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WATCH: News Letter reporter finds new use for paper TV licence

TV Licensing is urging customers across Northern Ireland to join the 7.6 million people who currently receive their licence online.

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WATCH: 'Freezin' for a Reason' sure to be the 'coolest' fundraising event around

Special Olympics Ulster is calling on people from Belfast and beyond to get ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ this December to raise funds for local athletes with intellectual disabilities.

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Watch dramatic moment Ryanair plane aborts landing just metres from the ground

A Ryanair holiday flight was forced to divert after aborting its landing with just seconds to spare.

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Big Ben

Big Ben to bong again but public warned not to set their watches by it

The chimes of Big Ben will be heard for the first time in almost three months when Parliament's historic bell is reconnected on November 9, ahead of Armistice Day.

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Louis Walsh

Louis Walsh narrates Christmas film... made for dogs

Louis Walsh has said he hopes Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne's pets tune in to watch his new TV effort - a film created especially for dogs to improve their moods.
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The BMW parked in Enniskillen

PSNI appeal for help in tracing ‘forgetful’ BMW driver

Police in Co Fermanagh have appealed for help in trying to find the driver of a BMW in Enniskillen that has been in the same place since early in the summer.

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VIDEO - Police chief defends dodgem-riding officers

A police chief has defended his officers after they were photographed riding on fairground dodgems.
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US race car crash leads to fight and arrests

Two race car drivers have been arrested after getting into a fist-fight following a crash on an Indiana racetrack that ended with a police officer using a stun gun on one of the drivers.

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A parody Twitter account was created over the weekend.

Storm Ophelia: Ex-Hurricane has its very own PARODY Twitter profile

A parody Twitter profile has been created for ex-hurricane Ophelia.

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Banging the drum for Whitehead Orchestra

Banging the drum for Whitehead Orchestra

Whitehead’s burgeoning arts community could soon have another string to its bow if the ambitions of a group of like-minded music lovers are realised.

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The main Townland parade during the 25th Ballycarry Broadisland Gathering. INLT 37-009-PSB

Ulster Scots centre remains high on Ballycarry agenda

The potential for an Ulster Scots centre to be located in Ballycarry was stressed at the annual meeting of the village community association.

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Hamleys' top toys for Christmas

Hamleys has announced its top 10 toys for Christmas and a selection of 'Wow five' picks. Toys included on the list are Tyler the Tiger and the Luvabella doll.

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WATCH: Protester shouts at Stephen Nolan on live TV

A protester shouted at Stephen Nolan on his live television show 'Nolan Live' on BBC One NI on Wednesday evening.

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Australian woman picks up lost shark with bare hands

Melissa Hatheier picks up a shark in a rock pool with her bare hands and returns it to the ocean in the Sydney suburb of Cronulla

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A ghost in a film

Top 10 spooky Hallowe'en films for kids

Fancy a less-scary movie this Hallowe'en - one the whole family can enjoy?

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Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Paul Reid, pictured with Mary McAuley.

‘True ambassador’ has rubbed shoulders with many famous hotel guests

A restaurant manager who has welcomed thousands of guests to the Mid and East Antrim area during a career spanning 50 years has been recognised for her service to tourism and hospitality.

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X Factor star Wagner

WATCH: X Factor star Wagner promotes Shankill Road Defenders’ competition in Carrick

Belfast’s Shankill Road Defenders have enlisted the help of former X Factor favourite Wagner to help promote their upcoming melody flute competition in Carrickfergus.

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Wiggle ball

Children’s ball toy recalled over safety fears

A children’s toy has been recalled by Babies 'R' Us following fears that it could pose a choking hazard.
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Dashcam footage shows police chasing stolen ambulance

A 21-year-old man has been charged after an ambulance was stolen from a hospital in Mount Clements, Michigan.

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WATCH: Scared dog clings onto ledge at Cavehill before being rescued

When you look closely at this video it is hard to understand how this little dog managed to secure itself on a ledge at Cavehill Country Park.

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