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Councillor condemns ‘savage attack’

SDLP representative, Cllr Noreen McClelland has condemned what she has described as a “savage attack” on a teenage boy in Glengormley.

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John Stewart

Stewart ‘disappointed’ with General Election result

Ulster Unionist Party candidate John Stewart has expressed his disappointment at the result of the General Election in East Antrim.

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Northern Ireland reacts to the 2017 General Election.

Social Media: NI reacts to General Election 2017

It was an eventful night in Northern Ireland.

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Paul Girvan consoles Danny Kinahan at the Vally Leisure Centre count venue

South Antrim: UUP man loses out to DUP challenger

Danny Kinahan has lost his seat as Ulster Unionist MP for South Antrim.

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Supporters applaud victorious Sammy Wilson

East Antrim: Colossal surge to the DUP

The DUP’s share of the vote in East Antrim has increased by a remarkable margin.

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Sammy Wilson

DUP would not have ‘any difficulty’ backing Tories to keep out leftist coalition

Sammy Wilson has said that the DUP would not have “any difficulty” supporting the Conservatives if it means seeing off a left-of-centre coalition.

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Early voters in the Westminster election pictured at Kells and Conor Primary School.  Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Voters head to the polls across region

Polling stations have opened across Northern Ireland as the electorate votes for MPs to represent 18 constituencies.

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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

Wilson commends security services following London attack

East Antrim DUP General Election candidate Sammy Wilson has praised the security services after a terrorist attack in London on Saturday.

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Danny Kinahan.

Thieves target home of election candidate

Police are appealing for information after a number of items were stolen from the home of South Antrim UUP General Election candidate, Danny Kinahan.

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Cllr Paul Hamill.

DUP man selected to be next Mayor

Cllr Paul Hamill has been nominated to take up the position of Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey next month.

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Wood pellets

IN FULL: Non-domestic RHI claimant list

The Department for the Economy has today published the full list of individuals and companies who have received more than £5,000 under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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A bonfire in east Antrim last year.

Thousands to be spent on bonfire programme

Almost £50,000 is set to be spent by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council on this year’s bonfire management programme.

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The event was to be staged in Ballyclare Town Hall.

Hustings postponed as a mark of respect

A hustings event which was set to take place in Ballyclare at 7:30pm tonight has been postponed following Monday night’s terrorist attack in Manchester.

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The deadline to register to vote is just days away

General Election 2017: Deadline looming on voter registration

If you haven't registered to vote in next month's General Election you'd better get your skates on.
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John Finucane. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

Sinn Féin candidate hits out after damage caused to election posters

Sinn Féin North Belfast candidate John Finucane said the destruction of his election posters in the Glengormley area and on the Crumlin Road is an act of anti-democratic vandalism.

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Candidates in running for UK Parliament seats

Candidates in running for UK Parliament seats

With three weeks until voters go to the polls to select MPs, parties have announced their candidates vying for a seat in the House of Commons.

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The event will be taking place in Ballyclare Town Hall.

Hustings event to be staged in Ballyclare

A Westminster hustings event will take place in Ballyclare on Wednesday, May 24.

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Candidates named for East Antrim

The countdown is underway to the Westminster election on June 8.

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Mark Logan

Mark Logan nominated as Conservative candidate

The Conservative candidate for East Antrim in the Westminster election is Mark Logan.

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Cllr Neil Kelly.

ELECTION 2017: Alliance Party select Kelly for South Antrim

Cllr Neil Kelly is set to stand in the upcoming Westminster election, the Alliance Party has announced.

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