Sister of killed Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee pleads with rioters to end violence

Lyra McKee was shot dead by the New IRA at a riot in the Creggan area of Londonderry in April 2019, called on the mobs to withdraw The sister of killed Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee called on rioters last night to end the violence in west Belfast before someone dies. Nichola McKee Corner spoke after water … Read more

EU has fanned flames of division in Northern Ireland, says historian RUTH DUDLEY EDWARDS

I love Northern Ireland and most of its people, and find it heartbreaking to see the province in the news today not in commemoration of its centenary year but once again because of vicious communal violence. The law-abiding majority feel betrayed, and a new generation of young people is being encouraged by criminals to run … Read more

Crisis talks in Northern Ireland after eight police officers were injured on sixth night of rioting

Northern Ireland is set for crisis talks after a sixth night of rioting in Belfast saw Catholics and Protestants pelt each other with petrol bombs over a ‘Peace Wall’. Secretary of State Brandon Lewis is flying in to speak to First Minister Arlene Foster, deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill Ulster Unionist leader Steve Aiken and Alliance party … Read more

Violence breaks out on Northern Ireland streets again…

Violence has broken out on the streets of Northern Ireland amid rising loyalist tensions despite desperate appeals for calm. A car was set alight in Sperrin Park in the Waterside area of Londonderry, while there were also reports of violent incidents in Carrickfergus, near Belfast overnight. Both locations have been the scene of violence and … Read more

Children as young as 12 join rioters pelting police with petrol bombs in Northern Ireland

Children as young as 12 were seen joining rioters pelting police with petrol bombs over anger at the decision not to prosecute Sinn Fein officials for attending an IRA terrorist’s funeral.  Attacks in the Londonderry and Belfast areas have been on the rise lately due to post-Brexit trading arrangements which are claimed to have created … Read more

Rioters pelt police with 30 petrol bombs and torch three hijacked cars in Northern Ireland

Police officers were attacked with petrol bombs last night as violence erupted once again in Northern Ireland during the fifth consecutive night of disorder. A total of 30 bombs were hurled at police in Newtownabbey, on the outskirts of Belfast on Saturday, and three cars were hijacked and set alight in what has since been termed … Read more

Ulster driver gives one of highest ever drunk driving readings in Northern Ireland and UK

Driver is so drunk he BREAKS police breathalyser during roadside test before blowing ‘one of highest readings ever in Northern Ireland’ – as officers brand him a ‘wannabe killer’ Police in Northern Ireland pulled over a driver in Tobermore, Londonderry Man attempted to use a roadside breathalyser but the device wouldn’t register At police station he recorded a … Read more

Covid Northern Ireland: Vaccine roll-out expanded to over-45s

Northern Ireland expands Covid jab roll-out to over-45s – even though UK is facing supply shortage that will see April become a ‘second dose month’ Northern Ireland becomes first home nation to offer jab to people under 50 Comes despite country’s jab rollout trailing behind rest of UK at 39 per cent Government also expecting … Read more

Wild moment hungry crocodiles fight in the Adelaide river in the Northern Territory

Would you like a bite to eat? Wild moment a hungry crocodile snaps at a rival reptile as the giant beasts battle it out for a feed in front of shocked tourists ‘Nifty’ the croc tried to steal a feed from ‘Turbo’ in the Adelaide river in the NT Tourists on the Jumping Crocodile Tour … Read more

NASA’s Mars Orbiter takes stunning photo of frosty sand dunes in the northern planes

NASA’s Mars Orbiter snaps a stunning photo of frosty sand dunes in the northern planes of the Red Planet The photo was taken from 196 miles above the Martian surface by the Orbiter It was taken using the HiRISE camera that also captured images of Perseverance The images appear to show a frosty series of … Read more