Northern Ireland

Coronavirus: Concern over 'increasing number' of cases in NI

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 18:02
Health Minister Robin Swann urges vigilance as 48 cases of the virus confirmed in NI in 24 hours.
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Hong Kong: Foster says Chinese meeting report 'misrepresented' her views

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:17
A report suggests Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill respect China's controversial security laws.
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Debenhams to cut 2,500 more jobs amid pandemic

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:09
This is on top of the 4,000 announced since May, meaning the retailer will have cut a third of its staff.
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Chief constable speaks to injured bonfire officers

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 15:25
Simon Byrne praised the actions of police in dealing with trouble in west Belfast on Saturday.
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Seamus Conlon: Man admits to driving stolen car that killed mourner

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 14:47
Seamus Conlon, 70, died outside Belfast's City Cemetery after he was struck by a car last year.
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John and Pat Hume Foundation plans 'at advanced stage'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:19
The foundation was due to launch in May but plans were postponed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Belfast Royal Academy makes face masks mandatory

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:43
They will be compulsory for staff and pupils, and they will not be allowed into a classroom without one.
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Irish Open: Galgorm Spa & Resort set to host European Tour event in September

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:57
The Irish Open is expected to be held at Galgorm Spa & Resort from 24-27 September just three weeks after the NI Open at the same venue.
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Coronavirus: NI employers proposed 2,000 redundancies in July

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:11
Since the start of the coronavirus lockdown in NI, more than 6,000 redundancies have been planned.
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Coronavirus: Concern over schoolchildren's mental health

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 07:45
The education minister announced last week that pupils will return full-time at the start of the new term
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Newry boy has part of gut removed after swallowing magnets

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 06:55
The tiny ball magnets can cause life-threatening sepsis when lodged in a child's intestines.
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Special needs education: More than 30 children in NI without places

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 06:32
One mother says the struggle to get her child a place has become "all consuming".
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Face coverings: 'People understand lives are at stake'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 20:58
Shoppers in NI are adapting after masks became compulsory in shops and other enclosed indoor spaces.
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Carrickfergus security alert: 'Viable' device found

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 20:11
A device is found after homes are evacuated during an alert in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.
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Morgan Barnard: Mum skydives to mark son's 18th birthday

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 19:31
Maria Barnard completes a skydive in honour of her son Morgan, who died in the Greenvale Hotel tragedy.
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Gay conversion therapy: ‘It made me feel broken’

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 18:31
Organisations promoting the idea that sexuality can be changed argue their practices are ethical but Boris Johnson wants to ban the practice.
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West Belfast attack: 'Anger' over police tactics

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:05
Twenty-nine police officers were injured at the removal of an anti-internment bonfire at the weekend.
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Coronavirus: What do NI shoppers make of mandatory face coverings?

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 16:13
Shoppers and retailers on the streets of Belfast give their opinions on day one of the new law.
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Coronavirus: Eligibility for fertility treatment to be extended in NI

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 14:24
It will only apply to women on the waiting list and comes after services were halted due to coronavirus.
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Rory McIlroy says best golf might be behind him after US PGA Championship

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:23
Former world number one Rory McIlroy admits his best golf may be behind him as his six-year winless run in the majors continues.
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