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Unionist fears of ‘bad old days’ in Londonderry

Unionists in the Waterside area of Londonderry fear a return to the “bad old days” when they felt unable to move around the city freely, Derry City and Strabane District Council has heard.

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Bail denied for man facing GBH allegation

Bail denied for man facing GBH allegation

A recovering heroin addict who arrived at court late for his trial was refused Crown Court bail today.

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Tony Taylor, pictured in 2007, had become involved with the Republican Network for Unity in recent years

SDLP leadership backs rally for release of dissident paramilitary

A statement criticising the detention of a violent dissident republican has been issued on behalf of the SDLP leadership, ahead of a rally in support of him this weekend.

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The Peace Bridge in Londonderry links the overwhelmingly nationalist Cityside area with the more mixed Waterside area

‘Sectarian gang’ filmed brutal Londonderry park attack on phones, says victim

A “sectarian mob” inflicted a brutal assault on three men in Londonderry on Tuesday, after they had gone to the aid of a teenager being intimidated for wearing a Northern Ireland jersey.

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Don't misuse the '999' number

PSNI warn public 'not to misuse the 999' emergency number

Police are warning the public not to make false calls to PSNI Call management centres - as it could have serious consequences.
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Woman headbutted outside Newbuildings home

Woman headbutted outside Newbuildings home

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 60-year-old woman was assaulted outside her home in the Newbuildings area on Saturday.

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Punishment beatings (File picture).

‘Punishment’ attacks in north west have to stop, say MLAs

The victimisation of at least 89 people by paramilitaries in so-called ‘punishment’ attacks in the Londonderry area over the past eight years has been condemned by local MLAs who have called on those responsible to end the brutal practice.

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The counterfeit DVDs were seized by police officers on Thursday.

Police seize 200 'dodgy DVDs' in Londonderry

Police in Londonderry seized 200 counterfeit DVDs on Thursday morning.
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Hammer attack man jailed for 20 months

A 53-year old man was handed a 20-month sentence today (Monday) for attacking his partner with a hammer in the presence of her three-year old grandson.

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There is a security alert in the Glengalliagh Park area of Derry City

Londonderry security alert a ‘hoax’

A security alert in the Galliagh area of Londonderry that forced the evacuation of around 20 homes has been declared an ‘elaborate hoax’.

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Man arrested after elderly woman left in critical condition in two vehicle collision

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after a two vehicle collision on the Victoria Road in Londonderry last night which left a 67-year-old woman in a critical condition.
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Police advice: 7 ways to help protect your home against crime over the summer

Police have warned householders to maintain a security conscious approach at home over the summer months.

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Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police have issued one of their more unusual appeals following the report of a large black cat - possibly a panther - on the loose.

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Rev Jesse Jackson pictured at Martin McGuinness' graveside with his widow, Bernie.

Jesse Jackson’s ‘one sided’ visit to Londonderry queried

A former IRA bomber and an MP have challenged US civil rights campaigner Rev Jesse Jackson for spending so much time with republicans in Londonderry yesterday while ignoring their victims.

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Teenager cried out for his 'mammy' as masked men attacked him with iron bars

Teenager cried out for his 'mammy' as masked men attacked him with iron bars

Police in Londonderry are continuing to appeal for the public’s assistance in relation to the investigation into a serious and malicious assault on a teenager at the weekend.
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The opening of the first ballot box at the count centre for the Foyle constituency on Thursday night

Foyle MLA to raise concerns over ‘stolen votes’ with election chief

Serious concerns have been raised about “stolen votes” in the Foyle constituency whereby people have turned up to polling stations only to be told they have already voted.

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Masked gang attack Londonderry teen with bars

Police are investigating a paramiltary style attack on a teenager in the in the Gartan Square area of Londonderry just after midnight on Saturday, June 10.

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Polling day for the snap general election takes place on June 8

Woman ‘so angry’ after learning someone else was to cast her vote

A Londonderry woman says she was “so angry” that she unexpectedly found herself registered as a proxy voter, with a stranger appointed to go to the polls in her place.

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Man stabbed in head: three questioned

Man stabbed in head: three questioned

Three people are today being questioned by police after a man was stabbed in the head in Londonderry last night (Friday).

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