Do you remember the arrival of the US Army?

Around 120,000 US troops were stationed across Northern Ireland at the height of the deployment and it is estimated that during the Second World War around 300,000 ‘passed through’.

JFK movie promotional poster

Trump is a bio-pic in the making to rival Stone’s blockbuster JFK

January 24 will mark the 25th anniversary of the UK release of Oliver Stone’s epic, star-studded JFK movie which was a massive hit worldwide.

Thorntons product recall

Thorntons recalls Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa

Thorntons is recalling all batches of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa because they may contain a piece of plastic.

Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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Giant Creme Egg hopes dashed by Cadbury

Cadbury have ruled out creating a giant Creme Egg anytime soon.
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WATCH: Stunning timelapse video of Mourne Mountains

The breathtaking beauty of Mourne Mountains has been captured in a spectacular timelapse video, shot by a couple from County Wicklow.

Isobel McLean with scissors and dedication party.

Benvarden installation and dedication

A progressive Benvarden Temperance LOL 1001 transformed an installation and dedication into an intra-community social event that engendered praise from visiting brethren and artists.

Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin.

The camp Caped Crusader and Happy Days of Fonzarelli and Cunningham

Two very different, but iconic TV shows aired for the first time this week in history.

Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

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Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

Have you started a 2017 running regime?

Taking up running? Here’s what you need to know to make it to February

If the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days. If you are one of them, you are well on your way to being faster, stronger, more resilient, more intelligent and more empathetic than when you awoke on New Year’s Day nursing little more than a hangover and a firm resolution.


Police warn parents about texting codes used by teenagers

Parents are being warned about texting 'codes' used by some teenagers to disguise their online messages.

Down Royal Down Course

Down Royal held their annual Boxing day meet

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November 1982.

Playgroup reaches major landmark in its 40 year history

Ballymoney Community Playgroup has special reason to celebrate this year, as it can boast being established for 40 years.

A sick woman

1 in 5 at risk of food poisoning this Christmas

Thousands are at risk of contracting food poisoning this Christmas as a result of dodgy dinner leftovers according to research from

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Nicola Pattinson from My Secret Kitchen, pictured with Nigel Walsh, Ulster Bank and Michele Shirlow of Food NI pictured at the Belfast Christmas Market. This year, local companies were also given the opportunity to exhibit their wares at the market thanks to support from Ulster Bank and Food NI.

Sampling taste of Ballymoney

Two artisan food producers from Ballymoney have been exhibiting outside Belfast City Hall throughout the festive season with the support of Ulster Bank and FoodNI.

2020 say protect your land

2020 say protect your land

FOR the first time in 10 years, farmers and landowners are being urged to participate in forming future settlement boundaries throughout Northern Ireland.

A passion for design, a strong belief in businesses working for a social good and gratitude for the strong, independent women in her life led Karen, in partnership with her daughter, Ellen, to create taylor yates - an exclusive line of affordable luxury leather handbags.

A beautiful bag, a beautiful purpose by taylor yates

A north coast mother and daughter have just designed and created their first line of luxury leather handbags.

Smartphone use now makes up the majority of screen engagement among teens

Smartphones as bad for teens’ health as TV

Tablets and smartphones are as bad for the health of a teenager as TV, new research found.

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Awards and achievements in Coleraine Academy

Awards and achievements in Coleraine Academy

Class Act Drama Academy students from the Coleraine studio ‘workshopped’ the curriculum for family and friends on stage in Coleraine West Community Centre.

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