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East Belfast protest, flying with a disability and an emotional Margaret Ritchie recalls the Loughinisland massacre.

Lisa McAlister sits in for Stephen Nolan with breaking news and hard-hitting talk about the big stories of the day.

1 hour, 27 minutes

Last on

Wed 18 Jun 2014 09:03

East Belfast

East Belfast

A man from Nigeria has said he is afraid to move into his new Belfast home after he arrived to find 5 people protesting at the front door.  34 year old Michael Abiona was greeted with posters reading "Local Houses 4 Local People" and "We have rights too" in east Belfast yesterday. 

"I've got to think of safety of my son" – he says.

"I am ashamed" - Naomi Long MP brands east Belfast housing protest racist

"I don't want to see anyone feeling intimidated." Cllr Jim Rodgers #bbcnolan


Flying with a disability

Flying with a disability

It’s Holiday time, but if you have travelled with or are travelling with a family member who is disabled then you'll know that it's just not as straightforward as it is for able bodied people.


 Mark Ferguson understands the frustrations only too well, he spent weeks trying to book flights with his wife and disabled daughter and says he was passed from pillar to post.

Short shorts

Short shorts

As we bask in a heatwave, we tackle the big question - Should men be allowed to wear shorts & sandals to the office?




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