The Peace Bridge in Derry. The Stormont Executive announced a wide-ranging series of restrictions for the Derry City and Strabane Council area this week in an effort to stem rising Covid-19 infection numbers. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Almost 1,000 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the North on Friday in the largest daily increase since the pandemic began. According to the (...)

The policy will set out the guidelines for members of staff and managers on providing the right support to manage menopausal symptoms at work. Photograph:  iStock

Derry and Strabane has become the first council area in Northern Ireland to agree to adopt a menopause policy. Its aim is to foster an environment in(...)

“The Border communities are currently at a double disadvantage with the imminence of Brexit and the non-functioning of the assembly in Stormont”

Businesses in Border counties should immediately draw up strategies to be implemented post-Brexit “which will protect current cross-Border business ar(...)

 Gary Donnelly topped the poll for Moor Ward during the Derry and Strabane District local elections. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

It was a bruising election for Sinn Féin in Derry and Strabane, where the party lost five seats and their position as the largest party on the council(...)

A board gives information about Castle Ward in Strangford, Co Down, the location of Winterfell in Game of Thrones. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Record numbers of Game of Thrones fans travelled from all over the world to Northern Ireland last year to visit their favourite locations from the hit(...)

 Peace Bridge: A tangible example of how Derry has benefited from membership of the EU. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

For a concrete example of how Derry has benefited from the EU, look no further than the Peace Bridge. The pedestrian bridge, which spans the River Fo(...)

The loss of the Derry to London Stansted route after flybmi ceased all operations will “be very damaging to businesses in the region,” industry leaders have warned

The loss of the Derry to London Stansted route after Flybmi ceased all operations will “be very damaging to businesses in the region,” industry leader(...)

Veteran US civil rights activist the Rev Jesse Jackson (left) tours the Bogside of  Derry in June 2017 with guide Paul Doherty, whose father Patrick was killed on Bloody Sunday in January 1972. File photograph: Freya McClements

On every one of Paul Doherty’s tours of Derry’s Bogside, there is a moment when the group falls silent. “I explain who I am, what I do, and then I sa(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville road in Co Donegal caused by the force of a flooded river last month. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA Wire

The Northern Ireland secretary of state is to be asked to intervene to help victims of last month’s flooding in the north west. More than 500 homes (...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville road in Co Donegal caused by the force of a flooded river last week. Photograph:  Brian Hutton/PA Wire

Almost 600 requests for assistance have been made by householders in the Derry area following last week’s devastating floods. Derry City and Straban(...)

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