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Northern Ireland showcased in New York's Times Square with Game of Thrones billboardwith blood red weddings, golden Lannister hair, emerald green wildfire, cold bl
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with blood red weddings, golden Lannister hair, emerald green wildfire, cold blue White Walkers and jet black crows. The hand-embroidered artwork was woven using material from Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen in Banbridge. Belfast Telegrap... Read more
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Eamonn Holmes to guest host Good Morning Britain while Piers and Susanna enjoy Summer holidaysis also currently hosting mid-morning show This Morning with wife Ruth Langsfor
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is also currently hosting mid-morning show This Morning with wife Ruth Langsford, while regular presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby are on their summer break. Say hello to our summer guest presenters! Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Red squirrel success: Five newborns arrive at Belfast Zoosuccess of red squirrel nook and the zoo’s continuing native species projects.”
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success of red squirrel nook and the zoo’s continuing native species projects.” The aim of Belfast Zoo's red squirrel nook is education but plays a vital and leading role in red squirrel conservation in Northern Ireland. Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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Casualty actress defends Ulster-born co-star Derek Thompson’s BBC salary"At the moment, of the talent earning over £150,000, two thirds are men and one
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"At the moment, of the talent earning over £150,000, two thirds are men and one third are women. We've set a clear target for 2020: we want all our lead and presenting roles to be equally divided between men and women. Belfast Telegrap... Read more
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New £200k Ferrari wrecked after smash on way from showroom"Officers asked the driver what sort of car he 'had' to which he replied 'It wa
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"Officers asked the driver what sort of car he 'had' to which he replied 'It was a Ferrari'. "Detecting a sense of damaged pride he then said 'I've only just got it, picked it up an hour ago'." A new Ferrari 430 Scuderia Belfast Telegraph Di... Read more
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Delays on Newtownards Road in Belfastour feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland. Belfast
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our feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland. Belfast Telegraph Digita... Read more
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Can you help police identify 8 suspects in Northern Ireland shoplifting probes?have released a series of images of suspects in shop lifting investigations fro
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have released a series of images of suspects in shop lifting investigations from across Northern Ireland. Anyone with information is asked to contact the non-e... Read more
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Liverpool hoping to wrap up Keita deal - Chelsea boss plans £50m Arsenal and Everton raid and Bale on the move - football rumoursjoined the race for the Chelsea striker's signature. LUCAS PEREZ: Spanish medi
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joined the race for the Chelsea striker's signature. LUCAS PEREZ: Spanish media outlet AS reports the Arsenal forward's representatives have travelled to London in an attempt to negotiate a return to Deportivo La Coruna. Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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Albums of the week: From Pet Shop Boys to Arcade Fireby funky bass lines and electric piano. Songs such as I’m Coming Home and Down
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
by funky bass lines and electric piano. Songs such as I’m Coming Home and Down The Backroads have a laid-back charm, while Burning Love would, in typical fashion, go on to be a major hit for Elvis. Worth revisiting. James Robinson Belfast Telegr... Read more
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A drunk, gambler and hell-raiser, but a towering acting talent ... remembering Patrick Mageeat the University of Reading, the world's largest collection of resources relat
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at the University of Reading, the world's largest collection of resources relating to the writer. The Ulster History Circle's blue plaque to honour Patrick Magee will be unveiled by Stephen Rea tomorrow, at 2 Edward Street at noon Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Republic of Ireland’s manufacturing output soars 15% in a yearyears on the back of improving client demand leading to higher new orders, alth
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years on the back of improving client demand leading to higher new orders, although new orders from abroad helped drive that demand. That indicates that Ireland’s exporting sector may so far be weathering any Brexit effect. Belfast Telegraph Digi... Read more
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Game of Thrones broadcaster feels chill as Premier League costs bite300 new technology roles. He added: "Sky's growth and development has continue
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300 new technology roles. He added: "Sky's growth and development has continued to be strong in 2017. "We are creating 300 new technology roles to further enhance our capability to deploy in and out-of-home streaming platforms." Belfast Tele... Read more
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Second man charged over Lesley-Ann McCarragher hit-and-run deathdangerous driving, and having no insurance. As with his co-accused, the case i
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dangerous driving, and having no insurance. As with his co-accused, the case is listed for a committal to trial at Crown Court, but it is not clear if this will proceed on the next occasion or whether an adjournment will be sought. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Loyalists accuse Britain First of hijacking Belfast protestcamps" and is littered with anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim stories. London-bas
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camps" and is littered with anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim stories. London-based deputy leader Fransen (31) told the Belfast Telegraph that support for her group was growing in Northern Ireland and that it was "happy to stand with Northern... Read more
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CoI cleric quits Armagh church he set up after split in congregationfrom June 30, meaning there is now a vacancy at the Craigavon-based missional c
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from June 30, meaning there is now a vacancy at the Craigavon-based missional congregation. The Church of Ireland told the Belfast Telegraph that the church was "financially self-sufficient" and able to meet all the costs that need to be covered in... Read more
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DUP calls for Sinn Fein council chair to quit after walkout over Enniskillen bomb commentscouncillor John Coyle branded Mr McCann's remarks "disgusting". He added: "Sin
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councillor John Coyle branded Mr McCann's remarks "disgusting". He added: "Sinn Fein talk about respect, equality and integrity. Well, their view of respect, equality and integrity is clearly very different from mine." Belfast Telegraph... Read more
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Antrim man faces firearm, robbery and drugs charges overtoday, Friday, 28 July 2017. The charges are in connection with incidents in G
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today, Friday, 28 July 2017. The charges are in connection with incidents in Glenarm and Ballygally on Sunday, July 23. A 30-year-old woman who was also arrested has been released on bail pending further police enquiries. Belfast Telegraph Dig... Read more
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Belfast council to approve removal of material from nationalist bonfiresprotect people and property from fire." People Before Profit councillor, Matt
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protect people and property from fire." People Before Profit councillor, Matt Collins, said he would support the motion, adding "now more than ever we need to develop a politics that seeks to challenge sectarianism in this city". Belfast Tele... Read more
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£609 average cost of girl's First Holy Communion in Northern Irelandbut it was mostly down to me when it came to organising everything for the big
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but it was mostly down to me when it came to organising everything for the big day." BREAKDOWN: Dress, shoes and tiara... £250 Photos... £50 Hair... £30 Bouncy castle... £90 Catering... £300 Other... £280 Total cost: £1,000 Belfast Tele... Read more
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McLaughlin & Harvey wins deal to fit out new UTV headquartersvacate its Havelock House premises on the Ormeau Road after nearly 60 years as
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vacate its Havelock House premises on the Ormeau Road after nearly 60 years as it makes the move - first revealed by the Belfast Telegraph in February. McLaughlin & Harvey, based in Mallusk, will be fitting out the eighth floor of City Quays 2... Read more
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We must drive home the fact that going electric on our roads is not sci-fi fantasythey are helping to keep global temperatures at a manageable level. They will a
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they are helping to keep global temperatures at a manageable level. They will also be freeing our streets from toxic air pollution. The case for electric cars has now become irresistible. Jamie Delargy is a business commentator Belfast Tel... Read more
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Poll results not likely to worry MLAswill take comfort from their electoral successes, which they see as the truest
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will take comfort from their electoral successes, which they see as the truest expression of public opinion. But that doesn't augur well for a softening of positions when talks resume despite the ongoing economic difficulties. Belfast T... Read more
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We cannot afford to miss that moment when a heroin addict cries out for assistancecurrently hanging in the balance. Heroin users are often viewed with fear, con
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currently hanging in the balance. Heroin users are often viewed with fear, contempt or suspicion. But these are some of the most vulnerable people in society and their lives are no less valuable because they are addicted to drugs. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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My glance back at Grenfell fire will haunt me for life, says survivor Nicholas BurtonQueens Park Rangers Football Club, whose stadium is a mile from the tower block
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Queens Park Rangers Football Club, whose stadium is a mile from the tower block. The club announced a fundraising match between celebrities and ex-professionals was being organised. It will take place at the stadium on September 2. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Court order means Charlie Gard's life-support will be withdrawn in hospiceparents became embroiled in the new fight with doctors over end-of-life arrange
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parents became embroiled in the new fight with doctors over end-of-life arrangements earlier this week, a day after abandoning attempts to persuade the judge to let their son travel to America for experimental treatment. Be... Read more
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Tommy Flanagan's widow tells of grief as driver banned for life over fatal smashsaid he believed Mr Flanagan was "a man of reason, fairness and forgiveness". "
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said he believed Mr Flanagan was "a man of reason, fairness and forgiveness". "I don't believe the late Thomas Flanagan would want any more suffering to be endured by any of the parties as a consequence of this sentence," he added. Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Young Belfast mum Kellie McConville loses cancer battle - family pleads for early testingto meet with Kellie's family to discuss any issues. Her funeral service will t
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to meet with Kellie's family to discuss any issues. Her funeral service will take place at 10am tomorrow in St Luke's Church, Twinbrook. Any further donations to Kellie's campaign will be forwarded to the Northern Ireland Hospice. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Revealed: Northern Ireland area that produces most wastedistrict councils were split into two waste management groups, with the remaini
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district councils were split into two waste management groups, with the remaining three unaffiliated. Data in the report is based on returns sent to WasteDataFlow, a web-based system used by all of the local authorities in the UK. Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Poll shows 40% backing for abortion reform in Northern Irelandof those questioned believed that only innocent people could be categorised as
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of those questioned believed that only innocent people could be categorised as victims of the Troubles. There was also strong opposition to the idea of an amnesty, with 56% against the proposal and just 18% in favour. ... Read more
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Police chief Hamilton's Twitter may have been hackedresponsibilities & no one says no." Mr Hamilton then replied: "Well you're all
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responsibilities & no one says no." Mr Hamilton then replied: "Well you're allowed to leave & seek another job - nobody is asking you to stay. Dry your eyes, do the job or move on!" Mr Hamilton later apologised for his outburst. Belfast Tele... Read more
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Pensioner fraud charge Ward cousins given bailhe believed he could connect the defendants to the respective charges, while a
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he believed he could connect the defendants to the respective charges, while a prosecuting lawyer asked for the case to be adjourned for six weeks. The Wards were freed on bail of £300 and banned from contacting the alleged victim. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Orange halls need police protection stepped up: Swannparticularly during the summer months. "We will work with all organisations, a
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particularly during the summer months. "We will work with all organisations, as well as local elected and community representatives, to identify opportunities to prevent attacks and to address any ongoing concerns they may have." Belfast Tele... Read more
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Northern Ireland special ops soldier's medals sell for £25kof an Ian Fleming novel at times. His career later took him over the Iron Curta
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of an Ian Fleming novel at times. His career later took him over the Iron Curtain into East Berlin as part of the Cold War spy mission, BRIXMIS." Mr Budgen said the auction price reflected the history and importance of the medals. Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Councillors walk out in protest at SF man's Enniskillen bomb commentswhich Seamus McElwaine inflicted on the innocent people of County Fermanagh. "
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which Seamus McElwaine inflicted on the innocent people of County Fermanagh. "Is this really the respect, honesty and integrity agenda we are really getting from Sinn Fein?" Sinn Fein failed to respond to a request for comment. Belfast Tel... Read more
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Heartbreaking scenes as Dean McIlwaine's family and friends say a moving farewellthat she was of proud of how people had pulled together in the search for Dean.
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that she was of proud of how people had pulled together in the search for Dean. Some of the volunteers attended the funeral service, including one of the co-ordinators of the operation, Paul McCusker, who is an SDLP councillor. Belfast Te... Read more
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Manchester United player says priesthood has filled void in his lifefaith again. "I started to go to Mass and pray, and my faith became central ag
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faith again. "I started to go to Mass and pray, and my faith became central again, then I couldn't really go back to football. During 2009, I entered the seminary and studied for the priesthood. Now, seven years later, here I am." Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Having regrets helps children to develop: QUB studynot saying teachers and parents should deliberately expose children to serious
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not saying teachers and parents should deliberately expose children to serious regret. "But showing them how things would have turned out differently if they'd made an alternative choice could benefi... Read more
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London's 'Mary Celeste' rail tunnels to be opened to publicPostal Museum include the sculpture of the Queen used to produce the image repl
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
Postal Museum include the sculpture of the Queen used to produce the image replicated more than 220 billion times on stamps, one of the few remaining sheets of the world's first stamps, the Penny Black, and a gold Olympic post box. Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Northern Ireland dementia sufferer (77) found in ditch during searchwhen Mr Maher was found alive by the Community Rescue Service. The PSNI in Fer
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when Mr Maher was found alive by the Community Rescue Service. The PSNI in Fermanagh posted online: "He is currently being cared for by our colleagues in Ambulance Service. "Thank you all for your support in keeping people safe." Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Restaurant warning for diners hungry for glimpse of Jamie Dornanrecipe for our chilli beef (even though you want it for your wedding). "No, we
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recipe for our chilli beef (even though you want it for your wedding). "No, we can't call to tell you the next time Jamie Dornan is in the restaurant." But clearly, the optimistic customers believe there's no harm in just asking. Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Councillors walk out in protest at Sinn Fein chair's Enniskillen bomb commentsterrorism. The buzzword agenda from Sinn Fein has been shown to be nothing more
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terrorism. The buzzword agenda from Sinn Fein has been shown to be nothing more than a bare faced farce. "Our thoughts this evening are with all innocent victims of terrorism both in County Fermanagh and further afield." Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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PSNI believe George Hamilton's Twitter may have been 'maliciously hacked'Crime Centre Detective Chief Inspector Michael Harvey said: "At this time we be
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Crime Centre Detective Chief Inspector Michael Harvey said: "At this time we believe there is a possibility the account was maliciously hacked. Enquiries are currently ongoing. There are no further details at this time." Belfast Telegraph... Read more
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Revolution, revolt and North Korea - Bray Wanderers' chairman issues odd statementto amend zoning." The Council also added: "Wicklow County Council would reject
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to amend zoning." The Council also added: "Wicklow County Council would reject any suggestion that the county is anything other than an excellent place to do business and where enterprise is welcomed and encouraged." Belfast Telegra... Read more
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PSNI attending east Belfast incidentour feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland. Belfast
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our feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland. Belfast Telegraph Digita... Read more
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Northern Ireland should not adopt petrol car sales ban, says Wilsonsaid the government had not thought through the legislation which could impact
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
said the government had not thought through the legislation which could impact jobs in the car industry. He told the Belfast Telegraph: "There needs to be consideration to the electricity generated, upgrades to supply to people's homes to... Read more
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Barry McGuigan confident 'aggressive' Gutierrez will make Carl Frampton 'look good'opponent - Andres Gutierrez - in the WBC World featherweight title eliminator b
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opponent - Andres Gutierrez - in the WBC World featherweight title eliminator bout. Manager Barry McGuigan told the Belfast Telegraph he is confident of a "blistering performance", which is exactly what Carl needs. "His opponent is only 24,... Read more
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Amazing a cappella dance performed at Cleveland Irish Festivalin the finest concert halls and have performed in North and South America, the
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
in the finest concert halls and have performed in North and South America, the UK, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. They have also performed in the White House and at the Olympics. Video courtesy of Mirella Murray. Belfast Telegrap... Read more
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Lithuanian man accused of drug dealing to stand trialthat his client has a case to answer. Following the brief exchanges District J
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
that his client has a case to answer. Following the brief exchanges District Judge Fiona Bagnall granted an application to have Ramutis sent for Crown Court trial. She remanded the accused in custody until his arraignment. Belfast Telegraph Digi... Read more
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Belfast council to vote on removing bonfire materialsapartment block, while another in a republican area was dismantled after calls
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apartment block, while another in a republican area was dismantled after calls for it to be removed. In another instance the council was found to be storing pallets for an east Belfast bonfire only for them to be stolen. Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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Unionist councillor defends Britain First appearance at Belfast rallyin England, Scotland and Wales," she told BBC Talkback. "I have seen their dem
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
in England, Scotland and Wales," she told BBC Talkback. "I have seen their demonstrations, I've heard them speak and they are very articulate when it comes to international terrorism and I do want their views heard." Belfast Telegra... Read more
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