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Friday, November 15

Murphy rules out an early election: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker & Noel McAdam

Governments set NI talks date: BBC

Politicians withdraw from Colombia trip: Daily Telegraph

Anger as TDs pull out of Colombia mission: Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Geraldine Collins

Opposition to Colombia visit: UTV Internet

The changing face of Irish America: Belfast Telegraph
Fearghal McKinny

Twisting the knife and then twisting reality: (from
Robin Livingstone

Trimble for new US talks with envoy Haas: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Mark my words: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

The questions that everyone wants to ask: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

The Legal Fictions And The Awkward Questions: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Bid to have Ombudsman probe Garda on Omagh bombing fails: Ulster Herald
Eugene McCusker

Omagh relatives angered by deal claims: Irish World
Peter Kelly

Unionist threat to quit Police Board: UTV Internet

Policing amendments 'a threat to no-one': (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

Queen's Speech avoids detail of the contentious issue of police reforms: The News Letter

The Ulster mafia making a packet out of their rackets: (from The People, Nov 10)
Mike Browne

Is there an informer at the heart of the LVF?: (from The People, Nov 10)

Republican threats halt Victoria Fountain work: Irish Examiner
Chris Parkin

Prison officers in strike threat: The News Letter
Gemmy Murray

Census to show huge jump in Irish speakers: (from
Eoghan Ó Néill

Three men shot in North attacks: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Thursday, November 14

All parties invited to talks on reviving Stormont assembly: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

Ulster Unionists doubtful of peace talks: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

The politics of peace: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Trust is the name of the game: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

In the Assembly's absence, our Direct Rulers must be watched as never before: The News Letter

Visit to Colombia angers Unionists: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Costello not to travel for Colombia Three trial: Irish Examiner
Carl O'Brien

Those visits: Irish Independent

Waking up to anti-American IRA: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

New police laws 'boost for SDLP': Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Police reform - Get peace process back on track: Irish Examiner

Families put at risk over security breach: The News Letter (Nov 12)
Ian Graham

Paramilitaries urged to 'cease': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Empey warning on Sinn Fein growth: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Féin - no longer left of the centre: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

To The Beat Of A Different Drum: The Blanket (Nov 3)
Anthony McIntyre

Murder fears as crucified man gets death threats: (from The People, Nov 10)
Jason Johnson

Ulster link to Scots bank raids is probed: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Plans for peace wall scrapped: BBC

O'Kennedy tipped for queen's honours list: Irish Independent(Nov 11)
Alison O'Connor

Back army fire crews, communities urged: The News Letter
Gary Kelly

Testimony in search of truth: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Wednesday, November 13

'Spy' probe triggered by police source: BBC

Trimble on spy-ring 'conspiracy': UTV Internet

Sinn Féin hits out at ‘spy ring’ claims: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Durkan's disbandment call: UTV Internet

Parties split over 'mole' hunt: Belfast Telegraph

How Stormont 'spies' were rumbled: BBC
Brian Rowan

Spying allegations hinder progress towards a more stable community: The News Letter (Nov 12)

‘It was always thus’ could be our epitaph: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Sinn Fein's shift in strategy: Newark Star Ledger (Nov 12)
John Farmer

So what now for Ulster democracy?: Belfast Telegraph
Sammy Wilson

SDLP's scrutiny pledge is 'just a glossy show': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Republicans attack SDLP Poppy Day gesture: Derry Journal

Clinton wins Irish peace prize: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Gardaí to release Omagh probe findings in two weeks: Irish Examiner
Louisa Nesbitt

Queen’s speech 'policing litmus test': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

All the resources at the disposal of the police are useless without public support: The News Letter (Nov 12)

Crucified!: The Blanket (Nov 3)
Billy Mitchell

Unionists the 'new blacks' in cold city: The News Letter (Nov 12)
Ian Starrett

Army fears troops may be attacked: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Hearts in video move to kick out sectarian supporters: The Herald (Oct 22)
Shan Ross

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Bloody Sunday army chief's denial: UTV Internet

Marchers' innocence questioned: BBC

Tuesday, November 12

Meeting today aims to restart North process: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

SDLP to monitor direct rule ministers: BBC

How much are we missing the Executive during suspension?: Belfast Telegraph
Graham Gudgin

NI stalemate 'can be broken': BBC

Alderdice to step down as Speaker: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 5)
Noel McAdam

Business fears over political uncertainty: BBC (Nov 7)
James Kerr

Northern Ireland police look for more IRA moles: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

PSNI says it has broken major IRA intelligence operation: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Loyalists defy police with show of strength: (from the Irish News)
Tony Bailie

Omagh relatives meet Cowen: UTV Internet

Omagh promises must be backed up: Ireland on Sunday

Human rights group accused of 'meddling': Belfast Telegraph (Nov 7)
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein denies u-turn on peace: UTV Internet

Irish flag flap set Adams on unification quest: Montreal Gazette (Nov 11)
Katherine Wilton

Sinn Fein chief seeks support: The Times (Trenton, Nov 9)
Tom Hester Jr.

Straight talking can be too embarrassing: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Addressing Organised Crime: The Blanket (Nov 3)
Billy Mitchell

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Bloody Sunday general told to keep quiet: The Scotsman
John Innes

Army case begins to fall apart: (from the Sunday Tribune, Nov 10)
Eamonn McCann

Monday, November 11

Released ‘spy ring’ accused may sue: (from the Irish News, Nov 9)
Sharon O’Neill

Sinn Fein's Adams gets warm McGreevey welcome: Bergen Record (Nov 9)
Paul H. Johnson

Britain must deliver on Sinn Fein goals - Adams: Toronto Star (Nov 10)

Fighting a War Long Over: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Osama's Soul Brother: New York Post (Nov 10)

A dangerous time to blink: (from the Irish News, Nov 9)

'No more feuds!': Sunday Life (Nov 10)
Stephen Breen

Loyalist support for Adair and White: UTV Internet

A killer, not a martyr: The Spectator
Barrie Penrose

Sinn Fein under fire over Forum: UTV Internet

Savagery of beating stuns Belfast: Boston Globe (Nov 10)
Charles M. Sennott

Not just the weather has us in the dumps: (from the Irish News, Nov 9)
James Kelly

IRA dad's killing casts shadow on police reforms: Boston Herald (Nov 10)
Jim Dee

Police ombudsman to see 'police inaction' riot video: Sunday Business Post (Oct 20)

Omagh - What Garda spooks new: Sunday Life (Nov 10)
Alan Murray

President remembers world war dead: Irish Independent
Kathy Donaghy

PSNI and Garda meet in GAA match: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 30)
Mary Fitzgerald

'Time for all-Ireland soccer team': Derry Journal (Nov 5)

The trouble with Glasgow Celtic: Irish Post/
Frank Corrigan

His personal 'Bloody Sunday': Washington Times (Nov 4)
Scott Galupo

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Commander to resume evidence: BBC

Sunday, November 10

Haass in talks on Assembly collapse: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Governments don't want 'a whine session' in talks on North: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Getting back up on the dead horse: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Middle of the road to hard shoulder: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Is consent sufficient for a united Ireland?: Sunday Business Post
Martin Mansergh

One and only solution to unite the Irish people: (from the Irish News, Nov 8)
Peter Makem

Pardon plan for soldiers and republican fugitives: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Thompson Trip to North Axed: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

Fine Gael should stick to its anti-guns: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

The New John Bruton?: Irish Voice/

US congressman attacks unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

The problem with republicans: (from the Irish News, Nov 8)
Barry McCaffrey

Wear your poppy with pride, not prejudice: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Adair is defiant: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McCambridge

Loyalist dismisses UDA statement: BBC

'I just didn't deserve this': The Observer
Henry McDonald

Omagh relatives to finally discuss bomb with Cowen: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Police swoop to freeze 1m euro assets of Real IRA leader: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Real IRA members linked to diesel fuel rip-off: Irish Independent (Oct 31)
Elaine Keogh

Priests meetings with RIRA prompted ceasefire: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly and Sean Mac Carthaigh

Ahern, RIRA and non-denial denials: Sunday Business Post

Fresh thinking on a thorny problem: Belfast Telegraph

Ulster Scots boss acts against ‘gibberish insult’: (from the Irish News, Nov 4)

The long wait for answers: The Observer
Paul Donovan

Saturday, November 9

US envoy warns unionists deal is their only option: Irish Independent
John Devine

Hawks in control after IRA Army Council 'reshuffle': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA shakes up army council: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Stormont civil servant is released: BBC

Sinn Fein demand 'spy' apology: UTV Internet

The force is with Gerry and Co: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Governments' under pressure: UTV Internet

Plotting the course of Agreement review: BBC
Martina Purdy

Equality Agenda must stay centre stage says Adams: (from, Oct 14)

The 'Troubles' are back ...: San Francisco Examiner (Nov 6)
Conn Hallinan

Still waiting for acts of completion: Belfast Telegraph

Real IRA duo in dock after gardai find bomb factory: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Blair hits out at 'common criminals': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Loyalist feud fear as Adair warned: Irish Independent

Murder suspect 'living in Scotland': The Observer (Oct 20)

Parades Body split repercussions: UTV Internet

SDLP to mark Poppy Day for first time: Derry Journal (Nov 5)
Eamonn Houston

Ferris assault claim rejected: Irish Examiner
Donal Hickey

His personal 'Bloody Sunday': Washington Times (Nov 4)
Scott Galupo

Crackdown on craic as Scots target Irish pubs: Irish Independent
Fraser Macmillan

Call for Union celebrations: The Scotsman (Nov 8)
David Scott

Friday, November 8

IRA's move from terror to democracy is over, says Blair: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Trimble's diary secretary held in IRA spy probe: The Herald
Michael Settle

Ulster secretary warns of difficulties in restoring the peace process: Financial Times
Christopher Adams and John Murray Brown

The long, dishonourable tradition of spying in Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Arrest adds fuel to fire of dissidents: Irish Examiner

No trust at Stormont: Daily Telegraph

Irish nationalist comes to Mercer: The Times (Trenton, NJ, Nov 7)
Tom Hester Jr.

Should Adams be meeting with US warmongers?: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Short-sighted politicians easy to spot: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

US friends of Sinn Fein re-elected: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Mark breaks his confessional silence: (from

Will revamp of 'Branch' lure SF?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Teaching an old dog new tricks: (from

The sensitivities of secret policing: Belfast Telegraph

Peace forum meets in bid to promote trust between opponents: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Parades Commission overhall: UTV Internet

Loyalists set record straight: The News Letter

Loyalist terrorists target Scots banks: The Scotsman
Jim McBeth

Double standards in republicanism: (from the Irish News)

McKevitt trial date set: UTV Internet

Unofficial inquiry will examine north Belfast's 'Bloody Sunday': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Celtic pub accused in sectarian complaint: The Herald
Chris Starrs

Thursday, November 7

Governments in bid to kickstart new North talks: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Trimble blasts the 'SDLP link with SF': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Back to the drawing board: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Adams to meet Haass, fundraise: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Bush receives big vote of approval: Belfast Telegraph

Battle for the Dublin stage: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Leading You Back To The Start: The Blanket (Oct 31)
Anthony McIntyre

Inspectorate urges overhaul of Ulster special branch: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Demoralised Prods: Prospect Magazine
Richard Kelly

Despicable tactics from McGimpsey: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

General admits lack of fire power: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

£18m spent policing parades: UTV Internet

Ahern rejects Real IRA claims: BBC

RIRA power base shifts north after fall-outs and setbacks: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Loyalist recruitment drive in Londonderry: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

Adair stays out in cold as loyalists call off feud: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Vulnerable teenager 'recruited as informer': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

IRA 'beat man over money': The Times
David Lister

'Lack of British cooperation' on bombings: Irish Independent
Geraldine Collins

DUP in snub over Neeson tribute: Belfast Telegraph

Old Firm joins McConnell's war on sectarianism: Daily Telegraph (Oct 17)

Wednesday, November 6

Trimble in IRA warning: The Scotsman
John Innes

Trimble 'in for long haul': UTV Internet

Murphy and Cowen discuss NI crisis: BBC

Durkan on Good Friday Agreement: UTV Internet

Adams' offer to address UUP 'a stunt' says Trimble: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Northern Ireland's 'troubles': Beginning of the end?: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Oct 30)
Bill Steigerwald

The 'them and us' mentality that feeds hate crime: (from the Irish News)
David Ford

Act of barbarism that shames us all: Belfast Telegraph

Silence of unionists is obscene: Irish Examiner

Feuding loyalists agree truce and blame 'Mad Dog' Adair: The Independent
David McKittrick

Young loyalists 'targeted' in crime clampdown: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

Gang calls time on UDA brothel: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Labour ban on NI members challenged: UTV Internet

No deal was made with Real IRA, Taoiseach streses: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Children 'used as cover for Omagh bombers': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Police accused of bias against loyalists: Belfast Telegraph

Row with Provo caused move: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Exiled man returns home: BBC

Remembrance gestures restore some dignity to office of the First Citizen: The News Letter

Irish soccer's offside: The Observer (Oct 20)
Henry McDonald

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Bloody Sunday army chief's denial: UTV Internet

Soldier 'not certain' about chopper attack: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Tuesday, November 5

Trimble and Adams meeting: UTV Internet

Blair denies urging SDLP to back SF's expulsion: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Paisley rejects Good Friday review: UTV Internet

Can Paul Murphy make a difference?: (from
Danny Morrison

Gloves are off for glimpse into future: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Demand to ‘feather-bed’ SF no more: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Fury at sixth jail move for Colombia 3: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

'Crucifixion' sparks raids by police raids: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Crucifixion threat to car thieves: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Crucified man brands attackers as cowards: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Dublin dimension: Irish Post/
Paul Green

Adams takes message to America: UTV Internet

One year on: it’s clear that Policing Board can deliver: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Maskey will have no deputy mayor: BBC

'No deals made with Real IRA after Omagh': Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Gene McKenna

RIRA and Sovereignty Committee repudiate Portlaoise prisoners: (from

Irish should not be a political tool: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Two gardai behind terror attack, claims informer: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Rope ladder might have done trick: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Nothing to be proud of on Bloody Sunday: The Scotsman
John Innes

Bloody Sunday blame denial: UTV Internet

Monday, November 4

Murphy continues party meetings: BBC

We're not just party of compromise says Durkan: Sunday Business Post (Nov 3)
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Wise words from Durkan: Sunday Life (Nov 3)

IRA 'missing the point' on calls to disarm, disband: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Republican 'micro' groups must desist - Sinn Féin: Derry Journal (Nov 1)

Ahern denies Real IRA contact: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

No talks with Real IRA, says Ahern: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

CIRA's inmates call for prison apartheid: Sunday Life (Nov 3)
Ciaran McGuigan

Police seek vigilantes after man is 'crucified': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Belfast impaling attack condemned: BBC

Spy fears prompt police to review job vetting: The Times
David Lister

Senior cop post a first for females: Sunday Life (Nov 3)
Joe Oliver

Neighbours caught up in low key war: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Laugh or weep with the culture vultures: (from the Irish News, Nov 2)
James Kelly

Belfast turns to Zen healing: The Sunday Times (Nov 3)
Liam Clarke

Mahood shot over tout allegation: Sunday Life (Nov 3)
Alan Murray

Omagh families to sue over bomb warnings: Sunday Business Post (Nov 3)
Anton McCabe

Maskey to hold Legion reception: BBC

Adams aims to counter British moves in US tour: Sunday Business Post (Nov 3)
Seán Mac Cárthaigh & Paul T Colgan

Blair's war on global terrorism: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 17)
Brian Walker

National majorities have rights: The Guardian
Peter Preston

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Army chief faces attack over Bloody Sunday role: The Independent
Eamonn McCann

Sunday, November 3

Peace planners - Beware IRA disarm snub: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Heed people, SF is urged: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Durkan calls for end to paramilitarism: BBC

SDLP leader demands Good Friday timetable: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Vigilante guns ‘came from Florida’: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

SF 'anti-war' statement leaked to key US figures: Sunday Independent
Sean O'Driscoll

Adair isolated as feuding loyalists agree peace deal: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Loyalist targeted by gunmen: UTV Internet

Man shot by UDA was Ahern talks link: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

A View from Napoleon's Nose: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Believe it ... we're in a spin: Belfast Telegraph
Eddie McIlwaine

Lap-dancing lunacy: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Aggressive beggar mugged in race to join culture club: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Fears over 'renegotiation' of Agreement: UTV Internet

Apprentice Boys condemn ban: Belfast Telegraph
Fiona McIlwaine Biggins

Bomb warning genuine, believe watchdog sources: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Government had secret talks with Real IRA after Omagh: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Bitter split between Real IRA factions in Portlaoise: Sunday Independent
Liz Walsh

A Stick To Be Beaten With: The Blanket (Oct 29)
Anthony McIntyre

`New Lodge Six' killings to get independent inquiry: Sunday Business Post
Kieron Wood

Political Platform: (from, Nov 1)
Geraldine Rice

Sinn Fein's $500-a-head fund raiser: Irish Independent (Nov 2)
Susan Garraty

Saturday, November 2

Ahern's promise on devolution: UTV Internet

Adams is 'living in cloud cuckoo land': Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Blair 'said exclude Sinn Fein': BBC
Martina Purdy

Peace process review call: UTV Internet

Can Mark Durkan save the SDLP?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Durkan was no fall guy: BBC
Martina Purdy

Colombian affair still hanging over Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Leading loyalist is 'kneecapped' by his terror organisation: The Independent
David McKittrick

SDLP motion targets loyalist terror: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Loyalists object to ‘peace forum’: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Loyalist Commission is praised by Trimble: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Finucane family rubbish inquiry claims: (from

Judge speaks out after upset at probe rumours: (from the Irish News)
Kieran McDaid

Apprentice Boys parade restricted: BBC

British government must back Orde: (from

The costs of our new police force: Belfast Telegraph

Ex-soldier who ran sniper camp jailed: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Put godfathers out of business: (from the Irish News)

Stormont 'spy saga' accused is released on bail by court: Irish Independent

Culture shock after bid rejection: BBC
Maggie Taggart

Long Kesh link to Moscow Gas killings: (from, Oct 31)
Anthony Neeson

Friday, November 1

Government has 'no NI plan': BBC

'Onus on parties' - Murphy: Belfast Telegraph

Murphy faces uphill task: BBC
Martina Purdy

Haass Refuses to Lay Blame: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

Republican anger with crisis: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

When Will Blair Do the Right Thing?: Irish Voice/
Gerry Adams

All set for new devolution game: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

‘Early assembly elections possible’: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

No more beating around the bush: Belfast Telegraph

Police arrest loyalist gangs as local Unionists snub Trimble: The Independent
David McKittrick

Police in pledge over paramilitaries' threat: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McCambridge

Police have loyalists in their sights: BBC
Brian Rowan

Belfast Woman Pleads Case in D.C.: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

Trimble brushes off second place: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Empire building and the causes of war: (from

Inquiry urged into 'King Rat' killing: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Sinn Fein candidates received most from donations towards campaigns: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Mbeki joins in unionist debate on way ahead: Belfast Telegraph
Dan McGinn

Daring and commitment can make Belfast a worldbeater: (from

Attack on Old Firm over bigotry: The Scotsman (Oct 14)
Hamish Macdonell

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Army chief denies 'move in' order: UTV Internet


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