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#Belfast

# belfast - Today’s News

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.

# belfast - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant

A separate shooting incident in the city saw a man shot in both kneecaps.

# belfast - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

# belfast - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

One teenage girl held in custody over death of Chinese restaurant owner

Nelson Cheung was stabbed to death earlier this month.

# belfast - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill Fishy Behaviour

Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill

A fish truck spilled its cargo all over the Ravenhill Road on Saturday, and the locals want to feast on their ‘catch’.

From The42 Ireland’s Carl Frampton to defend world title on ITV The Jackal

Ireland’s Carl Frampton to defend world title on ITV

The Belfast boxer ‘s February bout will not be on pay-per-view.

# belfast - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Which Irish City Should You Really Live In? Quiz

Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?

Time to find out if you’re in the wrong place.

# belfast - Friday 23 January, 2015

This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like

An imitation firearm, three Mercedes AMG cars and a substantial amount of cash were also seized at the scene.

# belfast - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Man arrested over malicious and “threatening” email sent to primary school

The school is to close tomorrow as a precaution.

Man hit with drill and hammer during aggravated burglary

The incident occurred yesterday.

# belfast - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Violent car-jacking: Woman theatened with hammer by hooded teens

The woman tried to run away, but she was grabbed by the thieves and had her keys taken from her.

# belfast - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Van driver killed as strong winds bring trees down on roads

A three-year-old child was also injured when a pallet blew off a truck in Belfast.

From The42 We’re training for Red Bull’s ‘Crashed Ice’ event so you don’t have to Ice Cool

We’re training for Red Bull’s ‘Crashed Ice’ event so you don’t have to

Who knew skating downhill really, really fast could be so scary?

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

61-year-old man arrested over murder of 28-year-old Edward Gibson

Gibson died after being shot in the stomach and chest last October.

# belfast - Monday 12 January, 2015

# belfast - Friday 9 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Belfast is actually getting a café devoted to crisp sandwiches Crisp Breath

Belfast is actually getting a café devoted to crisp sandwiches

It started as a wind-up, but now it’s the real deal.

More than 100 patients made to collect medical news from the post office

The incident occurred when letters sent out from Belfast City Hospital were not franked.

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