Crimewatch callers 'name Maddie suspect'
Published: Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Hundreds of responses were made to a Crimewatch special appeal over Madeleine McCann - with a number of independent callers giving the same name for a potential suspect.
Arrest at Belfast city centre restaurant
Published: Monday, 14 October 2013
A Bangladeshi man has been arrested at a restaurant in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter on suspicion of working there illegally.
Fresh evidence 'vital' in Madeleine hunt
Published: Monday, 14 October 2013
E-fit images based on evidence from two witnesses are of "vital importance" in the ongoing hunt for missing Madeleine McCann, detectives have said.
Dick Turpin report in first News Letter
Published: Monday, 14 October 2013
A Belfast newspaper, the oldest in the world to be printed in English, has reproduced its 275-year-old first surviving edition - full of tales of horse thefts in Co Antrim, notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, and dispatches from the American colonies.
Nicole Scherzinger makes Malala gaffe
Published: Friday, 11 October 2013
Nicole Scherzinger was left red-faced during a red carpet interview in London this week after she was asked for her opinion on Pakistani school girl and education advocate Malala Yousafzai - and had no idea who she was.
Strike 'could affect NI air travellers'
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2013
A planned strike by French air traffic controllers could affect thousands of passengers on Thursday, UK airlines are warning.
'No woman' in Kenya mall attack
Published: Sunday, 06 October 2013
Police in Kenya have confirmed they do not believe British woman Samantha Lewthwaite was involved last month's deadly terrorist attack.
'Relief' after guilty verdict in Turkey
Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Relatives of two Co Down women savagely stabbed to death in Turkey two years ago say they are relieved after a waiter was found guilty of the double murder.
Man caught in RIRA arms sting freed
Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2013
A Co Louth man imprisoned in Lithuania after being caught in a gun running sting has been freed.
Peru pair may face six-month probe
Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Drug mules Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid could face a six-month investigation if their guilty pleas are not accepted, according to a prosecutor in Peru.
Families hope to hear Turkey verdict
Published: Tuesday, 01 October 2013
The families of two women who were murdered in Turkey are hoping to hear a verdict in the trial of a father and son charged with the double murder.
Peru pair 'very well' in prison
Published: Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Peru two Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid are doing "very well" in a modern prison, an Irish priest has said.
Thousands march in memory of Jill
Published: Sunday, 29 September 2013
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Melbourne in Australia to march in the memory of murder victim Jill Meagher.
Expert urges Peru accused to tell all
Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013
A legal expert has told UTV a Co Tyrone woman and her Scottish co-accused could still be sentenced to 15 years each, after prosecutors in Peru refused to accept their guilty pleas for attempting to smuggle drugs out of the country.
Interpol hunt NI woman wanted by Kenya
Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013
Interpol has issued an international 'Red Notice' for the arrest of British woman Samantha Lewthwaite, at the request of Kenya.
Kenya probes 'British' mall suspect
Published: Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Forensic tests are underway to determine whether a British woman was involved in the deadly attack on a shopping centre in Kenya.
G8 brought 'boost' for Fermanagh traders
Published: Thursday, 19 September 2013
Fermanagh traders have said they have been enjoying a boost in business after Enniskillen hosted this year's G8 Summit of World leaders.
Peru accused could serve time in the UK
Published: Wednesday, 18 September 2013
A Co Tyrone woman accused of drug smuggling in Peru could serve her jail sentence in the UK if she pleads guilty prosecutors have said.
Further Irish award for Malala
Published: Tuesday, 17 September 2013
A teenage girl, who was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan after campaigning for women's rights, will follow in the footsteps of some of the world's greatest campaigners when she is honoured by Amnesty International in Dublin later.
Prolific predator 'posed as Bieber'
Published: Monday, 16 September 2013
A case involving a prolific paedophile who often posed as pop star Justin Bieber to target young girls all over the world via the internet has been branded one of the worst ever seen by the courts.
£400k African deal for NI linen firm
Published: Monday, 16 September 2013
A Lisburn linen firm has won a contract worth around £400,000 with a leading hotel chain in East Africa, it has been announced.
Climbers rescued in New Zealand tragedy
Published: Monday, 16 September 2013
A group of British and Irish climbers have been rescued in New Zealand, after spending the night trapped on the mountain which one of their group fell to his death from over the weekend.
Peru accused considering plea bargain
Published: Sunday, 15 September 2013
A Co Tyrone woman accused of drug smuggling is considering pleading guilty in return for a reduced jail sentence in Peru, a newspaper has claimed.
Haass feels 'urgency' for talks progress
Published: Thursday, 12 September 2013
Dr Richard Haass has told UTV that the challenges of a "difficult year" have created a sense of urgency for progress to be made during talks on contentious issues in Northern Ireland.
Leaders meet Haass in New York
Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2013
The First and deputy First Minister met with US diplomat Dr Richard Haass in New York on Wednesday.
Paralympian to face sex charges trial
Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2013
The last remaining Jordanian paralympian facing sex charges in the run-up to last year's London Games was returned for trial on Wednesday following a preliminary investigation by Antrim Magistrates’ Court.
Corporal Channing Day's inquest opens
Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2013
An inquest has begun into the death of a Co Down army medic, who was killed alongside a colleague when they came under attack in Afghanistan.
Geldof to be 'first Irishman in space'
Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Sir Bob Geldof is set to travel into space next year, and could become the first Irishman to do so.
Peru drugs pair 'bitten by bugs' in jail
Published: Monday, 09 September 2013
Two young women accused of trafficking drugs in Peru are facing tough conditions in a notorious jail, being badly bitten by bugs, having access to only cold showers and dealing with the language barrier.
World 'letting down Syria' - Cameron
Published: Wednesday, 04 September 2013
A day ahead of the G20 summit hosted by Russia, Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that the world is "letting down" the people of civil war-torn Syria.
Fund for Peru accused 'short of target'
Published: Tuesday, 03 September 2013
A fund set up by the family of a Co Tyrone woman accused of drug trafficking in Peru is failing to reach the £20,000 they had hoped for.
Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
Published: Sunday, 01 September 2013
Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital in Pretoria, it has been confirmed.
NI MPs vote against Cameron over Syria
Published: Friday, 30 August 2013
Northern Ireland MPs were among those who voted against Prime Minister David Cameron's motion to involve the UK in military action against Syria, in response to a deadly chemical weapon attack.
Family frustrated by murder trial delay
Published: Friday, 30 August 2013
The family of one of two murdered women from Northern Ireland have said they are "frustrated" by Turkey's legal system after the trial has been adjourned again.
Cameron defeated on Syria vote
Published: Thursday, 29 August 2013
MPs have voted against a Government motion for military intervention in Syria.

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