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WATCH: Christian Leali'ifano ahead of his last game for Ulster

Ulster will bid farewell to Christian Leali'ifano on Sunday when they play Wasps in their final European Champions Cup pool one match.

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Northern Ireland's Mark Allen

SNOOKER: Mark Allen reaches Masters final

Kyren Wilson will take on Northern Ireland's Mark Allen for the Dafabet Masters title after stunning Judd Trump with a spectacular comeback at Alexandra Palace.

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Wasps director of rugby, Dai Young

RUGBY: Dai Young demands Wasps put things right against Ulster

Dai Young accepts that "a number of things" have to work in Wasps' favour if their European Champions Cup campaign is to progress beyond the pool stage.

Rugby
A warning for heavy rain has been issued by the Met Office

WEATHER: 11-hour warning for heavy rain across Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued an 11-hour warning for heavy rain for all of Northern Ireland which could lead to localised flooding.
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Eoin Bradley and Howard Beverland battle for possession. David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Six-goal thriller at The Showgrounds

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Murder probe after death of man in Belfast

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man at a flat in east Belfast this morning (Saturday, January 20).
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The chicken breast stuffed with blue pellets found by a dog owner.

Attempted dog poisoning is investigated by police

Police in Ards have issued a warning to local dog owners after receiving reports of a suspected attempted dog poisoning in Comber.

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Sinn Fein would be likely hold West Tyrone, even against a single candidate, but if the latter had the full support of all the other parties and apolitical groups too, as a statement of abhorrence of paramilitary violence past and present, SF might struggle

Ben Lowry: A single victims’ candidate in W Tyrone is an excellent idea

It has been suggested that a victims’ candidate stand against Sinn Fein in the coming West Tyrone by-election.

Opinion
The sun lights the sky above snow covered fields in Co Antrim last week

Ben Lowry: The joy of crisp, sunny days and the gradual return of daylight

Far from being grim or unpleasant this week, the weather has been beautiful at points.

Opinion
Simon Coveney, right, with Karen Bradley at Stormont last week

Dublin seems to want to make Brexit hard for UK

The recent unhelpful comments by the Eire prime minister Mr Varadkar and his side kick Simon Conveney should not come as a surprise to unionist people.

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been shortlisted for a UK award.

Council’s ‘creative initiative’ shortlisted for UK Award

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been shortlisted for the UK’s National Campaign for the Arts, Hearts for The Arts Awards 2018.

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Letters to Editor

Seeking material on the old Dunmore speedway track

Since I retired from work I have been researching into speedway tracks that have closed down.

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Morning View

Transport links in and out of NI are getting ever better

What is described as the biggest, most luxurious ferry to sail back and forth on the Irish Sea has been launched in Germany.

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Mary Lou McDonald

Mary Lou McDonald nominated to replace Gerry Adams as SF president

Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald has been nominated to replace Gerry Adams as party leader.
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Glenavon's Joel Cooper

Simon Collins: Class act Joel Cooper a quality addition for Linfield

Gifted Glenvon winger Joel Cooper looks set to secure a move to Linfield in the summer in what would be a major coup for Blues boss, David Healy.

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Ulster assistant coach Dwayne Peel

Wasps v Ulster: It’s in our hands, says coach Dwayne Peel

Ulster will chase a place at European Club rugby’s top table for the first time in four years when they enter the Ricoh Arena, Coventry tomorrow afternoon.

Rugby
Jewellery taken during burglary

Jewellery taken during burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in the Whyte Acres area of Banbridge on Thursday (January 18).

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David with the famous NCU Challenge Cup. He had presented his own preview programme on the final for the last two summers.

Summer days won’t be the same without David Holmes, Mr NCU cricket

When I was typing probably the most difficult story I have ever had to write last Monday morning, I knew the devastating impact it was going to have in the local cricket community.

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A 19-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a van near Toomebridge in County Antrim.

Woman, 19, dies after being struck by van

A woman, aged 19, has died following a collision in County Antrim, police have confirmed.
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David Sterling after signing the agreement. Photo: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye

Sam McBride: In limbo, mandarins are not clear on obscure law

Just over a month ago, a line buried in a civil service press release announced that Stormont Castle had signed Memoranda of Understanding with two Chinese provinces establishing a “friendship province relationship” with each.

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