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A GAY election candidate has said he felt "degraded" after suffering homophobic abuse while canvassing outside a Catholic church in Co Antrim. Connor Duncan was distributing leaflets after Mass at St Mary's Church in Glenravel, outside Ballymena, when he said a couple shouted abuse.




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Troubles inquests delayed again after DUP blocks funding bid

Troubles inquests delayed again after DUP blocks funding bid

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LONG-AWAITED inquests into some of the most high-profile killings of the Troubles are to be delayed further after the Stormont executive failed to seek extra funding.
Lord Chief Justice reveals new Troubles inquests plan    Lord Chief Justice: Legacy inquest funding 'should be requested before elections'    Keir Starmer: 'Criminal cases linked to Troubles should have priority over inquiries'