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North Coast derelict buildings set for brighter future

By NATASHA MILLAR Derelict properties in Portrush and Portstewart could get a facelift under plans revealed at Stormont on Tuesday.The buildings have caused concern within the community and one local councillor believes profit seeking at the height of the boom is behind the problem. DUP Councillor Norman Hillis says the …

Music

Emeli Sande Our Version of Events

By NATASHA MILLAR It’s a huge compliment to be compared to chart supremo Adele, but yet sets the musical bar stratospherically high. Too high for some perhaps, but prepare for 24-year-old Emeli Sande to catapult to notoriety with the release of her anticipated debut album Our Version of Events. While …

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Dying to Dry

Health Minister, Edwin Poots has announced plans to increase the price of alcohol to combat irresponsible drinking habits. But as figures reveal almost 300 people die every year due to alcohol addiction in Northern Ireland, Natasha Millar asks whether the focus should be on treating the problem which is already …