Northern Island’s health minister has sued Van Morrison, who has said the minister’s handling of Covid-19 restrictions was “very dangerous.” Paul Tweed, the lawyer for the health minister, Robin Swann, confirmed on Monday that a lawsuit had been filed. “Legal proceedings are now at an advanced stage, with an anticipatedContinue Reading

The EU will later put forward proposals to resolve the trade dispute in Northern Ireland. Great Britain wants to change the agreement reached as part of the Brexit process in order to allow a more free movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is said that currentContinue Reading

LONDON — Weeks after recording its highest-ever temperature, Britain was preparing for another unsettling stretch of hot weather, as officials said an extreme heat warning would be in place for much of the southern half of England and parts of Wales from Thursday through the weekend. Although meteorologists predicted temperaturesContinue Reading

LONDON — David Trimble, a onetime Protestant firebrand who surprised many by reaching across the bloodstained sectarian divide in his native Northern Ireland and went on to secure high office, political honors and a Nobel Peace Prize, died on Monday. He was 77. His death was announced by the UlsterContinue Reading

The Supreme Court’s elimination of the constitutional right to abortion, after nearly a half-century, has made the United States one of the few countries actively strengthening abortion restrictions. Abortion is now banned in at least eight states, a shift toward criminalization that runs counter to the longstanding policies of someContinue Reading

Two men have been charged with the murder of the journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot and killed in 2019 during riots in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland. The killing of the 29-year-old journalist was treated as a terrorist episode, and the authorities attributed it to militants opposedContinue Reading

LONDON — Six years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, no part of the United Kingdom has felt the sting in the tail more than Northern Ireland, where Brexit laid the groundwork for Sinn Fein’s remarkable rise in legislative elections this week. With more than half of theContinue Reading

A potentially life-threatening storm battered parts of Britain and Northern Europe on Friday with damaging high winds, causing widespread travel disruptions, closing schools and knocking out power. The storm, called Eunice, was expected to be the worst to hit the region in 30 years, weather officials said. Britain’s national weatherContinue Reading

Game of Thrones fans are invited to enter the world of Westeros at a £40 million attraction that houses sets, costumes and props from the epic TV drama. The Game of Thrones Studio Tour opened at Linen Mill, one of the show’s filming locations in Northern Ireland. The sets forContinue Reading