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Social media 'may force sex trial changes' says Sir John Gillen

Sir John Gillen is conducting a review of how sexual offences cases are dealt with in Northern Ireland.

International futsal matches to be played in Newry

It was the game of choice for Messi, Ronaldo and Pele - and now it's kicking off in Northern Ireland.

Corran Integrated School building in Larne delayed

The contractor is not on site at Corran Integrated Primary but is expected to return shortly.

Colum Eastwood says gay brother feels unwelcome in NI

SDLP leader claims his gay brother is denied the same rights as him, because of the actions of the DUP.

British-Irish Council Brexit talks in Guernsey

Secretary of State Karen Bradley and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will be at the summit.

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

The European planemaker says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider its investments in the UK.

On-the-run Michael McIlveen killer arrested in Antrim

Christopher Kerr, 32, is serving a prison sentence for the murder of Michael McIlveen in Ballymena in 2006.

Ireland coach Schmidt balances squad building with desire for historic series win

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is balancing the need to build a strong squad for next year's World Cup with a desire for a series win in Australia.

David Black killing: Family devastated at trial collapse

David Black's family say they still hope those responsible for the murder will be brought to justice.

Colum Eastwood says gay brother feels unwelcome in NI

The SDLP leader feels that many gay people do not think Northern Ireland is a welcoming place.

David Black's son Kyle recalls day his father was killed

Kyle Black drove past the spot where his father was killed just moments after he was shot on the M1

Children's report finds 'systemic failures'

The 'Statement on Children's Rights in Northern Ireland' report highlights "systemic failures" in areas including education, poverty and mental health.

What's the most awkward part of being a twin?

You're not seeing double - it’s just our twins edition of Evening Extra's Sibling Season!

RSPB transfers eggs of poisoned red kites to donor nests

An attempt has been made to save the eggs of some poisoned birds of prey.

St Michael's school in south Belfast party for lollipop man

Children at St Michael's Primary School in south Belfast have thrown a playground retirement party.

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Former Anglo boss sentenced to six years in jail

David Drumm dishonestly made the Anglo Irish Bank's balance sheet look better by €7.2bn (£5.4bn) in 2008.

Man guilty of Ireland Tinder sex attacks on women

Patrick Nevin raped one woman and indecently assaulted another after meeting them on the dating app.

Carol Nolan resigns from Sinn Féin over abortion stance

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said Carol Nolan's decision was "disappointing but not surprising".

Anglesey exhumation 33 years after man went missing

An unidentified body was found on a beach in 1985, but police now believe he was a missing Irishman.

Brexit planning sees Shannon firm Eirtech expand in Belfast

The aviation services firm will set up base to "future-proof" against a hard Brexit.

Company behind proposed Tyrone goldmine goes private

Dalradian wants to develop a large gold mine that is said to hold £3bn worth of deposits.

US health tech company announces 50 new jobs in Belfast

Healthcare technology company HHAeXchange is locating its new software development centre in Belfast.

Amazon to create 1,000 jobs in Ireland

The jobs include software engineering, network engineering, and machine learning.

Travelers Championship: Rory McIlroy one shot off first-round lead

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is one stroke off the lead in the first round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

All-Ireland SFC Championship: Tyrone make four changes for Carlow test

Mickey Harte makes four changes to his side for their second round All-Ireland qualifier against Carlow on Saturday.

All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers: Down make changes for Cavan encounter

Down manager Eamonn Burns reacts to his side's Ulster SFC semi-final defeat by Donegal by making a number of changes for the game with Cavan.

World Rowing Championships: Rebecca Shorten helps GB women's four into Linz regatta final

Belfast's Rebecca Shorten helps the Great Britain women's four to win their heat at the World Cup regatta in Linz.

World Cup mania

It may be 10,000kms from Lima, but one County Donegal town is backing Peru in the World Cup.

Northern Ireland forecast

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Prisoner escape

The escape and subsequent re-arrest of Michael McIlveen's killer dominates the front pages on Friday.

Big bird

Boru the golden eagle broke free from his leash during a falconry display at Castle Leslie, Monaghan.

Sub hunting

Titanic discovered during secret US mission ordered by President Reagan to recover lost submarines

Island for rent

Coney island which has hosted St Patrick and the 7th Viscount Charlemont is now seeking a long term tenant.

Redevelopment plans for Boom Hall in Derry move forward

A design team is to be appointed to explore how best to redevelop the derelict 18th Boom Hall.

Slurry incident victims in a stable condition

A father and son were overcome by the poisonous fumes at a farm on Saturday.

Teenager charged with Karol Kelly murder refused bail

The 17-year-old appeared at Londonderry Youth Court after being charged with Karol Kelly's murder.

Pressure mounts on Derry deputy mayor over drink-driving

Derry's MP puts more pressure on the city's deputy mayor Derek Hussey over drink-driving convictions.

'Death threats' for Londonderry man charged with rape

A judge has granted an application for a rape case to be heard outside of Londonderry because of security concerns.



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