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#Belfast

# belfast - Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

# belfast - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Two men charged with IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

They were arrested in connection with the discovery of a car bomb under a police officer’s car in Belfast in June.

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb

This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.

# belfast - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Two men arrested in Dublin over discovery of bomb under PSNI officer's car

The viable device was found under the officer’s car on the grounds of a golf club in June.

# belfast - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Two men charged over stabbings near contentious Belfast bonfire

One of this stabbed was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

# belfast - Friday 9 August, 2019

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

# belfast - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information

John Boreland was shot dead in north Belfast on 7 August 2016.

# belfast - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Unions remain hopeful jobs can be saved as iconic firm Harland and Wolff enters administration

The firm only needs to remain afloat for a few more days until a buyer is found, unions say.

Leo Varadkar to discuss business and Brexit during Northern Ireland visit

Varadkar will also take part in a debate this evening with politicians from both sides of the border.

# belfast - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Man charged following death of 70-year-old man hit by stolen car outside Belfast cemetery

Two other men were seriously injured during the incident.

From The42 Big night for home hero Conlan as brilliant Belfast win moves him closer to world title shot Homecoming King This post contains videos

Big night for home hero Conlan as brilliant Belfast win moves him closer to world title shot

The Belfast man went 12-0 after stopping Diego Alberto Ruiz at a sold-out Falls Park.

# belfast - Saturday 3 August, 2019

# belfast - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

# belfast - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Mayor of Belfast: 'An Irish unity referendum is coming, and we must prepare for it'

Claire Hanna, SDLP MLA for South Belfast said calling for a poll now is ‘premature’.

# belfast - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Eight arrests made but Twelfth of July passes 'without major incident' in Northern Ireland

It comes after the emergency services experienced a much quieter 11 July than previous years.

# belfast - Friday 12 July, 2019

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast

There was a major drop in callouts to bonfires in loyalist areas this year, fire service says.

# belfast - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out

The bonfires are lit in some loyalist areas on 11 July across Northern Ireland.

# belfast - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Loyalist bonfire organisers rebuild 11 July sites after council crackdown on hazardous materials

Belfast City Council voted to remove tyres from a number of sites yesterday.

# belfast - Monday 1 July, 2019

11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs

Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.

# belfast - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 Monaghan's Aaron McKenna moves to 8-0 with second round stoppage win in California Flying High This post contains videos

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna moves to 8-0 with second round stoppage win in California

The 19-year-old maintained his perfect record with a one-sided victory against Daniel Perales.

# belfast - Friday 21 June, 2019

Community shocked after two bodies found in house outside Belfast

Police are investigating what they are describing as two sudden deaths.

# belfast - Friday 14 June, 2019

PSNI releases footage of cars used by terrorists to transport bomb to police officer's home Belfast This post contains videos

PSNI releases footage of cars used by terrorists to transport bomb to police officer's home

On 1 June terrorists travelling in two cars planted a bomb under the car of a PSNI officer.

# belfast - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97

McKee always defended the worst atrocities of the IRA.

# belfast - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

# belfast - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Staff member injured after struggle with robbers who made off with cash from east Belfast shop

Police described the robbery as an “extremely traumatic ordeal”.

# belfast - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Bomb discovered underneath police officer's car at golf club in Belfast

It was discovered on the grounds of Shandon Park Golf Club where a tournament was being held.

# belfast - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

# belfast - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Three men charged in relation to recent ATM thefts following foiled Belfast robbery

The latest attempt to steal an ATM happened in east Belfast yesterday morning.

# belfast - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Four people arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee

McKee was murdered early on Good Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry.

# belfast - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Lyra McKee's partner hits out at 'idiot with a gun' who 'took away an amazing person'

McKee was shot dead during rioting in Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

# belfast - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Runners in Belfast City Marathon run extra 0.3 miles after course mix-up

Organisers of the race have apologised to participants.

# belfast - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# belfast - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude

A 25-year-old woman was also arrested today in Scotland as part of the operation.

# belfast - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Murder probe launched after man stabbed to death in Belfast

Four men are in custody.

# belfast - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Two men arrested over fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school released unconditionally

Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December.

# belfast - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

A quiet, reflective and defiant Belfast stands with the McKees as they celebrate their 'wee brainbox'

Lyra McKee is many things to many people now – but today was about her family and their loss.

'The pain will never ease': Funeral of Lyra McKee takes place in Belfast

The 29-year-old journalist was killed in Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

# belfast - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Woman arrested in relation to killing of Lyra Mckee released unconditionally

The 29 year-old was killed in Derry last week.

Dissidents admit to killing Lyra McKee, offering 'full and sincere apologies'

Using a code word, the group issued a statement to The Irish News taking responsibility for her death.

# belfast - Friday 19 April, 2019

Vigils take place in Dublin, Belfast, and Derry in memory of journalist Lyra McKee

Meanwhile the PSNI has released new CCTV footage in an attempt to identify the shooter.