A doctor questions the alleged victim's injuries at the trial of two Ulster and Ireland players.
Colum Eastwood tells MPS that nationalists are "moving away" from the idea of devolved government.
The family of the pensioner receives an apology from the NI Ambulance Service.
Father-of-two Gerard Scannell is acquitted of raping the teenager in west Belfast's Falls Park.
An inquiry is told of concerns over multiple small boilers being installed to maximise subsidies.
Theresa May will host party leaders a week after talks aimed at restoring power sharing collapsed.
The number of people claiming job seekers allowance also dropped by 700 in January to 28,400.
Some 84 bags of stones are airlifted to mountains to help the Mourne Wall Restoration Project.
The parties disagree on whether a power-sharing agreement was on the table before the talks collapsed.
A cleaner, who was working in a house when it was burgled, was tied up using 'some sort of wire'.
Kayden Fleck's parents say "pain will never leave" after the five-year-old's death.
Belfast Giants' fading Elite League title hopes suffer mortal blows as they are beaten at home on successive nights by Edinburgh Capitals and Milton Keynes Lightning.
Carla Lockhart says the family of a "vulnerable" man whose home was targeted in Banbridge are devastated.
A service to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the La Mon House Hotel bombing has taken place in County Down.
DUP leader Arlene Foster said she could 'not recommend what was on the table' to her party
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Ireland is to hold a referendum on whether to change the abortion laws, which are among Europe's strictest.
Ian Marshall is a farmer and former president of the Ulster Farmers' Union.
The woman whose body was found in a wardrobe at a house in Dublin was missing woman, Joanne Lee.
Up to 200 jobs at risk as four companies within a major construction business are set to go into administration.
The Housing Executive executive transfers contracts to Engie, after Carillion went into liquidation.
Belfast Harbour has set a new trade record, with almost 24m tonnes of freight handled in 2017
Jonathan Rea says a "fear of not being the guy they all have to catch" motivates him as he targets a fourth World Superbike title.
Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale signs a contract extension which will keep him at Ulster until the summer of 2020.
Claire McLaughlin is back in the Ireland team in one of four changes for the Women's Six Nations match against Wales in Dublin.
Chris Farrell and Bundee Aki will form a new centre partnership against Wales as Ireland continue to evolve their playing style under Joe Schmidt.
Brave sisters who rescued a tied-up woman from a fire make headlines in Wednesday's papers.
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The London-born director's long connection with County Galway leads to tribute inspired by hit film.
Dundonald's Ulster Hospital is the first to have a dedicated CT scanner to specifically detect heart disease.
The second luckiest shop in Ireland sells its final lotto ticket as it ceases trading.
Parents of five-year-old boy appeal for witnesses as they try to piece together son's last movements.
Work on major new road between Londonderry and Dungiven is expected to get under way in Spring
The Irish government outlines plans for cross-border city region aimed at boosting north west economy.
Irish Water allay concerns that 'maxed out' sewerage system will not cope with big golf tournament.
Colum Eastwood urges Labour leader to ensure the UK remains in the single market after Brexit.
Police urge a taxi driver who helped the victim of a serious assault on New Year's Eve to come forward.
NI Water must set out plans to prevent another spike of herbicide in Omagh drinking water.
Derry City Football Club chairman backs plans to rename stadium after late club captain Ryan McBride.
Police say they are following several lines of inquiry, six years after the death of the Londonderry man.
During a 60-year career, Graham became one of the best-known preachers of the 20th Century.
A youth-led anti-gun movement born out of Florida's deadly school shooting stages its first protest.
The United States win gold in the women's team sprint free as Norway's Marit Bjorgen becomes the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time.
A doctor working in the Eastern Ghouta says there is no food, no medicine, and no international aid.
But the North's delegation pulled out of the scheduled meeting at the last minute, say US officials.
The ruling from Europe's top court may allow workers across the EU to charge for this kind of work.
Five policemen and a soldier are shot, two "execution style", during a raid by armed robbers.
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.
Emergency officials say at least 30 people died when the coach plummeted off the highway at night.
Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to five years in prison for criticising the government on Twitter.
Former world number one Serena Williams says she almost died giving birth to her daughter in September last year.
The teenager was sentenced after a Bengal tiger cub was found in his car at the US-Mexico border.
Students from a school that saw a mass shooting lobby for tighter gun control with their new movement, NeverAgain.
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.
Australia's Djelk Rangers are paid to collect eggs from crocodile nests but it's a dangerous job.
Over 200 people have been killed in the rebel-held region outside of Damascus, Syria.
White Helmets in Eastern Ghouta find people trapped in the rubble after government bombardments.
Mr Trump signs an order to ban bump-stock devices that convert semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire weapons.
Ex-gangster rapper Nissim Black, or 'D Black', has embraced Orthodox Judaism, changing his music to fit his new lifestyle.
Scientists scan Tasmanian tiger specimens to better understand the marsupial's development in the pouch.
Woman notices her sister is suffering from a stroke while they spoke on a FaceTime call.
President issues decree doing away with much-maligned apostrophes introduced last year.
A Russian art project in the shape of a burning gothic building prompts a heated debate on art and religion.
China's capital city is trialling a scheme that asks people to pay to ride up and down in lifts.
Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan.
Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty.
Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.
After 17 people were killed in Florida, could these measures stop school shootings in the US?
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.
Lots of us use wipes to keep our kitchen surfaces clean. But is it worth it?
Mathias Cormann only began learning English aged 23 - now he will be the nation's temporary leader.
Counting and remembering ever school shooting to stop US becoming 'desensitised'.
One of the rapist's victims told Victoria Derbyshire that watching the number of victims rise as more women came forward was "horrendous".
The Starling Jet is due to launch in six years time at a cost of £8m.
Great Britain's bobsleighers Mica McNeill and Mica Moore have got to Pyeongchang thanks to crowdfunding.
She sat in the front row next to Vogue's Anna Wintour and gave an award to designer Richard Quinn.
Basil the collie cross was rescued from the 50ft ledge near Townhill after Saturday's earthquake.
The singer is the first female artist to get five Brit Award nominations in one year.
Belle needed treatment for an injured leg and is Cotswold Wildlife Park's first hand-reared white rhino calf.
Some 84 bags of stones are airlifted to mountains to help the Mourne Wall Restoration Project.
The parents of a boy with a mystery illness lose a fight in the High Court for doctors to continue life support.
Scientists uncover faulty genes behind a rare blood vessel disorder and say cancer drugs could treat it.
Jeremy Corbyn responds to the Daily Mail by saying stories about him and a Czech spy are "nonsense".
The actress says her "rude" comment at the Baftas was "an inside joke that fell flat".
Model Chloe Ayling revisits the place she was allegedly held after being lured to Milan.
Damian Green doesn't think he acted inappropriately towards journalist Kate Maltby
James Beardwell won praise after being filmed supporting Witham Town FC.
Three women tell the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire about their experience of upskirting.
Singer Cheryl has opened a youth centre in her home town of Newcastle in a joint venture with The Prince's Trust.
Nine-year-old Lola is about to unleash her secret weapon at a skateboarding competition.
A 1960s shopping and residential building is knocked down as part of a £25m regeneration.
Liv Moore recalls the moment a man took a photograph while she was on the Tube with her parents.
As a poll finds "worrying attitudes" among employers, three mums tell the BBC about their experiences.
With more than 200 regional papers having closed since 2005, the government has launched a review of the industry.
Customers react as KFC closes 562 restaurants after problems with a supplier caused a chicken shortage.
Officers filmed their arrest of the geophysicist after a four-year hunt involving the FBI, British police and Europol.
Gary Cliffe's disturbing account of the abuse he suffered at the hands of Barry Bennell.
Theresa May tells the BBC's political editor that she wants to ensure the education funding system is fair to students and to taxpayers.
Heart transplant patient Hannah Jones is reunited with her surgeon live on BBC Victoria Derbyshire.
Ahead of presenting the Brit Awards, Jack Whitehall reveals how his preparation is going.
The big Bafta winner this year, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took home five awards.
From the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements to the films they made, the stars had a lot to say.