Mark Simpson

Mark Simpson


TV reporter for BBC News. Trust me, I'm a journalist.

51192 followers  •  1222 follow  •  Amsterdam  •   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/northern_ireland

Thank you, Eamonn. @Catheri77898690  needed that. Think we all did. Powerful words in the storm. 💪

The statement says healthcare workers and vulnerable people.

Humour in a crisis can be a form of medicine. What’s the best home-grown video you’ve been sent? 😄 We’ll show some on @bbcnewsline  tonight. #StaySafe 

After a long week, sometimes the lighter moments are good medicine. #StaySafe 

366 laps around the house & garden in east Antrim. 🏃🏼‍♂️ Great way to do a marathon. 📍Well done, Phil. 👏👏👏

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"We will love every patient from every family ... like they're one of our own." Thank you, paramedic Tina Brennan.

Police patrolling parks around Belfast. Most people obeying the guidelines. 👏 #KeepSafe 

Dog dirt has been spread on door-handles of cars parked outside Crawfordsburn Country Park. The park entrance is closed to vehicles but some people are parking nearby & going for walks.

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Trouble in Marseille but up the road in Nice ... Poland & N Ireland fans are taking selfies with each other.

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Bumped into a unionist today. Not a fan of the Irish Government. Never has been. But said, through gritted teeth: “I watched the Taoiseach speak last night. Afterwards, I must admit ... I felt like he was my Taoiseach.”

Order restored in centre of Nice. Poland & NI fans singing together. French hooligans blamed for starting trouble.

Extraordinary scenes. Spontaneous standing ovation at funeral of Lyra McKee as a priest delivers a direct message to politicians sitting at the front of the cathedral ...

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Grrrrrr. You try all week to get interview with One Direction's Harry Styles. Then get scooped by your own daughter.

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