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Northern Ireland Sir David Attenborough: Extinction crisis needs action now Northern Ireland Sir David Attenborough: Extinction crisis needs action now

Northern Ireland Sir David Attenborough: Extinction crisis needs action now

By 4 weeks ago

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Sir David said world leaders had a chance to make a difference Sir David Attenborough has called on world leaders to do more to protect nature.He made his plea as 65 heads of state and government, including the UK’s, signed a global pledge to reverse losses in the natural…

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Northern Ireland ANA Inspiration: Mel Reid and Georgia Hall three shots off Nelly Korda’s lead Northern Ireland ANA Inspiration: Mel Reid and Georgia Hall three shots off Nelly Korda’s lead

Northern Ireland ANA Inspiration: Mel Reid and Georgia Hall three shots off Nelly Korda’s lead

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Nelly Korda’s best finish at a major was third at the 2019 Women’s PGA Championship-6 N Korda (US); -5 I G Chun (Kor), M Sagstrom (Swe); -4 B Henderson (Can), Y Liu (Chn), D Kang (US), K Tan (Mas), N Koerstz Madsen (Den)Selected: -3 M Reid (Eng), G Hall (Eng); -2 H Shibuno (Jpn), L…

Irish backstop – Italian airport quashes claims of Boris Johnson’s secret trip Irish backstop – Italian airport quashes claims of Boris Johnson’s secret trip

Irish backstop – Italian airport quashes claims of Boris Johnson’s secret trip

By 4 weeks ago

An Italian airport has quashed reports the British prime minister landed there to make a secretive trip to the country less than a fortnight ago, a claim described by Downing Street as “completely untrue”. Citing unnamed sources, La Repubblica and Umbria 24 on Sunday reported that Johnson landed in Perugia on September 11th and left…

Northern Ireland Brexit: Michael Gove warns EU not to ‘threaten integrity of UK’ Northern Ireland Brexit: Michael Gove warns EU not to ‘threaten integrity of UK’

Northern Ireland Brexit: Michael Gove warns EU not to ‘threaten integrity of UK’

By 4 weeks ago

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove: “What we can’t have… is the EU disrupting or putting at threat the integrity of the UK”Michael Gove has defended plans to override parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a means of protecting the “integrity” of the UK.The Cabinet Office minister said the UK…

Northern Ireland Julian Smith: Focus on governing not border urges former NI secretary Northern Ireland Julian Smith: Focus on governing not border urges former NI secretary

Northern Ireland Julian Smith: Focus on governing not border urges former NI secretary

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Julian Smith was Northern Ireland Secretary for 204 days Former secretary of state Julian Smith has said he hopes NI politicians focus on governing for the people, not on issues around the future of the border.He was speaking during an interview for Radio Ulster’s Talkback programme. Mr Smith was secretary…

Boris Johnson – UK’s Johnson warns of tougher measures in COVID-19 fight Boris Johnson – UK’s Johnson warns of tougher measures in COVID-19 fight

Boris Johnson – UK’s Johnson warns of tougher measures in COVID-19 fight

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LONDON (AP) — Britain imposed tougher restrictions Thursday on people and businesses in parts of northeastern England as the nation attempts to stem the spread of COVID-19 before the colder winter months.Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons that the new measures would include a ban on residents socializing with people outside their…

Northern Ireland ‘I came from a mother and baby home’ Northern Ireland ‘I came from a mother and baby home’

Northern Ireland ‘I came from a mother and baby home’

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Eunan Duffy was 47 years old when he found out he was adopted.After months of extensive research he discovered that his birth mother had been a resident of Marianvale mother and baby home in Newry, County Down.It was one of a network of institutions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland which offered women…

Northern Ireland Brexit: Back me over the bill, Johnson tells Tory MPs Northern Ireland Brexit: Back me over the bill, Johnson tells Tory MPs

Northern Ireland Brexit: Back me over the bill, Johnson tells Tory MPs

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Image copyright EPA Boris Johnson has urged Conservative MPs to back his plan to override part of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.In a Zoom call with about 250 of them, he said the party must not return to “miserable squabbling” over Europe.The EU has warned the UK it could face legal action if it does not…

Northern Ireland Man, 65, extradited over 1980s child sex allegations Northern Ireland Man, 65, extradited over 1980s child sex allegations

Northern Ireland Man, 65, extradited over 1980s child sex allegations

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A 65-year-old man has appeared by phone link at Belfast Magistrates’ Court after he was extradited from Spain to Northern Ireland on Friday.He was arrested in Spain on a European Arrest Warrant requested by Northern Ireland police in connection with a number of historical sexual offences against a child, dating to the 1980s. District Judge…

Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Stormont Executive to decide on drink-only pubs reopening Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Stormont Executive to decide on drink-only pubs reopening

Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Stormont Executive to decide on drink-only pubs reopening

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Pubs which only serve drink have not been allowed to reopen in Northern Ireland Drink-only pubs in Northern Ireland are set to be allowed to open from Wednesday 23 September.But local restrictions are to be imposed on people living in the postcode BT60, which covers parts of County Armagh,…

Irish backstop – David Moyes discovered positive test an hour after arriving at London Stadium Irish backstop – David Moyes discovered positive test an hour after arriving at London Stadium

Irish backstop – David Moyes discovered positive test an hour after arriving at London Stadium

By 1 month ago

West Ham manager David Moyes had been at the London Stadium for almost an hour before he and two players were sent home for positive coronavirus tests. The Hammers and Hull were so close to kick-off that defender Issa Diop and midfielder Josh Cullen were initially named in the team for the Carabao Cup match.…

Northern Ireland Brexit: Only ‘one train of thought in DUP’ to oppose NI Protocol Northern Ireland Brexit: Only ‘one train of thought in DUP’ to oppose NI Protocol

Northern Ireland Brexit: Only ‘one train of thought in DUP’ to oppose NI Protocol

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Image caption The government says the Internal Market Bill is designed to be a safety net in case the Brexit negotiations fail NI Environment Minister Edwin Poots and Stormont officials are in disagreement over work on entry controls at local ports, the BBC understands.The entry controls are required to implement the checks envisaged as part…

Northern Ireland Transfer rumours: Messi, Sancho, Suarez, Brooks, Badiashile, Doherty Northern Ireland Transfer rumours: Messi, Sancho, Suarez, Brooks, Badiashile, Doherty

Northern Ireland Transfer rumours: Messi, Sancho, Suarez, Brooks, Badiashile, Doherty

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Lionel Messi’s dad is already in England to discuss a two-year deal with Manchester City after the Argentina forward, 33, said he wants to leave Barcelona. (Sun)external-linkAny club wanting to sign Messi will have to pay about £90m a year to match his wages at Barcelona. (Times – subscription required)external-linkMessi will attend Barcelona training on…

Irish backstop – Taoiseach to tell Boris Johnson of ‘very strong concerns’ about UK’s intention to breach deal Irish backstop – Taoiseach to tell Boris Johnson of ‘very strong concerns’ about UK’s intention to breach deal

Irish backstop – Taoiseach to tell Boris Johnson of ‘very strong concerns’ about UK’s intention to breach deal

By 1 month ago

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has spoken to Boris Johnson and set out in “forthright terms” his concerns about the British move to unilaterally walk away from aspects of the withdrawal agreement signed last year, the Government said in a statement this evening. Mr Martin outlined his concerns to Boris Johnson about the “breach of an international…

Northern Ireland Brexit: NI MPs seek to amend Internal Market Bill Northern Ireland Brexit: NI MPs seek to amend Internal Market Bill

Northern Ireland Brexit: NI MPs seek to amend Internal Market Bill

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Image caption Arlene Foster said she was frustrated at attempts by the EU to use NI for political gain The EU “needs to stop using Northern Ireland to get their own way”, NI’s First Minister Arlene Foster has said.She was speaking at Stormont ahead of MPs at Westminster voting on a bill that would override…

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