IN PICTURES: 17 things NI people love to complain about when it’s warm outside

Let’s face it, people from Northern Ireland are a difficult bunch to please.


IN PICTURES: 10 garden plants you can actually eat

Hungry gardeners have been told to pull up the weeds and prune the flowers to cook up cheap and unusual meals and snacks this summer.


Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

Northern Ireland has been spoilt with sunshine for the last few days and the sunglasses have been out in force.

What's your flavour?

POLL: Gammon and pineapple in high demand: what's Ballymena's favourite flavour of crisp?

Gammon and pineapple crisps were in high demand in Ballymena yesterday, according to posts on social media.
Mortgage Sales Adviser Patrick Greene

5 things every first-time home buyer should know

Buying your first home is an incredibly exciting time - your mum, dad, granny, friends and Margaret who lives across the street, will all have a mortgage story.

Police dismay at caller using 999 to complain over tanning salon closure - Facebook reacts

Police have expressed concern after receiving a 999 call from a member of the public complaining that their local tanning salon had closed.
Enjoying a tipple in Sydney, Australia

World Buckfast Day is on its way: here's where you can celebrate in NI

It's a popular alcoholic drink that's steeped in history. Now cult tipple Buckfast has had its very own day dedicated to it!

Have you got what it takes to master the !mpossible?

Time is running out to apply for !mpossible - the quiz with the third dimension.

RSPB post

Puffins make annual return to Rathlin Island

Puffins are back on the stacks on Rathlin Island, according to the RSPB NI.

PSNI image of missing Angeleigh Morrison

Can you help find missing teen Angeleigh Morrison?

Police have asked for the public to assist them in finding missing 16-year-old Angeleigh Morrison.

A traditional bar

When are pubs open over Easter?

What are the the licensing hours over the Easter break?

Pic posed by model - NSPCC

WARNING: NSPCC reveal children are sexually abusing other kids

More than 3000 Childline counselling sessions have been held for peer sexual abuse, it has been revealed.

HOLIDAYS: What will Easter weather be like for us?

We have been bombarded with scare stories about a return of the 'Beast from the East' over Easter.
The Family Chase

Have you got what it takes to beat The Chaser?

ITV are appealing for families from Northern Ireland to audition to take part in The Family Chase.

Ballymena United midfielder Stephen McAlorum

Irish League star: Irish Cup quarter-final off? I'll make a snow angel instead

Footballers don't like it when matches are called off - we all know that. But one Irish League star isn't letting today's lack of match action ruin his day.

IN PICTURES: Your photos as World Book Day is celebrated across NI

Despite the snow, World Book Day was celebrated across Ulster this week.


Who makes the final call if your child's school needs to close due to snow?

Parents are waiting with baited breath to see if schools around Northern Ireland are set to close later this week after the host of weather warnings issues.
Police are advising people to report any suspicious activity to Action Fraud.

Police issue warning over phone call you may get at any moment

Police are warning people about a phone scam which has left residents out of pocket.


WEATHER WARNING: Heavy snow and ice alert extended to Saturday night

The Met Office has issued an extended weather warning for snow and ice to Northern Ireland.
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