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Adrian Rutherford

Belfast Telegraph

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Recent articles by Adrian:

Secret Kincora boys' home files will not be released for 66 years

Highly sensitive documents on the Kincora scandal will remain locked away in Northern Ireland's official archive for decades to come. → Read More

Secret Kincora scandal file will not be released for 66 years

Highly sensitive documents on the Kincora scandal will remain locked away in Northern Ireland's official archive for decades to come. → Read More

Council drawing up action plan to revitalise Belfast city centre

Belfast councillors have agreed to bring forward a plan to address challenges facing the city's retail sector. → Read More

Ratepayers foot £250k bill for our councils bestowing honours on great and good

Councils in Northern Ireland have spent almost £250,000 honouring prominent people. → Read More

Call for work on £9m Belfast foot and cycle bridge to start without delay

Work to construct a new foot and cycle bridge across the Lagan - first announced five years ago - needs to begin, a cross-party group of MLAs has said. → Read More

Band unwise to wear a Para crest in Londonderry, says DUP founder

A founding member of the DUP has said the inclusion of the Parachute Regiment's crest on a band uniform during last weekend's Apprentice Boys parade was "very unwise". → Read More

Northern Ireland farmers 'isolated and anxious' as rural crime figures on rise

Farmers feel under siege because of the impact of rural crime on their livelihoods, it has been claimed. → Read More

Tributes to long-serving Dungannon Golf Club member following death at age of 97

A Co Tyrone man thought to have been the longest-serving member of any golf club in Ireland has died. → Read More

Court upholds ruling BT discriminated against man with autism

Telecoms giant BT has lost an appeal over a finding that it discriminated against a young job applicant from Northern Ireland with disabilities. → Read More

Johnson issues rallying call for Union ahead of first trip to Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson has called for a renewal of "the ties that bind our United Kingdom" as he prepares to make his first trip to Northern Ireland as Prime Minister. → Read More

90% support tougher penalties for drivers caught using phones

Stronger penalties should be issued to drivers in Northern Ireland who use their mobile phones at the wheel, a consultation has found. → Read More

MoD apology as deceased soldiers written to over Troubles probes

The Ministry of Defence have apologised after officials mistakenly sent letters to dead soldiers over Troubles-era incidents. → Read More

Northern Ireland drivers urged to shop around as car insurance costs on the rise

Car insurance prices in Northern Ireland have increased for the first time in 18 months. → Read More

Cancer fight inspires Nichola Lyall to complete radiography degree

A woman has told how her battle with cancer inspired her to complete a degree in radiography. → Read More

Revealed: Northern Ireland council sickness rates highest in UK

Sick leave at Northern Ireland councils is the worst in the UK, with staff missing three weeks at work every year, a report reveals today. → Read More

£40,000 a day bill for civil service overtime in Northern Ireland

More than £40,000 a day is being spent on overtime by government departments in Northern Ireland. → Read More

Civil Service rapped as digital project cost doubles to £110m

A digital transformation project has doubled in cost, amid warnings that it may not have delivered value for money. → Read More

Revealed: Just one in four Northern Ireland benefit fraud cases ends with prosecution

Less than a quarter of suspected benefit frauds result in prosecution, it can be revealed. → Read More

Asian couple win racism case against Northern Ireland car dealer

A couple who claimed they were racially harassed while buying a car from a Northern Ireland dealership have been awarded £2,500. → Read More

Free speech row as QUB academics accuse unionists of bid to gag them

A row has broken out following complaints by unionist politicians about views expressed by lecturers at Queen's University. → Read More