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Today's Northern Ireland News
Last Updated – July 21, 2018.

Theresa May quotes Winston Churchill in Belfast speech insisting she won't let the EU break up the UK: The Sun
Natasha Clark

My Brexit plan will work for Northern Ireland says PM in key Belfast speech: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Theresa May's Belfast speech suffused with a strong pro-Union message: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Barnier adopts conciliatory tone over Ireland: Financial Times
Jim Brunsden and Laura Hughes

EU reaction to UK white paper 'lukewarm' – Simon Coveney: Irish Independent
Graham Fahy

Ireland 'will have hardest border in Europe if there's a no deal Brexit': Belfast Telegraph
Shona Murray

'It's RIDICULOUS!' Tory Brexiteer TEARS into EU for using Irish border to THWART Brexit: Daily Express
Charlotte Davis

UK heading for no deal Brexit, says Jacob Rees-Mogg: Belfast Telegraph

'No-deal hard Brexit can be avoided', says Taoiseach: Irish Examiner
Noel Baker

Downing Street criticises Irish PM Leo Varadkar over Brexit plane ban threat: The Sun
Matt Dathan

'Worthy of Trump!' Brexiteer SAVAGES Irish leader in FURIOUS row over airspace 'threats': Daily Express
Jamie Macwhirter

Varadkar's airspace claim 'foolish' as Irish need RAF: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Sinn Féin accuse Prime Minister May of visiting Belfast to pick a fight: Belfast Telegraph

Hard border will spark mass resistance, Theresa May warned: Derry Journal

Varadkar called 'airhead' by 'Sun' newspaper over flights remark: The Irish Times
Conor Gallagher

Taoiseach insists he is not offended after being called an 'EU Toady' and an 'Air Head' by British Sun newspaper: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Sharp backstop differences between Varadkar and May: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy, Patrick Smyth and Gerry Moriarty

PM claims 'seamless border' central to Belfast Agreement – but it doesn't say that: The News Letter

Glimmer of hope at end of rocky Brexit week: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

To break the Irish backstop deadlock, May needs her biggest fudge yet: The Guardian
Marley Morris

Theresa May takes DUP line: Irish News

Irish Times view on Brexit negotiations – stretching trust and ingenuity: The Irish Times

PM restates her unionism, but makes seamless border vow: The News Letter

Brexit – Europe's open skies: No time for soundbite diplomacy: Irish Examiner

Theresa May speaks of 'frustration and regret' over Northern Ireland political stalemate: Irish Independent
David Hughes

Theresa May under fire for private DUP dinner while other Stormont parties get 15 minutes: Irish News
John Manley

Northern Ireland secretary Bradley accused of failing Fountain residents after attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Police appeal for info on white van petrol bomber: The News Letter

DUP won't take 'lynch mob' approach to Paisley.. but I'd back him as DUP by-election candidate – Donaldson: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

PSNI investigating claims that it gave people's personal data to suspected paramilitaries: The News Letter

Demands for full investigation into 'shocking' data breach: Irish News
Allison Morris

Derry MLA slams 'shocking' PSNI security breach that has put information of private citizens in the hands of loyalist paramilitaries: Derry Now

Alarm over data breach: Irish News

Stormont silent on fate of pallets removed from Belfast bonfires: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Weather puts dampener on controversial makeshift east Belfast bonfire: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Extradited gunman who shot IRA man pleads guilty to his murder:
Ken Foy

Family of Aidan McAnespie meet Charlie Flanagan: Irish News
Connla Young

Referendum commission to oversee blasphemy poll announced: The Irish Times
Conor Pope

'Being Catholic is the best part of my life' – What it's like to be young, Irish and Catholic in 2018: Irish Independent
Rachel Farrell

Pope's visit: Irish Examiner

The Irish Times view on the GAA's own goal over the Liam Miller testimonial: The Irish Times

Friday, July 20

Ireland's PM has been branded 'mad' for threatening to stop British planes flying over Ireland as revenge for Brexit: The Sun
Tom Newton Dunn

Leo Varadkar's airspace 'vendetta' slammed by DUP's Sammy Wilson: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

The Irish PM is a fool, but this latest tantrum exposes Brussels' intentions to keep us in its grip: The Sun

Theresa May – I will never accept EU's ideas on Irish Brexit border: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

'Too little, too late' – Sinn Féin slams UK Prime Minister's visit to Irish border: Irish Independent
Rebecca Black and David Young

Theresa May on Brexit, Border, DUP and if her days as PM are numbered: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Belleek Pottery boss – Our message to Prime Minister hit home: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Theresa May dodges potshots in a place called F-e-r-m-a-n-a-g-h: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Fear of 'hard border' has been used as Brexit bargaining chip and PM should confront it as an absurdity: The News Letter
Gregory Campbell

PM visiting border is good symbolism but it is policy that matters: The News Letter

Taoiseach's confidence of no Border controls not shared in Brussels: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Northern Irish border problem being 'weaponised', claims former minister: The Independent
Shehab Khan

Brexit – IMF suggests no deal would hurt Ireland as much as Britain: The Times
Philip Aldrick

Scotland's Brexit battle with UK backed by Northern Ireland and Wales: The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

'Brexit means Brexit' – what does that mean?: Derry Journal
Mark H Durkan

Less obvious how Britain and EU can agree a deal: Irish Examiner
Jim Power

Hardliners expose the Englishness at Brexit's heart: The Times
Patrick Maguire

How Northern Ireland is still split:
David Blevins

The paramilitaries who live on in Northern Ireland:
Andy Davies

Theresa May urges Northern Ireland's politicians to get back to work in Belfast address: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

Reg Empey – Health powers should be returned to Westminster: The News Letter

Bradley move on key public body posts is welcomed: Belfast Telegraph

Karen Bradley criticised for not visiting Fountain/Bogside; refuses to be drawn on peace wall: Derry Journal

Prime Minister Northern Ireland visit day two – Theresa May asked about Ian Paisley Sri Lanka trip: Belfast Telegraph
Gareth Cross

DUP's Arlene Foster dodges question of support for Ian Paisley after getting apology from him: Belfast Telegraph

Ian Paisley sorry for breach in parliamentary rules: Irish Examiner
Richard Wheeler

Ian Paisley looks to 'the prophet Isaiah' as he eats humble pie in House of Commons: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Paisley scandal – National newspapers give scant coverage to Sri Lanka trips furore: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Ian Paisley critical of how his serious misconduct was portrayed: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Paisley must 'come clean' with Parliament – Wells: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Ian Paisley an unconventional politician unlikely to be ousted from North Antrim: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

People of North Antrim should now decide if Paisley stays their MP: The News Letter
Steven Agnew

Politically damaging, but Paisley dynasty will survive: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Flanagan

Growing dilemmas surround Ian Paisley: Irish News

Paisley's behaviour creates problem for DUP and Prime Minister May: Belfast Telegraph

Personal data of private citizens handed over to loyalists by police: Irish News
Allison Morris

Cluan Place 'bonfire' appears in East Belfast: Belfast Live
Andrew Madden

Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van:
Paul Hosford

Comedian's gay jibes at DUP's Foster spark call for apology from the BBC: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

GAA urged to make Páirc Uí Chaoimh available for Liam Miller benefit game: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Orange Order parade past Glasgow church where priest was attacked called off: Glasgow Evening Times
Stewart Paterson

Thursday, July 19

Brexit to dominate Theresa May's visit to Northern Ireland: RTE
Brendan Wright

PM set for first Irish border visit since Brexit referendum: The News Letter

Theresa May to rule out hard border on visit to Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

NI political leaders issue joint Brexit statement claiming "significant areas of concern" remain around impact in Northern Ireland: Irish News
Marie Louise McConville

Varadkar says Ireland is stepping up plans for no-deal Brexit: The Guardian
Lisa O'Carroll

Ireland PANIC over Brexit as Dublin hires 1,000 new customs officers: Daily Express
Isabel van Brugen

Varadkar's claim over airspace restrictions 'shameful blackmail': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Fears of Brexit 'doomsday' spark race against time: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Boris Johnson says Irish border 'politically charged': BBC

Brexit – Conservative in-fighting 'unhelpful,' says Coveney: The Irish Times
Vivienne Clarke

Over a thousand extra full time customs officers to be hired for Brexit contingency: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

EU calms Varadkar's fears of physical Border checks after Brexit: The Irish Times
Fiach Kelly, Pat Leahy and Denis Staunton

Under the shadow of the Liberator, Ireland stands firm on Brexit: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Council's Brexit Committee could be 'squawking shop', councillor warns: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Customs vote reinforces fears of catastrophic no deal Brexit: The News Letter
Stephen Farry

Taoiseach clings to his 'Brexit bright side', but we must now hope sense prevails: Irish Independent
John Downing

It is welcome that an Irish Sea border has been kicked into touch: The News Letter
Jim Nicholson

Brexit is changing Northern Ireland's direction – but it isn't heading "back to the Troubles": New Statesman
Amanda Ferguson

London has been far too timid in response to border tactics: The News Letter

Sinn Féin's stay-away MPs risk hard border, say critics: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

AOH renews call for N.I. envoy: Irish Echo

SoS Karen Bradley pledges action on vital public appointments: The News Letter

Ian Paisley Jr suspended from parliament for 30 days after not disclosing free '£100k' Sri Lanka holidays: The Independent
Rob Merrick

Westminster byelection may be inevitable following Ian Paisley suspension: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Ian Paisley should resign immediately' says MP for Foyle: Derry Journal

Undated selfie offered as proof Ian Paisley was not in Sri Lanka on July 11: Irish News

What did the lavish Sri Lanka trips cost?: Irish News
John Manley

Ian Paisley's suspension raises the stakes for Theresa May – and Arlene Foster: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Damaging report into Ian Paisley a resignation matter: Irish News

Handing legacy to IRA is one of the biggest scandals since WW2: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

PSNI losing up 50 top officers a month, says MP: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

Policy of 50/50 recruitment was key to Catholics joining the PSNI ... it was political folly to scrap it: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

Who really runs Sinn Féin? We'll soon know: The Times
Cormac Lucey

New Garda Commissioner Drew Harris to get 24-hour armed protection to prevent IRA threat: Irish Mirror
Niall O'Connor

Children 'exploited and goaded' into Londonderry violence says Secretary of State: Belfast Telegraph

Man released after attack on home of Gerry Adams: ITV

Second man arrested for attack on homes of Gerry Adams and Bobby Storey: Belfast Telegraph

Attack on Gerry Adams home the work of 'fringe' vigilante dissidents: Irish News
Allison Morris

Why Sinn Féin denouncing dissident violence, while glorifying its Provisional antecedents, is a circle the party can never square: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Ombudsman fails in bid to stop legal action by family of Loughinisland victim: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Inclusion of Sinn Féin MP's portrait in Westminster exhibition branded 'distasteful': The News Letter

Republican flute band to march through Glasgow to celebrate birthday of Edinburgh-born Irish rebel leader James Connolly: Scottish Sun
Mary McCool

Wednesday, July 18

Government publishes plans for hard Brexit: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell and Elaine Loughlin

Doubts building in Dublin and Brussels that May can deliver soft Brexit: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Brexit – EU brushes off Chequers plan and focuses on Irish border: The Times
Bruno Waterfield

Leo Varadkar – 'no cause for panic' on UK backstop position: BBC

'Cast iron' backstop guarantee needed following Brexit Bill amendments – SF: The Irish Times
Vivienne Clarke

Brexit – Fears over emergency co-operation at Irish border: BBC
Cormac Campbell

Minister calls on Sinn Féin to take up seats in House of Commons: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin and Daniel McConnell

Sinn Féin – Anyone who thinks we should take Westminster seats 'living in a fool's paradise': Belfast Telegraph

SF's abstentionism is pointless: Irish Independent

Sinn Féin blames Tories for Brexiteers' amendments as rivals criticise abstentionism: Irish News

Government gears up for showdown with WTO on future of soft Border: Irish Independent
Laura Larkin and Shona Murray

Brexit – Commons decision on customs 'safeguards' North's place in UK: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

The Border 'backstop' will remain in doubt right to the end of this dreary Brexit carry-on: Irish Independent
John Downing

Brexit chaos will make an orderly withdrawal less likely: Irish News

Northern Ireland Office's consultation paper on legacy issues is an amoral fudge: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Karen Bradley to introduce more Northern Ireland laws from London – report: Belfast Telegraph

Bogside Artists rubbish mural glorification claim: Derry Journal

DUP to vote against Theresa May's early holiday plan for MPs: Belfast Telegraph

DUP ex-MLA Nelson McCausland appointed to Education Authority board: Irish News
Marie Louise McConville

Orange Institution must tackle perception problem: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Police yet to publicly attribute responsibility for attack on Gerry Adams house: Belfast Telegraph

If dissidents didn't have feud with mainstream republicans before Friday, they might have one now: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

We must quash new wave of young sectarian violence: Irish News
Leona O'Neill

Sectarian 'Mickey Bo' killer Kerr in court charged with custody escape: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

Birmingham pub bombings – Coroner challenges inquest ruling: BBC

Electoral Commission contacts BBC over DUP Brexit donation claims: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

New citizens of Ireland and Irish abroad should be encouraged to learn national anthem, says report: Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

Families disappointed Amhrán na bhFiann will not be protected by law: The Irish Times
Colin Gleeson

Hold referendum to end religious control of schools, says Labour: The Irish Times
Pat Leahy

Concerns over Stormont minority ethnic fund money: BBC
Jayne McCormack

Divis and Shankill young people on cross-community trip to US: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Northern Irish youth in US as part of Ulster Project: Niles Tribune Chronicle
Bob Coupland

Call for Israeli Ambassador to be sent home ahead of rally in Derry: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Does it matter that Trump didn't distinguish between England, the U.K. and Great Britain?: Washington Post
Eugene Scott

Tuesday, July 17

Downing Street agree to no post-Brexit border in Irish sea: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit – Theresa May accused of 'cowardice': BBC

Sinn Féin slammed for 'gifting Theresa May Brexit win': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

DUP welcomes legal guarantee of no customs border in Irish Sea: The News Letter
Stephen Gamble

Contingency plans in place for a worst-case Brexit: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Second Brexit vote call dismissed as 'hare brained' by Wilson: The News Letter

'No deal' better than border in Irish Sea, says DUP's Donaldson: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Derry violence a 'taste' of hard Brexit' and Rees-Mogg should visit Bogside, warns national paper: Derry Journal

Post-Brexit risk of rise in illegal migration to Ireland: Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Departing US Consul General urges return to devolution: Irish News
Dan Lawton

Frank Costello – There should be a voice providing representation in the EU for Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Breakthrough as ministers rule out Irish Sea border: The News Letter

Lack of NI Executive 'a strategic risk', says Irish government: BBC
John Campbell

DUP leader issues challenge for Sinn Féin to restore power sharing government on her visit to Derry: Derry Now

A return to power-sharing in Northern Ireland is more distant than ever: New Statesman
Patrick Maguire

Karen Bradley to move to re-establish NI policing board: BBC
Jayne McCormack

Attackers of Adams and Storey homes are 'enemies of peace': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Gerry Adams attack rally draws huge crowd in Andersonstown: Belfast Live
David Young

Gerry Adams' wish to meet attackers is height of irony, says Travers: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Bain

'We're not going to be intimidated' – Mary Lou McDonald: BBC
Mark Simpson

Brother of IRA murder victim hits out at Sinn Féin 'hypocrisy': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Solicitor says Derry teenager's arrest for attempted murder of PSNI officer was 'unlawful': Derry Now

Bogside mural should have a disclaimer or be painted over, says UUP MLA: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Sinn Féin criticise police for Derry disorder arrests – TUV's Allister hits out at 'hyprocrisy': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Bell

Tánaiste Simon Coveney visits Derry to show his solidarity with a 'great city': Derry Now

Derry councillor challenges youths who attacked his Creggan home this morning to come forward and explain their actions: Derry Now

Derry starts to rebuild image after damaging week of unrest: Belfast Telegraph
Leona O'Neill

Terrorism inevitably fills Northern Ireland's power vacuum: The Irish Times
Alex Kane

Low-level yes, but attacks break acceptable level of violence test: Belfast Telegraph
Anthony McIntyre

A disturbing turn in the NW, as the PSNI is target of criticism: The News Letter

Blatant bids to stir trouble must stop: Belfast Telegraph

Stolen poppy wreaths recovered from river by 'cross community' human chain: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

No arrests or searches carried out in relation to UVF linked violence: Irish News
Allison Morris

Politics of fear and division must be rejected: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Son of murdered solicitor emerges as latest possible presidential candidate: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

McDonald refuses to be drawn on Finucane presidential candidate speculation: The News Letter

Sinn Féin expected to nominate female candidate in presidential election: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Birmingham pub bombings coroner begins appeal over scope of hearings: The News Letter

Boy George tells of 'pride and sorrow' as IRA ties revealed on Who Do You Think You Are?: Belfast Telegraph

BBC say they did not seek to cause offence after airing Famine Song: Irish News
Connla Young

Priest claims Ireland is 'least Christian' part of English-speaking world and slams colleagues for 'duplicity' on abortion and homosexuality: Irish Post
Aidan Lonergan

Humza Yousaf takes lead against hate crime, condemning anti-Catholic bigotry (Jul 15): The Sunday Times
John Boothman

Monday, July 16

Donaldson – Theresa May 'no room to manoeuvre' in Brexit plan: BBC

"Urgent work" needed to protect rights in Northern Ireland after Brexit:
Lindsay Fergus

'Prepare for all Brexit outcomes' – Paschal Donohoe says no-deal situation could cost Ireland millions: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Bertie Ahern – Northern Ireland power vacuum always a source of trouble: The Times
Ellen Coyne

Brexit requires more British sovereignty over Ireland not less: The Irish Times
Peter Ramsay and Chris Bickerton

UK dilemma over Brexit is beginning to morph into a constitutional crisis: Sunday Independent
Colm McCarthy

Europeans fear death of a dream as UK shuffles aside: Sunday Independent
Paddy Agnew

Ireland set to remove oil reserves from Britain as Brexit deadline looms closer: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

PM's Brexit deal seems to be in tatters, but last thing we need is bitter sectarian general election: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

State to hire 500 staff at ports and airports if the UK crashes out: Irish Independent
Shona Murray

Clarity urged on post-Brexit status of Irish citizens in Scotland: The Scotsman
Laura Paterson

AOH National President warns of return to "dark days of the past" in the North: Irish Voice/
Patrick Mason

East Belfast bonfire at Bloomfield Walkway will be 'bigger and better' next year at new site says builders: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Attackers threw device at home of Gerry Adams from moving car, CCTV reveals: Irish Independent
Rebecca Black

Gerry Adams attack rally to take place in Andersonstown: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

'SF turning against PSNI after rioting': The News Letter

Dissies target 'traitors' – just like Adams did: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

No justification for dissident violence: Irish News

DUP's Gregory Campbell lashes Catholic bishop over giving 'rationale' for Derry rioters: Irish Examiner

Sinn Féin expected to nominate female candidate in presidential election: The Irish Times

A small elite seems to think an election doesn't fit its agenda: Sunday Independent
Sean Gallagher

Who is going to be SF's sacrificial lamb?:

Is it a win-win for Sinn Féin to contest the Presidency?: RTE
Martina Fitzgerald

Bookings for World Meeting of Families events in Dublin 'break all records': The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

The muck of the Irish: Jerusalem Post
Michael Freund

Sunday, July 15

May warns Brexit legacy cannot be 'hard border': RTE

UK headed for soft Brexit even WITHOUT Irish border issue, May's aide reveals: Daily Express
Carly Read

Brexit – The dream may have died. The nightmare continues: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Northern Ireland is still at risk of a disastrous internal UK border at Irish Sea: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

McGuinness and Hume got over far worse – Shadow SoS: Derry Journal

Democracy only works if we hold those in a position of power to account (Jul 8): Impartial Reporter
Dylan Quinn

Gerry Adams offers to meet those responsible for attack on his home: Belfast Live
Nathan Hanna

Attacks on home of Gerry Adams 'disgraceful' – Eastwood: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Coveney and Foster stand 'in solidarity' with Derry residents: BBC

Bloomfield bonfire injunction "most significant event of this year's Twelfth", says SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Madden

Eleventh Night in Northern Ireland is a holiday of hate: Irish Mirror
Pat Flanagan

Why putting the Orange tradition at the heart of Northern Ireland culture would be a step towards genuine equality (Jul 12): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Like many lucky generals, Leo Varadkar has a flaky side too (Jul 8): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Orange Lodge boss blasts followers who 'sing songs about the past' and tells them 'You are not welcome': Scottish Sun
Paul Thornton

Orange Order seeks relaunch of lodge at Trinity College Dublin: The Sunday Times
Sean Pollock

Gang of masked youths wanted over sectarian arson attack on special needs school: Belfast Telegraph

Newry Cenotaph attack condemned as 'sickening': BBC

Irishness means more than hating England (Jul 8): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Police failed to send suspected UVF killer's file to prosecutors (Jul 9): Irish News
Connla Young

Maurice Hayes – My dad's greatest legacy is that you can be more than one thing, says daughter Clodagh (Jul 9): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Tributes to flamboyant unionist peer Laird, dead at 74 (Jul 11): Belfast Telegraph

The Irish border and its farms will slaughter a US deal: The Sunday Times
Dominic Lawson

Eyebrows raised over Northern Ireland councillors 'Rose of Tralee' reference (Jul 12): Belfast Telegraph

Air Corps helicopters fly over Border to help North's fire service (Jul 11): Irish Independent
Ryan Nugent

Presbyterian clergy 'worse than children' at Church's General Assembly (Jul 10): Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Presidential election confirmed as Sinn Féin decide to field candidate: Irish Independent
Wayne O'Connor

Woman 'quizzed' by Birmingham Airport police – for using a Northern Irish £10: Birmingham Mail
Jilly Beattie

The Catholic church has brutalised Ireland. But still we welcome the pope (Jul 9): The Guardian
Emer O'Toole

Developer Comer answers Church cash appeal for Papal visit (Jul 8): Sunday Independent
Dearbhail McDonald

Scots Tory in DUP 'dark money' row instructs lawyers over BBC documentary: The Herald
Tom Gordon