Northern Ireland

Lyra McKee: Two men charged with murder of journalist

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 23:16
The men, 21 and 33, have been charged over the shooting in Londonderry's Creggan estate in April 2019.
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Conor Burns appointed minister of state at Northern Ireland Office

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 22:21
The Conservative MP returns to his native Belfast to work with Secretary of State Brandon Lewis.
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Belfast African community celebrates city's Zimbabwe-born lord mayor

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 20:20
Northern Ireland's African community holds an event to celebrate Belfast's Zimbabwe-born lord mayor.
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Colum Eastwood defends President Higgins over NI centenary event

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 19:33
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood says people should take it at face value when President Michael D Higgins says he cannot attend a NI centenary church service.
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NI100: 'May be politics' in Higgins not attending service, says DUP

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 19:13
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson says politics may be involved in Irish President Michael D Higgins' decision to decline an invite to a church service to mark Northern Ireland's centenary.
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Holyland: 12 arrests after crowds gather in Holyland

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 18:15
Large groups of young people continue to gather on Belfast streets ahead of the new university term.
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Donegal: Church leaders call for redress for mica families

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 17:32
Thousands of homes in the Republic of Ireland are crumbling because of bricks made of mica and pyrite.
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Coronavirus: NI asks for more assistance from military medics

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 17:07
The MoD is considering a request to send up to 100 armed services medics to Northern Ireland.
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Queen's University students within 40 miles 'unlikely' to get room

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 15:22
Queen's University Belfast has said it is "unlikely" to offer a room to any student living less than 40 miles from the university.
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Covid-19: NI records five Covid-linked deaths, 1,071 cases

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 14:25
The total number of deaths linked to coronavirus in NI since the start of the pandemic is 2,483.
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North coast of NI property boom 'pushes locals away'

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 13:38
House prices in the Causeway Coast and Glens area rose by 17% in the last year, according to Nisra.
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Stephen Clements added to IMRO Radio Awards Hall of Fame

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 13:35
The former BBC Radio Ulster presenter is among "amazing broadcasters" recognised by IMRO.
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Sir Elton delays Belfast gig after 'awkward fall'

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 13:31
The rock star says it "breaks my heart" to postpone, but he is still recovering from a hip injury.
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Ulster sign Springbok World Cup-winner Vermeulen

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 13:01
Ulster sign South African World Cup-winning back-row forward Duane Vermeulen, who will join the province following the autumn Tests in November.
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Eric Eoin Marques: Irish man jailed in US for child abuse images

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:04
The FBI described Eric Eoin Marques as the world's largest facilitator of online child sex abuse.
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Covid-19: NI service sector recovering strongly

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 10:51
Figures show output was up by 5.5% from the previous quarter as lockdown restrictions eased.
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Londonderry: Taxi driver firms 'struggling to meet demand'

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 10:13
Eamonn O'Donnell from North West Taxi Proprietors says it is difficult to provide a proper service.
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NI100: Alliance calls for Irish president to accept invitation

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:33
The Irish president had said he was "not in a position" to attend the centenary church service.
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Queen's University students within 40 miles 'unlikely' to get room

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:28
Those living within that radius are told to make "alternative travel and accommodation arrangements".
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Eating disorders: Increase in young teenagers seeking support

Northern Ireland BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:23
Stormont's Education Committee hears evidence from Eating Disorders Association Northern Ireland.
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