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The mother of Portadown stab victim Simon Johnston believes his life was saved by a brave young woman police officer in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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2 hrs ago | New Statesman
Enoch Powell remains a disturbing figure even from beyond the grave. In February 1998, shortly after his death, there were public protests at his lying in state in the Chapel of St Faith in Westminster Abbey, a privilege accorded to him as a warden of the adjoining parliamentary church of St Margaret's and a regular communicant at the abbey.
The mother of a baby boy who suffered horrifying injuries during his birth at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital has spoken of her heartbreak to UTV.
A female driver was taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the Banbridge Road between Laurencetown and Gilford.
JoAnn Falletta will be making her debut with the Orchestra of St Lukes at Carnegie Hall tonight, December 10 in a program that features the music of the "Canadian Mozart", Andre Mathieu, performed by Alain Lefevre.
LARRY and Carmel Lynch receive their Campaigner of the Year award from James Cracknell, Vice President of Headway, the brain injury association.
"Congress is an evidence-free zone," Hillary Clinton joked at the recent Press Ganey conference.
The premium robusta coffee for delivery in January commands over the March futures climbed to a record, signaling tightening supplies as shipments fall from leading producer Vietnam and stockpiles dwindle.
Parliamentary watchdog Ipsa is set to recommend a rise of 7,600 to 74,000, to come in after the election.
Like them or loathe them, Loyalists Against Democracy will have been around for a year on Tuesday 10 December.
Tributes are paid to the late Nelson Mandela, and a Kalashnikov-type gun is fired at police in north Belfast.
The RMS Titanic may have met its watery grave exactly a century ago, but till this very day, Belfast in Northern Ireland pays rich obeisance to the ill-fated megaship in myriad ways, discovers Raul Dias on a recent visit to the city where it all started The RMS Titanic may have met its watery grave exactly a century ago, but till this very day, ... (more)
An exploration of the pages of two psychiatric hospital magazines, Speedwell from Holywell Hospital, Antrim, and The Sketch from Downshire Hospital, Downpatrick, reveals the activity-filled lives of patients and staff during the 1960s and 1970s.
The wife of a former NI chief constable has hit back at criticism of him in the wake of the Smithwick report.