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Pictured is former Northern regionalist finalist Izabel Sladecekova from Holy Trinity College, Cookstown

Time for Tyrone students to be creative

Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture is calling on artistic and creative secondary school students from Tyrone to get creative and turn industrial, commercial and domestic waste products into works of art for this year’s Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition.

JFK movie promotional poster

Trump is a bio-pic in the making to rival Stone’s blockbuster JFK

January 24 will mark the 25th anniversary of the UK release of Oliver Stone’s epic, star-studded JFK movie which was a massive hit worldwide.

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Ulster-Scots training scheme

Ulster-Scots programming has seen a boom in recent years with Northern Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) supporting 85.8 hours of television in the five years to January 2016.

Thorntons product recall

Thorntons recalls Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa

Thorntons is recalling all batches of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa because they may contain a piece of plastic.

Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

Entertainment rss

What do you think of the title of the new 'Star Wars' film?

Official title of ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ revealed

The name of the next instalment in the ‘Star Wars’ saga has been officially unveiled.

BT has announced price changes

BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

Credit: Moneysupermarket.com / YouTube

From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

Father Eugene O'Hagan

Swashbuckling musical fun with the Pirates of Penzance

AIMs Northern Region present ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Theatre at the Mill on Saturday January 14 at 7.30pm.

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran promises live shows in Belfast in 2017

Ed Sheeran has revealed he's planning to play Belfast in 2017.

Home and Garden rss

Final call for entries: NI Primary School Road Safety Quiz which was launched by Department for Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard and Megan McKeown. They are joined by Joan Kinnaird from event organisers Road Safe NI and Jonathan McKeown from sponsors CRASH Services.

Road safety quizzers sought

Primary Schools across Mid Ulster are being urged to enter their local heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz.

Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin.

The camp Caped Crusader and Happy Days of Fonzarelli and Cunningham

Two very different, but iconic TV shows aired for the first time this week in history.

Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

Have you started a 2017 running regime?

Taking up running? Here’s what you need to know to make it to February

If the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days. If you are one of them, you are well on your way to being faster, stronger, more resilient, more intelligent and more empathetic than when you awoke on New Year’s Day nursing little more than a hangover and a firm resolution.

Pictured is Dave Clark. His Coast to Coast Walk in 2016 raised more than �150,000 for Parkinsons UK.

Stepping out for Parkinson’s

People across Northern Ireland looking for a New Year’s resolution are being invited to join Parkinson’s UK in theirs.

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