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Tuesday, May 15

May clashes with Rees-Mogg over need for 'soft' Irish border as she struggles to win over Tory MPs to her stricken Brexit customs plans: Daily Mail
James Tapsfield

Theresa May 'not confident' unionists would win Irish border poll – reports: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

'DUP ready to TOPPLE May over Brexit betrayal!' Fury at EU deal that would 'DESTROY trade': Daily Express
Joey Millar

'Brexit talks could collapse unless May rescues customs plan': The Times
Bruno Waterfield and John Walsh

DUP betraying best interests of people over Brexit, says Sinn Féin cheif McDonald: Belfast Telegraph

Coveney calls for 'new thinking' from UK on Brexit: RTE
Tony Connelly

Ireland goes soft on Brexit – Coveney admits June border deadline isn't a certain: Daily Express
Joe Barnes

Leavers prepare their Brexit betrayal narrative: The Irish Times
Janan Ganesh

St Patrick's briefing urged compromise over Brexit: The Times
Jennifer Bray

Whether naive, or arrogant, Varadkar and Coveney are crossing the line on Northern Ireland affairs: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Incinerator ruling – Stop 'shirking responsibilities and give us government,' MLA tells Bradley: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Court ruling could have huge implications for NI government: BBC
Mark Devenport

Shambolic incinerator U-turn begs question of who runs Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Court ruling has far-reaching implications: Irish News

Sinn Féin MP Begley restates desire to build bridges: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

PSNI chief constable disputes PM's 'terrorists' claim: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Chief Constable Hamilton – Unaccountable policing led to deaths during Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

Chief constable and police ombudsman criticised for collusion comments: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Government 'appeasing IRA' by ditching amnesty – ex-Army chief: The News Letter

What is the legacy investigations row about, and why does it matter: Derry Now
Sara Duddy

The near impossibility of dealing with our past: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Let past violence be consigned to history: The Times
Eamon Delaney

Council of Europe calls for Irish language act: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Belfast City Council officially launches Language Strategy: Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew reports Jamie Bryson tweet to PSNI: Irish News
Connla Young

Councillor brands republicans 'intimidating thugs' after Donegal hotel cancels royal wedding-themed event: Irish Sun
Harry Manning

Belfast council's loyalist bonfire injunction may still be in place: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Belfast bomb hoax won't 'intimidate' Orange lodge: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Paramilitaries 'not behind assault': BBC

Pensioner who put bomb on bus wants to have appeal held in Irish: Irish Independent
Ruaidhrí Giblin

Victims of UVF Avenue Bar killings remembered on 30th anniversary: Irish News

DUP's Pengelly hits out at 'gammon' slurs sparking huge Twitter reaction: Belfast Telegraph

Campaigners believe southern abortion poll will impact on NI: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Church hands over just 11 schools despite diversity drive: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Nicola Sturgeon – Scottish independence 'not off the table': The Scotsman
Russell Jackson

Monday, May 14

Theresa May – Brexit deal must 'protect the union' between Northern Ireland and Great Britain: Belfast Telegraph

Coveney warns UK – there's no technical solution possible on post-Brexit Border: Irish Independent
Shona Murray and Cormac McQuinn

'Where is YOUR solution?' Irish Deputy PM GRILLED over failure to provide alternative plan: Daily Express
Alessandra Scotto di Santolo

MP Sammy Wilson accuses Tanaiste Simon Coveney of using Brexit as excuse to 'break up UK': Irish Mirror
David Young

DUP provoke anger after accusing Irish government of 'Brit-bashing' over Brexit: Irish News
John Monaghan

Brexit brings issue of united Ireland to fore, says Howlin: The Times
Katie O'Neill

Gove casts doubt on merits of customs partnership proposal: The Guardian
Jessica Elgot

The Irish border is the EU's problem, not ours (May 12): The Spectator
Lionel Shriver

On a customs union and Ireland, Theresa May's Brexit pledges are a mess of contradictions: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Successful Brexit is bigger challenge for Foster than going into government with Sinn Féin was for Paisley: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Border Guard: The Times

Micheal Martin not fooled by new false face of Sinn Féin (May 13): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

'The Caleb Foundation could do much worse than have Wallace Thompson at the helm': Belfast Telegraph
Michael Avila

PSNI probing paramilitary link to 'violent attack' by gang wielding hammers: Londonderry Sentinel
Gemma Murray

Derry Sinn Féin councillor expresses concern over possible involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in Waterside hammer attack: Derry Now

Royal wedding event at Irish hotel axed after 'intimidation': Irish Independent
Leona O'Neill

PSNI spends £52m on out-of-court settlements – but denies buying people's silence: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

IRA play park row has dragged on too long, senior SDLP MLA tell councillors: The News Letter

Thirtieth anniversary of Avenue Bar killings: Irish News

The legacy imbalance against the security forces will be even worse under HIU: The News Letter
Robin Swann

Ex-Army officer returns Queen's honour in protest at Troubles amnesty 'betrayal': Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Fears new memorial on Enniskillen bomb site could contain names of terrorists: The News Letter

Drop in students choosing Derry campus due to Brexit uncertainty: The Irish Times
Freya McClements

Nurses in Border area 'anxious' over Brexit impact on jobs: The Irish Times

Comedian John Bishop calls for same-sex marriage to be legalised in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Lack of school places the problem, not Baptism barrier: The Irish Times
Seamus Mulconry

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon appeals for SFA leniency after sectarian Rangers abuse: The Herald
Matthew Lindsay

Sunday, May 13

Ireland MUST get Brexit 'RELIEF FUND' demands MEP as member states SQUABBLE over budget: Daily Express
Joey Millar

Fear of Sinn Féin the root cause of Brexit power grab: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Injured in The Troubles – 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off':
Daragh Brophy

Amnesty row sours plan to deal with toxic legacy of Troubles (May 12): The Times
David Young

If legacy structures make IRA and state seem equally at fault it will be the final moral collapse: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Remembering is important, but let's do so with sensitivity to all: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Plenty accept the narrative that it was all the soldiers' fault: The News Letter
Doug Beattie

Steven Agnew calls for councils to receive Stormont powers: BBC
Stephen Walker

Move one of many baby steps to rebrand the party: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Tonge

Labour leader Corbyn to visit Derry to speak about Brexit later this month (May 10): Derry Now

Uncertain future for NI prison watchdog roles: BBC
Niall McCracken

Hardline group urges bonfire scheme boycott (May 12): Irish News
Connla Young

Paisley swaps Commons leverage on Leveson for moment of grandstanding: The Sunday Times
Newton Emerson

Claims RUC men 'partied' in back of van used in Loughgall 'sickening' – Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Sean Brown's family make renewed call for inquest (May 12): Irish News
Connla Young

Miami massacre survivor in conversation at Holywell: Derry Journal

Traitors! Documentary shows former Workers' Party leader Seán Garland is still bitter over 1992 split: The Sunday Times
Eithne Shortall

As Northern Ireland's centenary rapidly approaches, so too does a moment of existential truth (May 12):
Sam McBride

Why holding the national anthem debate in the hothouse atmosphere of a cup final was always a terrible idea (May 11): Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Women in Northern Ireland could cross the border to access abortions: The Sunday Times
Laoise Neylon

Two Britons on board to select new garda chief: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Perhaps Robert Peston has a point about Ireland undermining the UK (May 11): The Irish Times
Alex Kane

"Puppy farms and squeaky fiddles" Why Paddybashing is back in vogue: Sunday Independent
Kim Bielenberg

Clarity call on VAT on cross-border trade after Brexit (Apr 23): BBC
John Campbell

Brexit and Ireland – The Border is a sideshow, if you're an eel (May 12): The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Queen's University should tell us if it approves of a report critical of Brexit which bears its crest (Apr 26): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Why has the Government done nothing to facilitate emigrant voting? (May 2): The Irish Times
David Burns and Joey Kavanagh

Independence is about more than an indyref – it is a state of mind: Sunday Herald
Garry Hassan

Saturday, May 12

Government launches consultation on killings during Northern Ireland's Troubles with no amnesty for British soldiers: The Independent
Samuel Osborne

No support for statute of limitations over Troubles, Northern Ireland Secretary says: Belfast Telegraph

Victims' commissioner says PM's facts 'incorrect': BBC
Stephen Walker

Theresa May using NI as 'political pawn' – SDLP: Derry Journal

Army chiefs RAGE as government hounds British soldiers over Northern Ireland Troubles: Daily Express
Alison Little and John Ingham

Veterans fury as Prime Minister rejects amnesty for Ulster troops and pushes ahead with proposals to deal with the toxic legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles: Daily Mail
Larisa Brown

Relatives left 'sceptical' over public consultation into legacy of Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard and David Young

Truth process for Northern Ireland Troubles better than trials, says senior MP: Daily Telegraph
Gordon Rayner

Foster may appeal High Court ruling: BBC

Investigations into the Troubles are vital – and that includes ex-soldiers: The Guardian
Kieran McEvoy

Let's have truth, not more myth-making: Irish Examiner

Files shed new light on IRA's 'ethnic cleansing' in border region: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

IRA men shot dead at Loughgall had been under surveillance for weeks, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

RUC men 'partied' in the back of Loughgall death van: Irish News
Connla Young

Jacob Rees-Mogg – 'Walking through fields' at Irish border won't provide insight on Brexit: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Rees-Mogg – I need not visit Northern Ireland to understand Brexit issue: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Theresa May's Irish border plans are a 'pipe-dream' which could wreck peace in Northern Ireland: Business Insider
Thomas Colson

London's dithering means messy 'no deal' Brexit still possible: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Why Karen Bradley is, for the next few days, the most important person in the government: The Spectator
James Forsyth

Forum hears of need to bolster post-Brexit UK-Ireland research: The Irish Times
Kevin O'Sullivan

Nigel Farage dismisses speculation he is to join the DUP: Irish Independent

Belfast City Council to launch Language Strategy: Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

Dissident weapons seized in Lurgan and Benburb: BBC

PSNI chief – Weapons seizure is major blow for dissidents: The News Letter
David Young

Two decades on from Good Friday, weapons finds show that lack of Executive is creating a dangerous vacuum: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalist supergrass Gary Haggarty released into witness protection: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Victims' families learn of loyalist supergrass Haggarty's release through news reports: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

UVF killer – Gary Haggarty profile: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Men jailed for burning car used in John Boreland murder: BBC

Bonfire pallets stacked in south Belfast car park: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Spies lack credit on Iraq and Tony Taylor and their 'intelligence' should be tested in open court, says senator: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Coveney dismisses claim over prisoner: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Ted Heath ordered cover-up of SAS training for undercover Army unit, new book claims: Belfast Telegraph

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir questioned over McElduff Kingsmill tweet: BBC

O Muilleoir waits to see if retweeting McElduff video will land him in court: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Conservative MP's vote delays legislation on gay marriage in North: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin councillor 'won't report Scouts' for parade clash with service in chapel: Belfast Telegraph

Irish students in UK 'will escape higher fees' in wake of Brexit: Irish Independent
Kathryn Donnelly

Will the Border break the all-Ireland food chain?: The Irish Times

RTE defends 'freebie' Royal wedding coverage as public will watch it: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Friday, May 11

Document reveals UK government's legacy plans: BBC
Stephen Walker

Nationalists say DUP is making a liar out of May over PM's claims of witch-hunt against veterans: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Nesbitt – HIU must probe IRA's no-warning car bombs: The News Letter

Statute of limitation on Troubles cases could sanitise terrorism – veterans: Daily Mail

Government must not pander to Sinn Féin over Troubles probes, insists Fallon: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Legacy – A panic over the past: ITV
Brian Rowan

After a long silence, the PM again speaks on the legacy scandal: The News Letter

David Davis snubs Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Irish border discussion: Belfast Telegraph

'Hold us HOSTAGE' – EU could DERAIL Brexit over Irish border issues, warns Michael Gove: Daily Express
Matthew Robinson

Customs union only way to prevent hard border in Ireland, says Major: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

SDLP warns Labour Corbyn Brexit approach won't stop hard Irish border: Belfast Telegraph

Fury as Brussels demands Britain treats Northern Ireland like HONG KONG and accepts it must obey EU rules to keep soft border with Republic: Daily Mail
Kate Ferguson

President Higgins 'concerned' at direction of Brexit talks: RTE
Tony Connelly

Brexit – 'Only phantom government wants hard border': BBC

Time to prepare for 'brace yourself' Brexit, Green leader says: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

David Davis shows contemptuous attitude toward border issue: Irish News

Sinn Féin claims UK Government treating Troubles victims with contempt are 'staggering' – Beattie: Belfast Telegraph

Neal, King pledge 'strong support' for GFA: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Withdrawal of whip could backfire badly on DUP and put Sinn Féin in the box seat – Wells: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Jim Wells – DUP assembly team hasn't met since February: Irish News
John Manley

Jim Wells – I have not seen DUP chief Arlene Foster for nine months: Belfast Telegraph

Begley's 'hand of friendship' a charade, say unionists after new MP's hunger strike eulogy: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

'Sectarian graffiti' on Clooney Road by 'mindless thugs' condemned by DUP: Derry Now

'IRA' graffiti condemned: The News Letter

More threatening posters put up in Mid Ulster: Irish News
Connla Young

Concern at police leaflets asking for information on 'violent dissident republicans' in Creggan: Derry Now
Ursula Duddy

Coveney staff criticised over visits to republican in Northern Ireland prison: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Call to use seized Libyan assets to compensate the victims of IRA terror: Belfast Telegraph
Dan O'Donoghue

Libya compensation debate a 'small step forward', says Empey: The News Letter

Decision postponed on fitness for trial of accused in Jean McConville case: Belfast Telegraph

The Murder Of Jean McConville – IRA Negotiator Ivor Bell Goes On Trial: Huffington Post
Chris York

Soldier can face trial for 1974 Benburb shooting – judge: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Judge asked to consider use of recordings in murder case: RTE
Tommie Gorman

Minister says friendship with McGuiness caused church rift: BBC
Enda McClafferty

Belfast flight passengers have passports checked in Bristol: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Eternal Londonderry peace flame burns again: BBC

'Shame' of Stormont history locked up in Belfast storage unit: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria Leonard

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill faces first test: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Northern Ireland still doesn't have marriage equality, but a bill in Parliament might change that:
Zaina Alibhai

Anti-Gaelic prejudice is still alive in Scotland: The Scotsman
Brian Wilson

Thursday, May 10

Troubles investigations are skewed against veterans, May says: The Guardian
Jessica Elgot

Nationalist anger at Theresa May claims over Troubles investigations: Irish News
John Manley

Former NI justice minister criticises PM's legacy claims: BBC

Amnesty for British troops 'breaks peace agreements': The Times
Ellen Coyne

Statute of limitations withdrawal not a surprise: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Investigating British soldiers for deaths during the Troubles doesn't amount to a 'witch hunt' in any way, shape or form: The Independent
Caitlin Morrison

Allowing a one-sided witch hunt against British soldiers is a craven surrender to Sinn Féin: Daily Telegraph
Michael Fallon

Theresa May peddling nonsense over legacy investigations: Irish News

No PSNI investigation into IRA bomber's claims: The News Letter

Varadkar 'trying to bully' unionists: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

I have not spoken to May for six weeks, admits taoiseach: The Times
Jennifer Bray

Coveney to meet UK Chancellor on London visit: RTE
Mícheál Lehane

Why Not Treat Northern Ireland Like Hong Kong, EU Suggests to U.K.: Bloomberg
Tim Ross

Do not let Republic suck NI back into EU institutions – Dodds: The News Letter

'It's EU's turn now' Tory peer tells May to stay tough and wait for EU to budge in talks: Daily Express
Darren Hunt

Trimble's border plan 'dangerous and magical' insists MP: Belfast Telegraph

May's cabinet of confusion must not be allowed to derail soft border says Derry MEP: Derry Now

Ireland is top Brexodus country for UK workers: Irish Independent
Ellie Donnelly

DUP faces heavy responsibility for Brexit position taken lightly: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

Anyone who thinks the Tories are mindful of Irish interests is guilty of grand delusion: Galway Advertiser

Northern Ireland Secretary Bradley intervenes over Border Force jobs ban on soldiers: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

We will not get another Assembly up and running without settling Irish language question once and for all: Belfast Telegraph
Brian M. Walker

DUP's Jim Wells has 'no regrets' after losing party whip: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

SAS flag at Loughgall leads to controversy: The News Letter

Dissidents are urged to end threats to ex-security forces: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Case of Derry republican Tony Taylor is raised in the Irish Senate: Derry Now

Coveney under fire for his comments on jailed dissident: The News Letter

Council bonfire licence plan will not be in place for Twelfth of July: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

Unionists slam bonfire policy as 'heavy-handed': The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Men moving "stolen" pallets for bonfire "not Belfast City Council employees": Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

Man accused of involvement in David Black murder named during recorded Garda interviews of another suspect: Irish News

Anthem disrespect suggests Cliftonville is a cold house for unionists: The News Letter

Disappeared victim Seamus Ruddy was shot in the head and dumped in France, court hears: Irish Mirror

'We want to bring them home' – family of murdered teacher appeal for information about remaining 'Disappeared': Irish Independent
Louise Roseingrave

Miami Showband survivor to speak in Londonderry: Londonderry Sentinel

Coleraine's cup parade is restricted by potential policing bill: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Tyrone-born republican Joe McGarrity was the IRA's go-between with German regime: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Health service lays out plans for £100m from DUP-Tory deal: ITV

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill to come before Commons on Friday: Belfast Telegraph

Tory government urged not to block same sex marriage bill: Irish News
John Manley

Calls for House of Commons vote to legalise abortion in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Wednesday, May 9

Betrayal of our soldiers – again! Fury as ministers axe plans for amnesty over historic killings in Northern Ireland: Daily Mail
Jason Groves, Larisa Brown and Ian Drury

Northern Ireland – UK cabinet 'spat' over unsolved killings inquiry: BBC
Laura Kuenssberg

Catastrophe in the making – Cabinet warning soldiers would be 'unfairly targeted' over Troubles prosecutions: Belfast Telegraph

DUP – Introduce UK-wide law protecting soldiers from prosecution: Belfast Telegraph

Troubles inquests – Funding 'must be released without delay', Sinn Féin says: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Senior Irish politician suggests 'Max Fac' Brexit customs plan would lead to a return of violence along the Irish border: Daily Mail
Kate Ferguson

Lack of Brexit progress by June will bode badly, says Taoiseach: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Smart border can work, say men who had Stormont role: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit – Support for Ireland staying in the EU hits record high of 92%, latest poll shows: The Independent
Jon Stone

Border not 'insoluble obstacle to Brexit negotiations it has been made out to be': The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

True friends of Northern Ireland must end the scaremongering: The Times
David Trimble

Irish people divided over whether or not Brexit will make Irish unity more likely, poll finds:
Hayley Halpin

Any unified, all-island state will have to be partly British: Irish Independent
Dan O'Brien

Westminster is blocking deal on Stormont, says Varadkar: The Times
David Young

We are in danger of slipping back: Derry Now
Garvan O'Doherty

DUP's Wells has the whip withdrawn after attack on leadership: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Call for Loughgall SAS flags to be removed: Irish News
Connla Young

MPs' outrage over SAS flags 'shows SF double standards': Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Club responds to Tricolour criticism: Lurgan Mail

Device found near Lurgan play park was 'intended to harm police officers': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Cash seized in Paramilitary Crime Task Force operation against republicans: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

DUP's Arlene Foster pledges to help find solution to Enniskillen bomb memorial dispute: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Councillor 'may report scout parade to the Parades Commission': Impartial Reporter

Bonfire organisers will need their own insurance: Irish News
Connla Young

Graceless gesture hurt case for ending anthem: The News Letter
Owen Polley

Inquest to be held for Disappeared victim Seamus Ruddy: ITV

Government failed to help IRA victims – campaigner: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Spotlight – 'Doubt cast' on convictions in Francis Rice murder: BBC
Stephen Dempster

Robert Peston says he never meant to suggest that Ireland 'undermined' Britain: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

DUP-Tory deal – Cash to improve GP services: BBC
Catherine Smyth

Jolene Bunting tweet has led to Standards commissioner being contacted over 80 times: Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

Ireland's future in Europe – Sitting on the ditch is not possible: Irish Examiner

When Is Irish Whiskey Not Irish Whiskey? Maybe After Brexit:
Dara Doyle and Peter Flanagan

Don't dismiss Scottish independence marchers: The Herald
Angela Haggerty

Tuesday, May 8

Sinn Féin's O'Neill hits out at DUP's continued Brexit support: Belfast Telegraph

Ireland didn't want Brexit but we must make the best of it: The Times
Neale Richmond

We can agree on risks of Brexit, but not solutions: Belfast Telegraph
John Simpson

Good Friday's Failure – The political divide in Northern Island is wider than ever: New European
Dennis Kennedy

Unionists should stop whingeing – the 'rise and rise' of Sinn Féin can be halted: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Sinn Féin's Westminster boycott 'to continue despite Brexit': The Irish Times
Noel McAdam

Sinn Féin must use its Westminster seats (Apr 30): The Times
Lucinda Creighton

Builders seal off several loyalist bonfire sites in Belfast: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

SDLP playpark vote is another sign of their divisive politics (Apr 27): The News Letter
Paul Ferguson

Tony Taylor case to be raised in Seanad: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Shameful acts of intimidation in Derry (May 4): Irish News

Northern Ireland's cultural establishment is missing a trick when it comes to Ulster Scots achievements: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Enniskillen bomb families ask Catholic Primate for help: BBC

Exhibition marks 50 years since start of Troubles: The Times
Jennifer O'Brien

Half of firms in North hit by negative Brexit impact amid border fears: Irish Independent
Margaret Canning

'Nationalists only' label attached to Cliftonville team after protest – McCausland: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Official recognition of sign language – both British and Irish – a victim of Stormont stand-off: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Archbishop Martin will continue to push for Pope to visit Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

MLAs query law which threatens to sink marathon with police costs: The News Letter

Campaigning for No – 'I am upholding the Proclamation': The Irish Times
Harry McGee

'Dream come true' – Irish woman reconnects with P.E.I. host family after 30 years:
Cody MacKay

Why everyone should care about the outcome of the Ashers Bakery case (May 1): Belfast Telegraph
Peter Lynas

The 'gay cake' fight – why the bakers had a right to refuse this order (May 6): The Guardian
Kenan Malik

Labour dismisses MP's claim Jeremy Corbyn supports Scottish independence: Belfast Telegraph

How Scotland could become an independent nation: The Scotsman
Darren McGarvey

Monday, May 7

Ireland a 'key pressure point' at Brexit summit – Barnier: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

'Free flow' Border possible outside customs union – Foster: Irish Independent
David Hughes

Arlene Foster's red line on Europe – biggest issue is Northern Ireland staying in the UK, not whether we should leave customs union: Belfast Telegraph

EU was key in Good Friday Agreement, says ex-Torfaen MP Paul Murphy: South Wales Argus

Policing crossings after hard Brexit 'impossible to do': Irish Independent
Elaine Keogh

At Northern Irish border, Brexit risks hard-won peace: EU Observer
Eszter Zalan

UKIP's disastrous Brexit legacy: Irish News

ETA and the IRA had much in common – they did no good but they did a great deal of harm: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Leo has a soft landing but is Mary Lou a game-changer? (May 6): Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

Sinn Féin actually doesn't care about getting women elected... it only cares about getting republicans elected: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Derry MLA pays tribute to dignity of Cliftonville players as British national anthem played before final: Derry Now

DUP MLA criticised after saying Cliftonville 'got what they deserved' for anthem protest: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Sinn Féin councillor 'regrets causing offence' after 'repulsive' anti-Queen tweet: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Proposal to site memorial at Clinton Centre rejected: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Man and women arrested in dissident probe released unconditionally: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

Reaction – They 'have nothing to offer this community but fear': The News Letter

'Bigoted idiots' blamed for attack on new homes in east Belfast: Irish News
Paul Ainsworth

Second UVF sniper fired at civilians in Ballymurphy massacre: Belfast Telegraph

Could Gerry Adams hold the answer to UVF claims about the Ballymurphy Massacre?: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Ian Marshall – Anti-Brexit unionist a perfect fit for Fine Gael: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

DUP MLA Jonathan Buckley – 'My great-grandfather won a bravery medal after he picked up an IRA bomb and carried it outside so that the Army could defuse it': Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Dublin GAA county team praised for showing 'respect' at the Ulster Tower war memorial: Irish News
Allison Morris

Substantial funds approved for tourism development in Galway Gaeltacht: Connacht Tribune

Ireland has 'undermined Britain for over 100 years': The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Mhairi Black – 'Jeremy Corbyn told me he backs Scottish independence': The Herald
Alistair Grant

Sunday, May 6

Arlene Foster wants 'less rhetoric' from the EU on Brexit: BBC

Sinn Féin backing military covenant move would show commitment to future – DUP: Belfast Telegraph

Voices from the past offer hope for future (Apr 13): Belfast Telegraph

In Belfast fear is growing that the hated barriers will go up again: The Guardian
Michael Savage

PSNI to get specialist officer to crack down on paramilitary loan sharks: Belfast Telegraph

Low clearance rate in paramilitary murders is a serious concern (Apr 26): Irish News

West Tyrone result shows that a victim candidate might have won: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Sinn Féin and SDLP in war of words over electronics at West Tyrone election count (May 3): Belfast Telegraph

Donaldson killer 'confesses': The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Mary Lou is now more popular than Micheál:
Cianan Brennan

Controversial Mid Ulster bonfires scheme not ready for Twelfth, says councillor: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

Calls for Tyrone bonfire material to be removed: Irish News
Connla Young

Hoax bomb target helped dying Bloody Sunday victim: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Dignified but powerful voices are reminding of us past hurts: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

Do you know this girl? Irish woman looking for P.E.I. host family:
Jesara Sinclair

DUP founder – I'm bewildered that Protestant church leaders would welcome Pope NI visit: The News Letter

Peer who won respect of McGuinness played part in peace process: Belfast Telegraph

Sign language act – Should it be a 'bigger priority' than Irish language?: BBC
Jayne McCormack

RTÉ's use of Irish as infrequent as most of its commercial rivals – report (May 2): The Irish Times
Harry McGee

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of Ashers is needed to stop discrimination law being turned on its head: The News Letter
Simon Calvert

Sturgeon told – Put new EU vote before independence: Sunday Herald
Paul Hutcheon

Rees-Mogg – UK retreat from Brexit customs union stance would be 'bizarre': The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Fear and Loathing – How the eurosceptics have blown Brexit talks wide open: RTE
Tony Connelly

Are Brexit rows leading to insecurity and mayhem?: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

Saturday, May 5

Foster's call for Government to move quickly over legacy issues is welcomed by victims: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Legacy consultation must, as Foster says, be meaningful: The News Letter

Call for DUP to end powersharing 'blockage' after Sinn Féin by-election win: Irish News
Michael McHugh and David Young

Northern Ireland civil servants consider Brexit border solution: BBC
John Campbell

Gregory Campbell attacks Barnier over lack of diplomacy: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Brexit plan drawn up for border checks between NI and rest of UK: The Guardian
Daniel Boffey

Border Force hiring stance changed due to too many Protestants in security forces: The News Letter

Father furious over the 'farcical ban' preventing ex-Navy son applying for Border Force jobs: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Barnier bites his tongue as DUP comes out swinging: The Irish Times
Colin Gleeson

'The DUP has a talent for fusing bungled governance with election success':
Thomas Muinzer

Enniskillen bomb – Church formally rejects memorial: BBC

Families upset after Catholic Church blocks Enniskillen Poppy Day bomb memorial: Belfast Telegraph
Mairead Holland

'I'm ashamed at my church over Enniskillen memorial refusal': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Enniskillen bomb memorial held in storage at TA Centre: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

SDLP reaction to member's Kindle pathetic – Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Mairead Holland

Sinn Féin hold West Tyrone but with squeezed majority: Irish News
John Manley

'There better be no DUP in here or I will sort them' – Accused polling station gunman told voters, court told: Belfast Telegraph

DUP MLA – Agreed victims' candidate could have won seat from Sinn Féin: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Two stories sum up the state of Northern Ireland politics: Washington Examiner
Tom Rogan

West Tyrone by-election – Politicians may be smiling, but for voters it is a chore they could do without: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

By-election result is warning shot across bows of DUP and Sinn Féin duopoly: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Féin's new MP Orfhlaith Begley promises to reach out to unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Two arrested in raids by police investigating violent republican dissident activity: Belfast Live
Jilly Beattie

Outrage after three dissident bomb alerts at homes of PSNI officers' parents: Belfast Telegraph
George Jackson

Bomb alerts the last thing needed as jazz festival kicks off – Cooper: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Dissidents' actions only bringing misery: Belfast Telegraph

Racist 'Local only' graffiti painted and windows smashed at new housing development in east Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Kilclooney admits 'typical Indian' tweet mistake: BBC
Mark Simpson

'We will hold review after finding IRA bomber on the victims' forum': The News Letter

Anger as PSNI man's murderer given air time in unauthorised RTE radio interview: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

UVF names Tommy West as 'Ballymurphy sniper': BBC

Tommy West was former British soldier: Irish News
Connla Young

Protestant church leaders say Pope visit could 'help build bridges' in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

The Protestant church leaders are right – the Pope should visit NI: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Support grows for Pope's Ireland visit to include the north: Irish News

Cliftonville players bow their heads during playing of national anthem at cup final: Belfast Telegraph

God Save Queen BOOED as players BOW HEADS in protest at Irish Cup final – 'Disrespectful!': Daily Express
Joey Millar

'Windsor Park is a cold house for Irish nationalists' – Sinn Féin hit out at IFA over decision to play 'God Save the Queen' before Irish cup final clash: Derry Now

Mary Lou 'dumped' by Leo for Yes canvass: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Sinn Féin chairman's response to 'Jewish usury' speech criticised: The News Letter

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference:
Sean Murray

Thousands of Scottish independence supporters march through Glasgow and are met with pockets of pro-Union campaigners: Scottish Daily Record

Friday, May 4

Unionist MEPs meet EU chief negotiator Barnier: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

David Davis asked to explain Ireland border plans to MPs: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Unionist MP Lady Sylvia Hermon expects to see border poll: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Both of London's post-Brexit customs proposals 'still on table': The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

If unelected peers keep rejecting the will of MPs over Brexit, it will cause a crisis: The News Letter
Reg Empey

Will NI's peace walls come down by 2023 to meet 10-year target?: BBC

Northern Irish police to release Troubles-era report on informants: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

West Tyrone by-election – Orfhlaith Begley elected MP as Sinn Féin retains seat: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards, Rebecca Black and Ben Tucker

Man arrested after reports of gunman threatening voters at Co Tyrone polling station: Belfast Telegraph

Council bonfire licence police unlikely before Twelfth: Irish News
Connla Young

Time well past for loyalist paramilitaries to go away – for good: Irish News

Anger as parents of Catholic PSNI officer targeted with hoax device: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Those behind bomb alert at 'war with community': Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Explosives linked to dissident republicans discovered in Co Tyrone: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast council bonfire management 'eroding British culture' – Councillor fears this year could be worse than last: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Supergrass Haggarty could be freed before appeal against six-year term is heard, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Councillor slammed for 'racist' tweet: Irish Independent
Dean Grey

Belfast City councillor reported to Commissioner for Standards over "racist, sectarian and offensive" tweet: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Jolene Bunting brands reaction to social media post 'completely ridiculous' after complaints about Irish famine tweet: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

UVF killer Gary Haggarty could be released before sentence appeal is heard: The News Letter

Gary Haggarty could be freed before sentence appeal, lawyer claims: Belfast Live
Alan Erwin

Tory MP calls for statute of limitations on Troubles to be considered: Irish News
Jon Vale

Shameful acts of intimidation in Derry: Irish News

UVF name murdered loyalist as Ballymurphy sniper: Irish News
Allison Morris

Ballymurphy sniper claim – UVF gunman is dead but details of weapon used to be passed to police: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice and David Young

Ballymurphy massacre victim's son rubbishes UVF claim it was involved as bid to deflect blame: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black and Alan Erwin

Call for IRA to give details of operations at time of Ballymurphy bloodbath: The News Letter

Ballymurphy Massacre inquest must uncover the truth: Irish News

Dublin lobbying hard over Derry Euro bid: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Protestant church leaders urge Pope Francis to come north: Irish News
John Manley

Cliftonville national anthem plea rejected: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Ashers gay cake case – Vast amounts of money, complex arguments, and now a painstaking wait: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

DUP slam Sinn Féin after anti-Semitic speech by Abbas: Belfast Telegraph

Scottish loyalist Jim Dowson who stirred flag protest 'is now leading light of UK's far-right': Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, May 3

DUP and Sinn Féin react coolly to David Trimble's compromise Irish language suggestion:
Sam McBride

House of Lords CRUSH Theresa May's Government AGAIN on Ireland Brexit border checks: Daily Express
Mark Chandler

Lord Patten says Brexit policy 'clueless and delinquent': BBC

Michel Barnier – I'll meet DUP and UUP in Strasbourg or Brussels: Belfast Live
Peter Hutcheon

Brexit – David Davis invited to NI committee to answer border questions: The News Letter
Niall Deeney

Border deal could slip away if June target not met – Taoiseach: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Shiels McNamee

Cross-border European funding to continue post-Brexit: BBC
John Campbell

Irish Border centre stage at Westminster and in EU negotiations: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

With UK's exit, we'll be one of just nine net contributors to EU: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Brexit – no nearer a solution: The Irish Times

NI Border Force hiring policy farcical nonsense – MP: The News Letter

The changing demographics of Northern Ireland: (from the Irish Echo)
Sean McManus

Why can Unionists not see a united Ireland is inevitable?: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

MPs urged to back pensions for terror victims: The News Letter

Terrorism victims pension bill in Commons: BBC

DUP slams Sinn Féin candidate Órfhlaith Begley for 'failing to condemn' McElduff Kingsmill video ahead of west Tyrone by-election: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

Victory for abstentionist Sinn Féin candidate in West Tyrone is not an electoral irrelevance: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Death threats won't drive me out, UUP's Chris Smyth: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Edwards

All the candidates in West Tyrone should state clearly whether they think past violence was wrong: The News Letter
Trevor Ringland

'Historic day' as first unionist in Irish Senate gives maiden speech: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin defends unionist credentials of new senator Ian Marshall: The News Letter

Derry councillors agree to continue using Ulster Scots in all of its signs and logos despite renewed calls to have it withdrawn: Derry Now

VIP visits and Stormont talks cost Northern Ireland Office £94,000: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Eleventh night bonfire in Belfast prematurely goes up in smoke: Belfast Telegraph

Details of Tony Taylor parole process revealed: Irish News
Connla Young

Police Ombudsman defends PSNI chief Hamilton corruption probe: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Foyle SDLP MLA accuses Sinn Féin MP of 'pathetic headline hunting' over City Deal instead of delivering for Derry: Derry Now

UVF set to claim role in Ballymurphy massacre which killed 10 civilians: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Ballymurphy families sceptical at UVF move to admit role in shootings: The News Letter
David Young

UVF Ballymurphy claim could spark more rumours of collusion – veteran: The News Letter

Ballymurphy Massacre – Victims killed hours after internment introduced: Irish News
Connla Young

Claim that IRA had 'free run' of hospital branded outlandish: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

'Indian' slur not racist – DUP MP: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Poots under investigation – MLA insists his son has done nothing wrong: Ulster Star
Duncan Elder

Judgement reserved in 'gay cake' Supreme Court case: BBC
Mark Simpson

Supreme Court's temporary relocation to NI was huge success: The News Letter

Nicola Sturgeon invited to Northern Ireland to discuss Celtic bridge: The Scotsman
Sam Shedden

Thousands to march in pro-independence rally in Glasgow: The Scotsman
Russell Jackson

Wednesday, May 2

Unionist MEPs accused of snubbing EU Brexit negotiator: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Bad manners for unionist MEPs to snub EU's Michel Barnier – Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph

Nicholson – I'll take no lesson in manners from hypocrite SF MEP: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Barnier told 'special status' only way of protecting Derry against Brexit disaster: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Tyrone DUP councillor questions treatment of Derry and Strabane Council during Barnier visit: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

DUP claim that Derry Mayor snubbed 'sole unionist MLA' rejected by EC which issued invites: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Brexit 'backstop' vital to prevent return to hard border, warns Barnier: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Irish border – David Davis plays down breakthrough hopes: BBC
John Campbell

DUP backs Foster's criticism of EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

EU 'ready to maintain' PEACE programme – Barnier: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

EU stance driving liberal and hardline unionists together: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Stakes are high but who will blink first in the Brexit battle?: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Barnier tries to calm politics around unresolved Border issue: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

A sensible Irish border solution is achievable: Daily Telegraph

Understanding Northern Ireland is a big ask: The Scotsman

Barnier's Brexit approach is to be commended: Belfast Telegraph

There is good reason to reverse Border Force climbdown: The News Letter

We followed protocol, says Taoiseach over Kilcloony 'Indian' tweet: Belfast Telegraph

Stormont officials back NI Office in Leo Varadkar visit row: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

If unionism was a person it would be in therapy over a united Ireland: The Irish Times
Denis Bradley

I am an Irish speaker who is pleading with West Tyrone voters to back pro-life DUP: The News Letter
Ciarán Ó Coigligh

UUP west Tyrone By-election candidate Chris Smyth reports online death threats to PSNI: Belfast Telegraph

Kilclooney defends Varadkar 'Indian' tweet – 'an Irish politician would not have done what he did': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Sinn Féin senator to raise Lord Kilclooney's 'typical Indian' in Seanad: Belfast Telegraph

I thought Lord Kilclooney 'typical Indian' tweet was parody – Leo Varadkar: Irish Independent

Not your typical North political swipe: Irish Echo
Anthony Neeson

David Jones quits UKiP after Farage snub in favour of DUP event: The News Letter
Carmel Robinson

Vigilante 'justice' can never be acceptable: Belfast Telegraph

David 'Dee' Stitt – I don't expect to be interviewed by PSNI over raid on house: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Bonfire 'dangerously close' to electricity substation removed: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Requests for Irish street signs 'causing divisions and raising tensions' in mixed areas of Derry: Derry Now

PSNI agrees to release Walker Report: ITV

Good Friday killings akin to Bloody Sunday: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

New legal bid by parents of IRA man shot dead in 1992: The News Letter

How Sinn Féin won the social media guerrilla war: The Irish Times
Paddy Hoey

Catholic priest describes Mass is 'evil' remarks as 'grotesque': Irish News
Connla Young

Joanne Bunting – I have been called ugly and useless on social media, and have had messages saying that I deserve to be shot... and I am one of the more low-profile politicians (Apr 23): Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Victims go to Spain to issue ETA warnings: The News Letter

Tuesday, May 1

Irish government hosts fourth all-island forum on Brexit: BBC
Jayne McCormack

Brexit – EU gives Britain June deadline for progress on Northern Ireland border issue: The Independent
Jon Stone

Arlene Foster hits out at Michel Barnier over Irish border: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Barnier sidesteps Foster's criticisms, saying he will not engage in 'polemics': The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Michel Barnier calls for British-Northern Irish border checks after Brexit: Daily Telegraph
James Crisp and Peter Foster

Barnier told NI businesses have no interest in borders: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Brexit concerns influencing powersharing impasse, Varadkar says: Belfast Telegraph

Varadkar accused of 'poor manner' over Northern Ireland visit: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Varad the Invader just wants to be your friend: The Times
Lise Hand

Former British politician John Taylor calls Leo Varadkar 'typical Indian': Irish Mirror
Brynmor Pattison

Leo Varadkar – Peer criticised for Irish PM 'typical Indian' tweet: BBC

We shouldn't dismiss the wisdom of Ahern (Apr 24): The Times
Eamon Delaney

When looking at the debate over the past Secretary of State, please ignore bad guys: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Compromise between SF and DUP was never on cards: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Time to Talk: The Times

War of words over Irish Language Act: Tyrone Times

Trimble – There may be scope to learn from Scottish experience on Gaelic: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

New 'scandal' over hiring of Border Force officers in NI: The News Letter

Politicians slam Stitt's funding plea to wind down UDA: Belfast Telegraph

New York Mayor de Blasio slammed for 'snubbing' IRA victims upset by honour for Gerry Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Gerry Adams – SDLP has become 'irrelevant' since John Hume retired: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

In the West Tyrone by-election you can bet your house on Begley: Irish News
John Manley

Abortion stance is more likely to swing West Tyrone voters than Kingsmill video: Belfast Telegraph
Aine Fox

DUP scuppered agreed victims' candidate in West Tyrone – UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

UUP West Tyrone candidate to report online 'death threat': The News Letter

Priest 'attempted to intervene' in south Armagh vigilante attack: Belfast Telegraph

'Up to 100' witnessed Mullaghbawn vigilante attack: BBC
Mark Simpson

Vigilante justice is a brutal reminder of dark days: Belfast Telegraph
Jane Scott

'Catholic Mass is evil' minister says he is not sectarian: Irish News
Connla Young

Anger as vandals target new 'Londonderry Air' sign in Limavady: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Orange Order instigates new day of remembrance for its Troubles victims: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Belfast council to debate motion on social media misogyny and bullying: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Arrival of UK's top judges is key moment in NI history: The News Letter

If Ashers loses in the Supreme Court this week, we all lose: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

The Basque Gerry Adams:
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