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Powerful new tug boat joins fleet at Foyle Port

Foyle Port has officially launched a new state-of-the-art tug boat that represents an investment of £4m in the ongoing development of the port’s business.

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City of Derry Airport.

BMI to take on City of Derry to London route

The Secretary of State James Brokenshire has revealed that BMI Regional will take over the Londonderry to Stansted route following the government’s pledge of £3.8m.

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Average house price increases to almost £112k

Average house price increases to almost £112k

The average house price in the Londonderry and Strabane area is almost £112k, according to new Ulster University research.

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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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An architect's image of one of the new dwellings for the Strabane area. INLS 08-704-CON

£12m construction supporting 60 jobs in Strabane area

Construction is well underway on the fourth phase of what is believed to be the largest private house building programme in Strabane in 20 years.

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One of The Range superstores in the UK. (John Grayson)

Self-made billionaire behind 80 new Londonderry jobs

Upwards of 80 new jobs will be created later this year at the former B&Q store in Londonderry.

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Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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A Nokia 3310.

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Marking the pipeline completion are Paddy Larkin (left), chief executive, Mutual Energy and Danny OMalley, director of Natural Gas, SGN. INLS 07-794-CON

‘Gas now flowing freely through the pipeline’ to Strabane area

The first phase of the major ‘Gas to the West’ project has just reached completion.

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Women injured in four-vehicle collision near Bready

Women injured in four-vehicle collision near Bready

Three women were hospitalised after a road traffic collision near Bready, Strabane, today (Wednesday).

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A disabled woman being interviewed

Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple.

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Beauty of Northern Ireland highlighted in exciting new campaign

Beauty of Northern Ireland highlighted in exciting new campaign

Tourism NI has launched an exciting new marketing campaign highlighting the beauty of Northern Ireland, featuring the the Causeway Coastal Route.

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Mid and East Antrim Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE in the driving seat of the new Circuit Festival 2017 along with Council Chief Executive Anne Donaghy and Event Director Bobby Willis.

Rally round! Superb Circuit of Ireland Festival in Ballymena

The team behind the world famous Circuit of Ireland Rally is staging a totally new event this year, the Circuit Festival 2017, supported by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

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Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook users may be seeing posts from their friends warning them about “Facebook cloning”. Some concerned account holders are urging others not to accept a second friend request from accounts purporting to belong to them.

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Working on a sewing machine

Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers.

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At the presentation organised by NI Hotels Federation are, from left, Odhran Dunne, Visit Derry; Sinead McNicholl, Roe Park Resort and Conor Donnelly, Beech Hill Country House. INLS 05-708-CON

Strong showing joy for North-West hoteliers

North-West hoteliers have been enjoying greater occupancy growth than their Belfast counterparts in the past year, according to leading figures in the industry.

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Night skin treatment recalled over glass danger fears

Batches of a skin treatment oil have been recalled following the discovery of glass in one batch.

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NI Water announces necessary night-time City Walls work

NI Water announces necessary night-time City Walls work

NI Water has announced that it is set to continue work on its sewer improvement project within Londonderry City Walls.

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Instructions on the website

Computer giant urges users to check notebooks for fire risk batteries

Computer manufacturer HP has advised its notebook users to check or recheck batteries on their device - even if they have already done so.
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