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Two arrested after teen sustains serious facial injuries in vicious seaside assault

A 16-year-old girl has sustained serious facial injuries after a gang assault in Bangor.
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May 2017: Chief Constable George Hamilton and Anne Connolly, chairwoman of the Policing Board, pictured together at a lunchtime seminar to discuss policing matters

Policing Board members on full pay 13 months on

Members of the Policing Board are still in receipt of full pay despite the body being unable to function properly for more than a year.

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Lisa Gow.

Lisa Gow’s family ‘overwhelmed’ by community support after ‘terrible tragedy’

The family of Lisa Gow have said they are “overwhelmed” by support from across the community since the Belfast woman died after being knocked down by a car on Thursday,

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Police

Men injured and vehicles damaged in post-match incident

Two mem were injured and several vehicles damaged following last night’s football match between Newry City AFC and Portadown FC.

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Fire engine

Man, woman and two children in Bangor house when suspicious fire breaks out

Two young children were inside a house in Bangor when a suspicious fire broke out in the early hours of Friday morning (April 20).

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Court

Two to appear on drugs charges

A 40-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman are due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court today (Saturday) on a number of drugs offences.

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Sean McGlinchey

IRA bomber will not vote against memorial to his victims

A Sinn Fein councillor and convicted IRA bomber has said he will not vote against a proposed permanent memorial to the six people who were killed by a device he planted in Coleraine.

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Police at the scene after a serious crash on the Ballysillan Road in north Belfast on Thursday. Pic: Pacemaker

Police car ‘seconds behind’ stolen vehicle in fatal crash

A police pursuit car was “a matter of seconds” behind a stolen car which crashed in north Belfast, killing a mother-of-two, according to the Police Ombudsman’s Office.

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Justice system

Man who pleaded guilty to east Belfast murders set to appeal

A man jailed for murdering two friends is set to give evidence as part of a bid to overturn his convictions.

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The justice system

Man cleared of sex offences after prosecution offers no evidence

A 49-year-old has been cleared of sexually abusing two sisters in north Belfast.

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An elderly woman

Appeal to find elderly woman's beloved rings

Police are appealing for help in locating precious jewellery stolen from an 88-year-old woman earlier this month.
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Jamie Davidson suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury

Ex-Irish League player awaits sentences

A former rising Irish League star has pleaded guilty to a series of attempted thefts at shops in Ballymena and he has also admitted shoplifting.

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Thieves steal ‘substantial amount of cash’ from shop

Thieves steal ‘substantial amount of cash’ from shop

Detectives investigating a burglary at a shop in Aghalee in the early hours of this morning (Friday, 20 April) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 19th April 2018''The scene on the Ballysillan Road in north Belfast where a one vehicle RTC took place on Thursday lunchtime. ''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Man due in court after woman killed in stolen car pursuit

A 39-year-old man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was struck by a stolen car, police said.

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UK Middle East minister Alistair Burt (right) during his visit to Libya last week

Minister ‘putting business ahead of Libya-IRA victims’

The British Middle East minister’s approach to compensation for victims of Libya-IRA terrorism has been slammed as “outrageous” after his first trip to the state in five years.

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A police forensic officer at the scene

Pair released on bail after man’s murder in north Belfast

Two men being questioned on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Belfast have been released on bail.

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A scene from the animation jointly produced by the NIHRC and Evangelical Alliance

Human rights body partners with Christians to produce animated video

The Human Rights Commission has teamed up with the Evangelical Alliance – after a chance meeting through a prayer walk – to produce a video on the importance of freedom of conscience, thought and religion.

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Scene of fatal collision in Ballysillan area of north Belfast

Police ‘stinger’ used at scene of fatal collision in north Belfast

A ‘stinger’ device is believed to have been used by police prior to a fatal incident involving a stolen car in north Belfast.

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Claire Kelly was aged just 20 when she lost her life in a car crash near Claudy, Co Londonderry

Grieving mum’s hunt for crash death answers resonates in Australia

The decision by a Northern Ireland mother to meet the drunk driver responsible for her daughter’s death has inspired authorities in Australia to set up meetings between victims and perpetrators.

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Burglar ‘had no memory’ of stealing set of keys and tea towel

Burglar ‘had no memory’ of stealing set of keys and tea towel

A young man who has no memory of breaking into the home of an 82-year old woman has been urged to “reflect” on the fact he will be spending his 21st birthday in Hydebank.

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