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Compensation scheme for survivors of historical abuse opens for applications

11 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The opening of applications for a compensation scheme for survivors of historical institutional abuse has been welcomed.
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Northern Ireland budget: Extra £912m to fight coronavirus and business rates reduced

Northern Ireland budget: Extra £912m to fight coronavirus and business rates reduced

11 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Northern Ireland will get an additional £912m to help fight the coronavirus crisis while businesses here will see a cut in business rates in a bid to assist companies amid the...
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DUP MLA claims republicans are intimidating businesses into coronavirus closure 

DUP MLA claims republicans are intimidating businesses into coronavirus closure 

12 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A DUP MLA has claimed republicans have intimidated businesses into closing during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Twenty-seven more coronavirus deaths are announced in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Twenty-seven more coronavirus deaths are announced in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Statistics announced today by the governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland revealed the UK's coronavirus death toll is continuing to rise as Britain remains in lockdown.
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Charities face financial ‘meltdown' over coronavirus

13 hours 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

13 hours 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

13 hours 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

13 hours 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

14 hours 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

14 hours 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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