Northern Ireland

Brexit: Paul Givan plays down Stormont quit claims

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 3 hours 30 min ago
The first minister says he hopes to still be in post next week, but urges government to act on protocol.
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Carlow: Man charged after dead body brought to post office

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 4 hours 4 min ago
Irish police investigated claims the man was brought to the building to collect his pension money.
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Daisy Hill Hospital: Emergency surgery to be temporarily withdrawn

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 4 hours 46 min ago
The move, from the end of February, is an "interim" measure due to ongoing recruitment challenges.
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Londonderry: Memorial service for RUC officers killed by IRA

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 4 hours 55 min ago
RUC officers David Montgomery and Peter Gilgunn were killed in an IRA gun attack in Derry on 27 January 1972
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Drug and alcohol harms 'significant and growing', says Stormont report

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 5 hours 41 min ago
Addiction services report highlights an increase in drug-related deaths in NI over the past decade.
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Northern Ireland infrastructure upgrade cost to rise significantly

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 7 hours 43 min ago
Northern Ireland needs investment in roads, schools, hospitals and housing says executive.
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Carrickfergus: Man dies in workplace accident on Knockagh Road

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 8 hours 3 min ago
John Traynor, who worked for a drainage company, was fatally injured on Knockagh Road.
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Grenfell Tower fire: Ulster Rugby 'should remember victims' anguish'

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 8 hours 29 min ago
The fire victims' families call for rugby bosses to ditch insulation firm Kingspan as a sponsor.
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Northern Ireland students: Third got top degree grade in 2021

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 11 hours 2 min ago
The number of students getting a first class degree has risen by about 50% since 2016/17.
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Sex education in schools 'inadequate', says commissioner

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 11 hours 7 min ago
Koulla Yiasouma says Relationship and Sex Education needs a set curriculum like other subjects.
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Agri-food sector at 'game-changing moment' in Northern Ireland

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 21:04
An independent review looked at challenges facing the industry and made several recommendations.
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Organised crime officers seize vehicles in Kilkeel and Newry

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 20:59
The searches were part of "a proactive nationwide investigation" led by the National Crime Agency.
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Adult social care: 'Amount and quality' focus of consultation

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 19:23
Health minister says change needed in how social care is organised, funded, commissioned and delivered.
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Covid-19: Public transport to return to pre-Omicron levels

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 18:01
Metro services will return to "more normal levels" from Monday, with Ulsterbus and rail to follow suit.
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Derek Hussey: Ulster Unionist councillor suspended after candidate row

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 17:51
Derek Hussey accused Doug Beattie of being "dictatorial" in selecting Ian Marshall last year.
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'This isn't a price blip but a resettling of the market' - Utility Regulator

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 15:25
The Utility Regulator warns that households and businesses will face gas price hikes of at least 30%.
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Sinn Féin MLA tweets 'unacceptable' - Michelle O'Neill

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 14:58
Sinead Ennis, Jemma Dolan and Emma Sheerin apologise for tweets they posted about 10 years ago.
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Covid-19: NI records nine Covid deaths and 395 hospital cases

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 14:30
The total number of deaths linked to the virus reported by the Department of Health is 3,086.
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Covid-19: Staff shortages in one in three maternity shifts

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 14:07
About one in three shifts in some wards at the Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital were understaffed.
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Brexit: DUP issue fresh warning on Stormont's future

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - Wed, 01/26/2022 - 14:05
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson says he cannot guarantee if Paul Givan will be first minister next week.
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