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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:54:11 GMT
Too many health benefit claims 'unfairly rejected'
Repeated failings by the department and firm responsible for PIPs amounted to "systemic maladministration".

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:41:06 GMT
Covid grants: More than £27m paid out to large businesses in NI
The money is for companies which were too big to qualify for previous grants schemes.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:28:29 GMT
Covid-19: 'Not yet appropriate' to ease care home visiting rules
NI's chief nursing officer says it is not yet possible to move to the next stage of easing rules.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:36:53 GMT
School restraint: Union concern over 'outdated' laws
The celebrity and businesswoman Paris Hilton has backed parents campaigning to toughen the law.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:35:39 GMT
Coronavirus: Councillor lobby group took Covid business grant
The National Association of Councillors received £10k and say they were told they were eligible by Stormont.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:54:24 GMT
First British-Irish intergovernmental conference for two years
The British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference is a product of the Good Friday Agreement.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:20:57 GMT
NI 100: Life as an MP in the Northern Ireland Parliament
Austin Currie and Lord Kilclooney are two of the last surviving MPs from the old Stormont Parliament.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:46:14 GMT
Climate change: Stormont instability could hinder emissions targets
The chair of the Climate Change Committee said NI was "further behind the curve" than it should be.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:46:26 GMT
Crash victims' families speak out over manslaughter sentence
The families of three people killed in a car crash say the sentence handed down was not enough.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:21:46 GMT
Belfast software firm Neueda bought by Dublin company Version 1
Neueda is growing rapidly, with revenues rising by 38% in 2020 to £32m.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:42:09 GMT
Brexit: EU set to agree delay to NI Protocol meat ban
It comes as Sinn Féin warns the DUP that collapsing power sharing over the protocol would be a "huge error".

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:02:21 GMT
Dungannon: Man, 20, dies after two-vehicle crash
Cathair O’Dochartaigh is killed after a collision on the Cookstown Road in Dungannon.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:48:17 GMT
Michael Kerr murder: Reward for information increased to £20,000
CCTV footage of two people is also released by the PSNI in connection with the case.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:19:21 GMT
Covid-19: Vaccine reaction listed as underlying cause for one NI death
The person, who died in the first quarter of 2021, was a man aged over 90 in the Northern Trust area.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:58:06 GMT
Covid-19: Half of all NI cases linked to Delta variant
Scientists expect the variant, first found in India, to be the dominant strain in NI by the end of June.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:27:51 GMT
Covid-19: NI records 188 cases, no more deaths
Another 188 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the 24-hour period up to Wednesday morning.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 14:52:05 GMT
Covid-19 grant to Royal County Down Golf Club 'not appropriate'
Royal County Down got £1.5m despite having a very significant bank balance, say auditors.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 05:41:11 GMT
Covid-19: Extra disruption payment to 9,000 NI students
More than 9,000 students will each receive £495 for disruption caused by the pandemic.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 23:00:31 GMT
The Fermanagh woman who got world's first Covid jab
Since receiving the world's first Covid-19 vaccine, Ms Keenan has stayed in contact with the nurse who administered it.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:47:22 GMT
Covid-19: Live music and outdoor gatherings rule changes delayed
The indicative date for an easing of restrictions would have seen live music return to venues

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:23:17 GMT
NI 100: A tale of two villages and Irish partition
Families along the border tell stories of partition and how lives changed entirely overnight.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:27:24 GMT
Latest Northern Ireland weather forecast
The weather forecast in Northern Ireland.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 05:44:25 GMT
NI 100: Milltown Cemetery graves a reminder of a troubled century
The graves at Milltown Cemetery chronicle the remarkable and sad stories of people caught in conflict.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 11:42:34 GMT
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson: Who is the man set to be DUP's new leader?
The Lagan Valley MP is the only candidate to become the fifth leader in the party's history.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:44:32 GMT
Dál Riata Channel: First all-female relay team swim 'perilous' waterway
The group swam from Scotland to NI in just over eight hours, after abandoning a first attempt.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:29:06 GMT
DUP leadership: How could the process affect power-sharing?
BBC News NI explains what is happening within the DUP and its wider implications for devolution.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:53:45 GMT
Red squirrels breeding in Carnfunnock Country Park
It is thought to be the first time the native squirrel has bred in the Carnfunnock area for decades.

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 06:14:21 GMT
'Balls on the Falls' - 'I'd forgotten how big it is'
Artist Wolfgang Buttress, creator of Belfast landmark RISE, returns to NI with a new exhibition.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:13:29 GMT
'There's no sentence ever going to bring them back'
The families of three people killed in a car crash say the sentence handed down was not enough.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:22:55 GMT
'It was a traumatic time in their lives'
When NI was formed 100 years ago, everyday lives on both sides of the border were affected.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 13:01:13 GMT
Edwin Poots: 'I will dust myself down and pick myself up'
Outgoing DUP leader Edwin Poots reflects on his departure as party leader and the events that led to it.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:21:03 GMT
NI 100: King’s visit brought to life by century old footage
On 22 June 1921, thousands lined the street to see King George V open the Northern Ireland Parliament.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:31:43 GMT
Kathleen Thompson inquest: Ex-soldier recalled to give evidence
Kathleen Thompson was shot dead in the garden of her Creggan home during an Army raid in November 1971.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:58:50 GMT
Covid-19: Mobile vaccination clinic opens in Londonderry
The Public Health Agency is establishing a number of community mobile vaccination clinics across NI.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:13:19 GMT
Planning permission granted for new Portrush hotel and spa
The site on the Dunluce Road will include 35 bedroom accommodation, a health spa and a golf lodge.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 15:45:50 GMT
Thomas Friel: Fresh witness appeal ahead of new inquest
Thomas Friel, 21, was shot in Londonderry 48 years ago after returning from a night out.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:59:31 GMT
Covid-19: 'Too early to confirm' Ireland's lockdown easing date
An increase in the Covid-19 Delta variant could push Ireland backwards, says Stephen Donnelly.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:07:52 GMT
Joe Biden announces US ambassador to Ireland pick
Claire Cronin is a representative and majority leader in the state legislature of Massachusetts.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:17:25 GMT
Brexit: Irish fishing fleet stages protest over EU-UK trade deal
They are among the major losers from the deal as the EU reduces its fish quotas in UK waters.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 05:46:37 GMT
Newry timber supplier Murdock buys Brooks merchants business
Murdock will add seven merchant branches and a timber distribution centre to its business.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:52:21 GMT
United Ireland: Varadkar defends timing of Irish unity comments
The Irish deputy PM says for some it will "always be the wrong time" to talk about Irish unification.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:55:11 GMT
Firhouse: Man dies after assault at County Dublin house
One arrest is made after a man in his 60s dies within minutes of the attack in Firhouse.

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 21:33:05 GMT
Covid-19: Republic of Ireland 'on course for EU certificate scheme'
The scheme is set to come into effect from 19 July for travellers in the Republic of Ireland.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:10:44 GMT
NI 100: King's royal seal of approval to new NI Parliament
King George V's visit to Belfast in 1921 was seen by some as Northern Ireland's public birthday.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:17:20 GMT
NI 100: How the newspapers reported the King's visit in 1921
The columns were filled with reports of enthusiastic crowds amid a tense atmosphere.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 12:57:50 GMT
NI 100: Gerry Adams and Lord Empey look ahead
Two veterans of the political landscape, Gerry Adams and Lord Empey, offer their views to BBC News NI.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:31:44 GMT
NI 100: The unionists left behind in the new Irish state
After the partition, how did unionists left behind in the new Irish state adapt to the new regime?

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:37:37 GMT
NI 100: Former workhouse a symbol of NI's massive change
A stone building on the Belfast City Hospital site was once a workhouse, housing thousands in the 1920s.