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Northern Ireland News on Mon, Feb 29 2016, 1,461 days ago

Nine Arrested In Connection With Heroin Supply In Portadown
Nine people have been arrested as part of a police operation against the supply of heroin in the Portadown area. Police arrested eight men and one woman on Monday. The suspects have been taken to Musgrave Police Station for questioning. A number of searches were also conducted in the area.
Woman Assaulted In South Belfast
A woman has been attacked and threatened during an aggravated burglary in south Belfast. The incident happened at a property in Beit Street at around 6am on Sunday. The man entered the house, assaulted and threatened the woman, and then fled the scene on a bicycle.
Stephen Carson Murder: Three Arrested
Detectives have arrested three men in connection with the murder of Stephen Carson. Mr Carson, 28, was shot at his home in south Belfast at around 10.45pm on Thursday. The suspects, aged 32, 37 and 39, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody.
Man Arrested Following Cannabis Seizure In L'Derry
A 24-year-old man has been arrested following a cannabis seizure on Co L'Derry. The discovery was made at a property in the Bridge Street area in Kilrea on Saturday night. Cannabis plants, a quantity of herbal cannabis and equipment used in the cultivation were recovered.
Police Appeal For Missing Teen Marc Shields
Police are appealing for help to trace a missing teenager from Co L'Derry. Marc Shields, 15, was last seen in the Hawthorn Grove area last Thursday morning, 25 February. He is described as 5ft 10ins tall and of a slim build. He has short brown hair.
New £62m Deal Announced Between TfL And Wrightbus
London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced a £62 million deal for almost 200 New Routemaster buses. The contract, between Transport for London (TfL) and Wrightbus, was confirmed during a visit to the chassis plant in Antrim. First Minister, Arlene Foster welcomed the announcement.
Man Arrested Over Attack In Co Antrim
A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attack in Co Antrim. The incident happened at a property in the Broom Park Heights area at around 1.30am on Sunday. The victim sustained facial injuries after a man hit him with a bottle. He is currently being treated in hospital.
Developers And Investors 'Seeking Opportunities'
Major development sites in Belfast are now "largely free from the burden of NAMA debt" and leading developers and investors in the region are back in the market seeking opportunities.

Northern Ireland News on Wed, Feb 29 2012, 2,922 days ago

Man Jailed For Downloading Pornographic Images Of Children
A man who downloaded and distributed pornographic images of children has been jailed for two years. Barry James Shaw, 31, from Balfour Avenue in Belfast, admitted to 28 charges.
Teen Shot In North Belfast
A man has been shot in the leg in north Belfast. The 18-year-old was attacked on Spamount Street at around 8pm last night. He was taken to hospital and is said to be in a stable condition.
Lo Speaks Out Against Carjacking
Alliance South Belfast MLA Anna Lo has spoken out against the recent spate of car hijackings. Her comments were made during an Assembly debate on the issue. Anna was the victim of an attempted car hijacking two weeks ago near her constituency office.
NI In Danger Of Lurching Back Into The Past
Northern Ireland seems in danger of lurching back into the past according to a new study. The Northern Ireland Monitoring report also stated "no new political party has emerged" since the Good Friday Agreement 14 years ago.
Key Priorities Outline For NI's Energy Future
Energy Minister, Arlene Foster today outlined the ambitious plans for Northern Ireland’s energy future over the next decade.
Burning Of Cars In Derry 'Contemptible'
SDLP Derry City Cllr John Boyle has condemned those responsible for burning out two cars in the Springtown Road area of the city last night. Cllr Boyle said the destructive act was utterly contemptible.
Fear Of Being A Victim Of Crime Exceeds The Risk
Justice Minister David Ford has said that the fear of crime outstrips reality. He was responding to today's publication of the national statistical report on the Perceptions of Crime, which found that people’s fear of being a victim of crime exceeds the risk.
Fantastic Line-Up For Titanic Festival
Tourism Minister Arlene Foster today said the Titanic Belfast Festival 2012 will be a truly spectacular occasion for the city and wider Northern Ireland community.
Cancer Charity Launches Urgent Funding Appeal
Northern Ireland charity Men Against Cancer today launched a new funding drive to raise £400,000 which it says is urgently needed to support local research efforts to combat the growing incidence of male cancers - particularly prostate cancer.

Northern Ireland News on Fri, Feb 29 2008, 4,383 days ago

NI Soldier's Stint With Prince Harry Ends
Prince Harry is to be withdrawn from Afghanistan immediately, after news of his deployment there was leaked.
Nationwide ATM Customers Face Day Of Reckoning
It was a very merry Christmas indeed for thousands of Nationwide customers who haven't been charged for cash machine withdrawals - but the day of reckoning is looming.
Ian Junior Back On Property Development Trail
Ian Paisley Junior is again getting involved in property development issues. The politician is to meet US tycoon Donald Trump's officials next month amid continuing uncertainty over the future of the millionaire's plans for a luxury golf resort in Scotland.
Causeway Could 'See More' Of Sweeney
Controversial private developer Seymour Sweeney is appealing against the decision to refuse planning permission for his visitors' centre at the Giants Causeway. Mr Sweeney's company, Seaport NI Ltd, said the reasons for the refusal were "not sustainable".
Ard Fheis Speech To Highlight Further 'UVF' Death Threat
An address at a Sinn Fein conference tonight will highlight a renewed death threat on the speaker, the father of a UVF murder victim.
UK Pub Chain Reneges On Derry 'Binge' Drinking Deal
There's said to be cheap pints-a-plenty in UK national pub chain Wetherspoons which has allegedly gone back on a deal to stop selling cheap alcohol in Londonderry. Local SDLP councillor Helen Quigley said she was angry Wetherspoons 'dropped out' of a council campaign on binge drinking.
'Steaks' High As Minister Bans Cattle Imports
Although technically in breach of European Union regulations, the Stormont Executive yesterday approved a week-long suspension of the import of breeding animals into Northern Ireland from bluetongue affected areas.
Paramedics Doctor Their First Response
It was as easy as 1,2,3 for Northern Ireland Ambulance Service staff to 'doctor' response statistics last year. It has now emerged that records of how long crews took to answer emergency calls were falsified in a startling 123 cases in 2007.
Killer Of Ex Soldier Sentenced
A Co Antrim man who stabbed a former soldier in the heart during a street brawl has been jailed for eight years.
Minister Gets First Hand View Of £152m Road Project
Northern Ireland Road's Minister, Conor Murphy, has been to see for himseld the site where the new £152 million A1 Beech Hill to Cloghogue dual carriageway is being constructed around Newry, Co Down.
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