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NI's curlew population 'in danger'
Europe's largest wading bird added to conservationists' red list (Read More...)
Revamp for pool built by school pupils
Swimming pool built by school pupils gets an Olympian official seal of approval (Read More...)
Tyrone surfer making waves on internet
A video showing "surfing" on Manchester streets has gone viral (Read More...)
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Cause for celebration
Irish tax receipts exceed predicted levels, so where is extra money coming from? (Read More...)
VIDEO: NI boy is given trial with Real Madrid
An 11-year-old from County Antrim secures a trial with Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Murder victim's mother says 'justice is done'
The mother of murdered Londonderry woman Jean Quigley has said she is relieved that justice has finally been done after her killer was convicted of murder for the second time on Thursday (Read More...)
VIDEO: Judgement reserved in same-sex marriage case
The judge in a landmark legal case challenging Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage says he will deliver his verdict after Christmas. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Apprentice Boys mark siege with parade
The annual Apprentice Boys of Derry parade has taken place. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Storm Desmond causes disruption
A number of roads have been closed across counties Fermanagh, Tyrone and Londonderry due to flooding, as Storm Desmond sweeps across the UK and Ireland. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Funeral for building accident victim
The funeral has taken place in Coleraine of one of the two men from Northern Ireland who were killed in a building site accident in Western Australia last week. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Elderly man in flood digger rescue
A digger is used to help bring an elderly man to safety after he was trapped in his County Tyrone home by flood waters. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Shopping complex damaged in flood
The Fire and Rescue service says it has responded to 31 flooding incidents, rescuing 24 people, in Counties Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone since Saturday evening because of heavy rain from Storm Desmond. (Read More...)
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Donaghmoyne win Ladies club title
Monaghan side Donaghmoyne earn their fourth All-Ireland Club Ladies Football title as they beat Mourneabbey 0-11 to 0-8. (Read More...)
Dragons 22-6 Munster
Newport Gwent Dragons shock Munster in the Pro12 at Rodney Parade as Rynard Landman goes over and Dorian Jones kicks 14 points. (Read More...)
Meadow misses out on LPGA Tour card
Northern Ireland player Stephanie Meadow's hopes of earning a LPGA card for 2016 are dashed in Florida. (Read More...)
Two million visitors target set for NI
Northern Ireland is aiming to break through the two million barrier for overseas visitors next year. (Read More...)
Talks to buy residential care homes
Two of the seven Four Seasons residential homes earmarked for closure last week could be kept open after private care operators offered to buy them. (Read More...)
Uber to launch taxi service in Belfast
The taxi app firm Uber is to launch in Belfast next week (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...)
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...)
PSNI team to support refugee arrivals
A total of 51 refugees will arrive in Northern Ireland from Lebanon on 15 December under the Vulnerable Persons Relocations Scheme (Read More...)
SDLP's Ramsey to quit for health reasons
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) MLA Pat Ramsey says he is stepping down from politics for health reasons. (Read More...)
Nama inquiry 'Mickey Mouse' - Wilson
Former finance minister Sammy Wilson describes an assembly committee's inquiry into the sale of Nama's Northern Ireland property loans as "a Mickey Mouse exercise". (Read More...)
New abortion guidelines 'out of date'
Northern Ireland's new draft guidelines on abortion may have gone out of date hours before ministers received them, Stormont's justice minister has said. (Read More...)
'Slab' Murphy's brother 'managed farm'
Prominent republican Thomas "Slab" Murphy's brother managed his cattle herd and farming activities, his lawyer has told his trial for tax evasion. (Read More...)
Airport breaks passenger numbers record
Dublin Airport has broken its previous record for passenger numbers. (Read More...)
Doherty rejects banking inquiry report
A Sinn Féin member of the parliamentary committee looking at what caused the Republic of Ireland's banking crisis rejects its draft report. (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...)
Man charged over cannabis seizure
A 31-year-old man is charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants in Foreglen, near Dungiven, County Londonderry. (Read More...)
Nothing found during police search
Police say "nothing untoward" has been found in an estate in Londonderry following reports that a bomb may have been left in the area. (Read More...)
Roads closed after report of device
A number of roads are closed in Drumsurn, near Dungiven, County Londonderry, after police receive a report that an explosive device has been left in the area. (Read More...)
Robinson complaint a 'childish prank'
A complaint against Peter Robinson that has been referred to the Metropolitan Police has been dismissed by his spokesman as a "childish prank". (Read More...)
Man in court over murder bid on police
A man is remanded in custody charged with the attempted murder of a Catholic policeman in County Tyrone. (Read More...)
North Belfast security alert ends
A security alert that caused a number of homes to be evacuated in north Belfast is over. (Read More...)
Hundreds at rally to support refugees
Several hundred people turn out in Belfast to support the arrival of Syrian refugees. (Read More...)
Appeal as passenger runs from crash scene
Police appeal for information about a road crash in County Down that left a teenager critically injured. (Read More...)
Apprentice Boys mark siege with parade
About 1,500 people take part in the Apprentice Boys' annual Lundy's Day parade in Londonderry. (Read More...)
Funeral of Perth victim takes place
The funeral of a County Londonderry man who was killed in an accident on a building site in Western Australia last week, takes place. (Read More...)
Firms 'should aid boardroom diversity'
Greater diversity is needed in company boardrooms in Northern Ireland, says the chair of the charity Age NI. (Read More...)
Estranged wife talks of violent McAuley
The estranged wife of convicted IRA garda killer Pearse McAuley, jailed for stabbing her 13 times, speaks of the violence she suffered at his hands. (Read More...)
Nothing found as city bomb alerts end
Two bomb alerts in Londonderry are now over, with police saying "nothing untoward" was found. (Read More...)
Shopping complex damaged in flood
Flood water sweeps through a shopping complex in County Tyrone, as Storm Desmond's high winds and heavy rain cause disruption and damage. (Read More...)