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# belfast - Today’s News


# belfast - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Irish man to be extradited to Northern Ireland in connection with murder of Jennifer Dornan

Dornan, a 30-year-old mother-of-three, was found stabbed to death in Belfast following a house fire last August.

# belfast - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Elderly woman’s Nokia phone stolen in brutal bus-stop attack

The woman received facial injuries in the attack.

# belfast - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Police probe Irish link to mystery man found dead on the moors near Manchester

Greater Manchester Police suspect the unidentified, elderly man may be connected to a 1949 plane crash.

# belfast - Monday 25 January, 2016

Thieves steal jewellery and games console after ‘seeing family leave in ambulance’

Robbers targeted the Belfast home of a family that had been taken to hospital earlier that day.

# belfast - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Eight-year-old girl hurt after joyriding teens steal car and crash it

The car was stolen yesterday evening in the Falls Road area of Belfast.

# belfast - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, “a number” of men seriously injured

Police are currently at the scene of the incident at Woodvale Drive in the north of the city.

# belfast - Friday 15 January, 2016

Demonstrations taking place around Ireland in solidarity with woman charged with taking abortion pills

The 21-year-old Co Down woman was charged with two offences regarding procuring the pills on Monday. If convicted she could face life in prison.

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman

33-year-old Stephen McFarlane was apprehended in the Newtownards Road area of Belfast earlier this afternoon.

# belfast - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

New Belfast to Dublin trains cannot be used because of unsafe doors

Ireland’s railway regulator issued a prohibition notice the train’s doors opened in the middle of two journeys.

# belfast - Monday 11 January, 2016

Murder investigation launched after man dies following assault outside pub

James McDonagh was assaulted early yesterday morning outside the Elk Inn in Toomebridge, near Belfast.

Conor McKee was shot dead in his own home and found hours later

The 31-year-old was found by his mother in his Belfast bedroom.

# belfast - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Ryanair has become the first airline to fly 100 million passengers in one year

A recommencement of flights to and from Belfast has also been announced.

# belfast - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Freedom to preach “Islam is satanic” from a church pulpit is hailed as “a victory for the gospel”

“It is not the task of the criminal law to censor offensive utterances.”

Police release photos of 15 men following attacks which injured 25 officers Belfast This post contains images

Police release photos of 15 men following attacks which injured 25 officers

Police were attacked with masonry, bottles, petrol bombs and fireworks.

# belfast - Monday 4 January, 2016

Woman’s body discovered at the scene of a house fire

It is understood the woman died alongside her two dogs.

# belfast - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Man arrested over attempted murder after 24-year-old discovered in flat

The young man was found in a flat on Monday morning.

# belfast - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

# belfast - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Man critical after being found with head injuries in bedroom

Police say they believe he was attacked or assaulted.

Young man spent Christmas in hospital after mystery assault

The man in his 20s does not know how he received his injuries.

Court for man charged with attempted murder of police officers on Christmas Day

The incident happened in Belfast on Christmas Day.

# belfast - Saturday 26 December, 2015

‘Attempted murder’ arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house

The attack happened in the Heath Lodge Close area of North Belfast, as officers were searching for a man who carried out an alleged assault.

# belfast - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From The42 Heavy police presence in Belfast amid Tyson Fury SPOTY protests Issue

Heavy police presence in Belfast amid Tyson Fury SPOTY protests

The controversial boxer was among the nominees for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

# belfast - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Woman threatened in her home by men brandishing knives

This happened in Coleraine at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

# belfast - Friday 18 December, 2015

Man (46) charged with harassing woman online

He is due to appear in court today.

# belfast - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Five teenagers – three girls and two boys – held over the murder of young father who was beaten to death

Christopher Meli was beaten to death over the weekend.

# belfast - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Three teenagers charged with murder of young father who was beaten to death

Christopher Meli died after being attacked on Saturday morning.

# belfast - Monday 14 December, 2015

Young father killed after being “set upon” by group in late night attack

Five people have been arrested over the “vicious” killing of Christopher Meli in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# belfast - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Three youths arrested over murder of young man in Belfast

Police say the man had sustained a number of injuries.

# belfast - Monday 7 December, 2015

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# belfast - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Man arrested after investigation into ‘savage’ 2001 murder reopened

David Clarke was beaten at his flat in Belfast in 2001.

# belfast - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

New appeal over killings linked to secretive British Military Reaction Force

The unit was in operation during the early years of the Troubles.

# belfast - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

RTÉ crew injured as ‘out of control’ car ploughs into six people

Seven ambulances were dispatched and six people were brought to hospital.

# belfast - Monday 30 November, 2015

Two men shot at pigeon club in Belfast

The incident is reported to have taken place shortly before 4pm today.

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Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

# belfast - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Investigation into case of young man with learning difficulties who was beaten to death re-opened

David Clarke was savagely beaten and died after weeks of being bullied.

Burglars trick elderly man by pretending to check drains while cash stolen from home

It’s believed that a second person rifled through the downstairs while the householder was distracted by the first man.

# belfast - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Car used in Belfast police shooting came from the south

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses from either side of the border who may have seen the black BMW 3 Series to come forward.

# belfast - Friday 27 November, 2015

Photo shows damage caused in Belfast police shooting

The PSNI has begun an investigation.

# belfast - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Man stabbed in arm at front door of his house

Four hooded men were reportedly at the scene.

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