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Are you ready for a Sparkle Dash?

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice is hosting its first ever Sparkle Dash 5k event this summer - bringing a festival of glitter and entertainment to Giants Park, Belfast on Sunday, August 6.

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New arrival at Belfast Zoo

New arrival at Belfast Zoo

The Belfast Zoo team is jumping for joy with the arrival of a crowned sifaka baby.

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Suspect burglar caught in Cookstown

Cookstown PSNI praise 'public vigilance' after suspect burglar is caught

Police have praised the vigilance of the general public in Cookstown after a male was arrested in relation to two burglaries.

Crime
Road was closed for most of Wednesday

Witness appeal after serious crash near Magherafelt

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision which resulted in the road between Magherafelt and Moneymore being closed on Wednesday.
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A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made in 2016/17.

REVEALED: Total number of complaints made in your health trust area

A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made to health and social care (H.S.C.) trusts throughout Northern Ireland in 2016/17, according to a report released by the Department of Health.

Health
Lifetime achievement award

Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

Business

Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

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Seamus & Gerard Quinn, Ardboe, won the Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award and also won the overall Northern Ireland Milk Quality Award.  They were presented by Irish Agriculture Minister Michael Creed. Pictured (l to r) are: David Gunn, Easyfix; Michael Hanley, Group CEO, Lakeland Dairies; Seamus Quinn; Minister Creed; Margaret Quinn, Colin Kelso, Vice-Chairman and Alo Duffy, Chairman of Lakeland Dairies.

Ardboe farm is really milking it!

A Tyrone dairy farm has won the Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award from among over 2,000 milk producers, north and south.

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Andrea and her mum Yvonne.

The girl who grew up in 13 different homes

A young Magherafelt woman has told how she had 13 different homes as a child and attended seven different schools.

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BBC PRESENTERS - from top left, clockwise, journalist Fiona Bruce, talk show host, Graham Norton, Match of the Day presenter, Gary Lineker and Northern Ireland broadcaster, Stephen Nolan.

REVEALED: Full list of BBC's 96 top earners

The BBC has released a list of 96 presenters and journalists who are paid more than £150,000 per year by the corporation.

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Road closed after serious crash

Road closed after serious crash

Motorists are advised that the Moneymore Road in Magherafelt, Co Londonderry has been closed due to a serious one-vehicle road traffic collision.

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Don't misuse the '999' number

PSNI warn public 'not to misuse the 999' emergency number

Police are warning the public not to make false calls to PSNI Call management centres - as it could have serious consequences.
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Ballyronan tool thieves made escape across fences

Ballyronan tool thieves made escape across fences

Police are investigating the theft of a substantial quantity of work tools from a van at Shore Road, Ballyronan, over the weekend.

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The flip-flops contain a chemical that can cause cancer.

Primark recalls flip-flops containing CANCER-causing chemical

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled thousands of pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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The new Game of Thrones tapestry.

Giant 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled as part of new tourism campaign

A 77 metre long tapestry detailing the the story of 'Game of Thrones' has been unveiled in Northern Ireland.

Business
Home alone

Children's charity urges parents not to leave children home alone in summer months

The NSPCC is urging parents in Northern Ireland to think carefully before leaving their children home alone during the summer holidays after its Helpline referred dozens of cases to the PSNI and children’s services after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about unsupervised youngsters.
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Accused ‘involved in supply of narcotics, extortion and intimidation’ court told

A man secretly recorded discussing his alleged role in setting fire to three police officers’ cars was making false boasts while “out of his mind” on drugs, the High Court heard on Monday.

Crime
Enjoying the sunshine

Portugal as hot as here today in wall-to-wall sunshine

Temperatures throughout Northern Ireland match those in Portugal today with constant sunshine making life bliss.
Offbeat
An Indian summer

Indian summer predicted as three months of hot weather could be on the way

The UK could be set to bask in three months of hot weather as an ‘African blast’ of hot air heads north.

Offbeat
Raid.

Cattle rustlers make off with six animals in raid

Police in Limavady are hunting cattle rustlers who made off with six animals during a raid on a farm during the week.
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