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Anita Robinson: Child's play isn't fun for today's snowflakes

Anita Robinson
I notice in passing on a mid-morning bus to Belfast, primary school pupils out for morning break in the playground, swaddled like Russian dolls in their duvet coats, carefully minded by a couple of classroom assistants - a few running or kicking a ball round a small tarmacked yard with a high fence, but most of them just standing about.

Second Brexit vote essential

A SECOND referendum - also referred to as a 'confirmatory ballot' or 'people's vote' - has long looked like the most sensible way out of the Brexit impasse.

Yemen deserves peace

ON SATURDAY rebel forces began to withdraw from the main port of Yemen, hopefully opening the way to an accelerated humanitarian effort to help the population which has been suffering terribly for almost five years.

New approach needed on legacy debate

There is a clear need for all those contributing to the legacy debate to take a completely measured approach, carefully consider the impact of their words and above all avoid causing offence to grieving families from any section of society.

Allison Morris: Voters should never be taken for granted

Allison Morris
I've lost count of the number of elections I've covered as a reporter now, the long hours and the complicated Single Transferable Vote system make them exhausting mental marathons, with a flurry of activity as each candidate makes quota.

All gunmen must leave the stage

THE republican paramilitary group known as the 'New IRA' has for some time been active in fomenting violence, particularly in Derry.

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