If Mitchel McLaughlin was feeling any pressure from SDLP leader Mark Durkan’s spotlight on his comment that Jean McConville’s murder was not a crime, he’s not showing any sign of it. Elsewhere, the Derry Journal ascribes the SDLP’s attack on Sinn Fein as the first shots in an election, without any mention of the merit (or otherwise) of its content.
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