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Sargeant flies in to cook up a storm at NWRC

Michelin star winning chef, Mark Sargeant, has officially reopened the newly refurbished Flying Clipper Restaurant at North West Regional College.

Some of the receipts and documents found in the house in Inishowen.

Snapshot of a bustling, bygone Derry

A treasure trove of historical documents relating to life in Derry and dating back to Victorian times have been uncovered in a house in Inishowen.

That sickly feeling - beware the winter 'vomiting bug'

Health warning as winter vomiting bug spreads across Northern Ireland

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is making people aware of the presence of the winter vomiting and diarrhoea virus, also known as norovirus, circulating in the community.

An unforgettable gourmet experience

An unforgettable gourmet experience

Gordon Smyth, Executive Head Chef at the stunning Redcastle Hotel in County Donegal has been described as making his way back to his roots via a circuitous route through 5-star resorts and establishments boasting 3 AA Rosettes - and it shows.

Owners celebrate 25 years at Derry’s Beech Hill

Owners celebrate 25 years at Derry’s Beech Hill

From world leaders to pop sensations and media heavyweights to Hollywood stars, the Beech Hill Country House Hotel has hosted guests from all walks of life since it first opened its doors in 1991.

A doctor checking a child

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

Playwright Brian Foster has seen his work recognised in New York.

Derry playwright wins international award

While Derry playwright Brian Foster was busy presenting his hit play, “When The Bogside Spinster Met The Carndonagh Stud”, to huge audiences in the Millennium Forum last week, what those same audiences didn’t know was that another of his plays was opening simultaneously in New York.


ASDA to cut fuel price tomorrow

Asda is cutting fuel to new national price cap of 110.7ppl on unleaded and 112.7ppl on diesel.
People in the UK are unaware of many factory farming techniques

Pulling teeth, docking tails and killing male chicks - legal farming techniques most people are unaware of

Millions of people have no idea how their food is produced - with six in 10 admitting they didn't realise dairy cows needed to be pregnant in order to produce milk, a study has found.

Hatchimals are one of the leading toys this year

Meet the toys that will drive us to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

We have long occupied the top spot as Europe’s biggest spenders on games and gizmos for their offspring - and we are expected to spend £1.1bn on toys in the run-up to Christmas – an average of £105 and nine products per child.

Meteor shower

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

Greenhaw Badgers, St Johns Ambulance, winners of the Litter Bugs Extinct drama competition, receive their  award from Frank ONeill, Derry City Council. From left are Emer Torney, Maria Mellon, Caoimhe Fox, Kevin Healy and Kevin OKane.

‘Of Times Gone By’ November 1991

From the pages of The Derry Journal

Using a mobile

Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing the risks because they see it as a "normal and fun" part of relationships, a worrying study has shown.

Warren Stevenson, Owner of the Mancave Barbers, with John Mann and Paul Loughrey.

Let the battle of the moustaches commence

Two Derry men have begun a battle to see who can grow the best moustache by the end of November.

Everglades Hotel staff on duty at the annual Spanish themed wine and dinner evening  on Tuesday last. From left Paul Sproule, Aaron Quigley, Jennifer Young, JP McCafferty, Sarah Mitchell, Chris Rankin, Orla McCloskey and Rossana De Bartowlomeo. DER4316GS008

New ballroom at Everglades Hotel be grandest in the north

Refurbishment work which is being carried out at the Everglades Hotel will see its ballroom transformed into the grandest in the North.

Pictured on Hallowe'en night in Derry, from left, sisters Gracie and Mara Haney from Colorado and their cousin Abaigh Wilson who is from Creggan in Derry.

Sisters from USA write about first ever Hallowe’en experience in Derry

Sisters Gracie (9) and Mara (6) Haney are from Colorado, USA and along with their cousin Abaigh (9) they experienced their first ever Hallowe’en in Derry on Monday - in their own words, here’s how it went.

Sharon Meakin pictured as Cruella de Vil for Hallowe'en in Derry on Monday.

English woman describes first Hallowe’en in Derry

Sharon Meakin’s parents were both from Derry but moved to England many years ago. This year was the first time Sharon celebrated Hallowe’en in the city - here’s how she got on.

Mary Heraghty, principal, Heraghty School of Dancing, Derry, with her team which won the fairy reel title under 8 at the Ulster Dancing Championships. At front are Christine O'Donnell, on left, and Cliona Curran. At back are Maighread McCloskey, Stephanie Patterson, Lisa Dolan, and Bronagh McGonagle.

From ‘Derry Journal’ of October 1991

A look at 1991 in words and pictures

North West Regional College graduations

North West Regional College graduations

Congratulations to all the students from NWRC graduating today including Kathleen McNaught will be awarded the Higher National Diploma in Sports, along with the Derry City Council Special Award for Sporting and Academic Achievement.

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