A car was seen being driven erratically in Carrickfergus before a man got out of it carrying a gun.
Leinster wing James Lowe is to attend a disciplinary case after being cited for a challenge on Munster’s Andrew Conway in a fiery Pro14 match.
A police officer disarmed the man, who was carrying two knives, in front of crowds of shoppers.
Glenavon midfielder Mark Sykes is expected to join League One club Oxford United after the clubs agree terms.
BBC News NI’s Education Correspondent takes a look back at the big education stories of 2018.