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Tuesday, Sep 02 2014

A County Armagh doctor has been given bail after appearing in court charged with assaulting six of his female patients.

Tony Chee of Waringfield Close, Moira in County Down, faces seven charges of touching women in a sexual way.

It is claimed the offences took place at Richhill health centre between 2009 and 2011.

Forty - five year old Dr Chee, who is originally from Malaysia, appeared in court in Armagh.

Tuesday, Sep 02 2014

The consumer council has welcomed news that Royal Mail sorting offices will open to customers on Sundays in a new pilot scheme.

As part of a UK wide pilot, offices in Londonderry, Central and South Belfast will open this Sunday.

It’s designed to make parcel collection easier for Online Shoppers.

The Consumer Council say the move will improve the NI delivery service, and hope it marks a change in Postal habits.

 

Monday, Sep 01 2014

Eight police officers have been disciplined over a failed search for a missing man who died after being struck by a train.

Monday, Sep 01 2014

It's been revealed nine people a month are losing their lives due to drug-related incidents throughout Northern Ireland.

Health Minister Edwin Poots has called the figures alarming.

He's been speaking in Banbridge where there have been a number of drugs-related deaths in the past few months.

Monday, Sep 01 2014

A care home for the elderly is to create 100 new jobs in Limavady.

The Cornfield care centre, which already employs 120 people, is opening a new 52-bed unit after a £3.4m investment.

Eighty of the new jobs will be full-time posts.

Sunday, Aug 31 2014

The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry resumes in Banbridge today.

Sunday, Aug 31 2014

Martin McGuinness has urged dissident republicans to call a ceasefire.

The Deputy First Minister made the appeal during a speech in Derry to mark the 20th anniversary of the IRA truce. 
 
He also said new talks were needed to resolve what he described as "the growing difficulties" in the peace process. 
 
 

 

Saturday, Aug 30 2014

A 46-year-old man says he is lucky to be alive after an arson attack on his home in Armagh.

Friday, Aug 29 2014

CCTV footage of a filling station in Articlave, near Castlerock has captured the moment a lorry ram-raided the shop in an attempt to steal a cash machine.

A lorry rammed the building, damaging the wall enclosing the machine at a petrol station on the Mussenden Road early this morning.

However, the would-be thieves, they left the scene empty-handed.

It's thought the vehicle used in the incident was stolen from the Newmills Road in Coleraine in the early hours of this morning.

Friday, Aug 29 2014

A leading GP has described as catastrophic - proposed cuts to the health service in Northern Ireland.

Senior GP Tom Black is chair of the GP committee in the British Medical Association.

Doctor black says he's never seen anything as threatening" to health care.

Health Minister Edwin Poots says he's being forced to restrain pay for health sector staff, lower the number of agency staff and reduce spending on home care packages.

 

Friday, Aug 29 2014

The family of late poet Seamus Heaney have said they are moved by the issuing of a commemorative postage stamp marking a year since his death.

Irish postal service An Post has produced the commemorative 68c stamp, which features a black and white portrait photograph of the Nobel laureate.

The picture was taken by renowned Irish photographer John Minihan, who has also captured Samuel Beckett,and Lady Diana.

Friday, Aug 29 2014

A small eruption has occurred north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after nearly two weeks of earthquakes in the region.

Friday, Aug 29 2014

Hopes of a breakthrough in the fight against Ebola have been raised by the 100 percent successful treatment of monkeys with the deadly disease in the US.

Friday, Aug 29 2014

Belfast International Airport have apologized for delays at security search areas last night.

Friday, Aug 29 2014

Files released by the Northern Ireland Office show there were concerns over Margaret Thatcher’s commitment to the Anglo Irish Agreement.

Thursday, Aug 28 2014

Targets for waiting times for outpatient appointments in Northern Ireland have been missed.

Department of Health ministerial guidelines say 80% of people should wait no longer than nine weeks for a first outpatient appointment.

At the end of June more than FIFTY SIX THOUSAND people had waited more than nine weeks - that's 38.5 per cent of patients.

Thursday, Aug 28 2014

An electrical contractor is creating 20 new jobs in Tempo, County Fermanagh.

G R White and Son, based in Tempo, currently employs 35 people and will take on apprentices, qualified electricians and project planners.

The family owned business plans to expand its work in Scotland and Ireland.

The firm is focussing on new opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

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