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The best way to defrost your car windscreen in icy weather

We're in the grip of wintry conditions – and many drivers will wake up to a winter wonderland tomorrow.

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The bare rim vehicle intercepted by police. Photo: PSNI / Twitter

Police intercept 'three-wheeled wagon' travelling for 'several miles' with bare rim

Police stopped what they described as a 'three-wheeled wagon' in Co. Derry over the weekend.

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Trip down memory lane as millions of adults buy toys they owned as kids

Trip down memory lane as millions of adults buy toys they owned as kids

Millions of us are taking a trip down memory lane – by buying toys they owned as kids, according to a study.
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Derry allotment decision deferred for contaminated land risk report

A decision on whether to allow allotments to remain at a Derry industrial estate has been deferred pending a report to determine if the land there is contaminated.

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VIDEO | Fog over Derry

There is nothing quite like seeing the fog over Derry.

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A child on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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BMW drivers voted rudest on the road

BMW drivers voted rudest on the road

BMW drivers are the rudest road users, a survey has found.

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Winter weather

The best way to defrost your car windscreen as icy weather arrives

Many of us woke up to a thick layer of frost on the car windscreen.

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The last thing you want - the flu

Are you eligible for the free flu vaccination?

If you are eligible for the free flu vaccination, then the Public Health Agency urge you to get it without delay.

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James McClean’s home burgled during match

James McClean’s home burgled during match

Derry footballer James McClean has hit out at those who burgled his home last night as he was a playing a match.

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From left with the horse, Davy Moore from Derry, Kieran McDonagh, trainer,  Michelle Keogh from Derry, Shaun Keogh from Derry, John Patton from Derry, Damien O Connor, Steve Sturbridge from Kerry, Olan Healy from Cork, Stephen O'Neill from Derry and Kieran Cremins from Cork.

Derry ex-pats hedge bets on own racehorse

A group of Derry ex-pats have pitched in together to purchase their very own pedigree racehorse ‘down under. ‘

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Finding out the truth

Have you stuck to your New Year's resolutions?

Have you ditched your New Year's resolutions to lose weight and get more active?
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lazy worker

Top 50 ways to slack off work

Workers have revealed the top 50 ways they secretly slack off - including 'tactical' toilet breaks, booking meeting rooms for a gossip, and taking compassionate leave for fictional funerals.
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Wind weather warning

Weather warning: Storm Eleanor expected to wreak havoc

Northern Ireland is set to be battered by strong winds between 6pm today and 6pm tomorrow, according to the Met Office.
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Which of the 10 is your favourite?

The 10 most viewed YouTube videos in Ireland in 2017

There was plenty for Irish people to shout about on YouTube in 2017.
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WATCH: Catholic etiquette video goes viral

A video aimed at reminding Catholics on how to behave when inside a church has gone viral.

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Sun over Derry. (Photo: Lee McKinney)

20 amazing readers' pictures of Derry and Donegal taken in 2017

Derry and Donegal can be just as, if not more so, beautiful than the most stunning places on Earth.
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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day weather forecast for Derry

The weather conditions in Derry on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are to due to be unusually mild, according to the Met Office.
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Are you planning to travel by train or bus over Christmas and the New Year?

Are you planning to travel by train or bus over Christmas and the New Year?

If you are planning to travel then you need to get up to speed with the Translink holiday timetable.
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HMRC scam warning

Warning over iTunes cold call scam conning NI's vulnerable and elderly out of thousands

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned of a high-profile phone scam that is conning vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds.

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