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Arrest after racist slogan painted

A 59-year-old man has been arrested after a racist slogan was painted on a house in Hillsborough, Co Down.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

ITV

GCSE results see increase in A*-C grades

There were celebrations and commiserations today as hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland received their GCSE exams results.

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Banbridge Today

Company up for top award

Members of Rathfriland & District Regeneration Company Ltd were joined by Banbridge District Council Chairman Cllr Marie Hamilton, Cllrs Seamus Doyle, John Hanna, David Herron and Liz Ingram and John McCallister MLA at the opening of their new premises, the former Bank of Ireland, in Rathfriland i 1 2 Edward Byrne Photography INBL1433-201EB ... (more)

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World Magazine

ISIS 'a national security threat'

BELFAST, Northern Ireland-U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed invincible.

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Lisburn Today

Lisburn residents eye Spectacle Wearerof the Year title

Store director, Specsavers, Lisburn, Natalie Latham, NI regional finalists, spectacle wearer of the year 2014, Mary Devlin, 60+ age category and Derek Dubery, 40-59 age category and store manager Fiona McKay.

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Lisburn Today

Lisburn girl is a next generation leader

Young Enterprise NI alumnae Cathy Campbell and Sarah McBride will represent Northern Ireland at the Next Generation Leaders Forum held in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

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Banbridge Today

Readers have their say on appointments

Dromore doctors surgery was one of a number to feature as Leader readers offered a mixed response on the subject of GP appointments.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ballycastle Today

Dog fouling fines increase

Chair of Environmental Services Committee, Councillor Ronnie Harkness joins Neighbourhood Environmental Manager Trevor Clydesdale and Community Engagement Officer, Pamela Hanna in promoting Council s FREE doggy bags giveaway aimed at encouraging owners to be more responsible with their dogs and avoid the fine.

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Fermanagh Today

Number of bombings up, but deaths and shootings down, says PSNI

But with the threat from dissident republicans opposed to the peace process high, the force said 69 bombs exploded or were defused last year.

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BBC News

Pro-choice demo at Belfast City Hall

Organisers say they want the same abortion rights in Northern Ireland that women have in the rest of the UK.

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UTV

Arrests after women found in Down house

Two men have been arrested in Bangor, Co Down after police took three women from a house to a place of safety.

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Banbridge Today

Supreme Court an 'option' - solicitor

The solicitor for one of two men convicted of the murder of Constable Stephen Carroll has said they are exploring options to take the case to the Supreme Court and the Criminal Case Review Commission.

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RTE.ie

Four held over attempted letter bomb attacks

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident letter bomb attacks last year and earlier this year in Northern Ireland and England.

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Lisburn Today

Fiftieth business signs up to 'Evolution'

Alderman Allan Ewart, Chairman of the Council's Economic Development Committee is pictured with Stephen Brown, Managing Director of North,Time and Data and Clive Irwin, Business Owner.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BBC News

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.

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Banbridge Today

Banbridge is best for recycling success

Banbridge District Council is celebrating after receiving news that it has once again topped the Northern Ireland Local Authority Municipal Recycling statistics.

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Belfast Today

Man's earlobe partially severed in pub brawl

An oil rigger who glassed a fellow reveller at a Co Down pub which resulted in the victim sustaining a partially severed earlobe was handed a suspended sentence on Tuesday.

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Man Arrested Over Tilbury Container Death

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man in connection with the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

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Thurrock Gazette

Tilbury Death Latest: Man from Northern Ireland arrested

POLICE in Northern Ireland have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter and facilitating illegal entry into the United Kingdom after 35 immigrants were found in a container that arrived at the Port of Tilbury.

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Daily Mail

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of...

Highway Patrol boss hits out at 'violent agitators' using demonstrations to commit crimes as two are shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night 'I only have two to three years left to live': Pope Francis speaks about his death as he hints at 'nerve problems' and early retirement BREAKING NEWS: Pope Francis's ... (more)

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