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#North Belfast

# north-belfast - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Man remanded over north Belfast security alert which halted Coveney speech
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man remanded over north Belfast security alert which halted Coveney speech

Mar 31st 2022, 4:07 PM 3,890 Views 0 Comments

Darren Service, 40, has been charged with preparation of terrorist acts, hijacking and placing a hoax bomb.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Man due in court charged over hijacking and security alert in north Belfast
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Man due in court charged over hijacking and security alert in north Belfast

Mar 30th 2022, 8:31 PM 6,203 Views 0 Comments

He has been charged with a number of offences.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Belfast hijacking: Woman (48) arrested as part of the security threat investigation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast hijacking: Woman (48) arrested as part of the security threat investigation

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 7:10 PM 7,723 Views 0 Comments

Simon Coveney was giving a talk in Belfast on Friday when he was abruptly evacuated due to a security alert.

# north-belfast - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Victim in Belfast murder investigation named as Caoimhe Morgan
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Victim in Belfast murder investigation named as Caoimhe Morgan

Dec 19th 2021, 10:40 AM 41,864 Views 0 Comments

A 30-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.

# north-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 19,493 Views 14 Comments

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

# north-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 30,672 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.

# north-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 23,172 Views 29 Comments

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

# north-belfast - Monday 1 March, 2021

11-year-old boy injured in sectarian attack in north Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

11-year-old boy injured in sectarian attack in north Belfast

Mar 1st 2021, 9:34 AM 21,768 Views 21 Comments

The boy was walking home yesterday afternoon when he was set upon by a number of youths.

# north-belfast - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Two men remain in custody as police investigate 'brutal' murder in Belfast earlier this week
# Danny Mclean
# Danny Mclean

Two men remain in custody as police investigate 'brutal' murder in Belfast earlier this week

Feb 6th 2021, 3:21 PM 12,940 Views 0 Comments

Danny McClean was shot a number of times on Tuesday evening.

# north-belfast - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Man shot dead outside house in Belfast was suspect in Keane Mulready-Woods case
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Man shot dead outside house in Belfast was suspect in Keane Mulready-Woods case

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 8:35 PM 107,205 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at Etna Drive at around 11.50am this morning.

# north-belfast - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'A savage attack': Appeal as man hospitalised after being shot in thigh in Belfast
# Shooting
# Shooting

'A savage attack': Appeal as man hospitalised after being shot in thigh in Belfast

Feb 16th 2020, 4:53 PM 12,095 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened in the Ardglen Place area last night.

# north-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 12,320 Views 3 Comments

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

# north-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 10,148 Views 0 Comments

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

# north-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 13,413 Views 27 Comments

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

# north-belfast - Monday 12 February, 2018

'A sickening incident': Appeal after 64-year-old woman found dead in north Belfast
# Lismoyne Park
# Lismoyne Park

'A sickening incident': Appeal after 64-year-old woman found dead in north Belfast

Feb 12th 2018, 10:55 PM 19,485 Views 7 Comments

The woman was found dead yesterday.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Three men arrested in connection with 1987 rape and murder of mother-of-one
# Lorraine McCausland
# Lorraine McCausland

Three men arrested in connection with 1987 rape and murder of mother-of-one

May 31st 2017, 1:02 PM 23,281 Views 10 Comments

Police believe that fear is the main reason that no one has yet come forward with crucial information regarding the murder.

# north-belfast - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final
# Co Antrim Junior Shield
# Co Antrim Junior Shield

Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final

Apr 27th 2017, 9:07 PM 19,974 Views 13 Comments

Footage that appeared on Twitter from the event appears to show a large number of people become involved.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Two men arrested over shooting of PSNI officer in North Belfast released unconditionally
# Crumlin Road
# Crumlin Road

Two men arrested over shooting of PSNI officer in North Belfast released unconditionally

Jan 24th 2017, 9:08 PM 6,168 Views 4 Comments

A 30-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the investigation yesterday is still in custody.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast
# Kent Street
# Kent Street

Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast

Jun 29th 2016, 4:25 PM 16,171 Views 48 Comments

Two women were verbally abused by a man using racist language and their car was damaged.

# north-belfast - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Man shot in both feet in Belfast - but bullets fail to penetrate shoes
# Gun Attack
# Gun Attack

Man shot in both feet in Belfast - but bullets fail to penetrate shoes

Jun 2nd 2016, 11:23 AM 18,563 Views 35 Comments

Three men forced their way into the man’s house and carried out the attack.

# north-belfast - Friday 8 January, 2016

Two arrested over killing of 31-year-old man at Belfast home
# Conor Mckee
# Conor Mckee

Two arrested over killing of 31-year-old man at Belfast home

Jan 8th 2016, 7:32 PM 34,059 Views 3 Comments

The man was found dead by his mother in the upstairs bedroom of the house.

# north-belfast - Saturday 26 December, 2015

'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house
# Christmas Day
# Christmas Day

'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house

Dec 26th 2015, 11:09 AM 22,709 Views 15 Comments

The attack happened in the Heath Lodge Close area of North Belfast, as officers were searching for a man who carried out an alleged assault.

# north-belfast - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Man dead after motorbike crash
# Tragic
# Tragic

Man dead after motorbike crash

Jul 11th 2015, 12:37 PM 24,959 Views 1 Comment

Police are asking for anyone with any information about the incident to come forward.

# north-belfast - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Paint thrown over memorial at site of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles
# McGurk's Bar
# McGurk's Bar

Paint thrown over memorial at site of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles

Jun 11th 2015, 4:34 PM 8,398 Views 26 Comments

More than a dozen Catholics died in the 1971 attack.

# north-belfast - Friday 3 April, 2015

Family - including baby girl - in critical condition after house fire
# Jamaica Street
# Jamaica Street

Family - including baby girl - in critical condition after house fire

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:53 PM 13,845 Views 1 Comment

A local fire officer said there was no smoke alarm in the home, which caused a delay in the alarm being raised.

# north-belfast - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash

Jan 4th 2015, 9:57 AM 15,813 Views 2 Comments

The armed robbery happened at around 8:20 pm at a shop in north Belfast.

# north-belfast - Friday 2 January, 2015

Police searched a house for drugs... and found all of this
# Drugs And Guns
# Drugs And Guns

Police searched a house for drugs... and found all of this

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:35 PM 35,229 Views 21 Comments

Guns, knives, cannabis, replica firearms and phones.

# north-belfast - Saturday 20 December, 2014

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year - his killer is still at large
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year - his killer is still at large

Dec 20th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,262 Views 0 Comments

Police say Basil McAfee suffered a violent death at the hands of an assailant who was probably wielding an axe and a long-bladed knife.

# north-belfast - Monday 17 November, 2014

Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'

Nov 17th 2014, 8:05 PM 14,434 Views 28 Comments

Investigating officers say it bears the hallmarks of a dissident republican attack.

# north-belfast - Friday 14 November, 2014

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders
# Crime Surge
# Crime Surge

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

Nov 14th 2014, 5:28 PM 9,190 Views 19 Comments

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Men armed with a hammer made off with till and money in shop robbery
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Men armed with a hammer made off with till and money in shop robbery

Oct 8th 2014, 11:05 AM 12,975 Views 5 Comments

The getaway car was later found burnt out.

# north-belfast - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Man stabbed in arm and thigh as his wallet was stolen by two men
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Man stabbed in arm and thigh as his wallet was stolen by two men

Sep 18th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,840 Views 5 Comments

Detectives are appealing for information.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Police find missing family of seven
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Police find missing family of seven

Sep 16th 2014, 7:46 PM 15,655 Views 3 Comments

The family, who are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, were last seen on 10 September.

# north-belfast - Friday 27 June, 2014

22-year-old arrested after shots fired at empty parked car
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

22-year-old arrested after shots fired at empty parked car

Jun 27th 2014, 8:51 AM 6,714 Views 5 Comments

The PSNI said that two windows of the car were damaged in the shooting but there were no injuries.

# north-belfast - Thursday 19 June, 2014

16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack

Jun 19th 2014, 12:19 PM 9,555 Views 27 Comments

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

# north-belfast - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Detectives granted more time to question two murder suspects
# Belfast
# Belfast

Detectives granted more time to question two murder suspects

Mar 16th 2014, 6:19 PM 7,386 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Ferguson’s body was found at around 3am yesterday. One resident who lives nearby said she was awoken by shouts.

# north-belfast - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Two questioned after 35-year-old man found dead in flat
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Two questioned after 35-year-old man found dead in flat

Mar 15th 2014, 5:05 PM 12,223 Views 4 Comments

The man’s body was found just before 3am this morning.

# north-belfast - Monday 10 March, 2014

Man tied up and tasered by axe-wielding masked burglars
# Crime
# Crime

Man tied up and tasered by axe-wielding masked burglars

Mar 10th 2014, 10:16 AM 14,806 Views 8 Comments

The three perpetrators took money, jewellery and a BMW car during the incident.

# north-belfast - Sunday 9 February, 2014

23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Feb 9th 2014, 12:58 PM 19,502 Views 4 Comments

The 28-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest following an incident in North Belfast earlier today.

# north-belfast - Monday 27 January, 2014

Man being questioned over the shooting dead of Kevin Kearney in Belfast
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Man being questioned over the shooting dead of Kevin Kearney in Belfast

Jan 27th 2014, 1:33 PM 6,430 Views 13 Comments

A group calling themselves “the IRA” had claimed responsibility for the killing.

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