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# 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.
Man arrested in Lyra McKee murder probe released pending report to prosecutors
The journalist was shot dead in Derry in April 2019.
# Derry
Five men arrested in Lyra McKee murder investigation released from custody
Journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot during rioting in April 2019.
# Northern Ireland
No evidence police leaked Denis Donaldson information before murder, says Ombudsman
The PSNI ‘should have carried out a further risk assessment’ of any potential threats following the publication of a media article.
Police not seeking to withhold answers on Noah Donohoe disappearance, PSNI chief says
The 14-year-old’s body was recovered from a storm drain near the M2 motorway in June, six days after he went missing in north Belfast.
# mother and baby homes
PSNI probe 29 allegations around mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland
Over 14,000 girls and women entered mother and baby homes, Magdalene laundries and other institutions between 1922 and 1990.
# Belfast
PSNI accept petition and pledge to help Noah Donohoe's family get justice
Noah, a 14-year-old pupil at St Malachy’s College, was found dead in a storm drain in north Belfast in June of 2020, six days after he went missing.
# cross border operation
Drugs, cars and fuel seized by Gardaí in cross-border operations
The operations were carried out in close cooperation with the PSNI, Gardaí said.
# Downpatrick
Man (36) due in court charged with murder in Co Down
The man will appear in Newtownards Magistrates Court via videolink today.
# Dundonald
Police investigating as man hospitalised after being shot twice in both legs in Co Down
He has been taken to hospital for treatment.
# Downpatrick
Man arrested as PSNI launch murder probe into morning stabbing
The 28-year-old man was stabbed at 11am this morning on Church Street, Downpatrick.
All time
# Garvaghy
PSNI name young men who died in Tyrone road collision
Investigations into the collision on Monday are still ongoing.
# Belfast Harbour
Over 50 firefighters in attendance at large fire in Belfast docks
The fire broke out at a scrap metal recycling facility.
# Omagh Road
Three men aged in their 20s die in Tyrone road collision
A fourth man aged in his 20s were taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Man charged with the murder of Belfast mother-of-four Caoimhe Morgan
Her body was discovered at a property at Harcourt Drive in north Belfast last Saturday morning.
# North Belfast
Victim in Belfast murder investigation named as Caoimhe Morgan
A 30-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.
# glenavy
12-year-old boy dies in Co Antrim road crash
The Police Service of Northern Ireland has named the boy as Aaron Webb from the Lisburn area.
Police search offices of production company in Paris as part of Lyra McKee murder probe
The 29-year-old was shot dead in Derry in April 2019.
# ballymena
Two charged with attempted murder and kidnap after injured man discovered in Antrim field
Detectives have charged two more men, aged 38 and 39, in relation with the incident.
# Storm Arwen
Man dies after his car was hit by falling tree in Co Antrim
The Met Office has issued a rare red alert for parts of Scotland and the north of England.
# Schools
More than 80 reports to NI police over fake TikTok accounts for local schools
PSNI superintendent Arnie O’Neill said some of the content being shared is abusive.
Man charged following death threats to NI health minister Robin Swann
The man will appear in court tomorrow morning.
Four men arrested in relation to hijacking and burning of bus in Co Down
PSNI detectives have said that the incident was carried out by members of a local faction of the UVF.
# spiking
Police in Belfast city centre launch investigation into four alleged drink spikings
The PSNI has vowed to apprehend the criminals.
# lanark way
Missiles and fireworks thrown at police in north Belfast
Officers are advising motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area until further notice.
# Newtownards
DUP leader condemns paramilitary 'thugs and hoods' involved in Down bus burning
Masked men poured fuel over the vehicle before setting it alight.
# Co Armagh
Man (53) due in court charged with murder after body of man (63) found at Portadown home
He is expected to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court today.
# Portadown
Murder investigation after man found dead in Co Armagh
Officers attended the scene at just after 12 pm this afternoon
# spiked
Police investigate reports of spiking at venues in Derry and Scotland
Reports of drink spiking were received in Derry, while Scottish police investigate reports of spiking by injection.
# Derry
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman dies following Derry car fire
The PSNI is appealing for witnesses to make contact with them.
# The North
Police in Northern Ireland launch probe into allegations of abuse at mother and baby homes
The announcement comes after an independent panel recommended a public inquiry.
# Lyra McKee
Three men arrested by police investigating the murder of Lyra McKee
The journalist was shot dead in the Creggan area of Derry in April, 2019.
# carrickfergus
Man hospitalised after ‘particularly vicious’ baseball bat attack in Antrim
Police say the men repeatedly hit the victim with the bats around the head, legs and chest.
# Arrest
Man held in Belfast on extradition warrant over multimillion-dollar fraud in US
The 33-year-old was arrested following an intelligence-led vehicle stop in the north of the city.
# Derry
Two men arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
The men, aged 44 and 53, were arrested in the Derry area this morning under the UK’s Terrorism Act.
# New IRA
Man arrested in Derry over attempted murder of police officer
A bomb was placed beside the officer’s car at her home in Dungiven in April.
# Derry
Case against men over rioting on night of Lyra McKee murder ‘based on MTV video’
The pair appeared before a court in Derry accused of rioting and throwing petrol bombs amid disorder during which the journalist was shot dead.