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Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Alexa has a new job: hotel concierge.

Tech

IN PICTURES: Thousands of Vespa scooters invade NI streets

Thousands of Vespa scooters descended on to the streets of Northern Ireland at the weekend.

Lifestyle

IN PICTURES: Hundreds turn out for The Bra Walk to back life-saving screening service

Belfast turned pink at the weekend for the return of The Bra Walk, Action Cancer’s 10k walk in aid of the charity’s life-saving breast screening service.

Offbeat

IN PICTURES: Looking good! All the colour of ‘Style Sunday’ at Downpatrick Racecourse

It was ‘Style Sunday’ at Downpatrick racecourse in County Down yesterday and we were there to capture the all the colour from the event.

Lifestyle
A child on social media

Charity urges new laws to end 'wild west' culture of internet

The number of offences involving actual or attempted online sexual communication with a child has quadrupled in Northern Ireland, campaigners said.

News
Monica Fee

Monica is ‘blown away’ by support for Cycle Against Suicide ‘SpinOff’

Londonderry woman Monica Fee has been “blown away” by the support she has received from all sections of the community as the countdown continues to her Cycle Against Suicide ‘SpinOff’ in the North West on June 23.

News
Viscount Brookeborough with a stately home flower arrangement. Picture: John McVitty

NI prime minister jumped off just before his horse bolted across the Irish border

The entire world was watching and waiting when US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held their historic summit in Singapore this week, though nowadays major state visits and meetings between world leaders can often make front page news around the globe.

Nostalgia
Join the revolution at Pizza Punks - the new must go spot in town

Join the revolution at Pizza Punks - the new must go spot in town

Join the pizza revolution and show off your creative side at Pizza Punks, the new place to be in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter.

Eating Out
Celebrate Father’s Day at Hastings Hotels

Celebrate Father’s Day at Hastings Hotels

Treat your dad this Father’s Day in one of the luxurious Hastings Hotels across Northern Ireland with a selection of delectable Sunday lunches on the menu.

Eating Out
Judith Owens and Aidan McMichael commemorate Carpathia at Titanic Belfast

Titanic rescue ship’s heroism marked on centenary of the sinking of the Carpathia

This summer is the centenary of the sinking of RMS Carpathia, the plucky little ship that rescued over 700 survivors after RMS Titanic collided with an iceberg on the night of Sunday, April 14th 1912.

Nostalgia
Queen Elizabeth II during a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London

Queen has eye surgery to remove cataract

The Queen has had eye surgery to remove a cataract.

News
Tuareg tribesman at Timbuktu's Djinquereber mosque

It’s a long way to Timbuktu for Tyrone born explorer who didn’t reach his gold

Two centuries after it was first “discovered” by Europeans, the once fabled city of Timbuktu, in present-day Mali, still carries an undeniable mystique.

Nostalgia
Aviation history returns to Lough Erne - a Catalina G-PBYA built in 1943

Low visibility deterred some aircraft but couldn’t veil unique aviation history

Unhelpful weather conditions and low visibility curtailed the flying display at last Saturday’s RAF100 celebrations in and around Lough Erne Yacht club, but over 800 visitors to the former Secomd World War Flying Boat base weren’t overly disappointed.

Nostalgia
Eric is getting warmed up for the Dogs Trust Ballymena Family Fun Day.'Dogs and their human companions are being invited to attend the popular annual event being held this year on Saturday, June 9.

You’d be barking mad to miss Doggy Fun Day

Dogs and their human companions are being invited to Dogs Trust Ballymena’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 9.

Lifestyle
Jimmy Nesbitt.

Chance for pupils to win a day with Jimmy Nesbitt

A drama company is giving its pupils the opportunity to win a day on set with patron, actor Jimmy Nesbitt.

Lifestyle
Helen McClements and Martina Strawbridge Klapokva .

Another ‘big day’ for your gown

Here’s a riddle for you. Mine has lain for almost eight years, balled up in a bag, with wine down the front, a torn hem and mud stains round the bottom. What is it? asks Helen McClements

Lifestyle

VIDEO: Sore back? Tight shoulders? Try these simple exercises

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox takes you through a series of daily exercises which can help loosen up those tight shoulders or stiff back. Check them out and let us know if it helps!

News
The grand finale of Queen's Award Celebrations in Newtownabbe on March 22, 2018

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service hits biggest total here since it started in 2002

Having attended celebrations marking 15 years of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) last March Roamer concluded his report – “the recipients of this year’s awards will remain a mystery until they’re officially announced on 2 June 2018”.

Nostalgia
Ensign Helen Purviance on right and Doughnut Team

The whole whodunnit of doughnuts and the forthcoming holey day’s holy links

News Letter readers’ communications with Roamer have often resulted in some unusual and unanticipated accounts and today’s focus on doughnuts, or donuts, isn’t breaking with that tradition!

Nostalgia

IN PICTURES: Stunning nurse Katharine Walker crowned Miss Northern Ireland

Nurse Katharine Walker was last night crowned Miss Northern Ireland 2018.

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