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A woman has died in a house fire in Portadown
Woman dies in Portadown fire

A woman has died in a house fire in Portadown. The blaze at the property in the Oakleigh Park area of the town was reported to emergency services at a(...)

The Miami Showband: its members were subjected to a deadly attack in 1975 in which Robin “the Jackal” Jackson is believed to have been involved.

It’s difficult to challenge the notion, as contained in Anne Cadwallader’s newly published book Lethal Allies, that Robin “the Jackal” Jackson probabl(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore: “I think there is a responsibility on the Orange Order to think about taking people onto the streets in situations where the tensions are already very high.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Orange Order should reconsider its current strategy of making weekly applications to parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast, Tánaiste Eamo(...)

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has urged Orange Order leaders, politicians and community representatives to try to defuse tensions this weekend. Photograph: PA Wire

There will be extensive security in north Belfast as 500 Orangemen and three bands prepare to march tomorrow afternoon to the scene of fierce rioting (...)

Willie Frazer, who was involved in leading the loyalist flags protests earlier this year, was arrested by the PSNI yesterday in east Belfast. Photograph: Lesley-Anne McKeown/PA Wire

As the PSNI maintained a heavy presence in flashpoint areas of the North last night, Willie Frazer, who was prominent in the loyalist flags dispute e(...)

Armoured vehicles gather around a burnt out car on the shore road after the police came under attack from loyalists throwing petrol bombs on the fourth night of unrest after an Orange Parade was blocked from marching past the Nationalist Ardoyne area in North Belfast. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

US vice president Joe Biden has told Northern Ireland’s first minister Peter Robinson and deputy first minister Martin McGuinness that he is deeply co(...)

A PSNI officer at the scene of a burnt out car and wheelie bins after distrurbances in Belfast  after police enforced a ban on an Orange Order. Photograph:  Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye.

No matter what decision the Parades Commission took there was going to be a riot in north Belfast on the Twelfth of July.. In recent years the commiss(...)

Vigorous rivalry at an Old Firm derby. But surely something as nice as ’communities’ will not set about each other in a violent manner?

This is a very special time of year for the Protestant “community” in Ulster. When the July bank holiday comes around, that “community” packs its bags(...)

Bombardier’s Global 6000, in which Bombardier Belfast plays a key production role, will be on display at the Paris Air Show this week

Those who aspire to owning a business aircraft will get a chance at the Paris Air Show, which begins tomorrow, to see how Bombardier’s Belfast operati(...)

First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. photograph: Arthur Allison

First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have outlined a set of proposals aimed at imp(...)

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