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Newborn lambs, some just eight hours old, stolen from farm

Six newborn lambs have been stolen from beside their mums, some just eight hours old.

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Some Doritos lightly salted crisps could be harmful to people with an intolerance or allergy to wheat/gluten or soya.

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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The Belted Galloway spells out the message

Belted Galloway helps cattle dealer ‘pop the question’

Romance was alive and well over the Christmas period when a Co Tyrone cattle dealer drafted in a Belted Galloway to help ‘pop the question.’

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IN PICTURES: Rathfriland YFC hosts annual tractor run

There was an excellent turnout of participants for Rathfriland Young Farmers’ Club’s annual tractor run.

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Money

Five really easy ways to end up with more money in 2017

January may be a tight month, but it is also one where you can take a few simple steps to have a better financial start to the year.

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Streaming services such as netflix and Amazon Prime have made it easier to bingewatch than ever. Shutterstock

Half of us happy to binge watch

Whether you gorge on Game of Thrones or are glued to Breaking Bad, we have become a nation of box set addicts with half of Brits (50 per cent) happy to watch between two and four one-hour episodes of a TV show in one go.

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Beauty tips

Five gadgets to modernize your beauty routine

The future of beauty is here.
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Lord Mayor Garath Keating pictured promoting the council's free parking scheme in the run up to Christmas.

Council hits back over car parking complaints

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council has defended its free Christmas parking scheme following criticism from angry motorists who were hit with parking tickets on Christmas eve.

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Sheep similar to these were stolen from farmer Paul Magowan

Farmer’s relief after sheep stolen on Christmas Day are returned

A Hilltown farmer who had 24 sheep stolen on Christmas morning has spoken of his relief after 20 of the ewes were mysteriously returned two days later.

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Trying to get off to sleep

Parents turn to tech for extra 1hour 30 mins sleep per night

Parents across the UK are damaging their children’s sleep patterns by relying on technology to get them off to sleep, a new report has found.

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turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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Ten jobs are created as new Outlet store opens

Ten jobs are created as new Outlet store opens

Leading fashion brand, Bench has opened a new pop-up store at The OUTLET in Banbridge, creating 10 new jobs.

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These products are being recalled by Lidl.

Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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Eating trendy shoots or microgreens favoured by celebrity chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Heston Blumenthal can help prevent heart disease, according to new research.

Trendy red cabbage good for the heart

Eating trendy shoots or microgreens favoured by celebrity chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Heston Blumenthal can help prevent heart disease, according to new research.

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Some of Dee's designs with some very fancy silverware

Former plumber from Ardboe now dresses UFC champ Conor McGregor’s entourage!

A former plumber from Ardboe who started his high-end fashion business when off work injured, now dresses Conor McGregor’s entourage.

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Early Christmas presents for community groups

Early Christmas presents for community groups

Young boxers, the Women’s Institute and two community groups got an early Christmas present with the news that they are amongst 50 clubs and organisations to benefit from the £180,605 Big Lottery Fund Celebrate programme.

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Arlene Foster and Jonathan Bell

Foster: Bell has crossed the line with DUP

Arlene Foster has defended her credibility in the wake of the renewable heat scandal, and said that senior colleague Jonathan Bell has “stepped outside” the party’s boundaries by giving an interview on the subject.

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Out shopping

UK shoppers set to spend £20.6 Bn on Christmas food and groceries

UK shoppers are set to spend a bumper £20.6 billion on food and groceries this Christmas, according to figures released today.

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The DUP's Jonathan Bell

Top DUP man breaks ranks over renewable heat scandal

A senior member of the DUP has spoken out over the handling of the botched and costly Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) – and has indicated that his political career could now be at an end as a result.

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Post Office

Minimal disruption for Post Office users this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it’ll be Christmas as usual after strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

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