Family

Family

Baby boomers spend the most online (but Gen X buy more)

Latest research has found that baby boomers across the globe spend more money online than the younger generations.

Family
Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

Eating Out
Pregnant eating

Mums who pile on pounds while eating for two ‘don’t harm unborn child’

Eating for two while pregnant doesn't harm the unborn child, according to new research..

Health
The grandparents of the victim leave a floral tribute near Alness Drive in the Woodthorpe area of York, where a teenager was arrested Monday after the death of a seven-year-old girl.

Girl, 15, arrested over death of seven-year-old who died in hospital

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who died after she was found seriously injured on a playing field was seen crying on her knees in the street after she arrived at the scene, according to witnesses.
Crime
Motherhood

Class, not education reason why women delay motherhood

Class rather than education was the main driver for British women delaying motherhood, a new study found.
Health
NASUWT rally

NASUWT announce details of their second day of NI strike action

The largest teachers' union in Northern Ireland has today issued notice to employers of the second day of rolling strike action on 31 January 2017.
Education
Summer holidays are now peak divorce season

New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year has been overtaken by the end of the summer holidays as peak divorce season, according to family lawyers.

Family
Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso and Diego Luna as Cassian Andor in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review: the movie the prequels should have been

With the rumours of extensive reshoots on Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars spin-off, you could be forgiven for a harbouring a certain amount of trepidation towards Rogue One.
TV and Film
Die Hard

The best festive films to watch on Netflix this Christmas

Here are six of the best festive films to watch on Netflix, if you want to get into the spirit early.
News
Trying to get off to sleep

Parents turn to tech for extra 1hour 30 mins sleep per night

Parents across the UK are damaging their children’s sleep patterns by relying on technology to get them off to sleep, a new report has found.

News
Eating trendy shoots or microgreens favoured by celebrity chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Heston Blumenthal can help prevent heart disease, according to new research.

Trendy red cabbage good for the heart

Eating trendy shoots or microgreens favoured by celebrity chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Heston Blumenthal can help prevent heart disease, according to new research.

Offbeat
Royal Mail

Royal Mail reminder: Post second class mail by tomorrow

Royal Mail is reminding customers to post all their Second Class mail by tomorrow - the recommended last posting date of Tuesday 20 December 2016.

News
Police quash rumours that missing Catherine Johnston has been found

Police quash rumours that missing Catherine Johnston has been found

Police have quashed rumours that missing 39-year-old teacher Catherine Johnston has been found.
News
The norovirus

Advice on how to deal with ‘winter vomiting bug’ as cases expected to rise

The winter vomiting bug also know as norovirus, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and is particularly common at this time of year - but do you know what to do if you or a loved one catches it?

News
Lorraine Clyde

Heartbroken father reveals pain of 'first Christmas without Lorraine'

A heartbroken father-of-five whose wife was killed in a horror crash has told how he is dreading the first Christmas without his "first girlfriend and then wife'.
News
Car parking

Price of main car parks in Belfast

Plan ahead for that Christmas shopping spree or that night on the tiles in Belfast by finding out the price of your most convenient car park.
Business
A child's first words are more likely to be something they can see.

Babies say what they see for first words

If dad’s want ‘dada’ to be the first word their baby utters then they need to do their share of early childcare, according to new research.

Family
A robin

Feeders and crows bad news for robins

Bird feeders that attract crows could spell bad news for the red breasted robin, a new study found.

News
The Ulster Teachers' Union will ballot members over strike action

Schools to close to pupils as teachers walk out in Belfast

Teachers in schools across Belfast and beyond are staging a one-day strike as part of a bitter pay dispute.
Education
Handing over the petition today at Stormont

300,000-signature petition opposing change to abortion law presented to Stormont

A 300,000-signature petition opposing change to Northern Ireland's abortion law is the largest ever presented to the Stormont Assembly, an MLA has said.

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