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Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

The public inquiry into the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) will hold a preliminary hearing on Thursday 27 April at Stormont.

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Carl Frampton MBE pictured with his wife Christine and their children Carla and Rossa

Christine Frampton turns tables on UVF troll

The wife of Northern Ireland champion boxer Carl Frampton has turned the tables on a social media troll who said her family would be murdered by the UVF.

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Fraudsters are targeting people with bank accounts.

Police issue bank account fraud warning

The PSNI Economic Crime Unit are asking bank customers to be wary of unsolicited calls or other contact from anyone purporting to be from their bank.

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Hilden event to discuss challenges of Brexit

Local business representatives are being invited to a breakfast event at Hilden Brewery next month to discuss the challenges posed by Brexit, and the campaign for ‘EU special status’.

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Police  carried out a number of controlled explosions on a suspect vehicle as part of a security alert in Azalea Gardens, Dunmurry.  Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Car at centre of Dunmurry security alert may have link to robbery

Police say a car recovered during an overnight security alert in Dunmurry may be connected to recent criminal activity in the area.

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Craigavon police shame social media users inadvertently helping gangs and dissidents

Craigavon police shame social media users inadvertently helping gangs and dissidents

Craigavon police have taken to social media in an effort to shame motorists who post social media alerts warning other drivers about police checkpoints.

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Sent explicit images to his ex-partner’s family

Sent explicit images to his ex-partner’s family

A man who sent explicit pictures of his ex-partner to her father and family, has been sentenced to three months in jail.

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Michael Lawrence Smith

On-the-run murder accused Michael Smith re-captured

A prisoner accused of murder who was mistakenly released from Maghaberry has now been re-captured.

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Lack of money had made drunk man depressed

Lack of money had made drunk man depressed

Two days in a row in December of last year a 53-year-old man was found drunk in the middle of Dromore.

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‘R’ driver was doing 70mph on A1

‘R’ driver was doing 70mph on A1

A young driver just avoided having his licence revoked when he was given five penalty points last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Women assaulted and tied up during armed robbery

Women assaulted and tied up during armed robbery

Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at commercial premises in The Cutts area of Dunmurry on Monday, April 3 during which two women were assaulted.

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Two males arrested following police pursuit

Two males arrested following police pursuit

Two males were arrested on Sunday afternoon following a police pursuit from Crumlin to Lisburn.

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Police urge people to be wary of scams

Police urge people to be wary of scams

Lisburn Police have urged local residents to “chat to older relatives” about how to protect themselves from scammers.

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Charged with having a mop

Charged with having a mop

A 24-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage to two cars and possession of an offensive weapon, a mop.

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‘Where is an 80mph speed limit?’ - judge

‘Where is an 80mph speed limit?’ - judge

When police followed a car on the A1 dual carriageway near Dromore it reached speeds in excess of 85mph, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

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Youth arrested in connection with Derriaghy burglary

Youth arrested in connection with Derriaghy burglary

Police investigating a creeper-style burglary in the Glenwood Park area of Derriaghy on Thursday, March 30 have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Alcoholic couple remanded in custody over possession of shotgun

Alcoholic couple remanded in custody over possession of shotgun

An alcoholic couple described as ‘crazy dipso-maniacs’, who showed off a sawn-off shotgun they found in a rubbish bin to a group of teenagers before one of them offered to sell it, have been remanded back into custody.

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Philip Burns.

Man admits possessing videos of young children being sexually abused

A Lisburn man set a Northern Ireland legal first today (Thursday) when he confessed to having videos of children being sexually abused.

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Cllr John Palmer, Cllr Alexander Redpath, Chief Inspector Lorraine Dobson and PCSP Chairman Alderman Michael Henderson.

Police report fall in number of burglaries

Reports of burglaries in the Lisburn and Castlereagh area have dropped by a massive 26 per cent over the past 12 months, police have revealed.

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Police recover stolen vehicles near Dundrod

Police recover stolen vehicles near Dundrod

A tractor, trailer and digger reported stolen from a building site in Antrim last week have been recovered in the Dundrod area.

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