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No confidence in British

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has accused the British government of lacking the political will to resolve the current crisis in the peace process caused by David Trimble's discriminatory actions against Sinn Féin ministers. more

Patten has been ``gutted''

One of the independent members of the Patten Commission, Dr Clifford Shearing, has comprehensively denounced the Police bill.

Mac Cionnaith attacked by loyalists

Garvaghy Road spokesperson Breandan Mac Cionnaith was attacked by a group of loyalists in a hotel in Bray, County Wicklow, where he was staying with friends at the weekend.

More equal than others

The Assembly debated the draft Programme for Government this week in a somewhat surreal atmosphere, writes Laura Friel.

Mandelson has flag case to answer

Newry and Armagh Assembly member Conor Murphy has been granted leave to apply for a judicial review of Peter Mandelson's decision on the flying of flags.

Extradition proceedings dropped

Sinn Féin Councillor Martin Ferris has welcomed the announcement that the Dublin government will not be pursuing the extraditions of Angelo Fusco and Paul Magee.

Vincent McKenna jailed

3 Vincent McKenna was led away to Mountjoy jail this week after being convicted of sexual abuse against his daughter.

Adams meets family of Martin Luther King

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams was in Atlanta, Georgia, where he visited the Martin Luther King Centre to hear about its aims and work.

Inquiry hears of shoot-to-kill policy

The Bloody Sunday Inquiry has been told that the British Army had approved a shoot-to-kill policy three weeks before the day.

Gagging orders breach Human Rights Act

Gagging orders imposed by the courts at the behest of the British Ministry of Defence (MoD) may breach the concept of `open justice'.

Human rights gathering

Sinn Féin spokesperson Francie Braniff has called for a ``central strategy to tackle human rights abuses in Ballynahinch''.

Defective nuclear subs returned to duty

The Chief Minister of the government of the Isle of Man is to raise the issue of the nuclear submarines recall which occurred last month with his British opposite number.

Nelis calls for human rights referendum

Sinn Féin's Mary Nelis has called on the British government to make the contents of the finalised Bill of Rights subject to public approval.

The journey of Coiste na n-Iarchimí

Representatives from 16 projects organised by former republican prisoners have come together to discuss their way forward.

New Basque youth movement

The youth Basque organisations in the north and south Basque Country, respectively, have merged.

Disabled call for change

The Disabled Federation of Ireland has this week called on the Dublin government to implement promised policies on equality.

Dockers still on strike

Dublin dockers who have been locked out of their work for nine weeks are being offered only a substantial wage reduction.

Dangerous Donegal junction

Motorists in west Donegal are expressing concern about what has been described as a ``very dangerous junction'' in Loch an Iuir.

Coalition can avoid winter of discontent

Strike actions are causing significant disruption for travellers by bus, rail and air.

Tackling the neglect of the North West

Derry Sinn Féin Comhairle Ceantair host a major conference on the potential for Cross Border Economic Regeneration in the Region.

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