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A-list guests arrive for Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll's wedding

Security was tight and the rumour mill in full drive for the wedding of golf star Rory McIlroy and his sweetheart Erica Stoll in County Mayo.
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Police at the scene of the crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Rider critically injured following crash

Saturday’s Tandragee 100 road races were marred by a serious crash, which left a rider critically ill in hospital.
Motorcycling
Thomas Cooke, RUC sergeant, murdered in Londonderry in April 1987, aged 52. Sergeant Cooke knew the names and addresses of those who would kill him, probably including Martin McGuinness

Trevor Ringland: Remembering a policeman murdered at City of Derry golf club

Thirty years ago this weekend, RUC officer Sergeant Thomas Cooke was brutally murdered by the IRA in City of Derry Golf Club car-park.

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Prime Minster Theresa May, talking to students and first-time voters at Cox Green School in Maidenhead on Friday, seems willing to lead. Photo: Leon Neal/PA Wire

Ben Lowry: Theresa May came along as the right leader at the right time for Britain

Every so often a person arrives at the right time and right place to take control of a business or organisation or even a country.

Opinion
A logistics officer placing UK aid stickers onto cargo pallets containing British aid items destined for areas suffering humanitarian crisis at DFID's UK Disaster Response Operations Centre at Cotswold Airport, Kemble. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Ben Lowry: The case in favour of 0.7% foreign aid

The right wing of the Conservative Party will be disappointed that Theresa May is keeping the UK commitment to spend 0.7% of GDP on foreign aid.

Opinion
Brother and sister Geraldine and Anthony O'Reilly from Belturbet. Co Cavan, in happier times. She died in a loyalist bomb in the town in 1972 aged 15. Her brother, who was five years older, survived the explosion.

UVF bomb killed Geraldine, 15, as she bought chips

A Co Cavan man whose 15-year-old sister was killed by a loyalist bomb as she bought chips says his main hope for the future is for peace to continue.

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PSNI found the patient near Craigavon Lakes.

Patient escapes from hospital ‘four times in one night’

A patient had to be returned to Craigavon Hospital by police four times in one night.

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Western Trust warning on bogus callers in Londonderry

Western Trust warning on bogus callers in Londonderry

The Western Health & Social Care Trust have warned the public on bogus callers operating in the Londonderry area seeking cash to purchase medical equipment for Altnagelvin Hospital.

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South Antrim MP Danny Kinahan, Robin Swann MLA and Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP Tom Elliott.

General Election: UUP to withdraw from three constituencies

The Ulster Unionist Party has announced it will not be fielding candidates in three constituencies in the upcoming General Election.

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Concerns raised about children’s app being used to send explicit messages

Police are investigating a children’s app after a quick thinking eight-year-old girl raised the alarm.

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The Duke and Duchesss of Cambridge during a visit to BBC Radio 1 to promote the Heads Together mental health campaign.

Prince William pokes fun at 'dad dancing' on ski trip during Radio 1 interview

The Duke of Cambridge has seen the funny side of his lads-only skiing trip which saw him mocked for his "dad dancing" - saying it is best for him to "keep away" from the dance floor.

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Former President George H.W. Bush, left, posing with his son former President George W. Bush at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston where he is recovering from a mild case of pneumonia.

Ex-President George HW Bush remains in Houston hospital

Former American President George HW Bush is to remain in hospital this weekend while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia.

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Police catch group of youths playing on train tracks

Police have warned local parents to be vigilant after young people were caught walking on train tracks in Dunmurry.

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Arrests made after ‘recent criminal incidents’ in Larne

Arrests made after ‘recent criminal incidents’ in Larne

Police have arrested four men as part of an investigation into recent incidents in Larne.

Crime
IRA victim: ‘I’ll never back SDLP if it agrees to SF pact’

IRA victim: ‘I’ll never back SDLP if it agrees to SF pact’

A woman whose sister was killed by the IRA whilst leaving Mass has declared “decent, law-abiding nationalists” may well shun the SDLP if it cuts an electoral deal with Sinn Fein.
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Police investigate Ballyclare arson attack

Police investigate Ballyclare arson attack

Police are appealing for information after a petrol bomb was thrown inside a vehicle in the Burnside area.

Crime
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Belfast's Eamonn Holmes brands reports of him sleeping on live TV as 'fake news'

This Morning presenter Eamonn Holmes has branded reports he fell asleep on live television earlier this week "fake news".

TV and Film
The Most Revd Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh.

Protestant school ethos under threat in south

Ten Church of Ireland bishops have expressed concern over the future of Protestant schools in the Irish Republic under their control.

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Steven Agnew MLA, leader of The Green Party, at a 2015 rally at Stormont

Ex-Green MLA warns SDLP/SF pact risks party reputation

The Green Party’s first-ever MLA has said entering an electoral pact with Sinn Fein would risk damaging the reputation of the party.

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A Republican flagon Albert Street off the Falls Road on April 19, 2017

Jean McConville relative: I won’t be taunted by IRA flags

A relative of Jean McConville has said he is determined not to be “taunted” by flags honouring the IRA gang which murdered her – and suggested they could be an electioneering stunt by Sinn Fein.

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