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Veterans attend a parade in Lisburn at a memorial event organised by the Northern Ireland Veterans Association on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of Operation Banner, the arrival of British troops onto the streets of Northern Ireland, in 1969. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Thousands of people have gathered at a commemorative event in Lisburn to mark the 50th anniversary of British troops being deployed in Northern Irelan(...)

Metal cables and  the Samson crane at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.  It is  remarkable that the business, which once employed more than 30,000 people but has not built a ship since 2003, survived this long.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Harland & Wolff (H&W) going into administration is being billed as a symbol of the end of the super-employer era in Northern Ireland. It is a(...)

Sportswomen of Month winners Rhasidat Adeleke (Athletics) and Kate O’Connor (Athletics). Photographs: Sportsfile/Getty Images

When the judges began their chatting about the destination of our Sportswoman of the Month for July award, there was a sizeable sense of déjà vu about(...)

Graffiti near the Avoniel bonfire site. Photograph: PA Wire

A leak that led to the names of contractors appearing in sinister graffiti warning against demolishing a contentious loyalist bonfire was “highly unli(...)

Thousands of members of the Orange Order are taking part in Twelfth of July parades across Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Grand Master of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland has called on Orangemen to play their part in re-energising Unionism. Speaking to members of th(...)

Police at the scene of the sudden death of a man at Coulson Avenue in Lisburn, Co Antrim. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

Four people have been arrested over the murder of a man in Lisburn, Co Antrim. Three men, aged 28, 32 and 49, and a 28-year-old woman were arrested b(...)

Seamus Close was forthright, articulate, with an acerbic wit. He never toed a party line, as willing to annoy Alliance as the other parties

Seamus Close  Born: August 12th, 1947   Died: May 7th, 2019 Seamus Close, who has died in his native Lisburn after a short illness, was a f(...)

Matthieu Seguin, general manager of Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland with the new 100 per cent recycled PET plastic bottle in its Deep RiverRock range.

The drinks company Deep RiverRock has announced that plastic bottles it uses for its range will be 100 per cent recycled plastic from next month. The(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley said a public consultation on draft legislation had identified a series of key issues related to the redress scheme for abuse victims that needed to be hammered out. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has pledged to legislate to compensate abuse victims in Northern Ireland but only once fundamental questions about th(...)

DUP’s Diane Dodds at the Balmoral Show. Photograph: Brian Little/PressEye

“Calm down and carry on farming,” said the sign on a bag being carried by a young farmer at the Balmoral Show on the outskirts of Lisburn, Co Antrim. (...)

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