Winning the TS Eliot Prize is hardly a matter of life and death. But the film of that name inspired Sinéad Morrissey to pen a collection which finally secured the UK’s most prestigious poetry prize for Belfast’s first poet laureate.
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Saturday 18 May 2013
What is believed to be a bomb found by police investigating the attempt to murder three officers in West Belfast has been taken away, police said.
'Taking Belfast's peace walls down solves nothing. They should be higher': Protestants and Catholics agree time is not right to dismantle barriers
Monday 06 May 2013
Protestants and Catholics agree that the peace lines give both sides a sense of security
Saturday 27 April 2013
'There's a lot going on in Cape Town'
Friday 05 April 2013
Six people have been arrested on suspicion of dissident republican terrorist activity, the Police Service of Northern Ireland has said.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
First-time home buyers should head north, where houses are still within financial reach of people on average local incomes, according to a new study.
Monday 01 April 2013
The Westminster MP for east Belfast tells David McKittrick why she's still optimistic
Thursday 28 March 2013
A £5 million-plus rescue package will be offered to farmers who have lost livestock in the severe blizzards that have hit Northern Ireland, Stormont ministers have agreed.
Saturday 23 March 2013
A car bomb found in County Fermanagh was destined for a police station, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has said.
Monday 11 March 2013
He admitted that when he was in his Spitfire he was 'scared bloody stiff, all the time'
Thursday 21 February 2013
Belfast, Armagh and Dublin will be taken in before prestigious tour moves to Italy
Thursday 14 February 2013
The authorities have offered compensation to the families of 13 people shot dead in Bloody Sunday in 1972 and to those who were injured in the incident, it has emerged.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Two men were charged tonight in connection with the death of a policewoman whose patrol car was hit by a stolen 4x4 in Northern Ireland.
Sunday 10 February 2013
He covered 14 football World Cups; he said it would have been 15 but for his honeymoon
Thursday 17 January 2013
The brother of Belfast man Stephen McFaul tonight told how he was hunted and eventually discovered by al-Qa'ida gunmen who took over a gas plant in Algeria.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
A driver was injured when rioting loyalists hijacked two buses as violence returned to the streets of east Belfast.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train