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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

AS storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the  travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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There was a great turnout for the first Walking Football session at Banbridge Leisure Centre.

Walking Football sessions kick off in Banbridge

Local people are being invited to take part in a weekly kickabout with a difference - Walking Football.

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Rusty with Dogs Trust staff before leaving for his new forever home with his new owner (pictured centre).

New lease of life for terrier cross as he finds his ‘forever home’

A terrier cross who was a resident of Dogs Trust Ballymena for more than a year has finally found his forever home. Seven-year-old Rusty had become so well known to the staff at the Ballymena based Rehoming Centre, that many of them turned out to wish him well as he left Dogs Trust with his new family.

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The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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More funds raised in Trevor’s memory

More funds raised in Trevor’s memory

The family of Banbridge-man Trevor Winton who sadly lost his battle with cancer in August 2015 are continuing to fund raise in his memory by presenting another significant donation to the local Southern Area Hospice.

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Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study has found.

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What's your favourite pizza topping?

National Pizza Day: What’s your favourite topping?

Today is National Pizza Day.

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People who eat pasta have a better diet

Pasta is a superfood - because it leads to eating a healthier diet, according to new research.

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Children's cereal

Shocking levels of sugar found in breakfast cereals

Some breakfast cereals contain shocking amounts of sugar - making up to a THIRD of the ingredients in some brands, reveals new research.
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Be safe on the web.

Safer Internet Day: The '10 Commandments' to avoid online dangers

Today - Tuesday, February 7 - is Safer Internet Day 2017.

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Holiday World at 25 and still going strong

Travel and property expert Martin Roberts joined thousands of globe-trotting bargain hunters recently at the annual Belfast Telegraph Holiday World Show, Northern Ireland’s largest celebration of travel and tourism, which took place at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast.

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Toblerone

Shoppers instantly know when products are shrunk

When Toblerone reduced the size of their chocolate bars it faced a revolt by disgruntled shoppers.
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American  troops on the march in Northern Ireland in 1942. (archive photo)

Over-paid and over here, GIs were warned: ‘Never mix it with locals’

American military being billeted in Northern Ireland 75 years ago were provided with a guide book on how they should interact with locals.

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A full English breakfast

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what's your must-have ingredient?

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At the start/finish area of the North West 200 in Portstewart in the early 70s

Did you grow up in the 70s?

Growing up in the 70s in Northern Ireland, the Troubles were part of day to day life.

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American troops marching to their quarters. 1942

Do you remember the arrival of the US Army?

Around 120,000 US troops were stationed across Northern Ireland at the height of the deployment and it is estimated that during the Second World War around 300,000 ‘passed through’.

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Thorntons product recall

Thorntons recalls Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa

Thorntons is recalling all batches of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa because they may contain a piece of plastic.

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Creme Egg's

Giant Creme Egg hopes dashed by Cadbury

Cadbury have ruled out creating a giant Creme Egg anytime soon.
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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.

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