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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mark Cousins, child of the Grosvenor and filmmaking genius on bathwater, bullying and a better Belfast

Mark Cousins is the hottest documentary filmmaker on the planet – though some might say he’s slowing up. For his latest epic, Women Make Film, an acclaimed homage to female directors tops out at just 14 hours. His last gargantuan effort, The Story of Film: An Odyssey consisted of 15 one-hour chapters.  Regardless, he has […]

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OPINION – Prof Mike Tomlinson: North’s Covid-19 death rate significantly higher than in South by mid-May

Anyone see BBC Newsnight last Friday (22nd May)? Me neither. But I was tipped off to watch it on iPlayer as there was a package on how the Executive is managing Covid-19. The opening narrative was that the ‘power sharing Assembly’ (sic) had steered a clear path towards the resumption of contact tracing last week, […]

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EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: A Brave New World – The City’s boldest Architect imagines a Belfast reborn post-Coronavirus

As the Royal Society of Ulster Architects launches a campaign to encourage new thinking about our post-lockdown city, leading urbanist and Forum for Alternative Belfast founder Mark Hackett (left), takes a radical look at how we could develop a new city for its all its people. If we want to kick start the city in […]

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Families ‘kept in dark’ over Coronavirus crisis at Clifton Nursing Home

A woman whose mother-in-law lives in Clifton Nursing Home has said that families are being kept in the dark after a regulator ordered its closure due to Covid-19 concerns. Residents could be moved out of the North Belfast home after the RQIA raised concerns about its management of a coronavirus outbreak, which has claimed the […]

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Construction sector puts down building blocks for staged return to work

Workers in the construction sector are among the first  to return to the world of work this week as the Executive’s plan to exit the Coronavirus lockdown gathers pace. Construction sector leaders says that was always a given as the nature of outdoor work and space for social distancing on sites lessen the dangers of […]

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