There were 1,895 Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland during 2020

There were 1,895 Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland in 2020, according to the latest figures from the Northern Ireland Research and Statistic(...)

Over 11,280 cases of Covid-19 were reported in the past week in Northern Ireland. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of patients receiving Covid-19 treatment in Northern Ireland hospital could soon surpass 1,000, the North’s chief scientific officer Profe(...)

Arlene Foster’s ‘blood red line’ has been ‘washed away’, veteran unionist Reg Empey accuses. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The DUP is under the cosh over the EU-UK government deal designed to bring some clarity to how the Irish Sea border will work – a proposal anathema to(...)

 Michael Gove: “Because we must all remember if the protocol is to work it must work for the whole community in Northern Ireland.”   Photograph: Getty Images

Michael Gove has told MPs that Britain’s deal with the European Union on how to implement the Northern Ireland protocol will prevent export declaratio(...)

Northern Ireland Minister or Health Robin Swann with chief nursing officer Charlotte McArdle at the opening of a Nightingale hospital in Whiteabbey, Belfast. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

Northern Executive Ministers on Thursday night reached consensus on new Covid-19 restrictions that will extend the current ones past the first week in(...)

The highest incidence is in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon area with 243 cases per 100,000. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

British prime minister Boris Johnson and the North’s health Minister Robin Swann have opened up the possibility of Covid-19 mass testing in Northern (...)

A plan by Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Robin Swann to extend Covid-19 restrictions for two weeks was blocked by the DUP.  Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA.

The North’s First Minister and Deputy First Minister disagreed in the Assembly on Monday over the DUP’s use of a cross-community veto last week to blo(...)

Hand sanitiser in the reception area at the White Horse Hotel on the outskirts of Derry on November 5th. Photograph: Paul Faith/Bloomberg

The Northern Executive has agreed to a one-week extension of Covid-19 restrictions, following days of bitter division among ministers over whether to (...)

The North’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride has advised that Northern Ireland should go into lockdown. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA

Border counties could be moved to Level 4 restrictions if the North goes ahead with introducing a lockdown as advocated by the chief medical officer t(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland said the government was determined that businesses should be able to trade freely in and with Northern Ireland. Photograph: Getty

The British government will press ahead with a plan to introduce a second Bill giving ministers the power to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement,(...)

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