Belfast Newsletter

Talks to restore powersharing at Stormont to extend to Monday

Campaigners attending a protest march in Belfast in support of an Irish language act

Irish language has all the protections it needs: Empey


Stormont's collapse after energy scheme row brought up long-term issues

Heavy rain

N Ireland set to miss powersharing deal deadline after sitting cancelled


Northern Ireland abortion reform for legislature to decide, say appeal judges


PSNI arrest three over anti-Islamic material


DUP tells Republic of Ireland to back off as talks deadline looms


Two police injured by stolen car in Belfast

Young school children can be seen standing next to the masked gunmen as they fire a volley of shots into the air at the funeral of Barry McMullan

Masked men fire shots at republican funeral

Derry City will be hoping to cause the shock of the round in tonight's Europa League first round first leg qualifier against FC Midtiylland who have done their homework on the League of Ireland outfit.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Shiels reckons City's Danish hosts have shown respect through scouting mission

Derry City manager, Kenny Shiels is hoping his side can cause the shock of the round when they meet Danish club, FC Midtiylland in Herning tonight.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Kenny Shiels relishing Derry City's Euro test against 'well-oiled' Danish outfit

Derry City midfielder, Nicky Low is hoping his European experience can help the Candy Stripes pull off a shock in Denmark tonight.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Low reckons Derry City can 'Nick' a result in Denmark

Carrick driver Chris Smiley

Hot prospect Smiley and British Touring Car team taking pole position in Belfast

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Summer signing Stewart nets winner for Linfield in Euro qualifier


Ex-Celtic player sorry for Linfield laser claims


FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty signs for Hearts


WATCH: Amazing golf trick shot lands Shane place in Irish Open Pro-Am

Jacob Tremblay as Peter Carpenter, Jaeden Lieberher as Henry Carpenter and Naomi Watts as Susan Carpenter in The Book Of Henr.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Book Of Henry - Director knows all too well the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

TV and Film

Adele tells fans: I don't know if I'll ever tour again

File photo dated 23/11/2014 of Michael Bond attending the world premiere of Paddington at the Odeon, Leicester Square in central London, the creator of Paddington bear has died at home aged 91 on Tuesday following a short illness, his publisher HarperCollins said

Paddington author Michael Bond dies aged 91

TV and Film
Asenath Nicholson

Gripping accounts of Irish famine by lone-walking American woman

LOCAL indie rock stars Two Door Cinema Club will be joining forces with Rory McIlroy for their only Northern Ireland appearance this year with a special homecoming performance to open the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation.  The County Down trio, who hail from Bangor and Donaghadee, will make history by becoming the first ever major recording artists to perform at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open when they take the stage at Portstewart Golf Club as part of the opening ceremony on the evening of the tournament Pro-Am on Wednesday July 5. Tickets for Pro Am Wednesday, which include the Two Door Cinema show, are available from only �20 at

‘Outside the ropes’ Irish Open gigs well above par


WATCH: Kate wowed by V&A Courtyard at opening of £56.4m Exhibition Road Quarter