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This is when shops can start refusing your old £1 coins

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

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Mr. Bartliff claims ASDA own brand nappies caused his newborn son to require oxygen and irritated his skin. (Photos: Jordan Bartliff/Facebook)

***WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES*** ASDA withdraws own brand nappies after baby 'left blistered'

Supermarket chain ASDA has withdrawn its own brand Little Angel nappies after a father claimed his newborn son suffered a "chemical reaction" to the product.
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Chris Monroe from Smiley Monroe with Alison Gowdy of Invest NI.

Lisburn firm secures new business in US and Asia

Lisburn-based manufacturing firm Smiley Monroe has secured significant new business in the USA and Asia, following Invest NI support to exhibit at a major international trade show.

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Lifetime achievement award

Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

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Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

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BBC PRESENTERS - from top left, clockwise, journalist Fiona Bruce, talk show host, Graham Norton, Match of the Day presenter, Gary Lineker and Northern Ireland broadcaster, Stephen Nolan.

REVEALED: Full list of BBC's 96 top earners

The BBC has released a list of 96 presenters and journalists who are paid more than £150,000 per year by the corporation.

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The McCulla team - Brian Beattie (Operations Director), Carol Thompson (Finance Director) and Ashley McCulla (Managing Director) - celebrating their Motor Transport Awards success.

Top industry accolade for Lisburn logistics firm McCulla Ireland Ltd

Lisburn-based logistics company McCulla Ireland Ltd has won the ‘Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year’ title at the Motor Transport Awards.

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The flip-flops contain a chemical that can cause cancer.

Primark recalls flip-flops containing CANCER-causing chemical

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled thousands of pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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The new Game of Thrones tapestry.

Giant 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled as part of new tourism campaign

A 77 metre long tapestry detailing the the story of 'Game of Thrones' has been unveiled in Northern Ireland.

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The two products being recalled by PepsiCo.

PRODUCT RECALL: Doritos Chilli Heatwave

PepsiCo is recalling packets of Doritos Chilli Heatwave tortilla crisps because they contain milk not mentioned in the label.
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The two salads are being recalled by Tesco.

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.
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The Chinese-made Android TV box.

Kodi boxes recalled due to electric shock risk

TV viewers have been warned of an electrical shock risk from a model of Kodi box currently being sold in the UK.

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The product was only on sale in Sainsbury's.

Children’s drink recalled from Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

Alpro has recalled its Alpro Growing Up Drink (one-three+years one litre UHT pack) because of insufficient sterilisation.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Colin Patterson, Glyn Roberts, Mayor Tim Morrow and Retail NI President Rowan Black at the Lisburn launch of Independents' Day 2017.

Shoppers are urged to support ‘independents’

Shoppers in Lisburn are being urged to show their support for local independent retailers on Independents’ Day 2017.

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Brian McCann, head chef at Shu, pictured right with Christine Brown, head of Belfast Business School at Belfast Met and Shus owner Alan Reid

Shu launches apprenticeship programmes

Multi-award winning Belfast restaurant, Shu, is opening its kitchen doors for the very first time, to four of the best young cooks in Northern Ireland, as they launch the Shu Chef Apprentice Programme in partnership with Belfast Metropolitan College.

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Paul Hill, director of software engineering at Bazaarvoice with Invest NI CEO Alastair Hamilton and Gary Allison, executive vice president of engineering with the Texan company setting up in Belfast

US investor Bazaarvoice to create 170 new jobs in Belfast

Up to 170 jobs are to be created in Belfast with the arrival of a new investor, Texan based digital marketing firm Bazaarvoice which is setting up a new European base in the city.

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Pictured at Hillsborough Castle are Phoenix Natural Gas Chief Executive Michael McKinstry, Chairman Peter Ritson, Utility Regulator Chairman Bill Emery and board member Teresa Perchard.

Hillsborough switches on to natural gas

Phoenix Natural Gas today announced that Hillsborough has become the second area to officially connect to the natural gas network as part of the company’s project to extend the natural gas pipeline in Co Down.

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Enjoying their day out at Saintfield Show 2017: l to r Mark Highlands, Warringstown; Hannah Robinson, Donaghadee in the company of Daniel, Gillian and Katie Doyle, from Ballyward

Fantastic day-out had by all at Saintfield Show 2017

There was a tremendous entry of livestock for this year’s Saintfield Show. Sheep numbers were particularly high at the event.

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Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

IN FULL: Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 - Northern Ireland recipients

Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea lead a list of 102 people from Northern Ireland named in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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