Assembly to discuss new restrictions for NI

New restrictions are likely to be introduced in Northern Ireland today, after a big spike in Covid-19 cases.

A record 424 cases were detected yesterday, and nearly 2,000 in the past week.

The Stormont executive's meeting today to discuss new restrictions - after Health Minister Robin Swann said they are needed.

Anne Speed, the lead negotiator for the North's health trade unions, says medical staff are very anxious.........