ABUSE VICTIMS ‘CONFIDENT' AFTER MEETING NEW SECRETARY OF STATE

Victims of historic abuse in Northern Ireland have expressed confidence that the region's new Secretary of State will deliver stalled...

Rough sleeping in Belfast increases by 35%, charity says

ROUGH SLEEPING IN BELFAST INCREASES BY 35%, CHARITY SAYS

There has been a 35% increase in the number of people sleeping rough in Belfast, according to a homeless charity.

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

PRO-LIFE GROUP TO HOLD SILENT PROTEST AGAINST ABORTION LEGISLATION AT STORMONT

A pro-life group is set to hold a silent protest at Stormont next month against the decision from Westminster to introduce abortion...

Too tall, too slim, too pregnant: meet the bridesmaids dumped by their bridezillas

TOO TALL, TOO SLIM, TOO PREGNANT: MEET THE BRIDESMAIDS DUMPED BY THEIR BRIDEZILLAS

Three women have told of being sacked from their roles as bridesmaids by the bride-to-be for being too slim, too tall and too pregnant.

 
 
 
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

A convicted killer has failed in a High Court bid to secure temporary prison release for his murdered brother Malcolm McKeown's funeral.

MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO MEET A CHILD IN BELFAST FOLLOWING GROOMING

A man has been charged with attempting to meet a child following grooming and attempted sexual communication with a child.

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

DRUNK HOSPITAL PATIENT PUNCHED NURSE AFTER BEING REFUSED A CIGARETTE, COURT TOLD

A hospital patient high on drink and drugs allegedly punched a male nurse after being refused a cigarette, the High Court heard.

Construction begins on £4m Haslem Hotel in Lisburn

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON £4M HASLEM HOTEL IN LISBURN

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

 
 
 
ABH charge withdrawn against murdered Malcolm McKeown

ABH CHARGE WITHDRAWN AGAINST MURDERED MALCOLM MCKEOWN

An allegation of actual bodily harm against murder victim Malcolm McKeown was withdrawn on Friday.

Police appeal for people to 'respect the law' ahead of Timmy Trumpet concert

POLICE APPEAL FOR PEOPLE TO 'RESPECT THE LAW' AHEAD OF TIMMY TRUMPET CONCERT

PSNI have made an appeal for people attending the Timmy Trumpet concert at Boucher playing fields on Saturday to 'respect the law'...

 
 
 

WEST BELFAST MAN CHARGED WITH PISTOL POSSESSION FAILS TO HAVE CASE DISMISSED

A west Belfast man charged with possessing a pistol and ammunition with intent to endanger life failed on Friday in a legal bid to...

TORY MP GREG HANDS: WE'VE FOUND A SOLUTION TO THE BREXIT BACKSTOP

A Conservative MP has claimed a solution has already been found to solve the biggest stumbling block in the Brexit negotiations - the...

 
 
 
NI Secretary Julian Smith: 'No more excuses' for Stormont impasse

NI SECRETARY JULIAN SMITH: 'NO MORE EXCUSES' FOR STORMONT IMPASSE

The Northern Ireland Secretary has told the region's rowing politicians there are "no more excuses" for failing to restore powersharing.

Man threatened at knifepoint during west Belfast hijacking

MAN THREATENED AT KNIFEPOINT DURING WEST BELFAST HIJACKING

A man was dragged out of his car and threatened at knifepoint during a hijacking in west Belfast.

 
 
 
Rebuilt Bank Buildings to include cafe, Primark's plans reveal

REBUILT BANK BUILDINGS TO INCLUDE CAFE, PRIMARK'S PLANS REVEAL

Discount retailer Primark has submitted a planning application to begin restoration work on the firm's damaged anchor store in Belfast...

Man appeals for help finding daughter to pass on Northern Ireland woman's last words before she died in crash

MAN APPEALS FOR HELP FINDING DAUGHTER TO PASS ON NORTHERN IRELAND WOMAN'S LAST WORDS BEFORE SHE DIED IN CRASH

A man has appealed for help to find the daughter of a woman from Northern Ireland who died in his arms following a crash in Mullingar...

 
 
 
Man hit with hammer in paramilitary-style attack in Co Antrim

MAN HIT WITH HAMMER IN PARAMILITARY-STYLE ATTACK IN CO ANTRIM

A man was hit on the head with a hammer during a paramilitary-style attack in Co Antrim.

Stiff Little Fingers' Jake Burns: Why I could never really write a love song

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS' JAKE BURNS: WHY I COULD NEVER REALLY WRITE A LOVE SONG

You can take the man out of Northern Ireland, but you can't take Northern Ireland out of the man. For Stiff Little Fingers singer Jake...

 
 
 
Mother of Belfast teen who took own life urges others to seek help

MOTHER OF BELFAST TEEN WHO TOOK OWN LIFE URGES OTHERS TO SEEK HELP

The grieving mother of a west Belfast teenager who took his own life has urged people to open up about their mental health after a...

Ex-councillor helps smash door of smoke-filled house to rescue two men from fire

EX-COUNCILLOR HELPS SMASH DOOR OF SMOKE-FILLED HOUSE TO RESCUE TWO MEN FROM FIRE

The quick reactions of a former Belfast councillor saved the lives of two young men in Belfast's Holyland area this week, it can be...

 
 
 



British Airways pilots to strike for 3 days throwing travel plans into chaos

British Airways pilots to strike for 3 days throwing travel plans into chaos

Pilots working for the airline have announced they will strike in September British Airways pilots have confirmed they will go on strike in September throwing thousands of... Read more ...

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22million Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for...

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22million Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for first Villa win

Wesley opened the scoring in the 19th minute, finishing with composure following Jota's perfectly weighted through ball and Anwar El Ghazi secured three points with a late second. Read more ...

England warned they 'must get better' after dismal second day in third Test

England warned they 'must get better' after dismal second day in third Test

Australia are already 283 runs ahead at Headingley and to make matters worse England's fast bowler Jofra Archer is struggling with cramp Read more ...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with teenagers, friends claim

Prince Andrew has had more than 1,000 lovers according to close friends, but has not slept with any teenagers, as he faces more allegations following the suicide of Jeffrey... Read more ...

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Serena Williams rowed with Carlos Ramos in the 2018 US Open final A year on from one of the most dramatic sporting events in living memory, Serena Williams will return to the... Read more ...

Florida mom teaches 'ungrateful' daughter, six, a lesson after she threw...

Florida mom teaches 'ungrateful' daughter, six, a lesson after she threw pencil case in the garbage 

A Florida mom has gone viral on Facebook after detailing the lesson she taught her daughter, left, who tossed a new pencil case in the bin, right. Haley Hassell is now making... Read more ...

BREAKING Bury owner agrees deal to sell club hours before EFL deadline

BREAKING Bury owner agrees deal to sell club hours before EFL deadline

Bury were set a deadline of Friday to find new owners or face expulsion from the Football League Read more ...

Bury bid under consideration from EFL after Alastair Campbell's son leads...

Bury bid under consideration from EFL after Alastair Campbell's son leads rescue mission for troubled club

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Former Bachelor star Chris Soules gets a two-year suspended prison term for...

Former Bachelor star Chris Soules gets a two-year suspended prison term for his role in a 2017 crash

Former Bachelor star Chris Soules, 37, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of fleeing the scene of a personal injury accident earlier this year to avoid going to trial for his... Read more ...

Commuters have to walk along Tube tracks in the dark to be evacuated near St...

Commuters have to walk along Tube tracks in the dark to be evacuated near St Pancras

Commuters were seen being led through the tunnel at St Pancras International as Thameslink Railway revealed there had been problems with overhead wires at Kentish Town. Read more ...