Nearly three weeks into its journey around the UK, the Olympic torch has spent it's first night in our region.Read the full story ›
The torch relay starts in Stranraer on Friday morning at 6:05am held by three bearers along Harbour Street and Cairnryan Road.
At Cairnrayn, it then starts at 06:25am with two torch bearers carrying the flame through the village before it leaves the ITV Border region.
Police have called off the search operation in Belfast Lough which began yesterday evening after a report that a baby had gone into the water with a woman who was later rescued.
Following an extensive search operation involving several agencies and volunteers and after enquiries with the 37 year old woman and her family, police now understand the report of a baby going into the water was incorrect.
Police do not believe there was a baby in the woman's care on the ferry. The woman, who is from Belfast, remains in a stable condition in hospital. Police enquiries are continuing.
Police and coastguard have called off the search for a baby that fell into the sea with a woman. The police have said they now believe there was no baby on board the ferry.
Conditions are difficult along the shore line because it's quite heavy underfoot and the sea spray is hampering the search on the water.The mood among the rescuers has been described as despondent
Around 40 - 50 members of the public have helped with the search along with the police the coastguard, the lifeboat and numerous vessels from Belfast harbour.
Stena Line have cancelled the 15.30 sailing from Cairnryan to Belfast because of 'operational problems' related to the search for a baby that reportedly fell overboard from a ferry with its mother last night.
All passengers are being transferred to the 19.30 superfast sailing.
Search called off for a baby which police were told fell overboard from a ferry travelling from Cairnryan to BelfastRead the full story ›