27 August 2014
The arrival of former Democratic senator Gary Hart in Belfast just as Northern Ireland is about to mark the 20th anniversary of the IRA ceasefire is a bit of a surprise.
A senior aide to former US president Bill Clinton accuses Northern Ireland politicians of an "abysmal abdication of leadership".
Plastic bag use in Northern Ireland has fallen by almost 72% since a 5p levy was introduced last year, the Department of the Environment says.
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness meets the chief medical officer to discuss problems facing the health service.
Police say they are investigating complaints relating to a north Belfast festival after claims that an event on Sunday featured "hate speech".
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Northern Ireland's European election count as it happened
How each candidate did in each of the 11 NI council elections
Coverage of NI council election results, as it happened
Comment and expert analysis on the week's political news,
Analysis of the biggest political stories in Northern Ireland
Mark Carruthers looks at the day's events in the Assembly
Mark Devenport looks at topical political issues
Conor Bradford reviews the day's events at Stormont
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