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N Ireland could see 3,000 coronavirus deaths in first wave, modelling suggests

3 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Northern Ireland could see 3,000 deaths in the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, expert modelling has indicated.
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Home childcare initiative for key workers announced in N Ireland

12 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A home childcare initiative will meet the needs of key workers, Northern Ireland's health minister Robin Swann said.
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Publicans in N Ireland ‘face Covid-19 catastrophe'

19 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Bar owners in Northern Ireland face imminent “catastrophe” because of Covid-19, publicans' representatives said.
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Coronavirus: Police in N Ireland may face 12-hour shifts and cancelled rest days

30 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Police in Northern Ireland may face 12-hour shifts and cancelled rest days if coronavirus has a serious impact on staffing levels.
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SNP minister demands urgent talks on Scotland-N Ireland bridge ‘vanity project'

1 month ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   3 articles

Scottish Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has called for urgent talks with the UK Government over proposals for a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland - an idea he...
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Mick McCarthy's time as Republic of Ireland manager comes to an end as...

Mick McCarthy's time as Republic of Ireland manager comes to an end as Stephen Kenny takes over

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UK receives 300 ventilators from China to fight coronavirus

UK receives 300 ventilators from China to fight coronavirus

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Retired mental health worker, 59, dies from coronavirus after answering call...

Retired mental health worker, 59, dies from coronavirus after answering call to return and help

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New York's coronavirus apex is likely to hit in the next WEEK as 630 die in...

New York's coronavirus apex is likely to hit in the next WEEK as 630 die in one day

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A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

One New York City nurse shared her experience treating patients positive for COVID-19, some in critical condition. New York state had over 100,000 coronavirus cases as of April... Read more ...

Watford General Hospital tells patients NOT to go to A&E because they're...

Watford General Hospital tells patients NOT to go to A&E because they're running out of oxygen

West Herts hospitals tweeted: 'Please DO NOT attend Watford General's emergency department until further notice, even in an emergency', warning patients to go to their next... Read more ...

Pensioner, 71, struggling with lockdown stabbed wife to death then killed...

Pensioner, 71, struggling with lockdown stabbed wife to death then killed himself

Alan Smith, 71, was found dead alongside his wife, Elsie, 71, at their home near Cambridge. Elsie was found with stab wounds on her neck and head but Smith's cause of death... Read more ...

Pictured: Thieves make off with clothes after ram-raiding Belfast city...

Pictured: Thieves make off with clothes after ram-raiding Belfast city centre shop

Thieves made off with clothing after ram-raiding a shop in Belfast city centre. Read more ...

Crazed knifeman 'shouts Allahu Akbar' before stabbing two people to death in...

Crazed knifeman 'shouts Allahu Akbar' before stabbing two people to death in France

The assailant is said to have shouted 'Allahu Akbar' before knifing 'at least nine people' who were queuing to go into the bakery in Romans-sur-Isère, southern France, local... Read more ...