Stormont’s leaders said Northern Ireland can look to a brighter future as they announced a sweeping range of Covid-19 lockdown relaxations.
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The reopening of Northern Ireland’s tourism and hospitality sectors have been fast-tracked as part of a series of lockdown relaxations agreed by Stormont ministers.
Ministers should allow all university students to leave their “childhood bedrooms” and return to their friends in term-time accommodation to boost their mental health and provide stability, students say.
Israel is to welcome the return of vaccinated UK holidaymakers from next month.
One of Britain’s leading imams has said he believes the “the tide has turned” on Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in black and Asian communities.
“Inflammatory” language in a landmark report on racial disparities could put the lives of black, Asian and minority ethnic communities “at further risk”, according to more than 30 health groups.
A patient has described how she was forced to delay paying her car tax because of costly medication prescriptions.
Parts of the UK saw temperatures hit almost 24C (75.2F) on Wednesday despite a cloudy start to the day.
Policing protests can “look ugly” but officers at the Sarah Everard vigil went to great lengths to use appropriate tactics, a Met force chief has said.
Funeral firm Dignity has accused its largest shareholder of seeking to take control of the firm without paying a bid premium as the group heads for an investor showdown over a move to oust its executive chairman.
The clocks going forward can boost our wellbeing but could damage “work performance” due to lack of sleep, an expert has said.
Outdoor sports clubs in England are preparing for an influx of exercise-deprived players next week after lockdown restrictions are relaxed from Monday.
The mother of a West End make-up artist killed by a teacher in a high speed hit-and-run in Qatar has labelled the driver’s two-month prison sentence as “pitiful and embarrassing”.
The mother of hit-and-run victim Raffy Tsakanika has warned football fans it is a “massive risk” to travel to Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
Banksy has raised more than £16 million for health projects with the auction of a painting offering an “image of hope”.
Chloe Grace Moretz has described the challenges of her role in the new Tom & Jerry movie, which combines live action with classic animation.
Just over half of all GP appointments are now conducted in person, new figures show.
A combination of coronavirus, Boris Johnson and the royal family has meant the past 12 months have seen some of the biggest TV audiences in UK broadcasting history, new analysis shows.
Here is a timeline of events following the death of Stuart Lubbock at the home of entertainer Michael Barrymore.
A decision by Uber to give its drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions “opens the door” for other workers in the gig economy to get better pay and conditions, unions have said.
People in Wales have become the first in the UK to get their hair cut in a salon this year after the country’s restrictions on close contact services were eased.
Hundreds of people defied police requests to gather at Clapham Common on Saturday evening as others held virtual vigils in memory of Sarah Everard.
Campaigners have called for more to be done to tackle violence against women as an online vigil was held in memory of Sarah Everard.
People who wanted to attend vigils in the wake of the murder of Sarah Everard are being encouraged to take part in planned online and doorstep events instead.
Horror filmmaker Norman J Warren has been remembered as a “ground-breaking director” and a “gentle, kind, sweet chap” after his death at the age of 78.
A teacher is running to the pub and back every day until it is able to reopen.
LGBT+ campaigners are hoping to raise awareness of a new feature in the 2021 Census which aims to allow “closeted people to be able to have their voices heard”.
A woman whose husband was killed on a smart motorway has issued a furious response to a “silly” safety campaign.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Sarah Everard are searching a home and woodland in Kent following the arrest of a serving Metropolitan Police officer.
More than three times more businesses applied for financial support last year as they tapped into Government-backed Covid-19 support schemes, new figures have revealed, prompting calls for more support in paying back the debt.