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#North Belfast

# north-belfast - Monday 12 February, 2018

'A sickening incident': Appeal after 64-year-old woman found dead in north Belfast

The woman was found dead yesterday.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Three men arrested in connection with 1987 rape and murder of mother-of-one

Police believe that fear is the main reason that no one has yet come forward with crucial information regarding the murder.

# north-belfast - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final

Footage that appeared on Twitter from the event appears to show a large number of people become involved.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Two men arrested over shooting of PSNI officer in North Belfast released unconditionally

A 30-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the investigation yesterday is still in custody.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast

Two women were verbally abused by a man using racist language and their car was damaged.

# north-belfast - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Man shot in both feet in Belfast - but bullets fail to penetrate shoes

Three men forced their way into the man’s house and carried out the attack.

# north-belfast - Friday 8 January, 2016

Two arrested over killing of 31-year-old man at Belfast home

The man was found dead by his mother in the upstairs bedroom of the house.

# north-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.

# north-belfast - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Man dead after motorbike crash

Police are asking for anyone with any information about the incident to come forward.

# north-belfast - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Paint thrown over memorial at site of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles

More than a dozen Catholics died in the 1971 attack.

# north-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.

# north-belfast - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash

The armed robbery happened at around 8:20 pm at a shop in north Belfast.

# north-belfast - Friday 2 January, 2015

Police searched a house for drugs... and found all of this

Guns, knives, cannabis, replica firearms and phones.

# north-belfast - Saturday 20 December, 2014

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year - his killer is still at large North Belfast This post contains images

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year - his killer is still at large

Police say Basil McAfee suffered a violent death at the hands of an assailant who was probably wielding an axe and a long-bladed knife.

# north-belfast - Monday 17 November, 2014

Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'

Investigating officers say it bears the hallmarks of a dissident republican attack.

# north-belfast - Friday 14 November, 2014

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Men armed with a hammer made off with till and money in shop robbery

The getaway car was later found burnt out.

# north-belfast - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Man stabbed in arm and thigh as his wallet was stolen by two men

Detectives are appealing for information.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Police find missing family of seven

The family, who are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, were last seen on 10 September.

# north-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.

# north-belfast - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

# north-belfast - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Detectives granted more time to question two murder suspects

Eamon Ferguson’s body was found at around 3am yesterday. One resident who lives nearby said she was awoken by shouts.

# north-belfast - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Two questioned after 35-year-old man found dead in flat

The man’s body was found just before 3am this morning.

# north-belfast - Monday 10 March, 2014

Man tied up and tasered by axe-wielding masked burglars

The three perpetrators took money, jewellery and a BMW car during the incident.

# north-belfast - Sunday 9 February, 2014

23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

The 28-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest following an incident in North Belfast earlier today.

# north-belfast - Monday 27 January, 2014

Man being questioned over the shooting dead of Kevin Kearney in Belfast

A group calling themselves “the IRA” had claimed responsibility for the killing.

# north-belfast - Friday 20 December, 2013

Murder investigation launched after man found dead in north Belfast

The victim, a fifty-year-old man, was discovered by a relative.

# north-belfast - Thursday 10 October, 2013

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder

Kevin Kearney’s believed to have been killed on Tuesday. His body was found in a city park yesterday afternoon.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’

It was second arrest to be made this year in connection with the shooting of 26-year-old Paul McNally outside a bookmakers in north Belfast.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Man arrested after woman receives multiple stab wounds in home attack

The victim is said to be in a stable condition in hospital in the wake of the ordeal.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Investigation after 'shots fired' at police in Belfast

The PSNI said no injuries or damage was reported in the incident.

# north-belfast - Friday 26 July, 2013

Man was out when two armed, masked men called to his home to find him

A woman in her 40s, who was in the house at the time, was left in complete shock by the armed men.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Column: Northern Ireland and the dangers of the ‘mission accomplished’ narrative

Riots in Belfast during the 12th July overshadowed glimmers of hope shown in places like Derry. Either way, Northern Ireland will ultimately sink or swim based on the actions chosen in the months and years ahead, writes David McCann.

# north-belfast - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Parades Commission tells Orange Order: You can't march through Ardoyne

In a decision announced this evening, the Commission said it had received no representations from unionists ahead of Saturday’s march.

# north-belfast - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

North Belfast bomb a 'blatant attempt to kill'

The device was found at Alliance Avenue yesterday afternoon.

# north-belfast - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers

The arrests are in relation to an incident on 9 March when an explosive device detonated near police.

# north-belfast - Monday 1 April, 2013

Men with hammer and crowbar rob house - and take samurai sword

The incident took place in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast last night.

# north-belfast - Thursday 7 February, 2013

PSNI concerned over rise in young people engaging in pre-arranged fights

Police have attended several incidents where youths were found in possession of knives and hammers.

# north-belfast - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Man held over social media comments made over Union flag dispute

A 28-year-old man is being held by police in north Belfast over comments made on Facebook in relation to the ongoing Union flag controversy.

# north-belfast - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pipe bomb found outside Belfast house

The PSNI said the viable pipe bomb was found in the garden of the house at Northwick Drive.

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