Disappointing lack of progress

Posted By: February 28, 2017

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Tuesday, February 28, 2017For more than two decades following the IRA and loyalist ceasefires and through the peace process, the Good Friday Agreement and subsequent years, the EU has offered significant financial support to improve cross-community relations.This Peace money, as it is known, has funded a large number of initiatives, groups, and projects which are designed to overcome division and […]

Gerry Adams backs Brussels plans to PUNISH Britain for Brexit vote

Posted By: February 28, 2017

GERRY ADAMS, president of the Sinn Fein political party, claimed Brussels eurocrats should “quite likely” protect its interests by sanctioning Britain over Brexit.Joe Barnes. Express. London. Tuesday, February 28, 2017The Republican hinted at the possibility of “tariffs and economic penalties” being put in place as part of the European Union’s deal to allow Britain to exit the bloc.He also called […]

Loyalist begins bid to have murder case thrown out

Posted By: February 28, 2017

Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Evidence test: Loyalist Winston Rea at a court hearing last year Picture: Hugh RussellGun attacks: John O’Hara and John Devine were murdered in separate gun attacks more than 20 years agoA VETERAN loyalist facing prosecution over the murders of two Catholic workmen in Belfast more than 25 years ago could […]

Foster defends handling of Brexit-ad donation questions

Posted By: February 28, 2017

David Young. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, February 28, 2017DUP leader Arlene Foster at the Corick House Hotel in Clogher, Co Tyrone. Picture by Niall Carson, Press AssociationARLENE Foster has defended her handling of questions about a significant donation that bankrolled the DUP’s £425,000 pro-Brexit campaign.The DUP leader faced scrutiny last week after claiming she did not know how much the party […]

Last thing nationalism needs is stay-at-home supporters

Posted By: February 28, 2017

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Support for the ‘green bloc’ has been steadily sliding over recent elections. Political correspondent John Manley asks if Thursday’s poll will see a reversal in nationalism’s fortunesTHE consensus among commentators is that if this election is to herald any significant change, it will mostly likely be within unionism.If there is to be a noticeably […]

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