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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Five charged with attempting to set fire to police officers' homes

The alleged attempted arson attacks took place in Counties Down and Armagh last April and July.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Man arrested over murder of young football coach on night out

Conan Anderson died on Saturday, after sustaining head injuries some weeks ago.

# northern-ireland - Monday 20 February, 2017

Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'

Foster was speaking at the launch of the DUP manifesto in advance of next month’s elections.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital

Conan Anderson was fighting for his life in hospital for nearly two weeks.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Woman left 'bruised and shaken' after refusing to give handbag to hammer-wielding mugger

The mugger fled down a side street empty handed.

Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears

Border Communities Against Brexit staged the protest this morning.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 12 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 February, 2017

81-year-old woman who went missing in Bangor dies in hospital

Northern Ireland’s police service thanked the public for their help in looking for the missing woman.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Decision not to prosecute man over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

No one has ever been charged over the massacre.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 February, 2017

Arlene Foster on Sinn Féin: 'If you feed a crocodile it will keep coming back for more'

In response, Gerry Adams said simply “see you later, alligator”.

Police question 40-year-old in connection with prison officer's murder in Belfast

Adrian Ismay was driving home on 4 March 2016 when a petrol bomb went off after falling from underneath his van.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Does Gerry Adams regret getting involved with the Stack meeting? Yes and no

Gerry Adams has a lot of thoughts about how Sinn Féin is treated by the media.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'We are inescapably intertwined': Ireland gets a whole section in Brexit plan

The word “Ireland” appears 132 times in the 77-page Brexit whitepaper.

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

Irish people aren't very optimistic about Northern Ireland's future

A group of Irish adults were asked “Are you optimistic about Northern Ireland’s future?”

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Police were called 2,738 times about domestic abuse over Christmas

The PSNI received 95 calls related to domestic abuse on Christmas Day.

# northern-ireland - Monday 30 January, 2017

Enda Kenny says he will tell Trump in person that he disagrees with his travel ban

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Dublin today to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 28 January, 2017

FactCheck: Did the DUP really never commit to an Irish Language Act?

FactCheck: Did the DUP really never commit to an Irish Language Act?

Edwin Poots raised some eyebrows when he refused to accept his party had agreed to an Irish Language Act at St Andrews. So is he right?

# northern-ireland - Thursday 26 January, 2017

British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles

The former colonel, who is now a Conservative MP, completed seven tours of the North.

''We're broken, devastated': 10 years on and still no clues in Tyrone's man disappearance

Gerard Conway was 32 when he went missing from the Cookstown area.

# northern-ireland - Monday 23 January, 2017

'Children could have been killed': Dissident republicans thought to be behind PSNI officer shooting

A 36-year-old man has now been arrested in connection with the attack.

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Sinn Féin's replacement for Martin McGuinness set to be named. Here are the contenders

McGuinness says he’s looking towards a new generation.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks'

Politicians, journalists and critics have expressed concern that Ireland may emerge the worst from Brexit negotiations.

Your crash course in... What history can teach us about a return to customs checks with the North

Officials patrolled the Irish border for 70 years.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 21 January, 2017

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village

The incursion terrorised a village – and later criminal charges threatened to derail the future first minister’s career.

Man suspected of creating social media 'hit-list' in west Belfast released on bail

There have been several paramilitary-style attacks in the Turf Lodge area of Belfast in recent weeks.

# northern-ireland - Friday 20 January, 2017

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes in the North.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'They're pretending to be a police service': PSNI strongly condemns recent Belfast shootings

“The only police service in west Belfast is the Police Service of Northern Ireland.”

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Two children in critical condition after Antrim road accident

The boy and girl were involved in a road collision this afternoon.

# northern-ireland - Monday 16 January, 2017

Enda Kenny and Theresa May have had a phone call about Northern Ireland

The also spoke about May’s much anticipated speech on Brexit scheduled for tomorrow.

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'

McDonald said that party stalwart Martin McGuinness is “not enjoying great health”.

# northern-ireland - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness criticises the Irish Times, saying he wants his privacy respected during illness

McGuinness was strongly critical of The Irish Times for running an article on his health today.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North

An election now seems inevitable.

Bertie Ahern says Arlene Foster is "crazy and dangerous" to question power sharing

The DUP has raised the prospect of renegotiation.

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Lithuanian man extradited from the north to face Monaghan rape charges

He is expected to appear before a court in Ireland today.

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