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APR 28, 2016 - The Guardian

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Despite the murals, Belfast is not Bethlehem with rain | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

In a city of peace walls, Catholics feel occupied, Protestants that they’ve an ancient claim to the land. So both appropriate the narratives of the Israel-Palestine conflictThe Short Strand housing estate is a fiercely republican enclave in predominantly loyalist east Belfast. In these tightly packed streets, several thousand Catholics hunker down in an area of tens of thousands of Protestants. ...

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APR 26, 2016 - The Guardian

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Rowntree inquest: soldier raises doubts that he fired fatal shot

Former sergeant major, who fired bullet that killed schoolboy in Belfast in 1972, says he has nothing to be reproachful aboutA soldier who fired a rubber bullet that killed a Northern Ireland schoolboy more than 40 years ago has told an inquest he has no regrets.The former sergeant major, whose identity is protected, told Belfast coroner’s court he had no ...

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APR 21, 2016 - The Guardian

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Paul Seawright's best shot: a whitewashed union jack in Belfast

‘I took this near where I grew up. I remember looking out of our landing window and seeing bomb smoke’I took this 10 years ago, when I came home to Northern Ireland. I wasn’t planning on taking photographs of Belfast, but I felt like I needed to. I wanted to respond to the supposed ceasefire. The narrative is that we’re ...

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APR 18, 2016 - The Guardian

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UK parliament urged to act on Northern Ireland abortion prosecutions

Labour MPs call for women’s human rights to be protected after woman sentenced in Belfast for terminating pregnancyLabour’s shadow justice minister, Jo Stevens, has written to parliament’s joint committee on human rights, urging action on the prosecution of women in Northern Ireland for having abortions.The letter is an attempt to trigger a response in Westminster to the sentencing earlier this ...

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APR 16, 2016 - BBC

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Belfast murder linked to paramilitaries

Police have said the killing of a man in north Belfast on Friday night bore all the hallmarks of a paramilitary murder.

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