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Boris Johnson: What will the new prime minister mean for NI?

BBC News NI's Jayne McCormack assesses what Number 10's new occupant will mean for NI....

Boris Johnson: Northern Ireland reaction to the new prime minister

We get reaction from NI and the Republic to the election of Boris Johnson as prime minister....

Linwoods: 70 jobs to go in Armagh bakery closure

Linwoods was set up 60 years ago and employs 140 people across two County Armagh sites....

Man 'lucky to be alive' after shooting in west Belfast

Police believe paramilitaries were involved in the attack which left the man with life-changing injuries....

Maria Bailey: Swing fall case TD demoted by Leo Varadkar

Maria Bailey initiated a personal injury case after falling from a swing at a Dublin hotel....

Ballymena bus manufacturer Wrightbus 'seeking investors'

The County Antrim-based bus manufacturer is experiencing cashflow problems, it is understood....

Triple joy, times two at Ulster Hospital

A busy day at in the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald as two sets of triplets are born within 24 hours....

Arrests in connection with officer's attempted murder

Police carried out searches in Belfast city centre on Tuesday....

The Oval: World War Two pillbox restored at Glentoran ground

A military pillbox - built inside The Oval in east Belfast in 1940 - has been restored....

Gay marriage and abortion: Why are there different laws in Northern Ireland?

Why do different rules apply in Northern Ireland when it comes to abortion and same-sex marriage?...

Hydebank Wood: Concern over increase in female prisoners

The number of women in custody reached 84, the highest on record over the last five years....

Belfast Pride: Council votes against sending delegation

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon councillors reverse a motion calling for a group to attend....

Shane Lowry: Open champion hails impact of caddie Martin

Open champion Shane Lowry says a unique chemistry with bagman Brian 'Bo' Martin helped him to his triumph at Royal Portrush....

The Open 2019 diary: A 'watershed' moment for Northern Ireland

As Irishman Shane Lowry wins the Open, tourism chiefs hail a "watershed" moment for Northern Ireland....

Open champion Shane Lowry's signed gift for injured spectator

The Belfast man hit by Lowry's wayward shot said it was "like a brick hitting me on the back of the head"....

Shane Lowry: Open win helps Irish 2026 Ryder Cup bid, says sports minister Shane Ross

Shane Lowry's Open win has boosted the hopes of Ireland staging the 2026 Ryder Cup, the Irish sports minister tells the BBC....

'To do it at Portrush - you couldn't write it'

Ireland's Shane Lowry praises the "incredible" Royal Portrush crowd after it cheered him to a home Open triumph on Sunday....

Are you a Moana? A Storm? Or maybe an Axl or Wolf?

Disney, Moana and Wolf among the increasingly diverse names - but Noah, James and Grace are on top....

Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk visitors may damage peatland

Mountain steps are a big hit with hikers but there is concern for a protected peat bog underneath....

Latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

The weather forecast in Northern Ireland....

Is the heatwave set to last in Northern Ireland?

Weather presenter Angie Phillips looks at why temperatures have increased and if they are set to stay....

The pen pals from America and Northern Ireland who fell in love

A generous act of charity in north Down brought an unlikely transatlantic love story to light....

Grace, Noah, Disney - NI's diverse names revealed

Disney, Moana and Wolf among the increasingly diverse names - but Noah, James and Grace are on top....

DUP to meet Boris Johnson to discuss its objectives

Nigel Dodds says the party will meet the new Tory leader in the coming days....

Whiterock Children's Centre: School uniform exchange

The school uniforms are free to anyone who needs them....

Car drives at crowd in Dundalk graveyard

The incident happened at St Patrick's Cemetery in Dundalk on Sunday afternoon....

Londonderry's Foyle Cup kicks off a festival of youth football

A record-breaking 400 teams take part in the youth football tournament's annual parade....

New Londonderry city centre hotel creates 44 jobs

A bar and restaurant and 25 self catering apartments are also planned for the city centre hotel...

Lyra McKee's family 'living in nightmare' since her murder

The murdered journalist's sister Nichola opens up about her family's experience the night of the murder....

Premier Division: Dominant Derry City secure 3-0 win over Sligo Rovers

Goals from Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe, Jamie McDonagh and Jack Malone help dominant Derry City beat Sligo Rovers 3-0 at the Brandywell....

Irish moon landing stamp spells 'moon' wrong

The Irish postal service has apologised for making the mistake in its native language....

Irish 'Angela Merkel thinks we're at work' fan marries German bride

Ireland fans hit headlines at Euro 2012 with their "Angela Merkel thinks we're at work" flag....

Brexit: French minister pledges Irish solidarity during border visit

Amélie de Montchalin visits the Irish border and says the withdrawal agreement is not up for renegotiation....

Man arrested in connection with fatal Dublin stabbing

A man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing in the early hours of Friday morning....

Varadkar: NI only backstop could avoid hard border

Leo Varadkar says there are ways to avoid a hard border, but that he is still preparing for no-deal....

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