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May seeks cross-party Brexit consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate later, but Jeremy Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out....

Welfare reform millions set aside by Stormont not spent

More than 60% of money set aside to soften the impact of changes for claimants is still available....

National Association of Head Teachers to consult on strike action

The National Association of Head Teachers says the move is in response to an "unprecedented" crisis....

Brexit: DUP meets PM before no-confidence vote

The votes of the party's 10 MPs helped the government face down the challenge by 19 votes....

Brexit: No-deal insurance advice for NI motorists

NI motorists are advised to carry an insurance document in the event of a no-deal Brexit....

Brexit: The border firms planning amid uncertainty

What lies ahead for those businesses on the Irish border amid uncertainty over Brexit?...

Ulster Hospital patient waits 45 hours in A&E

There have been 447 target breaches in the past two weeks at the Ulster Hospital, the BBC learns....

Brexit: UK's blind spot over Ireland - David Davis

No Stormont executive and Leo Varadkar taking over as Irish PM were cited by the ex-Brexit secretary....

Sainbury's car park murder - four men jailed

Colin Horner, 35, was shot dead in front of his son in Bangor in May 2017....

Gavin Whyte apologises over lewd act video

Northern Ireland and Oxford United winger Gavin Whyte says he was "stupid" after being filmed performing a lewd act in public....

WTO rules: What happens if there's a no-deal Brexit?

Could the UK maintain an open border with Ireland if there is no deal, asks BBC News NI's John Campbell....

Coleraine stabbing - teen charged with attempted murder

A 17-year-old boy faces several charges after two women were stabbed in Coleraine on Sunday....

Health chief 'appalled' by CCTV

Richard Pengelly watched footage of staff with vulnerable patients at Muckamore....

Colin Horner murder: Don't join paramilitaries, says mother

A woman whose son was murdered as part of a loyalist feud urges young people not to join paramilitary groups....

Ireland's no-deal Brexit plans 'now being implemented'

Leo Varadkar has said preparations for a no-deal Brexit are 'no longer contingency plans'...

Brexit deal rejection: NI voters give their views

People in Belfast give their reaction to the news that Theresa May's Brexit deal has been voted down....

Brexit: Reaction from politicians and business leaders

As Theresa May's Brexit deal is emphatically rejected by Parliament, BBC News NI looks at some of the reaction....

People 'want this issue settled'

After MPs heavily defeat her Brexit deal, Theresa May says there will be time on Wednesday for the opposition to put a no confidence vote....

SF 'not part of Brexit circus'

Sinn Féin's Chris Hazzard says his party has been on a "diplomatic offensive" across Europe over Brexit....

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McDonald's loses case against Irish rival

Fast food company Supermac's hails the end of the "McBully" after winning the trademark case....

Traveller is first from community in Ireland to receive PhD

Dr Sindy Joyce is the first from her community in Ireland to be awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy....

Deirdre O'Flaherty search was 'unexpected', family says

Relatives of Deirdre O'Flaherty, who went missing in 2009, want to meet the garda investigation team....

Student fees frozen for NI undergraduates in Republic

There had been fears NI applicants to universities in the Republic would be treated as non-EU students....

'Take no-deal Brexit off table', urge NI businesses

MPs have an obligation to reach a Brexit deal, says the head of the Confederation of British Industry in NI....

Irish business groups in no deal Brexit warning

Groups from both sides of the Irish border say no deal would jeopardise years of economic development....

Stormont scheme generates £37m in extra benefits for NI people

The Make the Call scheme helps people claim social security benefits to which they are entitled....

Deloitte relocates in Belfast city centre

The consultancy firm expects to have 1,000 staff in Belfast by 2022....

Wednesday's headlines: Brexit and burgers on the daily menu

Brexit and burgers are among the topics served up in the daily NI newspapers on Wednesday....

Jacob Stockdale: Ireland and Ulster star the world's best wing - Monye

Ireland and Ulster star Jacob Stockdale is currently the best in his position in the world, says former Lions and England wing Ugo Monye....

Six Nations 2019: Uncapped Connacht trio in Ireland squad

Uncapped Connacht trio Caolin Blade, Jack Carty and Tom Farrell included in the Ireland squad for this year's Six Nations....

Irish Premiership: Glenavon bring in Robert Garrett from Linfield

Midfielder Robert Garrett moves from Premiership leaders Linfield to Glenavon in a two-and-a-half year deal....

Sigerson Cup: St Mary's beat NUIG in Dangan opener

St Mary's overcome NUIG in a free-kick competition as the Belfast team start their Sigerson Cup campaign with victory at Dangan....

Dublin prepares for possible no-deal Brexit

The Irish government wants its close relationship with the UK to continue after Brexit....

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Technology hub taking NI games industry to next level

Northern Ireland's video game industry is being taken to the next level thanks to a new tech hub....

The Fureys: Stage fright no match for life on the road

The folk legends talk stage fright, influences and keeping the show on the road in their 40th year....

Exhibition marks 50 years of Free Derry Corner

A new exhibition detailing the history of Free Derry Corner opens in Londonderry....

King's Hall concerts from The Beatles to Nirvana

For decades NI's biggest concert venue, the King's Hall, hosted The Beatles, U2, Dylan and Bowie....

Altnagelvin Hospital: Boy injured at birth set for £5m payout

The child developed cerebral palsy after he was starved of oxygen during his delivery....

St Therese's Primary School roof smashed by youths in Galliagh

Slabs of stone are used to smash skylight windows, damaging equipment in the rooms below....

Hyponatraemia inquiry: Implementing some recommendations 'complex'

The Western Trust's medical director made the comments during the health trust's board meeting....

Coleraine stabbing: Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A 17-year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder....

Teenager bailed over Eglinton play park fire

A 15-year-old arrested on suspicion of arson has been released on bail....

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