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Irish bookmakers offer 66/1 on Ugo Ehiogu becoming new Birmingham City boss

An Irish bookmakers has been labelled "sick" after it offered odds of 66/1 that dead footballer, Ugo Ehiogu, would replace sacked Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp.
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Singing on stage

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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tap water

NI Water warns customers to 'beware bogus callers'

NI Water is calling on customers across Northern Ireland to be extra vigilant and beware of bogus callers.

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Cyber bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are 'significantly' more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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A video snapshot of a previous event in the Czech Republic.

World Eye Contact experiment to be staged in Derry

People from across the North West are being urged to take part in a global event next week which involves strangers holding eye contact in silence.

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The old 1

There’s only one month left  to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

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Storm Aileen swept through last night

Storm Aileen is just the first - the full list of storm names for this year

Storm Aileen swept our way last night, bringing gusts of up to 75mph.

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Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled its own brand of Cookie and Cream biscuits because of allergy fears.

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Kids drinking bottles

Kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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The "construction" site set up by Paddy Power outside Ibrox

Bookmaker Paddy Power mock Rangers ahead of Celtic’s Champions League curtain-raiser

Bookmaker Paddy Power have poked fun at Rangers and the club’s supporters ahead of rivals Celtic’s Champions League opener with Paris Saint-Germain.

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A man walks through the rain

Weather warning issued as 75mph winds and rain forecast to batter Northern Ireland

A Yellow weather warning for wind and rain has been issued by the Met Office for Northern Ireland.

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Can you help find Greta’s beloved cat Marley?

Can you help find Greta’s beloved cat Marley?

The family of an 83-year-old woman have appealed for help to find her beloved pet cat, which was rescued by the late broadcaster Gerry Anderson and his wife Christine.

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Conor McGregor and DJ Loeca pictured in Ibiza earlier this week.

Conor McGregor parties at local DJ’s gig

A former Lumen Christi College pupil who has become one of Ibiza’s most popular DJs, said she was stunned when Conor McGregor rocked up to listen to her set.

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A bat

WATCH: Hilarious video of man trying to remove bat from his home

Try not to laugh as you watch a family try to remove a bat from their home in Co Kerry.
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An organ donor

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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The chain's new Greek food range features images of the famous Anastasis Church in Santorini, Greece, complete with its world-renowned blue dome roof.

Backlash against Lidl for removing Christian symbols from packaging

Budget supermarket Lidl is facing a backlash after airbrushing Christian symbols from packaging in order to remain 'religiously neutral'.
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The British Association of Dermatologists are concerned about the long term damage injecting Melanotan can do to the body.

Everything you need to know about tanning injections

Melanotan, Mel, MT or the Barbie drug, is a synthetic hormone that increases the levels of melanin in the skin which can cause the skin to darken.

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Bob Tully (second from right) with members of Star Running Club in Barcelona. From left are Danny Rodgers, Angela McAdams, Pat Rodgers, Brenda Quinn, Colleen Brown and Attracta McGlinchey.

Bob’s trip written in the Stars

A Californian runner who pledged to run the Waterside Half Marathon after meeting a bunch of Derry runners in Barcelona, has kept his promise and will visit the city this weekend to complete the race

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Stagg Chilli

ASDA recalls chili over allergy fears

Asda has recalled a line of chili following the discovery that some items may contain an incorrect product.

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Fire engines

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service recruiting for Community Firefighters in YOUR area

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has launched a recruitment drive for Community (Part-Time) Firefighters in 12 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
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