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Judges quash Lough Neagh dredging verdict

A decision not to order an immediate halt to the unauthorised extraction of up to two million tonnes of sand a year from Lough Neagh is to be quashed, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

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The courthouse at Bishop Street, Derry

Stole almost £50,000 from her employer ‘under duress from UVF’

A woman who stole almost £50,000 from her employer claimed she did so while she was ‘under duress’ by a man in the UVF.

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PSNI warning motorists not to be viligant

Thieves strike again at Maghera park and ride

Tools have been stolen from a van parked at Maghera park and ride.

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Police advice: 7 ways to help protect your home against crime over the summer

Police have warned householders to maintain a security conscious approach at home over the summer months.

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Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police have issued one of their more unusual appeals following the report of a large black cat - possibly a panther - on the loose.

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Police wax lyrical after drug arrest

Police were waxing lyrical as they described the arrest of a man at Belsonic last night (Friday, June 16) on suspicion of drugs offences.
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Man arrested following discovery of suspected cannabis factory released on bail

Man arrested following discovery of suspected cannabis factory released on bail

A 68 year old man arrested in Lurgan on Friday, 16 June, on suspicion of a number of offences has been released on bail.
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Indecent behaviour
and cocaine at
North West 200

Indecent behaviour and cocaine at North West 200

A man formerly with a County Tyrone address and now living in Carrickfergus has pleaded guilty to possessing cocaine and indecent behaviour in Portrush on the day of the North West 200 races.

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Watched his brother die in road accident

Watched his brother die in road accident

A motorcyclist with a bad record was not sent to prison because on the day he was detected driving whilst disqualified he tragically witnessed his brother dying in a road accident.

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Giles McAllen

Store manager with 'gambling addiction' is jailed for theft

A shop manager who stole close to £150,000 to fund a gambling addiction was jailed for ten months today.

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Shane Road, Sixmilecross

Disabled driver assaulted during early morning hijacking

A disabled driver has been dragged out of his vehicle and assaulted during a hijacking early this morning.
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The scene at Upper Ramone Park in Portadown where an elderly couple were murdered on Friday afternoon.

Update: Police give further details on Portadown double murder

A man has been arrested after an elderly couple were brutally murdered in Co Armagh.

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Cash and cannabis seized

Magherafelt PSNI 'disrupt' drugs trade

Police believe they have disrupted the drug trade in Magherafelt by seizing a large quantity of drugs and cash.

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Bloomfield Court. Image: Google

Baby escapes injury after masked men attack house in ‘hate crime’

An 11-month-old baby has escaped injury after masked men attacked a house in Bangor, in what police have described as a hate crime.

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The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Social Media: Northern Ireland reacts to Manchester attack

Public figures from right across Northern Ireland have used social media to express their sadness, shock and anger at the Manchester concert attack.
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A Peregrine Falcon

PSNI to monitor Peregrine sites across Northern Ireland with drones

Police are now using drones to monitor ‘hot-spot’ areas where crimes against birds of prey are happening.
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The U.K. will hold a general election next month.

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, a leading cyber security expert from Northern Ireland has warned.
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Connie Leonard will be laid to rest in Co Fermanagh today

Community has rallied round Conor Leonard, says priest

The community in Fermanagh has rallied round the disabled son of murder victim Connie Leonard, ahead of her funeral today.

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A Northern Ireland Health and Safety Executive officer pictured at the scene of an accident at Derrycarne Road, Portadown in January 2015

Tyrone building contractor jailed for worker’s roof fall death

A building contractor must serve 12 months in jail for the manslaughter of a worker who fell from a slippery roof in Co Armagh, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

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Pair arrested for suspected 'sex trafficking' charged

Pair arrested for suspected 'sex trafficking' charged

Detectives have charged a 32-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman with a number of offences including human trafficking for sexual exploitation after a woman was rescued in Dungannon.
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