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‘Passionate’ meeting on legacy plan

There were “extremely passionate exchanges” at a public meeting about proposals on dealing with the past, attended by victims and Northern Ireland Office officials in Enniskillen, it is reported,

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Family of murdered prison officer leaving Laganside Court on Tuesday.  Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

No further charges for McLaughlin despite bail breach

A convicted terrorist who absconded and sparked a massive manhunt on both sides of the Irish border is not facing charges over fleeing the jurisdiction while on bail.

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Damien McLaughlin pictured in 2011 outside Maghaberry Prison. Presseye: Belfast

Paramiltary past of Damien McLaughlin, the man who fled jurisdiction while on bail

Damien McLaughlin has form when it comes to paramilitary crime.

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‘Boy racer’ fails to have jail term for fatal Co Antrim collision reduced

A so-called ‘boy racer’ who caused the death of his cousin and another man in a three-car crash has failed in a legal bid to have his jail term reduced.

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PACEMAKER BELFAST  27/05/2017 'Marjorie and Michael Cawdery

Man used five knives to stab pensioners to death in ‘frenzied attack’

A man with paranoid schizophrenia used five knives as he killed two pensioners in their own home in a “gratuitous, sustained and frenzied attack”, a court has heard.

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Police have appealed for information

Two males arrested after Newtownabbey disturbance

At least four vehicles were damaged following a disturbance in Fernagh Avenue, Newtwownabbey, this morning.

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The operation took part in Londonderry.

PSNI clamp 57 vehicles in two days

The PSNI attached wheel clamps to 57 vehicles in Londonderry this week.

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Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP

Disproportionate focus on state must change, says MP

Lagan Valley MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has called for a change to “the disproportionate focus” on the actions of the state in dealing with the legacy of the Troubles.

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Criminal damage at Larne flat

Police are investigating a report of criminal damage at a flat in Ballycraigy Ring close to Killyglen Road, Larne.

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Police investigating burglary in east Belfast

Police investigating burglary in east Belfast

Police are hunting two young men who carried out a burglary in east Belfast on Wednesday, June 20.

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Drink driver put primary school children at risk

Drink driver put primary school children at risk

A woman who reversed into a car outside a Portadown primary school while collecting her grandson was well over the drink drive limit.

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Police carried out searches in Mid Ulster

PSNI warn of ‘sexting’ after child sent graphic images

The PSNI have issued a warning over ‘sexting’ after a little girl was sent graphic images by a stranger.

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Burglary at Larne Rugby Club

A sum of money was stolen during a break-in at Larne Rugby Football Club, which was reported to police on Wednesday evening.

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Health and Care Professions Council

Belfast paramedic struck off for ‘sexual’ misconduct at boxing event

A Belfast paramedic has been struck off after his examinations of female boxers were found to be “not clinically justified” and “sexually motivated”.

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Tory MP and former Army captain Johnny Mercer

‘Worst betrayal of soldiers in world’

The current system of dealing with the legacy of the Troubles may be “the worst betrayal of servicemen by the political leadership of any country anywhere on Earth” an MP has claimed.

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson: Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

MPs tackle Boris over ambassador’s Libya comments

A row has developed after the UK’s ambassador in Libya was quoted by a news outlet appearing to undermine assurances which Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had given concerning victims of Libyan-backed IRA terrorism.

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Christopher Kerr. Photo supllied by PSNI

‘Dangerous’ at large murderer arrested

The PSNI say a “dangerous” murderer who had been unlawfully at large earlier today has been arrested in Co Antrim.

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Documents, computers, phones and cash seized in east Antrim anti-crime operation

Documents, computers, phones and cash seized in east Antrim anti-crime operation

Officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force executed a series of search warrants on four properties in the Carrickfergus, Ballycarry and Larne areas today.

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Man to stand trial on UDA terror charges

Man to stand trial on UDA terror charges

A 32-year old Co Down man is to stand trial in Belfast later this year on terrorist offences linked to the UDA.

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Documents on soldiers ‘destroyed’

Military chiefs defending a legal action over alleged collusion with loyalist terrorists behind the Miami Showband massacre have claimed any documents on soldiers involved have been destroyed.

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