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Murder investigation launched after woman’s body found

A MURDER INVESTIGATION has been launched after the discovery of a woman’s body on the Suffolk road last Friday – the body may have lain undiscovered for over two years ago, say police. 68-year-old Marie Conlon was discovered dead in her bed on Friday, October 6. Police announced on Wednesday night that they have launched […]

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Park Madness: Emergency City Hall meetings

SINN FÉIN representatives are preparing to call an emergency Belfast City Council meeting around the ongoing anti-social behaviour in the Falls Park. It comes after months of wanton destruction at the West Belfast beauty spot, which has seen drunken and drugged teenagers running amok in the park. A fortnight ago we reported that passengers were […]

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Cliftonville youngsters’ tribute to tragic Conan

YOUNG football players from Cliftonville Football Club have donated a signed Reds jersey to the family of popular Short Strand football coach, Conan Anderson. The 22-year-old died after suffering a head injury on a night out in Belfast city centre in February. Conan was a popular football coach, who worked with kids from Doyle FC, […]

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Police appeal after rocket launch and gun discovery in Dundrod

DETECTIVES from Serious Crime Branch are appealing for information following the discovery of an improvised rocket launcher and other terrorist-related articles at Budore Road in Dundrod. Police were made aware of a suspicious object in the area at around 5.30pm on Sunday (October 8) and an operation was immediately put in place to locate its […]

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Family seeks papers on 1993 UFF murder

THE son of a Newington man murdered by the UFF in a sectarian killing is to go to the High Court to try and obtain documents from the PSNI on his father’s killing. Patrick McMahon was 23 when he was gunned down as he returned home from work in October 1993. The killer opend fire […]

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Proposal to cancel St Patrick’s Day concert will be opposed, says Sinn Féin

The leader of the largest party on Belfast City Council says he will oppose plans to cut funding for the annual St Patrick’s Day concert at Custom House Square. Sinn Féin’s Jim McVeigh said the proposal to be heard at the council’s Growth and Regeneration Committee would harm the city and they should in fact […]

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Another weekend of mindless destruction in the Falls Park

THE FALLS Park was once again targeted by mindless thugs over the weekend causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. The outdoor gym area in the park was set alight on Friday night while the children’s play park was set ablaze last night (Sunday) causing extensive damage yet again to one of Belfast’s most beautiful […]

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Hydebank: Drugs are easier to get inside teenagers’ jail than outside

THE BAD batch of drugs that caused a major medical emergency at Hydebank Young Offenders centre was smuggled in via Kinder Surprise toy containers and condoms, the North Belfast News has learned. The incident, which saw four prisoners taken to hospital and a further 10 treated at the prison, took place on Friday night after […]

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