Northern Ireland


article 18 April 2014 UK, Ireland
'Former Continuity IRA man' shot dead

A prominent dissident republican has been killed in broad daylight in Belfast, it is reported.

post 17 April 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Easter weather to offer mixed fortunes

With the Easter weekend starting tomorrow, there is no doubt that many of you will be wondering what the weather will offer.

post 16 April 2014
Read more on Liam's blog A volcano, cyclone, dust storm and Grand Canyon from space

As we go about our daily lives on the surface, satellites orbit the earth, constantly snapping images from space of our planet below.

post 14 April 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Will the spring sunshine continue for Easter weekend?

With most schools in the UK having finished for the Easter holidays, there will no doubt be lots of parents wondering what this week and the forthcoming bank holiday will deliver.

post 10 April 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Fine weather expected for London Marathon

It's that time of year when tens of thousands of people get ready to take place in the annual London Marathon - an event that attracts lots of spectators to the streets, to cheers participants on.

video 07 April 2014 UK, Ireland

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Brendan Gleeson: 'This is a mark of hope' - video

One of Ireland's best known actors Brendan Gleeson has starred in everything from Brave Heart to Gangs of New York to Harry Potter. Here he speaks about film, and the British Irish relationship.

post 01 April 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Saharan dust travelling towards the UK - video

The Met Office has released a video that combines a number satellite images, showing the plume of dust being lifted up over the Sahara and blown towards the UK.

post 31 March 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Saharan dust falls across the UK

Saharan dust? Here in the UK? Really? Well, if you see a thin layer of dust on your car in the coming days, that is what it could be.

post 26 March 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Spring warmth to return this weekend

This weekend will see spring warmth return to our shores, with warmer air feeding in from the continent.