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Survivors will co-design the process, but for some nothing less than a public inquiry is acceptable.
26 January 2021
The Department of Health says it is moving to accelerate NI's vaccination programme.
26 January 2021
One of Northern Ireland's most notorious paramilitaries of the Troubles has been released from jail.
26 January 2021
Chief Scientific Adviser Prof Ian Young has been prominent in the handling of the Covid-19 crisis.
26 January 2021
Report says more than 13,000 women went through homes and Magdalene laundries.
26 January 2021
The first minister promises an independent investigation following a report into the homes.
26 January 2021
First Minister Arlene Foster welcomes a report into mother-and-baby homes and Magdalene Laundries.
26 January 2021
A decision to vaccinate NI's healthcare office staff "goes against" advisory body's official advice.
26 January 2021
The EU calls for "fair" distribution after vaccine companies cut back on pledged supplies.
26 January 2021
A security officer is assaulted by a man with a crowbar during a robbery in Belfast city centre.
26 January 2021
Gerry Kelly says the party was not involved in organising a republican funeral being investigated by police.
26 January 2021
The cancellation of Newry and Downpatrick parades follows the decision to cancel the Belfast event.
26 January 2021
The company is also announcing a Covid employee bonus worth £300,000.
26 January 2021
A survivor of a home for unmarried mothers and babies in NI calls for a public inquiry into such institutions.
26 January 2021
Stormont's Economy Committee questions decision to charter flight to take hundreds of students to NI.
26 January 2021
Adele relives her experience of a mother-and-baby home, as an NI report is published.
26 January 2021
Arlene Foster responds to Taoiseach Micheál Martin's comments that NI was not testing for a new strain.
25 January 2021
Jonathan Newell's mother died with Covid-19 on the same ward he worked in at Craigavon Area Hospital.
25 January 2021
The finance minister says he has asked departments to submit new bids as a "matter of urgency".
25 January 2021
A man accused of murdering Edward Meenan in November 2018 is released on bail until the trial begins.
25 January 2021
The weather forecast in Northern Ireland.
25 January 2021
Some students are being charged rent for rooms they are not living in after teaching moved online.
25 January 2021
BBC News NI's Jayne McCormack answers readers' questions about how lockdown will affect you.
25 January 2021
The "English" variant is thought to be about 50-70% more infectious than the original Covid-19 strain.
24 January 2021
As the snow settles across parts of NI, BBC News NI shares some wintry snaps.
24 January 2021
A story of rejection and influence, hatred and tolerance is explored in a new BBC Radio 4 series.
24 January 2021
Lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions have left many new mums feeling isolated and lonely.
24 January 2021
New rules mean the Irish Sea border is causing problems for plant sellers importing from GB growers.
24 January 2021
John Nicholl, who is deafblind, says his use of hands-on sign language left him isolated in lockdown.
24 January 2021
Following searches into organised crime in Monaghan and Louth, a man and woman are in custody.
23 January 2021
Taoiseach Micheál Martin says Irish government will take "cautious" approach to easing restrictions.
23 January 2021
Irish cricket is in mourning after the death of former international seamer and ex-national team manager Roy Torrens at the age of 72.
23 January 2021
It was the most scandalous case of Victorian times and those on opposing sides knew each other well.
23 January 2021
Senior medics say there is a big difference in this wave compared to the previous one.
23 January 2021
With hospitals under immense pressure, are there any signs of hope in the statistics on coronavirus?
23 January 2021
A foundation is launched in memory of Mary Ann McCracken - the sister of United Irishman Henry Joy.
23 January 2021
Hauliers tell a shadow cabinet meeting that NI and the Republic are "bad places to do business".
23 January 2021
Celebrations broke out across Ballina when Biden's presidential victory was declared - and for the young people of the town, it meant that anything was possible.
23 January 2021
A funeral director with more than six decades of experience says he has "never witnessed anything like this”.
22 January 2021
With Stormont ministers extending the current lockdown, could other measures could be on the table?
21 January 2021
The extent of the damage at a County Tyrone river won't be known until later this year, MLAs hear.
21 January 2021
Paddy McElhone, 24, was shot in the back by a soldier near his home outside Pomeroy in August 1974.
21 January 2021
The decision to postpone red-flag operations will be "closely monitored and reviewed regularly".
20 January 2021
Stormont and Dublin should share information to help those who spent time in the homes, say ministers.
20 January 2021
Ireland's Catholic leader says he accepts it needs to "do reparation" over mother-and-baby homes.
17 January 2021
Church leaders acknowledge its members were complicit in a culture that stigmatised women and children.
15 January 2021
Micheál Martin apologised for the "profound and generational wrong" to survivors of the homes.
13 January 2021
Eunan Duffy was 47 years old when he found out he was adopted and reconnected with his birth mother.
13 September 2020
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