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Remembering the Shankill bomb victims

On this day 25 years ago, Sean Kelly and Thomas Begley carried a bomb into Frizzell's fish shop on the Shankill Road - an act of terror that irrevocably changed their lives and that of the men, women and children caught up in that terrible atrocity.

Further unacceptable DUP behaviour

The DUP was the only one of the main Stormont parties which was unable to find a single representative who was prepared to travel to Dublin for the official reception marking the visit of Pope Francis in August.

Church break-in abhorrent

BURGLARS broke into a church and a restaurant in the same Co Tyrone town at the weekend, stealing cash registers and causing damage to both buildings in the process sometime between late Saturday and early Sunday.

Heartening to see that right to life transcends all our differences

On October 6 in Derry’s Guildhall Square people from across the north, from diverse religious and political backgrounds and none, stood together, proudly celebrating the legacy of the Civil Rights movement, and asserting that without the right to life, all other rights are meaningless.

Patrick Murphy: Unionism's Brexit cornered by its historical conditioning

Patrick Murphy
ISN'T there a delicious irony in the fact that Britain's partition of Ireland is now causing so much political chaos in London? Indeed, the confusion is now so great that some believe the best way to address the Brexit-based problems posed by Irish political partition is to economically partition the North from the rest of the UK.

Trump comments unacceptable

president trump has made no secret of his disdain for most sections of the media, often claiming they are the carriers of so-called fake news.

Irresponsible Brexit language should be avoided

With Brexit negotiations intensifying as we get closer to the withdrawal deadline, the political temperature is rising as parties and individuals fear what might be eventually agreed.

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