IN PICTURES: NI basks in glorious mini heatwave

Northern Ireland has been basking in glorious sunshine today with temperatures soaring to a sizzling 22 degrees in some areas.

Niall Currie

Niall Currie is new Carrick Rangers boss - here's what he's had to say

Carrick Rangers have tonight appointed Niall Currie as the club's new manager.
Christine Lampard with husband, Frank

Christine Lampard: Frank and I are 'beyond excited' to be expecting a baby

Northern Ireland television star Christine Lampard has revealed that she and husband Frank Lampard are beyond excited to be expecting a baby.

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Police have appealed for information

Man in critical condition after being kicked in head in serious assault

Police have appealed for information after a man was kicked in the head in a morning assault, leaving him in a critical condition in intensive care.

IN PICTURES: From super Seeley to imperious Irwin - relive the North West 200

The sun shone on the North West 200 as wins for local riders Glenn Irwin and Alastair Seeley hit the headlines in an action-packed week on the north coast.

The PSNI has warned of long tailbacks as a result of the incident

POLICE ALERT: Two-vehicle crash causing long tailbacks

Police are advising motorists of long tailbacks following a two-vehicle road traffic collision.

Ethan Galbraith

NI teenager signs professional deal with Manchester United

Northern Ireland prospect Ethan Galbraith, who just turned 17, has today signed a professional contract with Premier League giants Manchester United.

IN PICTURES: Relive the Royal wedding - the stunning bride, THAT dress and A-list guests

Saturday’s Royal wedding will live long in the memory, not only for the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but for millions around the world.

Fire crews at the scene of the blaze.

Homes extensively damaged in major fire - police appeal over 'suspicious activity'

Firefighters dealt with a 'major' and 'complex' blaze in which a number of houses were badly damaged on Saturday night.
Gary Lightbody has paid tribute to Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchinson

Scott Hutchison: Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody in tribute to Frightened Rabbit singer

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has paid tribute to Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison.

IN PICTURES: Thousands of Ed Sheeran fans descend on Belfast for memorable gig

Around 42,000 fans packed into Belfast’s Boucher Road Playing Fields for Ed Sheeran highly-anticipated gig on Wednesday night.

The Air Ambulance was tasked to the scene

NI Ambulance vehicle involved in crash with lorry - Air Ambulance tasked to scene

Emergency services were tasked to the scene of a crash involving a Northern Ireland Ambulance Service vehicle and a lorry in County Down this afternoon.
Crusaders winger Gavin Whyte

Leeds United targeting Crusaders star Gavin Whyte - reports

Championship side Leeds United could be set to swoop for Crusaders star Gavin Whyte, according to reports.
Crusaders star Gavin Whyte

Gavin Whyte: Crusaders know I want to leave

Footballer of the Year Gavin Whyte is hoping his future will become clear over the coming weeks as he eyes a move away from Dankse Bank Premiership kingpins Crusaders.
Rising star: Manchester United and Northern Ireland's Ethan Galbraith

Ethan Galbraith: Watch as NI teen's 'screamer' wins Man United goal of month - ahead of Pogba and Lukaku

Northern Ireland rising star Ethan Galbraith has bagged Manchester United's Goal of the Month award for April.

IN PICTURES: Revealed - Irish League top-flight team of the year

The Premiership Team of the Year was unveiled at last night’s NI Football Awards.


PICTURES: The best images from the Belfast City Marathon

From elite athletes to fun runners, thousands took to the streets to take part in the annual Belfast City Marathon this morning.


Belfast Marathon: Kenyan runners claim victory in men's and women's races

Kenyan Eric Koech stormed to victory in today's Belfast City Marathon, hitting the tape in a cool 2:18:20.

IN PICTURES: Runners hit the streets in 2018 Belfast Marathon

The 2018 Belfast City Marathon is up and running.


Belfast Marathon: Watch thousands of runners hit the city streets

The 2018 Belfast City Marathon saw around 17,000 pounding the streets over the 26.2-mile distance.
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