O'Dowd: Start banging drum for end to divisive academic selection new
The Education Minister has accused Protestant church leaders of failing their community – particularly young, working class males – by continuing to endorse academic selection.
Islam storm pastor James McConnell retires
Firebrand preacher insists his retirement is not connected to the controversy.
Snoop Dogg let off leash for Derry gig
Snoop Dogg is heading for Londonderry to play in front of thousands of fans.
Emma Watson condemns nude pic leaks of stars
'Worse than seeing privacy being violated is reading the comments'.
Author to attend McColgan inquest
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Call for hate crime legislation new
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Donald misses out for Europe
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Directors opting for pension cash 'top-ups'
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