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Supreme Court to hear Northern Ireland abortion case

The court is to hear Northern Ireland's abortion legislation is "incompatible" with human rights laws.

Lisburn teen saves mum after cardiac arrest

85% of people in Northern Ireland would be reluctant to perform CPR, new figures suggest.

NI paper review: Everest race and Titanic escape room

Mount Everest races, a defence of screen violence and a controversial Titanic game feature in the papers.

Ibrahim Halawa: Irishman jailed in Egypt on flight home

Ibrahim Halawa is expected to land in Dublin later after spending more than four years in prison.

Knock Iveagh Cairn neolithic burial site turbine halted

Archaeology experts say a wind turbine at Knock Iveagh Cairn would have an "adverse visual impact".

'We don't know if he is going to make it'

The family of a man who suffered serious head injuries in a city centre assault in Londonderry pay tribute.

Donald Tusk: EU must stay united or face Brexit 'defeat'

Donald Tusk says the talks are the bloc's "toughest stress test" and the EU cannot become divided.

Man released after 'suspicious' death near Rasharkin

The 36-year-old is released on police bail following a suspicious death in Rasharkin, County Antrim.

Oisín McGrath death: Man admits unlawful killing

Twenty-year-old pleads guilty to unlawful killing of Oisín McGrath in school play ground incident in 2015.

Holocaust survivor: 'I was arrested when I was five'

Dr Martin Stern tells children in NI about the horrors of his own childhood in a Nazi concentration camp.

Finaghy murder: Police granted more time to question 27-year-old

Police get more time to question a man arrested on suspicion of murdering Anne O'Neill in Finaghy.

Policewoman on shoplifting charges

A Fermanagh police officer denies Christmas shopping theft.

Stormont crisis: Governments to 'produce proposals'

Sinn Féin says British and Irish governments will produce proposals this week in a bid to restore Stormont.

Family targeted in 'cowardly' hate crime

Police believe that arson attacks on three cars on Sunday morning were "racially-motivated".

'Screams heard' before woman found fatally injured in Finaghy

Sinn Féin MLA says residents heard screams before a woman was found with fatal injuries in Finaghy.

Storm Brian lashes Limerick city centre

Limerick was among a number of Irish cities hit by flash flooding during Storm Brian on Saturday.

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Cyber-bullying victim's mother warns of online dangers

Mother whose daughter took her own life after being cyber-bullied warns other parents and children.

Ivory Coast flag mistaken for Ireland

Ivory Coast flag mistaken for Ireland at School's EU debate.

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Tallaght: Arrest in hunt for armed man

Police chase ends in shopping centre after fugitive hijacked five cars in seven-hour crime spree.

David Black: Man who bought car jailed for IRA membership

Vincent Banks bought the car used in the 2012 murder of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black.

Storm Brian causes flash floods in Irish cities

High winds and rains lead to some disruption but damage is not nearly as extensive as Storm Ophelia.

Ibrahim Halawa 'ecstatic' after release from Egypt jail

Ibrahim Halawa is due to return home within days after spending more than four years in prison.

Letterkenny assault: Woman describes assault horror

A County Donegal woman says she thought she was going to die during an assault in Letterkenny.

Irish FM Coveney hopeful for Stormont talks success

The Irish foreign minister Northern Ireland's power-sharing negotiations have reached a "sensitive" point.

Ireland clinch place at 2018 Hockey Women's World Cup

Ireland's women will play at the World Cup for the first time since 2002 as a result of Australia reaching the Oceania Cup final.

Airbnb providers cash in on tourist boom

An upswing in Northern Ireland tourism has created a new breed of online accommodation providers.

Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets

The European aerospace firm is to take a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jet project.

Northern Ireland exports 'best on record'

The weak pound helps boost Northern Ireland's export figures.

Irish Premiership: Linfield 2-5 Crusaders

Crusaders put five goals past shell-shocked league champions Linfield at Windsor Park to move into third place in the Irish Premiership.

Simon Zebo: Ireland star leaving Munster to play abroad

Irish rugby suffers a setback with confirmation exciting wing Simon Zebo is to leave Munster at the end of the season.

Tyrone native Cathal Corey named new manager of Sligo

Tyrone native Cathal Corey is appointed the new manager of the Sligo senior football team in succession to Niall Carew.

Saffrons hurler Paul Shiels quits inter-county game

Antrim suffer a major blow after Paul Shiels retires from inter-county hurling because of work and family commitments.

Cutting crime

More than £10m has been spent on a Stormont scheme to tackle paramilitaries.

Northern Ireland forecast

Northern Ireland weather forecast

'We aren't heroes'

A lough rescue and the chance to buy a drug dealer's Starsky and Hutch car make Monday's papers.

History in the attic

A new project is looking for your everyday objects that tell the history of the island of Ireland.

Titanic letter

Passenger's letter home, written a day before the ship hit an iceberg, fetches £126,000 at auction.

Cyber-bullying call

Two mothers, two very different experiences but one cyber-bullying warning to parents and children.

Man critical after 'serious assault' in Londonderry

The man in his 30s was attacked in the city centre's Newmarket Street in the early hours of Sunday.

Cancer support centre opens in Londonderry

Altnagelvin Hospital's centre will help people affected by cancer and other long-term conditions.

Woman attacked by gang of men in Londonderry

The victim, who is in her 20s, sustained injuries to her head and face in the assault.

Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during visit

Sinn Féin's Maolíosa McHugh said he would not meet the prince due to his role with the Parachute Regiment.



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