Northern Ireland bracing itself for new restrictions

Northern Ireland will enter a four-week lockdown this evening to stop the spread of Covid-19.


Pubs and restaurants will close as well as hairdressers, beauticians and barbers, while schools will shut for two weeks from Monday.


Yesterday, the North’s Finance Minister announced a financial support package for businesses impacted by the measures.

Says the move is required, in order to bring the spread of the virus under control: