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Breeze block thrown at police vehicle in 'reckless' Belfast attack
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Breeze block thrown at police vehicle in 'reckless' Belfast attack

Aug 25th 2021, 7:03 PM 19,447 Views 14 Comments

The piece of concrete was thrown from a high-rise flat in the New Lodge area of north Belfast last night.

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court
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DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court

Jul 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 30,636 Views 34 Comments

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
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Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 10:10 PM 23,150 Views 29 Comments

The bonfire is now set to be lit as planned this weekend as part of traditional “Eleventh Night” events.

11-year-old boy injured in sectarian attack in north Belfast
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11-year-old boy injured in sectarian attack in north Belfast

Mar 1st 2021, 9:34 AM 21,733 Views 21 Comments

The boy was walking home yesterday afternoon when he was set upon by a number of youths.

Two men remain in custody as police investigate 'brutal' murder in Belfast earlier this week
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Two men remain in custody as police investigate 'brutal' murder in Belfast earlier this week

Feb 6th 2021, 3:21 PM 12,901 Views 0 Comments

Danny McClean was shot a number of times on Tuesday evening.

Man shot dead outside house in Belfast was suspect in Keane Mulready-Woods case
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Man shot dead outside house in Belfast was suspect in Keane Mulready-Woods case

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 8:35 PM 107,147 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at Etna Drive at around 11.50am this morning.

'A savage attack': Appeal as man hospitalised after being shot in thigh in Belfast
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'A savage attack': Appeal as man hospitalised after being shot in thigh in Belfast

Feb 16th 2020, 4:53 PM 12,074 Views 20 Comments

The incident happened in the Ardglen Place area last night.

Man injured and police attacked in public order incident involving up to 100 people in Belfast
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Man injured and police attacked in public order incident involving up to 100 people in Belfast

Feb 6th 2020, 2:19 PM 12,303 Views 3 Comments

It was reported that three males were involved in the assault of the man.

Witness appeal as two people forced into cars after armed gang invade home in north Belfast
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Witness appeal as two people forced into cars after armed gang invade home in north Belfast

Dec 16th 2019, 7:56 PM 10,137 Views 1 Comment

Police believe the attackers were armed with a knife and handgun.

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school
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Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 10:48 PM 13,398 Views 27 Comments

The Holy Cross Boys’ school was evacuated as a result of the discovery.

'A sickening incident': Appeal after 64-year-old woman found dead in north Belfast
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'A sickening incident': Appeal after 64-year-old woman found dead in north Belfast

Feb 12th 2018, 10:55 PM 19,447 Views 7 Comments

The woman was found dead yesterday.

Three men arrested in connection with 1987 rape and murder of mother-of-one
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Three men arrested in connection with 1987 rape and murder of mother-of-one

May 31st 2017, 1:02 PM 23,240 Views 10 Comments

Police believe that fear is the main reason that no one has yet come forward with crucial information regarding the murder.

Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final
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Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final

Apr 27th 2017, 9:07 PM 19,966 Views 13 Comments

Footage that appeared on Twitter from the event appears to show a large number of people become involved.

Two men arrested over shooting of PSNI officer in North Belfast released unconditionally
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Two men arrested over shooting of PSNI officer in North Belfast released unconditionally

Jan 24th 2017, 9:08 PM 6,154 Views 4 Comments

A 30-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the investigation yesterday is still in custody.

Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast
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Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast

Jun 29th 2016, 4:25 PM 16,154 Views 48 Comments

Two women were verbally abused by a man using racist language and their car was damaged.

Man shot in both feet in Belfast - but bullets fail to penetrate shoes
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Man shot in both feet in Belfast - but bullets fail to penetrate shoes

Jun 2nd 2016, 11:23 AM 18,530 Views 35 Comments

Three men forced their way into the man’s house and carried out the attack.

Two arrested over killing of 31-year-old man at Belfast home
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Two arrested over killing of 31-year-old man at Belfast home

Jan 8th 2016, 7:32 PM 34,037 Views 3 Comments

The man was found dead by his mother in the upstairs bedroom of the house.

'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house
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'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house

Dec 26th 2015, 11:09 AM 22,686 Views 15 Comments

The attack happened in the Heath Lodge Close area of North Belfast, as officers were searching for a man who carried out an alleged assault.

Man dead after motorbike crash
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Man dead after motorbike crash

Jul 11th 2015, 12:37 PM 24,947 Views 1 Comment

Police are asking for anyone with any information about the incident to come forward.

Paint thrown over memorial at site of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles
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Paint thrown over memorial at site of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles

Jun 11th 2015, 4:34 PM 8,377 Views 26 Comments

More than a dozen Catholics died in the 1971 attack.

Family - including baby girl - in critical condition after house fire
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Family - including baby girl - in critical condition after house fire

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:53 PM 13,828 Views 1 Comment

A local fire officer said there was no smoke alarm in the home, which caused a delay in the alarm being raised.

Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash
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Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash

Jan 4th 2015, 9:57 AM 15,794 Views 2 Comments

The armed robbery happened at around 8:20 pm at a shop in north Belfast.

Police searched a house for drugs... and found all of this
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Police searched a house for drugs... and found all of this

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:35 PM 35,206 Views 20 Comments

Guns, knives, cannabis, replica firearms and phones.

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year - his killer is still at large
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This man was brutally murdered on this day last year - his killer is still at large

Dec 20th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,243 Views 0 Comments

Police say Basil McAfee suffered a violent death at the hands of an assailant who was probably wielding an axe and a long-bladed knife.

Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'
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Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'

Nov 17th 2014, 8:05 PM 14,411 Views 28 Comments

Investigating officers say it bears the hallmarks of a dissident republican attack.

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders
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Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

Nov 14th 2014, 5:28 PM 9,172 Views 19 Comments

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

Men armed with a hammer made off with till and money in shop robbery
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Men armed with a hammer made off with till and money in shop robbery

Oct 8th 2014, 11:05 AM 12,964 Views 5 Comments

The getaway car was later found burnt out.

Man stabbed in arm and thigh as his wallet was stolen by two men
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Man stabbed in arm and thigh as his wallet was stolen by two men

Sep 18th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,828 Views 5 Comments

Detectives are appealing for information.

Police find missing family of seven
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Police find missing family of seven

Sep 16th 2014, 7:46 PM 15,639 Views 3 Comments

The family, who are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, were last seen on 10 September.

22-year-old arrested after shots fired at empty parked car
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22-year-old arrested after shots fired at empty parked car

Jun 27th 2014, 8:51 AM 6,699 Views 5 Comments

The PSNI said that two windows of the car were damaged in the shooting but there were no injuries.

16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack
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16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack

Jun 19th 2014, 12:19 PM 9,538 Views 27 Comments

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Detectives granted more time to question two murder suspects
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Detectives granted more time to question two murder suspects

Mar 16th 2014, 6:19 PM 7,375 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Ferguson’s body was found at around 3am yesterday. One resident who lives nearby said she was awoken by shouts.

Two questioned after 35-year-old man found dead in flat
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Two questioned after 35-year-old man found dead in flat

Mar 15th 2014, 5:05 PM 12,187 Views 4 Comments

The man’s body was found just before 3am this morning.

Man tied up and tasered by axe-wielding masked burglars
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Man tied up and tasered by axe-wielding masked burglars

Mar 10th 2014, 10:16 AM 14,789 Views 8 Comments

The three perpetrators took money, jewellery and a BMW car during the incident.

23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
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23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Feb 9th 2014, 12:58 PM 19,477 Views 4 Comments

The 28-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest following an incident in North Belfast earlier today.

Man being questioned over the shooting dead of Kevin Kearney in Belfast
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Man being questioned over the shooting dead of Kevin Kearney in Belfast

Jan 27th 2014, 1:33 PM 6,409 Views 13 Comments

A group calling themselves “the IRA” had claimed responsibility for the killing.

Murder investigation launched after man found dead in north Belfast
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Murder investigation launched after man found dead in north Belfast

Dec 20th 2013, 9:44 PM 4,686 Views 0 Comments

The victim, a fifty-year-old man, was discovered by a relative.

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder
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'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder

Oct 10th 2013, 10:06 AM 12,897 Views 116 Comments

Kevin Kearney’s believed to have been killed on Tuesday. His body was found in a city park yesterday afternoon.

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’
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Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’

Sep 24th 2013, 8:29 PM 10,442 Views 44 Comments

It was second arrest to be made this year in connection with the shooting of 26-year-old Paul McNally outside a bookmakers in north Belfast.

Man arrested after woman receives multiple stab wounds in home attack
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Man arrested after woman receives multiple stab wounds in home attack

Aug 27th 2013, 3:35 PM 8,497 Views 5 Comments

The victim is said to be in a stable condition in hospital in the wake of the ordeal.

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