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Smoking - Northern Ireland quitters in decline - Belfast Live

Smoking - Northern Ireland quitters in decline  Belfast Live

The number of people packing in the smokes in a bid for a healthier life is dropping in Northern Ireland. Around 1,000 people are killed by lung cancer each year ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 8:25 pm


Northern Ireland Opera presents : DIE FLEDERMAUS or THE BAT by Johann Strauss King of the Waltz - Love Belfast

Northern Ireland Opera presents : DIE FLEDERMAUS or THE BAT by Johann Strauss King of the Waltz  Love Belfast

This Sunday Northern Ireland Opera will be back at the Grand Opera House with a brand new production of Johann Strauss' comedy Die Fledermaus (The Bat), ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 7:00 pm


Dungannon: Woman in her 70s dies after being struck by a car - BBC News

Dungannon: Woman in her 70s dies after being struck by a car  BBC News

A woman in her 60s is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the incident on Sunday.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 6:25 pm


Lives Could Be Lost If A No-Deal Brexit Happens, Warns Former Northern Ireland Secretary - LBC

Lives Could Be Lost If A No-Deal Brexit Happens, Warns Former Northern Ireland Secretary  LBC

Shaun Woodward, who served as Northern Ireland Secretary between 2007 and 2010, has said we could "slip back" to The Troubles.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:32 pm


More Northern Ireland schools facing deficits, warns education chief - Belfast Newsletter

More Northern Ireland schools facing deficits, warns education chief  Belfast Newsletter

More schools will fall into deficit unless Northern Ireland's education system is bailed out, a support body chief has warned.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 4:14 pm


Johnson's 'bonkers' plan for £15bn bridge derided by engineers - The Guardian

Johnson's 'bonkers' plan for £15bn bridge derided by engineers  The Guardian

Experts says PM's proposal for bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland fraught with problems.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 2:23 pm


Rally Turkey: Northern Ireland man Kris Meeke finishes seventh in WRC event - BBC Sport

Rally Turkey: Northern Ireland man Kris Meeke finishes seventh in WRC event  BBC Sport

Kris Meeke remains in his overnight position of seventh at Rally Turkey as Sebastien Ogier holds on for victory.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 1:52 pm


Brexit: UK ministers talk up Irish border compromise as key to deal - The Guardian

Brexit: UK ministers talk up Irish border compromise as key to deal  The Guardian

Two of Boris Johnson's senior cabinet ministers have talked up the possibility of securing a Brexit deal through some divergence on the rules in Northern Ireland, ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 1:23 pm


A random 'slice' of birthday kindness - BBC News

A random 'slice' of birthday kindness  BBC News

To mark his late daughter's first birthday, Hannah Brontë's father bought a cake for a stranger.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 12:51 pm


Newtownards: Three men arrested on suspicion of rape - BBC News

Newtownards: Three men arrested on suspicion of rape  BBC News

A young woman reported being assaulted by a number of males at a park in Newtownards, County Down.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 12:22 pm


More vets needed to certify animals in a no-deal Brexit - BBC News

More vets needed to certify animals in a no-deal Brexit  BBC News

More vets will be needed to certify food and animals in a no-deal Brexit, a Northern Ireland veterinary surgeon has said. There is expected to be a rise in the ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:07 am


The Troubles: Rare footage of 1972 IRA attack on QUB unearthed - BBC News

The Troubles: Rare footage of 1972 IRA attack on QUB unearthed  BBC News

Rare footage of IRA members planning and carrying out a bomb attack on Queen's University Belfast is to be broadcast in a BBC documentary. Several people ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:01 pm


'Watered‑down' Northern Ireland backstop raises hopes of deal - The Times

'Watered‑down' Northern Ireland backstop raises hopes of deal  The Times

When Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, briefed leaders of the European parliament last week, his comments betrayed the weariness of someone ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:01 pm


Most voters believe government should allow Scotland and Northern Ireland to decide on UK membership after Brexit, poll finds - The Independent

Most voters believe government should allow Scotland and Northern Ireland to decide on UK membership after Brexit, poll finds  The Independent

Britain's voters are ready to let Scotland and Northern Ireland choose whether they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom following Brexit, a new poll has ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 8:50 pm


1 in 4 police in Northern Ireland can't drive a cop car - Belfast Live

1 in 4 police in Northern Ireland can't drive a cop car  Belfast Live

"That would be an operational matter for the PSNI to address" say the Police Federation.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 8:05 pm


DUP urged to 'think very carefully' about second referendum - BBC News

DUP urged to 'think very carefully' about second referendum  BBC News

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve has urged the DUP to "think very carefully" about supporting a second referendum and warned against "hanging on to ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 4:06 pm


UK Veterans' York against N Ireland prosecutions | York - York Press

UK Veterans' York against N Ireland prosecutions | York  York Press

VETERANS from across the UK protested by marching through York city centre at lunchtime on foot and on motorbikes.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 1:45 pm


Wrightbus: NI businessman Darren Donnelly confirms bid - BBC News

Wrightbus: NI businessman Darren Donnelly confirms bid  BBC News

Businessman Darren Donnelly confirms he is attempting to buy the Ballymena bus manufacturer.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:59 am


Build that bridge linking Northern Ireland and Scotland, BoJo: Not because it is easy…but because it is hard - The Sun

Build that bridge linking Northern Ireland and Scotland, BoJo: Not because it is easy…but because it is hard  The Sun

BRITAIN did not need the Humber Bridge, a multi-billion pound project that would link Barton and Hessle. Two villages that no one had ever heard of.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:26 pm


Times letters: Brexit and the Northern Ireland border - The Times

Times letters: Brexit and the Northern Ireland border  The Times

Sir, In the game of bluff and double bluff being played in the Brexit negotiations it is easy to lose sight of the iron rule of logic that governs the issue of the ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:01 pm


Councillor criticises six-week wait for GP appointments in Northern Ireland - Pulse

Councillor criticises six-week wait for GP appointments in Northern Ireland  Pulse

A councillor has expressed anger over long GP waiting times in Northern Ireland.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 1:36 pm


Fans Focus Groups - Northern Ireland - Rangers Football Club

Fans Focus Groups - Northern Ireland  Rangers Football Club

AS part of Rangers' commitment to fan engagement, the Club is hosting two fans focus groups in Northern Ireland on the 18th September. The Fans Focus ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 1:00 pm


Northern Ireland High Court: Three challenges to Brexit strategy found 'non-justiciable' - Scottish Legal News

Northern Ireland High Court: Three challenges to Brexit strategy found 'non-justiciable'  Scottish Legal News

The High Court in Belfast has dismissed three conjoined applications challenging the UK Government's Brexit strategy, which the applicants argued would result ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 12:50 pm


Weather for Northern Ireland over weekend after sunny start - Belfast Live

Weather for Northern Ireland over weekend after sunny start  Belfast Live

This can help you be prepared for any weekend plans you have.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 12:34 pm


'The threat in Northern Ireland has never gone away' - BBC News

'The threat in Northern Ireland has never gone away'  BBC News

This week is the 20th anniversary of the publication of the Patten Report which saw the establishment of the Police *Service* of Northern Ireland and the ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 12:22 pm


Brexit threatens to reopen old wounds in Northern Ireland - Financial Times

Brexit threatens to reopen old wounds in Northern Ireland  Financial Times

If you are not from Northern Ireland, the billboards are a shock, urging restraint in a conflict the world had assumed was over. “Paramilitaries don't protect you, ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:49 am


DUP Leader Denies Northern Ireland Party To Make Concessions On Brexit - Morningstar

DUP Leader Denies Northern Ireland Party To Make Concessions On Brexit  Morningstar

(Alliance News) - The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party has dismissed a report that it will ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 8:54 am


DUP's Sammy Wilson denies approving Northern Ireland-only backstop solution - 'Untrue!' - Express.co.uk

DUP's Sammy Wilson denies approving Northern Ireland-only backstop solution - 'Untrue!'  Express.co.uk

DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson rejected reports his party would agree to a Northern Ireland-only backstop solution to the Brexit impasse as he laid out a ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 8:37 am


Dormant accounts charity scheme to be set up in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Dormant accounts charity scheme to be set up in Northern Ireland  BBC News

Dormant accounts charity schemes have existed in the rest of the UK for more than 10 years.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 5:27 am


No-deal Brexit Would Not Breach Human Rights, NI High Court Rules - RightsInfo

No-deal Brexit Would Not Breach Human Rights, NI High Court Rules  RightsInfo

The imposition of a hard border in Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit would not breach human rights, the high court in Belfast has ruled.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 4:03 pm


Boris Johnson says Northern Ireland to Scotland bridge a 'very good idea' that would cost £15bn to build - PoliticsHome.com

Boris Johnson says Northern Ireland to Scotland bridge a 'very good idea' that would cost £15bn to build  PoliticsHome.com

Boris Johnson has said that a land bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland was a "very good" idea that would cost £15bn to build.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 2:29 pm


Would a Northern Ireland-only backstop break the Brexit deadlock? - New Statesman

Would a Northern Ireland-only backstop break the Brexit deadlock?  New Statesman

In recent days, there has been considerable speculation that a possible “landing zone” for a Brexit deal would be a return to the so-called Northern Ireland-only ...

Published on 12 September 2019 | 1:43 pm


EU agrees to Northern Ireland-only backstop - a deal they peddled from the very start... - Express

EU agrees to Northern Ireland-only backstop - a deal they peddled from the very start...  Express

THE European Union is ready to offer Boris Johnson the Northern Ireland-only backstop in a desperate bid to strike a Brexit deal.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 11:01 am


Northern Ireland economy 'continuing to grow' - BBC News

Northern Ireland economy 'continuing to grow'  BBC News

The retail and hospitality sector accounted for most of the growth in the second quarter of 2019.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 10:36 am


Brexit campaigners lose court fight against PM's strategy in Northern Ireland - Mirror Online

Brexit campaigners lose court fight against PM's strategy in Northern Ireland  Mirror Online

They argued Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy would damage the peace process - but judges disagreed.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 10:24 am


Northern Irish judges rule Boris Johnson prorogation is lawful - The Guardian

Northern Irish judges rule Boris Johnson prorogation is lawful  The Guardian

Judges in Belfast have ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for five weeks was lawful and would not damage the Northern Ireland peace ...

Published on 12 September 2019 | 10:21 am


Sinn Fein and DUP react to Brexit Yellowhammer predictions for Northern Ireland - Belfast Newsletter

Sinn Fein and DUP react to Brexit Yellowhammer predictions for Northern Ireland  Belfast Newsletter

A government document which attempts to predict the impact of a no-deal Brexit has raised the prospect of roadblocks and other protests in Northern Ireland.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 8:12 am


Business in NI ready to back Northern Ireland-only backstop - The Irish Times

Business in NI ready to back Northern Ireland-only backstop  The Irish Times

Manufacturing NI: Bottom line is that businesses everywhere in the North 'want a deal'

Published on 12 September 2019 | 4:48 am


Judgment due in Brexit legal challenge in Northern Ireland - ITV News

Judgment due in Brexit legal challenge in Northern Ireland  ITV News

Judgment is due in a legal challenge that argued the Government's Brexit strategy will damage the Northern Ireland peace process. Lord Justice Bernard ...

Published on 11 September 2019 | 11:02 pm


Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge: How likely is it to be built? - BBC News

Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge: How likely is it to be built?  BBC News

Reports have resurfaced that a bridge from Scotland to Northern Ireland is being considered by the UK government. Channel 4 News said it had seen ...

Published on 11 September 2019 | 11:00 pm


Belfast restaurant named best for fish and chips in Northern Ireland - Belfast Live

Belfast restaurant named best for fish and chips in Northern Ireland  Belfast Live

It will now compete against nine other finalists for the chance to take home the coveted title of the 'UK's best fish and chip restaurant'

Published on 11 September 2019 | 8:06 pm


PM meets businesses from across Northern Ireland - GOV.UK

PM meets businesses from across Northern Ireland  GOV.UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed businesses from across Northern Ireland at 10 Downing Street.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 6:55 pm


Northern Ireland police chief seeks 800 more officers as terror threat grows - The Guardian

Northern Ireland police chief seeks 800 more officers as terror threat grows  The Guardian

The head of the Police *Service* of Northern Ireland has asked for funding to recruit 800 officers to help deal with an increase in paramilitary activity in the region.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 6:42 pm


Boris Johnson says he would not accept a Northern Ireland-only backstop – video - The Guardian

Boris Johnson says he would not accept a Northern Ireland-only backstop – video  The Guardian

Boris Johnson has rejected the idea of using a Northern Ireland-only backstop to solve the Brexit impasse, dismissing the idea during a stage-managed ...

Published on 11 September 2019 | 6:18 pm


Boris Johnson rejects Northern Ireland-only backstop - The Guardian

Boris Johnson rejects Northern Ireland-only backstop  The Guardian

Rejection comes during self-styled 'People's PMQs' in which PM answered questions on live Facebook feed.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 5:53 pm


Will the UK impose 'direct rule' in Northern Ireland? - Aljazeera.com

Will the UK impose 'direct rule' in Northern Ireland?  Aljazeera.com

It would be exploited by all sides in Belfast and further complicate UK relations with Ireland, but might still happen.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 2:54 pm


Bullying claims at General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland - BBC News

Bullying claims at General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland  BBC News

Staff reported "a culture of criticism and ridicule" in the body which upholds teaching standards.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 5:22 am


Euro 2020 qualifying: NI won't give up hope, says McNair - BBC Sport

Euro 2020 qualifying: NI won't give up hope, says McNair  BBC Sport

Paddy McNair says that Northern Ireland "aren't going to be disheartened" after a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Germany. Northern Ireland won their first four Euro ...

Published on 10 September 2019 | 9:55 pm


People born in Northern Ireland are legally British, court told - The Irish News

People born in Northern Ireland are legally British, court told  The Irish News

People born in Northern Ireland remain British citizens according to the law even if they identify as Irish, a court has heard.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 2:50 pm


The first same-sex weddings in Northern Ireland will take place on Valentine’s Day - PinkNews

The first same-sex weddings in Northern Ireland will take place on Valentine’s Day  PinkNews

Campaigners for marriage equality in Northern Ireland have confirmed that same-sex marriage will be legal there from January 13 2020, with the first weddings ...

Published on 10 September 2019 | 1:02 pm


Northern Ireland unemployment hits another record low - BBC News

Northern Ireland unemployment hits another record low  BBC News

The Northern Ireland unemployment rate has hit another record low. In the three months between May and July 2019 it was just 2.8% compared to to a UK rate ...

Published on 10 September 2019 | 10:37 am


'Disgraceful injustice': Thousands protest law to force abortion on N Ireland - Catholic Herald Online

'Disgraceful injustice': Thousands protest law to force abortion on N Ireland  Catholic Herald Online

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Belfast on Saturday to protest against the impending legalization of abortion in Northern Ireland. Pro-life…

Published on 10 September 2019 | 8:28 am


Bomb found in Northern Ireland 'to be used to attack police' - The Guardian

Bomb found in Northern Ireland 'to be used to attack police'  The Guardian

Officers say improvised explosive in Derry belonged to dissident republican New IRA.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 6:57 am


Northern Ireland v Germany: Peacock-Farrell the star - BBC Sport

Northern Ireland v Germany: Peacock-Farrell the star  BBC Sport

He put in a superb display but it still wasn't quite enough - new Burnley goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell was your Northern Ireland man of the match against ...

Published on 9 September 2019 | 9:33 pm


Euro 2020: Northern Ireland 0-2 Germany - BBC Sport

Euro 2020: Northern Ireland 0-2 Germany  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland drop their first points in Euro 2020 qualifying as goals by Marcel Halstenberg and Serge Gnabry give Germany a 2-0 win in Belfast.

Published on 9 September 2019 | 9:09 pm


Johnson clashes with Varadkar on direct rule in N Ireland - Financial Times

Johnson clashes with Varadkar on direct rule in N Ireland  Financial Times

Boris Johnson has clashed with Leo Varadkar, Ireland's prime minister, over the prospect that Britain will have to restore direct rule in Northern Ireland in the ...

Published on 9 September 2019 | 3:35 pm


NI paper review: A leaked document and Northern Ireland's big match - BBC News

NI paper review: A leaked document and Northern Ireland's big match  BBC News

An investigation into a DUP MLA over an unauthorised garage also makes Monday's headlines.

Published on 9 September 2019 | 6:35 am


Northern Ireland economy 'enters or is entering' recession - BBC News

Northern Ireland economy 'enters or is entering' recession  BBC News

The Northern Ireland economy "has entered or is entering recession" according to a survey by Ulster Bank. It suggests Brexit-related uncertainty underpinned ...

Published on 9 September 2019 | 5:20 am


David Lidington says direct rule could return in Northern Ireland - The Guardian

David Lidington says direct rule could return in Northern Ireland  The Guardian

Rule from Westminster an option as long as DUP and Sinn Féin don't return to power-sharing by Brexit deadline.

Published on 7 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland abortion law: Large crowds in Belfast for opposing rallies - BBC News

Northern Ireland abortion law: Large crowds in Belfast for opposing rallies  BBC News

Two rallies, one organised by those who support abortion law change in NI and the other by those who oppose it, have taken place in Belfast city centre.

Published on 7 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Conor Washington: N Ireland boss hints Hearts striker will start against Germany - BBC Sport

Conor Washington: N Ireland boss hints Hearts striker will start against Germany  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill has hinted that Hearts striker Conor Washington will start in Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Germany. O'Neill ...

Published on 6 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Abortion: 'No criminal case in Northern Ireland' after October - BBC News

Abortion: 'No criminal case in Northern Ireland' after October  BBC News

There will be a "criminal moratorium" on abortion in NI if no devolved government is formed by 21 October. A government report has said "no investigation may ...

Published on 5 September 2019 | 12:09 pm


Michel Barnier pulls out of Northern Ireland visit - BBC News

Michel Barnier pulls out of Northern Ireland visit  BBC News

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator was to speak at a lecture on Monday at Queen's University Belfast.

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Publication of reports under the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 - GOV.UK

Publication of reports under the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019  GOV.UK

In accordance with his obligations under the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has published ...

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Stop and search on the rise in Northern Ireland to little effect, data shows - The Guardian

Stop and search on the rise in Northern Ireland to little effect, data shows  The Guardian

The Police *Service* of Northern Ireland is the only force in the UK where the use of stop and search powers are on the rise, new data has revealed. But the first ...

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland's Polish community remembers horror of WW2 - BBC News

Northern Ireland's Polish community remembers horror of WW2  BBC News

Some 3000 polish people settled in Newry in the aftermath of World War Two.

Published on 2 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland ceasefires: 25 years of imperfect peace - BBC News

Northern Ireland ceasefires: 25 years of imperfect peace  BBC News

Former BBC NI security correspondent Brian Rowan asks if the hope generated in 1994 has faded?

Published on 28 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Brexit, the backstop and the will of the people of Northern Ireland - The Guardian

Brexit, the backstop and the will of the people of Northern Ireland  The Guardian

Letters: Susanne MacGregor, Colin Armstrong, Andrew Anderson, Tom Swallow and Declan McGonagle respond to Simon Jenkins. Plus Andy Buck on the ...

Published on 26 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Is Northern Ireland Spiralling out of Control? - Slugger O'Toole

Is Northern Ireland Spiralling out of Control?  Slugger O'Toole

The guy who cuts our trees thinks we're Catholic, as we send our kids to the local Catholic school. We're not (we're Lundies). We think he's Protestant, because ...

Published on 25 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks - BBC News

Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks  BBC News

At Dean Wright's farm in Northern Ireland, the young dairy cows are mooing as they wait to be fed but he worries that a no-deal Brexit may limit his herd's ability ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:00 am








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