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Men charged with hijacking and possession of a firearm

Two men are due to appear in court on Monday charged in connection with a hijacking incident in north Belfast.

Crime
Dan Hegarty in action at the Macau Grand Prix.

Macau GP: Dan Hegarty dies after crash

The rider killed in a crash at the Macau Grand Prix today has officially been named as English competitor Dan Hegarty.
Motorcycling
Glenn Irwin on a sombre podium at the Macau Grand Prix with runner-up Peter Hickman (left) and Michael Rutter.

Macau GP: Irwin wins as race marred by fatal crash

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin has claimed his maiden victory in Saturday’s tragedy-hit Macau Grand Prix.
Motorcycling
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill.

Michael O’Neill ‘free to hold talks with Scotland’

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is free to hold talks over the Scotland job in the coming days, it is understood.

Football
Investigation launched after car hijacked

Investigation launched after car hijacked

Police are appealing for information following a hijacking in the Newtownabbey area earlier today (Friday, November 17).

Crime
Paul Stirling, right, with Andrew White. Picture: Cricket Europe

Paul Stirling signs to play for Kerala Kings in T10 cricket league

Paul Stirling has been picked by the Kerala Kings to play in the inaugural T10 cricket league in the UAE next month.

Sport
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Judge orders destruction of hammer as man sentenced

A man with an offensive weapon - a hammer - in a car accelerated at speed from a Larne carpark and failed to stop for police but then the vehicle developed a mechanical fault nearby.

Crime
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is a prequel to the original Harry Potter books/films.

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros.

Arts
The local support group is calling for volunteers.

Charity urging more people to volunteer

A leading sight loss charity is calling for volunteers to help run a Newtownabbey-based support group for people with macular disease.

News
Driving ban for man who drove against traffic flow on A8

Driving ban for man who drove against traffic flow on A8

A man who drove against the flow of traffic on the wrong side of the A8 dual-carriageway near Ballynure claimed he thought he was in a contraflow.

Crime
Pictured at the announcement of the partnership at NSPCC's Head Office in Belfast is Conor Boyle, Regional Director of Lidl Northern Ireland and Catherine Nuttall, Head of Fundraising at NSPCC Northern Ireland

Lidl Northern Ireland and NSPCC announce new £250,000 partnership

Lidl Northern Ireland has announced a new, two year charity partnership with The NSPCC Northern Ireland.

News
Glenn Irwin became the first rider from Northern Ireland since Phillip McCallen in 1995 to claim pole at the Macau Grand Prix.

Macau GP: Sizzling Irwin claims pole with unofficial lap record

Glenn Irwin dipped under Scottish rider Stuart Easton’s seven-year-old lap record to claim pole position for Saturday’s 51st Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.
News
Announcing Vauxhall's sixth year as title sponsor of the International North West 200 are Simon Oldfield, Vauxhall's Marketing Director, Martin Jessopp, NW200 Supersport and Supertwins race winner and Event Director, Mervyn Whyte.

Vauxhall confirmed as title sponsors of North West 200 for sixth year

Vauxhall will continue as title sponsors of the North West 200 in 2018 for a sixth consecutive year.

Motorcycling
Firefighters tackling the blaze in Glengormley. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye �

Area ‘back to normal’ following fire

Police have confirmed that all of the roads closed due to an earlier blaze in Glengormley have now reopened to traffic.

Transport
The Christmas dinner pizza

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner but if you're tempted to dodge the responsibility of cooking up a festive feast this year then read on!
Offbeat

WATCH | Applications for Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Offbeat
The Euro Hand Car Wash in the Centre of Glengormley was consumed quickly in flames.

Emergency services tasked to Glengormley fire

Police have advised motorists to avoid the Ballyclare Road area of Glengormley as firefighters tackle a blaze at a car wash.

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Gerry Kelly. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press.

Sinn Fein MLA calls for Loughinisland film to be screened in Newtownabbey

North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly has submitted a letter to management at a local cinema, calling for a Troubles-related film to be screened at the venue.

News
Glenn Irwin claimed provisional pole on the PBM Ducati during first qualifying at the Macau Grand Prix.

Macau GP: Irwin claims provisional pole to throw down gauntlet

Glenn Irwin has claimed provisional pole for the Macau Grand Prix after topping the times in the opening qualifying session.
Motorcycling
How many parking fines were issued where you live?

IN FULL: Parking fines issued in Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure has published statistics on the total number of Penalty Charge Notices (parking fines) issued in Northern Ireland from January to September 2017.

Transport
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