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#Belfast

# belfast - Monday 26 February, 2018

Hutches one of at least three gangs flooding Belfast with highly-potent heroin

The increase in the number of heroin overdoses has resulted in local politicians warning users of a potentially fatal batch doing the rounds.

# 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.

# belfast - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Men assaulted by pair armed with wheel brace and baseball bat during Belfast burglary

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

# 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.

# belfast - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man murdered in west Belfast was shot in living room in front of partner and child

The incident happened around 8pm yesterday evening.

# belfast - Monday 12 February, 2018

Rugby rape case: Alleged victim denies she 'had sex with a number of men' after going to home uninvited

“No-one remembers exact moments from a night out. You can’t be expected to remember each thing you have done.”

# belfast - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Alleged rape victim says she has 'no complaint' with the man accused of withholding information

The young woman faced cross examination from the defence again today.

# belfast - Monday 5 February, 2018

'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp

The Northern policing spokesman has since paid the clamping fine.

Rory Best was directed to attend rape trial by senior counsel

The judge in the case clarified the situation today.

# belfast - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters

Gerry Kelly found his car clamped on a Belfast street on Friday morning.

# belfast - Friday 2 February, 2018

Rape trial: Woman asked if she 'watered down' her prior knowledge of rugby players

The 21-year-old woman told the court she hadn’t diluted down her knowledge of rugby or the Ulster players.

Irish U2 fans left disappointed as all Dublin tour dates sell out in under five minutes

Tickets for U2′s European sold out dates quickly appeared on Seatwave for up to triple the original price.

# belfast - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Family share 'heartbreaking' news that the body of missing man Michael Cullen has been found RIP

Family share 'heartbreaking' news that the body of missing man Michael Cullen has been found

Belfast man Michael Cullen has been missing from three weeks.

Rape trial of rugby players hears alleged victim's 'fight instinct kicked in' when third man entered room

The woman, aged 19 at the time of the alleged attacks, lost her composure while recalling being in the home of Paddy Jackson for a party on 28 June 2016.

# belfast - Monday 29 January, 2018

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders

Former Ulster Volunteer Force chief Gary Haggarty was a paid police informer.

# belfast - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Man arrested following explosion in loyalist area of Belfast

No-one was injured and police enquiries are ongoing.

# belfast - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Murder investigation launched following death of man (53) in Belfast flat

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

# belfast - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Gerry Adams launches bid to have his convictions for trying to escape internment overturned

It is Adams’ case that the detention was unlawful, so the escapes could not be.

Police 'increasingly concerned' for the welfare of missing Michael Cullen

Police are liaising with the gardaí on the search.

# belfast - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Appeal renewed to help find missing man Michael Cullen

Friends of his have suggested he may have travelled to Dublin.

# belfast - Friday 12 January, 2018

Family make plea as searches continue for missing Belfast man

Michael Cullen has been missing since Tuesday.

# belfast - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

# belfast - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Masked gang attacks man with hammers in aggravated burglary

The incident happened around 10.30pm last night.

# belfast - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Four young children witness paramilitary style shooting in Belfast house

A man in his 20s is in hospital after being shot.

# belfast - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Eamonn Holmes awarded OBE by British queen in New Year's honour list

He was one of over 1,100 people who received recognition by the British monarch.

# belfast - Friday 29 December, 2017

PSNI issue appeal for two women not seen since before Christmas

Saoirse Smyth (28) and Joanne Phelan (47) are missing from Belfast and Newry respectively.

# belfast - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Teenager charged with murder of woman in Lisburn on Christmas Day

The woman’s body was found at a house in the city.

# belfast - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'A brutal and despicable attack': 18-year-old shot in both ankles in Belfast

Police said the young man’s injuries are potentially life-changing.

# belfast - Monday 18 December, 2017

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

Woman and children missing from Wales may be in Ireland

Police are trying to locate the woman and children.

# belfast - Sunday 17 December, 2017

# belfast - Friday 15 December, 2017

Families of victims of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles say PSNI has 'questions to answer'

Fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded in McGurk’s Bar in north Belfast in December 1971.

Leader of British far-right group charged for use of threatening, abusive language and behaviour

US President Donald Trump retweeted a message from Britain First’s deputy leader last month.

# belfast - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Leader of the British far-right group that Trump retweeted has been arrested

The US President retweeted a message from Britain First’s deputy leader last month.

Ex-PSNI officer jailed for attempting to buy gun, ammunition and silencer on 'dark web'

Allen Kennedy (31) has been ordered to spend 5.5 years in prison and 5.5 years on licence.

# belfast - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Appeal after baby's ashes stolen in Belfast burglary

There was also a case of a child’s ashes being stolen in London earlier this week.

# belfast - Monday 4 December, 2017

# belfast - Friday 1 December, 2017

71-year-old sentenced to seven years over Belfast robberies that targeted older women

One woman managed to hit him with her walking stick, preventing the theft.

# belfast - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Woman arrested after three men were stabbed in Belfast is released

One man was found with stab wounds to his head.

# belfast - Friday 17 November, 2017

From The42 Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer Close Calls This post contains videos

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer

The 4-0 pro boxer confirmed the news to The42 on Close Calls earlier today.