Defender Jamie Harney snapped up by Cliftonville

Cliftonville sign former Northern Ireland Milk Cup-winning captain Jamie Harney from West Ham.

Belfast’s backpack security test

Backpacks, bonfires and marriage all make the headlines in Friday's papers

Women rescued after human trafficking raids

Two men are still being questioned after searches in Belfast and County Down.

Boy stable after Shankill bonfire site incident

The nine-year-old is lucky to be alive after toxic chemicals were dumped in Belfast, say his parents.

Ulster SFC: Tyrone without defenders Cathal McCarron and Justin McMahon

Tyrone are without experienced defenders Cathal McCarron and Justin McMahon for Sunday's Ulster SFC game against Derry.

Premier Division: Drogheda Utd v Derry City (Fri)

Derry City manager Kenny Shiels says it is important that his side win their matches in an entertaining fashion.

Homeless families ‘told to sleep in Garda stations’

Dublin authorities ran out of emergency accommodation on Tuesday, and some families 'slept rough'.

British and Irish Lions: Johnny Sexton and Sean O’Brien fitness boost

The British and Irish Lions are boosted by the news that Johnny Sexton and Sean O'Brien are returning to full fitness.

Hospital outpatient waiting list increases

All relevant waiting-time targets have been missed, new Department of Health statistics reveal.

Londonderry student ‘walked past Manchester explosion scene’

Father of student who works in Manchester Arena says she is the lucky to be alive.

Stay connected


Latest article

Constituency challenge

The BBC's Nick Eardley has been asking voters in Perth and North Perthshire about their concerns.

Ariana Grande to play benefit gig

Pop star Ariana Grande is to return to Manchester for a benefit gig in aid of the terror victims.

Elderly couple ‘murdered at Portadown home’

Police and forensics teams are currently at the scene of the suspected double murder in County Armagh.