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BBC News - Northern Ireland

Boy critically ill after Shankill bonfire site incident:

May 24th, 2017

Police are concerned that a number of other young people could have come into contact with a hazardous substance.


Londonderry student 'walked past Manchester explosion scene':

May 24th, 2017

Father of student who works in Manchester Arena says she is the lucky to be alive.


Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge to reopen following vandalism:

May 24th, 2017

One of Northern Ireland's best known tourist attractions was closed after vandals cut its ropes.


RHI payments list published by Department for the Economy:

May 24th, 2017

The list includes names, partial postcodes and the amount of money paid to companies.


Manchester attack: More PSNI patrols as threat critical:

May 24th, 2017

No troops will be deployed in Northern Ireland as security is stepped up after the Manchester attack.


Caitlin White: Funeral Mass held for teenager in Newry:

May 24th, 2017

Priest at Caitlin White's funeral encourages young people to avoid anything that harms them.


Ex-Anglo bank chief FitzPatrick cleared of fraud:

May 24th, 2017

A judge tells Sean FitzPatrick he is 'free to go' after the longest criminal trial in Irish history.


Irish teen hacked Sun website with fake news of Murdoch death:

May 24th, 2017

An Irish teenager hacked the Sun website with a fake story reporting Rupert Murdoch's death.


James Bond 'had the hots for me':

May 24th, 2017

Bronagh Sharkey remembers the day 007 came to Londonderry.


Man charged over bomb message:

May 24th, 2017

It follows the arrest of a man in Belfast on Tuesday under the Malicious Communications Act.


Eight NI beaches awarded Blue Flags, down from 10 last year:

May 24th, 2017

Beaches with a Blue Flag demonstrate commitment to protecting environment, water quality and safety.


IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills':

May 24th, 2017

The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools.


Hard Brexit 'could impact Northern Ireland legal profession':

May 24th, 2017

Brexit is one of the main topics being discussed at a conference of international lawyers in Belfast.


Newspaper review: United in sympathy for Manchester:

May 24th, 2017

Wednesday's papers all feature the angelic face of eight-year-old victim Saffie Rose Roussos.


Manchester attack: NI parties suspend campaigning:

May 24th, 2017

Political parties suspend election campaigns as a book of condolence opens for Manchester victims.


PSNI faced 'no political pressure' over military support:

May 24th, 2017

PSNI chief says his decision not to request extra military support was not influenced by politics.


Ulster University students' canine stress relievers:

May 22nd, 2017

Why some students have literally gone to the dogs to try to relax during exam time.


The Belfast woman making magical make-up:

May 19th, 2017

Ashleigh Stanley, 26, from Newtownabbey, has gained hundreds of followers on social media.


Cervical cancer: 'I took part in drugs trial':

May 18th, 2017

Tara Millar, the first NI woman to sign up for a drugs trial for cervical cancer, explains her decision.


UK general election 2017: 'If I were in charge I would...':

May 18th, 2017

As the UK prepares for a general election, BBC World Service asked people in Northern Ireland what they would do if they were leader.


Neighbours shocked after death of man and woman:

May 16th, 2017

Neighbours of a man and woman found dead in a house in County Fermanagh, say they are shocked.


BBC News Channel:

February 17th, 2017

BBC coverage of latest developments


Manchester attack: Irish security talks follow explosion:

May 24th, 2017

Enda Kenny also indicates his government is considering setting up a security and intelligence unit.


Sean FitzPatrick cleared as Anglo Irish trial collapses:

May 23rd, 2017

Sean FitzPatrick will be acquitted after longest criminal trial in Irish state history collapses.


Pope visit to Northern Ireland more likely, says President Higgins:

May 22nd, 2017

The Irish president met with the Pope and the Vatican secretary of state at the Vatican on Monday.


Portlaoise man dies on holiday in Algarve in Portugal:

May 23rd, 2017

Daryl Dargan, 30, from Portlaoise in County Laois dies while on holiday in Portugal


Dublin man guilty of hotel room murder:

May 22nd, 2017

A jury unanimously finds Eric Locke guilty of murdering ex-partner Sonia Blount in 2014.


Simon Coveney says some Fine Gael members have switched sides in contest:

May 21st, 2017

Simon Coveney said these included including some members of the Cabinet.


Leo Varadkar secures backing of Frances Fitzgerald in leadership race:

May 21st, 2017

Mr Varadkar officially launched his leadership campaign on Saturday.


Goa murder: McLaughlin accused letter 'spurious':

May 18th, 2017

A letter to Vikat Bhagat's sister says he tried to save Danielle McLaughlin as three men attacked her.


Fine Gael ministers set to bid to succeed Enda Kenny:

May 18th, 2017

Enda Kenny's Fine Gael party meets to finalise its plans for a leadership contest.


Northern Ireland agri-food firms face recruitment problems:

May 23rd, 2017

Companies say that misconceptions about low pay and repetitive work put people off the sector.


Northern Ireland had the highest public spending in the UK in 2016:

May 23rd, 2017

Office for National Statistics data suggest Northern Ireland had the highest public spending per head of any region of the UK in 2016.


Plan to extend Belfast Sunday trading defeated:

May 19th, 2017

The move would have been permitted had the council designated Belfast a holiday resort under a 1997 law.


Belfast office block, One Bankmore Square, granted planning permission:

May 17th, 2017

The £65m project will replace a city centre cinema building with office space for 3,000 workers.


RHI boiler owner naming challenge fails:

May 16th, 2017

The man said being named posed a risk of reputational damage to him, as well as losses to his business.


Brexit: French farming leader calls for 'hard border' on island of Ireland:

May 17th, 2017

The president of a French farming union expresses concern over post-Brexit food imports via NI.


Northern Ireland house prices fall for first time in 4 years:

May 16th, 2017

It is the first time in four years that there's been a drop in the average residential property price.


NI consumer confidence hits 'surprise' two-year high:

May 16th, 2017

Consumers believe Brexit's short-term impact will not be as severe as first thought, survey suggests.


First Derivatives' pre-tax profit increases by 20% to £12.5m:

May 16th, 2017

First Derivatives, whose software is used by banks all over the world, makes £12.5m before tax.


Mickey Harte: Manager defends modern game and says Tyrone 'unfairly tarnished':

May 24th, 2017

Mickey Harte makes an impassioned defence of modern gaelic football and says his Tyrone team are unfairly judged by many pundits.


Martyn Irvine will be out for about six weeks after fracturing hip in Belgium crash:

May 24th, 2017

Martyn Irvine will be out of action for around five or six weeks after suffering a hip fracture in a crash in Belgium.


Ed Joyce: Sussex batsman retires from county cricket to focus on Ireland career:

May 24th, 2017

Sussex batsman Ed Joyce retires from county cricket with immediate effect to focus on his career with Ireland.


Ulster to host Premiership finalists Wasps in friendly on 17 August:

May 24th, 2017

Ulster will play English Premiership finalists Wasps in a pre-season friendly at Kingspan Stadium on 17 August.


Northern Ireland forecast:

May 24th, 2017

Northern Ireland weather forecast


Saving lives:

May 23rd, 2017

A synthetic substance that does not rely on animal products is being used in trials in Belfast.


Message to Manchester:

May 23rd, 2017

A peace campaigner whose son was killed in a 1993 bombing offers support to Manchester bomb victims.


'Unbelievable relief ':

May 23rd, 2017

A Derry father describes the agonising wait to hear from his daughter after the Manchester attack.


Calming canines:

May 22nd, 2017

The scheme has been running across a number of campuses at Ulster University.


Limavady man jailed for abusing nieces in 1980s:

May 23rd, 2017

A 65-year-old Limavady man who abused his two nieces is sentenced to nine years following a trial.


Body of Sam Comber recovered from River Foyle:

May 21st, 2017

Sam Comber, who was 39, was last seen in Londonderry last Sunday.


Shot fired at house in Londonderry:

May 21st, 2017

Damage is caused to a door and window of a property in the Clon Elagh area.


Derry funeral for IRA 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy:

May 15th, 2017

Brendan Duddy, who played a key role in the Northern Ireland peace process, died on Friday aged 80.


Stone throwers attack police at Londonderry drugs raid:

May 15th, 2017

Police officers and vehicles come under attack from up 30 young people throwing stones.


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