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Dissident Republican prisoner’s mobile phone ban challenge

A dissident republican prisoner has won High Court permission to challenge a policy banning access to solicitors’ mobile phone numbers.

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NEWS | 'Shots fired' near house in Londonderry

NEWS | 'Shots fired' near house in Londonderry

Police are investigating reports that masked men fired shots during an incident in Londonderry on Thursday evening.
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Brian Walsh, left,  and Darren Poleon.  Both convicted of explosives and terror offences after bomb found at Waterfoot Hotel, LDerry. Sentenced 21-09-17. PICTURE CREDIT: BBC NEWS NI.

Bomb pair ‘undoubtedly set out to commit murder’

The single-figure jail terms handed to a dissident duo who planted a bomb at a hotel have come under fire, with one IRA victim saying the level of sentencing effectively “encourages” other would-be paramilitaries.

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Fentanyl is being mixed with heroin, the PSNI has said. The synthetic opioid is linked to two deaths in Northern Ireland.

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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Two dissident bombers jailed for ten years

Two dissident bombers jailed for ten years

Two men from the Republic of Ireland have been sentenced to 10 years at Laganside Crown Court today for planting a bomb ahead of a PSNI Recruitment event at the Waterfoot Hotel in Londonderry in 2015.

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Man arrested in Londonderry by detectives probing attempted murder of PSNI officer

A 38-year-old man was arrested in Londonderry this morning by detectives from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch investigating the attempted murder of police at Ballyarnett Village in October 2014.
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From left, Raymond McCartney MLA, Martina Anderson MEP, Mayor of Derry and Strabane Councillor Maol�osa McHugh, and Elisha McCallion MP pictured after visiting Tony Taylor in Maghaberry prison.

SF mayor slammed for wearing chain to visit dissident in jail

The Sinn Féin Mayor of Derry City and Strabane council has dismissed calls for him to “consider his position” over his support for a campaign calling for the release of a dissident republican.

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The Waterfoot Hotel in Londonderry

Pair sentenced tomorrow for terror offences

Two men from Co Meath who were “caught red-handed” on a bomb run are expected to receive lengthy jail terms when they are sentenced for terrorist offences later this week.

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Man settles claim over ‘sadistic’ treatment by Londonderry nun

Man settles claim over ‘sadistic’ treatment by Londonderry nun

A man allegedly subjected to “sadistic” beatings by a nun at a children’s home in Londonderry is to receive undisclosed damages.

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Man, 20, injured after Londonderry pub assault

Man, 20, injured after Londonderry pub assault

A young man received a number of injuries following an assault outside a pub in Londonderry city centre, police have said.

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Archdeacon Robert Miller surveys the damage caused as a result of the break-in at Christ Church.

Stained glass windows smashed and organ damaged as vandals target Londonderry church

Vandals who broke into a church in Londonderry are believed to have used smashed bottles of altar wine to damage the organ there.

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Man accused of three burglaries ‘found unconscious in road’

Man accused of three burglaries ‘found unconscious in road’

A man accused of raiding three homes in one night was found lying unconscious by a road, the High Court has heard.

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Appeal for information after stolen dumper truck rampage

Police in Londonderry are appealing for witnesses after the theft of a dumper truck in the Skeoge Road area of the city last night.
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‘Deliberate attempt to lure officers to their death’

‘Deliberate attempt to lure officers to their death’

Detectives from the PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch are making a renewed appeal for information regarding the attempted murder of an off duty police officer in the Londonderry on February 22.

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The alleged assault took place near this play-park in Londonderry.

Woman hospitalised after serious assault near play-park

A woman was admitted to hospital after a serious assault near a play-park in Londonderry.

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The security alert is in the Waterside area of the city.

Security alert in Londonderry

Police are at the scene of a security alert in Londonderry.
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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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The device was discovered in the Waterside area of the city on Monday evening.

Loyalist paramilitaries blamed for pipe bomb attack in Londonderry

Loyalist paramilitaries have been blamed for a pipe bomb attack at a house in Londonderry overnight.

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Londonderry pipe bomb victim: I don’t know why I was targeted

A 61-year-old man whose home was attacked with a pipe bomb by what police believe to have been loyalist paramilitaries says he has no idea why he was targeted.

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