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Limited jail time expected for former loyalist paramilitary turned informer

A former loyalist paramilitary turned supergrass informer is due to be sentenced later.

Northern Ireland

Prisoners spend time with children in new family rehabilitation scheme

More than 70 prisoners are involved in a new family rehabilitation project in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Man remanded in custody on charges connected to prison officer's death

A man has appeared in court in Northern Ireland on charges related to the murder of prison officer David Black.

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New flight routes to operate from Northern Ireland in summer 2018

Three new flight routes from Northern Ireland will begin operating next summer.

Northern Ireland

Baby's ashes stolen in Belfast burglary

A baby's ashes have been stolen from a house in Belfast.

Northern Ireland

Bombardier workers' plight focus of more talks over proposed 300% exports duty

Further talks will be held later this week as the Government continues to " press the case" on behalf of Bombardier workers in Northern Ireland, the Business Secretary has said.

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Deep freeze continues as UK could see coldest night of the year

Treacherous ice and snow continued to cause travel disruption across the country as forecasters warned that the coldest night of the year could be in store.

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Davis' final plea to Tories as 'Commons revolt' threatens to derail Brexit bill

David Davis has written to MPs in a last-ditch attempt to avert a Tory revolt and potential Commons defeat for the Government's Brexit legislation.

Northern Ireland

School and transport disruption continues after coldest night of the year

The coldest night of the year so far has led to fresh disruption as flights were cancelled, schools remained closed and drivers faced lengthy delays.

Northern Ireland

Catholic inmates face discrimination in Magilligan Prison, report finds

Catholics inmates in Magilligan Prison fare worse than Protestants in Northern Ireland, inspectors said.

Northern Ireland

UK commitment to soft Irish border more than legally enforceable, says Davis

Britain's commitment to maintaining a soft Irish border after Brexit is "much more than legally enforceable", David Davis has said.

Northern Ireland

Police issue picture of mother who died on family boating holiday

Police have issued a photograph of a mother who died during a family boating holiday in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Time running out to confront Troubles legacy, say victims

The window of opportunity to pass new laws addressing the legacy of the Northern Ireland conflict is closing next year, victims said.

Northern Ireland

Expert report recommends living wage for social care workers

A living wage should be adopted to raise the pay of social care workers, an expert report said.

Northern Ireland

Taoiseach urged to act over 'offensive and unacceptable' Brexit

More than 200 figures from Northern Ireland society have written to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warning that the UK's split from Europe is offensive and unacceptable.

Northern Ireland

Cold weather could lead to upsurge in heart attacks and strokes

There is an increased risk of heart attack and stroke in the days immediately after a cold snap, NHS England has warned.

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Man seriously injured in stabbing as suspect arrested over attempted murder

A 22-year-old man has suffered serious stab wounds to his back and side, police have said.

Northern Ireland

Man suffers leg wound in street shooting with two suspects arrested

A man has been shot in one leg and suffered other injuries to his face and body in a shooting on a street.

Northern Ireland

Man charged over window display of snowman holding rocket launcher

A man has been charged by police investigating a window display of a snowman holding a rocket launcher in Northern Ireland.

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Snow and ice warnings remain in place for weekend

Snow and ice warnings across Ireland and Northern Ireland remain in place for the weekend.

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