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L'Derry Urban Regeneration Firm To Close

Urban regeneration firm Ilex in L'Derry is to close in March next year with the loss of 18 Jobs.

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan said he regrets the news.

Mr Durkan said: "In the first instance we have to feel for the personnel involved who have worked against a difficult and complicated background to try to deliver or support development on a number of fronts.

"It should be remembered that Ilex were not the author of their own frustrations because of the way it was structured and hampered – unlike Laganside in Belfast or some of the vehicles created under some of the City Deals in England."

Second Teen Arrested In Connection With TalkTalk Cyber Attack

A second teenager has been arrested in connection over the alleged hacking of the TalkTalk website.
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The 16-year-old from west London was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences after police searched an address in Feltham, Scotland Yard confirmed.

He has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

A 15-year-old was also arrested and bailed in connection with the hacking in Northern Ireland on Monday.

Officers have also searched an address in Liverpool.

Over four million customers in the UK are believed to have been affected by the hacking and the company has urged them to change their passwords and keep an eye on their accounts.

Alliance Condemns Pipe Bomb Find

Alliance MLA Chris Lyttle has criticised those behind a pipe bomb discovered lying in a street in east Belfast.

The device was discovered on Island Street on Thursday.

Mr Lyttle MLA said: "The people behind the viable pipe bomb left on Island Street clearly have no regards for the lives of others in the community.

"This despicable act has no place in our society and we are very lucky we didn't wake up to news someone had been seriously injured, or worse if this device had exploded."


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