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Republican Crossan shot in office
A police officer patrols the area close to where a prominent dissident republican was shot dead in west Belfast (AP)

Republican Crossan shot in office

Dissident republican Tommy Crossan was shot dead in Belfast yesterday, police have confirmed, saying he was shot several times while he sat in an office.

World news

Captain faces charges over sinking

Captain faces charges over sinking

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested today on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need.

Sport news

Eriksen stars as Spurs sink Fulham

Eriksen stars as Spurs sink Fulham

Christian Eriksen was again the architect as Tottenham halted embattled Fulham's Barclays Premier League resurgence at White Hart lane.

Business news

Crackdown on 'dodgy directors'

Crackdown on 'dodgy directors'

The Government is set to bring forward proposals aiming to implement more restrictions and punishments for s o-called "dodgy directors".

Technology news

Facebook launches Nearby Friends

Facebook launches Nearby Friends

Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature launched by the company today.

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Record Store day celebrates vinyl

Record Store day celebrates vinyl

Performers and music lovers have gathered at hundreds of independent music stores in an annual celebration of vinyl records.

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