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  1. Updates for Tuesday 21 June 2016
  2. More updates from 07:00 on Wednesday
  3. Picture: Mount Stewart, County Down (by Morris Duncan)

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  1. Goodnight

    That's it from us for today on BBC News NI Live. We'll leave you with a super summer snap of this little character squirrelling away in Dundrum, as taken by Wilfred Swain.

    A squirrel

    Join us again tomorrow from 07:00 for a full day of news, sport, travel, weather and anything else we can fit in!

  2. It's all over in Paris

    Full-time at the Parc de Princes, and Northern Ireland have been beaten 1-0 by Germany, the world champions, at Euro 2016.

    A Northern Ireland supporter

    It's not the worst result, to be fair, and now Michael O'Neill, his players and the fans will have to wait for the outcome of tomorrow's final group matches to see if they've done enough to get a place in the knock-out stage.

  3. MLAs back tougher animal cruelty measures

    MLAs have supported a motion to set up a register for people convicted of animal cruelty offences and who have been disqualified from keeping animals.

    Emma Little Pengelly

    DUP MLA Emma Little Pengelly, who made the proposal, says a register "could play an important role in protecting pets, and preventing abusers from accessing animals".

  4. Minister 'confident' over Troubles inquest funding

    Justice Minister Claire Sugden says she's confident progress can be made on securing funding for the courts to hear a lengthy backlog of Troubles-related inquests.

    Claire Sugden

    In her first assembly question time as minister, she said dealing with the legacy inquests is a matter of urgency.

  5. Flying the flags and singing the songs...

    Credit where it's due - in their thousands at the fanzone in Belfast...

    Northern Ireland fans in the fanzone in Belfast

    ...and inside the Parc de Princes in Paris...

    Northern Ireland fans in the Parc de Princes in Paris

    ...the Northern Ireland fans haven't stopped singing for the duration of the first half. It's 1-0 to Germany at the break and our boys have a big 45 minutes coming up - watch it or follow the text commentary on our live page.

  6. Eyewatering stuff from the big man...

    Match of the Day

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    Until that opening goal, Fermanagh man Michael McGovern was keeping Northern Ireland in this match.

  7. Newry man sentenced over 'pipe bomb bag'

    A Newry man who admitted possessing a plastic bag containing viable components for three pipe bombs in suspicious circumstances has been placed on probation for three years.

    Laganside Courts in Belfast

    The bag was found on waste ground in 2014, and the judge at Belfast Crown Court said he accepted that Andrew Magee (20), from Parkhead Crescent, had been "acting under pressure by older and more sinister persons".

  8. Ex-NI boss Nigel 'happy with non-league life'

    BBC Sport

    While Michael O'Neill and the boys are limbering up at the Parc de Princes in Paris, the last man to manage Northern Ireland is emptying bins and painting the walls at a non-league club in Norfolk.

    Nigel Worthington

    But Nigel Worthington says he's happy with life as a club ambassador at Fakenham Town as he's gets the ground into shape for some big pre-season games.

  9. It's the big build-up... get the latest

    Follow all the build-up to Northern Ireland v Germany with kick-off due at 17:00. 


    And get the latest on the match on our live page.

  10. May predicts Irish border controls if UK leaves EU

    Theresa May

    Home Secretary Theresa May has said it is "inconceivable" that there will not be any changes on border arrangements with the Republic of Ireland, if the UK pulls out of the European Union.