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  • Second motorcyclist killed in 24 hours

    Sat 19th Apr 2014

    A 28-year-old man has died  after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a tractor and trailer in County Londonderry. Two other men aged in their 20′s are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after the crash on the Baranailt Road in Limavady shortly before 12.20pm on Saturday afternoon. It’s the second similar death on […]
  • Dissident’s killing ‘brutal and barbaric’

    Sat 19th Apr 2014

    Dissident republican Tommy Crossan was shot dead in Belfast yesterday, police have confirmed, saying he was shot several times while he sat in an office. A 26-year-old man was arrested by the Police Service of Northern Ireland today in connection with the killing of the 43-year-old father-of-six, who was a former senior member of the […]
  • Man injured in burglary

    Sat 19th Apr 2014

    A man’s been injured during an aggravated burglary in Dunmurry on Friday night. A number of masked men burst into a house in the Mount Eagles Walk area around 11.45pm. It is believed one of the men had a firearm as the occupants wre threatened. They assaulted a 45 year old before making off with […]
  • Home damaged as car set alight

    Sat 19th Apr 2014

    An elderly couple have been left badly shaken when their home was damaged by fire as a car was set alight in Banbridge. A Renault was torched in Edenvale Avenue just after 12.30am on Saturfay morning. Extensive damage was caused to the vehicle as a result. Damage was also caused to the front of the […]
  • Biker dies in road crash

    Sat 19th Apr 2014

    A motorcylist has been killed after being involved in a collision with a tractor in County Fermanagh. Richard Brown died after the crash on the Belfast Road in Fivemiletown around 8.15pm on Friday night. The 44-year-old was from the Lisbellaw area. The road has reopened between Fivemiletown and Brookeborough.
  • Man held over republican shooting

    Sat 19th Apr 2014

    A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a leading dissident republican in Belfast. Ex-Continuity IRA (CIRA) figure Tommy Crossan, 43, was gunned down at a fuel depot in the grounds of an industrial complex in full view of surrounding houses on Friday afternoon. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said […]
  • Man shot dead in West Belfast

    Fri 18th Apr 2014

    A man has been shot dead in west Belfast. The shooting happened in the vicinity of the Peter Pan Centre on the Springfield Road. A section of the Springfield Road has been closed to traffic. There are no further details at the moment.
  • Independent MLA, 63, dies

    Fri 18th Apr 2014

    The independent unionist Northern Ireland assembly member David McClarty has died. The 63-year-old from Coleraine was treated for cancer. Friends and colleagues said he was a moderate voice of principle. The East Londonderry MLA left the Ulster Unionist Party in 2011 after being de-selected as a candidate for that year’s assembly election. UUP chairman and […]
  • Man abducted and assaulted in Coleraine

    Fri 18th Apr 2014

    A man has been kidnapped and assaulted in Coleraine. The 28 year old was taken from an unknown location in the town by a gang of men on Friday between 1 and 2am. He was driven to fields in an old-style Vauxhall Astra to the outskirts and then attacked. He managed to get away and […]
  • Man seriously injured in city centre attack

    Fri 18th Apr 2014

    A man has suffered serious head and face injuries after an assault in Belfast city centre on Thursday night. The 46-year-old was attacked and pushed to the ground by two men who stamped on his head outside a shoe shop on High Street around 9.30pm. He is in a stable condition in hospital. Both of […]