15 February 2007 Edition

New Lodge families demand justice

15 February 2007

The families of six north Belfast men murdered in February 1973 have demanded a probe into collusion following further revelations by a British agent, known only as 'John Black'. Free article

Collusion victims and relatives fear delay in Dáil debate

15 February 2007

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh has called on the Taoiseach to give a guarantee that a Dáil debate on collusion will take place before the end of the Government's term of office. Free article

Basque visit: Political exclusion counter-productive - Adams

15 February 2007

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP met on Monday with Arnaldo Otegi, the leader of the Basque political party Batasuna, who was in Ireland for two days. Free article

Labour proposal: Desperate attempt to buy voter support

15 February 2007

Labour Party leader Pat Rabbitte declared last weekend, during his party's pre-election conference, that, if he makes it into government after the next general election, he will cut the standard tax band by 2 per cent to 18 per cent. This isn't part of any planned wider reform of the tax system - it's merely a last carrot dangled before an electorate unconvinced and underwhelmed by the self-proclaimed 'caring coalition'. Free article

International: Former Rumsfeld aide found to have fabricated intelligence

15 February 2007

In early February, a special investigative unit of the US Government revealed how a key aide to Donald Rumsfeld had manufactured intelligence reports designed to show how Saddam Hussein co-operated with al-Qaida. And having reached that momentous conclusion, they promptly excused his behaviour. Sometimes, it's good to lie. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe By Stephanie Lord

15 February 2007

TEEU seeks meeting with minister on Pfizer, Aer Lingus workers vote for industrial action, Ryanair offers pilots pay rise if they drop case and Dublin Port strike ends Free article

International News in Brief

15 February 2007

'Boat people' land, Palestine and Basque prisoner's hunger strike Free article


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