On the hottest day of the year so far, we're off home to enjoy what's left of the sunshine. We'll be back tomorrow from 7am but until then you can keep up to date with BBC News NI.
- Updates for Wednesday 1 June 2016
- A coroner is to decide whether to reopen inquests into the deaths of 21 people in two IRA bombs in Birmingham in 1974
- Martin McGuinness begins a two day trip to Belgium and France where he will visit the sites of two WW1 battles
- The Republic of Ireland announce their final squad for this summer's European Championship
- Picture: Evening light at Baronscourt, County Down (by Alwyn Curry)
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History students have hit back at the vice chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast, who said: "Society doesn't need a 21-year-old that's a Sixth Century historian."
Patrick Johnston made the comment in an interview with the Belfast Telegraph and his remarks sparked a backlash of anger from students online. It also led to the creation of the Twitter account @QUBsixthcentury.
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness has paid his respects at the grave of the Irish war poet Francis Ledwidge, who died fighting for the British Army in Belgium during World War One.
The former IRA commander and current deputy first minister of Northern Ireland is visiting WW1 battlefields as "part of a journey towards reconciliation".
Two former Anglo Irish Bank executives have been found guilty of conspiracy to defraud the bank's investors in the run-up to the Irish banking crisis.
John Bowe and Willie McAteer worked at the debt-laden bank which had to be rescued by the Irish government in 2009 at a cost of about 30bn euros (£23bn) to taxpayers. The pair were convicted on the 84th day of the longest ever criminal trial in the Republic of Ireland.
Former world champion Carl Frampton and a number of other high-profile fighters have hit out at the decision to allow professionals to box at the Olympics.
Frampton says amateur and pro boxing are "two different sports", claiming: "It's like a badminton player playing tennis."
About 20 headstones and memorials have been damaged in an overnight attack at the City Cemetery on Lone Moor Road, Derry.
Insp Jennifer Hudson said: "This will obviously cause distress to a number of families and the local community."
Ten of Northern Ireland's beaches have won International Blue Flag Awards.
The annual awards recognise beaches with "world class" facilities and water quality.
Republic of Ireland assistant boss Roy Keane said the management was furious with the team's display in Monday's Euro 2016 warm-up defeat by Belarus.
The Republic fielded a largely second string side in the 2-1 loss in Cork but Keane was still totally unimpressed. "We wanted to kill some of them last night," he said.
Julie Hambleton, whose sister was killed in the Birmingham pub bombings, has confronted a former head of IRA intelligence, after he said that those who planted the bombs were participants "in a just war".
Ms Hambleton accused Kieran Conway of being "delusional" and said his statements were "horrendous".
A man in his 50s has been rescued from a house fire in County Down by an off-duty trainee firefighter.
Gheorge Toma noticed smoke coming from the roof of the property in Main Street, Greyabbey. He rescued an unconscious man from an upstairs bedroom.
Police in the Republic of Ireland have conducted almost 100 searches and arrested 23 people since a man was shot dead at boxing weigh-in event at a Dublin hotel earlier this year.
David Byrne, 33, was murdered at the Regency Hotel on 5 February, in an attack which is believed to be linked to an ongoing criminal feud.
Former RUC officers are no longer helping to investigate controversial Northern Ireland killings, it has been revealed in the High Court.
Counsel for the chief constable disclosed that a contract under which ex-policemen and women were temporarily rehired ended 18 months ago and there are no plans to renew it.
Stormont's new Finance Committee is meeting right now for the first time since last month's Assembly elections.
Its deputy chairperson Claire Hanna, of the SDLP, has told members that the committee's work investigating the sale of NAMA Northern Ireland assets should be continued. You can follow the meeting as it happens with Stormont Live.
The Belfast law firm which is representing some of the families of the Birmingham pub bombings victims has said the decision to resume the inquests was "an historic and memorable moment for the relatives".
"Only through an independent and human rights compliant mechanism of investigation can the answers to the many questions surrounding the Birmingham pub bombings of 1974 be asked and answered," solicitor Kevin Winters says.
Education Minister Peter Weir has said he supports "the right of schools to use and have academic selection".
"My concern is if you didn't have any form of selection, Northern Ireland would move towards a much cruder form of academic selection like in England. In terms of social impact, this could be worse," he told the education committee.
Almost 600 motorists were charged with driving under the influence of drugs in the past year, new figures from the PSNI have revealed.
There were 3,259 arrests on suspicion of drink or drug driving in Northern Ireland from March 2015 to April 2016.
Police investigating the murder of disabled pensioner Eugene Carr in Bessbrook, County Armagh, are questioning a man in connection with his death.
Mr Carr was attacked and stabbed during a burglary at his home in the early hours of 31 August 2015. At the time, police said they believe a hook had been used. Mr Carr died months later.
Former Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan, who was ordered to pay nearly £50,000 damages for posting a defamatory tweet about a unionist MP, has lost his legal action against being denied libel insurance.
Mr Flanagan apologised for tweeting unfounded allegations about UUP MP Tom Elliot in 2014, but later sued the insurance firm used by Assembly members after it refused to indemnify him. Today, a High Court judge ruled AIG was entitled to withhold cover because Mr Flanagan knew the tweet was defamatory.