Belfast Newsletter

Tom Elliott: Security force protections must not lead to a terrorist amnesty

The eight IRA men shot dead at Loughgall in 1987. They were ruthless terrorists says Doug Beattie, and innocent lives were saved when the SAS stopped them. From top left: Patrick McKearney, Tony Gormley, Jim Lynagh, Paddy Kelly. From bottom left: Declan Arthurs, Gerard O'Callaghan, Seamus Donnelly and Eugene Kelly. Image Pacemaker.

Doug Beattie: I regret any death but when SAS stopped IRA at Loughgall it saved innocent lives

Arlene Foster and Michelle Gildernew

Arlene Foster condemns O'Neill appearance at IRA memorial


Dodds invites former security force members to Brussels


Man arrested in Belfast on suspicion of human trafficking


Report calls for soldiers not to be pursued over Troubles crimes


Tandragee 100: Italian racer Dario Cecconi has died

Alban Maginness said the SDLP was 'right to exhaust the process'

We were right to pursue deal with SF: ex-SDLP MLA

Steven Agnew said Alasdair McDonnell's anti-abortion beliefs were one of the reasons a pact foundered

Green Party’s rationale on rejecting SF/SDLP pact ‘cruelly ironic’

William Dunlop pictured on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1 Superbike.

William Dunlop to ride Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1 machines in 2017

Manchester United's Paul Pogba leaves the field of play with an injury during the Premier League match at Burnley.

FOOTBALL: United's Pogba to miss Manchester derby

Armagh  celebrate with the Nutty Krust Under 18 trophy after winning the floodlit Tournament. at Chambers Park. (Photo by TONY HENDRON.)

U18 RUGBY: Armagh lift Nutty Krust Floodlit Trophy

Ulster Rugby
Arsenal's Nacho Monreal (left) celebrate's Leicester's Robert Huth (not pictured) scoring an own goal with team mates during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadiuml. Photo: Steven Paston/PA Wire.

PREMIER LEAGUE: Late Huth OG hands Arsenal victory


Tandragee 100: Italian racer Dario Cecconi has died


VIDEO: Joey Barton banned: A timeline of his controversial moments


Cricket: No approval for Getkate’s Instonians move as Muckamore receive Barnes blow


IRISH LEAGUE: ‘Respectful’ Linfield put Windsor Park trophy plan in place

Rod Stewart celebrates his son's goal for GB ice hockey team. Photo: Facebook

WATCH: Sir Rod Stewart enjoys son Liam’s GB strike in Belfast

Line Of Duty, starring Thandie Newton, beat ratings rival Grantchester by more than two million viewers

Line of Duty's £8.5M viewers is largest audience in programme's history

TV and Film
Planet Earth II

TV Licensing reveals top moments “worth the licence fee”

TV and Film
Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, and Graham Keddie, managing director of Belfast International Airport celebrate the launch of and Jet2holidays biggest ever summer programme from Belfast International Airport

Jet 2 confirms new direct routes from Belfast International

An overweight child

Obese children ‘four times more likely’ to develop Type 2 diabetes

Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed