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Oil grab at Las Malvinas

falklands.jpg A war of words has erupted between the British government and Argentina over the icy and remote British colony known in English as the Falkland Islands, which lie 290 miles off the coast of Argentina.

Published February 10, 2012


kennysarkozypatted.jpg Amid outrage over the government’s intensive efforts to avoid a referendum, the leader of the main opposition groups in the 26 Counties have issued separate calls for the people to have a say on Europe’s draconian new finance plan.

Published February 3, 2012

Marching through adversity

bloodysunday2012.jpg Thousands marched through heavy rain showers in Derry on Sunday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday massacre and to appeal for justice for the victims.

Published February 3, 2012

Deception around the Ormeau Road massacre

ormeauroadreport.jpg The families of five men killed in a unionist paramilitary gun attack 20 years ago have uncovered new evidence which shows that the killers had been pre-armed by the RUC police -- and there was no genuine attempt to bring those responsible to justice afterwards.

Published February 3, 2012

Criminalisation policy hasn’t changed - Duffy

colinduffybeard.jpg State harassment victim Colin Duffy says current conditions on Maghaberry prisons Roe House wing “could be equated to the harshness of what took place in the late 70s and early 80s” in the notorious H-Blocks.

Published February 3, 2012

PSNI ‘picking man’s life apart’

paulward.jpg A Derry man has said the PSNI attempted to recruit him as an informer against dissident republicans or “ruin his life” if he refused.

Published February 3, 2012

Indo stirs race-hate controversy

irishindependent.jpg A Polish woman who was the subject of a ‘mistranslated’ article suggesting she was a ‘welfare tourist’ has said she was shocked to learn of it and that the allegation was “completely not true”.

Published February 3, 2012

Kenny’s blame game

endakennydavos.jpg Taoiseach Enda Kenny is the focus of mounting anger in the 26 Counties after criticising the Irish people for their “greed” and “mad” borrowing-- just days after he paid one and a quarter billion euros of public funds to international bond speculators.

Published January 27, 2012

Duffy ‘will not change’ despite ordeal

duffyreleased.jpg Colin Duffy has spoken out after he was dramatically cleared last week of involvement in the 2009 Real IRA attack on the Massareene British Army base.

Published January 27, 2012

North’s politicians at odds over Scotland vote

salmondreferendum.jpg The Scottish government has this week unveiled the question that could lead to the end of the union between Scotland and England.

Published January 27, 2012

March showdown over Boston College subpoenas

moloneymcintyre.jpg Researchers employed by Boston College to conduct interviews with former IRA members -- the subject of a British government subpoena -- have said they are not surprised at the latest court ruling against their efforts to prevent the interview transcripts falling into the hands of the PSNI.

Published January 27, 2012

Sinn Fein hold talks on Maghaberry

raymondmccartney.jpg A Sinn Fein delegation of Stormont Assembly members -- Raymond McCartney, Sean Lynch and Jennifer McCann -- met with the Six-County Justice Minister David Ford on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing crisis at Maghaberry prison.

Published January 27, 2012

Compensation award over ‘appalling’ harassment

laurenakane.jpg An award-winning social worker has won “significant” damages following a campaign of sectarian harassment by her ‘colleagues’ at a care centre.

Published January 27, 2012

Duffy freed but Shivers jailed over Massereene attack

duffyshivers.jpg Prominent republican Colin Duffy has today been found not guilty of the Real IRA attack on Massereene British Army base in 2009, although there was disbelief at the court when his co-accused, Brian Shivers from Magherafelt, was found guilty.

Published January 20, 2012

RUC killers rehired by PSNI

rucpsniposter.jpg Former RUC Special Branch police who were forced to retire as part of the policing reform process have been rehired as civilian contractors for the PSNI, it has emerged.

Published January 20, 2012

Emigration is ‘lifestyle choice’, says Noonan

michaelnoonan.jpg The 26-County Finance Minister Michael Noonan infuriated the Irish public on Thursday when he described emigration as “a choice of lifestyle”.

Published January 20, 2012

Warnings over UVF attacks

uvf.jpg No arrests have been made and no searches carried out, two weeks after the brutal sectarian attack on Catholic teenager James Turley.

Published January 20, 2012

Derry explosions raise tensions

strandroadpsni.jpg Two explosions in Derry last night [Thursday night] appeared to target government offices and have again ratcheted up concerns for the political process in the North.

Published January 20, 2012

Politicians clash as poverty deepens

alasdairmcdonnell.jpg Over 80,000 children in the Six Counties are living in poverty, according to a new report published this week, with nationalist areas such as west Belfast experiencing the highest figures.

Published January 20, 2012

Appeal for republican prisoner

tonytaylor.jpg The wife of a Derry republican prisoner has appealed to the city’s political leaders to do something about the crisis at Maghaberry prison before someone dies.

Published January 20, 2012


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