Belfast to host Crashed Ice world series
Published: Thursday, 13 November 2014
Belfast is set to be put on ice as one of just four hosts of a world series of a winter extreme sport.
Comet touchdown marks space history
Published: Wednesday, 12 November 2014
The mission to land on a comet for the first time has been successful, with astronomers from Queen's University Belfast involved in the ground-breaking event.
QUB astronomers help with comet landing
Published: Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Astronomers from Queen's University, Belfast have been assisting with preparations for the first ever landing attempt on a comet.
Patient tested in NI for Ebola
Published: Sunday, 09 November 2014
A patient at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast is being tested for Ebola, the Public Health Agency has confirmed.
WW1 discoveries made in Co Down
Published: Friday, 07 November 2014
An archaeological dig at Helen's Bay, Co Down has unearthed part of an extensive trench system running alongside the Bangor-Holywood coastal path.
New Belfast - Split route announced
Published: Thursday, 06 November 2014
A new flight route from Northern Ireland to Croatia has been announced.
Bushmills whiskey sold to Jose Cuervo
Published: Monday, 03 November 2014
The world renowned Bushmills Irish Whiskey company is being sold by Diageo to Mexican tequila firm Jose Cuervo.
Bolshoi Theatre exhibit opens at gaol
Published: Monday, 27 October 2014
An exhibition which has opened at Crumlin Road Gaol features ballet and opera costumes never-before-seen outside of Russia.
Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius ruling
Published: Monday, 27 October 2014
State prosecutors in South Africa are to appeal Oscar Pistorius's conviction for culpable homicide and five-year prison sentence.
'Mr Obama, don't touch my girlfriend'
Published: Thursday, 23 October 2014
US President Barack Obama took being warned not to touch a Chicago voter's girlfriend in his stride - cheekily stealing a kiss on the cheek in front of the cameras just to make his 'rival' jealous.
Soldier dies after Canada gun attack
Published: Wednesday, 22 October 2014
A Canadian soldier has died after being shot at the National War memorial in Ottawa by a gunman who then entered Parliament and opened fire, while another shooting was carried out near a shopping mall.
Stunt cyclist scales dizzying heights
Published: Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Extreme cyclist Danny MacAskill has wowed over 18 million people with a video showing his skills on a death-defying ride along the rugged landscape of his native Isle of Skye.
More NI-based troops head to Ebola zone
Published: Tuesday, 21 October 2014
More troops based in Northern Ireland have been deployed to Sierra Leone to help with the humanitarian effort needed to tackle the Ebola crisis in the West African country.
Five year jail term for Pistorius
Published: Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.
From fear to friendship in Belfast
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
Teenagers from interface communities in Belfast and Zimbabwean asylum seekers living in the city have been brought together to share their stories, in a project aimed at overcoming prejudices.
UK to introduce airport Ebola screening
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
Downing Street has announced that Ebola screening measures will be put in place at some UK airports, amid growing concerns about the crisis in West Africa.
NI-based troops deployed to Ebola zone
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Troops based in Northern Ireland are to be deployed to West Africa on a humanitarian mission, due to the ongoing Ebola crisis.
€600k drugs seizure at Dublin Port
Published: Thursday, 02 October 2014
Herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €600k has been seized at Dublin Port.
Trump 'may sue' over Fred West tweet
Published: Monday, 29 September 2014
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has said he "may sue" after he responded to a Twitter request to retweet a picture - without realising it was a photo of serial killers Fred and Rose West.
Beyonce stars in Global Citizen finale
Published: Sunday, 28 September 2014
Jay Z ended his headline set at the 2014 Global Citizen festival with a bang by bringing his wife Beyonce onstage for the encore on Saturday night.
NI MPs divided over IS air strikes
Published: Friday, 26 September 2014
Northern Ireland’s MPs are divided in their stances on UK participation in air strikes on Iraq, but a Westminster vote has gone in favour of moving against Islamic State terrorists.
Man, 70, 'skippered £100m cocaine yacht'
Published: Thursday, 25 September 2014
The authorities behind the raid on a luxury yacht off the coast of Cork, which uncovered a suspected £100m haul of cocaine, have said the vessel was captained by an experienced 70-year-old sailor.
Over 1,000 arrests in Europe-wide sweep
Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014
More than 1,000 people have been arrested across 34 countries, including the UK and Ireland, as part of a major crackdown on organised crime.
Charity offers hope for Zambia
Published: Tuesday, 23 September 2014
With the UK government matching every donation made to Concern's Hunger Stops Here campaign until December, UTV has visited Zambia - a country with a major nutrition crisis - to see how hope can grow even in the poorest places.
Irish students trash American property
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
A group of Irish students have hit the headlines after an American landlord posted videos of the destruction caused to their rental property in San Francisco.
Sierra Leone sack coach McKinstry
Published: Friday, 19 September 2014
Sierra Leone coach Johnny McKinstry has been sacked after the African nation lost two of its qualifying matches earlier this month.
Royal Princess in Belfast
Published: Thursday, 18 September 2014
A gigantic liner docked in Belfast port on Thursday, bringing thousands of tourists to the city for the day.
Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide
Published: Friday, 12 September 2014
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of the manslaughter of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius must wait for full verdict
Published: Thursday, 11 September 2014
Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been cleared of the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a judge in South Africa – and of a lesser second-degree murder charge – but the full verdict will not be delivered until Friday.
New forensic tests in Michaela case
Published: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Hundreds of new pieces of forensic evidence have been examined in the investigation into the murder of Michaela McAreavey, according to media reports in Mauritius.
'Developments' in Michaela murder case
Published: Tuesday, 09 September 2014
The family of Michaela McAreavey have said they have been told of new developments in the investigation into her murder.
Calls to axe Snoop Dogg Derry concert
Published: Tuesday, 02 September 2014
American rapper Snoop Dogg's upcoming concert in Londonderry has sparked controversy with abuse campaigners calling for it to be pulled.
Wee Oscar's parents speak out on Ashya
Published: Tuesday, 02 September 2014
The parents of Oscar Knox have offered their support to the parents of Ashya King, who were held in Spain for taking their son out of a hospital in England without consent.
Nomadic barber lands in Holywood
Published: Tuesday, 02 September 2014
A nomadic barber, who has visited more than 20 countries around the world to cut hair, has now added Ireland to his list.
Jolie releases statement on Syria crisis
Published: Saturday, 30 August 2014
Angelina Jolie has issued her first statement as a newly-married woman - but it has nothing to do with her nuptials.

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