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Terror suspect held by police

A YOUNG Muslim-convert, who is believed to have travelled to the Middle East to fight alongside Syrian rebels, has been arrested on his return to Northern Ireland.

Eamon Bradley (25) left his Melmore Gardens home in the Creggan area of Derry earlier this year, telling his family he was off on holiday to Turkey. But he is understood to have travelled to Syria to join rebels battling the country's president.

Homeless man found dead

DUBLIN City Council is short €5m in order to adequately deal with the city's homeless crisis, according to Lord Mayor Christy Burke. His comments came after a homeless man was found dead on the street in Hazelhatch, Newcastle in South County Dublin.

The 49-year-old was one of nine people sleeping rough in the area and was believed to be clean after overcoming a drug addiction problem.

More than 125 people are believed to be homeless in the city and county as Dublin's housing crisis reaches a watershed.

Woman facing murder trial

A JUDGE has given prosecutors another two weeks to prepare evidence for the trial of an activist accused of murdering her former partner in Dublin in July.

Mercy Peters (41) originally from Sierra Leone, who had been living at the home of 42-year-old Tyrone McKenna, in Marlay Court, Rathfarnham, south Co Dublin, is charged with his murder on July 17 last.

Mr McKenna and Ms Peters had been involved in running a publication for refugees. Tyrone McKenna's body was discovered at his home by his father, Thomas, and a post-mortem examination confirmed he died from a stab wound.

'Big Ben' tribute to WW1 fallen

One of London's most famous landmarks will be turned into an animated memorial to the dead of the First World War on Remembrance Sunday.

As dusk falls, images of falling poppies are to be projected on to Parliament's Elizabeth Tower - popularly known as Big Ben - as part of commemorations of the centenary of the conflict.