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Do not be ‘bystanders to injustice or prejudice’, Camilla tells nation

Do not be ‘bystanders to injustice or prejudice’, Camilla tells nation

The Duchess of Cornwall has urged the nation not to be “bystanders to injustice or prejudice” and to learn from those who witnessed the “horrors of the Holocau [...]

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Zip mark seen on neck of murder victim Rikki Neave, court told

Zip mark seen on neck of murder victim Rikki Neave, court told

A zip-shaped mark was left on the body of six-year-old Rikki Neave after he was allegedly strangled by his own anorak, a court has heard.

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Woman activist arrested by Taliban in raid on her home in Kabul

Woman activist arrested by Taliban in raid on her home in Kabul

The Taliban stormed an apartment in Kabul, smashing the door in and arresting a female rights activist and her three sisters, a witness said on Thursday.

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Draft Budget is balanced but doesn’t have backing of Executive, says fiscal watchdog

Draft Budget is balanced but doesn’t have backing of Executive, says fiscal watchdog

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has delivered a balanced draft budget, but it lacks the support of the Executive, evidence of strategic thinking and reasoning on [...]

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Man (43) released on bail following Dundonald attempted murder arrest

Man (43) released on bail following Dundonald attempted murder arrest

A 43-year-old man has been released on bail after having earlier been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder over a shooting incident that took place in the [...]

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British crew completes 3,000-mile transatlantic row for marine conservation

British crew completes 3,000-mile transatlantic row for marine conservation

A British foursome has completed a 3,000-mile transatlantic rowing challenge to help raise awareness for sea forest preservation.

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Queen’s ‘thoughts and prayers’ with those in Tonga affected by volcanic eruption

Queen’s ‘thoughts and prayers’ with those in Tonga affected by volcanic eruption

The Queen has said her “thoughts and prayers” are with those in Tonga who have been affected by a huge volcanic eruption.

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Factory worker scoops £2m with scratchcard he almost did not buy

Factory worker scoops £2m with scratchcard he almost did not buy

A factory worker who scooped £2 million on a scratchcard almost decided not to buy one due to roadworks outside his usual shop.

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Indoor ski centre law change bid gathers pace after boy’s ‘avoidable’ death

Indoor ski centre law change bid gathers pace after boy’s ‘avoidable’ death

Parents campaigning for a change in the law after the death of their 12-year-old son at an indoor ski centre have had their case raised before Government minis [...]

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NI Covid restrictions: Nightclubs to reopen from Wednesday, table service to be removed and changes to vaccine passport rules

NI Covid restrictions: Nightclubs to reopen from Wednesday, table service to be removed and changes to vaccine passport rules

Nightclubs in Northern Ireland are to be given the green light to reopen from Wednesday, January 26, while table service and the rule of six are to be removed [...]

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Ex-Tory MP who defected to Labour says he faced threat over proposed school

Ex-Tory MP who defected to Labour says he faced threat over proposed school

The former Conservative MP who defected to Labour claimed he was threatened about the loss of a school in his constituency if he did not toe the line.

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Conservatives as the party of business is a ‘distant memory’ – shadow chancellor

Conservatives as the party of business is a ‘distant memory’ – shadow chancellor

The Conservatives as the party of business is a “distant memory”, the shadow chancellor has claimed.

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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Two deaths and 3,879 new cases

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Two deaths and 3,879 new cases

A further two deaths linked to coronavirus and 3,879 new cases have been confirmed by the Department of Health.

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Stormont could lift Covid restrictions in two phases

Stormont could lift Covid restrictions in two phases

The Stormont Executive is considering the lifting of coronavirus restrictions in two phases, it’s been reported.

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Next Presbyterian Moderator: Four ministers in the running revealed

Next Presbyterian Moderator: Four ministers in the running revealed

The four ministers in the running to be the next Presbyterian Moderator have been revealed.

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£1m funding to restore ancient Border Mires for nature and carbon storage

£1m funding to restore ancient Border Mires for nature and carbon storage

A swathe of ancient peat bogs in northern England’s “Border Mires” will be restored with the help of a £1 million Government grant, Forestry England has said.

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Arsenal unveils shirt inspired by London Underground seats

Arsenal unveils shirt inspired by London Underground seats

A Premier League club has unveiled a new shirt inspired by London Underground seats.

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Woman in her 70s left ‘badly shaken’ after south Belfast robbery

Woman in her 70s left ‘badly shaken’ after south Belfast robbery

A woman aged in her 70s has been left “badly shaken” after a reported burglary in her south Belfast home as she slept.

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Sturgeon defends wind contracts amid claims of ‘woeful human rights records’

Sturgeon defends wind contracts amid claims of ‘woeful human rights records’

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of allowing overseas firms “with woeful human rights records” to profit from Scotland’s offshore wind projects.

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Judi Dench heaps praise on her young Belfast co-star Jude Hill

Judi Dench heaps praise on her young Belfast co-star Jude Hill

Dame Judi Dench has described her young Belfast co-star Jude Hill as a ‘fantastic actor’ whose talent rivals those with 25 years’ worth of experience in the in [...]

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‘Labour want people supergluing themselves to motorways,’ says Rees-Mogg

‘Labour want people supergluing themselves to motorways,’ says Rees-Mogg

Labour are “advertisers for superglue” and “want people gluing themselves to motorways”, Jacob Rees-Mogg has said.

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Tammy Beaumont: Tahlia McGrath’s match-winning innings one of the best I’ve seen

Tammy Beaumont: Tahlia McGrath’s match-winning innings one of the best I’ve seen

England opener Tammy Beaumont believes Tahlia McGrath’s match-winning innings was one of the best she has seen after Australia stormed to a nine-wicket victory [...]

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Everton caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson demands full commitment from his players

Everton caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson demands full commitment from his players

Caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson will demand Everton players “run themselves into the ground” after dishing out a few “home truths” following the sacking of R [...]

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Video: Northern Ireland leaders break ground for new Derry hotel

Video: Northern Ireland leaders break ground for new Derry hotel

Paul Givan and Michelle O'Neill broke ground today on a new hotel in Ebrington square in Derry. 'The Ebrington' will be a 152 room, 4 star hotel with a wedding [...]

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Calls for people of York to have say over future of Andrew’s links to city

Calls for people of York to have say over future of Andrew’s links to city

People across the UK should have a say in whether dukes and duchesses can take on the names of places in their areas, ministers have heard.

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Lorraine Kelly addresses headline-making 2019 tax tribunal ruling

Lorraine Kelly addresses headline-making 2019 tax tribunal ruling

Lorraine Kelly has addressed her 2019 tax tribunal case, saying: ““I don’t want people to think I would do anything to get out of paying what I should be payin [...]

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England boost as Exeter confirm Henry Slade is available for trip to Montpellier

England boost as Exeter confirm Henry Slade is available for trip to Montpellier

Henry Slade’s availability for England’s Guinness Six Nations away fixtures against Italy and France has been confirmed after Exeter revealed he is in contenti [...]

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Labour: Government has ‘badly let down’ British Council workers in Afghanistan

Labour: Government has ‘badly let down’ British Council workers in Afghanistan

The Government has “badly” let down British Council staff and contractors with many “still trapped” in Afghanistan, Labour has said.

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Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into brain dead human

Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into brain dead human

In a world first, two kidneys from a genetically modified pig have been transplanted into the body of a brain dead human – an achievement hailed as a “game-cha [...]

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Larne make move to snap up midfielder Jamie Glackin but Coleraine eager to retain his services

Larne make move to snap up midfielder Jamie Glackin but Coleraine eager to retain his services

Larne have expressed an official interest in signing Jamie Glackin but Coleraine want the player to remain at the Showgrounds.

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NHS staff Covid absences dropping across every region in England, data shows

NHS staff Covid absences dropping across every region in England, data shows

The number of NHS staff at hospital trusts in England off work due to Covid has dropped week on week across every region of England, new figures show.

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Arsenal’s Pablo Mari joins Udinese on loan

Arsenal’s Pablo Mari joins Udinese on loan

Arsenal defender Pablo Mari has joined Udinese on loan for the rest of the season.

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Anders Breivik ‘still dangerous’ and should not be released, court told

Anders Breivik ‘still dangerous’ and should not be released, court told

A prosecutor in Norway has said that a far-right extremist who killed 77 people in 2011 still is “a very dangerous man” and therefore a poor candidate for rele [...]

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Wickes’ says ‘Do It For Me’ business hit by December Covid surge

Wickes’ says ‘Do It For Me’ business hit by December Covid surge

Wickes has revealed that the increased spread of Covid-19 and higher numbers of self-isolating staff impacted sales in December.

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Man (43) arrested over attempted murder in Dundonald

Man (43) arrested over attempted murder in Dundonald

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder over a shooting incident that took place in the Kilberry Park area of Dundonald last Septe [...]

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Wasteful finishing sees Belfast Giants’ unbeaten run ended by Glasgow Clan

Wasteful finishing sees Belfast Giants’ unbeaten run ended by Glasgow Clan

For the first time since November 28, the Belfast Giants tasted defeat in the Premier Sports Elite League as a third period comeback from the Glasgow Clan cond [...]

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63 abortions carried out in Northern Ireland hospitals, 41 more than in previous year

63 abortions carried out in Northern Ireland hospitals, 41 more than in previous year

The Department of Health has released statistics on medical abortions carried out in Northern Ireland hospitals during 2020/21.

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Ulster Council chairman Ciaran McLaughlin lauds the progression of the McKenna Cup

Ulster Council chairman Ciaran McLaughlin lauds the progression of the McKenna Cup

New Ulster Council chairman Ciaran McLaughlin is lapping up an early boost as he sets out his stall for a five-year term in the top office.

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Star of war films Hardy Kruger dies aged 93

Star of war films Hardy Kruger dies aged 93

German actor Hardy Kruger, who starred in a string of English-language adventure and war movies, has died in the US aged 93.

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New Zealand PM warns Omicron outbreak is inevitable

New Zealand PM warns Omicron outbreak is inevitable

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has warned that an Omicron outbreak is inevitable and the nation will tighten Covid restrictions as soon as one is de [...]

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Great powers stumble towards war in battle for future of Ukraine

Great powers stumble towards war in battle for future of Ukraine

There are signs of an imminent war in Europe. The US has been sounding the alarm over a build-up of Russian military forces around Ukraine’s borders. It is con [...]

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Northern Ireland Covid rules for hospitality and vaccine passports may be relaxed, says Paul Givan as Stormont Executive meets today

Northern Ireland Covid rules for hospitality and vaccine passports may be relaxed, says Paul Givan as Stormont Executive meets today

The First Minister Paul Givan has said he is “hopeful” that relaxations will be agreed today on Covid passports and for hospitality.

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Primark set to axe around 400 jobs in UK store management overhaul

Primark set to axe around 400 jobs in UK store management overhaul

Around 400 jobs are set to be axed across fast fashion chain Primark’s UK stores as the group looks to overhaul its retail management team.

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Orders remain high for Deliveroo despite eased lockdowns

Orders remain high for Deliveroo despite eased lockdowns

An easing from lockdown does not appear to have suppressed the appetite for takeaway deliveries, new figures from Deliveroo suggested on Thursday.

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Chief Conductor of Ulster Orchestra Rustioni extends contract for a season

Chief Conductor of Ulster Orchestra Rustioni extends contract for a season

Daniele Rustioni — a rising star on the international music circuit — has extended his contract as Chief Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra.

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Boris Johnson facing calls to quit with phrase that has been on the go since 1653

Boris Johnson facing calls to quit with phrase that has been on the go since 1653

Boris Johnson faced comparisons with Neville Chamberlain as he was urged by former Cabinet minister David Davis to quit with a famous phrase, telling him: “In [...]

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Face masks make people look more attractive, study says

Face masks make people look more attractive, study says

New research has found face masks – particularly the surgical kind – make people appear more attractive.

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Democrats’ voting reform bill fails in US senate

Democrats’ voting reform bill fails in US senate

Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed on Wednesday due to the opposition of two Democratic [...]

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The Troubles gallery - 40 years of conflict in Northern Ireland from the Belfast Telegraph archives

Archive news, galleries and videos from Northern Ireland's Belfast Telegraph - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

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Ex-FBI agent: Jamie Spears used secret listening device to spy on Britney

Ex-FBI agent: Jamie Spears used secret listening device to spy on Britney

A former FBI agent has concluded that Britney Spears’s father used a secret listening device hidden in her bedroom to spy on his daughter during the years of h [...]

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Partygate: Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Partygate: Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Boris Johnson was battling on after a senior Tory demanded “in the name of God, go” and a Conservative MP defected to Labour over allegations of rule-breaking [...]

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Biden says Putin will pay ‘dear price’ if he invades Ukraine

Biden says Putin will pay ‘dear price’ if he invades Ukraine

President Joe Biden said he believes Vladimir Putin does not want full blown war in Ukraine, and would pay a “dear price” if he moves forward with a military i [...]

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Mikel Arteta backs changes to postponement rules during the Covid-19 pandemic

Mikel Arteta backs changes to postponement rules during the Covid-19 pandemic

Mikel Arteta has given his backing to make changes to the current criteria required for Premier League games to be postponed despite Arsenal’s use of them to c [...]

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Man Utd ease to win at Brentford but Cristiano Ronaldo fumes at being withdrawn

Man Utd ease to win at Brentford but Cristiano Ronaldo fumes at being withdrawn

Anthony Elanga opened the scoring for Manchester United in the win at Brentford (Mike Egerton/PA)... Mason Greenwood was on target as Manchester United boosted [...]

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When is Belfast film released in Northern Ireland? Cast, plot and what the critics are saying of Kenneth Branagh movie

When is Belfast film released in Northern Ireland? Cast, plot and what the critics are saying of Kenneth Branagh movie

It has scooped up ‘Best Screenplay’ at the Golden Globes this month, is tipped for Oscar glory and now finally on Friday, Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast film will b [...]

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Steven Bergwijn scores twice at the death as Tottenham stun Leicester

Steven Bergwijn scores twice at the death as Tottenham stun Leicester

Steven Bergwijn scored two stoppage-time goals as Tottenham pulled off a dramatic 3-2 win over Leicester at the King Power Stadium.

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Ms Hunter posted pictures of herself on social media in what appeared to be a mo [...]

Ms Hunter posted pictures of herself on social media in what appeared to be a mo [...]

Ms Hunter posted pictures of herself on social media in what appeared to be a mobile home, along with the message: “Grateful for the weekend off — two happy ca [...]

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Man remanded in custody charged with murder of Ashling Murphy

Man remanded in custody charged with murder of Ashling Murphy

A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of Irish teacher Ashling Murphy.

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Robert Baloucoune: It’s all to play for as Ulster eye seeded status in Europe

Robert Baloucoune: It’s all to play for as Ulster eye seeded status in Europe

Every so often, Robert Baloucoune would shift uncomfortably in his chair as another media query came his way.

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Preparations continue at military base to be used for asylum seeker processing

Preparations continue at military base to be used for asylum seeker processing

Preparations are continuing at a controversial military base in Kent that will be used to process asylum seekers.

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Former minister Andrew Griffiths cannot see child for time being – judge rules

Former minister Andrew Griffiths cannot see child for time being – judge rules

A former Conservative minister found to have raped and physically abused his ex-wife has been told by a High Court judge he cannot see his child for the time b [...]

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Who are the whips and what do they do?

Who are the whips and what do they do?

Tory MP William Wragg has accused the Government of an aggressive whipping operation against those who are suspected of having wavering support for Prime Minis [...]

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Education ‘on a very dangerous path’ due to lack of funding

Education ‘on a very dangerous path’ due to lack of funding

The Department of Education has said “extremely difficult” decisions will have to be made as it continues to make ends meet under increasing budget pressures.

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Avian flu surveillance zones in Northern Ireland to be lifted

Avian flu surveillance zones in Northern Ireland to be lifted

All Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones in Northern Ireland will be lifted this weekend.

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NI Covid restrictions eased following ‘constructive’ Executive meeting – nightclubs to reopen and table service scrapped

NI Covid restrictions eased following ‘constructive’ Executive meeting – nightclubs to reopen and table service scrapped

Northern Ireland’s Covid-19 restrictions are to be eased from Friday, the First and Deputy First Ministers confirmed in a press conference following the Execut [...]

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Simran Saughall administers a booster vaccine to Adam Hamilton at a Covid vaccin [...]

Simran Saughall administers a booster vaccine to Adam Hamilton at a Covid vaccin [...]

Simran Saughall administers a booster vaccine to Adam Hamilton at a Covid vaccination centre at Elland Road in Leeds (Danny Lawson/PA)... January 20 2022 03:48 [...]

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Blair criticises ‘attacks’ on BBC amid licence fee debate

Blair criticises ‘attacks’ on BBC amid licence fee debate

Sir Tony Blair has said it would be a “big mistake” for the Government to “jeopardise” the future of the BBC amid debate over the licence fee.

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High street banks ‘losing vice-like grip on UK’s current accounts’

High street banks ‘losing vice-like grip on UK’s current accounts’

Around one in 12 (8%) personal current accounts are now held with a digital “challenger” bank, up from just 1% in 2018, according to the City regulator.

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Scotland’s Scott Jamieson claims Abu Dhabi lead with course-record 63

Scotland’s Scott Jamieson claims Abu Dhabi lead with course-record 63

Scott Jamieson reaped the benefits of avoiding an annual winter overhaul to claim a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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US and European diplomats meet in Berlin to discuss Ukraine situation

US and European diplomats meet in Berlin to discuss Ukraine situation

Top American and European diplomats are meeting in Berlin on Thursday as the allies seek to project a united front to Russia over concerns that it may be plann [...]

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Northern Ireland Covid restrictions could be lifted in two phases

Northern Ireland Covid restrictions could be lifted in two phases

According to the PA news agency,  the first measures would change this week and the rest next week.... From Friday, January 21, the requirement for table servi [...]

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Fitness instructors, painters and actors ‘most likely to be unjabbed’

Fitness instructors, painters and actors ‘most likely to be unjabbed’

Older people working as fitness instructors, painters, fork-lift truck drivers and actors are among those most likely to be completely unvaccinated against Cov [...]

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Ralph Hasenhuttl keen for Armando Broja to ignore ‘hectic rumours’ over future

Ralph Hasenhuttl keen for Armando Broja to ignore ‘hectic rumours’ over future

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has urged loan star Armando Broja to focus on football and not become preoccupied by “hectic rumours” surrounding his future.

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Blair says Boris Johnson has no plan for dealing with Brexit

Blair says Boris Johnson has no plan for dealing with Brexit

Sir Tony Blair has accused Boris Johnson of lacking a coherent plan for dealing with the changes the country faces as a result of Brexit.

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At least 29 people die in stampede at religious festival in Liberia

At least 29 people die in stampede at religious festival in Liberia

At least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a stampede of worshippers at a Christian ceremony in a densely populate [...]

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Ian Stewart was ‘in bits’ after death of his wife, their son tells murder trial

Ian Stewart was ‘in bits’ after death of his wife, their son tells murder trial

The man convicted of killing children’s author Helen Bailey in 2016 was “in bits” following the death of his wife six years earlier, his youngest son said.

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Former Status Quo drummer John Coghlan to ‘hang up his drumsticks’

Former Status Quo drummer John Coghlan to ‘hang up his drumsticks’

Former Status Quo drummer John Coghlan has announced he will lay down his sticks following a farewell tour this year.

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Young generation can learn from the past by watching Belfast, say film’s co-stars Jamie Dornan and Caitriona Balfe

Young generation can learn from the past by watching Belfast, say film’s co-stars Jamie Dornan and Caitriona Balfe

Belfast star Caitríona Balfe, who grew up on the border, has said Kenneth Branagh’s film is an “important” watch as a reminder of the past for the younger gene [...]

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Johnson’s Tory critics facing ‘blackmail’, senior MP warns

Johnson’s Tory critics facing ‘blackmail’, senior MP warns

Boris Johnson is battling claims that Tory critics are facing “intimidation” which could amount to blackmail as part of an effort to keep him in office.

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Return of office workers a ‘boost’ for hospitality, says City Pub boss

Return of office workers a ‘boost’ for hospitality, says City Pub boss

The boss of City Pub Group has said the return of office workers “will be a much needed boost” to the hospitality sector as he also warned that cost increases [...]

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‘Score and create some difficult moments’ – Steven Bergwijn repays Antonio Conte

‘Score and create some difficult moments’ – Steven Bergwijn repays Antonio Conte

Steven Bergwijn was delighted to follow Antonio Conte’s instructions and deliver a dramatic stoppage-time win for Tottenham at Leicester.

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Michael Gove meets developers over funding for cladding work

Michael Gove meets developers over funding for cladding work

Communities Secretary Michael Gove is meeting with developers on Thursday to discuss how to pay for works to rectify cladding and building safety issues, the H [...]

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Teenager becomes youngest woman to fly solo around the globe

Teenager becomes youngest woman to fly solo around the globe

A 19-year-old has become the youngest woman to fly solo around the world.

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No 10 says it will speak to Tracey Emin over artwork removal demand

No 10 says it will speak to Tracey Emin over artwork removal demand

Downing Street has said it will speak to Tracey Emin following her demand to take down one of her artworks in Number 10.

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Ken Branagh wells up with pride at bringing Belfast to the big screen

Ken Branagh wells up with pride at bringing Belfast to the big screen

There were happy tears for Northern Ireland born director and film star Sir Kenneth Branagh as he reflected on his pride of bringing ‘Belfast’ to the big scree [...]

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Stormont’s draft budget lacks strategy, fiscal watchdog warns

Stormont’s draft budget lacks strategy, fiscal watchdog warns

Stormont’s draft budget for the next three years is lacking in its strategic approach, a fiscal watchdog has warned.

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Tina Turner and husband buy £56m estate on shore of Lake Zurich

Tina Turner and husband buy £56m estate on shore of Lake Zurich

Veteran rock and roll singer Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million-Swiss-franc (£56 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, [...]

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‘Cost of living rising for two-thirds of UK adults’

‘Cost of living rising for two-thirds of UK adults’

Two-thirds of UK adults have seen their cost of living jump over the past month as energy bills soared and price rises filtered down to supermarket shelves.

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Labour: PM more interested in saving his job than those in UK steel sector

Labour: PM more interested in saving his job than those in UK steel sector

Boris Johnson’s “fast and loose” policy over Irish trading arrangements has been blamed for delays in removing US tariffs on British steel and aluminium.

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Tracey Emin says No 10 needs more ‘compassion’ after demanding artwork removal

Tracey Emin says No 10 needs more ‘compassion’ after demanding artwork removal

Tracey Emin has said the Government needs more “compassion” rather than the “party atmosphere” created by her neon artwork More Passion.

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Viewpoint: Women need to be heard about safety

Viewpoint: Women need to be heard about safety

No-one can put themselves in the mid of another person, see all their insecurities and fears.

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Emirates resumes flights to US airports as fears over 5G rollout are eased

Emirates resumes flights to US airports as fears over 5G rollout are eased

Long-haul carrier Emirates said on Thursday it would resume its Boeing 777 flights to the US after halting its use of the aircraft there over an ongoing disput [...]

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Opponents of Boris Johnson are facing ‘blackmail’, senior Tory warns

Opponents of Boris Johnson are facing ‘blackmail’, senior Tory warns

A senior Conservative MP has urged Tory backbenchers facing “intimidation” over their support for a no confidence motion in Boris Johnson to report it to the p [...]

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Rupert Grint reveals whether he would reprise Harry Potter role

Rupert Grint reveals whether he would reprise Harry Potter role

Rupert Grint has said he would consider reprising his role in the Harry Potter franchise if his co-stars rejoined with him.

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Entain sees betting shop gambling bounce-back, but reveals online sales fall

Entain sees betting shop gambling bounce-back, but reveals online sales fall

Ladbrokes and Coral owner Entain has seen trading in its betting shops rebound close to pre-pandemic levels, but revealed online gambling revenues fell for the [...]

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Defection of former Tory MP has ‘calmed nerves’ of those jostling for PM to quit

Defection of former Tory MP has ‘calmed nerves’ of those jostling for PM to quit

The defection of a former Tory MP to Labour has “calmed nerves” of those jostling for Boris Johnson to resign, as a Cabinet minister insisted the Prime Ministe [...]

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Referee Lee Tavinder warns that Irish League officials will walk away unless they receive Irish FA support

Referee Lee Tavinder warns that Irish League officials will walk away unless they receive Irish FA support

Danske Bank Premiership referee Lee Tavinder has given an honest assessment of the challenges facing Irish League officials from abuse and criticism to the nee [...]

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Inflation pushes up clothes prices at Superdry

Inflation pushes up clothes prices at Superdry

The boss of Superdry has said that customers can expect price rises and no sales in its shops as the business tries to combat the increased costs it is facing [...]

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Top ref Lee Tavinder tells Irish FA: put your money where your mouth is

Top ref Lee Tavinder tells Irish FA: put your money where your mouth is

Irish League referee Lee Tavinder has made a passionate plea for more support and investment to improve the standard of officiating in the game.

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Chrissy Teigen celebrates six months of being alcohol-free

Chrissy Teigen celebrates six months of being alcohol-free

Chrissy Teigen has marked six months of sobriety saying she now has “endless energy” and “way less anxiety”.

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Football rumours: Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit warning for Man Utd

Football rumours: Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit warning for Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo could be set to leave Manchester United after just one season back at Old Trafford. The Sun reports Ronaldo’s representatives have told the c [...]

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Rachel Stevens on ‘frustrating’ Dancing on Ice injury which curbed training

Rachel Stevens on ‘frustrating’ Dancing on Ice injury which curbed training

Singer Rachel Stevens has told of her frustration at not being able to rehearse after fracturing her wrist while training for Dancing On Ice.

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Boris Johnson clings on as Sue Gray’s report due next week

Boris Johnson clings on as Sue Gray’s report due next week

The former Stormont senior civil servant investigating allegations of Downing Street breaches of Covid regulations is expected to report next week, the under-f [...]

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Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation

Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation

The US Supreme Court has allowed the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Capitol insurrection.

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Lily James did not want intimate scenes in Pam And Tommy to be ‘sensational’

Lily James did not want intimate scenes in Pam And Tommy to be ‘sensational’

Lily James says she did not want intimate scenes in Disney’s new series about Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s infamous sex tape to be “sensational and unnecess [...]

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Shadow chancellor: Labour has ditched Corbynite past and is now ‘pro-business’

Shadow chancellor: Labour has ditched Corbynite past and is now ‘pro-business’

Labour has left behind its far-left days under Jeremy Corbyn and now has a “totally different mentality” towards business and the economy,  the shadow chancell [...]

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Workers face first commute since Plan B axed as masks in classrooms end

Workers face first commute since Plan B axed as masks in classrooms end

Commuters across the country are set to travel in to work for the first time since Plan B measures to curb the spread of Omicron were axed on Wednesday.

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Jason Roy marks return to England action with rapid century in West Indies

Jason Roy marks return to England action with rapid century in West Indies

Jason Roy marked his return to England duty with a scintillating 36-ball hundred to usher his side to a thumping win in their only warm-up before a five-match [...]

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US and UK agree to begin talks on removing steel tariffs

US and UK agree to begin talks on removing steel tariffs

The United States has agreed to begin talks seeking to remove the tariffs on British steel and aluminium imposed by former president Donald Trump.

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England batter Phil Salt out to make more memories at Barbados’ Kensington Oval

England batter Phil Salt out to make more memories at Barbados’ Kensington Oval

Phil Salt admitted it would be “very special” to make his Twenty20 debut for England at the Kensington Oval after spending six years of his childhood in Barbad [...]

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Piers Corbyn charged after protest at Guy’s Hospital vaccination clinic

Piers Corbyn charged after protest at Guy’s Hospital vaccination clinic

Piers Corbyn has been charged with causing a nuisance at a vaccination clinic in London.

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Cristiano Ronaldo far from impressed after being substituted against Brentford

Cristiano Ronaldo far from impressed after being substituted against Brentford

Goals from Anthony Elanga, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford boosted Manchester United’s top-four ambitions in a 3-1 win at Brentford.

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Biden calls on Fed to fight inflation as president marks first year in office

Biden calls on Fed to fight inflation as president marks first year in office

At a news conference marking his first year in office, President Joe Biden called on the Federal Reserve to do more to fight inflation by pulling back on its m [...]

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Fools on the rules: The famous figures who bent or outright broke coronavirus restrictions

Fools on the rules: The famous figures who bent or outright broke coronavirus restrictions

Since the first lockdown in March 2020, scores of famous faces have been caught breaking or bending the rules the rest of us have had to abide by. Here’s a bre [...]

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NIE Networks and manufacturing firm in drive to find 150 new staff

NIE Networks and manufacturing firm in drive to find 150 new staff

NIE Networks, which owns electricity infrastructure here, has announced it’s creating 110 new jobs including craft and technical roles.

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Ondrej Kudela must wait for chance to clear his name after 10-match racism ban

Ondrej Kudela must wait for chance to clear his name after 10-match racism ban

Ondrej Kudela’s appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a 10-match racism ban imposed by UEFA has been delayed until April.

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Relaxation of some Covid-19 restrictions agreed by Northern Ireland Executive

Relaxation of some Covid-19 restrictions agreed by Northern Ireland Executive

The dropping of a requirement for Covid certification to enter some hospitality venues and the reopening of nightclubs in Northern Ireland have been agreed by [...]

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Tesco launches its first electric car charging points at Craigavon store

Tesco launches its first electric car charging points at Craigavon store

Supermarket giant Tesco has launched its first electric vehicle charging points at a Northern Ireland store.

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US warns of ‘swift, severe’ response if Russia invades Ukraine

US warns of ‘swift, severe’ response if Russia invades Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned that there would be a “swift, severe” response from the United States and its allies if Russia sends any milita [...]

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UK-based company announces film and TV studio in space

UK-based company announces film and TV studio in space

A UK-based company has announced plans to launch a TV and film studio in space.

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Watch: ‘I shoplift from Boots’ –Naughty Jamie Dornan’s shock confession in game of 'Never Have I Ever’

Watch: ‘I shoplift from Boots’ –Naughty Jamie Dornan’s shock confession in game of 'Never Have I Ever’

Dornan made his confession during a game of ‘Never Have I Ever’ with his Belfast co-star Caitríona Balfe for Vogue magazine. The pair were interviewed for the [...]

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Kate jokes her dog will be ‘upset’ after she enjoys cuddle with therapy pup

Kate jokes her dog will be ‘upset’ after she enjoys cuddle with therapy pup

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met a hospital’s new four-legged recruit when they visited to thank staff for their work throughout the pandemic.

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PM’s study into Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge cost taxpayers £900,000

PM’s study into Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge cost taxpayers £900,000

Nearly £900,000 of taxpayers’ money was spent on a study commissioned by Boris Johnson which found it would be too expensive to build a bridge or tunnel betwee [...]

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Patrick Bamford’s Leeds return delayed by foot injury

Patrick Bamford’s Leeds return delayed by foot injury

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has revealed striker Patrick Bamford has suffered a fresh setback in his bid to return to full fitness.

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NHS hotline set up for people worried about cancer symptoms

NHS hotline set up for people worried about cancer symptoms

Patients who are worried that they may have cancer but are having no luck with their GP can call a hotline for help, a health minister has told MPs.

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Irish people more interest in news compared to other countries

Irish people more interest in news compared to other countries

Irish people have higher levels of interest in news compared to other countries, including the UK, research has found.

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Claudio Ranieri puts clean sheet behind Watford’s hunger to win against Norwich

Claudio Ranieri puts clean sheet behind Watford’s hunger to win against Norwich

Claudio Ranieri is happy for Watford’s wait for a clean sheet to continue against Norwich on Friday if it means they earn success over their relegation rivals.

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RTE accused of behaving like ‘rogue employer’ at Public Accounts Committee

RTE accused of behaving like ‘rogue employer’ at Public Accounts Committee

RTE has been accused of behaving like a “rogue employer” after failing to commit to paying benefits to staff who missed out because they were wrongly classifie [...]

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'Significant progress' over lifting of NI Covid restrictions, says Paul Givan

'Significant progress' over lifting of NI Covid restrictions, says Paul Givan

The First and Deputy First Ministers have said that "significant progress" will be made today as some Covid restrictions will be lifted

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Healthcare workers’ pandemic bonus payout date is revealed

Healthcare workers’ pandemic bonus payout date is revealed

Healthcare workers’ pandemic bonus is set be paid in February or March, the Tanaiste has confirmed.

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Boris Johnson warns of ‘disaster’ for Russia if it invades Ukraine

Boris Johnson warns of ‘disaster’ for Russia if it invades Ukraine

Boris Johnson has warned that Russia faces “disaster” if President Vladimir Putin makes any sort of incursion into Ukraine.

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Russia accuses the West of ‘plotting provocations’ over Ukraine

Russia accuses the West of ‘plotting provocations’ over Ukraine

Russia accused the West on Thursday of plotting “provocations” in Ukraine and disguising its alleged intentions by fomenting concerns about Moscow planning agg [...]

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Derby supporters’ group turns to Tracey Crouch in bid to resolve dispute

Derby supporters’ group turns to Tracey Crouch in bid to resolve dispute

Former Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has been asked by a Derby supporters’ group to act as an independent mediator in a bid to resolve a dispute which threaten [...]

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Two Rangers litigation cases ongoing as costs top £40m

Two Rangers litigation cases ongoing as costs top £40m

Two litigation cases against the Crown Office related to the Rangers wrongful prosecution scandal are ongoing, MSPs have been told.

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Government ‘has not forgotten’ about support for CO2 producers

Government ‘has not forgotten’ about support for CO2 producers

The Government has “not forgotten” about protecting carbon dioxide (CO2) producers from rising energy prices, Jacob Rees-Mogg said after the Government was acc [...]

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End of face masks in universities and colleges ‘irresponsible’ – unions

End of face masks in universities and colleges ‘irresponsible’ – unions

The Government has updated its safety guidance on wearing face masks in universities and colleges, with masks “no longer advised” in lecture halls and classroo [...]

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ECB warns no ‘silver bullet’ can fix red-ball cricket as 2022 fixtures released

ECB warns no ‘silver bullet’ can fix red-ball cricket as 2022 fixtures released

England and Joe Root were warned there is “no silver bullet” to remedy the various complaints about first-class cricket that have arisen following a dismal Ash [...]

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Sturgeon urges independent inquiry into ‘blackmail’ claims from PM’s opponents

Sturgeon urges independent inquiry into ‘blackmail’ claims from PM’s opponents

Scotland’s First Minister has said an independent inquiry should be launched into allegations that Tory MPs calling for the Prime Minister to quit have faced b [...]

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Commuters return and masks in classrooms end as Plan B axed

Commuters return and masks in classrooms end as Plan B axed

Many people resumed commuting on Thursday after guidance to work from home in England was lifted as Plan B measures to curb the spread of Omicron are axed.

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Energy bills could increase again in October after predicted 50% jump in April

Energy bills could increase again in October after predicted 50% jump in April

Energy bills could increase again in October after a predicted 50% jump for millions of households in the spring, an industry boss has warned.

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Former Pope Benedict criticised over handling of sexual abuse claims

Former Pope Benedict criticised over handling of sexual abuse claims

A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany’s Munich diocese on Thursday faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of four cases when he was archbishop [...]

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Scottish minister hits out at ‘ideologically-driven’ attack on BBC

Scottish minister hits out at ‘ideologically-driven’ attack on BBC

Scotland’s Culture Secretary has hit out at the UK Government for what he described as a “ideologically-driven” attack on the BBC.

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Police carrying out search in east Belfast after suspected firearms found

Police carrying out search in east Belfast after suspected firearms found

The PSNI are carrying out a search in east Belfast after suspected firearms were found on Wednesday.

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Public apology for historic institutional abuse in NI to be made on March 11

Public apology for historic institutional abuse in NI to be made on March 11

A public apology to victims and survivors of historical institutional abuse in Northern Ireland will be given on March 11.

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Devastated mum of A5 crash victim Nathan Corrigan issues plea for safety upgrade

Devastated mum of A5 crash victim Nathan Corrigan issues plea for safety upgrade

The grieving mother of a young man who died in a crash on the A5 road has issued a heartfelt plea to the Deputy First Minister to take action to improve the sa [...]

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Small businesses look set to persist with homeworking, research finds

Small businesses look set to persist with homeworking, research finds

Small businesses look set to stick with home working despite the change in Government guidance, spurred on by substantial savings, new research suggests.

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Man arrested after woman killed and husband left critical in attack at home

Man arrested after woman killed and husband left critical in attack at home

A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 86-year-old woman in a “horrendous” attack which also left her husband with critical injuries.

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Action plan will lead to more affordable energy, minister says

Action plan will lead to more affordable energy, minister says

A new energy strategy for Northern Ireland will create jobs and lead to lower costs for consumers, Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has said.

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Ambulance handover delays improve though pressure on hospitals ‘remains high’

Ambulance handover delays improve though pressure on hospitals ‘remains high’

Ambulance handover delays at A&E departments in England improved slightly last week, though hospital pressures “remain high”, figures show.

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Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul facing spell on sidelines with shoulder injury

Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul facing spell on sidelines with shoulder injury

Norwich have been dealt a blow in their Premier League survival battle with goalkeeper Tim Krul set for a spell on the sidelines because of a shoulder problem.

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Unvaccinated Chelsea players could miss Champions League tie in France

Unvaccinated Chelsea players could miss Champions League tie in France

Chelsea may be forced to leave any players not vaccinated against coronavirus at home for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Lille in [...]

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Taoiseach signals plan to lift Covid restrictions next week

Taoiseach signals plan to lift Covid restrictions next week

People can look forward to an earlier than planned lifting of Covid restrictions, the Taoiseach has said.

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Oran Kearney will not be tempted to spend big and believes in Coleraine's model for a sustained future

Oran Kearney will not be tempted to spend big and believes in Coleraine's model for a sustained future

At a time when money is starting to scream rather than talk in Irish League football, there will be barely even chitter-chatter from Coleraine in the final day [...]

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Iain Henderson returns as eight Ulster players look to make impact in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Iain Henderson returns as eight Ulster players look to make impact in Ireland's Six Nations squad

The Ulster skipper has not been seen since picking up an ankle injury in the pre-Christmas European home victory over Northampton Saints, and this came after h [...]

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Ministers to consider reducing use of Covid certification in Northern Ireland

Ministers to consider reducing use of Covid certification in Northern Ireland

Covid certification entry requirements could be dropped across a number of hospitality settings in Northern Ireland, the First Minister has said.

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Two men arrested in England over Texas synagogue stand-off

Two men arrested in England over Texas synagogue stand-off

Two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester as part of the investigation into the Texas synagogue attack by British hostage-taker Malik Faisal Akra [...]

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Iain Henderson is back to lead Ulster representation in Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad

Iain Henderson is back to lead Ulster representation in Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad

Eight Ulster players in Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad is no bad return and a notably welcome sight is the name of Iain Henderson featuring in the 37-man nat [...]

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Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers ask for a new trial

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers ask for a new trial

Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell have asked for a retrial after her conviction for sex trafficking.

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First foreign aid flights arrive in Tonga after huge volcanic eruption

First foreign aid flights arrive in Tonga after huge volcanic eruption

The first flights carrying fresh water and other aid to Tonga have finally arrived after the Pacific nation’s main airport runway was cleared of ash left by a [...]

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Northern Ireland house prices rise by over 10% amid too many buyers and not enough homes

Northern Ireland house prices rise by over 10% amid too many buyers and not enough homes

Supply problems are continuing to push local house prices higher as more people than ever seek to move home, according to a report released today

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Complaint over Port of Larne staff probe ‘beyond watchdog’s jurisdiction’

Complaint over Port of Larne staff probe ‘beyond watchdog’s jurisdiction’

The local government watchdog has thrown out a complaint against Mid and East Antrim (MEA) Borough Council — because the council reported itself.

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Rachel Stevens ‘frustrated’ to miss Dancing On Ice following injury

Rachel Stevens ‘frustrated’ to miss Dancing On Ice following injury

Singer Rachel Stevens says she is “frustrated” not to be skating in this weekend’s Dancing On Ice after reportedly fracturing her wrist.

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Jared Leto says he enjoys seeing other actors transform themselves for roles

Jared Leto says he enjoys seeing other actors transform themselves for roles

Jared Leto says he is “fascinated” by immersive character work and enjoys seeing other actors transform themselves for roles.

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What the papers say – January 20

What the papers say – January 20

Today’s papers report the Prime Minister is continuing to doggedly “cling to power” despite facing a coup, a loss in the polls and an explicit direction from o [...]

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Disney boss Bob Chapek’s total compensation almost doubled in fiscal 2021

Disney boss Bob Chapek’s total compensation almost doubled in fiscal 2021

Disney chief executive Bob Chapek’s total compensation in 2021 was more than double that of the previous year, as it increased to just under £24 million.

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Stormont ministers to consider relaxations to Covid restrictions

Stormont ministers to consider relaxations to Covid restrictions

Stormont ministers are set to consider relaxations to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Ralf Rangnick stands by decision to replace Cristiano Ronaldo in Brentford win

Ralf Rangnick stands by decision to replace Cristiano Ronaldo in Brentford win

Ralf Rangnick stood by his decision to substitute Cristiano Ronaldo despite the striker’s angry reaction during Manchester United’s 3-1 win at Brentford.

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Spurs boss Antonio Conte not interested in selling two-goal hero Steven Bergwijn

Spurs boss Antonio Conte not interested in selling two-goal hero Steven Bergwijn

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte insists Steven Bergwijn is an important part of his plans after his stoppage-time heroics at Leicester.

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It’s half-time – Pep Lijnders confident Liverpool can conquer Arsenal in cup tie

It’s half-time – Pep Lijnders confident Liverpool can conquer Arsenal in cup tie

Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders believes many were ready to write the Reds’ Carabao Cup hopes off after last week’s goalless draw with Arsenal but he [...]

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Ian McEwan to publish his ‘most epic book to date’ this year

Ian McEwan to publish his ‘most epic book to date’ this year

Booker Prize-winning novelist Ian McEwan will publish his “most epic book to date” in autumn.

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Matthew MacNabb: Going on Love Island ruined my dating life, jokes Co Down reality show hunk

Matthew MacNabb: Going on Love Island ruined my dating life, jokes Co Down reality show hunk

Co Down Love Island hunk Matthew MacNabb has admitted his romantic life has been a bit “tougher” and “different” since he starred on the dating show last summe [...]

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Tribute to man killed in bridge collapse

Tribute to man killed in bridge collapse

The partner of a man who died after a vehicle and trailer fell into a river when a bridge collapsed said they are “devastated”.

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Residents at Northern Ireland’s only homeless hostel for women have occupancy licence ‘terminated’

Residents at Northern Ireland’s only homeless hostel for women have occupancy licence ‘terminated’

Residents at Northern Ireland’s only all-women homeless accommodation facility have received a letter by management terminating their “licence to occupy any ro [...]

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Trainers designed by Virgil Abloh to go under the hammer at charity auction

Trainers designed by Virgil Abloh to go under the hammer at charity auction

Two hundred pairs of special trainers created by the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh are to go under the hammer to raise money for his scholarship fund.

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