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Stormy weather causes disruption in NI - BBC News

Stormy weather causes disruption in NI  BBC News

Stormy weather led to travel disruption in Northern Ireland on Saturday as a yellow weather warning for wind and rain was issued by the Met Office.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 4:56 am


Hit-and-run crashes in Northern Ireland rise by 24% - BBC News

Hit-and-run crashes in Northern Ireland rise by 24%  BBC News

The number of hit-and-run crashes in Northern Ireland has risen by 24% in four years, the BBC has learned. Recorded hit-and-run incidents increased from 361 ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 12:49 am


Spirits in the sky over Northern Ireland, in photos - The Independent

Spirits in the sky over Northern Ireland, in photos  The Independent

Inspired by the moody skies of painter JMW Turner, photographer Stephen ST Bradley has captured a world of grandeur and scale, depicting spirits that guard, ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 12:09 am


Weather warning in place for Northern Ireland - BBC News

Weather warning in place for Northern Ireland  BBC News

There has been disruption to travel in Northern Ireland on Saturday following the issuing of a yellow weather warning for wind and rain by the Met Office.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:14 pm


NEXT STOP, LAPLAND: TWO NORTHERN IRELAND FAMILIES WIN A TRIP OF A LIFETIME - Love Belfast

NEXT STOP, LAPLAND: TWO NORTHERN IRELAND FAMILIES WIN A TRIP OF A LIFETIME  Love Belfast

Two Northern Ireland families will soon be packing their bags for a magical trip of a lifetime to Lapland to visit Santa Claus, courtesy of leading convenience ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 10:08 pm


Pressure grows on stubborn DUP to avoid Brexit ‘countdown to disaster’ - The Guardian

Pressure grows on stubborn DUP to avoid Brexit ‘countdown to disaster’  The Guardian

In Remain-voting Northern Ireland, the hard-Brexit unionists are alienating voters. But they aren't in the mood to shift position.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 9:15 pm


To heat or eat: Why NI food banks are busier than ever - BBC News

To heat or eat: Why NI food banks are busier than ever  BBC News

A house with straw on the floor for warmth and a man whose only cooking appliance is a kettle - this is Christmas in two of Northern Ireland's most affluent areas.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:20 am


NI school maintenance backlog at £327m - BBC News

NI school maintenance backlog at £327m  BBC News

The school maintenance backlog in Northern Ireland currently stands at £327m, according to the Department of Education. It said the estimated figure is the ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 5:45 pm


Same-sex adoption rate lowest in UK - BBC News

Same-sex adoption rate lowest in UK  BBC News

Same-sex couples have an adoption success rate of 1 in 15, figures released to BBC News NI show.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:38 pm


Orion deploys new national diabetes pathway in Northern Ireland - Digital Health

Orion deploys new national diabetes pathway in Northern Ireland  Digital Health

Following a pilot, the new *service* can now be accessed by all diabetes clinicians in Northern Ireland to inform the care of over 100000 patients.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:04 am


Manhunt for alleged cocaine smuggler with Northern Ireland links - Belfast Live

Manhunt for alleged cocaine smuggler with Northern Ireland links  Belfast Live

Agents have warned that anyone helping to hide him could face prosecution.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:49 am


Ulster University: 'Crisis point for NI student places' - BBC News

Ulster University: 'Crisis point for NI student places'  BBC News

A crisis point has been reached over student places in Northern Ireland, according to Ulster University. In 2016/17 there were 1,800 fewer places for local and ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:22 am


Scarlet Fever cases spike in Northern Ireland - Belfast Live

Scarlet Fever cases spike in Northern Ireland  Belfast Live

Scarlet Fever cases in Northern Ireland have risen by 50% since this time last year. There have been 458 reported cases of the disease so far this year, ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:42 pm


Paisley faces luxury Maldives holiday questions - BBC News

Paisley faces luxury Maldives holiday questions  BBC News

DUP MP Ian Paisley was given a complimentary holiday at a luxury Maldives resort months after advocating on behalf of its government. BBC Spotlight obtained ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:25 am


Arlene Foster: No need for new Conservative leader - BBC News

Arlene Foster: No need for new Conservative leader  BBC News

The DUP leader Arlene Foster says she does not accept there needs to be a new Conservative leader for her party's desired amendments to be made to the ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:01 pm


Jacob Stockdale named 2018 BBC Sport Northern Ireland Personality of the Year - BBC Sport

Jacob Stockdale named 2018 BBC Sport Northern Ireland Personality of the Year  BBC Sport

Ulster and Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has been named 2018 BBC Sport Northern Ireland Personality of Year. Stockdale won the Six Nations player of the ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:00 pm


Germany does not want Northern Ireland backstop to take effect - official - Reuters

Germany does not want Northern Ireland backstop to take effect - official  Reuters

Germany does not want the Northern Irish 'backstop' - an insurance policy to avoid a return to controls between the British province and EU-member Ireland - to ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:14 pm


Brexit backstop: What is the Irish border plan, what would it mean and why is it so controversial? - The Independent

Brexit backstop: What is the Irish border plan, what would it mean and why is it so controversial?  The Independent

What is the backstop? The backstop is, in short, an insurance policy. It spells out what should happen if the UK and EU cannot agree a comprehensive trade ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 10:58 am


Brexit: May cancels Dublin visit over confidence vote - BBC News

Brexit: May cancels Dublin visit over confidence vote  BBC News

Theresa May says her meeting with Leo Varadkar is off due to the leadership contest she faces.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 9:28 am


Brexit survey of Northern Ireland readers shows increased support for remain - Belfast Live

Brexit survey of Northern Ireland readers shows increased support for remain  Belfast Live

People in Northern Ireland would vote even stronger to remain if there was a rerun of the referendum, a Belfast Live survey has revealed. In a poll of visitors to ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 9:02 pm


Northern Ireland to face Luxembourg in September friendly - BBC Sport

Northern Ireland to face Luxembourg in September friendly  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland will prepare for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Germany by playing Luxembourg in a friendly match in September.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 5:09 pm


Northern Ireland braced for wintry temperatures as Met Office warns of 60mph winds, ice and snow - Belfast Newsletter

Northern Ireland braced for wintry temperatures as Met Office warns of 60mph winds, ice and snow  Belfast Newsletter

Wintry temperatures are set to hit Northern Ireland this week, as cold weather from Iceland sweeps across the UK, bringing strong winds, ice and snow to parts of ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:50 pm


Northern Ireland 'falling behind on human rights' | UTV - ITV News - ITV News

Northern Ireland 'falling behind on human rights' | UTV - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest UTV stories, Northern Ireland 'falling behind on human rights' on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest UTV news.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 6:00 am


Has Northern Ireland hit peak Brexit? - BBC News

Has Northern Ireland hit peak Brexit?  BBC News

Northern Ireland issues have rarely been out of the news but what do people there really think?

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:07 am


Northern Ireland bar staff facing "rampant" sexual harassment, union says - Belfast Live

Northern Ireland bar staff facing "rampant" sexual harassment, union says  Belfast Live

Behaviour would not be tolerated in other work places, Unite insists.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 10:07 pm


Northern Ireland's history provides a Brexit lesson for us all - The Guardian

Northern Ireland's history provides a Brexit lesson for us all  The Guardian

The region knows the damage division can do and the benefits when it is overcome. We must support Theresa May's deal.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 10:00 pm


Brexit, Brussels and Northern Ireland: careful what you wish for - Financial Times

Brexit, Brussels and Northern Ireland: careful what you wish for  Financial Times

With the aim of avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland after Brexit, the EU has smashed through a political taboo: projecting direct legal power beyond its ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 1:01 pm


Murder tariffs 10 years lower in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Murder tariffs 10 years lower in Northern Ireland  BBC News

The average minimum term handed out by Northern Ireland courts in murder life sentences was almost 10 years lower than in England and Wales last year.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 6:35 am


Euro 2020 qualifiers: Rotterdam to host Netherlands v Northern Ireland game - BBC Sport

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Rotterdam to host Netherlands v Northern Ireland game  BBC Sport

The Euro 2020 qualifier between the Netherlands and Northern Ireland next year will be played at Stadium Feijenoord in Rotterdam.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Boris Johnson: EU makes 'predatory claim' on Northern Ireland - BBC News

Boris Johnson: EU makes 'predatory claim' on Northern Ireland  BBC News

Boris Johnson calls on the PM to bin the "nightmareish" Northern Ireland backstop and go back to Brussels.

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Ireland schools relying on charities, MPs hear - BBC News

Northern Ireland schools relying on charities, MPs hear  BBC News

Schools are relying on charities to provide services for children with mental health problems, MPs hear.

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Nappies are a-changing but how quickly in Northern Ireland? - BBC News

Nappies are a-changing but how quickly in Northern Ireland?  BBC News

BBC News NI considers the disposable v reusable debate, as Belfast City Council encourages parents to go green.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Euro 2020 draw: Northern Ireland to end with four games against Netherlands and Germany - BBC Sport

Euro 2020 draw: Northern Ireland to end with four games against Netherlands and Germany  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland will end their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with four games against Group C top seeds the Netherlands and Germany.

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Ireland 'faces cliff edge' if welfare help ends - BBC News

Northern Ireland 'faces cliff edge' if welfare help ends  BBC News

Northern Ireland faces an escalation in hardship if planning is not made for the end of a mitigation period for welfare reform, it has been warned. The mitigation ...

Published on 1 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Irish firms face 60-lorry limit in Republic in no-deal Brexit - The Guardian

Northern Irish firms face 60-lorry limit in Republic in no-deal Brexit  The Guardian

Northern Ireland will be allowed to operate just 60 lorries in the Republic of Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit, threatening disaster for businesses on both ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Patients in Northern Ireland wait longest in UK for bowel cancer diagnosis - ITV News

Patients in Northern Ireland wait longest in UK for bowel cancer diagnosis  ITV News

One in 10 bowel cancer patients can wait a year to start treatment, a new study suggests. Across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 10% of patients can wait ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Stormy weather causes disruption across NI - BBC News

Stormy weather causes disruption across NI  BBC News

Hundreds of homes were left without power and debris was strewn across coastal roads as much of NI endured the remnants of Storm Diana. The largest ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Irish fishing community anxious over Brexit deal - The Guardian

Northern Irish fishing community anxious over Brexit deal  The Guardian

Support for leave vote gives way to warnings of betrayal as Kilkeel fishermen fear of being sidelined in EU negotiations.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


NI firms 'cannot cope with no-deal Brexit' - BBC News

NI firms 'cannot cope with no-deal Brexit'  BBC News

Northern Ireland businesses "simply cannot cope" with a no-deal Brexit, according to Confederation of Business Industry (CBI) director Angela McGowan.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


£66 million for shared and integrated education in Northern Ireland - GOV.UK

£66 million for shared and integrated education in Northern Ireland  GOV.UK

Pupils at shared and integrated schools across Northern Ireland will benefit from £66 million of immediate funding for capital projects at 23 schools, the ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Ireland’s other unionists - POLITICO.eu

Northern Ireland’s other unionists  POLITICO.eu

The DUP's hard-line stance is not shared by many within the unionist community.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Time for Northern Ireland to enter 21st century on abortion - The Guardian

Time for Northern Ireland to enter 21st century on abortion  The Guardian

Letter: Thousands of women have faced discrimination, trauma and financial penalties when seeking an abortion because of Northern Ireland's anomalous ...

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


The real Brexit bill: Northern Ireland - POLITICO.eu

The real Brexit bill: Northern Ireland  POLITICO.eu

LONDON — Britain's Brexit revolutionaries have victory within their reach — but they may yet throw it all away because of the impossible choice buried in ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bombardier to cut 490 more Northern Ireland jobs - BBC News

Bombardier to cut 490 more Northern Ireland jobs  BBC News

Bombardier is to cut a further 490 jobs from its Northern Ireland operations, the aerospace firm has announced. The Canadian aircraft manufacturer employs ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Ireland rape case review calls for legal representation for complainants - The Guardian

Northern Ireland rape case review calls for legal representation for complainants  The Guardian

A retired senior judge has called for an overhaul of the way rape is dealt with by the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland, in a move that could have ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Secretary of State's speech to Northern Ireland Business Leaders - GOV.UK

Secretary of State's speech to Northern Ireland Business Leaders  GOV.UK

Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP this morning spoke to Northern Ireland Business leaders in relation to the scope and nature of the draft EU/UK withdrawal agreement.

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Nations League: Northern Ireland 1-2 Austria - BBC Sport

Nations League: Northern Ireland 1-2 Austria  BBC Sport

Valentino Lazaro's stoppage-time winner for Austria means Northern Ireland finish their Uefa Nations League campaign without a point.

Published on 18 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Uefa Nations League live: Northern Ireland v Austria - Live - BBC Sport

Uefa Nations League live: Northern Ireland v Austria - Live  BBC Sport

Austria score an injury-time winner to ensure Northern Ireland finish their Nations League campaign with no points.

Published on 18 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Green energy subsidies fuel rise of Northern Ireland mega-farms - The Guardian

Green energy subsidies fuel rise of Northern Ireland mega-farms  The Guardian

Green energy subsidies are fuelling the rise of poultry mega-farms across Northern Ireland, with owners accused of contaminating sensitive habitats with ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Why the DUP’s insistence that Northern Ireland must cleave to the UK doesn’t stand up - New Statesman

Why the DUP’s insistence that Northern Ireland must cleave to the UK doesn’t stand up  New Statesman

The DUP insists that Northern Ireland must not be treated differently to the rest of the United Kingdom when it comes to Brexit. But divergence does not appear to ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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