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  1. Updates for Wednesday 6 April 2016
  2. Family of murdered man escape injury in arson attack
  3. Woman tells of 'guilt' over housemate's abortion
  4. Man questioned over barracks explosion
  5. Image: Mussenden Temple (by Glenn Miles)

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We'll be back from 7am tomorrow with the latest news, sport and weather, but BBC News NI will keep you up to date until then

Woman who used abortion pills condemns 'witch hunt'

A woman from Northern Ireland who took abortion pills bought online has spoken out days after another 21-year-old woman was prosecuted for the same actions.

BBC News NI's health correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly with the anonymous interviewee

The second woman, who spoke anonymously to BBC News NI's health correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly, described the fallout from Monday's court case as a "witch hunt". Speaking of her own abortion, she said she had "done nothing wrong"  even though the practice is illegal in Northern Ireland. 

Grieving mum speaks out after arson attack on family home

Man jailed for hiding camera in bathroom

Coming up on BBC Newsline - more on abortion pills controversy

Security alert after suspicious object found in Ballymena

Children as young as 10 interviewed over school arson attack

Two 10-year-old boys and an 11-year-old girl have been interviewed by police investigating an arson attack at a primary school in Londonderry.

Police are investigating an arson attack at Holy Child Primary School

Firefighters were called to Holy Child Primary School in Creggan on Monday night to deal with a fire on a roof.  Police said the three children "voluntarily attended" Strand Road police station for interview and were released pending a report to the Youth Diversion Officer.

Loyalist killer Michael Stone gets married in jail

Murder detectives get second extension to question Lurgan suspect

Almost 40 people contact Ombudsman over CS spray incident

Coming up on BBC Radio Ulster's Evening Extra programme

Loose horses on Letterkenny to Londonderry road

Still no agreement on who will be next Irish prime minister

A second attempt to nominate Enda Kenny as Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) has been defeated by 80 votes to 51 in the Dáil (Irish Parliament) this afternoon.

Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin

Mr Kenny has been in the role of acting taoiseach after a general election in February produced a hung parliament.  A second bid to nominate Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin as taoiseach has also been defeated by 95 votes to 43.

Villiers accused of withholding information in Hooded Men case

Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers has been accused of withholding sensitive information in an alleged state torture case known as the Hooded Men. 

Some of the Hooded Men attended the court hearing in Belfast on Wednesday

The men were interrogated by the Army in 1971 and allege they were tortured during their detention. Their lawyers claim Ms Villiers has withheld information on briefings given to government ministers before the men were interrogated.  A lawyer representing the government said it believed it has disclosed all relevant documents.

Rush-hour starts early in Belfast

Police officers charged with perverting the course of justice

Ryanair cancels all its flights to Greece tomorrow

Belfast to Bangor train affected by fault

Pair questioned again over Paul McCauley murder

Detectives investigating the murder of Paul McCauley, who died from his injuries almost nine years after a sectarian assault in Londonderry, are questioning two men in the city. 

Paul McCauley was a 29-year-old civil servant at the time of the attack

The pair, aged 27 and 28, had been arrested last year and were released on police bail, but a court has now approved warrants of further detention and they have been taken to Strand Road police station for interview.

Man charged with giving woman drugs to cause abortion

A County Tyrone man has appeared in court in Dungannon charged with threatening to kill a woman and giving her drugs to bring about an abortion. 

Dungannon courthouse

Philip Griffiths, 24, from Spout Walk in Fivemiletown, is also accused of assaulting the woman and causing criminal damage to her home. The case was adjourned until next month after the investigating officer failed to show up in court. Mr Griffiths was released on continuing bail.  

Construction firm fined £15,000 for pollution offence

Northstone, a construction materials company based in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of west Belfast, has been fined for polluting the River Roe in Dungiven, County Londonderry.

River Roe

Acting on a complaint of sand washings in the river in 2014, water quality inspectors, traced the source back to the Northstone site at Murnies sandpit, Crebarkey in Dungiven.  Limavady Magistrates' Court imposed a £15,000 fine plus court costs on the firm.

Traffic delays expected after crash near airport

Fourth Irish naval ship deployed to Mediterranean migrant crisis

Relaxed Rory hoping for Augusta glory

Man dies after workplace accident in Donegal

A man in his 30s has died following an accident at work in County Donegal. 

Letterkenny Hospital

It is understood the man was working on a roof in the Falcarragh area when he fell off, at about 9am on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital in Letterkenny where he later died.  

Ulster sign fly-half Herron from Bath

Ulster have boosted their fly-half options by signing former England U18 international Brett Herron from Bath.  

Brett Herron
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The 20-year-old, who is Irish qualified, comes in as competition for Paddy Jackson and fills the void left by the retirement of Ian Humphreys.  

The View to look at NI's 'productivity problem'

Water park event advertised on social media 'could be a scam'

A water park event that was advertised on social media could be a scam, the Northern Ireland Trading Standards Service has warned.  

Summer Safari Waterpark Facebook page

Thousands of people had signed up to attend the Summer Safari Waterpark UK event that was advertised as coming to Belfast on 16 August.  The trading standards office said it could be a "data mining scam".

Four NI rowers named in GB squad for European Championships

Four Northern Ireland rowers have been named in the Great Britain squad for next month's European Championships.  

Alan Campbell
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London 2012 medallists Alan Campbell and brothers Richard and Peter Chambers are in the squad, as well as Enniskillen's Holly Nixon.

Spanish arrest over 2012 murder in Republic of Ireland

A man has been arrested in Spain in connection with a double murder in County Louth in the Republic of Ireland four years ago, that was suspected to be linked to a drugs feud.

The scene at Ravensdale in March 2012

Two victims - Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond - were found with gunshot wounds in a burnt-out car at Ravensdale Park, Dundalk, on 7 March 2012.  The arrested man, who is in his 30s, was detained on a European Arrest Warrant in Alicante. 

Lafferty scores debut goal for Birmingham City

Northern Ireland international striker Kyle Lafferty scored a debut goal for new club Birmingham City in their 2-1 defeat to Championship rivals Brighton & Hove Albion last night. 

Kyle Lafferty

Image released of Lurgan murder victim

Police have released a photograph of Lurgan murder victim Laura Marshall as part of an appeal for more information.

Laura Marshall

Police want to know more about Ms Marshall's activity on social media. A 36-year-old man who was arrested remains in custody.

Court told Villiers 'failed to hand over' torture case documents

Graeme McDowell talks to BBC Newsline ahead of ninth Masters

Traffic slow in East Belfast

When will the rain go away?

Firefighter struck by stone in north Belfast

A firefighter was struck by a stone as he attended an incident on the Forthriver Road in north Belfast last night.

NI Fire & Rescue Service

The fire service said it came across "a large crowd of youths in the area throwing stones" when officers were called out to deal with rubbish that had been set alight. The firefighter was left with bruising on his right ankle.

NI town 'set to host world's first ferret Grand National'

US firm abandons plan to merge with Irish drugs company