First Minister Arlene Foster (R) and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during a media briefing  in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, on Thursday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The coronavirus lockdown restrictions in force in Northern Ireland are to be extended until at least March 5th. The North’s Ministers agreed to a fu(...)

A street in Belfast amid lockdown. The North has recorded another 25 deaths from Covid-19. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The deaths of another 25 people with Covid-19 were confirmed in Northern Ireland on Sunday, bringing the total death toll from the pandemic collated b(...)

Ambulances at the entrance to the emergency department with a number of the vehicle with patients awaiting to be admitted, at Antrim Area Hospital, Co Antrim in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A series of “decisive” and “robust” interventions are to be proposed to try to deal with heavy demands on Northern Ireland’s health service, Stormont (...)