Sam McBride Northern Ireland Editor
  • Belfast
  • Belfast Telegraph

Sam McBride is the Northern Ireland Editor of the Belfast Telegraph and the Sunday Independent. His 2019 book Burned: The Inside Story of the Cash-for-Ash Scandal and Northern Ireland’s Secretive New Elite became a Sunday Times and Irish Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize. He is a regular presence on radio and television, giving analysis of events which impact on Northern Irish politics and society.

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Belfast Telegraph, Sunday Independent

Focus Areas

  • Northern Ireland

885 Articles
about 16 years ago
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Bin me up Scotty!

Computer chips capable of tracking movement are being used in some bins in some Northern Ireland councils, the Belfas...

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about 16 years ago
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Unionists praise GAA club

Unionists praise GAA club

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about 16 years ago
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Football. . . it's a broad church!

Football. . . it's a broad church!

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about 16 years ago
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52 demolition orders - but only 13 are carried out

The Planning Service has ordered that 52 buildings be demolished in the last five years - but only 13 have been removed.

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about 16 years ago
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Now freedom of information will come at a price from university

The University of Ulster is to introduce fees for releasing information under the Freedom of Information Act, the Bel...

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about 16 years ago
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No big rush for gay marriages

Grainne Close (left) and Shannon Sickels show off their wedding rings after becoming the United Kingdom's first gay c...

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about 16 years ago
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Lecturers to accept university pay offer

LECTURERS at the University of Ulster have agreed to call off industrial action after an improved pay deal was agreed...

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about 16 years ago
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Special praise for city clean-up squad

A former Lord Mayor of Belfast has praised 1,000 young people who are voluntarily cleaning Belfast this week.

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about 16 years ago
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Young take to streets for clean-up campaign

More than 1,000 young people were due on the streets of Belfast today to clean and rejuvenate two of the city's most ...

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about 16 years ago
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Arts festival plans to get bigger

The organisers of Ulster's newest performing arts festival held over the weekend have hailed it a resounding success.

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about 16 years ago
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Secret chip that checks what you put in your bin

Five Ulster councils have implanted controversial computer chips in household wheelie bins and are using them to moni...

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about 16 years ago
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The exotic items HM customs have seized

Items seized at by Ulster's customs officers in recent years include a bear's head and exotic tortoise shell.

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