Winning the TS Eliot Prize is hardly a matter of life and death. But the film of that name inspired Sinéad Morrissey to pen a collection which finally secured the UK’s most prestigious poetry prize for Belfast’s first poet laureate.
We select our best XV from the penultimate round of group matches across Europe
The former firebrand was looked back on his 60-year career in politics during a series of interviews with the BBC
Patients were left on trolleys outside the toilets and staff were reduced to tears, according to reports
The ecstasy-like yellow pills have been linked to the death of one and hospitalisation of four others in Northern Ireland
The pilot of a light aircraft and a passenger survived a crash landing in Northern Ireland today.
The deal-by-Christmas target was not met
A gun attack has been carried out on a police station in Northern Ireland, Assembly members have said.
Bomb exploded in a busy area of Belfast City
England's leading clubs may not know who the hell they will be playing next season, thanks to the latest rampant outbreak of political squabbling over Europe, but the uncertainty has not stopped London Irish negotiating a bright new future for themselves. The Exiles, badly strapped for cash in recent seasons, are on the point of confirming a takeover by a consortium headed by an Irish businessman, Mick Crossan, who made his pile in recycling and waste management.
Afoa had joined the Cherry and Whites in order to reunite his family according to director of rugby Nigel Davies
Black Friday, the American holiday dedicated to discount shopping, seems to have been successfully imported into the UK, bringing with it both crowds and chaos.
Winner known for being the home of poet Philip Larkin was given dubious distinction 10 years ago
Plight of MP’s brother raises questions about fairness of controversial welfare reform
Mr Lacanivalu fought during two tours in Afghanistan and served with the British Army for nine years but faced being deported to Fiji
Henrik Stenson rattled in eight birdies for a second-round 64 to lead Dubai’s World Tour Championship by one shot from Alejandro Canizares yesterday, putting the Swede firmly in control of a five-man tussle to top the 2013 European money list.