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Assisted Dying in Northern Ireland: Where Do We Stand?

Last month’s Dignity in Dying event shone a new light on a topic often overlooked by Stormont. What causes our politicians to cast the debate surrounding assisted dying to the shadows, and how does that impact the people of Northern Ireland? Clare Hogarth investigates: A discussion on the topic of assisted …

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BACK IN BLACK 

And every other colour under the sun now. Vinyl is back and it could well be here to stay. With Record Store Day just around the corner thousands of eager vinyl collectors will be waiting outside record shops all across U.K in the hope of bagging themselves one of the prized, …

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The Positive Impact of the Arts on Belfast City

    With the increase in funding for the local arts, and with the vast increase in visitors flocking to the city, Belfast knows only too well the positive influence of the arts. But how has this happened? and where can you experience it yourself? Investigated by Naomi Dowling.  Back …

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Clubs, Drugs and EDM: A closer look at club culture in Northern Ireland

On 7 February 2014, emergency services treated over 100 young people outside a music concert in Belfast. The performer was Hardwell, a Dutch dance music producer and DJ. Small quantities of drugs were seized, Hardwell’s subsequent gig in Edinburgh was cancelled, and the situation was declared a “major incident” by …

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Investigation of the music scene in Northern Ireland

Investigation of the music scene in Northern Ireland     “Giving it your all for the crowd, for the band and for yourself is what is vitally important at the end of the day.”     What draw does the music scene in Northern Ireland possess?   One of the …

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Ulster University Coleraine’s South Building demolished as part of campus regeneration

As part of Ulster University’s regeneration program, the South Building on the Coleraine campus is currently being demolished. The building that has been unoccupied since the last academic year is to be removed to clear the way for a more modern campus. Student Vice President Kevin McStravock spoke about what …

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Is New Technology and Social Media Ruining Our Children’s Lives?

With new technology being ‘the way forward’ and ‘essential’ in our day-to-day lives, one question that is still something that parents often think about is, is technology today ruining our children’s lives? Ulster University student Aoife Reilly reports.    Although we are in the 21st Century and digital technology is …