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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

Health
Police seized drugs worth an estimated �6K.

Arrests made after drugs seized

Police have arrested two people after seizing an estimated £6,000 worth of drugs in the city centre on Sunday, February 19.

Crime
Experts have discovered a link between fizzy drinks and liver disease.

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

Health
£750,000 oyster
boat auctioned 
for just £27,000

£750,000 oyster boat auctioned for just £27,000

The flagship oyster patrol boat, MMV Ostrea, which was purchased second-hand in New Zealand after the Loughs Agency received £750,000 in EU funding for the purpose, but which sank in the middle of Derry in late 2015, has been sold at auction for just £27,000.

News
House prices spiked by 11 per cent in Derry and Strabane last year

House prices spiked by 11 per cent in Derry and Strabane last year

House prices in Derry spiked by 11 per cent over the past year - the highest increase in the North, according to the latest statistics from the Department of Finance’s Land and Property Services.

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City centre assault.

Man hospitalised with facial injuries after city centre assault

A man in his 50s was taken to Altnagelvin after an assault in the city centre.

News

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.

Business
Parents want speed bumps
and pot hole repairs

Parents want speed bumps and pot hole repairs

A group of parents from Strathfoyle have called for a section of road in the estate to be resurfaced and repairs carried out on over 30 potholes and defects identified by Transport NI.

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‘Sectarianism must be replaced by solidarity if progress is to be made’

‘Sectarianism must be replaced by solidarity if progress is to be made’

We are children of Derry, very proud ones. For more than a decade we have loved bringing our friends, from many countries to tour the walls, walk the bridges, visit the historical sites and feel Derry’s unique atmosphere.

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Jack Glenn at a cricket club presentation with his granda Jack Glenn Snr.

Glenn family grateful as community solidarity fuels search for Jack

Jack Glenn’s grieving grandfather says the upswelling of solidarity since tragedy devastated his family a fortnight ago has literally fuelled the search for the young man’s body.

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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.

Business
Antrim Courthouse.

Limavady benefits fraudster given suspended sentence

A Limavady man was convicted at Antrim Crown Court on Friday for claiming benefits to which he was not entitled.

News
Cross-border free trade zone may be
a way to mitigate Brexit: John Kelpie

Cross-border free trade zone may be a way to mitigate Brexit: John Kelpie

Derry City and Strabane District Council boss John Kelpie says the implementation of a cross-border free trade zone in the North West could help mitigate Brexit.

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Donegal church damaged in Christmas Day lightning strike to welcome back parishioners

Donegal church damaged in Christmas Day lightning strike to welcome back parishioners

The rector of a Donegal church damaged by a lightning strike on Christmas Day says he’s looking forward to welcoming parishoners back after €20,000 worth of repairs were carried out.

News
Almost £2m spent by PSNI on informers but expenditure deceased last year

Almost £2m spent by PSNI on informers but expenditure deceased last year

Nearly two million pounds were spent on informers by the PSNI over the past five years although there’s been a recent dip in expenditure on what police term covert human intelligence sources (CHIS).

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Two lambs have been found in Dervock. Stock image

No ID on lost lambs located in Dervock field

Police in Ballycastle are attempting to reunite two lambs with their owner.

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Two men released on bail following police drugs operation

Two men released on bail following police drugs operation

Two men, aged 28 and 24, have been released on bail pending further enquiries following a Coleraine PSNI drugs operation.

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Londonderry benefit fraudsters convicted

Londonderry benefit fraudsters convicted

Two men were convicted at Londonderry Magistrates Court on Thursday for claiming benefits to which they were not entitled.

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Guildhall Square Derry. DER4716GS006

New collective plans ‘Death of Derry’ march

Members of a new anti-austerity collective will stage a ‘Death of Derry’ march next week to highlight the impact of years of economic neglect of the North West.

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