The only significant leak and novel detail to emerge from the Stormont talks so far appeared one month ago in the Sunday Business Post, which reported that on the opening day of the talks the week before, Sinn Féin began by asking the UUP, SDLP and Alliance to commit to entering the executive.
The desperately sad death of baby Hollie Maguire has highlighted once again the dangers posed by a common infection and will reinforce calls for the health service to offer screening to pregnant women.
Fionnuala O Connor (May 14) stated that the meticulous Sam McBride reported in the News Letter that welfare cuts had hit Sinn Féin and others on the doorsteps during the local government election campaign.
Although the decision to drop a criminal investigation into two journalists lifts a dark cloud that has overshadowed their lives, serious questions remain about the basis for the police probe and the heavy handed manner in which it was conducted.
I refer to the Open Letter (May 29). The Belfast Agreement states: What is required is not an Irish-Gaelic language act but rather policies and legislation which are broad, imaginative, generous and reasonable.
The latest attack on the memorial to 18 British soldiers who were murdered in an IRA double bomb explosion at Narrow Water, outside Warrenpoint in Co Down, almost 40 years ago is just as disgusting as all the previous incidents at the same scene.