NI ministers engage in Cameron call

The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister on Saturday.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 3:58 pm

Giants snatch another win over Blaze

Belfast Giants move up to third in the Elite League table as they earn a 3-2 win over Coventry at the Odyssey Arena.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 3:48 pm

Ospreys 31-20 Ulster

Rhys Webb goes over twice as Ospreys return to the top of the Pro12 with a bonus-point win over Ulster.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 1:03 pm

Elderly woman is robbed of rings

An elderly woman is robbed of jewellery, Christmas presents and cash during a burglary in Ballynahinch, County Down.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 12:00 pm

Linfield 3-2 Portadown

Linfield will take a four-point lead into Christmas in the Irish Premiership after this win over Portadown.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 11:09 am

Glentoran 2-1 Cliftonville

A last-gasp winner from substitute Danny McKee earns Glentoran a 2-1 victory over Cliftonville at the Oval.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 11:08 am

Armed gang threaten delivery driver

A delivery driver is threatened by an armed gang during a hijacking in west Belfast.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 8:48 am

Under-car object was not explosive

Police say an object found under a serving soldier's car was not explosive, after a controlled explosion was carried out at the scene.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 7:52 am

Woman attacked by man in Derry

A 50-year-old woman is attacked by a man in the Creggan area of Londonderry.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 4:56 am

Man critical after being hit by car

A 34-year-old man is being treated in hospital following a road traffic accident in Moira, County Down.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 4:04 am

Appeal one year on from 'axe murder'

Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 3:30 am

Irish minister hopeful of NI deal

Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan says he is hopeful that there will be a deal in Northern Ireland's cross-party talks early next week.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 4:51 pm

Police find drugs worth 680K euros

Herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of 680,000 euros (£532,000) is seized by police in the Republic of Ireland.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 3:56 pm

Hospital closure consultation halted

A public consultation on the temporary closure of services at Dalriada Hospital, County Antrim, is halted due to an ongoing court challenge.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 1:55 pm

Investigation after trial collapse

The Police Ombudsman calls in the police to examine the conduct of one of its former investigators after the trial of two former Royal Ulster Constabulary officers collapsed.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 1:50 pm

Potato peeler stab man sent to jail

A man who stabbed a woman he had met online with a potato peeler has been sent to jail

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 12:46 pm

VIDEO: 'No support' behind booby trap attack

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has said those behind a booby trap bomb discovered under a serving soldier's vehicle in Portadown have "no community support".

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 12:33 pm

VIDEO: Investigation after trial collapse

A criminal investigation is under way following the collapse of a trial involving two former Royal Ulster Constabulary detectives.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 12:29 pm

VIDEO: Inside Royal Mail's night mail flights

BBC News NI's Mervyn Jess looks at how Royal Mail works on one of the busiest days of the year for the postal company.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 12:29 pm

Minister issues NI Water warning

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy warns that planned industrial action by NI Water staff could cause "abject misery" for households.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 11:50 am

Anti-abortion protester cautioned

A woman convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director is cautioned for breaching a court order.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 11:11 am

NI waiting times worst in UK

Northern Ireland has the worst emergency department waiting times in the United Kingdom.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 10:29 am

Explosive device left in public park

An improvised explosive device (IED) is found in a public park in Cork city.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 10:25 am

Parties seeking £2bn for Stormont

The five main parties at Stormont ask the government for £2bn in loans and extra funding over a 10-year period, the BBC understands.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 10:04 am

VIDEO: NI reform proposals 'being looked at'

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has said that a welfare reform document has been received at Westminster and the proposals are being 'looked at'.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 9:49 am