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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 10 October 2016
  2. More updates from 07:00 on Tuesday
  3. Picture: Ballynahinch, County Down (by Mervyn Robb)

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  2. Woman 'took knife off murder co-accused'

    A woman jointly charged with murdering a Lurgan man told police she played no part in the fatal attack and grabbed a knife from her co-accused.

    Owen Creaney

    Shaunean Boyle, 25, and Stephen Thomas Hughes, 29, are jointly accused of murdering Owen Creaney in July 2014. On Monday, the trial heard extracts from a pre-prepared statement Ms Boyle gave to police.

  3. Call for end to free Christmas parking

    Translink is asking for an end to free Christmas parking in Belfast because it says last year's council initiative to entice more shoppers increased traffic congestion and disrupted bus services.

    Translink

    Instead, Translink and the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) are offering alternative ideas, including reducing bus and train fares. Their proposals for Christmas 2016 are to be considered by a Belfast City Council committee on Wednesday.  

  4. Attwood expresses condolences at passing of Drew Nelson

    West Belfast MLA Alex Attwood has paid tribute to the Grand Secretary of the Orange Order Drew Nelson. Mr Attwood said: "We had our differences of opinion on a number of matters but his style and mind were never closed."

    Drew Nelson

    "He was always plain speaking, thoughtful and loyal."

  5. More than 1,600 fish killed in river

    More than 1,600 fish have been killed at a river in Newcastle, County Down. 

    Carrigs River

    The Northern Ireland Environment Agency is investigating the major kill at Carrigs River and said the spill was reported on Saturday after a chemical got into the water.

  6. Man arrested after house fire in Lisnaskea

    Police investigating a fire at a house in Killygullan Drive, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, have arrested a man in his 40s. 

    Fire engine

    The Fire and Rescue Service were called to the property on Sunday evening. 

  7. Worker with bad back is filmed laying slabs

    A worker at Bombardier Belfast who was filmed laying paving slabs while he was off work with a bad back has lost a claim for unfair dismissal. 

    Bombardier

    The man had an accident at work in 2014 and went on sick leave. 

    Concerns were raised about the length of time he was off and the suspicion that he could be exaggerating his condition to assist in a personal injury claim. As a result, a senior manager authorised covert surveillance.