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Adams 'gave IRA bomb order' - claim
A former IRA member makes new allegations about Gerry Adams, claiming the Sinn Féin leader ordered him to transport explosives to Great Britain for a bombing campaign in 1980. (Read More...)
Gang with golf clubs attack trio
A hate crime in east Belfast in which three people were attacked by a gang armed with golf clubs is being investigated by police. (Read More...)
US singer in tribute to poet Heaney
The American singer songwriter Paul Simon unveils a new tribute to the late Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and takes to the stage in Dublin for an event to celebrate the poet's life. (Read More...)
Men released in dissident inquiry
Three men arrested in Derry in relation to dissident republican activity are released unconditionally. (Read More...)
Allen eases past Holt at Crucible
Northern Ireland's Mark Allen progresses to the second round of the World Championship by beating England's Michael Holt 10-4. (Read More...)
Giro traffic management under way
One of the largest traffic management schemes ever seen in Northern Ireland begins ahead of next month's Giro d'Italia cycle race. (Read More...)
Accused 'in second sham marriage'
A 30-year-old man accused of taking part in a sham marriage had allegedly been involved in a previous fake wedding, the High Court in Belfast is told. (Read More...)
Three charged over Twaddell incident
Two men and a woman appear in court charged in connection with an incident at a loyalist protest camp in north Belfast. (Read More...)
Masked gang threaten pair with 'gun'
A gang of masked men threaten a man and a woman at gunpoint during an aggravated burglary in Warrenpoint, County Down. (Read More...)
Defibrillator stolen from ambulance
A heart defibrillator is stolen from an ambulance parked at Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry. (Read More...)
Car transporter stolen from yard
Police appeal for witnesses after a car transporter trailer is stolen in east Belfast. (Read More...)
Men jailed over sex worker attack
Three men were sentenced to a total of over 15 years in prison following a planned robbery which left a sex worker beaten, gagged and partially clothed in her flat. (Read More...)
Blackmailers 'in UVF threat claim'
Blackmailers attempting to extort £6,000 from a County Antrim businessman claimed they were from a loyalist paramilitary group, the High Court is told. (Read More...)
War graves damage 'distressing'
The vandalism of war graves at Belfast City Cemetery is described as "deeply distressing" by a member of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. (Read More...)
Flybe in London City Airport deal
Flybe is to offer direct, daily flights between Belfast and London after signing a five-year deal. (Read More...)
Order and ex-prisoners back course
The Orange Order and a republican ex-prisoners' organisation lend their support to a new course at Queen's University that examines the use of public space to express identity. (Read More...)
Elections voting deadline warning
An independent elections watchdog warns there is only two weeks left for voters to register to be eligible to vote in May's local government and European elections. (Read More...)
Woman told to stay out of Limavady
A woman charged with assaulting a female and witness intimidation is ordered to stay out of Limavady. (Read More...)
Car damaged in 'sectarian' attack
A gang of up to eight men damage a car in Londonderry in what police have called a "sectarian hate crime". (Read More...)
Injured teen rescued from mountain
An injured teenager is rescued after falling at the top of Mount Errigal in County Donegal. (Read More...)
Drunk in charge of horse arrest made
A man is arrested in Feeny, County Londonderry, on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a horse. (Read More...)
Radical education shake-up proposed
The Irish education minister has proposed a radical shake-up of the further education sector, a day after he was heckled and booed by a teachers' union. (Read More...)
Home security firm creates 230 jobs
A home security company creates 230 jobs by expanding its operations in the Republic of Ireland. (Read More...)
Police called in water meter dispute
Police are called to an estate in Cork following a dispute over the installation of water meters. (Read More...)
Two sought over hijacking attack
Police are looking for two people believed to have been involved in an assault and hijacking in Dublin on Monday. (Read More...)
Radcliffe play wows Broadway critics
Harry Potter star impresses Broadway with Irish accent (Read More...)
VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions. (Read More...)
Independent MLA David McClarty dies
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness. (Read More...)
Clarity urged on home admissions
Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots is urged to clarify if the admissions policy on NHS care homes will be changed, following a reprieve for 18 facilities. (Read More...)
Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state. (Read More...)


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