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Three men banned from paedophile hunting activities

Three men accused of targeting suspected sex offenders and trying to menace an investigative journalist are banned from any further paedophile hunting activities, a judge ordered today.

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Car extensively damaged in arson attack

Car extensively damaged in arson attack

Police investigating an arson attack in Dromore on Friday night (February 16) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Dr Andrea Nelson, whose parents Paul and Dorothy Nelson were killed in the La Mon bombing, at Saturdays commemoration

La Mon atrocity commemoration ‘dignified and poignant’

The “dignified and poignant” service to remember the La Mon atrocity victims made the endeavours to trace all 12 of the bereaved families worth the effort, Lisburn and Castlereagh mayor Tim Morrow has said.

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Bricks thrown through windows in ‘blatant and dangerous attack’

Bricks thrown through windows in ‘blatant and dangerous attack’

Police officers investigating an attack on a property in the Manor Park area of Lisburn have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Cash and jewellery of sentimental value stolen

Cash and jewellery of sentimental value stolen

Cash and jewellery of great sentimental value, including a diamond engagement ring, have been stolen from a Co Down property.

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The aftermath of the La Mon House hotel terrorist atrocity. PACEMAKER PRESS INTL.

La Mon 40th anniversary: some families still pressing for fresh investigation

The RUC investigation into the La Mon House atrocity – carried out by the IRA 40 years ago tomorrow (17 February) – was revisited by the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) with an 81-page report presented to the families six years ago.

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Firefighters tackle the La Mon House hotel fire bomb in 1978

La Mon 40th anniversary: savage attack charred victims beyond recognition

Although brutal terrorist atrocities were commonplace in Northern Ireland by the late 1970s, the utter depravity of the IRA’s fire bomb attack at the La Mon House hotel 40 years ago tomorrow sent shockwaves around the world. MARK RAINEY reports

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Raymond Johnston

Murder victim was ‘always up for a laugh’

The man who was shot dead in front of his partner and young child in west Belfast last night has been described as a “cheerful guy” who was “always up for a laugh”.

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Heather Neill died after a road traffic accident near Randalstown on Sunday

Crash victim Heather Neill ‘vivacious and fun loving’

A Lisburn woman who died in a road traffic accident has been described as a “vivacious, fun loving and extremely caring member of staff” at the school where she taught.

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Family and friends at the funeral of Robert Flowerday in Crumlin

Murdered Robert Flowerday ‘shone like a star in the universe’

Mourners at the funeral of murdered Crumlin man Robert Flowerday heard that he was an “incredible man” who stood out as being “passionate about doing good”.

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The confectionery van was taken from a car park at Lisburn court

Man accused of stealing van from outside courthouse denied bail

A Lisburn man accused of stealing a confectionary van from outside the city’s courthouse as its owner refilled a vending machine has been denied High Court bail.

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Jayne Toal Reat died in the Christmas Day incident in Lisburn

Police making ‘very good progress’ in Christmas Day Lisburn murder probe

Officers investigating a Christmas Day murder are making “very good progress” in their inquiries, a judge has said.

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Gospel hall damaged in arson attack

Detectives are investigating an arson attack which caused extensive damage to a gospel hall near Lisburn.

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Don’t let fraudsters trick you into parting with your hard-earned cash

Don’t let fraudsters trick you into parting with your hard-earned cash

Lisburn Police are urging local householders and business owners to be wary of ‘inventive and convincing’ fraudsters who claim to represent HM Revenue and Customs.

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Convicted killers among four convicts at large

Four convicts – including two with murder convictions – have gone missing within the space of a fortnight, it can be revealed.

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Charity boss ‘threatened to kill Housing Executive manager’

Charity boss ‘threatened to kill Housing Executive manager’

A charity boss accused of threatening to kill a Housing Executive manager is to be barred from all its offices across Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ordered.

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Appeal for witnesses of Portadown flasher to come forward

Have you been flashed at in Portadown by a drunk male recently?

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A schoolgirl adds to the floral tributes left outside the home of murder victim Robert Flowerday on Mill Road Road in Crumlin

Ex-teacher Robert Flowerday ‘spent his life figuring out how to help people’

A 64-year-old teacher who was murdered at the weekend was an unbelievably generous man who “spent his life trying to figure out how to help people”, his pastor has said.

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The PSNI issued the warning on Tuesday after a 'malicious PDF document' was circulated throughout Northern Ireland.

'Malicious' document sparks PSNI cyber crime warning

The PSNI Cyber Crime Centre has issued scam warning after a 'malicious' document was emailed and circulated to several organisations in Northern Ireland.

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