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# 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 12,892 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 107,114 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 12,066 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 12,302 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 10,134 Views 1 Comment

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 13,394 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 19,438 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 23,232 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 19,966 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 6,143 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 16,153 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 18,525 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 34,034 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 22,686 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 24,947 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 8,375 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 13,828 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 15,793 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 35,205 Views 20 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 8,242 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 14,406 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 9,172 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 12,960 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 7,825 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 15,638 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 6,699 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 9,537 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 7,375 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 12,178 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 14,787 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 19,466 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 6,403 Views 13 Comments

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

# north-belfast - Friday 20 December, 2013

Murder investigation launched after man found dead in north Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Murder investigation launched after man found dead in north Belfast

Dec 20th 2013, 9:44 PM 4,686 Views 0 Comments

The victim, a fifty-year-old man, was discovered by a relative.

# north-belfast - Thursday 10 October, 2013

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder

Oct 10th 2013, 10:06 AM 12,884 Views 116 Comments

Kevin Kearney’s believed to have been killed on Tuesday. His body was found in a city park yesterday afternoon.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’
# Paul McNally
# Paul McNally

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’

Sep 24th 2013, 8:29 PM 10,438 Views 44 Comments

It was second arrest to be made this year in connection with the shooting of 26-year-old Paul McNally outside a bookmakers in north Belfast.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Man arrested after woman receives multiple stab wounds in home attack
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man arrested after woman receives multiple stab wounds in home attack

Aug 27th 2013, 3:35 PM 8,495 Views 5 Comments

The victim is said to be in a stable condition in hospital in the wake of the ordeal.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Investigation after 'shots fired' at police in Belfast
# Tensions
# Tensions

Investigation after 'shots fired' at police in Belfast

Aug 6th 2013, 8:49 AM 3,781 Views 8 Comments

The PSNI said no injuries or damage was reported in the incident.

# north-belfast - Friday 26 July, 2013

Man was out when two armed, masked men called to his home to find him
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man was out when two armed, masked men called to his home to find him

Jul 26th 2013, 3:25 PM 11,443 Views 23 Comments

A woman in her 40s, who was in the house at the time, was left in complete shock by the armed men.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Column: Northern Ireland and the dangers of the ‘mission accomplished’ narrative
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Northern Ireland and the dangers of the ‘mission accomplished’ narrative

Jul 23rd 2013, 1:30 PM 22 Views 79 Comments

Riots in Belfast during the 12th July overshadowed glimmers of hope shown in places like Derry. Either way, Northern Ireland will ultimately sink or swim based on the actions chosen in the months and years ahead, writes David McCann.

# north-belfast - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Parades Commission tells Orange Order: You can't march through Ardoyne
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Parades Commission tells Orange Order: You can't march through Ardoyne

Jul 18th 2013, 8:28 PM 6,765 Views 88 Comments

In a decision announced this evening, the Commission said it had received no representations from unionists ahead of Saturday’s march.

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