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Former bank building becomes visitor centre
Described as a "state-of-the-art tourist hub", the new 1.82 million visitor centre for Belfast has opened in Donegall Square North.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Seven airlines can claim to be #1 at one or more of the UK's...
Seven airlines can claim to be #1 at one or more of the UK's busiest airports; easyJet leads way at six airports British Airways is the leading airline at just three major UK airports; London Heathrow, Aberdeen and London City.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
This is Guernsey
All-Ireland plan for heart surgery
Health Minister Edwin Poots has announced that a team of American experts will consider the wider future of services for those born with cardiac disease An international team of experts is to assess the future of children's heart surgery on an All-Ireland basis.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
HSA probe launched after body of man, 51, recovered from slurry pit
THE body of a 51-year-old man was recovered from a slurry pit at a farm in Co Cavan on Friday, gardai have confirmed.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Sinn Fein Newsroom
Kelly slams Ardoyne gun attack
Sinn FA©in MLA for North Belfast Gerry Kelly has slammed those responsible fora gun attack on the PSNI tonight on the Crumlin Road.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Black Friday can be dangerous in Ireland
Travelers to Ireland used to be warned about the Troubles, and not to get involved in the fighting between the different factions, especially in the North.
Protestors at City Hall past deadline
An application for up to 10,000 participants, including 40 bands, was approved for the rally which marked a year since the start of the flag protests.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Motorway linking Carrick and Belfast was in the pipeline
A motorway was to be constructed between Carrick and Belfast at a cost of 5 million, according to a report in the East Antrim Times in November 1963.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Checkpoints and searches after attack
Police in Belfast have stepped up security and carried out searches and vehicle checkpoints following an attack which saw a 130lb proxy car bomb partially explode in the main shopping district of the city.
Band members convicted after playing Sash outside Catholic church
Thomas Beresford and Stephen Walker were both convicted on Tuesday of knowingly flouting a ban on playing non-sacred music during part of an Ulster Covenant centenary procession.
Concern at surge in use of IRA proxy bomb tactic
Proxy bombs like Sunday night's attempted attack in Belfast city centre hark back to the very worst days of the Troubles, it has been claimed.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Stena celebrates second Cairnryan birthday
MANY HAPPY RETURNS...Stena Line has just marked the second anniversary of Loch Ryan Port.
Video: Belfast tourists tangoed by flashmob
Visitors to Belfast got more than they expected at the City Hall when a tango-dancing flashmob interrupted their guided tour at the weekend.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Drone used to defuse small bomb
Police have used a remotely controlled drone as part of an operation to defuse a small bomb in north Belfast.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Redevelopment plans for courthouse
The 160-year-old Crumlin Road Court building is now a sorry shadow of its former self, having been reduced to a shell after it was almost totally destroyed in a fire four years ago.
Residents groups in talks with Haass team over parades
Representatives of the Garvaghy Road Residents Coalition in Portadown and the Lower Ormeau Concerned Community in south Belfast met with Professor Meghan O'Sullivan yesterday as part of the ongoing Haass talks.
Spotlight on Drumcree and Twadell disputes
Harvard professor Meghan O'Sullivan meets with Loyalists including Winston Irvine at Twaddell Peace Camp in North Belfast as she and Richard Haas continue critical talks on divisive Northern Ireland issues The vice chair of the Haass talks, Professor Meghan O'Sullivan, visited the Civil Rights Camp at Twaddell Avenue yesterday and later met with ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Army bomb disposal experts attend four alerts, one a 'wartime-type shell'
One device was found near a school at Cavanmore Gardens in west Belfast yesterday afternoon, with Army Technical Officers declaring it to be a viable pipe bomb.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Derry in top 10 in list of growth cities
Derry is in the top ten best cities in terms of growth potential in the UK, according to a new report released yesterday.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Attack on party offices condemned
Petrol bomb attack on Alliance office on the Upper Newtownards Road in east Belfast.