BELFAST Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein expressed concern on Saturday over a request by Northern Ireland's health minister for British military assistance in response to the coronavirus, saying it had raised the sensitive issue with the British government.
BELFAST Northern Ireland authorities on Thursday gave the green light for the rollout of abortion services, activists and leading doctors said, although it was unclear when the first procedures would take place.
BELFAST Britain's leading provider of abortions said it will offer abortion pills to women in Northern Ireland by post to avoid them having to travel to England by ferry now that the coronavirus pandemic has closed air traffic.
BELFAST, April 9 Britain's leading provider of
abortions said it will offer abortion pills to women in Northern
Ireland by post to avoid them having to travel to England by
ferry now that the coronavirus pandemic has closed air traffic.
BELFAST Northern Irish women seeking an abortion have been told they must take an 8-hour ferry to England despite the lockdown, as the regional government resists pressure to offer abortions locally and the coronavirus pandemic stops flights.
BELFAST British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sacked the minister who helped end three years of political paralysis in Northern Ireland, prompting criticism on Thursday that Johnson was indifferent to the fate of the people living there.
BELFAST Northern Irish police said on Wednesday they had charged a 52-year-old man with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry last year, a killing that sparked outrage in the British-run province.
NEWTONARDS, Northern Ireland Britain's duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, met local families on Wednesday during a surprise visit to Northern Ireland to promote her early-years survey.
CARRICKFERGUS, Northern Ireland Northern Ireland's first same-sex wedding took place on Tuesday after the government lifted a ban on gay marriage in the province, marking legalisation of the practice throughout the United Kingdom. | Video
BELFAST Northern Irish police arrested four men on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, whose killing sparked outrage in the province where a 1998 peace deal mostly ended three decades of sectarian violence.