Home Office sorry for Border Force British passport ‘error’

The Border Force will re-advertise for 21 new jobs in NI, after an “error” required candidates to have a British passport.

Weekly paper review: LVF murder appeal and train crash anniversary

These stories plus a champion marmalade maker and hero organ donor make headlines in NI’s weekly papers.

Roberto Martinez replies to County Down schoolboy’s letter

Belgium team manager Roberto Martinez replies to 10-year-old football fan’s letter with online video.

Roberto Martinez thanks young NI footie fan for letter

Belgian manager Roberto Martinez replies to 10-year-old County Down football fan’s letter in online video.

Rhys McClenaghan shows off some of his moves

The golden boy of gymnastics shows off some of his moves.

Stolen car in fatal crash was being chased by police – Ombudsman

The Police Ombudsman says a police car was pursuing a stolen vehicle which hit and killed Lisa Gow.

No environment laws broken in A6 road scheme, says Agency

The NI Environment Agency finds no breach of EU laws in swans dispute

‘Library cuts to hit benefit claimants’

Cuts to services could hit Universal Credit claimants who use libraries to get access to the internet

Carl Frampton: Frank Warren promises Belfast man Windsor Park summer bout if he beats Nonito Donaire

Carl Frampton will have his long-cherished Windsor Park world title fight if he beats Nonito Donaire on Saturday, Frank Warren promises.

Man jailed for assaulting in-law at christening party

Gordon William Lowry, 63, is jailed for assaulting an in-law at christening party in Balmoral Bowling Club.

West Belfast man jailed for pensioners’ homes raids

Damien Power broke into two homes in south Belfast on the same night.

Adare Manor to bid to host 2026 Ryder Cup

The Adare Manor club in Limerick is bidding to host the 2026 Ryder Cup, Ireland having last hosted the tournament at the K Club in 2006.

Garda Golden: New details on gun NI man used in murder

NI murderer shot Irish policeman with same model of gun he had admitted importing earlier that year.

Lord Kilclooney charged over the height of hedges

The peer has stated he will cut the hedges by 18 May, a court has been told.

Pro14: Ulster v Glasgow (Sat)

Ulster make five changes from the win over Ospreys for Saturday’s crucial Pro14 game against Conference A leaders Glasgow.

£7m funding for NWRC campus plans

Plans to redevelop the North West Regional College’s (NWRC) Springtown campus in Londonderry have been boosted by £7m of government funding.

Frank Warren: BBC Radio 5 live agree deal to broadcast fights

Carl Frampton’s bout with Nonito Donaire on Saturday will be the first fight broadcast as part of a new BBC Radio 5 live deal with Frank Warren.

Funeral of ‘Big Tom’ McBride underway in Monaghan

Mourners arrive at for the County Monaghan funeral of country music star ‘Big Tom’ McBride.

Colm Cavanagh’s hopes of playing for Tyrone against Monaghan appear to be fading

All-Star midfielder Colm Cavanagh’s prospects of appearing in Tyrone’s Ulster SFC opener against Monaghan appear to be fading.

Brexit: EU reportedly rejects UK’s Irish border solutions

Reports of an impasse in Brussels come as Michel Barnier says 25% of Brexit deal is still to be settled.

Darcy Murphy: Canadian forward signs deal for second season with Belfast Giants

Canadian forward Darcy Murphy agrees a deal to remain on for a second season with Belfast Giants.

Michael Hoey: Wife’s marathon journey keeps golfer on course in Morocco

Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey has his wife’s dedication to thank for the opening 69 which put him only two off the Hassan Trophy pace.

SDLP’s John Boyle is chosen as next mayor of Derry

The SDLP has chosen deputy mayor John Boyle as the next mayor of Derry and Strabane

Dale Farm considers cross-border merger with LacPatrick

NI dairy firm confirms interest in possible deal with County Monaghan business LacPatrick.

NI Newspaper review: Plane crash dominates front pages

Eyewitness accounts of the crash, in which two people were killed, make Friday’s front pages.

Only £5m of £50m for shared and integrated schools spent

Of the £50m provided for shared and integrated education, schools only £5m was spent in 2017/18.

Stalford would ‘never be pushed out’ of united Ireland

DUP MLA reacts to Arlene Foster’s comment that she would consider leaving if there was a united Ireland.

Joe Lynskey: Fresh search ends without success

A search for Disappeared victim, abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1972, ends without success.

North Belfast: Man charged over fatal crash

A man, 39, is charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was knocked down and killed.

North Belfast: Man charged over fatal crash

A man, 39, is charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was knocked down and killed.