'Bully claim' DUP woman joins UUP

A former DUP councillor who quit the party after claiming she had been bullied has joined the Ulster Unionists along with her husband.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 6:01 pm

Man injured in shooting in city

A man is taken to hospital after suffering a gunshot wound in Londonderry.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 5:48 pm

Reds start defence with Solitude win

League Cup holders Cliftonville defeat Dundela 2-1 while Dungannon and Warrenpoint also progress to the third round.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 3:55 pm

IRA murder 'most horrific case'

The IRA murder of a 15-year-old boy is the "most horrific" case of child abuse being considered by the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry, it is revealed.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 3:44 pm

VIDEO: University cuts languages and maths

Ulster University is to close its school of modern languages at its Coleraine campus and cut maths degrees as a result of budget reductions.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 3:03 pm

VIDEO: IRA murder 'most horrific abuse case'

The IRA murder of a schoolboy is the "most horrific" case of child abuse being considered by the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (HIA).

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 2:44 pm

Cocaine found in pensioner's luggage

A 75-year-old man is arrested at Dublin airport after cocaine is found in his luggage.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 2:01 pm

DUP 'action' if no PM crisis solution

The DUP will take action next week if the government does not provide a solution to the crisis at Stormont, it has said.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 12:37 pm

Euro qualification close - McAuley

Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley assures fans that the squad will not "take their foot off the pedal" as possible Euro 2016 qualification looms large.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 11:58 am

Extra motorway lanes proposed by report

Hard shoulders on parts of motorways should be turned into carriageways to ease traffic congestion, a report on Northern Ireland's roads says.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 11:24 am

Kenny may face 'no confidence' motions

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin plan to table motions of no confidence in Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny following the publication of the interim report of the Fennelly Commission.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 11:05 am

University cuts languages and maths

Ulster University confirms it is to close its school of modern languages at its Coleraine campus and cut maths degrees as a result of budget reductions.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 10:46 am

Robinson affair fallout 'a threat'

US officials advised Hilary Clinton the controversy over Iris Robinson's affair had the potential to threaten the peace process, newly released emails show.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 10:10 am

McIlroy gets Final Series exemption

World number one Rory McIlroy is given a special exemption by the European Tour to play in the season-ending Final Series.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 8:09 am

'Hook' used in attack on disabled man

An elderly, disabled man who was attacked at his home in Bessbrook, County Armagh, may have been stabbed with a hook, police say.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 8:05 am

Ex-boss defends 27.6m euros pension

The former boss of a building society that was bailed out by taxpayers during the Irish banking crisis defends his 27.6m euros (£20.4m) pension pot.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 7:20 am

Security alert in east Belfast over

A security alert in east Belfast that caused rush-hour traffic disruption ends, as a controlled explosion is carried out.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 7:11 am

Man arrested over ex-IRA man's murder

A 41-year-old man is arrested by police in connection with the murder of former IRA man Kevin McGuigan Sr.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 6:31 am

Building firm put into administration

The company that developed the James Clow apartments close to Belfast docks is put into administration.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 5:04 am

Rathlin 'concrete seaweed' protected

Scientists identify safe areas for ships to drop anchor to protect Rathlin's 'concrete seaweed'

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 4:21 am

Council U-turn over funds to groups

Belfast City Council overturns committee decision to fund ex-paramilitary prisoners groups until a formal process is in place.

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 3:42 am

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Watch the latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 1:17 am

Dad's Army drama to be filmed in NI

A drama about the making of Dad's Army television series to be filmed in Northern Ireland

Posted by on 2 September 2015 | 12:36 am

DUP asks PM to suspend NI assembly

First Minister Peter Robinson asks Prime Minister David Cameron to suspend the Northern Ireland Assembly to try to resolve the current political crisis.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 2:52 pm

VIDEO: DUP meet Cameron over crisis

First Minister Peter Robinson says he has asked the prime minister to consider suspending the assembly if parties cannot agree to an adjournment to allow talks over the political crisis at Stormont.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 12:52 pm