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Monday, September 30

Robinson could face action over road blockage: UTV Internet

Withdrawal of funding for discrimination cases: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

UUP 'turning back the clock' on police reform says SDLP: Irish Independent

Trimble ally deselected: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 26)
Chris Thornton

Bush to Cut Northern Ireland Money?: Irish Voice/
Georgina Brennan

Adams linked to IRA killings: Daily Telegraph
Sandra Laville

Adams 'at heart' of IRA's most shameful killing campaign: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Why was Gerry Adams talking to Britain just two years after the Brighton bomb?: The Sunday Times (Sep 29)
John Burns

Battle joined in propaganda war: Sunday Life (Sep 29)

Adair fears 'dark forces' attack: Sunday Life (Sep 29)

Loyalists blamed for pipe bombing: BBC

Mural meets fowl play?: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

The Greatest Irish American of His Era: Irish Voice/

IRA informer launches anti-terrorist consultancy: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Dissident republican trio held in armed raids probe: Irish Independent
Elaine Keogh

Orange Order in Catholic link: The Sunday Times (Sep 29)
Liam Clarke

Major prize for Bloody Sunday film: Derry Journal (Sep 24)

Tassles among the Trimbles for Ulster mag: The Observer (Sep 22)
Henry McDonald

Peace Rather Than Pipedreams: The Blanket (Sep 19)
Sean Smyth

Europe's future 'rests in Irish hands': The Guardian
Ian Black

Sunday, September 29

Envoy - Sinn Fein must be part of peace: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Durkan slams unionist tactics: UTV Internet

The North needs Trimble and Ahern to ride out Flood: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Slow march to suicide: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Nothing but the same old story...: (from, Sep 27)

Limp-wristed response to Trimble will fail: Sunday Business Post
Brian Feeney

An end in sight?: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Former hero Adair top of UDA 'hit list': The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Let's deal with UDA mafia and its band of criminals: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Key IRA position for bomb master: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Hardliners on verge of split: The Sunday Times
Christine and Liam Clarke

FBI Needed for McKevitt Hearing: Irish Voice/
Mairead Carey

True tale of IRA 'martyrs' revealed: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Thatcher 'in talks with IRA after Brighton bomb': The Sunday Times
John Burns

McConville killing "inconceivable" without Adams knowledge: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney

A bomber's redemption: The Sunday Times
Henry Sinnerton

Haughey met UVF in secret: The Sunday Times
John Burns

Sick of the cry of the offended: Sunday Independent (Sep 22)
Eilis O'Hanlon

Murder suspect not yet questioned: BBC

New twist to base break-in: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

In Ulster, Reliving Its Day of Infamy: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Scottish independence is a pipedream: The Observer
Will Hutton

Saturday, September 28

A choice of party or country?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Time to get tough, says McGimpsey: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Another deadline looms: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Gang feuds mar anniversary of Unionist triumph: The Times
David Lister

Tensions high as loyalist split deepens: Daily Telegraph
Sandra Laville

From UDA hero to traitor in five months, the violent rise and fall of Johnny Adair: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Security forces bid to curb loyalist gang feud: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Loyalist terror groups have no mandate from mainstream unionism and should disband: The News Letter

Taking the gun out of politics: Belfast Telegraph

O'Hagan murder suspect yet to be questioned: UTV Internet

Terrorist Umbrella Group is headed by ex-cop: (from Sunday People, Sep 22)
Joe Oliver

Boundless talent waiting in the wings: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Unionists 'trying to halt police reform': BBC

'Police helped IRA steal Special Branch secrets': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Protestant 'other' or a Catholic 'other'?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Haass Too Close to Reid?: Irish Voice/

Equality Commission is plunged into crisis: (from Sunday People, Sep 22)
Brenda O'Neill

Lennon on death threat: UTV Internet

Paisley heckled in Isle of Man: Irish Post/

UVF parade through Belfast city centre: BBC

Somme era recalled: Belfast Telegraph
Eddie McIlwaine

Friday, September 27

Loyalists gear up for feud: The Scotsman
John Innes

Terror group warns 'military aciton' against rivals: The News Letter (Sep 26)

'UVF still on ceasefire'- Ervine: The News Letter (Sep 26)
Gemma Murray

Adair strikes back at his opponents: The Independent
David McKittrick

Why UDA dumped Adair: BBC
Brian Rowan

Writing on wall as feud looms: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

UVF 'historical march' to go ahead: BBC

Ulster loyalists join with mafia in refugee racket: (from Sunday People, Sep 22)
Sinead King

Saving Private Trimble - what a flop: (from

Unwise in Ulster: Boston Globe (Sep 26)

Sinn Fein unrest at Maskey: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

McElduff to attend Columbia court trial: Ulster Herald
Rosetta Donnelly

Sinn Fein slams attacks on PSNI recruits: The News Letter (Sep 26)

Attwood, Kelly clash over weapons for PSNI recruits: (from

Reservists top police talks agenda: BBC

Crime crisis must be tackled head on: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI must abandon 50/50 recruitment policy: The News Letter (Sep 26)

Congress orders Ulster human rights probe: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

One year on and Marty O'Hagan's killers roam free. Is there a conspiracy of silence?: (from Sunday People, Sep 22)
Mick Browne

Killers of Sunday World journalist get 'free rein': Sunday Business Post (Sep 22)
Barry O'Kelly

Mansergh 'helped McAleese' get top job: The Sunday Times (Sep 22)
John Burns

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

No conspiracy - widgery official: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

Thursday, September 26

Loyalists splinter in N. Ireland: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Loyalists in hiding after UDA expels 'Mad Dog': The Independent
David McKittrick

Fear of all-out war among loyalist paramilitaries as UDA expels Adair: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Loyalists jailed after police foil cup final plot to ship explosives: The Scotsman
John Staples

Adair pal hits at jail warning: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Loyalists blamed for shooting: Irish Independent
John Devine

The new loyalist lingo: H-e-e-e-r's 'Tiocfaidh: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Trimble 'now runs scared of his rivals': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Hass 'concerned' at unionist threat: BBC

Re-negotiation of pact inevitable: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Northern Ireland executive under threat: Guardian Unlimited
Mark Oliver

Devolution in Ulster 'made no difference': Belfast Telegraph

Bring Joe back: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Parade ban urged by father of UVF victim: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

PSNI recruiting bid: UTV Internet

Student police officers get personal protection weapons: The News Letter

At last, someone has said it ...: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 21)
Barry White

Bishop Daly - No collusion over Claudy bombing: Derry Journal

SF concerned over Equality Commission cases: UTV Internet (Sep 19)

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

McGuiness 'was with gunmen': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Aim of Bloody Sunday 'was 300 arrests': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Ex-army press officer's Bloody Sunday revelations: UTV Internet

Wednesday, September 25

Leaders meet over unionist threat: BBC

SF warn British not to suspend North assembly: Irish Independent
John Devine

UUP threats encourage sectarian killings, says Adams: The Scotsman

Downing St responds to UUP meeting: RTE

Trimble puts power before peace: The Guardian
Niall Stanage

The stark choice facing Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

Claim Adair is in rift with other leaders: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

British linked to Greysteel UFF murders: (from, Sep 23)

Crime detection falls in Ulster amid rise in bombings and shootings: The Independent
Matthew Beard

Getting tough plan to tackle sectarianism: The News Letter

'Long way to go' to eradicate sectarianism - PRG chief: Derry Journal (Sep 20)

Anger as UVF threatens estate vandals: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 21)

North's human rights body cannot deliver: Sunday Business Post (Sep 22)
Inez McCormack

What's Good For The Goose: The Blanket (Sep 15)
Anthony McIntyre

O'Loan plea to Claudy letter writer: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

Minister assesses city of culture bid: BBC (Sep 18)

'Sunday' film to boycott Israeli film festival: Derry Journal (Sep 20)

Bloody Sunday bill hits £50m: The Sunday Times (Sep 22)
Jonathan Calvert

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Bloody Sunday Paras were a 'jolly good' unit, says general: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Soldiers who shot 13 dead 'not thugs': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Tuesday, September 24

Sanctions to start in six weeks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble accused of setting out to destroy Good Friday agreement: The Scotsman
John Innes

Trimble move has sparked political crisis, warns Durkan: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Trimble dismisses 'anti-Agreement' claims: BBC

A wake-up call or a cry for help from the brink?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble - What now for Ulster Unionism?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Deadline throws down challenge to the DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Nailing the lie on power-sharing: Belfast Telegraph

Democratic process under threat from extremists: The News Letter

Fears grow of loyalist feud: BBC
Brian Rowan

Adair cheers gun charge loyalist: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Belfast's “Poor White Trash” and the Dead Dogmas of the Past: The Blanket (Sep 19)
Brian Kelly

Trimble denies blocking police college: UTV Internet

Explosive new tapes to lift lid on Omagh bomb: (from
Allison Morris

Cowen 'snubs' Omagh families: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

NI Assembly row over Lurgan disturbance: UTV Internet

Ex-IRA men form terror advice body: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 21)
Michael McHugh

Appeal in IRA murder claim: UTV Internet

Appeal to soldiers for Bloody Sunday truth: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Bloody Sunday probe in London: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Ireland may take Britain's tax haven decision to EU court: Sunday Business Post
Ed Micheau

Monday, September 23

Embattled Trimble calls on the IRA to 'surrender': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Trimble urges IRA men to join Sinn Féin to save peace process: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Tension builds over Trimble deadline: BBC

Voter unrest could signal halt to the peace process: The Herald
Chris Thornton

Agreement cannot be imposed if sides are unwilling, says Reid: Irish Independent
John Devine

Double whammy for sad UUP: Sunday Life (Sep 22)
Lynda Gilby

Trimble's latest turn comes from a leader not up to task: Irish Independent
James Downey

Crisis in Irish nationalism: Daily Telegraph

Unionist ultimatum UUC sets democratic clocks back: Irish Examiner

Trimble standing on shaky ground: Sunday Life (Sep 22)

Killing the Agreement: Irish Independent

Ulster struggles to find way out of the Maze: The Times
David Lister

Memorial medals for prison staff: Irish Independent (Sep 20)
Louise McCall

Sinn Fein is 'about to join' North Police Board: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty

Lower Than The Lowest of the Low: The Blanket (Sep 19)
Liam O Ruairc

PSNI 'will combat paramilitary threat': BBC

O'Loan urged to re-open assault probe: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 19)
Chris Thornton

UVF's 'march of shame' is slammed: Sunday Life (Sep 22)

De Brun in hot spot over fire chief: The News Letter (Sep 19)
Jackie McKeown

Derry CS gas probe rejected: Derry Journal (Sep 20)
Brendan McDaid

Plan to kill 'IRA priest': Sunday Life (Sep 22)

Sunday, September 22

Irish Protestants Threaten to Quit Power-Sharing Government: New York Times
Warren Hoge

UUP gives IRA an ultimatum: Put an end to violence or else: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

They can't go on meeting like this: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Stormont threatened by Trimble's trembling: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

The UUC - Heart of a party: BBC

Trimble is 'wrecking Agreement': The Observer
Henry McDonald

Trimble compromise averts unionist drama: BBC
Mark Devenport

Top Cat?: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre (Sep 19)

Trimble needs support to maintain peace: The Sunday Times
Henry Patterson

Ruling will mean a sea-change for the Orange Order: (from, Sep 20)

IRA hardliners take control of army council: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

A shambles on the brink of a disaster: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Voters hit by new electoral rules in North: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Gun attacks blamed on loyalists: UTV Internet

Loyalist leader held after gun find: BBC

Loyalist target Maskey asks for permission to carry gun: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

SDLP star deficit as Rodgers bows out: Sunday Business Post
Maol Muire Tynan

IRA informer makes yet another killing from his bad old days: The Times (Sep 19)
Andrew Pierce

SDLP's Irish language demands: UTV Internet (Sep 19)

Inside File - Cowen, Powell on same page: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Police file confirms priest directed Claudy bombing: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Ulster Minister: Euro 2008 bid is 'doomed': The Observer
Stephen Khan and Henry McDonald

Saturday, September 21

Trimble faces sternest test as critics demand radical change: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

We must pull out says Donaldson: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists 'in panic' claim: UTV Internet

Trimble risks crisis over 'do-nothing' SF policy: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Unionist jitters ahead of crucial meeting: BBC
Martina Purdy

A Deal with Durkin Can Save the Agreement: Fortnight
Duncan Shipley Dalton

Defining moment for peace process: Belfast Telegraph

Border poll would benefit UUP, SDLP: (from The Irish Times, Sep 19)
Steven King

Colombia 3 lawyer 'gets death threat on mobile': Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Loyalist on witness protection programme: UTV Internet

All capable of monitoring violence: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

SDLP man hits out at Sinn Fein on policing: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

Orangemen call for pub to give Red Hand its marching orders: The Scotsman
Jim McBeth

Time to ring the changes on the Angelus bell so we are more inclusive of all beliefs: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Does this letter prove a priest was behind IRA bombing?: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Nationalist claims that priest led IRA bombers: The Independent
David McKittrick

Republicans 'confirm priest was IRA bomber': Daily Telegraph

Republicans rubbish 'Provo' priest claims: Derry Journal

'It became obvious Father Chesney was south Derry's answer to Bonnie and Clyde': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Was a priest behind the Claudy bombing?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Heath denies giving order to send in regiment: Daily Telegraph

Friday, September 20

Trimble faces new challenge from Unionist hardliners: The Independent
David McKittrick

Trimble in tough warning to UUP rebels: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble protege turns on her leader: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Unionists 'must get tough': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble finds fewer friends to go once more unto the breach: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Trimble's Follies and the Death of the Agreement: Fortnight
Adrian Guelke

Critical time for Trimble: The Guardian

Ahern 'positive' over SF policing stance: UTV Internet

Trimble expecting SF policing u-turn: RTE

Hardliners slam SF policing move: UTV Internet

Golden opportunity for Mr Orde: (from

'I've never had any trouble with people from here': (from The Irish Times, Sep 19)
Suzanne Breen

Gun victim Jim Gray is "comfortable": Belfast Telegraph

McGuinness's IRA questions: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA not only kill but lie as well - Gregory Campbell: Derry Journal (Sep 17)

Church in angry reaction to Claudy letter: Belfast Telegraph
Roisin Cox

Priest's remarkable confession raises serious questions about Claudy bombing: The News Letter (Sep 17)

Praise for Celtic's move on bigotry: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Orange arch decision 'unlawful': BBC

Heath to give probe evidence in London: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

More IRA members to testify: UTV Internet

Ireland fixes date for re-run of referendum: Financial Times
John Murray Brown and George Parker

Thursday, September 19

Reid announces independent monitor: UTV Internet

SF dismisses appointment of monitor as a sop to Trimble: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Molyneaux warns of 'damage' to unionism: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Trimble faces party crisis: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding and George Jones

Scumbaggery feeling squeeze: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

No straight-talking in Northern politics: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Fears of LVF/UDA feud grow: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

UDA meets over loyalist attacks: BBC

Kentucky Fried terror: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Pipe bomb terror of pregnant woman: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 17)
Claire Regan

Gardai policing call: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein council to vote on policing: BBC

Govt. turns up pressure on Adams over policing: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Police seizure of bombs foils dissident republicans: The Independent
David McKittrick

Priest 'confessed to being IRA bomber': Daily Telegraph
Ted Oliver and Jonathan Petre

Alleged cover-up over Claudy bombing: The News Letter (Sep 18)
Ian Starrett

Locals maintain stony silence on priest's 'IRA link': The Times
David Lister

Princess to present prison medal: BBC

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Saville Inquiry - Army performed badly: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Bloody Sunday testimony: UTV Internet

Army 'planted nail bombs on victim': BBC

Wednesday, September 18

Adams to meet Blair in London: RTE

Unionists 'should state their alternative to unity': Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Unionists must get back on track: Belfast Telegraph
Jeffrey Donaldson

'All out war' looms after loyalist shooting: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Adair accused over loyalist shooting: The Times
David Lister

Bomb attack family vow to quit home: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Majority of Catholics 'back police reform': BBC

Chief Constable Orde: The Blanket (Sep 15)
Terry O'Neill

Shankill welcomes Durkan: UTV Internet

How a priest told of carrying out the Claudy slaughter: The News Letter (Sep 17)
Ian Starrett

Men who gave terrorists their blessing: The Times
David Lister

Survivor to press for new police probe into Claudy bombing: The News Letter (Sep 17)

Protestant clerics get Maynooth honour: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Celtic acts to stamp out fans’ IRA chants: The Scotsman
Angus Wright

City peace body marks 25 years: Belfast Telegraph
Roisin Cox

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Key witness appears at Bloody Sunday inquiry: RTE

Military 'wanted IRA in gunfight': Irish Independent
George Jackson

Troops were 'hyped up' on Bloody Sunday: Belfast Telegraph
Roisin Cox

Tuesday, September 17

Ceasefire monitor not a lifeline for Trimble, says Reid: Irish Independent

Donaldson slams Reid's 'gutter' tactics: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Fighting for Good Friday: Financial Times
Paul Bew

UUP must think long and hard about putting democratically-elected administration at risk: The News Letter (Sep 16)

Sinn Fein on policing: UTV Internet

Yes Yes RUC - It’s The Force To Set Us Free: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Adams accused of Policing u-turn: (from

Orde pledges to catch drive-by gun gang: The News Letter (Sep 16)
Karen Quinn

Rein them in: (from

Reid investigates riot prison terms: BBC

And what David?: (from
Danny Morrison

Colombia Three back together after move: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Unionist withdraws remarks on Kelly: Belfast Telegraph

Leading loyalist shot in face: BBC

Grand finale falls flat: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Paying respects to the war dead: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, September 16

Trimble defends 'violence monitor': Irish Independent

Violence monitor's 'thankless' task: BBC
Mark Devenport

Crisis over cop cadets: Sunday Life (Sep 15)

SF accuses police of giving dissidents a free hand: Sunday Business Post (Sep 15)
Paul T Colgan

Gardai set to test PSNI's Gaelic skills: Irish Independent

Knives out for Adair: Sunday Life (Sep 15)

Leading loyalist keeps the peace with Irish passport: Irish Independent
John Walsh

Struggle for power within UDA: Sunday Life (Sep 15)

Connolly moved from prison, then sent back: Sunday Business Post (Sep 15)
Kieron Wood

Republican lord mayor seeks unionist gesture after Somme memorial: Irish Independent
John Walshe

Victims' groups in row over racism: Sunday Life (Sep 15)

North's Human Rights Commission called 'inept': Sunday Business Post (Sep 15)
Paul T Colgan

Fresh twist to O'Loan probe: Sunday Life (Sep 15)


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