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Man whose Derry home was attacked with pipe-bomb speaks out

A 61-year-old man whose home was attacked with a pipe bomb by what police believe to have been loyalist paramilitaries says he has no idea why he was targeted.

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Elisha McCallion.

Waterside attacks MP calls emergency meeting

Foyle Sinn Fein MP Elisha McCallion is organising an emergency meeting in the city today following a recent spate of gun and bombs attacks in the Waterside area.

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Loyalist paramilitaries blamed for pipe bomb attack in Derry

Loyalist paramilitaries blamed for pipe bomb attack in Derry

Loyalist paramilitaries have been blamed for a pipe bomb attack at a house in Derry overnight.

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Derry skyline.

‘Operation Noomin’ rolled out in Derry

The PSNI in Derry have been conducting checks on security personnel across the city over the weekend as part of ‘Operation Noomin’.

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SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack.

Children ‘barely out of primary school’ drinking

Children as young as 12 are gaining access to alcohol in Derry on a frequent basis, a local councillor has claimed.

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Security alert ongoing in Waterside

Security alert ongoing in Waterside

Police in Derry are currently in attendance at a security alert in the Heron Way area of the Waterside.

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Alexandra Johnston and her family pictured in Cambrils on the night of the incident.

Derry family narrowly avoid terrorist attack

The father of a well-known Derry girl who is bravely battling cancer, has spoken of how his family narrowly avoided being caught up in a terrorist attack in Spain.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Christopher Jackson has raised concerns over the police response.

Shots fired at house ‘sectarian’ - Councillor

Police are investigating what a local Councillor has described as a ‘sectarian’ attack in which shots were fired at a house in the Waterside over the weekend.

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Maghaberry prison

Maghaberry prison officer among three arrests as drugs seized

A 23-year-old prison officer was one of three people arrested this morning as part of an investigation into trafficking of prohibited items into Maghaberry Prison.

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MISSING: Alan Boyd.

Police concerned for missing man

Police in Derry have expressed concern for missing man Alan Boyd.

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Late British Prime Minister Maragaret Thatcher.

Mental health provision ‘legacy of Thatcher’

A judge in Derry has described provision for people with mental health difficulties as ‘a disgrace’ and said it was ‘a legacy of Thatcher and an ideological drive to dismantle mental health services’.

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Teenage escort found during house search in Derry

Derry Magistrate’s Court heard today how when police searched a house in the Waterside area of the city they found a 19-year-old Hungarian woman working as an escort.

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Police officers stand next to the van involved on an attack in Las Ramblas

Barcelona terror attack: PSNI issue advice to holidaymakers

The PSNI has issued potentially life-saving advice for local people on what to do in the event of a firearm or weapons attack abroad in the wake of the Barcelona attack.

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The bus services from the city centre to Ballymagraorty and Hazelbank have resumed following the attack.

Translink ‘monitoring’ route after bus attack

Translink have confirmed that they are now monitoring a Derry bus service following an attack in which two windows were smashed.

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The cordon at Earhart Park in Derry back in January.

Derry pipe bomb probe: Men released unconditionally

Two men arrested in connection with a pipe bomb attack in Derry back in January have been released unconditionally.

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Two arrested in connection with Derry pipe bomb attack

Two arrested in connection with Derry pipe bomb attack

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating dissident republican activity in Derry have arrested two men.

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Forensic officer in Lisfannon Park in the Bogside where a 33-year-old man was shot four times on August 8. DER3217GS072

Bogside shooting: Arrested man released unconditionally

A 48-year-old man arrested on Tuesday in connection with a paramilitary style shooting in Lisfannon Park in Derry last week has been released unconditionally.

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Forensic officer in Lisfannon Park in the Bogside where a 33-year-old man was shot four times on August 8. DER3217GS072

Man arrested over Derry shooting

A 48-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating the shooting of a man in Derry last week.

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The man was arrested and taken to Strand Road PSNI station.

Derry bin men help police catch suspected thief

Bin men in Derry city centre helped a police officer apprehend a man suspected of theft on Monday.

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Creeper burglaries in Galliagh/ Culmore

Creeper burglaries in Galliagh/ Culmore

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has warned people living in the Galliagh and Culmore areas of Derry to be on the alert following an increase in creeper burglaries over the past few weeks.

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