Northern Ireland

Coronavirus: Officials examine possible NI field hospital sites

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 20:49
Six more people have died in Northern Ireland with coronavirus, bringing the total to 28.
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Londonderry security operation recovers 'suspicious items'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 20:31
The "potentially suspicious items" were found in the Balloughry Road area, on the outskirts of Londonderry.
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HIA compensation: Application process opens

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:54
The executive office says the Covid-19 crisis means processing HIA payments will take longer.
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Coronavirus: PSNI to suspend Troubles investigations

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 18:02
Officers and staff from the Legacy Investigations Branch are being redeployed to respond to coronavirus crisis.
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Coronavirus: Sharp drop in Irish growth rates

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 12:10
Daily growth rates are down, but experts say it will be another week before there is a reliable picture.
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Coronavirus: New NI budget 'will be dominated by crisis'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:15
The plans for the year are expected to be dominated by the response to the coronavirus crisis.
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Abortion: Northern Ireland opens new chapter but questions remain

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:31
BBC News NI's Jayne McCormack assesses the law change and how the Covid-19 crisis might affect it.
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Abortion: New laws come into force in Northern Ireland

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:30
The changes mean abortion will be allowed in all circumstances in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
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Special educational needs: 'Systemic failures' in Northern Ireland

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:16
The needs of children with special educational needs are “largely not being met”, a report finds.
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Coronavirus: Stormont divisions are not ‘orange and green’

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 21:02
Michelle O'Neill says opinion is split on how to tackle the virus but ministers are united in their goal.
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Coronavirus: New Northern Ireland assessment centres open

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 20:18
The services in Belfast, Dungannon and Banbridge follow the opening of a centre in Londonderry.
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Coronavirus: Man who urinated in ambulance avoids prison

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:37
Remigijus Jagela, 38, is told such behaviour will not be tolerated during the Covid-19 crisis.
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Child grooming: Belfast man, 51, accused of raping a schoolgirl

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:09
The man, who was arrested by Derbyshire Police, is remanded in custody over a string of offences.
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Coronavirus: NI public can 'be heroes and save lives'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:45
Dr Sean McGovern, a consultant at the Ulster Hospital, calls on people to follow Covid-19 guidance.
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Coronavirus: 'Everyone has an opportunity to be a hero'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:33
Dr. Sean McGovern from the Ulster Hospital says members of the public "can save lives".
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Coronavirus: Prisoners to be temporarily freed in response to pandemic

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:21
The move, involving fewer than 200 prisoners, will not apply to those convicted of serious crimes.
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Coronavirus: Pastor Mark McClurg released from hospital

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 13:55
Forty-year-old Mark McClurg is released from intensive care after recovering from coronavirus.
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Ballina: Boy, 6, dies after being found in Mayo stream

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 10:13
A six-year-old boy dies after being found in a stream near his home in County Mayo.
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Coronavirus: Covid-19 centre closed by staff sickness reopens

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 09:38
The centre in Londonderry was forced to close after 40 nurses had to self isolate
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Coronavirus: Volunteers requested to help NI schools stay open

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 06:37
Department of Education appeals for volunteers to work alongside existing school staff members.
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