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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - 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.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Two bodies found at caravan park

Two bodies found at caravan park

The incident happened at a site on the Tullybrannigan Road in Newcastle.

# northern-ireland - Monday 19 January, 2015

Up to 6,500 homes left without water

Workers with NI Water are currently involved in a dispute over pensions.

# northern-ireland - 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.

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

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

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Sinn Féin would have left peace talks without ‘On the Run’ letters – Blair

The former British prime minister was speaking at a Westminster committee hearing today.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Letter bomb sent to police headquarters

The PSNI labelled the senders “mindless and foolish”.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum

The Peruvian ministry of justice and human rights must approve the repatriation.

Irish hospitals aren’t the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

It’s a very similar story in England.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

# northern-ireland - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Petrol bombs thrown at bungalow while 70-year-old woman was inside

The woman was left shaken by the ordeal say police.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Woman who died after being hit by bus named

The PSNI is appealing for information.

Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin ‘could deliver’

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Barry didn’t like that Sinn Féin representatives were being listened to.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Four masked men knock homeowner unconscious in midnight attack

The man was treated in hospital for his injuries.

Water cannons could be “more lethal than plastic bullets”. That’s what the UK told Ireland…

17 people were killed by either rubber or plastic bullets during The Troubles.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Thousands of Northern refugees streamed over the border in the 1970s – some were called “ungrateful”

The situation is detailed in a memo to Government from 1973.

# northern-ireland - Friday 26 December, 2014

Joan Burton: Sinn Féin has a ‘one for everyone in the audience’ mentality

The Tánaiste says she would find it hard to find a common economic platform with Sinn Féin.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

‘Broad agreement’ reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# northern-ireland - Monday 22 December, 2014

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

Teenager beaten with iron bars in ‘paramilitary-style assault’ at his home

The 19-year-old required treatment in hospital for his injuries.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 20 December, 2014

“Substantial progress” in Northern Ireland talks – but Adams not confident they’ll wrap up soon

The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Anti-abortion protester convicted of harassment outside Belfast clinic

Bernadette Smyth is appealing the decision.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Plane makes emergency landing in Belfast after engine catches fire

No passengers were injured.

# northern-ireland - Friday 12 December, 2014

No deal: Enda and Cameron leave talks after ‘amateurish ham-fisted episode’

No deal and no immediate prospect of a deal in the North on flags, parades and the past.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Three arrested after 21-year-old stabbed to death

Two men and a woman have been arrested.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: A Northern Ireland tax showdown, Nama plans and UTV everywhere Inbox Me

# northern-ireland - Friday 5 December, 2014

# northern-ireland - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From Business ETC UTV Ireland ‘for the Republic’, and won’t be available up North Tune In

UTV Ireland ‘for the Republic’, and won’t be available up North

However, some might be able to access it through Saorview.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control

Research from Queen’s says the parties did more than anyone to heighten tensions.

Richard Bruton: I’m not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax

“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”

Digger used to smash into off-licence ATM

Digger used to smash into off-licence

Extensive damage was caused to The Cellar store in the border town of Aughnacloy.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

New evidence proves the UK tortured interned men during The Troubles, says Ireland

The State wants a European Court of Human Rights decision overturned.

From Business ETC Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax Watch Out

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax

This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…

# northern-ireland - Monday 1 December, 2014

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat

This comes after a number of incidents during the same period last year.

Pensioner suffers cuts to his face and a hand injury after being assaulted in his home

A quantity of cash and other items were taken during the burglary.

Specialist dog searches for unmarked grave of Joe Lynskey

“We have to remember that it took four searches over nearly 15 years before we found Brendan Megraw. We are just at the beginning of the process for Joe Lynskey.”

# northern-ireland - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Bill Clinton turned on the Belfast Christmas lights 19 years ago today

“Peace has brought real change to your lives.”