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Concern raised over Nama NI deal
A Belfast law firm had £7m in a bank account "reportedly earmarked for a politician" after a major property deal, it has been claimed in the Irish parliament. (Read More...)
Arrests after shotgun fired in park
Two people are arrested after a report of a shotgun being fired in a playground in Belfast. (Read More...)
Translink records £8.4m trading loss
Public transport company Translink records a trading loss of £8.4m "against a very challenging backdrop" of Stormont cuts. (Read More...)
US firm to create 289 jobs in Derry
Two hundred and eighty nine jobs are being created in Londonderry by a US-based internet company. (Read More...)
Man jailed for murdering NI ex-wife
An Australian man is jailed for a minimum of 22 years for murdering his estranged wife, who was originally from Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
Trio jailed for wheelie bin attack
Two men are sentenced to three-and-a-half years for imprisoning a man who was found naked, bruised and battered in a taped-up wheelie bin in Ballymena. (Read More...)
Pink grasshopper found in Belfast
A pink grasshopper is discovered during a wildlife recording event in the Belfast hills. (Read More...)
Carmichael death accused denied bail
A man accused of murdering his father's partner allegedly told friends he was "going to throw her off the bridge" after she called police to remove him from her home, a court has heard. (Read More...)
Watchdog stops DUP MP's credit card
A DUP MP's official credit card is temporarily suspended over a £6,000 debt. (Read More...)
Rare bird of prey shot and killed
The RSPB Northern Ireland confirmed that a rare red kite was been deliberately shot and killed in County Down. (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...)
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...)
Ex-PM sorry for bank crisis hardship
The former Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen apologises for "hardship and distress" caused by the Irish financial crisis, which began during his tenure. (Read More...)
Irish singer Val Doonican dies
Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88. (Read More...)
TDs back Real IRA chief release bid
Five Irish MPs are supporting the family of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt as they seek his release from prison while recovering from surgery, the Irish Times is reporting. (Read More...)
Adams 'delusional' says Robinson
Peter Robinson has described Gerry Adams as "delusional", following an article by the Sinn Féin leader on the current crisis at Stormont. (Read More...)
Casement: Calls for chairman to quit
The DUP's Nelson McCausland is under pressure to step down as chairman of the inquiry into safety issues at Casement Park stadium. (Read More...)
Executive breached poverty plan duty
The Stormont Executive has breached its duties by failing to adopt an anti-poverty strategy for Northern Ireland, the High Court rules. (Read More...)
DUP block bid to censure Wilson
The DUP block a censure motion against Sammy Wilson in the Northern Ireland Assembly. (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...)
Plan to build NI's biggest wind farm
A planning application is submitted for what would be Northern Ireland largest wind farm. (Read More...)
Rail upgrades get £17m EU funding
EU funding of 24m euros (£17m) has been secured for two railway upgrades in Northern Ireland, including the Londonderry-Coleraine line. (Read More...)
Paris firm plans Belfast development
A Paris-based property firm has submitted plans for a £20m redevelopment of a Victorian bank building in Belfast city centre. (Read More...)
Linfield well placed to go through
Andrew Waterworth and Guy Bates goals give Linfield a 2-0 win in their Europa League first leg match against Runavik. (Read More...)
Glenavon 1-2 Shakhtyor Soligorsk
Defensive blunders prove costly for Glenavon as they lose 2-1 to Belarusians Shakhtyor Soligorsk in their Europa League first leg. (Read More...)
McDowell off to slow start in France
Graeme McDowell makes a faltering start to his bid to win his third successive French Open title at Le Golf National. (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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