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  1. Goodnight

    That's all from us for today.  We'll leave you with this image of Belfast City Hall following last year's Paris attacks. It is to be lit up in the colours of the French tricolour again tonight.

    Belfast City Hall

    BBC News NI Live will be back at 07:00 on Monday. Until then, you can keep up to date with the latest news on our website, on BBC Newsline and on Radio Ulster bulletins.  

  2. Harte makes no changes to Sunday's Tyrone team

    Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has named an unchanged team for Sunday's Ulster SFC final against Donegal at Clones.  

    Justin McMahon's inclusion in the team to face Cavan in the semi-final replay was confirmed soon before throw-in

    Justin McMahon and Ronan McNabb, who were late pre-match additions to the starting XV for the semi-final replay win over Cavan, hold onto their places.  

  3. Footballer's father shocked at Nice attack

    The father of Northern Ireland international Aaron Hughes, who was in Nice last month for the Euros, said his memories of the city were of "pure happiness". Ronnie Hughes said the news of the attack was "a total shock". 

    Aaron Hughes

    However, he insisted that he won't be deterred from visiting Nice again: "We certainly will go back. We even talked about making our holiday there next year," he said.   

  4. Picture released of murdered Newtownards woman

    This is Joanne Thompson, whose body was found in her Newtownards home on Wednesday. 

    Joanne Thompson

    Police are treating the death of the 33-year-old mother-of-four as suspicious.  

  5. All going wrong for Rory at Open

    It's all started to go wrong for Rory McIlroy in The Open at Royal Troon.

    Rory McIlroy

    After reaching -5 earlier in his second round, the Holywood man has since dropped four shots. He now trails leader Phil Mickelson by nine shots.

  6. Almost the warmest day of the year...sadly, not the sunniest

  7. Belfast man recalls 'pandemonium on the streets' of Nice

    A Belfast man who was nearby when a truck collided with crowds in Nice, killing at least 84, has described the aftermath as "absolute pandemonium".

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    Video caption: Nice attacks: Belfast man describes 'pandemonium in French city

    Suneil Sharma, who is on holiday in Nice, was at a nearby restaurant when the attack took place on the Promenade des Anglais last night.

  8. 'I just grabbed our children and ran'

    A Ballyclare mother who was caught up in the Nice attack says she grabbed her children and "just kept running and running".

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    Video caption: Zoe Tisdale said the family felt lucky to be safe after the attack
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  10. NI woman describes "terrifying" Nice attack

    Northern Ireland woman Laura McGarrity was at the beach when the Nice attack happened.  She said the sense of panic was "terrifying".

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    Video caption: Nice attack: NI woman describes attack
  11. Four arrested for suspected drugs offences

    Police have arrested two women and two men on suspicion of a number of drugs offences. 


    The women, aged 20 and 39, and the men, aged 26 and 40, were detained after two cars were stopped by police in Portadown yesterday evening.  Suspected Class B drugs and cash was recovered.

  12. Londonderry councillor caught up in Nice attack

  13. Spokesperson for Children's Hospital in Nice speaks to Evening Extra

  14. Death of Newtownards woman treated as suspicious

    The PSNI have said the death of a woman in Newtownards is being treating as suspicious. 


     Joanne Thompson, 33, was found by a relative at her home in Old Mill Court on Wednesday morning.   

  15. Knock-on delays at Stockmans Lane following M1 crash

  16. Back to back birdies for Rory

    Holywood golfer Rory McIlroy has moved to five shots behind the leader after birdies in the second round of the Open at Royal Troon

    Rory McIlroy

    American Phil Mickelson still leads the tournament on -10.

  17. Traffic 'at standstill' heading north on Frosses Road

  18. Donegal search for missing girl ends

    Gardaí have ended a search operation in County Donegal for a six-year-old girl who was last seen almost 40 years ago.  

    Mary Boyle went missing while visiting her grandparents in 1977

    Mary Boyle went missing on 18 March 1977 while visiting her grandparents near Ballyshannon.  

  19. Books of condolence to open in Lisburn and Castlereagh

    Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council will open books of condolence for the victims of the Nice attack on Monday. 

    French flag

    They will be available from midday at Lagan Valley Island, Bradford Court, Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, the Irish Linen Centre and Dundonald Ice Bowl.