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Families of IRA Hyde Park bomb attack victims hold march

Victims' families of the 1982 attack are aiming to launch a civil prosecution of the prime suspect.

Body found during searches for missing Newtownabbey man

The remains were found during searches for missing Newtownabbey man Dean McIlwaine.

Man shot in paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast

Police describe the attack on a 30-year-old man in north Belfast as "brutal and horrific".

'Criminal gang' beats man inside home

A man suffers serious injuries after a group of men attack him inside a house in Larne.

Body found in Belfast's River Lagan identified one week on

The dead man's identity had been a mystery for a week after he was found in Belfast's River Lagan.

Two arrests after man assaulted in town

A man in his 40s suffers head and facial injuries in an assault in Banbridge.

Shots fired at car mechanic business in Keady

Police are investigating after a gunman opened fire at the premises in Keady.

Atlantic Ocean rowers rescued off Irish coast

The men had set off from Canada in June in a record attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean.

Reid plea to Coe over Ireland switch

Sprinter Leon Reid writes to the IAAF president Lord Coe in a late attempt to be able to run for Ireland at the World Championships.

Rise in number of first-class degrees by NI students

Northern Ireland's universities award top degree grades to almost a quarter of their students.

New Lodge: Material removed from bonfire site

Housing Executive staff and volunteers arrived early on Friday to remove the material from the area.

Machete-wielding man challenges car clampers in Belfast

A man armed with a machete challenges two people as they attempt to clamp a car in north Belfast.

County Louth crash a 'tough scene'

Three women from Donegal have died in a car accident in County Louth.

Twenty years since IRA's second ceasefire

On 20 July 1997, the IRA began an enduring ceasefire that paved the way to lasting peace.

Archive: In 1997, the BBC's Brian Rowan reports on proposed IRA ceasefire

Security editor Brian Rowan recalls reporting on the sudden news of an emerging IRA ceasefire.

Edwin Poots addresses gathering in Irish

Edwin Poots addresses gathering in Irish

Stephen Nolan reacts to BBC salary reveal

BBC broadcaster Stephen Nolan says he wants to work at the BBC and earn as much as he can.

BBC 'committed' to paying for top talent

The comments come after salary details of the BBC's highest-paid presenters were revealed.

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Three women die in Louth car crash

The victims were a mother and daughter and a family friend from County Donegal.

Greece-Turkey earthquake: Irish tourist woke to Kos 'pandemonium'

An earthquake that killed at least two people on a Greek island was "pandemonium", an Irishman says.

Galway wind farm to aid Irish climate targets

Spreading over 40 square km, the project is expected to generate about 3% of the country's energy needs.

Brexit: More detail needed on Good Friday Agreement impact, says Barnier

Work is needed to protect cross-Irish border co-operation, says the EU's chief Brexit negotiator.

Wexford: Eight people found in container at Rosslare

The four adults, two teenagers and two children are all safe.

Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Michael Gove

Environment Secretary Michael Gove plans to pay farmers for protecting the environment and creating rural jobs.

Northern Ireland economy grew by 0.3% in first quarter of 2017

The Northern Ireland economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter of 2017, official figures suggest.

Danske Bank reports pre-tax profits of £56.5m for first half of 2017

The bank's profits in the first half of 2017 are down 12% compared to the same period in 2016.

Northern Ireland house price growth 'set to stall'

The financial consultancy firm PwC suggests house prices in NI will rise by just 1% in 2017.

League of Ireland: Bohemians 0-1 Derry City

Derry City have regained their top three spot in the Premier Division after a narrow win over Bohemians.

Women's World League: Ireland edge India to boost World Cup hopes

Ireland move closer to a World Cup finals spot after fighting back to beat India 2-1 in the World League play-offs in Johannesburg.

Hockey World League 3: Ireland defeat France in shootout

Ireland are on course for a World Cup finals spot after beating France in a World League 3 penalty shootout.

Guy Martin to miss Ulster GP for third straight year

English rider Guy Martin will not compete in the Ulster Grand Prix at Dundrod for the third year in a row.

Weekly paper review: Huge wasp nest, transgender camp

In this week's local papers there's a big wasp nest, a transgender camp and some local councils flash the cash.

The 1997 ceasefire

Former BBC security editor Brian Rowan reflects on the re-emergence of an IRA ceasefire in 1997.

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World first

A new play will be streamed simultaneously live on stage and in a computer game's virtual world.

Coming up roses

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is in full bloom for the 53rd Rose Week festival in Belfast.

Squids in

An Irish fishing crew are in disbelief after landing their second rare giant squid in three months.

Derry parade marks return of Foyle Cup football tournament

Thousands of young footballers from all around the world kick-off one of NI's biggest tournaments.

Student who saved woman from car in Irish river 'acted on instinct'

Lurgan man says rescue in County Donegal was a joint effort with woman's partner.

Woman dies after Limavady house fire

A passer-by noticed smoke coming from the house in the early hours of Monday.

Funeral for boy killed playing in Derry street

Donnacadh McGuire was found with significant injuries in Tyrconnell Street on Tuesday.

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