Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018

Gerry Adams has announced his intention to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018.
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has been hailed by his band as a "visionary" after his death at the age of 64.

Carl Frampton and his mum, Flo.

Frampton's proud mum: I use every opportunity to sing Carl's praises

Proud mum Flo Frampton rallied fellow colleagues and customers in Belfast’s Asda Living store to support her son Carl, ahead of this Saturday’s homecoming fight at the SSE Arena.

Police arrest man in dissident republican probe

Police investigating dissident republican activity have arrested a 26-year-old man in Londonderry this morning.

Coolmoyne House

IN FULL: Housing Executive statement on Dunmurry flats fire

The Housing Executive has released a statement on last night's fire at high-rise flats in Dunmurry.

Stoneyford loyalist Mark Harbinson. Pic by Pacemaker Press 22/8/2013

Judge agrees to ‘relax’ bail conditions of man facing firearms charges

Stoneyford loyalist Mark Harbinson has succeeded in having his tag and curfew conditions removed, but only with the added restriction of now signing for his bail with police on a daily basis, instead of three times a week.


Meet Chewpaca - the Instagram famous alpaca

Meet Chewpaca, the alpaca from Australia who has become a hit on Instagram.
PSNI crest

Security alert: PSNI recover two viable pipe bombs in Londonderry

Two viable pipe bomb type devices were recovered during a security alert in Londonderry today, police have confirmed.
Damaged sustained by a West Midlands Police patrol car while officers were attending a nearby Remembrance Sunday memorial parade

'Cowardly' vandals smashed police car as officers attended remembrance parade

Police are hunting "cowardly" Remembrance Sunday vandals who smashed up a patrol car while officers were commemorating Britain's fallen.

The countdown to Christmas is on

12 ways to manage your money and make savings for Christmas

Christmas is a brilliant time of year, but it can also be financially stressful.

Police update

Road closed as PSNI deal with security alert

The Rossdowney Road in Londonderry is currently closed as police are dealing with a security alert at Montgomery Close.

Leslie Ross.

Dromore pensioner had been facing trial for more than 40 sexual offences

A 70-year-old Co Down pensioner who passed away earlier this week had been facing trial for dozens of sexual offences dating back more than four decades, it has been revealed.


Flybe plane makes emergency landing at Belfast International Airport

An airliner has landed with no nose gear at Belfast International Airport.
David Davis

David Davis: Border solution cannot be at cost to integrity of UK

David Davis has insisted he will not accept any solution to the issue of the Republic of Ireland-Northern Ireland border that damages the "constitutional and economic integrity of the UK".

Social media: Twitter announces new 280-character limit

Twitter's trial of a 280-character limit is to be expanded to users globally, the social media site has announced.

A sad child

Childline app helps teenagers say ‘no’ to sexting

An anti-sexting app from Childline is using humour to help teenagers deal with unwanted requests for sexual images of themselves.
Police image.

'Thoughtless vandalism' at cemetery

PSNI have appealed for parents to keep a close watch on their children following reports of antisocial behaviour at Milltown Cemetery last night (Friday, October 27).
TV star Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell 'taken to hospital after fall'

Simon Cowell has been taken to hospital after falling down the stairs at his London home, according to reports.

Celebs Go Dating

Locals wanted for E4's Celebs Go Dating

E4’s Celebs Go Dating is looking for people to apply for the show.
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