The sun has gone down on another week of BBC News NI Live. We'll be back at 07:00 on Monday with more updates on news, sport, travel and weather. We'll leave you with Gary Gray's picture of sunset at Nendrum Church on Mahee Island earlier today. Have a good weekend.
- Updates for Friday 25 November 2016
- Picture: Camowen River, County Tyrone (by Kenneth Allen)
Portadown boss Vinny Arkins believes the Premiership basement boys can provide a stern test for title-chasing Linfield at Shamrock Park.
The Ports are 10 points adrift at the bottom and in desperate need of a win. "No-one is going to want to play us at the minute - we're playing with heart, passion and the supporters are behind us," Arkins said.
Two men have been warned by a judge they face "substantial custodial sentences'' over a drugs racket which involved the use of the internet's so-called dark web.
Richard Charles Patrick Sinclair, 32, of Cranagh Road, Coleraine, and Kyle James Hall of Chamberlain Street, east Belfast, both pleaded guilty to drugs charges and will be sentenced in January.
Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze at a flat on north Belfast's Ardoyne Road.
There are no reports of any injuries. Three fire appliances and 16 firefighters are at the scene.
A Londonderry solicitor has denied making a series of fraudulent claims in relation to legal aid forms.
Damien McDaid, from Templemore in Derry, appeared at Belfast Crown Court where he denied a total of 61 offences. The 42-year-old is accused of submitting falsified documents over an 18-month period.
Martin McGuinness has criticised the prime minister for not attending a British-Irish Council meeting in Cardiff, at which Brexit was discussed.
"I think the British prime minister should have been here today," Mr McGuinness said, adding that her absence was a "missed opportunity" for her.
Sinn Fein MLA Michaela Boyle has condemned those responsible for leaving two pipe bombs near a children's playpark in Strabane.
"I am alarmed that such devices could be left in the close vicinity of a busy playpark," she said. "Whoever is behind this alert needs to realise they do not represent the people of Strabane."
The taoiseach has told Sky News a Brexit transition deal between the UK and EU is "inevitable".
Enda Kenny said it will be "impossible" to agree a full Brexit deal within the two-year period for negotiations set out in Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal process for leaving the EU.
Police in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon areas are sending Christmas cards to frequent shoplifters "reminding them that we're watching" as they launch a Christmas campaign called Operation Nutmeg.
"We'll be targeting vehicles and individuals known to be involved in crime, patrolling shopping areas, and keeping an eye on residential areas while folk are at work or shopping," they said in a Facebook post, which included the hashtag #MerryChristmasYaFilthyAnimal.
BBC News NI Environment Correspondent
A judge's decision to reject a legal challenge to sand extraction from Lough Neagh is "a major blow to Northern Ireland's environment", according to Friends of the Earth.
"This vitally important wildlife site is supposed to be protected under international law - if we can't protect these precious areas then nowhere is safe," the environmental group, which brought the challenge, said.
University of Vermont are taking on the University of Massachusetts in Belfast.
Two pipe bombs have been made safe by the Army during a security alert in Strabane.
They were found at Springhill Park in the town earlier today. The alert has ended and the street has reopened.
A £20m contract secured by Harland and Wolff is a "major boost" for Belfast and beyond, says Alliance Party leader Naomi Long.
"East Belfast has a proud industrial heritage with Harland and Wolff and this contract is testament to the great work the company is still carrying out," she adds.
BBC News NI
A discovery of two suspicious objects has triggered a security alert in Strabane.
Police are at the scene in Springhill Park in the town, which has been closed to traffic.
BBC Sport NI
Centre Jared Payne and flanker Sean O'Brien are fitness doubts for Ireland's game against Australia on Saturday after missing Friday's training session.
The duo are said to have "lower-limb tweaks", and defence coach Andy Farrell said decisions on their fitness for the Dublin clash will be made "in the morning".
There are currently six super-injunctions in Northern Ireland, Ulster Unionist MLA Harold McKee says, more than at any time in the last 10 years.
The information was released to the South Down MLA after an assembly question to the justice minister, and he says it confirms the need to update Northern Ireland's s defamation laws.
BBC Sport NI
Katie Taylor says she wants to do the same for women's professional boxing as Ronda Rousey has done for UFC.
The Irishwoman makes her pro debut at London's Wembley Arena tomorrow, and says the fight "is the platform women's boxing needs".
BBC News NI Political Editor
Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
A man has been threatened by an armed, masked gang who broke into his Randalstown home, ransacked it, and stole a legally-held shotgun.
The theft, at Thornleigh Park, happened at about 20:30 on Tuesday, although police have just released details about it.
The Irish border is one of the most politically sensitive issues in negotiating how the UK will leave the EU, Malta's prime minister says.
Joseph Muscat, whose country takes over the EU's presidency in January, says he doubts Theresa May's government will be able to start formal Brexit negotiations by the end of March, as she hopes to do.
BBC News NI Arts Correspondent
Belfast's first poet laureate Sinead Morrissey is to leave the city for a new role at Newcastle University.
She will quit her post as professor of creative writing at Queen's University at the end of February.