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Report into RUC's handling of alleged abuse at Kincora home to finish in 2017

The Police Ombudsman's investigation into child sex abuse at the notorious Kincora Boys' Home in Northern Ireland is to conclude this year.

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Celtic face Uefa charge over ‘illicit’ banners

Celtic face Uefa charge over ‘illicit’ banners

Celtic’s display of ‘paramiltary’ banners during their Champions League match against Linfield has prompted a call for the club to “lance the boil” in respect of fans who celebrate terrorists.

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Man charged with stealing £2,000 from pensioner

An alleged burglar has been remanded in custody accused of stealing nearly £2,000 from a 69-year-old man’s home in east Belfast.

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Man arrested and firearm recovered on Dublin to Belfast train

Armed gardai have arrested a man and seized a firearm on the Dublin to Belfast train as it prepared to leave Connolly Station.

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The RNLI beach lifeguard unit at Whiterocks.

Around £800 damages to RNLI hut at Whiterocks beach

The RNLI beach lifeguard unit at Whiterocks on the Causeway Coast has been vandalised overnight with an estimated £800 worth of damage.

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Ravenscroft Avenue was one of the bonfires named in the injunction

Council admits mistake but says bonfire injunction still valid

Belfast City Council has admitted that a High Court injunction against four east Belfast bonfires was not displayed at the sites as detailed in the court order.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been criticised by unionists for his attitude towards IRA violence

Corbyn letter slams lethal attacks against ‘innocents’

A Jeremy Corbyn letter sent to a victims’ campaign group contains condemnations of IRA bombing – but not a full rejection of all the paramilitary group’s activities.

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The aftermath of the Hyde Park bombing in 1982

Families of Hyde Park IRA victims hail ‘backing from Jeremy Corbyn’

Relatives of soldiers killed by the Hyde Park bomb are said to be in shock after getting a letter from Jeremy Corbyn, which they have interpreted as an expression of support for their cause.

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Neighbours rescue Belfast man from house fire

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire at a house in west Belfast.

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Update: Missing schoolgirl Madison Crawford found 'safe and well'

Police have issued an update on their missing person appeal to help find schoolgirl Madison Crawford.
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Two men arrested in Brian McIlhagga murder probe released

Two men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Brian McIlhagga in Co Antrim have been released.

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Julie and Brian Hambleton, whose sister Maxine Hambleton was aged just 18 when she was killed in the Birmingham pub bombings

Birmingham bomb victim’s brother has no faith in Hayes police probe

The brother of a teenager killed in the 1974 Birmingham bombings has said he doesn’t believe a former IRA man’s revelations about the mass murders will be investigated.

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Thieves make off with medication in Belfast burglary

Police have launched an investigation after a large quantity of diazepam tablets were stolen from a premises in Belfast.

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The woman was in her 60s.

Suspicious object alert in Ballymena

Police are currently in attendance at a security alert following the discovery of a suspicious object on the Cushendall Road in Ballymena.

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File photo dated 15/06/17 of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, who has launched a legal bid to overturn two historical convictions for attempting to escape from prison

Gerry Adams bidding to overturn convictions for prison escape attempts

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has launched a legal bid to overturn two historical convictions for attempting to escape from prison.

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Don't misuse the '999' number

PSNI warn public 'not to misuse the 999' emergency number

Police are warning the public not to make false calls to PSNI Call management centres - as it could have serious consequences.
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Brian McIlhagga from Ballymena who was shot dead in Ballymoney.

Police investigating Brian McIlhagga murder make two arrests

Two men have been arrested by police investigating the murder of Brian McIlhagga in Co Antrim two years ago.

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Woman headbutted outside Newbuildings home

Woman headbutted outside Newbuildings home

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 60-year-old woman was assaulted outside her home in the Newbuildings area on Saturday.

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Man has part of ear bitten off in Belfast attack

Man has part of ear bitten off in Belfast attack

A 31-year-old man has had part ear bitten off during a vicious assault in Belfast.

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A fast food outlet and a first floor flat have sustained major damage in an overnight fire in Banbridge. This is the second fire at the premises in two weeks.

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Banbridge eatery gutted in suspected arson attack

Police investigating a suspicious fire at commercial premises in Church Square, Banbridge early this morning have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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