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Saturday, September 30

Assembly to debate return of devolution: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP – 'deal must be right': UTV Internet

Bishop in plea over Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Challenging times faced by countries' premiers: The News Letter

Irony of DUP's democratic view: (from the Irish News) — link repaired 8:15EDT (13:15)

A peaceful spot designed to get politicos talking: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

No illegal parade records are kept: The News Letter

Spy can give video link evidence: BBC

Omagh bombing trial is adjourned: BBC

Loyalist's trial told of 'paramilitary' photos: (from the Irish News)

Haddock cleared of murder: UTV Internet

Killer's sentence appeal rejected: BBC

Mother to take Holy Cross case to "highest court": North Belfast News
Áine McEntee

600 incidents in 'families' feud': BBC (Feb 27)

Shining the light of truth on killings: North Belfast News — link repaired 8:15EDT (13:15)
JJ Magee

'Entrepreneurial north will take years': (from the Irish News, Sep 26)
James Stinson

Last orders for bigots at 'world's best' Rangers pub: The Scotsman
Raymond Hainey

Friday, September 29

Paisley warns he will not be bullied over assembly: The Guardian
Patrick Wintour

Paisley warns against 'bullying': BBC
Mark Devenport

Adams confident of NI agreement: RTE

If not now, when, for devolution?: The News Letter
Simon Hunter

We can safeguard the Union: Belfast Telegraph
John Andrews

More police needed on beat not less: The News Letter

It was 'normal' for squad to alter enormous bomb: Irish Independent
Paul Higgins

Bomber grinned as he left car: Ulster Herald
Ronan McSherry

Loyalists praised in Orde meeting: The News Letter

Officer in O'Loan's office was under investigation himself: (from the Irish News)

Councillor urges 'common sense' over parade issue: Andersonstown News
Francesca Ryan

Court told Hain trying to 'hide the truth': (from the Irish News)

Plea over O'Hagan killing: UTV Internet

Hope and history don't rhyme: Andersonstown News
Eilish Rooney

IRA petrol bombed our home say family: (from the Irish News)
Marie Louise McCrory

Former UUP man joins Tories: UTV Internet

Hunger Strikers for Sale on Ebay: The Blanket (Sep 24)
Breandán Ó Muirthile

O'Cealleagh Deported from LA: Irish Voice/
Georgina Brennan

Rangers in chants plea to fans: The Herald (Sep 28)
Alison Chiesa

Thursday, September 28

IRA has closed down terror operations – IMC: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Hain to underline deal deadline: BBC

Paisley urged to talk by Ahern: UTV Internet

Shadow 'cast over Scotland deal': BBC

Clinton calls for more optimism about peace process:

Blair urged to be hard on SF: The News Letter

Blair speaks of his 'passion' for peace in conference speech: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Dodds – peace will define historic reign: The News Letter

DUP dismisses November deadline: Irish Democrat (Sep 21)
Paul Donovan

'Lame duck' Blair faces inevitable handover: The News Letter

Restoring devolution to restore jobs: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI reforms 'may be undermined': BBC

Risk of 'paying dear' in south Armagh: Newry Democrat

Gun believable: Daily Mirror
Allison Morris

The UDA 'reward': Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Policing of school protest endorsed: (from the Irish News)

Labour agrees to organise in NI: BBC

Politics here remain firmly stuck in allegiance: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

DUP to probe ex-mayor vote fraud: BBC

People are loathe to see their murals go: (from the Irish News)
Claire Simpson

Strange Logic: The Blanket (Aug 11)
Anthony McIntyre

Omagh bomb was 'similar' to other: BBC

British spooks and loyalists 'colluded on bombings': Irish Independent
Allison Bray

Farren backs cross border plan: UTV Internet

Will Brussels say 'no' to North's lower taxes plea?: Irish Independent

Chambers' infrastructure lobbying link: RTE (Sep 26)

Hain praises Manchester as symbol: UTV Internet

The Big Question – In 2006, are Catholics really being discriminated against in Scotland?: The Independent
Paul Kelbie

Wednesday, September 27

MLAs report urges greater priority for victims: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

You won't bully us – DUP warns Hain: The News Letter

Decommissioning – beginning of the end: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Carrots and Sticks: The Blanket (Sep 18)
John Coulter

I'm so teed off with below-par entertainment: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

New PM needed for political progress?: Belfast Telegraph

Red carpet for Apprentice Boys?: The News Letter

'Devlin feud cost PSNI £1m: Daily Mirror (Sep 26)

No magic formula for regeneration success: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Politicians pay respects to Sinn Fein councillor: The News Letter

Slur so symptomatic of problems within UUP: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Nationalism goes global: Belfast Telegraph
Lord Laird

The battle for Gaeilge: Village (Aug 31)
Gerry Adams

Time for fresh look at O'Hagan murder – Ed: Sunday Life (Sep 24)
Pauline Reynolds

Omagh bomb witness 'was got at': Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

Second day of Omagh bomb evidence: BBC

Call for inquiry on bombings: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

Proud memories of husband killed while helping a priest shot dead by British army: Andersonstown News (Sep 21)
Roisin McManus

Political workers to receive their job termination letters as November deadline nears: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Cardinal requests sectarian crime details: The Scotsman

Tuesday, September 26

'Bloodbath' could hit plans for devolution, warns Sir Reg: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Hookham and Noel McAdam

SF support for policing policy: The News Letter

An Open Letter from Dermot Nesbitt of the Ulster Unionist Party to the Secretary of State, Peter Hain: Belfast Telegraph
Dermot Nesbitt

UDA group's plan for standing down: The News Letter

Thug 'could be back in Belfast soon': Sunday Life (Sep 24)
Alan Murray

Calls for action after protesters mock murdered Catholic teen: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

3,000 days – time to break impasse: The News Letter

SF claims funding creates problems: UTV Internet

Politician queries loyalist funding: (from the Irish News)
David Wilson

Ulster not a priority for Brown warns Hain: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Hookham

Religion without conflict a dilemma for Paisley: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

O.C. Bartender Linked to N. Ireland Murders Deported: Los Angeles Times
H.G. Reza

Trial of man suspected of Omagh bombing begins: The Independent
David McKittrick

Omagh accused 'knew attack would kill': Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin and Ian Graham

'Shortcomings' in Omagh evidence: BBC

DNA and Diplock – A Recipe for Injustice: The Blanket (Sep 23)
Martin Galvin

General Jackson faces his Waterloo: Village (Sep 14)
Eamonn McCann

President's Praise for Catholic Lawyers Killed in Northern Ireland: The Universe
Carmel McQuaid

Dr. Who boost sought for Northern Ireland TV Drama: Irish Independent (Sep 19)

Put Hain back in the Tardis: Belfast Telegraph
Pól Ó Muirí

Riot 'organised by text messages': BBC

A voice in the desert?: Belfast Telegraph
Fearghal McKinney

Monday, September 25

It's time to heal our wounds with deal, says archbishop: Irish Independent
John Cooney

SF must accept policing: UTV Internet

Farewell to arms ... a year on: Sunday Life (Sep 24)
Harold Good

Can Scottish summit seal deal for north?: (from the Irish News, Sep 23)
William Graham

The devolution debate – Time to bury the past and share the future: Sunday Life (Sep 24)
Frank Bryan

Loyalist feud slapped down Aine's helping hand of peace: Sunday Independent (Sep 24)
Alan Murray

Councillor's home petrol bombed: BBC

Rates rebellion is sadly doomed to fail: (from the Irish News, Sep 14)
Newton Emerson

Judicial Ombudsman appointed: UTV Internet

Cold case = big dosh: Sunday Life (Sep 24)
Joe Oliver

Omagh bombing trial set to resume: BBC

Learning from past mistake: (from the Irish News, Sep 23)

Former MSP risks ire with independence 'steps': The Scotsman
Hamish MacDonell

A 'new union' could be way ahead: The Herald
Tom Gordon

Sunday, September 24

Irish and British governments devise 'Plan B' for North: Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

Confidence 'IRA arms have gone': BBC

St Andrews talks may prove vital: BBC
Mark Devenport

Yes, Mr Hain, it's a crisis: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Missed deadline need not be end: (from the Irish News, Sep 14)

Three Northern parties at Clinton conference: Sunday Business Post
Adam Maguire

British bludgeoning north with rates and other rises: (from the Irish News, Sep 18)
Tom Kelly

We need proper policing: Derry Journal

Veteran IRA man resigns from Army Council: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

Key members quit Sinn Fein over controls: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Parades Commission limit march to 1,000: UTV Internet

Drumcree parade passes peacefully: BBC

Banned UDA pleads to win legal status: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Hain offers £1m in bid to disband UDA: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

McAleese pays tribute to Nelson and Finucane: (from the Irish News, Sep 22)
Steven McCaffery

Labour 'yes' to setting up branches in Ulster: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Sectarianism – the beginning of the end: Sunday Herald
Liam McDougall

Saturday, September 23

Hain seeks business support for Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Morton

Hain will dissolve 'both assemblies': The News Letter

Hain under fire again after outlining plans to dissolve assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Adams endorses Paisley in speech delivered in the US: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Sinn Fein up to its old tricks again, as North's policing stalemate drags on: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Assembly is last chance saloon for a generation: North Belfast News

Hain tactics of bypassing politicians will not work: The News Letter

Orde's offer to speak to republicans is rejected: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Commissioner's 'Orange links' challenged in Drumcree case: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Drumcree ruling will be reviewed: BBC

Drumcree protest 'is no dead duck issue': The News Letter
Simon Hunter

Sir Reg accepts Leslie's reasons for defection: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein to snub talks on victims of troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Peace cash handed to missile company: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 21)
Sam McBride

Gaeilgeoir's legal ordeal continues: Andersonstown News (Sep 21)
Francesca Ryan

Catholic church denies integration move: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

New Ambassadorís Role in Iraq: Irish Voice/

How do you say wine lake, butter mountain and gravy train in Irish?: The Times
David Charter

Friday, September 22

Two month warning for politicians: UTV Internet

UUP MEP accuses Northern secretary of political blackmail: Ireland_On-Line

Adams tells US audience DUP should respect SF mandate:

DUP – 'deadline is defining moment': UTV Internet

Blair may now be a liability in search for North deal: (from the Irish Times, Sep 21)
Frank Millar

Sinn Fein prepares for a seismic shift: Belfast Telegraph

Time for SF to 'get active' on policing: The News Letter

Fears raised over new CRJ proposals: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Anger over Government's grant to 'stop' UDA thuggery: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Unaccountable tyranny: Belfast Telegraph
Robert McCartney

Drumcree ruling won't be changed: The News Letter

Tensions raised over Drumcree march by Old Firm soccer clash: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

CRC article relates more to unionist thinking: (from the Irish News, Sep 20)
Brian Feeney

Shoukri's case 'damaged by leaks': BBC

Fury at diplomat threat: The News Letter
David Young

MI5 represented at Nelson inquiry: BBC

Why I defected to the Tories, by ex-Trimble aide: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Protest supports prisoners: Impartial Reporter

SDLP suggests inviting unionists to Leinster House: (from the Irish News)

Youth teams withdraw from league: BBC

NYC Comptroller to use his clout: UTV Internet

Truth process must be fair: Andersonstown News
Mark Thompson

DUP Councillors to pay legal bill: UTV Internet

United supporters: The Guardian
Roy Hattersley

Thursday, September 21

Paisley – IRA must be completely dismantled: The News Letter

Ignore DUP power sharing demands SDLP: Irish Examiner

McAleese 'optimistic' over Stormont deadline: RTE

American politicians feel north's state of play is 'silly and surreal': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Policing power for Executive rejected: The News Letter

Republicans move closer to playing a role in policing: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Ex-prisoners in police row 'facile' – says Campbell: Derry Journal (Sep 19)

O'Loan remarks rejected: (from the Irish News)

Loyalists must show ability to reform: Belfast Telegraph

No fear over parade restrictions: The News Letter

Parade ruling is perplexing: (from the Irish News)

Death threats force Irish diplomat to quit Belfast: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Latest on Rosemary Nelson inquiry: UTV Internet

Senior UUP man defects to Tories: BBC

Families view Omagh case by video: BBC

Anti-collusion group stage protests: North Belfast News (Sep 15)
Áine McEntee

Northern firms unaffected by the political stalemate: Irish Independent
Brendan Keenan

Wednesday, September 20

DUP consult on SF power-sharing: BBC

Assembly seeks scrutiny role in wake of Shoukri case and Stormontgate: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

DUP hits out at debate 'boycott': BBC

Paisley urges SF to support police: UTV Internet

DUP reveals letter: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PUP meeting with IMC 'positive': BBC

Only the democrats can bring about devolution: The News Letter
Ian Paisley

Paisleys twist more than 'biased media' ever could: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Trust in police and politicians 'is lowest in Ulster': Belfast Telegraph
Mark Hookham

Diplomat home after Loyalist threats: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Can UDA be brought in from cold?: BBC
Vincent Kearney

The U-D-gay!: Sunday Life (Sep 17)
Stephen Breen

Call of justice: The News Letter

PSNI defends its response to riot: The News Letter

SF and SDLP quarrel over arrest which sparked riot: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Government initiative needs close monitoring: The News Letter

SF demand parade rethink: UTV Internet

Republican family fails to form real united front: Andersonstown News (May 18)
Ciarán ó Pronntaigh

25 years of integrated education: UTV Internet

GAA legend can be bettered with inclusivity: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Standun's Station: Connaught Telegraph
Padraig Standun

Tuesday, September 19

Downing Street sees crucial chance for Ulster before PM's departure: The Guardian
Will Woodward and Owen Bowcott

Blair pins his Ulster hopes on last-chance Scots summit: The Scotsman
James Kirkup

Hanson – outcome dire if parties fail: The News Letter

Careful What You Wish For: The Blanket (Sep 11)
John Coulter

'Time to respect the majority, too': The News Letter
Dermot Nesbitt

IMC's legitimising of 'structures' creates problems: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Sinn Fein 'snubs policing debate': BBC

PUP requires more than a makeover: Belfast Telegraph

Murder inquiry warning: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

Plea to step up push for Bill of Rights: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAlleese

Nationalists urge Drumcree review: BBC

Police chiefs defend handling of Belfast violence: Irish Examiner

Mural paints a brighter picture: (from the Irish News, Sep 14)
Catherine Morrison

Funding boost for loyalist areas: UTV Internet

Govt money for loyalist-linked group: RTE

Group claim Historical Enquiries Team 'flawed': (from the Irish News, Sep 13)
Barry McCaffrey

Ulster police payout for journalist after raid on home: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Government must not mix politics with sport: The News Letter

Britain's new man in Ireland: Sunday Business Post (Sep 17)
Andrew Lynch

Monday, September 18

'Dire' warning over NI deadline: BBC

Ahern & Blair to host NI talks next month: RTE

Hain to face committee questions: BBC

Sinn Fein and PUP in Derry to work together: UTV Internet

The Devolution Debate – Deal will happen time is right: Sunday Life (Sep 17)
Peter Robinson

Is rates issue a carrot or stick?: BBC (Sep 16)
Mark Devenport

Paisley can't stomach Salmond home truths: (from the Irish News, Sep 16)
James Kelly

Police injured in north Belfast riot: UTV Internet

Petrol bomb attack on west Belfast police station: UTV Internet

Guns back on streets: Sunday Life (Sep 17)
Ciaran McGuigan and Pauline Reynolds

Farewell to an Empey pact: (from the Irish News, Sep 16)
Newton Emerson

Hutchinson settles libel action: UTV Internet (Sep 14)

Britain remains object of suspicion and mistrust: (from the Irish News, Sep 13)
Ray O'Hanlon

100 suspects identified in march rioting: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Protestors slam army 'PR stunt': Andersonstown News (Sep 11)
Roisin McManus

Para who saved kids deserves tribute too: Sunday Life (Sep 17)
Alan McBride

Website planned for Lost Lives: Daily Mirror
Allison Morris

Goulding, the Provisionals and the Current Political Process: The Blanket (Sep 9)
Roy Johnston

A vote for FF a vote for SF, warns Kenny: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

McDowell Is a True Leader: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Sunday, September 17

A date SF and DUP must meet: Sunday Independent

Stormont to stay in limbo: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Masterly inactivity is the key to movement: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Sinn Fein must call off the democracy charade: Sunday Independent
Andrea Byrne

Drumcree church fire 'malicious': BBC

Ervine pursued over UVF membership claim: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Rugby international anthem proposal hits a sour note with PSNI pipe band: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

RUC whistle-blower plans life abroad after arrest: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Reporters 'covered up truth' about IRA to help peace: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Daily Ireland has gone away: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Renaissance Republicanism: The Blanket (Sep 8)
Mick Hall

DUP heading south again for cross-border councillors' forum: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 14)
Noel McAdam

MLA's expenses claim tops £18,000: BBC

Workers are casualties of impasse: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Bob's your uncle on rates: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Union fights church 'edict' for teacher training: The Sunday Times
Siobhan Maguire

Attack linked to feud: Andersonstown News (Sep 14)
Francesca Ryan

From troublespot to nightspot: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 14)
Emily Moulton

Ring residents sue builders over Gaeltacht housing plan: The Sunday Times
Enda Leahy

Uefa urges action on bigots ahead of Old Firm clash: Sunday Herald
Liam McDougall

Saturday, September 16

Blair sticks to Ulster deadline: Daily Telegraph
David Lee

North parties warned of 10 years in dark if no deal now: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel, Bernard Purcell and Brian Dowling

Ahern expects power-sharing push in North to go to the wire: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Hain 'always sucking' up to DUP: Derry Journal

Ulster endgame: The Times

Hain urged to allow full debate over plans to reduce councils: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Our future together: Derry Journal

Public confidence in police is 'falling in east Belfast': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

PSNI needs update on human rights obligations: North Belfast News

Turning poachers into gamekeepers: Belfast Telegraph

Sectarian incidents 'disrupt crime fight': The News Letter

Paisley anger after remarks on attacks: The News Letter

Sectarian abuse hurled at baby's burial mourners: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Attack on Protestant primary condemned: North Belfast News
Ciarán Barnes

School children given police protection: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Parade progress: Down Democrat

DUP non-committal on march with BUA: North Belfast News

Ervine – my secret past in the UVF: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Harsh Attack on Dodd: Irish Voice/

Bobby Sands biography for bunscoil — abridged too far?: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Battered warder was 'trapped by key chain': Sunday Life (Sep 10)
Alan Murray

Pausing for a row over the Angelus: Irish Independent

Vision needed for Ireland's mother tongue: (from the Irish News, Sep 14)
Jim Gibney

Pack up the troubles and move on: Daily Telegraph
Sophie Campbell

Brown and Thatcher 'one on Union': The Scotsman (Sep 15)
James Kirkup


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