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Dog owners THREE TIMES hotter than cat people

Dog owners are three times as attractive as can owners, according to a new survey.

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The average adult will pay more than �1.2m in bills throughout their lifetime.

Adults pay bills of £1.2M over lifetime

Adults will part with almost £1.2m on household bills in their lifetime, according to a new study.

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Technology

Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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Being healthy improves your bank account

Eight ways a healthy lifestyle can improve your finances

This time of year everyone is thinking about getting healthy but have you ever thought about improving your financial fitness

Health
There are lots of reasons why people can't get a good night's sleep.

10 things that are stopping us getting a good night's sleep

There's nothing like a good night's sleep to prepare us for the new day. But sadly many people aren't getting one.
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Tulips

Do you know the original meaning of these flowers?

With the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, just days away, 42 per cent of the nation will buy flowers to show loved ones we care. 16 per cent will treat their wife, 11 per cent their girlfriend and eight per cent their mum.

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Sky Sports presenter, Chris Kamara. (Photo: Chris Kamara/Twitter)

Football presenter tweets picture to ‘put you off Valentine’s Day for life’

Popular football presenter, Chris Kamara, tweeted a photo of himself that will “put you off Valentine’s Day’ for life”.

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Blood

My Bloody Valentine: 7 Gruesome Murders That Will Make You Glad You Don’t Have A Date Tonight

Don’t have a hot date for tonight?

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Have you ever used any of these chat-up lines?

20 chat-up lines that have worked in Northern Ireland

To celebrate Valentine’s Day we’ve scoured Northern Ireland to come up with the 20 best chat-up lines ever used.

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Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study has found.

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Will you be popping the question on Valentine's Day?

Here’s how to plan the perfect marriage proposal

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow - but are you one of the brave people planning to pop the question this February 14?

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Up to six hours of screen time doesn’t harm kids after all

Up to six hours of screen time doesn’t harm kids after all

Children who spend up to six hours a day playing computer games or watching telly aren't doing themselves any harm after all, according to new research.

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10 celebs who have opened up about their mental health

10 celebs who have opened up about their mental health

You may be aware that this week (February 6-12) is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

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VIDEO: Terrifying moment as car spins out of control, crashes into ditch ... and drives on

This is the terrifying moment when a car spins out of control on an Ulster road before smashing into a ditch and continuing on.

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Spiders, such as this one, are what scare children the most these days.

Beards, boiled eggs and bagels - children’s 40 biggest fears

Spiders, dogs and the dark are among children’s biggest fears - while beards, boiled eggs and bagels are among the most peculiar, according to new research.

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Children's cereal

Shocking levels of sugar found in breakfast cereals

Some breakfast cereals contain shocking amounts of sugar - making up to a THIRD of the ingredients in some brands, reveals new research.
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Gordon Ramsay.

New Gordon Ramsay show wants to hear from people from Northern Ireland

ITV wants people from Northern Ireland to feature as contestants on a new Gordon Ramsay cookery programme.

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Working on a sewing machine

Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers.

Business
Do you take sugar in your coffee?

Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet-toothed latte or flat white drinkers drink the same amount of calories as three-and-a half cans of Coke, nutritionists have said.
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Product recall

Chocolate Easter Bunny recalled due to tampering fears

The Co-op has recalled stocks of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny because of possible product tampering.
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