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Wednesday, October 31

SF Quinn move praised by Ahern: UTV Internet

Army council must go Morrow tells Sinn Fein: The News Letter

North faces new dilemma as it slides into politics of mediocrity: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Some haven't gone away, you know: Derry Journal

Victim of a shabby trade-off: Sunday Independent (Oct 28)
Alan Ruddock

Events…and the Executive's fate: Derry Journal

Signs of a split at Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

A pocket-sized Orange Order for schoolkids: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Website accused of hate content: (from the Irish News)
Rebecca Black

No collusion in Cairns murder case says O'Loan: UTV Internet

Omagh bomb memorial 'will be too painful': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Dunlop to head Omagh memorial team:

Omagh memorial – Catalyst for a prosperous united island: Irish Examiner

Conference explores ways of dealing with 'victimhood': The News Letter

Unfettered dialogue a precondition for change: (from the Irish News, Oct 29)
Roy Garland

Accordion band set to join mayor's parade in London: The News Letter

Payout for engineer held in Belfast 'because he was black': The Guardian (Oct 29)
Henry McDonald

Tourists discover north's deep-seated prejudices: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Support for independence falls to ten year low: The Herald
Douglas Fraser

While Labour howls, the union is busy disintegrating: The Guardian
Simon Jenkins

Tuesday, October 30

History made as centrists meet in middle ground: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Let's get together: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Whingeing' parties under fire at Stormont: UTV Internet

'There must be no more missed opportunities': The News Letter
Laura Murphy

Oz this may be but we're far from the Emerald City: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

The need for an Opposition: The News Letter
Alex Kane

UUP exit would be premature: (from the Irish News) — link repaired Oct 31

Move out of Government not an option: The News Letter

New rules give party Executive more power, but could spark a row: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP lacks any clear direction, says DUP: The News Letter

Dissident 'brigade' of the UDA disarms: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

UUP officer to claim 'Unionism under threat': The News Letter (Oct 26)
Philip Bradfield

A courtesy from Pope and Queen: (Oct 26)
Des Wilson

Protestants 'isolated in Catholic community': The News Letter

Truth Commission comes to Belfast: UTV Internet

City tribute to victims: Liverpool Echo
Ben Turner

The national indifference: The Guardian
Julian Glover

Monday, October 29

Bomb may be LVF bid to silence witnesses: Sunday Life (Oct 28)

Pipe bomb victim attacked again: BBC

UDA fury as leader lets hated killer come home: Sunday Life (Oct 28)

Loyalist march 'to intimidate Chinese': (from the Irish News, Oct 27)
Barry McCaffrey

Officers are injured during riot: BBC

Cowardly acts:

Budget is food for thought: (from the Irish News, Oct 27)
James Kelly

Forgiveness isn't about forgetting: Sunday Life (Oct 28)
Alan McBride

The Enniskillen bombing – 20 years on: (from the Sunday Tribune, Oct 28)
Suzanne Breen

MP fears gagging of whistleblower: Sunday Life (Oct 28)

In a tough part of Belfast, youths need help, as they do here: Providence Journal (Oct 28)
Julie Steiny

North Belfast Sinn Féin man appointed top role:
Áine McEntee

Direct-rule years have damaged civil service: (from the Irish News, Oct 25)
Newton Emerson

Meet the Muppets who speak Norn Iron: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 25)
Emily Moulton

Proposal to cut Scottish MPs out of English votes 'would put Union in peril': The Times
Philip Webster

Sunday, October 28

Empey calls for IRA to disband: UTV Internet

IRA 's central command didn't order murder – Robinson: The News Letter
Laura Murphy

Brutal murder revives paramilitary fears in border 'bandit country': Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Quinn murder hunt – two flee to England: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Fatal attack on Paul Quinn was 'ordered by Provisional IRA': (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

Quinn murder causes south Armagh split: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

SF denials on savage killing fall on deaf ears: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Paisley and McGuinness chuckling in power: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

The bad news that just can't be buried: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Ritchie addresses UUP at annual conference: RTE

Just wait and see ... we will be back in business: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 26)
Reg Empey

SF cashes in reputation as gun-runners; LOADSAMONEY – The 'Odyssey' helped net Sinn Fein over $1m: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

'Sub-human thugs' killed former Provo: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

O'Shea and Hynes put on cross-border body: Sunday Business Post
Dick O'Brien

SF members 'stay silent' on death of McCartney: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

World award for minister who verified IRA decommissioning: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 26)
Alf McCreary

Saturday, October 27

UUP MLA – We should quit executive: BBC

They Haven't Gone Away: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Day of sombre reflection: Belfast Telegraph

Town is now 'cold house for unionists': (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Bad old days: Derry Journal

VIP Visits?: Irish Voice/

Inquest hears of IRA man's 'grotesque' death: RTE

Shooting wasn't sectarian – police: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Ulster Anglican parishes deny Catholicism link: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Developer denies Causeway deal with Paisleys: UTV Internet (Oct 23)

Paisley Jnr claims he is victim of 'vendetta': The News Letter (Oct 25)

Cast-out O Caolain gives his Gettysburg address: Irish Independent (Oct 26)

Ulster's peace lessons to help Iraqi children: Belfast Telegraph (Oct 25)
Lisa Smyth

Go visit Ulster, Americans told: The News Letter (Oct 25)
Kate Cmambre

Sure-foot Peter's financial footwork: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

A template for changing our society: The News Letter

Rudy Bombs in London: American Conservative Magazine (Oct 22)
Alex Massie

Friday, October 26

Quinn murder brutal and horrific, says PM: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Border gang victim buried: Irish Independent
Chris Anderson

No retaliation, just let our loving son Paul rest in peace: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Writing's on the wall for IRA after murder: The Times
David Sharrock

Smugglers hold key in hunt for killers: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly and Tom Brady

Crime scene revisited: The Economist

Lest we forget, the Shinners do still command an army: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Catholics make up a quarter of PSNI: (from the Irish News)
Rebecca Black

Sinn Fein suspends Councillor Swift: Impartial Reporter

Row over DPP nominations: Derry Journal

Ritchie faces scrutiny committee meeting: Belfast Telegraph
Ian Graham

Language Act 'not needed now or ever' says McNarry: The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

Assembly arrangements need time to settle: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

PM urged to take stand on Dail move: The News Letter

UDA commander walks free with suspended term: (from the Irish News)

UDA name-change may mark end of era: The News Letter (Oct 23)
Stephen Dempster

Fresh hope for McVeigh family: UTV Internet

Murphy fails in Omagh bomb retrial bid: Ulster Herald

Robinson hails end of direct rule budgets: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

CoI parishes to become Catholic: BBC

'No immediate plans to alter passport rules': The News Letter

When foes become friendly – political prisoners: Daily Star (Lebanon)
Peter Shirlow

Thursday, October 25

Paisley calls for IRA council to disband: UTV Internet

Quinn murder brutal and horrific, says PM: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

They still haven't gone away: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

North has to be run by consociational system: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

The Stormont love-in is over, so who backs who?: Belfast Telegraph
DC Shiels

Dail meetings would be 'waste of time'- Dodds: The News Letter

Vargo confronts the walls that divide: Irish Echo
Ciarán Barnes

A Bill O' Frights looks likely: Derry Journal

'New death threats' to Sinn Fein: BBC

Petrol bombs thrown at North police:

Possible paramilitary attack say police: UTV Internet

Hib leaders plead McAllister case to president: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Gibson case an IFA own goal: (from the Irish News)

McAliskey judgement is reserved: BBC

Bernadette battles for daughter: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Speaking a shared language: (Oct 19)

New border control will abolish free movement between UK and Ireland: The Times
David Sharrock

Border security will not be tightened – Ahern:

Executive unveiling first budget: BBC

£60m Troubles bill: The News Letter

Protestant leaders cheer Dr Brady's new honour: Irish Independent
John Cooney

Ulster's lesson for the Middle East – don't indulge extremists: The Guardian
David Trimble

Wednesday, October 24

Stormont on brink: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Ahern moves to calm fears: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Archbishop condemns Border murder:
Iveren Yongo

Death threats issued after Quinn killing: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Post-mortem due on Quinn body: UTV Internet

A village gripped by disgust: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Their former Sinn Féin spokesman: (from the Irish News)

Adams makes telling intervention in biggest test of a new political era: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Hard to decide what's best for Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Killing creates serious tests: (from the Irish News)

Murder revives old IRA doubts: Belfast Telegraph

CTI money row continues to rumble: The News Letter

UDA money 'may not be stopped for five weeks': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Policing Board condemns SF threat: BBC

SF back dual justice ministers: UTV Internet

Green light for MPs in Dail talks: BBC

O'Poota kicks cupla focal into touch: Derry Journal

Rethink on community relations: Derry Journal

Omagh retrial gets go-ahead:

Germans link McAliskey to bomb: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Irish will need passports to visit Britain from 2009: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Mná tí asked to back school in all-Irish row: Irish Examiner
Donal Hickey

Republic in hollow Gibson victory: BBC

Sept 11 attacks not as bad as IRA, says Lessing: The Guardian
Charlotte Higgins

Tuesday, October 23

Ulster powersharing in danger of collapse as IRA blamed for killing: The Times
David Sharrock

DUP may be urged to quit Stormont after border killing: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Orde tells DUP no evidence to link IRA with killing: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty , Mark Hennessy and Conor Lally

Gardai insist gang of ex-Provos carried out brutal shed murder: Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Patsy McArdle

Provisional IRA suspected of murdering man 'who refused to leave country': The Times
David Sharrock

Post mortem due after barn murder: BBC

Adams denies IRA involved in murder: UTV Internet

McAllister insists IRA role in Quinn killing: RTE

Paisley seeks support over IRA claim: RTE

Fallout from killing could destabilise peace: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Truth needed over brutal border killing: The News Letter

Why killings send shiver down spine of politics: Irish Independent

McGuinness backs Ritchie funding decision: UTV Internet

'Not a single penny to UDA': The News Letter

Jovial Sammy could help solve present troubles: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Sammy Duddy: The Independent (Oct 20)

Set record straight about village shooting: DUP man: Sunday Life (Oct 21)

Threat to Sinn Fein councillors: Belfast Telegraph

'Dissident threat' to SF members: BBC

'Come clean' call over curious case of the disappearing dissident: Sunday Life (Oct 21)

Poots tells GAA he stands by language Act decision: The News Letter

Lurgan rocked by second night of riots: Belfast Telegraph

Republican denies being MI5 informer: The News Letter

Victims' relatives criticise MLA: (from the Irish News)

Monday, October 22

Family blames 'Provisional movement' for son's murder: The Irish Times
Conor Lally and Dan Keenan

Provisional link would cause major concern: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Brutal attack proves they haven't gone away: Irish Independent

Legal Challenge lies ahead: The News Letter (Oct 20)
Stephen Dempster

While cats are away the mice will play: (from the Irish News, Oct 20)
James Kelly

'A Berlin Wall moment': The News Letter (Oct 20)
Colin O'Carroll

Paisley tight-lipped on Pope: (from the Irish News, Oct 20)

Family blames IRA for Monaghan death: RTE

Dissident accused of informing disappears: (from the Irish News, Oct 18)
Barry McCaffrey

Six peopole remain in police custody in relation to murder of Belfast schoolboy: UTV Internet

Victims' group pulls out of meeting with McGuinness: Irish Independent
Chris Anderson

Saulters – PSNI can do more to stop attacks: Sunday Life (Oct 21)

Sir Reg's fury at 'all – Ireland culture' claim: The News Letter (Oct 20)
Colin O'Carroll

Human rights chief raises concern on Irish: (Oct 19)

GAA urged to involve Protestants: RTE (Oct 20)

Bar massacre probe in final stages: Sunday Life (Oct 21)

Irony of 'call to arms' in South as North puts its guns away: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Ahern plans FF expansion into North:

Adams backs ex-INLA man: Sunday Life (Oct 21)

Ahern defends plan for FF in North: Irish Examiner
Brendan McDaid

Ahern assures unionists over FF expansion: RTE

O'Loan Basque peace mission: Sunday Life (Oct 21)

Sunday, October 21

Funding decision may face contest: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Pressure grows on besieged Ritchie: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Minister 'withheld' legal advice: BBC

Ritchie – 'I will not be forced out of office': The Observer
Henry McDonald

SDLP 'committed to Stormont role': BBC

UDA funding storm reveals fault lines in executive: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Ritchie does right thing – her job: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Minister stood up to bully boy tactics of UDA: (Oct 19)
Martin Morgan

And still, the UDA needs to disarm: Belfast Telegraph

UVF ceasefire architect held in murder probe: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Former Assembly member's arrest sparks protest: UTV Internet

Deputy First Minister and IRA victims are to hold a meeting: UTV Internet

Goggins in talks with Orange chiefs over arson attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Victor Gordon

Memorial to honour war patrons recieves joint support: UTV Internet

Two youths arrested after Armagh violence: RTE

Poots at GAA council conference: BBC

Poots' day of shame: (Oct 19)

'Red hat' for new cardinal could mean red faces for Government: Sunday Independent
John Drennan

North's economy – the shape of things to come: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Saturday, October 20

Empey backs Ritchie over fund row: BBC

Ritchie's legal advice revealed: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Ritchie to be quizzed over legal advice: The News Letter

Ritchie warned of threat to her life: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Anger over funding 'semantics': UTV Internet

A house divided: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Is code something of an Enigma?: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Ritchie's move exposes a rift: (from the Irish News, Oct 17)

Peace broker Mitchell back for 10-year 'review': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Lessons were learned from the experience of the Home Rule: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Why it's time for the Irish ambassador to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph: Belfast Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Language Act will be enacted says Sinn Féin leader:

Paisley may yet welcome Pope Benedict: Irish Examiner
Conor Kane

Pope to visit North 'if peace process holds' Early April is most likely time for trip: Irish Independent
John Cooney

Brady's elevation – Papal visit would seal North peace: Irish Examiner

Paisley says yes Big Ian charms Dublin 'heathens': Irish Independent
Grainne Cunningham

Ex-prisoner is facing deportation from US:
Ciarán Barnes

Shooting rioters given 27 years: BBC

Questions remain: Derry Journal

SF future unclear for fall teenager: (from the Irish News, Oct 17)
Suzanne McGonagle

Minister hits out at Storey: The News Letter (Oct 18)

The Irish question: Irish Independent (Oct 19)
Ralph Riegel

Cornish – Back from the dead: The Economist (Oct 18)

Croatian president in tribute to RUC: The News Letter

Friday, October 19

UDA funds row set to escalate in Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

DUP, SF accused in Stormont row:

SF to back Ritchie's decsion: UTV Internet

Ritchie warned job is on the line: The News Letter

Executive 'carved-up' – Ritchie: BBC

'This was an experiment that was worth pursuing': The News Letter

Collective responsibility conspicuous by its absence: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Unionists still persist with meaningless motions: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Day of tough decisions could end: The News Letter
Darwin Templeton

Assembly at crisis point: Belfast Telegraph

Fallout from minister's CTI decision: The News Letter

Human Rights Commission enters Irish language row: UTV Internet

Ó Cuív urges move on NI language act:

McElduff – dismissal of Irish Language Act a 'missed opportunity': Ulster Herald
Paul McElwee

Pursuit police 'may cross border': BBC

Plea for an end to 'war against Orange Order': The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

Police not at fault says Ombudsman: The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

O'Loan 'hampered' in massacre probe – John Dallat: Derry Journal
Ian Cullen

Paisley rounds on Dallat over Greysteel allegations: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

My journey from evil bomb tragedy: Liverpool Echo
Thomas Martin

Families of Omagh dead given brush off by Home Office chief: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

FF is real beneficiary of Brown's dithering: (from the Irish News, Oct 17)
Brian Feeney

Pope may visit Northern Ireland: RTE

A red hat for the North: Irish Independent (Oct 18)

There are many good reasons why we should back England tomorrow: Irish Examiner
Matt Cooper

Thursday, October 18

Stormont showdown: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Executive in crisis: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Call for compromise on NI language act:

All you need is, er, lots of State cash: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Poots has politicised Irish Language Act: (from the Irish News)
Robert McMillen

No cash translates as no Irish language: Belfast Telegraph

Politicians must keep hands off courts – Fraser: The News Letter

Loyalist funding decision for debate:

Loyalist group must look to change: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Political storm blowing through Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Ritchie 'left high and dry' by three governments and parties: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Schumer pleads for the McAllisters: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Nelson probe panel set date: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Watchdog defends decision to readvertise post: UTV Internet

Decision on council cuts further delayed: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Demand for passports from the North soars: Irish Post

Minister accused of 'playing favourites': The News Letter

DUP keeps distance from issue: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Considered reaction to book flak: The Herald
Hugh MacDonald

Wednesday, October 17

Minister pulls plug on loyalist funding: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

C of I calls on UDA to decommission:

Tensions laid bare in UDA debate: BBC
Martina Purdy

Frankie says relax, Ritchie has no-one to back her up: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Irish Language Bill blocked: The News Letter

Poots made 'big mistake' on Irish: Derry Journal

Unionists demand more say on forum: (from the Irish News)

Time for all rights to be respected: The News Letter

Fund-raising for Irish unity: Boston Globe (Oct 15)
Kevin Cullen

Dissidents defend 'name and shame' move: Derry Journal

Republican gangs still pose a lethal threat, warns PSNI chief: Irish Independent

Stone – BBC comedy helped me plan raid on Stormont: (from the News of the World, Oct 14)
Martin Breen

Threats in prison: (from the News of the World, Oct 14)
Martin Breen

Police 'could not stop massacre': BBC

Portraits of a wounded land: Savannah Morning News (Oct 16)
Doug Wyatt

Bigotry not just Rangers problem – academic: The News LetterPart 2

The 'province' is on the mainland: Derry Journal

Language barriers – Irish at the expense of education?: Irish Examiner

Tuesday, October 16

Robinson points to better days: The News Letter

Robinson seeks radical shake-up of Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

SF guilty of 'dragging feet' – claim: The News Letter

Future of Irish act 'in balance': BBC

Cracks in cohesion show as the honeymoon ends: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

We're in the dark over Ritchie's next move, says UDA: Belfast Telegraph
Stephen Breen

Ritchie must retain her influence with the UDA: (from the Sunday Times, Oct 14)
Liam Clarke

Trouble 'linked to UDA feuding': BBC

'Murder bid' on dissident loyalist: Sunday Life (Oct 14)
Stephen Breen

Hall arsons are 'ethnic assault': BBC

We need magnanimity that values diversity: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Bohs fans to present Tavern owner with cheque: Derry Journal
Stephen Emerson

Man given 22 years for sectarian attack: RTE

Ministers escape MLAs grilling on victims post: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sincerity is key to victims post: (from the Irish News, Oct 9)

Orange call for 'roof fall' details: The News Letter

Controversial 'bomb-maker' t-shirt on sale in Belfast: (from the Sunday Tribune, Oct 14)
Suzanne Breen

Students angry at all-Irish demand: Irish Independent


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