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Baroness Paisley says DUP ‘hiding from the truth’ of Stormont crisis

Baroness Paisley has claimed the current political deadlock at Stormont would not have happened if her husband and the late deputy First Minster Martin McGuiness were in power.

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Russell Watton PUP Councillor

Co Antrim school withdraws from GAA project over parents’ concerns

A Co Antrim school where parents had expressed concern about pupils being “under pressure” to take part in Gaelic games has withdrawn from what the NI Education Authority described as a “cross-community initiative”.

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Judge's court wig and hammer or gavel

Ballymoney man convicted of benefit fraud

A man was convicted at Antrim Crown Court today for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

Crime
Portrush redevelopment right on schedule ahead of Open Championship

Portrush redevelopment right on schedule ahead of Open Championship

With less than 18 months to go before The Open Championship comes to Portrush, the Department for Communities (DfC) has outlined progress on its £17million regeneration plans for the town.

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Ballymoney High School said the initiative was part of a 'Shared Education programme of activities'

Boys ‘under pressure’ to take part in GAA at Co Antrim school

Parents at a Co Antrim school say they are unhappy with what they view as attempts to “pressure” children into taking part in GAA.

Education
Roads warning as NI temperatures expected to plumet

Roads warning as NI temperatures expected to plumet

The Department for Infrastructure has urged road users to exercise caution with icy conditions predicted overnight in Northern Ireland.

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McIlroy first chatted to the girl innocently on a social network

Man jailed for asking girl of 14 to strip for photos

A former children’s party organiser who sought online comfort from a teenage schoolgirl after his marriage broke down was given 12 months yesterday, for getting her to strip and email him the pictures.

Crime
Morelli’s scoops top UK award for best ice-cream

Morelli’s scoops top UK award for best ice-cream

Morelli’s Vanilla ice-cream was been named the best in the UK at a top awards ceremony held in Harrowgate last night.

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Wrightbus chief executive asked to explain job losses

Wrightbus chief executive asked to explain job losses

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Wrightbus, Mr Mark Nodder, met a delegation from the SDLP in Stormont last week to explain the reasons for anticipated redundancies.

Business

Coleraine man will be the ‘talk of the town’

A judge said a Coleraine man punched a former friend because he thought he was being talked about but his court appearance means the “whole town” will be talking about him.

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Police appeal for information on missing teenager Shannon

Police appeal for information on missing teenager Shannon

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the well-being of 15-year-old Shannon McCann from the Ballymena area.

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Jail for hospital hate crime man

Jail for hospital hate crime man

A man who spat upon and was verbally abusive to a doctor in a hospital hate crime has been given a ten months jail term.

Crime
NIFRS

Firefighters called to Coleraine blaze

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a house in Coleraine on Tuesday evening.

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North coast is facing housing crisis

North coast is facing housing crisis

Some of Northern Ireland’s care and support services will collapse if significant funding is not found within the next year, a former housing minister and the head of an NI housing association have warned.

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Parking charges at tourist traps will bring chaos, Hillis warns

Parking charges at tourist traps will bring chaos, Hillis warns

Local residents in some of the north coast’s popular tourist areas will suffer if new plans to implement car parking charges are implements, it has been claimed.

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Kayden Fleck fell into the River Braid at around 1pm on Saturday and spent almost two hours in the water

Kayden Fleck’s parents: Our wee boy just melted your heart

The five-year-old boy from Ballymena who died after falling into the River Braid on Saturday will be remembered by his parents as a “happy-go-lucky” son who “just melted your heart”.

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Kayden Fleck

Parents: Our Kayden was ‘happy-go-lucky’ son who melted your heart’

The parents of Kayden Fleck, who died after falling into the River Braid in Ballymena on Saturday, have described their “happy-go-lucky” son as “your average wee boy” who “just melted your heart”.

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The Raceview Mill project caught the eye of judges who awarded Broughshane the title of Channel 4's Village of the Year

Broughshane wins £10,000 as Channel 4 Village of the Year

The sterling efforts of community-minded volunteers in Broughshane has helped the Co Antrim village to the title of Channel 4’s Village of the Year.

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Rural areas feeling left out in the cold as winter continues to bite

Rural areas feeling left out in the cold as winter continues to bite

Winter gritting plannners need to account for rural schools and other vital services, according to Sinn Fein MLA Philip McGuigan

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Reports have suggested the government could pay �50bn to leave the EU

Zero percent rate increase in Causeway Coast & Glens

Councillors have agreed to a zero percent change to rates in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

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