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The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

Kevin Doherty (fourth from left) and brother Shane (second from left) with staff at Centra Muff pictured back in 2014 at the opening of the store. DER4114MC034

Muff Centra staff delighted for 250,000 Euros Lottery winner

The owners of Centra in Muff have said they are delighted after one of their customers scooped E250,000 in the Irish Lotto at the weekend.

This 1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.
Team Jonah fundraise for Children’s Hospice

Team Jonah fundraise for Children’s Hospice

A group from Limavady who ran the Belfast Marathon on behalf of little Jonah have presented a cheque for almost £4,000 to the NI Children’s Hospice.

Pretty Polly the six-year-old Border Collie cross with her new owner Richard Smyth.

Polly finally finds her forever home

Staff at Dogs Trust Ballymena are thrilled that one of their long-term residents has found her special someone.

Mark H Durkan

Call for free childcare allowance increase

SDLP MLA Mark H Durkan has said that increasing the basic allowance of free childcare available to working parents would have a “transformative effect” on the lives of children and their families.

Mabel Campbell from Bradkeel Social Farm and The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor Maol�osa McHugh at the Slow Adventure Launch on Tuesday 22nd August at the Walled City Brewery.

Pioneering nature tourism initiative

A new adventure tourism initative has been launched by the Mayor of Derry and Strabane, focusing on the promotion of nature-based experiences unique to the city and district.

Morning Derry - London flights delayed

Morning Derry - London flights delayed

This morning’s flights between City of Derry Airport and London Stansted have been delayed by several hours, it has been confirmed.

Derry woman, Kitty Quigley is unrecognisable after she shed almost five stone. (Photo: Kitty Quigley/Slimming World Derry)

Derry woman unrecognisable after weight loss success

A Derry woman has described losing almost five stone in weight as "life changing".
Day of Prayer at Nutts Corner

Day of Prayer at Nutts Corner

A prayer event will be held at Nutts Corner Market Area to pray for the healing of the island of Ireland on September 9 from 1-4pm.

Driving bans will now be recognised on both sides of the border.

All-Ireland ban warmly welcomed

Government officials north and south of the border have welcomed mutual recognised of driving disqualifications on both sides of the border.

The cruise ship Deutschland which arrived at Lisahally on Friday with over 500 passengers on board as part of a ten day cruise. Picture Martin McKeown. 21.07.17

Derry on course to smash tourism records

Derry is on course to surpass all previous records for visitor numbers in 2017, with 80,000 hotel rooms sold over the first six months of this year.

A sad child - NSPCC image

'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

The awards ceremony will take place in Dublin in September.

Search to find Ireland's bravest children begins

An Irish magazine is appealing to people from Derry and throughout Ireland to nominate courageous and brave children for the 2017 Women's Way Children Awards.

Home alone

Children's charity urges parents not to leave children home alone in summer months

The NSPCC is urging parents in Northern Ireland to think carefully before leaving their children home alone during the summer holidays after its Helpline referred dozens of cases to the PSNI and children’s services after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about unsupervised youngsters.
Poachers are suspected of stealing salmon and selling it round houses and businesses. (File pic)

Suspected poachers offering salmon door-to-door in Foyle

Suspected poachers are believed to be going door-to-door in Derry and Donegal trying to flog illegally caught salmon to local residents and businesses, experts have warned.

Snap Maps

Parent warning: Snapchat’s ‘Stalk your friends’ feature - and how to stop it

Social media users are being warned about a new Snapchat feature which is causing concern among parents.
Nintendo Classic Mini SNES. Photograph: Nintendo

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre-ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after distributors sold out of pre-orders this morning.

Clothing donation appeal for refugees- collection this Monday

Clothing donation appeal for refugees- collection this Monday

The Northwest Islamic Association and we are asking the local community to donate their unwanted clothes for refugees.

The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor Maol�osa McHugh presenting Derry City and Strabane District Council �10k Business Challenge winner Aoife Doherty (Sass & Halo) with her �5,000 cheque. Also included is Tara Nicholas, Business Officer, Derry City and Strabane District Council (DCSDC) and 10K Business Challenge judge Leanne Doherty, Beam Centre.

Sass & Halo takes the crown in Council’s £10k business challenge

The winners of Derry City and Strabane District Council’s £10k Business Start Up Challenge have been announced

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