Cavalcade of cars makes its way through Ballymurphy following coroner’s ruling
A cavalcade of cars has passed through Ballymurphy after a coroner ruled that 10 people killed in the west Belfast shootings involving British soldiers in Ballymurphy in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.The victims’ families have warned against prevention of historic prosecutions.
Theatre lovers in Belfast have been treated to a live performance for the first time since the start of the pandemic.Only 90 minutes after Stormont regulations formally changed to permit theatres to reopen, the lights went down at the Lyric Theatre for the opening night of Dracula. It was the first audience the famous venue had hosted for 16 months. Stormont rules meant the 390-capacity theatre was only a third full and all audience members had to comply with a range of Covid mitigation measures, including the wearing of face masks. However, the restrictions did not dampen spirits and the call for people to take their seats was greeted with a loud cheer in the theatre bar and foyer ahead of the performance.
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Police are investigating suspected arson following a fire at a waste recycling plant in Belfast.Crews from Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) attended the scene of the incident at Bailey Waste Ltd, Limestone Road, Belfast, on Monday evening.Six fire trucks and 46 firefighters were deployed to fight the blaze, which has been brought under control, while members of the PSNI also attended the scene.
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