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Bus lane error wipes out 700 fines
More than 700 fines handed to motorists using Belfast bus lanes are cancelled because of a "timing issue" with detection cameras. (Read More...)
US talks on Stormont 'encouraging'
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness says his meeting White House officials about the Stormont crisis was positive and encouraging, despite DUP claims it was a waste of time. (Read More...)
Adopted woman's search for the truth
An Irishwoman who spent years searching for her real identity shares her concerns about the new tracing legislation. (Read More...)
Pensioner is jailed for sex abuse
A Belfast pensioner who sexually abused two members of the same family is given an extended 12 year sentence. (Read More...)
Court bid to stop anorexia treatment
An anorexic woman from Northern Ireland launches a legal bid to block attempts by health authorities to send her to England for further treatment. (Read More...)
No Royals at 1916 celebrations
No member of the Royal family is invited to attend events marking the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. (Read More...)
Accused falls down court stairs
An ambulance was called to Armagh courthouse after a man accused of assaulting victims campaigner Willie Frazer fell down a flight of stairs. (Read More...)
Man cleared of smuggling charge
One of four men accused of attempting to smuggle 35 immigrants into the UK in a shipping container is found not guilty. (Read More...)
Farmers warning on milk price slump
Dairy farmers warn some of them may go out of business if the milk slump continues and they don't get a better price for their product. (Read More...)
Daughter taken out of mother's care
The daughter of a woman whose mind "shattered" into multiple personalities after being sexually abused as a child is to be taken into care, a High Court judge rules. (Read More...)
Man charged over cannabis seizure
A 31-year-old man is charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants in Foreglen, near Dungiven, County Londonderry. (Read More...)
Ex-store manager sentenced for theft
A former manager of a furniture store in Londonderry, who stole more than £10,000 from the company, is given a suspended jail sentence. (Read More...)
SDLP office targeted in attack
A man is arrested after an attack on an SDLP constituency office in Strabane, County Tyrone. (Read More...)
Meeting to tackle Derry trouble
Community leaders meet in Galliagh, Londonderry, to tackle anti-social behaviour following trouble in the area on Friday night. (Read More...)
Wife's death 'treated as murder'
Police investigating a married couple's deaths in the Republic of Ireland are treating the woman's death as murder and investigating the possibility that she was the victim of a murder-suicide. (Read More...)
Stolen paintings 'found by gardener'
Stolen Irish paintings worth thousands of euros are found dumped in County Wicklow by man who discovered them while he was cutting hedges. (Read More...)
Irish adoption tracing law published
The Irish government has published proposed legislation to give adopted people the right to access their birth certificate for the first time. (Read More...)
NI secretary blocked MI5 surveillance
The Northern Ireland secretary has twice refused MI5 surveillance warrant requests, the watchdog overseeing the intelligence services says. (Read More...)
US meetings over Stormont crisis
Northern Ireland's secretary of state and deputy first minister are taking separate visits to the US to brief the government about the Stormont crisis. (Read More...)
Charges over threats to Gerry Adams
A man is charged with causing a hoax bomb alert at the home of the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and making threats to kill. (Read More...)
'HIA best forum for Kincora inquiry'
The discovery of new state papers about the Kincora abuse scandal does not mean the inquiry into what happened should be extended, the NI secretary says. (Read More...)
Public cash may ease office 'crisis'
Public money loans could be on offer after report for Invest NI says Belfast office supply could reach 'crisis' point (Read More...)
£14m boost for cyber security centre
A centre at Queen's University, Belfast, aimed at enhancing cyber security, plans to recruit 25 extra staff after receiving £14m in funding. (Read More...)
Thompsons invest £2.5m in new plant
Belfast animal feed company Thompsons is investing £2.5m in a new heat and energy plant. (Read More...)
Ryanair upbeat on profit outlook
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 25% rise in quarterly profits and says its full-year results will be at the top end of forecasts. (Read More...)
NI firm joins Cameron's Asia mission
A Northern Ireland company joins Prime Minister David Cameron on a trade mission to Asia. (Read More...)
Ernemen must prepare for Croke noise
Peter McGrath tells his Fermanagh side not to be overawed in Sunday's big Croke Park occasion against Dublin. (Read More...)
Liverpool held but Rangers win again
Liverpool are held to a 1-1 draw thanks to a late goal by GPS FC Bayern in the Milk Cup Junior Section but Rangers win again. (Read More...)
Johnston wins second medal in LA
County Armagh swimmer Sarah Jane Johnston secures a second bronze medal at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angles. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Culture Committee part one
The Culture Committee continues its inquiry into issues around emergency exiting at the redeveloped Casement Park. (Read More...)


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