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Killer drug hits NI shores amid rise in heroin abuse

A health official has revealed a “concerning” rise in heroin use in Northern Ireland following police confirmation addicts are at risk from the killer drug ‘fentanyl’ being mixed in.

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Man is given community service for church break-in

Man is given community service for church break-in

A man who broke into a church hall and damaged a safe escaped jail on Tuesday after he agreed to complete 120 hours of community service.

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Marion Millican  and  Fred McClenaghan

Laundrette shotgun killer Fred McClenaghan finally admits Marion Millican murder

In a dramatic turn of events this afternoon, Co Londonderry man Fred McClenaghan finally admitted his guilt and was jailed for life for the shotgun murder of his former lover 51-year-old Marion Millican.

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Police helicopter in hunt for suspected Portrush burglar

Police helicopter in hunt for suspected Portrush burglar

Police in Coleraine have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary following an incident in Portrush in the early hours of this morning.

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Mum struck on head with hammer and daughter threatened

Mum struck on head with hammer and daughter threatened

Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at a house in the Drumskea Road area of Ballymoney last night (Tuesday).

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Johnny Black killed in a RTC on Cushendall Road Ballycastle

Sobbing ‘boy racer’ is jailed over fatal crash

A Co Antrim ‘boy racer’ broke down in the dock on Tuesday after he was handed down a nine-year prison for causing the death of his cousin and another man.

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Piping that is key to Co Antrim fish farm can be installed

Piping that is key to Co Antrim fish farm can be installed

Larger water piping critical to the survival of one of the oldest fish farms in the British Isles can be installed on land in Co Antrim, the High Court ruled today.

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McShane convicted of assault on police officer at Twelfth parades

McShane convicted of assault on police officer at Twelfth parades

A Ballycastle councillor who was at the centre of a flare-up during a controversial incident at a Twelfth of July parade in the town has received a suspended jail term.

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

Republican councillor Padraig McShane given suspended jail term

A Ballycastle councillor who was at the centre of a flare-up during a controversial incident at a Twelfth of July parade in the town has received a suspended jail term.

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A general view of Brook Street, Coleraine

Police appeal after man bundled ‘into boot of car’

Detectives in Coleraine are investigating an incident where a man is understood to have been bundled into the boot of a car.

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Police warning over email phishing scam

POLICE ALERT: Warning over email phishing scam

Detectives from the PSNI's Cyber Crime Centre are advising businesses to be on the alert for a phishing scam.
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Police are investigating the circumstances of the deaths of two men in the Ballee area of Ballymena at the weekend

Post-mortems to take place on friends found dead in Ballymena

Post-mortem examinations are due to take place on Tuesday on two men who were found dead in Ballymena, Co Antrim at the weekend.

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Police officers stand next to the van involved on an attack in Las Ramblas

Barcelona terror attack: PSNI issue advice to holidaymakers

The PSNI has issued potentially life-saving advice for local people on what to do in the event of a firearm or weapons attack abroad in the wake of the Barcelona attack.

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Police are appealing for information after three huts were damaged.

Vandals target beach huts

Police are appealing for information after criminal damage was caused to beach huts in Portrush.

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Royal Mail is warning people about the scam.

Royal Mail warn of FAKE 'missed delivery' cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Alan McQuillan

Gay Pride row: Ex-top PSNI man says officers should not parade with Orange

A former senior police officer has said it would be inappropriate for PSNI officers in uniform to parade with the Orange Order because of what he called the order’s “chequered history” in relation to violence.

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MISSING: Tracy Ann Moore.

Concern for missing heavily pregnant woman

Police are appealing to the public for help with locating a missing woman who is heavily pregnant.
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Brian McIlhagga from Ballymena who was shot dead in Ballymoney.

Men released in connection with murder of Brian McIlhagga

Three men have been released in connection with the murder of Ballymena man Brian McIlhagga.

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Three men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of father-of-five Brian McIlhagga in Co Antrim have been released.

Trio held in Brian McIlhagga murder probe released

Three men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a father of five in Co Antrim have been released.

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Brian McIlhagga from Ballymena who was shot in Ballymoney.

Men arrested in connection with murder of Brian McIlhagga

Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Ballymena man Brian McIlhagga.

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