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PSNI misconduct probe: chief constable confident of positive outcome

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Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill pleads guilty to drink-driving

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Robin Swann said the UUPs unionism was different from the DUPs

UUP leader Swann rules out any prospect of single unionist party

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Michael McGimpsey at a cultural event in June 2002 at Stormont, when he was culture minister in the then executive. He says that unionists showed great generosity of spirit towards Irish in the 1998 Belfast agreement and the language prospered, but that Sinn Fein have shown their intentions with an Irish language act, which would be one of the most divisive things that could happen to Northern Ireland. Picture by Brian Little

Michael McGimpsey: Irish language legislation will set direction of travel, even if it doesn’t have the details demanded by SF

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Chief Constable facing misconduct probe over PSNI vehicles contract inquiry

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Robin Swann: I haven’t moved UUP to the right at all

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Knifepoint robbery left victim ‘absolutely petrified’

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WATCH: It's official - STORM BRIAN is heading this way!

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The Titanic locker keys survived along with steward Sidney Daniels

Titanic locker keys expected to sell at auction for up to £60,000

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Robin Swann being interviewed by the News Letter in his Stormont office. Picture: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Swann won’t say whether Irish language act would keep UUP out of Executive

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UUP leader Swann rules out any prospect of single unionist party

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Michael McGimpsey at a cultural event in June 2002 at Stormont, when he was culture minister in the then executive. He says that unionists showed great generosity of spirit towards Irish in the 1998 Belfast agreement and the language prospered, but that Sinn Fein have shown their intentions with an Irish language act, which would be one of the most divisive things that could happen to Northern Ireland. Picture by Brian Little

Michael McGimpsey: Irish language legislation will set direction of travel, even if it doesn’t have the details demanded by SF

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UUP leader Robin Swan in his office at Stormont

Robin Swann: I haven’t moved UUP to the right at all

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Robin Swann being interviewed by the News Letter in his Stormont office. Picture: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Swann won’t say whether Irish language act would keep UUP out of Executive

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Chief Constable facing misconduct probe over PSNI vehicles contract inquiry

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Coolfin Street off the Donegall Road in south Belfast. Lisburn maintenance man Ed Morrison said someone was being held captive in a bedroom on the street. The PSNI said they carried out a raid in the street in March 2014.

‘They were definitely keeping someone captive in the room’

Crime
A woman (centre) is led away by police after a raid in south Belfast to rescue women from human trafficking

Modern slavery ‘happening in every town and city today’

Crime
Ballymena Courthouse.

Over the limit man got behind the wheel after boy (10) had crashed car

Crime

Two men overcome by slurry fumes

Farming
RHI

RHI overspend far greater than first feared, department tells court

Farming
The proposal!

Harry’s wedding proposal is outstanding in its field

Farming

Helpline founder hopes to reach out to Northern Ireland’s ‘800’ gay farmers

Farming

Storm Ophelia: Childminding crisis for parents

Education
David Sterling answers questions from the media at Stormont

Decision to close schools was ‘balance of competing judgments’

Education
AQE say there has been an increase of 400 more pupils sitting their transfer test compared to last year

Transfer test increase causing pressure on exam places

Education
Going online

Facebook and Twitter could be made to pay for 'undeniable suffering' online

Education

Game of Thrones helped N Ireland head for busiest tourist year, says Tourism NI

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Belfast city centre on Monday early afternoon as many shops began to close. Other shops stayed open almost until the last Translink buses left at 5.30pm.  

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Ben Lowry: It wasn’t just schools that shut too readily in the storm, but services such as transport too

Opinion

Watch dramatic moment Ryanair plane aborts landing just metres from the ground

Offbeat
Billy Dickson speaking at a protest at the Boyne Bridge in August

Battle of Boyne Bridge goes on, say campaigners

Business

Driver assisting police following serious collision

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Watch dramatic moment Ryanair plane aborts landing just metres from the ground

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Woman dies after recent two vehicle crash on A26

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Storm Ophelia: A2 Coast Road closed

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Delays expected following M2 collision

Transport

Officials under fire over second day of storm-related school closures

Environment
Calum and Val Rogerson of Edinburgh, with children Gregor and Ellie, said so many places were closed it felt like a Sunday morning

Storm Ophelia: Tourists and locals taken aback by Belfast’s dead zone

Environment
Wind power accounted for less than half of NI's electricity as the day wore on

Storm Ophelia: Wind turbines generated less electricity than on calmer days

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A generic image of a dog being captured by authorities in England

Single council accounted for 39% of dogs destroyed by local authorities

Crime

Fishermen land 30 million-to-one catch in Lough Foyle

Environment

Southern Health Trust accused of bribing staff to take flu vaccine

Health
The health service is facing serious financial pressures

Health board give go-ahead to buy cheaper medicines

Health

Prince Harry’s praise for ‘Royal’ team in Belfast

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Preparing an injection

Thousands eligible to receive shingles vaccination - are you?

Health

WATCH: Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

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