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From TheJournal.ie Michelle O'Neill questions logic of setting dates for Covid-19 recovery plan Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill questions logic of setting dates for Covid-19 recovery plan

Arlene Foster also confirmed that the NI Executive was not informed of the details of the Irish government’s Covid-19 road map.

From TheJournal.ie Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers Covid-19

Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers

Leo Varadkar said he has consulted with the Attorney General in relation to the loophole.

From TheJournal.ie Cemeteries reopen in NI following pressure from public and church leaders Coronavirus

Cemeteries reopen in NI following pressure from public and church leaders

Stormont ministers authorised the change last week.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with murder after woman (39) dies in Belfast flat PSNI

Man charged with murder after woman (39) dies in Belfast flat

A 21-year-old male has been arrested and charged with the murder of Emma Jane McParland.

From The42 Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue Moving On

Departing Michael O’Neill sees no reason why Northern Ireland’s success cannot continue

He brought the curtain down on an eight-and-a-half year reign yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Orange Order buys PPE for healthcare staff on island of Ireland Covid-19

Orange Order buys PPE for healthcare staff on island of Ireland

The shipment includes tens of thousands of masks and aprons and a large volume of hand sanitiser.

From TheJournal.ie People warned not to fall for 'sextortion' after dozens of scams reported to PSNI Fraud

People warned not to fall for 'sextortion' after dozens of scams reported to PSNI

Parents have been encouraged to check what websites their children are accessing.

From TheJournal.ie NI Executive given extra €57.5 million to tackle Covid-19 as further 17 people die in North Stormont

NI Executive given extra €57.5 million to tackle Covid-19 as further 17 people die in North

A total of 193 deaths relating to Covid-19 now been recorded in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Three PSNI officers injured after police car rammed in north Belfast Northern Ireland

Three PSNI officers injured after police car rammed in north Belfast

A police car patrolling in the New Lodge area in Belfast was hit by a silver car at around 3am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie NI police issue fresh information appeal a year on from Lyra McKee killing Northern Ireland

NI police issue fresh information appeal a year on from Lyra McKee killing

The 29-year-old was shot dead during rioting in the Creggan area of Derry last year.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: UK 'reaching the peak' as death toll stands at almost 13,000 Latest Figures

Coronavirus: UK 'reaching the peak' as death toll stands at almost 13,000

A total of 12,868 people have died across the UK from Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Two women fined under coronavirus legislation in NI after failing to stop for gardaí in Donegal Cross Border

Two women fined under coronavirus legislation in NI after failing to stop for gardaí in Donegal

The vehicle in question was also seized by the PSNI.

From TheJournal.ie Murder inquiry launched after 18-year-old dies in Fermanagh PSNI

Murder inquiry launched after 18-year-old dies in Fermanagh

The man had been taken to hospital after he was seriously injured during an altercation in Enniskillen on Saturday night.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 fines issued for house parties, barbecues and other lockdown breaches by NI police at weekend Northern Ireland

Over 100 fines issued for house parties, barbecues and other lockdown breaches by NI police at weekend

A total of 107 fines were imposed in three days over the Easter period.

From TheJournal.ie 'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes Lebanon

'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes

NGOs in Lebanon are trying to build bridges between Syrian refugees and local people, using techniques from Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 80% fall in visitors to Coillte forests, as public told to avoid scenic sites outside their zone Easter Weekend

80% fall in visitors to Coillte forests, as public told to avoid scenic sites outside their zone

Amenities could be closed to locals if guidelines breached.

From TheJournal.ie Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans Belfast

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans

The journalist was warned of the threat against them by the PSNI.

From TheJournal.ie Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast Belfast

Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast

Two other men and a teenager remain in custody.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're nearly there': Met Éireann set to include Northern Ireland on its weather warning maps Weather Warnings

'We're nearly there': Met Éireann set to include Northern Ireland on its weather warning maps

The final technical issues are currently being ironed out, said Met Éireann’s head of forecasting Evelyn Cusack.

From TheJournal.ie Chief Medical Officers to formalise co-ordination between Irish Government and Stormont Coronavirus

Chief Medical Officers to formalise co-ordination between Irish Government and Stormont

The leaders will discuss cross border cooperation amidst the ongoing global health crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak Coronavirus

Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak

An “unprecedented” volume of calls have been received about social distancing in the workplace, the watchdog said.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion on request is legal in Northern Ireland from today but women will still have to wait Health

Abortion on request is legal in Northern Ireland from today but women will still have to wait

A medical professional can terminate a pregnancy when it has not exceeded 12 weeks with no extra legal conditions.

From The42 The Armagh football and Superleague netball star working as a GP through the Covid-19 crisis Doctor Who

The Armagh football and Superleague netball star working as a GP through the Covid-19 crisis

Caroline O’Hanlon tells The42 about working on the front line and not having time to think about missing sport.

From TheJournal.ie Officials confirm another six coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland Covid19

Officials confirm another six coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland

The death toll in Northern Ireland from the virus now stands at 21.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worse before they get better': Boris Johnson issues letter to every UK household over Covid-19 Coronavirus

'Worse before they get better': Boris Johnson issues letter to every UK household over Covid-19

The Northern Ireland Executive also announced a raft of new measures last night.

From TheJournal.ie New Covid-19 measures in Northern Ireland prohibiting people leaving their home kick in tonight Coronavirus

New Covid-19 measures in Northern Ireland prohibiting people leaving their home kick in tonight

Businesses are set to close and gatherings have been restricted.

From TheJournal.ie Three new deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland Coronavirus

Three new deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland

The number of cases in the North has risen to 275.

From TheJournal.ie People advised not to make changes to health insurance as Covid-19 deal is arranged with private hospitals Coronavirus

People advised not to make changes to health insurance as Covid-19 deal is arranged with private hospitals

Private hospitals will act as part of the public health system for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, but the exact details are yet to be confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Second death confirmed in Northern Ireland and 20 more cases Covid-19

Coronavirus: Second death confirmed in Northern Ireland and 20 more cases

The patient was elderly and had an underlying medical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Twenty-two new cases in the North as total number there climbs to 108 Northern Ireland

Twenty-two new cases in the North as total number there climbs to 108

The total number of tests completed in the North now stands at 2,186.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Northern Ireland records first death as elderly patient dies in hospital Covid19

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland records first death as elderly patient dies in hospital

The news was announced by the North’s Department of Health this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster: Developing 'herd immunity' to Covid-19 not a policy adopted by Stormont Executive Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster: Developing 'herd immunity' to Covid-19 not a policy adopted by Stormont Executive

The DUP leader said that the North took its own decision to close schools from next week.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis Covid19

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

From TheJournal.ie UK to introduce five-year cut-off point in bid to end re-investigations into soldiers who served in NI The Troubles

UK to introduce five-year cut-off point in bid to end re-investigations into soldiers who served in NI

The plans will deliver on the government’s promise to protect its former soldiers.

From TheJournal.ie Stormont ministers agree measures to delay spread of Covid-19 Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers agree measures to delay spread of Covid-19

First Minister Arlene Foster said “these are unprecedented times”.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle O’Neill calls for NI schools to close over coronavirus Northern Ireland

Michelle O’Neill calls for NI schools to close over coronavirus

First Minister Arlene Foster has backed the UK-wide strategy to keep public institutions open for now.

From The42 Slovakia call for Euros play-off with Ireland to be postponed Uncertainty

Slovakia call for Euros play-off with Ireland to be postponed

Bosnia have asked for their clash with Northern Ireland to be called off, too.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Lyra McKee dies a month before anniversary of daughter's death RIP

Mother of Lyra McKee dies a month before anniversary of daughter's death

Joan Lawrie died ‘peacefully’ in hospital on Tuesday, her daughter-in-law Nichola Corner confirmed in a social media post.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach's visit to the White House still set to go ahead Coronavirus

Taoiseach's visit to the White House still set to go ahead

Leo Varadkar will meet President Donald Trump on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19 Dennis Hutchings

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19

Dennis Hutchings is due at Belfast Crown Court on Monday for the opening day of his trial.