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Meeting about City of Culture campaign projects
The event will give musicians, promoters, venues, and event organisers the opportunity to ask questions and discuss potential projects to be developed as part of the UK City of Culture campaign.
Did Franco rob Derry of Eurovision glory?
As Eurovision's annual festival of frivolity rolls round again, a burning controversy remains unresolved: did the Spanish dictator General Franco steal the UK's Song Contest glory in 1968? Nowhere does the whiff of skulduggery rankle more than Derry-Londonderry which recently emerged from the dark days of Northern Ireland's Troubles to become the ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
SLIDESHOW - Derry's built heritage: a precious but fragile legacy
Every time a notable building in Derry is demolished, a "tiny unique thread is rent from the city's fabric - forever lost." This is the view of the man who has just written what has been described as the ultimate guide to the city's historic built heritage.
Early Years and Childcare experts attend city conference
Early Years and Childcare workers have attended a conference at the Everglades Hotel hosted by The Western Area Childcare Partnership examining the importance of early intervention and prevention in young children.
Wed May 15, 2013
Musicians needed for Derry's Music City
Musicians of all genres are being asked to take to the streets and skies of Derry~Londonderry on 21 June, as part of a unique one-day event, Music City! Organisers of the UK City of Culture celebrations want all amateur and professional musicians to perform on the streets throughout the day.
Mon May 13, 2013
Police are to step up patrols after a 15-year-old was raped in west Belfast, and the mother of a Catholic teenager says her daughter's lucky to be alive after being beaten.
Shuttle bus plan for Balmoral Show
A free shuttle bus service has been arranged for visitors travelling to the Balmoral Show at its new venue in the Maze.
McGuinness reaffirms commitment to stalled A5 road scheme
The Executive remains committed to the 330 million upgrade of the A5, Martin McGuinness has told a Stormont meeting on the troubled project.
DCC refuse to provide risk facts
DERRY City Council has refused to provide the Sentinel with details of the risk register for the publically-funded Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013 project.
Sat May 11, 2013
Foyle body find is missing Irish teen
A body recovered from the river Foyle has been identified as that of missing Irish teenager Kieran McKeon, police have confirmed.
Fri May 10, 2013
President Barack Obama is to visit Belfast next month, and former directors of the Presbyterian Mutual Society are penalised for their part in the savings scandal.
'Catholic Blood' art to feature in city gallery
CONTROVERSIAL Russian artist Andrei Molodkin has created a new work especially for Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013 called 'Catholic Blood,' which will feature donated human blood being pumped into a replica of the 'Rose Window' at Westminster.
Talent sought to play during Music City
DO you have talent? Do you dream of being spotted by industry bigwigs and performing in front of thousands? Are you LegenDerry? Amateur singers, dancers and entertainers are invited to send in their best performances to a talent competition as part of Londonderry UK City of Culture So if this is you, visit our website www.areyoulegenderry.com to ... (more)
US Marine's gift returns to Derry
As commemorations get under way for the 70th anniversary of the climax of the Battle of the Atlantic, a gift from the US Marine Corps will at last go on public display.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wall Street Journal
ASK OUTSIDERS what they know of Londonderry and chances are they will recall the sectarian violence that engulfed the city and Northern Ireland between the late 1960s and '90s-the 13 protesters killed by British soldiers on Bloody Sunday in 1972, the grimness of a city patrolled by heavily armed soldiers, the balaclava-clad men of the IRA, the ... (more)
'Stop and search' actions unlawful
Police stop, search and question operations involving a former IRA hunger striker and a brother-in-law of Martin McGuinness were unlawful, a court has ruled.
Unionists' City of Culture complaint
Some events at the City of Culture programme in Londonderry may have to be cut back because of a shortfall in funding A Stormont committee has heard complaints from unionists that 'UK' is not being used enough in the promotion of Londonderry as UK City of Culture.
Wed May 08, 2013
Vampire Weekend stream new album 'Modern Vampires Of The City'
Vampire Weekend are streaming their new LP 'Modern Vampires Of The City' online ahead of its official release.
Ministers make cross-border visits
The health ministers from Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic are visiting cross-border projects on both sides of the Irish border on Wednesday.
Roads upgrades - urgent' in light of A5 delay
An upgrade of part of the Belfast to Londonderry road should be taken forward urgently following the delay to the dual carriageway in Co Tyrone, the CBI in Northern Ireland said.