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Belfast Burning - VICE News
“The Twelfth” is a particularly contentious period in the heavily divided Protestant/Catholic city of Belfast. After decades of conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles — a political and sectarian war that claimed more than 3,600 lives ...
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:29:44 GMT
Tall Ships: Maritime race to set sail for Belfast in 2015 - BBC News
The international Tall Ships race is to start in Belfast next year, it has been announced. On Tuesday, Belfast City Council said the city will act as the "starting post" for the Tall Ships 2015. It said the event will be part of the Titanic Maritime ...
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:32:52 GMT
More holes found under Belfast's Ravenhill Road: NI Water now fixing 65 metres ... - Belfast Telegraph
Today, cars travelling into Belfast city centre have been diverted onto the Ormeau Road, at the Rosetta roundabout, while country-bound traffic has been diverted via the Ormeau Embankment. "As always in these instances the safety of the travelling ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:49:57 GMT
Belfast's soft centre a cause for concern as giant hole revealed on Ravenhill Road - Belfast Telegraph
Belfast, we're told, is built on a bed of soft clay and silt, or Belfast sleech to give it its local, not particularly reassuring name. How many more of our roads frequently travelled consist of Tarmac over gaping voids? Is there any way of telling? It ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:03:05 GMT
'British Bulls**t Corporation': Protest in Belfast accuses BBC of 'biased ... - RT (blog)
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the BBC Broadcasting House in Belfast, expressing their concerns over what they see as "biased" reporting by the BBC on the current Israeli military offensive in Gaza. At 8pm local time (19:00 GMT), a vigil ...
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:13:08 GMT