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Police plan lacks substance

The policing proposals announced yesterday by Peter Mandelson failed to deliver on the full implementation plan promised by the British Government for December 1999. more

Tom Williams comes home

It was a significant moment when Joe Cahill and Liam Shannon gently unfolded a Tricolour over the coffin carrying Tom Williams' remains on Wednesday.

Successful visit Stateside

Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin were in the United States last week for a series of high profile political meetings and briefings.

Westminster facilities still on ice

The thorny issue of the use of Westminster facilities by elected Sinn Féin Members of Parliament Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness has again been raised in recent days.

RUC beat young nationalists

Three young Downpatrick people were viciously beaten by the RUC in the early hours of Sunday morning 9 January.

Minister's disgraceful neglect of the elderly

A Cabra man has accused the Minister for Health Brian Cowan of ''constructive euthanasia'' following the death of his elederly mother.

UVF commander worked in RUC barracks

An Phoblacht has learned that the building firm run by assassinated UVF leader Richard Jameson carried out building work in Gough RUC barracks and in Maghaberry Prison.

Letter bomb at home of SF Councillor

A letter bomb was discovered at the home of Monaghan Sinn Féin Councillor Owen Smyth on Tuesday following an RUC incursion in the area.

McKenna to be extradited?

The Director of Public Prosecutions in Dublin has ruled that he press child sex abuse charges against self-styled human rights campaigner Vincent McKenna.

ti-extradition protestors in Coolock, Dublin, on Saturday, 15 January, one of many such pickets being held around the country to protest the extradition of Angelo Fusco. The Belfast man appeared in the High Court (sitting in the Special Court building in Green Street on the orders of the judge) on Tuesday, 18 January, when his case was mentioned and adjourned until 1 February. Fusco remains in custody in Castlerea Prison, County Roscommon.

Building on republican potential in Antrim

Sinn Féin is campaigning to regain the party's seat on Antrim Borough Council on 2 February.

Is this the farmers' last stand?

Robbie MacGabhann on the crisis in Irish agriculture, which boiled over last week.

Don O'Leary to resign

Sinn Féin Councillor Don O'Leary this week announced with regret his intention to resign his seat on Cork Corporation seat because of ill-health.

Scandal at Drogheda's Lourdes Hospital

Over 1,000 people marched through Drogheda on Saturday calling for the reinstatement of a consultant who ``kept his patients in hospital too long''.

Abysmal redudancy package for Hawkesbay workers

Workers in the Hawkesbay factory in Ardee, County Louth are balloting on a meagre redundancy package offered by the plant owner.

RUC Nelson probe interference?

Suspicions are growing that the RUC may have deliberately leaked the news to the media that loyalist Jim Fulton was arrested in the US.

Blatant RIR bigots

The sectarian nature of the Royal Irish Regiment has again been exposed by the West Belfast-based newspaper the Andersonstown News.

Kelly gets damages from RUC

Gerry Kelly, Sinn Féin Assembly member for North Belfast, has received 4,000 compensation and his legal fees paid in a court settlement against the RUC.

GAA stars to help Paddy's Day Carnival

Some of the top names on the Ulster GAA scene have come to the rescue of Belfast's St Patrick's Day Carnival.

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