Northern Ireland

Hospital staff members are suspended

Four staff members are suspended from an Antrim hospital as police investigate claims of ill-treatment. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

‘I was shot in the knee as a punishment’

Northern Ireland church leaders condemn the rise of so-called “punishment attacks” against young people. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Michelle O’Neill rules herself out as new Sinn Féin leader

Michelle O’Neill says she won’t be replacing Gerry Adams as party leader as she has “enough to do”. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin to vote on liberalising abortion stance

Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill will back a motion that will set party policy throughout Ireland. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

NI budget to go before the House of Lords

The bill went through the House of Commons on Monday, backed by all parties without a vote. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

NI Budget Bill to be passed into law at Westminster

The region’s civil service will start running out of money unless action is taken, says NI secretary. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Omagh alert ‘attempt to disrupt Remembrance Day’

PSNI’s Chief Constable says a strong line of enquiry is that dissident republicans are responsible. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland pupils sitting transfer tests

The AQE tests are not run by the Department of Education, but the vast majority of grammar schools use them. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

RHI scandal: Arlene Foster wanted scheme ‘launched without delay’

Inquiry hears officials pushed ahead with RHI scheme’s introduction despite experts advising they wait. BBC News – Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

RHI scheme ‘struck at democracy’s heart’

Opening remarks are being made at an inquiry into a botched energy scheme that helped collapse Stormont. BBC News – Northern Ireland