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KFC ‘assisting police with investigation’ after man charged with voyeurism

Fast food giants KFC say they are “assisting police with an ongoing investigation”.

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A general view of a block of flats in Wood Green, north London, where a man died after he was attacked by his Staffordshire bull terrier while reportedly being interviewed for a BBC documentary.

Man dies after being bitten by his dog 'while being interviewed by BBC'

A man died after he was attacked by his Staffordshire bull terrier while reportedly being interviewed for a BBC documentary.

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A service at the UDR memorial in Lisburn, which was erected in memory of the service and sacrifice of all the regiments members during the Troubles. Pictured is former UDR soldier, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson.

Ex-UDR major: We should never forget McGuinness links to murder

A former UDR major says that Martin McGuinness’s link to the murder of soldiers under his command must not be forgotten.

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The scene at Westminster last Wednesay.

Different faiths to join hands to mark one week since Westminster attack

Police officers are among those expected to join together on Westminster Bridge to mark a week since the attack that killed four people.

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Glen Graham and family

Urgent fundraising appeal launched to save life of family man Glen Graham

A heartfelt JustGiving appeal has been launched to raise funds for family man Glen Graham - and it is "a matter of life or death" as he has discovered that a brain tumour had returned after being 15 years in remission.
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Teenager critical after assault in east Belfast

Police are investigating an incident in the Castlereagh Road area of east Belfast in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

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Cllr Conor Quinn, SDLP.

Quinn takes over from Catney on SDLP council team

The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) has selected Lisburn man Conor Quinn as its new representative on Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council.

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VIDEO: Article 50 triggered: What happens now?

Here are some of the milestones expected along the way to the United Kingdom’s final withdrawal from the European Union.

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Jack Glenn playing for Creevedonnell in 2014

Memorial game planned for tragic cricketer Jack Glenn

The cricket community in the North West is considering a memorial event to mark the life of Jack Glenn, the young cricketer whose remains were found in the River Foyle on Monday.

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File photo dated 15/06/16 of fraffic crossing the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in the village of Bridgend, Co Donegal. For residents of the small Irish village, prime ministerial statements made in the distant Westminster Parliament are usually an irrelevant affair. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday March 29, 2017. But as Theresa May triggers Article 50, starting the process that will see Britain leave the EU, there are genuine fears on the impact this could have on the lives of those living in this North West border area which straddles Londonderry and Donegal. See PA story POLITICS Brexit Border. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Article 50: Worries over ‘fluid’ border between north and south

For residents of the small Irish village of Bridgend, prime ministerial statements made in the distant Westminster Parliament are usually an irrelevant affair.

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The archive includes videos of former prisoners, relatives, lawyers, guards and chaplains

Former prisoners tell their stories for new web archive

Ex-prisoners including Gerry Kelly and Billy Hutchinson have contributed to a new archive compiled by Queen’s University detailing life in the Maze and Long Kesh during the Troubles.

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Police tape

Man in late 60s tied up and assaulted in burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at an address in the Slieveshan Park area of Kilkeel which occurred around midnight last night.

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Two years until final details will be sorted out

Today is the day when the UK officially says “we are leaving” to Europe.

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The fishing fleet at Kilkeel harbour in Co Down

‘No fishing free-for-all in Northern Ireland’ post-Brexit

Northern Ireland’s fishermen can’t wait for Brexit, but insist the lifting of stringent EU quotas will not result in a fishing “free-for-all” in the Irish Sea.

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The News Letter front page from January 1 1973, the day Britain joined the EEC

Troubles eclipsed optimism of UK joining Common Market in 1973

While the newspaper headlines in Britain screamed ‘Europe here we come!’ on the day of the UK’s entry into the Common Market, the new dawn optimism was not reflected on the Troubles dominated News Letter front page.

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The new �1 coin has entered circulation

‘Inevitable’ that new £1 coins will be forged

It is only a matter of time before forgeries of the new 12-sided £1 coin enter circulation.

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Department of Finance permanent secretary David Sterling

RHI official now controls all public spending in Northern Ireland

Today Northern Ireland’s devolved public finances have been passed to the man who was the most senior civil servant in the department which set up the financially disastrous RHI scheme.

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Elizabeth (Betty) Gilpin.

Betty devoted to her family and helped shape ‘new city’

Elizabeth (Betty) Gilpin, who passed away at the wonderful age of 99, wasn’t a woman to just settle down as a housewife and mother.

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Ulster Unionist Party MLA Steve Aiken said he couldnt see a border poll being called

Brexit should not undermine NI’s place in UK: unionists

Unionists have rubbished the idea that Brexit could spell the end of Northern Ireland’s place in the UK ahead of today’s historic triggering of Article 50.

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