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11 of Northern Ireland's most beautiful beaches

It's a beautiful summer's day out there and, if you're lucky enough to have the day off work, there really is no excuse not to get your bucket and spade and have some fun.
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A Peregrine Falcon

PSNI to monitor Peregrine sites across Northern Ireland with drones

Police are now using drones to monitor ‘hot-spot’ areas where crimes against birds of prey are happening.
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Vienna Christmas market

Flights for Christmas shopping trips to Prague and Vienna launched TODAY

Two dedicated Christmas market trips from Belfast International Airport to Prague and Vienna have been launched.

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Ian Brady

Chilling photos taken by Ian Brady of would-be child victims as he rehearsed crimes

Chilling photos taken by Ian Brady reveal how the serial killer prowled the streets in his van and spied on schoolchildren - as he REHEARSED his evil crimes.

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George Best

Calum Best pays tribute to his dad George Best on his birthday

Calum Best has paid tribute to his late father George on what would have been his 71st birthday.
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The EuroMillions jackpot currently stands at more than 90m.

Tonight's jackpot a MASSIVE £92m

Friday's EuroMillions jackpot is estimated at a whopping £92 million.

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Are you a dab hand in the kitchen?

Are you a master in the kitchen? Take our weekend QUIZ

Recent research has shown that one of the keys to being a good cook is being able to identify herbs.
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The ASDA jumper

Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

A mum has complained to Asda over an offensive jumper in their childrens wear section deeming it to be offensive.

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Pete competing in a recent half marathon with guide runner, Janet Sproule.

Pete ready to raise vital funds for Guide Dogs

A visually impaired Whiteabbey man is set to compete in an ‘alternative triathlon’ next month in aid of a very worthy cause.

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Ald. Gregg McKeen discusses the festival with guests at the preview of the 'American Dreams' production in Larne on Thursday evening. Ald. McKeen was a keen advocate of the project from the outset.

‘Friends Goodwill’ festival sets sail in Larne

The Friends’ Goodwill Festival launches today (Thursday) with a wave of top music artists and bands heading to Larne.

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Romeo and Juliet

TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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Send a 6th birthday message to brave little fighter Bradley Lowery

Send a 6th birthday message to brave little fighter Bradley Lowery

Today is little battler Bradley Lowery’s sixth birthday and well wishers from across the world have sent him their messages of love.

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The Mayor, Cllr John Scott, launches this years May Fair at the Dennison Commercials Ballyclare Depot with Stephen Hill (Depot Manager), Ald Mandy Girvan (Vice Chair of Ballyclare May Fair Working Group) and Cllr David Arthurs (Chair of Ballyclare May Fair Working Group).

Ballyclare May Fair to be out of this world

Ballyclare May Fair will be out of this world from Tuesday, May 23 until Saturday, May 27.

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WATCH: Mum’s shock as car is engulfed in flames moments after son, 8, went to retrieve scooter from vehicle

A mum-of-four watched on in horror as her car dramatically went up in flames just minutes after her eight-year-old son discovered smoke coming from the vehicle.

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Fidget spinners are the must-have accessory at this years Balmoral Show

Balmoral Show: Fidget spinners craze gripping young and old

One of the must-have accessories for children young and old at Balmoral Show has proven to be the fidget spinner.

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Glenavon goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey

Irish League goalkeeper bemused by reaction to toilet break in Europa League play-off

Glenavon goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey has been left surprised by the level of interest in his decision to take a toilet break during Monday’s Europa League play-off semi-final.

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The Bank of England 5

What to do with old fivers now that they aren’t legal tender

The news probably passed you by without much fanfare but old paper Bank of England £5 notes are now no longer legal tender.
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Do you crave coffee?

Revealed: the cheats for day to day cravings

Can you not live without a morning coffee? Are you a self proclaimed cheese addict? Or is your sugar intake becoming a problem?
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WATCH: Friendly fox is proving a big hit with golfers

A friendly fox with an appetite for sweet snacks has been causing quite a stir among members and visitors at Lisburn Golf Club.

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The Digital Economy Act has territorial extent in Northern Ireland.

Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

A new law has been passed which could mean ten years in prison for those using streaming services such as Kodi.

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