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British commitment to Agreement in doubt

As we go to print, Peter Mandelson is set to table amendments to the Police Bill, for consideration next week in the British House of Lords, which are likely to fall considerably short of the demands made by Sinn Féin and the SDLP. more

Lucky escape in loyalist car bomb attack

A Catholic man and his two sons narrowly escaped death and serious injury when a pipe bomb exploded under a seat in their car.

Sectarianism at the heart of housing crisis

Over a thousand Catholic families are currently on the Housing Executive waiting list in North Belfast.

IRA denies O'Connor shooting

The IRA has stated that it was not involved in the killing of Joseph O'Connor in the Ballymurphy area of West Belfast last Friday.

A last resort: Prelude to hunger strike

The shadow of 1981 should not overcast the hunger strike that brought seven men close to death the previous year, writes Michael Pierse.

Senior RUC officer confirms collusion claims

The Pat Finucane Centre (PFC) has investigated the case of three men killed in a loyalist gun and bomb attack on Donnelly's Bar, Silverbridge, on 19 December 1975.

Full cross-border public inquiry must be held

Cavan/Monaghan TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, has called for a full cross-jurisdictional public inquiry into the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.

Finucane confession suppressed by RUC

It has been revealed that the RUC had a detailed verbal confession to the killing of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane two years after his assassination.

Adams urges fightback against corruption.

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams officially opened the Sinn Féin Sligo/Leitrim Constituency Office last weekend.

Kelly rejects Castlerea sentence review

A ruling in the High Court in Dublin sett a 22 January 2001 date for the State's appeal to increase the sentences of two republican prisoners.

Mandatory Medication of the people

In the 26 Counties, fluoridation of drinking water is mandatory even though fluoride is carcinogenic.

Barnes and McCormack remembered

There was a large attendance in Birmingham for the Barnes/McCormack Commemoration on Saturday 7 October.

INOU demands real increases

In its pre-Budget submission, the Irish National Organisation for the Unemployed (INOU) called for an increase of 14 in Unemployment Assistance.

Yes, Minister McGuinness

In an exclusive interview with An Phoblacht's Peadar Whelan, Sinn Féin Six-County Minister for Education, Martin McGuinness, discusses his brief.

McLaughlin briefs British trade unionists

Sinn Féin's Mitchell McLaughlin was in London on Thursday to provide an unpdate on the current state of the policing issue.

Time to end Tribunal pantomimes?

The Tribunals are failing because they are a system of inquiry designed by politicians to investigate politicians, argues Robbie MacGabhann.

Fine Gael motion plays games with peace

Brian Hayes TD sponsored a motion on the 1998 Omagh bombing which was a transparent attempt to target Sinn Féin.

Summit deal but Palestinians are still dying

An agreement to end Israeli-Palestinian violence this week became increasingly irrelevant as the violence continued.

Crisis in poultry sector

The crisis in the Irish poultry industry was raised in the Dáil last week.

Wantete case puts Gardaí in the dock

Two Dublin Councillors went to witness the hearing of a case relating to the apparent racism of the state institutions.

Tax equality not just cuts

Confusion continues over the Dublin government's intentions on tax rates.

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