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Police Ombudsman investigate Officers

Two police drivers have been disciplined after an investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office found that they had driven at excessive speeds without justification in Co Tyrone in October 2016.

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James Armour outside Maghera Historical Society's Heritage Centre in Maghera

‘Exciting’ Townlands Project to be launched in Maghera

Townland names hold a special place in our hearts and in charting their histories we get an insight into our own past and where we came from.

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Politicians express frustration at lack of action

Politicians express frustration at lack of action

Mid-Ulster Sinn Féin MP Francie Molloy has expressed concerns that road user’s safety is being put at risk with the current approach to cutting of the roadside verges over the summer months.

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Anti-social scenes in Cookstown town centre

Young revellers blamed after ‘despicable’ scenes

Young revellers used social media to generate “despicable” scenes in Cookstown, it has emerged.

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What the woman may look like

Mystery surrounds identity of woman whose body was found on shoreline

Mystery surrounds the identity of a woman whose body was found severely decomposed.
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Council says it put up cameras in Maghera

Council says it put up cameras in Maghera

Mid-Ulster District Council has erected 18 temporary cameras in Maghera to carry out traffic count surveys.

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Colonel Richard Kemp believes soldiers are being prosecuted in relation to the Troubles without fresh evidence.

‘Unfair to reinvestigate soldiers 30 years later unless fresh evidence’

It is unfair to prosecute British soldiers for their conduct during the Troubles unless fresh evidence is uncovered relating to their cases, a former senior army officer has said.

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Brian Carron appears at Dungannon Court on Wednesday charged with possessing explosives, firearms and articles for use in terrorism. Pic by Pacemaker

Man appears in court on terrorism charges

A 34-year-old man has appeared in court charged with possession of explosives and assault rifles as part of an investigation into terrorist activity in Co Tyrone.

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Family of Aidan McAnespie hail SF sister for campaign to prosecute soldier

The family of Aidan McAnespie gathered together for a press conference at the offices of KRW Law in Belfast city centre’s Queen Street, after the announcement that a soldier is to face a manslaughter prosecution over his 1988 checkpoint shooting.

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Man due in court on terrorism offences

Man due in court on terrorism offences

A 34-year-old man is due to appear in court later today charged with terrorism offences.

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The entire stock of SASS & BOHO had been stolen. Can you help?

SASS & BOHO candles stolen in burglary

THE future of a local candle company is in doubt after its premises were broken into and the entire contents of its stock stolen.

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Damien McLaughlin, pictured in September 2016

David Black murder: judge throws out case against Damien McLaughlin

Prosecutors in the case of convicted terrorist Damien Joseph McLaughlin and his alleged involvement in the murder of prison officer David Black have been given until Thursday morning to decide whether to challenge the decision of trial Judge Mr Justice Colton to throw out their case.

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PPS prosecute soldier over 1988 checkpoint killing

An ex-soldier is to face prosecution over the death of a man who was shot dead at a checkpoint in 1988.

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Man arrested under Terrorism Act

Man arrested under Terrorism Act

Police have arrested a 34-year-old man in the Coalisland area of Co Tyrone under the Terrorism Act.

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Emergency services at the scene in Coagh

Juveniles taken to hospital after falling off tractor

Two juveniles were injured after they fell off a tractor in the Tyrone village of Coagh, it has emerged.

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Brendan Holland

The tale of two giants from Northern Ireland

Brendan Holland may be seen as a giant among men, but he is thankful that the condition from which he suffers has not been passed on to his children.

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Sovereign Grand Master, Rev William Anderson (centre), with Imperial Grand Registrar, Billy Scott (right) and Imperial Grand Treasurer, David Livingstone, following the meeting of the Institution's Grand Council in Co Monaghan on Saturday

CoI cleric takes reins at Royal Black Institution

The Royal Black Institution has a new Soverign Grand Master, thanks to a vote taken during a meeting of the loyal order’s ruling body at the weekend.

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Operations manager, Jamie Mendez with Faye McCarthy and Owen Mendez help launch Bike Week get in the cycling spirit.

Kids’ cycles up for grabs to celebrate Bike Week

Eight brand new bikes are up grabs for kids across Northern Ireland in celebration of Bike Week which takes place between June 9 and June 17.

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Accident

Driver weeps as he gets community service over crash death

A 29-year-old father-of-two wept in court as details were presented of his momentary lapse of attention whilst driving on the night he caused the death of a 50-year-old man.

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Slieve Gallion

Australian mining boss says work at Slieve Gallion is still 'many years away'

Representatives of an Australian mining company are prepared to meet residents concerned about plans to prospect for minerals in the Slieve Gallion area of the Sperrin mountains.

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