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Summary

  1. Updates for Thursday 8 September 2016
  2. More updates from Friday at 07:00
  3. Picture: Port Moon along the Causeway Coast (by Glenn Miles)

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  1. Good night!

    That's all from us on what's been a busy news day! We'll be back tomorrow from 07:00 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel. Hope you can join us!

  2. Brexit minister in Dublin for meetings

    The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union is in Dublin for meetings with senior Irish ministers and officials.

    David Davis in Dublin

    David Davis is currently having talks with the Republic of Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, and the Tanaiste (deputy prime minister) and Justice minister, Frances Fitzgerald, on Brexit.  

  3. Cannabis with street value of £190,000 seized

    Cannabis with an estimated street value of £190,000 has been seized by police in south Belfast.

    Suspected cannabis seized in south Belfast

     A 39-year-old man was arrested during the operation today in which two houses were also searched.

  4. Teenager sues Facebook over nude photo

    A 14-year-old girl from Northern Ireland is suing Facebook after a naked photograph of her was posted on the site. 

    Facebook

    Lawyers for the child claim the picture was blackmailed from her and repeatedly published online as a form of revenge. The girl is taking legal action against Facebook and the man who posted the photo.

  5. Talkback the after party!

    When the show came off air at 14:00 William and the rest of the team posed with their 30th birthday cake before bringing it up to the newsroom to share with colleagues. Here's to another 30 years of Talkback!

    Talkback after party
  6. Mother jailed for fracturing baby son's ribs

    A south Belfast mother who fractured three of her baby son's ribs has been given a 15 month sentence, half of which will be spent in jail and the remainder on supervised licensed parole.

    Belfast Crown Court

    The woman, 35, who cannot be named for legal reasons, admitted causing grievous bodily harm to her four-week old baby in August 2014. The baby has since been taken into care.  

  7. Legal bid to ban quango board members

    Eleven former board members of the NI Events Company are facing a legal bid to have them banned from acting as company directors.

    Belfast High Court

    Disqualification proceedings issued by the Department for the Economy over the directors' roles began today and follow critical reports into the oversight and running of the body which folded in 2007.

  8. The Journey: Actors on playing Paisley and McGuinness

    Timothy Spall is from London, Colm Meaney from Dublin. Stars of TV and cinema, the pair are no slouches when it comes to acting but they both faced a challenge in their latest outing - taking on two totems of Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness.

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    Video caption: The Journey: Actors on Paisley and McGuinness portrayal

    They spoke to BBC Newsline's Mark Simpson about the filming of The Journey and their preparation for the roles. 

  9. Foster rejects McGuinness Nama inquiry call

    First Minister Arlene Foster has rejected a call by Martin McGuinness for a cross-border Nama inquiry saying it was "not appropriate".

    Arlene Foster

    Mr McGuinness said he supported such an inquiry following new revelations about Nama's role in Northern Ireland's biggest ever property deal.

  10. The View: 52% don't want border poll, says survey

    More than half of people in Northern Ireland don't want the government to call a border poll, according to a new survey carried out for the BBC's political programme, The View. 

    Border poll result

    After the Brexit referendum vote, Sinn Féin called on the secretary of state to hold a border poll to determine whether Northern Ireland should stay in the UK or join the Republic of Ireland. Full results of the survey will be revealed on tonight's edition of The View on BBC One at 22:45. 

  11. Jury still out on The Journey

    There was a standing ovation in Venice at the world premiere of the new film about Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness but tougher audiences lie ahead.

    Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinnes and Timothy Spall and Colm Meaney

    Despite its premiere's standing ovation, the jury's still out on The Journey, reports BBC Newsline's Mark Simpson from Venice.