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The £14 Primark shoes that are ‘identical’ to £650 Valentino heels

If you like to live a champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget prepare yourself for Primark's latest offering that'll bring some high end fashion to your wardrobe.

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VIDEO: Father and son tile garage floor with 33,000 2p coins

A father and son are tiling their garage floor using 33,000 2p coins.

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VIDEO: Podgy Pooch - 10 stone dog too fat to play fetch loses half its body weight

A 10 stone dog which refused to go on walks and was too fat to play fetch has a new lease of life - after shedding almost HALF its bodyweight.

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Singing on stage

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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NI Water warns customers to 'beware bogus callers'

NI Water is calling on customers across Northern Ireland to be extra vigilant and beware of bogus callers.

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Cyber bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are 'significantly' more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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The old 1

There’s only one month left  to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

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In celebration of Roald Dahl Day, the LEGO Sophie has been unveiled at the Causeway Centre with help from children of Bushmills Primary School. Joining operations manager Bob Picken are Magan Mulholland and Teya Cummins. .PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

LEGO® and Roald Dahl collaboration at Giant’s Causeway

A favourite Roald Dahl character features in a special LEGO® celebration of the acclaimed children’s author at the Giant’s Causeway today.

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Storm Aileen swept through last night

Storm Aileen is just the first - the full list of storm names for this year

Storm Aileen swept our way last night, bringing gusts of up to 75mph.

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Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled its own brand of Cookie and Cream biscuits because of allergy fears.

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Kids drinking bottles

Kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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Heavy rainfall

'Storm Aileen' on its way to batter Northern Ireland

The first storm to bring strong winds to batter our shores has been named as 'Storm Aileen'.
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A man walks through the rain

Weather warning issued as 75mph winds and rain forecast to batter Northern Ireland

A Yellow weather warning for wind and rain has been issued by the Met Office for Northern Ireland.

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The Royal family is set to expand

Poll: What do you think the new Royal baby will be called?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge last week announced that they are expecting their third child.

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An organ donor

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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The chain's new Greek food range features images of the famous Anastasis Church in Santorini, Greece, complete with its world-renowned blue dome roof.

Backlash against Lidl for removing Christian symbols from packaging

Budget supermarket Lidl is facing a backlash after airbrushing Christian symbols from packaging in order to remain 'religiously neutral'.
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Stagg Chilli

ASDA recalls chili over allergy fears

Asda has recalled a line of chili following the discovery that some items may contain an incorrect product.

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Fire engines

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service recruiting for Community Firefighters in YOUR area

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has launched a recruitment drive for Community (Part-Time) Firefighters in 12 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
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Air Waves Portrush expected to welcome 200,000 spectators

Air Waves Portrush is expected to welcome more than 200,000 spectators to 'largest airshow on the island of Ireland'.
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Auld Lammas Fair today in Ballycastle

In pictures: Auld Lammas fair brings flavour to seaside town

There appeared to be something for everyone today at the Auld Lammas fair in Ballycastle.

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