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Fined for using mobile phone

A motorist spotted with a mobile phone to his ear while driving along Queen Street in Magherafelt town centre, has been fined £75 at the local Magistrates Court.

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Ronan Hughes

Facebook CEO quizzed directly on Ronan Hughes blackmail tragedy

The case of a Northern Irish teenager who killed himself after being blackmailed online has been raised directly with Facebook’s boss.

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Teenager given police caution

Teenager given police caution

A teenager had a criminal damage charge withdrawn by a lawyer for the Public Prosecution Service at Magherafelt Magistrates Court for a caution to be administered.

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District Judge tells woman to ‘stay out of trouble’

District Judge tells woman to ‘stay out of trouble’

A woman who told a police officer attempting to calm her down to “f*** off”, has been given a Conditional Discharge for 18 months.

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WEATHER: NI to bake in wall-to-wall sunshine next weekend

Temperatures are set to rise this week in Northern Ireland - and climax in glorious summer weather next weekend just in time for the Bank Holiday.

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James Cowton celebrates his Supertwin victory with Winston (left) and Jason McAdoo.

NW200: James Cowton delivers coveted victory for McAdoo Racing team

The Cookstown-based McAdoo Racing team had plenty of cause for celebration on Saturday after James Cowton won his maiden race at the North West 200.

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Man fined £215 for damaging bus USB

Man fined £215 for damaging bus USB

A man who caused £50 damage to a USB charger on a Translink bus, was fined a total of £215 at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Motorist with long clear record banned

Motorist with long clear record banned

A Magherafelt man was fined a total of £515 and banned from driving for 12 months at the local Magistrates Court.

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Man flushed contents of partner’s purse down toilet

Man flushed contents of partner’s purse down toilet

A south Derry man assaulted his partner and emptied the contents of her purse down the toilet before flushing it, Magherafelt Magistrates Court was told.

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Richard Bird leads MX1 Michelin  Experts Championship.

MOTOCROSS: Richard Bird takes the overall lead

Lisburn’s Richard Bird leads the 2018 MX1 Michelin Experts Nationals British Championship after four straight victories at Preston Docks at the weekend.

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A vandalised road sign

Irish language road signs vandalised

A Sinn Féin MLA has said vandalism of Irish language road signs in Co Tyrone over the weekend shows “the need for protection of Irish language rights through legislation”.

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Police called to distressed male

Police called to distressed male

An ambulance was called to assist a man who had taken an overdose in Dungannon last week.

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Councillor Joe O'Neill

O’Neill raises need for school traffic calming

Concerns about roads in the Coalisland area were raised by Sinn Féin councillor Joe O’Neill when he and party colleague councillor Niamh Doris met recently with officials from TransportNI (TNI).

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Students learn about supply chain

Agriculture students were given an insight into the importance of the supply chain to agricultural production and innovation.

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Peter Harte is dejected after his late red card against Monaghan

Tyrone fall to Monaghan in Healy Park

Ulster Senior Football Championship Quarter-final
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Police image of bees loose in car.

‘Buzzare’ incident as bees get loose in car

A man was hospitalised after a swarm of bees got loose in his car in Lurgan last night (Friday, May 18).

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Derry manager Collie McGurk

Derry defeat Armagh to breath life into Christy Ring bid

Christy Ring Cup, Group Two, Round Two
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Owners fined for failing license dogs

Owners fined for failing license dogs

Mid Ulster District Council is reminding dog owners of the importance of licensing dogs after two residents were fined for failing to do so.

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Reader competition

D-Max Yukon: Have you entered the competition?

There is still time to enter the Farming Life competition for the D-Max Yukon.
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The new Farming Life app

New Farming Life App goes live

The new online platform for Farming Life has just gone live.
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