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# belfast - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Belfast's Mark Allen beats John Higgins to win his first Northern Ireland Open title
# Success
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# Success

Belfast's Mark Allen beats John Higgins to win his first Northern Ireland Open title

Sun 11:20 PM 4,133 Views 2 Comments

He came from behind to take the final three frames and triumph 9-8.

# belfast - Friday 15 October, 2021

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital

Oct 15th 2021, 12:41 PM 14,257 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

# belfast - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Never. Couldn’t watch it' - Trying to force Belfast hurling back up the hill
# O'Donovan Rossa
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# O'Donovan Rossa

'Never. Couldn’t watch it' - Trying to force Belfast hurling back up the hill

Oct 10th 2021, 7:15 AM 8,690 Views 1 Comment

O’Donovan Rossa contest their first county senior hurling final since 2004 today.

# belfast - Monday 4 October, 2021

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told
# Belfast
# Belfast

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 3:24 PM 28,641 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings, 80, has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

# belfast - Friday 1 October, 2021

Man held in Belfast on extradition warrant over multimillion-dollar fraud in US
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man held in Belfast on extradition warrant over multimillion-dollar fraud in US

Oct 1st 2021, 3:28 PM 9,892 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old was arrested following an intelligence-led vehicle stop in the north of the city.

# belfast - Friday 24 September, 2021

Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast
# Hillary Clinton
# Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

Sep 24th 2021, 1:30 PM 18,379 Views 27 Comments

The former first lady says Northern Ireland is a symbol of peace and hope.

# belfast - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in head in Belfast
# Dunmurry
# Dunmurry

Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in head in Belfast

Sep 4th 2021, 6:47 PM 8,979 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at around 10:50am this morning.

# belfast - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

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

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

Aug 25th 2021, 7:03 PM 19,457 Views 14 Comments

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

# belfast - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter

Aug 24th 2021, 5:02 PM 27,100 Views 11 Comments

The airline blamed air passenger duty and a lack of Covid recovery incentives on the decision.

# belfast - Monday 23 August, 2021

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening

Aug 23rd 2021, 11:30 PM 24,070 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánasite and the chief medical officer have been invited to attend a meeting with live entertainment reps.

10-year-old boy found on ground after 1975 baton round discharge, inquest told
# Courts
# Courts

10-year-old boy found on ground after 1975 baton round discharge, inquest told

Aug 23rd 2021, 5:44 PM 26,075 Views 0 Comments

A coroner has begun hearing the legacy inquest into the death of Stephen Geddis in west Belfast in August 1975.

# belfast - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Sinn Féin calls on BBC to apologise after aired clip appears to show fans singing 'f*** the Pope'
# Sweet Caroline
# Sweet Caroline

Sinn Féin calls on BBC to apologise after aired clip appears to show fans singing 'f*** the Pope'

Aug 12th 2021, 7:59 PM 68,491 Views 82 Comments

BBC Northern Ireland has said it was “confident” there was no swearing on the programme, but would not air the clip again.

# belfast - Monday 9 August, 2021

Thousands of people attended an outdoor gig in Belfast last night
# Outdoor Event
# Outdoor Event

Thousands of people attended an outdoor gig in Belfast last night

Aug 9th 2021, 10:32 AM 32,201 Views 29 Comments

The event at Falls Park was part of the annual ‘Féile an Phobail’ community arts festival.

# belfast - Monday 2 August, 2021

Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast

Aug 2nd 2021, 6:13 PM 18,259 Views 5 Comments

The offences include aggravated burglary, intimidation, assault, possession of a firearm.

# belfast - Friday 30 July, 2021

Mother remanded in custody accused of murdering her baby son in Belfast earlier this week
# Ardoyne
# Ardoyne

Mother remanded in custody accused of murdering her baby son in Belfast earlier this week

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 1:53 PM 48,614 Views 0 Comments

Raluca Ioana Tagani appeared before a judge in Belfast Magistrates’ Court this morning accused of murdering Liam O’Keefe.

# belfast - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Woman remains in police custody over death of baby in Ardoyne area of Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman remains in police custody over death of baby in Ardoyne area of Belfast

Jul 29th 2021, 1:45 PM 10,349 Views 0 Comments

Police have identified the baby as Liam O’Keefe.

# belfast - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Irish-language nursery school in east Belfast to relocate after 'social media hate campaign'
# Naíscoil Na Seolta
# Naíscoil Na Seolta

Irish-language nursery school in east Belfast to relocate after 'social media hate campaign'

Jul 28th 2021, 10:55 PM 21,854 Views 32 Comments

Naíscoil na Seolta is due to open in September but will now do so in another location.

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 Jul 28th 2021, 11:07 AM 81,975 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 Jul 28th 2021, 6:02 AM 45,906 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 Jul 23rd 2021, 3:29 PM 35,646 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 19,271 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 30,641 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 23,156 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 85,988 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 12,813 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 37,766 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 41,516 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 40,982 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 50,103 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 37,346 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 13,716 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 5,010 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 32,971 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 44,451 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 263,139 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 199,744 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 35,855 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 26,375 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 40,119 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 133,639 Views 238 Comments

A total of 55 police officers have been injured in recent violence.

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