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Bombardier dispute set for Commons

AN ongoing dispute between US airline giant Boeing and Canadian firm Bombardier – who have a plant in Belfast – will be discussed by MPs later today (Wednesday). Boeing officials will be questioned by MPs before giving evidence to a House of Commons committee. The trade row is threatening up to 1,000 jobs in Belfast, […]

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Icy conditions continue to cause disruption across the city

FREEZING temperatures have resulted in school closures across the city as snow and ice continue to cause disruption. Parents are being urged to contact their children’s schools for information while the icy weather continues. Meanwhile, flights have been cancelled from George Best City Airport and Belfast International. Motorists are being urged to exercise caution as […]

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Precious Life ‘close the door’ on Marie Stopes NI

THE north’s leading pro-life group Precious Life say they are celebrating a ‘massive victory’ after it was announced the Marie Stopes clinic is to close its Belfast office. The office, which opened in October 2012, will close its doors on Friday after the government moved to fund abortion for women in the north in England. […]

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‘No limitations on truth’ say families

FAMILIES of victims and survivors of atrocities during the Troubles held a protest yesterday (Monday) afternoon to show their opposition to a proposed statute of limitations for killings in the conflict. Relatives of those killed at Loughinisland, Ballymurphy and McGurk’s Bar were among those who attended the protest at Stormont. A number of placards were […]

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On the ready for the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic

A HOST of leading American college basketball teams will descend on Belfast for the two-day Basketball Hall of Fame Classic which takes places at the SSE Arena next weekend. The Sport Changes Life Foundation is hosting the event in conjunction with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Metro Athletic Conference (MAAC) with […]

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The all-new Sean Graham Racing Club make dream start at Punchestown

The Sean Graham Racing Club made its debut at Punchestown on Sunday and what a day it turned out. The band of merry local punters enjoyed a fabulous day out and you could hear the cheer in West Belfast when TopoftheRa won the second race at 4/1. Faugheen was the star attraction on the day and boy, […]

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