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ONE of the men jailed for the murder of north Belfast schoolboy Thomas Devlin is set to use a landmark ruling in a new bid to have his conviction quashed. Nigel Brown is serving a minimum 20-year prison sentence for the fatal knife attack in August 2005. Thomas (15) was knifed to death close to his home in the city.


 
 

                   

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Alex Attwood wins SDLP seat in dramatic count in West Belfast

Alex Attwood wins SDLP seat in dramatic count in West Belfast

Assembly Election
A NAIL biting finale to the West Belfast count late on Friday night saw SDLP veteran Alex Attwood snatch victory and dramatically keep the nationalist party in the executive. The sitting MLA's victory keeps alive the SDLP's chances of meeting the 11-seat threshold that it hopes will secure it a seat at the executive table.
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SDLP's Declan Boyle: ‘I won't benefit from £80,000 Holylands grant'

SDLP's Declan Boyle: ‘I won't benefit from £80,000 Holylands grant'

Northern Ireland news
AN SDLP Belfast councillor who has dozens of Holylands rental properties has insisted that he won't benefit from a proposed £80,000 grant for the student area.
SDLP's Declan Boyle says details of properties ‘none of your business'    SDLP's Declan Boyle fails to declare interest in £80,000 Holylands grant    SDLP's Declan Boyle urged to refer himself for investigation   
 
 

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