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  1. Election 2015: South AntrimRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Belfast Today

    While focus has been on the battle for seats such as East Belfast and South Belfast, South Antrim could prove to be one of the upsets of next week's election. The DUP's William McCrea, who has held the seat for a decade has decades of political experience and his party remains the dominant force within unionism.

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  2. Election 2015: South BelfastRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Belfast Today

    It also has arguably the most significant five-way candidate split in any of the 650 constituencies across the whole of the United Kingdom. It would not be entirely surprising if the seat broke a record in this election for the smallest vote share of any winning MP in a British election.

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  3. Election 2015: East BelfastRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Belfast Today

    East Belfast is arguably closest, of all the seats in the Province, to the hearts of unionists... yet they do not hold it. According to the last census, it has the highest proportion of residents who are Protestants or other non-Catholic Christians .

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  4. Dard HQ relocation 'serious risk to farm services'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill has rejected claims that moving her department headquarters from Belfast to Londonderry is a party political decision which presents a "serious risk" to the organisation's expertise.

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  5. Striking midwives on the picket line at the Royal Victoria Hospital in BelfastRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Midwives in Northern Ireland have staged a four-hour strike amid a long-running pay dispute with the Stormont Executive.

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  6. Robbie Dinwoodie - Why Cameron won't talk about the DUPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Sunday Herald

    HALF a lifetime ago I first set foot on Irish soil within a few hours of Bobby Sands' death to report, in the no doubt ham-fisted way of a young outsider, on "the troubles". HALF a lifetime ago I first set foot on Irish soil within a few hours of Bobby Sands' death to report, in the no doubt ham-fisted way of a young outsider, on \"the troubles\".

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  7. Snooker World Championships 2015: Anthony McGill's amazing run finally ended by Shaun MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Independent

    The Crucible debutant had claimed the scalps of Stephen Maguire and defending champion Mark Selby to reach the quarter-finals Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Shaun Murphy has joined Judd Trump in the World Championship semi-finals after ending the title hopes of giant-killer Anthony McGill.

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  8. Barry Hearn announces new snooker Home SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Daily Mail

    Barry Hearn announces new snooker Home Series... and promises A 1m bonus to any player who wins all four in the same year Snooker supremo Barry Hearn has promised a 'special prize' of A 1million for any player wining all four tournaments in the same year Barry Hearn has revealed snooker stars will play for a A 1million bonus bounty in a new Home Series and promised Crucible champions will be made richer than ever. The chairman of World Snooker announced the Welsh Open, already on the calendar, will be joined by a Scottish Open, Irish Open and English Open from the 2016/17 campaign, to make up the series.

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  9. Northern Ireland could play rare role in British elections: kingmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Christian Science Monitor

    Democratic Unionist Party deputy leader Nigel Dodds speaks at the party's policy conference in the village of Templepatrick, northern Ireland, in late March. The DUP is expected to top the polls in Northern Ireland and get 10 Westminister seats, with a possibility of it being a key party to Labour or the Conservatives if there is a hung parliament.

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  10. Minister examines gay blood rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | BBC News

    Northern Ireland's acting health minister Simon Hamilton has said he will examine a ruling by Europe's highest court on gay men giving blood. The European Court of Justice ruled that a lifetime ban may be justified in member states if no effective detection techniques exist within the country.

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  11. Ulster Musuem accused of 'republican bias' over bookshop offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The publicly owned Ulster Museum has a "distinct bias" towards literature reflecting the nationalist and republican traditions, the Assembly has heard.

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  12. "Rejecting the assassin's veto," PEN to honor Charlie HebdoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Overlawyered

    ... Michael and the others is, I hope nobody ever comes after them." Meanwhile, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, has canceled an event on Charlie Hebdo, the university delicately citing a lack of "risk assessment." [ Channel 4 , Belfast ...

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  13. As UK election looms, Ireland fears 'Brexit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | West Australian

    With elections looming in Britain, the Irish government has taken the unusual step of beginning a campaign to warn its biggest trading partner against leaving the European Union. British Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of an EU membership referendum by 2017 if he is re-elected has set off alarm bells in Dublin, keen to guard its burgeoning recovery from a painful economic crisis.

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  14. Newcastle's Nick Forbes says 'don't forget local...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Chronicle Live

    Failure to devolve powers to English councils could breed resentment over Scottish devolution, says Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes Council leaders have demanded that whoever forms the next Government hands power to local authorities - instead of focusing solely on devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Nick Forbes , leader of Newcastle City Council, said there was an urgent need to devolve power to authorities in England, because of growing resentment about the way powers had been devolved to other parts of the United Kingdom while England was excluded.

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  15. Westminster told 'big government days are numbered'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE age of expensive centralised government trying to second-guess the needs of local communities is over, local government bodies from the four countries of the UK have said.

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  16. NI buildings win architecture awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Newsday

    A mental health facility in north Belfast and four houses won regional awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects . "This reflects well on our local architectural talent and confirms our built environment is prospering from some excellent design work," he said.

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  17. RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | UTV

    Questions have been put to the Russian embassy over a Co Down fishing boat's collision with a suspected submarine, after the British Ministry of Defence told UTV it was not one of theirs. The Royal Navy is believed to be looking into claims that a submarine caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to an Ardglass trawler on Wednesday.

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  18. Another false dawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Economist

    ATOP a hill in Stormont, the Northern Ireland Assembly building is one of the last architectural statements of British power. Vast, classical and symbolically rich-its six floors and six entrance pillars stand for Northern Ireland's six counties-it was built in the 1920s to serve the newly partitioned province and proclaim the great statement of Ulster unionism: "Here we stay."

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  19. Mum's anger at Yarnbrook pub as three-year-old son picks up condom in play areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Wiltshire Times

    ... have caught Hepatitis B from the discarded condom at the Hungry Horse pub. But Mrs Harrison from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who was offered her money back and vouchers by the pub, has been left angered and believes the incident should never have ...

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  20. Executive bids to take ownership of eyesore property in RathcooleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Newtownabbey Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds with local community worker Phil Hamilton outside the derelict flats at Old Irish Highway.

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