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WEATHER: 'Biting cold Russian wind' to last for weeks

A Met Office forecaster has warned folk in Northern Ireland that "a significant cold" will start next Sunday and Monday - and last for over a week.
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Ice warning

WEATHER WARNING: Bitterly cold Russian air to blast NI

A spell of bitterly cold weather is set to blast Northern Ireland next week.
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IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Over 150,000 car parking and bus lane fines were dished out across Northern Ireland in 2017 and today we reveal Northern Ireland’s top 20 hotspots.

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WEATHER WARNING: Met Office issue warning for ice

WEATHER WARNING: Met Office issue warning for ice

The Met Office has issued a Yellow warning for ice tomorrow in Northern Ireland.
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Weather warning

WEATHER WARNING: Heavy hail and snow to batter Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow and ice for Northern Ireland.
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The offer is available from 11am to 7pm on Valentine's Day.

Subway giving away free sandwiches on Valentine's Day

American fast-food franchise, Subway, is giving away free sandwiches on Valentine's Day.
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The best way to defrost your car windscreen in icy weather

The best way to defrost your car windscreen in icy weather

We're in the grip of wintry conditions – and many drivers will wake up to a winter wonderland tomorrow.

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Trip down memory lane as millions of adults buy toys they owned as kids

Trip down memory lane as millions of adults buy toys they owned as kids

Millions of us are taking a trip down memory lane – by buying toys they owned as kids, according to a study.
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A child on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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BMW drivers voted rudest on the road

BMW drivers voted rudest on the road

BMW drivers are the rudest road users, a survey has found.

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Winter weather

The best way to defrost your car windscreen as icy weather arrives

Many of us woke up to a thick layer of frost on the car windscreen.

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The last thing you want - the flu

Are you eligible for the free flu vaccination?

If you are eligible for the free flu vaccination, then the Public Health Agency urge you to get it without delay.

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Finding out the truth

Have you stuck to your New Year's resolutions?

Have you ditched your New Year's resolutions to lose weight and get more active?
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lazy worker

Top 50 ways to slack off work

Workers have revealed the top 50 ways they secretly slack off - including 'tactical' toilet breaks, booking meeting rooms for a gossip, and taking compassionate leave for fictional funerals.
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Wind weather warning

Weather warning: Storm Eleanor expected to wreak havoc

Northern Ireland is set to be battered by strong winds between 6pm today and 6pm tomorrow, according to the Met Office.
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Top 20 most popular baby name predictions for 2018

REVEALED: Top 20 most popular baby name predictions for 2018 – with a ‘royal influence’

Nearly 3,500 pregnant women across the UK who are expecting babies in 2018 have revealed their selected baby names in a new survey.

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day weather forecast for NI

The weather conditions in Northern Ireland on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are to due to be unusually mild, according to the Met Office.
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Are you planning to travel by train or bus over Christmas and the New Year?

Are you planning to travel by train or bus over Christmas and the New Year?

If you are planning to travel then you need to get up to speed with the Translink holiday timetable.
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HMRC scam warning

Warning over iTunes cold call scam conning NI's vulnerable and elderly out of thousands

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned of a high-profile phone scam that is conning vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds.

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New species of spider discovered in Northern Ireland

New species of spider discovered in Northern Ireland

A new species of spider has been discovered in Northern Ireland.
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