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Manhunt after shooting of father believed to have been lured to his death

Gardai have launched a manhunt after a father-of-two was gunned down in what is believed to be yet another gangland feud .

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Masked men with baseball bats in home invasion

Masked men with baseball bats in home invasion

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a report of an aggravated burglary in the Moyard Gardens area of Greenisland last night (Monday, September 18).

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File photo dated 26/11/2016 of Ulster and Ireland's Paddy Jackson. Prosecutors in the rape case against two Ireland and Ulster rugby stars have complied with all timetables for producing evidence, a lawyer for the state said

Rugby stars rape case prosecutors have met evidence timetables - state lawyer

Prosecutors in the rape case against two Ireland and Ulster rugby stars have complied with all timetables for producing evidence, a lawyer for the state said.

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Pictured against photos of the 1987 IRA Poppy Day Bombing, victim Stephen Gault says he has been left 'numb' by the governments refusal to follow the example of America, France and Germany, which all successfully pressed Libya to compensate their citizens for Libyan-sponsored terrorism. Pic: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Bomb victim ‘numbed’ by government’s Libya refusal

A Fermanagh man who suffers severe injuries from a Libya-IRA bomb felt “numb, hurt and let down” by the government’s refusal to follow MPs’ recommendations and fight for compensation for him from the African state.

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Probation Board logo. The support rally will take place at lunchtime at the Probabtion Board NI headquarters. Pacemaker.

Solidarity after dissident threat

A rally in solidarity with probation officers threatened by dissident republicans will be held tomorrow (Tuesday), union leaders have said.

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Passerby fined £500 after ‘let it f--king burn’ comment to police

Passerby fined £500 after ‘let it f--king burn’ comment to police

Firefighters were tackling a huge blaze at a ‘listed’ former hospital building in Coleraine when a passer-by told police: “Let it burn,” a court heard on Monday.

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The Money Tree, Lisburn.

Illegal workers arrested: Takeaways facing possible fines

Three takeaways - in Lisburn, Banbridge and Dungannon - are facing potential penalties totalling £140,000 after immigration offenders from China were found working at their premises.

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Man settles claim over ‘sadistic’ treatment by Londonderry nun

A man allegedly subjected to “sadistic” beatings by a nun at a children’s home in Londonderry is to receive undisclosed damages.

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Shooting of man’s hands and legs was ‘barbarism’

A shooting which left a man with wounds to both his legs and both his hands has been described as “nothing short of barbarism”.

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Ballymena Courthouse.

Attempted to buy gun-accused teen granted internet access for exams

A schoolboy accused of using the “dark web” and going out at break time to meet a person in Coleraine about buying a Russian sub-machine gun and ammunition has had a bail ban on using computers relaxed so he can access the internet for his GCSE exams, a court heard.

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Man in boxer shorts shone laser at police search helicopter

Man in boxer shorts shone laser at police search helicopter

A camera on a police helicopter recorded a man, wearing only boxer shorts, shining a laser from a bedroom at the aircraft as it searched for a vulnerable missing person at Portrush.

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Man and woman punched and kicked by gang of five men

Man and woman punched and kicked by gang of five men

A man and woman in their 20s were attacked by a gang of five men in broad daylight in Lurgan, police has revealed.

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DUP MLA Jim Wells with the Newry and Mourne Down District Council boundart sign at Ballyward, Co Down, which has been destroyed and replaced four times since last year.

‘What precedent is being set for Irish Language Act?’

Rathfriland UUP councillor Glen Barr says his phone did not stop ringing when Irish-English language signs were erected on the boundary of Newry Mourne and Down, near the town last year.

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Thieves broke into a County Antrim fire station on Friday night and and went on the rampage in a stolen fire engine.The appliance was driven out of Larne fire station and crashed at Glenarm Road in the town damaging houses and cars.It is understood that no-one was injured in the collision that happened shortly after 04:30 GMT.
Photo Aidan O�"Reilly/Pacemaker Press

Fire engine rampage OAP will not face prosecution

A court has been told that a Co Antrim pensioner who had a “fascination with blue lights” on emergency vehicles will not face prosecution for allegedly hitching a ride on a stolen fire engine.

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Longfield Ave, Ballywalter - Google image

Man hospitalised after aggravated burglary

A man was taken to hospital after a hammer attack during an aggravated burglary at a house in the Longfield Way area of Ballyhalbert last night.
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Paramilitary-style shooting in west Belfast

Paramilitary-style shooting in west Belfast

Detectives are appealing for information following a paramilitary style shooting at Norglen Parade in west Belfast on Sunday 17 September.

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Glenshane Road reopens after collision

Glenshane Road reopens after collision

The Glenshane Road outside Londondarry has reopened after a collision.

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LGBT activist shot dead had knife - police

LGBT activist shot dead had knife - police

Campus police who shot and killed the president of a US university’s LGBT organisation said the student was advancing on officers with a knife.

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