News

  • Success for Team NI

    Mon 28th Jul 2014

    There was silver success for Team NI on Monday morning when the Men’s Triples picked up the country’s second medal of the Commonwealth Games. Neil Booth, Paul Daly and Neil Mulholland lost out to defending champions South Africa in the final of the men’s triples, 19-10, as a sterling comeback in the second half of […]
  • PSNI unable to trace ‘killer drug’ criminals

    Mon 28th Jul 2014

    The PSNI say they’ve been unable to trace criminals responsible for dealing a new drug that’s claimed the lives of around 20 people. They say the stimulant Para-Methyl-4-Methyl- laminorex was probably imported from the Netherlands. It’s often mistaken for ecstasy and uses street names such as green rolex or speckled cherry. The drug has only […]
  • Silver for NI bowlers at Games

    Mon 28th Jul 2014

    Northern Ireland’s won its first silver medal of the Commonwealth Games. Bowlers Neil Booth, Paul Daly and Neil Mulholland lost 19-10 in the Men’s triples final against South Africa on Monday morning. They got off to a slow started and at one point they were trailing by 11 points. But they got it back to […]
  • Book of condolence for air disasters to open in Belfast

    Mon 28th Jul 2014

    Victims of three recent airline disasters will be remembered in a book of condolence at city hall on Monday. The Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon will open the book at 9am to allow people to pay their respects. It comes after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed earlier in July and the air tragedies in successive days […]
  • Arson attack at Sinn Fein offices

    Mon 28th Jul 2014

    There’s been an arson attack at Sinn Féin’s main consitutuency office in Londonderry. The fire started in the Eastway Road premises in Derry just before midnight on Sunday night, when flammable liquid was poured through a broken window. The Fire Service say the blaze, was quickly brought under control and caused minor damage. The party’s […]
  • Good day for NI at Commonwealths

    Mon 28th Jul 2014

    It was a successful day in Glasgow for Northern Ireland’s athletes at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Team NI’s bowlers have a chance to win the country’s first gold medal on Monday morning when the men’s triples skipped by Neil Booth take on South Africa in the final. Booth, Paul Daly and Neil Mulholland beat […]
  • Man (57) charged with attempted murder in Co Down

    Sat 26th Jul 2014

    A 57 year old man has been charged with attempted murder in Newry. It’s after an assault at a house at the Carnagh Park area on Thursday. He was charged to appear at Newry Magistrates Court on Saturday.
  • Offensive slogan painted in Strabane

    Sat 26th Jul 2014

    An offensive slogan has been painted in a hate crime in Strabane. A pipe in a car park in the Napple Road area was vandalised with the graffiti. The relevant authorities have been notified to remove it – it is believed it had been there for a number of days.
  • Carjacker threatens woman with knife

    Sat 26th Jul 2014

    A woman has been threatened at knifepoint during a hijacking in west Belfast. A man threatened her and damaged the front window of her car in the News Barnsley park area before making off in the red Audi on Friday. She was left badly shaken by the incident, her car was later found abandoned in […]
  • Team NI wins first medal at Commonwealths

    Fri 25th Jul 2014

    Team NI has won its first medal on the opening day of competition at the Commonwealth Games, when Lisa Kearney clinched Bronze in the women’s -52kg judo category. The Belfast jukoka beat Canadian Audree Francis-Methot, forcing submission from her opponent with 32 seconds of the contest remaining. Kearney beat South African number one Sinothanda Mva […]
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