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Masked man shoots mother and son in Coleraine

The shooting of a mother and son in Coleraine on Sunday evening has been condemned.
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Mairia Cahill said 'historically the Irish government have been very lax when it came to matters of members of the IRA'

Mairia Cahill: Dublin actions speak louder than words on Troubles probes

A former hardline republican has said that “actions speak louder than words” when it comes to the Dublin government’s commitment not to allow Troubles perpetrators go unpunished.

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The funeral of Garda Richard Fallon in 1970. He left behind a wife and five children under 12 years of age

Murdered Garda’s son calls for ‘arms collusion’ inquiry

The son of a Garda officer murdered by republicans has said the Irish government is blocking his attempts to see state files on the killing – and has called for a public inquiry into claims that it armed and protected the killers.

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Police have appealed for information

Man killed in collision near Lisburn is named

A man aged in his 20s has died following a collision involving two off-road motorcycles has been named by police.
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Peter Hain: Peace process could unravel under Brexit

A former Northern Ireland Secretary of State will seek to force major changes on the Brexit Bill claiming he has a mandate despite being an unelected peer.

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Stephen Crawford with Basil Bailey, from Thompsons

Maintaining soil health with G-Lime

Stephen Crawford, a third generation farmer and his father William, own and operate a dairy farm near Gracehill in Co. Antrim.

Farming
Green Party leader Steven Agnew made the request for information last month

RHI scandal: ‘Ridiculous’ lack of clarity over Green Party request

A refusal to release ministerial advice surrounding the RHI scheme over fears that it could lead to ‘lower quality decision making,’ has been branded “simply ridiculous” by Steven Agnew.

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The construction sector was hit harder than others during the downturn

Businesses ‘moving into challenging times’ says agency

A “vulnerable tier”of the economy on both sides of the border could face exposure to inflationary pressures in 2017 despite the almost four fifths of busines running at or close to capacity.

Business
Police have appealed for information

Masked men armed with sledgehammers force way into Larne house

Police in Larne are appealing for information after masked men, armed with sledgehammers, forced their way into the house in the town.
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RBS faces more struggles this year after a difficult 2016

More cuts expected as banks set to reveal annual results

Britain’s biggest banks will reveal annual results this week amid fears of more job losses and as the sector continues to pay for past scandals.

Business
Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan pulls out of hosting TV awards over ‘silly’ campaign

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan said he has pulled out of hosting the Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards over a “silly” campaign to ban him.

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Sinn Fein Lagan Valley candidate Dr Peter Doran with Michelle O'Neill.

SF leader backs candidate over responses to Edgar Graham murder

Sinn Fein leader Michelle O’Neill backed party colleague and law lecturer Peter Doran who has faced criticism for not condemning the IRA murder of another legal academic Edgar Graham during the Troubles.

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Police are investigating possible data manipulation at Randoxs Manchester site

NI firm Randox Testing Services at centre of UK police probe into forensics staff

Almost 500 police investigations are being reviewed after a criminal probe was launched into the actions of staff at a forensics lab used by forces across the UK.

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Leader of Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill at Dublin Castle.

O’Neill: I hope Ireland will be reunified while I’m leader

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill has expressed hope that Ireland will be reunified during her tenure as the party’s Stormont leader.

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The Police Scotland helicopter and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service personnel were involved in a full search of the area

Boy, two, dies after he is recovered from river

A two-year-old boy has died after being recovered from a river.
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Michelle ONeill accused the DUP and government of not fully implementing previous agreements

O’Neill: We don’t need a new deal to bring back Executive

Sinn Fein has ruled out renegotiating the terms of past political agreements in post-election talks to restore power sharing in Northern Ireland.

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Conan Anderson

It’s been hell, says brother of tragic Conan Anderson

The brother of a man who died in hospital on Saturday after suffering a head injury during a night out in Belfast has described the last two weeks as “pure and utter hell”.

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Wesley Aston said the UFU had warned of the potential consequences of the RHI scheme

RHI scandal: Wrong to blame farmers, says UFU chief

There has been an “attempt to dramatise” leaked emails and “confusion” over the role of the Ulster Farmers’ Union in a report on the botched RHI scheme, the UFU has said.

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Leader of Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill at Dublin Castle.

Michelle O’Neill: My attendance at IRA commemoration was no ‘surprise’

Michelle O’Neill has urged those who were angered by her attendance at an IRA commemoration to understand that she has a different perspective on the past.

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Pipe bomb thrown within ‘densely populated area’

Pipe bomb thrown within ‘densely populated area’

Police are investigating an incident which occurred at the Abbey Business Park in the Mill Road area of Newtownabbey in the early hours of Saturday, February 18.

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