Methodist notes

The Omagh & Fintona Methodist Circuit will present Gospel Fest Goes West today. This night of Gospel music will feature both local and visiting a(...)

Belfast International Airport.  Airport security company ICTS is  to announce plans for  40 additional jobs

The London-headquartered airport security company ICTS is today set to announce plans to create 40 additional jobs in the North. The jobs boost at Bel(...)

Tourists at the Guildhall in Derry.

The British government has ruled out changing the name of Derry, by dropping the reference to “London” in the the official name. Thousands of people h(...)

Northern Ireland players celebrate clinching qualification for Euro 2016 qualifier at Windsor Park on Thursday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

What a night for Irish football. Or, if you prefer, what a night for Irish soccer. And all that lies therein. On Thursday men from the 32 counties of(...)

 Sammy Nicholl, station officer for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, said the three dockers were being lowered into a ship’s hold when they fell off the cradle. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Three dockers were treated for non-life-threatening injuries which they sustained after they fell 20ft from a crane into a ship’s hold at Lisahally po(...)

Shankill bomber Seán Kelly is being questioned by police investigating the killing of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan.

IRA Shankill bomber Seán Kelly is being questioned by police investigating the killing of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan. Mr McGuigan, a(...)

 A road sign on the A6 in Northern Ireland where the ‘London’ of ‘Londonderry’ marked out. Derry City and Strabane District Council has voted in favour of changing the official name of Londonderry to Derry. Photograph: Getty Images

Unionists in Northern Ireland have accused Derry City and Strabane District Council of “sectarian” behaviour after it voted in favour of changing the (...)

The funeral procession of veteran Derry Republican Peggy O’Hara in Derry on Saturday. Mrs O’Hara’s son Patsy O’Hara died in the 1981 hunger strike protest.  Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

A police investigation is under way in Derry into the large-scale paramilitary trappings at the funeral of Peggy O’Hara, a well known republican and m(...)

Van Morrison: one of the 85 recipients from  Northern Ireland  who will be honoured by Queen Elizabeth. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

East Belfast-born Van Morrison is to be knighted for services to the music industry. The singer-songwriter was named in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday hon(...)

Seats filled: 18         DUP 8. Sinn Fein 4. SDLP 3. UUP 2. Ind 1 FERMANAGH and SOUTH TYRONE (...)