Belfast Live

February 22, 2020
Three key dates in Northern Ireland's battle against Covid-19

Three key dates in Northern Ireland's battle against Covid-19

The Executive will meet next week to discuss schools reopening

Belfast Airport boss speaks on likelihood of foreign holidays this summer

Belfast Airport boss speaks on likelihood of foreign holidays this summer

Graham Keddie, managing director at Belfast International Airport, said he believed passengers could book with confidence, to an extent

Facebook apologises after deleting Co Antrim teens photos due to scars 

Facebook apologises after deleting Co Antrim teens photos due to scars 

"I think it is discouraging whenever your body violates guidelines"

Three NI men jailed for total of 51 years for deaths of 39 migrants

Three NI men jailed for total of 51 years for deaths of 39 migrants

Those trapped in the lorry suffered 'excruciating' deaths

NI set for snow as Met Office issues weather warning

NI set for snow as Met Office issues weather warning

It has been warned that up to 10cm of snow could fall in higher areas with 1-3cm of snow expected elsewhere

12 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

12 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

99,216 individuals have tested positive since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department

PSNI officers hospitalised after assault whilst responding to call

PSNI officers hospitalised after assault whilst responding to call

One of the officers was reportedly bitten during the incident

Robin Swann 'disgusted' at Sinn Fein MLA's remarks on military help

Robin Swann 'disgusted' at Sinn Fein MLA's remarks on military help

Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan said he was concerned the military would "get in the way of the real professionals"

Nurse on packed Belfast flight says airlines adding to Covid crisis

Nurse on packed Belfast flight says airlines adding to Covid crisis

She said 'How is it OK be in an enclosed space with 100 people from many different households with no chance of social distancing?'

Reports of shots fired as Belfast house attacked

Reports of shots fired as Belfast house attacked

PSNI say windows were smashed along with a car parked in the driveway

Co Antrim road closed after 'serious crash'

Co Antrim road closed after 'serious crash'

Motorists are asked to seek alternative routes

Belfast weather forecast for the weekend ahead

Belfast weather forecast for the weekend ahead

Northern Ireland is being hit with a chilly few days

Reward offered for information on BMCA arson attack

Reward offered for information on BMCA arson attack

The BMCA was left badly damaged following an arson attack at its premises on Donegall Pass

Meet the Belfast youth group helping hundreds in their community

Meet the Belfast youth group helping hundreds in their community

"There are people who are in a 'do I eat or do I heat' dilemma and that is heartbreaking."

What Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill said about schools reopening

What Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill said about schools reopening

Education Minister Peter Weir and Health Minister Robin Swann will be meeting over the next couple of days to look at the issue of schools

Ian Ogle's family says gangsters “won’t even let us grieve in peace”

Ian Ogle's family says gangsters “won’t even let us grieve in peace”

The East Belfast man's mother and wife spoke out ahead of the anniversary of his death

Belfast man had phone advertising drugs under heading “Dee’s Labs”, court hears

Belfast man had phone advertising drugs under heading “Dee’s Labs”, court hears

A detective claimed a SIM card was found hidden inside the battery compartment of a TV remote control during searches at David Coleman’s home

Arlene Foster confirms lockdown in NI will be extended to March 5

Arlene Foster confirms lockdown in NI will be extended to March 5

Health Minister Robin Swann put a paper before the Executive on Thursday which recommended extending the lockdown, and it was warned restrictions may remain in place until after Easter

Brexit, Covid and climate change 'existential threat' to NI economy

Brexit, Covid and climate change 'existential threat' to NI economy

But the NI Protocol is a "window of opportunity", according to an internal paper from a DUP minister's department

21 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

21 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

The death toll in Northern Ireland now stands at 1,692, according to the DoH

NI Executive to consider extending Covid restrictions to early March

NI Executive to consider extending Covid restrictions to early March

Northern Ireland is currently in the fourth week of a six-week lockdown

What the Executive will discuss today as restrictions to be reviewed

What the Executive will discuss today as restrictions to be reviewed

Ministers will meet on Thursday, January 21, to discuss the current situation in Northern Ireland as hospitals are under pressure with patients battling Covid-19

NI Fire and Rescue Service are recruiting for on-call firefighters

NI Fire and Rescue Service are recruiting for on-call firefighters

NIFRS say they are currently under represented by females and applications from this group are particularly welcome

Unison says it does not object to military support in NI Covid fight

Unison says it does not object to military support in NI Covid fight

It follows an earlier statement that sparked a backlash