Kit Harington, Game of Thrones and the Gunpowder Plot

Kit Harington on why Game of Thrones is so great, and his special connection to the Gunpowder Plot.

Assembly deputy speaker resigns

Caitríona Ruane did not stand in the March election and faced calls to quit over her £55,000 salary.

County Armagh mother’s plea over taking medication

A woman whose son died from an asthma attack is campaigning to get people to take their medication.

Northern Ireland fans to be allocated 1,800 tickets for Basel game

Northern Ireland fans will be allocated around 1,800 tickets for the World Cup play-off second leg against Switzerland on 12 November.

Organ donation opt-out – NI ‘not ready’

A leading transplant surgeon says there is no evidence to support the system, which assumes everyone is a donor.

NI football boss admits drink-driving

Michael O'Neill is banned and fined for the offence, after police found him to be three times the Scottish legal limit.

Call for Ruane to quit as deputy speaker over pay

Caitríona Ruane has retained her role as principal deputy speaker, which attracts a salary of £55,000.

Sunflower Trophy: Michael Laverty looks to add to record tally of wins

Michael Laverty will hope to add to his record tally of six wins in the feature Sunflower Trophy race at Bishopscourt.

Dubliner Eamonn Campbell dies aged 70

Campbell was also a renowned record producer who worked with Foster and Allen as well as Philomena Begley.

Chief Constable Hamilton ‘confident there was no misconduct’

The chief constable says he is confident he will be vindicated in a Police Ombudsman investigation.

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