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Summary

  1. Updates for Thursday 10 November 2016
  2. Picture: Portballintrae, County Antrim (by David Williams)

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By Erinn Kerr and Fiona Murray

All times stated are UK

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That's it from the BBC NI News live page for today. We'll be back tomorrow morning at 7am. Wrap up warm and see you then!     

Our Cee has some encouraging words for the weekend

Lanyon Tunnels to be developed

PSNI appeal for information on puppy death

Mourinho's not happy

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Ulster Unionists call for Sports Museum

The Ulster Unionist Party has called for the Executive to support the establishment of a Sports Museum.

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Tourism spokesman Alan Chambers said: "For a population of 1.8 million people there is no question that we have produced a tremendous amount of successful individuals and teams." 

Temperature set to drop

Man jailed for rape and abuse of pregnant partner

A 29-year-old man who subjected his pregnant partner to a prolonged period of sexual and physical abuse has been jailed for 12 years.

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Joseph Martin Healy, whose address was listed as Maghaberry Prison, stood impassively in the dock as the judge outlined in graphic detail the eight charges he had admitted.  

The north wind doth blow...

Almac to expand

Northern Ireland pharmaceutical company Almac has announced global expansion plans and a new £5m HQ in Craigavon. 

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The move's will see the company employing 5,000 people worldwide by next year - with about 60% of them in Northern Ireland.  

Deputy First Minister on Evening Extra

No-one's above the law...

The police in Limavady get a parking ticket in Connell Street car park.

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NI and Wales will both wear armbands

Nama accused of mischaracterising Pimco bid withdrawal

An investment fund has accused Nama of "repeatedly mischaracterising"  the circumstances in which it withdrew a bid for a £1bn property loan portfolio in Northern Ireland.

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The Pimco fund said it walked away from the deal after it found out that a former Nama advisor was due to receive a "fixer fee". Nama has always said that if Pimco had not withdrawn voluntarily, it would have been forced out.

Azerbaijan a 'serious threat'

Listen again: Jim Allister on Nolan

Local people to have their say on development plan

Trio to make first appearance for Ireland

Horse rescue in County Fermanagh

'Fresh' start on legacy issues?

Professor reacts to prison death

GAWA squad update

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Coming up on BBC Newsline: Breathing new life into the Shankill

PSNI splash out on 'wrong cars'

Jail death man needed 'psychiatric help.'

Kenny gets Trump invite

PSNI chiefs to meet over report

Police commanders in Northern Ireland are meeting the policing board today to discuss a report that said the training regime for new officers is at times like a military-style boot camp.

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The review described it as "pseudo-militaristic", with "an unhealthy leaning towards punitive discipline."

Trapped car teenagers praised for 'common sense'

Autumn leaves on Stormont's trees - **feeling poetic**

Mum faces abuse while breastfeeding

Mum Liz and baby Evie waiting to go on Talkback - Liz says she faced verbal abuse from other women while breastfeeding at Nandos restuarant in Belfast.

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A Nando's spokesperson said: "We always encourage our staff to welcome breastfeeding mums in our restaurants."

That time of year again!

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Coming up: Electric shock dog collars - a good way to stop your pet wandering off, or cruel and unnecessary?

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DUP welcomes air ambulance

DUP MP David Simpson has welcomed the first air ambulance to Northern Ireland

"This is fantastic news and I am delighted that the chancellor responded to our requests and we now have own air ambulance," he said.

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"There is still work to be done to see the full implementation of this service but I along with my colleagues will not stop until it is complete."

'Terrorist' cemetery statue removal call

Jack Frost nipping at your nose...