Covid-19: Unprecedented levels of chronic absence in schools

The Department of Education is carrying out an equality screening on a new way for schools…

David Trimble ‘changed lives’, says Tony Blair ahead of funeral

“He did say: ‘It’s going to cause a lot of angst and anxiety and a lot…

Manchester’s LGBT history: Photos showcase ‘two iconic moments’

Flesh DJ Kath McDermott, who was a student at the time, said she remembers Shard being…

Greenpeace lodges legal bid to halt Jackdaw gas field in North Sea

It will be the second time in recent years that the group has used the law…

NI politics: SDLP to form official opposition at Stormont

“Our opposition to the politics of division and deadlock which has infected Stormont is about transforming…

Bloody Friday victims’ families deserve truth – son

Aged 18 and newly qualified, he was getting ready for his passing out parade and instead…

Tory leadership: The two finalists have just weeks to charm the membership

As things stand, the polls and surveys and hunches among many at Westminster suggest that Liz…

Ipswich tower block residents endure heatwave behind plastic

Mr and Mrs Majeti say they were told the plastic wrapping would only be up for…

Nicola Sturgeon to set out ‘democratic case’ for independence

He has repeatedly said that now is not the time for another vote on independence, and…

PSNI knew Glenn Quinn was under threat, says family

“And until there is a policing presence in the estates in Carrickfergus, nobody will ever come…

Bristol bus boss makes axe warning after funding cuts

West of England Labour mayor Dan Norris said there will be a bus review over the…

Cambridge University: Reviews after recent student deaths

“But we are engaging very carefully with the whole student population with professionals within the university…

Respite care: ‘Burnt-out’ mum says respite shortage affecting her family

This is because facilities are being repurposed to provide emergency care to children who cannot live…

Licensing laws: Brewers call for review of surrender principle

Hospitality Ulster, meanwhile, has backed the new rules and said it believed they were a fair…

Logan Mwangi murder: Stepdad given life sentence

A man has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 29 years…