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Smoke bombs thrown during Belfast demonstrations

Riot police separate two sets of protesters in the centre of Belfast, as smoke bombs are thrown.

Family's plea after Portugal hotel pool drowning

The family of a County Down man who drowned in Portugal last year back a campaign about "cold water" shock.

Major waste material fire in Londonderry

The Northern Ireland Fire Service were dispatched to Gillen Fuels in the Creggan area on Saturday evening.

Murder investigation into Tallaght Park death

The body of a man in his 20s was discovered in a park in Dublin early on Saturday.

Boru: Golden eagle missing in Monaghan returns

Boru flew onto his owner's hand on Saturday, near the spot where he went missing in County Monaghan.

World Superbikes: Rea wins race one at Laguna Seca to extend series lead

Jonathan Rea wins the first World Superbike race of the weekend at Laguna Seca in California to extend his series lead to 70 points.

Seaview primary school in Belfast wins technology award

Seaview Pimary in north Belfast received a prestigious award at a ceremony in London.

Institute Football Club: Oil tank fire was arson

A blaze in the grounds of Institute Football Club in County Londonderry was deliberate, fire service says.

Rockwell Kent, the Gaeltacht, Cold War and Annie McGinley

Curious about a picture in Donegal, BBC NI's Kevin Magee searched for lost Irish paintings of a controversial US artist.

Animal rescues cost fire service £350k

An elephant, a parrot and a hawk are among the animals rescued in Northern Ireland.

Ireland hold off a determined fight back by Australia to win three-Test series

Ireland cap their Grand Slam-winning season by clinching a first series victory in Australia for 39 years with a 20-16 win in Sydney.

Weekly papers: Ulster final fever, sentence outrage and brothel shock

Kidnap sentence outrage, Ulster final fever and "brothel shock" in west Belfast make the local headlines.

Airlines warn of flight disruptions over French ATC strike

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Easyjet warn a strike by French air traffic controllers will affect flights.

Social enterprises: Giving back to the community

BBC News NI finds out how three social enterprises are trying to make an impact in the community.

Ulster SFC final: Quigley set to start for Ernemen

Fermanagh boss Rory Gallagher names Seamus Quigley in his starting 15 for Sunday's Ulster SFC final against Donegal at Clones.

Rhys McClenaghan's coach made redundant two weeks before gymnastics World Cup

Luke Carson, coach of Commonwealth gold medal-winning gymnast Rhys McClenaghan, has been made redundant by Rathgael Gym where the pair are based.

Travelers Championship: Rory McIlroy three shots off lead, Paul Casey two

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is three shots off the lead after two rounds of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

Smoke bombs thrown at Belfast protests

Smoke bombs were thrown and police in riot gear were called in to divide two groups of protesters outside Belfast City Hall on Saturday.

'We don't want anyone else to suffer'

Hotel pool drowning victim's father says he hopes he can stop tragedy happening to another family.

Elephant is among rescued animals

An elephant, a parrot and a hawk were among 152 animals rescued by NI fire service since April 2017.

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.

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No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council

Leo Varadkar says he is still confident a deal can be struck but is making contingency plans.

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.

Nama investigation: John Miskelly makes NCA complaint

John Miskelly says the NCA initially treated him as a co-operating witness, then arrested him.

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.

Ireland raise the bar before 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

Ireland's historic season ends with victory over Australia in Sydney as they turn their focus towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers: Cavan 1-14 Down 0-15

Cavan defeat 14-man Down in a bad tempered affair at Brewster Park to book their place in the third round of the All-Ireland qualifiers.

All-Ireland SFC Championship: Tyrone score three second-half goals to defeat Carlow

Tyrone progress to the third round of the All-Ireland qualifiers with a 3-14 to 1-10 victory over Carlow at Dr Cullen Park.

Travelers Championship: Paul Casey shoots 62 to open four-shot lead

Paul Casey matches his career-best round with a 62 to open a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the Travelers Championship.

Clan Wars

Three fighters prepare for one of the most exciting Mixed Martial Arts nights ever to be held in Northern Ireland on Sunday, 24 June.

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No-deal Brexit

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

Reputational damage?

Politicians and sports organisations vent their frustration after NI loses international event.

Futsal kicking off

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

World Cup mania

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

Big bird

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

Dylan McDonald jailed for killing his brother in car crash

Dylan McDonald's car hit a tree stump and split in half, killing his brother and cousin.

City of Derry Airport is facing a £2.5m funding shortfall

The council has blamed the continuing impasse at Stormont for the problems.

Derry deputy mayor Derek Hussey could face confidence motion

Derek Hussey has been under pressure over his drink-driving convictions.

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.

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