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From TheJournal.ie Convicted murderer who fled custody on Thursday arrested in Belfast Day Release

Convicted murderer who fled custody on Thursday arrested in Belfast

Samuel McKinley has fled from custody on more than one occasion.

From TheJournal.ie Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal' McGurk's Bar

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

From TheJournal.ie Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire West Belfast

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

From The42 'It's good to have him back' - Apologetic Kyle Lafferty returns to Northern Ireland squad for Dublin friendy Back In Action

'It's good to have him back' - Apologetic Kyle Lafferty returns to Northern Ireland squad for Dublin friendy

Michael O’Neill’s men take on Ireland next Thursday before rounding off their Nations League campaign against Austria.

From TheJournal.ie Police issue fresh appeal for information on murder of missing Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth

Police issue fresh appeal for information on murder of missing Belfast woman

Saoirse Smyth (28) was last seen on 11 April 2017.

From The42 Belfast's Windsor Park in the running to host Uefa Super Cup Bidding Process

Belfast's Windsor Park in the running to host Uefa Super Cup

The Irish FA has lodged a bid to stage the 2021 edition of the fixture between the Champions League and Europa League winners.

From TheJournal.ie Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks Deadlock

Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks

Northern Ireland powersharing collapsed in January 2017 following the DUP’s and Sinn Féin’s failure to agree on a number of issues.

From TheJournal.ie Police appeal for witnesses after explosive device found in garden in Belfast St James Mews

Police appeal for witnesses after explosive device found in garden in Belfast

Police received reports yesterday that a “suspicious object” had been discovered in St James Mews.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast man jailed for leaving neighbour's dead body in her home for two years and buying pizza with her bank card Unlawful

Belfast man jailed for leaving neighbour's dead body in her home for two years and buying pizza with her bank card

Robert Sharkey was handed a two-year sentence at Belfast Crown Court.

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service Price Difference

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service

Translink and Bus Éireann both share operations of the Dublin to Belfast X1 and X2A bus service.

From TheJournal.ie Modern slavery human trafficking unit arrests woman in Belfast for controlling prostitution PSNI

Modern slavery human trafficking unit arrests woman in Belfast for controlling prostitution

The PSNI said the 35-year-old woman is helping police with their inquiries.

From TheJournal.ie Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights Opinion

Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights

There has been much debate and anger, some of it stemming from a misunderstanding of the Supreme Court decision, writes Aoife McMahon.

From TheJournal.ie Kylie Minogue has rescheduled her Irish gigs for early December Lucky Lucky Lucky

Kylie Minogue has rescheduled her Irish gigs for early December

The singer cancelled her Dublin and Belfast gigs last Sunday due to a throat infection.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court backs bakers who refused to make 'support gay marriage' cake Belfast

UK Supreme Court backs bakers who refused to make 'support gay marriage' cake

Bakery owners Daniel and Amy McArthur refused to bake the cake with a pro-same-sex marriage slogan on it.

From TheJournal.ie Kylie Minogue cancels Dublin and Belfast concerts due to throat infection Cancelled

Kylie Minogue cancels Dublin and Belfast concerts due to throat infection

She was due to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena tonight and Belfast’s SSE Arena tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast to Liverpool ferry evacuated amid fears of 'device' on board False Alarm

Belfast to Liverpool ferry evacuated amid fears of 'device' on board

The PSNI carried out a search of the ferry and said no device was found.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after reports of Belfast robbery involving two hammer-wielding Halloween masked men Shankill Road

Appeal after reports of Belfast robbery involving two hammer-wielding Halloween masked men

The PSNI received reports of the robbery on the Shankill Road, Belfast at around 9.55am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k Damages

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k

Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast Serious Crime

Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast

The PSNI said it will continue to target all those involved in paramilitary activity.

From TheJournal.ie Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the North Culture Guide

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the North

Culture Night is tomorrow and with everything from researching your name to retro gaming there’s something for everyone in the North.

From TheJournal.ie Man in critical condition after Belfast shooting New Lodge

Man in critical condition after Belfast shooting

The PSNI have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast City Council intervenes after hundreds queue outside City Hall for free doughnut giveaway Oh Nuts

Belfast City Council intervenes after hundreds queue outside City Hall for free doughnut giveaway

US chain Krispy Kreme had 7,000 boxes of doughnuts to give away, before they were stopped by council officials.

From TheJournal.ie Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid until end of year Belfast

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid until end of year

The company plans to allocate workers to other stores.

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... art lovers looking for a visual feast

4 events for... art lovers looking for a visual feast

Paintings, textiles, and paper obelisks. All your art needs met across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week Belfast

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week

The news comes after management met with hundreds of staff from the store.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents Belfast

Two men arrested over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents

The inquiry centres on the theft of sensitive material which was used in a documentary film re-examining the 1994 murders.

From TheJournal.ie Staff being given 'support and information' after fire completely destroys Belfast Primark store Belfast

Staff being given 'support and information' after fire completely destroys Belfast Primark store

The area surrounding the building remains cordoned off this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Grave concerns' that Belfast Primark store building may collapse after major fire Bank Buildings

'Grave concerns' that Belfast Primark store building may collapse after major fire

The store in Belfast city centre was evacuated earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack West Belfast

Sinn Féin Belfast offices targeted in overnight arson attack

The PSNI said a fire was reported at around 4.50am.

From TheJournal.ie Former Celtic kitman sentenced for sexually abusing teenager Belfast Crown Court

Former Celtic kitman sentenced for sexually abusing teenager

The court heard the offending has had a “significant impact” on the victim, who was aged between 14 and 16 when he was indecently assaulted by McCafferty.

From TheJournal.ie 'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes  after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran Belfast

'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran

Moranm has been praised for his contribution to the Peace Process.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic Northern Ireland

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic

The Abortion Rights Campaign has said the announcement, while welcome, is not a solution to the abortion issue in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Man sustains what may be 'life-changing' injuries in west Belfast shooting Springhill Drive

Man sustains what may be 'life-changing' injuries in west Belfast shooting

The man was shot in both legs at around 10.30pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event LGBT

Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event

Campaigners used the parade as an opportunity to call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Person to be prosecuted for allegedly identifying Belfast rape trial complainant Belfast

Person to be prosecuted for allegedly identifying Belfast rape trial complainant

A second suspect will not be prosecuted as there is insufficient evidence to prove an offence has been committed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hooded Man' Kevin Hannaway gets three years and nine months for assisting the IRA KEVIN HANNAWAY

'Hooded Man' Kevin Hannaway gets three years and nine months for assisting the IRA

Hannaway was one of a number of men interned at a secret base in Derry in 1971.

From TheJournal.ie One dead after car travelling in wrong direction causes pile-up on motorway Belfast

One dead after car travelling in wrong direction causes pile-up on motorway

Police in Northern Ireland have asked anyone with dash cam footage of the collision to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK Belfast Speech

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home West Belfast

Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home

The man is being held on suspicion of criminal damage.