Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph

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Airlines axing flights and travellers cancel holidays as fear grows

Northern Ireland travel agents have said holidaymakers are cancelling their trips abroad as the coronavirus spreads across the world. → Read More

Coronavirus: All closest passengers to Northern Ireland's first patient 'now contacted'

Health officials have reassured the public that everyone in close contact with Northern Ireland's first coronavirus patient has been contacted. → Read More

Coronavirus will spread to Northern Ireland, warns medical expert

People in Northern Ireland have been warned to brace themselves for the coronavirus, after an expert warned that it is a case of 'when' the deadly disease is going to hit these shores - not 'if'. → Read More

Tragic Antrim man Arnie Clarke will be missed 'by a lot of people'

A close friend of a man who lost his life suddenly at Tollymore Forest Park has told how he died saving his pet dog. → Read More

Wendy Austin's daughter Kerry to step into boxing ring for charity bout

Not everyone would be prepared to take a punch in the face or - even worse - lose a few teeth for the greater good. → Read More

A milestone moment, says priest as Sinn Fein's O'Neill joins PSNI recruitment drive

A high-profile priest has described Michelle O'Neill's decision to attend a police recruitment drive as "a milestone", adding that "it paves the way for the normalisation of society in Northern Ireland". → Read More

What do you do when your daddy says he wants to be your mummy?

Meet Frances Shiels - the woman who says she was trapped in a man's body for 60 years. → Read More

Widow of retired PSNI man who died on Mournes: I keep reliving trauma of it all

It has been just over a year since Robbie Robinson's life was cut short after a tragic accident in the Mourne Mountains - but for his devastated widow Barbara it "feels like yesterday". → Read More

Tyrone school boy raises £10,000 with calendar inspired by late teacher

The head boy of a Co Tyrone school who created a calendar in memory of a popular English teacher has raised £10,000 since it went on sale. → Read More

Girl saved by air ambulance after being knocked down by own mother

Imagine your young daughter had been knocked down, suffered horrific, life-threatening injuries, required an air ambulance and emergency surgery and spent weeks in hospital afterwards. → Read More

Ulster Museum mummy Takabuti 'was murdered'

Death was only the start for the Ulster Museum's famous Egyptian mummy. → Read More

North Belfast principals unite to urge parents: take control of your kids' social media use

Principals from 21 primary schools have warned parents of the dangers of social media on their children's wellbeing. → Read More

Residents tell of embers falling like rain and stench of smoke after Belfast restaurant fire

People living near the scene of the blaze have said that the sky appeared to be alight with flames. → Read More

Time to put an end to 'circus funerals' that just glamorise act of suicide, insists priest

An influential Belfast priest has said he will not permit football tops, rap music or "over-the-top" floral tributes at funeral services he conducts for young suicide victims. → Read More

Time to put an end to 'circus funerals' that just glamorise act of suicide, insists priest Gary Donegan

An influential Belfast priest has said he will not permit football tops, rap music or "over-the-top" floral tributes at funeral services he conducts for young suicide victims. → Read More

Car insurance now costing an average of £976 in Northern Ireland

Car insurance costs in Northern Ireland have hit a two-year high, with motorists paying almost £1,000 on average for cover. → Read More

'Primary school kids need help to cope with suicides' says Belfast school principal

The principal of a north Belfast primary school has said mental health issues, drugs and social media are playing a role in the suicide epidemic hitting Northern Ireland's young people. → Read More

Seaview Primary principal calls for support after suicides in Belfast community

The principal of a north Belfast primary school has said mental health issues, drugs and social media are playing a role in the suicide epidemic hitting Northern Ireland's young people. → Read More

Naomi Long: I want to cut off paramilitary gangs' supply of recruits

Naomi Long has said she wants to stamp out paramilitaries and paramilitary structures. → Read More

'He just filled every inch of the house'... widow of man who fell to his death in Mournes tells of deep sense of loss one year on

The heartbroken widow of a much-loved father and grandfather who died in the Mournes said she laid her hand gently on his coffin during Requiem Mass because she "just didn't want to let → Read More