Belfast

Labour MP Stella Creasy Needed Police Escort At Pro-Abortion Event in Belfast

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics

Labour MP Stella Creasy needed the protection of a police escort to get past anti-abortion protesters in Belfast. The MP was speaking at the pro-choi...

Masked Youths Torch Cars And Attack Police Officers With Petrol Bombs In Belfast

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK

Police have appealed for calm after officers were attacked and cars torched by masked youths apparently angered by the removal of wood from the site o...

Ex-UVF Commander Gary Haggarty Admits 200 Terror Charges In Belfast

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

A former loyalist paramilitary commander turned supergrass has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offences, including five murders. Gary Haggarty, the ex...

Rowdy Northern Irish Students Could Be Expelled Over St Patrick's Day Revelry

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Belfast students involved in anti-social behaviour on St Patrick’s Day could be expelled, universities have warned. The announcement follows a seri...

This Takeaway Deserves A Medal For Its Excellent Response To Customer's Request

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

If this fish and chip shop doesn’t get some sort of award for customer service it’s, frankly, a travesty. Feeley’s Fish And Chip Shop, in Belfas...

Pound Falls Against Euro As Government Wins Landmark Brexit Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK

The pound fell again against the Euro on Friday morning after the Government won two cases at the High Court in Belfast challenging its right to trig...

The Last Resort

Caragh Little | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

It's a strange thing, living in a holiday resort: particularly strange, maybe, when you haven't always lived there and it used to be somewhere you went for a daytrip on a Summer day.

The Norn Iron Lady

Brian John Spencer | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

She is articulate and assertive, and she can dispatch a determined opponent with a withering glance and stinging retort. She straddles a corner of European politics and commands respect from adversaries and allies alike. This isn't Nicola Sturgeon or Angela Merkel, but another strong and popular stateswoman - Arlene Foster.

Changing Tables at Casino Royale...

Declan Curran | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK
Declan Curran

For now though, if you're into buying, renovating, developing or even just daydreaming about property, a handy lesson is this: don't be afraid to take some risks. Sometimes it's worth the gamble.

Queen's University Students Launch NI's First Non-Consensual Sexual Experiences Survey: Here's Why

Bradley Allsop | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Bradley Allsop

Across the UK there has been a disturbing lack of research into sexual violence and consent at universities, a testament to how we are failing to ensure a safe and enjoyable time to students. What little evidence that has been collated is not reassuring.

Why Northern Ireland Needs a Bill of Rights

Stephen Donnan | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

It is over 17 years since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement which was meant to usher in a new era of peace, stability, co-operation and respect...

Long Overdue: Marriage Equality in Northern Ireland

Stephen Donnan | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

If you're reading this then let me just reassure you that I am not about to rehash the countless valid, tested and proven arguments for marriage equal...

I Shop, Therefore Who am I?

Caragh Little | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

This weekend, I went on a shopping expedition to a popular Belfast shopping centre. I more often shop online, but just this once, as the Autumn sunshine made the indifferent summer seem a million years away, I spent a couple of hours in the shops.

Northern Ireland Deserves Better Than This Shambles

Stephen Donnan | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

For those of you that have been following Stormont Crisis No. 3,876 then you're probably aware of just how nauseatingly boring, drawn out and pathetic...

Here's Why A 'Game Of Thrones' Character Might Not Be Dead After All

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Game Of Thrones’ star Rory McCann has been spotted staying at a hotel used by the series’ cast and crew in Belfast, prompting rumours of his ch...

The Moment Police Lift Car Off Teenage Girl As Violence Returns To Belfast

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

This is the moment police had to lift a car off a teenage girl after she became trapped when violence broke out in north Belfast on Monday evening. ...

Kicking Racism out of Football - and East Belfast

Sophie Long | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Sport
Sophie Long

A local football club made headlines this week, following an incident where a Confederate flag was hoisted outside the home of a young, black football...

Save Ulster From Obloquy

Brian John Spencer | Posted 25.06.2016 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Cartoon by Ian Knox. On May 22 2015 Ireland voted YES. Overwhelming, both as a spectacle and an act, all but one Irish county endorsed the plebiscite...

'Nut Rage' Passenger Costs Airline £350,000 After Plane Diverted To Belfast

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

A plane traveling from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Belfast because a passenger got angry over nuts and crackers, a court has heard. Un...

Christian Bakery To Appeal 'Gay Cake' Descrimination Decision

PA | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

The Christian owners of a bakery found to have discriminated against a gay man are to appeal on six points of law.A judge at Belfast County Court rule...

Jack Sommers

Why Gay Marriage Isn't Coming To *ALL* Of Ireland Any Time Soon

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

The Republic of Ireland's vote for gay marriage means Northern Ireland will soon be the only part of the UK and Ireland where it is not allowed. Bu...

Luxury Ireland by car

Olivia Greenway | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

If you enjoy driving, consider a trip around Ireland. Roads are relatively quiet, the scenery is varied and picturesque and you are never very far from the coast. Start at Dublin and pick up your hire car from the airport.

Belfast Shocked As Former IRA Commander Shot Dead On City Street

PA | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK

A former IRA commander has been shot dead on a Belfast street, it has been confirmed. Gerard "Jock" Davison was shot at 9am morning in the republic...

A Political Experience I Will Never Forget - What's Yours?

Serena Cowdy | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Politics
Serena Cowdy

When I was 20, I did something very ill-advised. Well, obviously I was 20, so most things I did were ill-advised. But this one turned out to be a political experience I'll never forget, so I thought I'd take a little break from election madness to tell you about it.

It's a Dog's Life

Christina Miller | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

This summer, we decided to do a road trip around the UK. Jake hopped in the back of the car, all of us prepared to rough it in a tent; we had no idea that so many hotels were dog friendly - our "working" dog ended up living the high life at some of the UK's finest hotels! It got me thinking: given the choice, where would dogs go on holiday?