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Date set for trial arising from Lithuanian’s death

Four Lithuanians are to stand trial next year on charges linked to the murder in a Coalisland garage of a fellow national, a court heard.

Crime
Sonya McAllister after founding We Slim Together

Sonya sheds seven stone 
and gains a 
new career

A weight loss journey can often be a lonely road to travel so when Randalstown woman Sonya McAllister started to lose weight she found that the support from family, friends and those who were also trying to lose weight was invaluable,

People

PM tells EU: We want to be your strongest friend and partner

Prime Minister Theresa May has told other EU countries that Britain wants to be their "strongest friend and partner" after Brexit.

News
William McGinley from Co Longford

Father and son among those denying Traveller wedding murder

Four people, including a father and son, appeared in Belfast Crown Court on Friday charged with murdering a relative at a Traveller wedding near the Co Fermanagh border.

Crime
SF blamed for shortfall in road-repairing budget

SF blamed for shortfall in road-repairing budget

A shortfall in the budget for repairing Northern Ireland’s roads is “yet another consequence” of the Stormont stalemate caused by Sinn Fein’s “ridiculous red lines”, an Ulster Unionist MLA has claimed.

Business
Maghaberry Prison.

Dissident Republican prisoner’s mobile phone ban challenge

A dissident republican prisoner has won High Court permission to challenge a policy banning access to solicitors’ mobile phone numbers.

Crime
Patrice Renault, manager of the new Etap Hotel on the Dublin Road, Belfast. Pictured: 29/08/2013

Jail for voyuer hotelier who spied on his own friends

A former Belfast hotel manager was jailed on Friday for six months for spying on friends with a secret camera hidden inside a clock in his bathroom.

Crime
Brian Walsh (above) and Darren Poleon (below)
both convicted of explosives and terror offences after bomb found at Waterfoot Hotel, Londonderry.

PPS says it may appeal bombers’ sentences

The five-year jail terms handed out to two republican terrorists who tried to bomb a police recruitment event show could be referred to the Court of Appeal, the Public Prosecution Service has said.

Crime

How to stay fit this autumn

Here, Rob Hobson, Healthspan nutritionist and author of Detox Kitchen Bible Cookbook, and personal trainer Mollie Millington, share top tips for the exercise and diet tweaks to make now to keep you well through autumn and winter...

Health
British prime minister, Theresa May, pictured during her speech in Florence, Italy on Friday.

BREXIT | Social media reaction to Theresa May's keynote speech in Florence

British prime minister, Theresa May, set out her government's plans for Brexit in Florence on Friday.

Politics
Former US President Bill Clinton speaks during the funeral of Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness at St Columba's Church Long Tower, in Londonderry

Precedent set for flags in church: self-styled cleric

The Catholic Church has “opened the floodgates” to the prospect of republican flags and emblems in its places of worship, a former cleric with the church has said.

News
Barra Best outside the BBC in Belfast

Come rain or shine, Barra loves being 
a weatherman

The weather is, without doubt, always a serious topic of conversation in Northern Ireland. What is the summer going to be like? Will it rain at the weekend? Should I risk putting the clothes on the line? And the man with the answers is BBC weatherman Barra Best.

People
Una McMillan.

Rare lung disease’s devastating impact on family

A Ballycastle woman has been speaking about the tragic impact on her family of a rare form of lung disease.

News

Get set for your new-look weekend News Letter

We wanted to tell you, our loyal readers, about our exciting plans for the new Weekend News Letter.

News
Dissident republican activist Dee Fennell

Dissident barred from attending Celtic-Rangers match

North Belfast dissident republican Damien ‘Dee’ Fennell was refused permission to go to a Rangers versus Celtic match this weekend.

Crime
Patrick Hunt and Andrew Rylands from Wine Inns pictured on the site of the former Kings Head on the Lisburn Road. which will reopen as The Doyen on September 28.

£4.2 million investment creates 80 jobs as Wine Inns takes on former King’s Head

A £4.2m investment by Wine Inns on the former King’s Head site on the Lisburn Road will see the South Belfast pub transform into a 15,000 square foot entertainment and dining complex, creating 80 new jobs.

Business
Dromore Cathedral, Church Street, Dromore. Pic by Google

Funeral of Dromore schoolgirl to take place on Sunday

The funeral of popular Dromore schoolgirl Isobel Anderson is due to take place at Dromore Cathedral on Sunday, September 24.

News

VIDEO - Apple fan sleeps in car to be first for iPhone 8 launch

Modest queues have greeted the latest versions of the iPhone, as the smartphones go on sale in the UK.
Business
The alleged incident occurred in Londonderry.

NEWS | 'Shots fired' near house in Londonderry

Police are investigating reports that masked men fired shots during an incident in Londonderry on Thursday evening.
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