Belfast Live

February 22, 2020
Belfast hotels that are perfect for a city break staycation after lockdown

Belfast hotels that are perfect for a city break staycation after lockdown

With all tourism accommodation allowed to fully reopen their doors for the first time since Christmas on May 24, here are some brilliant Belfast hotels to line up for your next trip

Drinking lager all week has been quite the learning curve

Drinking lager all week has been quite the learning curve

I've enjoyed a German brew as well as a cracker from East Belfast

Black Mountain bluebells mark start of annual community festival

Black Mountain bluebells mark start of annual community festival

There's penty for the whole community to get involved in

Hospital staff injured in ‘distressing incident’ in early hours

Hospital staff injured in ‘distressing incident’ in early hours

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty describes incident as “disturbing”

Woman evacuated after Newtownabbey arson

Woman evacuated after Newtownabbey arson

PSNI are appealing for witnesses

Irish language street sign attacks described as “anti-Irish racism”

Irish language street sign attacks described as “anti-Irish racism”

Condemnation comes as funding for programme discussed

Residents leading the way with regeneration of Belfast's Holyland

Residents leading the way with regeneration of Belfast's Holyland

Brid Ruddy has been involved in community development in the area since 1998

Stena Line vows to act on concerns over live calf exports

Stena Line vows to act on concerns over live calf exports

Ferry company says it "will only allow the continued transportation of livestock on its vessels, if EU requirements are met"

NI Health Minister's appeal to football fans this weekend

NI Health Minister's appeal to football fans this weekend

"There may be a temptation to get together for these big matches"

Debenhams staff reminisce as decades together in 'big family' end

Debenhams staff reminisce as decades together in 'big family' end

"It was a lovely, happy place to be so we are extremely sad that it has to finish this way"

Striking Belfast bakers say they'd be better off on minimum wage

Striking Belfast bakers say they'd be better off on minimum wage

Firm says they have made "above inflation pay offer"

Watch: Moment Belfast man reunites with family after 124 day Covid battle

Watch: Moment Belfast man reunites with family after 124 day Covid battle

Peter Irwin's family thought they were going to lose him to the virus on three occasions, but the 51-year-old bravely fought on and is now able to go home

Alleged fraud victim's relatives post pictures of man on social media

Alleged fraud victim's relatives post pictures of man on social media

Description of man mentioned his "very straight, white teeth"

Edwin Poots to replace Arlene Foster as DUP leader

Edwin Poots to replace Arlene Foster as DUP leader

Mr Poots won 19 votes to Sir Jeffrey Donaldson’s 17 votes

NI's latest travel rules "unclear and confusing", says airport boss

NI's latest travel rules "unclear and confusing", says airport boss

On Thursday the Executive agreed some changes for travel within the Common Travel Area from May 24, but there were no decisions made on international travel

No further Covid-19 related deaths and less than 100 cases recorded

No further Covid-19 related deaths and less than 100 cases recorded

121,419 cases have been reported here since the start of the pandemic

NI weather warning for thundery showers issued by Met Office

NI weather warning for thundery showers issued by Met Office

Hail, lightning and some torrential downpours are to be expected

Belfast school closed over claims 'device in vicinity'

Belfast school closed over claims 'device in vicinity'

It is understood police are to carry out a search of the grounds and the surrounding area

Executive details advice on hugging family and friends in NI

Executive details advice on hugging family and friends in NI

"Physical contact with others will always be associated with risk of transmitting the virus"

Three little birds rescued from old TV set left at Ballymena dump

Three little birds rescued from old TV set left at Ballymena dump

"Well done to the caring Waveney Road Waste Team and our Ballymena Assistant Waste Supervisor, who were unflappable in their efforts to ensure the safety of the three newborn chicks"

Call to educate young people about the dangers of 'spice' after several fall ill

Call to educate young people about the dangers of 'spice' after several fall ill

The Public Health Agency has issued a warning after several young people became ill after vaping 'spice'

Belfast man wins award for convincing UK Government to stop funding fossil fuels

Belfast man wins award for convincing UK Government to stop funding fossil fuels

"It was really bad and really was just making the climate crisis worse"

Every detail as more easing of restrictions coming in Northern Ireland

Every detail as more easing of restrictions coming in Northern Ireland

The decisions are expected to be ratified next week