A total of 7,697 suicides were registered in Northern Ireland from the beginning of 1970 to the end of 2015. Photograph: Getty Images

A total of 318 suicides were registered in Northern Ireland last year, the highest annual death toll since records began in 1970. The figures mean an(...)

A medical tent and ambulances outside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Fourteen young people are still receiving treatment for alcohol and drugs use following what the emergency services call “a major incident” at Belfast(...)