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Disposable income 'half UK average'

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Disposable income in Northern Ireland households is increasing but is less than half of the UK average, according to an economic consultancy.

  • 24 April 2014

Plans for new Belfast student block

Plans are submitted to build a nine-storey, 200 bedroom student accommodation block next to the University of Ulster's new Belfast campus.

  • 24 April 2014

Skills shortages in NI a concern

Skills shortages are an issue in the NI construction sector as its recovery continues, according to a survey.

  • 24 April 2014

Funeral for murdered republican

The funeral takes place later of Tommy Crossan, the former dissident republican leader who was murdered in west Belfast on Good Friday.

  • 24 April 2014

Gang with golf clubs attack trio

A hate crime in east Belfast in which three people were attacked by a gang armed with golf clubs is being investigated by police.

  • 23 April 2014

US singer in tribute to poet Heaney

The American singer songwriter Paul Simon unveils a new tribute to the late Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and takes to the stage in Dublin for an event to celebrate the poet's life.

  • 23 April 2014

Men released in dissident inquiry

Three men arrested in Derry in relation to dissident republican activity are released unconditionally.

  • 23 April 2014
  • From the section: Foyle & West

Allen eases past Holt at Crucible

Northern Ireland's Mark Allen progresses to the second round of the World Championship by beating England's Michael Holt 10-4.

  • 23 April 2014
  • From the section: Snooker

Giro traffic management under way

One of the largest traffic management schemes ever seen in Northern Ireland begins ahead of next month's Giro d'Italia cycle race.

  • 23 April 2014

Accused 'in second sham marriage'

A 30-year-old man accused of taking part in a sham marriage had allegedly been involved in a previous fake wedding, the High Court in Belfast is told.

  • 23 April 2014

Ambulance theft puts 'lives at risk'

An independent ambulance service says lives have been put in danger after £10,000 worth of equipment was stolen from one of its vehicles in Londonderry.

  • 24 April 2014
  • From the section: Foyle & West

Woman told to stay out of Limavady

A woman charged with assaulting a female and witness intimidation is ordered to stay out of Limavady.

  • 23 April 2014
  • From the section: Foyle & West