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Sectarian attacks ‘orchestrated’

A sectarian attack on a 12-year-old schoolboy in a County Antrim village is linked to continuing loyalist death threats against a Catholic family in the area.

Published December 20, 2007

Unionists walk out over Long Kesh plans

The future of the former Long Kesh prison, scene of decades of resistance by Irish republican prisoners to British rule, descended into farce yesterday amid warnings that a planned peace centre/sport stadium project could collapse.

Published December 20, 2007

Aer Lingus language move provokes anger

Aer Lingus has scrapped its familiar Irish-language greeting in the North of Ireland because it might upset unionists flying to and from Belfast.

Published December 20, 2007

Devolution threatened over IRA structures

The DUP has insisted there will be no devolution of policing and justice powers to the Six County Executive without the complete dismantling of the Provisional IRA’s structure.

Published December 12, 2007

Ireland complicit in US human rights abuses - report

Ireland is failing to live up to its human rights obligations by accepting US assurances that CIA flights used for smuggling prisoners to detention and torture centres are not passing through Irish airports, the Irish Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday.

Published December 12, 2007

Paisley/McGuinness delegation meets George Bush

First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have been praised by US president George Bush for their “courage” during a meeting in the White House.

Published December 12, 2007

Fianna Fail registers in Six Counties

Fianna Fail has officially registered as a political party in the Six Counties, party leader Bertie Ahern has announced.

Published December 12, 2007

Sinn Féin builds new 26-County strategy

Sinn Féin held a major conference in Dublin at the weekend to plot a new way forward for the party in Irish politics, particularly in the South.

Published December 12, 2007

Coroner to receive shoot-to-kill reports

Top-secret reports on the shoot-to-kill policy of political killings operated by the British government in the north of Ireland are to be opened to the chief coroner John Leckey.

Published December 5, 2007

Gerry McHugh resigns from Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin Assembly member Gerry McHugh has resigned from the party, blaming “undemocratic” practices.

Published December 5, 2007

Bugging lawyers unlawful, says judge

The bugging of conversations between lawyers and clients has been ruled unlawful by a British judge.

Published December 5, 2007

US visit pushes investment buttons

First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness opened the Nasdaq stock market in New York today (Wednesday) as part of a trip to promote the Six Counties to US capitalists.

Published December 5, 2007

Catholic north-west is most deprived

The sectarian divide still dominates the North’s economy according to new figures on the continuing east/west polarisation in the Six Counties.

Published December 5, 2007

Real IRA issues statement, video

The ‘Real IRA’ have issued a statement that they intend to launch further attacks on the PSNI police following two gun attacks on PSNI members in Dungannon and Derry in the past two weeks.

Published November 28, 2007

First DPP meeting in west Belfast

Republican traditionalists are planning to mount a protest against this week’s first ever meeting of the District Policing Partnership (DPP) in west Belfast.

Published November 28, 2007

Harney clings to post as cancer scandal deepens

Fianna Fail has been forced to threaten parliamentary backbenchers with expulsion in an effort to win the no-confidence vote on the 26-County Minister for Health, Mary Harney today [Wednesda

Published November 28, 2007

Colombia 3 book launched

One of the Colombia 3, Jim Monaghan, has this week published a book about his experiences, Colombia Jail Journal.

Published November 28, 2007

Rebel songs controversy

A chorus of denunciation has appeared in the mainstream Scottish media against University of Glasgow lecturer Dr Jeanette Findlay for defending soccer fans who sing Irish rebel songs.

Published November 28, 2007

Judge rules out McAliskey extradition

Roisin McAliskey will not be extradited, the Belfast Crown court said today.

Published November 23, 2007

Threats, protest in policing dispute

A District Policing Partnership (DPP) meeting in Belfast was called off on Monday night following a republican protest.

Published November 22, 2007


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