Archive | March, 2013

Students warned over Paddy’s Day

Students in South Belfast are being warned by the PSNI that anyone engaging in anti-social behaviour during the St Patrick’s celebrations could face prosecution and damage to their future reputation. Police chiefs have been working with Belfast City Council, Queen’s University and University of Ulster to ensure that those intending to stay in student populated […]

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CRIMINAL GANG CLAIM MURDER

The criminal gang behind the murder of Whitewell man Danny McKay has this week claimed responsibility for his killing, four months after the North Belfast News revealed its role in the attack. Now labelling themselves Action Against Drugs rather than Correct Action Against Drugs, the gang which shot dead the 36-year-old in his Longlands home […]

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Nutts Corner air crash dead largely forgotten

I often pass through Nutts Corner now the site of a Sunday market (I visited it but once on a December day many years ago and I think it is the coldest place in this country.)  Other activities such as the Irish Superbike Championships and rally cross were held there but abandoned  due to noise […]

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Nationalist majority is inevitable for North Belfast

NORTH Belfast is changing dramatically and will soon boast a nationalist political majority despite the “state of denial” in which unionists are existing. That’s the opinion of leading political commentator Brian Feeney who was speaking this week during a debate about sectarianism in the north of the city. The North Belfast man also accused unionist […]

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Loyalist violence in town centre

A GLENGORMLEY community worker has spoken of the terror inflicted by loyalist thugs as they ran riot through the town at the weekend. Around 100 people threw bottles and bottles at police on Friday night (March 8) and attacked the offices of Alliance Party MLA David Ford. The windows of a health and safety consultancy […]

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Paedophile jailed over indecent images

A PAEDOPHILE from North Belfast has been jailed for nine months for possessing nearly 4,000 indecent images and videos of children. 52-year-old Samuel Lawther, of Ashfield Gardens, pled guilty to having child porn stored on his computer. Belfast Crown Court heard that police seized two laptops and a hard drive when they carried out a […]

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