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Tuesday, October 31

Sinn Féin and DUP granted extended deadline for power-sharing talks: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

DUP's Foster signals no Stormont deal in the offing and urges Brokenshire to prepare budget: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP and SF sail through another 'deadline' after 'progress': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Northern Ireland 'will have to wait until power-sharing restored' for £1bn from DUP deal: Daily Telegraph
Jack Maidment

Jeffrey Donaldson brands claims that DUP's £1bn from Tories under threat as "fake news": Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Significant gaps in Stormont talks, says Theresa May: BBC

We cannot allow political clocks to go back further: Belfast Telegraph
Colum Eastwood

Why the leaders of unionism should be well and truly spooked: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Seamless border in Ireland after Brexit not achievable, warns Shatter: Belfast Telegraph

'Could be a backlash' Ireland could join UK and leave EU if THIS happens in Brexit talks: Daily Express
Darren Hunt

Calls for Sinn Féin to remove poster near to Remembrance Day memorial: Belfast Telegraph

Peadar Heffron was among a number of policemen targeted: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Peadar Heffron's appalling experience is deeply troubling: Irish News

People like Peadar Heffron deserve a new, much better Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Shot fired at West Belfast house in "case of mistaken identity" as list circulates: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Pair charged with 'paramilitary style' kidnapping in Creggan area of Derry are refused bail: Derry Now

Dissidents remove snowman with rocket launcher from Derry HQ: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Tory MP proposes legislation to stop prosecution of Troubles-era soldiers: Belfast Telegraph
Brett Campbell

Dying veteran Dennis Hutchings from Cornwall facing trial over Northern Ireland shooting blasts prosecution as 'betrayal': Cornwall Live
Charlotte Becquart

Former British soldier brands his prosecution over 1974 Belfast killing of man who was running away from Army patrol as a 'betrayal': Daily Mail
Mark Duell

Second passport doesn't have to mean a change in your national identity: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Irish government gave Belfast Holylands area €12,000 of peace funding (Oct 30): Irish News
Brendan Hughes

NI hope to wear poppy in World Cup play offs after Fifa clarification: The News Letter

Home nations seek poppy permission: ITV

The tedious annual poppy circus reminds us that, for some, remembrance isn't about remembering, it's about being seen to remember: The Independent
Jonathan Liew

Homage to Catalonia: Belfast Telegraph
Irene Boada and Liam Kennedy

Monday, October 30

Stormont talks set to resume on deadline day: ITV

'Stormont is no longer fit for purpose' – Wilson: The News Letter

Northern Ireland 'heading towards direct rule', MLA says: BBC

Why is the Irish language choking up politics in the North?: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

What now for Stormont as talks deadline looms: Irish News
John Manley

Gerry Adams 'most divisive political figure of past 50 years' – UUP's Aiken: Belfast Telegraph

An articulate, intelligent war hero takes on republicans (Oct 29): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Where is the money, Caitriona? Answers sought over ex-SF MLA's £55k salary: The News Letter

Joining the Commonwealth would help address the Brexit conundrum: Irish Independent
Dan O'Brien

Man's face, legs and ribs damaged in paramilitary-style 'baton' attack: The News Letter

Man hospitalised after 'savage' paramilitary-style attack in Ballymoney: Belfast Telegraph

Gang beats man with batons in 'savage' paramilitary-style attack in Co Antrim: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

British soldier's trial over 1974 killing 'a betrayal': BBC

Spurned, bombed and maimed by his own kind: Irish Independent
Joe Brolly

Significant ruling in Hooded Men case (Oct 28): Irish News

Poppies support veterans 'both past and present': The News Letter

DUP signals hopes for Pope Francis NI visit: Irish Catholic
Michael Kelly

Pope's visit will test political maturity: Irish News

Religion and schools – time for more radical reform: The Irish Times

The Reformation – too important to leave to the Orange Order: (from the Irish Echo)
Sean McManus

Belfast Pride among parades to draw protest in North this year: The Irish Times
Rory Winters

Depoliticising our language – Multicultural society may save Irish: Irish Examiner

Dunphy defies Twitter mob to defend the rule of law (Oct 29): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Vacuous Brexit talk could yield to creative solution: The Irish Times
Andy Pollak

'UDA neighbour from hell' probe as 'victim' claims cops ignored complaints then turned on him: Scottish Daily Record

Sunday, October 29

Why Micheal Martin is a key unionist ally against resurgent republicanism: Belfast Telegraph
William Matchett

Stormont farce just keeps getting worse: Belfast Telegraph

Despite Stormont deadlock, new data on parades shows progress is possible:
Rory Winters

Why there is a Protestant working-class culture beyond flute bands and lambeg drums (Oct 26): Belfast Telegraph
Connal Parr

NI veterans are right to be wary of an amnesty: The News Letter

Treatment of Hooded Men shocked nationalists(Oct 28): Irish News
Connla Young

Blair used me as a pawn: The Sunday Times
Jonny McCambridge

I won't get justice but I'm not bitter, says Guildford Four's Paddy: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Tragic bomb victim's death was kept secret from her critically injured boyfriend (Oct 27): Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Wetherspoon issues statement after parody Twitter account announces 'poppy ban' in pubs: The News Letter
Alex Evans

BBC defends Crusaders documentary as 'fair and balanced' following criticism from club(Oct 28): Irish News
John Monaghan

Row over replacing Belfast's Boyne Bridge (Oct 18): BBC

Higher wall to keep British ambassador safe: The Sunday Times
Colin Coyle

Power-sharing deal vital for our health (Oct 20): Belfast Telegraph

Pub chain insists no change to poppy policy after 'spoof site' spread false claims (Oct 28): Irish News
John Monaghan

'Liberal lobby' just don't get opposition to same-sex marriage (Oct 18): Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Church urged to face up to secular effects on faith schools (Oct 26): Irish Catholic
Chai Brady

Gerry Adams' campaign to close Dáil bar is a 'stunt', senior TD claims (Oct 25): Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Lodge Life – Orange Order owes itself to actions of Martin Luther (Oct 26): The News Letter

We could use some latter-day Martin Luthers in our modern secular world: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

'Keeping an open Border is crucial' – lobby group (Oct 27): Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Britain is caught in a storm. We shall need to make the best of things: The Guardian
Ian Jack

Saturday, October 28

NI could be 'autonomous customs territory' after Brexit: BBC
John Campbell

An 'elastic Brexit' could see the whole of the UK quit EU but with flexibility for NI: The News Letter
Katy Hayward

'UK needs to give clarity on Border,' says Coveney: Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Chastening reality dawning on Brexit: Irish Examiner

Jeremy Corbyn sparks furious backlash after he suggests Northern Ireland's future could be decided by the Republic: The Sun
Hugo Gye and Lynn Davidson

Stormont talks break up with no sign of agreement: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Foyle MP expresses anger after Secretary of State snubs Good Friday Agreement Committee: Derry Now

Powersharing possible if DUP treats everybody equally – Adams: The Irish Times
Vivienne Clarke

Adams – the DUP is finding it difficult to accept NI no longer 'a Protestant state': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Ex-chief justice who escaped a booby trap bomb calls for compensation for victims: Irish News
Richard Wheeler

Man shot in 'brutal attack' in County Antrim: Belfast Telegraph

Republicans arrested over 2015 bomb bid on officer freed: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Republicans to take down 'Mr Frosty': Derry Now

Republican group behind RPG snowman says decoration just "dark humour": Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Armistice Day protest by Republican SF 'shameful': Portadown Times

Mayor defends Prince Charles decision: BBC

Extradition ongoing for Tyrone man wanted over killing of prison officer David Black: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

Coroner to examine files on Kieran Doherty shooting probe: Irish News
David Young

Hooded men – Court quashes PSNI decision to end investigation: BBC

Hooded Men will not accept PSNI investigation: Irish News
Connla Young

Hooded Men hail 'watershed moment' in fight for justice: Irish News
Connla Young

London keeps making excuses to Libya-IRA victims about why it does so little for them: The News Letter
Kenny Donaldson

Blues and Villa fans urged to unite in support of Justice4the21: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Glen Barr's outlook was informed by democratic Presbyterianism and sense of working-class injustice, mourners told: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Protests planned by Free Presbyterians if Pope visits NI: BBC

DUP MP's views on papal visit to Northern Ireland are very welcome and show just how far we've come since 1979: Belfast Telegraph

Demand for apology as Varadkar defends comments on Nazi neutrality: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Michael D Higgins questions the effectiveness of making Irish compulsory at school: Irish Independent
Kirsty Blake Knox

Fianna Fáil TD hits out at Ian Paisley claims on Republic-UK trade levels: Irish News
John Manley

Sterling decline is bad for Ireland; a 'no deal' Brexit even worse: Irish Examiner
Jim Power

Ireland 'will not accept or recognise Catalonia's independence': Irish Independent
Arritz Parra

Friday, October 27

Gerry Adams – 'Stormont can only be restored if Sinn Féin and DUP work together': Irish News
Claire Simpson

DUP and SF won't do a deal before party conferences – Swann: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin and DUP challenged to show results of talks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Willie Hay says there will be no Stormont deal by November 6: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Civil servants' use of ministerial cars 'soul-destroying and wrong': The News Letter

North remains land of lost opportunities: The Irish Times
John FitzGerald

UUP's Beattie unrepentant after calling Sinn Féin 'scavengers' (Oct 24): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

SF could avert a Tory takeover by abstaining from Stormont: The News Letter
Kris Nixon

Unionists should come together to thwart Adams' plans to impose culture fatwah on Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Crowdfunded high court challenge against £1bn Tory-DUP deal fails: The Guardian

'There will have to be a Border' – ex-WTO chief: Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Martina Anderson to host Brexit human rights conference in Belfast: Derry Now

Hoey – why is PSNI seizing UVF but not IRA memorabilia?: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Republican snowman image branded 'obscene': Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

PSNI investigating rocket launcher snowman: The News Letter
Andrew Quinn

TUV challenges police over first drive to recruit LGBT officers: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

'NI Crown Forces' group to protest over treatment of veterans: The News Letter

Charges dropped against former soldier accused of bomb hoax at Gerry Adams' home: Irish News

Niece of murdered UDR man 'outraged' as police say prosecution now unlikely: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

DUP MP Campbell concerned by legacy cases: BBC

Troubles trauma team has children as young as six referred to it: The News Letter

Tebbit – Republican terrorists escape justice with 'get out of jail free´ cards (Oct 25): Daily Mail

Inquest into woman shot dead by soldiers delayed: ITV

Theresa May wants to honour the first woman elected to House of Commons – republican Countess Markievicz:
Gráinne Ní Aodha

DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson welcomes prospect of visit by Pope Francis and says reaction from Protestants will not be 'negative': Irish News
John Monaghan

Work on A5 dual carriageway expected to start in January: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Anger over geo-blocking of James McClean: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Thursday, October 26

Adams is shifting the blame over Assembly – Taoiseach: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Varadkar and Adams clash over Northern talks failure: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

What if power-sharing morphs into direct rule?: RTE
Tommie Gorman

How Sinn Féin got into a spin over who to blame for the political vacuum: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Legal challenge against Government's post-election deal with DUP reaches court: Belfast Telegraph

Taking down the peace walls: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Brexit impact on Northern Ireland could sway border poll result – survey: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood accuses DUP of 'betrayal' on Irish border: Derry Now

Brexit creates fresh challenges for unionism says former Irish News columnist: Irish News

Former prisoner Raymond McCartney calls for end to strip searches in Maghaberry Prison: Derry Now

It's time the writing on the wall spelled the end of the vile terror gangs which still plague our communities across NI: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

PSNI chief constable 'confident' on ombudsman probe: BBC

Extradition issues require resolution: Irish News

Newry shooting a 'disgraceful attack' says local MP: Newry Times

Belfast man jailed in Germany for IRA Osnabruck mortar attack: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

'Germany can jail IRA men – so we should follow suit': The News Letter

Row over border dogs, gantries and M50-style tolls following Taoiseach's Derry visit: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

UDA man Glen Barr's peace-building work will be his greatest legacy – Bishop Ken Good: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion – Glen Barr's commitment to Waterside community was unwavering: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Glen Barr didn't want to be involved but lack of unionist leadership drove him into loyalist activism: Derry Journal
Connal Parr

IRA splinter group member is finally jailed 21 years after he launched a mortar attack on a British Army base in Germany: Daily Mail
Iain Burns and Gareth Davies

Suspected UDA chief Dee Coleman wants intelligence files, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Top secret documents reveal culture of torture and misconduct: Irish News
Allison Morris

Surge in Southern motorists buying vehicles in Derry: Derry Now
Chris Ashmore

Abortion is 'matter for Stormont' in North – court: Irish Independent
Cathy Gordon

Wednesday, October 25

Stormont deal unlikely as Sinn Féin rejects any 'joint paper' from governments: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

NI parties unable to rebuild fragile power-sharing process: RTE
Tommie Gorman

SDLP claims Sinn Féin risks returning power to the Tories: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

£4m a year for Irish act represents good value for money, says Kevin Campbell: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

I won't take offended rhetoric from a party with a callous heart: Belfast Telegraph
Doug Beattie

A vote on unification should be held twice: The Times
Jason O'Mahony

Emmanuel Macron urges Theresa May to find 'concrete' solution to Irish border issue: Daily Express
Chloe Kerr

Paisley urges Theresa May to press Varadkar on border issue: Belfast Telegraph
Jon Vale

Warning hard Brexit could leave Border region further behind: The Irish Times
Colm Kelpie

Ireland should leave EU with UK, suggests DUP's Paisley as Varadkar cements French links: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Bertie Ahern – 'Brexit does nothing to help UK/Ireland relationship':
Gary Gibbon

'No solution in sight' to thorny issue of post-Brexit border – legal expert: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Post-Brexit border is Theresa May's problem: Irish News

No fireworks from UUP leader Swann whose best asset is his sheer ordinariness (Oct 23): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Two-thirds 'would feel unsafe' if NI peace walls removed: ITV

Protestant-Catholic differences over peacelines revealed: The News Letter

Just quarter of peace wall residents have regular contact with community on other side: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

David Black murder – Unionist anger at Dublin extradition judgment: Irish News
Connla Young

Winston Rea denies conspiracy to murder and membership of Red Hand Commando: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Woman's £20,000 compo over 'Tiocfaidh ar lá' rant: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

'Tiocfaidh ár lá' became slogan of republican movement: Irish News
Claire Simpson

'Hooded Men' eagerly await Judicial Review judgement: Portadown Times
Carmel Robinson

Glenn Barr – UDA leader helped smash first power-sharing executive: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Glen Barr – Man who led Ulster to a standstill but later devoted himself to peace: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Gregory Campbell leads tributes to Glen Barr, a 'tireless campaigner' for working class unionists: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

SDLP's Colum Eastwood expresses sympathy following death of Derry loyalist Glenn Barr: Derry Now

'Paisley gets credit but Glen Barr led strike': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

PSNI to hold recruitment events for LGBT community: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Adams backs calls for public inquiry into circumstances leading to murder of Garda Tony Golden (Oct 19):

Ulster GAA has 'nothing to add' on IRA chanting: The News Letter

'I will shoot this little terrorist c**t' Rangers fan admits threatening to kill Neil Lennon: Scottish Daily Record
Rory Cassidy

LGBT groups oppose Football Act repeal bid: BBC

Tuesday, October 24

Taoiseach 'throwing weight around' over Irish Brexit border issues, says Ian Paisley: Belfast Telegraph

Paisley – Varadkar's border stance could hurt Republic: The News Letter

No Irish border posts and free movement principles agreed in Brexit talks, Theresa May tells MPs: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

MEP Flanagan – 'I personally would like to see a vote for Brexit': The Irish Times
Niall O'Connor

Britain and north face cliff-edge Brexit without trade deal, Theresa May is warned: Irish News
Gavin Cordon, Shaun Connolly and David Hughes

FF councillor calls for a hard Border to 'protect migration': The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Mixed signals from Brussels on the border: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Hard Border – and all its problems – looking likely: Irish Independent

Stormont talks – British and Irish governments preparing inadequate deal, says Sinn Féin's Murphy: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Sheils McNamee

Eastwood – Time for DUP and Sinn Féin to come clean on talks: The News Letter

'It's being done as a back door, seedy deal – UUP's Beattie hits out at talks exclusion: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Agreement clear on Irish unity, but that's no reason for unionism to worry: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Direct rule shuffles closer, like an arthritic old dog: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Swann's call for UUP to be 'radical moderates' as he backs voluntary coalition at Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Swann's conference speech left us with more questions than answers: The News Letter
Alex Kane

UUP attacks Sinn Féin push for Irish Language Act: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Roy Beggs – 'Peter Robinson once referred to me as a loathsome creature. I think that said a lot more about him than it did about me': Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

North Belfast interface wall being removed as part of "physical transformation" of area: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Rookie Sinn Féin councillor Orla (19) tipped to be Belfast mayor: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

James Connolly visitor centre in line for Council funding boost: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Police investigating paramilitary link to east Belfast racist attacks: Belfast Telegraph

Alarm over east Belfast racism: Irish News

Temporary solution considered for Enniskillen bomb memorial: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

New online selection tests for PSNI recruits in a bid to encourage more Catholics to apply: ITV

PSNI aims to recruit 300 new officers: BBC
Vincent Kearney

David Black – Man who bought car jailed for IRA membership: BBC

We still pray for justice for David Black, says cleric after sentencing: The News Letter

'I've no forgiveness for Patsy's killers... my working with ex-paramilitaries is to do with peace': Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

'We woke up the next morning and our daddy was gone' – IRA murder victim Tom Oliver's family make heartbreaking appeal: Irish Mirror
Anita McSorley and Cormac Byrne

Christians in Ireland share responsibility in healing the pain of our troubled past: The Irish Times
Eamon Martin

Supreme court to hear challenge to Northern Ireland abortion law: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

London details plan to offer North's women free abortions: The Irish Times

Some see abortion move as England forcing its values upon NI – MP: The News Letter

Why a new pro-Union "forum for debate" is long overdue: The Herald
David Torrance

Monday, October 23

SDLP leader urges clarity on powersharing talks progress as new deadline looms: Belfast Telegraph

SF wrongly suggests Irish language act in Agreement: The News Letter
Sam McBride

SF wants Irish language legislation that opens the way to endless legal challenges (Oct 18): The News Letter
Jim Allister

The clock is ticking on our politicians to sort out this mess: Belfast Telegraph

Peace process took serious toll on UUP: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sincerity and enthusiasm may not be enough to save the UUP: Irish News
John Manley

Air of defiance from a party vowing to stay and fight: The News Letter
Sam McBride

PSNI probe underlines importance of policing structures (Oct 20): Irish News

'First big win of Brexit as common travel area to be retained' – Coveney: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Ray Bassett warns Ireland on the 'wrong track' in Brexit negotiations: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

'Ming' claims vote in favour of hard Border was 'error': Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Changes to political donations law in Northern Ireland may fall short:
Niall McCracken

Firm policy needed on provocative symbols: Irish News

Sinn Féin – Police should say if loyalists were behind arson attacks: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Housing Executive pays out compensation for loyalist bonfire damage: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Sinn Féin councillor demands to know who leaked email: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

New generation of politicians seeks to erase the North's divide (Jan 14): The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Narrow Water Bridge project 'still alive' despite planning permission expiry: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Frustrated gardaí are forced to speak out on Border: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Memorial being built along main road in north Belfast loyalist area: Irish News

Why do we in Northern Ireland always feel need to turn a drama into a crisis? (Oct 18): Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

'My love isn't second-class' – the struggle for marriage equality in Northern Ireland (Oct 19): The Guardian
Siobhan Fenton

Sinn Féin leader writes about his love for 'close to perfect' Donegal (Oct 16): Donegal Democrat

The innovative Border event that did not talk Brexit: Impartial Reporter
Meadhbh Monahan

Crusaders – O'Neill's nervous start at 'Protestant' club: BBC
Gordon Adair

Sunday, October 22

UUP leader urges voluntary coalition at Stormont amid powersharing impasse: Belfast Telegraph

UUP leader Robin Swann seeks answer to electoral woes (Oct 21): BBC
Gareth Gordon

No Swann song yet for Ulster Unionism says new leader (Oct 19): Irish News
John Manley

Irish language legislation will set direction of travel, even if it doesn't have the details demanded by SF (Oct 19): The News Letter
Michael McGimpsey

Peace can be found without digging up the past (Oct 20) The Times
Cormac Lucey

Could Brexit bring a smuggling renaissance?: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Brexit hardball – Ireland get ready: Sunday Independent

Clinton is always welcome in NI but he patronised us over Brexit (Oct 21): The News Letter
Ben Lowry

PSNI cop makes impassioned plea on sectarian hate crime: Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

'Big questions' hover over how republican spent five-figure sum of public cash: The News Letter

Loyalist feud murder accused 'rang gunman 23 times' (Oct 20): Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

No Assembly but catering still costing thousands every month (Oct 18): The News Letter

Taxpayers forking out £32k a month to televise empty chamber (Oct 19): Belfast Live
Shauna Corr

Foster seeking to set aside decision she should face personal legal challenge over legacy inquests funding, High Court hears (Oct 20): Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

The story of Manchester's forgotten IRA attack – by one man whose life was changed forever: Manchester Evening News
Beth Abbit

The day pub bombings victim handed a young fan his football cup winners medal: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

From prison rooftops to hunger-strikes (Oct 19): Belfast Media
Evan Short

Blanket protest given change of image as former hunger strikers pose for calendar: Belfast Telegraph

Co Tyrone man who lost three generations of family in Omagh bomb has died (Oct 20): Irish News
Connla Young

Battle of Boyne Bridge goes on, say campaigners (Oct 18): The News Letter

Sorcha McAnespy secures place on Fianna Fáil ruling executive (Oct 19): Irish News

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll:
Cianan Brennan

James McClean's Irishness emphasised as senator slams insidious southern partitionism: Derry Journal
Kevin Mullan

Transport Commissioner says Irish connectivity key after Brexit: RTE

Approach to Civil War commemoration will test our national maturity (Oct 18): The Irish Times
Mark Hilliard

Online abuse of Cosgrave was disgusting: Wexford People
Darragh Clifford

Brexit can strengthen the Union – but only if handled well: The Spectator
James Forsyth

Stalemate leaves us in the cold on 'power grab' (Oct 17): Belfast Telegraph
John Simpson

Saturday, October 21

Trimble – Sinn Féin is threatening the Belfast Agreement: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Northern Ireland needs working Executive, Arlene Foster tells business leaders: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

The paradox at the heart of our broken politics: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Assembly pay anomalies need to be sorted out: Irish News

Northern Ireland is as British as Finchley but it is also as Irish as Cork: The News Letter
Trevor Ringland

May says EU shares UK stance on 'no hard border': ITV

Taoiseach praises PM's 'strengthened language' against physical border: ITV

Britain is still lacking an imaginative plan to avoid hard Border, warns EU: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Ulster says no, maybe and yes to Irish passports: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

EU leaders being more helpful to each other is not enough to mask the lack of progress on talks: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit negotiations – Point scoring serves no good: Irish Examiner

UUP leader Robin Swann says Irish language act would be 'divisive': BBC

'The party of dialogue?' Adams tries to take us all for fools again with Boris-style rant: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

SDLP's Attwood pays back £55k Assembly salary but process 'cumbersome' says Eastwood: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Assembly refuses to say if Caitríona Ruane gave pledge over charity donations: Irish News
John Manley

Sinn Féin Mayor of Derry snubs Prince Charles during Northern Ireland Royal visit: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Anger as Charles snubbed by mayor: Londonderry Sentinel

One in four Troubles legacy cases 'could be settled by next summer': Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Victim's brother in call for Hyde Park legal action: ITV

Parents of IRA man shot dead by police lose bid to have inquest verdict quashed: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

We need clarity on what is being spent on legacy, and where: The News Letter

Tribute to farmer who lost family in bomb: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Joe Reilly – Fresh appeal on first anniversary of murder: Irish News
Claire Simpson

PSNI chief Hamilton to appear before Northern Ireland Affairs committee: Belfast Telegraph

DUP and Sinn Féin accused of 'political carve-up' of £4m council fund: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Loyalist supergrass sentencing adjourned amid defence concerns: Belfast Telegraph

Gary Haggarty may have to spend more time behind bars: Irish News
Allison Morris

Family of murdered Paul Quinn hit out at Sinn Féin's Murphy for 'not lifting a finger': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

'Relatives crucial to solving IRA murder of Paul', gardai insist:
Robin Schiller

£50,000 the new target for pub bomb campaigners' legal bid: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Differences on abortion expose deep divisions in Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Famous Irishmen subject of Westminster Wiki editing spree: BBC
Ciaran Dunbar

Given our poor leadership, it's no big surprise Northern Ireland's workplace ethics are so downright dire: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

Friday, October 20

Sinn Féin accused of being more focused on direct rule than restoring institutions: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Adams slams 'untruthful' Taoiseach briefing over SF/DUP talks: Belfast Telegraph

Govt rejects Adams claim of 'malicious' briefings: RTE

Stormont deal can be secured ahead of new deadline – DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

May's contribution 'positive' – Varadkar: BBC
John Campbell

James Brokenshire wages war on Stormont's £50k a year MLAs: Belfast Live
Stephen Gamble

Brokenshire – Don't mark 20 years of GFA with direct rule: ITV

Swann won't say whether Irish language act would keep UUP out of Executive: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Bill Clinton holds talks in No10 with Theresa May to try and break Northern Ireland deadlock as Stormont given 11 days to form a Government or be ruled from London: The Sun
Alain Tolhurst

Clinton looking like a de facto envoy: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Why Sinn Féin's definition of equality is everyone else's idea of inequality: Belfast Telegraph
Doug Beattie

Majority in Northern Ireland will be Irish citizens after Brexit – Varadkar:
Jack Quinn

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warns EU and UK not to 'sleepwalk towards a cliff edge' on Brexit: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Varadkar rebuffs suggestion UK has done all it can on Border: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth and Pat Leahy

The Brexit tug-of-war that could pull apart Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph
James Rothwell

Tory delusions mean chaotic Brexit is likely: Irish Independent

DUP accused of taking illegal donation ahead of Brexit: Financial Times
Robert Wright

Caitríona Ruane resigns from assembly speaker role and says earnings were donated to charity: Irish News

SF disowns issue of ex-MLA's £55,500 salary as she finally quits post: The News Letter

I'm delighted Caitriona Ruane has gone, says Jim Allister, as deputy speaker quits £55k role: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Chief Constable Hamilton investigated by ombudsman: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Chief Constable George Hamilton unfazed by 'misconduct' probe: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

DUP urged to reject loyalist paramilitaries amid UDA probe: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Almost 30 suspected members of UDA under police investigation, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Alleged UDA commander remanded as police probe Shankill battalion: The News Letter

Paul Quinn murder – Gardai issue fresh appeal for information on tenth anniversary of brutal death: Irish Mirror
Anita McSorley

Paul Quinn's parents blame IRA for 10 years of pain: BBC
Gordon Adair

Paul Quinn murder: Parties turn on SF – 10 years on: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly':
Órla Ryan

IRA killers of Quinn staged 'dozen attacks': Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Birmingham pub bombings – Judicial review in fight to name alleged suspects: Birmingham Mail
James Cartledge

Birmingham pub bombings – Scope of inquests 'could be widened': Belfast Telegraph

Orange walks at risk following fresh legal advice: The Scotsman
Angus Howarth

Thursday, October 19

Unionist peer Kilclooney says small majority vote for united Ireland would cause civil war: Belfast Telegraph

Taoiseach's united Ireland comments 'unhelpful' – Gerry Adams: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Northern Ireland assembly members could lose their salaries: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

North heading for direct rule, says James Brokenshire: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Stormont deal nowhere in sight as parties argue over language act, says Varadkar: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Foster – 'DUP will not be bounced in talks': The News Letter

Sinn Féin leadership says 'time is running out' for a Stormont deal: Derry Now

Eastwood – Sinn Féin and DUP have 'brought North to brink of Direct Rule': Derry Journal

Sinn Féin's O'Neill denies she was overruled on deal with DUP and says Brokenshire budget plan unhelpful: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Stormont deadlock adding to Brexit uncertainty: Irish News
William Scholes

Northern Ireland – time for deal running out: The Irish Times

The price of failure in talks could be high: Irish News

Plans to drop one of Belfast's four Westminster constituencies could be shelved: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Sinn Féin's autocratic approach continues to enjoy electoral support: Irish News
John Manley

UK 'gives Ireland low Brexit priority' claims Phil Hogan: BBC
John Campbell

How Hogan has a place on London's ever-growing list of Brexit enemies: Irish Independent
John Downing

Bill Clinton – 'I used Good Friday success shamelessly around the world': Irish Post
Peter Kelly

Theresa May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland political crisis: The Independent
Lizzy Buchan

UVF terror flag displayed in Northern Ireland town hall during band competition: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

UVF flag 'historical and not illegal' says council: The News Letter

Sinn Féin's O'Dowd responds after party hit with 'slow learners' tag: Belfast Telegraph

Man charged after Paramilitary Crime Taskforce operation against UDA: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Court rules that Carrickfergus man accused of suspected loyalist feud attack on bouncer cannot return to live in the town: Irish News

Conor Murphy rejects SDLP calls to withdraw comments about murdered south Armagh man as' without foundation': Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

DUP's Wells wants probe over IRA chants at 'rebel night in Down GAA clubhouse': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Orange Order still silent on John Aughey conviction: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Taoiseach renews commitment to road projects during Derry visit: Derry Now

Victims and relatives of UVF to attend PSNI legal challenge over failure to launch investigation in wake of Ombudsman report: Irish News
Connla Young

Boddy Sands film was well made but a wasted opportunity: The News Letter
William Matchett

Taoiseach in murder suspect row: The News Letter

Varadkar urged to apologise to victim's family for with 'on-the-run' mayor: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

DUP to abstain in universal credit vote in Commons: BBC
Stephen Walker

DUP – We won't let Labour exploit our differences: The News Letter

Mix-up sees DUP's Dodds listed as backing Labour on Universal Credit: Belfast Telegraph

TD hails Sinn Féin deal ruling: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Angry Dáil scenes as Fianna Fáil's Willie O'Dea dubs Sinn Féin 'snipers behind the ditch': Irish Independent
John Downing

Gerry's €30 vino brings an instant hangover: The Irish Times
Miriam Lord

Wednesday, October 18

Varadkar wants a united Ireland through consensus, not Border poll: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

Nationalist anger at Varadkar '50 plus one' remarks: Irish News
John Manley

A timely warning from Varadkar on the 50% plus one scenario: The News Letter

Europe without Britain could be a difficult place for Ireland, says Taoiseach: The Irish Times
Mark Hilliard

Irish PM – UK will be in 'weak trade position' post Brexit: BBC
Mark Devenport

Martin accues Varadkar of making 'asinine' remarks on Brexit: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

'Tough guy' UK close to 'cliff edge of hard Brexit', warns Hogan: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Old Border, New Worries:
Saphora Smith & Ziad Jaber

Curious tale of the Brexit dog that didn't bark (Oct 12): The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

Sinn Féin and DUP 'not close' to powersharing deal, Leo Varadkar says: Belfast Telegraph

Tories must change approach to save Stormont talks, says Sinn Féin's O'Neill: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Michelle O'Neill 'was ready' to make deal to restore Stormont Executive: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly and Gerry Moriarty

DUP and Sinn Féin only serve their own powerbases: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Bill Clinton meets Sinn Féin and DUP during Northern Ireland visit to try to crack political deadlock: Belfast Telegraph

Thousands turn out to see Clinton honoured for peace process role: Irish Independent
Fiona Dillon

Revamp of Enniskillen peace centre named after former US President Bill Clinton: Irish News
Claire Simpson

'It broke like a thunder cloud across the world' – Bill Clinton praises Good Friday Agreement on Dublin trip: Irish Independent
Fiona Dillon

Plans to rebalance the electoral system towards Tories could get the go-ahead after DUP hints at rethink: Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope

Boundary changes would give Sinn Féin nine seats while slashing DUP tally: Irish News

DUP's Newton all smiles with UDA terror chief Birch: The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

Emma Little Pengelly accuses 'F*** the DUP' protesters of hypocrisy: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Sectarian bigot McFall who kicked officer and verbally abused hospital staff avoids prison: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

Four arrested and items seized in two day operation into UDA activity in West Belfast: Belfast Live
Sheena McStravick

Loyalist Harbinson loses bid to have bail conditions eased over firearms offence: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Donnelly

Loyalist murder accused breached bail through 'stupidity': The News Letter

Told for the first time – the tragedy of the modest hero murdered in the pub bombings (Jan 5): Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Northern Ireland leaders 'thrilled' as Airbus to partner with Canada's Bombardier:

OECD lobs a grenade into the Brexit debate: The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor

Cultural sensitivity FIFA style – Football governing body admits Northern Ireland name As Gaeilge was a mistake: Belfast Telegraph

Recognising services to the State – National honour: Irish Examiner

Tuesday, October 17

Varadkar says EU willing to 'bend rules' for North over Brexit: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

No new Border solutions offered by May in lengthy phone call to Taoiseach: Irish Independent
John Downing

Common Travel Area will survive 'no deal' Brexit, claims UK minister: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Hard Brexit is no longer a risk – it is the UK's objective: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

Brexit, Ireland, and the future of Europe – proper debate and new alliances: Village
Barry Andrews

Brexit is now an 'existential threat' to Northern Ireland:
Adam Becket

Deal or no deal ... either way we are left with a lamentable choice: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Progress at talks, but Stormont deal is not imminent: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

In eye of the storm, Brokenshire's inaction leaves him vulnerable: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Varadkar and May urge DUP and Sinn Féin to settle differences: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Ophelia forces Bill Clinton to postpone intervention in political stalemate: Belfast Telegraph

George Hamilton strongly denies suggestions he is set to step down as chief constable: Irish News
Andrew Madden

DUP hits back at claims it urged PM to 'rein in divisive' Chancellor: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Executive must be restored 'for Northern Ireland's voice to be heard on Brexit': Belfast Telegraph

So, Gerry Adams says he will quit SF if harassment is proven. Bully for him: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

'F*** the DUP' placards at Belfast abortion protest: Belfast Telegraph

The DUP are Wells versed in hate speech: Belfast Live
Joe Lindsay

Charter NI boss Stitt threatens to sue Alliance man in row over what rank he holds in UDA: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Arlene Foster – My children have been left upset by revolting abuse I get online: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Varadkar's concern at possibility of narrow vote for Irish unity: The News Letter

United we stand against terrorism – Justice4the21 campaigners: Birmingham Mail
Julie Hambleton

'There is no single UK-wide approach to minority languages': The News Letter
Nelson McCausland

Two SNP politicians slammed for posing in front of banned Irish republican terrorist group's flag in Glasgow: Scottish Sun
Chris Musson

Monday, October 16

Devolved administrations to have say on Brexit amid impasse with Brussels: Belfast Telegraph

No Brexit deal will bring hard Irish border, Starmer says: BBC

State needs to influence UK opinion on Brexit, says Martin: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Ministers warned of constitutional crisis risk over EU withdrawal bill: The Guardian
Jessica Elgot

Martin demands hard Brexit contingency plan: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Why, electorally, we in Northern Ireland have always been a political place apart: Belfast Telegraph
Alan F Parkinson

Trauma passed from generation to generation in absence of mechanism to deal with the past: Irish News
Allison Morris

Arson attack on cars belonging to flute band members being treated as possible hate crime: Belfast Live
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Police receive complaint over BBC Spotlight programme (Oct 12): Belfast Telegraph

PSNI probes 'F*** the DUP' slogans at Belfast abortion rally: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Anger as Taoiseach visits Derry with 'on the run' mayor: Irish Independent
Leona O'Neill

No, nay, never .... but I'll get back to you in 18 months' time: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Public watching Leo and Micheal song-and-dance act for clues (Oct 15): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

What Northern Ireland's past reveals about soldiers with mixed allegiances: The Conversation

Foyle MLA calls on Sinn Féin and DUP to get back to business so patients 'don't pay price' through health cuts (Oct 12): Derry Now

Platform – US Ambassador to the UK: Irish News
Robert Wood Johnson

Hundreds back call to remove "divisive" Unionist TV star as National Trust for Scotland president (Oct 2): The Herald
Martin Williams


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