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Drug-dealing and prostitution surge in North Belfast – cops doing nothing, say residents

An international crime gang operating openly on the streets of North Belfast are dealing drugs, running prostitutes and brandishing weapons while, according to local residents, the PSNI do nothing to crack down on their activities. Desperate householders who approached Daily Belfast this week say they have witnessed men associated with the gang openly brandishing firearms […]

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Family left baffled and terrified after arson attack on home

A Grosvenor man has told Daily Belfast he and his family are baffled as to why their front door was set alight in an early morning arson attack. Speaking at his Grosvenor Court home, where the fire damage to the door was still clearly visible, Liam Shannon, who has lived in the area for the […]

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Adams says PPS ruling on Jean McConville murder is ‘long overdue’

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams says yesterday’s announcement by the Public Prosecution Service that there’s insufficient evidence to prosecute him over the 1972 abduction and murder of Jean McConville is “long overdue”. At a press conference at the PPS Belfast office yesterday, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Pamela Atchison said the evidence against Mr Adams […]

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Maghaberry medical staff missed chances to diagnosis prisoner’s deadly tumour, new report finds

Maghaberry medical authorities missed four chances to diagnose a brain tumour in a young prisoner who died two months after being released from jail, the Prisoner Ombudsman has found. The man – whose family have asked that he remain anonymous – suffered unnecessarily because of a lack of co-ordination between the Prison Service and the […]

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Adams briefs New York Comptroller’s office on growing NAMA controversy

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has briefed the New York Comptroller’s office on the growing NAMA controversy. Mr Adams is in New York to attend the Clinton Global Initiative, an annual gathering of global leaders designed to address the most pressing issues of the day. On Saturday he sat down with an official from the […]

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NAMA: Gareth Graham gives evidence to powerful US enforcement agencies in New York

The growing NAMA scandal moved up a gear yesterday as one of the key figures travelled to New York to give evidence to federal investigators from a range of powerful United States enforcement agencies. Gareth Graham, who last week made a series of serious allegations to the Stormont finance committee about the handling of his […]

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Housing body takes photographs of its tenants in their living rooms

A HOUSING assocation has begun taking pictures of its tenants in their living rooms, we can reveal. Apex Housing officers spent yesterday (Wednesday) visiting homes in Derryveagh, Lenadoon, snapping headshots of tenants in their homes. The social housing agency sent letters to its tenants in Derryveagh last week informing them that they would be in […]

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New Belfast Rapid Transit system put back a year because of cuts

WEST Belfast motorists can expect a further year of traffic gridlock as the finish date for the ambitious Belfast Rapid Transit (BRT) system has been delayed until 2018, we can reveal. The BRT was expected to be fully operational by autumn 2017. But continuing cutbacks at the Department for Regional Development – currently without a […]

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Disco Spin

It would appear that last week’s rant worked, no one has cross examined me about my training regime this week […]

Jog Blog, Positive Mental Attitude!

PMA does this really work? I’m an expert at PMT I know how to work that. It’s hard to motivate […]

Jog Blog

Why do we eat so much when we train? Correction, why do I eat so much when I train? My […]

Life got in the way

This week I hit a few snags, it’s very true what they say sometimes ‘life just gets in the way’ […]

The prince, the UDR and ‘failure of the few’

The Duke of York is in the news again with accusations of impropriety coming from USA. A spokesman for Buckingham […]

Jog Blog: Week Three

Well, things are getting better. I’m training more, eating cleaner and sleeping like a log. I’m still no Sonia O’Sullivan, […]