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- Updates for Friday 9 December 2016
- Picture: Frosty trees in Londonderry (by Elaine Bredin)
Niall Currie starts his managerial reign at Portadown aiming to end a nightmare run against Cliftonville.
Portadown, who are 13 points adrift at the bottom, have lost their last 11 games against the Reds without registering a single goal.
The case of a loyalist supergrass accused of five murders, five attempted murders and 25 conspiracy-to-murder charges has been adjourned.
A defence lawyer for 44-year-old Gary Haggarty, whose address was given as care of the PSNI, told the court they needed more time to consider the case.
Mr Haggarty is facing an unprecedented 202 charges, relating to paramilitary activity over a 16 year period in the 1990s and 2000s.
BBC Northern Ireland has announced a new agreement with the GAA for continued coverage of gaelic games over the next five years.
Ulster Football Championship games, including the provincial decider, will continue to be shown live on BBC NI.
Speaking outside Laganside Court following today's sentencing, Jim Creaney, the father of murdered Owen Creaney said: "The loss of such a wonderful son has left us heartbroken."
"Owen wouldn't hurt anyone. Owen was a kind soul and didn't deserve what happened to him, he thought he was with his friends but those people turned out to be his killers."
Four fire engines and one aerial platform appliance are currently dealing with a fire at an outbuilding which has spread to a house on the Upper Braniel Road in Belfast.
A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Spokesperson said: "We received a call today at 2.50pm. The road has been closed.
A man and a woman found guilty of murdering a disabled Lurgan man and putting his body in a wheelie bin have both been given life sentences.
Stephen Hughes, 29, and Shaunean Boyle, 25, assualted Owen Creaney after a night out. He died of his injuries two days later.
The PSNI has rebutted claims retired British soldiers are victims of a by police investigating Troubles killings.
A number of reports in recent days have claimed a new investigation has been launched into 302 killings by soldiers.
The PSNI has told the BBC there is no new investigation.
An NSPCC spokesperson said: "These shocking numbers now identified by police reveal the deeply disturbing extent of abuse that has been going on within football."
"Our football hotline, launched with the support of the FA, saw a staggering surge in calls in its first week and anyone who wants to contact us can continue to do so in confidence, with the knowledge they will be listened to and supported."
A disability campaigner has called on a Northern Ireland health trust to remove a sign which refers to disabled people as "physically handicapped".
The Western Trust said: "We are grateful that this has been brought to our attention and will take action to rectify immediately."
Parents attending a primary school Christmas carol service at Mullabrack Church, near Markethill, County Armagh, on Thursday night became the victims of thefts from their cars, parked outside.
Five cars were broken into while their owners were inside the church enjoying the festive service.
A senior PSNI officer has said that people linked to Charter NI are connected to the UDA.
Charter NI said it was now seeking an urgent meeting with police and it "would take whatever action we deem necessary as a result of the information provided at that meeting".