiner

Prince Charles hoping for frequent visits to Republic of Ireland in pursuit of reconciliation: The News Letter
Ed Carty

Another welcome royal visit to Northern Ireland: The News Letter

Man who had explosives before 2015 Prince Charles visit jailed: The Irish Times
Marese McDonagh

Dublin man convicted of IRA membership: Sunday World

Loyalist Gilmore was goaded into chasing his alleged killers, court told: The News Letter

18 former soldiers being investigated over Bloody Sunday: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

'For five years after the bomb I was full of hatred, I lost my leg, my home... now I fight for all victims of the Troubles, they're no different from me' (Jan 15): Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

It is time for Alliance to address broader legacy issues including the imbalance in Troubles probes: The News Letter
Jeff Dudgeon

Forging friendships in the ring – A Belfast-Beltway boxing connection: Washington Post
Joe Heim

Man told gardaí 'Jerry McCabe got what he deserved': Irish Examiner
Gordon Deegan

Fry blasphemy broughaha has exposed our post Catholic neurosis: The Irish Times
John Power

Wall of separation between Church and State is far from being built: Irish Examiner
TP O'Mahony

Our Ireland is changing – gradually, and suddenly (May 7): Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Thursday, May 11

'Now is not the time for a border poll on a united Ireland' says former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern: Irish Mirror
Jon Vale

Unionists need to grasp that EU special status is coming: Irish News
Newton Emerson

DUP's Brexit campaign spent £33,000 on social media 'micro-targeting' firm: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Ireland is already united – by threat of a Brexit nightmare: Irish Independent
Brendan Keenan

Border crisis is Theresa May's fault: Irish News

Our future outside of the EU looks bleak, warns Naomi Long: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

North Belfast: SDLP denies giving Sinn Féin's Finucane free run – I'm no paper candidate, says McAuley: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

In the Name of the Father: Irish Echo
Anthony Neeson

Sinn Féin and SDLP clash over abstentionism: Irish News
John Manley

Paula thinks South Belfast can be won for Alliance: Belfast Media
Brónach Ní Thuama

UUP ends anti-Brexit stance and sides with DUP to oppose Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Orange Order criticised for hosting 'defend the union' election clinics: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Sinn Féin accuses DUP of 'living in denial' over Irish language: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Return of power-sharing in Northern Ireland absolutely crucial as process of Brexit picks up momentum: Belfast Telegraph
Charlie Flanagan

Mike Nesbitt all smiles at UUP stand but no comment about picture of him face down on hotel floor: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Veterans tell republicans – Face the justice you demand from us: The News Letter

Northern Ireland veteran brands Jeremy Corbyn a 'coward' after Labour leader ran away from his Troubles 'witch-hunt' question: The Sun
Lynn Davidson

Window closing on opportunity for a deal on the past: Irish News
Allison Morris

Ex IRA bomber O'Doherty – Allowing Tricolour in Catholic church for McGuinness funeral reflects dangerous new morality on how terror is viewed (May 5): The News Letter
Shane Paul O'Doherty

Sister's sorrow as the remains of Seamus Ruddy are identified: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Family of teen shot dead by British Army challenge no prosecution decision: Derry Journal

Prince Charles pays tribute to PSNI officers as he opens memorial garden: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Brexit doesn't figure as Charles and Camilla call on their old friends: Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

PSNI officer called for Starbucks boycott over gays (May 1): The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

Gerry Adams a champion of freedom of speech? You're having a laugh: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

US officer involved in Commissioner's appointment insists no conflict: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

The Path to Peace exchange, part 3 – What can Israel and the Palestinians learn from Northern Ireland?: Jewish Journal
Shmuel Rosner

Wednesday, May 10

Sinn Féin's O'Dowd takes a pop at SDLP 'spoilers': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Naomi Long is now bookies' favourite in East Belfast: Irish News
John Manley

Donaldson appeals to unionists to 'unite behind the DUP': The News Letter

Pro-EU parties need to find common purpose: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Unionists welcome choice but not in marginal seats: The News Letter

Arlene Foster changes her tone in latest election campaign (May 9): Irish News

DUP rallies round Foster and vows there will be no Irish language act: The News Letter

How Protestants have flown the flag for Irish, even if some of us can only name pieces of household furniture: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Talks will go nowhere until Arlene Foster embraces power-sharing: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Taoiseach – Brexit is bad for Britain, for Europe and for Ireland: Irish Independent
Laura Larkin and Cormac McQuinn

Brexit's hard Irish border questions: BBC
Dominic O'Connell

Biggest political mess I've ever seen: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

Torching of Sinn Féin election poster was 'hate crime': Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

UUP's Nesbitt refuses to comment on hotel incident: BBC
Enda McClafferty

No need to kick a man when he's down... but ex-UUP leader could help his case by explaining weird image: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

Call for full implementation of 'Military Covenant' in province: Portadown Times

The Big Man was on a Journey all right ... just not the one you think: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Royal visit to 'show strength' of Irish relationship with UK: Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

Prince Charles speaks of 'harmony' at start of visit to both sides of the Irish border: ITV
Chris Ship

Charles' display of cultural harmony was a deft touch: Belfast Telegraph

IRA accused "seen driving in convoy with man caught with explosives": Sunday World

Zachary wanted world to be better place say family: Irish News
Allison Morris

Why Seamus Ruddy saga makes case for a PTSD centre in Northern Ireland unanswerable: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Why the Ruddy family are true heroes compared to cowards who abducted and killed Seamus: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Supreme Court to consider judgment in Ashers case: The News Letter

'Gay cake' row bakery's profits up €200k (May 7): Sunday Independent
Simon Rowe

Republic's Project Eagle inquiry – Commission to probe Nama dealings between Stormont and Dublin: Belfast Telegraph

Senior US police officer Kathleen O'Toole appointed to chair Commission on Future of Policing in Ireland: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

She's been chosen to lead the review of gardaí in Ireland but who is Kathleen O'Toole?:
Sean Murray

Archbishop Martin says Catholic Church now appears 'counter-cultural' in increasingly secular world: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Church and State in Ireland are already separate (May 8): The Irish Times
Tom Finegan

Tuesday, May 9

SDLP rejects call for it to stand aside in two constituencies: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP leader Arlene Foster 'quite sure' Gavin Robinson will win seat: The News Letter
Deborah McAleese

DUP leader Arlene Foster has not ruled out Irish Language Act: Belfast Telegraph

Ex-MP in final appeal for pan-unionist electoral deal: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Arlene Foster – Unionism need votes to counter nationalism's surge: Irish News
John Manley

Orange Order's 'disappointment' over unionist election strategy: The News Letter

DUP is now choosing its words very carefully: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Féin seeks to pull off a historic upset in Foyle: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

General Election 2017 – No previous experience necessary... DUP fielding rookie Diane Forsythe in the race for South Down: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Arlene's softer side replaces aggressive tone: Irish News
John Manley

DUP softens its tone – and its language policy: The News Letter
Sam McBride

10 years on – The ceremony that 'marked the end of the Troubles': The Irish Times
Dean Ruxton

Historic moments don't come much bigger than the Paisley McGuinness power sharing deal (May 8): Irish News
Allison Morris

Brexit deal may include special status for the north, leading MEP says: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Images said to show Mike Nesbitt face down on hotel floor: The News Letter

Ulster Unionists rally round former leader Nesbitt after he is pictured on floor of Belfast hotel: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson and Cate McCurry

Delay over documents relating to death of Real IRA man Kieran Doherty: Belfast Telegraph

Police from outside Northern Ireland to probe ombudsman theft: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Bonfire warning – Stop burning political items: Mid Ulster Mail

Ex-IRA man Anthony McIntyre seeks disclosure of US-UK legal correspondence: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Man's remains were '40 yards from previous search site': BBC

INLA members travelled to France to help locate Disappeared remains: Irish News
Allison Morris

Brother pleads with IRA to 'give up Disappeared secret': ITV

Hopes raised for discovery of murdered soldier 40 years on:

Boris Johnson raised compensation for IRA victims with Libyan leader: The News Letter

Loughgall 30 years on – Military operation turned tide on terrorists: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Loughgall bomb was transported by boat (May 8): Irish News
Connla Young

Loughgall – IRA team ambushed by the SAS had been responsible for series of brutal murders: The News Letter

Surge of recruits to the IRA after Loughgall (May 8): Irish News
Connla Young

Suspicions that informers gave information about Loughgall (May 8): Irish News
Connla Young

Loughgall – IRA inmates' joy turned to despair as news of SAS ambush reached Maze prison: The News Letter
Anthony McIntyre

Loughgall, Gibraltar, Coagh and Clonoe – How the SAS took the fight to IRA at home and abroad: The News Letter

'Difficulty' in engaging soldier over inquest for Troubles victim Marian, 17: Belfast Telegraph

The impartiality of the Public Prosecution Service is in question after soldier decision: The News Letter
Jeffrey Donaldson

Second suicide in 'lone wolf' dissident case: Irish News
Allison Morris

Sinn Féin's Martina Anderson condemns treatment of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, May 8

Gerry Adams 'ready to make way for McDonald as Sinn Féin chief': Belfast Telegraph

McDonald had many choices but has walked a murky path (May 7): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Robinson and Ahern say power-sharing is best for Northern Ireland: RTE

Dublin minister urges NI leaders to reflect on decade of devolution before talks: The News Letter

Martin – Expanded Irish-British council needed: Irish Independent

Diplomat calls for Anglo-Irish Brexit summit in a bid to smooth relations: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Political uncertainty a decade on from the historic political union of Paisley and McGuinness: Irish News
Allison Morris

Sinn Féin needs to get back to sharing power in Stormont: Irish News
Deaglan de Breadun

DUP could learn a lot from Hogan's Brexit bromance (May 7): Sunday Independent
Ailish O'Hora

'Brexit has put the Border back into people's psyches': The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Ignore Sinn Féin's mischief making about a border poll that hardly anyone wants: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

DUP and UUP say there will be no overall unionist pact for General Election: Belfast Live
Brian Hutton

Emma Little-Pengelly to run for DUP in South Belfast as unionists aim for co-operation: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Calls for ombudsman to step aside as 60 cases hamstrung by scandal: The News Letter

Ex-Special Branch men named in ombudsman documents: The News Letter

American lured by dissident republican woman reported missing: Irish News

Outcry as Troubles killing charge against ex soldier is re-instated by prosecutors (May 6): The News Letter
Niall Deeney

The role of the Public Prosecution Service in legacy cases 'now a major issue for DUP in Stormont talks': The News Letter
Graeme Cousins

'Weeks' until INLA victim's remains are home: Irish Independent
Sean O'Driscoll

Relief for Ruddy family at last: Irish News

Thousands attend Loughgall parade: Irish News
Connla Young

IRA man tells the inside story of the Loughgall attack and the SAS ambush: Irish News
Connla Young

Unionists have little sympathy for Loughgall victims: Irish News

Photograph with Loughgall terror arsenal may have sealed officer's fate: The News Letter

The hardline RUC officer who now claims Thatcher knew of assassinations by British security forces (May 7): Sunday Herald
Russell Leadbetter

"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'":
Aoife Barry

Why we ultimately need more religion in Northern Ireland politics, not less: Belfast Telegraph
Martin O'Brien

It's past the time for US Ambassador to Ireland Brian Burns to take his post: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Sunday, May 7

Some distance to go to a formal ONH ceasefire (May 6): Irish News
Connla Young

Irish language vote in Belfast is a clue as to what awaits NI: The News Letter

North Antrim – UUP's Minford visited daughter's grave after deciding to run (May 3): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The pacts and plots of a Westminster General Election (Apr 28): Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Mary Lou is a top politician but damaged by association (May 6): Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Terrorists should be told that they must repent fully: The News Letter
Shane Paul O'Doherty

Victims of Troubles let down once again: Belfast Telegraph

The wasp in his eye (Mar 22): Scottish Review
Alasdair McKillop

Seamus Ruddy's family want 'Christian burial' after remains find in France: Sunday Independent
David Young

Only in NI would we face the lunacy in which the state's right to stop mass murder is disputed: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

New generation can move on from past: Belfast Telegraph

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone was target of UFF assassination attempt, new book claims (Mar 7): Irish News
John Monaghan

'Troubles' women tell stories in new documentary: Derry Journal

Being British or Irish is just an accident of birth, say writer McVeigh (May 4): Belfast Telegraph
Paul McVeigh

Orange Order rally in Portadown marks 500 years since Reformation: BBC

Unlikely cross-Border friendships forged in 2014 tragedy hold strong (May 3): The Irish Times
Sorcha Pollak

Paisley and McGuinness – the movie. But is it a travesty of the truth?: The Observer
Henry McDonald

A liberal orthodoxy that is quick to issue ferocious judgements (Apr 29): The News Letter

Admissions reform would 'undermine' Protestant schools (May 6): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Atheists – Growing band of non-believers are finding a stronger voice: Sunday Independent
John Meagher

Church urged to stand up to media bias: Irish Catholic
Mags Gargan and Greg Daly

Danger for Ireland as Brexit talks get down and dirty (May 5): The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor

Ireland's peace agreement threatened by 'hard' Brexit (May 6): Sydney Morning Herald
Nick Miller

Orange Order elected to councils as Labour and Tory members: Sunday Herald
Andrew Whitaker

Saturday, May 6

Arlene Foster says Brexit has not weakened NI's place in union: BBC
Mark Devenport

Foster warns against 'destabilising' border poll: The News Letter
David Young

Sinn Féin and DUP war of words over how to tackle Brexit: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood 'seriously concerned' as EU indicate lack of Executive will affect Brexit talks: Derry Now

Brexit is neither a partition-maker, nor a partition-breaker – that decision will rest with Northern Ireland voters: Belfast Telegraph
John Downing

McCord surprised Finucane son standing for Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Revealed – Only one Northern Ireland constituency approves of election pacts: Belfast Telegraph
Jonny Bell

Departure of key aide is another blow to good governance: The News Letter

We are drifting towards a general Troubles amnesty: Irish News
Newton Emerson

May and Brokenshire must act on legacy scandal after June 8: The News Letter

Councillor's Kelly remark 'nothing to do with the DUP': Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Presbyterian minister is appointed assessor of bonfire grants scheme (May 4): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Time to call a day on unenforceable bonfire scheme: Irish News
Allison Morris

Sinn Féin delegation meet with Parades Commission: Derry Journal

ÓNH confirms its in talks about its future: Irish News
Connla Young

Submachine gun discovered in Dunmurry house of the type used in dissident republican attacks, court hears: Belfast Telegraph

IRA accused used Christmas cards to get secret info out of jail, court hears: Sunday World

Committee writes to Northern Ireland Secretary over prisoner concerns: Belfast Telegraph

'Lone wolf' murder bid case deeply alarming (May 5): Irish News

Human remains found in France during search for missing Seamus Ruddy: Irish Independent
Cathal McMahon

French search for body of terror victim Ruddy was granted after months of talks: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll and Eamon Sweeney

'Disappeared' uncle inspired The Ferryman, says star of The Fall: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Service for Troubles victims and survivors gets funding reassurance: Belfast Telegraph

'Families should think – what if Loughgall attack succeeded?': The News Letter

Catholic church urged to break silence on terror 'glorification': The News Letter

What happened when Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness took a ride on Chris De Burgh's private jet?: Daily Telegraph
Rupert Hawksley

Why Star Trek actor Colm Meaney is on another planet in McGuinness row: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

EU directs a step-up in cross-border crime crackdown security measures: The Northern Standard
Patsy McArdle

Actor Conleth Kane slams 'homophobic' DUP over marriage equality: Belfast Telegraph
Eamon Sweeney

'DUP out of touch on marriage equality' – Fearon: Newry Times

Synod rejects motion on same-sex relationships: The News Letter

Church of Ireland faces north-south divide over gay marriage stance: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Loyal orders set for massive reformation rally: The News Letter

Continued EU funding for peace process key in special status – O'Neill (Apr 26): Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Students facing major fees hike in Republic over UK quitting EU: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Ireland should remember who its real friends are when Brexit comes: The Irish Times
Nigel Farage

It's guesswork what will happen in Ireland after Brexit: Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy

Brexit and the Irish Question:
Judy Dempsey

Brexit negotiations – Phoney war is ending as reality bites (May 4): Irish Examiner

Brexit – an intergalactic main course (May 4): The Irish Times

Identity politics will not solve economic problems: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

Friday, May 5

DUP councillor continues to 'pray' that Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly will 'very soon face the one true judge just like Marty': Irish News
John Monaghan

Sinn Féin's John Finucane says he has ability to reach out to all citizens of north Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Sinn Féin chief Adams says UK election chance to challenge 'disaster of Brexit': Belfast Telegraph
Ed Carty

Greens slam pact criticism from Alliance MLA who ran for UUP-Conservatives: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

What General Election means for Northern Ireland – Parties set out their stalls: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

No room for middle ground as DUP and Sinn Féin battle it out: Irish News
Alex Kane

Northern Ireland Troubles victims facing 50% reduction in support money because of political deadlock: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

Though largely unknown outside Stormont, Richard Bullick was one of the DUP's key assets: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Leniency to terrorists 'has to stop' after would-be killer freed on bail: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Dissident who posed as Swedish model attempted to lure a second man into terror plot: Irish News
Allison Morris

Lawyer for woman who admitted police murder bid criticises PSNI comments: Belfast Telegraph

Man abducted before being shot in both ankles in 'punishment' shooting: Sunday World

'Criminal feuding is tearing apart working-class Dublin' – Dissidents deny revenge plan for Michael Barr murder: Irish Independent
Kathy Armstrong

Paving the way for a lasting peace will be Martin McGuinness's legacy (Apr 20): Irish News
Daithí McKay

Ex bomber – Legacy of McGuinness and IRA is 30 years of terror and so many lies they can barely tell what a lie is: The News Letter
Shane Paul O'Doherty

Loughgall families to hold independent commemoration: Irish News
Connla Young

Did double agent at highest level of the IRA pass on intelligence about Loughgall bombers to SAS?: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Disappeared search now focused on specific area: ITV

Criticism by loyalist victims of RTÉ Robert Nairac broadcast: Irish News
John Monaghan

Help us find Cpt Nairac's body, unionists tell SF as collusion claims rejected: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Miami Showband survivor makes ombudsman complaint about watch mystery: Irish News
Connla Young

RUC and army in the main acted honourably in Troubles but if evidence of wrongdoing leads to trials then so be it: The News Letter
Trevor Lunn

Kingsmill won't be derailed by new document checks, Coroner says: The News Letter
David Young

Vulnerable man admitted 1977 Belfast bomb attack to get police off his back, appeal court hears (May 3): Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

'Who were any of us to know how things would work out?' – Mary Lou McDonald denies having 'any inkling' of Dowdall attack: Irish Independent

Colm Meaney berates media for focusing on McGuinness's IRA past: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Paisley-McGuinness film 'could help nudge people towards agreement': Belfast Telegraph

The Journey director Nick Hamm – 'It was a story that had to be told' (May 1): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Northern Ireland and the Troubles – a journey in film: BBC
Stephen Walker

If RHI probe leads to enriched lawyers it will be a fresh scandal: The News Letter

Plans to close road for royal visit spark row: Irish Independent
Ian Begley

EU negotiator will visit the border to assess the risks posed by Brexit: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Carty

We must NOT punish Britain with harsh Brexit deal, warns Irish MEP: Daily Express
Joey Millar

Brexit 'will prove to be a huge error' – Mitchell: Mayo News
Edwin McGreal

Brexit – Irish border councils to work together: BBC
Julian Fowler

The logic of following the UK out: Village
Anthony Coughlan

Brexit negotiations – Phoney war is ending as reality bites: Irish Examiner

The SNP's big success has been making independence seem tangible (May 4): The Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Thursday, May 4

East Belfast – Remain campaign backs Naomi Long in bid to oust DUP's Robinson: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

John Finucane says Martin McGuinness an "inspiration" to him running for North Belfast Westminster seat: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

DUP canvasser criticised for tweet about Sinn Féin candidate John Finucane: Irish News
John Monaghan

Remain campaign targets East Belfast MP Robinson: The News Letter

Unionist pact still on possible as UUP reveals candidate list: Irish News
John Manley

DUP considering legal challenge over exclusion from ITV debate: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

The question for Michelle O'Neill is whether her party will ever return to Stormont: Irish News
Newton Emerson

EU stoking Irish nationalism to make Brexit negotiations difficult – Nigel Farage: Belfast Telegraph

North might have to choose between UK and EU: Irish Echo
Evan Short

EU to focus on Ireland in Brexit talks, says Barnier: BBC
Mark Devenport

Councils to hold Brexit border meeting: ITV

More resources needed to police the Border post-Brexit: Irish Independent
Robin Schiller

Adams challenges Government on NI status in Brexit talks: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Any solution to deadlock on the EU-UK 'exit bill' will mean that Ireland must pay more: Irish Independent
John Downing

Market views on Irish unity: BBC
Shane Harrison

EU backing for Irish unity after Brexit is a big deal – but it's not a solution: The Guardian
Fintan O'Toole

EU's bid to stoke united Ireland tensions proves we're well shot of them: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Facing up to the reality of a hard Brexit: Irish News

Allister – Belfast Council's Irish language officer linked to Union Flag vote: The News Letter

DUP meet with representatives of Irish language youth groups: Irish News
John Monaghan

'Keeping score' over language issues is pointless, says Sinn Féin's O'Neill: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Sinn Féin MP Pat Doherty announces retirement: The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Key brain behind 'New DUP' quits after 17 years: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Omagh victim's fears at Sinn Féin support for dissident: The News Letter

Saoradh remembers Strabane republican shot dead at height of Dublin feud: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Bomb victims deserve government support: Belfast Telegraph

Bernard Watt widow relieved by coroner's verdict: BBC

Teresa Watt's quiet dignity is an indictment of the way we still refuse to come to terms with past: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

We either investigate the past in full, including jail some people in SF, or not at all: The News Letter
Trevor Ringland

There is no inoffensive way to commemorate Troubles events: Irish News
Allison Morris

Former INLA members involved in bid to pinpoint Disappeared grave: ITV

Colm Meaney on playing Martin McGuinness: 'He was born into this': The Guardian
Esther Addley

Orange Order marks Reformation anniversary with Portadown parade: Belfast Telegraph

British man lured into hurling bombs at Irish police by dissident Republican posing as a supermodel: Daily Telegraph
Nicola Harley

I'm an atheist – but I believe the Dáil prayer is an acceptable fact of our nation's Catholic culture: Irish Independent
Lorraine Courtney

Scottish football a backwater? Racist abuse and anti-catholic songbook doesn't help our case: The Herald
Alison McConnell

Wednesday, May 3

Pat Finucane's son to contest UK election for Sinn Féin: RTE

Can Sinn Féin Finucane gamble pay off in North Belfast?: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

DUP says nothing unusual over delay in naming six Westminster candidates: Irish News

East Belfast – Remain campaign backs Long in bid oust DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Beattie praises 'selfless' Upper Bann election rival ... then calls for change: The News Letter

SDLP deny asking Peter Quinn to stand as anti-Brexit candidate: Irish News
Connla Young

Working with Sinn Féin 'hardest thing in politics' – Elliott: The News Letter

Chilling Sinn Féin speech makes power-sharing deal very difficult – McCausland: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Sinn Féin say flying of SAS flag in Loughgall is 'sinister and provocative': Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Several days on, Catholic church still silent on terror display: The News Letter

Belfast unionists want memorial window for bomb squad: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Irish language job at Belfast council step closer: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

DUP urges block on Irish language officer: The News Letter

Shocking Dowdall torture case shows Sinn Féin all about double standards:

SF 'hopes' party has no more criminal members like Dowdall: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Larne arson accused has links to 'loyalist paramilitary grouping': The News Letter

Calls for Derry republican Tony Taylor's immediate release reissued ahead of parole hearing due today: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Secret message on failed IRA operation to be delivered to leadership, court hears: Sunday World

New plea to trace remains of Sunderland soldier murdered by IRA (Apr 12): Sunderland Echo
Gavin Ledwith

Scientist provides evidence exonerating Robert Nairac of Troubles killings: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

IRA did not put soldier Nairac's body through food mincer, says head of search for Disappeared: Belfast Telegraph

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body:
Gráinne Ní Aodha

Sister of Disappeared victim praying search in France finds body: Belfast Telegraph
Eamon Sweeney

'Latest Disappeared dig prompted by credible tip-off': ITV
Sharon O'Neill

Why Colonel Gaddafi's Semtex is a warning from history: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

The abject failure to secure compensation for Libya-IRA victims: The News Letter

Families of McGurk's bomb victims seek fresh inquest: ITV

Families of McGurk's bar bombing victims launch bid for fresh inquest: The News Letter
David Young

1996 Canary Wharf bombing – Events recalled: The News Letter

Warnings name rows could harm Derry Euro capital bid: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Mystery over Opposition attack document that Stormont Castle can't find: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Extradition case dropped against NI man wanted over Dublin murder: ITV

Dáil prayer to be saved – and TDs told to stand: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

EU decision changes the question on Irish unity: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Lords advise against new customs controls with North: Irish Independent
Margaret Donnelly

'Deluded' British Prime Minister Theresa May is on an EU collision course: Irish Sun
Lucinda Creighton

Kenny's feel-good factor fades as hard Brexit rears its ugly head: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Bad EU-British mood music is not good news: Irish Independent

Tuesday, May 2

UK accused of failing victims of IRA killed by Libya-supplied weapons: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Governments have 'betrayed IRA's victims by not forcing Libya to pay compensation for smuggling explosives': The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn

Weapons shipments, bombs and the victims – how Libya played its part in the Northern Ireland Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Given failures of the past, the time has now come to act on behalf of the victims: Belfast Telegraph
Danny Kinahan

SF's O'Neill 'reopened wounds' with IRA commemoration: BBC

Loughgall event illustrates challenge facing unionists: The News Letter

Time for both sides to stop fighting a war that is over: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Truth of what happened in Troubles can't be allowed die with major figures like McGuinness (Mar 22):
Tom Clonan

Boost for UUP as DUP stands aside in Fermanagh-South Tyrone: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

UUP's Nesbitt pulls out of South Belfast for a shot at Strangford: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP selects Girvan in bid to unseat UUP's Kinahan – but no pact news in South Belfast: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Pact remains a possibility as DUP unveils 11 poll candidates: Irish News
John Manley

How much thought was given to Northern Ireland when election was called?: Impartial Reporter
Shona Morrison

Foster back in a position of relative strength after Assembly poll disaster: The News Letter
Alex Kane

SDLP councillor Tony Quinn resigns from party: BBC

Suspended SDLP trio may not attend council meeting : Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Irish-speaking unionist calls for calm in language official debate: Belfast Telegraph
Jim McDowell

Document proves existence of IRA informer: Irish News
Connla Young

New search operation to start in France for disappeared victim's body: Irish Independent
Deborah McAleese

Line of Duty's Dunbar attacked over his 'RUC were sectarian' remarks by murdered officer's daughter: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

'Sectarianism not yet gone from Republic of Ireland': The News Letter

Colin Bateman – Why I had to tell the story of Chuckle Brothers Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness (Apr 29): Irish News
Joanne Sweeney

RHI inquiry – One solicitor representing 10 from DUP high command: The News Letter

Warring MLAs have left us on brink of ruin (Apr 26): Belfast Telegraph

Maloney goes into battle for MacBride: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Ashers refuses to make gay engagement cake: The Sunday Life
Ali Gordon

Michael McDowell proposes designating the north an EU 'special economic zone': Irish News

Too early to claim Brexit 'coup' over Irish interests (May 1): Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

No one wants a hard Brexit border (Apr 27) : Irish News
Arlene Foster

Brexit negotiations will be brutal, nasty and potentially short (May 1): The Irish Times
Chris Johns

Shocking clip appearing to show Rangers fans singing anti-Catholic song compared to scene from Trainspotting 2: Scottish Sun
Robert Collins

Monday, May 1

Irish reunification referendum would be dangerous, says Bertie Ahern: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Keep your nose out of Northern Ireland, Nicholson tells EU after Kenny seeks assurances: Belfast Telegraph
Chris McCullough

Brexit – DUP MP warns Dublin about Ireland being used as 'EU bargaining chip': Irish News
John Manley

Tough task ahead to get EU to act on its commitment to Ireland: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Here are the things that must happen before and after a united Ireland becomes a reality:
Christina Finn

Why we need to start planning for a united Ireland: The Irish Times
Christopher Kissane

EU leaves membership door ajar in generous gesture to the North: Irish Independent
John Downing

Nowhere near ready for unity – EU backing of Irish unity clause: Irish Examiner

Northern Irish MEPs represent complexities of Brexit debate: Belfast Telegraph

Concern gardaí will become targets for terrorists at post-Brexit border posts:
Michelle Hennessy

Final message that leaves us in no doubt about the loyalties of former Deputy First Minister: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Arlene Foster making genuine attempt to build bridges: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Stop fighting war that's over says Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill: BBC

Loughgall IRA commemoration 'sickening', says victim's son: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

DUP attack Michelle O'Neill's speech at memorial for IRA men killed by SAS at Loughgall – an 'insult to victims': Belfast Telegraph

Michelle O'Neill defends attendance at Loughgall commemoration: The Irish Times
Monica McWilliams

The way we treat the true heroes of Troubles brings shame on us all: Belfast Telegraph
William Matchett

'Vote-aholic' DUP criticised for repeated use of Petition of Concern (Apr 28): Derry Journal

Green Party's rationale on rejecting SF/SDLP pact 'cruelly ironic' (Apr 26): The News Letter

If Brexit worries you, you might as well vote for your cat as cast your ballot for a Sinn Féin candidate (Apr 26): Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Mary Lou as Sinn Féin leader could "change the game" – Bertie:
Stephen McNeice

McDonald says 'IRA court' must be scrapped, but backs its verdict: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Christy Burke accuses his constituency rival Mary Lou McDonald of trying to smear him: Irish Mirror
Owen Ryan

Sinn Féin councillor case 'snapshot of horrors IRA inflicted': The News Letter

Has the Sinn Féin 'rule of iron' caused a bullying problem within the party?: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

UDR Memorial tablet unveiled in Ballymoney: The News Letter

RUC 'sectarian and oppressive,' says Line Of Duty star Adrian Dunbar: The Sunday Life
Stephen Gordon

Political deadlock could put lights out: Belfast Telegraph

Irish Catholics resent relentless condemnation, says archbishop: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Brexit – Flanagan rejects May's 'no deal better than bad deal' stance: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Coalition wants talks on Brexit and UK ties by year end: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Ireland's future is under the EU spotlight: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

It's 'Advantage Ireland' – but a long road looms: Irish Independent

Brexit summit ensures a focus on people, money and Ireland: The Irish Times

Celtic and Rangers fans come together in heartwarming moment of solidarity after Old Firm match: Scottish Daily Record

Wales could disappear into England under hard Brexit, Welsh nationalist leader warns: The Independent
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