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 […]

“Peter Robinson poses as a unionist….”

Mick Fealty Slugger O’ Toole. Thursday, 29 May 2014, 5:01pm 39   I get the feeling Trevor has been itching to say something like this for a while. Here’s the presser from the Northern Ireland Conservatives’ Trevor Ringland on the First Minister’s queasy defence of Pastor Jack McConnell’s remarks on Muslims: “The DUP can present […]

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