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16 April 2014 Last updated at 14:13

Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'Theresa Villiers making speech

Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state.

Jean McConville and familyWoman arrested in Disappeared case

A 57-year-old woman is arrested by detectives investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.

Almost there... The top of the High Cross is carefully set in placeCross replica installed at cathedral

An exact replica of the iconic Downpatrick High Cross, weighing around one tonne, is installed in front of Down Cathedral in time for Easter.

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