Here are today’s news headlines from across Northern Ireland. Stay tuned with us for live updates and all the latest happenings of the day.
The health trust apologizes to the bereaved families after the delay in the death certificate followed the delay in the funeral
The funeral director warned of a longer wait than usual for physicians to complete the document.
Former MLA Anna Lo forced her out of politics over online abuse
A former legislator, who called “frequent abuse” from online trolls was a major reason for leaving politics in 2016, called on tech companies to do more to tackle the problem.
Protocol leaves NI tattoo artists without certain types of ink
Much ink has been spilled over the Northern Ireland Protocol, and now tattoo artists are feeling that tattoo artists are drying up because of our newfound relationship with the European Union.
Tributes paid to popular co-Armagh footballer Oisin Fields after accidental death
CO Armagh paid tribute to the talented football player Oisin Fields, who passed away suddenly on Wednesday.
Fionola Meredith: Who will stand up for those who can’t wear masks?
Fionola Meredith writes that rape victims are among those fearful of the new rules.
Stormont row erupts over UDR book in background of Jim Allister during committee meeting
A book about the UDR that was featured prominently in the background of TUV leader Jim Allister, speaking from afar, sparked a controversy at Stormont.
Covid restrictions: Givhan and O’Neill at odds over strict enforcement of face masks
There were differences of opinion between the First and Deputy First Ministers on Thursday over a plan for tougher reinforcements on face coverings.
Djokovic visa waiver an injustice, says NI ex-pat in Australia
Co-Down woman furious over ‘special Covid-19 travel rules for celebrities’
2021 NI car sales stuck in slow lane as supply issues dragged on
Last year only 36,616 new cars were registered in NI, with Hyundai Tucson being the most popular.
Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme: Who is eligible for the £100 payment and how can you apply?
The emergency fuel payment plan can be applied for online at the Bryson Charitable Group website, Brysongroup.org.