UCC students to hold virtual freshers’ week despite calls to cancel over Covid-19 – The Irish Times

University College Cork Students’ Union has defended its decision to go ahead with a virtual freshers’ week, despite local residents calling for the event to be cancelled amid fears it will lead to house parties that could spread Covid-19. Interim UCC president, Prof John O’Halloran has also urged the UCC Students’ Union to cancel the

UCC to hold virtual freshers’ week despite calls to cancel over Covid-19 fears – The Irish Times

University College Cork Students’ Union has defended its decision to go ahead with a virtual freshers’ week, despite local residents calling for the event to be cancelled amid fears it will lead to house parties that could spread Covid-19. Interim UCC President, Prof John O’Halloran has also urged the UCC Students’ Union to cancel the

Covid-19: what are UK students' rights over accommodation and courses? – The Guardian

Students The lowdown on rent and finances as universities tackle a term like no other Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Students at Manchester Metropolitan University have been told to isolate within their Halls of Residence for fourteen days. Photograph: Joel Goodman/The Guardian As university terms get under way around the UK,

Business Highlights – Washington Post

Stocks post solid gains as technology shares lead rally NEW YORK — U.S. stocks closed with solid gains Friday, the latest shift in a recent stretch of turbulence for the market. The S&P 500 rose 1.6%, led by technology and health care stocks. Apple gained 3.8% and Microsoft added 2.3%. Still, the S&P 500 finished

Business Highlights – The Advocate

Stocks post solid gains as technology shares lead rally NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed with solid gains Friday, the latest shift in a recent stretch of turbulence for the market. The S&P 500 rose 1.6%, led by technology and health care stocks. Apple gained 3.8% and Microsoft added 2.3%. Still, the S&P 500

Chaotic drink-driving laws set for overhaul to reduce number of appeals and legal challenges – Independent.ie

Chaotic drink-driving laws, which open the door to legal challenges and appeals, are expected to be overhauled following a damning report from the body advising the Government on law reform. The manner in which road-traffic legislation has been developed in Ireland means it is now extremely difficult to know what the law is at any

Coronavirus: Police issue 31 notices to one address in south Belfast – BBC News

Police in Belfast issued 31 notices at one residential address in south Belfast alone over the weekend. From Sunday night until Monday morning, 55 Covid-19 notices and eight prohibition notices were issued, as part of a clampdown on parties in the Holyland and Stranmillis areas. Police are trying to tackle “antisocial and criminal activity” in

Justice Minister Long calls on Belfast Holyland landlords to check behaviour of disruptive tenants – Belfast Telegraph

Justice Minister Naomi Long has called on landlords to take action against tenants who are causing disruption in the Holyland area of south Belfast. rs Long said behaviour by some students, which in recent weeks has seen police hand out Covid and prohibition notices in the area, had to be addressed. It comes after new

Police issue 55 Covid notices in Belfast Holyland as Justice Minister Long calls landlords to check behaviour of disruptive tenants – Belfast Telegraph

Police have issued 55 Covid notices, including 31 at one house alone, and eight prohibition notices after another night of disruption in the Holyland area of south Belfast. wo arrests were made for drug possession and assault, while a passing police patrol gave first aid to a 20-year-old man who was drunk and unconscious. He

Coronavirus: Rise in Covid-19 cases is 'deeply concerning' – BBC News

The rising number of Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland is “deeply concerning”, Health Minister Robin Swann has said. At the weekend, 398 new positive cases were recorded, with almost 1,000 in the past seven days. In a social media post, Mr Swann said “important decisions to be taken in the days and weeks ahead”. He