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Alarm over east Belfast racism

It is profoundly disturbing that three vehicles were targeted through a series of attacks in east Belfast which police have described as `racially motivated hate crimes.

Provenance of Londonderry Air/Danny Boy not via Limavady

In James McIlhatton’s  attempt to politicise the use of music in support of Limavady’s use of Londonderry on their welcome sign – ‘Limavady can wear both titles with pride’ (October 13) – could I point out some details that are factually incorrect. 

Firm policy needed on provocative symbols

It is essential that both the nationalist and unionist traditions give careful consideration to the display of symbols which are capable of causing offence in our divided society.

Ryan Burnett a worthy champion

World bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett produced a brilliant display to emerge victorious in Ireland's first ever world title unification fight in Belfast at the weekend.

Damaging episode for Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has always insisted that he is a strong defender of the US military and made a point of bringing ex-generals into his administration and lining the Oval Office with flags.

Assembly pay anomalies need to be sorted out

Secretary of state James Brokenshire has indicated that MLA salaries will have to be reviewed if there is no return to Stormont but the ongoing impasse has highlighted deeper issues regarding payments to former and present members of the assembly.

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