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Oasis founder Noel Gallagher turns 50

Oasis founder Noel Gallagher has celebrated his 50th birthday at a star-studded party.
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Funding for Manchester victims

Thousands feared to have donated to fake Gofundme pages for Manchester victims

Thousands of well-wishers are feared to have been duped into donating to fake fundraising pages for victims of the Manchester bombings.

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Chief civil engineer David Crone holds the Dundrum tablet

Dundrum railway signal tablet comes home

The volunteers of the Downpatrick and County Down Railway are celebrating after a little piece of local railway heritage comes home nearly 70 years after the original line closed.

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Benone beach is a must-see.

11 of Northern Ireland's most beautiful beaches

It's a beautiful summer's day out there and, if you're lucky enough to have the day off work, there really is no excuse not to get your bucket and spade and have some fun.
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Translink workers at Yorkgate train station on Thursday morning

Vandalism disrupts travel at Belfast rail station

An act of vandalism rendered one of Belfast’s main train stations unusable for commuters arriving into the city on the Larne line on Thursday morning.

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New York

Flights from £99 to the US are up for grabs from Norwegian

More than 13,000 seats on transatlantic flights are now available from just £99.
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Poet Tony Walsh reads a poem during a vigil in Albert Square outside Manchester Town Hall

WATCH: Stirring poem ’This is the Place’ read at Manchester vigil

Here is the full poem, entitled This Is The Place, by Tony Walsh read out at the vigil for the victims of the Manchester Arena atrocity:

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Video: Derg Valley YFC annual charity tractor run

Derg Valley YFC held their annual charity tractor run on Sunday, May 21st.

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A Peregrine Falcon

PSNI to monitor Peregrine sites across Northern Ireland with drones

Police are now using drones to monitor ‘hot-spot’ areas where crimes against birds of prey are happening.
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Vienna Christmas market

Flights for Christmas shopping trips to Prague and Vienna launched TODAY

Two dedicated Christmas market trips from Belfast International Airport to Prague and Vienna have been launched.

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Ian Brady

Chilling photos taken by Ian Brady of would-be child victims as he rehearsed crimes

Chilling photos taken by Ian Brady reveal how the serial killer prowled the streets in his van and spied on schoolchildren - as he REHEARSED his evil crimes.

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George Best

Calum Best pays tribute to his dad George Best on his birthday

Calum Best has paid tribute to his late father George on what would have been his 71st birthday.
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PSNI

Driver sought after metal falls off lorry and hits vehicles on M1

The PSNI are asking a lorry driver whose vehicle shed “a large piece of metal” whilst on a motorway to step forward and identify himself.

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The EuroMillions jackpot currently stands at more than 90m.

Tonight's jackpot a MASSIVE £92m

Friday's EuroMillions jackpot is estimated at a whopping £92 million.

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Are you a dab hand in the kitchen?

Are you a master in the kitchen? Take our weekend QUIZ

Recent research has shown that one of the keys to being a good cook is being able to identify herbs.
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The ASDA jumper

Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

A mum has complained to Asda over an offensive jumper in their childrens wear section deeming it to be offensive.

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Pete competing in a recent half marathon with guide runner, Janet Sproule.

Pete ready to raise vital funds for Guide Dogs

A visually impaired Whiteabbey man is set to compete in an ‘alternative triathlon’ next month in aid of a very worthy cause.

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Ald. Gregg McKeen discusses the festival with guests at the preview of the 'American Dreams' production in Larne on Thursday evening. Ald. McKeen was a keen advocate of the project from the outset.

‘Friends Goodwill’ festival sets sail in Larne

The Friends’ Goodwill Festival launches today (Thursday) with a wave of top music artists and bands heading to Larne.

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17 May 2017 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

US Consul in town for ‘American Dreams’ preview

Just before the four-day Friends Goodwill Festival opens tonight with the first full showing of a new musical drama ‘American Dreams’ in Larne’s McNeill Theatre, a special VIP preview was held.

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