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Madam’s Bank Road shooting probe: Two males released

Two men arrested by detectives investigating a paramilitary-style shooting on Madam’s Bank Road in Londonderry on Sunday, November 12, have been released unconditionally.

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Caller praised for tipping off police after spotting suspected drink driver

Police have praised a public-spirited member of the public in Lurgan who alerted them to a suspected drink driver on Friday night.

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Stolen items redistributed to those in need in Ballymena

Stolen items redistributed to those in need in Ballymena

Ballymena PSNI are helping to bring some early Christmas cheer in the community.

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Masked men steal cash during attack in Belfast home

Two masked men, one of whom was armed with a weapon, made off with cash and a wallet after attacking two people in a Belfast home yesterday evening.

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Police recovered suspected herbal cannabis.

£2k herbal cannabis find in Portrush

Police on patrol recovered a quantity of suspect herbal cannabis in the Portrush area yesterday valued at approximately £2000.

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Man arrested after burglary

Police have arrested a 33-year-old man following a burglary in the early hours of this mornin at a property in the Glenhead Avenue area of Dunmurry.

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A News Letter report following the IRA bombs in the Tullyvally area of Londonderry in December 1987

30th anniversary: IRA responsible for ‘forgotten’ Londonderry atrocity

A woman whose father was traumatised by the bombing of a mainly Protestant estate in Londonderry 30 years ago has described the deadly attack as a “forgotten atrocity” of the Troubles.

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Raymond McCreesh Park in Newry. Photo: Pacemaker

Council fails to rule out private IRA play park

Newry Mourne and Down District Council says it cannot rule out predictions that a Newry playground named after an IRA man will retain the name permanently if it is given into private hands.

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Grandmother concerned IRA name will still remain

A grandmother taking legal action over the playground being called after an IRA hunger striker remains concerned a new process will not guarantee its name goes, the High Court heard on Friday.

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The incident occurred in Londonderry earlier this week.

Shocking images show NI teen's face after assault

These are the shocking images that show some of the injuries sustained by one of two teeangers assaulted and robbed in Northern Ireland earlier this week.
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The PSNI said the body was recovered from the River Foyle on Tuesday morning.

PSNI arrest pair for Londonderry shooting

Detectives investigating a paramilitary style shooting in Londonderry have arrested two men under the Terrorism Act this morning.

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UUP and civil service clash on abuse victim payments

UUP and civil service clash on abuse victim payments

The head of the Northern Ireland civil says he cannot make interim payments to victims of institutional abuse in the absence of a Stormont Executive.

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Leader of Britain First, Paul Golding (left) with Deputy leader Jayda Fransen (right) arriving at Belfast Laganside courts. Both have been charged with hate speech in Belfast. Andrew Edge (centre) has not been charged with any offence. Photo: Mark Marlow/PA Wire

Britain First duo charged with hate speech in Belfast

Two leaders of the far-right Britain First group have been charged over offences in Northern Ireland.

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Gary Haggarty will hear his sentence in the new year

Police ‘failed to act on Haggarty warnings of two murders’

Police failed to prevent two loyalist murders despite receiving advance warning of the plots from a paramilitary commander turned informant, a court has heard.

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Scammer steals £86k from church

Thieves have stolen £86,000 from a Co Londonderry church after a computer was hacked by a scammer.

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The mother of a Kingsmills massacre victim sought a judicial review over the naming of a Newry play park after IRA man Raymond McCreesh

Final verdict on IRA playground due in new year

A process which could result in the closure of a playground named after an IRA hunger striker will be completed within months, the High Court has heard.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 19th November 2017

Rescheduled Omagh Remembrance Day ceremony takes place at the town's cenotaph after last weeks was called off due to a security alert which resulted in a pipe bomb being found.  The discovery was later blamed on dissident Republicans.  

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Arrest in connection with Omagh Remembrance Day alert

A man is being questioned by police in connection with the security alert which disrupted Remembrance Sunday in Omagh last month.

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Former police officer jailed for trying to buy gun on ‘dark web’

Former police officer jailed for trying to buy gun on ‘dark web’

A former police officer has been given an 11-year sentence at Downpatrick Crown Court for attempting to buy a firearm on the ‘dark web’ as well as drugs offences.

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Claire Smallwood, Patrick Mulholland and the baby Jonah

Devastated mum whose baby's ashes were stolen pleads: 'Do the right thing'

The grieving mother whose baby ashes were stolen by burglars from her bedside table has made an impassioned plea to the culprits "to do the right thing because you are destroying people's lives".
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McCreesh Park, in Patrick Street, Newry, is named after IRA man Raymond McCreesh

We broke our ‘IRA playground’ promises to unionists: SDLP

The SDLP admitted last night that it had broken promises to unionists in Newry Mourne and Down by not voting to change the name of a play park named after an IRA man.

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