Cllr Ross Brown: THE T-TIPPING POINT FOR DEMOCRACY

There are many differences between America and Europe – not least the different standards applied when it comes to doing business. America is the land of the free where government…..

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GCHQ has warrantless access to bulk NSA data, reveals internal UK policy

The UK government has disclosed for the first time that Intelligence Services in the United Kingdom, such as the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is able to access ‘raw material’ collected…..

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Occupy Democracy? Sorry, there’s a law against that!

It has been revealed during a House of Lords debate that the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act (2011) is being specifically used to enforce the law around the ongoing…..

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Opinion: Back in my day, ‘bin wars’ was more interesting than student politics

I’m not sure if you heard, but Queen’s University held a referendum today. Something about Irish unity being an official position of a multi-cultural students union. It’s important stuff, and it…..

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Amnesty International UK: ‘Chinese consulate in Northern Ireland will become focus for human rights protest’

Amnesty International has said that a Chinese government consulate in Northern Ireland will become a focus of protest for those concerned with China’s “atrocious” human rights record. The human rights…..

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Video: PSNI release statement on YouTube about youth attack involving ’60 youths’ in East Belfast

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has released a video statement on YouTube regarding an incident last night (Sunday 26th Oct) involving up to ’60 youths’ in East Belfast……

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Anna Lo MLA welcomes opening of Chinese consulate

South Belfast MLA Anna Lo (Alliance Party) has welcomed the announcement, made by junior first minister Jonathan Bell this morning, that China will open a consulate in Belfast. “I am…..

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