Northern Ireland

Man arrested over Armagh attack

Police
Image caption Police are investigating the attack

A 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Armagh.

The 63-year-old victim was attacked in an alleyway close to a bar on Barrack Street at 0200 GMT on Sunday.

He was taken to hospital with serious head injuries and has since been transferred to the intensive care unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.