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  • PSNI Appeal Over Dunmurry 'Punishment' Shooting

    May 28, 2014 2:38 PM 1

    Detectives in Lisburn have launched an appeal for information over a "punishment style" shooting that occurred on the evening of Tuesday 27 May in Dunmurry. A 23-year-old man was in a take away restaurant in the Juniper area at about 21:45 when another man came in and dragged him out. The attacker is described as being of slim build, with a local accent

  • Family tributes to rail death girl

    May 28, 2014 2:38 PM 2

    The family of a schoolgirl who died after she was hit by a train have paid tribute to a "beautiful and much loved" daughter and sister. Heather Still, 13, was struck at Whitecraigs station in East Renfrewshire at around 2pm yesterday. In a statement released through British Transport Police (BTP) her family said: "We are completely devastated at the senseless

  • Two toddlers critical in bank holiday go-kart crash

    May 28, 2014 1:28 PM 1

    Two toddler cousins were critically injured and five others were hurt when a go-kart taking part in a race event in East Sussex ploughed into the crowd. The two three-year-olds were among spectators watching the Warbleton go-karting Bank Holiday Soap Box Derby. A pedal-driven kart left the road, which was closed for the event, and hit a group of spectators

  • LS Lowry's Station Approach, Manchester in rare public showing

    May 28, 2014 1:27 PM 1

    A "superb example of Lowry at his very best" has gone on public display for the first time in more than a quarter of a century. Station Approach, Manchester, was sold by the Crane Kalman Gallery in London to a private collector in the late 1980s. The painting is being shown at The Lowry arts centre in Salford, ahead of it being auctioned in London

  • Peter Robinson under fire for backing Pastor James McConnell's Islamic remarks

    May 28, 2014 1:04 PM 2

    Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson has come under fire for defending a pastor who made controversial comments about Muslims. James McConnell of the Metropolitan Tabernacle in north Belfast, described Islam as "heathen" and "satanic", and said he did not trust Muslims. Mr Robinson said he would not trust Muslims involved in violence or those

  • Who, What, Why: What is an 'obesogenic' environment?

    May 28, 2014 12:27 PM 3

    A new report on obesity says governments needs to get a grip on "obesogenic environments". What are they, asks Tom de Castella. The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has put part of the blame for obesity on "obesogenic environments". What are they? In simple terms, environments that encourage people to eat unhealthily and not do enough

  • Wales has highest child poverty rate, says Save the Children

    May 28, 2014 12:26 PM 3

    Wales has the highest percentage of children in poverty in the UK, according to Save the Children. One in three are in a family whose income is 60% below the UK average, compared to 27% across all regions. The charity's head in Wales said the knock-on effect in education could be a "lifetime sentence" for some. The Welsh government said its policies

  • UKIP tops Euro poll in Cheshire West and Chester

    May 28, 2014 11:17 AM 5

    The UK Independence Party topped the poll in the European elections in Cheshire West and Chester as it did across the nation. In the North West, sitting UKIP MEP Paul Nuttall has now been joined by Steven Woolfe from Chester and Louise Bours – helping the anti-European Union party return a total of 24 MEPs across the country. In the CWaC area, UKIP headed

  • Euro election: Wales' new MEPs preparing for Brussels

    May 28, 2014 11:12 AM 4

    As the fall out from the European elections continues, the four new Welsh MEPs have a month or so before they're required for the first meeting of the new European Parliament on 1 July. The unrelenting slog of political campaigning may be over, but now the four have secured their places in Brussels for the next five years the political hamster wheel

  • 'I'm not a killjoy' - MP on student alcohol crackdown

    May 28, 2014 11:09 AM 4

    Seven universities have signed up to a pilot scheme to try and cut binge drinking. They'll be expected to show they're limiting how alcohol is sold and promoted - as well as making non-alcoholic drinks available cheaply. The universities have agreed to try and clamp down on initiation ceremonies and pub crawls. It will happen at Loughborough, Nottingham