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Patience urged ahead of opening of North’s £100 voucher scheme

Patience has been urged ahead of the opening of the highly anticipated High Street voucher scheme in Northern Ireland. The High Street Stimulus Scheme will see all those aged over 18 eligible for a £100 (€116) pre-paid card to spend on the high street, aimed at supporting local businesses. It...
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Bridgefront Capital LLC Decreases Stock Holdings in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI)

Bridgefront Capital LLC reduced its position in shares of NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) by 73.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 12,639 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 34,973 shares during the period. Bridgefront Capital LLC’s holdings in NiSource were worth $310,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
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NYC teachers encouraged to take photos to 'document' student COVID violations

NYC teachers encouraged to take photos to 'document' student COVID violations. The labor union that represents most of New York City's public school teachers is allowing educators to “document issues” regarding the city's quarantine mandate by uploading photos of violators. where teachers can report quarantine rule violations by uploading information...
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Labour angers unionists with ‘the north of Ireland’ provocation

Labour has angered unionists by allowing Northern Ireland to be described using the republican moniker “the north of Ireland”, in the party’s conference literature. The official guide being handed to delegates at Labour’s annual conference this weekend describes Louise Haigh, Sir Keir Starmer’s shadow Northern Ireland secretary, as “Shadow Secretary of State to the North of Ireland”, in a listing for an event due to be hosted by Sinn Fein in Brighton on Sunday.

Covid-19: Rules in NI to change for international travel

The Northern Ireland Executive will change rules on Covid-19 testing for international travel, bringing rules in line with the rest of the UK. Ministers agreed to remove the requirement for pre-departure testing for fully vaccinated arrivals from non-red list countries from 4 October. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has...

Covid-19: NI records five Covid-linked deaths, 1,120 cases

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Federal court temporarily blocks Covid-19 vaccine mandate for New York City teachers

Federal appeals court temporarily blocks Covid-19 vaccine mandate for New York City educators that was set to go into effect early next week. A federal appeals court has issued a temporary injunction against a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for New York City educators set to go into effect early next week, temporarily blocking enforcement while the case is sent to a three-judge circuit court panel for review.


Hillary Clinton is happily taking a consolation prize after missing the big one 5 years ago — settling for the title of Madam … but in a collegiate setting, well across the pond. The former Democratic presidential candidate and Secretary of State was honored Friday at Queen’s University Belfast in...

A look back at the final day of the Balmoral Show

After four busy days, Northern Ireland’s biggest agri-event has come to a close. The 152nd Balmoral Show, held on the former Maze site, just outside Lisburn, welcomed tens of thousands of visitors, after the event was postponed due to the pandemic last year. © PRESSEYE. From farm and plant machinery...

Dental services in NI are 'neglecting disabled children'

Children with complex and special care needs are being neglected by dental services in Northern Ireland, two mothers have said. They have expressed concern over how their children have been unable to receive important dental treatment. They said a number of appointments have been cancelled as a result of pressure...

Kenny MacAskill MP column: Working people being hit hard

PARLIAMENT debated cuts to Universal Credit (UC) last week. A few Tories spoke out against it, knowing the severe hardship it’s going to cause. They included former social security ministers who know just how inadequate our benefits system is. But as ever, Boris Johnson’s large majority drove it home. I...

4 Killer Synths For Cinematic Scoring And Sound Design

Launched in 2007, Urs Heckman’s timeless semi-modular was one of the original plugin ‘power synths’, and is particularly well suited to large-scale movie work, as most famously demonstrated by its pervasive presence in the soundtracks to Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. Indeed, all the patches used in those two classics are available in Hans Zimmer and Howard Scarr’s add-on sound pack, The Dark Zebra, which also includes a Zimmer-customised version of the synth itself, ZebraHZ.

Walk in Vaccination Clinic in Newry this Saturday

Time is running out if you want to get your first dose Covid-19 vaccine at a walk-in clinic. Tomorrow Saturday you can get your first dose jab at The Quays Shopping Centre in Newry from 9am to 5pm. Walk-in clinics run by health trusts have played a central role in...

Strabane BID receives successful yes vote

Strabane BID will continue to assist and promote local businesses in the town centre and support the local economy after achieving a second term following a successful yes vote in a ballot of businesses. The first five-year term of the Strabane Business Improvement District (BID) ends on October 31, and...

Harris 'View' interview delayed, hosts positive for COVID

NEW YORK (AP) — A live televised interview with Vice President Kamala Harris was delayed on Friday after two hosts of the “The View” learned they tested positive for COVID-19 moments before they were to interview her. Harris, who had planned to join the table, instead was now expected to...