Plans to hold the Miss Ulster competition in parliament buildings at Stormont have been pulled in the wake of an outcry from some politicians. Assembl(...)

 Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster:  “The Miss Ulster competition . . . at its most benign sounds very like ‘Father Ted’s’ Lovely Girls competition.” Photograph: Andrew Towe/DETI/PA Wire

The organiser of the Miss Ulster competition to be held at Stormont on Saturday has rejected claims that the beauty pageant is embarrassing and on a p(...)

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has  confirmed the sudden death of a child on a farm.

A six-year-old boy who died in a farm accident in Northern Ireland has been named locally as Harry Starrett. It is believed the youngster was overcome(...)