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  1. Updates for Tuesday 27 September 2016
  2. More updates from 07:00 on Wednesday
  3. Picture: Inch Abbey, County Down (by Wilfred Swain)

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  1. "Good night and God bless"

    All day on BBC News NI we've been paying tributes to our late colleague, Paddy O'Flaherty, who has died after a short illness.  

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    Video caption: Archive: Paddy O'Flaherty's memorable on-air moments

    As we sign off this evening, we'll leave you with a few snapshots of his long and distinguished career.  And appropriately, as he had one of the best voices in broadcasting, we'll leave the last word to him: "Good night and God bless."

  2. Deadline risk for 'log jammed' EU millions

    John Campbell

    BBC News NI Economics and Business Editor

    About 120m euros (£103m) of EU funding may be at risk of being lost after becoming "log jammed" Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has said.

    Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

    Chancellor Philip Hammond previously said that any EU projects signed off before his Autumn Statement will be fully funded despite the UK's decision to leave the EU. However, the funding may miss the 23 November deadline.

  3. Murder accused 'jumped on' victim's head

    The Owen Creaney murder trial has been told one of the two people accused of killing him rang her life-long friend to say she had gone "mad" and "jumped" on the victims's head and stomach after a row.

    Owen Creaney

    Shauneen Boyle (25) from Edenderry Park, Banbridge and Stephen Thomas Hughes (29), whose address was given as Maghaberry prison, are jointly charged with the murder at a house in Lurgan.  They both deny the charges and blame each other for the attack.   

  4. Indian community 'prevented from giving blood'

    More than 150 people have been prevented from donating blood at a Belfast event aimed at encouraging people from the Indian community to give blood.

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    Srikant Ganapati from the Sudarshanam charity said they were all told because they were born in India, they were not able to donate. Blood transfusion criteria say if you've ever lived in a malarial zone for more than six months you must have a malaria test.  

  5. Administrator appointed to care home providers

    Firms which own three care homes and operate a fourth in Northern Ireland are going into administration.

    Elderly resident

    The four homes are Braefield in Connor; Slemish in Ballymena; Kingsway in Dunmurry and Fairfields home in Cookstown.  "All of the homes will continue to operate as normal and there are no job losses planned as a result of the companies being put into administration," the administrator said.

  6. Irish PM to host all-Ireland Brexit talks

    The Irish prime minister has said he will host an "all-Ireland conversation" on the impact of Brexit in November. 

    Enda Kenny

    Enda Kenny told the Irish Parliament in Dublin that business people, members of civic society and politicians would be invited to the talks. He was answering a question from the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams.

  7. Archive: Paddy O'Flaherty reporting for BBC News NI

    We've been sharing memories of our colleague Paddy O'Flaherty, who has died at the age of 73. 

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    Video caption: Archive: Paddy O'Flaherty reports for BBC News NI

    We've dug out some archive footage of his reports from river, bike and field.