Belfast's Lord Mayor Brian Kingston unveils a statue to honour boxers from the Shankill area of the city in Woodpile Park. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye A boxing sculpture unveiled in Belfast at the weekend commemorates a community of successful boxing heroes from the greater Shankill area.
UUP MLA Jenny Palmer has said that it is time to "move forward" and accept that John Lewis is never going to come to Sprucefield. Mrs Palmer is the first Lagan Valley politician to speak out and say that the fight to bring the store to Lisburn is over.
Portadown Football Club thought so much of life-long fan Stewart Mallon that a minute's silence was observed before Saturday's Irish League game with Coleraine. Players, officials and fans atShamrock Park temporarily forgot the Ports' current problems to honour a man whose heart and soul were in his local club.
UUP leader Mike Nesbitt along with Lord Empey, UUP Party Chairman, welcomes SDLP leader Colum Eastwood to the UUP conference. Photographer - Matt Mackey / Press Eye The Ulster Unionists and SDLP can deliver a new middle ground politics for the people of Northern Ireland, UUP leader Mike Nesbitt told his party conference.
It is unclear if a shooting on Thursday which left west Belfast man Joe Reilly dead is connected to tensions within a small breakaway IRA group which saw another man survive a 'punishment' shooting earlier in the week. A number of politicians and media sources have tacitly linked the shock killing in Poleglass on Thursday night to the Oglaigh na hEireann ['Irish Volunteers'] group, but there has been no claim of responsibility so far.
Legal experts have warned that Britain's exit from the EU could be used as an excuse to bar Irish citizens from the Six Counties and Britain from living there, and that the rights of Irish citizens to live and work under British jurisdiction will need to be enshrined in law. The Irish have more rights than other EU citizens to live in the 'United Kingdom' because of Ireland's former status under British rule.
Republican Sinn Fein members has said its members and their families are "under attack from the colonial police of British rule" after another series of harassment incidents. In Tyrone, their members have counted over seventy stop and searches in the last eight weeks.
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Police in Banbridge are on the hunt for a gang of laughing vandals behind a criminal damage spree that has left a trail of destruction in the Donaghcloney, Dromore and Waringstown triangle.
Northern Ireland's official opposition parties can work together to break down the "all guff and no government" of Stormont's powersharing Executive, the SDLP leader has told the Ulster Unionist Party conference. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/sdlp-chief-tells-uup-conference-that-northern-ireland-opposition-parties-must-break-cosy-establishment-35152699.html http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article35152698.ece/fda2b/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-a159d0bc-4536-409f-b5bc-760f0a0c5366_I1.jpg Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd October 2016 Ulster Unionist Party Conference 2016 at the Ramada Hotel, Belfast.
A dangerous stretch of road in Banbridge where two schoolgirls were struck by a vehicle on Monday had been reviewed for safety measures by Transport NI just weeks before. Both children were taken to hospital after the accident, which occurred as they were crossing the Scarva Road close to their school St Mary's Primary.