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# northern-ireland - Today’s News

Decision to stop work on border control posts can only be overturned by courts - Foster
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Decision to stop work on border control posts can only be overturned by courts - Foster

8 hours ago 15,625 Views 14 Comments

Arlene Foster has rejected the suggestion that DUP Agriculture Minister Gordon Lyons could be overruled by the wider Stormont Executive.

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last

Updated 17 hours ago 25,954 Views 17 Comments

The powersharing administration faced criticism for not attaching dates to its pathway to recovery.

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan

Tue 7:08 AM 4,806 Views 0 Comments

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

# northern-ireland - Monday 1 March, 2021

A slim majority in favour of giving citizens in Northern Ireland and abroad a vote in presidential elections
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

A slim majority in favour of giving citizens in Northern Ireland and abroad a vote in presidential elections

Mon 1:48 PM 14,306 Views 39 Comments

The Minister of State for Electoral Reform has said that a “stand alone” referendum on the issue would be his preference.

Ministers to iron out final details of Northern Ireland's lockdown exit strategy today
# Stormont
# Stormont

Ministers to iron out final details of Northern Ireland's lockdown exit strategy today

Mon 7:07 AM 7,799 Views 1 Comment

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February

Sun 5:06 PM 26,110 Views 11 Comments

Daily cases in Northern Ireland have been mostly between 200 and 400 in recent weeks, but dropped today to 136.

# northern-ireland - Friday 26 February, 2021

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Fri 8:05 PM 9,899 Views 13 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 25 February, 2021

EU suggests new deal on plant and animal checks in bid to solve Brexit trade issues
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

EU suggests new deal on plant and animal checks in bid to solve Brexit trade issues

Thu 3:47 PM 15,070 Views 7 Comments

The EU and UK are locked in talks to make post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland work more smoothly.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Stormont researcher gets in a flap after pigeon interrupts finance committee meeting
# Pigeon Hold
# Pigeon Hold

Stormont researcher gets in a flap after pigeon interrupts finance committee meeting

Feb 24th 2021, 7:56 PM 15,568 Views 11 Comments

The pigeon was dragged into a video call by an attendee’s cat.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:47 PM 29,516 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland remains in lockdown until 1 April.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 21 February, 2021

DUP launches legal challenge against Northern Ireland Protocol

DUP launches legal challenge against Northern Ireland Protocol

Feb 21st 2021, 4:58 PM 35,737 Views 54 Comments

A group of DUP members have engaged senior legal counsel to prepare for a series of challenges to the protocol.

Four deaths and 263 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Four deaths and 263 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Feb 21st 2021, 2:07 PM 9,441 Views 1 Comment

Nearly 400 patients with Covid-19 are hospitalised in the North.

Army detonates suspicious device found in Newry as homes evacuated
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Army detonates suspicious device found in Newry as homes evacuated

Feb 21st 2021, 1:05 PM 11,321 Views 4 Comments

15 families living in the area were evacuated from their homes.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Three deaths and 276 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Three deaths and 276 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Feb 20th 2021, 2:10 PM 12,370 Views 5 Comments

The rate of Covid-19 has been decreasing across all age groups in Northern Ireland in recent weeks.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Northern Ireland: People told not to make Easter plans as lockdown is extended to April
# No Let Up
# No Let Up

Northern Ireland: People told not to make Easter plans as lockdown is extended to April

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 6:55 PM 51,057 Views 30 Comments

Primary school pupils in the first three class years will return to face-to-face learning on 8 March.

Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'
# Mairead McGuinness
# Mairead McGuinness

Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'

Feb 18th 2021, 12:02 PM 18,550 Views 33 Comments

Mairead McGuinness said mechanisms are in place to ensure such a situation doesn’t arise again.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Future of long-running Troubles archive secured with new funding
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Future of long-running Troubles archive secured with new funding

Feb 17th 2021, 10:36 AM 6,109 Views 3 Comments

Cain has been a free online resource since March 1997.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

DUP's bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws set for Stormont
# Don’t Screen Us Out
# Don’t Screen Us Out

DUP's bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws set for Stormont

Feb 16th 2021, 8:59 AM 20,056 Views 28 Comments

The DUP private member’s bill will attempt to prevent terminations up to birth in cases of non-fatal serious disabilities.

# northern-ireland - Monday 15 February, 2021

234 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland as death toll reaches 2,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

234 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland as death toll reaches 2,000

Feb 15th 2021, 2:04 PM 37,647 Views 12 Comments

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

# northern-ireland - Sunday 14 February, 2021

11 deaths and 176 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

11 deaths and 176 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

Feb 14th 2021, 2:09 PM 12,448 Views 15 Comments

Belfast has reported just 28 new cases in today’s figures.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 13 February, 2021

10 deaths and 303 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

10 deaths and 303 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Feb 13th 2021, 2:10 PM 10,420 Views 3 Comments

Over 400,000 vaccines against Covid-19 have been delivered in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Friday 12 February, 2021

'Frank discussions' in London but UK and EU give full backing to Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Frank discussions' in London but UK and EU give full backing to Northern Ireland Protocol

Feb 12th 2021, 8:18 AM 13,428 Views 11 Comments

Both sides have agreed to “spare no effort” in implementing solutions.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'We all need to cool it': Taoiseach urges calm as EU and UK to discuss NI Protocol in London today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'We all need to cool it': Taoiseach urges calm as EU and UK to discuss NI Protocol in London today

Feb 11th 2021, 12:22 PM 10,954 Views 8 Comments

“We need to dial down the rhetoric on both sides,” Micheál Martin said in relation to the NI Protocol.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says

Feb 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 10,013 Views 10 Comments

Maros Sefcovic made the remarks in a letter to UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove

Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports
# Belfast
# Belfast

Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports

Feb 10th 2021, 10:51 AM 8,104 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs said checks will resume on a phased basis.

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,228 Views 48 Comments

The move was quickly reversed after much criticism from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Britain.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Government seeking ‘early warning system’ on use of Article 16
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Government seeking ‘early warning system’ on use of Article 16

Feb 9th 2021, 6:43 PM 9,693 Views 14 Comments

European Affairs Minister Thomas Byrne said the Government is seeking a new safety clause.

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say

Feb 9th 2021, 3:39 PM 6,996 Views 7 Comments

Brian Turley, who suffered mental health problems due to Army interrogation, brought the case at Belfast’s Royal Courts of Justice.

# northern-ireland - Monday 8 February, 2021

Foster says DUP ‘absolutely committed to racial equality’ after Campbell comments
# Gregory Campbell
# Gregory Campbell

Foster says DUP ‘absolutely committed to racial equality’ after Campbell comments

Feb 8th 2021, 4:24 PM 34,676 Views 45 Comments

The party’s East Londonderry MP has been accused of ‘race-baiting’ and anti-racism campaigners called on Gregory Campbell to apologise.

Two men charged with Irish Sea checks graffiti granted bail
# Larne Port
# Larne Port

Two men charged with Irish Sea checks graffiti granted bail

Feb 8th 2021, 2:17 PM 13,182 Views 0 Comments

Police objected to bail on the ground the two accused could commit further offences.

'We have been bashed, frankly': North's police chief dismisses criticism after Troubles memorial arrest
# Simon Byrne
# Simon Byrne

'We have been bashed, frankly': North's police chief dismisses criticism after Troubles memorial arrest

Feb 8th 2021, 9:14 AM 23,878 Views 32 Comments

On Friday, a man was arrested by PSNI officers while commemorating the victims of a 1992 massacre.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Crisis in confidence' in policing of nationalist community over Troubles memorial arrest row
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Crisis in confidence' in policing of nationalist community over Troubles memorial arrest row

Feb 7th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,710 Views 20 Comments

Last night, PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne apologised for the events and said one officer had been suspended.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Michelle O'Neill: Mother and baby homes were the product of systemic misogyny
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill: Mother and baby homes were the product of systemic misogyny

Feb 6th 2021, 2:00 PM 22,308 Views 65 Comments

Following the recent report on institutions there, Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister says an all-island approach is needed on this issue, to address the wrongs of the past.

# northern-ireland - 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 10,226 Views 2 Comments

Staff had been withdrawn on Monday night amid safety concerns.

Man hospitalised after being stabbed in face during 'vicious attack' in Newry
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Man hospitalised after being stabbed in face during 'vicious attack' in Newry

Feb 5th 2021, 10:54 AM 10,668 Views 4 Comments

The PSNI is appealing for information regarding the attack.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Explainer: Why has a row broken out over checks between GB and Northern Ireland?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Explainer: Why has a row broken out over checks between GB and Northern Ireland?

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:14 PM 33,954 Views 39 Comments
  • UK minister Michael Gove has asked the EU for a Northern Ireland transition period until 2023.
  • Simon Coveney conceded that some of the ways the Protocol is being implemented is causing problems.
  • SDLP MLA Colin McGrath said that there is a danger of any problem in Northern Ireland becoming a "green or orange" issue.
Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,298 Views 96 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

No paramilitary involvement in threats to port workers, says PSNI
# Northern Ireland Assembly
# Northern Ireland Assembly

No paramilitary involvement in threats to port workers, says PSNI

Updated Feb 2nd 2021, 8:13 PM 42,002 Views 55 Comments

The EU asked its officials in Northern Ireland not to go to work and condemned ‘any threats’ to port staff

Staff withdrawn from Belfast and Larne ports over safety concerns
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Staff withdrawn from Belfast and Larne ports over safety concerns

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:31 AM 40,229 Views 61 Comments

Some physical checks on food products have been suspended.

# northern-ireland - Monday 1 February, 2021

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
# Article 16
# Article 16

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines

Feb 1st 2021, 6:05 PM 22,654 Views 30 Comments

The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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