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Bullets, British Army ID found in north Belfast

modcard.jpg The Republican Network for Unity has urged people to be vigilant following a recent incident involving undercover Crown Force personnel operating in North Belfast.

Published July 26, 2019

Strong reaction to first days of ‘Tory clown’

johnsonno10.jpg Britain’s incoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been the subject of concerned editorials and heavy criticism in Ireland and Britain.

Published July 26, 2019

Irish golf victory triggers geography meltdown for sports media

shanelowry.jpg A victory by Ireland’s Shane Lowry in a major golfing event in County Antrim has been hailed as a major triumph for Irish golf, but has exposed the dire knowledge of geography among some members of the British sports media.

Published July 26, 2019

SF councillor backs Craigavon 2 appeal

craigavon2flat.jpg A senior Sinn Féin politician has raised concerns about the conviction of a men jailed for killing PSNI man Stephen Carroll a decade ago.

Published July 26, 2019

Young republican prisoner under duress at Maghaberry

prisoneremmet.jpg Saoradh has criticised the continued refusal of the British administration and the Six-County prison service’s to transfer young republican Emmet McSheffrey to the republican wing at Maghaberry jail.

Published July 26, 2019

Johnson announces extreme-right Tory Cabinet

johnsonqueensmith.jpg New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an over-the-top cabinet of Brexiteer ultras and right-wing extremists. In the process, he has also replaced Karen Bradley as Direct Ruler in the north of Ireland with the former Tory Chief Whip, Julian Smith.

Published July 24, 2019

Johnson is new Tory leader, will become PM tomorrow

borisflags.jpg Boris Johnson has won a final Tory leadership runoff, defeating his opponent Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt with the support of more than two in three of the Conservative Party membership.

Published July 23, 2019

The face of ‘the Twelfth’

morgans.jpg A savage sectarian attack in County Down has left a man fighting for his life.

Published July 19, 2019

PSNI/UVF links under the spotlight

byrnemattews.jpg The new chief of the PSNI, Simon Byrne, has said his force is “not in cahoots with the UVF” after details emerged of a series of meetings with well-known loyalist leaders over the handling of a bonfire in east Belfast.

Published July 19, 2019

Vulnerable woman targeted in ‘aggressive’ new PSNI approach

daniellecrawford.jpg A north Belfast mother of two children has been subjected to “persistent and aggressive” attempts by the PSNI to recruit her as an informer.

Published July 19, 2019

PSNI building ‘register’ of Derry republicans

psniderryregister.jpg Five Derry men were forced to attend Strand Road PSNI base to sign a so-called “terror register” in what Saoradh believes will become a conveyer-belt approach to the imprisonment of their activists.

Published July 19, 2019

Fifty years a secret

samueldevenny.jpg The family of a Derry city man who died after he was attacked by police 50 years ago has renewed calls for files about his death to be released.

Published July 19, 2019

Pressure grows for a University of Derry

mageecampus.jpg The failure to establish a university in Derry has been described as a “sectarian scandal” by Labour peer Andrew Adonis, who has raised the matter in the House of Lords.

Published July 19, 2019

Fate of Brexit and Westminster tied to Stormont

westminsterdevolution.jpg An amendment has been made to legislation at Westminster which prevents a crash Brexit coming about by the suspension of the London parliament unless Stormont is restored.

Published July 18, 2019

UVF's gun law at hate bonfires

uvfbonfire19.jpg The UVF’s reign of terror in east Belfast appears intact after it forced a humiliating climbdown by Belfast City Council over an illegal bonfire which had forced the closure of a leisure centre.

Published July 12, 2019

DUP rattled as Westminster wrings social change

mcginncreasy.jpg Full Direct Rule from London is a step closer after the British goverment unexpectedly allowed moves at Westminster to bring same-sex marriage and abortion to the north of Ireland.

Published July 12, 2019

New conversation with Protestants about a ‘Union of Ireland’

jamesnesbitt.jpg The idea of a new ‘Irish Union’ has gained traction with unionists following comments by actor James Nesbitt.

Published July 12, 2019

Mini-riot ahead of triumphalist Twelfth parades

ardoyne2019oo.jpg The main anti-Catholic parades of the year are currently taking place across the north of Ireland. Although there is relatively little trouble expected for the ‘Twelfth’ this year, petrol bombs were thrown at the PSNI in west Belfast on Thursday night and tension remains high going into the weekend.

Published July 12, 2019

Symbolic victory for farmers defending Irish beef

farmersboots.jpg Fine Gael has been defeated in the Dublin parliament on a beef trade deal after furious Irish farmers made their presence known in a protest outside the Dáil.

Published July 12, 2019

Downey extradition for Supreme Court

johndowney600.jpg A Donegal republican wanted in the Six Counties is to take his challenge against an attempted extradition to the Supreme Court.

Published July 12, 2019


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