Northern Ireland

Man is charged after rape in north Belfast

A 38-year-old man has been charged following the rape of a woman in north Belfast.

Police said detectives from the PSNI's rape crime unit had charged the man with a number of serious sexual offences.

The charges relate to the rape of a woman in the Regent Street area, off Clifton Street in Belfast, on 31 July.

The man is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday.