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Sunday, September 30

Paisley hails 'miracle' of Sinn Fein's police talks: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Why the UUP and the DUP should form one Unionist party: The News Letter
Eoghan Harris

Parties go North in recruitment drive: Sunday Independent

Espie resigns over SDLP plan: Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

Ritchie is accused of 'hypocrisy': RTE

Dodds' attack is 'out of touch': BBC

Hawks prefer baseball bats: The News Letter

Revd Paisley converts few at book bash: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'Stop blaming Real IRA': Derry Journal

Derry INLA uncover 'British agent': Derry Journal

35 years on and families are still seeking answers:
Roisin McManus

UDR – A non-sectarian force?:
Ciarán Barnes

Garland facing fresh counterfeiting claims: Sunday Independent

When words just aren't enough ...: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 27)
Eamonn McCann

Nude Old Firm fans tackle bigotry: BBC (Sep 23)

The cry was no offender as MSP comes clean on singing The Sash: Scotland on Sunday
Marc Horne

Saturday, September 29

Bill of rights should be for all – libertarian: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Do we want a shared or scared future in Ulster?: Belfast Telegraph

Bring it on, Bertie – SF MP welcomes FF north: Ulster Herald
Ronan McSherry

Will FF fragment or unite us?:
Des Wilson

It's a bit early for an all-Ireland FF party: Irish Independent

Harris – UUP and DUP should merge: Irish Examiner
Paul Kelly

Complexities of achieving Unionist unity: The News Letter
Alex Kane

UDA in 'positive' meeting with Minister over arms: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

UDA ponders general intervention: BBC

Insisting on peace is not anti-loyalist: (from the Irish News)
Margaret Ritchie

Journalist threat 'is outrageous': BBC

Shoukri denied bail for Dubai trip: UTV Internet

Wanted – 90 detectives to help flagging force: The Times
David Sharrock

Two thirds of survey support Irish language signage: Ballymoney Times (Sep 20)

Internment report slammed:
Ciarán Barnes

'Murph dead described as 'gunmen':
Ciarán Barnes

Stormont duo at Delhi conference: Belfast Telegraph

Scotland's Covenanter martyrs who shaped faith of firebrand Ian Paisley: The Scotsman
Martyn McLaughlin

Torn between divergent streams from Tone: (from the Irish News, Sep 24)
Roy Garland

Friday, September 28

DUP defiant over policing: The News Letter

Unionist MEP presses EU over IRA:

Maskey – SF goal is still reunification: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Paisley vow: The News Letter

UDA proposes new talks with Minister: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Minister's UDA meeting finishes: BBC

No 'feud' in Carrick says McDonald: The News Letter

Police told judge feuding had 'eased': (from the Irish News, Sep 25)
Allison Morris

'Arrest the criminals' challenge: The News Letter

We've heard it all before, it's time for a new tune...: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Brian Rowan

Sinn Féin office in Derry petrol bombed:

Ammunition threat to SF members: BBC

Death threats against NI journalist: RTE

'Loyalist Volunteer' men complain to PCC: Press Gazette

New SDLP logo unveiled as as FF moves north: (from the Irish News, Sep 26)
Dan McGinn and Margaret Canning

Enniskillen 1987 horror was the beginning of the end of violence: Impartial Reporter

New victims commissioner 'to be appointed by Christmas': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parade decision rejected: Lurgan Mail

Airlines Cruise to Northern Ireland: Wall Street Journal
Quentin Fottrell

Ahern reaffirms 'fight for Rockall': Irish Independent

Thursday, September 27

We're ready for an early poll – DUP: The News Letter

Political leadership prerequisite to removal of Belfast's 'peace walls': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Bertie is about to steal SF's political clothes: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Police get three months to right rights failings: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Spy watchdog which failed to spot UVF killer Haddock praises PSNI: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Union chief to meet PSNI over O'Hagan murder: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
John McGurk

Loyalist quits in protest at minister: The News Letter

Killer's release may be blocked: Newry Democrat

Cops hand over 'dirty cash' file on Gray's 2 cronies: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Ciaran McGuigan

MLAs condemn fake guns display by SF protestors: The News Letter

March for truth slammed as 'fancy dress with menace': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Community restorative justice recognised: UTV Internet

US Group calls for an end to UK's 'absurd'Catholic monarchy ban: (from the Sunday Tribune, Sep 23)
Conor McMorrow

MLAs query victims commissioner: BBC

Why a barren rock in the Atlantic is the focus of an international battle of wills: The Scotsman
John Ross

UK ousts Ulster... from Monopoly: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Did you hear the one about the spokesman for Irish can't speak as Gaeilge?: Sunday Tribune (Sep 23)
Una Mullally

Wednesday, September 26

Wait and see, says Paisley on church role: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Paisley to stand again for election: UTV Internet

UUP ready to meet DUP for election pact talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Roaring ovations in past for old sidekick Allister: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

It's their party, cry if you want to ...: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Party merger moves have one thing in common – keep Sinn Féin out: Irish Examiner
Steven King

Fianna Fail youth set up at uni: BBC

FF to come North:

Politicians must deliver on law and order – Woodward: The News Letter

SF refuses to endorse Policing Board rights report: Belfast Telegraph

Gildernew complains about police 'failure' on death threat: (from the Irish News, Sep 22)

Maskey hits out at reserve policing proposals:
Chris McCann

Police success deserves praise: (from the Irish News)

Lady Trimble on Victims shortlist: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 24)
Chris Thornton

Concern over Victims' Commissioner delay: The News Letter (Sep 24)

Cut in corporation tax is vital, Paisley tells Labour: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Morton

Calls for King Billy painting to hang in public: UTV Internet (Sep 24)

We want to help rebuild it: Belfast Telegraph
William Allen and Will Ellison

The lump of granite that has nations at loggerheads: The Times
David Sharrock

How much is the peace dividend worth to UK?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Tuesday, September 25

Will new party accept SF in Government?: The News Letter

FF and SDLP link predicted: (from the Irish News)
James Stinson

To merge or not to merge is the question for SDLP: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Not a time for complacency: The News Letter

SF refuse to endorse policing report: UTV Internet

Shot fired into home linked to UDA in-fighting: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Fears that UDA feud is spreading: BBC

Clampdown on UDA: The News Letter

Minister backed over UDA disarmament deadline: UTV Internet

UDA arms – We all want to move forward: The News Letter
David Young

UDA violence must stop now: (from the Irish News)

Cash on delivery offer for the UDA: Belfast Telegraph

MLAs to debate motion on SF march:

Scheme to put pay to educational segregation: UTV Internet

DUP set to push Libya to pay the price for terror: The News Letter

Victims' case is put to DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Economic challenges for the North: Irish Independent

Changing Ireland – Morrow may need to be re-educated: Irish Examiner

Adams calls for cross-border suicide alliance: UTV Internet

Road map toward peace: Boston Globe
Padraig O'Malley

Monday, September 24

Minister who brokered IRA arms deal in talks with loyalist chief: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Brian Rowan

UDA blamed for pipe bomb attack: BBC

Terrorists in turmoil: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Alan Murray

Loyalist freed on bail as feud tensions 'ease': (from the Irish News, Sep 22)
Allison Morris

The pace of change making us uneasy: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Frankie Gallagher

It's always instructive to see us as others see us: (from the Irish News, Sep 22)
James Kelly

Allister's party has no chance: Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Lynda Gilby

Junior minister in fishy business: (from the Irish News, Sep 22)
Newton Emerson

US 'may boot ex-INLA man out in 2 weeks': Sunday Life (Sep 23)
Stephen Breen

Ireland to attend talks on division of Rockall seabed: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

MEP in row over removal of tricolour: Irish Independent (Sep 20)

Sunday, September 23

Concern over reservist cuts: The News Letter

Executive struggling to avoid collapse says Ford: (from the Irish News, Sep 21)
Claire Simpson

Tony Blair's fixer in chief to reveal Ulster peace manoeuvres: The Sunday Times
Richard Brooks

'Resign your seat': The News Letter

Hard-line assembly candidate leaves DUP:
Alana Fearon

SDLP firms ties with Fianna Fail: BBC

The SDLP would welcome the sight of a Fianna Fail lifeboat: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Fianna Fáil to come north?:
Martin Morgan

Ritchie turning up the heat on UDA over guns: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

British citizens only for new MI5 Belfast branch: Sunday Independent

Appeal made to families:
Jonathan Martin

Time to put Act of Settlement to rest: (from the Irish Echo)
Sean McManus

Why religious bias should not be one of the three Rs: Sunday Independent
Emer O'Kelly

Saturday, September 22

PSNI to retain over half of reserve force:

Dismissive DUP tells disaffected unionists – you're wasting your time: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Adrian Rutherford

Plans for new party may fall into credibility gap: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Allister's challenge lacking credibility: (from the Irish News)

Allister and co have nothing to offer: Belfast Telegraph

Fianna Fail criticised for move north: (from the Irish News)
Marie Louise McCrory

Fiann Fáil's North plans bode well for Donegal: Donegal News

Time to play guess the party?: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

UDA was planning a 'significant statement': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Is the UDA being picked on?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Secretary of state objects to release of Poyntzpass killer: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

The truth will set us free, so let's set up a commission to find it: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Protest at McGuinness's house sparks row in street: Belfast Telegraph
Will Ellison

Foster vows no bias over NI centre: (Sep 20)

Paisley Jnr must reveal full extent of lobbying for developer – SDLP: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 20)
David Gordon

In the footsteps of giants: The Economist (Sep 20)

Keep Omagh words simple: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Friday, September 21

New unionist dissidents step out into open: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Adrain Rutherford

New party has 'nothing to offer': BBC

Jim Allister addresses unionists opposed to DUP stance: UTV Internet

New unionist party moves step closer: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

A political deal ... or has unionism lost its way?: Belfast Telegraph
David Shiels

£300,000 for riot estate, but no word on whether UDA will get peace payout: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein call on Unionists to condemn sinister threat: Impartial Reporter

Hugh Orde to make announcement on future of reserve officers: UTV Internet

SDLP most at risk as Ahern moves north: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Fianna Fail opportunism may rebound: The News Letter

Renewed calls for full inquiry: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

O'Loan under fire over Nelson report: The News Letter

Killers could have been caught 'if threats investigated properly': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

CAJ complaints dismissed: The News Letter

Family shocked by RUC 'apathy' over threats to lawyer: Belfast Telegraph

Path now clear for collusion probe: Belfast Telegraph

Garden of Light memorial fails to shed light on ongoing discord: Ulster Herald
Anton McCabe

Memorial must state the truth: The News Letter

'I will never forgive them': Newry Democrat

SF confident of securing speaking rights: RTE

Why not follow US and elect our prosecutors?: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Adams makes West End debut: BBC
Ruth McDonald

A new anthem – We must rise to Ireland's Call for today: Irish Examiner

Dr Paisley backing Ireland: (Sep 20)

Thursday, September 20

Unionist unease 'needs a channel': BBC

Ford slams 'directionless' Stormont: UTV Internet

Why five years of laws passed on a nod and a wink must be reviewed: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Church and state should be separate: Derry Journal

Fianna Fail move 'could destroy the Agreement': The News Letter

SF 'not worried' about FF plan to seek members in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

The SDLP and Fianna Fail: Derry Journal
Gerry Murray

Nelson threats ignored: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

War of words over Omagh memorial: The News Letter
Anne Palmer

Confronting our past: Belfast Telegraph

New District policing body is taking shape: Down Democrat

New powers may be invoked to keep files from Wright inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Woman acquitted in Irish language row: (from the Irish News, Sep 18)
Diana Rusk

Bilingual road signs 'potentially dangerous': The News Letter

Arts can play key role in North – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Irish charm: Washington Times
James Morrison

N. Ireland imparts lessons learned: USAToday
Richard Willing

Wednesday, September 19

Talks could lead to new unionist party: The News Letter

You may not have noticed, but it's the end of Paisleyism: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

IMC report shows how far we've come: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP-FF merger a 'boost' for Northern nationalists: Derry Journal

Party merge move possible – Durkan: BBC

Fianna Fail Assembly poll plan 'bizarre': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Deal or no deal for Fianna Fail?: BBC
Martina Purdy

Intriguing times with Fianna Fail: (from the Irish News)

Pastor Jack aims to bring down the walls between Shankill and Falls:
Ciarán Barnes

DUP leader opposed publicly funded visitor centre in 2005: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Dramatic change of policy: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

CS gas used 1,000 times in 3 years by police: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

Clash over school closure criteria: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Wright material 'may be withheld': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Fund for north/south cooperation touted by SDLP: UTV Internet

Memorial design will be unveiled: BBC

Relatives boycott Omagh memorial: UTV Internet

At the Heart of the Matter – Peace as a product: Sunday Life (Sep 16)
Alan McBride

Tuesday, September 18

DUP adopted right strategy, says Donaldson: The News Letter

No progress over UDA disarming, says latest IMC report: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Call to review jury trials in the North to avoid intimidation: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

UUP man calls for merger with the DUP: The News Letter

Donaldson is Unionism's biggest hope: (from the Irish Daily Star, Sep 17)
John Coulter

Fundamentalism led us down a troubled road: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

MP blasts response to violence at interface: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McCready

Ruane accused of sectarianism: UTV Internet

Security threat of dissident groups remains: Irish Independent

Victims to confront McGuinness at home: The News Letter

Lib Dems want to scrap NIO: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

A matter of accountability: The News Letter

All decision making must be seen to be transparent: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Minister should be quizzed – Burnside: The News Letter

Fianna Fail plans North move but stops short of SDLP deal: Irish Independent

Warning as Fianna Fail looks to North: The News Letter

RUC victims are commemorated: The News Letter
Anne Palmer

RUC gallantry: The News Letter

BBC editor resigns from PR post in RAF after complaints from SF: (from the Irish News)
Andrea McKernon

NI 'peace walls would help Iraq': BBC

Monday, September 17

Kelly bogeyman fear for Big Ian: Sunday Life (Sep 16)
Brian Rowan

Church dissidents likely to end up going nowhere: (from the Irish News, Sep 15)
James Kelly

Police protection no longer necessary for Northern politicians:

Woodward 'considering' response to application for killer's release: (from the Irish News, Sep 15)
Allison Morris

Heartbroken mother furious Poyntzpass killer may be freed: The News Letter (Sep 15)

English skin heads for band parade: (Sep 14)
Ciarán Barnes

Fianna Fáil group to assess SDLP merger: Irish Examiner
Áine Kerr

SDLP buys time over FF merger: Irish Independent

Government HET funding 'is essential': Sunday Life (Sep 16)
Stephen Breen

Para boss 'should have sorted Bloody Sunday': Sunday Life (Sep 16)
Stephen Gordon

Passing on knowledge to Iraqis is a step too far: (from the Irish News, Sep 14)
Patrick Murphy

Sectarian issues? Get 'em off: The Scotsman (Sep 4)

If Scotland got its vote, then so should we: The Times
William Rees-Mogg

Sunday, September 16

DUP split will lead to new hardline party: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

"No appetite" for another unionist party, says MP: The News Letter

The school at the heart of Paisley controversy: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

All just a quest for profit?: (Sep 14)
Des Wilson

Killers' release sought by LVF at secret meetings: The News Letter

McClean may be questioned over murder of loyalist inmate in Maze: (from the Irish News, Sep 14)
Allison Morris

No hiding place for thugs: (Sep 14)

What do Osama Bin Laden and Gerry Adams have in common?: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Bertie plans eventual FF merger with the SDLP: Sunday Independent

Service will honour dead RUC officers: The News Letter

Finding little faces of war: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Sarah Carr

No Causeway for concern: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 14)
Eric Waugh

Ireland 'peace inspiration' – Pope: BBC

Minister questions whether Pope's comments are "realistic": The News Letter

Me-Feiners are holding us back: Sunday Independent
Marc Coleman

IRA decommissioning high point for home secretary: The News Letter

Engaged to Hamas: Jerusalem Post
Melanie Phillips


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