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Wednesday, October 15

DUP need to 'get real' on talks – McGuinness: Derry Journal

'Sinn Fein blocking Nationalist speaker of the Assembly' – Bradley: Newry Times
Paul Malone

No one knows where unravelling of DUP-SF deals will end: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Stormont 'letting us down over shared future policy vow': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Villiers clarifies parade panel proposals to leaders: The News Letter

Northern Ireland Assembly Speaker row – When is a deal not a deal?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Speaker row another damning indictment of Stormont: Belfast Telegraph

SF should not get key posts if it thwarts good governance: The News Letter

Finance Minister Simon Hamilton dares Stormont critics to return £100m Treasury loan: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Police escape Derry death trap as dissident caller tries to lure officers to 'burgled' house: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

'IRA' blamed after Derry bomb alert: Irish News

PSNI is feeling the strain as Sinn Fein immovable: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

The untouchable millions of paramilitary bosses – Political deadlock prevents agency making seizures: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Jim Allister barred from speaking in assembly after clash with Roy Beggs: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Jail term increased for dissident involved in Const Stephen Carroll murder: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

Four-minute rioter jailed for a year: UTV

Fresh inquest into 1992 Pearse Jordan shooting: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Five murder charges against alleged UVF supergrass – but if found guilty he could get just three years: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin and Chris Kilpatrick

William 'Plum' Smith – We agreed a truce, we wouldn't attack Provos in jail: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

'IRA rape victim' Mairia Cahill – I was interrogated by group in 'kangaroo court': Irish Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald ordered out of Dáil over 'bias' remark: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Education minister John O'Dowd urges Queen's University students to vote for a united Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Queen's University Young Unionist – It's vital we build a neutral space for everyone (Oct 10): Belfast Telegraph
Sky Aughey

Fianna Fáil risks becoming 'next SDLP', byelection meeting told: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Ian Paisley's memorial service to go out on BBC radio and TV: The News Letter

Budget allocates €4m for Easter Rising commemorations: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

1916 centenary risks being a damp squib: Evening Herald

Why key question on the Easter Rising commemoration should be – who cares?: Irish Independent
John Waters

Republic pays back £148m interest on bailout loan: The News Letter

Is the future reign of Charles III doomed as is suggested? (Sep 14): Sunday Independent
Mary Kenny

Westminster hears call to bar MPs from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales: BBC
Stephen Walker

Welsh parties want funding talks: Belfast Telegraph

Tory reform plans are 'lethal cocktail' that could break up UK – Gordon Brown: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

Post-Scotland vote, a grand convention on devolution is needed – politicians keep out: The Guardian
Simon Jenkins

Durkan votes to recognise Palestine: Derry Journal

There is no harm in re-examining counter-terrorism laws (Oct 14): Irish Independent
Shane Phelan

Tuesday, October 14

Assembly fails to elect new Speaker: UTV

DUP accused of breaking deal on new Assembly speaker: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Speaker row – some are saying this might herald Assembly's last shout: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormont – Foyle MLA reacts after the failure to elect new speaker: Derry Journal

Unionist 'concerns' at proposals to resolve north Belfast parades dispute: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

SF motion on Tory cuts fails: Ballymena Times

SF's welfare claims exposed in Nolan interview with Alex Maskey: The News Letter
Sam McBride

DUP – Sinn Fein has no grasp on cost of welfare reform stalemate: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

North hopes for imminent 'positive decision' on corporation tax: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Northern Ireland's spending crisis not going to go away: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Stern letter from America a clarion call to our leaders: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Adams as Irish deputy PM? It could happen: The News Letter
Alex Kane

The numbers game: Belfast Media

Jo-Anne Dobson gets UUP election vote amidst speculation that Linda Bryans could be set for political life: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

'Viable device' found in Ballyarnett, Derry, bomb alert: BBC

Dissidents blamed for Derry bomb attack on family after extortion plan failed: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Charges over weapons and explosives haul: Irish News

Irish number plate may have attracted racist thugs to Pakistani man: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

North Belfast hate crime victim says he may leave city: BBC

Race hate attack condemned: The News Letter

He's fascinated by the Titanic, he works hard in a call centre, he pays his taxes... and how has Belfast welcomed him? With five terrifying racist attacks in six weeks: Belfast Telegraph
Michelle Smyth

Loyalist Gary Haggarty faces 212 charges, court told: BBC

Inside the UVF – Money, murders and mayhem – the loyalist gang's secrets unveiled: The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

UVF planning murders in weeks before '94 ceasefire: Irish News

Ex-RUC officer reflects on how things fell apart (Oct 12): Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Tony Blair's chief of staff wrote some of Gerry Adams' most important speeches: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Jonathan Powell is wrong – talks with the IRA prolonged the Troubles: The Spectator
Sean O'Callaghan

IRA 'swore grand niece of Joe Cahill to secrecy' on sex abuse: Irish Independent
Sam Griffin

Gerry Adams is drawn into IRA 'sex abuse' row in BBC Spotlight probe: The News Letter

How many houses does Gerry Adams own?:
Hugh O'Connell

Ireland invited to Armistice Day event in London: The Irish Times
Peter Murtagh

Irish ambassador to lay London Cenotaph wreath: RTE

No one group can claim our green, white and orange (Aug 2): New Ross Standard
David Medcalf

Blasphemy will surely quietly go the way of other quaint legal relics (Oct 6): The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Ahern fears EU terror laws may 'breach human rights': Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

UK should consider a written constitution, says top judge Lord Neuberger (Oct 13): The Independent
Jonathan Owen

Britain lacks vision because it is suffering an identity crisis: Daily Telegraph
Philip Johnston

Are British Muslims facing the same fate as the Irish in Britain once did?:
Roy Greenslade

DUP opposes recognition of Palestine vote at Westminster: The News Letter

MPs debate devolution after Scottish referendum: BBC

Monday, October 13

Ardoyne parades dispute – Three-month deadline to find a way forward: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

Ardoyne must be dealt with in new talks – PUP leader: The News Letter

Judge my parading proposal on merits: Belfast Telegraph
Theresa Villiers

Stormont parties split over who will take Speaker's role: The News Letter

'I like the Queen,' says Martin McGuinness: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Opinion polls reveal the fine details that elections can't show (Sep 29): Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Northern Ireland public's appetite for political change is clear (Oct 1): Belfast Telegraph
Peter Shirlow

Nesbitt will discuss prospect of wife standing for Westminster: The News Letter

Star MLA John McCallister Ind (Sep 25): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Half-tonne of fertiliser seized with explosives: Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Man charged after terrorist arsenal found at remote farm in Fermanagh: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

Derry explosion leaves elderly woman 'deeply shaken': Derry Journal

Sectarian attack – Fountain still under siege says councillor: Derry Journal

Shelving cold case probes will spark legal challenges, warns lawyer: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

IRA informer names senior Provo in charge of gang who murdered Paul Quinn: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

20th anniversary of loyalist ceasefires: UTV

Brighton bomber Patrick Magee returns to scene of the crime 30 years on: Daily Telegraph
Tom Whitehead

Brighton bombing – 'Thirty years on, I still can't be in the same room as Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness' (Oct 12): Sunday Telegraph
Michael Dobbs

Many police officers uneasy at handling of the past: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Peter Robinson is expected at Ian Paisley's memorial: Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Fleming

No cuts to Irish or Ulster Scots cash: Londonderry Sentinel

Rescue puts off the pain but won't prevent it (Oct 11): Belfast Telegraph
Esmond Birnie

'Lack of preparedness' for 1916 commemoration: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Relatives of 1916 fighters furious at planning for anniversary: Irish Independent
Michael Staines

Sinn Féin has taken a hit on its exposed left flank: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Caution urged in addressing changes to blasphemy laws (Oct 6): The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

PM risking fragile Union, says Brown – Former PM accuses Tories of playing into Nationalists' hands with promise of English votes for English laws: Daily Mail
Gareth Rose

Debate on further devolution for Scotland continues: Edinburgh Journal
Nishad Sanzagiri

Time is right to re-secure consent on EU: The Scotsman
Andrew Wilson

Sunday, October 12

Security Minister – Dissident arms find was 'threat to community': The News Letter

Billy Hutchinson says PUP should be included in talks: BBC

DUP negotiated the ultimate sellout by accepting £100m lifeline loan – Mike Nesbitt: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Northern Ireland's £100m loan from Treasury shows we can't put our house in order: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein knows it will not be penalised for stalemate: The News Letter

A new Northern Ireland flag could be a symbol of change (Oct 1): Belfast Telegraph

Orangeman is jailed for PSNI attack with sword: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Mother of child with "Kill All Taigs" painted on her face may be prosecuted:
Cliodhna Russell

Coroner's plea on dissident suicide in police custody: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Axing camouflages real target: Belfast Media
Mark Thompson

Consideration was given to creating a new 'killing' offence for security force members (Sep 3): The News Letter
Sam McBride

IRA killing and bomb accused to stand trial: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher:
Dan MacGuill

Events to mark Brighton bombing: Belfast Telegraph

Brighton bombing – The night that changed politics: Scotland on Sunday
Dani Garavelli

Brighton bombing – I can't find it in my heart to forgive the creature Magee, says Norman Tebbit: Sunday Telegraph
Norman Tebbit

Couple's bid to uncover truth behind miscarriage of justice: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Bloody Sunday Paras investigation in doubt: Sunday Telegraph
Ben Farmer

Alleged rape victim to tell BBC show of IRA attacker: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Gerry tweaks history to suit his rosy IRA memories (Sep 23): Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

Gerard Craughwell served in Royal Irish Rangers second battalion for five years: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Loss of coveted Roscommon-South Leitrim seat a jolt for Fianna Fáil: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Gerry Adams – 'The big losers here are the government':
Hugh O'Connell

Is Sinn Fein already a government in waiting in Dublin?: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

Ireland needs 'hate crime' legislation now say experts: Sunday World

End may be approaching for absurd blasphemy offence (Oct 4): The Irish Times
Donald Clarke

Catholic Church in Ireland 'moving from more rigorous tradition': The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Brown urges Tories to get radical on devolution: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Flower Of Scotland blooms again despite No vote: Scotland on Sunday

If Ireland were Palestine (Sep 11): Village
John Gibbons

Saturday, October 11

Peter Robinson will not attend 'circus act' opening of NI talks: BBC

Stormont's red alert as Sinn Fein and DUP accept £100m Treasury bailout: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SDLP – 'Treasury loan to patch up failed budget ridiculous and irresponsible'-says Durkan: Derry Journal

UUP says budget deal amounts to 'sell-out of NI': The News Letter

PSNI chief constable 'deeply concerned' about funding: BBC

Business body welcomes budget deal: UTV

Republicans seem unfazed at prospect of Stormont's fall: The News Letter

Large haul of explosives recovered from farm near Northern Ireland border: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Open warfare in Tigers Bay: Belfast Media
Evan Short

SDLP and Sinn Fein aiding and abetting crime: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Parade conditions challenge thrown out: UTV

Sinn Fein 'stirring sectarian tensions' over call for Queen's University referendum on united Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Let there be Christmas lights in Castledawson this year: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

RIRA boss – Yoga must lead to my jail release: Evening Herald
Tim Healy

Coroner calls for new probe into dissident's death in custody: The News Letter

Men returned for trial on Easter commemoration charge: Derry Journal

Norman Tebbit – I'll meet Brighton bomber but only if he'll reveal who ordered the attack: Daily Mirror
Kevin Maguire

Brighton Bomber Patrick Magee back on anniversary: The Scotsman
Russell Jackson

Brighton bombing anniversary to be commemorated by city's university: Irish Post
Fiona Audley

Former RUC officers accused of perverting course of justice: BBC

DUP said adviser Stephen Brimstone was 'toast' over Red Sky row – whistleblower Jenny Palmer: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Martina Purdy quits BBC to 'join religious congregation': The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

'It was hard to shake off my character in '71,' says Jack O'Connell: Irish Post
Nemesha Balasundaram

Bid to name street in honour of Belfast scientist John Stewart Bell is rejected (Oct 3): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Ireland's Sinn Fein sees path to power in unequal recovery: Daily Mail
Conor Humphries

Sinn Fein and the fantasy economics that don't add up: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein's skill at channelling voter fury means Government faces a real battle: Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

Sinn Fein are on the rise, but what lies behind the closed doors?: Irish Examiner
Michael Clifford

SF votes put ex-British soldier in the Seanad: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Search is on for leader of new Policing Authority (Oct 9): The Irish Times

Ukip's momentum is now unstoppable – McNarry: The News Letter

This way to the Brexit – what would happen if Britain left the EU?: The Guardian
John Harris

Give us control of all tax, demands the SNP: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Keira, poster girl for the anti-monarchists (Oct 6): Daily Mail
Sebastian Shakespeare

Friday, October 10

Northern Secretary wants talks to start next Thursday: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Sinn Féin ready for talks' – Conor Murphy: Newry Times
Paul Malone

NI Executive – Ministers agree to £100m loan from Treasury: BBC

£100m Treasury loan for Stormont branded 'farcical': The News Letter

Peter Robinson on welfare row – Time we got real and returned to the proposal negotiated over a year ago: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

Lies, damned lies and statistics – beware the welfare spin: Impartial Reporter
Warren Little

Welfare row – Hollow victory in this blame game would benefit no one: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Tories to blame for cash cuts: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Kelly – Europe needs to give NI peace process greater priority:

A warning letter from America to Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/

Crisis warning over reconciliation work: The News Letter

Lisburn Councillor speaks out at Ardoyne parade protest: Ulster Star

Why it's time we put a price on our right to protest: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Parades plan can't be ignored (Oct 8): Belfast Telegraph

Dissident arrests amid ongoing searches: UTV

Kinawley – Dissident republican operation now in third day: BBC

Dissidents threaten schoolboy boxer: Sunday World
Paula Mackin

Race attacks – Political instability in Northern Ireland isn't helping (Oct 6): Belfast Telegraph
Patrick Yu

Criminal records checks – PSNI apology over backlog: BBC

Divisive border poll debate at Queen's University harms students: Belfast Telegraph

Gusty's legacy of lies (Oct 7): Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

30 years since Brighton bombing: Belfast Telegraph

Daughter of MP killed in IRA Brighton blast considers killer an unlikely friend: Sunday World

How the Brighton Bombing 30 Years Ago Portended Peace: Time
Catherine Mayer

Thatcher remained calm and cancelled a hair appointment amidst chaos of Brighton bombing (Oct 3): Brighton Argus
Flora Thompson

Satanic panic – how British agents stoked supernatural fears in Troubles: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Enoch Powell's last stand – Why did he enter Ulster politics during the Troubles?: BBC
Peter Crutchley

Father Moloney Leaves Prison, Welcomed Home (Oct 7): Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Gary Craig

Ireland and America can build on shared strengths to ensure a new era of success: Irish Independent
Kevin F O'Malley

Dublin South West is SF's to lose despite left-wing competition: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Jack O'Connell journeys into the Troubles of '71 (Oct 7): BBC
Emma Jones

Catholic teacher training college to fight Stranmillis merger proposals (Sep 18): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Battle of Boyne garden restored to former glory (Oct 1): The News Letter

Scotland are 'not pro-EU, just less anti' (Oct 3): The Scotsman

Put UK back in charge of human rights laws (Oct 2): Daily Mail

Celebrating Britishness – politics without the politicians (Sep 16):
Paul Mason

Thursday, October 9

Executive meeting 'more positive': UTV

Executive to reconvene over financial pressures: Irish News

Chancellor George Osborne 'hears Peter Robinson budget plan': BBC
Mark Devenport

Campbell clashes with McGuinness: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Unionism's spirits lifted by nationalist backlash on parades panel: The News Letter

New hope for breakthrough in Twaddell standoff as SDLP man says – We rule nothing out: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Policing bill for Twaddell protest camp keeps on rising: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Orange brethren hold talks with politicians about 'graduated response': Newtownabbey Times

'Wise up Sinn Fein – there's only three flags in Castledawson' – McCrea: Mid Ulster Mail

Sinn Fein's real game plan: The News Letter
David McNarry

Why all political parties can find something positive in the findings of research (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Why our children have to make their own future (Oct 6): The News Letter
Alex Kane

DUP snub Mayor's dinner: Lurgan Mail

Jailed football hooligan Andy Frain joins Belfast flute band: Sunday World
Steven Moore

Viable Newtownabbey device condemned by Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Flag protester Jamie Bryson's trial on hold after claim: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Man charged over arson attacks on Orange Hall and Presbyterian church: The Irish Times
Stephen Maguire

McKevitt should be freed now, High Court told: Irish Examiner
Ann O'Loughlin

Winston Irvine and UVF's Stockman and Graham to be outed by Ombudsman: Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

Gallaher job losses – DUP-SF war of words over closure: The News Letter

New barrier to Catholic school's bid for integration: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Survey reveals support for integrated school: Newtownabbey Times

Sinn Féin gains four points to match Fine Gael while backing for Fianna Fáil slides: The Irish Times
Damian Loscher

Sinn Féin performance not guaranteed to translate into votes at election: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Kenny raises spectre of SF Nightmare on Kildare Street: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams to pay his water charges as party in crisis: Evening Herald
Philip Ryan and Niall O'Connor

New US Ambassador says hello to people of Ireland, settles in to Dublin: Irish Voice/
Sheila Langan

STL lawyer feted as new ambassador to Ireland (Oct 2): St. Louis Post Dispatch
Joe Holleman

British Ambassador to be guest speaker at Fine Gael fundraiser: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan and Niall O'Connor

Irish anger at Europe over consent for UK nuke plant: Irish News

Leagues apart – study shows gulf in financial health between Celtic and Rangers: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Michelle Mone reveals indyref Twitter abuse: The Scotsman

Scottish 'No' Vote Could Still Transform The United Kingdom:
Andrew Hammond

Wednesday, October 8

Flanagan hopeful of North progress: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

David Cameron says he hopes Northern Ireland Executive will not collapse: BBC
Stephen Walker

£3m needed to prevent victims' service crisis, warn MLAs as they call for cash: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Nesbitt calls for urgent action over victims' funding shortfall: The News Letter

Church leaders unite to urge politicians to sort out welfare impasse: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Tough choices are faced on cuts: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Electoral realities mean all sides have a stake in talks this time: Belfast Telegraph

Stormont needs to get its priorities straight: The News Letter

North Belfast parade row panel announced – Theresa Villiers reveals proposed solution to deal with Ardoyne march: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Let marchers foot the bill for policing parades on Northern Ireland's streets – £40,000 a day to police Twaddell camp: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Villiers denies giving in to unionist threats: Irish News

Loyalist Twaddell protest camp's inhabitants in north Belfast are not for moving: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Forget the posturing and just put toxic Ardoyne parade issue to bed: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Eastwood challenges Sinn Fein to take Westminster seats: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Policing in Northern Ireland is paying for our failure to move on: Belfast Telegraph
John Topping and Jonny Byrne

'Sophisticated' pipe bomb thrown at police patrol in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Bomb fails to detonate after being thrown at PSNI vehicle: The Irish Times

Pipe bomb was attack on officers say police: Irish News

True grit ensures that Ardoyne Mass is not cancelled for first time in 150 years: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

Holy Cross alert beyond contemptible – Fr Gary Donegan: The News Letter

West Belfast shooting victim Noel Donnelly (37) in critical condition: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

ONH threaten to kill water staff: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Lack of information stifling Kevin Kearney murder probe: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Two questioned over Convoy Orange hall blaze: Donegal Democrat

Masked burglars 'claimed to be UVF': UTV

HET closure concerns: Ulster Star

'Omagh bomb public inquiry won't uncover new info' – Villiers: Ulster Herald

Andrea Brown – Disabled IRA bomb victim gets 'new lease of life': BBC

Willie Hay did not do enough to stand up to the Executive: The News Letter
Sam McBride

US ambassador to present credentials: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Ireland spends same on defence as tiny Andorra: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Great Britain men's soccer team unlikely for 2016 Olympics, says Coe:
Nick Zaccardi

Families worried about controversial Orange Walk planned to go through Renfrewshire town: Scottish Daily Record
Ron Moore

If not independence...: BBC
Brian Taylor

Call for Israeli plaque at City Hall (Sep 11): UTV

Tuesday, October 7

Irish Americans urge Northern Ireland leaders to act before it's too late: Irish Voice/

Villiers in Dublin meeting over Northern Ireland talks: The News Letter

Martin McGuinness rounds on Mike Nesbitt for 'irresponsible' talks comment: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Ministers' legal spat over Belfast planning blueprint 'is proof of a dysfunctional Stormont': Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

Bloomfield – Victims' funding cuts a 'deep concern': The News Letter

Minister hopeful for £1.3m of extra funds for Troubles victims: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Lord Kilclooney – Direct rule better than current Stormont: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Across the UK everyone is taking about increased devolution of powers from Westminster...all except Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
John McAllister

Commons sense has to prevail – Direct Rule is back on cards: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Now that the Scottish referendum is over we need to shape our Union: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Nicholson

Cost of policing of loyalist Twaddell protest camp at Ardoyne interface 'rises to £12 million': Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Those who attack politicians are a threat to us all: The News Letter

Racist attacks – The police need to get somebody up in front of a judge for these attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Dissident bomb threat sparks two day security alert: The Cross Examiner

Gardaí preparing file in Alan Ryan murder case, coroner hears: The Irish Times

Crime agency row is stifling war on villains – David Ford: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Loyalist estate targeted in Londonderry: UTV

Holy Cross Church – Controlled explosion on device: BBC

Quintin Oliver – 'People thought I was mad to work towards Good Friday Agreement': Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Guildford pub bombings – the aftermath of tragedy:
Tony Green

Dungannon Orange Lodge buys virtual shops on Perry Street: Mid Ulster Mail
Shauna Corr

Jim Wells – NI health minister 'will not abandon religious beliefs' in policies: BBC

Wilson pays tribute to pastor (Sep 4): The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Boxing bout lobby concerns to see Robinson grilled: Irish News

Carl Frampton – Victory over Kiko Martinez in Belfast was a win for all of Northern Ireland (Sep 8): Belfast Telegraph

UK and Ireland to share 'unprecedented' level of information: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Referendum brought hope to independence campaigns abroad: The Herald
David Leask

Scottish permanent secretary – devolution is a challenge:

Time to debate report on tackling sectarianism: The Herald

The patriots who are embarrassed to fly the Cross of St George because they think nation's flag has become too 'chavvy': Daily Mail
Eleanor Harding

NI hunger strikes raised in Guantanamo force-feeding case: RTE

How to talk to terrorists: The Guardian
Jonathan Powell

Monday, October 6

Charlie Flanagan – 'Unionists have nothing to fear over NI talks': BBC

PSNI 'at door to intensive care' if budget cut, says policing expert: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

The PSNI complains of cuts but does it spend its money and time wisely?: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

Dire warning on PSNI cuts must be heeded (Oct 3): Belfast Telegraph

Police Federation chair Terry Spence stepping down from post (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Scotland's vote and its complications for Ireland: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

Time UK's enfant terrible and its leaders wised up: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Northern Ireland's politicians have no incentive to change, so why do it? (Oct 4): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Proposed parade 'an infringement of rights' – PC: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Bands Forum officer to give talk: Londonderry Sentinel

Councillor Padraig McShane burnt out of his home in 'sectarian' attack: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell and Amanda Ferguson

United over attacks: Derry Journal

Attack on Belfast home was 'hate crime': UTV

DUP – Northern Ireland has 'more than 140 crime gangs': BBC

IRA man's son challenges Theresa Villiers over Troubles-era Army killings: BBC

Opinion remains divided on peace centre at the Maze (Sep 30): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Bomb victim meets his rescuer (Oct 2): Impartial Reporter

IRA memorabilia – In the online retail world, peace doesn't pay: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Peter Robinson – No conflict of interest over Carl Frampton fight: BBC
Gareth Gordon

DUP legal action on Belfast planning blueprint is slammed: Belfast Telegraph

Bitter by-election row over SF 'dirty tricks campaign': Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Mary Lou forced to apologise over fake online chat: Irish Independent
Daniel O'Connell

Richard Bruton defends brother's Easter rising comments: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Visa deal with UK to boost visitor numbers from China and India: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Pluralist Ireland can only happen through 'dialogue and respect' (Oct 3): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

'Pope Francis effect' lifting interest in vocations (Aug 22): Irish Catholic
Cathal Barry and Courtney McGrail

Catholic vocations collapse – Out of kilter: Irish Examiner

David Cameron promises to withdraw Britain from the European Union (yes – I mean it)
Andrew Lilico

Scotland must resist this attack on human rights (Oct 4): The Herald

A federal solution to human rights? (Oct 4): The Scotsman

Sunday, October 5

Gerry Adams in Derry – Welcome for US involvement in crisis talks: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Nick Clegg says Northern Ireland parties must accept financial reality: BBC
Stephen Walker

'Shared' identity no longer as popular (Sep 29): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

We have to be Northern Ireland and just not tribes of Orange and Green – that means being Northern Irish (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph
John McAllister

Stormont minister sues Executive colleague as financial crisis deepens: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Mark H Durkan – 'BMAP legal challenge a waste of money': BBC

DUP leader Peter Robinson meets Edwin Poots and Paul Givan after sacking – Cringe worthy moment best of enemies shook hands: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Public's verdict on Stormont politicians – You've hit rock bottom (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Discredited Stormont regime knows it still has market cornered: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein raises over €250k in US dinner fundraisers: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Burton pushes down hard on the Provos' bloody button: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

'Exporting divisions' to ABC: Portadown Times

Dallat says unionist 'cronies' holding back Dungiven: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Councillor Padraig McShane's home damaged in arson attack: BBC

New inquests will put MRF in the spotlight: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Bleak question that Blairite analysis missed: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

The complex rise in Northern Ireland racist hate crime (Sep 11): BBC
Helen Grady

George Savage – Ulster Unionist MLA and Craigavon mayor was a respected ex-UDR man and farmer (Oct 3): Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

The Weekly Read – Do we care enough about Irish to save it? (Oct 4): Irish Independent
Meadhbh Sinclair

Can Northern Ireland learn lessons from the world's only Manx-speaking school? (Sep 15): BBC
Rick Faragher

Evangelical Christians urge secular education in Ireland (Sep 13): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Rehabilitation Of WW1 Veterans Rekindles Old Conflicts In Ireland (Sep 9): Business Insider
Jack Stubbs and Conor Humphries

Director Debuts with '71,' a Visceral Look at the 'Troubles' in Ireland:

Hilary Mantel's misogyny clear in her Margaret Thatcher murder fantasy (Sep 23): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Interim Commissioner Noirin targeted by garda 'old boys' club: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Can we look forward to a real changing of the 'guards' or just more superficial reform? (Oct 3): Irish Examiner
Mick Clifford

Growing backing for liberalisation of abortion rules in Northern Ireland (Oct 3): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

State set for referendum on removing blasphemy offence from Constitution (Sep 30): The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly

Call to rule out early Scottish independence referendum repeat: BBC

The powers struggle – poll reveals support for devo max: Sunday Herald
Tom Gordon

If Scotland declines, we can only blame ourselves: The Observer
Kevin McKenna

Britain can reclaim its human rights laws (Oct 3): Daily Telegraph
Michael Howard

Cameron's English Problem (Oct 3): New York Times
Vernon Bogdanor

Saturday, October 4

Unionist fears over talks 'much ado about nothing': Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Northern Ireland administration to run out of money by April: Financial Times
Vincent Boland

Peter Robinson – Irish 'difficult decisions' an example to follow: BBC

Westminster will balance books, warns Naomi Long: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Services cut for over 3,000 Troubles victims as Stormont crisis deepens:
Steven McCaffery

Former senator Gary Hart said to be in line for post as an envoy for Northern Ireland: Washington Post
Al Kamen

Embattled Enda seeks peace and quiet of North meetings: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

There is anger and frustration among Northern Irish voters, but no threat of payback on election day (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Stormont poll – Put this mockery of democracy out of its misery right now: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Price of lasting peace – keep the loyalists happy and accept North remains in UK: Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

It's time for Stormont revamp (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents hit Donegal Orange hall 'to stoke up tensions': Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

Cross-border condemnation as church targeted as well as Orange hall: The News Letter

Locals condemn arson attack on Donegal Orange Hall: The Irish Times
Chris Ashmore

McGuinness 'horrified' by Orange hall attack: Irish News

"Orange Hall fire is a serious act of criminality" – McGinley: Donegal Democrat

Irish government says it has given $2.6 million to Orange Order: Irish Voice/
James O'Brien

'No chance of flags protocol in Castledawson' say Protestant Coalition: Mid Ulster Mail
Stanley Campbell

Housing Executive van set on fire and driver threatened in suspected dissident republican arson attack: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Cumann na mBan mural launched: Derry Journal

Woman to stand trial over 'false alibi' in David Black murder case: Tyrone Times

Robert Colgan to stand trial over hoax device left at councillor's home: The News Letter

Eamon Collins murder – Man arrested in County Armagh released: BBC

PSNI budget crisis – A squeeze on resources that could cost us lives: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Bloody Sunday – 'Westminster should pay' for investigation: Derry Journal

Gardai accused of 'ignoring' IRA massacre inquest: Irish Independent
David Young

Calls to 'end secrecy' over Guildford IRA pub bombings: BBC

Politics 'mustn't interfere with sport' (Oct 2): Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Loyalist protesters pay respects: Irish News

Partnership between 'The Detail' and voluntary groups receives £500,000 grant aid (Oct 2): The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

Slim majority in Northern Ireland supports same sex marriage law: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Second key adviser to Martin McGuinness leave his post (Oct 1): The News Letter

Our troops truly deserve much better – Living below the poverty line (Oct 2): Irish Examiner

Future of US peace programme at risk as Obama pulls funding: Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Dáil row over 'offensive' recital of Lord's Prayer: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Tory plan to scrap Human Rights Act could hinder Northern Ireland peace process:
Henry McDonald

Tory human rights plan provokes Holyrood rebellion: The Scotsman

Tory plans to 'ignore' European human rights rulings rejected by Strasbourg: Daily Telegraph
Peter Dominiczak and Bruno Waterfield

Public back me on human rights roars Grayling – Justice Secretary accuses critics of being out of touch with the 'wishes of the country': Daily Mail
James Slack and Jack Doyle

Of course Parliament should have precedence over the ECHR. Now how about over the EU?: Daily Telegraph
Daniel Hannan

Friday, October 3

Unionist rally plans criticised by Justice Minister Ford: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Orange Order meets Twaddell protestors: The News Letter

Taoiseach to meet members of Northern Ireland Executive: RTE

Stormont's deepening budget and political woes 'to sink Executive': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Catholic bishops call for inclusion in talks: The News Letter

Archbishop of Canterbury's peace wall prayers for Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Harriet Crawford

NI Executive set to 'bust budget' over €282m cuts requirement: The Irish Times

Threat of Treasury taking control of Stormont – but SF not budging: The News Letter

What differences would direct rule bring to Northern Ireland?: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Be careful what you wish for with direct rule: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Sinn Féin says voting age 'should be part of talks': BBC
Chris Page

The latest Stormont crisis isn't really about welfare and it's not even about spending cuts...: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Brotherston

DUP and Sinn Fein still dominate votes as SDLP and UUP play catch-up: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

George Hamilton outlines impact of reduced police budget: BBC

Man arrested over 1999 murder of IRA 'supergrass': The Irish Times
Aine McMahon

Bloody Sunday – Investigation to be 'reduced or delayed': Derry Journal

Relatives' 'anger' at probe layoffs: Belfast Telegraph

Ministry of Defence files may hold key to 1973 murder: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Calls to 'end secrecy' over Guildford IRA pub bombings: BBC

McGurk's Bar 1971 bombing report faces legal challenge: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Troubled times for North talks as the truth about the past is withheld: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Body found in Disappeared search removed from bog as family watches: Irish Examiner
Ed Carty

Archbishop of Canterbury – 'Everybody's heart should break for relatives of the Disappeared': Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Silence of Sinn Fein 'shameful' as body of Disappeared victim removed: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Thatcher papers reveal attack on Kinnock toned down after IRA bomb: The Guardian
Michael White

Stormont guard who tackled Michael Stone during Adams/McGuinness murder attempt 'hounded out' over jibes: Sunday World
Tina Calder

How sports stars from McGuigan and Barnes to McIlroy have struggled to find neutral ground with flags (Oct 1): Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Integrated pioneers to field GAA teams: Irish News

Iran burger bar named after Bobby Sands: Irish Examiner
Norma Costello

Why the Irish abroad should be given a vote in our general elections: The Irish Times
Colum Kenny

Diplacito and Glancy sentenced over Green Brigade march: BBC

Is the campaign for Scottish independence over?: The Guardian
Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks

Conservatives set out plans to allow judges to 'ignore' European human rights rulings: Daily Telegraph
Peter Dominiczak, Christopher Hope and Steven Swinford

End of human rights farce – In a triumphant week for British values, Tories unveil plans to give Parliament and judges power to ignore the European Court and its crazy decision making: Daily Mail
James Slack

The Guardian view on scrapping the Human Rights Act: The Guardian

Thursday, October 2

Growing belief at Executive that it may be very close to implosion: The News Letter
Sam McBride

David Ford 'could quit' over justice department budget cuts: BBC

Executive 'away day' to tackle budget: UTV

Republic will have no role in talks about NI affairs – Poots: The News Letter
Sam McBride

North Belfast parades dispute – Rallies across Northern Ireland planned: BBC
Mark Devenport

Nationalists pooh-pooh unionist calls for Theresa Villiers to confirm Ardoyne parades inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

If Stormont is facing a fiscal cliff, problems in the peace process are pushing it there:
Steven McCaffery

Let the people of the Province decide: The News Letter
David McNarry

Time for Northern Ireland's politicians to switch focus – It's about the economy, stupid: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Republicans target their victims for a second time: The News Letter

Route out of Ardoyne impasse is clear (Sep 30): Belfast Telegraph

Ex-SDLP aide – Party will lose quarter of MLAs at next poll: Irish News

Only 3% believe Northern Ireland will return to Troubles-era violence: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Road to united Ireland remains open (Sep 30): Belfast Telegraph
Richard Wilford

Tricolour at dump is 'inappropriate': Belfast Media

Give a new anthem and flag for Northern Ireland a sporting chance: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland flags and anthems – View may be that sports are a good testing ground for any new symbols: Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton to reveal his frustrations over £50million budget cuts: Irish Mirror
Victoria McMahon

Cross border efforts tackling crime hailed by Minister for Justice: Irish Independent
David Young

Bullets posted to Sinn Féin member: UTV

Home attack linked to police meetings: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Anti-police graffiti to be removed at Eden: Carrick Times

Dissident posters telling man he had just hours to leave Belfast are slammed: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

'We will not be dragged back into the past': Newtownabbey Times

Man accused of 'plot to kill police' cleared of charges: BBC

Belfast riot yob jailed for throwing bottles: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Irish police find body in search for 'disappeared' Brendan Megraw: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Gerry Adams – 'I hope discovery of the body will bring some closure to the family and loved ones of Brendan Megraw': Irish Independent

Search goes on for the Disappeared: Irish Independent

Expert on British collusion during the Troubles appeals to Irish in America for help: Irish Voice/
Kayla Hertz

Call for inquiry into Glennane gang killings: The Irish Times (Jun 12)

Key Blair adviser claims he helped to write historic Adams speech on IRA: Irish Independent
John Spain

Who is my neighbor?: Tampa Tribune
James F. Burns

Kincora – Victims of boys' home need truth in inquiry into historical child abuse (Sep 11): Belfast Telegraph
Naomi Long

Plan to silence extremists comes 20 years after end of Ulster broadcast ban (Sep 30): The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Gay cake row – unionist says he would back bakery if it launched case: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Senator urges Republic government to reverse cuts on Protestant schools: The News Letter

David Cameron to 'scrap' Human Rights Act for new 'British Bill of Rights': The Independent
Oliver Wright

Scottish referendum 'ended risk to Union': The News Letter

Scotland's 'No' isn't a negative – it's a sign of our new appetite for anarchy (Sep 21): The Observer
James Graham

Wednesday, October 1

US expected to take a role in NI's reconvened talks: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Irish government's role in Stormont talks still not finalised, says NIO: The News Letter
Sam McBride

David McNarry calls for referendum on inter-party talks outcome: BBC

Villiers says NI welfare cuts first, then tax cuts: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Allister – Madness to give MLAs tax-raising powers: The News Letter

Poll – Narrow majority opposes implementing welfare reforms: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Sinn Fein: 'DUP won't protect working class unionists and loyalists from Tory cuts' – says Chivers: Derry Journal

Ardoyne march poll – 41.6% support inquiry to end parade deadlock: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Public don't want politics dominated by Orange march: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Talks are a final bid to prevent Stormont's collapse: The News Letter
Sam McBride

DevoMax for north essential: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

M-Mac and Bobba – Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness have fairway to go to show they're team players: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

The return to talk, talk Northern Ireland: The Irish Times

These are the men behind push to give Robbo the heave-ho: Sunday World
Jim McDowell

Sinn Fein – Councillor asks 'where do the SDLP stand on a border poll?': Derry Journal

Support for united Ireland referendum crosses the political divide (Sep 29): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Findings 'sink Sinn Fein's hopes of referendum on Easter Rising centenary': Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Court hears defendant is under threat: Lurgan Mail

Cutbacks lead to 'effective closure' of Historical Enquiries Team: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

PSNI cuts 300 jobs and axes Historical Enquiries Team: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Cromie

Victims groups criticise proposal to scrap HET: Irish News
Connla Young

'Mixed feelings' about the end of Northern Ireland's Historical Enquiries Team:
Sinead O'Carroll

Top cop says hunt for Sunday World journalist's killers continues: Sunday World
Jim McDowell

Family's concern at Liam Thompson inquest files delay: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Unionist anger over 'Bobby Sands death bed' preserved at Maze prison: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Former UDR, RUC and IRA men to address Troubles: Londonderry Sentinel

UUP will face up to 'guilt' if implicated in Kincora sex abuse: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Kincora should be included in UK-wide abuse inquiry: The News Letter

The deeply complex and colorful murals of Belfast, Northern Ireland (Sep 29):
Garrett Quinn

An open letter to the new US Ambassador for Ireland, Kevin O'Malley: Irish Voice/
Eamon Delaney

Northern Ireland being left behind as post-crisis recovery quickens: Belfast Telegraph
John-Paul Ford Rojas

Culture Night in city is proof of how far we've come (Sep 22): Belfast Telegraph

'Extremism disruption orders' – it's the IRA broadcasting ban all over again:
Jean Seaton

UUP councillor backs cross-border detox co-operation: Londonderry Sentinel

'Hands off our Apple jobs' – Fianna Fáil warns Cameron: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Referendum count staff 'high-fived Yes votes and booed No': BBC

Boris Johnson accuses SNP of 'Anglophobia': The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Brown accuses Cameron of setting trap for Scots voters: The Herald
Kate Devlin


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