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Mixed-race family attacked as UDA group targets refugees

arsonballymena.jpg A UDA-linked group in north Antrim has called for refugees fleeing war zones to he “hunted” out of loyalist areas.

Published November 21, 2015

Marley family seek justice

larrymarley.jpg Informers within the Provisional IRA are suspected of providing information that led to the loyalist murder of a senior republican in north Belfast man almost 30 years ago.

Published November 21, 2015

United Ireland would deliver economic bonanza - report

huebner.jpg An international academic report has for the first time spelled out the potential economic benefits of unification both North and South, with a 35.6 billion euro boost to the island’s economy for the first eight years.

Published November 21, 2015

Minister’s sick stunt amid health plan fiasco

varadkar.jpg Patients have lashed out at a publicity stunt by the coalition governement after being treated like “guinea pigs” to mask the failures in the 26 County health system.

Published November 21, 2015

Peter Robinson to quit politics


Published November 19, 2015

Partial deal announced as Stormont talks are wound up

talks1511.jpg A partial agreement has been unveiled after Sinn Fein, the DUP and the London and Dublin governments brought the latest round of Stormont crisis talks to a conclusion today.

Published November 17, 2015

Humiliation once again

mcguinnessgstq.jpg Sinn Fein has accused unionists of embarrassing Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness by making him stand for a rendition of ‘God Save the Queen’ at a Poppy Day event at Stormont.

Published November 13, 2015

Hope for Bloody Sunday families as ex-soldier questioned

bloodysundaysoldiers2.jpg Relatives of the Bloody Sunday victims say they feel “a flicker of hope” following the questioning of a former British soldier involved in the 1972 massacre, despite renewed efforts to block their justice campaign.

Published November 13, 2015

New leader predicted as SDLP struggles with identity crisis

eastwoodmcdonnell.jpg The leadership battle in the SDLP reaches a climax tomorrow when youthful challenger Colum Eastwood is expected to unseat party stalwart Alasdair McDonnell.

Published November 13, 2015

State harassment continues for veteran republicans

patrickmagee.jpg Peace campaigner and former republican prisoner Patrick Magee said he was refused permission to board a flight last week, simply because it was due to pass over US airspace.

Published November 13, 2015

Loyalist violence linked to ‘territory’ claims

windowscrumlinrd.jpg Loyalists have targeted the home of a Catholic family in a campaign of sectarian terror on a north Belfast street.

Published November 13, 2015

Fianna Fail hit by sex abuse scandal

patcareybig.jpg Former minister Pat Carey has stepped down as the director of elections for the 26 County’s largest opposition party over shock sex abuse allegations against him.

Published November 13, 2015

Robinson under pressure to quit as talks wind down

robinsontanned.jpg DUP leader Peter Robinson is likely to resign ‘within weeks’, according to reports, as it emerged that he is to be investigated by the PSNI over comments he made in regard to a property deal nine years ago.

Published November 6, 2015

Clashes between nationalists and PSNI

galliaghriot15.jpg Youths in republican areas have battled with the PSNI police in Lurgan and Derry as anger over raids and harassment spilled over into violence.

Published November 6, 2015

New doubts over Craigavon Two trial

craigavontwo.jpg The convictions against the Craigavon Two are on even shakier ground after new details about key evidence was made public.

Published November 6, 2015

‘Dickensian’ Maghaberry condemned by inspectors

maghaberrybig2.jpg For the first time ever, official prison inspectors have issued an “urgent action plan” to authorities at Maghaberry jail in the wake of a recent inspection.

Published November 6, 2015

British war crimes seen at heart of poppy issue

lidlpoppy.jpg Loyalists have picketed a store in Belfast in protest at the failure to sell poppies, as the controversy over the marking of the British Army’s Remembrance Day surfaced for another year.

Published November 6, 2015

Taoiseach condemns those behind healthcare failures

trolleys.jpg The Dublin government’s failures in the health sector have been dramatically highlighted by a hospital whistleblower, who revealed this week that a 91-year-old man with Parkinson’s Disease had endured almost 30 hours on a trolley in a Dublin hospital corridor.

Published November 6, 2015

Progressive alliance stumbles

right2change.jpg A weak and largely negative response by socialists and social democrats to a vote transfer pact with other progressive election candidates could have opened the door to a further five years of right-wing government in Dublin.

Published October 31, 2015

Second bullet found in massacre victim

patrickmurphy.jpg The family of a victim of the Ballymurphy massacre has been vindicated in their decades-long struggle for justice after his exhumed body appears to contain a bullet.

Published October 31, 2015


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