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Kelly defends role over On The Runs
Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has defended his role in the On The Runs scheme, after a man considered a chief murder suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter. (Read More...)
Prisoner absconds from jail leave
A prisoner whose convictions include killing three people while driving a stolen car has gone on the run. (Read More...)
Council takes away sleeping shelter
Belfast City Council removes an emergency sleeping shelter that was in Victoria Street. (Read More...)
Man detained after Derry operation
A man in his 30s is detained by police after a security operation at an apartment block in Londonderry ends. (Read More...)
Railway line is reopened after alert
The railway line between Belfast Central and Bangor is reopened following a security alert at the Titanic halt. (Read More...)
Man faces gun and explosives charges
A 52-year-old man is charged with possessing a firearm, ammunition and explosives in suspicious circumstances. (Read More...)
NI borrowing powers 'envy of others'
The Northern Ireland Executives's enhanced borrowing powers are the envy of Scotland and Wales, Finance Minister Simon Hamilton says. (Read More...)
Ex-boxer found guilty of assault
Former world boxing champion Eamonn Magee is convicted of beating up a woman in a north Belfast flat. (Read More...)
Gillespie cleared of breaching order
Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland footballer Keith Gillespie is cleared of breaching a restraining order against his former partner. (Read More...)
Portrush hotel bought by businessman
The Ramada Hotel in Portrush, County Antrim, is bought by the Londonderry businessman Brendan Duddy. (Read More...)
Belfast/Dublin Airport railway plan
Irish Rail is considering an extension to its network that would allow people to travel directly from Belfast to Dublin Airport. (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...)
Kingspan to host Pro12 final in May
Ulster secure the rights to host the Pro12 Grand Final at the Kingspan Stadium on the last weekend in May. (Read More...)
McKiernan apologises and accepts ban
Cavan footballer Gearoid McKiernan apologises to Monaghan's Drew Wylie following the sectarian abuse controversy. (Read More...)
Aer Lingus considers higher IAG bid
Irish airline Aer Lingus says it is considering a revised offer of €2.55 a share from British Airways owner IAG. (Read More...)
Teen charged over 'machete' hijack
Police arrest a boy aged 16 and an 18-year-old man after an attempt was made to force a taxi driver from his vehicle using a machete. (Read More...)
Hotel projects to create 77 new jobs
A total of 77 news jobs will be created in Derry as two landmark buildings are turned into boutique hotels. (Read More...)
Two face dissident terror charges
Two men have appeared in court on charges linked to dissident republican activity (Read More...)
10 jobs lost as Xtra-vision closes
DVD and video rental chain Xtra-vision is closing two stores in Londonderry and Strabane with the loss of 10 jobs. (Read More...)
Magee expansion 'crucial' for jobs
The expansion of Ulster University's Magee campus in Londonderry would be an economic "game-changer" for the area, a leading Derry businessman says. (Read More...)
Irish veteran gets top French honour
An Irish D-Day veteran dedicates the award of France's highest honour to all those who took part in the landings. (Read More...)
Minister wants to end gay blood ban
A lifetime ban on blood donations from gay men in the Republic of Ireland should end, the Irish Health Minister Leo Varadkar says. (Read More...)
Prisoner who escaped is recaptured
A prisoner in the Republic of Ireland who escaped while being escorted by prison service staff from a hospital appointment is recaptured. (Read More...)
140 to lose jobs in Bose closure
One hundred and forty people are to lose their jobs with the closure of the Bose Corporation facility in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan. (Read More...)
Fish spill offers food for thought
East Belfast is usually a good spot for a fish supper on a Saturday night, but not if your catch of the day is littered across the road. (Read More...)
Window to the past
BBC News NI Live archive material shows how we used to live (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...)
Assembly in £7.5m loss on building
The Northern Ireland Assembly sells Ormiston House for just over £1.5m, a building it bought for £9m in 2001. (Read More...)
Miliband 'incredibly inspired' by NI
On a pre-election visit to Belfast, the Labour leader pays tribute to Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers for showing "incredible leadership" in the peace process. (Read More...)
DUP queries omission from TV debate
DUP leader Peter Robinson says he will be will be writing to the BBC and ITV to find out why his party has not been included in those taking part in TV election debates. (Read More...)


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