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Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates June 2

35 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

People who have been shielding with underlying health conditions and the most vulnerable in society will be allowed to go outside again next Monday, the Executive has announced.
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NI protocol preparations still remain unfinished

NI protocol preparations still remain unfinished

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The UK Government has published how it plans to deliver on the obligations accepted when the special Protocol for Ireland and Northern Ireland on relations between the EU and...
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North-South Interconnector decision is overdue

North-South Interconnector decision is overdue

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

During this unprecedented crisis, Northern Ireland's electricity system has performed exactly as it should - reliably and securely providing an essential service needed by all.
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NI shopping post coronavirus lockdown to feel like bygone era

NI shopping post coronavirus lockdown to feel like bygone era

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

For a time, as the economy reopens after lockdown, shopping in Northern Ireland is going to feel like the era before shopping centres and big global names like Primark and Zara...
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Minister Mallon to be given official steer on North-South Interconnector 'within weeks'

Minister Mallon to be given official steer on North-South Interconnector 'within weeks'

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon is due to receive a recommendation over the next few weeks on whether she should give the go-ahead to the North-South Interconnector.
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New personal banking boss at Danske Bank

New personal banking boss at Danske Bank

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Danske Bank has appointed a new managing director of personal banking.
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Coronavirus: We must let rate of infection stabilise, says Michelle O'Neill

Coronavirus: We must let rate of infection stabilise, says Michelle O'Neill

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill believes there is a "danger" in analysing Northern Ireland's R rate every day as the figure needs time to stabilise.
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Former Alliance leader Alderdice adds to outcry over Chinese actions in Hong Kong

Former Alliance leader Alderdice adds to outcry over Chinese actions in Hong Kong

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A Northern Ireland peer has signed an international letter criticising the Chinese Government's actions in Hong Kong.
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Coroner told of NI prison virus deaths, but not of care home victims

Coroner told of NI prison virus deaths, but not of care home victims

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Coroners must be advised of any Covid-19 deaths in prison, but not care homes in Northern Ireland - despite controversy over deaths in them.
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Stormont Economy Minister Dodds 'wholly opposed' to cap on number of students from England coming to NI

Stormont Economy Minister Dodds 'wholly opposed' to cap on number of students from England coming to NI

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A move to limit the number of students from England who can go to university in Northern Ireland has been strongly criticised by a Stormont minister.
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