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Judge quashes school closure move
The High Court quashes the education minister's decision to shut the first Catholic school in Northern Ireland that was attempting a transformation to integrated status. (Read More...)
Man found not guilty of Derry murder
A Londonderry man has been found not guilty of murdering Barry McCrory at a city centre flat in 2013. (Read More...)
Killer who filmed victim convicted
A sadomasochistic killer faces a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a childcare worker in the Republic of Ireland. (Read More...)
Fifth man charged over 'skunk' drugs
A 37-year-old man is charged in connection to an international investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis to Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
'Gay cake' order taken to avoid row
The woman who took the order for the 'gay cake' tells a court she initially accepted it to avoid a "confrontation" in the bakery. (Read More...)
Inquest held into boy's slurry death
An inquest into the death of eight-year-old boy finds that he died from asphyxia from the toxic gases released during the mixing of slurry at a farm in County Antrim. (Read More...)
Minister defends environmental cuts
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan denies that cuts to the grants for a number of environmental groups were imposed without consultation or strategic thinking. (Read More...)
Mother admits manslaughter of son
A mother admits killing her three-year-old toddler son at their Lisburn home almost two years ago. (Read More...)
Overhead cables 'best' for grid link
Campaigners angered as operator underlines plan to link electricity grids in NI and the Republic (Read More...)
Irish PM meets Ballymurphy families
Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny meets families of civilians who were killed by soldiers in Belfast over a three-day period in 1971. (Read More...)
Man appeals for brother to come home
The brother of a Londonderry man, who has gone missing, appeals for him to come home. (Read More...)
Motorcyclist injured in crash
A 17-year-old motorcyclist is taken to hospital with head injuries following a crash in Londonderry. (Read More...)
'No budget' for legacy projects
The Culture Minister confirms there is no money to pay for UK City of Culture legacy projects in County Londonderry that were promised in 2013. (Read More...)
Remnants of cannabis factory found
The remnants of a cannabis factory is found during a search in the Waterside area of Londonderry. (Read More...)
Man dies after Dublin shooting
One man has died and another is injured in a shooting in Drumcondra in north Dublin. (Read More...)
Australia murderer guilty of rapes
An Australian man jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher is convicted of three more rapes, officials reveal. (Read More...)
Irish Water to send incorrect bills
Incorrect water bills will be sent to thousands of households in the Republic of Ireland, Irish Water confirms. (Read More...)
Welfare reform talks continuing
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers says there is no sign of an imminent breakthrough in the impasse over welfare reform. (Read More...)
DUP MLA steps down after five months
The Democratic Unionist Party MLA Maurice Devenney is stepping down from the Northern Ireland Assembly after five months in the job. (Read More...)
School reinstated as polling station
A primary school is reinstated as a polling station, after it was dropped because of loyalist protests during last year's elections. (Read More...)
Hart warning over foreign investors
The US special envoy to Northern Ireland says foreign investors are not going to come without knowing what rate of corporation tax they will pay. (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...)
Non-domestic water charges to rise
Northern Ireland Water is putting up charges to its 80,000 non-domestic customers from April - the first price rise in three years. (Read More...)
Green energy subsidy 'could treble'
Electricity consumers in Northern Ireland could see a threefold rise in the amount they have to pay to subsidise renewable energy, an official report warns. (Read More...)
BBC and NI Screen new partnership
The BBC and Northern Ireland Screen sign new partnership agreement to support television and online industries in Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
Ulster 36-17 Cardiff Blues
Ulster clinch a bonus-point win by beating Cardiff Blues 36-17 in a pulsating Pro12 encounter in Belfast. (Read More...)
Derry City 3-0 Drogheda Utd
Derry City move up to fifth in the Premier Division thanks to a comfortable 3-0 win over Drogheda United at the Brandywell. (Read More...)
Giants edge Devils in first leg
Belfast Giants hold a 1-0 advantage over the Cardiff Devils after the play-offs quarter-final first leg at the Odyssey. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Northern Ireland Assembly
The DUP's Nelson McCausland voices concern at the withdrawal of QUB funding. (Read More...)


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