The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of Lyra McKee.
The 29-year-old journalist was shot dead while covering riots in Derry on Thursday night.
In a statement given to the Irish News using a recognised code word, the New IRA has offered its "full and sincere apologies" to Lyra's partner, family and friends.
Meanwhile, the PSNI says that over 140 people have come forward with information - and that the investigation to find Lyra's killer is continuing at a rapid pace.
The number of people known to have died in the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings has risen to 310.
40 people have so far been arrested over the attacks on hotels and churches.
Funerals for some of the victims are expected to start this morning.
The annual conferences of major teachers' unions are taking place today.
TUI delegates in Killarney, Co Kerry are debating pay equality as one of the most urgent issues facing members.
Pay equality will also top the agenda at the ASTI conference in Wexford.
Meanwhile, the INTO conference is continuing - with the union saying pay parity for teachers is finally in sight.
A huge damping down operation has been taking place in County Donegal overnight.
Gorse fires in the west of the county are under control - although some hot-spots remain.
Defence forces joined firefighters, Civil Defence and local volunteers in tackling the blaze.
New parents are to get two extra weeks paid leave during their baby's first year.
Under new plans to be published today, all new parents in employment or self employment will be entitled to the two week scheme.
It will be extended up to seven weeks over the next three years.