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LBC radio presenter furious at caller's suggestion IRA not terroristshow do you get through the day without falling over?" This call ends with @Dar
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how do you get through the day without falling over?" This call ends with @DarrenAdam asking: "When you wake up in the morning this stupid, how do you get through the day without falling over?" pic.twitter.com/pI9INv4XOe Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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Man accused of hiding part of a £20k cannabis haul inside martial arts training dummy refused bailconviction. However, Mr Justice Colton denied the application based on "signif
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conviction. However, Mr Justice Colton denied the application based on "significant progress" towards fixing a date for preliminary enquiry. He said: "I don't consider there's been a significant change in circumstances." Belfast Telegraph Di... Read more
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Gareth McAuley included with two uncapped players in Northern Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiersPaul Paton, Niall McGinn, Matthew Lund, Corry Evans, George Saville, Steven Dav
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Paul Paton, Niall McGinn, Matthew Lund, Corry Evans, George Saville, Steven Davis, Shane Ferguson, Oliver Norwood, Stuart Dallas, Jordan Jones Fowards: Shay McCartan, Kyle Lafferty, Josh Magennis, Conor Washington Belfast Tele... Read more
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Who are the uncapped players in Northern Ireland's squad to face Germany and Norway?happen," he told the Sun. Jones was called up to the training squad ahead of t
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happen," he told the Sun. Jones was called up to the training squad ahead of the summer friendly with New Zealand but has yet to take to the pitch for NI. Jordan Jones has got a call-up to Northern Ireland's latest squad Belfast Telegraph Di... Read more
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SDLP MLA to go on trial accused of careless drivingat the trial. The former owner of the Kitchen Bar in Belfast city centre, Mr C
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at the trial. The former owner of the Kitchen Bar in Belfast city centre, Mr Catney was elected to Lisburn City Council in 2011 and re-elected in 2014, before being elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in March 2017. Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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Slashing tourism tax in Northern Ireland could create 2,000 jobs, claims reportbefore the Treasury benefits. At this point we can only extrapolate from previo
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before the Treasury benefits. At this point we can only extrapolate from previous UK-wide research what the benefits of a cut to VAT on food would be, but even modest estimates would see an additional 4,000 jobs added." Belfast Telegraph... Read more
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Attempted murder charge dropped for trio accused of 'beating bouncer with fire extinguisher' in Carrickfergus loyalist feudtold District Judge Fiona Bagnall that the prosecution will now be for alleged
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told District Judge Fiona Bagnall that the prosecution will now be for alleged grievous bodily harm with intent. All three accused are expected back in court in six weeks time to establish if they have a case to answer. Belfast Telegraph... Read more
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Police vehicles attacked with fireworks and bricks in Newrythe attack is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting t
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the attack is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting the reference 1415 with the date 24/09/2017. Alternatively the public can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Belfast Telegraph Dig... Read more
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What's on: 9 things to do in Northern Ireland September 25 - October 1Forum, Derry~Londonderry - Tuesday, September 26 A night of entertainment with
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Forum, Derry~Londonderry - Tuesday, September 26 A night of entertainment with great country acts, fun and laughter with all proceeds going to Foyle Search & Rescue. For more information, visit www.millenniumforum.co.uk Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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McAuley available ahead of Northern Ireland squad announcementrace for the eight play-off spots awarded to group runners-up, they have an adj
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race for the eight play-off spots awarded to group runners-up, they have an adjusted points total of 13 so may already be assured of a two-legged tie by the time they conclude the group campaign against Norway in Oslo on October 8. Belfast Teleg... Read more
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Glentoran are on the rise again, says MorrisUnused subs: Delaney, McCawl. COLERAINE: Johns, Mullan, Harkin, Ogilby, McCaul
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Unused subs: Delaney, McCawl. COLERAINE: Johns, Mullan, Harkin, Ogilby, McCauley, Bradley, Carson, Lyons (Parkhill, 14 mins), O'Donnell, Traynor, McGonigle. Unused subs: Douglas, Kirk, Doherty, Whiteside. Referee: Keith Kennedy Belfast Tel... Read more
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McCrorie will be one of Scotland's best EVER defenders, says Rangers team-matesee if he's able to play next Friday. "But McCrorie is a player I don't have d
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see if he's able to play next Friday. "But McCrorie is a player I don't have doubts about. I like Ross a lot and did really well. "He didn't shake and didn't fail the test. That's his mentality. He did his job okay on Saturday." Belfast Tele... Read more
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Two Belfast teens arrested after stones thrown at buses and brick hurled at taxi as youths run amokbe getting through. "Maybe it will when we phone you to let you know your chil
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be getting through. "Maybe it will when we phone you to let you know your child is the next one to be arrested, but by that stage it will be too late, the damage to their criminal record and future prospects will be done." Belfast Telegraph Dig... Read more
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Gloria Hunniford reveals why she was on IRA 'death list' and was once 'smuggled' out of BBC buildingdidn't put an end to the torture and she was forced to increase security at her
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didn't put an end to the torture and she was forced to increase security at her home. She said he was later charged over sending hoax bomb threats to Margaret Thatcher and others and is undergoing mental health treatment. Belfast Telegraph D... Read more
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Princess Margaret's now portrayed as spoilt and difficult, but there is much more to her than thatbe born a princess, but it is character, not rank, which will define your life.
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be born a princess, but it is character, not rank, which will define your life. The Snowdons' marriage became notoriously acrimonious. Yet, towards the end of his life, Lord Snowdon told me: "She was wonderful. Such fun. Such fun." Belfast Telegr... Read more
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BBC's Nolan confronts man filming him out shopping with muma diaster." "There's a headline for any local paper," said sidekick presenter
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a diaster." "There's a headline for any local paper," said sidekick presenter Vinny Hurrell. "What middle class problems you have." Earlier this year it was revealed Mr Nolan was among the highest paid stars on the BBC. Belfast Telegraph Di... Read more
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Deacon Blue to kick off 30th anniversary tour in Belfastof 30 years of the band. "It’s an opportunity for us to plays songs from Raint
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of 30 years of the band. "It’s an opportunity for us to plays songs from Raintown all the way through to Believers.” Tickets for Deacon Blue live in Belfast will be available from all usual Tickermaster outlets. Belfast Tel... Read more
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Totalitarian Sinn Fein riven by dissent as councillors in south exit amid bullying claimsshe said. “You are told who to vote for all the time and he (Adams) is always t
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she said. “You are told who to vote for all the time and he (Adams) is always the only name. What is democratic about that?” Will any Northern Ireland party members back up their southern counterparts, or are they still too frit? Belfast Tele... Read more
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Why these are among the best of times for Northern IrelandI am sure that the late Seamus Heaney is now wryly smiling down upon us saying,
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I am sure that the late Seamus Heaney is now wryly smiling down upon us saying, maybe, just maybe, it's time to be more optimistic. Gerald Steinberg is an entrepreneur and former President of Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce Belfast Tele... Read more
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Premier League scores Sept 25: Arsenal v West Brom - fixtures, results, tablea lot the medical treatment. A lot. "But still if you have a musical problem i
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a lot the medical treatment. A lot. "But still if you have a musical problem it takes 21 days. It took 21 days 30 years ago. "They have to respect nature and nobody could make miracles unless they dope players sometimes." Belfast Telegraph Dig... Read more
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Brexit threat to Irish wildlife highlighted in Brussels missionchallenges Brexit brings for environmental protection and to articulate how the
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challenges Brexit brings for environmental protection and to articulate how these issues can be averted through continued cross-border co-operation and the maintenance of high environmental standards both north and south," he added. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Price of a three-bed semi in Dublin rising by more than £1k every weeksum. But despite the absence of sterling buyers due to Brexit and the exchange
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sum. But despite the absence of sterling buyers due to Brexit and the exchange rate, prices in some parts of Donegal have risen by an average of €6,250 (£5,534) since June, fuelled by an acute lack of supply of suitable properties. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Northern Ireland traffic and travel: Fog warning - delays and diversionsour feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland. Heavy tr
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our feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland. Heavy traffic expected this eve 4 Ballyclare v Linfield match Dixon Park B'clare. Avoid Square area of town bet 7pm and 9.45pm. (KO 7.45pm) Belfast... Read more
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Northern Ireland inmate recaptured after hospital escapeHospital in Coleraine at around 11pm. He was taken to the hospital for treatme
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Hospital in Coleraine at around 11pm. He was taken to the hospital for treatment to an arm injury. Police said he had been recaptured in the early hours of Monday morning. They thanked the public for their assistance. Belfast Telegraph... Read more
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Poll: Noel Gallagher confirms Belfast SSE gig to follow Liam - but which brother is best?sparks the age-old debate (at least in my imagination) of which Gallagher broth
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sparks the age-old debate (at least in my imagination) of which Gallagher brother is best. Some might say it's Noel, others Liam - D' You Know What I mean? Whatever your opinion, both shows are bound to be not to miss. Belfast Telegraph... Read more
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Surveyor charts 'alternative' type of estate agency with new ventureI want to be a part of supporting people through this uncertainty. "We need to
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I want to be a part of supporting people through this uncertainty. "We need to keep a positive attitude about the direction the market is going," she added. The Young Surveyor of the Year Awards will be held in London in November. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Cybercrime an increasing concern for Northern Ireland firms, warn expertsinto how vulnerable the EU is to cybercrime found Malta​ ​to be​ ​the​ ​EU​ ​na
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into how vulnerable the EU is to cybercrime found Malta​ ​to be​ ​the​ ​EU​ ​nation​ ​most​ ​at​ ​risk,​ ​with a vulnerability score of 42%. The UK was scored 31% and Finland​ ​was deemed​ ​the​ ​most​ ​cyber-secure country​ at 29%. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Northern Ireland firm fits out Parisian store for US labelyear. Located at Rue Saint-Honore, the store is a 185 sq m, two-floor unit tha
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year. Located at Rue Saint-Honore, the store is a 185 sq m, two-floor unit that "embraces mid-century modern influences", according to Portview. The firm has worked alongside architects Househam Henderson to deliver the project. Belfast Tele... Read more
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Merkel wins German election, but anti-migrant party steals headlinesMs Merkel was appointed Germany’s first female Chancellor at the head of a gran
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Ms Merkel was appointed Germany’s first female Chancellor at the head of a grand coalition consisting of the CDU, its Bavarian sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU), and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). Belfa... Read more
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Ryanair misery grows as customers' insurers unlikely to cover travel costsinsurance policies will not cover you for accommodation and associated costs if
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insurance policies will not cover you for accommodation and associated costs if your airline cancels your flight, they will only cover specific limited reasons for cancellation,” said Fiona Macrae of Travel Insurance Explained. Belfast T... Read more
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DUP reject Corbyn claim £1bn is for 'pet projects'that some Scottish Tory MPs may vote against the funding. "The political reali
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that some Scottish Tory MPs may vote against the funding. "The political reality is that our agreement is with the Conservative Party as a whole," he said. "Just as all our MPs are bound by that agreement, so are all theirs." Belfast... Read more
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Schoolboy Marcus Forsythe killed in Antrim scrambler crash was ‘one in a million’It is a sad reminder to us all that we do not know what a day holds for us.” P
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It is a sad reminder to us all that we do not know what a day holds for us.” Police in Coleraine are appealing for anyone who was on the Taughey Road on Saturday afternoon at around the time of the collision to contact them. Belfast... Read more
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Northern Ireland man fights for life after fall from first-floor window of flatas Graham Brown. A woman is currently helping police with their investigations
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as Graham Brown. A woman is currently helping police with their investigations into what happened. Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph, local Ulster Unionist councillor Mark Brooks said it was his understanding that there had been a party at... Read more
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Mark H Durkan on the sisters he lost to suicide and a car crashI could hit anything. Q. Have you been trolled on social media? A. Just the u
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I could hit anything. Q. Have you been trolled on social media? A. Just the usual poisonous tripe from political opponents. Q. If the Assembly collapses, what's next for you? A. Some type of advocacy role serving the public. Belfast Te... Read more
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23) arrested as police probe death of Derry toddler in bedThey have been waiting so long to get the child home. "They have been waiting
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They have been waiting so long to get the child home. "They have been waiting for the funeral to get closure." He added: "With this length of time, it will be really, really hard on them. "There are really no words for it." Belfast... Read more
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Joe and Nellie's secret to 75 happy years of marriage is porridge every day and no rows!guidance to give the next generation. "Granny said the advice she would give a
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guidance to give the next generation. "Granny said the advice she would give anyone getting married would be not to waste the money on a big wedding and put it into the house. She says it's just too much money to spend on one day." Belfast Telegr... Read more
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'Sleep tight my angel': Dad's poignant tribute to Isobel AndersonGeoff Wilson, who led the service, said that Isobel had been known as "a tender
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Geoff Wilson, who led the service, said that Isobel had been known as "a tender-hearted girl", while her Brownie leader described her as "a lovely, gentle and unassuming child who embraced Guiding with energy and enthusiasm". Belfast... Read more
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Google refuses to ban sale of IRA T-shirtsare certain products that we don't allow. "We have strict advertising policies
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are certain products that we don't allow. "We have strict advertising policies in place and when we find violations we work quickly to remove them." It's unclear whether the policy regarding the sale of items will be reviewed. Belfast Te... Read more
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Fifa set to ditch its poppy ban at matchesobjection from both the teams and the competition organiser. The new wording t
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objection from both the teams and the competition organiser. The new wording tightens the definition of what is to be deemed a 'political' symbol by the football authorities. A ban on some displays will remains, restricting: Belfast... Read more
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Derry star Ciara McGurk's beau proposes on live TV after All-Ireland finalas Derry attempt to pull off the improbable in the Junior final replay. It was
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as Derry attempt to pull off the improbable in the Junior final replay. It wasn't such a pleasant evening for Tyrone's ladies. Despite being heavily fancied for the Intermediate title, they suffered a three-point defeat to Tipp. Belfast Tele... Read more
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Bride Ciara taken to hospital and misses her receptionhas been set up by Ciara’s sister to pay for a re-run of the wedding reception
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has been set up by Ciara’s sister to pay for a re-run of the wedding reception the couple missed out on, with the page having raised £610 by last night. You can donate at https://www.gofundme.com/ciara-johns-reception-redo Belf... Read more
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Ruth Langsford comes last with 'stumble and grab' dance in Strictly debutDaniels' widow Debbie McGee and pop star Mollie King, X Factor winner Alexandra
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Daniels' widow Debbie McGee and pop star Mollie King, X Factor winner Alexandra Burke, and JLS singer Aston Merrygold. Aston topped the leaderboard with 31 points. His mum Siobhan, who is from Dunmurry, was there to support him. Belfast Tel... Read more
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Galway whistles up a real treat as orchestra sparkles2, and it made the often-hackneyed Ravel's Bolero seem fresh, intense and rewar
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2, and it made the often-hackneyed Ravel's Bolero seem fresh, intense and rewarding. Quite the best of the evening, however, was the encore of Bernstein's sumptuous Candide overture. What a great orchestra! Roll on the new season. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Blaze erupts at Ballycastle's Marine Hotelin a cooker unit. No one was injured, and the hotel's operation was not interr
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in a cooker unit. No one was injured, and the hotel's operation was not interrupted, a Fire Service spokesman told the Belfast Telegraph last night. The popular north coast seafront hotel recently announced a £1m upgrade plan. Belfast... Read more
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Queen's has last laugh as comedy club to close after 25 yearsComedy Festival has announced 52 events in 20 venues across the city from Octob
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Comedy Festival has announced 52 events in 20 venues across the city from October 2-8. Critically acclaimed comedians such as Bishop, Rubberbandits, Henning Wehn, Joel Dommett, Tim McGarry, Fern Brady and Bec Hill are set to appear. Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Derry teen Jordan McConomy dies after street assault - man arrestedon or travelling along William Street during these times and who had a dash cam
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on or travelling along William Street during these times and who had a dash cam fitted to their vehicle. "Alternatively, information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111." Belfast T... Read more
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Varadkar to ask PM May for clarity on Irish borderenvironment. "But the only thing I can say is that we are really watching this
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environment. "But the only thing I can say is that we are really watching this question of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, that we don't want to backtrack, we don't want to go back to the past," he said. Bel... Read more
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NFL stars defy Donald Trump over anthem callat players who knelt for the anthem. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NF
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at players who knelt for the anthem. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, you'd say: 'Get that son of a b**** off the field right now. Out! He's fired'," he said to loud applause. Belfast Tele... Read more
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Hugs all round from Prince Harry at Invictus Games, but his girlfriend keeps low profilemay have been hoping for a more romantic seat pairing, the Prince kept notable
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may have been hoping for a more romantic seat pairing, the Prince kept notable company. The Prince was seated next to US first lady Melania Trump, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. Belfast Te... Read more
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Sinn Fein member 'would rather have nails pulled with pliers' than make nomination for Queen's honours listhave anything to do with nominating local people to the Queen's Birthday honour
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have anything to do with nominating local people to the Queen's Birthday honours list for 2018. In an email seen by the Belfast Telegraph, councillor Sheamus Greene was asked by an official if he would like to make any nomination for the honours... Read more
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