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Bloody Sunday truth

Following the release of the Saville report, agendaNi summarises the reactions of leading political figures and clergy. A heartfelt apology from the British Prime Minister heralded the long awaited arrival of the...

Colleges look to the future

Leading representatives from Northern Ireland’s six colleges discuss the future of further and higher education, and highlight its importance to economic development. The College STEM Initiative (CSI) is the colleges’ main initiative...

Paying our way

2010’s second budget makes a start on cutting the deficit but, as expected, proves unpopular. Supporters see it as a necessity but detractors warn that it will punish the poor. All parties...

A bounty in longer lives

Age NI Chief Executive Anne O’Reilly talks to Owen McQuade about why ageing holds plenty of opportunities for society and how government and business can take the challenge it poses more seriously....

Life after Labour

John O’Farrell reviews the record and recalls an old but perhaps relevant socialist critique. How will Labour deal with opposition? The best way of attending to that question is to ask another:...

NAMA looks north

The Northern Ireland NAMA Advisory Committee has begun its task of protecting the value of the region’s property and assets that are due to be taken into the National Asset Management Agency....

Thomas Kane

A graduate in electronic and electrical engineering from Queen’s, Thomas Kane didn’t take the typical route to the TV screen. After a stint for NBC in California, he is now a regular...

Assembly round-up

The economy topped the Assembly’s agenda, while local justice powers continued to be distributed with the historic appointment of Belfast-born Attorney General John Larkin. May’s Assembly proceedings began on a relatively quiet...

Devolution plus?

After the justice transfer, agendaNi sums up the parties’ hopes to give Stormont more authority. With criminal justice powers in the Assembly’s hands, several MLAs say it’s now time for Westminster to...