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TWO republican prisoners have won High Court permission to challenge an alleged continued failure to ensure all warders in Northern Ireland wear visible ID numbers. Last year a judge declared that the Prison Service had unlawfully fallen short of introducing an adequate way of identifying officers accused of any mistreatment of inmates.




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Police investigate as Ulster GAA star targeted in online sex scam

Police investigate as Ulster GAA star targeted in online sex scam

POLICE are investigating after an Ulster GAA star was targeted by blackmailers in an online sex scam. It is understood the senior player was duped into performing a sex act online and a recording was used to demand money from him.
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