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#West Belfast

# west-belfast - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Police investigating the murder of a man in front of his family make arrest

The man was arrested in the Poleglass area of West Belfast under the Terrorism Act earlier today.

# west-belfast - Friday 16 February, 2018

Dissident republicans believed to have been behind murder of man in Belfast

Raymond Johnston (28) was shot dead in his living room in front of his partner and 11-year-old child on Tuesday evening.

# west-belfast - Friday 13 October, 2017

Man charged with 'preventing the lawful burial of a body' in case of Belfast woman found dead two years later

The family of 68-year-old Marie Conlon yesterday said they are ‘shocked and heartbroken’ at her loss.

# west-belfast - Friday 21 July, 2017

Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds

The man had been the victim of a scam involving alleged Ministry of Justice bank charges.

# west-belfast - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences

He was also handed a 15 year notification order.

# west-belfast - 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.”

# west-belfast - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Police investigating shooting at house where child was present

No one was injured in the incident.

# west-belfast - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Man attacked with hammer as he left graveyard

The attack happened in Belfast city on Thursday.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Number of shots fired through front door of flat

Police are now investigating a motive for the shooting.

# west-belfast - Friday 19 February, 2016

Police appeal for public help three months after man shot in the head with shotgun

The man survived the shooting but is still in a critical condition in hospital.

# west-belfast - Monday 14 December, 2015

Young father killed after being "set upon" by group in late night attack

Five people have been arrested over the “vicious” killing of Christopher Meli in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid

The items were found in the roof space of a house.

# west-belfast - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Man (40s) shot in the head in west Belfast

Two men have been arrested in connection with the attack.

# west-belfast - Friday 18 September, 2015

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.

# west-belfast - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Young man stabbed to death in front garden after checking for pizza delivery

Police are continuing to question a 32-year-old man.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Arson attack on Christian Brothers school

Three portacabins were destroyed in the blaze.

# west-belfast - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Man stabbed after stopping car for "drunk" man

The driver slowed down to avoid hitting the man, but was subsequently threatened.

# west-belfast - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Police and family increasingly concerned for missing teenager (14)

Sammy Jo Donnelly has been missing since Friday.

# west-belfast - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

# west-belfast - Friday 24 October, 2014

Man shot in thigh and stomach in Belfast

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

# west-belfast - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Pizza delivery driver hijacked while making deliveries

He was threatened by two men with knives.

Man taken from house by masked men and shot in the leg

He’s now being treated for his injuries in hospital.

# west-belfast - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Two arrested after teen dies in car crash

John Paul McShane (19) died following a crash on the Upper Springfield Road in West Belfast.

# west-belfast - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Belfast shop insists it's displaying Ivory Coast flag, NOT Ireland flag Linfield

Belfast shop insists it's displaying Ivory Coast flag, NOT Ireland flag

It’s gold, white and green, RIGHT?!

# west-belfast - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Man being held by police after the suspicious death of a woman in Belfast

The woman’s body was discovered at a house at about 6.25 am this morning.

# west-belfast - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Detectives investigating murder of dissident republican arrest 26-year-old

Tommy Crossan, a former member of the Continuity IRA, was shot yesterday in West Belfast.

# west-belfast - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Man attacked by three masked men with baseball bats

He’s now being treated in hospital in Belfast.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

PSNI arrest woman in connection with Jean McConville murder

The arrest was made earlier this morning in west Belfast.

# west-belfast - Friday 21 February, 2014

21-year-old Nikita Fryers missing since Valentine's Day

Fryers was last seen in Belfast this day last week.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage

The family were tricked into letting the man into their home early today.

# west-belfast - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Police in west Belfast shot at while on routine patrol

“It is fortunate that we are not dealing with fatalities this morning,” a senior PSNI officer said.

# west-belfast - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Man shot in legs in paramilitary-style attack

He was forced into a car and shot twice in each leg. Police are appealing for witnesses.

# west-belfast - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Man stabbed in head and body in early morning attack in Belfast

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, have been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

# west-belfast - Friday 9 August, 2013

Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast

Eight police officers were injured in the attacks, two attended hospital for head injuries.

# west-belfast - Friday 28 June, 2013

Three men each shot twice in the leg in west Belfast

The shooting happened in the Glenveagh Drive area last night.

# west-belfast - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Woman finds petrol bomb on her front doorstep in west Belfast

When the PSNI were called they also found “the burning remains of a number of suspected petrol bombs” at the front of her house.

# west-belfast - Friday 7 June, 2013

Man shot in the leg in a paramilitary-style attack in Belfast

The shooting happened in the Turf Lodge area of West Belfast yesterday evening.

# west-belfast - Monday 27 May, 2013

Tips to combat bogus callers who prey on the old and vulnerable

Before answering your door, ensure your back door is locked.

# west-belfast - Friday 17 May, 2013

Homes evacuated as PSNI investigate bomb found after shooting in Belfast

The device was found in follow-up searches to a gun attack in the area yesterday.

# west-belfast - Friday 15 March, 2013

Police 'dealing with mortar-type device' in Belfast

An army technical team are at the scene dealing with what police think is a mortar type device.

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