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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Monday 10 November, 2014

Paramilitaries abused 500 children since 1990

One former victim said he still got flashbacks, over 20 years after being attacked in his parents’ house in Belfast.

Teenager escapes police custody – by getting out of a parked police car

Don’t worry though, he poses no risk to the public.

Families of Bloody Sunday victims launch legal challenge over ‘end of murder investigation’

Cuts in PSNI funding have lead to a delay in the inquiry into the massacre.

Belfast ‘Ebola’ patient tests negative

The person is still being treated for malaria.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Carjacking: Driver “badly shaken” after 4x4 rammed by gang’s car

The Nissan Terrano was rammed in the rear by another car. The gang sped off, leaving the occupants of the 4x4 by the roadside.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Families of remaining Disappeared told: We want to end your torment

Search for Joe Lynskey, who disappeared forty years ago, may happen next.

Baker who refused to make marriage equality cake told to offer compensation

The cake was to have Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street on it.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Now the ‘curry my yoghurt’ MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont…

… but only for today, and he wasn’t there.

Breige Wright: “I have been the subject of a media onslaught”

In a statement issued through her solicitors today, Wright is strongly critical of how her relationship with Máiría Cahill has been portrayed in the media.

# northern-ireland - Friday 31 October, 2014

NI authorities drop Semtex explosive charges against Scottish man

Police had described the find as the largest and most significant in the last ten years.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here’s what happened today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.

There had been deadlock on the issue for several weeks.

Man arrested over Jean McConville murder

The 73-year-old man was arrested in connection with the 1972 murder.

Intelligence on Real IRA Omagh bomb was ‘withheld from police’

But the information could not have prevented the attack according to a new report.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

New talks on flags, parading and the past to start in the North today

Former US Senator Gary Hart will meet parties today.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Setting divisions alight: Burning Man comes to Derry

Will Northern Ireland be tasting a little bit of Nevada?

# northern-ireland - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Man killed in housing estate shooting, two men and woman arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses.

# northern-ireland - Friday 24 October, 2014

Man shot in thigh and stomach in Belfast

The PSNI is investigating the incident, which took place earlier today.

Police in Northern Ireland seized a lot of cannabis plants last night This post contains images

# northern-ireland - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

‘The story that Maíria Cahill has to tell is not just powerful, it will have serious consequences’

The Belfast woman who claims she was raped by an IRA member met with Enda Kenny this morning.

We’ll soon be hearing a lot more about US Senator Gary Hart

Northern Ireland talks are already underway.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from ‘dangerous mutual provocation’

He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 October, 2014

“Dad could certainly speak out”: Ian Paisley remembered at Ulster Hall memorial

The funeral of the DUP founder was a family only affair.

Martin hits out at Taoiseach on the North

‘The affairs of the north are our business.’

Gerry Conlon and the Guildford Four were released 25 years ago today

“I’m a totally innocent man.”

# northern-ireland - Friday 17 October, 2014

Sex workers ‘fear for their safety’ if clients are criminalised

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.

Teenager killed and nun injured in tragic police chase

Two males who were also in the Jaguar and the driver of the VW Polo remain in hospital.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Poll: Should the Irish Government be part of talks in Northern Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish Government be part of talks in Northern Ireland?

The DUP aren’t taking part, so should the Irish State?

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland

The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Gerry Adams denies claims about meeting with alleged rape victim

The allegations were featured in a BBC Spotlight documentary last night.

More than €600k worth of cannabis found at ‘sophisticated factory’

The PSNI have arrested two men.

17-year-old girl killed in road traffic collision

The collision occurred shortly after 11am this morning in Coleraine, Co Derry.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

An ex-Manchester United winger popped up with a gorgeous last-gasp strike to grab a point for his side.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 11 October, 2014

30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher

The Brighton bombing was “the most audacious attack on a British government” in nearly 400 years.

From Business ETC US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort Sold

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 October, 2014

Reporter quits BBC to devote her life to religion

Martina Purdy has been a political correspondent with BBC NI for 15 years.

Mother of child with “Kill All Taigs” painted on her face may be prosecuted

New pictures have also emerged appearing to show the child’s cheeks being painted by an unknown woman.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Two men jailed over family dog being set on fire Justice This post contains images

Two men jailed over family dog being set on fire

The owners of the dog, Cody, said they found the past two years very stressful.

# northern-ireland - Friday 3 October, 2014

Another Orange Hall has been destroyed by a fire in Co Donegal

Arsonists also tried to burn down a Presbyterian church in the same town.