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In Sports
November 13, 2016 8:13 am gmt |
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Flooding on an access route to Northern Ireland’s national football stadium during Friday’s World Cup qualifier match has led to complaints from fans. Fans using Windsor Park’s west stand had to pick their way past big puddles of dirty water after heavy rain flooded the access road ...
In Britain
October 30, 2016 10:03 am gmt |
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The American senator who brokered the Good Friday Agreement has warned that border controls between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would be a “step backwards” in the peace process. Senator George Mitchell told that the ability to cross the border was important. It contribute...
In Britain
January 26, 2016 10:38 am gmt |
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A British exit from the European Union would create serious difficulties for Northern Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny warned on Monday (January 25). Ireland has more to lose than other EU member if its larger neighbour, a key trading partner, votes to leave the union at a referendum due to b...
In Britain
December 8, 2015 10:23 am gmt |
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Engineers are battling to reconnect thousands of homes left without power in the wake of Storm Desmond. Many families in Lancashire and Cumbria, the worst hit areas, spent another night away from flooded homes. Schools in the region have been closed, travel disrupted and some non-emergency hospital p...
In Britain
November 17, 2015 5:49 am gmt |
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A minute silence was held across Northern Ireland yesterday (Monday) to remember the victims of the Paris terrorist attack. Politicians at Stormont observed the silence in the Great Hall, while people visiting the Christmas Continental Market at Belfast’s City Hall also took part in the tribute...
In Football
October 9, 2015 6:52 am gmt |
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Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill says the success of qualifying for Euro 2016 proves his team are capable of achieving even more. O’Neill’s side booked their place at a major tournament for the first time since 1986 with a 3-1 win over Greece in Belfast on Thursday. “T...
In Britain
September 16, 2015 12:28 pm gmt |
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The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Northern Ireland fell by 1,000 in August to 42,000. However, the other measure of unemployment, the Labour Force Survey, rose by 0.1 percentage points to 6.2%. That is higher than the UK unemployment rate which was unchanged at 5.5%. The figures ...
In Britain
September 15, 2015 10:53 am gmt |
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House prices are rising fastest in the East of England, official figures show, as analysts suggest property market “action” has moved out of London. The typical home in the East increased in cost by 8.3% in the year to the end of July, the Office for National Statistics said. Prices in Lo...
In Britain
July 24, 2015 10:53 am gmt |
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The number of plastic bags handed out by supermarkets in Scotland fell by 147 million last year, the first figures since a 5p charge was introduced. The reduction came despite the levy for single-use bags only being in place for the final 11 weeks of the year. But in England – where large shops...
In Sports
May 20, 2015 5:08 am gmt |
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World number one golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is pleased with his form after arriving in London fresh from his third Tour victory of the season. McIlroy, having already won the Dubai Desert Classic and the WGC Match Play in 2015, shattered the tournament record when he clinched a seven-str...