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  1. Updates for Tuesday 11 October 2016
  2. More updates from 07:00 on Wednesday
  3. Picture: Cloughmore Stone at Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor (by James Carlisle)

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  2. Long certain to take top Alliance post

    Naomi Long looks certain to be the next Alliance Party leader after securing the backing of all the party's MLAs.

    Naomi Long

    The East Belfast MLA is acting leader following David Ford's resignation last week after 15 years in the job. Nominations remain open until 17:00 BST tomorrow. She will be the first woman to lead the party.

  3. Union says NI will be impacted by Fujitsu job cuts

    The trade union, Unite, says Northern Ireland will be impacted by Fujitsu's plans to cut up to 1,800 jobs in the UK. 

    Fujitsu

    The Japanese electronics firm employs 800 people in NI, 550 in Belfast and 250 in Londonderry. The union and the company say the precise number of jobs to go in NI will be determined at a later stage.   

  4. Mother and children locked in bathroom during burglary

    A woman and her three children have been locked in a bathroom during an aggravated burglary in Downpatrick. 

    PSNI

    Three men armed with guns and a hammer forced their way into the house on Ribadoo Road near Ballyward last night and demanded money before making off in a car.  

  5. 'Offensive' Halloween costume withdrawn from shop

    A "terrorist" costume for sale at a Halloween shop caused outrage, the Coleraine Times reports.

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  6. Fujitsu to shed up to 1,800 UK jobs

    Fujitsu, the Japanese multi-national information technology equipment and services company, is cutting up to 1,800 jobs across the UK.

    Fujitsu

    The company, that employs 800 people in Northern Ireland, said the cuts are part of a "transformation programme" and represent about 18% of the workforce.