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Belfast: City in the United Kingdom, capital of Northern Ireland
Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, standing on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland. It is the second-largest city on the island of Ireland, after Dublin. It had a population of 333,871 as of 2015.

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Northern Irish activist joins other Brexit cases in Supreme Court

A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was dismissed by Belfast's High Court last week succeeded on Monday in joining two other..
Reuters - Published

Northern Ireland’s DUP rules out Brexit backstop ‘by another name’

northern ireland’s dup rules out brexit backstop ‘by another name’
Belfast: Northern Ireland’s largest political party on Friday said it would not allow the British region to be forced to accept EU regulations after Brexit, shooting down reports that such a move..
WorldNews - Published

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Train conductor praised for speech encouraging passengers to talk to each other [Video]Train conductor praised for speech encouraging passengers to talk to each other

A train conductor has been praised for a speech encouraging people to look out for their fellow passengers. The member of staff made the speech, in which he pointed people towards resources on the..

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Friends and family of Nora Quoirin gather for funeral [Video]Friends and family of Nora Quoirin gather for funeral

A teenager found dead in a Malaysian jungle after going missing on a family holiday was a gentle and innocent child who gifted others with immeasurable love, mourners at her funeral were told. Family..

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Standing ovation for sister of Lyra McKee as she delivers speech at Stormont [Video]Standing ovation for sister of Lyra McKee as she delivers speech at Stormont

The sister of murdered journalist Lyra McKee received a standing ovation as she followed in her footsteps to deliver a powerful talk at Stormont. The author's Ted talk about religious education and its..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published

Police chief says dissident republicans tried to lure police to their deaths [Video]Police chief says dissident republicans tried to lure police to their deaths

Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Martin comments on the explosion in Co Fermanagh, speaking at PSNI HQ in Belfast. He said dissident republicans attempted to lure police and Army personnel to their..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:03Published

Veterans parade to mark 50 years since Operation Banner. [Video]Veterans parade to mark 50 years since Operation Banner.

Veterans parade to mark 50 years since Operation Banner. A service has been held near Belfast commemorating the British Army's decades-long deployment in Northern Ireland. Sir Robert Pascoe led..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published

Book of condolence opens in Belfast for Nora Quoirin’s family [Video]Book of condolence opens in Belfast for Nora Quoirin’s family

A Belfast book of condolence has opened in a “clear and positive” show of solidarity with Nora Quoirin’s family. Sinn Fein Lord Mayor John Finucane was the first to sign it at the City Hall...

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Missing Irish teen: Anonymous donor offers $12k reward [Video]Missing Irish teen: Anonymous donor offers $12k reward

The mother of missing Irish teen on Monday appealed to the public for information as the search for Nora Anne Quoirin continued in Malaysia. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Harland and Wolff 'auld hands' leave palm prints in concrete [Video]Harland and Wolff 'auld hands' leave palm prints in concrete

Former workers at a closure-threatened Belfast shipyard have returned to leave their handprints for posterity as the battle to save the business goes on. Queues of retired ship builders, known as "auld..

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Bonfire lit in Belfast after police withdraw from site [Video]Bonfire lit in Belfast after police withdraw from site

Large crowds gathered to watch a bonfire set alight in Belfast to mark the anniversary of the introduction of the controversial policy of internment without trial of suspected republicans in 1971.

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Belfast police clash with bonfire supporters [Video]Belfast police clash with bonfire supporters

Police are at the scene of a bonfire in north Belfast as contractors have been ordered to remove it. A large number of officers are in the New Lodge area, where a bonfire was due to be lit on Thursday..

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John McDonnell: Boris Johnson has failed Belfast shipyard workers [Video]John McDonnell: Boris Johnson has failed Belfast shipyard workers

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has visited a closure-threatened shipyard in Belfast. He claimed Boris Johnson had failed the workers in his first real test as Prime Minister. Mr McDonnell said he was..

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Titanic shipyard Harland and Wolff to go into administration [Video]Titanic shipyard Harland and Wolff to go into administration

The Belfast shipyard famous for building the Titanic is set to go into administration later. Harland and Wolff, one of Northern Ireland’s most historic brands, is facing closure after its trouble-hit..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published

Leo Varadkar at Belfast Pride: This is Belfast at its best [Video]Leo Varadkar at Belfast Pride: This is Belfast at its best

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addresses thousands of people at Belfast's Custom House Square for the city's Pride parade event. It is the first time the Irish premier took part in the Belfast march.

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Johnson may opt for backstop ‘which only applies to Northern Ireland’, says former Belfast advisor [Video]Johnson may opt for backstop ‘which only applies to Northern Ireland’, says former Belfast advisor

Kevin Meagher is writer and commentator on Irish politics and a former special advisor the Labour party in Northern Ireland. He thinks Boris Johnson might try to negotiate a separate deal keeping..

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Belfast, Brexit's major battleground [Video]UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Belfast, Brexit's major battleground

Boris Johnson is making his first trip to Northern Ireland as the UK's prime minister this week, in a bid to get the country on side with his hardline approach to Brexit.

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Boris Johnson: We believe in complete impartiality on Northern Ireland [Video]Boris Johnson: We believe in complete impartiality on Northern Ireland

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he intends to be completely impartial when discussing Brexit with Northern Ireland's political parties during a meeting in Belfast. Brexit has been a contentious issue..

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Northern Irish 'no-deal' Brexit challenge dismissed in court

Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord, saying the..
Reuters - Published

Belfast court dismisses Northern Irish challenge against no-deal Brexit

Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord.
France 24 - Published

Northern Irish activist to appeal dismissal of 'no-deal' Brexit case

A Northern Irish rights campaigner will appeal the dismissal by Belfast's High Court on Thursday of his case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would..
Reuters - Published

Nora Quoirin's funeral mass held in Belfast

The teenager died in Malaysia after vanishing on a family holiday in August.
BBC News - Published

Northern Irish court to make no-deal Brexit ruling on Thursday

Belfast's High Court is to rule on Thursday on the legality of a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement after an activist argued such a move would not be compatible with..
Reuters - Published

Battling Northern Ireland knocked off top of group by Germany

Northern Ireland drop their first points in Euro 2020 qualifying as goals by Marcel Halstenberg and Serge Gnabry give Germany a 2-0 win in Belfast.
BBC News - Published

Thousands protest against British PM suspending Parliament

An estimated 10,000 people gathered in central London, while others protested in in Belfast, York and others cities in support of blocking a "no deal" Brexit
CBS News - Published

Northern Ireland: British troops moved in for the first time 50 years ago

northern ireland: british troops moved in for the first time 50 years ago
British troops deployed into Northern Ireland for the first time 50 years ago after days of rioting in a Catholic heartland that later spread to Belfast and beyond. Initially planned as a limited..
WorldNews - Published

Belfast violence: Police officers injured in unrest over republican bonfire, with 'women and children used as human shields'

'Officers trying to protect the community and lawful agencies are once again caught in the middle and in the firing line'
Independent - Published

Belfast Shipyard That Built The Titanic Falls Into Administrative Receivership

belfast shipyard that built the titanic falls into administrative receivership
Harland and Wolff, the Belfast, Northern Ireland, shipyard that built the Titanic, was to be put into administrative receivership Monday after its bankrupt Norwegian owner failed to find a buyer, as a..
WorldNews - Published

Three people injured as car ploughs into crowd at Belfast cemetery

Man arrested as onlookers 'bewildered' over collision after funeral
Independent - Published

Europa League: Wolves ease to qualifier win over Crusaders in Belfast

Wolves progress to the Europa League third qualifying round after a comfortable 4-1 victory over Crusaders secures a 6-1 aggregate win.
BBC News - Published

Johnson wraps up UK tour with Belfast talks on Brexit backstop impasse

Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks in Northern Ireland on Wednesday in a bid to untangle an impasse over the Irish border "backstop" that has scuppered all efforts to secure an..
France 24 - Published

UK PM Johnson holds Belfast talks on Brexit backstop riddle

Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks in Northern Ireland on Wednesday in a bid to untangle an impasse over the Irish border "backstop" that has scuppered all efforts to secure an..
Reuters - Published

Meat Infected With African Swine Fever Found In UK For First Time

meat infected with african swine fever found in uk for first time
African swine fever has been picked up in meat seized by port authorities in Northern Ireland, the first time the ASF virus has been detected in the United Kingdom, The Guardian reports. Officials..
WorldNews - Published

Carlisle Lake District Airport relaunches passenger flights

Loganair are now operating routes to Dublin, Belfast and London Southend.
BBC News - Published

Lake District airport to finally reopen this week

lake district airport to finally reopen this week
After missing two previous planned re-openings, Carlisle airport is now in “tip-top order” for passenger services to begin again on 4 July 2019. The Scottish airline Loganair will serve Belfast,..
WorldNews - Published

Dissidents internal security review contained details on 19 people, court told

dissidents internal security review contained details on 19 people, court told
Suspected terrorist documents seized by police in Belfast contained details on 19 people as part of an alleged internal security review by a dissident republican grouping, the High Court heard...
WorldNews - Published

Fodor's Travel removes 'offensive' Belfast murals guide

fodor's travel removes 'offensive' belfast murals guide
Fodor's Travel compared "wildly romantic Catholic murals" to "workmanlike efforts" in Protestant areas.
BBC News - Published

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car

Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had..
Reuters - Published

Bomb found under police officer's car at Belfast golf club

'Our belief is that this attempted murder was carried out by violent dissident republicans,' says Police Service of Northern Ireland
Independent - Published

Foster presses Javid on 'high' salary threshold for migrants working in Northern Ireland

foster presses javid on 'high' salary threshold for migrants working in northern ireland
DUP leader Arlene Foster has raised the issue of a suggested high salary threshold for migrants working in Northern Ireland when meeting with Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Mrs Foster met with Mr Javid at..
WorldNews - Published

Illegal abortion pills are the only way some women in Northern Ireland can get the procedure

As the legal battle continues over Alabama's near-total abortion ban, women in Northern Ireland are speaking out about abortion laws where they live. Women who have abortions there can face up to life..
CBS News - Published

The lack of coverage of the Ballymurphy inquest is a scandal

the lack of coverage of the ballymurphy inquest is a scandal
It is highly doubtful if many people living in England, Scotland and Wales know about the startling and disturbing testimony delivered at Belfast’s high court two weeks ago. For the inquest into the..
WorldNews - Published

Friends of Lyra McKee start 70-mile peace walk from Belfast to Derry

'We have some walkers who played their part in the Troubles - they are here to show change can happen'
Independent - Published

Thousands rally in Belfast in support of same-sex marriage

Thousands of people marched through Belfast on Saturday to demand the recognition of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, the only region of the United Kingdom where it does not have legal status.
Reuters - Published

Lyra McKee's partner calls on government to legalise same-sex marriage at rally in Belfast

'We pay our taxes, we are governed by the same laws, we live deeply and we love dearly - why should we not be afforded the same rights in marriage?'
Independent - Published

Airbus CEO: premature to talk about buying Bombardier Belfast plant

The head of Europe's Airbus said it was too early to talk about acquiring a Belfast factory placed on sale by Canada's Bombardier .
Reuters - Published

Northern Ireland: UK government promised to introduce same sex marriage, say Sinn Fein

As fresh talks got underway in Belfast, Conor Murphy MP said that Westminster would pass the legislation if power-sharing failed
Independent - Published

Lyra McKee: Mural tribute to murdered journalist appears in Belfast

Writer's image painted alongside moving letter to teenage self
Independent - Published

Belfast marathon was 0.3 miles too long, organisers admit

Human error blamed after lead car diverts from official route
Independent - Published

Bombardier to sell key Northern Ireland plant, shocking workers

bombardier to sell key northern ireland plant, shocking workers
By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST, May 2 (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier Inc shocked workers in Northern Ireland on Thursday by announcing it would sell its Belfast operation, the largest high-tech..
WorldNews - Published

'Dangerously High' Air Pollution Levels Found In Northern Ireland

'dangerously high' air pollution levels found in northern ireland
Poisonous air across Northern Ireland is contributing to illness and early death for many people, it has been claimed, the Belfast Telegram reports. The stark warning comes as an investigation into air..
WorldNews - Published

Northern Ireland power-sharing talks to restart after politicians shamed at Lyra McKee funeral, Theresa May announces

'The aim of these talks is quickly to re-establish to full operation the democratic institutions of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement,' says PM
Independent - Published

Prime Minister May and Corbyn to attend funeral of Lyra McKee in Belfast

prime minister may and corbyn to attend funeral of lyra mckee in belfast
Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are set to travel to Belfast on Wednesday for the funeral of Lyra McKee. Ms McKee was shot dead during rioting in the Creggan area of..
WorldNews - Published

British PM May to travel to Belfast for funeral of journalist Lyra McKee

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Belfast on Wednesday to attend the funeral of journalist Lyra McKee who was killed last week, May's office said in a statement.
Reuters - Published

Two teens held over ‘senseless and appalling’ murder of journalist Lyra McKee

two teens held over ‘senseless and appalling’ murder of journalist lyra mckee
Two teenagers have been arrested by police in connection with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland. The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation and have..
WorldNews - Published

Baby found by bin men outside Belfast shopping centre

Man and woman charged with child cruelty after discovery on Sunday afternoon
Independent - Published

Belfast doctor tells of fighting Ebola in African war zone

belfast doctor tells of fighting ebola in african war zone
"With Ebola, you do learn how to protect yourself and the measures you can put in place to protect you from acquiring the virus. "But with conflict, there's a whole different dimension associated with..
WorldNews - Published

Boxer Conlan criticised after entering ring to pro-IRA song

boxer conlan criticised after entering ring to pro-ira song
Belfast boxer Michael Conlan entered the ring for Sunday's New York bout to the soundtrack of a pro-IRA song.
BBC News - Published

Belfast auction house cancels Nazi memorabilia sale after outcry from Jewish leaders

'We find it appalling. It is totally insensitive of the feelings of possible victims of the Nazi terror regime and others who were persecuted at that time'
Independent - Published

Irish PM says hard Brexit on March 29 unlikely

BELFAST (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday that it was unlikely Britain would crash out of the European Union without a deal on March 29. Asked by journalists in Belfast..
Firstpost - Published

Ulster ban fan for life over abuse of Ireland international Zebo

ulster ban fan for life over abuse of ireland international zebo
The Racing 92 player said he was abused during his side's game in Belfast earlier in January.
BBC News - Published

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