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Team Sorcha Hits Cervical Smear Petition Target

Team Sorcha Hits Cervical Smear Petition Target

Over 100,000 people have now signed a petition to change the rules around when cervical smear tests are offrered to women

Man dies after tree falls on van

Man dies after tree falls on van

A man has died and a woman is critically ill after a tree fell on a van in County Armagh on Thursday.

Family plea to change smear test rules

Family plea to change smear test rules

A Londonderry mother is campaigning for change after her 23-year-old daughter died from cervical cancer last October.

UDA blamed for murder and shootings

UDA blamed for murder and shootings

Police believe Loyalist paramilitaries may be behind a murder and spate of recent punishment attacks in County Antrim.

Last Titanic letter goes on display

Last Titanic letter goes on display

The last letter written on board the Titanic has gone on display in Belfast.

OTR letters 'possibly unlawful'

OTR letters 'possibly unlawful'

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has heavily criticised the OTR scheme.

Belfast in Seventh Heaven

Belfast in Seventh Heaven

BELFAST has been named in the top 10 of the UK’s best-rated destinations.

Film students mistaken for robbers

Film students mistaken for robbers

Police have swooped on student actors filming a staged armed robbery after mistaking them for genuine criminals.

Unionists in Historic Pact Deal

Unionists in Historic Pact Deal

A DEAL has been reached to form the most significant electoral pact between two unionist parties in Northern Ireland in 30 years.

Alarm at rise in fuel laundering

Alarm at rise in fuel laundering

The number of fuel laundering sites in Northern Ireland shut down by HMRC has more than doubled in the last five years.

Cancer warning to obese NI women

Cancer warning to obese NI women

WOMEN in Northern Ireland are being warned to ‘get fit’ or risk weight-related cancer. Cancer Research UK said obesity increas…

Thousands expected at St. Patrick's Day celebrations

Thousands expected at St. Patrick's Day celebrations

Thousands of people are expected to attend St. Patrick's Day celebrations across Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

50 held by online child abuse team

50 held by online child abuse team

A specialist police team investigating the most serious and complex cases of online child abuse have arrested 50 suspects in North…

Search For Disappeared To Begin

Search For Disappeared To Begin

A search for the body of one of Northern Ireland’s Disappeared is expected to get under way later today. Forensic experts will b…

Midwife describes gunshot 'miracle'

Midwife describes gunshot 'miracle'

A missionary midwife who was shot in Africa has said it is a miracle she is still alive.

Thousands attending A&E because of self-harm

Thousands attending A&E because of self-harm

Shock new figures reveal the extent of people requiring medical attention for self-harm or suicidal thoughts.

NI abortion laws 'draconian'

NI abortion laws 'draconian'

A conference hosted by Amnesty International has described Northern Ireland's abortion laws as out-dated.

No Charges Over Baby's Death

No Charges Over Baby's Death

Prosecutors have decided not to pursue anyone over the death of Liam Gonzalez-Bennett in 2009

Prison report reveals 'complacency'

Prison report reveals 'complacency'

Inspectors say standards have slipped at Magilligan Prison and action must be taken to prevent further decline.

Child mortality rates in NI 'worst in UK'

Child mortality rates in NI 'worst in UK'

The number of children and young people dying is higher in Northern Ireland than any other UK region.

Man injured in Armagh explosion

Man injured in Armagh explosion

A man is believed to have been injured after a device exploded in Crossmaglen.

Body found in missing woman search

Body found in missing woman search

A murder investigation is underway after the discovery of a missing County Antrim woman's body.

PM's 'sympathy' with DUP protest

PM's 'sympathy' with DUP protest

David Cameron has expressed sympathy with the DUP's protests at being excluded from the TV debates.

Family's plea for missing Lisa body

Family's plea for missing Lisa body

The 25-year-old from Bangor, Co Down, went missing after a party on a caravan in 2005.

Fresh Bid To End Parades Problem

Fresh Bid To End Parades Problem

The Government is to launch a new bid to resolve a bitter parading dispute in north Belfast.

Terror arrests policy review urged

Terror arrests policy review urged

Senior PSNI officers have been asked to review their arrest policy after the terror charge rate hit a ten year low.

Prison's drug problem revealed

Prison's drug problem revealed

Prisoners at Maghaberry are using illegal substances as a form of currency behind bars, running up huge debts.

Ulster Bank Creates 350 Jobs

Ulster Bank Creates 350 Jobs

NORTHERN Ireland’s economy received a major boost today with the announcement of 350 jobs being created at an Ulster Bank call c…

Pupils (12) in School Drugs Arrests Shock

Pupils (12) in School Drugs Arrests Shock

Two 12-year-olds were arrested for having Class ‘A’ drugs in schools in Northern Ireland, we can reveal today.

Remote monitoring firm moves to NI

Remote monitoring firm moves to NI

A company which protects international businesses against terrorism attacks is to set-up in Newry.

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