Articles about Northern Ireland

20 more people contract new coronavirus strain, tally reaches 58

05 Jan 2021

20 more people contract new coronavirus strain, tally reaches 58

On Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said that 20 more people have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus that was detected in the United Kingdom. With this, the tally has swelled to 58.

Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

05 Jan 2021

Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

England's 56 million people were ordered to stay at home by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, as the United Kingdom struggles to contain a new variant of coronavirus.

Insult track on PM Boris Johnson tops Amazon Music chart

28 Dec 2020

Insult track on PM Boris Johnson tops Amazon Music chart

Sensational music takes little to get recognized, but a track full of hatred towards British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has gained the top spot on Amazon Music Chart.

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

23 Sep 2020

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

In a major development, American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has launched the final trial of its COVID-19 vaccine.

UEFA Nations League 2020-21: All that you need to know

01 Sep 2020

UEFA Nations League 2020-21: All that you need to know

The UEFA Nations League 2020-21 starts on Thursday, with all the home countries playing twice in the next week.

Ranking the all-time best wingers in world football

15 Nov 2019

Ranking the all-time best wingers in world football

The sport of football sees a number of players play in their desired position in the squad, as per the team formation.

List of legendary footballers who have worn number 7 jersey

11 Nov 2019

List of legendary footballers who have worn number 7 jersey

It is a well-known fact that sportsperson follow strange superstitions, including which jersey number to wear.

House of The Dragon: HBO announces GoT's prequel, cancels another

30 Oct 2019

House of The Dragon: HBO announces GoT's prequel, cancels another

Game of Thrones gave HBO unimaginable success, the channel minted tons of money, and the stars who acted in the series became global sensations.

39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

23 Oct 2019

39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.

Chicken burger kills teen on birthday, family demands stricter laws

16 Sep 2019

Chicken burger kills teen on birthday, family demands stricter laws

In 2017, Owen Carey went to Byron's- a burger joint in London to celebrate his 18th birthday. Little did he know that it would be his last meal!

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

13 Mar 2019

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

Britain will slash import tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit and will not apply customs checks on the border with Ireland, the government said today.

This tiny restaurant in South Africa is world's best eatery

21 Feb 2019

This tiny restaurant in South Africa is world's best eatery

If you love to taste various cuisines and you are a food connoisseur, this piece of news might excite you.

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

30 Jan 2019

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

15 Jan 2019

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

British lawmakers are preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union today after more than two years of political upheaval.

Netherlands, Germany drawn together in 2020 Euro Cup qualifiers

02 Dec 2018

Netherlands, Germany drawn together in 2020 Euro Cup qualifiers

The 2020 Euro Cup's qualifications shall be held from 2019, and the draw for the tournament was announced today at Dublin.

UK PM May faces no-confidence threat after top officials quit

16 Nov 2018

UK PM May faces no-confidence threat after top officials quit

Embattled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, yesterday faced a possible "coup" after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Indian-origin minister Shailesh Vara and two other ministers resigned from her divided Cabinet over UK's "half-baked" divorce deal with the EU.

EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

15 Oct 2018

EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.

Football greats who have never won a World Cup

04 Jul 2018

Football greats who have never won a World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup has been more than what we bargained for.

5 oldest players to feature in FIFA World Cup

24 Jun 2018

5 oldest players to feature in FIFA World Cup

Football players should not be judged by age. There have been many 'aged' players who have featured in FIFA World Cup.

Mary Kom is and will always be 'champion': Priyanka Chopra

14 Apr 2018

Mary Kom is and will always be 'champion': Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra congratulated boxer MC Mary Kom for clinching the gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, saying the legendary fighter is and will always be a "champion" for her.

CWG: Three Indians in boxing finals, Naman settles for bronze

13 Apr 2018

CWG: Three Indians in boxing finals, Naman settles for bronze

The fast-rising trio of Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki, and Manish Kaushik notched up contrasting victories to enter the finals but teenager Naman Tanwar settled for a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games boxing competition in Gold Coast on Friday.

Brexit: UK and EU reach "breakthrough" divorce deal

08 Dec 2017

Brexit: UK and EU reach "breakthrough" divorce deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that "sufficient progress" has been made in Brexit talks, which would pave the way for negotiations on the future of the EU-UK relationship.

EU, UK fail to strike Brexit deal over Irish-border dispute

05 Dec 2017

EU, UK fail to strike Brexit deal over Irish-border dispute

The UK and the European Union (EU) have failed to strike a Brexit deal after prolonged negotiations.

India hold on to 105 spot, Germany top FIFA rankings

23 Nov 2017

India hold on to 105 spot, Germany top FIFA rankings

The latest FIFA rankings are out. While several countries face FIFA World Cup qualification disappointments, their FIFA rankings speak otherwise.

Hurricane Ophelia: Ireland battered by storm; proceeds to England/Scotland

17 Oct 2017

Hurricane Ophelia: Ireland battered by storm; proceeds to England/Scotland

Remnants of the powerful Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland and parts of Wales as it made landfall yesterday.

FIFA World Cup: Germany and England seal World Cup berths

06 Oct 2017

FIFA World Cup: Germany and England seal World Cup berths

Defending champions Germany booked their spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, beating Northern Ireland 3-1, as England too sealed their World Cup berth in a tepid 1-0 victory over Slovenia.

SpaceX sends icecream to astronauts, humanity is doing it right

15 Aug 2017

SpaceX sends icecream to astronauts, humanity is doing it right

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which was launched on Monday, had a very unlikely cargo. Along with 6,400 pounds of cargo, live mice and science experiments, one sweet treat for the six International Space Station astronauts is also there.

Tight than expected race as Britain goes to the polls

08 Jun 2017

Tight than expected race as Britain goes to the polls

Polls have opened in Britain, nearly two months after PM Theresa May called a snap general election.

SC denies permission for abortion of foetus with severe disabilities

28 Mar 2017

SC denies permission for abortion of foetus with severe disabilities

The SC denied permission for abortion to a pregnant woman despite a medical report detecting the foetus with Type-2 Arnold-Chiari malformation, implying severe physical and mental disabilities.

SC rejects abortion of foetus suffering from Down syndrome

04 Mar 2017

SC rejects abortion of foetus suffering from Down syndrome

The SC recently rejected a woman's plea for abortion of her 26-week old foetus suffering from Down syndrome.

France registers win against Sweden in world cup qualifiers

13 Nov 2016

France registers win against Sweden in world cup qualifiers

France continued to be on the top of the points table in UEFA Group A of world cup qualifiers after defeating Sweden 2-1.

Kerala's Kakkathuruthu Island featured on NatGeo's list

21 Oct 2016

Kerala's Kakkathuruthu Island featured on NatGeo's list

Kakkathuruthu Island in Kerala's backwaters has made it to 'Around the World in 24 hours' list compiled by the National Geographic.

PM, Deputy PM withdraw support to Polish abortion ban

06 Oct 2016

PM, Deputy PM withdraw support to Polish abortion ban

Beata Szydlo, Poland's PM has withdrawn support to the controversial legislation for a blanket-ban on abortions in Poland and said the protests caused the government to reconsider.

Black-clad Polish women protest against proposed anti-abortion law

04 Oct 2016

Black-clad Polish women protest against proposed anti-abortion law

Tens of thousands of women dressed in black across Poland went on strike to protest against a proposed restrictive law to impose a complete ban on abortions.