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The crashed fire engine in the front garden of a house in Larne last year. Photograph: PA Wire

A Co Antrim man who caused an estimated £1.5 million (€1.75m) damage when he took a fire engine on a joyride has admtted criminal damage and motoring (...)

A terrorism reviewer has warned passenger information from ferry companies serving the Northern Ireland to Scotland route  was ‘incomplete and unreliable’. Photograph: Youtube

The threat of terrorists crossing by ferry from Northern Ireland to Scotland is real and substantiated, the former terrorism reviewer has warned. Off(...)

Danielle Hill in action during 200m backstroke heats at the European Championships at  London Aquatics Centre in 2016. Photograph: Inpho

Like most people, Danielle Hill started swimming for purely recreational purposes. Her mother Caroline, who can’t swim to save her life, was worried a(...)

Artists Laura McMorrow and Ciarán Hussey, above, cycled 10,000km as they travelled from Japan to Ireland

It’s been a long, long road from Kanazawa, Japan to here, but artists Laura McMorrow (28), originally from Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, and Ciarán Huss(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister  and DUP leader Arlene Foster says she has “huge sympathy” for the way in which the owners of the Belfast bakers, Ashers, have “been dragged through the courts system” for refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster likes Taoiseach Enda Kenny and appreciates how he has regularly come to Enniskillen on Remembrance Sunda(...)

Four men were detained on Wednesday at houses in Ballymena in Co Antrim and Coleraine in Co Derry following suspicious activity at a Co Antrim forest.

PSNI detectives have arrested four men in Co Antrim and Co Derry on suspicion of engagement in “extreme right-wing activity”. The men aged 29, 30, 36(...)

Joanne Greene, a nurse who moved to Ireland from Australia two years ago. Picture: Nick Bradshaw

Joanne Greene calls the line of people outside the immigration office on Burgh Quay in Dublin “the quiet queue”. The first time she turned up to apply(...)

British astronaut Tim Peake says he believes alien life exists in the cosmos and that humans will set foot on Mars. Photograph: John Linton/PA Wire.

“Absolutely yes,” was the response of astronaut Tim Peake when asked if he believed humans would eventually land on Mars. It was another emphatic “ye(...)

Caterpillar has said it is exploring the potential closure of its  Monkstown plant in Newtownabbey. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Restructuring plans by US group Caterpillar could result in the closure of at least one of its three plants in Northern Ireland and the potential los(...)

Police have uncovered what is believed to be a significant dissident republican arms hide in Co Armagh. Firearms and munitions were discovered during an ongoing two-day search operation on the outskirts of Lurgan. Photograph: Pacemaker

Arms, explosives and other material discovered in Co Armagh and described as a “major” dissident republican weapons cache were in an “advanced stage o(...)

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