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Court ruling has far-reaching implications

A High Court ruling yesterday that a civil service decision on a waste treatment plant was unlawful in the absence of a minister has potentially far-reaching political and economic implications.

Exceptional courage of Tessa Jowell

Tessa Jowell , who has died at the age of 70 after being diagnosed with brain cancer last year, was by any standards a public representative of enormous integrity and commitment.

Dangerous drivers must be stopped

A YOUNG pedestrian had a lucky escape from serious injury after he was struck by a car in north Belfast in early hours of yesterday morning.

Chided for holding to guiding compass of republican credo

New Sinn Féin’s (NSF’s) chief Derry cheerleader Manus McDaid’s recent reply to my earlier letter (April 30) urging me “to take note” for “being strong on looking back” was akin to the political comparison of “being savaged by a dead sheep”.

William Scholes: Aching to get in front of back pain

William Scholes
There is a great line in G.K. Chesterton's masterpiece The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare. Well, there are a lot of great lines, but the one I'm thinking of comes early in the novel sometimes described as a 'metaphysical thriller'

New era for Coalisland parking

It has been well documented that the implementation of parking restrictions can vary considerably across different centres of population in Ireland, north and south.

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