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# belfast - Friday 9 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 10:15 AM 31,967 Views 54 Comments

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
# John Boreland

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

Aug 7th 2019, 9:24 AM 17,334 Views 21 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 PM 11,052 Views 24 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Leo Varadkar to discuss business and Brexit during Northern Ireland visit

Aug 6th 2019, 9:32 AM 8,537 Views 47 Comments

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
# Whiterock
# Whiterock

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

Aug 4th 2019, 5:10 PM 14,485 Views 0 Comments

Two other men were seriously injured during the incident.

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

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

Aug 4th 2019, 10:10 AM 12,214 Views 12 Comments

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

# belfast - Saturday 3 August, 2019

70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery
# Whiterock Road
# Whiterock Road

70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery

Updated Aug 3rd 2019, 7:31 PM 80,438 Views 31 Comments

One man has been arrested.

# belfast - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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

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

Updated Jul 31st 2019, 1:00 PM 56,131 Views 131 Comments

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'
# Cart Before The Horse
# Cart Before The Horse

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

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 9:37 PM 62,175 Views 84 Comments

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
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

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

Jul 13th 2019, 7:45 AM 15,601 Views 101 Comments

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
# 11 July
# 11 July

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast

Updated Jul 12th 2019, 10:43 AM 39,047 Views 95 Comments

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
# 11 July
# 11 July

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

Updated Jul 11th 2019, 5:36 PM 58,785 Views 162 Comments

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
# 12 July
# 12 July

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

Jul 9th 2019, 9:20 AM 28,000 Views 49 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Jul 1st 2019, 6:54 PM 22,066 Views 6 Comments

Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.

# belfast - Saturday 22 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 22nd 2019, 11:02 AM 7,440 Views 7 Comments

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
# Dunmurry
# Dunmurry

Community shocked after two bodies found in house outside Belfast

Jun 21st 2019, 10:11 AM 15,503 Views 0 Comments

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
# Belfast

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

Jun 14th 2019, 7:21 PM 11,637 Views 15 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Jun 12th 2019, 8:07 PM 28,054 Views 53 Comments

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
# Racism
# Racism

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

Jun 11th 2019, 10:10 PM 33,189 Views 65 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

Jun 9th 2019, 5:41 PM 10,037 Views 8 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

Jun 1st 2019, 7:43 PM 14,762 Views 24 Comments

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
# Legend
# Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

May 23rd 2019, 9:03 AM 21,280 Views 54 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

May 18th 2019, 5:45 PM 8,403 Views 0 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Four people arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee

May 9th 2019, 11:29 AM 8,900 Views 0 Comments

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'
# SARA CANNING
# SARA CANNING

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

May 8th 2019, 10:45 PM 17,033 Views 0 Comments

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
# Keep On Running
# Keep On Running

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

May 5th 2019, 5:51 PM 31,915 Views 43 Comments

Organisers of the race have apologised to participants.

# belfast - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

May 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 10,855 Views 18 Comments

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
# Modern Slavery
# Modern Slavery

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

Apr 30th 2019, 11:09 PM 11,459 Views 10 Comments

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
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Murder probe launched after man stabbed to death in Belfast

Apr 28th 2019, 5:00 PM 9,947 Views 1 Comment

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
# Jim Donegan

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

Apr 27th 2019, 11:16 AM 8,038 Views 4 Comments

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'
# We Stand With Lyra
# We Stand With Lyra

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

Apr 24th 2019, 7:37 PM 16,289 Views 8 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Updated Apr 24th 2019, 4:10 PM 23,775 Views 35 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman arrested in relation to killing of Lyra Mckee released unconditionally

Updated Apr 23rd 2019, 8:20 PM 27,218 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 6:34 AM 72,980 Views 91 Comments

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
# Tributes
# Tributes

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

Apr 19th 2019, 7:06 PM 20,113 Views 38 Comments

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

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past
# RIP
# RIP

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past

Apr 19th 2019, 12:22 PM 45,573 Views 37 Comments

Lyra’s work covered topics to do with the legacy of the Troubles, the fight for LGBT equality, and her own life.

# belfast - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Belfast footballer jailed for sharing indecent image of 16-year-old girl
# Jay Donnelly
# Jay Donnelly

Belfast footballer jailed for sharing indecent image of 16-year-old girl

Apr 9th 2019, 3:03 PM 23,583 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the abuse will never disappear because it’s on the internet.

# belfast - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:04 PM 6,793 Views 2 Comments

Eighty people had to leave the building.

# belfast - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Man sentenced to minimum 9 years in prison for murder of Syrian national
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man sentenced to minimum 9 years in prison for murder of Syrian national

Mar 26th 2019, 5:59 PM 15,321 Views 16 Comments

Callin Wilson (20), currently of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to the murder of Hazem Ahmed Ghreir.

# belfast - Monday 25 March, 2019

Teenager found dead near Belfast City Hospital named as Tara Wright
# PSNI
# PSNI

Teenager found dead near Belfast City Hospital named as Tara Wright

Mar 25th 2019, 6:38 PM 67,229 Views 29 Comments

The PSNI said they believe Tara was injured in a road traffic collision on the Ballygowan Road, and have appealed for information.