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# belfast - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume
# Belfast
# Belfast

Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:39 AM 7,621 Views 17 Comments

A snap election could be called if a deal is not reached by 13 January.

# belfast - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital

Dec 31st 2019, 2:12 PM 54,150 Views 7 Comments

Two friends, 15-year-old Tammi-Leigh Ferrin and 17-year-old Charlene Gallagher, went missing from the Ulster Hospital this morning.

# belfast - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Two men arrested following assault on man (20s) in early hours of this morning
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two men arrested following assault on man (20s) in early hours of this morning

Dec 29th 2019, 3:39 PM 8,069 Views 0 Comments

Police said the men, aged 18 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

# belfast - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man appears in court charged with murders of man and woman
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man appears in court charged with murders of man and woman

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 12:57 PM 18,297 Views 0 Comments

The victims have been named as 37-year-old Frances Murray and 47-year-old Joseph Dutton.

Police in Belfast investigating 'brutal' Christmas Eve burglary
# Aggravated Burglary
# Aggravated Burglary

Police in Belfast investigating 'brutal' Christmas Eve burglary

Dec 26th 2019, 12:21 PM 13,543 Views 6 Comments

Men in balaclavas broke into a man’s home in north Belfast.

# belfast - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Man charged with murder of Belfast couple
# Murder Probe
# Murder Probe

Man charged with murder of Belfast couple

Updated Dec 24th 2019, 5:11 PM 22,215 Views 0 Comments

The man is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Thursday 26 December.

# belfast - Monday 23 December, 2019

Man arrested after two bodies discovered in Belfast flat in suspected stabbing incident
# Kinnaird Close
# Kinnaird Close

Man arrested after two bodies discovered in Belfast flat in suspected stabbing incident

Updated Dec 23rd 2019, 6:40 PM 18,176 Views 4 Comments

Local councillors have said the community has been left reeling by the incident.

# belfast - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Dec 21st 2019, 4:21 PM 37,744 Views 0 Comments

The couple’s two-year-old son had been placed in emergency protective care.

# belfast - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza

Dec 17th 2019, 5:54 PM 19,785 Views 21 Comments

“No one should have to go to court to be able to assert their right to be Irish,” Tánaiste Simon Coveney said in Belfast.

# belfast - Monday 16 December, 2019

Witness appeal as two people forced into cars after armed gang invade home in north Belfast
# Appeal
# Appeal

Witness appeal as two people forced into cars after armed gang invade home in north Belfast

Dec 16th 2019, 7:56 PM 10,134 Views 1 Comment

Police believe the attackers were armed with a knife and handgun.

# belfast - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
# Jim Donegan
# Jim Donegan

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school

Dec 4th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,828 Views 2 Comments

Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December 2018.

# belfast - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves

Nov 21st 2019, 10:41 PM 19,959 Views 15 Comments

The Holy Family BC fighter secured bronze at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

# belfast - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Belfast man to serve minimum of eight years for murdering his mother
# Anne O'neill
# Anne O'neill

Belfast man to serve minimum of eight years for murdering his mother

Nov 7th 2019, 12:53 PM 27,001 Views 18 Comments

Declan O’Neill (29) pleaded guilty to the murdering Anne O’Neill in 2017.

# belfast - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 19,083 Views 23 Comments

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# belfast - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Case against John Gilligan after he was stopped at Belfast Airport with €20k in cash dismissed
# Coleraine Magistrates Court
# Coleraine Magistrates Court

Case against John Gilligan after he was stopped at Belfast Airport with €20k in cash dismissed

Oct 29th 2019, 3:00 PM 30,975 Views 0 Comments

Gilligan left Coleraine Magistrates’ Court without comment after the ruling today.

# belfast - Saturday 26 October, 2019

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection
# Belfast
# Belfast

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

Oct 26th 2019, 6:37 PM 24,950 Views 50 Comments

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster
# Belfast
# Belfast

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster

Oct 26th 2019, 2:56 PM 19,228 Views 39 Comments

The DUP conference took place in Belfast today.

# belfast - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Investigation after at least ten unaccompanied children discovered around Belfast harbour
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation after at least ten unaccompanied children discovered around Belfast harbour

Oct 24th 2019, 6:44 PM 45,630 Views 30 Comments

The BBC reported that they came from an east-African country.

# belfast - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 10,082 Views 0 Comments

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

# belfast - Sunday 20 October, 2019

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast
# Spamount
# Spamount

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast

Updated Oct 20th 2019, 4:11 PM 12,382 Views 0 Comments

A teenage boy was stabbed in the city on Saturday.

# belfast - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder

Oct 8th 2019, 10:54 AM 12,701 Views 41 Comments

The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.

# belfast - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Police in Northern Ireland investigating after two children struck by car
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police in Northern Ireland investigating after two children struck by car

Oct 6th 2019, 12:12 PM 7,702 Views 1 Comment

The two children, boys aged six and 12, were crossing the Andersonstown Road.

# belfast - Friday 4 October, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast
# Antrim
# Antrim

Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast

Oct 4th 2019, 7:18 PM 12,715 Views 10 Comments

The shooting happened shortly before 9pm last night.

# belfast - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Harland and Wolff staff applaud as they return to work
# Belfast
# Belfast

Harland and Wolff staff applaud as they return to work

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:33 PM 12,862 Views 13 Comments

The remaining employees walked back through the gates of the historic Belfast shipyard this morning, days after a buyer was found.

# belfast - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

14-month-old girl suffered seizures after swallowing father's MDMA, court hears
# Belfast
# Belfast

14-month-old girl suffered seizures after swallowing father's MDMA, court hears

Oct 1st 2019, 5:06 PM 30,195 Views 0 Comments

Her father was given 18 months probation after pleading guilty to causing or procuring cruelty to a child.

# belfast - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, brothel keeping and money laundering in Belfast
# Sexual Exploitation
# Sexual Exploitation

Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, brothel keeping and money laundering in Belfast

Sep 29th 2019, 4:19 PM 13,886 Views 5 Comments

A 27-year-old woman has also been arrested in the Antrim area on suspicion of controlling prostitution.

# belfast - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 10:48 PM 13,394 Views 27 Comments

The Holy Cross Boys’ school was evacuated as a result of the discovery.

# belfast - Friday 20 September, 2019

Treatment of 'Hooded Men' was torture and criminal investigation is necessary, court rules
# Court Of Appeals
# Court Of Appeals

Treatment of 'Hooded Men' was torture and criminal investigation is necessary, court rules

Sep 20th 2019, 11:45 AM 29,379 Views 32 Comments

The 14 Hooded Men were interned in the North in 1971.

# belfast - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
# Orhan Kibar
# Orhan Kibar

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast

Sep 19th 2019, 5:32 PM 12,291 Views 14 Comments

The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.

# belfast - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'We’ve had enough of blood red lines': Hundreds gather in Belfast to demand second Brexit vote
# Second Referendum
# Second Referendum

'We’ve had enough of blood red lines': Hundreds gather in Belfast to demand second Brexit vote

Sep 14th 2019, 5:15 PM 27,208 Views 18 Comments

A meeting in the Ulster Hall was attended by a range of anti-Brexit politicians.

Family of four left badly shaken after three men armed with shovels break into home in Belfast
# Burglary
# Burglary

Family of four left badly shaken after three men armed with shovels break into home in Belfast

Sep 14th 2019, 2:04 PM 8,563 Views 3 Comments

Police said it was a “terrifying ordeal” for the family.

# belfast - Friday 13 September, 2019

38-year-old man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

38-year-old man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Belfast

Sep 13th 2019, 9:58 PM 7,410 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in Belfast Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Man wanted over 2007 double murder in Belfast brought before High Court in Dublin
# European Arrest Warrant
# European Arrest Warrant

Man wanted over 2007 double murder in Belfast brought before High Court in Dublin

Sep 13th 2019, 5:27 PM 10,744 Views 0 Comments

The victims’ bodies were found hours apart in Belfast on 12 March 2007.

# belfast - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Sep 12th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,830 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Belfast court says it can't rule on no-deal Brexit case as it 'belongs to the world of politics'
# Raymond Mccord
# Raymond Mccord

Belfast court says it can't rule on no-deal Brexit case as it 'belongs to the world of politics'

Updated Sep 12th 2019, 12:42 PM 35,863 Views 22 Comments

Lord Justice McCloskey said: “Virtually all of the assembled evidence belongs in the world of politics.”

# belfast - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

'She gifted others with immeasurable love and joy': Funeral of Nóra Quoirin takes place in Belfast
# St Brigid's Church
# St Brigid's Church

'She gifted others with immeasurable love and joy': Funeral of Nóra Quoirin takes place in Belfast

Sep 10th 2019, 3:13 PM 22,907 Views 7 Comments

The 15-year-old’s funeral service took place in St. Brigid’s Church where she was baptised.

# belfast - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Legal bid to stop Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament launched
# Belfast
# Belfast

Legal bid to stop Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament launched

Aug 29th 2019, 4:20 PM 19,808 Views 0 Comments

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord is seeking an urgent injunction aimed at forcing the British Prime Minister to change his advice to the Queen.

# belfast - Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:40 PM 11,199 Views 2 Comments

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

# belfast - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Two men charged with IRA membership at Special Criminal Court
# CROSS BORDER PROBE
# CROSS BORDER PROBE

Two men charged with IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

Aug 21st 2019, 10:50 PM 14,970 Views 0 Comments

They were arrested in connection with the discovery of a car bomb under a police officer’s car in Belfast in June.

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb
# Explosion
# Explosion

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb

Aug 21st 2019, 7:05 AM 10,412 Views 12 Comments

This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.