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Restaurant destroyed in arson attack
A Chinese restaurant is destroyed and a number of other premises damaged in an arson attack in County Antrim. (Read More...)
Sex assault on six-year-old girl
The police are investigating a report that a six-year-old girl was indecently assaulted by an older schoolboy in south Belfast. (Read More...)
Disability Pride celebrated in city
Hundreds gather in Belfast for an international carnival and family fun day to celebrate all people with disabilities. (Read More...)
90-year-old robbed by bogus caller
A 90-year-old man is robbed by a bogus caller in Newtownabbey's Rathcoole estate. (Read More...)
Search for 86.7m euro lottery ticket
The search is on for the owner of ticket which scooped 86.7m euros (£68.3m) in the Euromillions jackpot in the Republic of Ireland on Friday. (Read More...)
Armagh GAA hit by club game farce
A fixtures row forces former All-Ireland Club Football champions Crossmaglen to field against a team of middle-aged men. (Read More...)
NI poll 'not needed after No vote'
A vote on the future of Northern Ireland's border is not necessary following Scotland's 'No' vote, says First Minister Peter Robinson. (Read More...)
Accuser claims musician lost temper
A 20-year-old woman who claims she was sexually abused by traditional Irish musician Francis McPeake claims in court he "lost his temper" when she told him she thought she might be pregnant. (Read More...)
Frazer pledge over Galloway insults
A loyalist victims campaigner makes a High Court pledge not to repeat any allegedly defamatory comments about George Galloway on social media. (Read More...)
Husband found wife in pool of blood
The husband of a woman killed at the laundrette where she worked tells a court he cradled her in his arms to see if she was still alive while she lay in a pool of blood. (Read More...)
Wembley to host Euro 2020 final
Dublin's Aviva Stadium will host four Euro 2020 matches with Wembley the venue for both semi-finals and the final. (Read More...)
'Sense of excitement' over MTV gigs
The mayor of Derry has said there is "a palpable sense of excitement" in the city ahead of the weekend's MTV Crashes concerts. (Read More...)
Lorry damaged in petrol bomb attack
A lorry and trailer are damaged in a patrol bomb attack in Strabane, County Tyrone. (Read More...)
City centre attacker avoids prison
A man has been given a suspended jail sentence for assaulting a man who died hours after the single-punch attack. (Read More...)
Sectarian abuse shouted at resident
Police say a criminal damage incident in the Waterside area of Londonderry on Wednesday night had sectarian overtones. (Read More...)
Man is shot by gunman on bicycle
A 32-year-old man is shot and injured in the garden of his north Dublin home. (Read More...)
Bomb at house in Wicklow made safe
Police in the Republic of Ireland begin an investigation after a bomb is made safe in County Wicklow. (Read More...)
PM wants Home Rule leader honoured
The Irish prime minister gives his support to calls for a new memorial to honour of the leader of the Irish Home Rule movement, John Redmond. (Read More...)
Radio reporter mugged in Edinburgh
A journalist with Irish state broadcaster RTÉ is mugged in Edinburgh while covering the Scottish referendum. (Read More...)
Baby giraffe: 'It's a girl'
Belfast Zoo has revealed a baby giraffe born in front of surprised visitors at the animal enclosure is a girl. (Read More...)
The man giving all his money away
The billionaire who has spent 30 years giving his fortune away (Read More...)
Call for police budget transparency
The finance minister has called for more transparency around the pressures facing the policing budget. (Read More...)
Billionaire in NI education grant
A US billionaire philanthropist donates almost £25m to shared education, dementia care and early years learning programmes in Northern Ireland, as part of an overall £58m investment. (Read More...)
McGuinness backs smaller assembly
Martin McGuinness says he supports a cut in the size of the assembly to show politicians are prepared to accept part of the pain caused by budget cuts. (Read More...)
Casino ban 'will not be removed'
Casinos will remain banned in Northern Ireland under legislation due to go before the Assembly next year, the social development minister says. (Read More...)
Team picked for Northside project
A partnership between an international construction firm and a Northern Ireland property company is expected to be chosen as preferred developer for a major Belfast regeneration project. (Read More...)
Benefit claimant numbers down
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Northern Ireland in August falls by 600 to 52,000. (Read More...)
NI house prices rise in July by 4.5%
House prices in Northern Ireland rose by 4.5% in July, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). (Read More...)
Rates non-payment legal action rises
The number of court actions started for non-payment of rates is on the rise, according to figures provided to the BBC. (Read More...)
Phones 4U jobs risk at 16 NI stores
Almost 100 jobs at Phones 4U's Northern Ireland stores are at risk, after the retailer went into administration. (Read More...)


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