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# the-north - Friday 14 May, 2021

Edwin Poots: Here's what you need to know about the new DUP leader
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Edwin Poots: Here's what you need to know about the new DUP leader

Fri 5:56 PM 37,913 Views 32 Comments

Poots has said he would split the roles of party leader and Stormont first minister.

# the-north - Friday 7 May, 2021

Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted
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Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted

May 7th 2021, 11:16 AM 13,814 Views 24 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author looks at a week where the UK prime minister set the cat among the pigeons in the North.

# the-north - Friday 30 April, 2021

Large queues outside Primark and other retailers in Belfast as restrictions ease in the North
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Large queues outside Primark and other retailers in Belfast as restrictions ease in the North

Updated Apr 30th 2021, 2:35 PM 47,604 Views 65 Comments
  • All non-essential retail can resume from today in Northern Ireland.
  • Publicans, cafe owner and restaurateurs are allowed to trade outdoors.
  • From today, the limit on outdoor gatherings in gardens increases to 15 people.

# the-north - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Vaccine passports in NI should be limited to international travel and large events, health minister says
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Vaccine passports in NI should be limited to international travel and large events, health minister says

Apr 21st 2021, 8:13 PM 10,471 Views 6 Comments

He also raised “concern” about the disparity in the pace of vaccine rollout between the North and the Republic.

A majority in Northern Ireland would vote to stay in UK, poll finds
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A majority in Northern Ireland would vote to stay in UK, poll finds

Apr 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 37,383 Views 113 Comments

As Northern Ireland prepares to mark its centenary the poll found that the majority felt the region would not be part of the UK in 25 years.

# the-north - Monday 19 April, 2021

DUP not boycotting north-south meetings in protest over NI Protocol, Foster says
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DUP not boycotting north-south meetings in protest over NI Protocol, Foster says

Apr 19th 2021, 8:20 PM 17,633 Views 25 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood accused the DUP of ‘childish’ behaviour.

# the-north - Friday 2 April, 2021

UUP leader questions inspectorate probe into PSNI’s handling of Storey funeral
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UUP leader questions inspectorate probe into PSNI’s handling of Storey funeral

Apr 2nd 2021, 2:08 PM 11,407 Views 26 Comments

Steve Aiken likened the review to ‘marking the police service’s own homework’.

# the-north - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Bobby Storey funeral: North's prosecution service confirms review of decision not to pursue individuals
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Bobby Storey funeral: North's prosecution service confirms review of decision not to pursue individuals

Mar 31st 2021, 4:21 PM 13,540 Views 96 Comments

The funeral was one of the most controversial events to occur during the pandemic in the North.

# the-north - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign
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Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 5:21 PM 46,046 Views 142 Comments
  • No charges to be brought in relation to the funeral
  • NI's DPP says Covid-19 regulations at the time of the funeral had become 'inconsistent'
  • O'Neill apologises for what she said was the hurt caused to families as a result of the incident
  • Foster has claimed the PSNI 'facilitated a breach of the law'

# the-north - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Tory MPs warn new Northern Ireland abortion powers ‘put Union at risk’
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Tory MPs warn new Northern Ireland abortion powers ‘put Union at risk’

Mar 25th 2021, 1:33 PM 19,483 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis said it is unacceptable that women and girls in the North cannot access abortion services.

# the-north - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off
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British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:47 AM 10,365 Views 12 Comments

Abortion laws in the region were liberalised by MPs at Westminster in 2019.

# the-north - Monday 22 March, 2021

DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says
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DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 10,587 Views 10 Comments

One of the party’s Stormont ministers said such a move would be ‘counter-productive’.

# the-north - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU
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Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU

Mar 14th 2021, 3:07 PM 23,423 Views 57 Comments

Foster wants the post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol to be replaced.

# the-north - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled
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Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled

Mar 7th 2021, 2:30 PM 30,722 Views 91 Comments

Foster has warned of an avalanche of checks on goods coming in to the region after grace periods end.

# the-north - Thursday 4 March, 2021

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says
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NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 8:27 PM 64,589 Views 88 Comments

Loyalist paramilitaries in NI have said they are withdrawing their support for the GFA.

# the-north - Friday 26 February, 2021

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
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More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Feb 26th 2021, 8:05 PM 10,007 Views 13 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

# the-north - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Northern Ireland mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’
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Northern Ireland mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’

Jan 26th 2021, 4:28 PM 6,002 Views 4 Comments

Ministers in Northern Ireland are to establish a ‘victim-centred’ independent investigation.

# the-north - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Military to be brought in to help medical staff cope with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland
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Military to be brought in to help medical staff cope with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland

Jan 20th 2021, 5:01 PM 14,693 Views 8 Comments

Around 100 medically trained personnel are expected to be deployed.

# the-north - Monday 18 January, 2021

Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns
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Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns

Jan 18th 2021, 9:15 PM 9,844 Views 0 Comments

Stormont’s health minister warned the current pressures are likely to move to intensive care units in ten days’ time.

# the-north - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Schools in the North to remain closed as Covid-19 cases soar
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Schools in the North to remain closed as Covid-19 cases soar

Jan 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 24,644 Views 6 Comments

The Northern Ireland Executive will meet today to confirm details.

# the-north - Thursday 31 December, 2020

11 deaths and 1,929 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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11 deaths and 1,929 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 31st 2020, 2:19 PM 20,248 Views 14 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials in the North this afternoon.

Return to school in Northern Ireland delayed by a week as Covid-19 infections soar
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Return to school in Northern Ireland delayed by a week as Covid-19 infections soar

Dec 31st 2020, 9:44 AM 16,779 Views 7 Comments

Remote learning will be facilitated in primary and secondary schools next week.

# the-north - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

2,143 Covid-19 cases and six deaths confirmed in Northern Ireland
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2,143 Covid-19 cases and six deaths confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 30th 2020, 2:20 PM 42,998 Views 44 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials in the North this afternoon.

# the-north - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

14 deaths and 1,566 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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14 deaths and 1,566 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 29th 2020, 2:25 PM 36,678 Views 53 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials in the North this afternoon.

# the-north - Monday 21 December, 2020

Late-night NI Executive meeting called to discuss potential travel ban from Britain
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Late-night NI Executive meeting called to discuss potential travel ban from Britain

Dec 21st 2020, 10:15 PM 50,690 Views 49 Comments

Michelle O’Neill said there is “no time to lose in agreeing a travel ban”.

# the-north - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Queues of ambulances form outside Northern Ireland's over-capacity hospitals
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Queues of ambulances form outside Northern Ireland's over-capacity hospitals

Dec 15th 2020, 7:45 PM 32,555 Views 24 Comments

The health minister is set to bring proposals for fresh Covid-19 restrictions to the executive on Thursday.

# the-north - Friday 4 December, 2020

Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December
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Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December

Dec 4th 2020, 6:44 AM 5,888 Views 0 Comments

Businesses such as restaurants, cafes and hotels can also resume trading then but must close by 11pm.

# the-north - Monday 16 November, 2020

14 deaths and 331 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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14 deaths and 331 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Nov 16th 2020, 2:11 PM 13,717 Views 18 Comments

The figures were confirmed by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health this afternoon.

# the-north - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'This is the only way forward': Deadlock broken as ministers agree to extend circuit break in Northern Ireland
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'This is the only way forward': Deadlock broken as ministers agree to extend circuit break in Northern Ireland

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 9:25 PM 66,590 Views 45 Comments

A fourth executive meeting in as many days reached a breakthrough in Stormont today.

# the-north - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

NI Executive adjourns for the night with no agreement on new coronavirus restrictions
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NI Executive adjourns for the night with no agreement on new coronavirus restrictions

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 8:49 PM 42,491 Views 35 Comments

Northern Ireland’s lockdown is due to end at midnight tomorrow.

# the-north - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Northern Ireland ministers meet again to try break deadlock over next phase of Covid restrictions
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Northern Ireland ministers meet again to try break deadlock over next phase of Covid restrictions

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 8:27 PM 26,636 Views 18 Comments

Ministers are meeting again tonight after discussions yesterday failed to secure a breakthrough.

# the-north - Thursday 5 November, 2020

12 deaths and 516 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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12 deaths and 516 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Nov 5th 2020, 2:27 PM 9,611 Views 3 Comments

The figures were confirmed by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health this afternoon.

# the-north - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Ten deaths and 679 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Ten deaths and 679 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Nov 4th 2020, 2:02 PM 10,426 Views 8 Comments

The figures were confirmed by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health this afternoon.

# the-north - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Eight deaths and 685 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Eight deaths and 685 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Nov 1st 2020, 2:07 PM 20,574 Views 19 Comments

The figures were confirmed by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health this afternoon.

# the-north - Saturday 31 October, 2020

11 deaths and 649 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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11 deaths and 649 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 31st 2020, 2:08 PM 22,387 Views 4 Comments

The figures were confirmed by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health this afternoon.

# the-north - Thursday 22 October, 2020

NI ministers promise new Covid-19 strategy that will avoid need for another lockdown
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NI ministers promise new Covid-19 strategy that will avoid need for another lockdown

Oct 22nd 2020, 10:08 PM 23,032 Views 12 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster said the region’s economy could not be turned on and off like a tap.

# the-north - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Three deaths and 913 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Three deaths and 913 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 20th 2020, 2:03 PM 12,982 Views 6 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Northern Ireland Department of Health this afternoon.

# the-north - Friday 16 October, 2020

Northern Ireland: Pubs and restaurants shut doors for four weeks as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in
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Northern Ireland: Pubs and restaurants shut doors for four weeks as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 7:35 PM 25,149 Views 14 Comments

From Monday, schools in the North will close for two weeks until 2 November.

# the-north - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Arlene Foster ‘respectfully disagrees’ with doctors’ criticism of new NI restrictions
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Arlene Foster ‘respectfully disagrees’ with doctors’ criticism of new NI restrictions

Oct 15th 2020, 10:45 PM 48,495 Views 32 Comments

The First Minister’s comment came after the British Medical Association NI described the measures as ‘too little, too late’.

# the-north - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Late night discussions for Stormont Executive amid spiralling Covid-19 cases in North
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Late night discussions for Stormont Executive amid spiralling Covid-19 cases in North

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 10:15 PM 43,813 Views 22 Comments

Northern Ireland has seen a dramatic increase in positive Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.

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