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Summary

  1. Updates for Thursday 28 April 2016
  2. The GAA is to submit new plans for the redevelopment of Casement Park in Belfast
  3. Police are investigating a "serious incident" in parkland in County Tyrone
  4. Second group of Syrian refugees arrive in Northern Ireland
  5. Picture: Peace Bridge over the River Foyle, County Londonderry (by James Gardiner)

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By Iain McDowell and Fiona Murray

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Man escapes injury in Derry shooting

There's been a shooting in Hillmount Park in Tobermore, County Londonderry.

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It happened in the early hours of this morning. Two shots were fired at the front of a house. No-one was hurt.

The big freezing globe is back in the forecast with Angie

It looks like it's going to be another cold night. You can get the latest forecast on BBC Newsline or on our website.

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HMS Caroline looks ship shape ahead of relaunch this summer

Gridlock in many places following two crashes

Ever wondered how proportional representation works?

The musicians on the bus go...

Man attacked in Newtownabbey

A man in his 20s is in hospital after he was attacked in Newtownabbey on Wednesday.

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Donna had a little lamb...

Sport: Irish League dates revealed

Broken down car on Westlink

Hopes Bombardier will 'reconsider' some job losses

Heavy traffic leaving Belfast following two crashes

Traffic at a standstill past Stockman's Lane entry towards Broadway.

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Frampton: letting go of his belt but for how long?

Travel: Westlink update

Coming up on tonight's Evening Extra...

School's former pupil honoured by Pope

An Enniskillen school is sharing in the celebrations after Pope Francis approved the beatification of one of its former pupils.

Fr John Sullivan
Jesuits in Ireland

Fr John Sullivan, born in Dublin in 1861 and educated at Portora Royal School, has been recognised for his work with the sick and the dying.  

Rugby: Changes to Connacht side

Delays leaving Belfast

There are delays leaving Belfast from the Westlink to the M1 and the M2 due to two separate collisions approaching Broadway and Yorkgate. Motorists should seek alternative routes if possible.

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Springtime fashion with a twist!

Traffic heavy on Millfield and Grosvenor Road following Westlink crash

Here's the latest forecast

Panel to investigate De La Salle

A three-person panel has been appointed to carry out an investigation into De La Salle College in Belfast.

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BBC

Education expert, Prof Sir Robert Salisbury, trade unionist John Corey and the Principal of Belfast Metropolitan College Marie-Thérèse McGivern will conduct the investigation.

Smoking ban at hospital 'regularly flouted'

Family 'narrowly missed' being knocked down

A mother and her two daughters"narrowly missed" being knocked down after a car ran a red light in Bangor, according to police.

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CCTV footage, shared by PSNI Ards, shows the woman and her children crossing at lights on the evening of 16 April, when the car drove on without stopping.

Health literacy highlighted on tonight's Evening Extra

Police release description of rape suspect

Police investigating the rape of a woman in Peatlands Park in Dungannon, yesterday, have released a description of the man they want to talk to. 

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He's described as being in his 20s, about 6 ft tall, with chubby cheeks and droopy eyes. Police say he was also wearing dark clothing and a hi-vis jacket.    

Crash on A12 Westlink

Fears over Brinks jobs in Belfast

There are fears for the future of about 50 jobs in Belfast at security firm Brinks amid claims the operation is set to close, the Belfast Telegraph reports.

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The cash-transit company restocks cash points in Northern Ireland.

Fire appliances have changed a lot in 48 years

Green light for Dublin children's hospital

Planning permission has been granted for a new national children's hospital in Dublin.

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Construction is expected to start this summer with the hospital opening in 2020.

Winter hangs on as Spring tries to blossom

Gordon Young sent us this picture from Maghaberry. The toy bunny looks happy enough sheltering from the snow.  

Snowy garden scene from Maghaberry
Gordon Young

Flog It! at the Folk Museum

BBC One's Flog It! has been filming in Cultra today, with dozens of people taking their antiques and family heirlooms to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum for an expert valuation.

Filming for Flog It! at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
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Filming for Flog It! at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
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Presenter Paul Martin will hopefully have helped a few of you to earn a pound or two at auction!

Arrest over serious Bangor assault

A 22-year-old man's been arrested this morning over a serious assault in Bangor on Sunday.

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A man, 45, was injured during the attack outside a taxi office on High Street.

Mother put on probation for killing her baby

A depressed mother who killed her youngest son because she feared she had given him "bad genes" has been given probation.

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BBC

The 32-year-old, who admitted infanticide, was described in court as "tormented and broken". 

Reports of crash on M22

Spidergran's senses tingling with 160ft abseil

How's this for a way to celebrate an 82nd birthday? Jordanstown granny Jill Aspinwall has abseiled 160ft down the Europa Hotel for charity to mark her big day, the Newtownabbey Times reports.

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"My grandchildren have been calling me 'Spidergran'!" she says. Fair play, Jill!

Frampton vs Cruz set for 30 July

Carl Frampton's world featherweight title bout with defending champion Leo Santa Cruz will take place on 30 July in New York.

Carl Frampton
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Santa Cruz's WBA Super World featherweight title will be on the line in the bout, with Frampton aiming to become the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world titles at different weights.

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