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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.

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IN PICTURES: 10 garden plants you can actually eat

Hungry gardeners have been told to pull up the weeds and prune the flowers to cook up cheap and unusual meals and snacks this summer.

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WATCH: NI cows swim across lough to graze on fresh grass

Cattle at a National Trust wildlife haven in Northern Ireland have completed their unconventional annual pilgrimage – by swimming 100m across a lough to graze fresh pasture.

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Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

Northern Ireland has been spoilt with sunshine for the last few days and the sunglasses have been out in force.

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Mortgage Sales Adviser Patrick Greene

5 things every first-time home buyer should know

Buying your first home is an incredibly exciting time - your mum, dad, granny, friends and Margaret who lives across the street, will all have a mortgage story.
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Police dismay at caller using 999 to complain over tanning salon closure - Facebook reacts

Police have expressed concern after receiving a 999 call from a member of the public complaining that their local tanning salon had closed.
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You can avail of a free pint every day next week

These NI pubs are offering punters a free pint every day this week

These popular Northern Ireland bars are offering punters a free drink every day this week.
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WATCH: Mother Bluebird defends and feeds her chicks

The wonder of nature was marvelled at this week once more when a local family captured a mother Bluebird caring for her young.

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WATCH: Breathtaking jump from hot air balloon

Take a deep breath and watch this seasoned parachutist jump out of a hot air balloon.

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Martina's leading dental and skin clinic,�located on Belfast's Lisburn Road, has refurbished�and extended the practice adding�a�new�dental�surgery and an extra�aesthetics�treatment room

Martina Collins launches groundbreaking new ‘fat freezing’ treatment

Martina Collins, 45 from Belfast, tells KATHRYN MCKENNA about the groundbreaking new treatment on offer at her Lisburn Road Clinic

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Jo-anne is pictured with her son Mark one day after their transplant, with their Consultant Surgeon Tim Brown

We speak to Jo-Anne Dobson nine weeks after her brave kidney transplant surgery

In March Jo-Anne donated a kidney to her son Mark who had been on dialysis for seven months after losing his previously transplanted kidney in August last year

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The moment when the stage invader interrupted SuRie's performance on Saturday night

Stephen Nolan: Eurovision stage invader tried to disrupt my show

A man who dramatically seized the microphone off the UK’s Eurovision song contestant on Saturday had previously tried to disrupt a broadcast of the Nolan Show, the BBC presenter has said.

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Petra helps to run a major hospitality business including the award-winning Merchant Hotel alongside husband Bill

Why Petra Wolsey believes in pushing the boundaries

Business woman Petra Wolsey, 43, who works in Belfast and lives in Holywood with husband Bill and their young daughter Caoilinn, is group marketing director for the Beannchor Group which includes the five-star Merchant Hotel, and is a self-confessed major motorcycle junkie.

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Before and after: My LVL Lash treatment

Beauty Review: LVL Lashes mean we can finally ditch mascara

Women nowadays are so pushed for time, that any treatment which offers a time saver in the morning is definitely worth trying.

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Crocodile

'She's been so brave': Couple wed days after bride loses arm in crocodile attack

A newlywed has spoken of the bravery of his wife - as the couple tied the knot five days after the bride lost her arm to a crocodile.

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Belfast Marathon: Parkinson’s sufferer Niall Carson set for relay challenge

A County Antrim man with Parkinson’s, who says he is facing ‘a marathon wait’ for vital treatment, is set to take part in Monday’s Belfast City Marathon in a bid to raise awareness of his condition.

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IN PICTURES: Relive last year’s Belfast City Marathon

The Belfast City Marathon takes place on Bank Holiday Monday. While this year’s participants are limbering up, we take a look back at some of the best images from the 2017 event.

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Lasting Miracle Finish Primer by Autograph at Marks and Spencer

Budget-friendly beauty buys that won’t break the bank

This week, Fashion and Beauty reporter Kathryn McKenna puts Marks and Spencer Primer to the test.

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Enjoying a tipple in Sydney, Australia

World Buckfast Day is on its way: here's where you can celebrate in NI

It's a popular alcoholic drink that's steeped in history. Now cult tipple Buckfast has had its very own day dedicated to it!
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