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.

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.


Not for the faint hearted

First look: £16.25m rollercoaster to be built at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

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Organic wine really does taste better

Eco-friendly “organic” wine really does taste better, a new study found.

Eating Out
Martin McGuinness, Dr Pauline McClenaghan and Martin McGuinness

McClenaghan lifts top award after great year

Dr Pauline McClenaghan, an angler, who represented Ireland in the ladies Home International fly fishing series in Wales, has been named as Sports Person of the Year in the Derry Journal People of the Year Awards.

Northern Ireland - (l-r) Darren Wallace, Brian Kerr, Alan McDade, Kenny Ferguson, Dominic McAtamney, Campbell Baird

Northern Ireland target Commonwealth glory

A representative team of seven fly fishermen from across Northern Ireland will travel this weekend to Devon, England to prepare for and take part in the XVI Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships.

Inside Friday's News Letter

Inside Friday’s paper: 50 great things to do in Northern Ireland

Chceck out our a county-by-county look at exciting things to do and places to visit, stay and dine across the province.

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