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# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Belfast council apologises to families refused entry to crematorium on same day as republican's funeral

It has emerged that eight families were told not to attend the cremation of their loved ones.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July

The Orange Order has cancelled parades this year because of Covid-19.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

PSNI to review footage amid criticism of high number of attendees at funeral of senior republican

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Adams attended the funeral of Bobby Storey today.

# northern-ireland - Monday 29 June, 2020

From The42 Rory McIlroy taking couple of weeks off in bid to eliminate ‘dumb mistakes’ Break Time

Rory McIlroy taking couple of weeks off in bid to eliminate ‘dumb mistakes’

The world number one finished joint 11th after a final-round 67 at the Travelers Championship.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 25 June, 2020

'Completely out of character': Search continues for missing 14-year-old Noah Donohoe

The teenager may have sustained a head injury when he fell off his bike.

# northern-ireland - Monday 22 June, 2020

Questions remain over NI-ROI 'secret' emails and a non-existent PPE order for Northern Ireland

The DUP’s Paul Frew has asked that two email threads are released to see why a promise for PPE was made, but was never delivered.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons

Abortion is now legal in all circumstances in Northern Ireland in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'Northern Ireland is a pilot project': About the UK's staggered custom checks plan

In a strange turn of events, because of the Protocol the North will have post-Brexit checks six months before Great Britain.

Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat

DeSouza was involved in a legal battle with the UK Home Office until last month.

People living alone in Northern Ireland can reunite with families today

It means an isolated grandparent will be able to see their grandchildren again, or partners separated by the pandemic can meet up.

# northern-ireland - Friday 12 June, 2020

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today

From Monday, a much broader range of retailers in England will also open their doors.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 11 June, 2020

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.

# northern-ireland - Monday 8 June, 2020

As shops reopen in the Republic, most are remaining closed in Northern Ireland

Retail NI Chief Executive Glyn Roberts has urged ministers to set a date for the remaining retail shops to reopen.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 7 June, 2020

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

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

# northern-ireland - Friday 5 June, 2020

Businesses call for detail on Northern Ireland protocol from British government

A Brexit working group of NI businesses said more details were needed to help prepare for 1 January 2021.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Only three weeks to finalise plans for Brexit checks at ports, warns senior official

The UK government’s Brexit deal means checks are needed at ports in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'Shameful stand-off' preventing Troubles victims receiving compensation, advocate warns

Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson said the treatment of victims by the authorities was “cruel, callous and insulting”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities

The motion “rejects the imposition of abortion legislation which extends to all non-fatal disabilities, including Down’s syndrome”.

NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period

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

# northern-ireland - Monday 1 June, 2020

Hotels in Northern Ireland to reopen from 20 July, economy minister says

The 20 July date covers guesthouses, guest accommodation, B&Bs, hotels and hostels.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

No new Covid-19 deaths reported in Northern Ireland

This is the first time since the pandemic took hold in late March that the daily figure has been zero.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 23 May, 2020

# northern-ireland - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Emma DeSouza drops legal challenge after change to immigration laws

DeSouza said she will continue to campaign for full recognition of Irish citizenship in NI.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

The UK's Protocol plan: 'Unfettered access' from NI to GB, and 'light-touch' checks from GB to NI

Unfettered access to GB from NI, and declaration on goods from GB to Northern Ireland.

'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists

The letter was published in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and News Letter newspapers yesterday.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Killer whales spotted swimming alongside boat in Co Down

The killer whales were spotted in Strangford Lough.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 14 May, 2020

UK government says those born in the North to be treated as EU citizens for certain immigration purposes

Spouses of those born in the North can apply for official EEA residence permits.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Gerry Adams: 'It's up to the UK government now to address the cases of other internees'

Gerry Adams welcomes the UK Supreme Court quashing today of his conviction for attempted Maze Prison escapes in the 1970s.

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes

Adams attempted to escape from the Maze on Christmas Eve 1973 and again in July 1974.

Mother and daughter die in Antrim crash involving a quad bike and tractor

A second young girl is in a critical condition.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 May, 2020

Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill have emphasised their ‘stay at home” message.

Debunked: No, a Nazi flag was not flown in Belfast on VE day

The picture shared in a Facebook post is real, but it is from July 2015.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions

This evening, Boris Johnson set out his government’s roadmap for the easing of restrictions.

Boris Johnson announces 'sketch' for UK's future as the country eases some Covid-19 restrictions UK

Boris Johnson announces 'sketch' for UK's future as the country eases some Covid-19 restrictions

Boris Johnson made the announcement this evening.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing

Drew Harris and Simon Byrne conducted a joint patrol with local officers on the Tyrone/Monaghan border today.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Naomi Long issued a joint statement this evening.

NI Executive to advise public to wear face coverings in enclosed spaces

Stormont leaders also confirmed that the North’s Covid-19 infection rate is still too high to ease restrictions.

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