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Cash for councillors a sensitive issue

Although the proposal for a pay increase on behalf of district councillors across Northern Ireland comes at a time when the performance of all our elected representatives is under a critical spotlight , it is still an issue which deserves to be carefully considered.

Alarm over Mater Hospital attack

It is deeply alarming that a woman member of staff at Belfast’s Mater Hospital was threatened at knifepoint during an attempt to hijack her car outside the complex in the early hours of yesterday.

Jeremy Hunt's Brexit confusion

The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has been regularly mentioned as a possible successor to Theresa May if, as widely predicted, she leaves Downing Street at some stage in 2019.

Stabbing injury very worrying

Stephen Oreilly
AT TIME of writing it has not been confirmed that those who stabbed a man in Belfast on Christmas morning used a knife.

Captain May’s HMS Brexit-means-Brexit sailing around in perpetual circles

And so, Captain Wobbly May wobbles on for a while yet. Badly holed below the water line, her ship miraculously remains afloat – just. Directionless and running out of steam, afflicted with a mutinous motley crew, HMS Brexit-means-Brexit sails around in perpetual circles and, with each successive EU rebuff, it cuts an increasingly sorry sight. 

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