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Northern Ireland When changing a light bulb is a really big deal Northern Ireland When changing a light bulb is a really big deal

Northern Ireland When changing a light bulb is a really big deal

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Image copyright Chris Baraniuk Image caption St John’s Point lighthouse “There is something you can’t replace with an LED,” says Eileen Peters. But she’s not talking about the ambience in her home. Mrs Peters is referring to the 176-year-old St John’s Point lighthouse on the County Down coast in Northern Ireland – which is earmarked…

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Northern Ireland Arrests after raids in crime gang operation Northern Ireland Arrests after raids in crime gang operation

Northern Ireland Arrests after raids in crime gang operation

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Image copyright PSNI Three people have been arrested in Belfast as part of an operation targeting Lithuanian organised crime groups.A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) spokesman said the group is believed to be responsible for trafficking large quantities of heroin into Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.Two men, aged 40 and 44, as…

Northern Ireland England to face New Zealand at Wembley on 12 November in international friendly Northern Ireland England to face New Zealand at Wembley on 12 November in international friendly

Northern Ireland England to face New Zealand at Wembley on 12 November in international friendly

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New Zealand (all white kit) lost 3-1 to the Republic of Ireland in a friendly in Dublin in NovemberEngland will play New Zealand in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Wembley on Thursday, 12 November.It means the next four matches for Gareth Southgate’s side will all take place at Wembley.A Football Association statement said: “In keeping with…

Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Second £1,000 fine issued in NI issued for travel breach Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Second £1,000 fine issued in NI issued for travel breach

Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Second £1,000 fine issued in NI issued for travel breach

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Image copyright European Photopress Agency Police have issued a second £1,000 fine in Northern Ireland to someone for breaching Covid-19 travel rules.On Tuesday, a County Fermanagh man became the first in Northern Ireland to receive such a fine.It is understood he went out socialising in Enniskillen on Sunday after returning from holiday in Spain, before…

Northern Ireland Crystal Palace: Quartet agree contract extensions at Selhurst Park Northern Ireland Crystal Palace: Quartet agree contract extensions at Selhurst Park

Northern Ireland Crystal Palace: Quartet agree contract extensions at Selhurst Park

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Schlupp was affected by various injuries last seasonCrystal Palace have agreed contract extensions with four players – Jeffrey Schlupp, James McArthur, Martin Kelly and Stephen Henderson.Ghanaian defender Schlupp, 27, has made 97 appearances for Palace since joining from Leicester in January 2017.Scottish midfielder McArthur, 32, is entering his seventh season at Selhurst Park.Former England international…

Irish backstop – Miriam Lord: Micheál refrains from getting the boot into Boris Irish backstop – Miriam Lord: Micheál refrains from getting the boot into Boris

Irish backstop – Miriam Lord: Micheál refrains from getting the boot into Boris

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Hon the Taoiseach! Get in there now. The opposition was putting Micheál Martin under pressure to put Boris Johnson under pressure and deliver a result for Ireland. This could be his Stuttgart ’88 moment – greatness guaranteed along with the eternal gratitude of a nation. He could be the Ray Houghton of his day. And…

Northern Ireland Brexit: No 10 must honour NI protocol, say remain parties Northern Ireland Brexit: No 10 must honour NI protocol, say remain parties

Northern Ireland Brexit: No 10 must honour NI protocol, say remain parties

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Image copyright Getty Images The leaders of four pro-EU Stormont parties have written to the British government and EU urging commitments on NI in the Brexit deal to be kept.It comes after Downing Street said it will bring a new law that could change post-Brexit customs plans with the EU.Sinn Féin, the SDLP, Alliance and…

Northern Ireland John Mikel Obi: Stoke City set to sign former Chelsea and Nigeria midfielder Northern Ireland John Mikel Obi: Stoke City set to sign former Chelsea and Nigeria midfielder

Northern Ireland John Mikel Obi: Stoke City set to sign former Chelsea and Nigeria midfielder

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Stoke are John Mikel Obi’s third English club after previous spells at Chelsea and MiddlesbroughStoke City have signed former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi.Mikel made 249 Premier League appearances for Chelsea in an 11-year spell, which ended when he left Stamford Bridge in 2017.He won the Champions League and Europa League, two Premier Leagues, three…

Irish backstop – Boris Johnson moves to quell Tory rebellion over controversial Bill Irish backstop – Boris Johnson moves to quell Tory rebellion over controversial Bill

Irish backstop – Boris Johnson moves to quell Tory rebellion over controversial Bill

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Boris Johnson attempted to quell a burgeoning Conservative backbench rebellion on Monday, telling MPs his plan to break international law was necessary to prevent the European Union from redrawing the borders of the United Kingdom. Opening a debate on the UK Internal Market Bill, the prime minister said he hoped he would never have to…

Northern Ireland Aaron Ramsdale: Bournemouth accept Sheffield United’s £18.5m bid for goalkeeper Northern Ireland Aaron Ramsdale: Bournemouth accept Sheffield United’s £18.5m bid for goalkeeper

Northern Ireland Aaron Ramsdale: Bournemouth accept Sheffield United’s £18.5m bid for goalkeeper

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Ramsdale was first-choice keeper for Bournemouth and for England Under-21s in 2019-20, and has won seven U21 capsBournemouth have accepted an £18.5m bid for goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale from his former club Sheffield United.Ramsdale, 22, joined the Cherries from United in 2017 and became first-choice keeper last season after loan spells at Chesterfield and AFC Wimbledon.Manchester…

Irish backstop – Boris Johnson faces Conservative backbench rebellion over new law Irish backstop – Boris Johnson faces Conservative backbench rebellion over new law

Irish backstop – Boris Johnson faces Conservative backbench rebellion over new law

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Your Web Browser may be out of date. If you are using Internet Explorer 9, 10 or 11 our Audio player will not work properly. For a better experience use Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge. Boris Johnson faces a Conservative backbench rebellion on Monday when MPs debate a Bill his government admits will break…

Northern Ireland Nations League: Ansu Fati, 17, starts for Spain v Ukraine Northern Ireland Nations League: Ansu Fati, 17, starts for Spain v Ukraine

Northern Ireland Nations League: Ansu Fati, 17, starts for Spain v Ukraine

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Juan Errazquin was the previous record holder – he scored against Switzerland in 1925 at the age of 18 years and 344 daysBarcelona forward Ansu Fati broke a 95-year national record to become Spain’s youngest goalscorer at the age of 17 years and 311 days against Ukraine.He had already won a penalty, scored by Sergio…

Northern Ireland Cody Drameh: Leeds United sign full-back from Fulham Northern Ireland Cody Drameh: Leeds United sign full-back from Fulham

Northern Ireland Cody Drameh: Leeds United sign full-back from Fulham

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Cody Drameh made seven assists in 17 appearances for Fulham’s Under-23s last seasonLeeds United have signed England youth international Cody Drameh from fellow Premier League newcomers Fulham.Full-back Drameh, 18, has moved to Elland Road on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.He made 17 appearances for Fulham Under-23s in the Premier League 2 last season…

Irish backstop – Explainer: What the hell is going on with Brexit again? Irish backstop – Explainer: What the hell is going on with Brexit again?

Irish backstop – Explainer: What the hell is going on with Brexit again?

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The European Union and the United Kingdom are at loggerheads again over the British government’s draft legislation which would modify parts of the Brexit withdrawal treaty. Boris Johnson’s government has rejected EU demands to scrap the proposed new plan despite admitting that it would violate international law and Brussels threatening legal action. Why has the…

Irish backstop – Senior Tories express anger over Boris Johnson policy U-turns Irish backstop – Senior Tories express anger over Boris Johnson policy U-turns

Irish backstop – Senior Tories express anger over Boris Johnson policy U-turns

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Senior members of Boris Johnson’s UK government have expressed their concern at the recent string of policy U-turns, questioning the prime minister’s approach, the make-up of the cabinet and the civil service’s ability to handle the pandemic. The government has changed course 12 times in major policy areas since coronavirus hit in March. The latest…

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