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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 31 July, 2014


# belfast - Today’s News

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.

# belfast - Yesterday’s News

Woman charged over attempt to identify people under PSNI witness protection

The 32-year-old woman worked for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

‘Orchestrated racism’ in Belfast condemned

Racist slogans were painted onto walls and cars and homes vandalised.

Flanagan to meet Northern Irish leaders today

The new Minister for Foreign Affairs is making the trip to Belfast today.

# belfast - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This disastrous family discussion in Belfast is going viral, and it’s hilarious Braindead B*****d

This disastrous family discussion in Belfast is going viral, and it’s hilarious

Featuring a star appearance from Mam. (Not pictured.)

# belfast - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Teenager stabbed in back, two others hurt in separate Belfast stabbings

The 19-year-old was stabbed in the back, and is now said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

# belfast - Friday 11 July, 2014

The Orange Order distances itself from potential disruption tomorrow

The grand secretary of the Orange Order has said the organisation has made a “massive effort” to ensure tomorrow’s celebrations pass off peacefully.

18-year-old shot in both ankles in laneway

The teenager was shot in the Rodney Parade area of Belfast last night.

# belfast - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today

Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.

# belfast - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Woman (19) dragged from car in Belfast hijacking

The incident happened just after noon yesterday.

# belfast - Monday 7 July, 2014

Man (20) shot in punishment-style shooting

The incident took place in North Belfast shortly before 1am.

# belfast - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades – Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# belfast - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

# belfast - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Condemnation after KKK flag erected by protesters in Belfast

One MP said it added an “even more sinister edge” to recent race-related incidents in the city.

# belfast - Friday 27 June, 2014

22-year-old arrested after shots fired at empty parked car

The PSNI said that two windows of the car were damaged in the shooting but there were no injuries.

# belfast - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit

The pilot declared an emergency soon after the plane left Belfast and diverted to Cork.

# belfast - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

# belfast - Monday 23 June, 2014

Queen Elizabeth is going to visit the set of Game of Thrones

The Queen will also meet with Martin McGuinness in a former prison.

# belfast - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Two arrested after teen dies in car crash

John Paul McShane (19) died following a crash on the Upper Springfield Road in West Belfast.

# belfast - Friday 20 June, 2014

“Worrying rise” in racist attacks prompts action from Robinson & McGuinness

There have been a series of racially-motivated hate crimes in Northern Ireland recently….

# belfast - Thursday 19 June, 2014

“I was shattered”: Nigerian man arrives home to racist protest on his doorstep

Protesters held signs saying ‘Local homes for local people’ and told him he shouldn’t have been given his council house.

16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

# belfast - Friday 13 June, 2014

PSNI clarifies whether it’s clamping down on flags in Belfast

The police moved to clarify their position on the flying of flags after reports that it would clamp down on flags in Ballynafeigh.

# belfast - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

5-year-old boy killed in road crash while out playing on his bike

The crash happened in a residential area of North Belfast at around 9am. His school principal says the community has been left in shock.

# belfast - Monday 9 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# belfast - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Thousands march in Belfast against “worrying rise in racist attacks”

The protesters were also demanding “effective political action against racism”.

# belfast - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Peter Robinson apologises for comments about Muslims

Last week Robinson said he wouldn’t trust Muslims for spiritual guidance but would trust them to “go down to the shops for me”. It didn’t go down well.

# belfast - Monday 2 June, 2014

Four arrested in Northern Ireland over paramilitary murders

Three men were shot dead in 1994 and these arrests are part of an operation investigating a series of murders and crimes by the UVF in Belfast.

# belfast - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Search for man who indecently exposed himself to children in Belfast

The man exposed himself to two young girls close to an alleyway at Summerhill Avenue.

# belfast - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Senior garda officer shortlisted for top job in the PSNI

He is one of three candidates that are to be interviewed today to replace Chief Constable Matt Baggott.

# belfast - Saturday 24 May, 2014

“We want to use our mandate wisely” – Gerry Adams vows to build on election gains Pledge This post contains videos

“We want to use our mandate wisely” – Gerry Adams vows to build on election gains

Adams said that his party could now be the biggest in Dublin as well as Belfast.

# belfast - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Irish guy really f**king wants to be your roommate Double Room Please

This Irish guy really f**king wants to be your roommate

He doesn’t give a sh*t if he sleeps in your bathtub.

# belfast - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Man in critical condition after being stabbed at Belfast college

The suspect is also being treated in hospital.

Man shot with crossbow as he sat in parked car

A woman also in the car escaped unharmed. A 28-year-old man has been arrested.

‘Limited immunity’ would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# belfast - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Masked man threatens driver with hatchet

Three masked men were on board a car that pulled out in front of the man, forcing him to stop.

# belfast - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Teenager punched in face by man who tried to kiss her

The 18-year-old was walking in the Tates Avenue area of Belfast when the attack happened.

# belfast - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Investigation after late-night attack on woman in laneway

Police in Belfast are investigating a report of a serious assault on a woman in the Arthur Lane area.

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