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2006-03-18 01:34:13

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was delayed at a Washington-area airport on Friday for a secondary security screening, a Homeland Security Department official said. Adams had been scheduled to fly from Washington's Reagan National Airport to Buffalo, New York, for St.

2006-02-25 12:38:16

By Jodie Ginsberg DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish nationalists clashed with police in Dublin on Saturday as demonstrations against a planned march by Northern Irish Protestants sparked the worst rioting in the city for over a decade.

2006-02-01 10:39:48

By Paul Hoskins and Adam Pasick DUBLIN (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's ceasefire watchdog said on Wednesday the Irish Republican Army was keeping to a disarmament pledge it made last July but was still involved in spying and organized crime.

2006-02-01 09:36:21

By Paul Hoskins and Adam Pasick DUBLIN (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's ceasefire watchdog said on Wednesday the Irish Republican Army was keeping to a disarmament pledge it made last July but was still involved in spying and organized crime.

2006-01-11 09:05:26

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain scrapped plans on Wednesday to allow fugitive Northern Ireland paramilitaries, on the run for attacks committed before a 1998 peace agreement, to return to normal life without fear of imprisonment.

2005-12-19 13:02:27

By Paul Hoskins BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams called on Britain on Monday to accept responsibility for a spying scandal which brought down Northern Ireland's fledgling government and exposed a key party member as a British agent.

2005-12-19 12:26:32

BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is due to hold talks with Britain's Northern Ireland minister later on Monday following revelations that a key figure in the party was a British spy for more than 20 years.

2005-12-04 09:53:34

By Jodie Ginsberg BELFAST (Reuters) - Hundreds of gay couples in Britain are preparing to make it official on Monday when they can apply for legal status under a new law allowing same-sex civil partnerships.

2005-12-03 10:03:47

By Jodie Ginsberg BELFAST (Reuters) - Belfast gave soccer great George Best a hero's send-off on Saturday when tens of thousands turned out to pay their final respects to their local legend, who died last week after losing a highly public battle with alcoholism.

2005-12-03 09:02:32

By Jodie Ginsberg BELFAST (Reuters) - Tens of thousands turned out in Belfast on Saturday to bid farewell to George Best, Northern Ireland's local lad turned soccer legend who died last week after losing his battle with alcoholism.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).