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Jewellery taken during burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in the Whyte Acres area of Banbridge on Thursday (January 18).

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David with the famous NCU Challenge Cup. He had presented his own preview programme on the final for the last two summers.

Summer days won’t be the same without David Holmes, Mr NCU cricket

When I was typing probably the most difficult story I have ever had to write last Monday morning, I knew the devastating impact it was going to have in the local cricket community.

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Police have appealed for information

Woman, 19, dies after being struck by van

A woman, aged 19, has died following a collision in County Antrim, police have confirmed.

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David Sterling after signing the agreement. Photo: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye

Sam McBride: In limbo, mandarins are not clear on obscure law

Just over a month ago, a line buried in a civil service press release announced that Stormont Castle had signed Memoranda of Understanding with two Chinese provinces establishing a “friendship province relationship” with each.

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The Ireland Squad that lost to England in 1938. Mr Alexander is at the end of the middle row on the right.

The RUC war hero who played first-class cricket and international rugby

The extraordinary story of Belfast man Robert Alexander is told in a new book about cricketers who lost their lives during the Second World War.

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Prime Minister Theresa May stands with First Secretary of State Damian Green (right), DUP leader Arlene Foster (second left), DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds (left), as DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson (third right) shakes hands with Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Chief Whip, Gavin Williamson, inside 10 Downing Street, London, after the DUP agreed a deal to support the minority Conservative government in June

DUP £1 billion being spent before it has been authorised by Parliament

Stormont is already spending the first part of the £1 billion secured by the DUP as part of its deal with the Tories –T despite the fact that Parliament has not authorised the spending, as the Government said would be necessary.

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Sinn Fein TD avoids ‘industrial wage’ stipulation

A senior Sinn Fein figure has revealed he struck a deal with the party that allows him to take his full TD’s salary rather than the ‘average industrial wage,’ a newspaper has reported.

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Northerrn Ireland's Mark Allen.

SNOOKER: Mark Allen vows to grasp Masters final chance

Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen is relishing the chance to claim his place in the final of the Dafabet Masters for the first time on Saturday night.

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Telecoms-based fraud

Beware phone scammers after £20k-plus stolen in two incidents

The public have been urged to be vigilant after tens of thousands of pounds were lost in two phone scams in Co Down.

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RUGBY: Watch Jacob Stockdale look ahead to Ulster's game against Wasps on Sunday

With a European Cup quarter-final at stake when Ulster met Wasps on Sunday in Coventry, winger Jacob Stockdale admits it is one of the biggest games of his career to date.

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Police cordon off the area in west Belfast

Man shot multiple times in 'reckless and brutal attack'

A man in his 20s has been shot multiple times in both legs in Belfast tonight, police have said.
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The gigantic new ferry in Germany

New titan on Irish Sea

This picture shows shipyard workers dwarfed by the frame of a gigantic new ferry, the WB Yeats, launched today in Flensburg, Germany.

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Former pole-dancer Natasha Gordon, 44, who entered into a suicide pact with a postman and left him to die alone, arrives at Leicester Crown Court to be sentenced on Friday

Former pole-dancer jailed after encouraging a man to kill himself

A former pole-dancer has been jailed for four years after entering a suicide pact with a postman and leaving him to die alone.

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An anti-abortion protesters outside the Marie Stopes private  abortion clinic in Belfast city centre in October 2012

CoE mulling campaign to cut disabled abortions

Church leaders are to consider a campaign aimed at reducing the number of abortions carried out on pregnant women carrying children with Down’s Syndrome.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Police warn of 'treacherous conditions' on mountain road - expect long tailbacks

Police have warned of treacherous conditions on a mountain road in County Londonderry.
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Police and emergency services at the scene on the carriageway between Newtownards and Bangor

Judge: there’s no point in jailing bike death driver, I just won’t do it

A Co Down man who killed a cyclist was handed a community service order on Friday after a judge said he saw “no point” in sending him to jail.

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Monaghan man, aged 71, fined for NI waste offences

A man from the Republic of Ireland has been fined for committing waste offences in Co Armagh.

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We loved the mouth-watering Beef Bubburrito

The original Boojum burrito creators just launched the ‘Bubburrito’

The original creators of the Boojum burrito, John and Karen Blisard, are rolling back into the burrito market with their American barbecue joint, Bubbacue.

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House Belfast

New hotel opens in Belfast - and it has its very own Whiskey Room

House Belfast, the latest addition to Belfast’s hotel, bar and restaurant sector, has officially opened its doors for business.

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