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Image caption Lyra McKee was observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate when she was shot. The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Irish News. In a statement given to the paper the group offered "full and sincere apologies" to her family and friends. Ms McKee, 29, was shot in the head on Thursday night while observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate. On Tuesday police confirmed the arrest of a 57-year-old woman in connection with Ms McKee's death. The woman was arrested under the Terrorism Act. Police say there has been a "massive response" to her killing and have urged more members of the public to come forward. The... Full story

23 April