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Stormont hosts pancreatic cancer event

DUP MLA Paula Bradley is encouraging people in North Belfast to know the symptoms of pancreatic cancer, and is supporting Pancreatic Cancer UK’s drive to improve the care of local people with the disease. The North Belfast MLA recently attended Pancreatic Cancer UK’s parliamentary event at Stormont, when the charity launched its Patient Charter, which […]

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Police probe suspected city centre drugs death

AN investigation has been launched by the PSNI after the death of a man in Belfast city centre. The 27-year-old was found at premises in Victoria Street yesterday with Detective Inspector Paul Rowland saying they believe it was linked to an incident on Friday evening. “Police received the report of a suspected drugs incident on […]

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Castro had great admiration for hunger strikers

SINN Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has spoken of his meeting with Fidel Castro and how the late Cuban leader spoke of his admiration for the hunger strikers. Gerry Kelly accompanied Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams to Cuba in 2001 for the official unveiling of a memorial to the 10 men who died in 1981 and […]

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Polish mother left shocked in wake of racist home attack

A POLISH mother-of-two who has lived in Belfast for ten years has been left shaken after her North Belfast home was targeted in a racist attack. The Downview resident was putting her eight-year-old and nine-month -old sons to bed when she heard glass smashing. The front door glass and windows at the front of the property […]

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Young artists are invited to contribute to the future ahead of schools merger

GLENGORMLEY’S Edmund Rice College has started laying the groundwork for accepting girls next year with the winners of a ‘Design a Uniform’ competition announced. The school held the competition for local primary schools to allow girls to design how they thought their new uniform should look. Edmund Rice College will become co-educational from next September […]

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‘Three Soldiers’ relative blames UVF for memorial attack

THE latest attack on a memorial to three British soldiers killed by the IRA in the 1970s has been blamed on the Scottish UVF by one of the dead men’s relatives. The man, who does not want to be indentified, told Daily Belfast he believes the attack was carried out because of ongoing tensions in […]

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