Celebrating 100 years of remarkable history since the formation of the RAF

All sorts of events marking the formation of the Royal Air Force a century ago are happening here, across the UK and overseas.

Ben Finch

£8k from Ben Finch memorial fundraiser at Carrickfergus Rugby Club

Following the heart-breaking loss of Ben Finch to suicide in February 2018 his peers organised an event to raise awareness of support services within Carrickfergus.

Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Man who kicked eight month pregnant nurse in the back is jailed

A man who kicked a pregnant nurse in the back and exposed his privates to her colleague in a busy A&E was jailed for four months today (Friday).

Married couple Donna and David Stickley from Slough celebrates their 21 million Lotto win

Couple 'shellshocked' at £21m lottery win

A married couple who went for a week without checking their £21 million jackpot-winning lottery ticket have said they are "shellshocked".

William Dunlop on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha at the North West 200.

TT 2018: William Dunlop eager to make amends after NW200 crash

William Dunlop did not get the chance to race at the North West 200 last Saturday but the Ballymoney man was happy with his display in practice on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1.


Jeremy Corbyn: 'Unconscionable' that elected politicians have no say in major decisions

Jeremy Corbyn has said it is 'unconscionable' for elected politicians to have no say in major decisions in Northern Ireland as he called on the Stormont parties to come together to resurrect devolution.

VIDEO: Not shifting the pounds? This could be why

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about how taking responsibility for your actions can help you live a healthy balanced lifestyle and how the decisions we make can halt progress.
Major pollution incident after massive slurry spill

Major pollution incident after massive slurry spill

A number of fish have died in a Co Tyrone river following a major pollution incident which is currently being investigated.


Polls open for abortion referendum in Republic of Ireland

Voting is under way in the Republic of Ireland as citizens decide whether to liberalise one of Europe's strictest abortion regimes.


Schoolboys in assault video, shared on Snapchat, identified by PSNI

Police have now identified two boys who appeared in a Snapchat video which seemed to show a schoolboy being assaulted.


Rangers to cut Celtic's Ibrox allocation after increased season ticket demand

Rangers have announced plans to slash Celtic's ticket allocation for visits to Ibrox.

Ukrainian police said the fight occurred at around 11pm local time on Thursday. Liverpool play Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday night

Champions League final: Liverpool fans injured 'in a fight' in Kiev

Liverpool supporters were caught up in trouble ahead of the Champions League final in Kiev after being apparently attacked in a restaurant.

Jonathan Rea equalled Carl Fogarty's record of 59 World Superbike victories with a double at Imola in Italy.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea on cusp of setting new win record at Donington Park

Jonathan Rea will surpass Carl Fogarty’s record of 59 World Superbike victories with another win this weekend at his home round of the championship at Donington Park.
Church Steeple and Cross

Funeral of young Shea Martin takes place this morning

The funeral of young Shea Martin, who died tragically in a railway crossing tragedy on Monday, is to take place this morning.


GDPR: everything you need to know about the new data laws

New data laws come into force in Europe today, but how will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect businesses and the general public?

Film director, Danny Boyle

James Bond: Danny Boyle confirmed as director of next 007 movie

Danny Boyle has officially signed up as director of the next Bond film.

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The 40-year-old woman was arrested on Thursday night and is being questioned by detectives.

Woman arrested over death of fisherman who suffered head injuries in attack

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a fisherman who was attacked in Co Down.

Craig Lewis batting for Derriaghy

CRICKET: Derriaghy skipper Craig Lewis up for Cup clash against Lisburn

When the first round draw for the Gallagher Challenge Cup was made, attention turned to one tie in particular - the derby clash between Derriaghy and Lisburn.

Alliance Party leader Naomi Long, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood, Sinn Fein leader at Stormont Michelle O'Neill and Steven Agnew of the Green Party deliver a joint statement on Brexit in the Great Hall at Stormont on Tuesday May 22. Pic by Arthur Allison, Pacemaker Press

Alliance seeks pro-Union votes yet is backing nationalist bid to break up the UK

This week, two new opinion polls were published, examining attitudes to Brexit and the border.

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