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Veterans Commissioner to be recruited for NI

Veterans Commissioner to be recruited for NI

Much of the military advocate’s work will focus on how ex-servicemen navigate public services.

Bagpiper plays Happy Birthday in Clap for Carers tribute to Captain Tom

Bagpiper plays Happy Birthday in Clap for Carers tribute to Captain Tom

Louise Marshall, often referred to as Scotland’s National Piper, joined the rest of the country with a special tribute to the fundraising centenarian.

Carrie Symonds claps for carers as many spot double rainbow overhead

Carrie Symonds claps for carers as many spot double rainbow overhead

The Prime Minister’s fiancee led the Clap for Carers.

Second virus wave may be more severe than first, Whitty warns

Second virus wave may be more severe than first, Whitty warns

‘Eradication is technically impossible for this disease’

Bus drivers and firemen show support for NHS in NI

Bus drivers and firemen show support for NHS in NI

The fire service arranged banners on some Co Antrim stations with the rainbow symbol of hope.

In Pictures: Nation salutes NHS and Captain Tom as Clap for Carers continues

In Pictures: Nation salutes NHS and Captain Tom as Clap for Carers continues

This week’s Clap for Carers coincided with the 100th birthday of fundraising phenomenon Captain Tom Moore.

Banks and Electoral Commission reach settlement

Banks and Electoral Commission reach settlement

The agency found ‘no evidence’ of criminal offences.

Government right to lock down UK when it did, Prime Minister says

Government right to lock down UK when it did, Prime Minister says

The latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care show that 26,771 people have now died in all settings with coronavirus.

Spread of virus in care homes remains a ‘worry’, says Wales’ chief medic

Spread of virus in care homes remains a ‘worry’, says Wales’ chief medic

Dr Frank Atherton was speaking at a virtual meeting of the Welsh Assembly’s health committee.

Gaps and losses in NI Covid-19 data highlighted

Gaps and losses in NI Covid-19 data highlighted

A daily information ‘dashboard’ is due to go live on Friday, an official at Stormont’s Department of Health said.

US maintains immunity stance despite Dunn family’s letter urging reconsideration

US maintains immunity stance despite Dunn family’s letter urging reconsideration

Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn wrote a letter to President Trump on Tuesday.

Government on verge of reaching testing target after late surge

Government on verge of reaching testing target after late surge

The Government has come into criticism after repeatedly running out of its online testing kits.

‘Worrying’ rise of prison staff contracting coronavirus

‘Worrying’ rise of prison staff contracting coronavirus

Over the past two weeks, 2,000 staff have been referred for testing, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland said.

Face coverings could be advised when lockdown is eased, Johnson suggests

Face coverings could be advised when lockdown is eased, Johnson suggests

There has been some concern that people may be overly cautious about returning to work.

Another Irish coronavirus surge ‘difficult to manage’

Another Irish coronavirus surge ‘difficult to manage’

The country has played down hopes of a swift easing of social distancing restrictions and is expected to extend the emergency measures early in May.

How the public paid tribute to Captain Tom Moore on his 100th birthday

How the public paid tribute to Captain Tom Moore on his 100th birthday

There were spectacular versions of Happy Birthday sung, while people showed their artistic side paying tribute to the centenarian fundraiser.

Boots pharmacies create ‘safe space’ for domestic abuse victims seeking help

Boots pharmacies create ‘safe space’ for domestic abuse victims seeking help

Reports of domestic abuse sent to UK police forces by Crimestoppers have surged by nearly 50% during the lockdown.

Johnson thanks NHS for coronavirus treatment and birth of his son

Johnson thanks NHS for coronavirus treatment and birth of his son

The Queen has sent a private message of good wishes to congratulate the couple on the birth of their son.

Johnson promises to deliver ‘comprehensive plan’ next week on easing lockdown

Johnson promises to deliver ‘comprehensive plan’ next week on easing lockdown

The Prime Minister thanked the NHS for the care he received as he recovered from Covid-19.

Number of new Covid-19 cases in NI ‘falling slowly’

Number of new Covid-19 cases in NI ‘falling slowly’

The battle against the disease is on a “knife edge” as the virus infects just under one additional person for everybody it strikes down.

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