Today’s overview of news reports with links
Unionists united in opposition to EU draft proposals
Sam McBride: EU text would prompt huge constitutional change
Main identities in Northern Ireland are irreconcilable and it would be wise to stop thinking otherwise
NI customs checks still possible, Coveney
Teresa May rejects EU on NI
EU arrogance shows we’re right to be leaving
The rise of Juncker’s chief of staff and Michel Barnier’s skewed view of Northern Ireland show Brussels at its worst – Times comment
GB papers review
NI newspapers review
Stephen Nolan helped pull down Stormont, claims top SF member
Donald Trump has made March ‘Irish-American Heritage Month’
The White House said that it was “no wonder that American art, business, and public life are marked by Irish names and symbols”.
Garda to review 105 child abuse cases
Report that marriage rates among opposite sex couples have fallen to an all time low, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics. The article quotes Rev Dr Sandra Millar, who heads work on weddings for the Church of England.
Report that seven pagan chaplains are being sought to minister to inmates at prisons around the country.
Reports that an episode of Songs of Praise is to be filmed at Bangor Cathedral but will feature a choir from a performing arts school and not singers from the cathedral’s own choir.
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