FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
A full edition of BBC Newsline.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: Noel Thompson and Rose Neill present a weekday early evening edition of BBC Newsline.
We’re providing a full edition of the programme, as a representative example from this period.
Note the inset graphics used in the early stages of the programme aren’t quite 4:3 safe.
- Managers at Craigavon Hospital warn that they may have to cut 100 jobs including 60 nurses in order to balance the books. Dot Kirby reports.
- The Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams accuses Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble of creating a bogus crisis over weapons decommissioning and policing. Stephen Grimason reports.
- At the Tory Party Conference, Jeffrey Donaldson said Ulster Unionists should pull out of the Stormont Executive even if there’s a reinspection of IRA arms. Mark Simpson reports.
- The inquest into the deaths of the victims of the Omagh bombing has ended apart from the details of one young boy, which will be heard on Thursday. Chris Capper reports.
- Harland and Wolff has today been telling their workers who will lose their jobs. James Kerr reports.
- The search continues off the west coast of Ireland for seven crew members missing after their Spanish fishing trawler sank early this morning.
- A woman and her two young children have had a lucky escape after a fire at their home in Antrim. Tracy Titterington reports.
- Nine schoolgirls were hurt when their school bus was attacked by youths in what’s believed to have been a sectarian attack in north Belfast this afternoon. Mervyn Jess reports.
- The BBC announced today that the 9pm weekday news programme on BBC One will move to 10pm two weeks from now. The change will also see the introduction of a longer late-evening edition of BBC Newsline, after the 10pm national programme. Anna Carragher, controller BBC Northern Ireland, says it’s good news for local viewers.
- A Limavady woman has been offered £250,000 for her back garden but she’s turned it down. Kieron Tourish reports.
- More women drivers could soon be coming to a bus stop near you thanks to a recruitment drive by Translink. Annita McVeigh reports.
- The programme looks at the gallery of portraits by a young local artist which is on show at the Europa Hotel in Belfast. Julian Fowler reports.
- Cargin and St Paul’s banned from GAA league and championship football until 2002. Mark Sidebottom reports.
- The Armagh joint management team of Brian Canavan and Brian McAlinden has been asked to stage in charge for one more season. Denise Watson reports.
- Derry City played host to Scottish giants Celtic at the Brandywell. Jackie Fullerton reports.
Cecilia Daly presents the local weather forecast.
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