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Call for employers to do the right thing for left-handers

Left-handers are the minority group when it comes to handedness, with about eight per cent of humans being lefties.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

Primark pulls 'shocking' and 'racist' Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after shopper's angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded "fantastically offensive" and "racist" by an angry shopper.
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Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy hails Trump’s golfing ability following encounter

Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy has described Donald Trump as a “decent player” after spending time on the course with the US president on Sunday in Florida.

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'The Bill' was last shown on television in 2010.

Fan of ‘The Bill’ needs one DVD to complete collection of more than 2,400 episodes

A telly addict who has more than 2,400 episodes of The Bill has appealed for help to find one DVD to complete his collection.

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Sunshine can boost muscle strength in the elderly, a study has found.

Sunshine ‘boosts muscle strength in the elderly’

A dose of sunshine could boost the strength of muscles in the elderly and the obese, a new study found.

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Dale Winton (left) and David Dickinson

TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

A TOWIE-style fake tan really does make men much more attractive, according to scientific research.

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A dog owner who is single is thought be three times more attractive than a singleton with a cat.

Dog owners THREE TIMES hotter than cat people

Dog owners are three times as attractive as can owners, according to a new survey.

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The average adult will pay more than �1.2m in bills throughout their lifetime.

Adults pay bills of £1.2M over lifetime

Adults will part with almost £1.2m on household bills in their lifetime, according to a new study.

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Shauntelle Tynan

WATCH: Teenager breaks European cancer treatment fundraising record

An Irish teenager has broken a European record for the most successful appeal for money for cancer treatment.
Health
Cheryl Cole

Cheryl breaks Twitter silence to announce happy news

Former Girls Aloud singer Cheryl has broken her social media silence but not with the announcement fans were hoping for.
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Sherlock

Sherlock tops international poll of most popular BBC characters

In news that will have David Brent demanding a recount, Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock has topped a worldwide poll of the most popular BBC television characters.
TV and Film
Horse danders out of Brownlow Health Centre

Horses invade medical centre in Craigavon

A number of horses invaded a health centre in Craigavon this morning.

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Technology

Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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Being healthy improves your bank account

Eight ways a healthy lifestyle can improve your finances

This time of year everyone is thinking about getting healthy but have you ever thought about improving your financial fitness

Health
There are lots of reasons why people can't get a good night's sleep.

10 things that are stopping us getting a good night's sleep

There's nothing like a good night's sleep to prepare us for the new day. But sadly many people aren't getting one.
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A Tweet from Guns N'Roses

Guns n’ Roses booed for Sydney shout-out to fans in Melbourne

American rockers Guns N’ Roses have apologised to their Australian fans after shouting “Hello, Sydney!” when they stepped on stage in Melbourne.

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Tulips

Do you know the original meaning of these flowers?

With the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, just days away, 42 per cent of the nation will buy flowers to show loved ones we care. 16 per cent will treat their wife, 11 per cent their girlfriend and eight per cent their mum.

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Sky Sports presenter, Chris Kamara. (Photo: Chris Kamara/Twitter)

Football presenter tweets picture to ‘put you off Valentine’s Day for life’

Popular football presenter, Chris Kamara, tweeted a photo of himself that will “put you off Valentine’s Day’ for life”.

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Blood

My Bloody Valentine: 7 Gruesome Murders That Will Make You Glad You Don’t Have A Date Tonight

Don’t have a hot date for tonight?

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Have you ever used any of these chat-up lines?

20 chat-up lines that have worked in Northern Ireland

To celebrate Valentine’s Day we’ve scoured Northern Ireland to come up with the 20 best chat-up lines ever used.

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