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Anti-social behaviour spiked during Freshers Week

THE student community in South Belfast has been cited as one of the reasons for a recent spike in trouble including violent crime.

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Last man hanged in Ireland 50 years ago

Fifty years ago Robert Andrew McGladdery secured a unique place in the history of Ireland when he became the last man to be executed on the island. McGladdery was hanged in Crumlin Road jail on the morning of December 21st 1961 after he had been found guilty of the brutal murder of nineteen year-old Pearl Gamble.

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Rosario FC round up …

GALE force conditions at Mallusk are not usually conducive to enthralling football but both teams battled hard and gave the fans plenty to enjoy.

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Class A drug finds centred on south city

MORE cocaine and ecstasy was found in South Belfast recently than anywhere else in Northern Ireland, although it has been claimed not all of the Class A drugs were intended for consumption here.

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Red carpet treatment for newest arrivals

THE work of the South Belfast-based Inclusive Neighbourhood Partnership (INP) has been celebrated this week at the City Hall.

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Body lay undiscovered for three days after blaze

The body of a South Belfast woman who died in a house fire remained undiscovered for three days despite neighbours noticing smoke coming from the property, the inquest into her death has heard.

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