Non-essential retail in NI set to reopen for click & collect

All non-essential retail outlets in Northern Ireland will be able to open for click-and-collect services from April 12th.

Small outdoor gatherings in gardens will also be allowed from April 1st, along with some outdoor sports activity.

All children will return to school on a phased basis over the next month, under plans agreed at Stormont yesterday.

Dr Tom Black, the Northern Ireland chairman of the British Medical Organisation, is welcoming the decision.