Ken Nixon

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Hank, a Pitbull Terrier-type dog whose seizure sparked a major public campaign in Northern Ireland, is being returned to his  owners after a judge confirmed he will not face destruction.  Photograph: Leonard Collins/Joanne Meadows/PA.

A Pitbull Terrier-type dog whose seizure by authorities in Belfast last month sparked a major public campaign is to be reunited with his owners after (...)

Mohammad Asif Khattak wept  as he recalled the insults he said were hurled by a crowd of up to 10 people. “They were calling us Paki b*******, dirty Arabs,” he said. “Saying, ‘get out of our street, get out of our country’.”

A Belfast man has been convicted of incitement to hatred towards Pakistanis living on his street. John Montgomery had denied racially taunting two m(...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court heard novel psychoactive substances were distributed at a shop on Gresham Street between October 2013 and July 2014 in a substantial commercial operation taking in £50,000 a month. File photograph: Stephen Kelly/PA Wire

Two men and a woman were given community service orders on Tuesday in a groundbreaking case over the sale of £400,000 worth of so-called legal highs i(...)

A Co Antrim man allegedly wielded a knife and hammer in attacks on relatives and their homes, a Belfast court has heard.

A Co Antrim man allegedly wielded a knife and hammer in attacks on relatives and their homes, a Belfast court has heard. Gary Hartley (47) faces a tot(...)

District judge Ken Nixon imposed eight months in jail for the “belly assault” incident. He also imposed lesser prison terms for the other offences, all to run concurrent. Each of the sentences was suspended for two years

A Belfast man who assaulted an elderly neighbour by “belly bouncing” her away from his home has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence. (...)

Belfast Magistrates Court heard woman suffered injuries when she fell during “bouncing” incident in 2013. Photograph: Reuters

A Belfast man has been convicted of assaulting an elderly neighbour by using his belly to “bounce” her away from his home. Morrison Wilson (58) claime(...)

 John McGuigan in action for  Glentoran. Photograph: Inpho

One of Northern Ireland’s most highly-rated young footballers must serve 220 hours community service for having quantities of ecstasy and cocaine, a j(...)

A man was found guilty today of threatening to wreck a car showroom armed with a mallet after failing his MOT.  Photograph: Getty Images.

A man was found guilty today of threatening to wreck a car showroom armed with a mallet after failing his MOT. Darren McAllister was als(...)