Covid-19 measures to be eased in North

Ministers at Stormont will meet later to discuss the easing of lockdown measures in Northern Ireland.

It is expected to include dates for when things like hairdressers, non-essential retail and other businesses can reopen.

Deputy First Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has suggested it will span “months”.

Virologist at Queens University in Belfast, Lindsay Broadbent, believes now’s the right time to ease restrictions in the north: