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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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Barry Desmond, Sales and Marketing Director at Alexander Boyd Displays, and Michael Weir, Belfast Photo Festival Director, at the 2017 Belfast Photo Festival programme launch.

Lisburn firm signs up to ensure 2017 Belfast Photo Festival has a big impact

A picture-perfect partnership between Belfast Photo Festival and Lisburn-based Alexander Boyd Displays has allowed the 2017 festival to take its ambitious outdoor plans to another level.

Business
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.

Crime
Using the car horn as a display of frustration is a common offence for 61 per cent of people, according to a study.

Motorists unknowingly breaking law on road - study

One in four motorists admit to regularly 'taking risks' on the road, a study has found.

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Glock pistols. Stock image

Carrick man accused of attempted ‘dark web’ gun purchase is refused bail

A man allegedly involved in trying to buy a gun on the ‘dark web’ as part of a gangland feud in Carrickfergus must remain in custody, a High Court judge ruled today (Friday).

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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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Friends remember Caitlin with Celtic and Rangers shirts. INPT21-236.

Community tackles drugs problem after teenager’s death

The community in Portadown has mobilised to address the scourge of drugs, after the tragic death of teenager Caitlin White (Shortland).

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The weather warning is for heavy rain and thunder storms. (Photo: Met Office)

Met Office issues severe weather warning for Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain and thunder storms in Northern Ireland.

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Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster: I don't expect united Ireland referendum in my lifetime

Former Northern Ireland first minister Arlene Foster has said she does not expect to see a referendum on a united Ireland in her lifetime.

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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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Rt Rev Dr Frank Sellar (Moderator of the General Assembly) pictured officially opening Moira Presbyterian Church on Friday 21st April.

Moderator heartened by his church’s health

Presbyterian Moderator the Rev Dr Frank Seller, as he enters his last full week in office, before the Church’s General Assembly opens on June 5, says the past year provided him with much opportunity to serve.

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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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The front page of today's Belfast Telegraph

Police slam reporters for scoping out Belfast security

Police have hit out at reporters who tested security at four of the city’s busiest tourist attractions in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

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Katie Hopkins.

Katie Hopkins sacked by LBC

Controversial broadcaster Katie Hopkins and LBC have agreed that she will leave the radio station "immediately", LBC has said.
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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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Liam Gallagher, who has announced his first ever solo gig in Manchester, with all profits to be donated to the families of the terror attack victims.

Ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher to perform solo gig in aid of Manchester bomb families

Liam Gallagher has announced his first ever solo gig in Manchester, with all profits to be donated to the families of the terror attack victims.
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Michelle ONeill of Sinn Fein at a commemoration of IRA terrorists killed at Loughgall in 1987

Sammy Wilson: Every vote is needed to stop the apologists for terrorism

As the appalling horror of the Islamic Terror attack on children attending a pop concert in Manchester unfolds and the heart rending cries of the parents who lost children are played over the airwaves only the coldest hearted individual could not be moved by the anguish and hurt which has been caused by an evil man in pursuit of a political ideal.

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Saffie Rose Roussos, 8, was killed in the Manchester bombing for which IS has claimed responsibility

Katy Perry in tears paying tribute to victims of ‘awful’ Manchester bomb

Katy Perry broke down in tears as she paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack at a London gig.

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The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Church of Scotland edging towards gay marriage

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland last night moved a step closer to allowing ministers to perform gay marriages.

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Gardai

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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