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A 24-year-old woman will appear in court today charged with importing thousands of pounds worth of cannabis.
The woman, who was arrested in Birmingham on Wednesday, is also charged with conspiracy to supply cannabis, possession with intent to supply and converting criminal property.
She is the ninth person charged in connection with a major international drug trafficking operation after police found £340,000 worth of cannabis at an address in Ballywalter, County Down last month.
She is due to appear before Newtownards Magistrates' court today.
Detective Inspector Andy Dunlop of the Police Service of Northern Ireland said: "There are more arrests to follow. This investigation is complex, but we are vigorously pursuing all lines of inquiry to gather all evidence against those allegedly involved."
The north-west of England celebrated the biggest fall in the number of people out of work in the three months to February, official figures reveal.
The region saw a fall of 20,000, bringing the unemployment rate down to 5.6 per cent.
The south-west fared worst of the English regions, with an increase in unemployment of 7,000.
- North West: down 20,000 to 209,000 (5.9% unemployment rate)
- Yorkshire/Humber: down 17,000 to 166,000 (6.2%)
- South East: down 13,000 to 195,000 (4.2%)
- East Midlands: down 13,000 to 116,000 (4.9%)
- Wales: down 12,000 to 92,000 (6.2%)
- North East: down 11,000 to 100,000 (7.7%)
- London: down 10,000 to 287,000 (6.2%)
- West Midlands: down 1,000 to 172,000 (6.2%)
- East of England: up 1,000 to 154,000 (5%)
- Northern Ireland: up 3,000 to 53,000 (6%)
- South West: up 7,000 to 126,000 (4.6%)
- Scotland: up 9,000 to 167,000 (6%)
While Wales celebrate a 12,000 drop in unemployment, Scotland saw a rise of 9,000 and Northern Ireland saw 3,000 more people out of work.
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Northern Ireland will face Qatar in a friendly on May 31 at Crewe's Gresty Road ground.
Qatar are in the country to train at St George's Park and Northern Ireland were keen to arrange a friendly clash ahead of their match with Romania on June 13.
Manager Michael O'Neill said: "This match will help us retain our focus as a squad into June as we prepare for the crucial Euro match against Romania."