Alderman William Leathem received full support from fellow Councillors at Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council full meeting for his notice of motion calling on the Heath Minister to support the ongoing and productive work of Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland.
NATO warships on way to Belfast after monitoring Russian navy vessels
Four NATO warships – including Belfast affiliated HMS DUNCAN – will arrive in Northern Ireland this weekend after being stood down from monitoring the movement of a Russian aircraft carrier through the English channel and to the Mediterranean.
NI gymnast apologises for ‘mocking’ Islamic prayers
A retired gymnast from Northern Ireland has found himself embroiled in controversy after the emergence of a video appearing to show him mocking Islamic prayers with Team GB’s Olympic medallist Louis Smith.
Despite denying it, LAD got money from Basil McCrea
Two years after the ‘Loyalists Against Democracy (LAD)’ parody website denied that it had ever taken a penny from a political party, the group’s founder has admitted that he received money from Basil McCrea.
Martin McGuinness ‘like Manuel from Fawlty Towers’
DUP veteran Sammy Wilson likened Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuiness to a dim-witted comedy character at the weekend, as the unionist stalwart sought to maintain pressure on the party over the Daithi McKay affair.
Tracy Mearns, the mother who launched a petition calling on Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council to introduce special pool sessions at Lisburn Leisureplex for children with autism, has met with representatives of the council to discuss issues that have arisen.