Apology over Ulster rugby players 'slave picture'
Ulster Rugby have apologised after a picture showing some of its players wearing black make-up was posted online - with Ireland international Paddy Jackson dressed in what has been described as a 'slave' costume.
Statue of Virgin Mary vandalised in Belfast
Police are treating an attack on a statue of Mary in west Belfast as a sectarian hate crime.
Video: Watch Rory hit his longest ever 430-yard drive
An outrageous 430-yard drive – the longest of his life – and a course-record 64 hurtled Rory McIlroy to the top of the Aberdeen Asset Scottish Open leaderboard yesterday and convinced him that he can replicate Phil Mickelson's famous links double last year.
World Cup Fans gallery - joy and heartache in Brasil
In Pictures: Twelfth bonfires across Northern Ireland
In the run-up the 12th of July celebrations the Orange Order urged loyalists not to burn tyres on Eleventh night bonfires – although it made no mention of flags, posters or sectarian effigies.
Northern Ireland Nightlife - pubs, clubs and parties
Old Ulster pictures: Donegal towns and villages
The arrival of the Celts and their fort-building endeavours provided the origins of Co Donegal's Irish name, Dun na nGall (Fort of the Foreigner).
The Troubles gallery - John Hume detained in 1971
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