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Father of Manchester bomb blast survivor: You can sense the commotion over the phone...but you’re helpless

The father of a young Derry woman who luckily survived the Manchester Arena bomb attack has spoken of trying to comfort his terror-stricken daughter by telephone just moments after Salman Abedi blew himself up killing 22 young people leaving a concert she had been working at on Monday night.

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Fined for Dungiven
Road speed excess

Fined for Dungiven Road speed excess

A 45-years-old man from Limavady has been fined £175 after being detected speeding on the Dungiven Road last October.

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Kevin Campbell.

Nationalists and unionists back Derry Irish hub

Derry City and Strabane District Council has backed a motion calling on the cross-border language body Foras na Gaeilge to back Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin.

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Employees at SDC Trailers outside Toome cool down with ice-cream from an ice-cream van put on by the management this afternoon.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Yesterday was hottest day of year in Northern Ireland

Yesterday proved to be the hottest of the year so far in Northern Ireland with temperatures reaching 25 degrees in many parts.

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Pensions.

Council backs 1950s women ahead of pension protest

Derry City and Strabane District Council has expressed solidarity with thousands of women affected by the abrupt and ongoing rapid equalisation of the state pension age for men and women ahead of a proposed day of action tomorrow.

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Guildhall.

Council urges Brokenshire to devolve regeneration powers and resources

Derry City and Strabane District Council has urged/refused to back a call for James Brokenshire to devolve regeneration powers to the local authority.

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Guildhall.

Council officially backs call for special status post-Brexit

Derry City and Strabane District Council has backed a motion calling for the North to be granted special status within the European Union post-Brexit.

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The Giant's Causeway was the most popular place to visit in Northern Ireland for tourists in 2016.

IN FULL: NI's top tourist attractions for 2016

The Giant's Causeway has been confirmed as the most popular tourist destination in Northern Ireland in 2016, according to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (N.I.S.R.A.).
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The heavy rain is expected to arrive in Northern Ireland in the early hours of Saturday.

VIDEO: Torrential rain to hit Northern Ireland this weekend

Northern Ireland is set for torrential rain and possibly thunder and lightning storms this weekend, say the Met Office.

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Barbecues can be fantastic occasions but it's important to be careful when preparing food outside.

VIDEO: How to cook food safely on the BBQ

People all over Northern Ireland will be barbecuing food in their gardens this evening.
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Council consultation sessions on Mountsandel

Council consultation sessions on Mountsandel

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are currently carrying out work to assess potential development opportunities at Mountsandel Wood, Coleraine, along with the lands in the immediate vicinity on both sides of the River Bann.

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Longfield gets award after coming out ‘top’

Longfield gets award after coming out ‘top’

Longfield Care Home in Eglington, Londonderry has been chosen by residents and their families as one of the Top 20 care homes in Northern Ireland.

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Private firm seeks permission for new Derry to Belfast bus service

Private firm seeks permission for new Derry to Belfast bus service

A private coach company from Armagh has sought permission to run a new daily express bus service from Derry to Belfast.

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The courthouse at Bishop Street, Derry

Brake line clamped with vice-grip

A Donemana man has been fined £625 after his “runaround” car was found to have been in a dangerous condition in the city last summer.

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Caught speeding
at Kingsfort

Caught speeding at Kingsfort

A 37-years-old Galliagh man has been fined £125 after being caught speeding on the Culmore Road last year.

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Stole £97.64 in books,
DVDS and make-up

Stole £97.64 in books, DVDS and make-up

A 43-years-old Kilfennan woman who stole £97.64 of goods from the Tesco store in Altnagelvin nearly three years ago has been fined £150.

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SLIDESHOW: P6 Taster Day for primary schools at Loreto

Primary Six pupils from twenty-one schools enjoyed Taster Mornings at Loreto College Coleraine towards the end of May, exploring a range of activities on offer.

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Wood pellets

RHI list: Officials withhold 48 claimants’ names

Although the vast majority of the names of non-domestic RHI claimants have been released, details of some major claimants have been withheld – with little explanation as to the reasons for each decision.

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Man caught at ‘usual speed trap’

Man caught at ‘usual speed trap’

A 45-years-old Galliagh man has been fined £75 for breaking the limit at what his defence solicitor described as “the usual speed trap” on the Culmore Road in the city last year.

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The courthouse at Bishop Street, Derry

Gave sister’s name after driving van uninsured

A 25-years-old woman who gave police her sister’s name when stopped driving a van for which she had no licence or insurance last year has been fined £400 and disqualified for three months.

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