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Oldest and longest serving PSNI dog Brodie set to retire

The oldest and longest-serving PSNI police dog is to retire at the end of this year.

Sir Malcolm McKibbin

Stormont talks chair takes new position

The man who just weeks ago had been chairing talks at Stormont in an attempt to re-establish devolution has taken up a new position.

How the border will look and how the parties involved get there and when is critical say business leaders

Govt borders proposals ‘raise more questions than answers’

Reassurances over the post Brexit nature of the border between the province and the Irish Republic have been welcomed by business groups .

Jobs growth is small comfort

Further slowdown likely despite jobs figures

Amid Brexit, low productivity and the general state of the global economy, growth in Northern Ireland is likely to slow further despite the latest fall in unemployment one leading oserver has claimed.

Rising household debt is leaving consumers vulnerable a report has warned

Car credit deals falling amid growing debt fears

The booming car loans market showed signs of a slowdown in the second quarter, but fears remain over a fresh financial crisis driven by ballooning consumer debt.

A computer generated image of the Merchant Square office building

City centre offices gain planning permission

Planning permission has been granted for the development of new Grade A office space in Belfast city centre.

The collision occurred near Altnagelvin Hospital.

Road collision in Londonderry

A road collision is causing traffic delays in Londonderry.

Lisburn man Gary Wilson, who was tragically killed in a car crash on Monday morning.

Funeral of road crash victim to take place this weekend

The funeral of Lisburn road crash victim Gary Wilson will take place on Saturday, August 19, it has been confirmed.

The item was discovered in Southway.

Security alert ends in Londonderry

A security alert in Londonderry is now over.
Buses vandalised in Craigavon

Buses vandalised in Craigavon

Multiple buses have been vandalised at an Ulsterbus Depot in Craigavon.

Missing Brendan McDermott

Can you help find missing Brendan McDermott

Police are concerned about the whereabouts of missing Brendan McDermott from the Lisburn area.

Edwin Poots: Children should be children, not icons of sexuality

Edwin Poots hits back at complaint he linked gay community to paedophilia

Edwin Poots has hit back at criticism of a contentious comment on Twitter, saying that children should not be icons of any sexuality.

Charles Ward (grey Coat) and Shane Ward (dark Coat) at Newtownards Court on Thursday.

Two Coalisland cousins were in court today (thurs) accused of defrauding an elderly woman. 

Standing side by side in the dock of Newtownards Magistrates Court, Charles Ward and Shane Ward spoke only to confirm they understood the various charges against them. 

With all the offences alleged to have been committed on 4 July this year Charles Ward (23), from Gortview Park and 22-year-old Shane Ward, from Dixon Court, are jointly charged with fraud by falsely representing to a female pensioner they had undertaken work at her home, failing to give notice of the right to cancel a contract and possessing class B cannabis. 

Charles Ward is further charged with engaging in misleading commercial practice and engaging in aggressive commercial practice in that he allegedly "demanded cash with menace so as to significantly impair...the average consumer's freedom of choice or conduct i

Dementia sufferer’s home ‘deliberately targeted by rogue traders’

An elderly dementia sufferer’s home may have been deliberately damaged by suspected rogue traders trying to get her to pay up to £6,000 for roof repairs, the High Court heard today.

‘Big uptake’ in visitor ticket sales after 
opening hours extended at castle

‘Big uptake’ in visitor ticket sales after opening hours extended at castle

Tickets sales at Carrick Castle have increased as hundreds “flock” to the Norman fortress on the shore of Belfast Lough.

A shopping aisle

Probe after schoolboys locked in supermarket for four hours

Police are investigating after two schoolboys became locked inside a supermarket for four hours.

Eddie Girvan and Margaret Henderson-McCarroll.

Sentencing review must go ahead: Sugden

Former justice minister Claire Sugden believes the “too lenient” sentence given to a woman who killed a pensioner in Greenisland shows why a review she announced last year must press ahead.

Michelle O'Neill

No physical changes to Irish border arrangements proposed after Brexit

The Government will argue against any new technological or physical monitoring on the Irish border in Brexit talks over the future of its only land frontier with the EU.


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DUP MLA Gary Middleton

MLA: Londonderry youngsters carry out 'disgusting act of evil'

A DUP MLA has accused Londonderry young people who placed a poppy wreath on a bonfire of a "disgusting act of evil".
A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

Motorists are being advised to allow additional time for journeys on the A1 this weekend due to slip road construction works on the southbound carriageway.

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