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SF object to drink drive councillor as chairman

Sinn Fein have raised objections to three-time convicted drink driver Derek Hussey being named chair of Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Policing and Community Safety Partnership.

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Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Police are hunting a criminal gang thought to be behind a series of burglaries at shops and filling stations right across Northern Ireland.

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VIDEO: 'Reckless' joyriders steal van and smash it into shop

Joyriders who stole a workman’s van have been witnessed speeding through a Londonderry estate before trying to ram it into the local shop.

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Northland Road in Moneymore. Pic from Google

Police investigate drugs link as one man dies and others fall ill

Police investigating a 34-year-old man’s death in Co Londonderry on Sunday have given a strong indication his death may be related to drug abuse.

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‘Walter Mitty character’ posed as prostitute to dupe unsuspecting men

‘Walter Mitty character’ posed as prostitute to dupe unsuspecting men

A convicted sex offender, described as a ‘Walter Mitty character’ who posed as a prostitute to dupe unsuspecting men to pay him for sex, has been jailed for 18 months.

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Daniel Hegarty was shot twice in the head in the Creggan area of Londonderry in July 1972

DPP to review decision not to charge soldier over teen’s 1972 killing

Northern Ireland’s director of public prosecutions is reviewing his predecessor’s decision not to bring criminal charges against a soldier who shot dead a teenager in Londonderry 46 years ago.

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PSNI probing paramilitary link to 'violent attack' by gang wielding hammers

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after the report of a serious assault in the early hours of this morning.
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The area was cordoned off by police

Hoax device which sparked evacuation from homes planted by 'cowardly thugs'

Police have said they will offer support to the family of an officer whose relatives were targeted by 'cowardly thugs' who planted a hoax device outside their home.
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Homes evacuated amid security alert in Londonderry

Homes evacuated amid security alert in Londonderry

Residents have been moved out of their homes due to a security alert in the Shantallow area of Londonderry.

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Man dies after mass street brawl

Man dies after mass street brawl

A man has died after a mass street brawl which started in a Londonderry pub, police have said.

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Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Claire Kelly was aged just 20 when she lost her life in a car crash near Claudy, Co Londonderry

Grieving mum’s hunt for crash death answers resonates in Australia

The decision by a Northern Ireland mother to meet the drunk driver responsible for her daughter’s death has inspired authorities in Australia to set up meetings between victims and perpetrators.

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Alleged head of drug gang ‘spent almost £500,000 on jewellery’

Alleged head of drug gang ‘spent almost £500,000 on jewellery’

The alleged head of an organised drugs gang led a “lavish” lifestyle involving nearly £500,000 spent on jewellery, the High Court has heard.

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Appeal launched after female conductor indecently assaulted

Appeal launched after female conductor indecently assaulted

Police are investigating after a train conductor was indecently assaulted on board a train on Saturday, April 14.

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DUP MP Gregory Campbell called on Colum Eastwood to clarify the SDLP position on Raymond McCreesh Park.

Campbell and Eastwood clash on IRA playground

East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell has called on SDLP leader Colum Eastwood to reassure victims of IRA terrorism that his party will not allow any outcome which sees a Newry playground permanently named after IRA man.

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Altnagelvin Hospital's A &E entrance (right).

Police examine suspect car at Altnagelvin

Police were called to examine a car parked at Altnagelvin Hospital last night.

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Tractor driven into the side of house in night attack

Tractor driven into the side of house in night attack

Police are appealing for information following the report of criminal damage at a house in the Cherry Lane area of Feeny yesterday (April 8).
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