News

  • GIANTS: Kevin Saurette Returns

    Wed 23rd Apr 2014

    The Stena Line Belfast Giants are pleased to announce the return of Kevin Saurette who will be back at the Odyssey Arena for the 2014/15 season. Saurette was named Forward of the year last season by the Giants Season Ticket Holders after leading the Giants scoring charts with 36 goals and 39 assists in 59 […]
  • Flybe launches London City flights from Belfast

    Wed 23rd Apr 2014

    Flybe has signed a new five year deal to bring travellers from Belfast City to London City Airport. It’s around 10 minutes from Canary Wharf, and it’s expected the flights, running three times a day, will attract business passengers. The route starts at the end of October. With 14 destinations, Flybe is now the largest […]
  • West Belfast death ‘no longer suspicious’

    Wed 23rd Apr 2014

    Police investigating the sudden death of a 30-year-old woman in west Belfast are no longer treating the death as suspicious. Eimear Clarke’s body was found at a house in the Derryveagh Close area of West Belfast on Sunday morning.
  • 1,000 fish found dead in Oona River

    Tue 22nd Apr 2014

    More than 1,000 fish have been killed in a pollution scare in Northern Ireland, authorities have warned. Trout, sticklebacks and roach are among the dead species discovered in a stretch of the Oona River near Dungannon in Co Tyrone. Investigators have blamed an “agricultural source” for the fish kill which is being classed as of […]
  • War graves desecrated by vandals

    Tue 22nd Apr 2014

    More than a dozen graves of fallen soldiers from the two world wars have been desecrated in west Belfast. One of the headstones was smashed, while 13 others were also targeted at the cemetery on the Falls Road. A Cross of Sacrifice war memorial has also been extensively covered in graffiti. Expletives and anti-police slogans […]
  • Man arrested after death of woman

    Mon 21st Apr 2014

    Police are treating the sudden death of a woman in west Belfast as suspicious and have arrested a man. The 30-year-old’s body was discovered in a house in the Derryveagh Close area of Lenadoon on Sunday morning. Officers were called to the house around 6.25 am. A 36-year-old man has been detained for questioning. A […]
  • Police investigate Co Antrim robberies

    Sun 20th Apr 2014

    A 63-year-old woman’s been dragged to the ground and suffered a broken finger during a robbery in Larne. She was at a pay station in Agnew street on Saturday morning when the attack took place around 8.25am. A man in his 20s grabbed her bag and when she didn’t let go, she was bundled to […]
  • Investigation over woman’s sudden death

    Sun 20th Apr 2014

    Police are investigating the sudden death of a 30-year-old woman in west Belfast. The woman’s body was discovered in a house in the Derryveagh Close area on Sunday morning. A PSNI spokesman said a post-mortem examination would be carried out to determine the cause of death.  
  • Oxegen 2014 cancelled

    Sun 20th Apr 2014

    The OXEGEN music festival has been cancelled for 2014. Promoters MCD say the event will not take place this year due to a lack of suitable headline acts. That, combined with financial demands from local agencies, means it’s not viable to stage the Festival in its current form, according to a spokesperson. The three day […]
  • Amateur golfer set to meet legends

    Sun 20th Apr 2014

    A renowned amateur golfer from Co Down will be rubbing shoulders with legends of the sport when he captains a Great Britain and Ireland side in a new charity tournament in America. Garth McGimpsey, 58, from Bangor, is set to join multiple major winners Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin in Florida next week as the […]