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Heavy snow closes more than 280 schools

A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place until 18:00 GMT on Wednesday.

NI newspaper review: Snow chaos, A&E 'bedlam'

Wednesday's papers report on wintry weather problems, queuing ambulances and a "miraculous" recovery.

Farm ammonia levels 'must be addressed'

The cattle industry is being urged to address a 'significant' environmental issue of its emissions.

Republic of Ireland contract 'resolved' - O'Neill

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill says he has "agreed terms" on a new contract just days after turning down the Stoke job.

Ulster University misses staff compensation deadline

Ulster University apologises for failing to pay £1m in compensation to ex-employees.

Dolores O'Riordan: IRA bomb victim's father pays tribute to Cranberries star

The Cranberries recorded the single Zombie in tribute to the young victims of the 1993 Warrington bomb.

Broughshane: Man dies after lorry collision

The incident happened on Main Street in the village on Tuesday morning.

Aghadowey: Vandals douse new house with oil

The owner says he has no idea why the new-build house was targeted.

Gerry Adams' imprisonment legally flawed, court hears

Sinn Féin president's lawyers argue convictions for attempts to escape from prison should be quashed.

Bomb widower may run in by-election

Kevin Skelton's wife Mena was one of 29 people killed in the Omagh bomb of 1998.

Londonderry: Teacher denies sexual abuse of girls

A self-employed music teacher pleads not guilty to charges of sexual activity with school girls.

Kerry Babies: Gardaí to review murdered 'Baby John' case

A newborn boy's body was found on a Kerry beach in 1984, he had 28 stab wounds.

Atlantic challenge: Portrush crew conquers the ocean

Four County Antrim rowers overcome capsizes and exhaustion to take on an ocean.

Shane MacGowan celebrates 60th birthday at Dublin bash

The man who brought punk and Irish folk together, turned 60 with a star-studded concert.

Four amateur rowers break world record in Atlantic race

Four British friends break a world record after rowing across the Atlantic in less than 30 days.

Drivers battle snow in parts of Northern Ireland

The Met Office issues an amber weather warning for heavy snow and ice across some parts of Northern Ireland.

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies

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Barry McElduff regrets 'deep and unnecessary' hurt

A Sinn Féin MP says he regrets causing 'deep and unnecessary' hurt to Kingsmills families.

North West flooding - five months on

In August 2017, heavy rainfall caused severe flooding for parts of Londonderry, Tyrone and Donegal.

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BBC coverage of latest developments

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare granted bail in Dublin

Former INLA man Dessie O'Hare is charged with various offences, including assault and false imprisonment.

Jackpot lottery ticket sold in County Donegal

The golden ticket, worth 4.4 million euros (£3.9m), was sold in a service station in Lifford.

Baby found unharmed after car stolen in Baldoyle, County Dublin

The 13-month-old girl was in a car that was stolen outside a house in Baldoyle, County Dublin.

Public transport and education to get funding boost

Education and public transport are to benefit from the reallocation of money across Stormont departments.

Carillion confirms NI staff will be paid, says union

The construction company, which employs up to 300 people in Northern Ireland, goes into liquidation.

NI Events Company: Board members disqualified from being directors

Legal action over NI Events Company scandal ends but board members claim they were made "scapegoats".

Dr McKenna Cup: Donegal v Armagh semi-final postponed

The McKenna Cup semi-final between Donegal and Armagh is called off following a pitch inspection in Ballybofey.

Northern Ireland to host South Korea in March friendly

Northern Ireland will take on South Korea for the first time in a friendly at Windsor Park in March.

League Cup: Both semi-finals postponed for second time

The Ballymena v Cliftonville and Dungannon v Crusaders last four ties are called off because of snow and freezing ground conditions.

Ireland beat Scotland by six wickets in one-day tri-series

Ireland beat Scotland by six wickets to extend their winning run in the triangular one-day series in Dubai.

Snowy scenes - your pics

A selection of snow scenes from Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland forecast

Northern Ireland weather forecast

What's in your head?

How an IRA bombing led to The Cranberries' biggest hit and got them banned by the BBC.

'Stop bickering!'

A sex abuse victim who is dying from cancer calls on Stormont parties to "stop bickering".

Nursing 'crisis'

The shortage of nurses, a star who stashes cash under his bed and a 'dog cardigan' make the papers.

Satirists' pen

The work of Northern Ireland's political cartoonists tells us about our past

Happiness scrapbook

One young man's quest to find the answer to eternal happiness takes him on a journey.

Expenses and gas

MLA expenses, gas work disruption and school pick-up concerns all feature in the local papers.

Donegal bridge fall victim was from County Fermanagh

It is believed the man, from Ederny in County Fermanagh, was working when he fell into the canal.

North west floods: Families still unable to return home

Some families are unable to return home five months after flooding devastated parts of North West.

Fermanagh teen Dara McAnulty wins award for nature blog

Dara McAnulty, 13, writes to raise awareness of nature and to help himself deal with Asperger's.

Sinn Féin mayor in royal garden party 'snub' row

DUP says it is 'shameful' that Sinn Féin used casting vote to reject invitation to Buckingham Palace.

Denis Donaldson murder: Gary Donnelly released without charge

A dissident republican was one of two men questioned over the murder of informer Denis Donaldson.

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