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Monday, October 15

Assembly briefed on loyalist cash: BBC

UDA stand down shooter: Sunday Life (Oct 14)
Alan Murray

Timing is still everything in cruel world of politics: (from the Irish News, Oct 13)
James Kelly

Republican dissidents in terror vow: Sunday Life (Oct 14)
Stephen Breen

Stalker to give evidence on shoot-to-kill policy: Sunday Business Post (Oct 14)
Colm Heatley

Trade unionist praises UVF man: Sunday Life (Oct 14)
John Breslin

Bill of rights nothing but a left-wing wish list: (from the Irish News, Oct 11)
Newton Emerson

Pub attack SF member is dismissed: BBC

Family demand apology from army over killing: (from the Irish News, Oct 1)
Margaret Canning

Paisley jnr lobbied direct rule Ministers: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 12)
David Gordon

The local solution that could yet save the Union: The Herald (Oct 9)

Sunday, October 14

Police in dock after attacks: Portadown Times
Victor Gordon

PSNI denies it did not intervene as loyalist thugs beat up Catholics: Belfast Telegraph
Victor Gordon

Irish groups claim victory at Stormont:
Roisin McManus

Promote Irish but don't ram it down people's throats:
Martin Morgan

Missed opportunity:

Backing Bertie beats Sinn Fein's Park plan: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Funding may be redirected to loyalist estate: (from the Irish News, Oct 10)
Allison Morris

Hundreds involved in feud trouble: BBC

Bomber not questioned by new probe:
Áine McEntee

PUP pays tribute to Ervine at conference: UTV Internet

'Naming and shaming very dangerous'- Gallagher says: Derry Journal

Hugh Orde under pressure to find Pearse's killer:
Ciarán Barnes

Call for Aegis' expulsion from Iraq: Irish Democrat (Oct 5)
David Granville

Rangers remain Gordon Smith's Achilles' heel: The Times (Oct 13)
Graham Spiers

Saturday, October 13

Fianna Fail's big guns to lead party's northern bid: The News Letter

Both Unionist parties need to broaden their electoral appeal: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Signs of re-alignment in the unionist camp: Irish Democrat (Oct 5)
David Granville

MI5 takes charge of North's security:

House shooting 'is linked to UDA feud': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster & Patrice Dougan

Rally off after Republic joins victims' Libya fight: The News Letter

Break the link with Britain: Derry Journal

RSF slam PSNI invite to St Columb's: Derry Journal

McQuillan defends assets agency: BBC

Bomb discovered during NI searches:

Police remain in estates after raid trouble: Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Victims' post 'flawed and contaminated': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Poots to move on Language Act soon: The News Letter

Mind your languages: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Irish Street names deferred yet again: Ballymoney Times

Brush up on your Gaeilge, EU warns Government:
Jamie Smyth

'Attack was sectarian': Derry Journal

Date set for Northern Bank trial: BBC

Northern Bank robbery accused in court: UTV Internet

Special day in our search for peace: Liverpool Echo
Luke Traynor

Dig an unlikely tourist attraction: (from the Irish News)
Diana Rusk

'There is an agenda against Rangers over sectarianism' says SFA chief: The Times (Oct 10)
Graham Spiers

Friday, October 12

Westminster may act on Irish: (from the Irish News, Oct 10)
William Graham

Fianna Fail to discuss strategy for NI: UTV Internet

Dublin 'Love Ulster' rally called off:

UDA distances itself from gun attack: RTE

New dawn in policing here: Ulster Herald

History made as SF nominate duo for Ballymoney DPP: Ballymoney Times

Ombudsman probes sectarian attack: BBC (Oct 9)

PSNI duty to deal with sectarianism: (from the Irish News, Oct 10)

Sectarian motive for office attack 'not ruled out': The News Letter

School bus targeted in sectarian attack: Derry Journal

Mayor slams attack on Protestant community: Ballymoney Times

Sinn Fein put to the test: The News Letter

Nine held after Continuity IRA raids:

Dissident republican crackdown: Belfast Telegraph
Magaret Canning

Officer who shot IRA man dead cannot be found: (from the Irish News, Oct 10)
Barry McCaffrey

Bomb victims' names to be read at service: Impartial Reporter

Crime assets agency 'ill-planned': BBC

Equal education for all children – as long as they're Catholic: Sunday Independent (Oct 7)
Suhaila Kassim

O'Callaghan paid for SF protest, tribunal hears: Irish Examiner
Jim Morahan

Thursday, October 11

Baby targeted in UDA gun attack: BBC

Robbing the poor to pay the thugs: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

UDA is out of time, out of credibility: Belfast Telegraph

Unionists spark heated debate at IAUC convention: Irish Echo

Poots 'to scrap Irish Language Act plan': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

SF ventures into Ulster-Scots as motion to limit Irish is defeated: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

MP planning to name SF spy: The News Letter

Stormont leaders need to take the lead: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

President Adams plan is parked: (from the Irish Times, Oct 10)
Ed Moloney

Take a bow: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Seven held in NI explosives search: RTE

Controversy giving DUP a Causeway for concern: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Coroner wants Colombia Three fugitive to testify: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Inquest – RIRA killed Newry man: UTV Internet

Bomb among tombs: (from the News of the World, Oct 7)
Martin Breen

Victims post to be re-advertised – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Re-advertisement of post 'may tarnish candidates': The News Letter

'It's nice to know you helped somebody': (from the Irish News, Oct 8)
Roy Garland

Kerry TD gives tips to North's Speaker: Irish Independent

Brown plans to take military assets – claim: The News Letter

Wednesday, October 10

Minister 'will carry out her threat to pull £1.2m funding': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Ritchie issued with loyalist death threat over funding: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Nicholl quits UPRG: Derry Journal

UDA talks move as deadline looms: BBC

CTI funding 'may go to other loyalist projects': The News Letter

Time for hiding behind skirts and masks is over: (from the Irish News, Oct 8)
Tom Kelly

Policing breakthrough for Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI speaks out:

Durkan anger at 'war against Irish': Derry Journal

NI Assembly Irish ban is rejected: BBC

Irish Language Act campaign stepped up:

Poisonous mentality is still flourishing in north: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

TV gong for Stormont Stone heroes: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Stone – attack on Stormont was my sequel to Millton: (from the News of the World, Oct 7)
Martin Breen

Contrition comes before reconciliation: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Laying to rest the ghosts of the past: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Victims' job move causing 'turmoil': The News Letter

More questions than answers in botched job hunt: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

'Hand over shoot-to-kill reports': BBC

Poots 'running away' in rugby anthem row: The News Letter

Tuesday, October 9

Decommissioning deadline arrives for UDA: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Paths diverge for rival loyalists: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

For Ulster, it's better that Brown said no: Belfast Telegraph

King Albert praises progress in NI: RTE

Republicans take seats on Magherafelt policing board: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Unionists' ban plan anti-Irish says group: (from the Irish News)
Aoife McKeever

Plea for calm after sectarian clashes: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

MP target of hate rant by Celtic fans on ferry: The News Letter

Campbell invited to Celtic after abuse on ferry: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

SF criticised over McCartney death: UTV Internet

'Shoot-to-kill' hearing to begin: BBC

O'Loan might not probe shoot-to-kill controversy: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Paisley could face probe over lobbying for Ulster developer: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Stormont u-turn as victims post advertised once again: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Programme which took 5,000 children to USA winds down: (Oct 5)
Anthony Neeson

Roving peace envoy: Washington Times
James Morrison

NI lessons calm school's conflict: BBC
Ruth McDonald

Media's two stooges lay bare southern partitionism: Sunday Independent (Oct 7)
Eoghan Harris

Monday, October 8

Sinn Féin casts doubt on its future in executive with DUP: (from the Irish News, Oct 6)
Bimpe Fatogun

UDA adamant despite cash threat: BBC

Woodward welcoming UDA's engagement with arms body: Sunday Life (Oct 7)
Ciaran McGuigan

Ritchie makes a deep impression on the UDA: Sunday Life (Oct 7)
Brian Rowan

Minister's goal has to be accomplished: (from the Irish News, Oct 6)

Family of shot teen 'deserve the truth': Sunday Life (Oct 7)
Stephen Gordon

Arlene, get off your high horse and just accept you were duped: (from the Irish News, Oct 6)
Bimpe Fatogun

Explanations required from Paisleys: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 5)

Spy ' Fulton' refusing to talk to collusion tribunal brief without immunity guarantees: Sunday Life (Oct 7)
Alan Murray

Media's two stooges lay bare southern partitionism: Sunday Independent (Oct 7)
Eoghan Harris

Programme which took 5,000 children to USA winds down: (Oct 5)
Anthony Neeson

Any community, anywhere, can find itself coping with the after-effects of this modern scourge: Sunday Life (Oct 7)
Kenneth Bloomfield

No to the Taliban: Albany Times Union

Sunday, October 7

Loyalist group to start decommissioning process 'within own timetable': The News Letter

UDA moves towards disarming: UTV Internet

Policing and justice need to come in from the cold: (Oct 5)

US officials were angered by 'blase' attitude to IRA: Sunday Independent

Fury as Derry riot footage is posted on the internet: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

McCartney sisters lose faith in police: The Observer
Henry McDonald

McCartney sisters may emigrate: Sunday Independent

Ex-British Army spy reluctant to testify on Garda conspiracy: Sunday Independent

Meehan – 'I was in Kesh at time of that murder': (Oct 5)
Áine McEntee

Removal of photo tribute is a disgrace: The News Letter

Patriot games have always been a cover for Irish bigotry and murder: Sunday Independent
Con Houlihan

Trinity to host a tribute to Carson: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Bilingual traffic signs on the cards?: (Oct 5)
Ciarán Barnes

Causewaygate – Paisleys feel the pressure: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Orangeman invites top Catholic for lunch: Scotland on Sunday
Marc Horne

Saturday, October 6

Arms supremo and UDA in secret talks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

UDA rules out agreeing deadline for disarmament: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Campbell critical of UDA deadline move: Derry Journal

The unionist vote must be maximised: The News Letter

What's the point in an election?: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Since the 'war' our policing expectations have changed: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

Don't bank on all-island deal: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Closer business ties to Republic is a dangerous game, minister warned: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Campbell facing censure for remarks during Irish debate:
Ciarán Barnes

Sinn Féin to block language motion: (from the Irish News)

Fresh drive to reveal contents of Stalker 'shoot-to-kill' report: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Protest staged over removal of tribute to victims: The News Letter

Family of man killed by PSNI plan legal action: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

PIRA link to murder of chief prison officer denied: (from the Irish News, Oct 4)
Valerie Robinson

INLA 'informer' has left Derry: Derry Journal

DUP leader's questionable claim in angry letter: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Paisley defends Causeway stance: BBC

Cronyism row shows normal political service is restored: Irish Independent

New attraction on Belfast's terror tours as jail opens doors: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Schoolchildren march to show unity against sectarianism: The Herald
Stewart Paterson

Friday, October 5

Merger is hard to imagine – Sir Reg: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

N Ireland's politicians fear snap poll: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Boundary proposals could suit unionists: The News Letter

Sinn Fein split over joining policing body: Impartial Reporter

Ombudsman says some officers were 'uncooperative': UTV Internet

PSNI fatal shooting intelligence deleted: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Orde to press ahead on stun guns: BBC

Ritchie firm on UDA arms deadline: BBC

The collusion illusion lets loyalist murderers off hook: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Wright family told MI5 had mole in INLA: The News Letter

Nesbitt joins campaign for Disappeared: Belfast Telegraph
Deric Henderson

McAllister Family to Face Deportation Soon: Irish Voice/
Cahir O’Doherty

Cross-border cooperation can boost economy says Robinson: UTV Internet

Dodds rules out merging Invest NI with south's IDA: (from the Irish News)
John Manley

A working model for jobs creation?: Belfast Telegraph

Clinton heaps praise on Ahern:

MLA 'tired of listening to Irish': BBC

Irish language being used as political football: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Use of spoken Irish declines – CSO:
Patrick Logue

Thursday, October 4

Justice moves 'possible by May': BBC

UUP dinner speech hard to swallow: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

'Whataboutery' is classic avoidance technique: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Withholding CTI funding will hamper its work: (from the Irish News, Oct 1)
Roy Garland

Woodward to face questions on policing:

Chief Inspector 'very proud' of officers: Derry Journal

Not a pretty picture: Derry Journal

Sinn Fein sit on body: Fermanagh Herald
Michael Breslin

Weapons cache linked to INLA figure, say gardai: Irish Independent

O'Loan to publish PSNI shooting report:

Unionists stand by 'obscene' decision: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Minister Ruane to launch new Irish schools campaign:

Murphy calls on Irish America to spur North investment: Irish Echo
Ciarán Barnes

I'm not going to harp on but the tricolour is just too bland: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Wednesday, October 3

I'll resist political meddling in courts says our top judge: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Kennedy pans policing and justice debate: The News Letter

No confidence for policing to be devolved: The News Letter

Police cannot be blamed for riots: (from the Irish News)

Stormont branded 'a talking shop': UTV Internet

£1,000 expenses a week for MLAs: BBC
Johnny Caldwell

Paisley turns into genial anchorman: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Public must be convinced rights bill is for them: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

DUP man wants Ruane in court over Irish schools:
Ciarán Barnes

Boundary proposals hit SDLP:

Outrage sparked by memorial seat for paramilitary: Belfast Telegraph
Deric Henderson

Guns, explosives seized in raid targeting INLA:

Two men beaten by balaclava gang: BBC

Enniskillen fire station protest: The News Letter

IRA bomb victim hits out at tribute removal: (from the Irish News)

Conservatives planning fresh push in Ulster: The News Letter

Bank chief calls for IDA and NI equivalent to merge: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Tuesday, October 2

MEP questions why DUP has not invoked vetoes: The News Letter

DUP-UUP merger talk gathers pace: (from the Irish News)
Andrea McKernon

Unionism 'has risen off its knees and is standing tall': The News Letter (Sep 29)

MLAs seek to overturn police cuts: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Top judge argues for independence: BBC

NI not ready for transfer of powers says Donaldson: UTV Internet

Playing politics with an election in mind: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ritchie told not to press the 'destruction button': The News Letter

Widespread silence and hypocrisy amid violence: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Police provoked city centre trouble, says Sinn Fein MLA: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

PSNI rejects heavy handed allegations: The News Letter

Politicians' views differ over scale of Derry riots: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

'Cops went totally overboard' – eyewitness: Derry Journal

Zero tolerance demand after serious rioting: The News Letter

Orange culture is being 'demonised': The News Letter

Will probes into killer agents be choked by refusal of extra funds?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Removal of fire station photo 'insult to memory of Poppy Day bomb victims': Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Non-Irish speakers 'paying the price': The News Letter

Minister ends Irish translation: BBC

Plan to bridge faith gap in Northern Ireland schools: The Guardian
Anthea Lipsett

Protestants opting out of Magee: BBC

'Sport is my only religion': The News Letter

Monday, October 1

CRJ and police publicly pledge to work together: (from the Irish News, Sep 29)
Marie Louise McCrory

Nine days for the arms penny to drop: Sunday Life (Sep 30)
Brian Rowan

'We want peace': Sunday Life (Sep 30)
Stephen Breen

Opposite sides of the fence: (from the Irish News, Sep 29)
Newton Emerson

Cash-strapped UUP might sell off HQ: Sunday Life (Sep 30)
Joe Oliver

Hundreds involved in city riots: BBC

Drumcree rector John Pickering retires:

A valuable insight:

Demand grows for Irish passports in north: (from the Irish News, Sep 29)
William Graham

Goldie vows to tackle the UK's democratic imbalance: The Scotsman
Hamish MacDonell

Tories no longer the party of the Union: Daily Telegraph
Jack Straw


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