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Monday, May 21

North voters' opposition to Brexit increases to 69%: Irish Examiner

Owen Paterson and Sammy Wilson say Irish border being 'cynically and recklessly'exploited by Remainers: Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope

Ireland's Brexit strategy 'based on a BLUFF and a HOPE UK will remain in customs union': Daily Express
Harvey Gavin

Barry Gardiner grilled over where the truth lies about the border: Irish News

Cabinet ministers visit Northern Ireland over customs arrangements: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit Secretary David Davis visits Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Second visit from David Davis without announcement: Irish News
John Manley

'Max fac' working group visits Northern Ireland for 'customs fact-finding mission': The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Remainers are exploiting fantasies about the Irish border, aided by Dublin and Brussels: Daily Telegraph
Owen Paterson and Sammy Wilson

One in 10 Catholics in Northern Ireland support destroying cameras put up at borders after Brexit: Irish Mirror
Pat Flanagan

British government has failed to confront DUP's negative, anti-rights and anti-agreement agenda (May 19): Irish News
Michelle O'Neill

The government has little choice but to introduce direct rule in Northern Ireland: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Incinerator ruling ought to mean at last NI is given direct rule: The News Letter

Incinerator ruling highlights our political stalemate: Belfast Telegraph

Anger over Belfast City Hall royal wedding flag delay – council 'inundated with complaints': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Co Down unionists submit motion to offer Baron and Baroness of Kilkeel invitation to visit: Irish News
Marie Louise McConville

Criticism of Barra McGrory comments on legacy killings: Irish News
Allison Morris

Columba McVeigh – A lost life brought into sharper focus (May 19): The Irish Times
Keith Duggan

Children's play park hosts black flag vigil to commemorate death of IRA hunger striker Raymond McCreesh: Irish News
John Monaghan

Brother appeals for information on killing: Irish News
Allison Morris

Deep Derry roots disrupted: Irish Voice/
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

I have broken ranks with my party to protect the unborn: Irish Examiner
Carol Nolan

Life on the border has its own subtle customs: The Times
Liam Fay

Brexit border plan 'must be longer-term' says Tony Lloyd: BBC

'Republicans want us to shun them, others will plan parties – either way, Ireland's Royal Family obsession is bonkers' (May 17): Irish Mirror
Siobhan O'Connor

The Windsors still fascinate – Royals only power is in celebrity: Irish Examiner

Poll – only 41% of Scots support monarchy: The Herald
David Leask

Ruth Davidson – UK must become less London-centric to save Union (May 20): Scotland on Sunday
Catriona Webster

Sunday, May 20

Polls suggest rise in Sinn Féin support: RTE
Conor McMorrow

David Davis set for another visit to Northern Ireland: BBC

Shadow minister under fire over private remarks on Irish border: The Guardian

Irish are tempted with top 10 reasons to abandon EU too: Daily Express
Camilla Tominey

Brexit – Republic of Ireland's fishing rights in UK 'could be suspended' (May 17): Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Perfidious Albion's half-baked Brexit ideas to solve the Irish Border issue: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

Tory fury over Corbyn's plan to speak at Belfast university where IRA murdered a lecturer, as he makes his first visit to Ulster as Labour leader following decades of campaigning for a united Ireland: Mail on Sunday
Glen Owen And Brendan Carlin

Blurred lines – who's calling the shots on NI policy?: BBC
Jayne McCormack

How the British Government helped turn the tides in the Troubles using a series of television advertisements: Irish Sun
Aoife Finneran

Soldier faces probe over Ulster murder: Daily Express
Paula Murray

A Troubles museum – the case for and against: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

The bid to build a new A5 dual carriageway has suffered its latest blow this week: Ulster Herald

I do not have a sectarian bone in my body (May 1): Irish News
Peter McIntyre

SDLP reaffirms pro-life position but allows members freedom of conscience in abortion voting: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Former SDLP leader 'confused' over free vote on abortion: BBC

Peace IV Fund gives Louth a €2.2m financial boost: Drogheda Independent
Margaret Roddy

Former underage Republic of Ireland winger Sean Scannell declares for Northern Ireland: Irish Mirror
Cathal Austin

Niall Keown switches allegiance from Republic to Northern Ireland and Michael O'Neill wants Rangers loan star Sean Goss next: Scottish Daily Record
Steven Beacom

Tears and screams in Dublin as Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle: The Sunday Times
Shauna Bowers

Married life begins for Harry and Meghan with reports of visit to Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Baron and Mrs. Kilkeel? Nice move by the British to claim possession of Irish land: Irish Voice/
James O'Shea

Royals are the glue for Brexit Britain: The Sunday Times
Tim Shipman

Westminster may have killed off devolution (May 16): The Times
Kenny Farquharson

The Guardian view on Brexit and devolution – wanted – joined-up thinking (May 15): The Guardian

A constitutional crisis? What constitutional crisis? (May 12): The Herald
Tom Gordon

Nicola Sturgeon will 'restart the debate' on Scottish independence this week: Scottish Daily Record
Catriona Webster

Nicola Sturgeon must call a second referendum on independence now: The Herald
Kevin McKenna

Scottish independence – New Scots currency plan if Yes wins new vote: The Scotsman
Gary Carter

Can Scotland be a great nation inside the Union?: The Sunday Times
Kevin Pringle

Derry DUP councillor criticised by Sinn Féin for attempting to 'justify' shooting of Palestinian protestors by Israeli army: Derry Now

America quits Iran nuclear pact – Decision is a victory for extremists (May 10): Irish Examiner

Saturday, May 19

Ex DPP says Troubles prosecutions should cease: BBC
Mark Devenport

Few more qualified to comment on legacy than Barra McGrory: Irish News
Allison Morris

Brexit – Ireland 'does not want a border down the Irish Sea': The Independent
Jon Stone

'EU needs to stop MESSING AROUND!' IDS warns EU of DIRE Brexit consequences for Ireland: Daily Express
Aurora Bosotti

Taoiseach welcomes 'new insights' into May's thinking on Brexit: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

'It's not just customs,' Taoiseach warns May: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

On Theresa May's Northern Ireland border proposals, the EU remains unconvinced: New Statesman
Stephen Bush

Show no weakness – DUP's Wilson urges PM not to back down in Brexit talks: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit throws NI's future up in the air and where it all lands will be telling: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Irish Times poll – Public divided on approach to Brexit: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Brexit Poll – English voters rather lose Scotland than Gibraltar: The Scotsman

Irish Times view on Brexit poll – room for compromise: The Irish Times

QC tells benefit fraud hearing UK should suspend extraditions to Republic: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Anderson confrontation with Bradley 'crass and ill-mannered': The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

It's a bad day out of the office for dithering Secretary of State: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Complexity of peace must always trump simplicity of war' says new accountancy head: Irish News
Gary McDonald

Scottish Brexit Secretary's remarks 'highlight Tories' lack of commitment to restoring devolution': Irish News

Belfast City Council to give community groups £400,000 for "bonfire diversion": Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

Bonfire materials removed from Galliagh site: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Police take six hours to respond to bomb call – 'I could have been burying my daughter,' says Belfast dad: Belfast Telegraph

Jamie Dornan's father Professor Jim says he'd vote for united Ireland if 'good deal' for unionists: Belfast Telegraph

IRSP hosting annual Hunger Strike commemoration in Derry on Sunday: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Dublin-Monaghan victims 'deserve truth' 44 years on: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Aidan McAnespie body part 'disposed of': Irish News
Connla Young

Former DUP MP William McCrea to get peerage: BBC

DUP's McCrea is 'humbled and honoured' to receive a peerage: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

The Northern Ireland title Prince Harry will take: Belfast Live
Alison Kershaw

Gay Shankill men excited for Royal Wedding but 'wish it was them tying the knot': Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Royal-wedding enthusiasts from Greystones are refusing to be put off by anti-royalist political activists after streaming event sells out: Irish Mirror
Cormac Byrne

Royal wedding reception party in East Belfast to be inclusive for whole community: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Derry civil rights activist says people supporting tomorrow's royal wedding should organise street collections to cover the £30 million cost to taxpayers: Derry Now

Monarchy in the UK – the royal family's uncertain future: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Paisley slams 'biased' BBC after attack on Christians broadcast live: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Checkpoint chill factor on tourists to Donegal: Derry Now

Armagh archbishops joining forces for pilgrimage to battlefields: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Majority supports second term for President Higgins: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Standing in solidarity with Palestine: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Belfast Jew calls bid to open book of condolence for Gaza dead 'shameful': Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden and David Young

Friday, May 18

Theresa May wins crucial support over Northern Ireland border plan: The Guardian
Heather Stewart

UK ministers close to agreement on Irish border 'backstop': Financial Times
George Parker

Varadkar warns UK on need for progress in Brexit talks: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Bradley tight-lipped over direct rule: The News Letter

O'Neill says poll threshold is being met: Irish Echo

UK to produce proposals on avoiding a hard Irish border: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Northern Ireland Secretary warns against knee-jerk reaction following civil service unrest: Belfast Telegraph

Bradley and Anderson clash at the Balmoral Show: BBC

Forty Shades of Green; Fifty Shades of Orange:
Gary Gibbon

The Guardian view on the cabinet and Brexit – beyond a joke: The Guardian

The first inkling of impatience with Dublin over Brexit: The News Letter

Secretary of State and Sinn Féin's Martina Anderson in row at Balmoral Show: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

The Changing Mosaic – Northern Ireland's New Communities:
Paul Nolan

Belfast City Council's new Brexit Committee could have first meeting in August: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Stormont stalemate puts £1bn of infrastructure projects at risk: BBC

Posters telling Gerry Adams "We are not going anywhere" appear in West Belfast: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Fortwilliam Parade alert – Police say device thrown at family home an "elaborate hoax": Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

People in Northern Ireland happier than counterparts in England, Scotland and Wales: Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

PSNI 'spoke with' group removing UVF flags in Belfast : Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Paramilitary flags 'not erected by UVF': The News Letter

'Leaving national flags lying in tatters in Newry is disrespectful' – Charlie Casey: Newry Times

No excuse for provocative flags : Irish News

Hounding of Ulster veterans 'a breach of natural justice': Daily Express
John Ingham

McDonnell backs out of prison conference over 'IRA apologist' claims: The Guardian
Rajeev Syal and Henry McDonald

Irish government 'wants to pursue Hooded Men case to the end': The News Letter

Families of Dublin and Monaghan loyalist bomb victims want truth – campaigner: Belfast Telegraph

RUC among recipients of bravery honours remembered at service: Belfast Telegraph
Helen William

Royal Wedding PROTEST – Furious Irish socialist group target 'ROYAL PARASITES': The Irish Times
Joey Millar

Council `not told PSNI had pulled former station from sale over Brexit': Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Belfast hate speech trial of Britain First leaders delayed: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Former First Minister Peter Robinson made honorary professor in peace studies: Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

SF to open City Hall book of condolence for Gaza after unionists block requests: The News Letter
Andrew Madden

Thursday, May 17

Theresa May and Leo Varadkar to meet in Sofia: BBC

Taoiseach casts doubt on future of Brexit talks: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Better to have Brexit 'crisis' sooner rather than later, says Coveney: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Ireland set to back UK customs proposal: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Fianna Fáil rejects 'max fac' Brexit customs plan: The Irish Times
Declan Conlan

No new cameras on Irish border after Brexit, Karen Bradley says: The Guardian
Jessica Elgot

Customs partnership would ease Border issue – Bradley: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Brexit customs partnership option crazy and unworkable – DUP: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

'It's BLACKMAIL' – Brexiteer Kate Hoey accuses PM of 'SURRENDERING' to terrorist IRA: Daily Express
Matt Drake

Nordic-style border won't work, warns visiting Swedish minister: Irish Independent

Scramble under way to make progress on Brexit Border issue: The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor

Brexit – UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse:
Cianan Brennan

A 'smart border' could be solution to Brexit ... if only EU, Dublin and Remoaners had brains to see it: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Could Brexit lead to a united Ireland?: New Statesman
Stephen Bush

Priority must be avoid a hard Brexit – Post-Brexit border solutions: Irish Examiner

UUP's Swann hits back at Sinn Féin border poll call: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Desire to remain in UK is still strong – Bradley: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Theresa May is right about one thing ... whether or not there is to be a united Ireland will be decided not by republicans or unionists, but by the moderate nationalists: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Nigel Dodds says it's 'time for Sinn Féin to face up to reality' or accept direct rule: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

British Government have 'checked out' of Stormont – SDLP: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Fresh calls for return to direct rule as Northern Ireland Civil Service boss warns of decision-making chaos: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

MLAs' pay – heat turned up on SF over MPs' allowances: The News Letter

Sinn Féin alone: Village
Anton McCabe

MLA speaks of frustration after paramilitary flags erected in South Belfast: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Jamie Bryson says DUP's Emma Little-Pengelly working with loyalists on flags protocol: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Sinn Féin claim UVF behind Larne attack which left man in hospital: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalist parade prompts PSNI 'avoid Claudy' appeal: Derry Journal

'IRA sympathiser' in court charged with possessing terrorist documents: Belfast Telegraph
Henry Vaughan

Betrayal of our veterans – 'I've been hung out to dry' says Ulster hero charged over killing: Daily Express
John Ingham

MoD sent me 'comfort letter' says soldier on murder bid charge over man shot in back in Northern Irelandlearning difficulties: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Scandalous way to treat our brave Armed Forces: Daily Express

Motion calling for Ireland to appeal Hooded Men case passes: The News Letter

Michael Mansfield to represent McGurk's Bar relatives: Irish News
Connla Young

Pearse Jordan's mum wants inquest finding into IRA man's death quashed: Belfast Telegraph

Row over dissident vigil at 'IRA playground': The News Letter

UVF Dublin and Monaghan bombing victims are remembered: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Opinion split of influence of U2's historic Good Friday Agreement Waterfront gig: Irish News
John Manley

Miami Showband massacre survivor launches peace CD: Irish News
Mairead Holland

Five complaints over Lord Kilclooney 'Indian' tweet: BBC
Stephen Walker

Lord Kilclooney claims Northern Ireland public not offended by Varadkar 'typical Indian' tweet: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

SDLP in abortion policy resignation warning: Irish News
John Manley

Prince Charles to visit Cork and Kerry next month: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Council unlikely to open book of condolence for Gaza victims due to unionist opposition: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Wednesday, May 16

'She is NOT bluffing' – Theresa May ally WARNS of LOSING Northern Ireland over Brexit: Daily Express
Matt Drake

Most people in Northern Ireland don't want border poll – Prime Minister Theresa May: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Karen Bradley to face questions over Irish border: BBC

No evidence public opinion has changed on Irish unity – DUP MP: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Brexit – As May casts doubt on border poll win Sinn Féin says time right for Irish unity vote: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

May's border poll 'fears' played down: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

SoS Karen Bradley confident of NI's future in the UK: BBC
Mark Devenport

Is Theresa May right to worry about a hard border causing a united Ireland?: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Theresa May's comments on border poll cause a stir: Irish News

Corbyn needs to commit to protecting Northern Ireland from Brexit – SDLP's Hanna: Belfast Telegraph

DUP opposed to hard Brexit and border checkpoints, says Arlene Foster: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

New dissidents hoping to exploit Brexit: BBC
Peter Taylor

Boris, Brexit and the Border continue to cause strife: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

'Brexit process must be outlined' – Coveney: Irish Independent
Wayne O'Connor

Government plans 'detailed, ambitious' Brexit white paper amid customs deadlock: Belfast Telegraph

Why the future of Northern Ireland is crucial to Brexit negotiations: The Times
Sam Coates

Foster and O'Neill can do business if hardliners let them, says unionist elected to Dublin senate: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Incinerator Ruling – SF 'beating the air' over BIIC calls: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Stormont urged to give clarity on A5 project after Arc21 incinerator ruling: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Court ruling leaves no alternative to direct rule – Wilson: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Incinerator U-turn – Every big Stormont decision could go to court: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Ruling means more confusion in an already unclear picture: The News Letter
Sam McBride

No one's Irishness is diluted by an interest in Harry and Meghan's wedding: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Kelly

DUP rejects fresh bid to reach out by Sinn Féin's Begley: Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

'Hand of friendship' MP defends IRA event as first engagement: The News Letter

Man hospitalized after being attacked by masked men armed with nail studded bats: Belfast Telegraph

Saoradh criticism after Creggan PSNI leaflet drop: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

'Are Derry councillors now fair game for loyalists?' – concerns after UDA blamed for sending bullet in post which was intercepted by Royal Mail: Derry Now

Sinn Féin – 'UVF were behind attack on man in Larne': Irish News
Claire Simpson

Gary Haggarty – PPS reviews decision not to prosecute handlers: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Meeting hope to address impasse over Enniskillen memorial: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Councillor – Trust can help resolve stand-off over memorial to Enniskillen atrocity: The News Letter
Diana Armstrong

Saoradh criticised for hunger strike commemoration in council play park: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Troubles veteran case a travesty of British justice, says Tory former minister: The News Letter
Jon Vale

Tory MPs urge ministers to take action to protect Troubles veterans: Belfast Telegraph

Sir Henry Bellingham calls trial of Dennis Hutchings for 1974 Troubles killing 'a travesty of justice': The Times
Aaron Rogan

PPS to review Sean McParland prosecution decisions: Irish News
Connla Young

Memorial event for IRA man McCreesh angers Kingsmill relative: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

House of Lords initiates first stage in potential disciplinary proceedings against Lord Kilclooney over 'Typical Indian' tweet: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

SDLP's Seamus Mallon to be awarded Freedom of Drogheda despite objections from Sinn Féin: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Co Derry woman says her life has been "put on hold again" as US-born husband's citizenship case continues: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Sinn Féin request book of condolence at Belfast City Hall for victims of violence in Gaza: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Mary Lou McDonald calls for expulsion of Israeli Ambassador over mass murder of innocent Palestinians: Irish Mirror
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