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Plea for Anthony to get life-changing treatment

He will turn two years old next week but little Anthony Black has not yet eaten a proper meal, however, his mum Alicja hopes to remedy that with a life-changing treatment

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David Telford with daughters Emma, left, and Evie

‘We miss mum so much but charity’s service helps us cope’

The Telford family sadly lost beloved mum Lorna (49) to cancer in September 2014. David and Lorna had just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary months earlier in July.

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Angela Rippon who is working with TalkTalk for the launch of CallSafe; a simple and free service to combat nuisance, sales, scam and silent calls

Funny, feisty and fearless, Angela Rippon is one of British television’s most familiar faces.

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A baby

Mary is favourite name for William and Kate's baby

Mary is the new favourite name for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby, according to bookmakers.

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PSNI officer recounts depression battle

Retired officer recounts depression battle

Counselling saved the life of a retired police officer during his depression battle.
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Ex officers referred for mental health care every week

Retiring and retired police or their relatives are referred for mental health treatment every week, a Northern Ireland medic said.
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Former RUC officer recalls narrow escape from death in Troubles

Only the alertness of a police driver stood between an officer and death.

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From left, Rupa Huq MP, Cat Smith MP, Ruairi Rowan of FPA, Grainne Teggart of Amnesty, Sharon Hodgson MP, and Owen Smith MP in Belfast yesterday

Labour pledge to force direct rule change in abortion laws ‘an abuse of power’

A “threat” by Labour to “impose” abortion reform on Northern Ireland in the absence of a Stormont Assembly would be an “abuse of power”, pro-life campaigners have said.

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Getting a good sleep

What to eat for a good night’s sleep

What you eat affects how you sleep?
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Undated handout photo issued by Victims and Survivors Service (VSS) of (left to right) Chair of the VSS Oliver Wilkinson, VSS CEO Margaret Bateson, and CEO of the Special EU Programmes Body Gina McIntyre

New EU-funded programme to help support victims of Troubles

A new EU-funded programme has been launched to help improve the health and wellbeing of victims and survivors of the Troubles.

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Nathanael Thompson

‘Cancer doesn’t discriminate against anyone, it didn’t even care that he was only a baby’

A local mum has told of how her family’s world was turned upside down when her young baby was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer.

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Winter Olympics: Norovirus outbreak sees 86 people taken ill

Eighty-six cases of norovirus have been confirmed among personnel working at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the Korean Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.

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Raychel Ferguson

‘Raychel’s Law’ would be a fitting tribute

A new law criminalising dishonesty on the part of health service staff should be named after Raychel Ferguson who died after being fed the wrong type of saline drip following an appendix operation in Altnagelvin in 2001, her heartbroken mother has said.

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Research Fellows Dr Matt Humphries and Dr Stephanie Craig at Queens University

Belfast scientists invite city to unite for World Cancer Day

Two Belfast scientists are backing Cancer Research UK’s campaign for World Cancer Day and urging everyone to join them.

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More than 1000 tributes paid online to tragic Michael Cullen

More than 1000 tributes paid online to tragic Michael Cullen

More than one thousand tributes have been paid to tragic Michael Cullen - whose body was discovered at Cavehill yesterday.
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Simon Coveney

Ireland's deputy PM says he cannot support unrestricted access to abortions

Ireland's deputy Prime Minister has said he cannot support unrestricted access to abortions.

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Marie Ferguson, whose nine-year-old daughter Raychel died of hyponatraemia in 2001, speaks to the media following the publishing of findings of the hyponatraemia inquiry

I can never forgive the cover-up of my daughter’s death: heartbroken mum

The mother of a nine-year-old girl who died as a result of medical negligence has said she can never forgive health professionals for trying to cover up their mistakes.

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Dace Delaney

From Latvia to Ulster - helping others with health kinesiology

I started practising health kinesiology in 2012 after totally reinventing myself. Currently I am the only health kinesiology practitioner in Northern Ireland, based in Belfast.

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Raymond Ferguson, whose nine-year-old daughter Raychel died of hyponatraemia on 10 June 2001, following the publishing of findings of the hyponatraemia inquiry by chairman Sir John O'Hara at The Crown Plaza Hotel in Belfast

Doctors covered up failures in patient care, says public inquiry

Doctors covered up failures in patient care in Northern Ireland, a public inquiry has said.

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Over 4,300 in NI seek help over substance misuse

Over 4,300 in NI seek help over substance misuse

Some 4,368 people sought treatment for substance misuse in Northern Ireland in 2016/17, new figures show.

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