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26 September 2002 Edition

UUP brings process to brink

26 September 2002

The British government must stop pandering to Unionist rejectionism and work towards minimising damage to the Good Friday Agreement, the Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams told a Belfast conference on Tuesday. Free article

Bloody Sunday

26 September 2002

GENERAL SIR FRANK KITSON spent over four hours before the Bloody Sunday inquiry on Tuesday, on the first day of the hearings in London. Free article

Loyalist attack St. Matthews

26 September 2002

St Matthew's Catholic church in the Short Strand area of East Belfast came under sustained paint bomb attack from loyalists at around 7pm on Sunday 22 September, when up to 20 paint bombs were hurled at the building. Free article

McCreevy must go

26 September 2002

What a week for Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy. Free article


Ruling against Orange arches

26 September 2002

Government officials acted unlawfully when they failed to prosecute an Orange Order lodge for erecting an Orange arch without proper consent in Glengormley, on the northern outskirts of Belfast, in June 2001, according to a Belfast judge. Free article

Lisburn Council ignore Relatives' plea

26 September 2002

Relatives for Justice (RFJ) spokesperson Mark Thompson has hit out at Lisburn Council, Co Antrim, which he has accused of "a shameless bias against the victims of state violence". Free article

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