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# Belfast
Victim in fatal shooting at Belfast social club named
A group of people were watching football at the clubhouse at the time of the shooting.
# Belfast
Man shot dead in busy Belfast clubhouse as people watched football on TV
The incident happened at the clubhouse of Donegal Celtic Football Club on the Suffolk Road in west Belfast.
# hate crime
Desecration of wreaths and tributes at site of Co Down atrocity condemned
18 British soldiers were killed at Narrow Water in an IRA bomb attack in 1979.
PSNI investigation underway after shots fired at Co Antrim home by men in 'balaclavas'
Meanwhile, a man is due before court tomorrow for ramming several PSNI vehicles with a tractor.
# Belfast
PSNI arrest man and seize €34k of cannabis in UVF drug dealing investigation
A PSNI detective said buying drugs put money ‘straight into the hands of paramilitaries’.
# Hollie Thomson
Police charge 31-year-old man with murder of west Belfast woman
The PSNI’s major investigation team launched a murder investigation following a post-mortem of her body.
# Murder Investigation
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after ‘sudden death’ of 28-year-old woman in Belfast
The PSNI is treating the young woman’s death as a murder following a post-mortem of her body.
# Belfast
Coroner approves PSNI attempt to withhold material from Noah Donohoe inquest
Justice Michael Humphreys said disclosing the information would create a real risk of harm to the public interest.
# Crossbow
Three people arrested following crossbow incident in Belfast
It was reported yesterday that a crossbow bolt had been fired from an apartment, narrowly missing a passer-by.
# Lough Enagh
Tributes paid to two 16-year-old boys who drowned in Lough Enagh
The teenagers have been named locally as Reuven Simon and Joseph Sebastian.
# co antrim
Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast
The PSNI are treating the incident as a tragic drowning.
# New IRA
Man (36) arrested by PSNI in connection with New IRA investigation
The man was arrested under the Terrorism Act and is currently being held at Musgrave Police Station in Belfast.
Car explosion in Belfast was caused by gas canister, PSNI say, ruling out criminal activity
A man was hospitalised with facial injuries following the explosion.
Calls for justice at large protest in Belfast over Noah Donohoe investigation
Donning blue-and-white striped jerseys and carrying signs, people chanted ‘Justice for Noah’ and ‘tell the truth’ at Belfast City Hall.
# Derry assault
Man assaulted by group 'armed with bats' in Co Derry
A 40-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.
Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video
A video was widely condemned after it depicted men singing a song about the 2011 murder of Michaela McAreavey.
Man charged in relation to alleged sexual assault on girl in Antrim
The man (18) is due to appear before Coleraine Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
# Murder Investigation
Police in the North launch murder investigation following disappearance of Co Tyrone man
A 50-year-old man was arrested earlier today and is said to be assisting PSNI officers with their enquiries.
# animal smuggling
Man arrested after PSNI seize 57 puppies, three dogs and a cat in Belfast
Police believe the animals were smuggled into Northern Ireland from the Republic and were destined to be sold in England and Scotland.
NI police investigating 57 reports of potential offences at 11 and 12 July bonfires
Potential offences at these bonfires include the theft and destruction of political material, flags, effigies and hate speech.
# Antrim
Man (29) arrested on suspicion of murder after 63-year-old man found dead in Co Antrim
The man was found dead at his home yesterday morning.
# Antrim
Man dies while helping to build bonfire in Larne
He has been named locally as John Steele.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI officers allegedly photographed and manipulated body of man who died by suicide
Northern Ireland’s Police Ombudsman described it as a “harrowing case”.
# Northern Ireland
Man arrested for early morning Belfast double stabbing
The incidents happened this morning at 1.15am in the Bedford Street and Amelia Street areas of Belfast.
# Murder Investigation
PSNI charge man with murder of 77-year-old woman in Tyrone
The woman’s body was discovered at the house on Sunday morning.
# Cookstown
Murder investigation launched after body of a woman in her 70s found in Co Tyrone
A 45-year-old male located at the property has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
# Caoimhin Cassidy
Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019
It was when dealing with the blaze that the body of 18-year-old Caoimhin Cassidy was discovered inside the vehicle.
# Murder Investigation
PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack
Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing.
# Derry
Man arrested after police officer injured in Derry after being carried 30 metres on car bonnet
Another officer also sustained minor injuries in the incident.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI investigating after man and woman assaulted by three men in North Belfast
The incident is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI investigates SDLP billboard damage in 'incredibly nasty election campaign’
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood claims “loyalist paramilitaries are manipulating young people to attack SDLP posters and billboards”.
# Northern Ireland
Two men tied up and attacked by masked men armed with hammers in Belfast
The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.
# Northern Ireland
Woman attacked by men armed with hammers during burglary in Carrickfergus
The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.
# Derry
'They want to whip up division': Petrol bombs thrown at police in Derry after republican parade
PSNI officers seized a number of vehicles, suspected terrorist uniforms and petrol bombs after the Derry parade.
# Northern Ireland
Police launch murder investigation after woman stabbed to death
The woman, Alyson Nelson, 64, died a short time later – a man has been arrested by police.
# Acid Attack
Man arrested following suspected acid attack outside Belfast shop
The incident happened around 2.45pm yesterday.
# Belfast
Man arrested over Belfast security alert which interrupted Coveney speech
The Foreign Affairs Minister had to be evacuated from a peace event last month.
# Northern Ireland
Man shot in both legs by masked intruders at house in Derry
The shooting occurred in the Kildrum Gardens area just after midnight.
# Security Alert
Man (41) and woman (38) arrested in investigation into north Belfast hijacking
Simon Coveney was giving a talk in north Belfast on Friday when he was abruptly evacuated due to a security alert.
# Threat
PSNI investigating if UVF behind hijacking that disrupted Simon Coveney speech in Belfast
A van driver was threatened by two gunmen and forced to drive to another street, where a hoax device was then placed in the vehicle.