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# belfast - Saturday 27 June, 2020

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

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

Updated Jun 27th 2020, 4:03 PM 191,011 Views 68 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Updated Jun 25th 2020, 4:45 PM 65,969 Views 8 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Updated Jun 24th 2020, 5:01 PM 28,893 Views 10 Comments

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
# Aviation
# Aviation

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

Jun 11th 2020, 1:26 PM 6,674 Views 2 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

Updated May 18th 2020, 2:35 PM 27,431 Views 9 Comments

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
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

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

Updated May 13th 2020, 10:01 AM 65,787 Views 131 Comments

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
# Stormont
# Stormont

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

Updated May 12th 2020, 12:13 PM 21,934 Views 28 Comments

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
# Debunked
# Debunked

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

May 11th 2020, 3:00 PM 26,986 Views 74 Comments

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

# belfast - Friday 8 May, 2020

Loyalist terrorist group issues threats against two journalists in Belfast
# Freedom Of The Press
# Freedom Of The Press

Loyalist terrorist group issues threats against two journalists in Belfast

May 8th 2020, 10:15 PM 33,909 Views 0 Comments

A number of reporters working for the Sunday Life and Sunday World were visited by police officers this morning.

# belfast - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Updated May 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 113,419 Views 133 Comments

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

# belfast - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Socially-distanced queues at west Belfast church as priest hears confessions
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Socially-distanced queues at west Belfast church as priest hears confessions

May 2nd 2020, 5:04 PM 20,433 Views 64 Comments

“There is nothing to stop you hearing confessions from people provided you observe all the precautions,” Father Paddy McCafferty said.

# belfast - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Cemeteries reopen in NI following pressure from public and church leaders
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Cemeteries reopen in NI following pressure from public and church leaders

Apr 26th 2020, 6:01 PM 20,416 Views 50 Comments

Stormont ministers authorised the change last week.

# belfast - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'I'm one of the lucky ones': Belfast solicitor speaks of Covid-19 recovery after 16-day coma
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I'm one of the lucky ones': Belfast solicitor speaks of Covid-19 recovery after 16-day coma

Updated Apr 23rd 2020, 3:30 PM 31,411 Views 13 Comments

Niall Murphy spent 16 days in an induced coma, and another man Mark Burke was told he had 24 hours to live.

Man charged with murder after woman (39) dies in Belfast flat
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man charged with murder after woman (39) dies in Belfast flat

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:57 PM 11,344 Views 0 Comments

A 21-year-old male has been arrested and charged with the murder of Emma Jane McParland.

# belfast - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Man (21) arrested after woman's body discovered at flat in Belfast
# HAYWOOD AVENUE
# HAYWOOD AVENUE

Man (21) arrested after woman's body discovered at flat in Belfast

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:05 AM 14,637 Views 0 Comments

PSNI officers were called to the property on Haywood Avenue at around 1:45am.

# belfast - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Police investigating murder of Robbie Lawlor issue appeal for information about hooded man
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police investigating murder of Robbie Lawlor issue appeal for information about hooded man

Apr 15th 2020, 7:55 PM 16,727 Views 17 Comments

The 36-year-old was shot dead outside a house in Belfast at around 11.50am on Saturday 4 April.

# belfast - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Gardaí work to untangle complex web to find who was involved in the killing of gangland suspect Robbie Lawlor
# Keane Mulready-Woods
# Keane Mulready-Woods

Gardaí work to untangle complex web to find who was involved in the killing of gangland suspect Robbie Lawlor

Apr 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 53,415 Views 42 Comments

Lawlor was the chief suspect in the murder and mutilation of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

# belfast - Friday 10 April, 2020

PSNI make fresh appeal for information over Robbie Lawlor murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI make fresh appeal for information over Robbie Lawlor murder

Apr 10th 2020, 3:09 PM 13,689 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner was shot dead outside a house in Belfast on Saturday.

# belfast - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans
# Belfast
# Belfast

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans

Apr 8th 2020, 7:07 PM 36,669 Views 28 Comments

The journalist was warned of the threat against them by the PSNI.

Man arrested over Belfast murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor
# Crime
# Crime

Man arrested over Belfast murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor

Apr 8th 2020, 10:40 AM 30,119 Views 11 Comments

Lawlor (36) from Coolock was shot dead by what the PSNI believe was a lone gunman.

# belfast - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Belfast researchers launch clinical trial for Covid-19 patients using umbilical cord cells
# Queen's University
# Queen's University

Belfast researchers launch clinical trial for Covid-19 patients using umbilical cord cells

Apr 7th 2020, 12:54 PM 14,732 Views 15 Comments

The trial is being led by professors at Queen’s University, Belfast.

# belfast - Monday 6 April, 2020

Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast

Apr 6th 2020, 8:28 AM 17,627 Views 0 Comments

Two other men and a teenager remain in custody.

# belfast - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Police in Northern Ireland appeal for public's help in finding gunman who killed Dublin criminal yesterday
# Robbie Lawlor
# Robbie Lawlor

Police in Northern Ireland appeal for public's help in finding gunman who killed Dublin criminal yesterday

Updated Apr 5th 2020, 5:15 PM 56,695 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI said it believes a man who was shot in Belfast yesterday may be Robbie Lawlor from Coolock.

# belfast - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'Let common sense prevail': Annual St Patrick's partying by students in Belfast raises Covid-19 concerns
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'Let common sense prevail': Annual St Patrick's partying by students in Belfast raises Covid-19 concerns

Mar 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 37,018 Views 20 Comments

The Holylands area in Belfast is notorious for large celebrations on St Patrick’s Day.

# belfast - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Linfield FC confirm player tests positive for coronavirus
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Linfield FC confirm player tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 10th 2020, 7:18 PM 8,080 Views 6 Comments

Chairman Roy McGivern told BBC Sport NI that the player in question had chosen to self-isolate.

# belfast - Friday 6 March, 2020

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer

Mar 6th 2020, 10:43 PM 19,223 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Robinson was convicted of fatally injuring Adrian Ismay in an under-vehicle bomb attack in 2016.

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19

Mar 6th 2020, 1:56 PM 13,966 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is due at Belfast Crown Court on Monday for the opening day of his trial.

# belfast - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
# Sinn Féin Surge
# Sinn Féin Surge

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 26,338 Views 47 Comments

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# belfast - Friday 28 February, 2020

Dublin to Belfast trains sanitised as 'precautionary measure' after Covid-19 case confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Enterprise
# Enterprise

Dublin to Belfast trains sanitised as 'precautionary measure' after Covid-19 case confirmed in Northern Ireland

Feb 28th 2020, 12:21 PM 29,120 Views 59 Comments

It’s not yet clear if the woman in question travelled from Dublin to Belfast via train.

# belfast - Monday 24 February, 2020

11-year-old boy dies in hospital after being hit by van in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

11-year-old boy dies in hospital after being hit by van in Donegal

Feb 24th 2020, 6:57 AM 13,300 Views 0 Comments

The boy was seriously injured near Buncrana at approximately 5.30pm on Friday.

# belfast - Friday 21 February, 2020

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed

Feb 21st 2020, 9:24 PM 23,934 Views 38 Comments

The leaflets were distributed in north Belfast earlier this week.

# belfast - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager

Feb 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,822 Views 63 Comments

An ‘anarchist’ could do ‘something terrible’ to a reusable cup before handing it to staff, the catering manager said.

# belfast - Monday 17 February, 2020

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman
# Belfast
# Belfast

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman

Feb 17th 2020, 10:46 AM 14,225 Views 7 Comments

The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.

# belfast - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'There'll be no Pancake Tuesday in Northern Ireland': Bakery staff strike to hit pancake production
# Belfast
# Belfast

'There'll be no Pancake Tuesday in Northern Ireland': Bakery staff strike to hit pancake production

Updated Feb 16th 2020, 1:40 PM 29,530 Views 53 Comments

A Kingsmill bread lorry stopped at the entrance to the Allied Bakeries site in East Belfast today.

# belfast - Thursday 6 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 6th 2020, 2:19 PM 12,302 Views 3 Comments

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

# belfast - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Police in the North investigating 'disgraceful' shooting in Belfast
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

Police in the North investigating 'disgraceful' shooting in Belfast

Jan 26th 2020, 3:53 PM 20,894 Views 11 Comments

Detectives investigating are appealing for witnesses to the shooting in the residential area to contact them.

# belfast - Saturday 25 January, 2020

PSNI issue appeal after man stabbed and has top of finger bitten off
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI issue appeal after man stabbed and has top of finger bitten off

Jan 25th 2020, 7:26 PM 12,978 Views 9 Comments

The man was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries.

# belfast - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Irish knockout artist Tennyson signs promotional deal with Hearn
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Irish knockout artist Tennyson signs promotional deal with Hearn

Jan 21st 2020, 9:14 PM 6,305 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast native is targeting a shot at the British 135lbs title.

# belfast - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit
# Stormont
# Stormont

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:56 PM 28,997 Views 34 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

# belfast - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast
# New Job
# New Job

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast

Jan 2nd 2020, 9:59 AM 21,311 Views 32 Comments

Clinton is the first woman to be named as the university’s chancellor.