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Edwin Poots hits back at complaint he linked gay community to paedophilia

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Hyde Park bomb suspect John Downey.

Hyde Park bomb suspect issued with court papers

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PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. BELFAST. The North/ South Border. Unapproved crossings regurally used for smuggling goods and cattle across the Border . 31/8/81.
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No border checkpoints the top priority after leaving EU

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The Irish land border

Ben Lowry: The complexities of the border are not even close to being resolved

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Funeral of road crash victim to take place this weekend

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Security alert ends in Londonderry

Crime

Can you help find missing Brendan McDermott

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Those taking part in 

16th anniversary remembrance service for the victims of the Omagh bomb at the remembrance gardens in Omagh town centre in 2014. Disappointment has been expressed that police did not send a representative this year for what organisers believe is the first time in 19 years of the annual service.

Families’ sorrow as police absent from Omagh bomb service for first time

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Charles Ward (grey Coat) and Shane Ward (dark Coat) at Newtownards Court on Thursday.

Two Coalisland cousins were in court today (thurs) accused of defrauding an elderly woman. 


Standing side by side in the dock of Newtownards Magistrates Court, Charles Ward and Shane Ward spoke only to confirm they understood the various charges against them. 


With all the offences alleged to have been committed on 4 July this year Charles Ward (23), from Gortview Park and 22-year-old Shane Ward, from Dixon Court, are jointly charged with fraud by falsely representing to a female pensioner they had undertaken work at her home, failing to give notice of the right to cancel a contract and possessing class B cannabis. 


Charles Ward is further charged with engaging in misleading commercial practice and engaging in aggressive commercial practice in that he allegedly "demanded cash with menace so as to significantly impair...the average consumer's freedom of choice or conduct i

Dementia sufferer’s home ‘deliberately targeted by rogue traders’

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Edwin Poots hits back at complaint he linked gay community to paedophilia

Lifestyle
PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. BELFAST. The North/ South Border. Unapproved crossings regurally used for smuggling goods and cattle across the Border . 31/8/81.
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No border checkpoints the top priority after leaving EU

Business
The Irish land border

Ben Lowry: The complexities of the border are not even close to being resolved

Opinion
Michelle O'Neill

No physical changes to Irish border arrangements proposed after Brexit

Politics
Clare Bailey from the Greens and  
Edwin Poots, DUP

DUP MLA Poots reported for ‘offensive’ Twitter comment

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Hyde Park bomb suspect issued with court papers

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The item was discovered in Southway.

Security alert ends in Londonderry

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Missing Brendan McDermott

Can you help find missing Brendan McDermott

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Charles Ward (grey Coat) and Shane Ward (dark Coat) at Newtownards Court on Thursday.

Two Coalisland cousins were in court today (thurs) accused of defrauding an elderly woman. 


Standing side by side in the dock of Newtownards Magistrates Court, Charles Ward and Shane Ward spoke only to confirm they understood the various charges against them. 


With all the offences alleged to have been committed on 4 July this year Charles Ward (23), from Gortview Park and 22-year-old Shane Ward, from Dixon Court, are jointly charged with fraud by falsely representing to a female pensioner they had undertaken work at her home, failing to give notice of the right to cancel a contract and possessing class B cannabis. 


Charles Ward is further charged with engaging in misleading commercial practice and engaging in aggressive commercial practice in that he allegedly "demanded cash with menace so as to significantly impair...the average consumer's freedom of choice or conduct i

Dementia sufferer’s home ‘deliberately targeted by rogue traders’

Crime

Northern Ireland farms ‘have become fortresses’ against theft

Crime
UUP Leader Robin Swann

Future of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme a concern

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NI Fire and Rescue Service at the scene in Templepatrick.  
Picture: Pacemaker

Tragic farm death a ‘reminder of dangers’

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Pigs

Thousands object to pig farm plans

Farming
Exams

University places still available as A-level students brace for day of reckoning

Education
Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education
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Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Education
An Irish language protest takes place at gates of Hillsborough Castle in Belfast, as they called on the UK government to ensure the introduction of legislative protections for gaelic speakers amid an ongoing Stormont stalemate on the issue

London urged to guarantee rights for Ireland's Gaelic speakers

Education

No border checkpoints the top priority after leaving EU

Business
The Irish land border

Ben Lowry: The complexities of the border are not even close to being resolved

Opinion
A shopping aisle

Probe after schoolboys locked in supermarket for four hours

Business
BP came under fire over pay last year over pay for CEO Bob Dudley

Shareholder rebellions see firms rein in executive pay

Business

A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

Transport
Police officers continue to carry out their investigation into the cause of the crash as the vehicles are removed from the scene. PACEMAKER BELFAST   14/08/2017

Fatal crash: Police renew appeal for witnesses

Transport
A car going under the train barrier

WATCH: Translink appeals for safety first on the Railways this summer

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Police officers continue to carry out their investigation into the cause of the crash as the vehicles are removed from the scene. PACEMAKER BELFAST   14/08/2017

Man (50) killed in road crash near Lisburn

Transport

‘Having our son was a big motivator to take on an allotment’

Offbeat
Slemish mountain

Slemish walk features in new geology book

Environment
"I turned 40 and I fell in love with gardening. I spent between the years of 30 and 39 looking for something to do with my extra spare time as my children had grown up and so I fell in love with gardening," says Bill Love who runs The Gardening Group which has thousands of followers across Facebook and YouTube from his backgarden allotment in North Belfast. Picture: Darryl Armitage

‘The world is an amazing place when you get down and study it’

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"Allotments are absolutely fantastic, you can grow so much on a small space. Apart from that the social side of having an allotment is really great. We have regular work days where people try to come and do communal work around the site and these are brilliant craic," says Susan Lynn. Picture: Arthur Allison/Pacenaker

Importance of growing resilience across province

Offbeat

Tributes pour in for inspirational cancer victim Aundrea Bannatyne

Health
NSPCC image - exams

Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Education
Baby Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard's parents to use £1.3m fund to set up foundation for sick children

Health
Health boss Richard Pengelly

Many lowest paid health workers still not getting National Living Wage

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Ian Paterson, a surgeon jailed jailed for 15 years after carrying out needless breast operations

Rogue surgeon schooled in NI has cost NHS £17m

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