Northern Ireland

Austin Hunter: Arrest in Bahrain over journalist's death

Austin Hunter Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Austin Hunter was a television and radio reporter with BBC Northern Ireland and a former editor of the News Letter

A man has been arrested by police in Bahrain in connection with the death of former BBC journalist and News Letter editor Austin Hunter.

Mr Hunter, 64, was knocked down and killed on a road in the Arab state at the weekend.

The father-of-two was working as a media consultant for Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NI-CO).

The organisation sends local experts to advise state bodies abroad.

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