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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

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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Police at the scene at a derelict property in Maghera on Friday as they launch a murder investigation into the death of Piotr Krowka.

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in derelict property

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man’s body was found at a derelict property in Co. Londonderry on Tuesday afternoon (April 3).

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Distribution of police stations in 1999. Compiled by Adam Kula

Revealed: two-thirds of all police stations shut in two decades

The number of police stations in Northern Ireland has been cut by two-thirds over the last two decades, new figures obtained by the News Letter reveal.

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Police have been hit with petrol bombs and projectiles at an illegal dissident republican march in Londonderry.''Photo: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Petrol bomb attacks ‘attempt to kill PSNI officers’

Petrol bombs thrown at PSNI vehicles during an illegal dissident republican parade in Londonderry were “attempts to maim or kill” officers, the NI Police Federation has said.

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IN PICTURES: Police attacked with petrol bombs in Londonderry

Several petrol bombs have been thrown at police in Londonderry in violence which the PSNI described as “clearly premeditated”.

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Woman accused of 182 hoax calls is granted bail

A Londonderry woman accused of making nearly 200 false emergency calls is banned from any further non-urgent contact with authorities on either side of the Irish border, a High Court judge ordered today.

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Woman banned from making 999 calls

Woman banned from making 999 calls

A Londonderry woman accused of making nearly 200 false emergency calls is banned from any further non-urgent contact with authorities on either side of the Irish border, a High Court judge ordered today.

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Scales of justice.

Londonderry man sentenced over shotgun discovery

A Co Londonderry man accused of a range of terrorist and firearms offences arising from a search at his home and outbuildings almost five years ago was acquitted on Friday.

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Joe Patterson says a young Martin McGuinness led a sectarian boycott which destroyed his business.

Donegal butcher forced to emigrate remembers darker side of Martin McGuinness

Former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness will be fondly remembered by his many supporters on the first anniversary of his death this Wednesday.

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Bishop Street courthouse.

Man jailed for five months harrassing his neighbour

A man who breached a court order by harassing his neighbour has been jailed for five months.

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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Coroner asks for report into Allen investigation

Donegal coroner Dr Denis McCauley has asked for a report on the Garda investigation into the murder of Andrew Allen in Buncrana in 2012.

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PSNI.

Paramilitary Crime Task Force seizes INLA evidence in Londonderry raids

Officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force conducted a number of planned searches in the Londonderry area onWednesday, 14 March in relation to ongoing INLA activity.

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Nathan Hastings

Dissident republican prisoner fails to overturn mobile phone ban

A dissident republican prisoner has lost a High Court battle over a policy banning access to solicitors’ mobile phone numbers.

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Bought pizza with bank card he had found in the street

Bought pizza with bank card he had found in the street

A man with a lengthy criminal record claimed he found a bank card on a Larne street and thinking his “luck was in”, used it at Winemark and to get pizza by using the ‘contactless’ payment feature.

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