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TRAFFIC UPDATE: Work set to start on improvement scheme

A £200,000 road improvement scheme at Fortwilliam Roundabout in Belfast is due to commence on Friday, March 31.

Transport
New pound

New pound coin finally arrives

The good old 'round pound' is set to vanish from our change as the new 12-sided, criminal-unfriendly version replaces it.
Offbeat
The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.

Business
Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

POLL: Should MLAs stop being paid?

The main political parties in Northern Ireland have failed to reach an agreement on power-sharing.

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Parliament Buildings Stormont.   Photo: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

BLOG: NI power sharing talks

Coverage of the collapse of power sharing talks in Northern Ireland.

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The Union Flag at half mast at Ballyclare Town Hall. Pic by Love Ballyclare.

London victims to be remembered in Ballyclare

Victims of last week’s terrorist attack in London are set to be remembered at a memorial event in Ballyclare tomorrow.

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Merville Garden Village. Pic by Google.

Police investigate hoax device

Police are appealing for information after a suspicious object caused disruption for residents in the Merville Garden Village area.

Crime
Getting an injection

Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

A one-shot jab to protect newborns against meningitis and other fatal infections has been developed by scientists.
Health
Paralympian Michael McKillop pictured with his parents Paddy and Cathryn and the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA/CCGBC

Event held to celebrate athlete

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has held a reception to mark the achievements of Paralympian Michael McKillop.

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Stormont

Poll: Have your say on power-sharing at Stormont

At 4pm today the deadline for restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland runs out.
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Lise helped Arlene Foster celebrate when she became First Minister.

Local visual artist to showcase installation

A local artist has created work to coincide with the centenary of the end of World War One and the twentieth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement in 2018.

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Police believe the stolen vehicles could have left the Antrim area. INNT 14-799-CON

Tractor, trailer and digger stolen

Police are appealing for information after the theft of a tractor, trailer and digger from a site near Antrim.

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Help sought from Glens walkers after red squirrel death

Help sought from Glens walkers after red squirrel death

Forest walkers in the Glens have been asked to be on the look out for any stricken red squirrels.

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Investigations launched after death of Magilligan prisoner

Investigations launched after death of Magilligan prisoner

A 44-year-old male prisoner has died at Magilligan Prison.

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Robin Swann pictured outside the Stormont talks yesterday. Photo: Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Swann to take over as Ulster Unionist leader without a contest

The Ulster Unionist Party’s new leader is set to be Robin Swann after he submitted his name yesterday (Friday) on the deadline for nominations – and not a single other candidate came forward.

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McConnell's Bar in Doagh

Man charged over barroom attack on former leading loyalist granted bail

A man accused of attempting to murder a former leading loyalist in a barroom attack has been granted High Court bail.

Crime
Granges Street. Pic by Google.

Police investigate spate of burglaries

Police are appealing for information after a number of burglaries took place in Ballyclare and Glengormley overnight.

Crime
One mother’s long fight to save her young son’s life

One mother’s long fight to save her young son’s life

A mother will always go the extra mile for her child but for Castlederg woman Charlotte Caldwell the journey to save her son Billy, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy, was much longer.

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Former Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Thomas Hogg MBE, pictured wearing his Royal Irish Regiment tie.

DUP man set to embark on Afghan tour of duty

Former Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Thomas Hogg MBE, will be exchanging the council chamber for the battlefield as he prepares to travel to Afghanistan with the Royal Irish Reserves.

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Martin McGuinness. Picture by Lorcan Doherty Press Eye

One minute silence to be observed in memory of Martin McGuinness

Members of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council are set to observe a one minute silence as a mark a respect following the death of former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

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