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Rape and sex crime victims 'let down' by police and PPS

Police and prosecutors often fail to deliver an acceptable outcome for victims, a report finds. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Brexit: Theresa May calls special cabinet meeting as draft deal agreed

The BBC is told the text of the EU withdrawal deal has been agreed by UK and EU officials. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Ballymurphy inquest: Claims UVF sniper fired at civilians

Ten people were killed, including a priest trying to help one of the wounded, in 1971. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Ronnie O'Sullivan: Barry Hearn rejects five-time world champion's 'dictator' claim

Ronnie O'Sullivan verbally attacks World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn before winning in under 45 minutes at the Northern Ireland Open. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Translink: 115 assaults on staff and passengers in 2018

There were 69 physical attacks on staff and passengers, while 46 were verbally abused this year. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Sex abuse monk, 90, not sentenced due to appeal

The judge wants to wait on the outcome of a related appeal about sentencing elderly offenders. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Teachers at Belfast school on strike over 'working culture'

Up to nine teachers at St Patrick's Primary in north Belfast are expected to take part. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland child post-mortem examinations to be done in England

From January 2019 post-mortem examinations on children from Northern Ireland will have to be carried out in Liverpool. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

European Tour: Rory McIlroy may play in only two events in 2019

Rory McIlroy changes his schedule in a bid to add to his four majors - but it could end his chances of ever being...

NI redundancies up by a third from 2017

Northern Ireland's employment rate remains the lowest of the 12 regions of the UK. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Ireland v New Zealand: All Blacks will be fired up, says Tommy Bowe

Former winger Tommy Bowe believes Ireland will face a highly motivated New Zealand side after their one-point win over England. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Titanic's new captain

A Brexit poll and police information backlog also make Tuesday's headlines. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Augher crash bus driver says seat belts saved those on board

The driver of a school bus, which flipped on its roof after a collision, says he is no hero. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Green energy plants planning concerns

It appears some green energy plants, which attract lucrative subsidies, received approval without all the checks. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

Brexit: Call for new UK-Irish treaty on Common Travel Area

The arrangement gives UK and Irish citizens certain reciprocal rights in each others' countries. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland

China's moderniser?

Sir Robert Hart was born in Portadown but supporters say he helped drive the modernisation of China. Source: BBC News Northern Ireland