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The Guardian view on bank holidays: give us a break | Editorial

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Governments should choose wisely what we should celebrate and when. They seldom do There is an argument that bank holidays are more trouble than they are worth. In Northern...
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Blood and Gold review - mesmerising fairytales about Scottish colonialism

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Drawing on her dual Scottish and Kenyan heritage, Mara Menzies weaves together an exquisite set of stories about the power of language...
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Abuse victims ‘confident' after meeting new Secretary of State

12 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Victims of historic abuse in Northern Ireland have expressed confidence that the region's new Secretary of State will deliver stalled compensation payments.
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Rough sleeping in Belfast increases by 35%, charity says

Rough sleeping in Belfast increases by 35%, charity says

12 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

There has been a 35% increase in the number of people sleeping rough in Belfast, according to a homeless charity.
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Pro-life group to hold silent protest against abortion legislation at Stormont

Pro-life group to hold silent protest against abortion legislation at Stormont

12 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A pro-life group is set to hold a silent protest at Stormont next month against the decision from Westminster to introduce abortion legislation in Northern Ireland.
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Brother of murder victim Malcolm McKeown fails in bid to be released from prison to attend funeral

Brother of murder victim Malcolm McKeown fails in bid to be released from prison to attend funeral

13 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A convicted killer has failed in a High Court bid to secure temporary prison release for his murdered brother Malcolm McKeown's funeral.
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Nick Ferrari blasts German MEP over Brexit demands - 'We're not going to build a wall!'

Nick Ferrari blasts German MEP over Brexit demands - 'We're not going to build a wall!'

14 hours ago   |   Daily Express

BREXITEER Nick Ferrari grilled German MEP David McAllister as he failed to come up with a solution to the controversial Brexit deal backstop despite arguing it is fundamental...
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Man charged with attempting to meet a child in Belfast following grooming

14 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A man has been charged with attempting to meet a child following grooming and attempted sexual communication with a child.
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Drunk hospital patient punched nurse after being refused a cigarette, court told

Drunk hospital patient punched nurse after being refused a cigarette, court told

14 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A hospital patient high on drink and drugs allegedly punched a male nurse after being refused a cigarette, the High Court heard.
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Construction begins on £4m Haslem Hotel in Lisburn

Construction begins on £4m Haslem Hotel in Lisburn

14 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The owners of the Merchant Hotel in Belfast have begun construction on a new £4m hotel in Lisburn, County Antrim.
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