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Belfast Council moves against John Lewis decision

The High Court was wrongly drawn into making an order that boosted attempts to secure the first John Lewis store in Northern Ireland, senior judges heard today.

Business
Lord Mayor visits Washington DC

Lord Mayor visits Washington DC

Despite the frosty conditions and inches of snow caused by storm Stella, the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of the borough were received extremely warmly on their recent visit to the US capitol for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day events.

News
Stop sexual harrassment

How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

Whether you’ve been physically or verbally assaulted, shrugging sexual harassment off as a bit of banter isn’t the right thing to do — especially when you’re at work.
Business
A Big Mac meal from McDonald's.

McDonald’s delivery service could be on its way to Northern Ireland

McDonald’s could be about to extend its delivery service to Northern Ireland.

Business

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
Greggs is the largest bakery chain in the UK.

Greggs says plans for Banbridge store have been ‘put on hold’

Bakery chain Greggs has said that it has put plans to open a shop in Banbridge “on hold for the time being”.

Business
Technology

Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

Transport
Post Office confirms details of town centre branch relocation

Post Office confirms details of town centre branch relocation

The Post Office is proposing to move Banbridge Post Office from its current location to create a modern main-style branch with extended opening hours.

Business
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Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple.

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Town’s main branch could move to new premises within weeks

Town’s main branch could move to new premises within weeks

Post Office Ltd is expected to confirm next week the details of its plans to relocate Banbridge Post Office.

Business
The new Liddell luxury linen range pays homage to Titanic.

Brand creates replicas of linens used on RMS Titanic

A new collection of luxury table linen commemorating the RMS Titanic has been named after the local company that made linen for the White Star Line.

Business
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Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook users may be seeing posts from their friends warning them about “Facebook cloning”. Some concerned account holders are urging others not to accept a second friend request from accounts purporting to belong to them.

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Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers.

Business
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Night skin treatment recalled over glass danger fears

Batches of a skin treatment oil have been recalled following the discovery of glass in one batch.

Business
Instructions on the website

Computer giant urges users to check notebooks for fire risk batteries

Computer manufacturer HP has advised its notebook users to check or recheck batteries on their device - even if they have already done so.
Business
The chairs are being recalled after injury reports.

Ikea chair recalled following injury reports

Ikea has recalled a folding chair following reports that injuries have caused by it.

Business
A woman washing her hair

One in 20 women has gone for 10 days without washing their hair

A survey of women in the UK has revealed that one in 20 admit to having gone 10 days without washing their hair.

Business
Asking for a pay rise

How to ask your boss for a pay rise

We’d all like a pay rise, but coming right out and  asking for one can be a nerve-wracking experience for most people.

Business
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NW 200 Supersport Race 1

Alastair Seeley (Gearlink Kawasaki - Kawasaki)

Motorsport Taskforce established, Sports Minister reveals

Sports Minister Paul Givan has announced the establishment of a Motorsport Taskforce.
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