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Secretary of State Julian Smith urged to resolve health strike

Seanín Graham
POLITICIANS issued an eleventh-hour appeal to Secretary of State Julian Smith to intervene in what has been described as the “most critical strike in the history of the Northern Ireland health service”. On Wednesday around 9,000 nurses will join tens of...

New think tank urges Stormont politicians to 'front up' to challenges

John Manley
WITH fresh negotiations aimed at restoring devolution scheduled to begin today, the head of a new think tank in Northern Ireland has highlighted the urgent need to address the region's crumbling public services, faltering economy and poor record on tackling climate change.