Two men on motorbike killed in crash

Two men are killed in a road accident in County Laois in the Republic of Ireland.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 3:47 am

Officers injured in stolen car crash

Four PSNI officers have been injured after a stolen car collided with two police vehicles in County Londonderry.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 3:25 am

Boy drowns in Drogheda reservoir

A 13-year-old boy drowns while swimming with two friends in a reservoir in Drogheda, County Louth.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 2:54 am

Bank makes 'unexpected' £55m profit

Ulster Bank made a profit of £55m in the first six months of 2014, compared to a loss of £381m in the same period last year.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 2:31 am

Man charged with raping teenage girl

A 21-year-old man is charged with raping a teenage girl in Larne, County Antrim.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 1:18 am

Police 'ready for fracking protests'

Police in County Fermanagh say they have plans in place to deal with protests against fracking.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 12:50 am

Crackdown on drivers using mobiles

Police in Northern Ireland begin a new crackdown on motorists using mobile phones while driving.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 12:35 am

Skinny dippers sex offender warning

Police in County Down warn skinny dippers that they could be placed on the sex offenders register.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 4:25 pm

Crusaders 1-1 IF Bromm'karna (agg 1-5)

Crusaders make their Europa League exit as a 1-1 draw at home to IF Brommapojkarna means they lose 5-1 on aggregate.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 3:42 pm

Major fish kill discovered in river

A major fish kill in a County Armagh river is being blamed on pollution from farm waste, says the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 3:06 pm

Shakhtyor S 5-1 Derry City (agg 6-1)

Derry City take an early lead in Belarus but then concede five to lose 6-1 on aggregate to Shakhtyor Soligorsk.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 2:33 pm

AIK 2-0 Linfield (agg 2-1)

Belfast club Linfield are out of the Europa League after conceding two second-half goals away to AIK Solna.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 2:11 pm

Boxers enter fray at Commonwealths

Michael Conlan and Stephen Ward are among the Irish boxers entering the fray at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 1:47 pm

Sinn Féin confident on budget plans

Sinn Féin says it is now confident agreement can be reached quickly on the latest quarterly budget, known as June monitoring.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 1:45 pm

Kearney secures bronze medal for NI

NI's Lisa Kearney wins a bronze medal in the -52kg women's judo category after beating Canadian Audree Francis-Methot.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 1:22 pm

VIDEO: Ford slams budget 'shambles'

Justice Minister David Ford describes proposals to break the deadlock over the Stormont budget as a shambles.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 1:21 pm

Ireland 'wanted swifter Gaza action'

The Republic of Ireland abstained from a vote to hold an official investigation into alleged war crimes in Gaza because it wanted swifter action using existing mechanisms, its foreign minister says.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 12:30 pm

Traditional route

The Belfast wedding march that needed permission from the Parades Commission

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 11:24 am

UN report criticises abortion law

A UN human rights panel criticises "highly restrictive" abortion laws in the Republic of Ireland and said they should be changed.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 11:08 am

A&E units miss 12-hour wait targets

The 12-hour waiting time target for Northern Ireland A&E units was breached more than 700 times between April and June, according to the latest figures.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:37 am

Man jailed for racist abuse in RVH

Garry Alan Montgomery is jailed for two months for racially abusing staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 8:36 am

Humpback whale spotted off NI coast

A humpback whale swims under County Down men's yacht

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 8:29 am

Perry sets up meeting with Brown

Madeline Perry sets up a last-16 meeting with Australian Kasey Brown by securing a comfortable win in the last 32.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 8:02 am

'The Force' comes to County Kerry

Could the latest Star Wars movie be filmed off the Kerry coast?

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 7:50 am

NI's Aileen Reid sixth in triathlon

Northern Ireland medal hopeful Aileen Reid has to settle for sixth place in Thursday's Commonwealth Games triathlon.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 7:08 am