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Men assaulted by pair armed with baseball bat and wheel brace in Belfast burglary

Two men have been assaulted during a burglary at a flat in Belfast.

Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald defends ending speech with IRA slogan

Newly elected Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has defended ending her leadership acceptance speech with "Up the rebels" and "Tiocfaidh ar la".

Two family members dead after train hits car on level crossing

Two members of the same family have died after a car was struck by a train at a level crossing in West Sussex.

Arlene Foster: I was left with little choice but to pull my party out of talks

DUP leader Arlene Foster has denied her party is intransigent and has claimed she ended the Stormont talks because Sinn Fein wouldn't publicly demonstrate respect for her "British identity and culture".

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Ukip set for fresh leadership election after Henry Bolton ousted

Crisis-hit Ukip faces yet another leadership election after party members voted to oust Henry Bolton.


Child welfare agency investigated Florida school shooting suspect

Florida’s child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video, but found him to be stable, according to state records.

South-west and Wales shaken by ‘biggest earthquake in a decade’

An earthquake which shook parts of the UK on Saturday was the biggest for a decade, experts said.


Ukip members vote to oust party leader Henry Bolton

Henry Bolton has been ousted as Ukip leader after party members backed a motion of no confidence in him.


Earthquake shakes parts of UK

An earthquake which shook parts of the UK on Saturday is the sort of event which happens only once “every two or three years”, experts have said.


'Extensive' damage to Belfast house as police treat blaze as deliberate

Extensive damage has been caused to a house following a fire in Belfast which police are treating as deliberate.


May: UK will not wait to take back control of defence and foreign policy

Britain will pull out of a major foreign policy arrangement as soon as possible after Brexit, Theresa May has announced.


Heartache of Northern Ireland gran as Cara (14) is killed in Florida school shooting

The community in Toomebridge was said to be 'stunned' last night after it emerged that one of the victims of the Florida school massacre came from a local family.

Saturday, Feb 17

Rugby rape trial: Key witness reinterviewed as 'detail was lacking', court told

Detectives investigating rape allegations against two Ulster Rugby players were yesterday quizzed about the police statements of a witness.

Friday, Feb 16

Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans apologises over West Brom training trip incident

West Brom and Northern Ireland football star Jonny Evans has apologised after an incident during a training trip to Barcelona with his club.

Family of man who died from one-punch attack react angrily to six-month jail term

The family of a man who died as a result of a one-punch attack reacted angrily when the man who admitted killing him on Friday was jailed for six months.

DUP was prepared to accept an Irish Act in 'draft deal', insists Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein is to give copies of its "draft agreement" with the DUP to the British and Irish governments and will brief the other Stormont parties on the detail.

Alarm at sectarian gang fights set up online

Police are investigating reports that around 40 youths armed with improvised weapons stormed a north Belfast estate.

Thursday, Feb 15

Ed Sheeran will keep Irish date despite Royal Wedding rumours

Ed Sheeran will keep his scheduled date in Dublin later this year, despite reports he has been asked to perform at the Royal Wedding on the same day.

Fed up... cut their pay now.. it's sickening: Northern Ireland public's verdict on failed talks

The Belfast Telegraph took to the streets to see what the public thought after talks to return Northern Ireland's devolved institutions failed once again.

Northern Ireland trainee lawyer charged with assaults on woman

A trainee solicitor has appeared in court accused of a series of assaults on the same woman.

Big-hearted Grace is a cut above with her £2k charity fundraiser

A new hairdo for a nine-year-old Jordanstown girl has raised £2,000 for charity - with the added bonus that people can now tell her apart from her twin.

Wednesday, Feb 14

Northern Ireland braced for ice as Met Office issues yellow weather warning

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued for Northern Ireland.

Exclusive: Van Morrison performs new track Keep Me Singing in concert

Van Morrison's intimate 2016 In Concert performance at the BBC Radio Theatre sees the iconic star perform a selection of hits from his extensive back catalogue.

Sports, apartment and hotel complex being planned for Belfast

East Belfast could be in line for a substantial sports, hotel and residential development close to where football legend George Best grew up.

Shotgun murder of Belfast man Ray Johnston in front of children stuns community

A man has been killed in front of young children in a horrific shotgun attack in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday, Feb 13

Stormont talks: 'No deal this week and Irish language commissioner a major obstacle'

There will be no deal on resurrecting the Northern Ireland power-sharing institutions this week, a senior DUP source has said.

Three arrested after stabbing at Co Armagh funeral

Police have arrested three further men in connection with a stabbing incident which happened at a funeral in Co Armagh on Monday.

Former teacher who died after burglary was about to become a grandmother

A retired teacher who died in suspicious circumstances after burglars broke into her home in north Belfast was about to become a grandmother for the first time.

One final push and the Executive can be up and running: May

Prime Minister Theresa May has said there needs to be "one final push" to get a deal on devolution over the line.