Hourly trains to Belfast by summer and express service proposed too

Translink intends to introduce an hourly train service between Londonderry and Belfast by the summer.

The former Waterside Railway Station.

Translink completes purchase of Old Waterside Station

A key milestone in the development of the North-West Transport Hub has now been reached.

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.

Pictured are Jenna Mairs, Investment Manager at WhiteRock Capital Partners and Richard Gibson, Managing Director of Smyth & Gibson Shirtmakers.

£500k factory investment

A Londonderry shirtmaker has secured a £500,000 loan to support global expansion and in the process create four new jobs.


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.

John Logue (centre), site manager Taggart Homes Limavady, with David Little (left),  NHBC regional director and  Mike Quinton, NHBC chief executive. INLS 02-750-CON

John rewarded for ‘pride in the job’ at Limavady site

A Limavady site manager has been presented with a prestigious construction industry award.

The former Mayodwn Precision Engineering plant (now Schivo).  DER3215MC023

Over 80 workers affected as Londonderry firm goes into administration

A Londonderry engineering firm employing over 80 people have confirmed they have gone into administration.

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.

Beauty tips

Five gadgets to modernize your beauty routine

The future of beauty is here.
John Keyes (MD Disten), Paul Ward (Head of Restaurant Services for McDonalds UK) and Ellis Watson (DC Thomson Publishing), pictured recently at the Hilton Metropole Birmingham, where Disten were awarded McDonalds Service Company Of The Year, 2016.

McDonalds is ‘lovin’ award winning Northern Ireland business

Northern Ireland company, Disten Property Maintenance, has been recognised for service excellence by global fast food giant McDonalds.

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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Safety highlighted at newly upgraded railway crossings

New safety equipment has been installed at the two main pedestrian level crossings in Castlerock as part of the upgrade work on the Londonderry to Coleraine railway line.


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.

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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Work to begin on Limavady roundabout scheme

A £475,000 scheme to improve the junction at the Broad Road and Greystone Road in Limavady with the construction of a roundabout has been announced by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard.

New campaign urging Stormont to invest £277m in the west

New campaign urging Stormont to invest £277m in the west

A campaign has been launched to ensure that £277m of funding for Northern Ireland’s infrastructure is spent on improving roads and rail in the west – and particularly in Londonderry.

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.

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.

George Fleming, incoming president of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and Scott Ritchie, director of Connect Telecom. INLS 51-704-CON

Connect Telecom investing £250k and creating 10 jobs in Londonderry

A total of 10 jobs are being created with a business telecoms and IT solutions provider’s £250k investment in Londonderry.

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