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Trading resumes at fire-hit Blochairn market

Image caption The market said the majority of traders were back up and running on Friday morning Trading has resumed at one of Scotland’s most important wholesale markets, less than 24 hours after a devastating fire. Firefighters were called to the Glasgow Wholesale Markets at Blochairn at 03:44 BST on Thursday. Flames were found to […]

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NI golfer Joe Rooney scores two holes-in-one

Image caption Rising star Joe Rooney hopes to fulfil his dream of becoming a professional golfer An Armagh teenager has scored an amazing two holes-in-one in the same round of golf. Joe Rooney, 16, managed the exceptionally rare feat at a tournament at County Armagh Golf Club on Tuesday. The odds of an amateur golfer […]

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Honour for Terry's Chocolate Orange firm founder

A plaque honouring the founder of one of the country’s best known chocolate firms has been unveiled. Joseph Terry formed Joseph Terry & Co in York in the early 19th Century. The company would go on to produce some of the confectionery industry’s best-known brands, including Terry’s Chocolate Orange. The blue plaque has been installed […]

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Albertina Choules death: Man admits manslaughter

Image caption Albertina Choules, known as Tina, had lived alone since the death of her husband in 2004 An intruder who attacked and killed an 81-year-old woman before setting her body on fire has admitted manslaughter. Tautrydas Narbutas, 24, was caught by police officers at the home of Albertina Choules near Marlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire, on […]

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Round three

Image caption Eight negotiators are grappling with the sticking points of Brexit The next round of Brexit negotiations opens on 28 August and the phrase “the clock is ticking” is almost an EU mantra now, with the UK set to leave at the end of March 2019. The UK’s future trade relationship with the EU […]

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Timeline: Northern Ireland's same-sex marriage debate

The High Court in Belfast has dismissed two cases challenging Northern Ireland’s ban on same-sex marriage. Marriages between gay couples are neither legal nor recognised in the region and the two cases were the latest legal attempts to change that. The Northern Ireland Assembly has seen several attempts to legalise same-sex marriage in recent years, […]

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A-level agony?

Image copyright AoC and Which? Image caption Catherine Sezen of the Association of Colleges and Kelly Fenn of Which? University answer your questions If you woke up on Thursday to A-level results that are not what you want or were expecting, we have experts on hand to answer your questions. With a lot of competition […]