Police foil car bomb plot
A plot by dissident republican terrorists to launch a massive bomb attack in the run-up to Christmas has been foiled by a joint PSNI-Garda operation.
House prices set to rise by 4%
House prices in Northern Ireland will grow by around 4% next year, surveyors have claimed.
Search resumes for missing sailor
A search has resumed for a missing sailor and t housands of people are recovering from flooding and power disruption after heavy downpours and gale-force winds hit parts of the UK.
Wind and rain storms wreak havoc
Gale force winds and heavy downpours have battered the west of the UK, leaving thousands without power and disrupting football matches, roads and railways.
Man charged with double murder
A man has been charged with a double murder in Belfast.
Ulster needs 'give and take' - PM
The Prime Minister has urged political negotiators in Northern Ireland to show some "give and take" as the deadline looms for agreement on contentious parades, flags and dealing with the troubled past.
Storm Emily's 80mph winds could disrupt Northern Ireland power supplies and transport again
Storm Emily is set to hit parts of Northern Ireland on Wednesday night, bringing gale force winds of up to 80mph.
Villiers cleared over lunch meeting
A Downing Street inquiry into allegations against Cabinet minister Theresa Villiers has cleared her of wrongdoing over an undeclared lunch with a lobbyist while a transport minister.
£250m bill for dump clearances
Clearing 100 illegal waste-dumping sites in Northern Ireland could cost the taxpayer more than £250 million, a new report has found.
£20m in incorrect benefit payments
More than £20 million was paid in incorrect Social Security Agency (SSA) benefits in Northern Ireland last year.
Dissident suspect held in raid
One man has been arrested over suspected dissident republican activity following an overnight cross-border police raid.
Royal Mail van driver forced out of vehicle by hijacker in north Belfast
A Royal Mail van driver has been forced out of his vehicle by a hijacker armed with a screwdriver in north Belfast.
Round-table Haass talks stall as DUP puts spoke in timetable
Talks chairman Dr Richard Haass has scrapped his plans to start round-table talks today after the DUP gave an emphatic no to his proposals, first disclosed in the Belfast Telegraph.
Start paying off debt to Troubles victims, Victims Commissioner Kathryn Stone tells parties
If the political parties believe victims of the Troubles are owed a huge debt, they should start paying now.
Haass talks: We've laid down very clear red lines on flags, says Jeffrey Donaldson
The DUP delegation to the Haass talks said it had laid down some "clear red lines" over issues such as flags and dealing with the past.
Lord Laird: Northern Ireland peer barred from House of Lords over 'cash for access' operations tells of battle with depression
Lord Laird claims he is suffering from clinical depression and has had to receive medical counselling since being caught up in two covert stings by journalists.
Lord Laird breached upper tier's rules 'for gain'
Details of Lord Laird's conversations with undercover journalists were considered by the Commissioner for Standards before he was suspended from the House of Lords for four months.
Late pub opening hours considered
A modest increase in pub opening hours in Northern Ireland is under consideration.
Drug mule is innocent says family
The family of one of two British women sentenced to almost seven years in jail for trying to smuggle £1.5 million of cocaine out of Peru has insisted she is innocent.
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Mozambique air crash 'intentional' new
Preliminary investigations into a November plane crash that killed 33 people show that the pilot intentionally brought the Mozambican plane down, an aviation official has said.
More cuts 'may harm social fabric' new
Business Secretary Vince Cable has raised concerns that further cuts will damage the "social fabric" of Britain.
Gales and rain forecast for getaway new
Millions of festive travellers could face major disruption to their Christmas travel plans tomorrow as the UK prepares for severe gales and heavy rainfall capable of bringing the transport network to its knees.
BT Sport target rugby sponsorship new
BT Sport is reportedly in advanced sponsorship negotiations with the Welsh regions and Irish provinces.
Cockerill confirms Flood exit
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill is confident of signing a top replacement for Toby Flood after confirming the club captain will leave at the end of the season.
Ugly's beautiful for Hunter
Forwards coach Rob Hunter hailed an "ugly" victory as Exeter ended a run of five defeats in all competitions and moved up to fifth place in the Aviva Premiership with a 16-3 victory over Newcastle.
Morrissey praises new drama extras new
David Morrissey has revealed how the extras in new drama The 7.39 became like bodyguards as they filmed on location at Waterloo station.
More than 12m watch Strictly final new
More than 12 million people watched Abbey Clancy as she was crowned the champion of this year's Strictly Come Dancing.
Hudson's speedy Xmas prep new
Jennifer Hudson gets straight into the Christmas shopping once Halloween is finished.