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2 hrs ago | Carrickfergus Today

Businesses affected after trouble flares in Woodburn area

Members of the Tactical Support Group were visible in case there was a repeat of the violence.

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7 hrs ago | Belfast Today

Relief at news of reprieve for all 18 care homes

Residents at all 18 residential care homes that had been earmarked for closure will no longer have to seek alternative accommodation after the health minister announced a reprieve.

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7 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Two more arrests in Jean McConville investigation

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have made two more arrests.

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7 hrs ago | Newtownabbey Today

Residents united in opposition to incinerator plan

Around 150 people packed in to the Academy Sports Club in Mallusk on Wednesday evening to voice their opposition to the plan to build a massive waste incinerator at Hightown Quarry.

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9 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

UUP leader Nesbitt welcomes Villiers' views on Opposition

The Secretary of State's recognition of "the need for a formal Opposition at Stormont and the National Crime Agency to operate in Northern Ireland exactly as it does in the rest of the United Kingdom" has been welcomed by UUP leader Mike Nesbitt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

Holiday recycling arrangements

There will be no Bryson Recycling box collection service in Newtownabbey on Easter Monday .

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Antrim Today

'Craigy bonfire set to go tyre free

Organisers of the contentious Ballycraigy bonfire in Antrim have taken the first steps in going tyre free for the first time.

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Ballymoney Today

Ballinlea 'fracking' objectors lobby Planning chief

"It's not too late to stop this." That's the message from Ballinlea Resident Group as they approach Thursday's deadline for lodging objections to Rathlin Energy's plans to explore and drill for petroleum in the Rathlin Basin.

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BBC News

Care homes saved from closure

The homes in the northern and western trust areas include Westlands care home in Cookstown, Thackeray in Limavady, Pinewood in Ballymena and Rosedale in Antrim.

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Carrickfergus Today

Investigation after vandals attack Greenisland home

At around 9.45pm, it was reported that windows at a property in Knocksallagh Park had been smashed and a car damaged.

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Derry Today

Province in festival mood for Giro d'Italia

With less than a month before the Giro d'Italia hits Northern Ireland, details of a raft of festival events connected to it have been announced - plus some of the disruption which the event will bring.

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Fermanagh Today

Woman arrested in Jean McConville murder probe

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have arrested a 57-year-old woman.

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Fermanagh Today

Belfast Blitz - " a sea of fire the like of which we'd never seen

Brigid Pegnam at the 73rd Anniversary of the Belfast Blitz at the Northern Ireland War Memorial in Belfast City Centre.

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Banbridge Today

Dromore man spots a Lagan sealebrity

You see all sorts of things floating along in rivers these days but those unfamiliar with the periodic seal sightings in the River Lagan can be forgiven their surprise at spotting one of the marine mammals out for a leisurely swim.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Reception held in Northern Ireland to recognise Caribbean and African Diaspora

Front Row : Dr Christopher Stange, Hon. Consul for St Vincent and the Grenadines to Northern Ireland; Cllr Mirtn Muilleoir, Lord Mayor of Belfast; Lord Diljit Rana MBE, Hon.

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BellaOnline

Tay so Strong the Spoon Stands to Attention

While coffee franchises and French presses have infiltrated Ireland the brew that keeps the Irish keeping on keeping on is undoubtedly tea.

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Coleraine Today

Brussels trip for Michelle

As the saying goes behind every good man, there's an even better woman, and a local councillor is championing a project which is encouraging more women to get into the male dominated world of politics.

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Dromore Today

Academy principal 'to hand on baton'

It was an 'agonising and soul searching' decision for the principal of Banbridge Academy but after 40 years of service in teaching, Mr Raymond Pollock has announced his decision to retire in December.

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UTV

Man 'secretly filmed female doctors'

A man is to stand trial accused of secretly filming female doctors for his own sexual gratification, a judge has ruled.

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Ballymoney Today

New Manager for Northern Area

The Housing Executive's North Area team, which encompasses the Causeway region, has been strengthened with the appointment of Breige Mullaghan as Assistant Housing Services Manager.

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