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Concern over Larne fire engine sentencing

The episode which involved a stolen fire engine speeding recklessly through Larne, and smashing into nine parked cars before careering through gardens and striking a row of terraced houses, could easily have had fatal consequences.

Health service cash boost is welcome but change is needed

The announcement this week of an additional £40 million in funding for the beleaguered health service in Northern Ireland was widely welcomed as a positive step that would ease some of the pressures on front line services.

Alex Kane: I'm a pessimist who would loved to be proved wrong on a Stormont deal

Alex Kane
Whenever I sink to new depths of pessimism I usually receive a couple of letters—kindly forwarded on by the Irish News—telling me to cheer up: “Honestly, Alex, the vast majority of people here want to live peacefully together and want a cross-community government up and running as soon as possible.

Alarm over death of Marie Conlon

There will be enormous concern over the circumstances surrounding the death of Marie Conlon in west Belfast, after it emerged that the last known sighting of her was in January, 2015.

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