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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday 11 March 2016
  2. More updates from 07:00 on Monday
  3. Picture: Dundrum Bay, County Down - by Mike Wilson

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  1. Goodnight

    Ciaran McCauley

    BBC News NI

    That's all from us at BBC News NI Live for another week - we'll be back from Monday at 07:00. Until then have a great weekend, and be sure to stay across BBC News NI for all the latest news. Have a good one!

  2. Football: Derry City live on BBC Radio Foyle

    BBC Sport NI

    For Derry City fans (and football heads in general), BBC Radio Foyle has tonight's game against Cork live from the Brandywell.

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  3. Ulster Grand Prix: Revised schedule for 2016 Dundrod event in August

    It's been confirmed that roads will close for two extra hours on Wednesday 10 August, and an extra 30 minutes on Thursday 11 August.  

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  4. Man admits £1m fraud against medical firm

    An east Belfast man has pleaded guilty to carrying out a £1m fraud against a major medical equipment supplies company where his wife was employed.

    Belfast Crown Court

    Samuel Noel Savage, 60, of Kincora Mews, admitted carrying out the fraud against Arjo Huntleigh. However, he denied acquiring criminal property and eight charges of dishonestly retaining wrongful credit in his bank account.

  5. Football: O'Neill hands trio Republic of Ireland chance

    BBC Sport NI

    Martin O'Neill has given three players the chance to impress by calling them up to the Republic of Ireland squad for the first time.

    Matt Doherty

    Matt Doherty (pictured), Jonny Hayes and Chris Forrester have been included in the 40-man provisional panel, as well as uncapped midfielder Alan Judge, for the Euro 2016 warm-up friendlies against Switzerland and Slovakia. 

  6. Police expect dissident republican threat to rise in coming weeks

    More on the news that police say they have prevented several murder attempts by dissident republicans in the last week - Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr says the PSNI are thwarting three or four planned or attempted attacks by dissident republicans for every one that takes place.

    ACC Will Kerr

    "We have seen an upsurge in dissident republican activity over the last number of weeks and we anticipate that upsurge might continue," he says.

  7. Cricket: Rain pain as Ireland crash out of World Twenty20

    BBC Sport NI

    Rain has broken Irish hearts in the World Twenty20 tournament - their game against Bangladesh has been called off because of the weather, meaning Ireland are out.

    Ireland vs Bangladesh

    Bangladesh were 94-2 off eight overs when play was halted. With play unable to continue, Ireland were awarded one point but are unable to progress to the next round. 

  8. Several murder bids by dissidents thwarted say police

    The PSNI says that several murder attempts by dissident republicans have been prevented since a bomb attack on a prison officer last week.

    PSNI logo

    Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr warned that police expect dissidents to try to carry out more attacks in the next few weeks.

  9. McGuinness calls for border poll if UK leaves EU

    Should a UK exit from the EU be followed by a border poll here? That's the view of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness...

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  10. Motoring offences dismissed against Lord Maginnis

    Unionist peer Lord Maginnis, 78, has been cleared of allegations that he did not have a driving licence and was using a vehicle without insurance. 

    Lord Maginnis
  11. Girls reach Tag Rugby cup final

    Ballyclare High School will take on Enniskillen Collegiate Grammar at the Kingspan Stadium later this month.

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  12. Cricket: Play starts in World Twenty20

    BBC Sport NI

    Ireland have just started their game against Bangladesh in the World Twenty20, after a delayed start because of torrential rain.

    Rain Banglasdesh T20

    Ireland have to win to stay in the tournament but it hasn't been a great start - Bangladesh have hit 61-1 in less than five overs. BBC Sport have live updates from the match here