WATCH: 'Freezin' for a Reason' sure to be the 'coolest' fundraising event around

Special Olympics Ulster is calling on people from Belfast and beyond to get ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ this December to raise funds for local athletes with intellectual disabilities.

A parody Twitter account was created over the weekend.

Storm Ophelia: Ex-Hurricane has its very own PARODY Twitter profile

A parody Twitter profile has been created for ex-hurricane Ophelia.


WATCH: Protester shouts at Stephen Nolan on live TV

A protester shouted at Stephen Nolan on his live television show 'Nolan Live' on BBC One NI on Wednesday evening.

A ghost in a film

Top 10 spooky Hallowe'en films for kids

Fancy a less-scary movie this Hallowe'en - one the whole family can enjoy?

Wiggle ball

Children’s ball toy recalled over safety fears

A children’s toy has been recalled by Babies 'R' Us following fears that it could pose a choking hazard.
The old 1 coins will cease to be legal tender on Sunday October 15, 2017.

Shops in NI refusing to accept old £1 coins despite them still being legal tender

Several shops in Northern Ireland have told customers they are no longer accepting old £1 coins - despite the fact they remain legal tender until October 15.

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful and Coca-Cola HBC celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Coca-Cola Coast Care Awards in Parliament Buildings Stormont.

Coastal ‘heroes’ thanked at Stormont

Volunteers were urged to continue battling the blight of marine litter as they were praised for their efforts at the Coca Cola Coast Care Awards.

Buckfast sweets

Buckfast-flavoured sweets to appeal to “younger generation”

The monks behind a controversial tonic wine have blasted a Scottish confectioner as "highly irresponsible" for making BUCKFAST FLAVOURED SWEETS.

Taking a selfie

PARENTAL WARNING: Kids sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence

Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others.
Smyth's has revealed some of the most popular toys ahead of Christmas 2017.

Top toys for Christmas 2017

Smyths Toys Superstores have revealed their top toys list for this Christmas. This list consists of some classics that children are familiar with including LEGO, NERF, Paw Patrol and PJ Masks in addition to some brand new toys from some of the biggest brands.

Alarm clock

When do the clocks go back? All you need to know

IT might seem that summer’s only just ended, but we’re already in autumn.
In demand: The Boots No. 7 advent calendar.

This £40 Boots advent calendar is so popular there's a waiting list

If you'd rather swap your daily dose of chocolate for something a little more luxurious this December, Boots are selling an affordable No7 advent calendar.

Take me out are looking for contestants

TAKE ME OUT is coming to Belfast

TAKE ME OUT is returning for a tenth series and is heading to Belfast to help secure contestants.

Victims of fraud being targeted by ‘follow-up’ scammers promising refunds

Fraudulent letters claiming to be from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have been sent out to victims of fraud in an attempt to con recipients out of even more funds.

Children and social media

Too much information? More than 80% of children have an online presence by the age of two

A toddler with birthday cake smeared across his face, grins delightedly at his mother. Minutes later, the image appears on Facebook. A not uncommon scenario – 42% of UK parents share photos of their children online with half of these parents sharing photos at least once a month.
The Primark shoe

The £14 Primark shoes that are ‘identical’ to £650 Valentino heels

If you like to live a champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget prepare yourself for Primark's latest offering that'll bring some high end fashion to your wardrobe.


VIDEO: Father and son tile garage floor with 33,000 2p coins

A father and son are tiling their garage floor using 33,000 2p coins.


VIDEO: Podgy Pooch - 10 stone dog too fat to play fetch loses half its body weight

A 10 stone dog which refused to go on walks and was too fat to play fetch has a new lease of life - after shedding almost HALF its bodyweight.

Singing on stage

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

tap water

NI Water warns customers to 'beware bogus callers'

NI Water is calling on customers across Northern Ireland to be extra vigilant and beware of bogus callers.

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