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Tent by north Belfast roadside advertised on Airbnb

For just £7 per night – plus a deposit of £73 – you and your partner can spend the night in a small tent in the middle of a north Belfast housing development.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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REVEALED: The shocking reasons people give up their dogs to Dogs Trust

Pet charity Dogs Trust have revealed the shocking real reasons people give up dogs as they prepare for the post-Christmas influx of unwanted dogs.

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Have you been clearing snow and ice from your drive and the pavement outside?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should never use

With the first snows of winter having arrived in many parts, the cold snap has meant there’s plenty of the white stuff on the streets, and on people's driveways.

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Firefighter rescues deer from ice

A deer was left stranded in the middle of a frozen pond in Oregon. Local firefighter Jeff 'JJ' Johnston saved the deer from the ice.

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Amazon

How to get money off Amazon purchases

Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

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Armed officer takes tumble in snow

Dashcam footage captures the moment a Derbyshire Armed Response officer takes a tumble in the snow.

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Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig 'encourages parents to abuse NHS services' says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.
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Undated handout from RSPB NI, (left to right) of Gina McIntyre (Special EU Programmes Body), Clive Mellon (RSPB NI) and Dymphna Gallagher (Northern Ireland Water), at the launch of a five-year conservation project in Antrim costing �4.3m

Blanket bog restoration project to improve habitats for birds and butterflies

Thousands of acres of blanket bog are to be restored across Northern Ireland, the Republic and Scotland, the RSPB said.

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Primark withdraws 'dangerous' Christmas candle amid safety fears

Primark has withdrawn a Christmas candle from shelves after a photo appearing to show one of the candles burning uncontrollably was shared on social media.

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Cirque du Soleil

When is Cirque du Soleil coming to Belfast?

Cirque du Soleil is making a return to Belfast next year.
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Tesco

When will Tesco be open over Christmas and New Year?

Everyone needs a last minute item over the Chistmas and New Year period.
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Weather warning extended over weekend in Northern Ireland

The Met Office has extended its weather warning for snow and ice for Northern Ireland by one more day.
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Handout photo issued by Amey of workers on the Forth Bridge putting sandbags on a sign to weigh it down as forecasters have warned that gusts of up to 90mph could hit the country with the arrival of Storm Caroline

Storm Caroline could bring gusts of up to 90mph, forecasters warn

Forecasters have warned that gusts of up to 90mph could hit the country with the arrival of Storm Caroline, causing potential danger to life.

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Watch | Motorist drives in wrong direction approaching busy junction

Meeting a motorist driving the wrong way towards a busy junction is the stuff of nightmares.
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VIDEO: Trick shot golf

Friends show off amazing golf trick shots

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Weather warning

'Upgraded' weather warning of snow and ice for Northern Ireland

The Met Office has upgraded its Yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland from 'low' to 'medium'.
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Shane McGowan

How do I get tickets for Shane McGowan 60th birthday concert?

A stellar line-up of guests featuring a who’s who of world leading musicians, singer/songwriters and performers are set to come together in a celebration of Shane McGowan's 60th birthday.
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Video: Warnings in place as winds up to 80MPH herald arrival of Storm Caroline

Winds are forecast to strengthen across parts of Britain on Wednesday ahead of the arrival of Storm Caroline.

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Weather warning: Snow expected to carpet Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued a Yellow weather warning for ice and snow in Northern Ireland.
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