Gareth Cross, Belfast Telegraph

Gareth Cross

Belfast Telegraph

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Recent articles by Gareth:

Watch: Police escort rogue Swan back to Belfast park after escape

It may have been nice weather for ducks in Belfast on Friday, but one swan was clearly enjoying themselves as they fled their home in the Waterworks. → Read More

Co Antrim party business 'destroyed' in fire

A Co Antrim business which catered for parties and days out has been gutted by a fire on the premises. → Read More

Gerry Adams rejects claim 'shadowy figures' run Sinn Fein

Former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has rejected claims that "shadowy figures" play a key role in the running of the party. → Read More

Housing Executive raises rents in bid to tackle funds shortfall

Northern Ireland’s Housing Executive (NIHE) is set to raise rents for the first time in five years as it faces a large funding shortfall. → Read More

New IRA planning car bomb attack on Sinn Fein member, says O'Neill

Sinn Fein vice president Michelle O'Neill has said that dissident republican group the New IRA are planning a car bomb attack on one of the party's members. → Read More

Revealed: Over £144m spent on Irish medium education in last five years

The Department for Education has provided over £144m to the Irish language sector in the last five years, it has been revealed. → Read More

Causeway Coast and Glens Council bumps rates by 7.65%

Cash-strapped Causeway Coast and Glens council on Thursday night voted through a domestic rate increase of 7.65% — and agreed to freeze business rates. → Read More

Portrush airshow cancellation a £2.5m hit to local economy, says Alliance councillor

An event that brings millions of pounds into Portrush every year has been cancelled to save the council just £240,000. → Read More

'Lack of clarity' around Brexit border checks at ports, MLAs told

MLA's have been told there is a "lack of clarity" around what, if any border checks will be required in Northern Ireland after the Brexit transition period. → Read More

Dissidents planning Sinn Fein attack after PSNI recruitment event, says O'Neill

Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill has said police have informed Sinn Fein of dissident republican threats against her after the party showed support for a PSNI recruitment campaign. → Read More

SDLP's Eastwood blasts Gove's Brexit border plan as 'damaging to Northern Ireland economy'

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has hit out at Michael Gove after his announcement customs checks on goods travelling between Great Britain (GB) and the EU would be "inevitable" from next year. → Read More

Ireland election: DUP's Sammy Wilson warns 'Sinn Fein useless in government' after spectacular poll success

DUP MP Sammy Wilson has issued a warning after Sinn Fein's election success in the Republic of Ireland, saying they are "useless in government". → Read More

Former Sinn Fein MLA Francie Brolly dies

Former Sinn Fein East Londonderry MLA Francie Brolly has died. → Read More

Sinn Fein MLA McGuigan breaks silence on £100k gambling addiction

A Sinn Fein MLA has revealed how a gambling addiction cost him over £100,000 and left him unable to buy food or necessities for his children. → Read More

Conor Murphy apology 'not enough', says heartbroken mother of murdered Paul Quinn

The devastated mother of murder victim Paul Quinn has said that a long-awaited apology from Sinn Fein's Conor Murphy is "not enough". → Read More

Sinn Fein's Conor Murphy apologises to family of Paul Quinn for criminal remarks

Sinn Fein Finance Minister Conor Murphy has apologised to the family of Paul Quinn after linking him to criminality after his murder. → Read More

Pressure grows on Conor Murphy as SDLP leader Eastwood demands he retract Paul Quinn 'lie'

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood called on Stormont Finance Minister Conor Murphy to withdraw his slur against the late Paul Quinn in a passionate plea in the House of Commons on Wednesday. → Read More

Doug Beattie accuses DUP of u-turn over support for Troubles legacy agreement

UUP MLA Doug Beattie has accused the DUP of trying to wash their hands of the Stormont House Agreement after calls from the party to revisit Troubles legacy provisions. → Read More

Sinn Fein rejects Foster's call to revisit Troubles legacy agreement

Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill has rejected calls from Arlene Foster to revisit the Troubles legacy provisions in the Stormont House Agreement. → Read More

Missing woman found on Cavehill after three-day search operation

A Belfast woman who went missing on Wednesday has been found alive in the Cavehill area on after an extensive three-day search operation. → Read More