Police say substantial bomb found in Derry

first_img Facebook Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter By News Highland – February 17, 2015 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Google+ Police say substantial bomb found in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th center_img Pinterest Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Police have confirmed a “substantial bomb” has been found in Derry.A security alert has been ongoing in Derry this evening, 24 hours after it began.Police began searching the Currynierin estate yesterday, after they received phone calls claiming an explosive device had been left in a laneway.Marguaritte Doherty lives in the area, she spoke on the Shaun Doherty Show earlier:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/margraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Homepage BannerNews Previous articleFinn Harps and Derry city granted 2015 licencesNext articleWhy was Catherine Tyldesley upset about her Coronation Street final scenes? News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Twitter, Square to mark ‘Juneteenth’ holiday lauding end of slavery in US

first_imgJack Dorsey on Tuesday said that both companies he heads — Twitter and Square — are making “Juneteenth” a holiday for employees in commemoration of the end of slavery in the US.The holiday set for each June 19 marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers landed in Texas with the message that the Civil War was over and slavery ended, according to a Juneteenth.com website linked to by Dorsey.President Abraham Lincoln more than two years earlier had issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which went into effect at the start of 1863. Topics : The arrival of Union troops in Texas provided needed strength to overcome resistance there to freeing slaves, according to Juneteenth.com.”Both Twitter and Square are making #Juneteenth [June 19th] a company holiday in the US, forevermore,” Dorsey said in a tweet.”A day for celebration, education, and connection.”He added in a follow-up tweet that Twitter and Square will work to make company holidays of days celebrating emancipation in other countries where it operates.last_img read more

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