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Nominations close for May local elections

ballotbox1200.jpg The largest ever number of nationalist candidates are standing in council elections in the north of Ireland, will all three main nationalist parties fielding additional candidates.

Published April 27, 2023

Loyalists threaten election candidates and workers

aontuira.jpg Three political parties have been targeted by loyalists ahead of local elections next month.

Published April 20, 2023

Conference organisers get wires crossed

paisleygfa25.jpg Two prominent hardline unionists who serially obstructed the peace process in the north of Ireland have absurdly been hailed as ‘peacemakers’ at events organised by Queen’s University, Belfast.

Published April 20, 2023

English media embittered by Biden visit

bidenvisitpub.jpg The visit to Ireland by US President Joe Biden provoked a bout of anti-Irish and anti-American xenophobia in the English media which has confirmed the country’s increasingly insular and backward outlook.

Published April 20, 2023

Relatives of British agent’s victims seek clarification on death

scap1200.jpg The reported death of west Belfast man Freddie Scappaticci has been treated with suspicion by the families of those he killed.

Published April 20, 2023

Human rights concerns over new body scanners

scannerprison.jpg The British prison authorities at Maghaberry have been accused of “laying down a marker” by abusing new body scanners intended to replace strip searches.

Published April 20, 2023

Anger at warning of ‘IRA taxi drivers’

blackcabtour.jpg Several black taxi drivers in Belfast are set to take legal action following a memo issued by security firm responsible for a leading tech conference which suggested they are operated by the IRA.

Published April 20, 2023

PSNI ‘plant bombs’ after trashing cemetery

derrycemetery.jpg Britain’s ‘dirty tricks’ department has been accused of planting bogus devices at Derry city cemetery in order to attract international condemnation for the New IRA.

Published April 13, 2023

America is ‘invested in your success’

bidenuu.jpg US President Joe Biden delivered a significant speech on Wednesday in support of the political process, addressed to the North’s young people as much as its deadlocked political leadership.

Published April 13, 2023

Large turnouts for Easter commemorations

irspmarcheaster.jpg There were big attendances for events to mark the Easter Rising across Ireland, including parades at which colour parties defiantly wore traditional combat-style clothing.

Published April 13, 2023

Calls for supports to be withdrawn from feuding gangs

newtownardsplaques.jpg The PSNI stood and watched last week as a mob of 50 masked loyalists attacked murals and plaques belonging to a rival outfit in the ongoing feud among unionist paramilitary gangs in north Down.

Published April 13, 2023

Anger at refusal to prosecute killer soldiers

jamesbell.jpg The family of an unarmed Catholic man shot dead by the British Army have expressed their anger after a decision was taken not to prosecute the British soldier who fired the shots that killed him.

Published April 13, 2023

Easter statements

easterstatement.jpg Statements issued by republican groups to mark the anniversary of the Easter Rising.

Published April 13, 2023

US President begins Irish visit

bidenireland.jpg US President Joe Biden has landed at Aldergrove airport in Belfast as he begins a four-day visit to the island of Ireland.

Published April 11, 2023

British agent Scappaticci ‘dead and buried’

scappaticci1200.jpg Freddie Scappaticci, the high-ranking IRA informer known as Steak-Knife or Stakeknife, died in England earlier this month, it has been reported.

Published April 11, 2023

Petrol bombs thrown as PSNI harass Easter parade

psnicreggan.jpg Petrol bombs have been thrown at PSNI vehicles who descended on an estate in Derry where an Easter commemoration linked to traditional republicans was being held.

Published April 10, 2023

DUP boycott undermines peace deal anniversary

varadkarbidendonaldson.jpg Confirmation that US President Joe Biden is to visit Ireland next week to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement will bring international attention to the unionist boycott of the political institutions set up under the peace deal.

Published April 6, 2023

High profile trial collapses

alexmccroy1200.jpg The prosecution of prominent republican Alex McCrory has been condemned as a “farce” after the former internee was found not guilty almost ten years after he was detained along with two other prominent republicans.

Published April 6, 2023

Collusion feared as car torched outside PSNI base

bmwdundonald.jpg A car belonging to a feuding loyalist gang which was seized by the PSNI was destroyed, along with evidence of criminality, when it was left outside a PSNI station in north Down. The incident has renewed fears of continuing collusion between the police and unionist paramilitaries.

Published April 6, 2023

Sectarian assaults blamed on political failures

girlsectarian.jpg Three young men were subjected to a “vicious” sectarian attack in Belfast city centre after one was discovered to be wearing a Gaelic sports top, a court has heard.

Published April 6, 2023


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