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Arranmore: Man dies after car 'slips off' island pier

Arranmore: Man dies after car 'slips off' island pier

A man has died after a car went off a pier on a County Donegal island in the Republic of Ireland. The 26-year-old was one of two men in the vehicle when it entered the water at Poolawaddy Pier on Arranmore island at about 05:10 local time on Sunday....

Sunday, 16:06 in Regional
 
Terry O'Neill: British photographer to the stars dies aged 81

Terry O'Neill: British photographer to the stars dies aged 81

British photographer Terry O'Neill, whose work captured iconic images of London's Swinging Sixties, has died. O'Neill, 81, had prostate cancer and died at home on Saturday night after a long illness, his agency said. He photographed celebrities -...

Sunday, 15:52 in Regional
 
US election 2020: Democrats respond to Obama's warning

US election 2020: Democrats respond to Obama's warning

Democratic presidential candidates have given a mixed reaction to a warning by former US President Barack Obama, who advised against shifting too far to the left of politics. Mr Obama's surprise intervention was a talking point at Democratic campaign...

Sunday, 15:45 in World News
 
Bolton flats blaze: Students to be re-housed as £10,000 raised

Bolton flats blaze: Students to be re-housed as £10,000 raised

Students who were forced to flee a block of flats hit by a major blaze in Bolton are to be re-housed. An investigation is under way after the fire ripped through The Cube on Friday, leaving dozens of students with "no personal possessions"....

Sunday, 14:40 in Regional
 
General election 2019: Corbyn says no indyref2 before 2021

General election 2019: Corbyn says no indyref2 before 2021

A Labour government would "certainly not" allow a Scottish independence vote until after the next Holyrood election in 2021, the party's leader has said. Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC's Andrew Marr he would not support SNP calls for indyref2...

Sunday, 14:40 in Regional
 
General Election 2019: Labour launch anti-Semitism probe

General Election 2019: Labour launch anti-Semitism probe

A Labour general election candidate has been referred for an internal party investigation over anti-Semitism allegations. Maria Carroll is accused of previously running a Facebook group that included people alleged to have made anti-Semitic comments....

Sunday, 14:29 in Regional
 
Sri Lanka election: Unity hard to achieve in divided country

Sri Lanka election: Unity hard to achieve in divided country

As news broke of Gotabaya Rajapaksa's win, supporters and party workers gathered at headquarters. The mood was cautious but many here are relieved to see the Rajapaksa family back in office. It's a family affair. Mahinda, Gotabaya's brother and the...

Sunday, 14:20 in World News
 
General election 2019: A simple guide to the Conservative Party

General election 2019: A simple guide to the Conservative Party

The Conservatives were the biggest party in the House of Commons, with 298 MPs out of 650 seats, when Parliament was dissolved on 6 November. The party is often referred to as the Tories. Who is the leader? Boris Johnson. He is a 55-year-old former...

Sunday, 14:02 in Regional
 
Castleford lights switch on: Trader banned from mulled wine sales

Castleford lights switch on: Trader banned from mulled wine sales

A trader banned from selling mulled wine at a town's festive lights switch-on says a council is "anti-Christmas". Glenn Davison applied for a temporary licence to serve the seasonal drink from his pop-up stall at the event in Castleford, on...

Sunday, 13:40 in Regional
 
Lisnaskea: Girl, 13, and woman stabbed by gang with machetes

Lisnaskea: Girl, 13, and woman stabbed by gang with machetes

A 13-year-old girl has been critically injured after being attacked by a gang of men armed with machetes in County Fermanagh. A woman, 41, was stabbed in the leg during the attack in a house in Lisnaskea on Saturday night. It happened after the men...

Sunday, 13:21 in Regional
 
General election 2019: A simple guide to the Liberal Democrats

General election 2019: A simple guide to the Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrats were the fourth biggest party in the House of Commons, with 20 MPs out of 650 when Parliament was dissolved on 6 November. Often called the Lib Dems, they have traditionally tried to occupy the centre ground in British politics,...

Sunday, 13:02 in Regional
 
Hong Kong protests: Police officer wounded in leg by arrow

Hong Kong protests: Police officer wounded in leg by arrow

A Hong Kong police officer has been wounded in the leg with an arrow as security forces and anti-government protesters engaged in renewed clashes. Images showed the arrow embedded in the leg of the media liaison officer outside the campus of the...

Sunday, 12:57 in World News
 
Belfast: Six officers injured after police vehicles rammed

Belfast: Six officers injured after police vehicles rammed

Six police officers have been injured after their patrol cars were rammed several times in east Belfast, the chief constable has said. They were involved in the pursuit of a car that had fled the scene of a crash at about 16:40 GMT on Saturday. Two...

Sunday, 12:52 in Regional
 
Strood warehouse rave 'with over 1,000 people' dispersed

Strood warehouse rave 'with over 1,000 people' dispersed

A rave which was thought to have been attended by more than 1,000 people has been dispersed by Kent Police. Officers were called to Strood Retail Park late on Saturday following reports of antisocial behaviour by young people at the site. Police said...

Sunday, 12:43 in Regional
 
Ballynahinch: Four arrested after man stabbed inside house

Ballynahinch: Four arrested after man stabbed inside house

Four people have been arrested after a man in his 40s was stabbed several times in County Down. The attack happened in a house at Windmill Gardens in Ballynahinch at about 01:45 GMT on Sunday. The man was taken to hospital after suffering stab wounds...

Sunday, 12:36 in Regional
 


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