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Wednesday, October 15

Talks held to break deadlock: Irish News
William Graham

Newton hits out at Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Ulster businesses lack confidence in PSNI – report: The News Letter

Maskey seeks faster change on neighbourhood officers: Irish News
William Graham

Sir Reg rejects talk of TUV election pact: The News Letter

North Down or Europe – tough choices for UUP: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Another scapegoat from West Belfast: Belfast Media

Kidnap couple thanking supporters: BBC

Case proves transfer of justice powers is now needed – Maskey: Belfast Media
Scott jamison and Joe Diamond

UDA-linked group receives £382k funding: Belfast Telegraph

Assets of the IRA 'being hit by credit crisis': The News Letter

Omagh bomb assembly motion fails: BBC

Disclosure of Omagh information demanded: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Blaney accuses MacLochlainn of 'lip service' to Fullerton campaign: Derry Journal

Real IRA and INLA prisoners in joint protest: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

INLA prisoners attack jail boss in pot protest: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Man gets suspended sentence over Love Ulster riot: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 13)

Abortion plans for Northern Ireland abandoned due to peace process: Daily Telegraph
Rosa Prince and Martin Beckford

Muddled abortion laws demand clarity: (from the Sunday Times, Oct 12)
Liam Clarke

'Where are the IRA when you need them?': Sunday Journal
Ellen Doherty

Scottish Dependence: The Times

Tuesday, October 14

'DUP to blame for stalemate' – Adams: UTV Internet

DUP man attacks SF during Stormont debate: Belfast Telegraph

Former senior Catholic officer urges partnership at tribute to loyalist killer: Irish News
William Graham

Purvis – confidence needed: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Executive could take a leaf from McCaughey's book: Irish News
Roy Garland

US envoy due in North as DUP-SF stand-off continues:

Yanks will force new deal on DUP: (from the Irish Daily Star, Oct 13)
John Coulter

Where Is Barack?: Irish Voice/ (Oct 10)

Continued deadlock at Executive seen as further threat to Northern economy: The Irish Times
Frances McDonnell

Allister and UUP agree strategy for Euro poll: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

UUP deny poll pact with Allister: Belfast Telegraph

Colourful march demands 'Acht na Gaeilge anois': Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Orange Order says rural halls 'important': The News Letter

Alliance in bomb disclosure move: BBC

HET doubts McAnespie killer's claim: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Window reflects the debt owed to the RUC: The News Letter

North's peace process 'only beneficiary' of 9/11 attack: Irish News

40 years to get to this place: Belfast Media (Oct 9)
Des Wilson

Stadium at Maze about to be axed?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven McCaffery

Fury over "Punch Neil Lennon" game: Belfast Telegraph
Stephen Breen

Scotland's banking shame is the Union's gain: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Monday, October 13

Sinn Féin and DUP still deadlocked: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

SF and DUP impasse inciting extremists: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

How PSNI shut the stable door after the horse had bolted ...: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

'I didn't go to the funeral. I didn't want confrontation': Sunday Tribune (Oct 12)
Suzanne Breen

Cowen praises his predecessor's legacy on Northern peace process: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

RUC memorial window unveiled: UTV Internet

Portrayal of Orangeism leaves an impression: Irish News (Oct 11)
Fergal Hallahan

Taxi ride with a twist as Fry comes to town: Sunday Tribune (Oct 12)
Suzanne Breen

'Sinister' vandalism at Co Offaly church: Sunday Tribune (Oct 12)
Brian Jaffray

Call for language cooperation: Sunday Tribune (Oct 12)

Sunday, October 12

Adams is now a 'sad spectacle' – Robinson: The News Letter

Irish 'should be made official': BBC

Stormont stand-off could 'go on to 2009': Belfast Telegraph

Deadlock 'encourages dissidents: BBC

Stormont's stalemate continues: (Oct 11)
Mick Fealty

Ulster MP heaps praise on Brown: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

IRA funds worth up to €200m put at risk in US: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Dissident's release fuels branch-man allegations: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

A history and economics lesson for Continuity IRA: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

PUP leader defends Chief Constable: The News Letter

PUP challenged to examine role in decommissioning: UTV Internet

Omagh lawyer calls for GCHQ secrets: The Observer
Henry McDonald

We were right to prosecute Ward over Northern Bank robbery – PPS: Belfast Telegraph

IRA 'gave its consent' to murder of Billy Wright: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Fitting tribute to IRA coach bomb victims: Spenborough Guardian (Oct 10)
Gemma Ryder

Witness in McIlveen case 'thought teen went home': Irish News
Maeve Connolly

Irish ministers join the battle to rid Scottish football of sectarian chanting: Scotland on Sunday
Eddie Barnes

Councillors unite to condemn football flare-up: Ballymoney Times

Anger erupts over Nobel Peace Prize recipient: Toronto Globe and Mail
Doug Saunders

Worthy winner of peace prize: Irish News

Martti Ahtisaari: The Irish Times (Oct 11)

Saturday, October 11

Robinson says credibility damaged: BBC

Unionists 'don't want a Catholic about the place' – Adams: The News Letter

'DUP to blame for stalemate' – Adams: UTV Internet

Use agreed processes to find agreement: Belfast Media
Jimmy Spratt

IRA bank heist gang 'must be caught': The News Letter

Muted reaction after high profile trial falls apart: The News Letter

An audacious raid blamed on IRA: BBC (Oct 9)
Vincent Kearney

Northern Bank – Another big trial, another embarrassment: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Robbers must be held to account: The News Letter

So who did rob the Northern Bank?: Belfast Telegraph

Obama Calls for Finucane Inquiry: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

MacBride spirit alive and kicking: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Omagh – cross-border powers sought: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Man injured in Belfast shooting: Belfast Telegraph

RUC dead to be remembered: The News Letter

Language rights supporters are on right side of history: Belfast Media

Ahtisaari wins Nobel Peace Prize: RTE

Winner played vital role in advancing North peace process: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Friday, October 10

Adams accuses DUP elements of opposing power-sharing:

The north is too small for difficult decisions: Irish News
Newton Emerson

'Political motives' blamed as £26.5m Northern Bank robbery trial collapses: The Times
David Sharrock

Man cleared of Northern Bank raid may sue: Irish Examiner
Michael McHugh

Ward deserves an apology – Solicitor: The News Letter

Ward challenges Northern sacking: BBC

Northern Bank robbery – The crime that nearly ended the peace process:
Lee Glendinning

Northern Bank raid made little sense: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Police find themselves mired in murky business of politics: The Times
David Sharrock

Concerns over neutrality after Obama backs Finucane family: The News Letter

RIR parade to pass Markets: Irish News
Allison Morris

SF, Blaney, clash on Eddie Fullerton campaign: Derry Journal

SF selects de Brún to run for Europe: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Enough is enough': Derry Journal

Cardinal helped ousted minister with gift of cash: Irish News (Oct 7)
Seamus McKinney

Omagh bombing appeal opens: The Irish Times

McIlveen accused 'blood-stained': BBC

Time for October 5th: Sunday Journal (Oct 5)
Mary Nelis

Postboxes returned to their true colour: The News Letter

Arts minister 'should resign': Irish News (Oct 7)
William Graham

Hunger review – 'Nothing heroic about suicide as propaganda': The News Letter
Alex Kane

British army drive misses our troops: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Ahern says he did not leave Cook's office over Cromwell: The Irish Times
Pamela Newenham

Thursday, October 9

Cowen praises SF on Executive: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Alliance may sit on justice committee: The News Letter

Executive 'must discuss economy': BBC

Assembly is powerless when it comes to finance: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Stubborn approach must stop: The News Letter

UUP holds off conference to allow debate on Tory links: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Dan Keenan

Dublin 'may help resolve Drumcree': The News Letter

Councillors discuss how to deal with flags: Fermanagh Herald

Dissidents 'want troops on streets': The News Letter

Maskey takes legal advice over remarks: Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Quinn murder – Man held: Newry Democrat

Bloody throwback to dark days of Troubles: Irish News
Allison Morris

Loyalist won't be prosecuted for Stoneyford village incident: Belfast Media
Ciarán Barnes

Murder of journalist was 'professional': Irish News

Northern Bank trial adjourned: The News Letter

Omagh families issue summonses for intelligence information:

Call for recognition of troops returning home: Fermanagh Herald

When rights become cultural dominance: The News Letter
N R Greer

Minister 'among Troubles bravest': BBC

Sinn Féin and SDLP in battleship row: Belfast Media
Ciarán Barnes

Sports Minister seeks GAA reception date: The News Letter

Linfield yobs spark anger: Derry Journal

First casualty of economic trouble is human empathy: The Irish Times
David Adams

Will Sir Hugh answer to Boris when it's London calling?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Effort continues to secure Obama meet: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Lessons for Lebanon from a fellow victim of sectarian conflict: Daily Star (Lebanon)
Andrew Wander

Wednesday, October 8

DUP aiming for place for Alliance: BBC

SF and DUP must sort their own mess: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Why the chuckling's all over, but the bickering leaves a chill: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 30)
Eric Waugh

No return to Stormont regime: Sunday Journal (Oct 5)

DUP leader offers sympathies to McGuinness on death of mother: Irish News
William Graham

Dissident threat must be dealt with robustly – Foster: The News Letter

Chilling warning to Derry drug gangs: Sunday Journal (Oct 5)

Police say roadside device had potential to kill or maim: UTV Internet

Reals behind Donegal shooting: Sunday Journal (Oct 5)

Orangemen hold talks: Kilkenny People

O'Hagan murder accused bailed: UTV Internet

Inquiry postpones police hearings: BBC

Barack Obama gives support for inquiry into Finucane murder: UTV Internet

Call for action on Long Kesh site: Derry Journal

Orange Order played role in ousting me says minister: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

PSNI accused over civil rights letters: Sunday Journal (Oct 5)

SF and DUP clash over attitude to Tyrone footballers: Belfast Telegraph

Call for Tyrone flags to come down: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Why it is time for the GAA to start playing on a wider field: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Sands vote was not a vote for IRA – Morrison: Irish News
Claire Simpson

The Spirit of '68: Sunday Journal (Oct 5)
Eamonn McCann

Four decades of bloodshed and tears the north could have avoided: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Tuesday, October 7

Tell-the-teacher tactics at the edifice on the hill: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Stormont impasse calls for urgency: Irish News

Orde and Woodward bring Northern Ireland into media spotlight: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 3)

Fur Coat Unionist Brigade failed us all: (from the Irish Daily Star, Oct 6)
John Coulter

'Still challenges to face': Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory

Violence 'killed off' campaign: Irish News

Campbell – I was intimidated: The News Letter

Television 'played pivotal role': Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Clergyman 'saddened' by bigotry: Irish News

Why shameful act should have remained very much in the past: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 3)
Laurence White

Fermanagh roadside bomb linked to dissident republicans: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Family demands PSNI confirm loyalist threat: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Gangster days must be ended: Irish News (Oct 4)

Friends 'tried to save schoolboy': BBC

Department posts rise in 'Irish' spend: The News Letter

DUP – let's avoid orange-green argument over school reforms: Belfast Telegraph
Mervyn Storey

GAA chief angry at Campbell comments: Irish News
Brendan Breen

Long Kesh internment pictures discovered: Belfast Media (Oct 3)

Pro-abortion group urge British MPs to support legislation: Sunday Tribune (Oct 5)
Suzanne Breen

Ulster could learn from old Tennessee: Irish News
Roy Garland

Monday, October 6

President urges progress in NI: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

North simply can't afford to indulge in petty squabbling: Irish Independent

Troubles over but border duty costs taxpayer €3.6m: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Dissidents 'helped by mainstream': BBC

ONH behind beer keg bomb: Sunday Tribune (Oct 5)
Suzanne Breen

Supreme Court rejects McKevitt appeal: The Irish Times

Omagh Police 'conspirators' to be cleared: (from the Sunday Times, Oct 5)
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein leader fights to preserve his 'old cage': The National (Abu Dhabi, Sep 24)
Jeffrey Todd

Derry, October 1968, and the march that became a spring for civil rights: Sunday Tribune (Oct 5)
Suzanne Breen

How a phoenix lit the troubles flames: (from the Sunday Times, Oct 5)
Liam Clarke

Protest veteran reviews history: BBC

Lynch's handling of North 'crucial': The Irish Times
Barry Roche

'The genie was out of the bottle': Irish News (Oct 4)
Seamus McKinney

PM O'Neill 'was well aware that things would never be the same': Irish News (Oct 4)
Seamus McKinney

More arguments to mark 40 years of disagreement: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Civil rights talk re-ignites row: Irish Independent
Steven McCaffery

Interviewing Gordon Wilson was nearest I'd ever get to being in presence of a saint: Sunday Life (Oct 5)

McCain lacked judgment on issue of visa for Adams: The Irish Times
Jean Kennedy Smith

Sunday, October 5

Martin McGuinness said elements of DUP hark back to days of unionist rule: The Observer

Rights speeches focus on Stormont: BBC

No contingency plan over deadlock: BBC

Sinn Fein created impasse in policing and education: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Sinn Fein's 'gerrymander' of justice ministry is blatant discrimination against the SDLP: Belfast Media
Alban Magenniss

U.S. urged to bolster peace with investment: Irish Echo

Teenager shot in legs by loyalists: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Troubles shared with new generation: BBC
Judith Cummings

Morrison calls for conviction explanation: Irish News

Gay UDA gunman – 'I hid my true self': The Observer
Henry McDonald

'The world finally saw that what we were saying was true': Irish News
Seamus McKinney

The day the RUC broke heads in the world's living-rooms: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Bernadette McAliskey – Return of the Roaring Girl: Independent on Sunday
Cole Moreton

O'Hagan murder accused gets 'special attention' in prison: Irish News
Allison Morris

Man held over Quinn murder: RTE

Witness admits mistaken identity in McIlveen case: Belfast Telegraph

Hotel to fight case on match: Irish News

Disgust as martyr mural is defaced: Belfast Media
Joe Diamond

Tom Ricks's Inbox: Washington Post
Tom Ricks

Saturday, October 4

Adams calls some elements in DUP 'bigots': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Increased tension as political stalemate continues: UTV Internet

SF chief's remarks are 'absurd', says Robinson: The News Letter

DUP rejects Burnside's 'isolated' claim: The News Letter

Social housing gets green light despite unionist objections: Belfast Media
Áine McEntee

GAA rules must be inclusive: The News Letter
Gregory Campbell

O'Hagan case accused segregated: RTE

Suspect to challenge conditions: Irish News
Allison Morris

Ulster homecoming parades a 'great idea': The News Letter

Disbelief as council sets up checkpoint at ferry crossing: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Notarantonio is on republican wing in Maghaberry prison: Belfast Media

Belfast hotel 'refused to show All-Ireland final': Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

Unionists block Freedom of the Borough for clerics: Derry Journal

Lessons of Derry civil rights march relevant still, conference hears: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

The day that the Troubles began: BBC
Freya McClements

Marching through Derry to the sound of 'We Shall Overcome': The Irish Times
Martin Cowley

The spark that lit the Troubles is still smouldering in the embers: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Sinn Fein leader at Xavier Friday:
Patrick Crowley

N. Ireland Writer Roy Garland Speaks At Tusculum: Greeneville Sun
Cameron Judd

Friday, October 3

Sinn Féin blocks meeting of Executive: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

SF trying to force suspension – Campbell: Derry Journal

Executive spat threatens the north-south summit: The News Letter

Governance should respect all those governed: Irish News
Jim Gibney

North 'needs leadership to deal with impact of financial crisis': Irish News
James Stinson

Unionists must steer own policies: The News Letter

Is deception in the air with calls for a Truth Commission?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Fears of feud heighten as LVF issues threat: The News Letter

Chance missed to heal wounds: Irish News (Oct 1)

Orde tipped for London police job: UTV Internet

Policing board backs call for Tasers: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Attackers laughing' as they left Michael: Irish News
Maeve Connolly

Full help needed with Disappeared: Irish News

Documentary on day the Troubles began: Derry Journal

Donaldson to speak at Opus Dei-linked event: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Will Obama have time to think about Ireland?: Irish News (Oct 1)
Ray O'Hanlon

Thursday, October 2

Executive fails to meet again: BBC

Anger as SF warns Executive meeting 'unlikely': The News Letter

McGuinness and Robinson pledge to make Stormont work: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein blockade 'is blackmail': BBC (Sep 30)

Unionist fear of equality behind current impasse: Belfast Media
Alex Maskey

Tories and UUP – no merger on the cards: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Why Cameron is courting the Ulster Unionists: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O Connor

Time for DUP to end internal division over Long Kesh site: Sunday Journal (Sep 28)

Why South's tales of North have no sense of direction: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Honour not merited says UU councillor: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Minister's reconciliation gesture resulted in loyalist death threats: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Plea over 'Disappeared' bodies: UTV Internet

SDLP and SF clash on murder of McCartney: Irish News
William Graham

Man in court over Nairac kidnap: UTV Internet

Northern Bank 'inside man' asked for rota change: The News Letter

Trial hears claim that accused had baseball bat for 'Catholic beatings': Irish News

Adams calls for investment in West Belfast during NY visit: Belfast Media

Parishoners vow to bring Fr Troy back: Irish News
Liz Trainor

A transforming moment in Irish history, 40 years on: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

We are richer for our complex origins: Irish News
Roy Garland

Independent Scotland 'would shock US': The Scotsman
Hamish Macdonell

Wednesday, October 1

SF/DUP tensions mean Executive may not meet, says McGuinness: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Feuding Stormont leaders to meet: BBC

Parties can't afford their standoff for much longer: Irish News
Breidge Gadd

DUP man attacks Tories' NI vision: The News Letter

Cameron's devotion to the Union is praised: The News Letter

Orde – 'dissidents are competing to kill officers': UTV Internet

Bias perception of PSNI ombudsman: BBC

IRA pirates Sands movie: The Sunday Times (Sep 28)
Liam Clarke

RUC bugged Rosemary Nelson's home for three years: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Phone records permitted in Omagh civil action: RTE

Unionists block freedom of Limavady for clergymen: The Irish Times
George Jackson & Dan Keenan

'Night of shame' as no unionist backs freedom for clergyman: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Priest disappointed over Freedom of the Borough block: Derry Journal
Sheena Jackson

Fresh appeal for 'the disappeared': RTE

Hunger strike protest by stab victim's mum: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

£26.5m robbers 'out to terrorise': BBC

Complaints on Limavady bilingual Council logo: Derry Journal

Using culture as a political football will discredit it: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein condemn City Walls graffiti: Derry Journal

Why that nice little earner is a fair cop: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Honour for Clinton's North role: Irish Independent
Claudine Ledwidge-O'Reilly


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