Top ten ideas for family fun and unusual days out with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency
Explore the natural beauty and rich history of Northern Ireland with days out and events for the whole family at country parks, historic monuments and nature reserves.
Luis Suarez: Liverpool have gone back on word to let me go
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has accused the club of reneging on an agreement in his contract which stated he could leave Anfield this summer if they had not qualified for the Champions League.
Video: Belfast Lord Mayor defiant after fun day ambush by loyalist mob
A DEFIANT Lord Mayor of Belfast says he will not be deterred by “violent protest and thugs” after being assaulted during a community fun day in north Belfast.
In an ancient Ulster forest, the Prince of Darkness stirs
A call for "quiet on set" rang out and a hush descended among the crew gathered at the Roe Valley Country Park yesterday.
'Quiet boy' Gareth Bale I knew will be a big hit in Madrid, says Blayney
Former Northern Ireland goalkeeper Alan Blayney believes "the quiet boy" he knew at Southampton will become a huge hit as the "100 million pound man" at Real Madrid.
Gareth Bale: £100m not that obscene, relatively speaking
The words 'immoral' and 'obscene' are just two that have been used to describe Real Madrid's persistence to pay out a world record-busting transfer fee to land Gareth Bale.
Police probe alleged £400k scam at Belfast City Council
A MAJOR investigation has been launched by police into an alleged fraud at Belfast City Council believed to involve up to £400,000 of ratepayers' money.
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Lennon urges Celtic to kill off Cliftonville dream in style
Neil Lennon has warned his Celtic players to keep their professional heads on at Parkhead tonight.
Royal baby: It's a boy! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to the 'Prince of Cambridge'
The waiting is over. Kate - the Duchess of Cambridge had given birth to a boy.
Thunder storms as heatwave breaks
A month's rain has fallen in just a few hours in some areas as the heatwave broke in a series of heavy thunderstorms.
Why isn't Cesc Fabregas forcing his way out of Barcelona?
DO you believe that there's no loyalty left in football? Why then do you think Cesc Fabregas isn't forcing his way out of Barcelona and Wayne Rooney hasn't lodged another transfer request at Old Trafford?
Police soak up criticism over water pistol arrest
A man faces court action after shooting at people in a north coast town – with a water pistol.
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Fugitive Edward Snowden sets superpowers on collision course as Moscow and Beijing lock horns with White House
Russia and China are flexing their muscles with Washington as diplomatic relations between the world's greatest economic and political forces plunges to new depths as the US continues it hunt for elusive whistleblower Edward Snowden.
TV archaeologist Mick Aston dies
Archaeologist and broadcaster Mick Aston, who found fame with TV programme Time Team, has died aged 66.
Fresh fuel price war... but we still pay over the odds
Northern Ireland motorists have been given respite from pump price pressures after three major supermarkets engaged in a price war.
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Family's appeal in murder probe new
The family of a "loving, caring, bubbly man" murdered on his way home from work have made a tearful appeal for witnesses to help solve the crime.
NHS 'was too powerful to criticise' new
The National Health Service "became too powerful to criticise" with even the most senior staff afraid of speaking out despite millions of patients receiving a "wholly unsatisfactory" service from GPs and hospitals, the official regulator has said.
City of Culture events near end new
Scottish pipers teamed up with an Irish bodhran drummer for the last major event of Derry's year as City of Culture.
Morrison progress pleases Allardyce new
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce believes he signed a boy in former Manchester United teenager Ravel Morrison but that the midfielder will return to Old Trafford on Saturday as a man.
Sharks too strong for Exiles new
Danny Cipriani played a central role as Sale Sharks won for the fifth time in the Aviva Premiership this season.
Edinburgh grind out scrappy win new
Edinburgh overcame both the elements and formidable opposition to defeat RaboDirect Pro 12 champions Leinster at a rain-swept Murrayfield on Friday night.
Nigella Lawson hits back: 'Trial vilified me for drug use without the right to respond'
Nigella Lawson has lashed out at the justice system after her personal assistants were cleared of fraud charges.
Lawson hits out at drug allegations
Nigella Lawson has blasted what she claimed was a "ridiculous sideshow of false allegations about drug use" as she told of her disappointment at the not guilty verdicts against two former assistants.
Sisters cleared of Saatchi fraud
Two former personal assistants to Charles Saatchi and his ex-wife Nigella Lawson have been cleared of fraud.