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Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne
# Belfast
# Belfast

Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne

Updated 1 hour ago 39,810 Views 0 Comments

Another young child has been taken to hospital where they remain in intensive care.

Woman held in murder probe as child dies in Ardoyne
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman held in murder probe as child dies in Ardoyne

Updated 6 hours ago 40,357 Views 0 Comments

Ambulance crews had earlier taken two children to hospital.

# belfast - Friday 23 July, 2021

Belfast judge finds there was a 'real prospect' 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast judge finds there was a 'real prospect' 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented

Updated Fri 3:29 PM 35,570 Views 23 Comments

He urged the UK and Irish governments to undertake a human rights compliant investigation.

# belfast - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Calls for 'mandatory' bonfire regulations in the North after teenager critically injured
# Belfast
# Belfast

Calls for 'mandatory' bonfire regulations in the North after teenager critically injured

Jul 13th 2021, 6:35 PM 19,234 Views 27 Comments

The teenager is being treated for his injuries in hospital.

# belfast - Saturday 10 July, 2021

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court
# Tiger's Bay
# Tiger's Bay

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court

Jul 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 30,613 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.

# belfast - Friday 9 July, 2021

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

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

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 10:10 PM 23,135 Views 29 Comments

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

# belfast - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob

Jun 24th 2021, 8:49 AM 85,699 Views 55 Comments

Alice-Lee Bunting was five when she was photographed running a loyalist gauntlet 20 years ago.

# belfast - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings
# North Ireland
# North Ireland

Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings

Jun 3rd 2021, 7:29 AM 12,799 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Fein Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey accused her partners in government of ‘arrogant disrespect’ over their non-attendance.

# belfast - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Dr Christian Jessen ordered to pay £125,000 to Arlene Foster for defamatory tweet
# High Court
# High Court

Dr Christian Jessen ordered to pay £125,000 to Arlene Foster for defamatory tweet

Updated May 27th 2021, 1:28 PM 37,693 Views 0 Comments

First Minister of Northern Ireland and outgoing DUP leader Arlene Foster had sued the celebrity medic for defamation.

# belfast - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary
# Appeal
# Appeal

Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary

Updated May 23rd 2021, 2:00 PM 41,473 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued an appeal to find Patrick Hovarth (5) and Fabricio Hovarth (8).

# belfast - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Man (27) charged in connection with disappearance of two boys in Belfast on Friday
# Missing Children
# Missing Children

Man (27) charged in connection with disappearance of two boys in Belfast on Friday

May 19th 2021, 7:56 PM 40,941 Views 0 Comments

The two boys, five-year-old Patrick Hovarth and eight-year-old Fabricio Hovarth were last seen on Friday evening.

# belfast - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 12th 2021, 9:47 PM 50,056 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'

# belfast - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated May 11th 2021, 2:40 PM 37,255 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"

# belfast - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Two former paratroopers acquitted of murder of Joe McCann after collapse of trial
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two former paratroopers acquitted of murder of Joe McCann after collapse of trial

May 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 13,705 Views 0 Comments

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

# belfast - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons
# Role Model
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# Role Model

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons

Apr 28th 2021, 4:58 PM 5,002 Views 0 Comments

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

# belfast - Monday 26 April, 2021

Ex-paratroopers deny 1972 murder of Official IRA man
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ex-paratroopers deny 1972 murder of Official IRA man

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 32,958 Views 0 Comments

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

# belfast - Friday 23 April, 2021

TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’
# Dr Christian Jessen
# Dr Christian Jessen

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

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:25 PM 43,933 Views 0 Comments

Dr Jessen sent the tweet on 23 December 2019.

# belfast - Thursday 22 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 22nd 2021, 10:22 PM 262,919 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
# Child Rescue Alert
# Child Rescue Alert

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 199,621 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.

# belfast - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 1:38 PM 35,820 Views 42 Comments

Demonstrations took place in Belfast and Derry.

# belfast - Saturday 10 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 1:32 PM 26,326 Views 0 Comments

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

# belfast - Friday 9 April, 2021

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

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast

Updated Apr 9th 2021, 10:39 PM 40,103 Views 107 Comments

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

# belfast - Thursday 8 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 1:14 PM 133,420 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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Apr 8th 2021, 12:46 PM 16,206 Views 20 Comments

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

# belfast - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 6th 2021, 7:08 PM 43,839 Views 74 Comments

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

# belfast - Monday 5 April, 2021

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

Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast

Apr 5th 2021, 4:09 PM 16,848 Views 8 Comments

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# belfast - Sunday 4 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 4th 2021, 2:53 PM 31,931 Views 9 Comments

She has been named as Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton.

# belfast - Saturday 3 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 2:29 PM 76,463 Views 97 Comments

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

# belfast - Monday 29 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 9,052 Views 10 Comments

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

# belfast - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Three arrested after four women injured in Belfast stabbing incident
# York Street
# York Street

Three arrested after four women injured in Belfast stabbing incident

Mar 17th 2021, 11:49 AM 20,778 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
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police investigate latest graffiti threat to Leo Varadkar in Belfast

Mar 17th 2021, 7:19 AM 63,425 Views 51 Comments

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

# belfast - Friday 12 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 12th 2021, 3:02 PM 11,738 Views 0 Comments

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

# belfast - Thursday 4 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 4th 2021, 1:52 PM 28,040 Views 23 Comments

Ryanair has not operated at Belfast airport since 2010.

# belfast - Friday 26 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 26th 2021, 2:57 PM 32,049 Views 17 Comments

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

# belfast - Monday 22 February, 2021

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

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

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 5:58 PM 14,501 Views 2 Comments

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

# belfast - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

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

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime

Feb 10th 2021, 6:29 PM 41,238 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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Feb 10th 2021, 10:51 AM 8,156 Views 15 Comments

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

# belfast - Monday 8 February, 2021

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

'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 16,872 Views 15 Comments

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

# belfast - Friday 5 February, 2021

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

Corporate manslaughter probe launched into Noah Donohoe’s death

Feb 5th 2021, 3:53 PM 64,286 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.

# belfast - Thursday 4 February, 2021

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

Two men arrested by police investigating murder of man in Belfast

Feb 4th 2021, 8:22 PM 6,369 Views 0 Comments

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

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