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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.

Health
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.

Business
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

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.

Transport
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.

Offbeat
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.

Offbeat
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.

Health
Using a mobile

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.

Lifestyle
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

Lifestyle
Hallowe'en can be scary and tasty at the same time.

6 Gruesome Hallowe’en Treats

If wiggly worms and poison apples are your idea of a devilishly delicious snack we’ve got some terrifying treats to put your guests off eating this Hallowe’en.

Whats on
Housing Executive staff promoting Rathlin housing

Rathlin - is the island life for you?

The Housing Executive wants to know if you want to live on Rathlin and is undertaking an examination of the island’s housing need.

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Bring your teddy to work and school day

QUIZ: Ready, teddy, go

Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day (who knew?) prompts us to set a selection of famous furry friend photo posers.

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Sausage rolls

Supermarket recalls sausage rolls over milk allergy fears

ASDA is recalling Tiger Sausage Rolls six-packs due to their containing milk.

Whats on
Temptation: Chocolate Week is upon us.

Chocolate Week 2016: Which chocolate bar would you like to see back on the shelves?

Rejoice! It's the UK's biggest chocolate celebration (not that we needed an excuse to indulge in the sweet treat).
Lifestyle
Autumn is here

8 things we’re looking forward to about Autumn

There's a definite nip in the air, the heavy coats are coming out, and staying at home suddenly seems like a more attractive option than a night out.
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An unhappy girl

One in three girls feel they’re ‘not pretty enough’ say Girlguides

One in three girls ​aged 7 - 10 do not feel pretty enough according to a survey released today by Girlguiding ​UK.​

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