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Girl, 11, rescued from cliff ledge after dramatic fall

Girl, 11, rescued from cliff ledge after dramatic fall

An 11-year-old girl has been rescued from a cliff ledge after she slipped and fell in Co Down. Read full article: Girl, 11, rescued from cliff ledge after...→

Closing Northern Ireland pubs and restaurants early ‘will have unintended consequences’

Closing Northern Ireland pubs and restaurants early ‘will have unintended consequences’

Closing pubs and restaurants at 10pm in Northern Ireland will have “unintended consequences” for the hospitality sector, it has been claimed. Read full article: Closing Northern Ireland pubs and restau...→

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine 'started riot' at Northern Ireland gig after dedicating song to 'the cause'

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine 'started riot' at Northern Ireland gig after dedicating song to 'the cause'

AN American rocker has reflected on the riot he started at a gig in Antrim during the Troubles - that led him to write one of his biggest hits. Read full article: Megadeth's Dave Mustaine 'started riot' ...→

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick praises Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick praises Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 27 2020 05:48 AM... Donald Trump's nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat has praised the justice as someone who "not only b [...] Read full article: Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick praise...→

Carl Frampton: Tyrone McKenna will be golden if he carries out clinical game plan

Carl Frampton: Tyrone McKenna will be golden if he carries out clinical game plan

BY the end of his fight with Ohara Davies on Wednesday night, I hope that Tyrone McKenna is completely exhausted because if he is then he will have been a clea [...] Read full article: Carl Frampton: Tyrone McKenna will be go...→

Dissident protest at Maghaberry jail: New IRA boss Thomas Mellon among crowd of supporters

Dissident protest at Maghaberry jail: New IRA boss Thomas Mellon among crowd of supporters

NEW IRA boss Thomas Ashe Mellon was among a 200-strong crowd at a protest outside Maghaberry Prison yesterday afternoon in support of dissident republican pris [...] Read full article: Dissident protest at Maghaberry jail: Ne...→

Irish League clubs could go bust next year if supporter restrictions continue, warns NI Football League chief

Irish League clubs could go bust next year if supporter restrictions continue, warns NI Football League chief

Irish League clubs could be facing a bleak New Year if attendances are severely restricted due to the coronavirus, declares NI Football League Managing Directo [...] Read full article: Irish League clubs could go bust next ye...→

Bruno Fernandes on the spot late on as Brighton pay the ultimate penalty

Bruno Fernandes on the spot late on as Brighton pay the ultimate penalty

Bruno Fernandes converted a penalty deep into added time as Manchester United snatched a dramatic 3-2 win from an incident-packed encounter at Brighton. Read full article: Bruno Fernandes on the spot late on as B...→

Man arrested after £36,000 of drugs found in car in Lisburn

Man arrested after £36,000 of drugs found in car in Lisburn

A 47-year-old man has been arrested after police in Lisburn discovered £36,000 of drugs in a car. Read full article: Man arrested after £36,000 of drugs foun...→

50 patients infected with coronavirus and 14 dead: How Covid-19 ripped through one Irish hospital

50 patients infected with coronavirus and 14 dead: How Covid-19 ripped through one Irish hospital

More than 50 patients were infected with Covid-19 in a Dublin hospital over six weeks, and 14 of whom died, according to a pioneering genome study by Irish sci [...] Read full article: 50 patients infected with coronavirus an...→

Marty McGrath in fight back from worst of times as Ederney ace hoping to land Erne crown and follow in family footsteps

Marty McGrath in fight back from worst of times as Ederney ace hoping to land Erne crown and follow in family footsteps

It was late August 1968 when the slopes of the Irvinestown St Molaise grounds were heaving with people ahead of the Fermanagh county final, as they watched the [...] Read full article: Marty McGrath in fight back from worst o...→

Fermanagh council investigating 'significant error' in fracking consultation

Fermanagh council investigating 'significant error' in fracking consultation

An internal investigation has been launched within Fermanagh and Omagh District Council as it was acknowledged “a very significant error” occurred in the wordi [...] Read full article: Fermanagh council investigating 'signifi...→

Irish League must kick off as planned with or without supporters, says Glentoran boss McDermott

Irish League must kick off as planned with or without supporters, says Glentoran boss McDermott

The Northern Ireland Football League's hopes of the season starting on October 17 rest on a knife-edge, amid a rising number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Irish League must kick off as planned wi...→

Kerry McLean: Getting away from it all to bury my head in books was a luxury I'm going to miss

Kerry McLean: Getting away from it all to bury my head in books was a luxury I'm going to miss

This last week has been a busy one for lots of parents as they packed up their teenage children and a car full of belongings to drop them off and set them up f [...] Read full article: Kerry McLean: Getting away from it all t...→

Gardeners' World presenter Monty Don: 'My dog Nigel was a star around the world but he was just part of our family and I miss him all the time'

Gardeners' World presenter Monty Don: 'My dog Nigel was a star around the world but he was just part of our family and I miss him all the time'

Gardeners' World presenter Monty Don is still mourning the death of his dog, Nigel, who became almost as famous as the presenter himself, thanks to his numerou [...] Read full article: Gardeners' World presenter Monty Don: 'M...→

State of the arts: £29m lifeline for Northern Ireland's cultural sector may be too little, too late for many

Once upon a time, we enjoyed a night out at the theatre, a live music gig in a crowded venue, experienced the anticipation as the lights went down and the curt [...] Read full article: State of the arts: £29m lifeline for Nor...→

Mary Kenny: Yes, I could catch Covid-19, suffer and die. But I'm 76... please let me live out what time I have left as I see fit

Mary Kenny: Yes, I could catch Covid-19, suffer and die. But I'm 76... please let me live out what time I have left as I see fit

Since I am 76 years of age and have a mild pulmonary disease - bronchiectasis, a lung condition which derives from a childhood bout of pneumonia - I suppose I [...] Read full article: Mary Kenny: Yes, I could catch Covid-19,...→

Michael Mansfield to lead Internal Markets Bill challenge

Michael Mansfield to lead Internal Markets Bill challenge

High-profile barrister Michael Mansfield is to lead legal teams involved in possible court action over the Government's Internal Markets Bill. Read full article: Michael Mansfield to lead Internal Marke...→

Tributes to Sergeant Matiu Ratana, shot dead at London police station by suspect in handcuffs

Tributes to Sergeant Matiu Ratana, shot dead at London police station by suspect in handcuffs

A Metropolitan Police officer shot dead inside a south London custody suite by a handcuffed suspect armed with a revolver has been described as a lovely and hi [...] Read full article: Tributes to Sergeant Matiu Ratana, shot ...→

'Unlawful' Wrightbus rescue loan from Invest NI is probed

'Unlawful' Wrightbus rescue loan from Invest NI is probed

Wrightbus may have gone under if Invest NI had not pumped in £2.5m of rescue funding that was later ruled to be unlawful state aid, the auditor general has sai [...] Read full article: 'Unlawful' Wrightbus rescue loan from In...→

Sexism spat over DUP man’s 'she's away shopping' quip to SDLP MLA

Sexism spat over DUP man’s 'she's away shopping' quip to SDLP MLA

An SDLP MLA has accused a DUP counterpart of sexism after he said she “must be away shopping” when a technical breakdown cut off her video-link at a Stormont m [...] Read full article: Sexism spat over DUP man’s 'she's away s...→

Tributes paid as ‘much-loved’ Met Police officer shot dead is named

Tributes paid as ‘much-loved’ Met Police officer shot dead is named

A Metropolitan Police officer fatally shot at a south London custody suite has been named as Matiu Ratana. Read full article: Tributes paid as ‘much-loved’ Met Police...→

Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids jail after downloading child porn

Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids jail after downloading child porn

A one time prosecution barrister who admitted downloading explicit child sex videos was handed a combination of probation and community service orders on Frida [...] Read full article: Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids ...→

Foster warns cross-border travellers not to ‘game’ coronavirus rules

Foster warns cross-border travellers not to ‘game’ coronavirus rules

Northern Ireland’s First Minister has warned people not to game the coronavirus regulations as she urged against non-essential cross-border trips. Read full article: Foster warns cross-border travellers not...→

Belfast police release image of man in connection with burglary probe

Belfast police release image of man in connection with burglary probe

Police have released an image of a man detectives wish to speak to in connection with a house burglary in Belfast. Read full article: Belfast police release image of man in c...→

People urged to avoid ‘all but necessary’ travel across Irish border

People urged to avoid ‘all but necessary’ travel across Irish border

People have been urged to avoid all unnecessary travel across the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19. Read full article: People urged to avoid ‘all but necessary...→

Auditor General expresses ongoing concerns over RHI scheme despite drop in costs

Auditor General expresses ongoing concerns over RHI scheme despite drop in costs

Northern Ireland’s Auditor General has expressed ongoing concerns over the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme despite a dramatic reduction in costs. Read full article: Auditor General expresses ongoing concer...→

New limits on pub and restaurant tables in Northern Ireland hard to enforce, warns Hospitality Ulster

New limits on pub and restaurant tables in Northern Ireland hard to enforce, warns Hospitality Ulster

New laws which mean no more than six people from two households in Northern Ireland will be allowed to sit at the same table in a pub or restaurant will be a c [...] Read full article: New limits on pub and restaurant tables ...→

Q&A: Northern Ireland coronavirus restrictions as new laws introduced

Q&A: Northern Ireland coronavirus restrictions as new laws introduced

New coronavirus restrictions limiting contacts between households and how sectors such as the hospitality sector can operate have come into force across Northe [...] Read full article: Q&A: Northern Ireland coronavirus restri...→

Ireland defender Serena Barr sees Olympic dream shattered by injury blow

Ireland defender Serena Barr sees Olympic dream shattered by injury blow

Serena Barr's chances of making the plane with the Ireland women's hockey squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next summer have been dealt a hammer blow due to [...] Read full article: Ireland defender Serena Barr sees Olympi...→

Sebastien Soderberg withdrawn from Irish Open after contact tests positive for Covid-19

Sebastien Soderberg withdrawn from Irish Open after contact tests positive for Covid-19

Swedish golfer Sebastien Soderberg has been withdrawn from the Irish Open ahead of the second round after being notified of a contact who has subsequently test [...] Read full article: Sebastien Soderberg withdrawn from Irish...→

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry knows he needs a big second round performance to make it through to the weekend at the Irish Open after a 'comedy of errors' in the opening round. Read full article: Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' i...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Former DUP MLA Jimmy Spratt 'totally furious' at Sammy Wilson Covid breach

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Former DUP MLA Jimmy Spratt 'totally furious' at Sammy Wilson Covid breach

A former party colleague of DUP MP Sammy Wilson has said he was "totally furious" when he saw a photograph of the East Antrim representative on the Tube withou [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Former DUP...→

Crucial skills 'could be lost' in Chancellor's economic plan

Crucial skills 'could be lost' in Chancellor's economic plan

The Chancellor's winter economic plan risks the loss of skills in the tourism sector as it faces a longer road to recovery than others, it has been claimed. Read full article: Crucial skills 'could be lost' in Chance...→

Fionola Meredith: Bradshaw blackface pictures expose our unconscious racism

Fionola Meredith: Bradshaw blackface pictures expose our unconscious racism

Why Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw decided to go to a fancy dress party as B.A. Baracus from Eighties TV series The A-Team has not been explained. Read full article: Fionola Meredith: Bradshaw blackface pic...→

Covid-19 linked to 12% of all Northern Ireland deaths in six months

Covid-19 linked to 12% of all Northern Ireland deaths in six months

One in eight people who passed away in Northern Ireland during the first half of the year died because of Covid-19, according to official statistics. Read full article: Covid-19 linked to 12% of all Northern I...→

Mary McAleese: the Queen, Bobby Sands and Belfast student life

Mary McAleese: the Queen, Bobby Sands and Belfast student life

Royal visits, Egyptian mummies and the Empire of misogyny – Mary McAleese’s book records her path through a rapidly changing Ireland. Read full article: Mary McAleese: the Queen, Bobby Sands an...→

Executive Office 'keen to recruit outsider' to head up civil service

Executive Office 'keen to recruit outsider' to head up civil service

The Executive Office is keen to find an outsider to lead the Northern Ireland Civil Service and implement sweeping reforms, according to a senior Stormont sour [...] Read full article: Executive Office 'keen to recruit outsid...→

Teenage girl killed in Co Armagh crash

Teenage girl killed in Co Armagh crash

A 17-year-old girl has been killed following a single vehicle crash in Co Armagh, police have confirmed. Read full article: Teenage girl killed in Co Armagh crash ...→

Executive announces £165m financial support package for business, cultural and capital projects

Executive announces £165m financial support package for business, cultural and capital projects

Finance Minister Conor Murphy used Thursday's Stormont briefing to announce a £165m financial support package for business, cultural and capital projects. Read full article: Executive announces £165m financial supp...→

West Belfast man to plead not guilty to Continuity IRA membership

West Belfast man to plead not guilty to Continuity IRA membership

A west Belfast man is pleading not guilty to a charge of belonging to the Continuity IRA, a court has been told. Read full article: West Belfast man to plead not guilty to ...→

Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds in Wrexham takeover talks

Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds in Wrexham takeover talks

September 24 2020 09:08 AM... Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney want to invest in Wrexham and realise the “fantastic potential” of the National [...] Read full article: Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds in Wrexham ...→

Post vans attacked at Coleraine Royal Mail depot

Post vans attacked at Coleraine Royal Mail depot

Police are investigating a report of criminal damage caused to a number of postal vehicles in Coleraine. Read full article: Post vans attacked at Coleraine Royal Ma...→

Ulster will need happy Mondays as Pro14 fixtures throw up unfamiliar schedule

Ulster will need happy Mondays as Pro14 fixtures throw up unfamiliar schedule

So, after just having wrapped up last season, the Guinness PRO14 returns again, but this time not quite as we've known it. Read full article: Ulster will need happy Mondays as Pro14 ...→

New housing projects in Northern Ireland hit by water crisis fiasco

New housing projects in Northern Ireland hit by water crisis fiasco

NEW housing developments are being scrapped and delayed because Northern Ireland's water and sewerage system is at capacity, leading builders have warned. Read full article: New housing projects in Northern Ireland...→

Man arrested after street fight in Broughshane

Man arrested after street fight in Broughshane

A 24-year-old man has been arrested following reports of a number of men fighting in Co Antrim. Read full article: Man arrested after street fight in Broug...→

History maker Robert Harris cannot grasp the UK's desire to cut its ties with Europe'

History maker Robert Harris cannot grasp the UK's desire to cut its ties with Europe'

When Robert Harris sets out to write a novel, he likes to build the foundations on historical facts. An idea comes into his head from a real incident and a rea [...] Read full article: History maker Robert Harris cannot grasp...→

CCTV call for Irish language sign attacked by loyalists

CCTV call for Irish language sign attacked by loyalists

A CALL has been made for secret CCTV cameras to be used in a bid to stop repeated loyalist attacks on the most damaged Irish language sign in Northern Ireland. Read full article: CCTV call for Irish language sign attack...→

Breaching coronavirus regulations should be as taboo as drink driving, with the  [...]

Breaching coronavirus regulations should be as taboo as drink driving, with the [...]

Breaching coronavirus regulations should be as taboo as drink driving, with the religion or politics of who is guilty utterly irrelevant. Read full article: Breaching coronavirus regulations should...→

Singer Barry Kirwan has a Lidl career change after he loses 45 concerts to coronavirus

Singer Barry Kirwan has a Lidl career change after he loses 45 concerts to coronavirus

COUNTRY star Barry Kirwan knows only too well the devastating impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the entertainment industry. Read full article: Singer Barry Kirwan has a Lidl career ch...→

Pro14: Tommy Bowe is upbeat on Ulster but admits game's future a concern

Pro14: Tommy Bowe is upbeat on Ulster but admits game's future a concern

There are no easy answers at the moment. Not for the PRO14 and not exactly for the professional game in general. Read full article: Pro14: Tommy Bowe is upbeat on Ulster bu...→

Ex-soldier accused of murdering Thai sex worker spotted in Fermanagh... Neil Elliott sighted near old haunts

Ex-soldier accused of murdering Thai sex worker spotted in Fermanagh... Neil Elliott sighted near old haunts

A SHAMED ex-Royal Irish Regiment soldier who allegedly admitted murdering a Thai sex worker with a machete and a snooker cue has been spotted in Fermanagh afte [...] Read full article: Ex-soldier accused of murdering Thai sex...→

Brandon Lewis brands Gerry Kelly Maze Prison escape tweet 'disgraceful'

Brandon Lewis brands Gerry Kelly Maze Prison escape tweet 'disgraceful'

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has branded a tweet by Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly about the Maze Prison escape "disgraceful and shameful". Read full article: Brandon Lewis brands Gerry Kelly Maze Pr...→

Two charged after four arrests during Belfast airport cocaine bust

Two charged after four arrests during Belfast airport cocaine bust

Four people were arrested after suspected cocaine and cash were seized during a police operation at Belfast International Airport. Read full article: Two charged after four arrests during Be...→

Irish Hockey League season openers suffer setback as Cork trio say 'no' to travel while Banbridge game also off

Irish Hockey League season openers suffer setback as Cork trio say 'no' to travel while Banbridge game also off

The new Irish Hockey League season has hit a major snag even before it has started with confirmation last night that three Cork teams are refusing to travel to [...] Read full article: Irish Hockey League season openers suffe...→

Stephen Craigan: A Celtic v Rangers battle without bubbling, hostile amphitheatre created by supporters is incomprehensible

Stephen Craigan: A Celtic v Rangers battle without bubbling, hostile amphitheatre created by supporters is incomprehensible

The announcement from the Scottish government during the week that they were pausing the return of supporters to football stadiums was a blow in many ways for [...] Read full article: Stephen Craigan: A Celtic v Rangers batt...→

Accommodation in Cornwall that is more than shipshape

Accommodation in Cornwall that is more than shipshape

Mum jokingly asks as we trundle south west on our umpteenth family adventure to Cornwall: "At what age will you let us holiday alone?" My 'twenty-something' en [...] Read full article: Accommodation in Cornwall that is more t...→

Gail Walker, Editor-at Large: All in this together? Some people couldn't care who Covid kills as long as it's not them

Gail Walker, Editor-at Large: All in this together? Some people couldn't care who Covid kills as long as it's not them

Doing his third-rate Churchillian impression, Boris Johnson this week reached once more for that hoary old cliche that we are all in this together. Arlene and [...] Read full article: Gail Walker, Editor-at Large: All in thi...→

Swann warns of new controls as coronavirus cases hit record level in Northern Ireland

Swann warns of new controls as coronavirus cases hit record level in Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann has warned that tougher restrictions may be needed after a record number of new Covid-19 cases were announced in Northern Ireland. Read full article: Swann warns of new controls as coronavir...→

It's the end of an era as John Rosborough steps down from  Downtown Radio and one of Northern Ireland's longest running music shows

It's the end of an era as John Rosborough steps down from Downtown Radio and one of Northern Ireland's longest running music shows

When I ask if Take It Easy is Northern Ireland's longest running commercial radio programme, John Rosborough is quick to correct me, pointing out that Downtown [...] Read full article: It's the end of an era as John Rosboroug...→

Ballycastle hotelier's relief over new winter jobs support scheme

Ballycastle hotelier's relief over new winter jobs support scheme

The co-owner of a hotel on the north coast has said the Chancellor's latest economic plan and new jobs support scheme will help it get through winter. Read full article: Ballycastle hotelier's relief over new w...→

US country star Jason Isbell rails at Van Morrison’s Covid songs

US country star Jason Isbell rails at Van Morrison’s Covid songs

A Grammy-winning American singer has launched a blistering attack on Sir Van Morrison over his protest songs about the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: US country star Jason Isbell rails at Va...→

Tributes paid to ‘much-loved’ Met Police officer Matiu Ratana

Tributes paid to ‘much-loved’ Met Police officer Matiu Ratana

Tributes have been paid to Matiu Ratana, the Metropolitan Police officer fatally shot at a south London custody suite. Read full article: Tributes paid to ‘much-loved’ Met Police...→

Teenage boy rescued by RNLI after getting into difficulty off Portstewart Head

Teenage boy rescued by RNLI after getting into difficulty off Portstewart Head

A teenage boy was rescued by Portrush RNLI on Friday after getting into difficulty while jumping into the sea off rocks at Portstewart Head. Read full article: Teenage boy rescued by RNLI after gettin...→

Tyrone pensioner loses £38,000 in postcode lottery scam

Tyrone pensioner loses £38,000 in postcode lottery scam

A Co Tyrone pensioner has been scammed out of almost £40,000 after being wrongly told they had won the lottery. Read full article: Tyrone pensioner loses £38,000 in postco...→

Tyrone man accused of kidnapping church caretaker was on 'bad trip', court told

Tyrone man accused of kidnapping church caretaker was on 'bad trip', court told

A Co Tyrone man accused of kidnapping a church caretaker and holding him at knifepoint said he had suffered a "bad trip", the High Court was told on Friday. Read full article: Tyrone man accused of kidnapping church ...→

Tributes to schoolgirl Rachel Lowry killed in Armagh car crash

Tributes to schoolgirl Rachel Lowry killed in Armagh car crash

Family and friends have paid emotional tributes to a Co Armagh school girl who died suddenly in a car crash. Read full article: Tributes to schoolgirl Rachel Lowry kill...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Record daily figure announced as Covid cases pass 10,000 mark

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Record daily figure announced as Covid cases pass 10,000 mark

A further 273 people in Northern Ireland have tested positive for coronavirus, the Department of Health has confirmed. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Record dai...→

Over £13 million of Covid-19 business support grants paid in ‘error’

Over £13 million of Covid-19 business support grants paid in ‘error’

More than £13 million of Covid-19 support payments may have been paid to small businesses that were ineligible for the grants, audits have found. Read full article: Over £13 million of Covid-19 business su...→

'Must be away shopping' - DUP MLA's jibe at female colleague during committee meeting

'Must be away shopping' - DUP MLA's jibe at female colleague during committee meeting

September 25 2020 12:17 PM... DUP MLA Gordon Dunne jokes that SDLP colleague Sinead McLaughlin "must be away shopping" when her remote video connection is dela [...] Read full article: 'Must be away shopping' - DUP MLA's jibe...→

I feared title dream was taking another big hit before firing home relieving winner, says Glentoran goal-scorer Kerry Beattie

I feared title dream was taking another big hit before firing home relieving winner, says Glentoran goal-scorer Kerry Beattie

Goalscoring hero Kerry Beattie feared that Glentoran Women were going to let two valuable points slip away before she struck the vital winner against Crusaders [...] Read full article: I feared title dream was taking another ...→

Covid-19 testing at airports ‘could be piloted within weeks’

Covid-19 testing at airports ‘could be piloted within weeks’

Covid-19 testing at airports could be piloted within three weeks as part of efforts to reduce quarantine times for travellers from overseas, Stormont’s chief s [...] Read full article: Covid-19 testing at airports ‘could be p...→

Van Morrison classics in Rolling Stone's top 500 albums

Van Morrison classics in Rolling Stone's top 500 albums

Two albums by Sir Van Morrison have been included in Rolling Stone magazine's updated list of the greatest LPs of all-time. Read full article: Van Morrison classics in Rolling Stone's...→

Jay Donnelly Glentoran transfer brought forward after furore

Jay Donnelly Glentoran transfer brought forward after furore

Controversial footballer Jay Donnelly will restart his career on the pitch with Glentoran after a plan to loan him back to Belfast Celtic was aborted. Read full article: Jay Donnelly Glentoran transfer brought ...→

Alliance councillor Eastwood tells of sinister rape threat made on her wedding day

Alliance councillor Eastwood tells of sinister rape threat made on her wedding day

Alliance councillor Sorcha Eastwood has spoken about the anger she felt after receiving an online rape threat on her wedding day. Read full article: Alliance councillor Eastwood tells of si...→

Moves to restrict cross-border travel to Donegal for three-week period due to rise in Covid cases

Moves to restrict cross-border travel to Donegal for three-week period due to rise in Covid cases

Senior health officials on both sides of the border are set to coordinate their plans today to restrict travel between Northern Ireland and Donegal. Read full article: Moves to restrict cross-border travel to...→

Number of people waiting a year for treatment rising every day

Number of people waiting a year for treatment rising every day

The number of people waiting longer than a year for their first hospital appointment rose by 216 every day in July, it can be revealed. Read full article: Number of people waiting a year for trea...→

‘Everyone subject to the law’: Arlene Foster as Sammy Wilson photographed on train without mask

‘Everyone subject to the law’: Arlene Foster as Sammy Wilson photographed on train without mask

September 24 2020 07:55 PM... Northern Ireland Executive DUP leader Arlene Foster has said everyone is “equally subject to the law” after a photograph emerged [...] Read full article: ‘Everyone subject to the law’: Arlene Fo...→

NI Protocol must be implemented in full and in good faith – Coveney

NI Protocol must be implemented in full and in good faith – Coveney

The Northern Ireland Protocol must be implemented in full to give the region’s businesses the certainty they crave, Simon Coveney has said. Read full article: NI Protocol must be implemented in full ...→

Margaret Ritchie warns more Troubles victims will die without receiving compensation payments

Margaret Ritchie warns more Troubles victims will die without receiving compensation payments

A NORTHERN Ireland peer has warned that more Troubles victims will die without receiving compensation payments if the government does not release money for the [...] Read full article: Margaret Ritchie warns more Troubles vic...→

Northern Ireland cancer waiting time statistics criticised as targets missed again in June

Northern Ireland cancer waiting time statistics criticised as targets missed again in June

Cancer waiting time statistics in Northern Ireland have been criticised for showing little improvement in recent times after targets for patients were once aga [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland cancer waiting time sta...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils new job support scheme

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils new job support scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a new job support scheme for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Chancellor...→

Bailey Peacock-Farrell gets long-awaited Burnley debut after 14-month wait and could soon play against Manchester City

Bailey Peacock-Farrell gets long-awaited Burnley debut after 14-month wait and could soon play against Manchester City

There was good news for Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough in Wednesday evening's Carabao Cup ties as goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell was handed a long- [...] Read full article: Bailey Peacock-Farrell gets long-awaited...→

Chancellor to reveal emergency job protection plan amid new Covid restrictions

Chancellor to reveal emergency job protection plan amid new Covid restrictions

Rishi Sunak will outline his plans to protect jobs on Thursday as the opposition insisted more needed to be done to bolster the economy in the wake of the Covi [...] Read full article: Chancellor to reveal emergency job prote...→

Demonstrators criticised after police officer injured during Maghaberry prison protest

Demonstrators criticised after police officer injured during Maghaberry prison protest

Ulster Unionist Doug Beattie has criticised a protest outside Maghaberry Prison after a police officer was injured during “disturbances”. Read full article: Demonstrators criticised after police of...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: No further deaths and 187 new cases reported

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: No further deaths and 187 new cases reported

No further deaths and 187 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health has confirmed. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: No further...→

Criminal intent: Goodfellas revolutionised the gangster movie by focusing on the underlings rather than the bosses

Criminal intent: Goodfellas revolutionised the gangster movie by focusing on the underlings rather than the bosses

On September 19, 1990, Martin Scorsese released his two-and-a-half-hour crime epic Goodfellas. Made in a creative frenzy in the summer of 1989, it was based on [...] Read full article: Criminal intent: Goodfellas revolutionis...→

Belfast stab victim had survived IRA attack after Jock Davison murder

Belfast stab victim had survived IRA attack after Jock Davison murder

THE victim of a brutal stabbing in Belfast city centre once survived a Provo attack after he was falsely blamed for the murder of IRA chief Jock Davison. Read full article: Belfast stab victim had survived IRA att...→

Donegal hotel pulls its €2 per night room offer after criticism

Donegal hotel pulls its €2 per night room offer after criticism

A POPULAR seaside hotel has dropped an offer selling rooms for less than €2 a night to allow people to eat and drink indoors. Read full article: Donegal hotel pulls its €2 per night roo...→

Gavin Peers: I can't wait to play against Glentoran but I don't understand thinking behind Jay Donnelly signing

Gavin Peers: I can't wait to play against Glentoran but I don't understand thinking behind Jay Donnelly signing

Warrenpoint Town defender Gavin Peers already has one big date circled on his Danske Bank Premiership calendar: Saturday, November 14 - the day he returns to T [...] Read full article: Gavin Peers: I can't wait to play agains...→

Spot the difference? Flouting Covid restrictions should be taboo

Spot the difference? Flouting Covid restrictions should be taboo

BREACHING coronavirus regulations should be as taboo as drink driving, with the religion or politics of who is guilty utterly irrelevant. Read full article: Spot the difference? Flouting Covid rest...→

You beauty: Newry Apprentice star Grainne McCoy finally realises dream of owning business

You beauty: Newry Apprentice star Grainne McCoy finally realises dream of owning business

EX-APPRENTICE star Grainne McCoy has finally realised her beauty business dream exactly four years on from the announcement of her stint on the BBC show. Read full article: You beauty: Newry Apprentice star Grainn...→

Large crowd of anti-lockdown protesters gathers at Stormont

Large crowd of anti-lockdown protesters gathers at Stormont

Crowds of people have protested against the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions days after further measures were imposed across Northern Ireland. Read full article: Large crowd of anti-lockdown protesters ...→

Hit the North festival: Belfast streets given much-need splash of colour

Hit the North festival: Belfast streets given much-need splash of colour

A much-needed splash of colour has been added to the streets of Belfast thanks to the annual Hit the North festival. Read full article: Hit the North festival: Belfast streets ...→

DUP man's proposal to withdraw support for GAA over pitch invasion and pro-IRA songs is voted down

DUP man's proposal to withdraw support for GAA over pitch invasion and pro-IRA songs is voted down

A proposal to temporarily withdraw council support for the GAA in Mid-Ulster has been voted down at a council meeting. Read full article: DUP man's proposal to withdraw support f...→

Irish FA are using us to send a deterrent to junior clubs, say Donaghadee

Irish FA are using us to send a deterrent to junior clubs, say Donaghadee

Jamie Bryson's club Donaghadee FC have accused the Irish FA of sending a monetary message to junior sides after they were hit with significant costs in the wak [...] Read full article: Irish FA are using us to send a deterren...→

Shane Lowry: I struggled all week and I'm gutted to miss Irish Open cut

Shane Lowry: I struggled all week and I'm gutted to miss Irish Open cut

By the end of day two of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, it probably didn't matter that fans weren't able to see the action unfolding at Galgorm Castle - the p [...] Read full article: Shane Lowry: I struggled all week and I'...→

Ormiston House: A dream home rises from the ruins

Ormiston House: A dream home rises from the ruins

For decades Ormiston House in east Belfast lay empty, gathering dust, festering in damp and rot as its roof and floors grew close to collapse. But in an extrao [...] Read full article: Ormiston House: A dream home rises from ...→

Actors Victoria Hamilton and Alison Steadman on starring in Doctor Foster spin-off series Life

Actors Victoria Hamilton and Alison Steadman on starring in Doctor Foster spin-off series Life

Let's admit it: we don't like watching TV shows about people who have everything all figured out. We like seeing characters with messy lives, who we can relate [...] Read full article: Actors Victoria Hamilton and Alison Stea...→

Rev Steve Stockman: Time to quit whingeing and encounter glory of God in new situations

Rev Steve Stockman: Time to quit whingeing and encounter glory of God in new situations

We all seem to be whingers. We have lived such a free and comfortable life that six months of restrictions due to a killer pandemic has us grumbling about ever [...] Read full article: Rev Steve Stockman: Time to quit whingei...→

'I believe that the voice of the Christian faith must be heard in the world today,' says Lady Eames

'I believe that the voice of the Christian faith must be heard in the world today,' says Lady Eames

Lady (Christine) Eames is a former world president of the Anglican Mothers' Union and wife of the former Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, Robin [...] Read full article: 'I believe that the voice of the Christi...→

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland firms still at risk even after £2.7bn in support

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland firms still at risk even after £2.7bn in support

Around 25,000 businesses in Northern Ireland were still in a vulnerable position from the effects of lockdown even after a total of £2.7bn in government suppor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Northern Ireland firms stil...→

Belfast hotel apologises to minister for forcing him to halt religious talk

Belfast hotel apologises to minister for forcing him to halt religious talk

A minister who launched legal action against a Belfast hotel after claiming he was told by staff to stop a religious event promoting marriage has been refunded [...] Read full article: Belfast hotel apologises to minister for...→

Piers Morgan hits out over Andrew's £16k junket to Open in Portrush

Piers Morgan hits out over Andrew's £16k junket to Open in Portrush

A £16,000 chartered flight taken by the Duke of York to Northern Ireland to attend The Open championship last year has been slammed by Piers Morgan. Read full article: Piers Morgan hits out over Andrew's £16k...→

Dissident republican hunger strike prisoners 'eating toast and making sandwiches'

Dissident republican hunger strike prisoners 'eating toast and making sandwiches'

Further allegations have emerged that dissident republicans on hunger strike in Maghaberry have been eating during their protest. Read full article: Dissident republican hunger strike priso...→

Loughgall superfan Hilbert (96) lapping up footie fundraiser

Loughgall superfan Hilbert (96) lapping up footie fundraiser

A 96-year-old Loughgall FC fan joked that he has been told to slow down as he continues a quest to walk 100 laps of the club’s Lakeview Park pitch. Read full article: Loughgall superfan Hilbert (96) lapping ...→

Brexit: Belfast solicitor firm hired by 'concerned citizens' to take legal action over Internal Market Bill

Brexit: Belfast solicitor firm hired by 'concerned citizens' to take legal action over Internal Market Bill

A Belfast solicitor firm has been hired by "concerned citizens" considering taking legal action against the UK Government's Internal Market Bill. Read full article: Brexit: Belfast solicitor firm hired by ...→

Police welcome 'improvement in behaviour' in Belfast Holyland as no Covid notices issued for first time in three weeks

Police welcome 'improvement in behaviour' in Belfast Holyland as no Covid notices issued for first time in three weeks

The PSNI has welcomed an "improvement in behaviour" from students living in the Holyland area of south Belfast after no Covid notices were issued over night fo [...] Read full article: Police welcome 'improvement in behaviour...→

Call for border counties to ‘harmonise’ Covid-19 measures

Call for border counties to ‘harmonise’ Covid-19 measures

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has urged Northern Ireland leaders to harmonise public health measures as the number of Covid-19 cases grows rapidly on both sides of [...] Read full article: Call for border counties to ‘harmonise’ ...→

Northern Trust staff reportedly held 'pizza party' involving up to 15 people

Northern Trust staff reportedly held 'pizza party' involving up to 15 people

Staff at the Northern Trust held a “pizza party” involving up to 15 people in a room designed to hold only five, it has been reported. Read full article: Northern Trust staff reportedly held 'pi...→

Steven Gerrard praises 'real threat' Jordan Jones and hints at squad changes for Rangers' trip to Motherwell

Steven Gerrard praises 'real threat' Jordan Jones and hints at squad changes for Rangers' trip to Motherwell

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has given Jordan Jones hope of increased game-time after the winger's late cameo in Thursday evening's Europa League victory. Read full article: Steven Gerrard praises 'real threat' Jor...→

Northern Ireland's play-off could be days before Euros start

Northern Ireland's play-off could be days before Euros start

Northern Ireland may have to wait until days before Euro 2020 starts next summer to seal their place in the finals if the coronavirus pandemic creates further [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland's play-off could be day...→

Irish League clubs planning pay-per-view service for fans when new season starts

Irish League clubs planning pay-per-view service for fans when new season starts

Irish League fans could have the opportunity to watch their clubs through a pay-per-view service - if they are unable to attend games due to Covid-19 restricti [...] Read full article: Irish League clubs planning pay-per-view...→

Police officer dies after being shot in south London police station

Police officer dies after being shot in south London police station

A police officer has died after being shot in a police station by a man who was being detained. Read full article: Police officer dies after being shot in ...→

Northern Ireland border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

Northern Ireland border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

Mr Poots wanted to pause the work following the Government’s legislative move to guarantee unfettered access throughout the UK’s internal market. Read full article: Northern Ireland border control posts ‘a...→

Crusaders' pandemic food delivery scheme wins royal recognition

Crusaders' pandemic food delivery scheme wins royal recognition

Crusaders Football Club has been given the royal seal of approval following their hugely successful food delivery service during the initial Covid-19 lockdown [...] Read full article: Crusaders' pandemic food delivery scheme...→

Hopes for public role for Custom House after buyer makes an offer

Hopes for public role for Custom House after buyer makes an offer

One of Belfast's most famous historic buildings has found a buyer after going on the market a few weeks before lockdown. Read full article: Hopes for public role for Custom House a...→

Good egg: Fermanagh woman Diana's rescue hens rule the roost

Good egg: Fermanagh woman Diana's rescue hens rule the roost

Rescuing hundreds of chickens that were due to be slaughtered is no yolk - but Fermanagh woman Diana McChesney knew exactly what she was doing when she helped [...] Read full article: Good egg: Fermanagh woman Diana's rescue...→

Stormont ministers deny disagreements behind delay in pub curfew call

Stormont ministers deny disagreements behind delay in pub curfew call

Stormont ministers have denied that disagreements are behind delaying a crucial decision on pub curfews. Read full article: Stormont ministers deny disagreements be...→

Job losses inevitable, despite Chancellor's intervention

Job losses inevitable, despite Chancellor's intervention

At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for the public’s help to “squash the sombrero” of rising infections in order to avo [...] Read full article: Job losses inevitable, despite Chancello...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 189 new Covid cases reported as Chancellor unveils new job support scheme

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 189 new Covid cases reported as Chancellor unveils new job support scheme

A further 189 people in Northern Ireland have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the Department of Health has confirmed. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 189 new Co...→

24 receive letters over Bobby Storey funeral

24 receive letters over Bobby Storey funeral

Twenty four individuals have received letters inviting them for police interview over the Bobby Storey funeral, chief constable Simon Byrne said. Read full article: 24 receive letters over Bobby Storey fun...→

Chancellor reveals jobs support scheme amid new Covid restrictions

Chancellor reveals jobs support scheme amid new Covid restrictions

September 24 2020 12:44 PM... Chancellor Rishi Sunak said a new job support scheme would see the Government “directly support” the wages of people in viable jo [...] Read full article: Chancellor reveals jobs support scheme a...→

Recruitment process for new Civil Service head fails to appoint candidate

Recruitment process for new Civil Service head fails to appoint candidate

Stormont’s leaders have failed to identify a candidate to succeed the retired head of Northern Ireland’s Civil Service. Read full article: Recruitment process for new Civil Servic...→

Conor Glass' return from AFL may prove a boost for Derry while county pair remain in Australia

Conor Glass' return from AFL may prove a boost for Derry while county pair remain in Australia

Derry manager Rory Gallagher could be in line for an unexpected boost now that Conor Glass has severed his connection with the Australian Football League. Read full article: Conor Glass' return from AFL may prove a...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates for Thursday September 24

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates for Thursday September 24

The chief executive of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has stressed that none of the staff affected by a Covid outbreak at Craigavon Ambulance Station h [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates for...→

Girl, 11, rescued from cliff ledge after dramatic fall

Girl, 11, rescued from cliff ledge after dramatic fall

An 11-year-old girl has been rescued from a cliff ledge after she slipped and fell in Co Down. Read full article: Girl, 11, rescued from cliff ledge after...→

Demonstrators criticised after police officer injured during Maghaberry prison protest

Demonstrators criticised after police officer injured during Maghaberry prison protest

Ulster Unionist Doug Beattie has criticised a protest outside Maghaberry Prison after a police officer was injured during “disturbances”. Read full article: Demonstrators criticised after police of...→

Man arrested after street fight in Broughshane

Man arrested after street fight in Broughshane

A 24-year-old man has been arrested following reports of a number of men fighting in Co Antrim. Read full article: Man arrested after street fight in Broug...→

Closing Northern Ireland pubs and restaurants early ‘will have unintended consequences’

Closing Northern Ireland pubs and restaurants early ‘will have unintended consequences’

Closing pubs and restaurants at 10pm in Northern Ireland will have “unintended consequences” for the hospitality sector, it has been claimed. Read full article: Closing Northern Ireland pubs and restau...→

Criminal intent: Goodfellas revolutionised the gangster movie by focusing on the underlings rather than the bosses

Criminal intent: Goodfellas revolutionised the gangster movie by focusing on the underlings rather than the bosses

On September 19, 1990, Martin Scorsese released his two-and-a-half-hour crime epic Goodfellas. Made in a creative frenzy in the summer of 1989, it was based on [...] Read full article: Criminal intent: Goodfellas revolutionis...→

CCTV call for Irish language sign attacked by loyalists

CCTV call for Irish language sign attacked by loyalists

A CALL has been made for secret CCTV cameras to be used in a bid to stop repeated loyalist attacks on the most damaged Irish language sign in Northern Ireland. Read full article: CCTV call for Irish language sign attack...→

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick praises Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick praises Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 27 2020 05:48 AM... Donald Trump's nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat has praised the justice as someone who "not only b [...] Read full article: Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick praise...→

Singer Barry Kirwan has a Lidl career change after he loses 45 concerts to coronavirus

Singer Barry Kirwan has a Lidl career change after he loses 45 concerts to coronavirus

COUNTRY star Barry Kirwan knows only too well the devastating impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the entertainment industry. Read full article: Singer Barry Kirwan has a Lidl career ch...→

Donegal hotel pulls its €2 per night room offer after criticism

Donegal hotel pulls its €2 per night room offer after criticism

A POPULAR seaside hotel has dropped an offer selling rooms for less than €2 a night to allow people to eat and drink indoors. Read full article: Donegal hotel pulls its €2 per night roo...→

Irish League clubs could go bust next year if supporter restrictions continue, warns NI Football League chief

Irish League clubs could go bust next year if supporter restrictions continue, warns NI Football League chief

Irish League clubs could be facing a bleak New Year if attendances are severely restricted due to the coronavirus, declares NI Football League Managing Directo [...] Read full article: Irish League clubs could go bust next ye...→

Spot the difference? Flouting Covid restrictions should be taboo

Spot the difference? Flouting Covid restrictions should be taboo

BREACHING coronavirus regulations should be as taboo as drink driving, with the religion or politics of who is guilty utterly irrelevant. Read full article: Spot the difference? Flouting Covid rest...→

Ex-soldier accused of murdering Thai sex worker spotted in Fermanagh... Neil Elliott sighted near old haunts

Ex-soldier accused of murdering Thai sex worker spotted in Fermanagh... Neil Elliott sighted near old haunts

A SHAMED ex-Royal Irish Regiment soldier who allegedly admitted murdering a Thai sex worker with a machete and a snooker cue has been spotted in Fermanagh afte [...] Read full article: Ex-soldier accused of murdering Thai sex...→

Large crowd of anti-lockdown protesters gathers at Stormont

Large crowd of anti-lockdown protesters gathers at Stormont

Crowds of people have protested against the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions days after further measures were imposed across Northern Ireland. Read full article: Large crowd of anti-lockdown protesters ...→

Brandon Lewis brands Gerry Kelly Maze Prison escape tweet 'disgraceful'

Brandon Lewis brands Gerry Kelly Maze Prison escape tweet 'disgraceful'

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has branded a tweet by Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly about the Maze Prison escape "disgraceful and shameful". Read full article: Brandon Lewis brands Gerry Kelly Maze Pr...→

Man arrested after £36,000 of drugs found in car in Lisburn

Man arrested after £36,000 of drugs found in car in Lisburn

A 47-year-old man has been arrested after police in Lisburn discovered £36,000 of drugs in a car. Read full article: Man arrested after £36,000 of drugs foun...→

Two charged after four arrests during Belfast airport cocaine bust

Two charged after four arrests during Belfast airport cocaine bust

Four people were arrested after suspected cocaine and cash were seized during a police operation at Belfast International Airport. Read full article: Two charged after four arrests during Be...→

Stephen Craigan: A Celtic v Rangers battle without bubbling, hostile amphitheatre created by supporters is incomprehensible

Stephen Craigan: A Celtic v Rangers battle without bubbling, hostile amphitheatre created by supporters is incomprehensible

The announcement from the Scottish government during the week that they were pausing the return of supporters to football stadiums was a blow in many ways for [...] Read full article: Stephen Craigan: A Celtic v Rangers batt...→

Fermanagh council investigating 'significant error' in fracking consultation

Fermanagh council investigating 'significant error' in fracking consultation

An internal investigation has been launched within Fermanagh and Omagh District Council as it was acknowledged “a very significant error” occurred in the wordi [...] Read full article: Fermanagh council investigating 'signifi...→

Shane Lowry: I struggled all week and I'm gutted to miss Irish Open cut

Shane Lowry: I struggled all week and I'm gutted to miss Irish Open cut

By the end of day two of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, it probably didn't matter that fans weren't able to see the action unfolding at Galgorm Castle - the p [...] Read full article: Shane Lowry: I struggled all week and I'...→

Kerry McLean: Getting away from it all to bury my head in books was a luxury I'm going to miss

Kerry McLean: Getting away from it all to bury my head in books was a luxury I'm going to miss

This last week has been a busy one for lots of parents as they packed up their teenage children and a car full of belongings to drop them off and set them up f [...] Read full article: Kerry McLean: Getting away from it all t...→

Actors Victoria Hamilton and Alison Steadman on starring in Doctor Foster spin-off series Life

Actors Victoria Hamilton and Alison Steadman on starring in Doctor Foster spin-off series Life

Let's admit it: we don't like watching TV shows about people who have everything all figured out. We like seeing characters with messy lives, who we can relate [...] Read full article: Actors Victoria Hamilton and Alison Stea...→

State of the arts: £29m lifeline for Northern Ireland's cultural sector may be too little, too late for many

Once upon a time, we enjoyed a night out at the theatre, a live music gig in a crowded venue, experienced the anticipation as the lights went down and the curt [...] Read full article: State of the arts: £29m lifeline for Nor...→

'I believe that the voice of the Christian faith must be heard in the world today,' says Lady Eames

'I believe that the voice of the Christian faith must be heard in the world today,' says Lady Eames

Lady (Christine) Eames is a former world president of the Anglican Mothers' Union and wife of the former Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, Robin [...] Read full article: 'I believe that the voice of the Christi...→

Swann warns of new controls as coronavirus cases hit record level in Northern Ireland

Swann warns of new controls as coronavirus cases hit record level in Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann has warned that tougher restrictions may be needed after a record number of new Covid-19 cases were announced in Northern Ireland. Read full article: Swann warns of new controls as coronavir...→

Michael Mansfield to lead Internal Markets Bill challenge

Michael Mansfield to lead Internal Markets Bill challenge

High-profile barrister Michael Mansfield is to lead legal teams involved in possible court action over the Government's Internal Markets Bill. Read full article: Michael Mansfield to lead Internal Marke...→

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland firms still at risk even after £2.7bn in support

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland firms still at risk even after £2.7bn in support

Around 25,000 businesses in Northern Ireland were still in a vulnerable position from the effects of lockdown even after a total of £2.7bn in government suppor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Northern Ireland firms stil...→

Ballycastle hotelier's relief over new winter jobs support scheme

Ballycastle hotelier's relief over new winter jobs support scheme

The co-owner of a hotel on the north coast has said the Chancellor's latest economic plan and new jobs support scheme will help it get through winter. Read full article: Ballycastle hotelier's relief over new w...→

Piers Morgan hits out over Andrew's £16k junket to Open in Portrush

Piers Morgan hits out over Andrew's £16k junket to Open in Portrush

A £16,000 chartered flight taken by the Duke of York to Northern Ireland to attend The Open championship last year has been slammed by Piers Morgan. Read full article: Piers Morgan hits out over Andrew's £16k...→

US country star Jason Isbell rails at Van Morrison’s Covid songs

US country star Jason Isbell rails at Van Morrison’s Covid songs

A Grammy-winning American singer has launched a blistering attack on Sir Van Morrison over his protest songs about the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: US country star Jason Isbell rails at Va...→

Sexism spat over DUP man’s 'she's away shopping' quip to SDLP MLA

Sexism spat over DUP man’s 'she's away shopping' quip to SDLP MLA

An SDLP MLA has accused a DUP counterpart of sexism after he said she “must be away shopping” when a technical breakdown cut off her video-link at a Stormont m [...] Read full article: Sexism spat over DUP man’s 'she's away s...→

Teenage boy rescued by RNLI after getting into difficulty off Portstewart Head

Teenage boy rescued by RNLI after getting into difficulty off Portstewart Head

A teenage boy was rescued by Portrush RNLI on Friday after getting into difficulty while jumping into the sea off rocks at Portstewart Head. Read full article: Teenage boy rescued by RNLI after gettin...→

Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids jail after downloading child porn

Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids jail after downloading child porn

A one time prosecution barrister who admitted downloading explicit child sex videos was handed a combination of probation and community service orders on Frida [...] Read full article: Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids ...→

Brexit: Belfast solicitor firm hired by 'concerned citizens' to take legal action over Internal Market Bill

Brexit: Belfast solicitor firm hired by 'concerned citizens' to take legal action over Internal Market Bill

A Belfast solicitor firm has been hired by "concerned citizens" considering taking legal action against the UK Government's Internal Market Bill. Read full article: Brexit: Belfast solicitor firm hired by ...→