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Baby boomers spend the most online (but Gen X buy more)

Latest research has found that baby boomers across the globe spend more money online than the younger generations.

Family
Apple's App store

Price of Apple apps set to rise by 25%

Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as apps are set to rise by 25 per cent.

Tech
Even tech-savvy people have become victim to the phishing technique

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed. How does it work?
Tech

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.

Travel
Artists from Israel exhibit at Void Gallery

Artists from Israel exhibit at Void Gallery

Derry’s Void gallery will play host to an exhibition featuring the work of a group of artists from Israel this weekend.

Lifestyle
A little genius

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.

Lifestyle
Foyle Hospice appeal for volunteers

Foyle Hospice appeal for volunteers

The Foyle Hospice is asking Derry people to make 2017 the year they make a difference to someone’s life by volunteering at the charity.

Lifestyle
A “meaty” weight loss challenge in Claudy

A “meaty” weight loss challenge in Claudy

Six brave butchers from Claudy are taking on a special challenge this January.

Lifestyle
Participants wanted for Winter Wooly walk

Participants wanted for Winter Wooly walk

Cancer Fund for Children are urging people in Derry to put February 25 in their diaries for a “woolly” great family day out in aid of local families affected by cancer.

Lifestyle
Malin Head pier and one of the many beaches in the area.

Call to develop Malin Head tourist facilities

Residents in Malin Head have called for officials to expedite work on the provision of tourist facilities as the area braces itself for an influx of visitors over 2017.

Business
Home from home in The Telstar and ‘Ken’s Den’ for many US servicemen in Derry

Home from home in The Telstar and ‘Ken’s Den’ for many US servicemen in Derry

For many American servicemen during the 1960s and 1970s Derry was home from home and seeing a US sailor around town was far from an unusual sight.

Nostalgia
WOMEN OF YEAR LAUNCH. . . .The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock pictured at the launch of the Women of The Year Awards 2017 at the Guildhall on Thursday morning last. Included are Joanne Boyd, Community Services Officer, DCSDC and Julie-Ann Coll (Life After Loss Support Group) and winner of last years award. The event will be held in the City Hotel on Friday, March 3, 2017.

Call for nominees for Women of the Year 2017

One of the most significant events in the Council’s calendar year, Derry’s Women of the Year awards, were launched yesterday (Monday).

Lifestyle
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.

Lifestyle
Texting

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.
Crime
When Harry Met Hero

VIDEO: Rescue dog adoption film goes viral

A mini-film promoting rescue dog adoption has taken the internet by storm.

News
NASUWT rally

NASUWT announce details of their second day of NI strike action

The largest teachers' union in Northern Ireland has today issued notice to employers of the second day of rolling strike action on 31 January 2017.
Education
Derry florist John Paul celebrates after receiving prestigious award

Derry florist John Paul celebrates after receiving prestigious award

Popular Derry florist, John Paul Deehan, has been accepted into the exclusive ‘Good Florist Guide,’ the gold standard of floristry and the only merit-based guide to the finest florists in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Lifestyle
Members of R.E.A.C.H Across pictured on a residential in Cyprus last year.

Youth group call for volunteers to work locally and internationally

One of Derry’s best known youth groups is on the look out for volunteers and has promised participants an action packed and rewarding programme.

Lifestyle
Icy windscreen

Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

With a wintry January forecast, police driving experts are advising motorists to take extra precautions, with the following specific advice for driving in icy conditions.
News
Free tickets for Belfast’s Titanic Experience up for grabs

Free tickets for Belfast’s Titanic Experience up for grabs

Derry people are being offered the chance to win free tickets to the iconic ‘Titanic Belfast’ experience on Sunday coming, January 8.

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