Some of the key dates during the Northern Ireland Troubles BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Since soldiers first appeared on Northern Ireland’s streets on August 14 1969, the Army witnessed and was involved in some of the darkest hours of the Troubles. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/some-of-the-key-dates-during-the-northern-ireland-troubles-38400360.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article38400355.ece/fd907/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_48b14bb6-27bd-4482-af21-8f82cfcf9ac2_1 Email Since soldiers first appeared on Northern Ireland’s streets on August 14 1969, the Army witnessed and was involved in some of the darkest hours of the Troubles. A total of 722 soldiers died during Operation Banner, which ran from 1969 to 2007. The Army was also accused of murdering civilians during those decades of bloodshed. To some, troops were peacekeepers who helped in the battle to maintain law and order as the region teetered on the brink of … [Read more...] about Some of the key dates during the Northern Ireland Troubles
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UK Politics By Jennifer Scott BBC News 8 July 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-48906646 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsAbortion in Northern Ireland The Northern Ireland Executive Formation Bill could bring … [Read more...] about Why there’s more to the Northern Ireland bill
As Wimbledon enters into its second week, Linda Stewart talks to three Northern Ireland trainers about their work and what it takes to reach the top. I started playing tennis when I was four and my mum played with Larne Tennis Club. One day we couldn't play in Larne, so my mum took me up to the Ozone in Belfast. I was hitting the ball about and there was this guy, Joseph Henriques, who was coaching in the Ozone at the time. He approached my mum, said I had really good hand-eye coordination and asked if I fancied coming along for a lesson. I went in for a lesson and loved it. I ended up working with him once a week. For a brief period I was coached by Frank and Isaac at David Lloyd and then by Jim Watt, who was the head of Ulster Tennis at the time. He coached me from about 11. I played four nationals for Ireland and at 14 was offered a place in the Irish national squad at Dublin City University, where they have a centre of excellence. I lived in Dublin and went to school there for … [Read more...] about Meet the Northern Ireland coaches serving up a love of tennis
Meet the Northern Ireland university graduate at Huawei's heart BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Walking through Huawei's test facilities and research and development centres in Shenzhen, southern China, there is a note of defiance among senior Huawei staff. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/meet-the-northern-ireland-university-graduate-at-huaweis-heart-38199680.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article38202154.ece/ef96a/AUTOCROP/h342/joe_kelly.jpg Email Walking through Huawei's test facilities and research and development centres in Shenzhen, southern China, there is a note of defiance among senior Huawei staff. "We're not a cyber-security threat to anybody," says Joe Kelly, a University of Ulster media studies graduate who has risen to become one of the most senior western executives working in the Chinese headquarters. Mr Kelly, who is originally from Donegal and married to Una, who's from Londonderry, adds: "More than three billion people use our … [Read more...] about Meet the Northern Ireland university graduate at Huawei’s heart
Voters across Northern Ireland have gone to the ballot box again - this time to vote in their Members of European Parliament. A total of three seats in the European Parliament are up for grabs in the Northern Ireland region. Polls closed at 10pm on Thursday May 23 with the count taking place on Monday morning (May 27). Votes have been cast using the Single Transferable Vote system and is the only constituency in the United Kingdom to not use party-list proportional representation. You can see the election breakdown for Scotland in the table below. Got a story or an issue you want us to investigate? Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know - in complete confidence - by emailing [email protected], calling us on 0161 211 2920, tweeting us @MENnewsdesk or messaging us on our Facebook page . You can also send us a story tip using the form here . Join the Manchester Evening News breaking news … [Read more...] about What are the Northern Ireland European elections 2019 results?