Prof Alistair Nichol, who is leading the trial in Ireland, said ethical clearance was expected to be granted this week. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

Critically ill Irish patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units (ICU) are to take part in a global clinical trial evaluating potential treatments (...)

 North Staffordshire hospital: many hospitals in the UK don’t charge patients who have to travel by car parking fees. Photograph: Getty Images

Car park charges are much cheaper in many hospitals across Northern Ireland and England than in Ireland. The charge for four hours in the Royal Victor(...)

The PSNI has confirmed it is assessing whether any criminal offences have been identified following the recall of more than 3,000 neurology patients in Northern Ireland.

The PSNI has confirmed it is assessing whether any criminal offences have been identified following the recall of more than 3,000 neurology patients i(...)

Sinn Féin’s  John Finucane, the son of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane, who is contesting the North Belfast seat against DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The DUP deputy leader and outgoing North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds has insisted that posters attacking John Finucane and members of his family have nothi(...)

An IRA mural in west Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

I have been receiving treatment for a minor injury over the past two months, which has meant cycling – slowly – through the gates in the peace line be(...)

A detective told the court police had  a screen shot of a conversation between the defendant and the injured party and both are arranging and agreeing to meet, he believed,   ‘to have a fair dig’.

A 15-year-old girl whose carotid artery was severed in an allegedly pre-arranged fight has been left with life changing injuries, a court has heard. (...)

A boy is in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast following a suspected hazardous waste incident at a bonfire site near the Shankill. Image: Google Street View

A boy is in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast following a suspected hazardous waste incident at a bonfire site near the S(...)

Two friends, Nathan Fullerton (17) and Nathan Farrell (18), died when the car they were in crashed through a wall and then into a tree. Photograph: North West Newpix

Four of the five young men involved in a fatal road crash in Co Donegal on Saturday are believed not to have been wearing seatbelts. Two friends, Na(...)

Declan Moriarty, who has Parkinson’s, working in the garden at home in Finglas, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ronnie Gillanders (73) says that being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago was a “major blow” to him.  “I was numb at first. When I(...)

Police at the Belfast house where a man and a woman were shot on Thursday. Photograph: Pacemaker

A man and woman have been shot in Northern Ireland while attempting to protect their son from republican paramilitaries. The couple, who are in their(...)

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