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Growing alarm over Derry disruption

It is becoming increasingly clear that the weekend bomb attack in Derry was not a one-off episode and a concerted campaign of disruption and upheaval is under way in the city.

Theresa May's Plan B offers little change

Having taken a ferocious drubbing over her Withdrawal Agreement last week, which was rejected by an unprecedented 230 vote margin, Theresa May returned to Westminster yesterday to present her Plan B on delivering Brexit.

Derry car bombers must be caught

Stephen Oreilly
THE DETONATION of an explosive device in a car parked outside the courthouse in Derry city centre on Saturday night was an incredibly reckless act by those responsible.

Urgent action needed on drugs scourge

After a Christmas and New Year period which saw ten drugs-related deaths in the Belfast area, a coroner has spoken out about the scourge which is claiming too many lives in our society.

Theresa May faces crunch vote

After two years of negotiating, cajoling, infighting, bitter splits and resignations, an embattled Theresa May finally puts her unloved Withdrawal Agreement to the House of Commons later today.

Firm message needed on Jay Donnelly case

Pressure is growing on Cliftonville Football Club to take decisive action after player Jay Donnelly was sentenced to four months in jail for distributing an indecent photograph of a child.

Safety must be the priority on the A1

Twice in two days the main road link between Belfast and Dublin has been closed due to traffic accidents, placing the spotlight once again on the safety of this key route.

Intimidation of MPs must stop

PUBLIC and political discourse has become increasingly characterised by coarseness and confrontation, and all too often conducted in an abusive tone.

Youth park trouble cause for concern

THE episode of anti-social behaviour by a group of young people in west Belfast at the weekend will be of concern to many in the immediate area and beyond.

Action needed over fixed odds betting terminals

There will be considerable puzzlement that the overdue restrictions on the use of fixed-odds betting terminals in bookmakers introduced by the British government have not been extended to Northern Ireland.

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