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’Murph families’ concern at possibility of ‘dirty deal’ between Foster and May

THE Ballymurphy Massacre families have hit out at the DUP-Tory ‘coalition of chaos’ and expressed their concern at the possibility of any new deal allowing special treatment for British soldiers or policement charged with historic crimes. Calls have been made for legislation to be put in place that would protect state forces from prosecution in […]

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Citizen Nobody making waves on music scene

HAVING released their debut album just over a month ago, Belfast rockers Citizen Nobody – who hail from the north and west of the city – have increasingly been appearing on the radar of music aficionados across the city. Glencairn’s David Cosby (vocalist/guitarist) and Beechmount lads Al Ó Donnghaile (drummer) and John McCann (bass guitarist), met […]

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Sensational Burnett defies early injury to claim IBF bantamweight crown

BELFAST toasted its latest world boxing champion at the SSE Arena on Saturday night as Ryan Burnett defeated Lee Haskins to claim the IBF bantamweight title. The North Belfast man produced a sensational performance to dominate the defending champion from start to finish although this seemingly didn’t win the approval of American judge, Clark Sammartino, […]

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Army knew of loyalist bombing suspects

A shocking discovery from the British military archives proves that the British army knew that names of two loyalists suspected of involvement in the bombing of Kelly’s Bar. On the 13th of May 1972, a car bomb detonated without warning outside the Springfield Road bar and resulted in the death of three people. John Moran […]

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Investment top priority for Belfast residents

BELFAST residents have pinpointed attracting investment to Belfast as the top priority for the city. That’s according to the results of the 2017 Belfast Residents’ Survey conducted by Belfast City Council. Other high ranking priorities are improving people’s health and wellbeing, supporting our older people, improving safety, reducing crime and anti-social behavior, creating more jobs […]

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Now you can enjoy afternoon tea at the Balmoral Hotel

AFTERNOON TEA at the Balmoral Hotel is a treat not to be missed. Conveniently situated on the Blacks Road, the newly refurbished hotel packs the same punch as our major city centre hotels without the same high prices. Served in the plush, newly renovated lobby bar section of the hotel, afternoon tea is a fabulous mid-day […]

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