£500k lottery ticket remains unclaimed
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014
The search is on for the lucky owner of a £500k lottery ticket bought in Co Tyrone which remains unclaimed.
Gay pop star's message of support
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Co Tyrone pop singer Ryan Dolan has used his experiences as a young gay man growing up in the town of Strabane to help others who may find themselves in similar situations.
Winning lottery ticket sold in Ireland
Published: Wednesday, 02 April 2014
The winning ticket of Tuesday night's EuroMillions lottery draw was sold somewhere in Ireland, it has been revealed.
Lottery ticket worth over £100k unclaimed
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
The National Lottery is urging players in the Boroughs of Antrim and Ballymena to check their tickets as a tidy little prize sum of £116,304 remains unclaimed.
Newry postman's extra special delivery
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
As a postman, Newry dad Paul Feenan is used to handling special packages - but he got the shock of his life when he had to deliver his own daughter on his bathroom floor last week.
NI's first urban villages revealed
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Colin and Lower Newtownards Road have been announced as the first two urban villages of Northern Ireland.
Paddy Power's Pistorius advert banned
Published: Wednesday, 19 March 2014
An advertising campaign by bookmaker Paddy Power regarding the Oscar Pistorius trial - which offered "money off if he walks" - brought advertising into disrepute, the regulator has ruled.
Reese launching lifestyle company
Published: Friday, 14 March 2014
Actress Reese Witherspoon is following in the footsteps of Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively by launching her own lifestyle company.
Miss Ulster finalist in Fixers project
Published: Thursday, 06 March 2014
An Enniskillen teenager and finalist in the Miss Ulster competition who suffered serious seizures has linked up with a charity to help young people build their self-esteem.
Childcare costs NI families £16k a year
Published: Tuesday, 04 March 2014
Research has revealed that mounting childcare costs are a major drain on local families, with the average household paying out over £16,000 a year for the service.
Dancer, 86, keeps students on their toes
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
An 86-year-old former professional dancer is still keeping her students on their toes by teaching keep fit classes seven times a week.
Ulster Bank cuts festival sponsorship
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Organisers of the Belfast Festival at Queen's have said they are "very confident" this year's event will go ahead, despite the Ulster Bank cutting its sponsorship.
Strabane hosts first ever LGBT Festival
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
The Co Tyrone town of Strabane hosts its first ever lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender festival this weekend.
NI 'Toddlers & Tiaras' event slammed
Published: Thursday, 16 January 2014
Hundreds of concerned people have joined a Facebook group in protest against a child beauty pageant planned for Belfast.
Lottery winner claims £100k prize
Published: Wednesday, 08 January 2014
National Lottery operator Camelot has confirmed that an outstanding £100,000 winning prize has been claimed.
£100k lotto prize unclaimed in Co Antrim
Published: Friday, 03 January 2014
Co Antrim National Lottery players are being urged to check their tickets as a substantial Lotto prize of £116,304 has yet to be claimed in the boroughs of Antrim and Ballymena.
Jack and Grace top baby names league
Published: Thursday, 19 December 2013
Jack and Grace have been unveiled as the most popular children's names of 2013.
Young people help pipe dreams come true
Published: Thursday, 12 December 2013
Marching bands may have earned themselves a negative reputation of late, however, one group is working to rectify that image and is encouraging schools to offer pupils piping and drumming classes.
NI parents struggle to pay for childcare
Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2013
Most parents in Northern Ireland struggled to pay for childcare at some point last year, a survey has found.
£27m EuroMillions win for Strabane woman
Published: Sunday, 01 December 2013
A 48-year-old Strabane woman is celebrating becoming Northern Ireland's biggest ever lotto winner.
Animated weekends to promote Belfast
Published: Sunday, 01 December 2013
The circus has come to Belfast as part of a campaign to animate the city each weekend in December for Christmas visitors.
Belfast lights up for Christmas
Published: Sunday, 17 November 2013
Belfast lit up for the festive season as Peppa Pig and her little brother George helped Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir switch on the city's Christmas lights.
Belfast people 'most anxious' in UK
Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2013
People in Belfast are more anxious than those anywhere else in the UK, according to a survey.
Theatre has 'lots to offer communities'
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2013
The Lyric Theatre has hit out at a DUP MLA's criticism that its programmes don't reach out to the Protestant working classes and said it has a lot to offer to all communities in Northern Ireland.
Sporty Belfast Fixers lobby for land
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2013
Children in Northern Ireland are the least physically active in the UK, with only 43% getting the recommended amount of exercise - but a group of young people in west Belfast are lobbying for land in a bid to address that.
Family claim lost wedding album
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2013
A wedding album, which had been lost for the past couple of years, has been reunited with its owners.
Una stars at Pride of Britain Awards
Published: Tuesday, 08 October 2013
A galaxy of stars descended on the red carpet to honour the heroes of everyday life at the annual Pride of Britain Awards in London.
Lost wedding album appeal
Published: Tuesday, 08 October 2013
The police have appealed for the public's help to reunite a lost wedding album with its owners.
Thousands attend Culture Night events
Published: Friday, 20 September 2013
Thousands of people descended on a variety of different and unexpected venues across Northern Ireland for a free evening of music, dance, theatre and art on Friday.
Strabane 'IRA library' graffiti removed
Published: Thursday, 19 September 2013
IRA graffiti which was 're-worked' to promote visiting the library has been removed, just days after causing a huge online stir.
Twitter stir over IRA 'library' graffiti
Published: Monday, 16 September 2013
A snapshot of IRA graffiti 're-worked' to promote visiting the library has been causing a buzz online, being shared by thousands of people and prompting speculation as to who was responsible.
NI lotto winner off to Alaska
Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2013
A Co Fermanagh fisherman who netted his catch of the day with a £100,000 win on a National Lottery scratchcard now plans to fulfil a lifelong dream and set off on a fishing expedition to Alaska.
Carrick teens promote free running
Published: Thursday, 05 September 2013
A group of teenagers from Carrickfergus have challenged others to try free running in a bid to dispel any myths about the new craze.
NI woman beats the bog
Published: Monday, 26 August 2013
An 18-year-old Co Fermanagh woman has smashed the world record time for bog snorkelling in Wales.
Belfast couples in 'love lock' craze
Published: Monday, 19 August 2013
The craze for love locks has swept the world and now Belfast is the latest to fall for the romantic ritual.

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