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Barcelona terror attack: PSNI issue advice to holidaymakers

The PSNI has issued potentially life-saving advice for local people on what to do in the event of a firearm or weapons attack abroad in the wake of the Barcelona attack.

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Around 60,000 parking fines were given out in Northern Ireland between January and June of this year

NI drivers get 10,000 parking fines every month

Nearly 61,000 parking fines have been given to motorists in Northern Ireland this year, according to new government statistics.

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Arrests made after disorder

Arrests made after disorder

Police arrested three males following minor disorder overnight.

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Eddie Girvan and Margaret Henderson-McCarroll.

Sentencing review must go ahead: Sugden

Former justice minister Claire Sugden believes the “too lenient” sentence given to a woman who killed a pensioner in Greenisland shows why a review she announced last year must press ahead.

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Maggie Henderson McCarroll

Beggs seeks review of ‘unduly lenient’ sentence

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has written to the Director of Public Prosecutions regarding the “unduly lenient” sentence of killer Maggie Henderson-McCarroll.

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Maggie Henderson McCarroll.

Killer’s sentence ‘does not match crime’ says Dickson

East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has criticised the three year sentence handed down to the killer of Greenisland pensioner Eddie Girvan.

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Man in court on indecent behaviour charge

A man has appeared in the dock at Coleraine Magistrate’s Court accused of indecent behaviour at a public place, namely Golf Links Caravan Park in Portrush.

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Police investigate arson attack in Carrick

Police are investigating an arson attack at Sunnylands Grove in Carrick in the early hours of Sunday morning (August 14).

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Margaret Henderson-McCarroll

Killer of pensioner Eddie Girvan jailed for three years

A mother-of-two was jailed today for three years for what a senior judge described as the “horrific” killing of pensioner Eddie Girvan in Co Antrim last year.

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Police appeal after assault

Police are appealing for information following an assault which took place on Friday August 4, at 9.30 pm, at Woodburn Road, in Carrick.

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George Gilmore.  Picture by PressEye.com

Two arrested in connection with George Gilmore murder are released

The two people arrested yesterday in connection with the murder of loyalist George Gilmore have been released

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George Gilmore

Two arrests in Gilmore murder

Detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of loyalist George Gilmore, in Carrickfergus, on March 13, have arrested a 37-year- old man and a 32-year-old woman in Carrickfergus today, Wednesday August 9.

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The Rinkha, Islandmagee, 
Picture By: Arthur Allison, Pacemaker.

Ice cream retailer reopens after burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at The Rinkha, Middle Road, in Islandmagee, during the early hours of this morning, Wednesday August 9.

A quantity of cash and cigarettes were stolen after entry to the premises was forced around 1.00 am.

Detective Sergeant Crothers said: “I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone who has information which may assist police enquiries, to contact Detectives at Larne on 101, quoting reference 62 09/08/17.

“Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart has hit out at at those responsible for a break-in at The Rinkha, Islandmagee, last night.

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Royal Mail is warning people about the scam.

Royal Mail warn of FAKE 'missed delivery' cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Ciaran Maxwell was given an 18-year sentence but could be out of jail after six years said Mike Penning

Ex-Army minister wants tougher sentence for ‘very dangerous terrorist’ Ciaran Maxwell

A terrorist bomb-maker who infiltrated the British military should receive a tougher sentence, a former armed forces minister has said.

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Cyber crime theme of public meeting

Cyber crime will be the subject of the next Mid and East Antrim Policing and Community Safety Partnership meeting.

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Alan McQuillan

Gay Pride row: Ex-top PSNI man says officers should not parade with Orange

A former senior police officer has said it would be inappropriate for PSNI officers in uniform to parade with the Orange Order because of what he called the order’s “chequered history” in relation to violence.

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McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh

Trio accused of attempted murder must wait to learn fate

Three Newtownabbey men accused of trying to kill a former leading loyalist will have to wait until next year to discover if they are to stand trial.

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