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# The North
Three border PSNI stations to be sold after Brexit uncertainty halted plans
The police stations are in Castlederg and Aughnacloy in Tyrone and Warrenpoint in Down.
# dunmurry
Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in head in Belfast
The incident took place at around 10:50am this morning.
# Backlash
NI police chief vows to listen to unionist concerns over report on South Armagh policing
Controversy arose following the publication of a review of policing the South Armagh area.
Policing report recommends closing station and relocating memorials in south Armagh
Crossmaglen and the wider South Armagh area witnessed widespread republican activity during the Troubles.
# North Belfast
Breeze block thrown at police vehicle in 'reckless' Belfast attack
The piece of concrete was thrown from a high-rise flat in the New Lodge area of north Belfast last night.
Police in NI appeal for information after man (20s) shot in leg
Detective Inspector Kerry Brennan described it as a “brutal attack”.
# co tyrone
Police granted further 24 hours to question man over murder of two-year-old
Ali Jayden Maguire died in hospital on Friday after reportedly sustaining head injuries.
# Northern Ireland
Petrol bombs and masonry thrown during disorder in Dungannon
The incident took place over the course of nearly four hours last night.
# Dungannon
Man arrested by NI police investigating death of two-year-old girl
The child died after being admitted to hospital yesterday.
# Northern Ireland
Detectives investigating murder of Katie Simpson arrest 20-year-old woman in England
PSNI detectives have asked those with information to come forward to help their investigation.
# Northern Ireland
Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast
The offences include aggravated burglary, intimidation, assault, possession of a firearm.
# Antrim
Four children rushed to hospital after funfair ride collapses
None of the injuries suffered at Carrickfergus Harbour in Co Antrim were said to be life-threatening.
# Northern Ireland
Public inquiry urged into child-killer’s activities amid ‘state agent’ claims
A coroner has ruled Robert Howard was responsible for the death of missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson.
# Colum Eastwood
SDLP leader received death threats after naming Soldier F
Colum Eastwood used parliamentary privilege to name the veteran who cannot be named for legal reasons.
# Eleventh Night
Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire
The bonfire is now set to be lit as planned this weekend as part of traditional “Eleventh Night” events.
# 12 July
Stormont ministers threaten PSNI with court action over bonfire stance
Police are refusing to support contractors to remove the north Belfast loyalist fire.
# Tyrone
Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
A storm warning had been issued across a number of counties prior to the fire.
# Investigation
Police investigating fresh claim that Noah Donohoe was murdered, court hears
Barrister for the Donohoe family, Brenda Campbell QC, said the claim ‘must be acted upon by the police as a serious and significant police inquiry’.
Missing four-year-old girl found safe and well
The child was reported missing from Derry.
# Missing
Police investigating murder of Lisa Dorrian end latest searches in Co Down
Lisa Dorrian was last seen alive in 2005.
# Car Crash
Man (21) arrested after crashing into three pedestrians in Tyrone
Three men were injured after the car hit them, with one man currently being treated in hospital.
# fabricio hovarth
Three people due in court over missing Belfast boys who were found on Tuesday
Two women and a man, aged in his 40s, are due to appear before Nenagh District Court this morning.
# Belfast boys
Three people arrested as missing Belfast boys found in Tipperary
The boys had vanished from their home in North Belfast on Friday evening.
# missing children
Man (27) charged in connection with disappearance of two boys in Belfast on Friday
The two boys, five-year-old Patrick Hovarth and eight-year-old Fabricio Hovarth were last seen on Friday evening.
# bobby storey
PSNI chief constable vows to rebuild trust after Bobby Storey funeral probe clears force of bias
The funeral was one of the most controversial events to occur during the pandemic in the North.
NI Covid restrictions breached by Rangers fans in Shankill gathering yesterday
The PSNI had warned fans yesterday that they should continue to follow Covid-19 regulations.
# Derry
Three men arrested over attempted murder of police officer in the North
A further two arrests have been made in connection with the murder of a police officer back in 1993.
# fintona
Teen charged after PSNI officer knocked unconscious during Covid breach investigation
A 17-year-old has now been charged with offences including assault on police.
# fintona
PSNI officer knocked unconscious responding to reports of underage drink and Covid breaches in Tyrone
A 17-year-old male was subsequently arrested.
# Dungiven
Two men arrested over bomb attempt at PSNI officer's home
Detectives from the PSNI’s terrorism investigations unit made the arrests today.
# svetlana murphy
Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert
Gardaí said that the 14-year-old girl will be re-united with her family tonight.
Gardaí arrest man on foot of European Arrest Warrant over attempted murder of PSNI officer
The man is due to appear before Derry Magistrates Court tomorrow.
# Derry
New IRA involvement in bomb attempt on PSNI officer's home is 'strong line of inquiry'
The incident has been met with widespread condemnation.
# Northern Ireland
15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast
Demonstrations took place in Belfast and Derry.
# Coleraine
Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry
The incident took place around 9pm last night.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence
The PSNI have said they do not believe the violence was ‘sanctioned and organised by prescribed organisations’.
# Explainer
Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder
It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions
# Northern Ireland
Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland
Further unrest swept across parts of Carrickfergus and Derry last night.
# appeal
Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast
The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.
# Newtownabbey
Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim
The violence comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Derry on Friday night.