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WATCH: Police officer's epic dance-off with NI teenagers

A brilliant video of a dancing PSNI officer has gone viral.
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Lego Bricklive is on its way to Belfast.

Bricklive: UK's largest Lego event is coming to Belfast

Bricklive, the UK’s largest Lego event, is coming to Northern Ireland for the first time.
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Sugar

How healthy is your favourite snack?

Put down the breakfast pot because our favourite healthy treats might not actually be as good for us as first thought.
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A house up for auction

Cut-price Donegal homes going under the hammer

More than a dozen houses in the north west area, from Burt to Bundoran, including a detached four bedroom house located just a few hundred metres from what was once voted the ‘second most beautiful beach in the world,’ are to be sold off in an online auction by Allsop at the start of July.

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Re-enactors from Wartime Living History representing the different US Ranger battalions, outside the Andrew Jackson Cottage. INCT 25-750-CON

Veterans return to Carrick for reopening of US Rangers Centre

More than 350 visitors including veteran US Rangers, family and friends turned out for the reopening of the newly refurbished museum at Boneybefore.

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The Small Blue Butterfly discovered in Co Fermanagh

Rare butterfly previously feared extinct discovered in Northern Ireland

A surveyor from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency has discovered a rare butterfly previously thought to be extinct in the province.

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Making the best of the weather

More summer sunshine on the way

Don't pack up your shorts and barbecue just yet - there is much more sunshine on the way.
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The shoes, which are decorated with metal stars, are considered a potential danger

Next recall children’s sandals over choking fears

High street retailer Next have urgently recalled a pair of sandals due to concerns they could present.a choking hazard to children.

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Females lay up to two eggs in their nest and they are incubated by both parents for 30 to 40 days.

Penguin chicks hatch at Belfast Zoo

Just in time for Father's Day, nine pentoo penguin chicks have just hatched at Belfast Zoo.

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The rescued cat.

WATCH: Kindhearted man rescues cat from building site

An east Antrim man has been praised after rescuing a cat that had became trapped between walls in a home that was under construction.

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Norman Houston and his son Connor pictured at a function in Washington.

From Larne to the White House, Norman’s ‘Our man in Washington’

One of Northern Ireland’s most senior diplomats can quite literally be seen as “our man in Washington”!

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Scarlett Moffatt will present the new series of Streetmate

New series of Streetmate wants NI singletons to apply

The producers behind the new series of Streetmate are looking for applicants from across Northern Ireland to feature on the classic Channel 4 dating show.
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People enjoying the sun

Wall-to-wall sunshine this weekend

Get yourself ready for a weekend of soaring temperatures - even hotter than Paris.

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Kodi

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV streaming service Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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Strife in the workplace

How to handle conflict in the workplace

Conflict in the workplace is often unavoidable and can take many forms. It could be a problem between an employee and a  manager, a disagreement between co-workers, or an individual with an axe to grind.

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back strain

3/4 of office workers in pain because of jobs, survey finds

Nearly three-quarters of office workers regularly suffer from aches and pains they believe are caused by their jobs, a new survey has shown.

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The Project Velocity Streamliner.

Discovery ‘star’ to go on show at urban farm

A unique vehicle which featured recently on Sky Television’s Discovery channel will be the star attraction at a fun event in Carrick on June 17.

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From top left, clockwise, Barcelona and Argentina footballer, Javier Mascherano; baseball legend, Babe Ruth; singer/rapper, Kanye West and a parking metre.

10 incredible moments that occurred today that have nothing to do with the general election

Bored with all things general election? Read on.

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