News

  • Hit and run accident in North Belfast

    Wed 30th Jul 2014

    A woman has been injured after a hit and run incident in north Belfast. Her Citroen was knocked into a field when a small light coloured hatchback crossed into the oncoming traffic on the Upper Hightown Road on Sunday July 27. The 39 year old woman had to be cut from the wreckage by the […]
  • Pensioner shaken after distraction style burglary

    Wed 30th Jul 2014

    A woman in her 80s has been left badly shaken after a distraction burglary in Lisburn. Three men claiming to be from the water service forced their way into her apartment in Gregg Street on Tuesday. They made off with a sum of cash. A 29 year old man has been arrested and is currently […]
  • Irish Foreign Minister meeting Villiers in Belfast

    Wed 30th Jul 2014

    The Irish Foreign Affair’s Minister’s meeting Theresa Villiers in Belfast on Wednesday. Charlie Flanagan’s calling for party leaders talks on flags, parades, and the past to resume. This is the Tanaiste’s first working visit to Northern Ireland since he was appointed. Meanwhile the Secretary of State is also meeting the President of a students’ union. […]
  • Bomb parts found in Strabane

    Tue 29th Jul 2014

    Suspected component parts of an explosive device have been discovered in a derelict building in Strabane, police said. Officers made the find during a search of the outhouse in the Carrigullin Road area on Monday. The items have been removed for forensic examination. The operation involved detectives from the PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch. Police urged […]
  • Three sectarian attacks in Coleraine

    Tue 29th Jul 2014

    Property has been damaged in three sectarian hate crimes in Coleraine on Monday night. Corrosive liquid had been poured over a car parked in the Granary Drive area. Substantial damage was caused to the paintwork of the car. Meanwhile, it was reported a Union flag was removed from the front of a house in the […]
  • Brookwell Returns for Title Defence

    Tue 29th Jul 2014

    The Stena Line Belfast Giants are pleased to announce the return of Cody Brookwell to the lineup for the 2014/15 season. Brookwell, a 6 foot 4 defenceman first joined the Giants in 2013 and played a huge part of last season’s record breaking side that won the Elite League title in February, with ten games […]
  • Widespread damage in east Belfast ‘hate crimes’

    Tue 29th Jul 2014

    Houses and cars have been damaged in a series of hate crimes in east Belfast on Monday night. Windows were smashed and paint thrown at a property in Chobham Street around 10.50pm. Racist graffiti was daubed on the walls there, and at another home in Elmdale Street. It is believed a group of men was […]
  • Man drowns trying to replace Irish flags

    Tue 29th Jul 2014

    A man has drowned in South Armagh while apparently trying to remove two Irish flags from an island on Monday night. The 68-year-old, named locally as Oswald Bradley, got into difficulty as he swam in Bessbrook Pond. It’s understood he was trying to replace the tricolours with a Union flag. An SDLP MLA for the […]
  • 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 […]
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