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Video: Use of 'Londonderry' by national mapping agency blasted as 'slavish' use of 'colonial language'

The use of 'Londonderry' instead of 'Derry' on a map produced by the Irish national mapping agency has this week been blasted as the 'slavish' use of 'colonial language' in Dáil Éireann.
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Caution urged as damaged safety barrier falls onto artery road surface

Drivers have been urged to take care after debris from a damaged safety barrier fell onto the road surface of a major interconnecting artery in Derry.
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Three arrested following cash, counterfeits and guns seizures, released

Three people arrested following cash, counterfeit goods and firearms seizures in raids by police investigating violent republican activity in Strabane have been released unconditionally.
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Cannabis oil transforms the quality of life for brave Derry girl Summer

“It was as if someone threw you another lifeline. I was quite analytical about the legalities because the very mention of cannabis oil...I was thinking...God, you can’t give a child cannabis oil.”

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Martina Anderson

47.9% would back a United Ireland in the event of a 'hard Brexit'

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson says new findings that a large plurality of people would support a United Ireland if it kept the North in the European Union after a 'hard Brexit' reveal a deep level of concern about the 'Tory/DUP anti-EU agenda'.

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Man arrested in Derry following tobacco, cigar and streaming raids

A Derry man's been arrested after raids in the North turned up 8,000 cigarettes, 2.9 kilogrammes of rolling tobacco, 232 cigars, 50 illegal streaming devices and approximately £5,000 in cash.

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Angela Dobbins.

'Vulnerable person' approached by would-be extortionist over blue bin contamination, says councillor

A reported extortion attempt by someone claiming to be a Derry City and Strabane District Council employee was raised at a meeting of the local authority's Environment and Regeneration Committee on Wednesday.
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Councillors approve flying disc golf course to tackle sectarianism and antisocial behaviour

A new flying disc golf course in St. Columb's Park has been backed by members of Derry City and Strabane District Council's Environment and Regeneration Committee.

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Video: Taoiseach says deal stalled by DUP would have safeguarded unrestricted rights of Derry folk to work, study and do business in Europe

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D., has said the Brexit deal between the European Commission and the United Kingdom, which was stalled by the DUP on Monday, would have safeguarded the rights of people from Derry to work, study and do business in Paris, Madrid and Athens, without restriction.

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Jeremy Corbyn

Bookies inundated with bets on Corbyn premiership after snap 2018 election

Punters across Ireland and Britain are backing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in droves to become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland following a snap General Election in the New Year.

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Mullan calls for reassurances from management after Toys R Us deems closure 'likely'

Sinn Féin MLA Karen Mullan has called for reassurances from management after Toys R Us indicated its store in the Waterside is 'likely' to close in a matter of months,
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Brooke Park.

Work on 3G pitch to start on Monday

Work on a new 3G pitch and netting in Brooke Park will get underway on Monday.

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Three men arrested in connection with quarry gun find released

Three men arrested last week after the discovery of a gun in a quarry have been released.

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PACEMAKER BELFAST 13/04/2017...The boat involved in the tragedy moored at the rear of Devenish Island along with a police boat. Picture: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of murder

Detectives investigating the death of Convoy resident, Lu Na McKinney, who died after falling into Lough Erne in April, have arrested a 41-year-old man in Derry on suspeciton of murder.

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Video: Gregory Campbell admits being a very reluctant TV licence payer and yearns for BBC promised by John Reith

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has admitted reluctantly contributing to the £3.8 billion collected by TV Licensing in 2016/17 to fund the BBC, by dutifully paying his TV licence.

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Video: Countdown to opening of new Drumahoe Park next Summer

Exciting times in Drumahoe as work continues apace on a major new district park in the heart of the Faughanside village, which is scheduled to open next summer.

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Woman badly shaken after being injured by knife-wielding robber

A woman has been left badly shaken after being injured by a knife-wielding robber in the city centre.
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Plans approved.

Shantallow Community Centre extension approved

A two-storey extension at Shantallow Community Centre has been unanimously approved by members of Derry City and Strabane District Council's planning committee.

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Maritime Museum

Listed building consent for Maritime Museum passed

An application for listed building consent to enable the development of a Maritime Museum and Archive that will multiply footfall in Ebrington when complete has been approved by Derry City and Strabane District Council's planning committee.

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