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New arrest over Belfast murder of ex-IRA assassin Kevin McGuigan

Man detained as political fallout of shooting continues to threaten Northern Ireland’s power-sharing executive

A man has been arrested in Belfast in connection with the murder of former IRA assassin Kevin McGuigan – a killing that has led to power sharing in Northern Ireland being pushed close to collapse.

The 41-year-old was arrested in east Belfast not far from where McGuigan was gunned down in an apparent revenge shooting in August.

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