Police in Northern Ireland were dealing with four separate security alerts on Thursday, including an explosion under a car in the capital Belfast, but no one was injured and it was unclear if the incidents were linked to political violence.
Healing differences in Scotland after a divisive referendum that came close to splitting the United Kingdom this year will take time, Queen Elizabeth II said in her annual Christmas broadcast on Thursday.
Romania named two uncapped players, including teenager George Puscas, in their squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Northern Ireland and the friendly against Denmark next month, the country`s football federation (FRF) said.
Northern Ireland’s fairytale start to Euro 2016 qualifying continued in sensational style on Tuesday as Michael O`Neill`s side stunned former champions Greece 2-0 at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Athens.
Kyle Lafferty`s late goal gave Northern Ireland their first competitive away win since 2010 on Sunday as they scored twice in the final 10 minutes to beat Hungary 2-1 in their opening Euro 2016 Group F qualifier.