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Coleraine man stabbed victim with makeshift 'Zulu spear'

A Coleraine man has been told by a judge he is lucky he did not kill a man he stabbed with a makeshift "Zulu spear" following an incident which began in the grounds of a Catholic Church in the town.

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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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John Dallat ‘drove against flow’ of Kilrea parade

Two wildly different accounts have emerged of an incident in which a politician claimed he was set upon by a mob at a band parade in Co Londonderry.

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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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Coleraine teen stabbing incident

Police are appealing for information following a stabbing incident that occurred in a car park in the Bannfield Road area of Coleraine on Saturday, June 3.

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Cllr Padraig McShane is arrested by PSNI during the Twelfth demonstration in Ballycastle after an altercation with Dervock Band.

McShane sentencing adjourned

A Co. Antrim councillor convicted of organising and taking part in an unnotified protest at a Twelfth of July parade in Ballycastle has had sentencing adjourned until late August and was warned by a judge to avoid similar offending during this year’s marching season.

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PSNI right to damage car, says Ombudsman

The Police Ombudsman’s Office has rejected a claim that police failed to make reasonable efforts to avoid having to damage a parked car which was blocking a fire engine on its way to a blaze.

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Naked man went on ‘rampage’ through hotel

Naked man went on ‘rampage’ through hotel

A naked man who rampaged through a Portrush hotel spraying a fire extinguisher whilst headbutting room doors was standing at the entrance with just his socks on when police arrived.

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The Sun Do Restaurant, New Row, Coleraine was visited by Immigration Enforcement Officers who were acting on intelligence where they found several workers who were in the country illegally

Immigration officers remove illegal workers from Chinese restaurant

A popular Chinese restaurant in Coleraine is facing a potential penalty of £60,000 after Immimgration Enforcement Officers acting on intelligence discovered a number of men on the premises who were in the country illegally.

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Humanist wedding can go ahead: Judge

A glamour model has won a landmark High Court battle to secure legal recognition for her humanist wedding to an international footballer.

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Police campaign to rule out rural crime

PSNI social media campaign launched to stamp out rural crime

A social media campaign has been launched by the PSNI to help eradicate rural crime - by encouraging the public to speak up.

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Carrick-a-rede rope bridge

Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge closed after overnight vandalism

The iconic Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge has been closed after "an act of vandalism overnight".
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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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Marion Millican was killed in March 2011

Laundrette murder trial aborted because of ‘medical’ issues

The trial of Co Londonderry man Fred McClenaghan for the murder of his former partner Marion Millican has been aborted after the jury was discharged because of ongoing “technical difficulties” involving medical evidence in the case.

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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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Ex-soccer star was three times over limit

A 1970s star with Coleraine FC was spotted driving at “5mph” through the town last month and when police arrived they found he was more than three times the drink limit.

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Marion Millican ended her relationship with the accused before Christmas 2010

Jury sworn in for laundrette murder trial

A jury of 10 men and two women has been sworn in to hear the case of 54-year-old Co Londonderry man Fred McClenaghan who is accused of murdering his former girlfriend Marion Millican in March 2011.

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The incident took place on Saturday evening. (Stock Image)

Car 'touts' on its drunk driver by phoning police after crash

A clever safety feature in a new car led to the arrest of its drunk driver at the weekend, after the vehicle called police following a crash.
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