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Is my vote worth the ballot paper?

As the Northern Ireland electorate are being bombarded by all kinds of fanciful promises by those wishing to be elected to what has become a moribund county council at Stormont, surely the time has come when the British and Irish governments come to the electorate’s aid and remove the millstone they have placed around our neck in the form of a coalition.

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Cardinal was a figure of humility and gentleness

Cardinal was a figure of humility and gentleness

As reported in Wednesday’s News Letter (February 22) I agree with Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD’s assessment that the late Cardinal Desmond Connell will be remembered for his humility and gentleness.

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Staying under the claws of EU bureaucrats would have finished UK as a nation state

Staying under the claws of EU bureaucrats would have finished UK as a nation state

The more I hear of the difficulties extracting from the European Union the more I realise the growing stranglehold we were in.

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, seen here in 2015, who has warned that the future relationship between Britain and the European Union will take years to negotiate and the UK can expect a hefty bill as the price of exit. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire

Sammy Wilson: ‘Bonkers talk from Juncker of a £60bn Brexit fee’

Jean Claude Juncker, the head of the European Union Commission, has said that the UK would have to pay £60 billion to leave the EU.

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We need museum on the Protestant exodus from Londonderry

We need museum on the Protestant exodus from Londonderry

I note with interest the media attention given to what is known as the ‘Bloody Sunday’ exhibition re the reopening of a “museum” in the Bogside area of Londonderry.

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Meeting on Thursday night about protecting the unborn in Northern Ireland

Meeting on Thursday night about protecting the unborn in Northern Ireland

With the election almost upon us, it is important that all our politicians receive a clear pro-life message enabling electors to support only those who will maintain legal protection for the child in the womb.

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Sinn Fein leader at Stormont Michelle ONeill addresses a crowd gathered at Clonoe Chapel car park to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of four IRA men. 
Picture by Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Michelle O’Neill sanitises a ruthless terror attack

Last week Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill spoke at a rally commemorating heavily armed IRA terrorists who died whilst on a mission to murder innocent people.

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Blair should accept result as we had to do in our referendum

Blair should accept result as we had to do in our referendum

So, the delusional Tony Blair is now urging people to ‘rise up’ and revolt against Brexit.

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A single inferior transfer test could be adopted rather than the respected AQE test

Is AQE test about to be scrapped?

In the mouth of the upcoming Assembly election a potentially disastrous decision on grammar school entrance tests and the future existence of grammar schools in Northern Ireland looms.

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Labour Party in Northern Ireland welcomes NEC review on organising here

Labour Party in Northern Ireland welcomes NEC review on organising here

The Labour Party in Northern Ireland (LPNI) welcomes the announcement that the Labour Party has officially launched its National Executive Committee (NEC) Consultation into organising electorally in Northern Ireland and standing candidates for public office here.

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Mike Nesbitts approach could crack the Sinn Fein-DUP monopoly

Mike Nesbitt made a brave electoral move

Mike Nesbitt’s decision to give his second-preference vote to the SDLP is an important moment in the story of modern Northern Ireland.

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O’Neill is the same as McGuinness

O’Neill is the same as McGuinness

The Sinn Fein leader of the Sinn Fein Assembly group Mrs O’Neill is right to say there is no hierarchy of victims however there is a clear difference between a victim and a perpetrator.

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Comparing Israel to apartheid incites hate

Comparing Israel to apartheid incites hate

In the coming weeks students in universities across the country will face “Israel Apartheid Week”.

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Vote for candidates who make God their priority

Election plea from Caleb foundation

The Caleb Foundation – a lobby group articulating the concerns of evangelical Christians in Northern Ireland – is encouraging them to be sure to use their vote on 2nd March.

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Election is unfair on Foster because voters will not know RHI facts

Election is unfair on Foster because voters will not know RHI facts

A democratic election is based on freedom of information.

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No return to status quo after Stormont elections

We Vikings demand parity

A few years ago a researcher at Ulster University proved beyond doubt from my DNA that I was an unsullied descendant of Vikings who first arrived in Ireland in 795 AD.

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No justification for crimes such as murder or refusing people their freedom

No justification for crimes such as murder or refusing people their freedom

The killers of Edgar Graham should openly admit and accept responsibility for their crime.

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