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Intruders damage lifeboat in harbour

The RNLI lifeboat in Portrush was damaged after ‘unknown individuals’ broke the lock off an internal cabin door and tried to tamper with the throttle.

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Alderman Graham Warke shows the damage to the WWI display in the Fountain Estate

Police treating destruction of WWI artwork as 'hate crime'

Police are appealing for information after artwork commemorating the sacrifices made during WWI was destroyed in Londonderry.
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Men charged with hijacking and possession of a firearm

Men charged with hijacking and possession of a firearm

Two men are due to appear in court on Monday charged in connection with a hijacking incident in north Belfast.

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Agharan Orange Hall, near Dungannon. Pic by Google

Vandalism at Orange Hall being treated as ‘hate crime’

Vandalism at an Orange Hall near Dungannon is being treated as a hate crime, police have said.

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Police officers assaulted after coming to aid of stricken teenager

Police officers assaulted after coming to aid of stricken teenager

Police officers in Maghera came under attack from a group of youths while responding to a report of a teenager lying unconscious in the street.

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Two arrested after police seize drugs in Lisburn

Two arrested after police seize drugs in Lisburn

A man and a woman have been arrested in Lisburn after police officers seized a quantity of suspected drugs in the Old Warren area of the city.

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Two men arrested after police seize drugs and ammunition

Two men arrested after police seize drugs and ammunition

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have arrested two men following the seizure of an estimated £70,000 worth of suspected drugs in Banbridge last night (Friday, November 17).

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The new memorial to the 12 victims of the IRA's 1987 Remembrance Sunday bomb as it was unveiled on 8 November 2017 in Enniskillen. It was removed and put into storage soon after it was unveiled. Pic: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Church informed on bomb memorial ‘a year in advance’

Victims of the 1987 Enniskillen bomb say they had “countless” conversations with the Catholic Church confirming the location for a memorial over the past 12 months - apparently contradicting clerical claims it was first brought to their attention in September.

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Investigation launched after car hijacked

Investigation launched after car hijacked

Police are appealing for information following a hijacking in the Newtownabbey area earlier today (Friday, November 17).

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Ulster and Ireland rugby player Stuart Olding at Laganside Courts this morning.

Ireland and Ulster rugby star Stuart Olding in court to deny rape

Irish rugby international Stuart Olding has denied two charges of raping a woman in Belfast after appearing in court on Friday.

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Larne Royal British Legion.

Man pleads guilty to stealing from Royal British Legion

A man has been sentenced following a number of thefts from the Royal British Legion in Larne.

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VIDEO: Police force to introduce spit guards

Avon and Somerset Police have released footage of spitting incidents as they introduce spit guards to tackle a rise in assaults. Since April 2017, out of 487 recorded assaults against officers, 79 involved spitting.
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Emergency services personnel were called to Hillhead Gardens, Banbridge on Wednesday night. The area was cordoned off following reports of a gas leak. This picture was posted on social media by a local resident.

Man arrested as Fire Service deals with gas leak in Banbridge

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed that it was called to a property in the Hillhead Gardens area of Banbridge shortly after 9.20pm on Wednesday, November 15 following reports of a gas leak.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Probation for former football coach who sent sex messages to boys

A 23-year-old former football coach who sent sexually explicit messages to two young boys he trained has been sentenced to two years on probation.

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Men charged in connection with spate of burglaries

Men charged in connection with spate of burglaries

Two men, aged 25 and 28, have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries in the Dromore and Dromara areas of Co Down.

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Residents evacuated from homes overnight as police find viable device in south Belfast

Residents evacuated from homes overnight as police find viable device in south Belfast

A viable device was recovered by police and ATO in the early hours of this morning in south Belfast.

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Shauneen Boyle

‘Wheelie bin’ killer bids to clear name

A woman jailed for the murder of a disabled man whose body was dumped in a wheelie bin has launched a bid to clear her name.

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On-street car parking

‘Staggering’ number of motorists penalised

A body representing small and independent retailers in Northern Ireland has described the 110,000 parking and bus lane fines issued over a nine-month period as “staggering”.

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Three arrested with drugs offences after £40k cocaine seized

Three arrested with drugs offences after £40k cocaine seized

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch have arrested three men aged on suspicion of a number of drugs offences, following the search of a property in the Clooney Road area of Ballykelly yesterday.
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