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Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings
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Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings

Updated Wed 9:47 PM 49,731 Views 86 Comments
  • Apology made during phone call with Stormont leaders
  • Prime Minister's spokesperson said he recognised 'huge anguish' of families over 1971 killings
  • Son of one of ten victims describes apology as 'an insult to families'
Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
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Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated Tue 2:40 PM 36,903 Views 28 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
Two former paratroopers acquitted of murder of Joe McCann after collapse of trial
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Two former paratroopers acquitted of murder of Joe McCann after collapse of trial

May 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 13,681 Views 0 Comments

McCann was shot dead by paratroopers as he attempted to evade arrest by a plain clothed police officer in 1972.

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons
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Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons

Apr 28th 2021, 4:58 PM 4,988 Views 0 Comments

Tom McKibbin is keeping the advice he has received from the star close to his chest.

Ex-paratroopers deny 1972 murder of Official IRA man
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Ex-paratroopers deny 1972 murder of Official IRA man

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 32,947 Views 0 Comments

The legacy case of Joe McCann is one of several on which Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service has taken decisions.

TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’
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TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:25 PM 43,104 Views 0 Comments

Dr Jessen sent the tweet on 23 December 2019.

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert
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Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert

Apr 22nd 2021, 10:22 PM 262,646 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that the 14-year-old girl will be re-united with her family tonight.

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male
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Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male

Updated Apr 22nd 2021, 12:51 PM 199,425 Views 0 Comments
  • Gardaí are seriously concerned about the welfare of 14-year-old Svetlana Murphy.
  • She's believed to be in the company of Nojus Maculevicius (18) and went missing from her home in Louth on Monday.
  • Information is being sought on a car - a grey-silver Hyundai Veloster with registration number 132 D 13518.
15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast
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15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 1:38 PM 35,723 Views 42 Comments

Demonstrations took place in Belfast and Derry.

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast
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Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 1:32 PM 26,286 Views 0 Comments

Leaders have continued to call for an end to tensions in the North.

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast
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NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast

Updated Apr 9th 2021, 10:39 PM 40,079 Views 107 Comments

This was one of a number of sporadic incidents of unrest in Northern Ireland this evening.

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'
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Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 1:14 PM 133,128 Views 238 Comments

A total of 55 police officers have been injured in recent violence.

Arlene Foster speaks with PSNI chief constable as Stormont is recalled to debate violence
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Arlene Foster speaks with PSNI chief constable as Stormont is recalled to debate violence

Apr 8th 2021, 12:46 PM 16,200 Views 20 Comments

Justice Minister Naomi Long said it was “a mercy” that nobody was killed.

Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland
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Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 6th 2021, 7:08 PM 43,803 Views 74 Comments

Further unrest swept across parts of Carrickfergus and Derry last night.

Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast
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Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast

Apr 5th 2021, 4:09 PM 16,814 Views 8 Comments

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast
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Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast

Apr 4th 2021, 2:53 PM 31,915 Views 9 Comments

She has been named as Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton.

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast
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Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 2:29 PM 76,329 Views 97 Comments

There was also rioting in Derry with 27 officers injured across the two cities.

Belfast's SSE Arena makes the switch from concert venue to 40,000 shots-a-week vaccine centre
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Belfast's SSE Arena makes the switch from concert venue to 40,000 shots-a-week vaccine centre

Mar 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 9,039 Views 10 Comments

The arena floor has the capacity for 60 separate vaccine stations.

Three arrested after four women injured in Belfast stabbing incident
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Three arrested after four women injured in Belfast stabbing incident

Mar 17th 2021, 11:49 AM 20,765 Views 1 Comment

Two women and a man have been arrested in connection with the incident near York Street.

Police investigate latest graffiti threat to Leo Varadkar in Belfast
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Police investigate latest graffiti threat to Leo Varadkar in Belfast

Mar 17th 2021, 7:19 AM 63,292 Views 51 Comments

The Tánaiste has been the target of two other graffiti incidents in the city this year.

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive
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Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive

Mar 12th 2021, 3:02 PM 11,722 Views 0 Comments

Gerard McMahon died in hospital in 2016, hours after he suffered a cardiac arrest during an altercation with police.

Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer
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Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer

Mar 4th 2021, 1:52 PM 27,854 Views 21 Comments

Ryanair has not operated at Belfast airport since 2010.

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
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Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour

Feb 26th 2021, 2:57 PM 32,038 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.

Police treating Belfast shooting which left man (29) in critical condition as attempted murder
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Police treating Belfast shooting which left man (29) in critical condition as attempted murder

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 5:58 PM 14,493 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened just after 11pm in north Belfast last night.

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime
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Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime

Feb 10th 2021, 6:29 PM 41,219 Views 28 Comments

It appeared at the front railings of Belfast City Hall on Saturday.

Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports
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Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports

Feb 10th 2021, 10:51 AM 8,151 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs said checks will resume on a phased basis.

'A bad week for the PSNI': How an arrest at a Belfast massacre memorial has put pressure on policing
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'A bad week for the PSNI': How an arrest at a Belfast massacre memorial has put pressure on policing

Feb 8th 2021, 4:45 PM 16,798 Views 15 Comments

Chief Constable Simon Byrne has apologised for the force’s conduct at the memorial.

Corporate manslaughter probe launched into Noah Donohoe’s death
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Corporate manslaughter probe launched into Noah Donohoe’s death

Feb 5th 2021, 3:53 PM 64,198 Views 9 Comments

The 14-year-old’s body was recovered from a storm drain close to the M2 motorway in June, six days after he went missing.

Two men arrested by police investigating murder of man in Belfast
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Two men arrested by police investigating murder of man in Belfast

Feb 4th 2021, 8:22 PM 6,363 Views 0 Comments

Danny McLean was shot dead on Tuesday as he sat in his car.

PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast
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PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast

Feb 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 18,963 Views 14 Comments

Scores of masked men were seen in east Belfast on Tuesday in a video widely circulated on social media.

Belfast murder victim was targeted in 'ruthless attack' as he sat in his car
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Belfast murder victim was targeted in 'ruthless attack' as he sat in his car

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:27 PM 22,573 Views 21 Comments

Police are examining dissident republicans as one line of inquiry.

Man dies after shooting incident in north Belfast
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Man dies after shooting incident in north Belfast

Feb 2nd 2021, 11:01 PM 24,445 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene of the incident in the Cliftonville Road area.

Staff withdrawn from Belfast and Larne ports over safety concerns
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Staff withdrawn from Belfast and Larne ports over safety concerns

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:31 AM 40,342 Views 61 Comments

Some physical checks on food products have been suspended.

Belfast graffiti threatening Leo Varadkar investigated as hate crime
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Belfast graffiti threatening Leo Varadkar investigated as hate crime

Jan 30th 2021, 5:13 PM 81,522 Views 0 Comments

The graffiti was written on a wall in Belfast between last night and this morning.

'Deliberate' fire at Belfast multicultural centre investigated as hate crime
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'Deliberate' fire at Belfast multicultural centre investigated as hate crime

Jan 16th 2021, 12:11 PM 14,322 Views 6 Comments

Fire crews were called to a blaze in south Belfast on Thursday night.

PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral
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PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral

Dec 17th 2020, 2:16 PM 9,858 Views 28 Comments

24 people were interviewed over suspected breaches of the North’s Covid-19 regulations.

Police release new CCTV footage of suspected gunmen in case of murdered man in Belfast
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Police release new CCTV footage of suspected gunmen in case of murdered man in Belfast

Dec 16th 2020, 1:34 PM 14,320 Views 5 Comments

Warren Crossan was shot dead in broad daylight in Belfast in June.

Two men charged with the murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor appear in court
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Two men charged with the murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor appear in court

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 5:50 PM 30,748 Views 0 Comments

Lawlor was shot dead outside a house in the Ardoyne area of Belfast in April.

Man (45) arrested on suspicion of the murder of Robbie Lawlor
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Man (45) arrested on suspicion of the murder of Robbie Lawlor

Dec 8th 2020, 5:04 PM 26,486 Views 5 Comments

The PSNI said it had made an arrest over the April killing of Lawlor in Belfast earlier today.

Ulster's 'star quality' will be crucial in massive test against Toulouse
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Ulster's 'star quality' will be crucial in massive test against Toulouse

Dec 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,166 Views 12 Comments

The Top 14 side will bring some big-name players to Belfast with them in the Champions Cup.

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