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- Updates for Tuesday 15 March 2016
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A Belfast man wanted in Portugal over alleged weapons trafficking has won his fight against extradition.
High Court judges backed John Gerard McCann's case due to insufficient assurances about his potential medical treatment and conditions in a Lisbon prison. The 56-year-old, with an address at Black's Road in west Belfast, has cancer.
A woman in her 40s has been taken to hospital after her quad bike overturned in Lisnarick, County Fermanagh.
She is believed to be in a serious condition with a head injury following the incident on Liscreevin Road.
Bolton Wanderers have parted company with manager Neil Lennon by mutual consent.
The 44-year-old former Celtic manager was appointed in October 2014 and leaves as the club is 11 points from safety in the championship - at the foot of the table, with nine games left to play.
Sinn Fein Education Minister John O'Dowd said those behind attacks such as that on the prison officer in east Belfast needed to "come out and explain their actions".
He told BBC Radio Ulster's Talkback programme there was "a political alternative to militarism" and such "senseless attacks" needed to end.
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Campbell has appealed for information about two cars in relation to the attack on prison officer Adrian Ismay.
The first one is a red Citroen C3, registration SKZ 6662. Police believe it was used by those planting the bomb around 2:20am.
The second car was a silver Skoda Fabia, KFZ 2352. Police believe it was used before and after the attack.
A report into the sinking of a County Down trawler, after a collision at sea, has found that a proper watch had not been maintained on either vessel involved.
The Silver Dee and the Good Intent collided in the Irish Sea. The Silver Dee sank eight minutes later. Her five crew managed to transfer to the other vessel and there were no injuries.
PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Richard Campbell has said police are still trying to establish the cause of prison officer Adrian Ismay's death.
At a news conference today he said police would do everything possible to bring those responsible for the "senseless attack" on the father of three to justice.
David Lee Stewart, 31, from Grays Park Avenue, Belfast has admitted causing the death of student Enda Dolan by dangerous driving.
The 18-year-old student was struck by a van driven by Stewart as he walked to his student accommodation on the Malone Road, Belfast, in October 2014. Stewart is to be sentenced next month.
Alliance Party MLA Kieran McCarthy has warned any future executive to keep their paws off senior citizens' free bus passes in his final Assembly speech. He is not seeking re-election in May.
"I have never raised my voice in this house before until now, when I say loud and clear...hands off our bus passes, hands off our bus passes," he said.
A 35-year-old man is due to appear in court tomorrow following a chase and a crash in which three police officers suffered minor injuries.
The car was being chased by police. It crashed into a PSNI landrover and another vehicle at Salisbury Avenue, north Belfast at lunchtime. Two policemen and a police woman were inside the landrover at the time.
The Ulster Unionist Party has said the prison officer's death was "shocking and devastating".
"The people responsible for this despicable attack must be brought to justice," said Andy Allen, whilst Chris McGimpsey called on anyone with information to contact police.
PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton said the prison officer had suffered traumatic injuries but that police would have to wait for medical evidence before confirming if they were treating his death as murder.
Irish minister for foreign affairs Charlie Flanagan sent his condolences to the family and friends of Adrian Ismay.He said it was a "callous and cowardly attack on the entire community".
"We must work together to reject those who would wish to return Northern Ireland to the days when these heinous attacks were commonplace. Their futile agenda will not succeed," he said.
DUP MP Gregory Campbell told BBC Radio Ulster's Talkback programme it was a "traumatic" time for the prison officer's family and slammed those behind the bomb attack in east Belfast earlier this month.
"[The] total and utter waste of time, resource, energy and innocent lives is appalling," he said. "We will not allow these people to drag us back."
Speaking from the USA, Martin McGuinness said he was deeply saddened by the death of prison officer Adrian Ismay.
Mr Ismay was injured in a dissident republican bomb attack 12 days ago. He died today, from what is believed to have been a heart attack.
The First Minister Arlene Foster says she's "devastated" by the death of prison officer Adrian Ismay.
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers said she was saddened by the news of Adrian Ismay's death.
East Belfast MP Gavin Robinson says the community is repulsed at the death of the prison officer targeted by dissident republicans 12 days ago.
Justice Minister David Ford and the head of the Prison Service Sue McAllister said their thoughts and prayers were with Adrian Ismay's family and friends.
"Adrian Ismay gave over 28 years of service to prisons in Northern Ireland and he was greatly respected by all those who knew him," they said.