Glenariff project funding approved despite 'IRA gates' row

A council votes to approve funding for a community project in County Antrim despite a row over the names of two IRA men on the gates of the site.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 5:50 pm

Olympic ticket scandal: Rio police 'find emails between Pat Hickey and THG'

Emails linking IOC (International Olympic Committee) member Pat Hickey to the head of a company alleged to have resold Olympic tickets have been found, say police in Rio.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 4:25 pm

Legia Warsaw 1-1 Dundalk (Agg: 3-1)

Dundalk's brave attempt to become the first Irish club to qualify for the Champions League group stages ends in defeat by Legia Warsaw.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 3:44 pm

Linfield sign New Zealand striker Kris Bright on one-year contract

Linfield sign six-times capped New Zealand striker Kris Bright on a one-year contract.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 3:04 pm

Seals say goodbye in County Down after beach release

Biologist Sue Wilson releases two abandoned seal pups back into the wild, but one seems reluctant to leave.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:49 pm

Newry school students disqualified from A-level exam

The grades of a number of A-level candidates are cancelled after Sociology exam questions were shared on social media.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:01 pm

Nama 'coaching': Committee asks Ó Muilleoir to step aside

Finance committee asks Máirtín Ó Muilleoir to 'step aside' during an inquiry into alleged witness coaching.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 10:04 am

PSNI defends investigation linked to 'Derry Four' case

The PSNI defends its handling of a criminal investigation linked to the 'Derry Four' case.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 9:41 am

Rose of Tralee: Fathers 4 Justice protester removed after storming stage

A Fathers 4 Justice protester has been removed from the stage after interrupting a live-televised festival in the Republic of Ireland.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 9:20 am

Delivery firm Whistl wins contract to handle NI government postal services

UK-based delivery firm Whistl wins contract to provide postal services to NI government departments.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 8:23 am

Rio 2016: Michael Conlan faces punishment over Rio actions

Michael Conlan faces disciplinary action over his angry reaction to his Olympics defeat, says AIBA president Dr Ching-Kuo Wu.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 7:39 am

Aviva Stadium in Dublin to host Pro12 decider in 2017

The Aviva Stadium will stage next May's Pro12 final with the announcement made during the launch of the 2016/2017 season in Dublin.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 6:58 am

Gender pay gap: Trend shows women in NI earn more than men

Full-time female workers in Northern Ireland are defying the gender pay gap to earn more than their male counterparts, according to official figures.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 6:52 am

@ireland abuse

Michelle Marie, the guest curator of Ireland's Twitter feed, is subjected to racist, sexist, homophobic abuse online.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 5:41 am

Northern Ireland weather

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 2:42 am

Mrs Brown's Boys named best British sitcom in audience poll

Beating The Office and Gavin & Stacey, Mrs Brown's Boys is named best British sitcom of the 21st century in an audience poll.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 1:56 am

From Tokyo to County Clare: Japanese céilí group wows at Fleadh

Japanese céilí group gets standing ovation from crowds at Fleadh festival in Ennis, County Clare.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:28 am

East goes west

Japanese musician Kozo Toyota explains how he fell in love with traditional Irish music.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:24 am

Antrim Area Hospital: Man with multiple sclerosis 'furious' over DNR order

A County Antrim man who was unaware that a "do not resuscitate" (DNR) order had been placed on his medical file says he feels his human rights have been violated.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:16 am

Antrim Area Hospital: Man says human rights 'violated' by DNR order

A County Antrim man who was unaware that a "do not resuscitate" (DNR) order had been placed on his medical file says he feels his human rights have been violated.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:12 am

European Commission questions NI water charges decision

The European Commission asks questions about the Northern Ireland Executive's decision not to charge homeowners for water.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 12:41 pm

Sunbathing lizards

Some 40 lizards are spotted sunbathing at a Northern Ireland nature reserve after an exceptional summer for the tiny reptiles

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 11:52 am

Dee Fennell granted bail variation for holiday

A prominent dissident republican, facing trial over charges of encouraging terrorism, has his bail conditions changed so he can go on holiday.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 11:40 am

Antisocial media?

As a tweet posted by a police chief in Northern Ireland sparks offence, BBC News NI looks at the pros and cons of social media and how to avoid getting into hot water.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 11:01 am

Rio ticket sales: Three OCI officials have passports seized by police

Brazilian police seize passports, phones and laptops from three OCI officials as they investigate the alleged illegal sale of tickets.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 7:02 am