My view: Peter Robinson’s message will turn off overseas investors

 YVONNE RIDLEY . Belfast Telegraph. Friday ,  MAY. 30,  2014 I was utterly dismayed by Peter Robinson’s cruel and hurtful comments; they are the sort of comments we have come to expect from racist and Islamaphobic yobs in the far right and not from the First Minister who has clearly forgotten he is supposed to represent all […]

Lo ‘heartened’ by messages of support

Irish News. Saturday, May 31, 2014 ANNA Lo last night said First Minister Peter Robinson should resign if he does not publicly apologise for his remarks about Muslims. The Alliance assembly member said that the “final straw” in her decision to leave Northern Ireland politics was her “huge anger” at Mr Robinson’s support of “outrageous” comments evangelical preacher James McConnell […]

Peter Hain: Gerry Adams arrest was a fiasco… we need to move on from past

ADRIAN RUTHERFORD . BELFAST TELEGRAPH .FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014   Prosecuting people for crimes committed during the Troubles will achieve nothing but leading victims down a false path, former Secretary of State Peter Hain has said. In remarks which will re-open the debate on dealing with the past, Mr Hain said pursuing decades-old crimes was […]

DUP: Dineen Walker apologises for calling Anna Lo racist

ANOTHER DREADFUL DUP ATTACK ON ANNA  LO NOTE OF EXPLANATION : The BBC reports that the excellent Anna Lo has been subjected to another attack. By Peter Coulter BBC News NI. Friday , May 30, 2014   Newtownabbey deputy lord mayor Dineen Walker has apologised after calling Alliance MLA Anna Lo “racist” on social media, the DUP […]

Where Peter Robinson feels at home

 Brian John Spencer. May 29, 2014.  Blog It would have been hypocritical for Peter Robinson not to have backed Pastor McConnell. He’s right at home. If people are shocked, it just shows how the DUP has conned people. It’s not a reformist, post-Troubles party; it’s a Cold-war era free Presbyterian sect that passes for a political […]

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