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Police warning to drivers over snow
Police advise motorists to take extra care due to heavy snow in some parts of Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
Tweet taunts Labour over Sinn Féin
The Conservative Party taunts Labour over claims that the party had discussed a post election coalition with Sinn Féin. (Read More...)
BBC rejects DUP's TV debates demand
The BBC has rejected the DUP's demands to be included in the TV election debates. (Read More...)
Tesco closing three stores in NI
Tesco is to close three shops in east Belfast and Ballymena, putting more than 150 jobs at risk (Read More...)
Girls arrested over Randalstown murder
A third teenage girl is arrested in connection with the murder of Chinese restaurateur Nelson Cheung in County Antrim earlier this month. (Read More...)
Sawmill firm fined over man's death
A County Londonderry timber company is ordered to pay over £100,000 in fines and costs for criminal safety failings that led to the death of an employee. (Read More...)
Security alert at MLAs house over
The police say nothing was found following a security alert at the home of Sinn Féin's North Antrim MLA Daithí McKay. (Read More...)
Householders to receive rate subsidy
Up to 350,000 householders in Northern Ireland will receive a subsidy on their rates bill as a result of moving to one of the new so-called super councils. (Read More...)
Health chief worry over panel plan
The expert who carried out the review into Northern Ireland's health service says he believes one of its major recommendations will not be accepted. (Read More...)
Church issues family ashes appeal
A church that is closing down issues an appeal for anyone whose loved ones' cremated remains are kept there to come forward. (Read More...)
Ford reacts to LCJ's budget concerns
Justice Minister David Ford says he was "a little surprised" by the tone of comments made by the Lord Chief Justice (LCJ) regarding budget cuts. (Read More...)
Ambulance strike to go ahead in NI
A planned strike by some ambulance workers and other NHS staff in Northern Ireland is set to go ahead on Thursday. (Read More...)
Army bomb teams called out 347 times
Army bomb disposal officers were called out in Northern Ireland nearly once a day last year, a security powers watchdog has said. (Read More...)
NI role in pregnant smokers trial
Northern Ireland could feature in medical trials in which pregnant smokers are offered shopping vouchers to help them quit. (Read More...)
Childhood crimes 'can be reviewed'
People with a childhood criminal record will be able to ask for a review under new plans revealed by the Northern Ireland justice minister. (Read More...)
565 callouts for RNLI's crews
RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards answered 565 calls for help in Northern Ireland in 2014, the charity's annual statistics show. (Read More...)
Derry line upgrade to start in May
Work on a second major upgrade to the Derry-to-Coleraine railway line is to begin in May, Translink says. (Read More...)
Row over Bloody Sunday window
A row has broken out over the installation of a stained glass window at Derry's Guildhall commemorating those killed on Bloody Sunday. (Read More...)
Men released over Limavady attack
Three men, arrested in connection with an attack on a woman in County Londonderry, are released pending a report to the PPS. (Read More...)
Man released after Derry operation
A man in his 30s is released by police into medical care after a major security operation at an apartment block in Londonderry. (Read More...)
Man 'shoots himself' in police chase
A 31-year-old man dies after he reportedly shot himself in the head while he was being followed by the police in the Republic of Ireland, on suspicion of abduction. (Read More...)
School postpones gay bullying class
A Dublin school has postponed anti-homophobic bullying workshops following complaints by parents. (Read More...)
Walkout as legal action stops debate
Senior Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil members briefly walk out of the Irish parliament in protest over the cancellation of a debate on alleged police misconduct. (Read More...)
Garda shot in New Orleans mugging
An Irish police officer is shot during an attempted street robbery in the United States. (Read More...)
Council warns on battered city fish
People have been warned not to dine out on fish salvaged from the street after a lorry shed 600 mackerel in Belfast at the weekend. (Read More...)
'Missing person alert' for statue
The theft of a statue of a Celtic sea god, that has prompted a campaign for its safe return, has now led to a 'missing persons appeal' by police. (Read More...)
Publish OTR names says Ian Paisley
The DUP MP Ian Paisley repeats his call for the government to publish a list of the names of people who received On the Run (OTR) letters. (Read More...)
PM: Timing key for election debates
David Cameron makes clear he wants TV debates to take place before the election campaign starts at the end of March. (Read More...)
UUP questions Irish school approval
Northern Ireland's education minister is asked to explain why he approved a new Irish language school amid claims the cost is unsustainable. (Read More...)
NI parties not in TV debate plans
New proposals for TV election debates do not include parties from Northern Ireland, it is confirmed. (Read More...)


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