Northern Ireland News for April 2013 : Page 3

Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
Remaining Nursing Homes In The North Trust Area To Close
SDLP health spokesperson, Conall McDevitt MLA, has said that today's decision to close the remaining nursing homes in the Northern Trust Area will further fuel suspicions that 'Transforming Your Care'...
UK National News, Apr 25, 2013
Hearing Underway To Decide Date And Venue Of New Hillsborough Inquest
A hearing is underway at the Family Division of the High Court in London to decide on the date and location of a fresh inquest into the deaths of the 96 Hillsborough victims. A new inquest was ordere...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
NI Construction Industry Declines
Northern Ireland's construction industry continued to decline compared to the rest of the UK in the three months to the end of March, according to a new survey. The latest Construction Market Survey ...
UK National News, Apr 25, 2013
£150,000 Cap For BBC Management Pay-Offs
BBC management pay-offs are to be capped at £150,000, as new director general, Tony Hall, said the organisation "could not be tone-deaf" to ongoing criticism over the scale of redundancy packages paid...
UK National News, Apr 25, 2013
Inquest Hears Body Found In Street 'Fell From Plane'
The body of a man found on a pavement in west London almost certainly fell from a plane, an inquest has heard. West London coroners court heard that José Matada was either dead or at the point of dea...
UK National News, Apr 25, 2013
Teen Wins Case Against Police Treatment Of 17-Year-Olds
The policy of treating 17-year-olds in police custody as adults and not children, has been successfully challenged at the High Court by a teenager. Hughes Cousins-Chang, now 18, brought the case to t...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
Bangor Firm Creates 55 New Jobs
Mango Direct Marketing Limited is creating 55 new jobs with the support of Invest Northern Ireland's Jobs Fund. The Bangor based company provides direct telemarketing and customer services to a rang...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
No Triple Dip Recession For NI
Finance Minister Sammy Wilson has said that the latest figures released under the composite economic index results, which reports that economic activity has risen in three of the last four quarters, i...
UK National News, Apr 25, 2013
Other News In Brief
Terror Suspects To have Passports Confiscated Under new rules proposed by the Home Office, suspected UK terrorist will have their passports confiscated. The move would prevent Britons travell...
Recruitment News, Apr 25, 2013
Mango Direct Marketing Ltd To Create 55 New Jobs
Mango Direct Marketing Limited is creating 55 new jobs with the support of Invest Northern Ireland's Jobs Fund. The Bangor based company provides direct telemarketing and customer services to a rang...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
Price Of Bus And Rail Fares To Rise
Bus and rail fares are to increase from next month, Translink has announced. The average cost of a Metro and Ulsterbus ticket will rise by 3% and NI Railways by 5%. Translink's Marketing Executive, ...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
Pipe Bomb Discovered In Antrim
Alliance Councillor Neil Kelly has condemned the discovery of a pipe bomb following a security alert in Antrim. The local Councillor highlighted his concern after a number of houses in Mallusk Garden...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 25, 2013
Other News In Brief
Seagate Celebrates 20th Anniversary SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has today congratulated management and staff from Seagate Technology in L'Derry as the company celebrates the 20th anniversary of ...
Business News, Apr 25, 2013
Intel Acquires Aepona
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed the announcement that Aepona, one of Northern Ireland’s most internationally successful software companies, has been acquired by global technology giant,...
Recruitment News, Apr 24, 2013
National Job Shadow Day Will Help Eliminate Barriers For Disabled People
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability, Martin Conway, has said that National Job Shadow Day 2013 will help to eliminate barriers to employment for people with disabilities by p...
Business News, Apr 24, 2013
Firms Sign Up For 'The Engineering Dojo'
The Engineering Dojo, which is following in the footsteps of the successful Coder Dojo forums, will harness the strengths of a number of engineering companies in the North West region and get young pe...
Business News, Apr 24, 2013
CultureTECH Partners With Invest NI
CultureTECH, the digital technology and media festival, which will take place in L’Derry this September, has announced details of its partnership with Invest Northern Ireland. The partnership will se...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
Nine Residential Care Homes To Close
The Northern Health and Social Care Trust is set to close all nine of its residential care homes starting in November this year, according to Unison. Two homes, Pinewood in Ballymena and Westlands in...
UK National News, Apr 24, 2013
Police Criticised For 'Collective Amnesia' Over Milly Dowler Hacking Claims
Police investigating the murder of Milly Dowler have been criticised for having “collective amnesia” when questions about why they failed to investigations claims that her voicemail had been hacked. ...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
Former Bishop Accepts Criticism In Clogher Report
A former bishop has been criticised after a report was published into claims of child abuse allegations and the behaviour of priests. The National Board for Safeguarding Children (NBCS) in the Cathol...
UK National News, Apr 24, 2013
GSK Put Iconic Soft Drink Brands Up For Sale
In a move that could net £1bn, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have put Lucozade and Ribena up for sale. The popular soft drink brands date back to 1927 and 1938 and went on sale today (Wednesday). Chief exec...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
PSNI Appeal For Information About Missing Bangor Man
The family of a man from Bangor, Co Down, are concerned for his safety, as he has not been in contact with them for over three weeks. Samuel Moore, 59, is described as being 5'8" tall, of heavy build...
UK National News, Apr 24, 2013
Children Found In Quarry 'Stabbed To Death'
An inquest has heard that three children found dead in a Shropshire quarry were stabbed to death. The bodies of Samuel Fuller, 12, and his sisters Rebecca Rose, eight, and Charlotte Mae, seven, were ...
UK National News, Apr 24, 2013
Cameron Backs Porn Free 'Clean Wi-Fi' In Public Spaces
Following a campaign by a number of children’s charities, David Cameron has vowed to promote "good, clean, wi-fi" in public spaces. The charities want sites with adult content restricted in public ar...
UK National News, Apr 24, 2013
Research Shows Fall In Violent Crime
In the past decade murder and violent crime have fallen faster in the UK than many other countries in Western Europe, researchers say. Homicides per 100,000 people in the UK fell from 1.99 in 2003, t...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
New Campaign Launches To Reduce The Number Of Road Deaths
The Environment Minister has launched a new and challenging DOE road safety advertising campaign. Encouraging road users to 'Share the Road to Zero', it signals Minister Alex Attwood's aspiration for...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
New Political Party Launches
A new political party, named the Protestant Coalition, has been launched. The party is being introduced "in response to the utter failure of the two main unionist parties to defend the interests of o...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
Documents Reveal Cover-Up Over Finucane Killing - Kelly
Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has said documents revealed in court clearly point to a web of cover-up within the British government and their intelligence services about the murder of Pat Finucane. The N...
UK National News, Apr 24, 2013
Guilty Plea For Tandem Deaths
A man has pleaded guilty to the deaths of two cyclists, who he knocked them off their tandem bicycle while being pursued by police. 38-year-old Nicholas Lovell of West Street, Oldland Common, admitte...
Northern Ireland News, Apr 24, 2013
Man Released Following Dissident Republican Investigation
A man who was arrested as part of an investigation into dissident republican activity in L'Derry has been released. Police from the Serious Crime Branch detained the 44-year-old male on Tuesday. He ...