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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

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Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Robbers threaten shopkeeper at knifepoint in early morning raid

Robbers threatened a shopkeeper at knifepoint before stealing cash from his border store in an early morning raid on Tuesday last, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

MP condemns ‘cowardly’ bomb threat

A warning that a bomb had been left at the home of Newry and Armagh MP, Conor Murphy, sparked a security alert on Thursday.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Community urged to support ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ SpinOff

A group of keen cyclists from the Crossmaglen area is helping organise a cross-border cycle event next month, aimed at raising awareness of suicide and support for those suffering from mental health problems

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Teen’s not guilty plea to bomb making charges

A Forkhill teenager, jointly accused of running a “bomb factory” for dissident republicans, has pleaded not guilty to nine charges relating to possessing explosives and ammunition with intent to endanger life.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

New Council name choice ‘a deliberate snub’ to south Armagh

Slieve Gullion area Sinn Féin councillor Terry Hearty has described the exclusion of the entire south Armagh district from the new Council name as a “devastating blow” to the area.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Landowners may incur costs for removal of dumped fuel waste

Farmers and owners of land on which fuel launderers have illegally dumped toxic sludge may soon have to foot the bill for its removal after the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) signaled its intention to cease assisting in the removal…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Former IRA woman at centre of Spanish fraud probe

A former IRA member from Newry was among five Irish nationals arrested in Spain last week, in connection with an alleged multi-million pound property and smuggling fraud.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Family vows to pursue justice for murdered brothers

A Whitecross family, whose three brothers were murdered by the notorious loyalist Glenanne Gang 39 years ago, has initiated High Court proceedings against the British government for its failure to properly investigate the killings, The Examiner has learned.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Hardline loyalist called for ‘Libyan-type’ air strikes on Crossmaglen

The release of state papers by the Public Record Office under the 30 year rule have revealed startling details of calls for air strikes on Crossmaglen and other towns deemed to be republican strongholds in the 1980s.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Man remanded over serious New Year’s Day assault

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody following a serious assault in Newry in the early hours of New Year’s Day, in which the victim, a 28-year-old man, sustained severe injuries.