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Health warning as winter vomiting bug spreads across Northern Ireland

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is making people aware of the presence of the winter vomiting and diarrhoea virus, also known as norovirus, circulating in the community.

Health
Cereal

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg's Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

Business
An impression of the pool with inflatables at the new �30m leisure centre planned for Craigavon

Lobbyists call for new leisure centre changes

Lobbyists are hoping Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council revises plans for a new leisure centre in Craigavon after groups voiced substantial concerns.

Health
Young footballers Mannequin Challenge video scores internet goal

Young footballers Mannequin Challenge video scores internet goal

A video of young footballers from Lurgan FC taking part in the mannequin challenge has scored a social media hit.

Offbeat
Belfasts Christmas Market, which is now in its 12th year, opens on Saturday

Expanded Belfast Christmas Market gets a local flavour

Now in its 12th year, Belfast’s Christmas Market is set to expand beyond the grounds of City Hall for the first time.

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ASDA

ASDA to cut fuel price tomorrow

Asda is cutting fuel to new national price cap of 110.7ppl on unleaded and 112.7ppl on diesel.
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Hatchimals are one of the leading toys this year

Meet the toys that will drive us to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

We have long occupied the top spot as Europe’s biggest spenders on games and gizmos for their offspring - and we are expected to spend £1.1bn on toys in the run-up to Christmas – an average of £105 and nine products per child.

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John Street class of ’22

Pupils at John Street Primary School, Lurgan, circa 1922.

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Meteor shower

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

Offbeat
Atlantic Sessions date for Jealous of the Birds

Atlantic Sessions date for Jealous of the Birds

Portadown artist Jealous of the Birds will be performing as part of this month’s Atlantic Sessions.

Music
Atlantic Sessions date for Jealous of the Birds

Atlantic Sessions date for Jealous of the Birds

Portadown artist Jealous of the Birds will be performing as part of this month’s Atlantic Sessions.

Music
Mammals who eat nothing but vegetables can have twice the size of a belly as someone who eats meat.

Veg eaters have bigger bellies

From elephants to tiny shrews, throughout evolution, plant-eating mammals have twice the belly of meat eating predators.

Health
Using a mobile

Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing the risks because they see it as a "normal and fun" part of relationships, a worrying study has shown.

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The Great British Bake Off

As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let's recap on who we've lost already

The Great British Bake Off Final

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The Killyhevlin Hotel.

Congratulations to our winners

Congratulations to two readers who won recent competitions in the Lurgan Mail.

Lifestyle
The current MacBook may be slimmed-down by next week

Apple’s long overdue new Macs ‘to launch on October 27

Apple is planning to debut its long-awaited new Mac updates at an event on October 27, according to reports.

Lifestyle
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

Lifestyle
Hallowe'en can be scary and tasty at the same time.

6 Gruesome Hallowe’en Treats

If wiggly worms and poison apples are your idea of a devilishly delicious snack we’ve got some terrifying treats to put your guests off eating this Hallowe’en.

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Bring your teddy to work and school day

QUIZ: Ready, teddy, go

Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day (who knew?) prompts us to set a selection of famous furry friend photo posers.

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