Empty supermarket shelves in North ‘nothing to do with Brexit’

By Michael McHugh and Sam Blewett, PA Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said the region’s empty shelves have nothing to do with Brexit. He blamed the pre-Christmas shutdown at English ports over the highly infectious strain of Covid-19 for...

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Student nurse pay review no longer reflects reality, union says

Ministers are set to discuss issues around pay for student nurses at Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, with nursing unions reiterating calls for fair remuneration. In November, a review commissioned by the Department of Health and carried out by Prof Tom Collins...

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Number of Covid-19 hospitalisations falls for first time since Christmas Day

By Digital Desk Staff The number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 has fallen for the first time since Christmas Day....

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 10:35am Read More

Hospitals in different regions given unequal doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Additional reporting by Vivienne Clarke A number of hospitals in the south of the country have received and administered a...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 9:57am Read More

Government created confusion over PUP tax, legal officer says

By Digital Desk Staff The Government made confusing and contradictory statements on the tax of the pandemic unemployment payment (PUP),...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 9:14am Read More

Simon Reeve admits he was wound up by viewers who thought he was a ‘toff’

By Georgia Humphreys and Keiran Southern, PA TV adventurer Simon Reeve admitted he gets wound up by viewers who assume...

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