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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 21 April, 2015

#Belfast

# belfast - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Man in his 70s threatened at gunpoint by balaclava-wearing mugger

Police are appealing for information.

# belfast - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Investigation after house set on fire while small children were inside

Accelerant was poured through the letterbox of the house at around 10.30pm last night.

# belfast - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Man due in court after 23-year-old dies in ‘frenzied’ stabbing attack

A woman is still being questioned by police in relation to the incident

# belfast - Monday 13 April, 2015

Police trying to trace movements of young man killed in ‘frenzied’ stab attack

A man and woman were arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.

Woman forces her way back into her car after man tries to steal it in car park

She had left her car running to open the exit gate of a secure car park when a man got in.

# belfast - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Man and woman arrested after man’s body found in boot of car

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

# belfast - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man beaten with baseball bats after gang storm his home

One arrest has been made.

# belfast - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This is the best response to Kit Harington’s controversial comments on Belfast Don't Listen To Him

# belfast - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Game of Thrones star slagged off Belfast on a US talk show and people aren’t happy This post contains a poll

A Game of Thrones star slagged off Belfast on a US talk show and people aren’t happy

“It’s wonderful for two or three days.”

From Business ETC Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow) Not At All Nice

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# belfast - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Group of men armed with pickaxe smash windows and threaten residents

The incident is being treated as a racially motivated hate crime.

Fast food worker shaken after being ‘threatened with gun’

The incident took place at 11.20pm yesterday.

# belfast - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Man stabbed after stopping car for “drunk” man

The driver slowed down to avoid hitting the man, but was subsequently threatened.

# belfast - Friday 3 April, 2015

Family – including baby girl – in critical condition after house fire

A local fire officer said there was no smoke alarm in the home, which caused a delay in the alarm being raised.

# belfast - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A little Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj’s bosom and twerked with her on stage Inspirational

# belfast - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident

Mary Ellen Campbell attempted to break up an incident involving a couple from Poland.

# belfast - Monday 30 March, 2015

Man survives after being shot in the face

Police said two men carried out the attack.

# belfast - Friday 27 March, 2015

One of those escaped monkeys has been caught – but the other’s still running wild

Rose and Zoid broke loose from Belfast Zoo yesterday.

# belfast - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Those escaped monkeys from Belfast Zoo are still on the loose

The two macaque monkeys are still on the loose on Cave Hill – to the West of the city.

From The Daily Edge Two monkeys have escaped from Belfast Zoo and are running wild Monkey Business

Two monkeys have escaped from Belfast Zoo and are running wild

We still don’t know how they broke out.

It’s been a BAD week for drug smugglers…

More than €2.8 million in cocaine and ‘skunk’ cannabis has been seized across the island.

# belfast - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Alleged car-jacker hit by car he was trying to steal

The 23-year-old was immediately arrested.

# belfast - Monday 23 March, 2015

Woman dragged from car and window smashed with hammer in morning robbery

Two men wearing balaclavas blocked the woman’s route.

From The Daily Edge Belfast lad runs hopelessly after bus, accidentally humiliates himself Scarleh

# belfast - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Police arrest more than 30 people in St Patrick’s Day festivities

Individuals had gone to Belfast for the “carnival and family friendly atmosphere in the City.”

# belfast - Monday 16 March, 2015

Man jailed after threatening to kill and placing hoax bomb at office of MP

The 33-year-old with cerebral palsy received a three year sentence.

# belfast - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From Business ETC A new hotel brand is about to start popping up all over Ireland Fresh Towels Please

A new hotel brand is about to start popping up all over Ireland

The country’s biggest hotel owner has bought another property and is launching its new name.

# belfast - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Derek Brockwell has been transferred to a prison in England

The escaped prisoner has time left to serve on his UK sentences.

# belfast - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly did NOT see ‘Irish terrorists kill’ people in Belfast

It turns out he actually just saw pictures of bombings…

Worker hit in face as thieves armed with baseball bat stage off-licence raid

The man declined medical attention after the attack, but was left shaken.

# belfast - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Police say ‘nothing untoward’ about object after Titanic security alert

The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.

# belfast - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast’s staging of Crashed Ice Crashed Ice

Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast’s staging of Crashed Ice

Parliament Buildings as you’ve never seen them before.

# belfast - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

Woman “punched repeatedly in face” during handbag robbery

The woman was getting into her car when the attack happened. Police are appealing for the man (or men) who carried out the brutal assault.

# belfast - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Teenager shot in the legs by masked men

The 17-year-old was rushed to hospital for treatment after three men forced their way into a house last night and attacked him.

# belfast - Monday 16 February, 2015

‘One of the biggest scandals of our age’: MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse

Will the Kincora Boys’ Home be included in a Westminster-ordered child abuse inquiry?

# belfast - Friday 13 February, 2015

Thief chases man up and down street with a knife after burglary

He also stole an iPhone and cash from another occupant of the house.

# belfast - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hey world, here are Ireland’s oldest pubs that you should definitely visit Like A Fine Wine

Hey world, here are Ireland’s oldest pubs that you should definitely visit

You like old pubs? We’ve got old, old pubs.

# belfast - Friday 6 February, 2015

Call for councillors to vote down ‘pagan practice’ of cremation

A local resident in Newtownabbey has opposed the building of a new facility on the grounds of Christianity and the environment.

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