Tag Archives: New York

New York visits starts with a bang

There are a few places you don’t want to find yourself when you’ve queued for an hour and finally come within

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NYPD urged to treat US death as murder

The family of a Belfast man who was found dead in suspicious circumstances in New York four years ago are calling on police in the city to reopen his case. Thirty-five year-old Vincent Robinson’s body was discovered by his girlfriend in his Woodside apartment in Queens during the late evening/early morning of July 4/5, 2008. Vincent’s body was discovered on the hallway floor

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A century on, tide of change is irresistible

A decision at last week’s top committee at City Hall means we are moving inexorably to a place where Belfast City Council will be compliant with the law by removing the union flag from the Dome. There should be two flags, no flags or a civic flag flying from City Hall, but sadly only one flag has dominated the skyline in the century-plus since that imposing building went up in 1906.

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New York priest hears victims’ stories

VictimS’ group Relatives for Justice have welcomed New York Franciscan priest Fr Brian Jordan to their offices, to hear at first hand how families who have lost loved ones at the hands of the British Army continue to struggle for truth and justice.

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Getting down to business in NYC

A LOCAL Councillor joined Belfast’s Lord mayor on a Stateside mission recently to sell Belfast as an “investment destination”.

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Leading lady’s respect for Oscar winner

A North Belfast human rights activist who was portrayed in a play a year ago by Oscar winner Meryl Streep has congratulated the actress on her latest golden statue. On Sunday the US actress won the best actress Oscar for her role in The Iron Lady, in which she played former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. […]

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