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Wednesday 20 June 2018
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Antrim Grammar School has released a statement on the video.
Two Northern Ireland schools deny explicit video is linked to any of its teachers Two schools in Northern Ireland have released statements denying an explicit video circulating on social media features any of its teachers, past or present.
 
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Comber Road. Credit: Google Images Road closed after 'serious collision' outside Ballygowan By Gillian Halliday A stretch of Co Down road is expected to remain closed until Thursday morning after a serious collision took place on the outskirts of Ballygowan.
Ardoyne Road, Belfast. Credit: Google Images £25k worth of cocaine seized in Belfast- two people arrested Two people have been arrested and around £25,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized following a police search of a house in north Belfast.
Bonfires continue to be a continuous issue. £200k 'bonfire diversion' cash handed out at Belfast City Council By Andrew Madden, local democracy reporter Belfast City Council has signed off on giving £200,000 of ratepayers’ cash to community groups from a controversial £400k “bonfire diversion” fund.
Belfast City Council is to consult on the next phase of the £400m regeneration project on the former Royal Exchange site in Belfast. Credit: Joe Laverty Public urged to have say on £400m regeneration project on former Royal Exchange site By Andrew Madden, local democracy reporter A campaign group has urged the public to have their say in the next phase of the £400m regeneration project on the former Royal Exchange site in Belfast.
 
 
 
Opening of the Grand Central Hotel, 20th June 2018. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Inside Belfast's new luxury Grand Central Hotel The Grand Central Hotel has opened its doors in Belfast.
TOPSHOT - A Russian fan reacts as she watches a screening of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group A football match between Russia and Egypt, at the Fan Zone in Nizhny Novgorod on June 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Johannes EISELEJOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images World Cup fans 2018 - the agony and the ecstasy [photos] Football fans from around the world celebrate the greatest show on Earth
Mount Eagles Link. Credit: Google Images Belfast landlord fined £500 for illegally changing locks on couple By Andrew Madden, local democracy reporter Belfast City Council should have more powers over landlords, it has been said.
Gareth Southgate will need to temper any future celebrations after dislocating his shoulder (Adam Davy/PA) Gareth Southgate suffers dislocated shoulder Gareth Southgate has suffered a dislocated right shoulder while running.
 
 
 
Police vehicles on Violet Street in Belfast. Credit: Sean Collins Five potential victims of human trafficking rescued The PSNI have arrested two women following raids across Belfast on Wednesday.
Vera Twomey at Westminster to call for a change in the UK law on medicinal cannabis (PA Wire) Mother urges medical cannabis be legal for all who need it The Irish mother has an eight-year-old girl with drug resistance epilepsy.
Lord Hay DUP man not allowed British passport By Gareth Cross A veteran DUP politician is still being denied a British passport.
Murdered: Basil McAfee Two arrested in connection with Basil McAfee murder released A man and woman were arrested in connection with the murder of Mr McAfee.
 
 
Sport
 
Jack Wilshere is leaving Arsenal (Adam Davy/PA) Jack Wilshere weighing up his options after leaving Arsenal The midfielder ended a 17-year stay at the club last night after a post on Instagram
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his header Ronaldo heads Portugal to unconvincing win over Morocco By Matt Slater The Real star now has four goals in the tournament
Craig Gilroy in action the last time Ulster faced Leicester Ulster to face Scarlets, Racing and Leicester in Champions Cup By Adam McKendry It's a tough pool as Ulster look to reach the knockouts
 
 
Entertainment
 
Opening of the Grand Central Hotel, 20th June 2018. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Pictured: Inside Belfast's new luxury Grand Central Hotel The Grand Central Hotel has opened its doors in Belfast.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince Louis (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Kensington Palace announce Prince Louis' christening details Prince Louis of Cambridge's christening will take place next month.
New ways: Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones Success of Game of Thrones shows how far we've come By Lindy McDowell Actress Emilia Clarke has posted a final season farewell on Instagram.
 
 
Business
 
MPs grilled supermarket bosses about the merger (PA) MPs roast Sainsbury’s and Asda bosses for ‘Mickey Mouse figures’ on merger Sainsbury’s and Asda bosses have been roasted over their £12 billion merger by MPs, who accused them of providing “Mickey Mouse figures” in response to questions about the impact on small suppliers.
A branch of Lloyds Bank on Oxford Street, central London (PA) Lloyds to cut 450 jobs as back office operations targeted Lloyds Banking Group is to axe 450 jobs in a move that will mainly affect back office staff.
Shell is selling off its interests in two Norwegian assets (Anna Gowthorpe/PA) Shell offloads Norwegian interests as divestment continues Royal Dutch Shell is to sell off its interests in two Norwegian oilfields for 556 million US dollars (£422 million) as the energy giant presses ahead with a divestment programme.
 
 
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