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Newcastle University students targeted by cyber-scam

Newcastle University is warning prospective students not to give out personal details on a fraudulent website taking payments for courses. The fake site uses pictures of Newcastle University buildings and takes payments for a non-existent "Newcastle International University". It is "in...

West Belfast men walking to Kerry to help fight suicide

  Two West Belfast men are walking all the way to Kerry in a bid to raise money to help fight suicide. James Perkins, 42, and his friend Che Matthews, 41, will leave behind the bright lights of Belfast on Saturday...

Electricity shake-up could save consumers ‘up to £40bn’

  Consumers in the UK could save billions of pounds thanks to major changes in the way electricity is made, used and stored, the government has said. New rules will make it easier for people to generate their own power with...

Grotbags actress Carol Lee Scott dies aged 74

Actress Carol Lee Scott, who was best known as Grotbags the witch, has died at the age of 74. She appeared in children's programmes in the 1980s and early 1990s, including ITV's Rod Hull's Emu's World. Her family confirmed the news on...
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Watch: NI school kids perform epic end-of-year prank on teacher

  School's out for summer and one group of Northern Ireland students took their chance to make their last day as memorable as possible. The class from Lurgan Junior High School, Co Armagh , decided to perform an epic end-of-year prank on their form teacher. Having...
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Woman hopes healthy food blog will show people it’s easy to eat well for...

  But for many people, there is just too much information and no clear way to process it.But one West Belfast woman is hoping her online healthy eating blog will help break down the health food jargon and show people it's simple...

Graduate jobs at Fin TrU’s financial services training academy

  A top financial services company is offering talented graduates a route to employment – and they will get paid while they're training. Fin TrU is a rapidly expanding financial services outsourcing provider looking for dynamic graduates to join their highly...
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Government under-spends budget by £200m

The government has under-spent its sixth-form education budget by £200m this year, analysis of figures from a written ministerial answer suggests. In an answer to Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, Education Minister Anne Milton said the total 2016-17 budget for 16- to...
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Revealed: 47% of higher education students are Catholics and 30% Protestants

  New figures released by the Department of the Economy have shown that there are around one-third more Catholic students than Protestant students in Northern Ireland's higher education institutions. Out of the 43,415 NI resident students that enrolled in higher education...
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Exam chief’s ‘profound regret’ over A-level leaks

  The head of one of England's biggest exam boards has expressed "profound regret" after leaks hit two of its A-level exams in the past few days. Rod Bristow said Edexcel's maths and economics exams had been overshadowed by concerns that...

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Floyd Mayweather ‘officially out of retirement for Conor McGregor’ fight

Floyd Mayweather is ready to come out of retirement to face Conor McGregor as early as June if he can reach an agreement to...

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