Thu, 19 May 2022

New train opening in London, offering above and below ground service

LONDON, England: London's newest train, the east-west Elizabeth Line subway, is set to open on 24th May.According to Andy Byford, ...

British man charged with hacking into bank, stealing millions

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A British man has been charged with hacking into email servers and computers belonging to ...

Haven't had COVID yet? It could be more than just luck

We all know a few of those lucky people who, somehow, have managed to avoid ever catching COVID. Perhaps you're ...

Golf Glance: All eyes on PGA Championship at Southern Hills

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Rory McIlroy: Phil Mickelson's PGA absence 'sad'

A trio of the world's top golfers -- including Tiger Woods -- said Tuesday that they wished Phil Mickelson were ...

Tiger Woods victory would cause historic loss for sportsbook

Tiger Woods may be the sentimental fan favorite but the 15-major champion pulling off an unlikely victory at the PGA ...

Lyons encourages businesses to apply for Queen's Awards for Enterprise

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has outlined the benefits and value of holding a Queen's Award for Enterprise. Economy Minister pictured ...

Lyons announces the third Assured Skills Academy with ASOS in Belfast

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has announced 20 high quality training places in the Software Engineering Assured Skills Academy and encouraged ...

Britons told to work more to handle cost-of-living crisis

The Labour Party called Safeguarding minister Rachel Maclean's suggestions "disconnected from reality" Britain's Minister for Safeguarding, Rachel Maclean, told Sky ...

Lyons welcomes 20 high quality training places on PwC Professional Services Assured Skills Academy

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has welcomed the sixth PwC Professional Services Assured Skills Academy offering the opportunity for 20 individuals ...

Lyons announces annual increase in limits for unfair dismissal and redundancy payments

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today announced an increase in the limits for payments and awards to workers in employment rights ...

Poots announces independent review of country shows

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced the appointment of Mr Aled Rhys Jones to undertake an independent external resilience review ...

Emergency Care Waiting Time Statistics (January - March 2022)

The Department of Health (DoH) today published statistics on the time spent in emergency care departments (ED) throughout Northern Ireland ...

Extension to the Chair and Board Members of the Livestock and Meat Commission

DAERA Minister Edwin Poots MLA, today announced that he has extended the appointment of Gerard McGivern, Chair, and four members ...

Lyons - Agri-Food Sector key to 10X success

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today attended the Balmoral Show and highlighted the important role the local agri-food sector plays in ...

Lyons welcomes world-leading Higher Education research results

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has welcomed the strong performance of Northern Ireland's Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the Research Excellence ...

Ministers announce the delivery of new Farm Family Health Check Programme vehicle at Balmoral

DAERA Minister Edwin Poots and Health Minister Robin Swann have visited the new state of the art Farm Families Health ...

Application period opens for Pound 2million pig support scheme - Poots

A new support package worth up to Pound 2million for Northern Ireland's pig farmers is about to open for applications, ...

Funding boost for nursing workforce welcomed

Northern Ireland's Chief Nursing Officer has welcomed the confirmation of 1,335 nursing and midwifery university places for 2022/23. Speaking on ...

Poots gets a taster of what's on show at Balmoral

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots got a taster of what's on at the Balmoral Show tonight (Tuesday 10 May) when he ...

Co Londonderry businessman fined a total of Pound 10,000 for Water Order Offences

A County Londonderry businessman Norman Menary (69) of Brough Road, Castledawson, Magherafelt was convicted today at Coleraine Magistrates' Court sitting ...

Co Antrim farmer fined Pound 1,250 for causing water pollution

A County Antrim farmer, Patrick McNaughton (58), of Corkey Road, Loughguile, Ballymena was convicted today at Coleraine Magistrates Court sitting ...

Northern Ireland local authority collected municipal waste management statistics released

Provisional Northern Ireland local authority collected municipal waste management statistics for October to December 2021 have been published today by ...

Avian Influenza update: Housing measures set to be lifted in Northern Ireland

DAERA has confirmed that the housing measures which were introduced to help stop the spread of avian influenza will be ...

COVID-19 testing and tracing is changing in Northern Ireland

Testing for COVID-19 and contact tracing in Northern Ireland is changing. The changes will come into effect tomorrow evening. Covid-19 ...

Search begins for a new Chairperson of Tourism Northern Ireland

The Department for the Economy has launched a public appointment competition to appoint a Chairperson of Tourism Northern Ireland. Tourism ...

FBIS Capital Tier 2 application period extended to 20 May

DAERA have announced that the application period for the Tier 2 tranche 2 of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme - ...

DAERA opens Pound 1million rural business development grant aid fund

A scheme to help rural micro businesses to sustain, develop and recover from the Covid 19 pandemic will open on ...

Health and Social Care services over the Easter Bank Holiday

With Easter period approaching, the public are being reminded of the different healthcare services available in Northern Ireland - and ...

Publication of Northern Ireland High Street Scheme Survey - Findings from the NISRA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Opinion Survey

The Department for the Economy today published a statistical report and accompanying data tables presenting key findings on the Northern ...

Publication of analysis of the Northern Ireland High Street Scheme

The Department for the Economy today published a statistical report presenting a range of analysis on the Northern Ireland High ...

Labour Market Statistics

The labour market statistics were published today by the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency. Labour Market Statistics published Payrolled ...

Twenty high quality training places on Assured Skills Academy with KPMG

The Department for the Economy today announced 20 high-quality training places on a Cyber Security Assured Skills Academy with KPMG ...

Graduate opportunities in Belfast and the North West in latest Assured Skills Academy with FinTrU

Forty high quality training places are available on the latest in a series of Financial Services Assured Skills Academies with ...

DAERA hosts industry taskforce to tackle rising agricultural costs

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has established a dedicated taskforce with industry representatives in response to ...

Statistics from the Northern Ireland Substance Misuse Database: 2020/21

The Department of Health today published "Statistics from the Northern Ireland Substance Misuse Database: 2020/21 (Experimental Statistics)" report and accompanying ...

Competition to appoint the Chair to the Board of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

The Department for Communities (DfC) has launched a competition to appoint a Chair to the Board of the Northern Ireland ...

Northern Ireland Broad Economy Sales and Exports Statistics: Trade in Goods and Services Results 2020

The latest Broad Economy Sales and Exports Statistics (BESES) trade in goods and services estimates for 2020 were published today ...

Northern Ireland's 'super-human' vaccination effort recognised

The departing head of NI's COVID-19 vaccination programme has thanked everyone involved in delivering over 3.7 million jabs. Stepping down ...

Permanent Secretary praised for years of dedicated service

Department of Health Permanent Secretary Richard Pengelly has been praised for his contribution to health and social care in Northern ...

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Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

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Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

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China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

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First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

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