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Man held over republican shooting
A police officer patrols the area close to where a prominent dissident republican was shot dead in west Belfast (AP)

Man held over republican shooting

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a dissident leading republican in Belfast.

World news

12 killed in Everest avalanche

12 killed in Everest avalanche

At least 12 Nepalese guides have been killed and four others are missing after an avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early today - the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

Sport news

Hamilton secures record 34th pole

Hamilton secures record 34th pole

Lewis Hamilton cemented his place in British Formula One history by claiming the 34th pole position of his Formula One career ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

Business news

Bank staff lack compensation info

Bank staff lack compensation info

Bank and building society staff are giving "inexcusably" bad information about how much of their customers' money would be protected if the provider were to go bust , an investigation by Which? has found.

Technology news

Facebook launches Nearby Friends

Facebook launches Nearby Friends

Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature launched by the company today.

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