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1 hr ago | Fermanagh Today

UUP candidate rebuked for using Ballymena United name in election literature

An Ulster Unionist council candidate who was rebuked by Ballymena United Football Club for using its name in his promotional literature has put the incident down to his "exuberance".

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5 hrs ago | Newtownabbey Today

Borough gearing up for race day

A packed programme of events has been lined up to celebrate the Giro d'Italia cycle race passing through the borough on Saturday, May 10. Crowds lining the route to cheer on the world's top cyclists will be able to enjoy a range of musical entertainment and family fun events, which will take place in Glengormley, Jordanstown, Whiteabbey, Rathcoole ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ballymoney Today

Former Dalriad develops cancer analysis app for smart phones

A former student of Dalriada School and the Northern Regional College in Ballymoney is behind a clever new smart phone game that could discover new treatments for cancer.

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Neatorama

Comedy Club Wish Fulfilled After Man's Death

Kevin Dorothy wanted to perform on the comedy club stage at the Pavilion Bar in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Ballymoney Today

St Joseph's in Cahoots with Translink

St Joseph s Primary School pupils with Cahoots NI at the performance of iPredict - a Translink, Cahoots NI and Arts & Business collaborative rail safety project.

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Carrickfergus Today

Businesses affected after trouble flares in Woodburn area

Members of the Tactical Support Group were visible in case there was a repeat of the violence.

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Belfast Today

Relief at news of reprieve for all 18 care homes

Residents at all 18 residential care homes that had been earmarked for closure will no longer have to seek alternative accommodation after the health minister announced a reprieve.

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Two more arrests in Jean McConville investigation

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have made two more arrests.

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Newtownabbey Today

Residents united in opposition to incinerator plan

Around 150 people packed in to the Academy Sports Club in Mallusk on Wednesday evening to voice their opposition to the plan to build a massive waste incinerator at Hightown Quarry.

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Fermanagh Today

UUP leader Nesbitt welcomes Villiers' views on Opposition

The Secretary of State's recognition of "the need for a formal Opposition at Stormont and the National Crime Agency to operate in Northern Ireland exactly as it does in the rest of the United Kingdom" has been welcomed by UUP leader Mike Nesbitt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

Holiday recycling arrangements

There will be no Bryson Recycling box collection service in Newtownabbey on Easter Monday .

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Antrim Today

'Craigy bonfire set to go tyre free

Organisers of the contentious Ballycraigy bonfire in Antrim have taken the first steps in going tyre free for the first time.

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Ballymoney Today

Ballinlea 'fracking' objectors lobby Planning chief

"It's not too late to stop this." That's the message from Ballinlea Resident Group as they approach Thursday's deadline for lodging objections to Rathlin Energy's plans to explore and drill for petroleum in the Rathlin Basin.

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BBC News

Care homes saved from closure

The homes in the northern and western trust areas include Westlands care home in Cookstown, Thackeray in Limavady, Pinewood in Ballymena and Rosedale in Antrim.

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Carrickfergus Today

Investigation after vandals attack Greenisland home

At around 9.45pm, it was reported that windows at a property in Knocksallagh Park had been smashed and a car damaged.

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Derry Today

Province in festival mood for Giro d'Italia

With less than a month before the Giro d'Italia hits Northern Ireland, details of a raft of festival events connected to it have been announced - plus some of the disruption which the event will bring.

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Fermanagh Today

Woman arrested in Jean McConville murder probe

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have arrested a 57-year-old woman.

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Fermanagh Today

Belfast Blitz - " a sea of fire the like of which we'd never seen

Brigid Pegnam at the 73rd Anniversary of the Belfast Blitz at the Northern Ireland War Memorial in Belfast City Centre.

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Banbridge Today

Dromore man spots a Lagan sealebrity

You see all sorts of things floating along in rivers these days but those unfamiliar with the periodic seal sightings in the River Lagan can be forgiven their surprise at spotting one of the marine mammals out for a leisurely swim.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Reception held in Northern Ireland to recognise Caribbean and African Diaspora

Front Row : Dr Christopher Stange, Hon. Consul for St Vincent and the Grenadines to Northern Ireland; Cllr Mirtn Muilleoir, Lord Mayor of Belfast; Lord Diljit Rana MBE, Hon.

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