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EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

  Nacho Novo was recently the victim of a tirade of threatening abuse as he arrived at Belfast International Airport, the incident was recorded by the perpetrator himself, Daire Smyth from Downpatrick, and published online. I started by asking the Rangers legend how he felt about the incident. “A disgrace. It is hard to take […]

NEWS: Walkway bonfire statement from EBCI- Positive self regulation 

NEWS: Walkway bonfire statement from EBCI- Positive self regulation 

A statement has been released by the East Belfast Community Initiative in relation to the Walkway bonfire site in East Belfast.  It is published in full below ……………………….. East Belfast Community Initiative are pleased to announce that agreement has been reached with bonfire builders at the Walkway site in east Belfast to move the bonfire […]

NEWS: Full text of EBCI legal flag protocol 

NEWS: Full text of EBCI legal flag protocol 

Protocol presented by the East Belfast Community Initiative which mediates on behalf of ex combatants linked to east Belfast UVF.  • Flags to be erected on 1st June and removed as soon as practicable following 28th September (Ulster Day) but no later than 7 October.   • Tattered, torn or otherwise damaged flags to be […]

Ballynafeigh Apprentice Boys FB respond to the SDLP’s sectarian targeting  of their club 

Ballynafeigh Apprentice Boys FB respond to the SDLP’s sectarian targeting  of their club 

After a barrage of negative publicity contrived by the SDLP, for purely political and sectarian purposes, the Ballynafeigh Apprentice Boys Flute Band Club have released a statement on social media. The club has been relentlessly attacked in the media after the SDLP, who supported the naming of a playpark after an IRA terrorist, sought to […]

What happened? Why Unionism said no to the ‘deal’

What happened? Why Unionism said no to the ‘deal’

There has been much information, and misinformation, circulated within the past number of days. We at Unionist Voice feel it is appropriate to provide an outline, from our understanding, of the chronology of the deal unfolding, and who knew what. It should be pointed out that this website was the first to raise the alarm […]

Unionists urged to speak out against rumoured DUP surrender 

Rumours have grown today that the DUP are on the verge of a humiliating surrender to Sinn Fein demands, in order to get back into Stormont and Save their salary. Unionism voted in their droves, with many lending their vote to the DUP, to give Arlene Foster a strong mandate NOT to provide anymore concessions […]

NEWS: Campaign launched to encourage reporting of PSNI harassment of the loyalist community

NEWS: Campaign launched to encourage reporting of PSNI harassment of the loyalist community

There is growing anger amongst the loyalist community due to a huge increase in police harassment, and targeted stop and search operations, for which the PSNI have on many occasions been unable to provide the correct paperwork or explain the appropriate legislation. After a plethora of republican shootings and criminality, the PSNI have encamped themselves […]

NEWS: Partisan nature of Paramilitary Crime Task Force revealed

By Andrew Smyth The introductory purpose of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force, outlined in a statement carried on the National Crime Agency (NCA) website on 27 September 2017, outlines their objective as follows; “A multi-agency taskforce has been set up in Northern Ireland to protect communities by tackling all forms of criminality linked to paramilitarism. […]

Lady Hermon’s despicable attack on Unionism should see her ousted by the people of North Down

Many unionists in North Down will have been appalled at the increasingly overt attempts by the local MP, Lady Sylvia Hermon, to subvert the will of the British people in relation to Brexit. Lady Hermon, like many remain MPs, cloaked these attempts in palatable language, however there is no doubt that the member for North […]