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Jack Glenn: Formal identification concluded - PSNI

Police have confirmed that a formal identification process has now been concluded that the body recovered from the River Foyle was that of Jack Glenn (23).

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Bus �ireann.

McCluskey backing Bus Éireann drivers with 40million euro strike fund; firm warns of insolvency

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey has urged the Irish Government to support Bus Éireann as a “vital strategic asset”, while promising to back ongoing industrial action by bus drivers with a 40million euro strike fund.

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23-year-old Jack Glenn.

Family confirm body found in Foyle is Jack Glenn

The family of Jack Glenn have confirmed that the body recovered from the river Foyle yesterday was that of the 23 year old.

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Kevin McCloy beside the new defibrillator at Eurospar in Dungiven

Former Derry GAA captain ‘one of the lucky ones who lived to tell the tale’

When Kevin McCloy tells you a defibrillator can save lives, he’s speaking from experience. The 38-year-old former Derry GAA captain and Lavey player almost died in 2014.

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Damage to the banner.

Limavady vandals ‘should hang their heads in shame’

DUP Colr. Alan Robinson has slammed the culprits who vandalised a banner advertising a local parent and toddler group that was erected outside a church in Limavady.

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Bernard Ward's winning photograph, 'Bogside Bonfire'.

Derry man wins top award at world’s largest photography competition

A Derry man has won first prize at the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards - the world’s largest photography competition.

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Raymond McCartney and Martin McGuinness.

Raymond McCartney: Martin was always there: patient, willing and kind

A mighty oak has fallen. This is how someone described the passing of Martin McGuinness.

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Victoria Market car park, Derry. (Photo: Google Maps)

Derry car parks accepting new £1 coin

The new £1 coin can be used to pay for car parking in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area (D.C.S.D.C.)

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New pound

New pound coin finally arrives

The good old 'round pound' is set to vanish from our change as the new 12-sided, criminal-unfriendly version replaces it.
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A6 death toll
27 in decade

A6 death toll 27 in decade

Twenty-seven people were killed in fatal road traffic accidents on the A6 Road between Derry and Belfast over the past decade, the Police Service of Northern Ireland has confirmed.

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The A6 upgrade

Green light for A6 as High Court dismisses Whooper Swan and Seamus Heaney challenge

A major road block to the ongoing A6 dualling project was removed on Tuesday after a High Court judge dismissed a legal challenge which had been lodged by bird expert and environmental campaigner Chris Murphy.

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The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.

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Culmore residents under siege from park vandals

Culmore residents under siege from park vandals

Culmore residents have said they feel under siege following a spate of anti-community activity - including trespassing, property damage, broken windows, noise and abusive language - at a local play park.

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Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

POLL: Should MLAs stop being paid?

The main political parties in Northern Ireland have failed to reach an agreement on power-sharing.

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Pupils who participated in the blitz at Roe Valley Leisure Centre.

Limavady club goes ‘all out’ on its drive to re-introduce youth cricket

A Limavady sports club is going ‘all out’ in its drive to ensure they’ll be guaranteed cricketers for future generations.

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23-year-old Jack Glenn.

Hopes that Derry family’s long search is over

The family of 23-years-old Jack Glenn were today awaiting confirmation that a body recovered from the River Foyle yesterday afternoon was that of the talented young Waterside cricketer.

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The junction at Bligh's Lane and Lonemoor Road.

Safety warning over Bligh’s Lane junction

A warning has been issued that someone could be killed if action is not taken to ensure children are aware of the dangers at a busy junction in Derry.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Eric McGinley.

Security alert as oil thieves target homes

Sinn Féin Councillor Eric McGinley has called on residents to ensure that oil tanks are properly secured from burglars.

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Ellie Davies' work will go on show from March 31.

Photography activities at Roe Arts Centre as Ellie Davies exhibit opens

The Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre in Limavady has been chosen as the first venue in Ireland to host work by award-winning photographer Ellie Davies.

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