Clarity brought to PSNI powers

Posted By: February 02, 2017

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Thursday, February 2, 2017 The Supreme Court ruling yesterday that the PSNI did have the power to stop Union flag protests has finally provided a clear verdict on police tactics during this disastrous episode in our recent history.There is no doubt that this period was extremely challenging for the police service, with resources stretched to deal with dozens of […]

Lord Morrow says he has suffered “worst political abuse in 40 years” over RHI joke

Posted By: February 02, 2017

Lord Morrow should pay the political penalty for being caught on an open mike making fun of the RHI scandal, which will cost taxpayers half a billion British Pounds. In any normal  society, he would be forced to resign for his uncouth, uncaring and insensitive attitude to the scandalous waste of public money Shauna Corr, […]


Posted By: February 02, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus Pat Finucane Center. Derry City.Wednesday, February 1, 2017*Victims tortured in UK in 1972 speak out for first time * Both waterboarded and one given electric shocks* New documents prove British and Irish governments were aware of allegations at prime ministerial level* Damning MoD memo obtained by Channel 4 News from 1976 refers […]

Brokenshire’s legacy of electoral division

Posted By: February 02, 2017

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 It’s interesting that no one has accused our proconsul [Secretary of State ]of deliberately or provocatively choosing almost exactly the 45th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Derry, indeed the day the annual commemorative march took place, to publish his latest attack on victims of British state violence.No one has made that accusation because no one […]

RHI scandal could threaten the DUP’s Stormont veto

Posted By: February 01, 2017

The DUP may struggle in the new mandate to automatically get 30 signatures for a petition of concernJohn Manley. Irish News,  Belfast. Wednesday, February 1, 201, Related storiesA POOR performance at next month’s assembly poll could signal the end of the DUP’s automatic veto over Stormont votes.A reduction in the number of MLAs for the next mandate means […]

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