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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Belfast officer who oversaw Adams arrest promoted

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7 hrs ago | Belfast Today

Coroner slams Garda and NIO over Kingsmills delays

A senior coroner has hit out at the Northern Ireland Office and the Garda commissioner for failing to disclose information on the Kingsmills massacre. The IRA shot dead 10 textile workers by the side of a road near Bessbrook in 1976 after flagging down the minibus they were travelling home from work in.

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11 hrs ago | RTE.ie

PSNI appoints new Deputy Chief Constable

The Northern Ireland Policing Board has appointed the head of its Serious Crime Division, Drew Harris, to the No 2 position in the PSNI. Yesterday, a Sinn Fein member of the policing board, Caitrona Ruane, withdrew from the selection panel, claiming the recruitment process may be flawed.

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15 hrs ago | BreakingNews.ie

SF accused of not supporting PSNI appointment because of Adams' arrest

Sinn Fein has been accused of failing to support a senior police appointment because of the arrest of Gerry Adams. Sinn Fein withdrew from the selection panel, believing the process was compromised, but their partners in government, the Democratic Unionists, claimed republicans acted because the former assistant chief constable investigated allegations against Adams.

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19 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Scottish referendum: Remember Scottish soldiers who died at IRA hands, says MP

Scots should consider the scores of fellow countrymen killed battling the IRA when they cast their ballots, said a DUP MP. In a statement yesterday, Strangford's Jim Shannon referred to figures released a couple of days earlier showing 54 per cent of voters in the No camp and 46 per cent preparing to vote Yes .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Derry Today

Doc, I salute you - you were the Big Man

In this article, the DUP's GREGORY CAMPBELL looks back on the life and influence of his former party leader, Dr. Ian Paisley, who passed away last week. I count it one of the privileges of my life to have known Ian Paisley as well as I did over such a long period.

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Fermanagh Today

Ian Paisley: - gave voice to border terror victims'

Border victims' groups say that Dr Ian Paisley gave them exemplary support during the Troubles - but it is noted this did not translate into votes until the peace process. A spokesman for Castlederg-based Derg Valley Victims' Voice said that during the Troubles Dr Paisley "gave voice to the suffering of border Protestants, many of whom lived under constant threat of death from IRA terrorists".

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

On this day in history, Sept. 15

In 2001, Italian racing driver Alex Zanardi, driving in a cart race is injured in Germany, resulting in both legs being amputated below the knee In 1997, the Irish Republican army -allied Sinn Fein party entered Northern Ireland's peace talks for the first time. In 1991, American pop star Madonna's autographed pink and black bra from the truth or dare movie fetched $11,000 at a Michigan auction.

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The Daily Beast

Ian Paisley, the Preacher Who "Saved the Union" Dies, Aged 88

Ian Paisley, Northern Ireland's first ever First Minister died on Friday morning at the age of 88, his wife Baroness Eileen Paisley said in a statement. "We will in due course publish details of a public memorial service which, will be scheduled later in the year."

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Fermanagh Today

Ian Paisley: I'll never forget his bear hug and prayers after IRA gun attack

Victims campaigner Ann Travers has hit out at those castigating Ian Paisley and says she will always remember his "warm bear hug" and the comfort he gave her family in the wake of a brutal IRA gun attack. The IRA gang's ambush took place after her family left Mass in Belfast in 1984, killing her sister Mary and critically injuring her father Tom, a magistrate.

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BreakingNews.ie

Kingsmill killings hearing delay 'a bid to bury truth'

Relatives of a Protestant workman in the North gunned down in an IRA attack almost 40 years ago have accused the authorities of attempting to bury the truth. Ten textile workers were shot dead by the side of a road near the Co Armagh village of Kingsmill in 1976 - the height of the conflict - after a gang of masked gunmen flagged down the minibus they were travelling home from work in.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Independent

Paisley's decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

I once turned up in Belfast from Beirut, to challenge Ian Paisley about the Middle East. As Belfast correspondent for The Times in the 1970s, I knew the vicious old rogue well, and he always treated me with the same humour, disdain and repugnance that he visited upon most journalists.

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Independent.ie

Family only as Paisley laid to rest in private service

Ian Paisley will be laid to rest today after a private service attended only by his immediate family - the simplest of ends for one of the most iconic yet complex figures in Northern Irish history. His remains will be taken from the family home at Cyprus Avenue in East Belfast to a quiet graveyard in Co Down.

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Ballycastle Today

New inquest considered over IRA deaths

From top left: Patrick McKearney, Tony Gormley, Jim Lynagh, Paddy Kelly; from bottom left: Declan Arthurs, Gerard O'Callaghan, Seamus Donnelly and Eugene Kelly. The eight IRA men were shot dead by undercover soldiers at Loughgall police station in May 1987.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

ITV

Scottish soldiers 'have died to keep the UK together'

A tiny minority has no right to decide the future of a nation that so many Scots have fought to defend, the former head of the Army has said. Lord Dannatt said more than 100 Scottish soldiers were killed fighting IRA terrorists who wanted to take Northern Ireland out of the UK, in an article for The Telegraph.

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The Northern Echo

McGuinness pays tribute to Paisley

Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has signed a book of condolence for Ian Paisley following his death at the age of 88. The former IRA commander was among those who paid tribute to a man once known as Dr No who eventually embraced the peace process and power-sharing with Sinn Fein. Signing a book of condolence in Londonderry, Mr McGuinness wrote: "In rising above old enmities, we pointed the way to a better and peaceful future.

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National Review Online

Ian Paisley, R.I.P.

Human beings are very odd creatures, and Ian Paisley was one of the oddest. He was bigoted, narrow, harsh, and vicious.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Independent.ie

How Dr No turned into a 'Chuckle Brother' and made history

Ian Paisley singing during a demonstration outside Canterbury Cathedral against the first Roman Catholic Mass to be held there for 400 years. Photo: Getty Ian Richard Kyle Paisley had a lengthy career full of discord and division, religious conflict and political confrontation that spanned the course of the Troubles.

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NEWS.com.au

World's largest dog dies

THE medical director of the US facility where late comedian Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest has left the clinic. MARTIN McGuinness, the one-time IRA foe of Protestant leader Ian Paisley, has praised the man he shared government with in Northern Ireland.

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The Spectator

Ian Paisley's private kingdom

One summer's evening, I went for a stroll by the shores of Lough Erne, just outside the city of Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. Swifts and swallows patrolled separate strands of midge-covered waters as if divided into Catholics and Protestants.

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