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# belfast - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Man due before Belfast court following series of attacks on women

He is due to appear before Belfast magistrates today.

# belfast - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Police looking for one suspect after three women are stabbed and two others assaulted in Belfast

The women, aged between 19 and 22, were out walking when attacked in separate incidents last night.

From The42 Decision to recommend planning approval for 34,000-seater stadium at Casement Park announced Antrim GAA

Decision to recommend planning approval for 34,000-seater stadium at Casement Park announced

It is a significant step in the redevelopment of the Belfast ground, says Northern Ireland’s infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon.

# belfast - Monday 12 October, 2020

NI Secretary to decide whether to hold Pat Finucane murder inquiry 'by end of November'

Finucane was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast.

# belfast - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

166 Covid-19 cases at Queen's University described as a 'concern'

The university said it “fully appreciates” that this may cause anxiety for students, staff and their families.

# belfast - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak

The outbreak follows the re-opening of the university and the return of students.

# belfast - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police

A party spokesperson said that the representatives will “co-operate with the investigation”.

# belfast - Monday 7 September, 2020

Man who supplied vehicle to place bomb under PSNI officer's car found guilty of IRA membership

Robert O’Leary described himself as a “bit of an Arthur Daley”.

# belfast - Monday 17 August, 2020

Man (61) arrested and murder investigation launched over death of woman (60) in Belfast

The woman died at her home on Windermere Road in Belfast yesterday.

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

# belfast - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Michelle O'Neill vows to 'leave no stone unturned' after meeting with Noah Donohoe's mother

The missing teeanger’s body was found in Belfast in June.

# belfast - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Police in Belfast release images after 29 officers injured during bonfire removal

The PSNI has said officer came under sustained attack with petrol bombs and other missiles thrown at them.

# belfast - Saturday 8 August, 2020

26 PSNI officers injured after petrol bombs and masonry thrown by 'large group of youths' in Belfast

The officers were there with contractors tasked with removing bonfire material from land on Distillery Street.

# belfast - Friday 7 August, 2020

Man (54) arrested over security alerts as police ask East Belfast GAA players to check cars

The arrest was made following a search of a residential property in the Braniel area of east Belfast last night.

# belfast - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it

Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza pays tribute to John Hume, the peacemaker, who will be laid to rest today.

# belfast - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Belfast's Tennyson lands British lightweight title in Eddie Hearn's garden

A massive win after an explosive fight.

# belfast - Thursday 30 July, 2020

RUC officers will not face prosecution over case of first child killed in the Troubles

Patrick Rooney was the first child to be killed in the Troubles.

# belfast - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Suspect device' left outside Sinn Féin office in Belfast

West Belfast MP Paul Maskey criticised those responsible.

# belfast - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

FactCheck: Did a Belfast bank post a notice describing balaclavas as 'unsuitable' face coverings?

A tweet sharing a photo of a notice at a NatWest branch suggests that the notice was displayed in Belfast.

# belfast - Monday 20 July, 2020

Stormont health committee member cancels holiday in Italy following criticism

Paula Bradshaw is going to a resort in Italy with her family next week.

# belfast - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Cannabis worth over €2.2m seized during searches at properties in Belfast

Two men were arrested during the operation.

Man denies IRA membership charge relating to bomb placed under PSNI officer's car

The charge relates to the discovery of an explosive device under the officer’s car at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast.

# belfast - Thursday 9 July, 2020

PSNI chief constable requests external police officer to investigate Bobby Storey funeral attendance

The PSNI has previously said that it would review footage taken at the funeral.

# belfast - Monday 6 July, 2020

Belfast council apologises to families refused entry to crematorium on same day as republican's funeral

It has emerged that eight families were told not to attend the cremation of their loved ones.

Man (20s) hospitalised after hammer attack in north Belfast

The incident happened in the Forthriver Crescent area last night.

# belfast - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July

The Orange Order has cancelled parades this year because of Covid-19.

# belfast - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

# belfast - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Noah Donohoe gave mother a lifetime of love in his 14 years, funeral hears

The teenager’s body was found on Saturday, six days after he went missing in north Belfast.

# belfast - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

PSNI to review footage amid criticism of high number of attendees at funeral of senior republican

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Adams attended the funeral of Bobby Storey today.

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey

Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.

# belfast - Monday 29 June, 2020

'I always told him he would change the world': Family lead tributes to 14-year-old Noah Donohoe

On Saturday, police said that a body found in north Belfast is believed to be his.

# belfast - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Police in Northern Ireland name 28-year-old murder victim as Warren Crossan

He was chased by two masked gunmen through streets packed with people and motorists before he was shot dead.

# belfast - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Police in Belfast recover body in search for missing 14-year-old Noah Donohoe

PSNI officers said they believe the body is that of the missing teenager.

# belfast - Thursday 25 June, 2020

'Completely out of character': Search continues for missing 14-year-old Noah Donohoe

The teenager may have sustained a head injury when he fell off his bike.

# belfast - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Missing Noah Donohoe: PSNI ask people to search gardens, outbuildings and sheds

Noah Donohoe was last seen cycling his bicycle in the Northwood Road area of the city at approximately 6pm on Sunday.

# belfast - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.

# belfast - Monday 18 May, 2020

'A brutal killing': Man shot dead in west Belfast named as Kieran Wylie

Anyone with information about the incident is being urged to contact the PSNI.

# belfast - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes

Adams attempted to escape from the Maze on Christmas Eve 1973 and again in July 1974.

# belfast - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Northern Ireland's five-point plan for exiting Covid-19 lockdown published with no firm dates set out

Large outdoor-based retailers such as garden centres will be permitted to reopen in the first step.

# belfast - Monday 11 May, 2020

Debunked: No, a Nazi flag was not flown in Belfast on VE day

The picture shared in a Facebook post is real, but it is from July 2015.

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