NI ‘must stand up against racism’ – Lo

Alliance MLA Anna Lo has told an anti-racism rally in Belfast that Northern Ireland must stand up against sectarianism and racism, as she vowed to stay in the region. Ulster TV. Saturday, May 31, 2014 She addressed a crowd of over 4,000 people outside Belfast City Hall on Saturday afternoon, days after she announced that […]

Anna Lo: Sorry still hardest word for First Minister Peter Robinson

Disgusted: Anna Lo BY ANNA LO . Belfast Telegraph.  MAY 31,  2014 When I gave a number of interviews on Thursday, I was angry that the First Minister had not apologised or retracted his outrageous comments about Muslims. I was disgusted by his claims that he would only trust them to go to the shops for him. This […]

Like the proverbial curate’s egg, the Ulster Unionists’ election results were good in places.

 But it’s too soon for party leader Mike Nesbitt to put the champagne on ice just yet, writes Alex Kane ALEX KANE . Belfast Telegraph. MAY 28, 2014   I can’t remember who said it, but it is very good advice nonetheless: “A party leader should never comment on an election until all of the […]

Is everybody back in the trenches?

How I See It with Denzil McDaniel. Fermanagh Herald.May 29, 2014 When I started covering Fermanagh elections as a young reporter, things were pretty tight on the new District Council formed in 1973. So tight, in fact, that it took a year of wrangling even before a chairman was elected. Then, there were 20 Councillors. The election returned 10 Unionists and […]

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 […]

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