Police officers who chased cash machine thieves in Ballymena early this morning didn’t make any arrests as the culprits “had already fled across fields in the darkness and out of sight”, the PSNI has said.
Retail NI has urged the PSNI to ensure that sufficient resources are being dedicated to tackling the problem of cash machine thefts, warning that “many rural areas of Northern Ireland could become ATM free zones.”
A Troubles veteran has spoken out about his ongoing battle with depression and suicidal thoughts in a bid to highlight the need for better support for ex-servicemen and women who are suffering mental ill health.
A Northern Ireland social worker who started in the profession in the mid-1990s has recalled how she was stopped at road blocks by masked men and forced to drive round burning cars and buses while doing her job.
The DUP has distanced itself from controversy surrounding North Antrim MP Ian Paisley and his decision to bill a charity more than £6,000 following his appearance at a major peace conference in the USA last year.