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Maghaberry Prison: Concern for vulnerable inmates

Inspectors are concerned about the care of highly vulnerable prisoners in NI's high-security jail.

Brokenshire to discuss Brexit and Stormont with Irish minister

NI secretary to visit Dublin with Brexit and the restoration of Stormont executive being discussed.

NI Paper Review: Drugs dominate the front pages

Drugs, bonfire permits, and could Belfast be the next San Francisco?

Londonderry alert after suspicious object found

Police are at the scene of a security alert in Londonderry following the discovery of a suspicious object.

Women's Rugby World Cup: Ireland make three changes for Australia play-off game

Ireland make three changes from the defeat by France for Tuesday's Women's World Cup fifth place semi-final against Australia.

Ashbrooke Care Home closed over 'serious risk to life'

Ashbrooke Care Home is closed after an urgent inspection found failings that posed "serious risk to life".

Belfast Bikes fitted with anti-theft tracking devices

Almost 40% of the bikes are currently out of action due to vandalism, or for routine maintenance.

Part of man's ear bitten off in Belfast bar

It happened shortly before midnight on Sunday after a fight began on the dance floor.

Man admits supplied drugs to Omagh woman who died

The woman's body was found in a flat in Meelmore Drive in Omagh on Saturday.

Patrols 'ramped up' after fires at city cemetery

Fires were lit around graves in Belfast city cemetery at the weekend and gravestones were damaged.

Your pictures on BBC News NI

A selection of the pictures you have sent us this week.

Ireland heartbroken as World Cup dream ends

Ireland head coach Tom Tierney says the team and management are "heartbroken" after a 21-5 defeat by France ends the hosts' hopes of winning the Women's World Cup.

Timeline: Northern Ireland's same-sex marriage debate

BBC News NI looks at the story of the same-sex marriage debate in Northern Ireland so far.

Ireland border deal 'is realistic'

The Northern Ireland secretary insists UK proposals for the Irish border can work

Can you spot the border crossings?

BBC News NI travels along the Cavan Road, which crosses the Irish border four times in ten minutes.

Customs expert's 'hard border' warning

Sean Kelleher warns that Dublin's Revenue service is are not adequately resourced to deal with a hard border.

BBC Breakfast

BBC coverage of latest developments

Leo Varadkar and Justin Trudeau take part in Montreal Pride Parade

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar began his visit to Canada by taking part in the Montreal Pride Parade.

Irish Olympic ticket committee no-show

Irish Sports Minister Shane Ross criticises Pat Hickey's refusal to appear before a parliamentary body discussing the Rio Olympics tickets saga.

Dublin shooting victims 'not intended target of attack'

A mother-of-six shot dead in a gun attack in Dublin is named locally as Antoinette Corbally.

Leo Varadkar: Irish student fails to recognise taoiseach

Dublin woman asked Leo Varadkar if he was Irish, before seating him at a "tiny table".

Murder inquiry into death of Joseph Deacy in Swinford

A 21-year-old from St Albans, Hertfordshire, was found injured outside a house in County Mayo on Saturday.

Malin Head diver's body found near WW2 shipwreck

A body is recovered during a search for a Canadian diver who went missing off Malin Head.

Electricity bills: Half-a-million NI households face rise

Power NI is increasing residential prices by 5.6%, making average annual household bill £27 dearer.

House prices continue to rise in Northern Ireland

The average cost of a home in Northern Ireland is £128,650.

New homeware store leads to 80 jobs

The Range will be the biggest store at Connswater shopping centre, creating 80 new jobs.

Airports urge Westminster to review air passenger tax

Airport bosses ask for a review of air passenger duty, as promised in the DUP-Conservative deal.

Company defends major pig farm plan

The development would hold 13,000 pigs and produce 22,000 tonnes of slurry and nitrogen-rich water a year.

Carl Frampton confirms split from manager Barry McGuigan

Carl Frampton confirms his partnership with manager Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions has come to an end.

Dundrod 150 Motorcycle crash racer Gavin Lupton dies

Gavin Lupton was critically injured during a challenge race at the Dundrod 150 on 10 August.

EuroHockey 2017: Ireland men stay on course for semis by beating Poland 7-1

Ireland men's stay on course for the EuroHockey semi-finals after a thumping 7-1 win over Poland 7-1 in Amsterdam.

Pro14: Ulster sign Australia fly-half Christian Lealiifano on five-month deal

Ulster secure Australia fly-half Christian Lealiifano on a deal which runs until the end of the Champions Cup pool stages in January.

Pilgrim's progress

Walkers can explore the road less travelled as part of a Camino-style pilgrimage in Ireland.

Northern Ireland forecast

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Irish home(r)

Thirty-two cartoon characters are paired with the counties of Ireland on a Facebook fan site.

Fermanagh's fond farewell

Weekly papers focus on fond farewell to well-known priest and a woman who attempted a great escape.

Next to God?

On the fortieth anniversary of his death, fans across Northern Ireland recall why Elvis Presley is still the King of rock and roll.

Plastic pollution

A crew of women is sailing around the British Isles to raise awareness about plastic pollution.

Suspected arson at Coleraine listed ex-hospital building

A listed former hospital building in Coleraine is extensively damaged in Sunday night's fire.

County Londonderry: Shots fired at house as toddler sleeps

At least two shots fired at a house, where a toddler was asleep, in Londonderry on Saturday night.

Gun and ammunition found in dissident republican investigation

A weapons 'hide' is discovered during PSNI searches in the Southway area of Londonderry.

Londonderry fire: Woman treated after suspected arson

A woman is treated for smoke inhalation after a suspected arson attack in Londonderry.



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