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Zoe Ball marks one year sober with Instagram post

Zoe Ball is marking a year of sobriety.

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A doctor

Cystic Fibrosis patients to protest at lack of availability of Orkambi drug

Cystic fibrosis patients are to stage protests over the lack of availability of a treatment which has been hailed as a "major step forward" for people with the condition.
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Flowers are left in St Anns Square, Manchester, the day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people, on May 22

Lessons to learn from Israelis on suicide attacks

A Belfast rabbi who spent 22 years as a paramedic in Jerusalem has outlined a number of ways the UK could potentially learn from its battle against suicide attackers.

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Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales in the House of Lords for the State Opening of Parliament. The Queen's Speech contained proposals to amend abortion legislation. Pic: PA.

‘Abortion industry to profit from law change’

Proposed amendments to legislation which would give free abortions on the English NHS to women from Northern Ireland have nothing to do with welfare but rather aim to promote the interests of ‘the abortion industry’ a pro-life group claims.

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Spar on the Glen Road in west Belfast - Google image

PSNI: Theft of defibrillator 'endangers lives'

Police have appealed for assistance after a defibrillator stolen from Spar on the Glen Road wa slater found lying on the road.

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Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital after treatment for infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has been discharged from hospital after spending two nights being treated for an unspecified infection.

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File photo dated 23/01/16 of the feet of a new baby wrapped in a blanket. One in eight health bodies have higher-than-expected rates of stillbirths and neonatal death, a new report suggests

Stillbirth and neonatal death rates 'unexpectedly big in 12.7% of health bodies'

One in eight health bodies have higher-than-expected rates of stillbirths and neonatal death, a new report suggests.

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Many common GP services could disappear during the protest

Patient care risk as NI GPs to withdraw some services

GPs in Northern Ireland will withdraw certain services over their “spiralling workload” and “the current crisis in primary care”.

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The new Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex

Omagh Hospital complex opens its doors to patients

A new £105m hospital has opened its doors in Co Tyrone, signalling a fresh chapter for thousands of patients who are set to benefit from the facility.

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The report said less than 28% of babies at six weeks receive any breast milk, the lowest level in the UK

One in four Northern Ireland children ‘living in poverty’

Almost one in four children in Northern Ireland live in poverty, according to a report by health experts.

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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Made in Chelsea star’s boxing bout
boosts treatment fund for David

Made in Chelsea star’s boxing bout boosts treatment fund for David

A high profile television ‘reality’ star has punched above his weight to support Co. Antrim man David McClean.

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Supreme Court building in London

Supreme court narrowly rejects Northern Ireland free abortions appeal

The UK's highest court has rejected an appeal by a mother and daughter in their legal battle for women from Northern Ireland to receive free abortions on the NHS in England.
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The availability of abortion pills online could help explain the fall in numbers of women from Northern Ireland travelling for abortions

Fewer women travelling from NI to England and Wales for abortion

The number of women from Northern Ireland travelling to England and Wales for an abortion has fallen by 109 in the space of one year.

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WHEEL-Y GOOD FUN Andrew Grieve, Head of the Department for Infrastructures Cycling Unit joins Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nuala McAllister to launch Bike Week 2017.

Wheels already in motion for NI Bike Week 2017

Everyone is being encouraged to get on their bikes to discover the benefits of cycling to celebrate Bike Week 2017, taking place from June 10 – 18.
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A Galaxy bar

Mars recalls some Galaxy bars over salmonella fears

Mars in the UK and Ireland is recalling some bars of Galaxy, Maltesers Teasers, and bags of Minstrels "due to the potential presence of salmonella", the chocolate maker said.
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back strain

3/4 of office workers in pain because of jobs, survey finds

Nearly three-quarters of office workers regularly suffer from aches and pains they believe are caused by their jobs, a new survey has shown.

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Just outside Wanstead school - Google image

Nursery worker stabbed in east London by women chanting 'Allah'

A nursery worker has been slashed by three women who chanted "Allah" in Wanstead, north east London, her colleague has said.
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New mum Cheryl

Liam Payne praises partner and new mother Cheryl as 'mum of the year'

Singer Liam Payne has described his partner Cheryl as "mum of the year" weeks after she gave birth to his first son, Bear.
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