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Local news for Belfast, Northern Ireland continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

On this day -- July 10

July 10 is the 191st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 174 days remaining until the end of the year.

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6 hrs ago | The Green Ribbon

Why the abuse inquiry needs to talk to Colin Wallace

Whistleblower Colin Wallace is willing to testify to an inquiry into child sex abuse, but it will need access to intelligence documents if it is to succeed.

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10 hrs ago | The Independent

Union strikes: Action may resume in September after latest walkouts are hailed as a success

The Government and town hall leaders insisted yesterday's action had only been backed by a small minority of activists Further strikes are planned by union leaders in the autumn after a co-ordinated day of industrial action over pay, pensions and cuts to services supported by hundreds of thousands of public sector workers.

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12 hrs ago | Russia Taday

a Giant bonfires to flare in N. Ireland's skies for 11th Night celebrations

Protestant hardliners have been piling crates to heights of more than 80 feet in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to create massive flammable structures in a centuries-old religious celebration.

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14 hrs ago | The Irish World Newspaper

Camden centre to hold Irish comedy battle

Sixteen Irish comedians are preparing do battle tomorrow night in the final of Toilet Duck London at Camden's London Irish Centre.

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16 hrs ago | UTV

Unionists call for disputed parade probe

Unionist and loyalist leaders have called for the government to set up a commission of inquiry to review a disputed Twelfth parade in north Belfast.

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17 hrs ago | Leinster Express

Support Gay Marriage' cake provokes calls for legal conscience clause for Christians

The general manager of a Newtownabbey bakery caught in a gay rights storm after it refused to make a cake with the slogan 'Support Gay Marriage' has said that the order was not declined because of the customer's sexual orientation.

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19 hrs ago | UTV

West Belfast set for F ile 2014

Ireland's biggest community festival is launched on Thursday as west Belfast gets ready for FA©ile an Phobail 2014.

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19 hrs ago | Morley Today

Lights Out to mark outbreak of World War One

Everyone is invited to take part in a project next month by turning off their lights, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Katy Perry shows off her slender figure as she resumes her Prismatic World Tour in New York

Back to the grind! Katy Perry shows off her slender figure as she resumes her Prismatic World Tour in New York And Katy Perry shows no signs of slowing down as she flaunted her fabulous physique while performing on stage at Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday.

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Russia Taday

Water cannons arrive in London for potential Met deployment

An Orangemen protester stands on a police vehicle as police use water cannon during clashes on the return from a march in north Belfast, Northern Ireland, on July 12, 2013.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists

Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes.

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Reuters

Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists

Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes.

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Fermanagh Today

Gay' cake row baker unrepentant

The Christian bakery owner who refused to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage has said he should be allowed to run his business according to his religious beliefs.

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Ultimate-guitar.com

Anthrax To Record In Westeros Throne Room [News]

Anthrax are set to record drums for their next record in the Westeros throne room, Classic Rock reports.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The News-Messenger

Irish praise singer to perform at FUMC

Non-refundable tickets are $10 each. To have tickets mailed, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with a check or money order made out to FUMC.

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Derry Today

Walking away has failed before and will fail again

Former Chair of the Foyle Unionist Association and now a member of the Northern Ireland Conservtaives, Terry Wright tells the Journal that Unionist parties shpuld not have walked away from talks on the past over the issue of parading.

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Newsday

SDLP meet Irish leaders over walkout

The SDLP are meeting Taoiseach Enda Kenny and deputy Joan Burton in Dublin to discuss the recent breakdown in talks in Northern Ireland.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Drink in a Game of Thronesa style

'GAME' OF WINE: Weapons from the Game of Thrones on display at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

MacLeans

A mecca for whodunits that's really dunit

"Before we start, does everyone have a Jammy Dodger?" asks David Torrans, the owner of No Alibis bookshop in leafy South Belfast, Northern Ireland, where Jammy Dodgers are a popular brand of tea biscuits.

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