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CNI – MEDIA REVIEW @ 0945 February 13

A second update on the stories making today’s news.

 

Embarrassing: How SDLP, UUP and Alliance reacted after Prime Minister May and Taoiseach Varadkar visit
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/embarrassing-how-sdlp-uup-and-alliance-reacted-after-prime-minister-may-and-taoiseach-varadkar-visit-36596878.html

May sidesteps question on SF and Coveney sidesteps question on language
https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/may-sidesteps-question-on-sf-and-coveney-sidesteps-question-on-language-1-8375844

Simon Coveney plays down significance of lack of DUP meeting
https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/simon-coveney-plays-down-significance-of-lack-of-dup-meeting-827766.html

Stormont – were the prime ministers sold a pup? By Brian Rowan
http://eamonnmallie.com/2018/02/stormont-prime-ministers-sold-pup-brian-rowan/

Report card issued this morning will rate the Irish Government’s commitment to children
https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/report-card-issued-this-morning-will-rate-the-governments-commitment-to-children-827798.html

‘Harmful and sinful’: Islamic Centre of Ireland issues fatwa against female genital mutilation
http://www.thejournal.ie/fatwa-fgm-muslim-3849097-Feb2018/

Pope Francis: To fight human trafficking, listening to survivors is key
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-francis-to-fight-human-trafficking-listening-to-survivors-is-key-40672/

Sinn Fein’s new president ‘off on wrong foot’ with unionists as Mary Lou ends speech with IRA slogan
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/sinn-feins-new-president-off-on-wrong-foot-with-unionists-as-mary-lou-ends-speech-with-ira-slogan-36592115.html

Comment: Mary Lou’s use of ‘tiocfaidh ár lá’ as a rallying cry evokes terrorism and the old war
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/comment-mary-lous-use-of-tiocfaidh-r-l-as-a-rallying-cry-evokes-terrorism-and-the-old-war-36597495.html

Reports on study of 12 local authority districts for the Centre for Economics and Business Research on the cost of problem gambling on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

The articles mention that the Church of England’s General Synod is among other groups calling for a reduction in the maximum stake on the machines from £100 to £2.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5563436/high-street-betting-machines-hit-the-poorest-hardest-by-hooking-120k-users/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5384011/1billion-toll-crack-cocaine-betting-machines.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Profile of Archbishop of Canterbury following announcement at the weekend that he will marry Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19. The Rt Rev David Conner, Dean of Windsor, will conduct the service.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5559170/who-is-justin-welby-archbishop-of-canterbury-who-will-marry-prince-harry-and-meghan-markle/

Report on service at Kirkheaton Parish Church in Huddersfield to mark bicentenary of cotton mill blaze which killed 17 children at Colne Bridge.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-leeds-43030593/colne-bridge-fire-17-children-remembered-200-years-on

Report on ruling by Alicia Collinson, Deputy Chancellor of the Diocese of Gloucester, on plans to install unisex toilets as part of a refurbishment of St Mary the Virgin Church in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/12/vicar-sparks-row-parishioners-undignified-church-toilet-plan/

News feature on Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day.
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-5380879/Fasting-champagne-Valentines-Day-Ash-Wednesday-rare-confluence.html

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