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Man ‘jumped into harbour after taking pills and vodka’

A man accused of stealing clothes from a seaside department store jumped into a nearby harbour after taking 20 Tramadol pills and a bottle of vodka, the High Court heard on Thursday.

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Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Police are hunting a criminal gang thought to be behind a series of burglaries at shops and filling stations right across Northern Ireland.

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Six to appear on cocaine charges

Six people are due to appear in court today (Saturday) in connection with the alleged possession and supply of cocaine.

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Pictured, left to right, Superintendent Jeremy Lindsay and Detective Inspector Blemmings with some of the items, including suspected drugs, seized in the Coleraine area on Thursday.

Five arrested over illegal drugs

Detectives investigating illegal drugs activity in North Antrim have carried out a number of planned searches and arrested five people in the Coleraine area on Thursday.
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Coleraine KFC worker set up his phone to film in toilets

Coleraine KFC worker set up his phone to film in toilets

A “seedy” voyeur who set up his mobile phone to video customers and staff using the toilets of the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) outlet where he worked has been spared jail.

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Magaluf death: ‘Aaron wasn’t just my son, he was my best friend,’ says heartbroken dad

The heartbroken father of a Northern Ireland man who died after being attacked on the Spanish island of Majorca has opened up about the pain of losing his “best friend”.

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Man who hands out gospel tracts on disorderly behaviour charge

Man who hands out gospel tracts on disorderly behaviour charge

A man who hands out gospel tracts on Saturdays on the streets of Coleraine has appeared at the town’s magistrates’ court charged with disorderly behaviour and resisting police.

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The aftermath of the IRA bomb that devastated Coleraine town centre on June 12, 1973 killing six pensioners

Former RUC officer: why I abstained in council vote over bomb memorial

An Alliance councillor and former long-serving RUC officer has said he would rather people “remembered victims in their prayers” than engage in “point-scoring exercises” in council chambers.

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Councillor Boyd Douglas

TUV welcome for Coleraine bombing memorial

The TUV has welcomed the decision by Casueway Coast and Glens Council to install a memorial to the six vicitms of the IRA bombing of Coleraine in 1973.

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Colin Howell is already serving a sentence for assaulting female patients

Double killer Colin Howell questioned over new sex assault claim

Convicted double killer Colin Howell has been questioned about a new allegation of serious sexual assault.

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Colin-Howell

Killer Howell quizzed over sexual assault

Convicted double killer Colin Howell was questioned today (Monday) about a new allegation of serious sexual assault.

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Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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New speed indicators at accident black spots

New speed indicators at accident black spots

Causeway Coast and Glens Policing and Community Safety Partnership has launched an innovative new road safety project.

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Life should mean life says son as murderer jailed for 12 years

Life should mean life says son as murderer jailed for 12 years

A CO Down window cleaner who “repeatedly stamped’’ on his victim’s head claiming it was self-defence was told on Wednesday he must serve a minimum of 12 years of his life sentence for murdering Coleraine man Mark Lamont.

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Owen Gardner was sentenced at Belfast Crown Court

Window cleaner sentenced to twelve years for Lamont murder

A County Down window cleaner who “repeatedly stamped’’ on his victim’s head claiming it was self-defence was told today (Wednesday) he must serve a minimum of 12 years of his life sentence for murdering Coleraine man Mark Lamont.

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Man ‘ransacked former foster carer’s home’

A man accused of ransacking his former foster carer’s home and attacking her partner was detained as he returned again armed with a meat cleaver, the High Court has heard.

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Man jailed for Christmas Eve dance floor attacks on two women

Man jailed for Christmas Eve dance floor attacks on two women

A man who ripped clumps of hair from a young woman’s head after he dragged her across a dance floor on Christmas Eve was given a four-month jail sentence yesterday.

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Appeal launched after female conductor indecently assaulted

Appeal launched after female conductor indecently assaulted

Police are investigating after a train conductor was indecently assaulted on board a train on Saturday, April 14.

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North Antrim DUP MLA Mervyn Storey pictured at the scene in Ballymoney.

Suspected pipe bomb attack on family home was an elaborate hoax say police

Police have said a suspected pipe bomb attack on a family home in Ballymoney was an elaborate hoax.

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Richard Hugh Jackie Dalzell pleaded guilty to Mark Lamont's murder

Murder victim was ‘stamped on repeatedly’

A Co Down window cleaner “repeatedly stamped” on his victim’s head while he lay on the ground after an altercation, a court heard yesterday.

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