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‘Liar, cheat and dishonest rogue’ jailed for fraud

A ‘liar, a cheat and a dishonest rogue’ who ‘wormed his way into the affections’ of a woman and her family has been jailed for fraud.

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Insurance companies should have ‘grace period’

Insurance companies should have ‘grace period’

A judge has said the laws in relation to insurance companies should be changed.

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‘Crime gang’ boss and wife appear in court

‘Crime gang’ boss and wife appear in court

A husband and wife have appeared in court accused of money laundering offences involving assets in excess of a £1 million.

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Police advice: 7 ways to help protect your home against crime over the summer

Police have warned householders to maintain a security conscious approach at home over the summer months.

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‘Very dangerous’ to lower suspension

‘Very dangerous’ to lower suspension

A judge has said it is ‘ludicrous’ that the court cannot impose penalty points on people who drive a car in a dangerous condition.

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Driver sentenced for ‘stupidity’

A man who was caught driving whilst disqualified has had a five month sentence suspended for three years.

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The courthouse at Bishop Street, Derry.

Man jailed for assaulting nurses, hospital porters and police officers

A man who assaulted nurses, hospital porters and police officers in an ‘appalling way’ has been jailed for six months.

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Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police have issued one of their more unusual appeals following the report of a large black cat - possibly a panther - on the loose.

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Damage caused by arson attack on a home in Greenhaw Crescent on Saturday night. DER24217GS007

Fresh appeal over Derry arson attack

Police in Derry have issued a fresh appeal for information following a suspected arson attack at a house in the Greenhaw Crescent area of Shantallow in the early hours of Sunday, June 11.

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Teenager beaten and wounded during street robbery in Derry

Teenager beaten and wounded during street robbery in Derry

Detectives have appealed for information following a report that a teenager was set upon and wounded with a blade during a robbery in Derry.

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One of the iron bars used in the attack and recovered from the scene.

Boy cried out ‘mammy’ as he was beaten

Police in Derry have said that a vulnerable 15-year-old boy cried out for his mother as he was beaten with iron bars by a masked gang.

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Man is banned from entering Waterside

A police officer sustained broken ribs trying to arrest a man for allegedly threatening to kill a pregnant woman in a neighbourhood dispute, the High Court heard today.

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Woman driver fought with her knife-wielding attacker

A woman fought with a knife-wielding hijacker in a failed bid to stop him taking her car, the High Court heard today.

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The incident happened on Buncrana Road.

Appeal after Derry burglary

Police in Derry are appealing for information after reports of break-in at a commercial premises in the city.

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Masked gang attack Derry teen with bars

Police are investigating a paramiltary style attack on a teenager in the in the Gartan Square area of Derry just after midnight on Saturday, June 10.

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The incident occurred in the Bishop Street Within area close to Bishop's gate.

Man in hospital following assault

A man has been assaulted in the city centre area of Derry this morning.

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The PSNI have issued advice to local people over cold callers.

Advice issued following cold caller reports

The PSNI have issued advice to local people over unwanted cold callers arriving at their homes.

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The motorist was caught driving at a speed of 135mph.

Motorist caught speeding at 135mph

The PSNI has told motorists to 'wise up' after a driver was caught speeding at 135mph.

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Vandalism at the former Thornhill College.

Vandalism and attempt to start fire at ‘dangerous’ former Thornhill College site

Sinn Féin Councillor for the Culmore area, Tony Hassan, has condemned those repsonsible for vandalism at the former Thornhill College premises on Culmore Road.

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