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Tens of thousands of larvae feast on trees in Belfast

It is a plague of biblical proportions and a feast for tens of thousands of caterpillar-like larvae. The little worms are munching on the bark of ash

It is a plague of biblical proportions and a feast for tens of thousands of caterpillar-like larvae. The little worms are munching on the bark of ash

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N.Ireland : Eight police officers are inured in parade violence

There’s been violence at a Orange Order parade in Northern Ireland. Eight police officers where injured when they were pelted with bottles and beer

There’s been violence at a Orange Order parade in Northern Ireland. Eight police officers where injured when they were pelted with bottles and beer

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Northern Ireland leaders strike deal to save power-sharing government

Northern Ireland’s Catholic-Protestant power-sharing government lives to fight another day, after a deal was reached on a range of disputes. The

Northern Ireland’s Catholic-Protestant power-sharing government lives to fight another day, after a deal was reached on a range of disputes. The

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Queen Elizabeth II visits Game of Thrones set in Belfast

The Queen has dropped in on the studios hosting hit US drama Game of Thrones during a three-day visit to Northern Ireland. She and the Duke of

The Queen has dropped in on the studios hosting hit US drama Game of Thrones during a three-day visit to Northern Ireland. She and the Duke of

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UK: letter bomb sent to Northern Ireland Minister Villiers

A letter bomb has been sent to the UK Minister for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. The package was safely deactivated. It was found in the

A letter bomb has been sent to the UK Minister for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. The package was safely deactivated. It was found in the

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Back in the Day: Belfast's Bloody Sunday

July 10, 1921. Sixteen people are killed in a single day of sectarian violence in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the Irish War of Independence

July 10, 1921. Sixteen people are killed in a single day of sectarian violence in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the Irish War of Independence

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'Game of Thrones' boosts Northern Ireland's economy

‘Lord of the Rings’ flooded New Zealand with tourists; Sicily was swamped after the success of ‘The Postman’; the platforms at Kings Cross station

‘Lord of the Rings’ flooded New Zealand with tourists; Sicily was swamped after the success of ‘The Postman’; the platforms at Kings Cross station

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Security tight ahead of G8 summit in Northern Ireland

An 8,000 strong police force is tightening security ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland next week. It is being called the largest police

An 8,000 strong police force is tightening security ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland next week. It is being called the largest police

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N.Ireland police foil mortar attack on station

Police in Northern Ireland say they have foiled an attempt to attack a police station with mortar bombs, after recovering the weapons from a van in a

Police in Northern Ireland say they have foiled an attempt to attack a police station with mortar bombs, after recovering the weapons from a van in a

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Fresh clashes in Northern Ireland over British flag

Petrol bombs have been thrown at police in Northern Ireland for the first time in almost two weeks. The fresh clashes followed ongoing protests over

Petrol bombs have been thrown at police in Northern Ireland for the first time in almost two weeks. The fresh clashes followed ongoing protests over

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Flag riots continue in Belfast

Sixteen police officers have been injured in the latest outbreak of union flag-related rioting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Street demonstrations

Sixteen police officers have been injured in the latest outbreak of union flag-related rioting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Street demonstrations

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More flag protests in Belfast

Water cannon has been used to drive back protesters in Northern Ireland after another night of unrest, caused by a row over the flying of the Union

Water cannon has been used to drive back protesters in Northern Ireland after another night of unrest, caused by a row over the flying of the Union

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Loyalists pelt police in Belfast for a sixth night

In Belfast, a crowd of Loyalists, mostly teenagers, pelted police with petrol bombs and fireworks for a sixth night in a row. However officers did

In Belfast, a crowd of Loyalists, mostly teenagers, pelted police with petrol bombs and fireworks for a sixth night in a row. However officers did

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Belfast endures fifth night of violence

Belfast has suffered its fifth night of violent protests after some members of a rally held in front of City Hall tried to break into the

Belfast has suffered its fifth night of violent protests after some members of a rally held in front of City Hall tried to break into the

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Police fire plastic bullets in fifth night of Belfast unrest

Hundreds of loyalists picketed Belfast City Hall on Monday night in their continuing protest over the Union flag. The unrest has been triggered by

Hundreds of loyalists picketed Belfast City Hall on Monday night in their continuing protest over the Union flag. The unrest has been triggered by

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Northern Ireland: behind the flag riots

It all began on the night of December 3. A fight over a flag in a province officially at peace for years but where street violence has never really

It all began on the night of December 3. A fight over a flag in a province officially at peace for years but where street violence has never really

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Northern Ireland braces for week of protests over Union flag

Northern Ireland is quieter this Monday after another night of violent confrontation in areas of Belfast, the fourth in a row that has left at least

Northern Ireland is quieter this Monday after another night of violent confrontation in areas of Belfast, the fourth in a row that has left at least

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UK: man arrested after shots fired at police in Belfast

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after shots were allegedly fired at security officers during clashes

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after shots were allegedly fired at security officers during clashes

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Police injured in new Northern Ireland flag protests

There’s been more violence in Northern Ireland following last month’s protests over the partial removal of the British flag from Belfast City

There’s been more violence in Northern Ireland following last month’s protests over the partial removal of the British flag from Belfast City

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Loyalists protests spark violence in northern Ireland

Loyalists were protesting in Belfast over the decision to limit the flying of the Union flag to designated days only on official buildings. The

Loyalists were protesting in Belfast over the decision to limit the flying of the Union flag to designated days only on official buildings. The

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Belfast police are attacked in continuing flag row

There has been more violence on the streets of Belfast – loyalists attacked a police car throwing a petrol bomb at the vehicle while an officer was

There has been more violence on the streets of Belfast – loyalists attacked a police car throwing a petrol bomb at the vehicle while an officer was

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Northern Ireland violence overshadows Clinton visit

Successive nights of rioting by pro-British loyalists in Northern Ireland have overshadowed the imminent visit of the US Secretary of State on

Successive nights of rioting by pro-British loyalists in Northern Ireland have overshadowed the imminent visit of the US Secretary of State on

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Protests at Northern Ireland's first private abortion clinic

Northern Ireland’s first private abortion clinic has opened in Belfast, to protests from pro-life campaigners. Unlike the rest of the UK, abortion

Northern Ireland’s first private abortion clinic has opened in Belfast, to protests from pro-life campaigners. Unlike the rest of the UK, abortion

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Traditional parades spark violence in N.Ireland

On a third night of violence police in Northern Ireland have come under attack during disturbances in Belfast. Tensions have erupted surrounding the

On a third night of violence police in Northern Ireland have come under attack during disturbances in Belfast. Tensions have erupted surrounding the

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Police injured in Belfast sectarian clashes

Petrol bombs, bottles and bricks were thrown, as republicans and loyalists clashed on the streets of Belfast. Twenty-six police officers were

Petrol bombs, bottles and bricks were thrown, as republicans and loyalists clashed on the streets of Belfast. Twenty-six police officers were

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Titanic's peaceful message to Belfast

The world’s biggest Titanic attraction opened this weekend in the city where the doomed liner was built one hundred years ago. Belfast in Northern

The world’s biggest Titanic attraction opened this weekend in the city where the doomed liner was built one hundred years ago. Belfast in Northern

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Back in the Day: Britain's biggest ever bank heist

December 20, 2004 A group of men steal more than £26.5 million (approx. 31 million euros) in sterling, dollars and euros from the headquarters of

December 20, 2004 A group of men steal more than £26.5 million (approx. 31 million euros) in sterling, dollars and euros from the headquarters of