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Dope smoking on the rise among the over-50s

The number of Baby Boomers - who grew up in the Sixties - getting spaced out on cannabis has almost doubled in the last eight years.

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Boy eating a burger

Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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Chief guests at the official opening of Ballymoney Road Safety Committee's 50 year anniversary exhibition in the Town Hall. Included are the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Council, Alderman Maura Hickey, North Antrim MLA, Mervyn Storey, Inspector Rosie Leech, Road Policy Development PSNI, the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mrs. Joan Christie, chair of Ballymoney RSC, Tom McKeown, founding and current committee members of the committee.

‘Extraordinary’ road show

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Council has described the work of Ballymoney Road Safety Committee as ‘extraordinary’.

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Celery

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at 'trending' veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.
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Party poppers or party poopers?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Health experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Nuts

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain's biggest killers.

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Voting opens to name Northern Ireland’s new signature dish

Tourism NI has tasked four of Northern Ireland’s top chefs to create three brand new locally-inspired

dishes, one of which will be named as Northern Ireland’s New Signature Dish, via public vote.

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Festive market at Flowerfield

If you like your Christmas gifts to be handmade, unusual or beautifully original then come along to Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart, where for a fourth year the popular Christmas Craft Market and Exhibition is open.

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That sickly feeling - beware the winter 'vomiting bug'

Health warning as winter vomiting bug spreads across Northern Ireland

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is making people aware of the presence of the winter vomiting and diarrhoea virus, also known as norovirus, circulating in the community.

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Cereal

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg's Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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The Giants Causeway team collect their award for the UKs Best Heritage Attraction at the 2016 British Travel Awards

Causeway is UK’s ‘best heritage attraction’

The Giant’s Causeway is the UK’s Best Heritage Attraction according to voters of the nation’s largest consumer poll, the British Travel Awards.

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ASDA to cut fuel price tomorrow

Asda is cutting fuel to new national price cap of 110.7ppl on unleaded and 112.7ppl on diesel.
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The free bus service, run independently by supermarket retailer Tesco has been in operation in Coleraine for many years.

Disappointment as free bus service - popular with the elderly - to be axed by Tesco

MLAs are to meet Translink chiefs to discuss a community bus replacement as a free bus service, popular with the elderly, is to be axed by Tesco.

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Hatchimals are one of the leading toys this year

Meet the toys that will drive us to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

We have long occupied the top spot as Europe’s biggest spenders on games and gizmos for their offspring - and we are expected to spend £1.1bn on toys in the run-up to Christmas – an average of £105 and nine products per child.

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Meteor shower

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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Mammals who eat nothing but vegetables can have twice the size of a belly as someone who eats meat.

Veg eaters have bigger bellies

From elephants to tiny shrews, throughout evolution, plant-eating mammals have twice the belly of meat eating predators.

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Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing the risks because they see it as a "normal and fun" part of relationships, a worrying study has shown.

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The Great British Bake Off

As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let's recap on who we've lost already

The Great British Bake Off Final

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The current MacBook may be slimmed-down by next week

Apple’s long overdue new Macs ‘to launch on October 27

Apple is planning to debut its long-awaited new Mac updates at an event on October 27, according to reports.

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