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Prosecutors consider 'unduly lenient' appeal over bomb case sentencing

Prosecutors are considering appealing the sentencing of two men for planting a dissident republican bomb before a police recruitment event because it may be unduly lenient.

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Ex-soldier's trial over vulnerable man's death to be preceded by gun test firing

A live test fire exercise is to be conducted before the trial of a former soldier in connection with the death of a vulnerable man during the Northern Ireland conflict.

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Belfast city council to hire Irish language and Ulster Scots officers

Belfast city councillors have voted to hire language officers for Irish and Ulster Scots, after a public consultation found support for the proposal.

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Northern Ireland's workplace deaths rose by third in 2016-17

The number of workplace deaths in Northern Ireland increased by a third in 2016-17.

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Campaigners condemn two-child cap for tax credits and 'rape clause'

The two-child cap for tax credits and the so-called rape clause constitute an attack on women, campaigners in Belfast said.

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Pair jailed for planting bomb before police recruitment event

Two men have been sentenced to 10 years for planting a dissident republican bomb before a police recruitment event in Northern Ireland, a detective said.

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PM presses Donald Trump over Bombardier aerospace jobs

Prime Minister Theresa May has lobbied Donald Trump over the importance of preserving jobs at aerospace giant Bombardier in Northern Ireland, as the pair met for talks in New York.

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PM presses Donald Trump over Bombardier aerospace jobs

Prime Minister Theresa May has lobbied Donald Trump over the importance of preserving jobs at aerospace giant Bombardier in Northern Ireland, as the pair met for talks in New York.

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UK involved in internal battle over Brexit position, says Guy Verhofstadt

The UK is engaged in an "internal battle" over its Brexit position, the European Parliament's negotiator has said.

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UK must find Irish border solution before Brexit talks move on - Guy Verhofstadt

The UK must address its failure to present a workable solution to the Irish border problem before Brexit negotiations can proceed to the next stage , a key player in the European Parliament has warned.

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'Honesty cafe' sketchbook returned after robbery plea issued

A sketchbook full of priceless personal drawings stolen during a theft at an "honesty cafe" has been returned after staff appealed for the thieves to have a change of heart.

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Security wall separating west Belfast communities dismantled

A security wall which has separated unionists and nationalists for almost three decades in west Belfast is being dismantled.

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Peace process watchdog must protect national security information - Brokenshire

The Northern Ireland Secretary has warned a new peace process watchdog to safeguard national security information.

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Belfast hotels top UK performance survey ahead of growth concerns next year

Belfast hotels are amongst the UK's best performing, a survey showed.

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Hundreds 'stand strong' alongside threatened probation officers in Belfast

Hundreds of people have attended a rally in solidarity with probation officers threatened by dissident republicans.

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Dual carriageway work to start after blocking bid for section near swans fails

Work is to start on a dual carriageway running past a protected swan habitat after an environmentalist lost a court bid to block the development.

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Shaftesbury Square has potential as new public transport hub, report says

Belfast's dilapidated Shaftesbury Square could become a new public transport hub, an Executive report said.

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Watchdog: Fines for inaccurate election spending declarations should increase

Fines should be stiffened for political parties failing to properly declare election spending, a polling watchdog in Northern Ireland said.

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Rugby stars rape case prosecutors have met evidence timetables - state lawyer

Prosecutors in the rape case against two Ireland and Ulster rugby stars have complied with all timetables for producing evidence, a lawyer for the state said.

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Greens' Clare Bailey stands down as deputy leader of party in Northern Ireland

Clare Bailey is stepping aside as deputy leader of the Green Party in Northern Ireland after three years in the role.

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