Belfast Newsletter

Royal Marine in Northern Ireland terror probe named

News
Gerry Kelly was serving life sentences for bombings when he escaped from the Maze in 1983

NIO agreed Royal pardon for Gerry Kelly ‘with considerable reluctance’

News
Thousands of school pupils are awaiting exam results

Slight rise in students achieving top GCSE grades

Education
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Men released after dissident republican probe

Crime

Gun-running boat up for sale in Belfast

Crime

Dissident searches as Royal Marine questioned by police

Crime

Thousands opposed 
to plans for cemetery

News

Orangemen with goal to promote the gospel

News
PSNI officer

Items seized in raid on house

News

RUGBY: Frustrated Tommy Bowe still playing waiting game to make Ulster return

Rugby
Monday 15th August 2016  | ULSTER RUGBY KIT LAUNCH

New Ulster Rugby signings Rodney Ah You, Charles Piutau and Marcell Coetzee wear the new Ulster Rugby European Rugby kit which will be worn during all home and away fixtures this season. Picture credit: John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL

RUGBY: WIN TICKETS TO ULSTER’S DOUBLE HEADER AGAINST CANADA AND NORTHAMPTON

Rugby
Bruce Anstey on the Padgetts RS250 Honda during Lightweight practice at the Classic TT on Wednesday.

Classic TT: Michael Dunlop fastest again as Bruce Anstey finally completes first laps

Motorcycling
Northern Ireland's Michael Duffy

Michael Duffy ‘shocked’ to get Northern Ireland call-up for World Cup qualifier

Football

Will Grigg to miss World Cup qualifier as Tom Flanagan and Michael Duffy get nod for Czech republic

Football

Oraine Williams century is highlight of Day Two in final Hanley Energy InterProvincial game

Cricket

Eugene Laverty signs with Aprilia for 2017 World Superbike Championship

Motorcycling

‘I have been proven wrong about Olympic golf,’ says McIlroy

News
PSNI Pipe Band on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush

Pipe bands: Double delight for PSNI at Portrush

Music
The attack on Salterstown Orange hall, near Ballyronan, was the 21st on an Orange property this year

Orange hall attacks: Robust response needed now

Arts
GBBO's 2016 contestants gather in the baking tent (Picture: BBC)

Great British Bake Off contestants: Rolls-Royce engineer and pastor join 2016 lineup

TV and Film
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Find solace and shelter in the summer shade in the garden

Lifestyle
Author Jimmy Smyth

Delving into the world of 1930s mental asylums

Lifestyle
The Lauras by Sarah Taylor, published by William Heinemann

Coming-of-age tale makes for a ‘very readable’ choice

Lifestyle