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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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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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Burnett gets Belfast world title fight with Haskins

A WORLD title homecoming has been confirmed for Ryan Burnett who will challenge Lee Haskins for the IBF bantamweight title at the SSE (formerly Odyssey) Arena on June 10. The Newington man who boasts a perfect professional record of 16 wins in as many contests, has not boxed in his home city since November 2014 […]

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Fears that West Belfast women’s hostel could close over funding issue

REGINA Coeli House, the West Belfast homeless shelter that has been supporting women for nearly 80 years, is facing closure after its residents were notified its last day of operation will be the end of this month. In notification sent to its 21 residents, management stated that it will no longer be providing “accommodation and […]

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‘Troubled Belfast’- The 7th Annual Irish Pages Lecture

A major lecture, entitled ‘Troubled Belfast’ will take place today at the Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre in Armagh by poet, Chris Agee. The editor of Irish Pages offers a distillation of 37 years of his life in Belfast as an immigrant, focusing on the aftermath of the Good Friday Agreement. He reflects on […]

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NI fan dies after tragic fall in Nice

A Northern Ireland fan has died in Nice after falling from a promenade in the early hours of this morning. Darren Rodgers, who was aged 25 and from Ballymena, is believed to have been on his own when he fell onto a rocky section of the beach. The supporter was among thousands of traveling Northern […]

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