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‘Misuse of equipment’ by several teenagers causes amusement ride to collapse in Northern Ireland

The collapse of an amusement ride in the United Kingdom which injured six people was caused by the ‘misuse of equipment’ by several teenagers, the theme parks operators have claimed. Four children were among those taken to hospital after the Star Flyer swing ride collapsed at Planet Fun in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland on Saturday. Their […]

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‘Deeply concerning scenes’: Violence in Northern Ireland enters sixth consecutive night

Northern Ireland witnessed violence for the sixth consecutive night as unionists and nationalists clashed with police and each other. Unrest first broke out last week amid rising tensions relating to Brexit and unionist anger over a decision by police not to prosecute leaders of the Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein for allegedly breaking coronavirus restrictions […]

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Violent clashes erupt in Northern Ireland for third straight night

Violent clashes in Northern Ireland erupted over the weekend amid increasing tensions in a region historically plagued with sectarian violence. Sunday marked a third night of disorder in the cities of Belfast and Derry/Londonderry, where police were targeted with petrol bombs and cars hijacked and set alight. The clashes involved children as young as 12, […]

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Man who disappeared 30 years ago found in car in a river in Northern Ireland

The body of a man who went missing 30 years ago was found in a car submerged in a river in Northern Ireland. James Patterson disappeared on 6 October 1991, and was last seen at Mid Ulster Hospital in Londonderry. He was 54 years old. Search teams found a Ford Orion vehicle in the River […]