News

  • Three men charged over North Belfast murder bid

    Sat 23rd Aug 2014

    Three men have been charged with attempted murder and possession of a fire arm in North Belfast. It’s after a 44-year-old man was shot in the leg in Carr’s Glen on Wednesday. It’s believed he was targeted as he got out of a car when something was thrown at it. His injuries are not believed […]
  • Two County Londonderry men charged in connection with Tilbury docks.

    Sat 23rd Aug 2014

    Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks. Stephen McLaughlin, 34, of Limavady, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and Timothy Murphy, 33 of Elmgrove, Londonderry, are both charged with conspiring to facilitate illegal entry into the UK. The men, who are both lorry drivers, are […]
  • £1million of counterfeit car parts have been found

    Fri 22nd Aug 2014

    One million pounds worth of car parts have been seized by police. It’s after a complaint was made my BMW and searches took place in Ballymena, Portstewart and Belfast. A prosche and BMW have been seized – together with counterfeit goods for those car makes as well as Audis and Mercedes. A man and woman […]
  • Search for remains of IRA victim

    Fri 22nd Aug 2014

    Fresh searches for one of the IRA’s so-called Disappeared victims are to start in the Irish Republic within days, it has been confirmed. Specialist forensic investigators are preparing to scour a vast bog at Oristown, Co Meath, for the remains of Brendan Megraw who vanished in April 1978. The 23-year-old newlywed from West Belfast was […]
  • Hijack security alert a ‘hoax’

    Fri 22nd Aug 2014

    A security alert in Londonderry has been declared a hoax after a van driver was hijacked for the second day in a row He was stopped in the Inishcarn Road and a suspicious object put into the back of the vehicle just before 9pm on Thursday night. He was told to take it to the […]
  • Tests on suspected Ebola victim in Donegal

    Fri 22nd Aug 2014

    Health chiefs are awaiting blood test results on a suspected Ebola case in Ireland after a man who recently returned from Africa died suddenly. The remains of the suspected victim are being kept in an isolated section of a hospital in Co Donegal until experts determine whether or not he had contracted the deadly disease. […]
  • Two men arrested for attempted murder

    Thu 21st Aug 2014

    Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in north Belfast. Searches were carried out in the area and in North Down, a PSNI spokesman said. A man aged 44 was shot in Wallasey Park off the Ballysillan Road on Wednesday night. Chief superintendent Nigel Grimshaw said there could be […]
  • Broadcaster Gerry Anderson dies

    Thu 21st Aug 2014

    Popular BBC Radio Ulster presenter Gerry Anderson has died after a long illness. Anderson, 69, had been off-air for almost two years due to ill-health. The former show band guitarist had a 30-year career in broadcasting, including an ill-fated spell on Radio 4. He also hosted a number of TV programmes on BBC Northern Ireland […]
  • Safety first for Tennent’s travellers

    Thu 21st Aug 2014

    Tennent’s Vital Festival will see tens of thousands of music lovers descend upon Belfast. With global sensations The Killers headlining on Thursday and David Guetta bringing proceedings to a close on Sunday. Crowds are looking forward to the two days of world class music and some local talent with the Belfast bred Go wolf playing […]
  • Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dies

    Thu 21st Aug 2014

    The former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds has died. He was 81. Mr Reynolds was Taoiseach between 1992 and 1994 – and was noted for his major contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process. His family said last year that he had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams expressed his condolences […]
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