Northern Ireland

Man is charged over north Belfast machete attack

A 22-year-old man has been charged over a machete attack in north Belfast.

The incident happened at Edlingham Street, off Duncairn Gardens, in the early hours of Sunday. A 30-year-old man suffered a large gash to his face in the attack.

The 22-year-old has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and common assault.

He is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court later on Monday.