The largest ever UK public inquiry into child abuse has begun with chairman Sir Anthony Hart making an opening address at Banbridge Courthouse in County Down.
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry is examining abuse claims in children's homes and juvenile justice in Northern Ireland over a 73-year period.
More top news
Residents of Fort McMurray were restricted to salvaging only their clothes and pets as they were evacuated.
Warm sunshine to end the working week
The polls have now closed, and the first result is expected in an hour.