Northern Ireland

Man charged over December rape

A man has been charged with the rape of a woman in Newry in December.

The 21-year-old is due to appear before Newry Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

The charge relates to the alleged rape of a 23-year-old woman on 11 December, 2011.

The woman said she was raped after accepting a lift in the Sugar Island area of the city.