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Red carpet laid out as US union leader pays a visit to Sailortown

THE red carpet was rolled out in Sailortown for the visit of a delegation of union leaders from the United States. Terry O’Sullivan, who heads the Laborers’ International Union of North America, was taken on a tour of Sailortown by the Shared History Interpretive Project (SHIP), made up of retired dockers and Sailortown residents. Terry […]

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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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Frampton facing legal action

Boxing star Carl Frampton is facing legal action from his former trainers Cycle Promotions according to his solicitor. Mr Frampton parted ways with Barry McGuigan’s Cyclone Promotions in August of this year and linked up with Matthew Macklin’s MTK. In a statement released yesterday solicitor John Finucane, who is representing the Tigers Bay man, said […]

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INLA slam Sinn Féin over accusations made by Gerry Kelly

THE INLA has denied any of their members are involved in criminality, accusing Sinn Féin of orchestrating a campaign of misinformation. A spokesman for the Irish Republican Social Party (IRSP) said they had tried to meet Gerry Kelly over his claims reported in last week’s North Belfast News but their requests had not been met. […]

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Gerry Kelly urges INLA to respond to reports of connection with feared gang

SINN Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has called on the INLA to clarify its relationship with a North Belfast crime gang that has been blamed for a recent shooting. He was speaking following a paramilitary-style attack carried out in Bawnmore two weeks ago. The North Belfast News understands the attack was carried out by a criminal […]

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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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Victims’ anger at amnesty for British soldiers

A VICTIM’S campaigner has branded proposals to introduce a British forces amnesty plan as ‘disgusting’. John Teggart was speaking as news emerged of plans by the British government to introduce a ‘statute of limitations’, meaning British soldiers and RUC personnel could not be prosecuted for offences they committed during the conflict in the north. Mr […]

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