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IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Over 150,000 car parking and bus lane fines were dished out across Northern Ireland in 2017 and today we reveal Northern Ireland’s top 20 hotspots.

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An artist's impression of the �20m, 18-storey building along Queen's Quay in Londonderry, which is subject to negotiations with the relevant authorities.

£45m venture to spearhead Londonderry renaissance

Plans to invest £45m in a portfolio of major developments including new and existing hotels in Londonderry have been revealed by the Garvan O’Doherty Group.

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Jennifer McKeever.

Stormont collapse a disaster for local business

The collapse of the Stormont talks yesterday represents another “body blow” for Londonderry businesses, which are facing “the greatest economic challenge of our generation”.

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The Mayor Councillor Councillor Maol�osa McHugh pictured with Jennifer McKeever, President of Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and Jim Roddy, Chief Executive, City Centre Initiative and CCI Chairman Hugh Hegarty, and Chamber Chief Executive, Sinead McLaughlin at the launch of the annual North West Business Awards which are taking place on Friday the 1st of June 2018 in teh City Hotel. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 14.02.18

Londonderry business awards launched

Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and City Centre Initiative (CCI) have called on businesses throughout the North West to ‘save the date’ as they launched the 2018 NW Business Awards at the City Hotel today.

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Retail giant Primark is set to close its store in Lisnagelvin Shopping Centre.

Shock as Londonderry Primark store to close in April

Primark is set to close its store in Lisnagelvin Shopping Centre in Londonderry.
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The Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council, Cllr Maoliosa McHugh with Tom Reid, Director, Transport Strategy, DFI, Gary McCluskey, project manager, Translink and Chris Conway, Group Chief Executive, Translink.

Rail progress for the North West

Elected representatives and other stakeholders in the North West had an opportunity to learn about Translink’s exciting plans for the former Waterside Train Station at an engagement event in Londonderry on January 25.

Transport
At the official opening of the newly decorated boutique within Dress for Success - Foyle are Kieran McCauley, store manager,  Crescent Link, and Louise Kirkpatrick, field visual manager, both M&S; back, from left, Marie Brown, director, Foyle Women's Aid, Deirdre King, Deirdre King HR Ltd.,  and Louisa Young, stylist.

Dress for Success opens first Northern Ireland branch

A new project to help women into employment has been launched in Londonderry.

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East Londonderry faces retirement wave

East Londonderry faces retirement wave

East Londonderry is in the top five constituencies in Northern Ireland with the most residents set to gain access to their pension pot, according to a financial services company.

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Will you change how you manage your finances in 2018?

Seven steps to saving money in 2018

The prospect of saving money seems daunting to many but with some simple changes it can become a reality.

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Nobody should feel lonely at Christmas

Nobody should feel lonely at Christmas

For many of us, Christmas can be a magical time of year: a time for sharing gifts, for enjoying the company of friends and loved ones, for relaxing and celebrating.

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Wurkhouse is to create 30 digital marketing jobs as part of ambitious expansion plans, Alastair Hamilton (right), Invest NI,  with Troy Armour, Wurkhouse.

£780k salaries boost with 30 new North-West jobs

A Londonderry technology firm is to create 30 digital marketing jobs as part of ambitious expansion plans to help it grow export sales.

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Some benefits will be paid early this year.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid early - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits.
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The strike is due to go ahead on Wednesday December 20, 2017.

Ryanair pilots' strike could cause Christmas travel chaos

Irish pilots employed by Ryanair have voted to go on strike on December 20, according to the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association (I.A.L.P.A.).
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Seagate, Londonderry

Seagate confirms IT job losses

Seagate have confirmed that up to seven jobs in its IT department in Londonderry could go as part of a reduction in its global team.

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A stretch of the A5 between Strabane and Newbuildings on the outskirts of Londonderry is to be upgraded first, with work set to begin in early 2018

A5 road project to begin after 10 years of delays

Construction of the first phase of the single biggest roads project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland will begin in the new year, it has been announced.

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Some readers are accusing Amazon of 'ruining Christmas'.

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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Brexit has failed to rip the UK apart, writes Henry Hill

Belfast and Londonderry barred from European Capital of Culture

The Director General of Education and Culture at the European Commission, Martine Reicherts, has confirmed Londonderry's and Belfast's worst fears - neither will be eligible for the European Capital of Culture title in 2023 as a result of Brexit.
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The Department for the Economy accepted the disqualification undertaking last month.

Londonderry man disqualified from being director for seven years

The Department for the Economy (D.f.E.) has accepted a disqualification undertaking from the director of a golf equipment and accessories retail business in Londonderry.

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How many parking fines were issued where you live?

IN FULL: Parking fines issued in Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure has published statistics on the total number of Penalty Charge Notices (parking fines) issued in Northern Ireland from January to September 2017.

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Londonderry's iconic Peace Bridge. (Credit: Royal Town Planning Institute)

Londonderry unveiled as 'Best Place' in Northern Ireland

Londonderry has been crowned the winner of the Northern Ireland's Best Places competition.

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