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2 hrs ago | UTV

Cliftonville keeper guilty of assault

Top Irish League goalkeeper Conor Devlin has been convicted of an assault on a rival player at a Belfast nightclub.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland,

4 hrs ago | Dromore Today

Public outrage at Council's black bin collection plans

Claims from Banbridge District Council that a new bin collection trial was so successful it is now introducing it across a number of additional bin collection routes, have been met with outrage.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

8 hrs ago | Ballycastle Today

Romanian discovery is no surprise - group

A Portadown group - 'Freedom Acts' - has been working non-stop over the past three years to counteract the growing problem of human trafficking "and virtual slavery" operating in the town.

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Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: August 26

As we approach rush hour the Daily Post will be providing updates on the latest situation on North Wales's travel network.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales,

International Business Times

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 News: Church in Croatia Bans...

The "Game of Thrones" Season 5 filming has been slammed with a major hurdle in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, World News, Croatia, Lena Headey, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Dromore Today

Ratepayers rubbish new bins policy

Residents across the district have rubbished Banbridge District Council's plans to extend its new monthly black bin collection service.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Lisburn Today

Lisburn car salesman is jailed for fraud

A Lisburn salesman has been jailed for 12 months after defrauding a car dealership out of almost 40,000 to fund his gambling addiction.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Dromore Today

Shed at Scarva House set on fire

Police say shots were fired at one of their vehicles in the Bogside in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, World News, United Kingdom, Armagh County, Northern Ireland,

Mirror.co.uk

Mum set fire to home while sons slept upstairs

A mum set fire to her home while her young sons slept upstairs after a day of drinking and sniffing from gas canisters.

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Related Topix: Fire, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Lisburn Today

Lisburn couple open new training premises

The new 7,500sq. ft training centre was officially opened last week by Northern Ireland Safety Group President, Wilson Lambe MBE.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Fermanagh Today

Police investigate reports of - hate speech' at Ardoyne music festival

A "hate speech" was made to hundreds of teenage children at a community festival in north Belfast, unionist representatives have claimed.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Terrorism

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Dead stylish: Undertakers doing a roaring trade with novelty hearses

It's the last journey you will ever take so a Northern Ireland couple are trying to make sure people's funerals get noticed - with customised hearses.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Weird

Ballycastle Today

Legal teams make a final submissions in Robert Hamill case

Mr Hamill, a 25-year-old Catholic, was beaten to death by a loyalist mob in Portadown, County Armagh, in 1997.

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Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom,

UTV

Strike affects cross-border rail service

Translink has said its Enterprise train service to Dublin will not operate beyond Newry on Monday due to a strike by rail workers in the Republic of Ireland.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Armagh County, Northern Ireland

Dromore Today

Waringstown Church theft 'defies belief'

Ulster Unionist politicians Jo-Anne Dobson MLA and Councillor Marc Woods have described those who broke into Holy Trinity Church of Ireland in Waringstown last week as 'thugs.'

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Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Lisburn Today

Local eatery has eyes on top title

Angelo's Restaurant, Lisburn's longest running Italian, Steak and Seaford eatery, is celebrating after being nominated by the public to win the title of 'Restaurant of the Year' at this year's Ulster Tatler People of the Year Awards.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

5 free things to see in Belfast, Northern Ireland Belfast may seem an ...

Belfast may seem an unlikely destination for tourists, associated as it is with the Troubles.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Fife County, Scotland,

Lurgan Today

Local parks are given green flag recognition

Chair of Environmental Services Committee, Councillor Noel McGeown joins Parks Development Officer, Leanne McShane in presenting the parks staff with the four Green Flag Awards for Lurgan Park, Edenvilla Park, Bann Boulevard and Tannaghmore Animal Farm and Gardens.

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Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom,

Fermanagh Today

Order presses Villiers again for inquiry into Parades Commission

The Orange Order has used an address to protestors at Twaddell Avenue in north Belfast to press the Secretary of State once again for an inquiry into the Parades Commission handling of their case.

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Related Topix: Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

UK weather: Coldest August Bank Holiday EVER recorded and massive downpours on way

Large areas of south England and Wales will have up to 15 HOURS of rain as the Met Office warned of a "grey, wet and windy" day.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters,

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