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Charities face financial ‘meltdown' over coronavirus

32 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Charities face financial “meltdown” due to coronavirus, representatives in Northern Ireland said.
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Large rise in Covid-19 workplace concerns in Northern Ireland

52 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Health and safety inspectors have recorded a nine-fold increase in complaints following the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Ireland.
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New domestic abuse offence begins passage into law at Stormont

52 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A draft law creating a domestic abuse offence in Northern Ireland has been introduced at Stormont.
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Belfast student accused of assaulting his mum after she found him smoking cannabis

52 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A Belfast student allegedly assaulted his mother after she discovered him smoking cannabis in his bedroom, a court heard today.
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Northern Ireland TalkTalk hack teen loses court battle over anonymity

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A Co Antrim teenager who was part of the high-profile hacking of telecom giant TalkTalk suffered no discrimination by his initial media identification, a High Court judge ruled.
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As Republic aims to do 100k coronavirus tests each week and Northern Ireland target is 8k, professor calls for urgent all-island strategy

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Former NHS doctor and professor of Public Health University of Bristol Dr Gabriel Scally has said Ireland's geographical advantage is being squandered by the adoption of...
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Coronavirus: Estate agent Property People offering free housing for NHS staff

Coronavirus: Estate agent Property People offering free housing for NHS staff

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

An estate agent is providing free housing for NHS staff who have had to move out to protect their families from Covid-19.
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QIH donates PPE stock to health workers after laying off 600 staff

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Building products manufacturer Quinn Industrial Holdings has donated stocks of personal protective equipment for use by frontline health workers in the fight against Covid-19.
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Murphy unveils Budget war chest to battle coronavirus impact on Northern Ireland economy

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

NORTHERN Ireland now has £912m for the fight against Covid-19, the Finance Minister has said as he delivered the Executive's 2020/21 Budget.
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Stormont sees biggest spending increase in a decade after devolution restored

2 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Stormont ministers will enjoy their biggest spending increase for a decade next year.
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