North Belfast: Police officer shooting 'planned and reckless'

A gun attack that injured a PSNI officer was a 'planned operation with automatic gunfire sprayed across a garage forecourt'.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:20 am

Shooting eyewitness describes gun attack in north Belfast

An eyewitness to a shooting in north Belfast has described how he was told to "get on the ground" by a police officer during a gun attack on a petrol station

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:18 am

County Armagh: Pensioner dies in fire

A woman in her 90s has died following a house fire in Jonesborough, County Armagh.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:58 am

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Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:43 am

Sinn Féin expected to announce new Stormont leader

Sinn Féin is expected to announce its new Stormont leader later today with Michelle O'Neill tipped to take the role.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:04 am

Man dies in crash on Bangor to Belfast Road

A man has died following a crash on the main road between Belfast and Bangor, County Down.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 1:58 am

Newspaper headlines: PSNI shooting, McGuinness' replacement and Babe Station blunder

The shooting of a PSNI officer dominates the papers, but there's also plenty on Martin McGuinness' likely replacement.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 1:54 am

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Families' plea over drugs

Families of children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy urge health trust to explain why they are denied access to 'potentially life-changing' drug.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 12:19 am

Belfast shooting was 'reckless madness', police say

Police say the shooting of a police officer on the Crumlin Road in north Belfast was 'reckless madness'.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:14 pm

Coleraine: 'Substantial damage' caused in house fire

A man, woman and small child are treated for smoke inhalation after a fire breaks out at a house in Coleraine, causing substantial damage.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 12:50 pm

Lurgan, County Armagh: Man charged with Anita Downey murder

A 51-year-old man is charged with the murder of Anita Downey in Lurgan, County Armagh.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 12:42 pm

European Champions Cup: Toulouse 19-10 Connacht

Connacht miss out on a first European Champions Cup quarter-final after a dramatic 19-10 defeat by Toulouse.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 11:16 am

McKenna Cup: Tyrone 0-14 0-11 Fermanagh

Tyrone stay on course to win the McKenna Cup for a sixth year in a row by beating Fermanagh 0-14 to 0-11 in the semi-finals.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 10:51 am

Women's World League 2 final: Ireland 3-0 Malaysia

Ireland win hockey's World League Round Two in Kuala Lumpur by beating Malaysia 3-0 in Sunday's final.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 10:43 am

McKenna Cup: Derry 2-12 1-13 Monaghan

James Kielt scores a late goal as Derry beat Monaghan 2-12 to 1-13 in the semi-finals of the Dr McKenna Cup.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 10:05 am

RHI: Finance Minister wants to deliver 'no-hiding-place' inquiry

The finance minister says he wants to deliver a "no-hiding-place inquiry" into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 9:51 am

Government says Adams' Brexit claims 'without any basis in fact'

The government has said that comments made by Gerry Adams that Brexit will destroy the Good Friday Agreement are "totally without any basis in fact".

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 9:38 am

Cliftonville's Ryan Catney has surgery on broken leg

Cliftonville midfielder Ryan Catney has surgery after breaking a leg during the Irish Premiership match at Crusaders.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 8:05 am

Former head of EC customs unit says border with Republic will return

A former head of the European Commission's customs procedures unit claims controls at the Irish border will return post-Brexit.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 3:18 am

Irish Premiership: Crusaders and Blues secure victories

Premiership leaders Crusaders beat 10-man Cliftonville 1-0 while Linfield stay seven points back with a 2-0 win over Ballymena.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 11:20 am

€37.5m cannabis seizure at Dublin Port displayed

Irish police have welcomed the seizure of a €37.5m (£32.4m) cannabis haul at Dublin Port.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 9:05 am

Comedian Ed Byrne helps injured walker in Cairngorms

Irish comedian Ed Byrne helps out an injured hillwalker in the Cairngorms.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 4:14 am

Wonderful remarks

The former Beirut hostage John McCarthy explains how Van Morrison's music helped heal his life and inspire other writers

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 7:16 pm

HIA: Barnardo's director says organisation has 'learned lessons'

Director of Barnardo's NI says the organisation has "learned from the lessons" of the HIA Inquiry.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 1:48 pm

Catholic church leader says reparation and outreach needed for abuse survivors

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Archbishop Eamon Martin, says everyone must cooperate fully with the new Northern Ireland Executive to ensure that proper reparation and outreach is provided to those who had been "hurt and awfully traumatised".

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 12:43 pm