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Tributes to ‘talented and popular’ Ryan McCaul

Tributes have poured in for “talented and popular” Ryan McCaul from County Derry who tragically lost his life in a collision on the main Derry-Belfast road on Monday morning.

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Video highlights danger of window blind cords

A hard hitting video launched by the Public Health Agency (PHA), in association with local councils, is encouraging everyone to make their home blind cord safe. highlighting the dangers associated with blind cords.

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VIDEO: Derry City Park Run does Mannequin Challenge

If running five kilometres every Saturday morning wasn’t enough to make you admire those who take part in the Derry City Park Run then watch this video.

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The Public Health Agency has launched a new blind cord safety campaign

WATCH: Hard-hitting video highlights blind cord safety

The dangers associated with blind cords are being highlighted in a video launched today by the Public Health Agency (PHA) to encourage everyone to make their home blind cord safe.

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Thirteen unarmed men were shot dead in the Bogside on Bloody Sunday.

PSNI submit Bloody Sunday probe report to PPS

Police investigating the Bloody Sunday murders have “after four long years” finally submitted their report to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

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Derry & Strabane and Donegal have come together to drive forward the north west, and to help overcome challenges including Brexit.

Derry & Donegal forge strongest ever partnership ahead of Brexit

A new initiative involving an unprecedented level of cross-border co-operation could drive down unemployment levels across Derry, Donegal and Strabane to the national average or even below it for the first time ever, Derry’s council chief has said.

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The two men were arrested in Coleraine.

Police swoop to make drug arrests

Police have arrested two key suspects in Coleraine as part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of controlled drugs in the North West.

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Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

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Party poppers or party poopers?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Health experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Tr�caire worker Roisin OHara from Glack

Trócaire appeals to County Derry for support

Trócaire worker Roisin O’Hara from Glack is asking the people of Co Derry to support the charity’s work with refugees and other vulnerable groups throughout the developing world this Christmas.

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Irish Wall plan scrapped

The President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump’s proposed 3 km sea wall at his International Golf Links and Hotel Ireland in Doonbeg, Co Clare has been scrapped, according to Friends of the Irish Environment.

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Aoibhean and Kevin Casey and their daughters Niamh (9), Clara (8) and Sarah (11) trying out the giant Christmas jumper.

Families urged to get dressed for Record Success

Derry City FC and the Apprentice Boys are among the local organisations who have thrown their support behind Derry’s bid to secure a festive World Record.

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Anti-Treaty IRA Convention at the Mansion House, Dublin, on April 9th 1922. (File Pic)

Appeal: Derry brothers killed in 1920s

The Gasyard Trust has appealed for information about relatives of Derry brothers Hugh and John Gallagher, killed in the 1920s during the Civil War and Tan War.

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Altnagelvin Hospital's A &E entrance (right).

New Emergency Department needed to address ‘congestion’ at Altnagelvin

The Chief Executive of the Western Trust has said a new Emergency Department is needed at Altnagelvin Hospital to deal with congestion.

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The North West Cancer Centre at Altnagelvin Hospital.

First patients treated at new Cancer Centre

The first patients have received radiotherapy treatment at the new £66m North West Cancer Centre, it has been confirmed.

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Members of the Derry Housing Action Campaign pictured at Baronet Street ahead of the re-launch on Thursday night.

‘The time has come for another housing campaign’

A successor to the 1968 Derry Housing Action Committee is to be launched in the city to campaign for housing rights for local people.

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Councillor Eric McGinley at the site of the new houses

Green light for 53 Springtown homes

Sinn Féin Councillor Eric McGinley has welcomed planning approval to build 53 social houses on the Springtown Road.

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The effigy of Lundy goes up in flames. INLS4916-113KM

Call for Derry’s Lundy Parade to be moved away from city centre

A Derry Councillor has called for an end to the annual Lundy parade in Derry’s city centre and branded the burning of the effigy as people tried to shop “distasteful.”

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The PSNI are investigating child sex abuse allegations within clubs in Northern Ireland.

Historic child sex abuse allegations have been linked to NI football clubs

PSNI have confirmed they are looking at allegations of child sex abuse linked to football clubs in Northern Ireland.

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Jake ‘was just a happy, lovely wee boy’

Jake ‘was just a happy, lovely wee boy’

The heartbroken parents of Jake Murphy, who dropped dead from a heart condition while playing on a Shantallow building site in 2013, have told an inquest how they never would have allowed him engage in any physical activity had they been made aware of the risks.

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