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6 March 2003 Edition

Work in progress

6 March 2003

After 48 hours of intense negotiations at Hillsborough, Sinn Féin has succeeded in making substantial progress on all of the issues on which it has been pressing the British government, but the message from the republican leadership was that much remains to be thrashed out. Free article

Sectarian attacks escalate in Antrim

6 March 2003

A Catholic family of four was attacked by a gang of known UDA men in the Castle shopping centre in the middle Antrim Town at around 2.30pm on Saturday 1 March, in what Sinn Fein councillor Martin Meehan described as a "brutal" incident. Free article

Soldiers contradict Para line

6 March 2003

A former member of the Parachute Regiment has told the Saville Inquiry about conflicting order on Bloody Sunday. Free article

Thompson family wins judicial review

6 March 2003

The family of a Derry mother who was shot dead by British soldiers in 1971 has welcomed a High Court decision to grant them a judicial review into her killing. Free article


Brits flood Clady/Glebe

6 March 2003

Sinn Féin representative Gerard Foley said that people in the Clady/Glebe area of Tyrone are incensed at unparalleled levels of Crown Force activity in the last fortnight. Free article

PSNI harass Sinn Féin councillor

6 March 2003

Newry Sinn Féin councillor Davy Hyland has complained he was stopped and detained in Crossmaglen by members of the PSNI and British Army on Wednesday night, 26 February, after a Council Forum meeting in Crossmaglen. Free article

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