Fintona arrest in global cyber crime investigation


A 22-YEAR-OLD man arrested in Fintona earlier this week is suspected of being “heavily involved” in the running of a website which provided access to more than 12 billion personal credentials to cyber criminals for as little as $2 per day. The suspect was detained on suspicion of fraud and serious crime offences by the […]


Nurses strike action suspended


HEALTH workers’ unions have suspended strike action following positive talks with the Department of Health. The announcement comes after an offer from the newly-elected health minister Robin Swann to bring healthcare workers’ pay back into line with the rate in England, and to try and increase staffing levels. Unison and RCN members protested over pay […]


Teenager in court over taxi driver assault


A teenager has appeared in court charged with attacking a Strabane taxi driver.  Dylan McGrinder (18) of Glebe Gardens, Sion Mills appeared at Omagh Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday).  McGrinder is alleged to have attacked the driver, damaged the wing mirror and car wing and made off without paying the £5 taxi fare.  Advertisement McGrinder […]


Inquest begins into death of republican John Brady


The inquest into the death of Strabane republican John Brady has heard evidence from family and friends that he was in “good form” and showed no signs of being unhappy or anxious prior to his arrest and subsequent death in Strand Road PSNI in Derry.


Storm Brendan set to hit Tyrone


STORM Brendan is already making his presence known as strong winds hit Tyrone this morning. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for Northern Ireland today (Monday) from 10am to midnight, with the storm due early this afternoon. The storm is expected to bring gusts of 65 to 75mph is expected on exposed coasts […]