Northern Ireland

West Belfast shooting: Man injured in 'brutal attack'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 3 hours 15 min ago
Police say the shooting near the Monagh Road in Belfast was a 'planned and vicious' attack.
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Coronavirus: Surge expected in NI mental health referrals

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 5 hours 7 min ago
As lockdown starts to ease, doctors prepare for a rise in patients seeking mental health support.
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Coronavirus: Lyric Theatre capacity 'may be 10%' post-lockdown

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 5 hours 39 min ago
Enforcing social distancing means theatres and venues across NI will be "scrambling to survive".
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DUP councillor Frank McCoubrey to become lord mayor of Belfast

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 5 hours 48 min ago
The traditional handover of the chain of office will be done differently, to comply with social distancing.
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Belfast Met: Young people with special needs to miss out on place

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 6 hours 13 min ago
Belfast Met has 66 places for 166 young people who want to study at its Centre for Supported Learning.
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Coronavirus: NI Executive to review lockdown regulations

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 6 hours 18 min ago
Ministers assess the regulations every three weeks, but are not expected to make significant changes.
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Coronavirus: Participants needed for Covid-19 research in NI

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 18:54
There are seven local studies being carried out into the virus as researchers aim to find treatments.
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Ulster University suspends face-to-face lectures until Christmas

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 16:04
Ulster University will teach online for the first term of the new academic year due to the pandemic.
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Rare 17th century penny from Carrickfergus sells for £6,200

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 15:44
The coin from Carrickfergus in County Antrim sets a worldwide auction record.
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The Voice and Jesus Christ Superstar singer admits sex offences

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:21
Jeffrey Anderson, 29, who competed in two prime-time TV singing shows, will be sentenced in July.
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North Belfast: Man charged with Oakley Street murder

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 12:34
Lithuanian national Sarunas Nauburaitis is accused of inflicting fatal injuries on another man.
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Coronavirus: Edwin Poots says timetable for business reopening would be useful

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:02
However, Edwin Poots says NI scientific advice does not yet say it is safe for retailers to reopen.
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Coronavirus: Canine company a lifeline in lockdown

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:45
A family from Londonderry say their lives have been transformed by an assistance dog.
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Coronavirus: Lockdown leaves addicts 'close to relapse'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:42
Some addicts are in a "very vulnerable place" because they cannot access face-to-face support.
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How is social distancing affecting driving lessons?

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:37
Learner drivers and instructors face uncertainty as tests and lessons stall.
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Coronavirus: 'Deep concern' over transfer tests after lockdown

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:31
NI children's commissioner says some children may have had little or no education during the pandemic.
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Kainos: Movie House demolition to proceed but firm re-examining HQ design

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:29
Kainos plans to demolish the Dublin Road cinema but is deferring construction of its new HQ.
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Coronavirus: Call for environmental aspect to NI recovery plan

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:20
More than 40 groups want environmental commitments to be built into a Covid-19 recovery plan.
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Coronavirus: Politicians back plans to fast track budget bill

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 20:42
The finance minister has warned a number of executive departments could run out of cash this summer.
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North Belfast murder: Man, 34, charged after body found

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:31
The body of a man was found on Saturday night in a house in Oakley Street.
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