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Police attacked after Remembrance Sunday church-goers pelted with fireworks

Remembrance Sunday church-goers were pelted with fireworks and responding police attacked in an incident described as "senseless and shameful".

Video: 'Britain biggest fraudster' on how he 'allegedly stole £30m' - and spent six years on the run at Belfast scammmers event

The man once dubbed Britain's biggest fraudster was in Belfast on Monday detailing how he "allegedly stole £30m" and spent six years on the run at an event to stop more people falling pray to cyber criminals.

Ballymurphy Massacre inquest difficulties ‘exacerbated by loss of records’

Inquests into the deaths of ten people killed in gunfire during three days of shootings in west Belfast have been told difficulties surrounding the case have been exacerbated by the loss of records and statements from military witnesses.

Senior republican figure Bobby Storey under threat from 'criminal elements'

A second senior republican has been told by police he is under threat from "criminal elements".

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Hopes fade of Brexit breakthrough - 'substantial issues still to be overcome' on Irish border

Hopes that Theresa May’s Cabinet might sign off a Brexit deal on Tuesday appear to have been dashed, as both the EU and UK sides said issues remain to be settled.



Man arrested and cocaine seized following Belfast searches

A 42-year-old man was arrested on Friday following searches in the Dunmurry area of Belfast.


Drunken Co Antrim cyclist caused £5k of damage after crashing into police, court told

A drunken cyclist collided with a police car after leaving a pub where he caused more than £5,000 worth of damage, a court was told.

Teachers at Belfast primary school set for strike action

Teachers at a north Belfast primary school are set to begin six days of strike action on Tuesday.


Further £1.1m funding for Belfast city centre in wake of Primark fire

A further £1.1m has been awarded to Belfast city centre to help with the recovery from the Primark fire.


Murderer who stamped father-of-four to death fails to overturn conviction

A man jailed for beating and stamping a father-of-four to death has failed in a bid to overturn his murder conviction.


SDLP MLA Claire Hanna slams Jeremy Corbyn over 'crushing failure of leadership' on Brexit

An SDLP MLA has slammed Jermey Corybn over a "crushing failure of leadership" after the Labour Party leader rejected a second referendum on Brexit.


Large turnout for funeral of John Winton who died in bin lorry tragedy

Grieving family and friends packed Limavady's Christ Church on Saturday to say farewell to John Winton, a local binman who died in a work accident last week.


Tyrone community in state of shock after pedestrian (22) is killed in motorway accident

A Co Tyrone town has been left in a "state of shock" after a 22-year-old pedestrian lost his life in a motorway accident on Saturday night.

Theresa May under further Brexit pressure as clock ticks down

Michel Barnier will update ministers from European Union nations on the state of the Brexit negotiations as domestic pressure on Theresa May intensifies.

Drug firms warn they could stop supplying Northern Ireland's cash-strapped pharmacies due to unpaid bills

Northern Ireland's pharmacy service is edging closer to crisis, with wholesalers warning they may have to stop supplying some high street chemists with drugs.

Belfast city centre’s 60% fall-off in shopper numbers sparks Christmas appeal

A retail chief has called on the public to support traders in Belfast in the run-up to Christmas as research shows a drop in footfall of over 60% there last month.

Woman suffers life-changing injuries after two vehicle crash in Dundonald

A woman is in hospital with life-changing injuries after a two-vehicle crash in Dundonald.

£35m private hospital is paying just £839 in rates thanks to charity status

One of Northern Ireland's biggest private hospitals has an annual rates bill of £839 despite the facility being worth almost £35m, it can be revealed today.


Families hopeful as inquest into Ballymurphy Massacre gets under way

The families of ten people who were killed in gunfire during three days of shootings in west Belfast in 1971 are hopeful that fresh inquests will give them answers.

Sunday, Nov 11

Appeal made after car with two children inside nearly forced off road

An appeal for witnesses has been made after a a car with two children was nearly forced off the road.

Acts of Remembrance across Northern Ireland for centenary

Acts of Remembrance have taken place across Northern Ireland on the centenary of Armistice Day.

May faces struggle to keep Brexit plans on track amid Tory tensions

Theresa May is battling to keep her Brexit agenda on track as she faces growing Tory tensions and reports of opposition from Brussels to a key part of withdrawal plans.

Enniskillen Armistice commemorations start before dawn

Commemorations for the centenary of Armistice Day started in Co Fermanagh before dawn on Sunday, with the sound of a lone piper.

Saturday, Nov 10

Woman (60) held on sofa while balaclava-wearing gang raid house

A gang of three balaclava-wearing men have broken into a woman's home in Lisburn and forced the victim onto the sofa while raiding the property.

Facebook post by Catholic man from Northern Ireland on why he chose to join the British Army gets massive reaction

A Catholic man from north Belfast has received a massive online response after going public on his decision to join the British Army 18 years ago.

I still aim to run for Fianna Fail in Northern Ireland election, insists McAnespy

An independent Co Tyrone councillor at the centre of a Fianna Fail fall-out says she still intends to run as a candidate for the party in next year's council elections.

Defiant DUP leader warns PM not to sell Northern Ireland short in an ‘unwise’ deal

Arlene Foster has told Prime Minister Theresa May to focus on getting the right Brexit deal from Europe.

Friday, Nov 9

Arlene Foster: PM's Brexit plan could see Northern Ireland separate from UK over next decade

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan could cause Northern Ireland to separate from the rest of the United Kingdom over the next decade.

We hope to turn Prime Minister around: Sammy Wilson warns Theresa May DUP will not support 'insurance policy' backstop

The DUP's Sammy Wilson has warned his party will not support a any deal which could see the backstop insurance policy - which would keep NI aligned with the EU on customs arrangements - used to facilitate the UK's exit from the European…

Gridlock Belfast: City's traffic chaos revealed from the air

Traffic ground to a standstill across Belfast yesterday as a combination of broken down vehicles, localised flooding and heavy traffic brought gridlock to the city.

DUP leader Foster says unionists should be 'alarmed' after letter from PM suggests she is 'wedded to idea of border down Irish Sea'

DUP leader Arlene Foster has hit out at Prime Minister Theresa May after receiving a five-page letter outlining her current position on Brexit negotiations.

Thursday, Nov 8

Flight out of Belfast nosedived 500ft due to 'autopilot setting'

A Flybe flight plummeted 500 feet in 18 seconds after an incorrect autopilot setting caused it to aim for the ground, an investigation has found.

Watch: Video tour of luxury city centre apartments with views of Belfast City Hall

A unique new concept in luxury living London-style is being brought to Belfast with the launch of FX.

Northern Ireland shopping centre plans to get green light

A planning application to revamp the dormant Carryduff Shopping Centre has been recommended for approval.

Wednesday, Nov 7

Sinn Fein mayors not taking part in Remembrance Sunday events

Sinn Fein mayors in Northern Ireland will not take part in Remembrance Sunday events to avoid standing alongside uniformed members of the UK armed forces.

Northern Ireland man accused of raping two-week old baby refused bail

Bail has been refused at Newry magistrates court for an alleged baby rapist with the “grotesque” details of the case withheld from open court.

Heavy rain causes havoc and widespread disruption across Northern Ireland

Heavy rain caused widespread disruption across Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

Furious row over arrest of John Downey in relation to soldiers' murder probe

DUP leader Arlene Foster has accused Sinn Fein of being "more interested in defending the PIRA than in innocent victims" after a senior party member was arrested in relation to the murders of two soldiers.