22/01/2017 BBC Newsline


22/01/2017

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A police officer has been shot in North Belfast this evening.

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There's been widespread condemnation of the attack,

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which the Secretary of State has described as sickening.

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It's understood a number of shots fired from a car.

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The attack happened at this filling station at around half past seven

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this evening, the injured officer recovering in hospital where he is

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said to be in a stable condition. This nearby resident saw what

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happened but doesn't want to appear on camera. We were just coming along

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the Taiwan macro Road, shots heard, but we didn't know it was shots, we

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thought it was fireworks but we heard it was consistent so we knew

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something was wrong. Police use this filling station quite often. Locals

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who heard the shots came out to find out what happened here. They say

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they are angry at the attack and that it should never have happened

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in their community. There have been a number of policeman murdered, we

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could have had members of the general public shopping, and we are

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in a built-up area which we too have seen carnage in. Parts of the road

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is expended to be shut off till tomorrow asked police investigate

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what happened. A 51-year-old man's been charged

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with the murder of a woman Anita Downey's body

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was found in a house The police are appealing for help

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in finding her mobile phone. A former senior European Commission

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official has warned that controls at the border will have to return

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if the UK leaves the Customs Union. Michael Lux says that a system

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of "red and green lanes" could be introduced as a form of customs

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control on border roads. Here's our Economics

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and Business Editor John Campbell. Thousands go across the border every

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day with out customs checks. That is because the UK and Ireland are

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members of the UK elite macro -- EU customs union. Its members aren't

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free to do their own trade deals. Theresa May said there will be no

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return to the borders of the past and that a new arrangement will be

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negotiated. I do want us to have a customs agreement with the EU.

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Whether that means we must reach a completely new customs agreement,

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become an associate member of the customs union in some way or remain

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a signatory to some elements of it I hold no preconceived position. But a

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former head of customs sieges at the European Commission save there will

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have to be changes. He suggests we could see a system like the one

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operating on border roads between Norway and Sweden. There will be

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Irish customs official is, and UK customs officers, so if you have

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goods to declare you go to the red channel and then customs will deal

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with you, if you go through the green channel you can pass through

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freely. There is no certainty that this is the sort of arrangement we

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will end up with, but Brexit does mean that change is coming.

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GAA, and in the McKenna Cup semi finals

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while defending champions Tyrone saw off Fermanagh by three.

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Mark Sidebottom reports from Clones.

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The weather was kind, the ground ample and four January the football

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was at times impressive, in particular Fermanagh's opening count

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from Eddie Courtney. Clones drew breath and then drew level. Attacks

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down the right flank. Ahead by three, at the break, the

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ultra-lively Darien McCurry, pushed to row in front. Then came a

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Fermanagh surge. Aidan Breen's effort led by the fans. It prompted

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a rebuke from the home volley-macro holders. Drone advance, are Derry

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stay still. Let's get the forecast

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now, here's Barra. Hello, a story this weekend has been

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settled and it is set to stay that way for the next few days. That is

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thanks to high pressure dominating our current weather system. Denied

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it is already turning quite chilly out there, subzero temperatures

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across the board. We will see -2 or three degrees in some places so a

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widespread frost can be expected and also some pockets of fog, some of

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that fog especially in western counties could cause problems on the

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roads first thing tomorrow, something you bear in mind perhaps

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if you are travelling a thing. Otherwise tomorrow, high pressure

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stays in control, and we can expect a largely settled today. So, to

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begin with yes, there will be a good amount of frost out there to watch

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out for and also some fog which may be slow decay in some places but

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eventually it will do so, and overall a calm start. Sunshine will

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burn through as well. The good news is if you are travelling tomorrow,

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right across Britain and Ireland with that high pressure dominating

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us all it's a fine day, plenty of drying weather around there, some

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good amount of sunshine. Some will struggle, though, to get into the

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mid single figures especially in the northern half of Britain, and across

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the Northern Ireland here, nine or 10 degrees. -- the south of Ireland.

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Not a bad day to be outdoors. The good news for us, temperatures

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reached six or 7 degrees, maybe eight especially across eastern

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counties where we get some prolonged spells of sunshine and right through

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the baby winds will stay nice and light. A bit of a change coming

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tomorrow evening, cloud thickening up and you can see the rain coming

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in behind me. It moves in during Monday evening and overnight for a

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while on Tuesday that most of that should have gone by two used a

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morning. Tuesday I mild day but cloud begins later, expecting some

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damp weather to reach Western counties. It shouldn't be very much.

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Eastern counties, sunny gaps in the day. Overnight into Wednesday,

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Wednesday and Thursday high pressure tries to cling on we can expect a

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good deal of dry weather. Of course, stay tuned! Good night.

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Our next BBC Newsline bulletin is at 6.25 in the morning.

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Until then you can keep up to date with local news on BBC Radio Ulster

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or on the local news online service.

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From everyone on the BBC Newsline team, good bye.

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