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From TheJournal.ie Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down Waringstown

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

From TheJournal.ie 'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations Hard Border

'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare later that the UK is facing a Brexit ‘crisis’.

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested on suspicion of 'vicious' attempted murder after man 'deliberately hit with car' Antrim

Four men arrested on suspicion of 'vicious' attempted murder after man 'deliberately hit with car'

The men were found hiding in gardens in Antrim and arrested by police.

From TheJournal.ie Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland Operation Banner

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland

Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Customer takes 'gay cake row' case to European Court of Human Rights Ashers Bakery

Customer takes 'gay cake row' case to European Court of Human Rights

Lawyers for Gareth Lee are seeking to challenge the concept that a business can have religious views.

From TheJournal.ie Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again Derry

Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again

The Apprentice Boys said they “recognise this may have caused upset to many in the nationalist community”.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI meets politicians over Derry march where loyalist band displayed Parachute Regiment symbol PSNI

PSNI meets politicians over Derry march where loyalist band displayed Parachute Regiment symbol

The meeting came after bricks and bottles were thrown at police during disturbances in Derry last night.

From TheJournal.ie Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland Free Derry

Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland

In August 1969, the people of the city’s Bogside area erected barricades to prevent the RUC entering.

From TheJournal.ie UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove Warrenpoint

UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Donohoe says 'cliff-edge' Brexit can be avoided but no-deal risk is growing Backstop

Donohoe says 'cliff-edge' Brexit can be avoided but no-deal risk is growing

The finance minister said British chancellor Sajid Javid is “absolutely committed” to Britain leaving the EU by 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information John Boreland

Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information

John Boreland was shot dead in north Belfast on 7 August 2016.

From TheJournal.ie How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland Deadlock

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

From TheJournal.ie 'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit Border

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer' Belfast

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?

Digby Jones made the claim on Twitter at the weekend when discussing the impact of a no deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks Stormont Assembly

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks

The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he thinks that people in Northern Ireland will reconsider their role in the United Kingdom post-Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's Brexit comments 'unhelpful', Coveney says Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson's Brexit comments 'unhelpful', Coveney says

The Tánaiste was meeting with new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith today.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin Hold On To Your Hats

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation UK Parliament

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem Brexit

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem

During his time as Foreign Secretary, Johnson compared concerns about the Irish border as “the tail wagging the dog.”

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all' Backstop This post contains videos

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before' Interview

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'

“The great strength of Ireland is that the UK has not been negotiating with Ireland, but with the EU,” Adonis told TheJournal.ie

From The42 Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush Memory Lane

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush

The teen sensation stunned the world with his 61 in Antrim.

From TheJournal.ie Missiles thrown at police after group attempts to start fire on road in Enniskillen PSNI

Missiles thrown at police after group attempts to start fire on road in Enniskillen

The PSNI arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of a number of offences including arson and criminal damage.

From The42 Gaelic football fuelling Northern Ireland's Netball World Cup bid across the water Strong Links

Gaelic football fuelling Northern Ireland's Netball World Cup bid across the water

Half of the 12-strong squad captained by Armagh star Caroline O’Hanlon have played for their respective counties at the top level.

From TheJournal.ie Eight arrests made but Twelfth of July passes 'without major incident' in Northern Ireland The Twelfth

Eight arrests made but Twelfth of July passes 'without major incident' in Northern Ireland

It comes after the emergency services experienced a much quieter 11 July than previous years.

From TheJournal.ie 'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland? Explainer

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?

These votes have been a long-time coming – but make the return of power-sharing much less likely.

From TheJournal.ie The UK's Brexit department is hiring four advisers - two for the backstop and two for 'alternative arrangements' You Free?

The UK's Brexit department is hiring four advisers - two for the backstop and two for 'alternative arrangements'

“We are looking for two proactive problem-solvers…” the ad reads.

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage and abortion to be legalised in North if no power-sharing by 21 October Westminster

Same-sex marriage and abortion to be legalised in North if no power-sharing by 21 October

Amendments relating to same-sex marriage and abortion were passed in the House of Commons today.

From TheJournal.ie London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws LIARC

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws

The group claims the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, is legally obliged to take action in the absence of the devolved Assembly.

From TheJournal.ie Loyalist bonfire organisers rebuild 11 July sites after council crackdown on hazardous materials 12 July

Loyalist bonfire organisers rebuild 11 July sites after council crackdown on hazardous materials

Belfast City Council voted to remove tyres from a number of sites yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'It could have been catastrophic': PSNI attempt to identify motorist who drove into oncoming traffic Antrim

'It could have been catastrophic': PSNI attempt to identify motorist who drove into oncoming traffic

The incident was captured on dash-cam footage last week.

From TheJournal.ie 11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs Belfast

11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs

Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’ Tory Leadership

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’

Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75 Ivan Cooper

Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75

Tributes have been paid to the Northern Ireland politician, who led the march on Bloody Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie This town has been named as the 'Best Kept' on the island of Ireland Best Kept Town

This town has been named as the 'Best Kept' on the island of Ireland

The ‘Best Kept’ awards pit the winners of Ireland’s TidyTowns against their counterparts across the border.

From TheJournal.ie Four people arrested as part of Antrim murder investigation Lisburn

Four people arrested as part of Antrim murder investigation

Three men and a woman have been taken into custody for questioning.

From TheJournal.ie Loughinisland journalists: It's still surreal to think we were arrested in Northern Ireland for a documentary Press Freedom

Loughinisland journalists: It's still surreal to think we were arrested in Northern Ireland for a documentary

“Police officers were going through our computers, and taking documents that were completely unrelated to the film.”

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