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Election 2017: South Antrim’s David Ford among those facing tough fight

For a brief while during the election count last May, it looked as if Alliance leader David Ford could lose his seat.

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Carrickfergus Castle, east Co Antrim

Election 2017: East Antrim will see DUP defend trio of seats

East Antrim has been a triple-seat stronghold of the DUP ever since 2003.

Politics
It's best just to hang up if you're unsure who is calling you.

‘Can you hear me?’ – Northern Ireland people warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Northern Ireland are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Storm Doris pulled down trees all over the country

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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The US Rangers Centre is located at the Andrew Jackson Centre in Carrick.

Trail of the American forces

A new leaflet featuring sites relating to the American forces in the Second World War has just been published.

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The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Scott and the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Noreen McClelland, launched this years Glengormley Business Awards with Maddie Dunlop, Serendipity at Home, Iain Patterson, EA Davies Insurance and Louise Brogan, Social Bee NI.

Glengormley Business Awards 2017 launched

The search is on for the best of Glengormley’s businesses, as preparations for the Glengormley Business Awards get underway.

Business
Editorial image.

Man released following shooting arrest

A 29-year-old man arrested yesterday by detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime branch investigating a shooting incident in Newtownabbey’s Bawnmore estate has been released unconditionally.

Crime
Betting

Bookies exploiting fans with live odds adverts during games

Bookmakers are exploiting fans watching Premier League matches with "Live odds" adverts which promise an "easy big win," scientists warn.
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New petrol station plan for Antrim

New petrol station plan for Antrim

Supermarket chain Asda has announced plans to open a new petrol station at its Antrim store, near to Junction One Retail Park.

Business
Man on cocaine ‘binge’ at time of boat club thefts

Man on cocaine ‘binge’ at time of boat club thefts

A man has been given a suspended prison term in connection with thefts from vessels at the Blue Circle Boat Club at Magheramorne.

Crime
The Waterworks in North Belfast. The constituency includes loyalist strongholds like Tiger's Bay which sit cheeck-by-jowl with areas like the deeply-republican New Lodge.

Election 2017: North Belfast may have united Ireland majority

North Belfast was dominated four-to-two by unionists in 1998, but since 2003 there has been an equal split between unionist MLAs and pro-united Ireland ones.

Politics
Court

Caught ‘sucking diesel’ from lorry

A man caught red-handed sucking diesel from a lorry in Larne has been given a suspended jail sentence after a judge said a strong message had to be sent out to deter others.

Crime
General view of  Bawnmore Drive in Newtownabbey where the attack happened. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Man arrested in connection with Newtownabbey shooting

Police investigating a shooting incident in the Mill Road area of Newtownabbey have arrested a man.

Crime
Make a will and help
boost hospice funds

Make a will and help boost hospice funds

Making a will this month could benefit the Northern Ireland Hospice and children’s hospice in Newtownabbey and Enniskillen.

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Storm Doris has been reclassified by the Met Office.

Storm Doris now a WEATHER BOMB

Storm Doris has been reclassified as a ‘weather bomb’ by the Met Office.

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Belfast International Airport.

New Belfast to USA flights announced

Low-cost airline Norwegian is launching its first ever flights from Belfast - and the airport’s only direct transatlantic links - with a series of groundbreaking low-cost routes to the USA starting from just £69.

Transport
Local OAPs get ‘less than UK average pension

Local OAPs get ‘less than UK average pension

Pensioner couples and single pensioners in Newtownabbey received on average £444 per week in gross income in 2014/15 according to a new survey.

Business
Parkmount Road. Pic by Google.

Homeowner disturbs burglar at property

Police are appealing for information following an attempted burglary at a house in the Parkmount Road area of Mallusk.

Crime
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for ice right across Northern Ireland.

Met Office issues severe weather warning for ice

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning about ice right across Northern Ireland.

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Lynda Avenue. Pic by Google.

Police launch investigation after thieves target home

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at an address in the Lynda Avenue area of Jordanstown.

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