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Formal end to NI child heart surgery
Northern Ireland's health minister has formally accepted proposals for a single, all-Ireland children's heart surgery centre, based in Dublin. (Read More...)
Cuts 'mean no money for key repairs'
The Department for Regional Development does not have enough money to fund basic services like traffic light repairs, its minister warns. (Read More...)
NI air tax likely to remain in place
An economic report for the executive says there is not a strong enough case for abolishing a £13 tax on the majority of flights out of Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
Wildlife keeper wins eviction case
A wildlife keeper wins a High Court victory over being evicted from his dangerous animals sanctuary. (Read More...)
'Stay silent order' as partner shot
A woman whose partner was shot dead in her flat was ordered not to speak by a masked man when she opened the door to him, a murder trial is told. (Read More...)
Ex-teacher admits indecent images
A former teacher who stood for the SDLP in the Westminster election of 1983 pleads guilty to making indecent images of children. (Read More...)
Hospital ward closure discussed
About 100 people attend a public meeting about the proposed closure of a hospital ward in County Down. (Read More...)
DPP to get supergrass claims file
The Police Ombudsman is to send a file to the director of public prosecutions this month for him to decide if two former police officers should be prosecuted for a range of crimes, including conspiracy to murder. (Read More...)
Audit office critical of IT scheme
An IT company was awarded a 1.3m euros (£950,000) grant to buy equipment which "in all likelihood" cost it 30,000 euros (£22,000), the NI Audit Office concludes. (Read More...)
Three arrests over prisoner's escape
Three people are arrested in the Republic of Ireland in connection with the escape of a prisoner who fled across the border to Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
Two die in home accidents every week
Two people die every week in accidents at home in Northern Ireland, says Stormont Health Minister Jim Wells. (Read More...)
Autistic boy target of online abuse
A woman says she's her hurt and disgusted at abusive comments posted about her autistic son on a Facebook page. (Read More...)
'Life savings' stolen by thieves
A Londonderry woman says her parents have been left devastated after thieves broke into their home and stole their life savings. (Read More...)
More staff on gritters after assault
Extra staff are travelling on gritting lorries in Londonderry over the weekend, after masked men ordered a driver to bring what they said was an explosive device to a police station. (Read More...)
Gritter stopped by masked men
A gritter driver has stopped by masked men who told him to take what they said was an explosive device to a Londonderry police station. (Read More...)
Ireland passes cigarette package law
The Republic of Ireland has become the first country in Europe to pass legislation requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain packets. (Read More...)
Family face eviction from mansion
A solicitor's family has lost a court battle to stop a bank from repossessing their mansion in County Dublin. (Read More...)
Aer Lingus reassures staff over IAG
The boss of Aer Lingus has written to his staff to reassure them about the airline's future and their terms of employment under a proposed £1bn takeover. (Read More...)
Irish manufacturing boosts eurozone
Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey (Read More...)
Willie John McBride: A rugby legend
Willie John McBride reflects on his life in a BBC NI documentary. (Read More...)
Quirky tales of 60s roving reporter
An insight into BBC News NI's 1960s storyteller James Boyce (Read More...)
IRA play park name debate rejected
Sinn Féin councillors in Newry reject unionist efforts to reconsider naming a play park after an IRA man. (Read More...)
Loyalist band group at SF conference
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness welcomes the decision by a group that represents loyalist bands to attend his party's annual conference. (Read More...)
SF speaker accepts Commonwealth role
Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin says he will take up the position of President of the NI Assembly Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). (Read More...)
New department names are announced
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson formally announces the names of the nine new Stormont departments that will replace the current 12 in 2016. (Read More...)
Students 'training for wrong jobs'
Many young people in Northern Ireland are being educated for the wrong careers, says the head of a Belfast-based technology firm. (Read More...)
Bombardier launches test flight
Bombardier Inc launches test flight of its CS300 jet. (Read More...)
SSE Airtricity reduces its prices
Energy provider SSE Airtricity is to drop natural gas prices by 7.8% and electricity prices by 8%. (Read More...)
Rampant South Africa crush Ireland
South Africa condemn Ireland to their first defeat of the World Cup as they cruise to a 201-run win in Canberra. (Read More...)
Ulster's Marshall and Wilson cited
Ulster duo Luke Marshall and Roger Wilson and Leinster's Ben Te'o are cited after incidents in the Pro12 last weekend. (Read More...)


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