Voters go to polls in assembly election

Voters get the opportunity on Thursday to decide who should represent them in the next Northern Ireland Assembly.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 6:01 pm

Vandals 'could have derailed' train

A vandalised rail line in County Down could have derailed a train carrying passengers on a May Day trip, a railway organisation says.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 4:34 pm

Defender Redman quits Portadown

Ross Redman announces that he is to leave Portadown after turning down the offer of a new one-year deal.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 3:52 pm

Ismay murder accused released on bail

The man accused of murdering prison officer Adrian Ismay has been granted bail.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 3:08 pm

VIDEO: Murder accused 'had worked with victim'

The man accused of murdering Northern Ireland prison officer Adrian Ismay had worked with him as a St John Ambulance volunteer, a court is told.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 3:08 pm

Baby's body found at recycling plant

An investigation is underway after the body of a newborn baby girl was found at a recycling facility in the Republic of Ireland.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 3:04 pm

Firth wins silver at Euro tests

County Down swimmer Bethany Firth clinches a silver medal for Britain at the IPC European Championships in Madeira.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 2:28 pm

McIlroy to miss Wentworth PGA event

Rory McIlroy pulls out of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, but says he is close to removing the "bad habits" from his game.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 1:37 pm

Trust apologises over trolley wait

A nursing director says she wants to apologise to the family of a dying cancer patient who waited hours on a hospital trolley before a bed became available.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 12:52 pm

Probation for man who had abuse images

A 34-year-old man who downloaded thousands of images of children being sexually abused is released on probation.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 12:18 pm

Ulster 'ready for Ospreys onslaught'

Ulster's director of rugby Les Kiss thinks the Ospreys will "chance their hand" in Saturday's vital Pro12 contest.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 11:08 am

Education body warns of budget pressure

The head of Northern Ireland's Education Authority (EA) warns it is facing "very real pressures" as a result of a £22m reduction in its budget.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 10:27 am

Armagh woman acquitted of bomb charges

A young woman from south Armagh accused of running a bomb-making factory for dissident republicans has been acquitted of all charges.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 10:20 am

Concern donors to be refunded by Friday

Concern Worldwide has said donors who were over charged by the charity in an "administrative error" will be refunded on Friday.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 8:39 am

Enda Kenny hopeful on independents deal

Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny says he is hopeful a deal with independents to form a new government could be signed off by Wednesday or Thursday morning.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 8:05 am

Disappointment over legacy inquests funds

Northern Ireland's most senior judge says he is disappointed the Stormont executive has not yet bid for legacy inquest funding.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 7:45 am

Captain Keefe to stay with Giants

Belfast Giants captain Adam Keefe signs a new deal which will see him remain with the club for next season.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 7:00 am

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Watch the latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 6:41 am

Man in court over Paul McCauley murder

A 61-year-old company director appears at Londonderry Magistrates Court charged in connection with the murder of Paul McCauley.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 6:13 am

Third attack in months on Orange hall

An Orange hall in County Tyrone has been attacked for the third time in less than three months.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 5:45 am

Galway man makes gift fit for a princess

How a Galway basket maker made a gift fit for a princess.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 3:44 am

Luas shutdown over pay set for 10th day

The public tram system in the Irish capital faces a 10th day of shutdown as part of the long-running dispute over drivers' pay.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 3:03 am

VIDEO: Vegetable farmers' co-operative urged

Commercial vegetable growers are urged to band together to have greater influence with the supermarkets.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 1:53 pm

VIDEO: NI inquests plan delayed over funding

A radical plan to deal with inquests into controversial killings during the Troubles is put on hold after the Stormont Executive failed to agree on a request for funding.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 1:28 pm

Growing pains

Lots of us find reason to complain about the weather, but none are more affected than those whose livelihoods depend on it.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 12:29 pm