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# Belfast

Last year
NI film Belfast among winners at untelevised Golden Globe Awards
The black-and-white film about a family during the Troubles was nominated for several award categories.
European Court rules long-running ‘gay cake’ case 'inadmissible'
Gareth Lee tried but failed to order the £36.50 cake at Ashers bakery in Belfast in May 2014.
All time
Ulster's clash with Leinster on New Year's Day has been postponed
The provinces were scheduled to meet on Saturday in Belfast.
Decommissioning demands during first IRA ceasefire ‘were pointless’
Senior security figures told Irish officials two months before the ceasefire ended that the insistence on prior decommissioning was unnecessary.
Belfast murder victim shot through window in front of family
A shot was also fired at the sister of victim Mark Hall, passing through her handbag.
Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast
A 21-year-old man has been arrested.
Belfast artist collective wins Turner Prize with Irish pub immersive installation
In a first, this year’s shortlist was made up entirely of groups with no individual artist being nominated.
Ex-DUP leader Foster criticises Bertie Ahern over Belfast 'ghetto' comments on NI protocol
The former Taoiseach said loyalists who are opposed to the Northern Ireland Protocol “haven’t got a clue” about how it works.
Armistice Day marked at ceremonies across island of Ireland
The event marks 103 years since the end of World War One.
Witness appeal after bus hijacked and set on fire near loyalist estate on outskirts of Belfast
Four men boarded the bus on the outskirts of Belfast and ordered passengers off.
Huge crowds of protesters take to the streets to call for climate action
Marches have taken place in Dublin, Belfast and Glasgow and locations across the globe.
Police in Belfast city centre launch investigation into four alleged drink spikings
The PSNI has vowed to apprehend the criminals.
Missiles and fireworks thrown at police in north Belfast
Officers are advising motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area until further notice.
Belfast's Mark Allen beats John Higgins to win his first Northern Ireland Open title
He came from behind to take the final three frames and triumph 9-8.
Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital
Dennis Hutchings is charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.
'Never. Couldn’t watch it' - Trying to force Belfast hurling back up the hill
O’Donovan Rossa contest their first county senior hurling final since 2004 today.
Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told
Dennis Hutchings, 80, has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.
Man held in Belfast on extradition warrant over multimillion-dollar fraud in US
The 33-year-old was arrested following an intelligence-led vehicle stop in the north of the city.
Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast
The former first lady says Northern Ireland is a symbol of peace and hope.
Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in head in Belfast
The incident took place at around 10:50am this morning.
Breeze block thrown at police vehicle in 'reckless' Belfast attack
The piece of concrete was thrown from a high-rise flat in the New Lodge area of north Belfast last night.
Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter
The airline blamed air passenger duty and a lack of Covid recovery incentives on the decision.
Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening
The Taoiseach, Tánasite and the chief medical officer have been invited to attend a meeting with live entertainment reps.
10-year-old boy found on ground after 1975 baton round discharge, inquest told
A coroner has begun hearing the legacy inquest into the death of Stephen Geddis in west Belfast in August 1975.
Sinn Féin calls on BBC to apologise after aired clip appears to show fans singing 'f*** the Pope'
BBC Northern Ireland has said it was “confident” there was no swearing on the programme, but would not air the clip again.
Thousands of people attended an outdoor gig in Belfast last night
The event at Falls Park was part of the annual ‘Féile an Phobail’ community arts festival.
Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast
The offences include aggravated burglary, intimidation, assault, possession of a firearm.
Mother remanded in custody accused of murdering her baby son in Belfast earlier this week
Raluca Ioana Tagani appeared before a judge in Belfast Magistrates’ Court this morning accused of murdering Liam O’Keefe.
Woman remains in police custody over death of baby in Ardoyne area of Belfast
Police have identified the baby as Liam O’Keefe.
Irish-language nursery school in east Belfast to relocate after 'social media hate campaign'
Naíscoil na Seolta is due to open in September but will now do so in another location.
Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne
Another young child has been taken to hospital where they remain in intensive care.
Woman held in murder probe as child dies in Ardoyne
Ambulance crews had earlier taken two children to hospital.
Belfast judge finds there was a 'real prospect' 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented
He urged the UK and Irish governments to undertake a human rights compliant investigation.
Calls for 'mandatory' bonfire regulations in the North after teenager critically injured
The teenager is being treated for his injuries in hospital.
DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court
A legal bid to force police to intervene on the bonfire in the loyalist area of Tiger’s Bay in north Belfast failed yesterday.
Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire
The bonfire is now set to be lit as planned this weekend as part of traditional “Eleventh Night” events.
'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob
Alice-Lee Bunting was five when she was photographed running a loyalist gauntlet 20 years ago.
Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings
Sinn Fein Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey accused her partners in government of ‘arrogant disrespect’ over their non-attendance.
Dr Christian Jessen ordered to pay £125,000 to Arlene Foster for defamatory tweet
First Minister of Northern Ireland and outgoing DUP leader Arlene Foster had sued the celebrity medic for defamation.
Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary
Gardaí have issued an appeal to find Patrick Hovarth (5) and Fabricio Hovarth (8).