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Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

Four men have appeared at the High Court in Glasgow charged with attempting to murder two former high profile leaders of the Ulster Defence Association.

The four are alleged to have planned to kill Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair and Sam McCrory.

Two of the men are also accused of planning the murder of former Barlinnie Prison governor Derek McGill with a car bomb.

The charge alleges they recruited individuals and communicated with the IRA and the Real IRA.

They are accused of carrying out, and getting others to carry out, surveillance on prison officers, Mr McGill and "individuals perceived by them to belong to, or have an association with, loyalist organisations.

The four men deny all the charges.

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

Respect MP George Galloway launched legal action against victims spokesman Willie Frazer over allegations made at a loyalist protest outside the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

Lawyers for Mr Galloway went to the High Court in Belfast TODAY to seek an injunction as part of a wider claim that comments broadcast on YouTube were defamatory and put his life in danger.

He claims sectarian and false remarks made about him during last month's picket constituted hate speech.

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

A man accused of murdering Omagh woman Mairead McCallion earlier this year has walked free from court.

Fifty year old Noel Knox with an Omagh address appeared before the town's magistrates court this morning to be told the public prosecution service had dropped all charges against him.

Mairead McCallion was found with head injuries at a house in Castleview Court in the town in February.

She was taken to hospital after her condition rapidly deteriorated but later died.

 

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

Ian Paisley Jr has called his father's critics "pygmies in his shadow".

Writing in the Ballymena Guardian the son of the former First Minister said his father felt he'd been 'taken for granted' by some people in the Free Presbyterian Church and in political life ".

Ian Paisley was buried in north Down yesterday.

 

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

Drew Harris is the new Deputy Chief Constable.

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

Police are trying to track down two men they believe shot a teenager in L'derry last night.

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

Strabane singer Paul Brady has criticized U2 for its album deal with Apple.

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

The downstairs windows of a foreign national couple's home in north Belfast have been smashed.

Tuesday, Sep 16 2014

A conference at Queen's University had to be abandoned last night because of a security alert.

Monday, Sep 15 2014

The former First Minister the reverend Ian Paisley has been laid to rest in north Down.

At a quiet Ballygowan cemetry the undisputed leader of modern Unionism was buried on the brow of a hill overlooking a country road.

Apart from the current North Antrim MP there were no MP's and No MLA's - just undertakers and the Reverend David McIlveen.

Ian Paisley junior helped carry the undraped coffin.

A marquee was erected around the grave - preventing the family's privacy from being compromised.

As he was being laid to rest The first and deputy first ministers were paying tribute to him at Stormont.

As a mark of respect, Northern Ireland Assembly business was suspended .

First Minister and current DUP leader Peter Robinson said: "Ulster will never see the like of him again".

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said he had "lost a friend...


Earlier the he Sinn Fein President turned up at Belfast City Hall to sign a book of condolence.

Gerry Adams said he wanted to make public his sympathy to the Paisley family:

 

 

Monday, Sep 15 2014


Two men have been charged in connection with an arson attack in Ballymena.

Monday, Sep 15 2014

Thousands of jobs are at risk as retailer Phone4u is put into administration.

Monday, Sep 15 2014

 The PSNI is urging everyone to wake up to road safety.

Monday, Sep 15 2014

The reporting of disability hate crime in Northern Ireland is 'alarmingly low'.

Monday, Sep 15 2014

The funeral of Ian Paisley will take place in County Down today.

Sunday, Sep 14 2014
An Orange hall in County Donegal has been destroyed in a fire.
Saturday, Sep 13 2014

Books of condolence have been opened after the death of the Rev. Ian Paisley.

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