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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 10 August 2016
  2. O'Reilly will not box in Rio after failing a drugs test, says Olympic Council of Ireland
  3. Bombardier brings forward almost 100 redundancies
  4. Picture: Culaville, County Armagh (by James Carlisle)

Live Reporting

By Ciaran McCauley, Fiona Murray and Iain McDowell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodnight!

    That's all from us at BBC News NI Live for today - we'll be back in the morning from 07:00 with news, sport, weather, traffic, travel and anything else we can fit in.

    Children sitting on a hay bale

    But we'll leave you with this cracking snap from Rachel L Smith. The weather might not have been up to much today, but these three were working hard!

  2. What's the weather got in store?

    BBC Weather

    It was one of those days where you needed the brolly as well as the cooler box, as this gent in Portrush found out.

    Man with umbrella

     What's the weather got in store for tomorrow? Barra Best has the full forecast for you.

  3. Executive 'stating obvious' on Brexit worries

    Ulster Unionist MLA Steve Aiken says the Executive Office is "quickly becoming the Department for Stating the Obvious" after the release of its Brexit letter to the prime minister.

    Flags

    "These are all concerns that existed before the referendum," he says. "It is about time the executive came forward with real plans for dealing with Brexit."

  4. Ministers want involvement in Brexit talks

    Mark Devenport

    BBC News NI Political Editor

    The first and deputy first ministers say they must be fully involved in negotiations regarding the UK's future relationships with the EU and other countries.

    Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness

    In a latter to Prime Mnister Theresa May, they say they want to "retain as far as possible the ease with which we currently trade with EU member states".

  5. 'Bombardier jobs cut brings uncertainty'

    Bombardier's decision to bring forward almost 100 redundancies in Northern Ireland leaves staff at the firm with an "uncertain future", says the DUP's Gavin Robinson.

    A Bombardier CSeries jet

    "The [company's] CSeries jet is obviously very important to the future of Bombardier and this announcement reinforces the need to do all possible to assist in securing orders for the jet," adds the East Belfast MP.

  6. Plane disturbance pair released

    Two women who were arrested after they were removed from a plane at the City of Derry Airport this morning have been released.

    City of Derry Airport

    The pair, both in their 30s, were taken off the plane at the request of the pilot and have received community resolution notices for disorderly behaviour.

  7. 'No prosecutions' for paying for sex

    No-one in Northern Ireland has been prosecuted for paying for sex even though it has been illegal for more than a year, it has emerged.

    A man in a car offers money to a sex worker

    According to police, more than 800 men are paying for sex in the region every day, but since the new law was introduced last year only 10 men have been investigated.

  8. BBC scores new Irish football contract

    BBC Sport NI

    BBC Sport Northern Ireland will continue to bring fans first class coverage of local football after signing a new four-year deal with the Irish Football Association.

    Glentoran players celebrate after Ciaran Caldwell scores a goal

    The agreement means the BBC will continue to broadcast Irish Premiership games from season 2016-17 through to 2019-20 across TV, radio and online.

  9. 'Beautiful' Belfast boat almost set to float

    One of the largest currachs ever built in Belfast is nearing completion, the Irish News reports.

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    Volunteers have been working on the 33ft handmade vessel, which will take 10 people to row and will ply the River Lagan from a mooring in the city centre. Organiser Niamh Scullion said: "It is like a work of art."

  10. Ministers outline Brexit priorities in letter to PM

    Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness have written to Prime Minister Theresa May to set out their priorities for Brexit negotiations.

    Arlene Foster, Theresa May and Martin McGuinness

    The first and deputy first ministers picked out the border, trading costs, the energy market, EU funding and the agrifood sector as five key areas for the region.

  11. Cancer patient calls for workplace support

    Marie-Louise Connolly

    BBC News NI Health Correspondent

    A County Antrim woman who's returning to work while fighting cancer has called for more support for others in her position.

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    Video caption: Cancer patient calls for more workplace support

    Lynette McKendry had inflammatory breast cancer in one breast and a different form of cancer in the other and says: "If the support isn't there then it can be a lot more traumatic."

  12. Johnston doubtful after practice crash

    BBC Sport NI

    Fermanagh rider Lee Johnston is a major doubt for Saturday's racing at the Ulster Grand Prix after suffering a suspected broken collarbone in a crash during practice.

    Lee Johnston

    The 27-year-old, who won three races at the meeting last year, came off in the 250s session at Dundrod this afternoon.

  13. Summer scheme for free meals pupils

    Pupils who rely on free school meals can face hunger in the holidays, says a children's charity.  

    Food for kids

    Barnardo's is running a family holiday scheme in east Belfast which includes a free breakfast.  

  14. Family 'distraught' over missing musician

    A search is to resume along the County Donegal coast at 17:00 for a Londonderry musician who's been missing for three weeks.

    Stephen Martin

    A car belonging to Stephen Martin, 29, whose stage name is Rainy Boy Sleep, was found parked at Fanad lighthouse and Garda Supt David Kelly said the family are "very distraught".

  15. Police appeal after crossbow attack

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a masked man fired a bolt from a crossbow at a vehicle in Carrickfergus yesterday evening.

    PSNI crest

    He fired the weapon at a Renault Traffic van in the forecourt of a filling station on Prince Andrew Way at about 17:15 BST. No-one was hurt but minor damage was caused to the van.

  16. 'Cave-like' holes on pier being repaired

    Work has begun to repair two large “cave-like” holes under Larne Promenade, amid fears it could collapse, reports the Larne Times.

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