Northern Ireland

Arson attack on the Joymount Arms pub in Carrickfergus

A fire at a pub in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, is being treated by police as arson.

The Joymount Arms was discovered ablaze shortly after 02:00 GMT on Monday.

The central part of the bar was badly damaged.

The Fire Service has said its quick response prevented the blaze from spreading.