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Brian McIlhagga murder - man arrested in Portrush

Detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch have this morning arrested a 30 year old man in connection with the murder of Brian McIlhagga.

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Pacemaker Press 22/5/2013  Laganside Court Building  in Belfast City centre  Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Toothpaste squeezed down woman’s throat during hotel sex attack

A Londonderry man squeezed toothpaste down his ex-partner’s throat and doused her in cream during a hotel room sex attack, the Court of Appeal heard.

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Alanna Carson, a British national who has returned safely home three weeks after being kidnapped in Nigeria. Photo: Carson family/PA Wire

North coast missionary home after kidnap ordeal

Hope has been voiced that a Northern Irish missionary who was caught up in an African kidnapping will recover and be undeterred from further good works in the future.

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School loses High Court challenge in alleged gun buying case

School loses High Court challenge in alleged gun buying case

A grammar school in Northern Ireland has lost a High Court challenge to the reinstatement of a pupil expelled after allegedly trying to buy a sub-machine gun and ammunition.

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Witnesses sought after dog allegedly kicked by man

Witnesses sought after dog allegedly kicked by man

Police are appealing for information after a suspected animal cruelty incident in the region today.

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POLICE are hunting for a prisoner who failed to return to Magilligan Prison after being released on day release.
Stephen Henry (41) did not return to jail after being allowed out yesterday to visit family.

Dangerous ‘Samurai Sword killer’ is still on the run

A convicted murderer, who failed to return to prison, remains on the run - five days after he went missing.

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Manhunt launched after convicted killer fails to return to Magilligan Prison

Manhunt launched after convicted killer fails to return to Magilligan Prison

Police are seeking information as to the whereabouts of a prisoner who has failed to return to Magilligan Prison.
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Man’s face, legs and ribs damaged in paramilitary-style ‘baton’ attack

Detectives are investigating a paramilitary style attack in Ballymoney at the weekend.

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Three arrested after substantial drugs haul in north west

Three arrested after substantial drugs haul in north west

Police have seized a substantial quantity of suspected class A and B controlled drugs following searches of addresses in Portstewart, Coleraine and Limavady yesterday.

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Man strangled and cooked collie he got via Facebook before feeding it to another dog

A jury took less than five minutes to convict a County Down man of animal cruelty by killing a dog and feeding it to his own animal.

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The PSNI is urging parents to be aware of a so-called game called 'Missing'.

Police warn NI parents about 'reckless' Missing Game

The PSNI has issued a stark warning to parents in Northern Ireland about a 'reckless' game being played out by children on social media.

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Man arrested in Rasharkin murder probe released on bail

Man arrested in Rasharkin murder probe released on bail

A 36-year-old man arrested by detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man in his fifties in Rasharkin has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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PSNI granted extra time to question man in Rasharkin 'suspicious' death probe

Police have been granted an extra 36 hours to question a 36-year-old man arrested after the suspicious death of a man in Co Antrim.

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Hurling star and dad had been ‘terrorised’

A top hurler and his dad who carried out an assault in their home village claimed they had been “effectively terrorised” with the final straw being when their vehicle tyres were slashed, a court heard on Monday.

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PSNI investigation launched after 'suspicious' death of man in Co Antrim

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man in his 50’s in Rasharkin, Co Antrim.
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Russian captain fined for running aground at Rathlin Island

The captain of a Dutch motor vessel that ran aground at Rathlin Island has been fined £1,000 at Armagh Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to failing to keep a proper look out.

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Hazel Stewart is serving a minimum 18 years for the murder of her first husband and the wife of her former lover

Killer Hazel Stewart’s home to be sold to settle benefits dispute

Convicted double killer Hazel Stewart’s family home is set to be sold to settle legal action over benefits inherited from her murdered first husband, it has emerged.

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The flat where the body was found

Woman's body may have lain in flat 'for more than two years'

Detectives say a woman whose body was found at a flat in west Belfast on October 6, may have died more than two years ago.
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Ex-lover took power drill to man’s vehicle

Ex-lover took power drill to man’s vehicle

A former lover caught on CCTV using a cordless power drill to severely damage her ex-fiance’s car, initially denied the offence and told police who found drill bits that she was building a bird table, a court has heard.

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Dog mauled by other dogs

Pet dog Woody mauled by blood-thirsty lurchers

Two young children have been left traumatised after their pet dog was set upon by a pack of blood-thirsty lurchers.

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