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Update: Police give further details on Portadown double murder

A man has been arrested after an elderly couple were brutally murdered in Co Armagh.

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Cameron Dickson, who was at the bonfire site at the weekend, gradually became sicker and has been in intensive care in hospital for the last four days. Pacemaker Belfast

All Belfast bonfires to be inspected after boy’s illness

After a young boy fell critically ill due to contacting toxic chemcicals at a north Belfast bonfire, all bonfires across the Belfast area are to be inspected.

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Larne man is freed on bail over weapon and threat charges

A Larne man allegedly pointed a “long-barrelled” weapon at police and also at neighbours who had gathered nearby during an incident in the town on Wednesday night, a court has heard.

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Community service for driver who caused death of Sunday school teacher

A father-of-three who caused a collision on the main Bangor to Belfast road which resulted in death of a 75-year old woman has been ordered to complete 220 hours community service.

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Model Laura Lacole and footballer Eunan O'Kane outside the High Court in Belfast, 26-05-17

Glamour model and footballer ‘denied blessing of state’ for wedding

A glamour model and international footballer seeking legal recognition of their humanist wedding are being denied rights afforded to religious couples, a court has been told.

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Damon Smith was jailed for 15 years

Ex-altar boy jailed over Tube bomb

A former altar boy has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Tube train.

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The bullet-riddled minibus in South Armagh where 10 Protestant workmen were shot dead by IRA terrorists in the Kingsmill massacre. Photo: PA

Crucial forensic evidence lost in Kingsmills probe

The investigating officer in the original Kingsmills massacre investigation has confirmed that crucial forensic evidence in the case was lost.

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Armed police on the streets of Manchester following Monday night's attack

Salman Abedi: What we know about Manchester bomber

Salman Abedi murdered 22 people, including seven children, when he targeted an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.

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Hugh Harkin's daughter, Sarah, was in Manchester Arena on Monday night

Dad of Manchester bomb survivor: You sense the commotion over phone...but you’re helpless

The father of a young Londonderry woman who survived the Manchester atrocity has told of his attempts to comfort his terror-stricken daughter over the phone just moments after the bomb attack.

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Man in court on Larne firearm charge

Man in court on Larne firearm charge

A 31-year-old man is due to appear at Coleraine Magistrates’ Court today, Friday, May 26 in relation to an incident at a house at Fairway in the Antiville estate in Larne on Wednesday night.

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Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in Tipperary

A baby has died after being found in a car during one of the hottest days of the year in the Republic of Ireland.

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The sole survivor of the Kingsmills attack, Alan Black (left), arrives at Laganside Courts for the inquest this week

Kingsmills inquest: Investigating officer blames missed chances on staffing

The original investigating officer into the Kingsmills massacre has accepted criticism that significant opportunities were missed in his team’s attempts to put the gunmen in the dock.

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Attorney General John Larkin will appear at the High Court

Attorney general to feature in humanist wedding court case

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General is set to feature in a landmark High Court battle for legal recognition of a celebrity couple’s humanist marriage.

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Sinn Fein councillor Eddie Fullerton

Anniversary of SF councillor murder

Today marks the anniversary of the murder of a Republic of Ireland councillor by loyalist paramilitaries.

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Heroin addict stole phone off mobility scooter

A heroin addict with over 200 convictions who stole a phone from a mobility scooter has been jailed for nine months.

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WATCH: Queen meets young bomb victims and staff at Manchester Children's Hospital

The Queen has arrived at a hospital where medics battled to save the lives of children caught up in the Manchester Arena suicide bomb.

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Gambling addict stole £19,000 from his employers

A Belfast judge has urged a gambler to seek professional help for his addiction after freeing him on a suspended jail term for stealing almost £20,000 from his forgiving employer.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Armed police fire warning shot in dramatic Larne incident

Dramatic video has emerged of a police operation which took place in Larne last night.

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The Narrow Water memorial has been damaged again

Attack on Narrow Water memorial treated as hate crime

Unionists have expressed their disgust after a memorial to 18 soldiers killed in an IRA attack at Narrow Water in Warrenpoint has been damaged yet again.

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Manchester bomber banned from Mosque and reported for extremist views

Salman Abedi was reported to authorities for his extremist views, yet he managed to walk into Manchester Arena and detonate a suicide bomb, killing 22 people.

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