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Jayne Olorunda – Stop, look and listen.

I used to cringe when someone asked me about my Dad. I’m not saying that losing someone in the troubles is embarrassing, but a part of me hated telling those not in the know what became of him. Why? Recently

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NI21 – Part Three

Vixens has previously reported in Part One, that legal advice was given that the party executive wished to follow.  Following that, and due to people asking questions about what the nature of the legal advice was regarding why that organisation

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BREAKING : NI21 Executive statement in full.

FIRST WITH THE NEWS… Vixens has decided to publish the following statement in full as a second part to our exclusive blog yesterday,  following a number of questions which were tweeted to us today.    Clarification regarding Statements made by

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EXCLUSIVE : Legal Letter shines light on NI21 Executive Actions .

  A letter sent by one of the top solicitors in Northern Ireland advised the former Executive of NI21 against bringing in an outside agency, such as Carecall to investigate allegations against the party leader Basil Mc Crea, Vixens can exclusively reveal tonight. The letter,

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Character is Fate (Jayne Olorunda)

  For almost a fortnight we have argued, tweeted, messaged and emailed about racism. At last we acknowledge a problem, a severe problem at that, BUT we must also acknowledge that the time has come to move from talking and start doing. We need to see a racial equality strategy move to

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News : Orange Order March banned by Parades Commission.

The Parades Commission has today banned the Orange Order from a return parade along the Crumlin Road in North Belfast. The Order had applied to complete the return leg of the parade on Saturday, which had originally been prevented on 12th July

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EXCLUSIVE : “Some people will think ‘murdering bastards’, but we’re working to change things for the better.”

For the first time, in an exclusive interview with Vixens, senior members of the Loyalist Community speak in depth about criminality, racism, Adair, perceptions of the UDA and conflict resolution.  Síofra O’Neill explains… As someone who would be perceived to

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Most oft used N.I Politicians’ Phrases

“The reality is…” Coined in 1997 and used mostly by republicans. Close your eyes. Think of the Talkback music starting all those years ago and David Dunseith skilfully interviewing politicians on the peace negotiations. Who can you hear spouting in nearly

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Gang Bang, Ulster Style – The “Romper Room” Murder. (Jeanne Griffin)

Of all of the deaths in the so called “troubles”, the following has haunted me since I read the details.  This is Anne Ogilby, a beautiful 31 year old, single mother of four. She’s dead now.  Beaten to death.  By

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Exclusive : Was Martin McGuinness the head of the IRA’s Northern Command?

A note written inside Long Kesh  from one IRA Commander to another,  dates Martin McGuinness’ departure from the Northern Command of the organisation to 1995, at a time when he was also Sinn Féin’s chief negotiator. While it has been

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