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Alarm over background to Derry assaults

There will be widespread concern over reports that a number of recent serious assaults in and around of all places the Peace Bridge in Derry may have had a sectarian background.

Irish Language Act wouldn’t pose a threat to other cultures

In his recent address to the McGill Summer School in Donegal the DUP’s Edwin Poots spoke openly and at times positively about the Irish Language, saying “anyone who speaks and loves the Irish language is as much a part of Northern Ireland life as a collarette-wearing Orangeman”.

Donegal mourns the loss of three women in horrific crash

The funerals of three women yesterday provided an insight into the scale of the loss suffered by the community in south Donegal and the many lives devastated by Friday's horrific three-vehicle crash on the N2 near Ardee, Co Louth.

Tragic outcome to search for Dean McIlwaine

A full investigation is under way into the circumstances surrounding the death of 22-year-old Dean McIlwaine, whose body was found on the Cavehill above Belfast at the weekend.

Parks should be reclaimed from hooligans

A POLICE tweet that 'it just isn't on' for drunken youths to rip up the special surface of a children's play area in a Belfast park is something of an understatement.

Welcome arrival of new air ambulance

A TRAINING flight of the new Air Ambulance Northern Ireland suddenly turned into the first real rescue carried out by the new service on Saturday.

Tough times for James Brokenshire

THE much-discussed deal between the Conservatives and the DUP was supposed to last for a full five-year parliamentary term but has actually managed to run into considerable trouble within rather less than five weeks.

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