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Where on earth has everyone gone all of a sudden?

THE Protestant Coalition (it’s PC gone mad!) held a protest outside the Parades Commission office in Bedford Street last Friday afternoon.

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Drug death and powder seizure

THE sudden death of a West Belfast man from a suspected drugs overdose has led to an emergency meeting being called today [Thursday] at the Falls Community Council.

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Hotel tragedy a tale of luck and bad luck

Just after 5am on July 26, 1910 Constable Shilvey was making his way along Donegall Square North towards the Black Man statue. He was heading to College Square RIC barracks to write his report, as he finished at 6am. Just as he reached the statue he noticed smoke billowing from the Kelvin Hotel in College […]

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Politics 101 down the phoneline

A politics major from Harvard (calm down, Willie – a bit different from a UDR major) calls and asks Squinter if he’ll do a phone interview on the subject of ‘Culture Wars in Belfast.’ Last night he emailed a transcript of our chat, which Squinter’s happy to share with you today. So when did all […]

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‘Brutal’ economic climate forces family art gallery out of business

ONE of Belfast’s oldest art galleries has shut its doors on the Antrim Road, blaming the “brutal” economic climate for the decision

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Come along and have a coffee

Local people are being urged to take part in a coffee morning in September to raise money for the Northern Ireland Hospice.

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