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# belfast - Monday 11 May, 2020

Debunked: No, a Nazi flag was not flown in Belfast on VE day
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, a Nazi flag was not flown in Belfast on VE day

May 11th 2020, 3:00 PM 26,965 Views 74 Comments

The picture shared in a Facebook post is real, but it is from July 2015.

# belfast - Friday 8 May, 2020

Loyalist terrorist group issues threats against two journalists in Belfast
# Freedom Of The Press
# Freedom Of The Press

Loyalist terrorist group issues threats against two journalists in Belfast

May 8th 2020, 10:15 PM 33,907 Views 0 Comments

A number of reporters working for the Sunday Life and Sunday World were visited by police officers this morning.

# belfast - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Updated May 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 113,413 Views 133 Comments

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

# belfast - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Socially-distanced queues at west Belfast church as priest hears confessions
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Socially-distanced queues at west Belfast church as priest hears confessions

May 2nd 2020, 5:04 PM 20,426 Views 64 Comments

“There is nothing to stop you hearing confessions from people provided you observe all the precautions,” Father Paddy McCafferty said.

# belfast - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Cemeteries reopen in NI following pressure from public and church leaders
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Cemeteries reopen in NI following pressure from public and church leaders

Apr 26th 2020, 6:01 PM 20,412 Views 50 Comments

Stormont ministers authorised the change last week.

# belfast - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'I'm one of the lucky ones': Belfast solicitor speaks of Covid-19 recovery after 16-day coma
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I'm one of the lucky ones': Belfast solicitor speaks of Covid-19 recovery after 16-day coma

Updated Apr 23rd 2020, 3:30 PM 31,403 Views 13 Comments

Niall Murphy spent 16 days in an induced coma, and another man Mark Burke was told he had 24 hours to live.

Man charged with murder after woman (39) dies in Belfast flat
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man charged with murder after woman (39) dies in Belfast flat

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:57 PM 11,339 Views 0 Comments

A 21-year-old male has been arrested and charged with the murder of Emma Jane McParland.

# belfast - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Man (21) arrested after woman's body discovered at flat in Belfast
# HAYWOOD AVENUE
# HAYWOOD AVENUE

Man (21) arrested after woman's body discovered at flat in Belfast

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:05 AM 14,637 Views 0 Comments

PSNI officers were called to the property on Haywood Avenue at around 1:45am.

# belfast - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Police investigating murder of Robbie Lawlor issue appeal for information about hooded man
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police investigating murder of Robbie Lawlor issue appeal for information about hooded man

Apr 15th 2020, 7:55 PM 16,725 Views 17 Comments

The 36-year-old was shot dead outside a house in Belfast at around 11.50am on Saturday 4 April.

# belfast - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Gardaí work to untangle complex web to find who was involved in the killing of gangland suspect Robbie Lawlor
# Keane Mulready-Woods
# Keane Mulready-Woods

Gardaí work to untangle complex web to find who was involved in the killing of gangland suspect Robbie Lawlor

Apr 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 53,356 Views 42 Comments

Lawlor was the chief suspect in the murder and mutilation of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

# belfast - Friday 10 April, 2020

PSNI make fresh appeal for information over Robbie Lawlor murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI make fresh appeal for information over Robbie Lawlor murder

Apr 10th 2020, 3:09 PM 13,685 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner was shot dead outside a house in Belfast on Saturday.

# belfast - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans
# Belfast
# Belfast

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans

Apr 8th 2020, 7:07 PM 36,645 Views 28 Comments

The journalist was warned of the threat against them by the PSNI.

Man arrested over Belfast murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor
# Crime
# Crime

Man arrested over Belfast murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor

Apr 8th 2020, 10:40 AM 30,119 Views 11 Comments

Lawlor (36) from Coolock was shot dead by what the PSNI believe was a lone gunman.

# belfast - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Belfast researchers launch clinical trial for Covid-19 patients using umbilical cord cells
# Queen's University
# Queen's University

Belfast researchers launch clinical trial for Covid-19 patients using umbilical cord cells

Apr 7th 2020, 12:54 PM 14,731 Views 15 Comments

The trial is being led by professors at Queen’s University, Belfast.

# belfast - Monday 6 April, 2020

Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast

Apr 6th 2020, 8:28 AM 17,624 Views 0 Comments

Two other men and a teenager remain in custody.

# belfast - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Police in Northern Ireland appeal for public's help in finding gunman who killed Dublin criminal yesterday
# Robbie Lawlor
# Robbie Lawlor

Police in Northern Ireland appeal for public's help in finding gunman who killed Dublin criminal yesterday

Updated Apr 5th 2020, 5:15 PM 56,673 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI said it believes a man who was shot in Belfast yesterday may be Robbie Lawlor from Coolock.

# belfast - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'Let common sense prevail': Annual St Patrick's partying by students in Belfast raises Covid-19 concerns
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'Let common sense prevail': Annual St Patrick's partying by students in Belfast raises Covid-19 concerns

Mar 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 37,014 Views 20 Comments

The Holylands area in Belfast is notorious for large celebrations on St Patrick’s Day.

# belfast - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Linfield FC confirm player tests positive for coronavirus
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Linfield FC confirm player tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 10th 2020, 7:18 PM 8,079 Views 6 Comments

Chairman Roy McGivern told BBC Sport NI that the player in question had chosen to self-isolate.

# belfast - Friday 6 March, 2020

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer

Mar 6th 2020, 10:43 PM 19,222 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Robinson was convicted of fatally injuring Adrian Ismay in an under-vehicle bomb attack in 2016.

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19

Mar 6th 2020, 1:56 PM 13,965 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is due at Belfast Crown Court on Monday for the opening day of his trial.

# belfast - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
# Sinn Féin Surge
# Sinn Féin Surge

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 26,325 Views 47 Comments

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# belfast - Friday 28 February, 2020

Dublin to Belfast trains sanitised as 'precautionary measure' after Covid-19 case confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Enterprise
# Enterprise

Dublin to Belfast trains sanitised as 'precautionary measure' after Covid-19 case confirmed in Northern Ireland

Feb 28th 2020, 12:21 PM 29,110 Views 59 Comments

It’s not yet clear if the woman in question travelled from Dublin to Belfast via train.

# belfast - Monday 24 February, 2020

11-year-old boy dies in hospital after being hit by van in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

11-year-old boy dies in hospital after being hit by van in Donegal

Feb 24th 2020, 6:57 AM 13,295 Views 0 Comments

The boy was seriously injured near Buncrana at approximately 5.30pm on Friday.

# belfast - Friday 21 February, 2020

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed

Feb 21st 2020, 9:24 PM 23,931 Views 38 Comments

The leaflets were distributed in north Belfast earlier this week.

# belfast - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager

Feb 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,811 Views 63 Comments

An ‘anarchist’ could do ‘something terrible’ to a reusable cup before handing it to staff, the catering manager said.

# belfast - Monday 17 February, 2020

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman
# Belfast
# Belfast

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman

Feb 17th 2020, 10:46 AM 14,222 Views 7 Comments

The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.

# belfast - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'There'll be no Pancake Tuesday in Northern Ireland': Bakery staff strike to hit pancake production
# Belfast
# Belfast

'There'll be no Pancake Tuesday in Northern Ireland': Bakery staff strike to hit pancake production

Updated Feb 16th 2020, 1:40 PM 29,528 Views 53 Comments

A Kingsmill bread lorry stopped at the entrance to the Allied Bakeries site in East Belfast today.

# belfast - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Man injured and police attacked in public order incident involving up to 100 people in Belfast
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Man injured and police attacked in public order incident involving up to 100 people in Belfast

Feb 6th 2020, 2:19 PM 12,299 Views 3 Comments

It was reported that three males were involved in the assault of the man.

# belfast - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Police in the North investigating 'disgraceful' shooting in Belfast
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

Police in the North investigating 'disgraceful' shooting in Belfast

Jan 26th 2020, 3:53 PM 20,893 Views 11 Comments

Detectives investigating are appealing for witnesses to the shooting in the residential area to contact them.

# belfast - Saturday 25 January, 2020

PSNI issue appeal after man stabbed and has top of finger bitten off
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI issue appeal after man stabbed and has top of finger bitten off

Jan 25th 2020, 7:26 PM 12,976 Views 9 Comments

The man was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries.

# belfast - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Irish knockout artist Tennyson signs promotional deal with Hearn
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Irish knockout artist Tennyson signs promotional deal with Hearn

Jan 21st 2020, 9:14 PM 6,303 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast native is targeting a shot at the British 135lbs title.

# belfast - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit
# Stormont
# Stormont

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:56 PM 28,997 Views 34 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

# belfast - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast
# New Job
# New Job

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast

Jan 2nd 2020, 9:59 AM 21,307 Views 32 Comments

Clinton is the first woman to be named as the university’s chancellor.

Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume
# Belfast
# Belfast

Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:39 AM 7,621 Views 17 Comments

A snap election could be called if a deal is not reached by 13 January.

# belfast - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital

Dec 31st 2019, 2:12 PM 54,134 Views 7 Comments

Two friends, 15-year-old Tammi-Leigh Ferrin and 17-year-old Charlene Gallagher, went missing from the Ulster Hospital this morning.

# belfast - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Two men arrested following assault on man (20s) in early hours of this morning
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two men arrested following assault on man (20s) in early hours of this morning

Dec 29th 2019, 3:39 PM 8,069 Views 0 Comments

Police said the men, aged 18 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

# belfast - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man appears in court charged with murders of man and woman
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man appears in court charged with murders of man and woman

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 12:57 PM 18,297 Views 0 Comments

The victims have been named as 37-year-old Frances Murray and 47-year-old Joseph Dutton.

Police in Belfast investigating 'brutal' Christmas Eve burglary
# Aggravated Burglary
# Aggravated Burglary

Police in Belfast investigating 'brutal' Christmas Eve burglary

Dec 26th 2019, 12:21 PM 13,543 Views 6 Comments

Men in balaclavas broke into a man’s home in north Belfast.

# belfast - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Man charged with murder of Belfast couple
# Murder Probe
# Murder Probe

Man charged with murder of Belfast couple

Updated Dec 24th 2019, 5:11 PM 22,215 Views 0 Comments

The man is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Thursday 26 December.

# belfast - Monday 23 December, 2019

Man arrested after two bodies discovered in Belfast flat in suspected stabbing incident
# Kinnaird Close
# Kinnaird Close

Man arrested after two bodies discovered in Belfast flat in suspected stabbing incident

Updated Dec 23rd 2019, 6:40 PM 18,176 Views 4 Comments

Local councillors have said the community has been left reeling by the incident.