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Committal proceedings against two men charged in connection with the rioting and murder of Lyra McKee will not proceed on 1 September.

Man accused of possessing gun used to kill Lyra McKee left DNA on weapon, court hears

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Man (27) charged with firearm offences in relation to Lyra McKee murder

Man’s DNA was found on gun used to kill journalist Lyra McKee

Man charged with possessing gun used to kill Lyra McKee granted bail

A 27-year-old man arrested by detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee was charged last night with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances. He will appear in court today

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Man, 27, is arrested by police probing the murder of journalist Lyra McKee who was shot dead

lyra mckee'>Journalist Lyra McKee was shot and killed by dissident republicans during a night of violence in Derry in April 2019.

Police in Northern Ireland said they had arrested a 27-year-old man in the investigation into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.


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“No-one’s going to tell me what I can and can’t say at this point…I’ve literally just lost the love of my life.” In the midst of her grief at murdered journalist Lyra McKee's funeral, her partner accused Leo Varadkar, Theresa May and Karen Bradley of failing Northern Ireland.

Heartbroken by the murder of Lyra McKee and the violence in Derry. The challenges in NI today are real--but we cannot let go of the last 21 years of hard-won peace and progress. This tragedy is a reminder of how much everyone has to lose if we do.

Today, on behalf of the Labour Party, I attended Lyra McKee's deeply moving funeral. It was clear how loved and respected she was by all who knew her. Today was also a reminder of the vital importance of protecting the Good Friday Agreement and the Northern Ireland peace process.

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Journalist killed in Londonderry during rioting on Thursday night named by police as 29-year-old Lyra McKee

Sara Canning, partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee, tells @JackieLongc4  the Northern Ireland same-sex marriage amendment passing in Westminster today is "absolutely momentous" but she is "heartbroken because the person I wanted to marry isn't here to see it happen". #C4News 

Lyra McKee, a 29-year-old journalist, was shot and killed during a night of unrest in Northern Ireland. She had a passion for digging “into topics that others don’t care about,” and had been named one of Forbes magazine's "30 Under 30 Europe."

A look back at when murdered journalist Lyra McKee appeared on BBC Newsline, as a teenager, after winning a young journalist award.

We stand together in mourning the senseless murder & loss of Lyra McKee who was laid to rest in Northern Ireland today. May the vision of peace shared by the residents of Derry-Londonderry during our visit last week prevail.

My thoughts are with the family and loved ones of Lyra McKee, senselessly killed while doing her job as a journalist. This shocking attack is a reminder of the vital importance of protecting the Good Friday Agreement and Northern Ireland peace process.

It’s Good Friday, 21 years after the peace deal was signed, and Northern Ireland is waking to dark news from the past. Rioting, petrol bombs, alleged bomb plots and, worst of all, a 29-year-old journalist, Lyra McKee, shot dead in the street.