As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let's recap on who we've lost already

The Great British Bake Off Final

The Killyhevlin Hotel.

Congratulations to our lucky winners

Congratulations to two readers who won recent competitions in the Portadown Times.

The current MacBook may be slimmed-down by next week

Apple’s long overdue new Macs ‘to launch on October 27

Apple is planning to debut its long-awaited new Mac updates at an event on October 27, according to reports.

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

Hallowe'en can be scary and tasty at the same time.

6 Gruesome Hallowe’en Treats

If wiggly worms and poison apples are your idea of a devilishly delicious snack we’ve got some terrifying treats to put your guests off eating this Hallowe’en.

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Bring your teddy to work and school day

QUIZ: Ready, teddy, go

Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day (who knew?) prompts us to set a selection of famous furry friend photo posers.

Sausage rolls

Supermarket recalls sausage rolls over milk allergy fears

ASDA is recalling Tiger Sausage Rolls six-packs due to their containing milk.

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Temptation: Chocolate Week is upon us.

Chocolate Week 2016: Which chocolate bar would you like to see back on the shelves?

Rejoice! It's the UK's biggest chocolate celebration (not that we needed an excuse to indulge in the sweet treat).
Autumn is here

8 things we’re looking forward to about Autumn

There's a definite nip in the air, the heavy coats are coming out, and staying at home suddenly seems like a more attractive option than a night out.
An unhappy girl

One in three girls feel they’re ‘not pretty enough’ say Girlguides

One in three girls ​aged 7 - 10 do not feel pretty enough according to a survey released today by Girlguiding ​UK.​

Snapchat doodle

New WhatsApp feature lets you draw on photos

A new feature being rolled out on messaging service WhatsApp will allow users to draw on pictures, aping functionality available from rival snapchat.

Down the loo

Lego, phones - children flush the funniest things

Building bricks, dolls and mobile phones are among the items that Britain’s kids regularly drop in the loo, according to a new report.

The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids comics from your childhood?

By Diane King

A smart phone

UK phone users check their mobiles a billion times a day

UK mobile users are collectively checking their phones more than one billion times a day, according to a new survey of consumer habits.

Member of the Portadown Branch of the Royal Irish Fusiliers Old Comrades Association during a recent visit to the Brookwood Military Cemetery in Surrey.

Old Comrades pay respects

The Portadown Branch of the Royal Irish Fusiliers Old Comrades’ Association(OCA) recently travelled to the Brookwood Military Cemetery in Surrey to visit the graves of soldiers who died of their wounds, back in Britain, following their service during the First World War.

PES 2017

PES 2017: The beautiful game is back

If you don’t care too much about licences and looks or are willing to put the work in, then Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 may have finally regained top spot in the battle of the football juggernauts.

Shopkins Smoothie Truck. Picture: PRNewsFoto/Toys "R" Us.

Toys "R" Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain's biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids' Christmas lists this year - and it's going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.
Is social media bad for us?

Negative effects of social media ‘greater than previously thought’

The negative effects of the Internet and social media on young people could be far greater than previously thought, suggests new research.
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Launching the festival at the Armagh Public Library are chefs Gareth Reid (4 Vicars), Mark McGonigle (Uluru) and Sean Farnan (Moody Boar) with the Very Rev Gregory Dunstan, Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral and Cllr Garath Keating, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon.

Armagh Food and Cider Festival returns

Experience new gastro delights in Armagh from 5-9 October 2016

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A new app is set to bring Star Wars toys to life

New app brings Star Wars toys to life with special effects

Anyone who has ever owned a Star Wars toy will have spent countless hours acting out their favourites scenes from the films and coming up with their own adventures.

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