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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 2 March 2016
  2. Weather warning in place for snow
  3. Key schools policy 'must be reviewed'
  4. Adele visits seriously ill fan

Live Reporting

By Erinn Kerr and Pauline McKenna

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodnight

    Ciaran McCauley

    BBC News NI

    That's it from us at BBC News NI Live, we'll be back early (and hopefully bright!) tomorrow morning from 07:00 - until then, have a good evening. 

  2. Weather: Gales to ease overnight but expect more rain and cold tomorrow

    Cecilia Daly

    BBC NI weather presenter

    The winds will calm tonight and there's no expectation of snow, thankfully. However, we will have some rain and snow on high ground tomorrow - check out the full forecast here

    Weather collage
  3. PPS director to meet with first minister over Omagh bomb case collapse

    The Public Prosecution Service has confirmed that its director, Barra McGrory, will meet with First Minister Arlene Foster over the collapse of the case against Seamus Daly, who was accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bomb.

    Barra McGrory

    A spokesperson also said that Mr McGrory had written to each of the families of the victims of the Omagh bomb to explain why charges against Mr Daly were withdrawn. 

  4. Over £2m to be invested in initiative to help public manage medicines

    Marie-Louise Connolly

    BBC News NI Health Correspondent

    More than £2m will be invested in an initiative to advise the public on how to manage their medicines better.

    Pills

    The project is part of a Department of Health initiative aimed at transforming how health is being delivered across Norther Ireland.

  5. Arlene Arkinson inquest: Sister hits out at police investigation

    A sister of Arlene Arkinson has told the inquest into her death that police did not treat her disappearance with the "seriousness and credence" it deserved.

    Arlene Arkinson

    Kathleen Arkinson says she felt the police missed opportunities to question some witnesses. 

  6. Football: New Derry City boss faces tough task of stabilising club

    BBC Sport NI

    Derry City kick off the new League of Ireland season on Friday night with a fourth manager in four seasons in the dugout. Kenny Shiels is the man entrusted with stabilising the club after a tumultuous few years.

    Kenny Shiels

    BBC Radio Foyle's Eric Whyte previews the season ahead and outlines the challenge facing Shiels at the Brandywell.

  7. Frank Kelly: Funeral of Father Ted star takes place in Dublin

    The funeral of actor Frank Kelly, best known as Father Jack Hackett in Father Ted, has taken place in Dublin.

    Frank Kelly funeral

    Father Ted co-star Ardal O'Hanlon, the show's creators Graham Linehan and Arthur Matthews and Irish president Michael D Higgins were among the mourners.

  8. Spanish rider geared up for NW200 return

    Spanish rider Antonio Maeso is to make his North West 200 comeback this year in the Supersport class.  

    Antonio Maeso

    Maeso is set to return to the Triangle circuit after recovering from injuries sustained in a high speed crash at the Isle of Man TT in 2013.