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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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Belfast and Londonderry barred from European Capital of Culture

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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The countdown to Christmas is on

12 ways to manage your money and make savings for Christmas

Christmas is a brilliant time of year, but it can also be financially stressful.

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Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Shoppers hoping to bag a pre-Christmas bargain should set their alarm clocks now - details of the Amazon Black Friday sale have been revealed.

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Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks

Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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Promoting outdoor activities is among the new partnership's aims.

£200k lottery boost for ‘exciting’ Binevenagh and Coastal Lowlands proposals

The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced initial support for a new Landscape Partnership in Binevenagh and the Coastal Lowlands area.

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The Mayor Councillor John Boyle  (right),  exchanging  civic gifts with The Lord Mayor of the City of London Dr Andrew Parmley, on his visit to the Guildhall. 1017-0116MT

Keeping London link is important

Deputy Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor John Boyle, warmly welcomed the Lord Mayor of London Dr Andrew Parmley to the Guildhall yesterday, describing the visit as ‘important and positive’ which has helped to strengthen business ties between both cities.

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RHI

RHI overspend far greater than first feared, department tells court

The already vast scale of the overspend on the RHI scheme is much worse than first feared, the Stormont department responsible for the debacle has told the High Court.

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Portrush

Contractor for £6 million Portrush public realm scheme revealed

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council today revealed that they had appointed FP McCann to carry out the construction work on the multi-million pound public realm scheme in Portrush.
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John Bruton

Brexit no deal will bring ‘border chaos’

A “no-deal” Brexit would be “devastating” for the peace process in Northern Ireland, a former Irish prime minister has said.

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Air Ambulance NI

Air Ambulance NI recruiting for members of fundraising team

The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is now recruiting for Area Fundraising Managers across Northern Ireland - after deployment of the service has exceeded expectations in the first two months since its launch.

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The round pound coin

Old pound coins: Lidl and M&S WON'T accept them from Sunday but Tesco confirm they will

Lidl and Marks and Spencer have all confirmed that the old pound coins will not be accepted in stores as of midnight on Sunday 15 October.

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