CHINA'S ECONOMY GROWS AMID COVID-19 RECOVERY

China's economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan...

UK ARRIVALS FACING AIRPORT WAITS AS QUARANTINE RULES TAKE FORCE

Passengers arriving to the UK on the first morning new quarantine rules came into force faced queues of more than an hour as official...

 
 
 

‘SPECTACULAR THINGS' FROM TANGUY NDOMBELE A FAMILIAR SIGHT FOR JOE RODON

Tottenham defender Joe Rodon was not surprised to see Tanguy Ndombele's moment of magic in the 3-1 win at Sheffield United.

BEGBIES TRAYNOR BUYS SOUTHERN INSOLVENCY FIRM CVR FOR £21M

Manchester-headquartered Begbies Traynor has splashed out nearly £21 million on a new insolvency company, adding its first offshore...

 
 
 
Hate that united the rest of us in goodwill as £60,000 raised for Belfast Multi-Cultural Resource Association

HATE THAT UNITED THE REST OF US IN GOODWILL AS £60,000 RAISED FOR BELFAST MULTI-CULTURAL RESOURCE ASSOCIATION

The news that over £60,000 has been raised for the Belfast Multi-Cultural Resource Association after an arson attack destroyed the...

SHS Group chief Elaine Birchall named as new vice chair of CBI

SHS GROUP CHIEF ELAINE BIRCHALL NAMED AS NEW VICE CHAIR OF CBI

CBI Northern Ireland has appointed Elaine Birchall as its new vice chairperson for 2021.

 
 
 

RAAB CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF NAVALNY AFTER ARREST ON RUSSIAN SOIL

The Foreign Secretary has told Russia to immediately release Kremlin critic and opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was detained...

STEVE MARTIN: I'VE RECEIVED THE COVID-19 VACCINE

Hollywood star Steve Martin has thanked science after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.

 
 
 

TRAVEL CORRIDORS CLOSED IN UK

Travel corridors allowing people to enter the UK without self-isolating have closed.

DOG OWNER IN COURT AFTER ATTACK ON DEER IN RICHMOND PARK

A man has been fined £600 after his dog fatally injured a deer in London's Richmond Park.

 
 
 
Myleene Klass tells of agony of miscarriage

MYLEENE KLASS TELLS OF AGONY OF MISCARRIAGE

Myleene Klass has spoken of how she suffered a miscarriage while working as a presenter on live radio and carried on to finish the...

Putin critic: Alexei Navalny is detained at airport after returning to Russia

PUTIN CRITIC: ALEXEI NAVALNY IS DETAINED AT AIRPORT AFTER RETURNING TO RUSSIA

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained at a Moscow airport after returning from Germany yesterday, the prison service...

 
 
 
Distinguished Ulster physicist Professor Derrick Crothers dies aged 78

DISTINGUISHED ULSTER PHYSICIST PROFESSOR DERRICK CROTHERS DIES AGED 78

The death has been announced of distinguished Ulster physicist Professor Derrick Crothers.

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joins stars for Biden's inauguration

HAMILTON CREATOR LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA JOINS STARS FOR BIDEN'S INAUGURATION

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has been added to the star-studded line-up for the inauguration of Joe Biden.

 
 
 
Witness's relative arrested over intimidation in Aaron Brady garda killer trial

WITNESS'S RELATIVE ARRESTED OVER INTIMIDATION IN AARON BRADY GARDA KILLER TRIAL

A relative of a witness who gave key testimony against a garda killer from Northern Ireland has been arrested over a plot to intimidate...

LABOUR SLAM GOVERNMENT OVER POLICE FILES DELETION

A Labour MP has accused the Cabinet of a "corrosive" culture of not taking responsibility following the accidental deletion of hundreds...

 
 
 
Kris Meeke conquers endless troubles to finish Dakar

KRIS MEEKE CONQUERS ENDLESS TROUBLES TO FINISH DAKAR

The Dakar Rally stretched Kris Meeke to the limit of his patience, remarking at one point it was "trying to crush my soul".

Injection of cash needed for league green light. €20,000-a-week bill without fans isn't sustainable, warns Cavan chief

INJECTION OF CASH NEEDED FOR LEAGUE GREEN LIGHT. €20,000-A-WEEK BILL WITHOUT FANS ISN'T SUSTAINABLE, WARNS CAVAN CHIEF

It now appears extremely likely that without intervention from the Irish Government, the GAA's National League programme may not proceed,...

 
 
 
Leinster still the standard Campbell's striving for

LEINSTER STILL THE STANDARD CAMPBELL'S STRIVING FOR

As anyone who has taken even a cursory interest in Ulster Rugby over the past decade will know, victories over Leinster do not come...

Gavin Arthur: I will forever cherish the friendships

GAVIN ARTHUR: I WILL FOREVER CHERISH THE FRIENDSHIPS

Gavin Arthur's football journey took him all the way to New Zealand but these days he's happy to be just a few steps away from his...

 
 
 



Joe Root hails England's 'very impressive' display after beating Sri Lanka...

Joe Root hails England's 'very impressive' display after beating Sri Lanka in first Test

Overnight pair Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence knocked off the 36 runs required in around as many minutes on the final morning in Galle to seal the seven-wicket win against Sri... Read more ...

Lionel Messi red card: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman shows referee anger...

Lionel Messi red card: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman shows referee anger after Bilbao loss

Lionel Messi was sent off as Barcelona lost 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday night. Read more ...

Justin Timberlake confirms he and Jessica Biel have welcomed second child

Justin Timberlake confirms he and Jessica Biel have welcomed second child

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have become parents again as they've welcomed their second child. Read more ...

Transfer news live including latest on Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea

Transfer news live including latest on Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea

There are two weeks remaining of the January transfer window for the likes of Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City and Tottenham to get business done Read more ...

Lauren Goodger pregnant and expecting first child with boyfriend Charles...

Lauren Goodger pregnant and expecting first child with boyfriend Charles Drury: ‘It happened so quickly'

Lauren Goodger is set to be a mum Lauren Goodger has announced the exciting news that she is pregnant with her first child. The former Towie star is expecting a baby with... Read more ...

Newslinks for Monday 18th January 2021

Newslinks for Monday 18th January 2021

Coronavirus 1) Full speed ahead with vaccination of over-70s “More than 5.5 million people who are over 70 or clinically extremely vulnerable will begin receiving letters today... Read more ...

BBC's Laura Kuenssberg issues stern warning to Boris over key vote on...

BBC's Laura Kuenssberg issues stern warning to Boris over key vote on Universal Credit

BBC News political editor Laura Kuenssberg warned Boris Johnson his attempt to avoid a vote on Universal Credit tabled by the Labour Party on Monday could backfire in just two... Read more ...

Chelsea plotting club-record deal to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling...

Chelsea plotting club-record deal to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland ahead of rivals

The Norwegian forward has been in astonishing form for BVB ever since joining Chelsea have made Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland their top summer transfer target and... Read more ...

Justin Timberlake confirms he and Jessica Biel are parents of two

Justin Timberlake confirms he and Jessica Biel are parents of two

Justin Timberlake has confirmed he and wife Jessica Biel welcomed their second child last year - a son called Phineas. Read more ...

24-Hour Covid Vaccination Sites 'To Be Piloted In London By End Of January'

24-Hour Covid Vaccination Sites 'To Be Piloted In London By End Of January'

24-hours a day coronavirus vaccinations will be piloted in London hospitals by the end of January, according to vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi. Speaking to Sky News, Zahawi... Read more ...