Northern Ireland

Man charged with Doury Road, Ballymena murder attempt

Doury Road estate
Image caption The attack happened in the Doury Road estate

A 27-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an attack on a man in Ballymena on Monday evening.

The 50-year-old victim was repeatedly beaten around the head during the assault in Richmond Walk in the Doury Road estate.

He is still in a critical condition in hospital.

The 27-year-old is expected to appear before Coleraine Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.