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# ni - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

UK MPs vote against proposed amendments to Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK MPs vote against proposed amendments to Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 8:29 PM 48,696 Views 17 Comments

The Bill proposes giving UK ministers sweeping powers to change almost every aspect of the post-Brexit deal.

# ni - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Shailesh Vara appointed as new Northern Ireland Secretary
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Shailesh Vara appointed as new Northern Ireland Secretary

Jul 7th 2022, 2:01 PM 16,029 Views 10 Comments

He served in the Northern Ireland Office in 2018, but resigned after ten months in response to the UK’s proposed Brexit withdrawal agreement.

# ni - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

EU says criminals have been trying to smuggle drugs and weapons into single market via the North
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

EU says criminals have been trying to smuggle drugs and weapons into single market via the North

Jun 15th 2022, 2:52 PM 14,239 Views 6 Comments

An official outlined details of attempts to smuggle drugs, weapons and high-end electrical products into the bloc.

# ni - Monday 30 May, 2022

DUP attacks 'republican entitlement' and again blocks election of Stormont speaker
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

DUP attacks 'republican entitlement' and again blocks election of Stormont speaker

Updated May 30th 2022, 1:58 PM 33,249 Views 32 Comments

The DUP’s Paul Givan labelled today’s recall of the Assembly ‘a stunt’.

# ni - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Jeffrey Donaldson cedes newly-won Stormont seat and opts to stay in UK parliament
# DUP
# DUP

Jeffrey Donaldson cedes newly-won Stormont seat and opts to stay in UK parliament

May 12th 2022, 4:22 PM 30,667 Views 34 Comments

Emma Little-Pengelly has been elected in the Lagan Valley constituency in Donaldson’s place.

# ni - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Tweaked Troubles amnesty plan met with opposition
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Tweaked Troubles amnesty plan met with opposition

May 11th 2022, 9:59 AM 4,961 Views 2 Comments

Under UK Government proposals, immunity for Troubles-related crime will depend on co-operation with an information retrieval body.

# ni - Saturday 7 May, 2022

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election

Updated May 7th 2022, 7:20 PM 123,607 Views 72 Comments

Sinn Féin remains firmly on course to emerge as the largest Stormont party.

# ni - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Election result will send message over Northern Ireland Protocol, Donaldson says
# Stormont
# Stormont

Election result will send message over Northern Ireland Protocol, Donaldson says

May 1st 2022, 8:13 AM 25,202 Views 31 Comments

Rallies took place in Ballymena, Co Antrim, and Bangor, Co Down, on Saturday in opposition to the post-Brexit protocol.

# ni - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election
# Stormont
# Stormont

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election

Apr 28th 2022, 12:51 PM 7,759 Views 15 Comments

Speaking this morning, Micheál Martin urged political parties to work “collectively” after the election.

# ni - Thursday 24 March, 2022

UK government to prepare to ensure availability of abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Ni
# Ni

UK government to prepare to ensure availability of abortion services in Northern Ireland

Mar 24th 2022, 11:13 PM 7,558 Views 3 Comments

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis has set out the legislative options being explored in a written ministerial statement.

# ni - Saturday 19 March, 2022

DUP leader accuses Sinn Féin of pushing ‘radical all-Ireland agenda’
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP leader accuses Sinn Féin of pushing ‘radical all-Ireland agenda’

Mar 19th 2022, 6:25 PM 26,626 Views 50 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson made the comments as his party ratified their Assembly candidates for the election in May.

# ni - Thursday 17 March, 2022

NI language legislation to be introduced at Westminster if Stormont fails, MP says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI language legislation to be introduced at Westminster if Stormont fails, MP says

Mar 17th 2022, 7:30 PM 12,339 Views 14 Comments

MPs held a debate on the Irish diaspora in Britain to mark St Patrick’s Day.

# ni - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Police not seeking to withhold answers on Noah Donohoe disappearance, PSNI chief says
# NOAH DONOHOE
# NOAH DONOHOE

Police not seeking to withhold answers on Noah Donohoe disappearance, PSNI chief says

Mar 3rd 2022, 5:01 PM 15,308 Views 13 Comments

The 14-year-old’s body was recovered from a storm drain near the M2 motorway in June, six days after he went missing in north Belfast.

# ni - Monday 28 February, 2022

PSNI probe 29 allegations around mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland
# Mother And Baby Homes
# Mother And Baby Homes

PSNI probe 29 allegations around mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland

Feb 28th 2022, 11:50 AM 4,456 Views 0 Comments

Over 14,000 girls and women entered mother and baby homes, Magdalene laundries and other institutions between 1922 and 1990.

# ni - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Ending of Covid rules in NI is ‘not freedom day’, chief scientific adviser warns
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ending of Covid rules in NI is ‘not freedom day’, chief scientific adviser warns

Feb 15th 2022, 5:48 PM 5,910 Views 3 Comments

Professor Ian Young urged people to continue to wear face masks in certain public settings, even though it will no longer be a legal requirement.

# ni - Saturday 12 February, 2022

FactCheck: Is the Protocol costing Northern Ireland's economy £2.5 million every day?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is the Protocol costing Northern Ireland's economy £2.5 million every day?

Feb 12th 2022, 8:00 PM 35,364 Views 0 Comments

DUP Leader Jeffrey Donaldson has made the claim multiple times in recent weeks.

# ni - Friday 22 October, 2021

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley
# Into The Lionesses' Den
From The42
# Into The Lionesses' Den

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley

Oct 22nd 2021, 8:11 PM 1,849 Views 1 Comment

Captain Marissa Callaghan will lead her side out at England’s national stadium.

# ni - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Michelle O’Neill to push for public inquiry into mother and baby homes
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Michelle O’Neill to push for public inquiry into mother and baby homes

Updated Oct 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,851 Views 18 Comments

An expert panel has recommended an ‘integrated investigation’ by a non-statutory independent panel, feeding into a statutory public inquiry.

# ni - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Politicians condemn plan to prevent prosecution of NI veterans
# Nothern Ireland
# Nothern Ireland

Politicians condemn plan to prevent prosecution of NI veterans

Updated May 6th 2021, 1:30 PM 21,755 Views 46 Comments

Reports suggest the UK government is set to introduce a statute of limitations on prosecutions for conflict crimes that occurred pre-1998.

# ni - Saturday 17 April, 2021

NI announces 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for 'red list' arrivals
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI announces 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for 'red list' arrivals

Apr 17th 2021, 7:47 AM 38,628 Views 37 Comments

The countries on the red list include Brazil, Kenya, South Africa and Venezuela.

# ni - Friday 9 April, 2021

Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast

Apr 9th 2021, 9:30 PM 10,213 Views 0 Comments

One of the men was also charged with possession of a petrol bomb.

# ni - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown
# Stormont
# Stormont

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 7:51 PM 25,408 Views 27 Comments

The plan includes up to six people from two households being able to meet outdoors in a private garden from 1 April.

# ni - Monday 8 March, 2021

Northern Ireland pupils return to school for first time since December
# School Reopening
# School Reopening

Northern Ireland pupils return to school for first time since December

Mar 8th 2021, 7:50 AM 7,841 Views 4 Comments

Around 100,000 children are also returning to pre-school in the Republic of Ireland.

# ni - Friday 5 February, 2021

Some port workers return to Brexit inspection duties in NI
# Brexit
# Brexit

Some port workers return to Brexit inspection duties in NI

Feb 5th 2021, 8:35 PM 10,270 Views 2 Comments

Staff had been withdrawn on Monday night amid safety concerns.

# ni - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

18 deaths and 1,378 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

18 deaths and 1,378 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Jan 5th 2021, 2:12 PM 16,070 Views 4 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the North’s Department of Health this afternoon.

# ni - Monday 4 January, 2021

Northern Ireland set for further restrictions as 'urgent decisive action' needed to stem virus surge
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland set for further restrictions as 'urgent decisive action' needed to stem virus surge

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 47,027 Views 39 Comments

The Executive will meet this evening as the situation continues to deteriorate with Covid-19 in the community.

# ni - Monday 26 October, 2020

Five deaths and 727 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Five deaths and 727 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 26th 2020, 2:12 PM 22,026 Views 16 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the NI Department of Health this afternoon.

# ni - Saturday 10 October, 2020

902 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Ni
# Ni

902 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 10th 2020, 2:05 PM 65,224 Views 50 Comments

Case numbers in Northern Ireland have surged in recent weeks.

# ni - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Covid-19 contact tracing app launches in Northern Ireland
# Appy Too
# Appy Too

Covid-19 contact tracing app launches in Northern Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 5:16 PM 14,210 Views 13 Comments

The app is called Stop Covid NI.

# ni - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster says she fears Brexit trade talks ‘are not going particularly well’

Jun 7th 2020, 10:23 AM 23,530 Views 21 Comments

The NI First Minister said she wants to see a trade deal agreed.

# ni - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period

Jun 2nd 2020, 7:41 AM 9,318 Views 20 Comments

The idea was backed by Sinn Féin and the Alliance Party, but opposed by the DUP and UUP.

# ni - Monday 4 May, 2020

Michelle O'Neill questions logic of setting dates for Covid-19 recovery plan
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill questions logic of setting dates for Covid-19 recovery plan

May 4th 2020, 7:29 PM 49,624 Views 90 Comments

Arlene Foster also confirmed that the NI Executive was not informed of the details of the Irish government’s Covid-19 road map.

# ni - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Three people killed in serious road crash in Co. Louth
# Roads
# Roads

Three people killed in serious road crash in Co. Louth

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 5:48 PM 65,855 Views 35 Comments

The crash happened near the border at Carrickcarnon.

# ni - Monday 25 November, 2019

NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling

Nov 25th 2019, 8:14 PM 19,964 Views 36 Comments

Emma DeSouza’s legal team submitted papers to the Court of Appeal in Belfast to challenge a citizenship ruling from October.

# ni - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 10,112 Views 0 Comments

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

# ni - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government
# Ni
# Ni

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government

Oct 8th 2019, 7:16 AM 6,295 Views 7 Comments

The abortion law won’t change later this month if the NI Executive is restored by 21 October.

# ni - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

Mar 8th 2018, 5:28 PM 12,342 Views 42 Comments

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

# ni - Monday 19 December, 2016

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year

Dec 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 17,259 Views 32 Comments

Arlene Foster has repeatedly refused to resign – saying that the scheme was not her responsibility.

# ni - Saturday 23 April, 2016

17 headlines that could only happen in Northern Ireland
# Norn Iron
From The Daily Edge
# Norn Iron

17 headlines that could only happen in Northern Ireland

Apr 23rd 2016, 1:00 PM 5,428 Views 0 Comments

Some place.

# ni - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody
# Party With Marty
# Party With Marty

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody

Dec 15th 2015, 9:00 AM 13,726 Views 165 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Deputy First Minister thinks he’ll “get on okay” with Peter Robinson’s expected successor.

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