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Adams comments could be seen as ‘inciting violence’, says Beattie

Ulster Unionist MLA Doug Beattie has accused Gerry Adams of using “inflammatory” words that could be seen as “inciting violence” during a speech in Dublin on Saturday.

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Anita Downey

Man due in court charged with Lurgan woman’s murder

Detectives investigating the death of 51-year-old Anita Downey in Lurgan on Friday have charged a man with murder.

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Health Minister Michelle O'Neill. (Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.)

O’Neill is tipped to lead SF in Assembly

There is speculation that Sinn Fein will announce that Michelle O’Neill will replace Martin McGuinness as the party’s leader at the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Three hospitalised and neighbours evacuated after oil tank blaze spreads

Three hospitalised and neighbours evacuated after oil tank blaze spreads

A child and two adults were taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at a property in the Ballycastle Road area of Coleraine in the early hours of Sunday.

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President Donald Trump holds up a fist after speaking at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Donald Trump: Media will pay for ‘lie’ about size of inauguaration crowd

Donald Trump has warned a “big price” will be paid by reporters who allegedly lied about the size of the crowds at his inauguration ceremony.

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Sinn Fein's Mairtin O Muilleoir

There will be ‘no hiding places’ from RHI public inquiry, says minister

A public inquiry into Northern Ireland’s botched green energy scheme will leave no hiding places, Stormont’s finance minister vowed.

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Female threatened and house damaged by masked men in North Belfast

Female threatened and house damaged by masked men in North Belfast

Detectives are investigating the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Shore Crescent area of North Belfast last night.

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It won’t happen to me

It won’t happen to me

Every fortnight people from a farming background, or who have a heart for the countryside, will offer a personal reflection on faith and rural life. They hope that you will be encouraged by it.

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John O'Dowd is running again in Upper Bann

Sinn Fein to run two candidates in hotly contested Upper Bann race

Sinn Fein have announced the names of the two candidates who will run in what is sure to be a hotly contested Assembly race in Upper Bann.

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Burning wood pellets

Finance Minister to meet with parties on 'no-hiding-place inquiry' into RHI

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is to meet with political parties tomorrow to discuss the Public Inquiry into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams Brexit claims unfounded, insist government

The British government has said Gerry Adams’ claims Brexit will destroy the Good Friday Agreement are unfounded.

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McIlveen must
use next six weeks to clear backlog’

McIlveen must
use next six weeks to clear backlog’

Ulster Unionist agriculture spokesperson, Harold McKee MLA, has urged Michelle McIlveen to use her final six weeks in office before March’s election to clear the backlog of Basic Payment appeals in her department.

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Political parties to discuss terms of reference for RHI ‘scandal’ inquiry

Political parties to discuss terms of reference for RHI ‘scandal’ inquiry

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir will meet with political parties tomorrow (Monday) to discuss the public inquiry into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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Announcement on ANC payment is welcomed

Announcement on ANC payment is welcomed

UFU hill farming chairman, Ian Buchanan, says that while the announcement of payment rates for the 2017 ANC scheme is very welcome, DAERA must find ways to extend the scheme beyond 2018 given that, as is well demonstrated, the total pot of funding streams coming into the ANC is decreasing significantly.

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Harry Martin.

Interests embraced travel, ballet, sports and family

William Harold (Harry) Martin was best known in Portadown as half the partnership of the iconic gents’ outfitters B&H Martin (Woodhouse Street), which he and his late brother Bertie ran for almost 50 years.

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Richard Caldwell, Danske Bank Managing Director of Personal Banking, Stephen Black, Chairman of the Schools Committee and Ulster Rugby President John McKibbin make the drawn for the Danske Bank Schools' Cup fourth round

RUGBY: Draw made for Danske Bank Schools’ Cup fourth round

The top ranked teams in this year’s Danske Bank Schools’ Cup entered at the fourth round draw stage with two set to make their exit when the ties are staged on February 4.

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Institute goalkeeper Martin Gallagher produced a number of top saves at Newforge.

IRISH LEAGUE: Disappointing Stute lose again

PSNI 1-0 Institute

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City Hall gathering point for anti-Trump demonstration

City Hall gathering point for anti-Trump demonstration

Hundreds of people took part in a protest outside Belfast City Hall today against US President Donald Trump.

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Disappointment for Ulster's Iain Henderson and Clive Ross

EUROPEAN RUGBY: Les Kiss admits everyone is feeling the pressure after Ulster’s latest defeat

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss admitted his team were feeling the pressure after their final European Champions Cup pool game ended in a 26-22 home defeat to Bordeaux-Begles.

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Neil Burns was in fine kicking form as City of Derry defeated Barnhall in AIL Division 2B.

AIL RUGBY: Derry defeat Barnhall to continue AIL resurgence

City of Derry 23, MU Barnhall 11

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