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Irish call over 'Hooded Men' case rejected

Fourteen men said they were subjected to torture techniques after being held without trial in 1971.

RHI Inquiry: Sterling admits responsibility for failings

David Sterling says he admits personal responsibility for failings in the green energy scheme.

Digger in McDonald's 'drive-thru' robbery

Considerable damage was caused to the fast food outlet after it was rammed by the telehandler.

PSNI 'will learn' from death of Insp Peter Magowan

The Coroner says there were "lost opportunities" before an inspector shot himself with a colleague's gun.

Thomas Pearson guilty over car used in murder of John Boreland

A man whose car was used in fatal shooting is convicted of making property available to terrorists.

Brexit deal 'throws NI fishermen to the sharks'

Fishermen are angry over the agreement to keep EU fishing policies during the Brexit transition period.

Derry woman's mid-flight proposal over Donegal beach

The woman's boyfriend gives her the surprise of a lifetime during a flying lesson over County Donegal.

Swedish expert offers post-Brexit Irish border solution

There is a technical solution to keeping an open border after Brexit, says a former customs officer.

NI mental health system 'failing children'

The mother of a girl who has made repeated attempts on her own life criticises mental health care.

Home Office interpreters 'reluctant to travel to NI'

A human trafficking case is delayed because interpreters do not want to come to NI, a court hears.

Warrington IRA bombing: Minute's silence to mark 25th anniversary

Warrington remembers the bombing 25 years ago that killed two children and injured 54 people.

Belfast hospital: Questions over six-year delay

A critical care hospital in Belfast, that was due to open in 2012, remains mainly closed.

Warrington IRA bomb 25th anniversary marked

The Warrington bomb 25 years ago killed two children and injured 54 other people.

Denis Black reunited with family after 75 years

Denis Black was placed in care in 1943 but nearly 80 years later has discovered he has a family.

'Is this real?' US Army St Patrick's video

A video uploaded to the US Army's official Twitter account features 'shamrocks' being fired from weapons.

Ireland's Grand Slam: We'll always want more - captain Best

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best says his team-mates will "keep on wanting more" after their clean sweep in the 2018 Six Nations.

Northern Ireland celebrates St Patrick's Day

There were snakes, beards and plenty of green at Northern Ireland's St Patrick's Day parades.

2018 Six Nations: Best 'privileged' to lead Irish to Grand Slam

Ireland captain Rory Best says it is "incredible" to secure Grand Slam glory after Saturday's 24-15 victory over England at Twickenham.

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Leo Varadkar under fire over Trump wind farm call

Taoiseach says he spoke to a council about a planning application for a wind farm near Mr Trump's Doonbeg resort.

Trump tells Varadkar he hopes to visit Ireland 'in future'

Brexit, the border and a US presidential visit to Ireland are discussed as Taoiseach meets Trump in Washington.

Eleven men arrested after discovery of factory in County Louth

A gang operating on both sides of the border is suspected of being behind an illegal cigarette factory found in County Louth.

NI employment growth 'due to EU migrants'

EU migrant workers account for almost all of NI's employment growth since 2008, figures suggest.

Kilroot closure: Council faces £1.3m loss in rates income

Council says revenue lost through plant closure roughly represents cost of running three leisure centres.

Plans unveiled for new Belfast Telegraph building

The intention is to attract businesses from the technology and creative industries sectors.

Grand Slam winners Rory Best, Iain Henderson and Rob Kearney sign IRFU contract extensions

Rory Best, Iain Henderson and Rob Kearney pen IRFU contract extensions in the wake of Ireland's Grand Slam success.

Jacob Stockdale: Ireland Grand Slam hero set to feature in Ulster's Cardiff contest

Ireland Grand Slam hero Jacob Stockdale is in line to play for Ulster in Saturday's Pro14 game against Cardiff Blues.

Liam Kelly: Reading man turns down Republic to keep England option open

Reading's Liam Kelly declines a place in the Republic of Ireland squad for Friday's game against Turkey to keep his England option open.

Six Nations 2018: Sexton, Murray, Bastareaud - Rugby Union Weekly's team of the tournament

Who made a "brilliant breakthrough"? Who was a "force of nature"? Here is Rugby Union Weekly's team of the tournament for the 2018 Six Nations.

In the papers

Twitter rows, sporting heroes and the anniversary of Martin McGuinness feature in today's papers.

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Family reunited

Discovering his lost relatives has done Denis Black - who was placed in care as a baby in 1943 - "a world of good".

School Report

Students from across NI went behind the scenes for BBC School Report last week.

Tale of two Rorys

It's mostly very sporting in the papers, and also where's the best place to live in NI?

Second-chance careers

Sporting stars, stockbrokers, surveyors and teachers all embrace second chance careers.

Severed deer heads found on border road

Locals are upset by the discovery of the heads on a road close to the Derry-Donegal border.

Hyponatraemia deaths: Family reject health trust apology

The brother of a nine-year-old girl who died from hyponatremia rejects a health trust's apology.

Cross-border drug gang jailed

Four men are jailed for their role supplying drugs into Londonderry and Donegal.

Devastating floods report due this month

A government review into how agencies responded to last August's floods will be published later this month.

O'Neills sportswear creates 40 new jobs in Derry

Forty new jobs are to be created with the opening of a new O'Neills store opens in Londonderry

Police in appeal for Derry 'good Samaritan'

Police say the woman came to the aid of a man who was attacked in Londonderry.

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