Belfast Live

February 22, 2020
Closing pubs and restaurants early 'will have unintended consequences'

Closing pubs and restaurants early 'will have unintended consequences'

"If we need a curfew, which everyone at this stage thinks, people have been talking about 10pm, and England has 10pm, but we have a totally different culture than England"

Northern Ireland weather forecast for today and the week ahead

Northern Ireland weather forecast for today and the week ahead

Dry with long sunny spells sounds good to us

Residents to be encouraged to report incidents of dog fouling

Residents to be encouraged to report incidents of dog fouling

The local authority says this will be followed by “targeted patrols to catch offenders"

Meet 10 exceptional people who have made Belfast their home

Meet 10 exceptional people who have made Belfast their home

Each of them is to receive a Belfast Ambassador Medal

PSNI warning as 'info suggests illegal rave planned for part of Belfast'

PSNI warning as 'info suggests illegal rave planned for part of Belfast'

"You will be putting your loved ones and friends at a greater risk of catching and spreading this horrendous disease"

PSNI statement after anti-lockdown protest at Stormont

PSNI statement after anti-lockdown protest at Stormont

Speaking about the latest Covid-19 figures, Health Minister Robin Swann said: "Today's dashboard figures underline once again the seriousness of the situation we are facing"

Good news stories you may have missed this week

Good news stories you may have missed this week

There's been plenty of uplifting yarns over the past week

Anti-lockdown protesters gather at Stormont

Anti-lockdown protesters gather at Stormont

Demonstrators gathered at Stormont for what was described as a peaceful protest against the lockdown and wearing of face masks

Watch: Behind the scenes at NI's only Women's Tec as they rebuild lives

Watch: Behind the scenes at NI's only Women's Tec as they rebuild lives

The one-of-a-kind facility is gives women and girls precious time to find or rediscover themselves while their children are cared for

Cousins lose appeals against convictions for South Belfast murder

Cousins lose appeals against convictions for South Belfast murder

Lord Justice Treacy said: “The evidence against the appellants was compelling.”

Church kidnapping accused had suffered a “bad trip”, court told

Church kidnapping accused had suffered a “bad trip”, court told

According to prosecution the alleged victim was subjected to threats and intimidation involving the use of a knife, an ice-cream scooper and boiling kettle

Almost 200 Belfast hospital staff "quarantining because of Coronavirus"

Almost 200 Belfast hospital staff "quarantining because of Coronavirus"

The Trust said "a number of services are experiencing staff shortages"

What you need to know if you are going out where alcohol is served

What you need to know if you are going out where alcohol is served

These are the rules for people going to pubs and other venues

Over 500 live event workers hold demonstration in Belfast City Centre

Over 500 live event workers hold demonstration in Belfast City Centre

We Make Events NI held a socially distanced demonstration in Custom House Square

We Make Events NI Demonstration gallery

We Make Events NI Demonstration gallery

We Make Events NI Demonstration gallery

No Covid notices handed out in South Belfast for first time in three weeks

No Covid notices handed out in South Belfast for first time in three weeks

“We have consistently warned people of the risks and potential repercussions of not following the Health Protection Regulations"

Two years ago I was homeless, now I'm able to pursue my dream job

Two years ago I was homeless, now I'm able to pursue my dream job

Josh is now healthier and happier than ever before

Campaign launched to recognise work of 'Housing Heroes' during pandemic

Campaign launched to recognise work of 'Housing Heroes' during pandemic

Nicole Payne didn’t see her daughter for two months so she could safely work with older residents in Belfast

Rate the NI Executive's handling of the coronavirus pandemic

Rate the NI Executive's handling of the coronavirus pandemic

This is the opportunity for you to have YOUR say on how things have been done here - from lockdown to face masks

More than £13m of Covid business support grants 'paid in error'

More than £13m of Covid business support grants 'paid in error'

The initiative was one of three business support schemes developed by the Department for the Economy

Chief Medical Officers plea for people not to cross border amid Covid spike

Chief Medical Officers plea for people not to cross border amid Covid spike

Employers on both sides of border asked to "make every effort to facilitate employees to work from home in so far as is possible"