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The weather forecast in Northern Ireland.
16 January 2021
Sea port managers fear the shift may be part of a long-term trend to ship from the Irish Republic.
16 January 2021
How the relationship between the Democratic Unionist Party and Conservatives has changed.
16 January 2021
Some businesses that have been forced to shut are also complaining of a lengthy wait for payments.
16 January 2021
Unanswered questions around the death of a Londonderry teenager are explored in a new BBC series.
16 January 2021
While statistics don't reflect the human cost of the pandemic, they do give insights, reports Eunan McConville.
16 January 2021
A Belfast mother says there is "compelling evidence" that her daughter was abducted in Malaysia.
15 January 2021
It took more than 50 firefighters to get the fire in south Belfast under control on Thursday night.
15 January 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the action is needed to protect against the risk of new Covid strains.
15 January 2021
The company's website had previously stated that they could not offer the service to any NI schools.
15 January 2021
Around 20% of NI's trade goes through Dublin and firms are reporting delays in loads from GB.
15 January 2021
Ireland's fishing fleet will be one of the worst affected under the UK/EU trade deal.
15 January 2021
It comes after criticism that large retailers are selling non-essential items during lockdown.
15 January 2021
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
15 January 2021
Statistics agency Nisra says 145 deaths were registered last week, bringing its pandemic total to 1,976.
15 January 2021
Church leaders acknowledge its members were complicit in a culture that stigmatised women and children.
15 January 2021
Police say a fire at a building that houses a multicultural group in Belfast was a deliberate hate crime.
15 January 2021
Fra McCaffrey has undergone two operations to remove windscreen glass from his eyes.
15 January 2021
Christine Connor was convicted last year of the attempted murder of a police officer in north Belfast.
15 January 2021
Three people were stopped as they tried to make the journey to Dublin to collect takeaway burgers.
15 January 2021
The increase is partly down to special schools remaining open for all pupils, unlike in 2020.
15 January 2021
Trusts limit most visiting from Friday, following new advice from the Department of Health.
15 January 2021
In the last two weeks one in every 67 people have been told they were positive for Covid-19.
14 January 2021
A respiratory doctor at the Mater Hospital warns that oxygen supplies are under "extreme pressure".
14 January 2021
Stormont will also provide further assistance for all drivers who lost business from 1 October 2020.
14 January 2021
On Thursday, 16 more deaths related to Covid-19 were recorded along with 973 new positive cases.
14 January 2021
A respiratory doctor at the Mater Hospital warns that oxygen supplies are under "extreme pressure".
14 January 2021
Elderly and more vulnerable people who are most at risk from the disease are being given priority.
14 January 2021
Covid-19: Dr McBride urges NI public to 'stick with it, stay the course'
14 January 2021
Bethany Home for unmarried mothers in Dublin was run by Protestant clergy and lay people.
14 January 2021
BBC News NI looks back at how secret burials were first unearthed at one home in County Galway.
13 January 2021
Amnesty International says the issue of forced adoptions also needs close scrutiny.
13 January 2021
Passengers flying into the Republic of Ireland must have taken a test within 72 hours of arriving.
13 January 2021
The plan offers a timeline for when people in Northern Ireland should receive their Covid-19 vaccine.
12 January 2021
Anna Corrigan's family story was central to bringing the Tuam babies scandal to worldwide attention.
12 January 2021
Belfast International is working with Randox to provide the rapid tests for people taking essential flights.
12 January 2021
AQE has called a statement about them made by the Bishop of Derry "highly defamatory".
12 January 2021
The taoiseach says the new south-east of England variant of the virus has had a significant impact.
11 January 2021
The incident may be linked to an earlier hijacking in the city, say police.
11 January 2021
The report is expected to find one in seven children died in the homes under investigation.
11 January 2021
BBC News NI assesses what's been implemented in the deal that restored government in NI one year ago.
11 January 2021
Simon Curtis Smith died at his home in Scarborough but police have not yet located next of kin.
09 January 2021
Residents in the vicinity of Cork Port in the Republic of Ireland are being asked to keep windows closed.
09 January 2021
Police say the man's injuries are not life-threatening but may be life-changing.
08 January 2021
There is concern in Londonderry that too many people are exercising on the city's riverfront.
08 January 2021
BBC News NI's Jayne McCormack answers readers' questions about how the new restrictions will affect you.
08 January 2021
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