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One man arrested and 14 people fined over #Covid19 breaches as police deal with house parties and anti-social behav… https://t.co/WcRpjRA3mL'There hasn't been any healing for us' - the A1 is one of NI's busiest roads and, for those who have lost loved one… https://t.co/aFE9yXqJbvNow is the "time to unite" in order to push down the spread of Covid-19, Health Minister Robin Swann has said https://t.co/sioq3BIbFZNorthern Ireland's Department of Health #Covid19 briefing will be held shortly – watch it live on the BBC News NI… https://t.co/wXd8BCy8xTAll schools in Northern Ireland should be integrated, according to a DUP member of Stormont's Education Committee https://t.co/eFvLs3VdKmA further seven people have died after testing positive for Covid-19 in NI, the Department of Health says https://t.co/NLUuSEV4LKNI's Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride answers a question on #Coronavirus Catch-up that he says he hasn't been… https://t.co/4VT5XMZGKZNI furlough claims figure falls to 54,100: https://t.co/ihMcMUzklwThe Irish government plans to ease #coronavirus restrictions for "close to two weeks" over Christmas 🎄 https://t.co/B1ksoaFkWZNI businesses are facing a "very, very difficult" time in January when the Brexit transition period ends https://t.co/51sbKvBwsYThe £50 holiday-at-home voucher was initially proposed by the Department for the Economy. https://t.co/4qwdD2QSefEconomy department officials backed wind turbine grants: https://t.co/pCjquiZJA1Two men have been arrested over the shooting of a 61-year-old woman in her home in October: https://t.co/cNAxWZQhA8County Down woman bringing "Silver Santa" to older people in care homes and living alone in the community https://t.co/lZLdDhO6FuMan in hospital after shooting in Coleraine https://t.co/JzF5PNd71kNI Education Minister says some schools "over-testing" their pupils as they think exams will be cancelled https://t.co/EW7P1BQlpY
11/25
2020
The hospitality industry could reopen before Christmas if people "make the most of the two weeks of wider restricti… https://t.co/QiYUBM3FutMLAs debate a private members bill from Jim Allister which proposes to tighten the rules on Spads https://t.co/w4q6U8WhIlNorthern Ireland could lose rural funding worth £34m in Treasury row https://t.co/kZnmdWeHBWBe 'responsible, safe and mindful of healthcare workers' - caution urged over Christmas plans https://t.co/ZL44yos2ECLive now! Join @jordken as he asks your question of the - now very familiar - Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride. https://t.co/1cFy1YL9szJoin @jordken at 7pm when he'll be putting questions to NI's Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride on #Coronavirushttps://t.co/hhM9GCy9RTBreaking News: #Covid19 restrictions to ease for Christmas. https://t.co/DzQcX1H4qJ https://t.co/lCMwrvqbPQA high street voucher scheme will see pre-paid cards issued to individuals in Northern Ireland, not to each househo… https://t.co/CVqiwlI8JUThe bones, found in Islandmagee, belonged to a Scelidosaurus and a meat-eater similar to Sarcosaurus, researchers s… https://t.co/n6SBavSBMuTwo men are arrested in connection with a large gathering in the Holyland area of south Belfast https://t.co/gjbojJWwBRNI businesses call for urgent financial aid after the executive agrees a support package to help people hit by Covi… https://t.co/FHeeL7JSekI’ll be speaking to NI’s Chief Medical Officer live tonight on Coronavirus Catch-up. Tune in at 7pm 👇🏻 https://t.co/zxTSoWWSaU
Retweeted by BBC News NICoronavirus: NI Churches to remain open for individual prayer Read the latest here. We expect confirmation of the… https://t.co/XN8Od1K3cT
Retweeted by BBC News NIPublic inquiry ordered into urology consultant: https://t.co/8SOqEMe76XLidl has announced a £32m investment in five new Belfast stores creating 100 jobs https://t.co/BwkzkdFgzEAs we face a tougher #Covid19 lockdown, what would you like to ask Northern Ireland's chief medical officer? Dr Mi… https://t.co/7fKUs1eY6HIt's been 70 years since the tragedy in which five men were killed on the railway line which once linked Omagh to L… https://t.co/NHIvZ3vwKiNI public sector auditors warn sickness absence among council workers is placing a strain on services https://t.co/5SIT1gluXtUlster University report warns more than one-third of creative industry jobs are vulnerable due to Covid rules https://t.co/g5ZCb2BK4O
11/24
2020
A Londonderry shop owner has said Stormont's voucher scheme may be "too late" for shops which must close their door… https://t.co/OR6EMO8UulA Larne man is to stand trial in connection with a dissident republican arms find in 2016. https://t.co/QA6Xn3tDQqA new section of the A6 Randalstown to Castledawson dual carriageway has been opened. https://t.co/LH8nD5Fp1h'We had never seen daddy cry before'. Families petition for face-to-face care home visits #Covid19 https://t.co/qDN7aUovTiThe trial of a leading loyalist has heard that his interviews for an oral history project "included admissions by h… https://t.co/i9Bnf9Qp7QPSNI to issue spit hoods to officers as a temporary measure "for the duration of the pandemic" https://t.co/bE6xc7DNbXStormont ministers agree multi-million pound lockdown support package https://t.co/92Oaqxx4x3Cross-border efforts to curb high #Covid-19 infection rates in communities along the Irish border "lack cohesion",… https://t.co/KoYOpJspTAAs we face a tougher #Covid19 lockdown, what would you like to ask Northern Ireland's chief medical officer? Dr Mi… https://t.co/Eg3Z87lbX5#COVID19: Restaurant owners express anger over weekend shopping crowds. https://t.co/CLIbHJu9j4Most of NI's care homes haven't implemented a visiting scheme eight weeks after it was announced by the health mini… https://t.co/EReEdFBFTSNI groups seek to crack planning puzzle https://t.co/Y97rqHJQXaCounty Fermanagh bakery plans to create 88 new jobs over the next three years https://t.co/2EQRYenMDDStormont ministers to discuss financial package to help with Covid-19 lockdown restrictions https://t.co/Y2AxCJ1kFs
11/23
2020
As we face a tougher #Covid19 lockdown, what would you like to ask Northern Ireland's chief medical officer? Dr Mi… https://t.co/pYG9EQCR7YSinn Féin has been criticised over an email sent to members and supporters with details of the funeral arrangements… https://t.co/rXwGZpt7xYFour of Northern Ireland's political parties have united to call for a public inquiry into the 1989 murder of Pat F… https://t.co/avZluAo7XXTen more people in Northern Ireland have died after contracting #coronavirus, taking the Department of Health's tot… https://t.co/Cq095T24YePolice describe an attack on a house in Lurgan, County Armagh, as a "racially aggravated" incident. https://t.co/g02hW5PgerA woman in her 30s has died in a single-car crash in County Louth. https://t.co/Z1qRFrzSMLAs we face a tougher #Covid19 lockdown, what would you like to ask Northern Ireland's chief medical officer? Dr Mi… https://t.co/nUKS5QPPBHA new film shares the stories of photographers who captured the iconic imagery of the Troubles. https://t.co/oiByutDub2
11/22
2020
Teddy Dixon, one of Northern Ireland's last remaining World War Two veterans, dies aged 100 https://t.co/LKkz6CwMQ4Another 10 people have died in NI after contracting coronavirus and 357 more test positive https://t.co/T0cOvxPyk3Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride will answer your questions live on Tuesday's Coronavirus Catch-up. Click t… https://t.co/tJnwEfl9NPAs care homes struggle to keep #Covid19 out, families say residents are suffering without visits. https://t.co/iFE0GVuu9YA security alert near Holywood in County Down has ended with nothing untoward being found, the police have said. https://t.co/O86FUtZmZOA number of homes are evacuated near the barracks amid an ongoing alert. https://t.co/4sKpDzoyRbThe Irish cellist striking a chord during #Covid19 lockdown https://t.co/B81Qhphzpq"His words and actions are grossly irresponsible." An Ulster Unionist MLA responds to an email from DUP minister E… https://t.co/BrzsNyaRrQBloody Sunday 1920: Croke Park killings remembered 100 years on: https://t.co/mTpA4u6oFuCould do better? Some may want Northern Ireland's executive back in class after this week, writes @BBCJayneMcChttps://t.co/jyrbU0Zde5The university expects to do 6,000 tests weekly by the end of December, allowing students home for Christmas.… https://t.co/NOlGH670Bm
11/21
2020
DUP Minister Edwin Poots has said he is opposed to new Covid-19 restrictions agreed by the executive, in an email s… https://t.co/zEUmus62K5Ministers from both sides of the border visit the scene of a huge peat slide on the Tyrone Donegal border. https://t.co/EcefHlQGTOPatients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital will help set the terms for the public inquiry into alleged abuse at the facil… https://t.co/iUC9wkKJJPIt has been almost 24 hours since NI's new Covid-19 restrictions were announced and the reaction has been mixed https://t.co/hjADFfbTFPWhat do Northern Ireland's new Covid-19 restrictions mean for you? https://t.co/8sG6rnnPvPTougher new laws will be enacted after thousands of images of Irish women were shared online without consent, the I… https://t.co/YFlhG75BvcJustice Minister Naomi Long rules there are 'insufficient grounds' to remove Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly from Policing… https://t.co/U4fDOKxLzuThe weekly number of coronavirus-related deaths registered in NI has risen for the sixth week in a row. https://t.co/BPBtEYF1ukDeputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill agrees to participate in a police investigation into the funeral of senior I… https://t.co/NB3N4QTu3gMan, 65, arrested in Belfast over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings is released after questioning https://t.co/ECX2BYqDR6"You miss the contact, you miss hugging and kissing the grandkids" - the Derry art project highlighting loneliness… https://t.co/MDAGHZDsNDCafes and hair salons in NI allowed to reopen for one week from today ahead of lockdown starting next Friday https://t.co/kKOt3sy392Giant portraits of Londonderry pensioners displayed around city to highlight issue of loneliness https://t.co/iFXORmopePNo 'deep-rooted' cultural problem within Education Authority in supporting children with special educational needs,… https://t.co/sOnHeA64rxPupils in NI can wear face coverings when taking GCSE, AS and A-level exams but it's not compulsory, states guidance https://t.co/36sO4zjwOpThere has been extensive reaction to the agreement reached by the Northern Ireland executive to extend Covid-19 res… https://t.co/wlpMvzZgBg
11/20
2020
The Department of Education (DE) will pay for free school meals for eligible children during all school holidays un… https://t.co/5TFrLBWAW3Chatting about this with @MarkCarruthers7 on @bbctheview shortly Coronavirus: NI to face new lockdown measures fro… https://t.co/g0EAgxKkcw
Retweeted by BBC News NINorthern Ireland to face tougher Covid-19 lockdown measures for two weeks from next Friday. https://t.co/M0mWKrOcUe https://t.co/OITmoLAz9PA number of homes are evacuated in Articlave, near Coleraine, following the discovery of a suspicious object https://t.co/bltPgeQ2DDNorthern Ireland has never held more medical supplies than it does now as the sector prepares for Brexit, says Chie… https://t.co/tHDcUx920uFour men have been arrested as part of a major National Crime Agency (NCA) drugs investigation. https://t.co/AjH1qZXH3UUPDATE: Talks on further Covid-19 restrictions at Stormont are now expected to continue into Thursday evening. https://t.co/XoXpezPAuXTen people are facing prosecution in connection with the murder of Belfast community worker Ian Ogle, court hears https://t.co/UqaLvYXx8LDublin Airport has opened the first of two coronavirus test centres: https://t.co/MrmmlxaKMQHealth Minister Robin Swann says that more Covid-19 interventions are necessary before the end of this month: https://t.co/CtowUre9i9An independent investigation into the organisation of the cremation of veteran republican Bobby Storey is still not… https://t.co/FDksLEcdkaNorthern Ireland should be ashamed of the way some vulnerable children are treated, politicians have been told: https://t.co/a9NWn4YAPBFour million fast-turnaround #Covid19 tests have been requested by Health Minister Robin Swann https://t.co/1juLAXJKCo
11/19
2020
Police are at the scene of a shooting in Newtownabbey https://t.co/PY3ZPHtjxIThe agency responsible for identifying eligible #coronavirus business support grants says an "honest error" was made https://t.co/jolGuRD4WfHealth Minister Robin Swann says he will bring a paper on Covid-19 restrictions to the executive on Thursday, with… https://t.co/Z1wz9CT54A
11/18
2020

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