Monthly Archives: August 2016
A security alert near a school in west Belfast has been declared a hoax.
The incident has been condemned by local politicians as students arrived back from their summer holidays.Pupils from St...more
AS a nation of dog lovers, it is of little surprise that research undertaken by VisitScotland has revealed that more than 72%* of dog owners recognise their pooches as members of the family when booking a holiday. Northern Irish families are increasingly bringing their...more
DETECTIVES have charged a 26-year-old man with the attempted murder of Ryan Conlon.Mr Conlon, aged 23, was stabbed at Britton's Court, west Belfast, at about 9 pm on Saturday night. He remains in a critical condition in the Royal...more
DETECTIVES are investigating a brutal attack in which the victim may have been battered with a hammer. Officers say they are probing the assault on a 24-year-old man in the Shankill estate area of west Belfast last night, Saturday, August 27. Police say that shortly...more
THIS year’s Bluegrass Festival at the Ulster American Folk Park is getting in tune for a truly international weekend-long festival.
Now in its 25th year and taking place from
DETECTIVES from the PSNI's Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have charged a 32 year old man with grievous bodily harm with intent. It follows an assault on a man in his 20s in east Belfast. The attack took place in the early hours of Friday morning. The accused is due...more
THE last British Homes Stores (BHS) stores are set to close their doors for the final time, ending an 88-year presence on the High Street.The closure of the final 22 shops around the UK comes, including its flagship store in Belfast city...more
A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in west Belfast.Police say the brutal stabbing happened around 9 pm last night, Saturday, August 27, in the Britton's Court area. The victim was rushed to the Royal...more
DETECTIVES have been granted further time to question NI-born Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell over dissident republican guns and explosives haul.
The 30-year-old can now be held for a further five...more