Man charged with attempted murder

A 29-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon following a stabbing incident in Augher, County Tyrone.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 5:30 pm

High turnout in gay marriage vote

A high turnout is reported as polls close after the Republic of Ireland votes in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 4:49 pm

Gay wedding refusal sparks complaint

A County Louth printing company that refused to print civil partnership invitations for a gay couple says that a complaint has been made about the decision to the Equality Tribunal.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 4:17 pm

Derry City 1-1 Sligo Rovers

Seanan Clucas scores Derry City's first goal in five matches but they can only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Sligo.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 3:39 pm

Glasgow beat Ulster to reach final

Glasgow Warriors reach the Pro12 final after a late DTH van der Merwe converted try sees off Ulster.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 3:38 pm

Three involved in serious crash

Three people, including a pregnant woman, are involved in a serious car crash between Carryduff and Ballynahinch, County Down.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 3:00 pm

McIlroy misses cut at Wentworth

World number one Rory McIlroy misses the cut in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth after a second round of 78.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 2:52 pm

Kane stars in Leinster T20 victory

Tyrone Kane takes five wickets for 15 as Leinster Lightning beat North West Warriors by seven wickets on Friday.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 2:45 pm

SDLP support welfare petition

SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell says the party will not be bounced into an artificial deadline regarding welfare reform as its MLAs sign a petition of concern.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 1:53 pm

VIDEO: Martina Purdy on her life as a nun

Former BBC Northern Ireland political correspondent speaks to Songs of Praise about her new life as a nun.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 12:39 pm

Rape victims 'let down' by delays

Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service is strongly criticised for the way it dealt with three cases linked to the alleged rape of Belfast woman Máiría Cahill, and claims of an IRA cover-up.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 12:36 pm

Headlines and hectoring

It's 90 years since crime writer Arthur Conan Doyle visited Belfast on a spiritualist crusade

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 12:24 pm

VIDEO: SDLP 'cannot accommodate' proposals

SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell says his party will not be bounced into an artificial deadline regarding welfare reform.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 12:03 pm

GAA must punish verbals - McConville

Oisin McConville says referees must hand out black cards in an attempt to halt "nasty abuse" directed at opponents.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 11:07 am

Toxic sludge dumped beside river

Containers of toxic sludge have been dumped metres from a river on a County Londonderry road.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 10:54 am

Charles visits NI peace centre

Prince Charles visits Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre on the final day of his visit to the island of Ireland.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 10:04 am

VIDEO: Prince Charles praises NI peace work

Prince Charles has praised the "patient and painful work" to heal divisions at Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 10:00 am

VIDEO: Máiría Cahill 'vindicated' by report

Belfast woman Máiría Cahill says she has been "vindicated" by a report that criticised the way the Public Prosecution Service handled her claims of rape and an IRA cover-up.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:54 am

Officers injured making arrest

Three police officers are injured while attempting to arrest a man at a house in County Louth.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:46 am

VIDEO: Starmer: Victims 'let down' by delays

A report into how the Public Prosecution Service handled allegations of rape says the service "let down" complainants.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:19 am

Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 2:33 am

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Watch the latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 2:06 am

Call of Faith

Former BBC News NI political correspondent Martina Purdy speaks about her new life as a nun.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 2:05 am

Welfare crisis highlighted in memo

The BBC obtains a leaked document in which Finance Minister Arlene Foster outlines the financial crisis facing the Stormont executive.

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 5:00 pm

Potent symbolism

BBC NI programme The View assesses the significance of the latest royal visit

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 2:55 pm