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Man charged in connection with £40k cannabis ‘grow house’

A defence lawyer for a man charged in connection with a £40,000 cannabis “grow house” in Coleraine said his client was looking after it for a neighbour and was using some of the drugs himself.

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Judge’s pre-Christmas warning as drink driver given suspended jail term

Judge’s pre-Christmas warning as drink driver given suspended jail term

A judge said in the run up to Christmas he had to send out a strong warning that drink driving will not be tolerated.

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The PSNI said the body was recovered from the River Foyle on Tuesday morning.

Coleraine police issue scam warning after woman contacted

Police in Coleraine are advising the public to be switched on to scams after a woman was contacted out of the blue by a company asking for bank details in order to block nuisance callers.

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The PSNI issued the warning on Tuesday morning.

PSNI issue fraud warning

The PSNI is telling people to be on the lookout for an email that aims to steal their credit card number and other online credentials.

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One of the stolen quads.

Quads taken from locked garages

Two Honda quads have been stolen in recent days from rural properties in Coleraine and Ballymoney.

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‘Significant sentence’ warning for Coleraine man over sex offences

‘Significant sentence’ warning for Coleraine man over sex offences

A Coleraine marketing executive who admitted being a paedophile has been warned that “a significant sentence is very much on the cards”.

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Man will not stand trial over murder of labourer last year

Man will not stand trial over murder of labourer last year

A judge has ruled that a Co Antrim man should not stand trial for the murder of a labourer in a seaside town almost two years ago.

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PSNI thank public for helping locate missing Lynda Lamont

PSNI thank public for helping locate missing Lynda Lamont

Police have members of the public who "offered help and support" in finding missing Lynda Lamont.
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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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