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WW1 Christmas bible mystery ends in Ballymoney

A family has been reunited with a World War One bible after decades of searching thanks to help from staff at Ballymoney Museum.

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The car crashed through railings into the basement of a luxury apartment block.

IN PICTURES: Driver wedges car in basement after crashing through railings

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a Mercedes crashed through railings and ended up wedged in a basement.
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The meals that inmates will eat in Maghaberry and Magilligan on Christmas Day are provided through current prison service budgets.

REVEALED: What inmates in NI prisons will be eating on Christmas Day

The NI Prison Service has revealed what inmates in both Magilligan and Maghaberry prisons will be eating on Christmas Day.

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Deep-fried mince pies on chip shop's festive menu

A chip shop is serving up deep-fried mince pies and pigs in blankets over the festive season.

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The Hygena Angel Chair

Argos recall chair due to safety fears

Argos has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

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Claire Smallwood, Patrick Mulholland and the baby Jonah

Devastated mum whose baby's ashes were stolen pleads: 'Do the right thing'

The grieving mother whose baby ashes were stolen by burglars from her bedside table has made an impassioned plea to the culprits "to do the right thing because you are destroying people's lives".
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NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration and is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government.

NASA 'major announcement' sees bookies slash odds on alien life discovery

A major online betting site has slashed the odds to 3/1 that alien life will be discovered in 2017.
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Ice warning

Yellow weather warning for ice issued for Northern Ireland

The Met Office have this morning issued a Yellow weather warning for ice.
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Image of Airbnb webpage, showing the tent for rent

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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Pot noodle

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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This picture was posted by Jenny Ferneyhough on Facebook.

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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