Tuesday Apr 30
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I WOULD rather die than leave here. Those are the heartbreaking words of 100-year-old Biddy Kauffman following the news that her home, Cloughreagh House in Bessbrook, is set to close and that she, despite her age, will have to find a new place to live.
Second NI trust plans home closures
A second health care trust in Northern Ireland has confirmed it is planning to close all the NHS residential care homes for elderly people in its area.
More young people dying from banned - highs' in NI
A newly-banned substance with traits similar to ecstasy caused the death of unemployed joiner Declan Davidson, in Co Armagh, an inquest heard.
AN explosion in Bessbrook at the weekend had such force that the blast was heard as far away as Meigh.