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No consensus reached on final set of proposals to deal with flags, disputed parades and the legacy of the Troubles

`Socialism' censored from Labour broadcast

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL, the Prime Minister's press secretary, has ordered the word "socialist" to be expunged from a Labour Party television broadcast to be screened during its annual conference next week.

Forty-four MPs warn Blair: You must return to Labour values

FORTY-FOUR Labour MPs have openly challenged Tony Blair by signing a declaration that Labour must remain a "democratic socialist party" and reject a centre-left coalition with the Liberal Democrats.

Letter: Sinn Fein

Sir: The objections to Sinn Fein keeping Semtex under the negotiating table are petty when compared with the massive violence Nato has threatened if it does not get its way in the Paris "negotiations" over Kosovo.

New Labour's newest campaign is based on immaturity and innuendo

Removing the right of the membership to select candidates could set a precedent for Westminster

Politics: Blair in peace talks plea to Sinn Fein

THE RETURN of Sinn Fein to the cross-party talks on Ulster offers "the best prospect for peace" in Ireland, Tony Blair will tell Gerry Adams today when the two men meet at 10 Downing Street.

Ireland: Bloody Sunday apology unlikely

Downing Street last night damped down hopes by the Irish government and Sinn Fein leaders, who met Tony Blair yesterday, of an early apology over Bloody Sunday and a fresh public inquiry.

Boothroyd to discuss office in Commons with Adams

Betty Boothroyd, the Speaker of the Commons, is to meet the Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams and Sinn Fein party leader, Martin McGuinness over their demands for an office at Westminster.

Politics: Valleys rise to remember king Bevan

As delegates converge on Brighton this weekend for new Labour's annual conference, deep in the South Wales valleys, the centenary of the birth of one of the giants of the movement is being celebrated.

Sinn Fein challenges loyalty oath

Sinn Fein's chief negotiator, Martin McGuinness, has started court action challenging the legality of MPs being asked to swear an oath of allegiance to the Queen.

Mowlam puts faith in peace impetus

Northern Ireland secretary Mo Mowlam and Sinn Fein president, Gerry Adams, concluded their first face-to-face meeting in 18 months yesterday, saying they hoped the impetus towards a new peace process would continue to move forward.
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