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Broadband ‘essential’ to everyday life

Nine in ten people now believe that a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life, ranking its importance alongside the likes of housing and food.

Business
A new five pound note.

Fivers with Jane Austin engraving could be worth £50,000

People in Northern Ireland are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

Business
Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

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Broadband survey 
needs data from
business and homes

Broadband survey needs data from business and homes

Carrick businesses and householders are being urged to take part in a survey of broadband speeds which is due to close on December 7

Business
Mid and East Antrim Borough Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE launches the global Overseas Results competition that will give 10 local businesses a free, international marketing opportunity for their product or service in 2017. She is shown with John Magee, Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Results Limited and Ursula OLoughlin Head of Economic Development at Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Council seeks entries for brand new export marketing competition

In recognition of the importance of developing export opportunities both regionally and globally, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has hosted a Business Breakfast – but with a competitive twist.

Business
The mannequin challenge was filmed in Belfast.

WATCH: Tourism Northern Ireland mannequin challenge at Belfast’s Christmas Market

You have to hand it to Tourism Northern Ireland, they really know how to promote Belfast as a travel destination.

Business
Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival is in contention for the title of Best Walking Festival in the prestigious WalkNI Awards 2016.

Local NI attraction shortlisted for Best Walking Festival

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival is in contention for the title of Best Walking Festival in the prestigious WalkNI Awards 2016 – and they need your help to make it happen.

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Good food available in NI

Northern Ireland food experiences to whet the appetite

Tourism Ireland are encouraging local people to enjoy a short break and savour a taste of Northern Ireland’s food experiences.
Business
Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

The average British person will spend more than three years of their life updating social media, a new study has found.

Business
Joining forces -  Michael McKinstry (Chief Executive, Phoenix), Ronan Larkin (Director, NI Water), Nicholas Tarrant (Managing Director, NIE Networks) and Mairead Meyer (Managing Director, BT).

Utility companies join forces for winter

NI’s main utility companies join forces to battle ‘extreme weather’

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales is shown with John Magee, Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Results Limited and Ursula OLoughlin Head of Economic Development at Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

New competition promises to launch local businesses into exciting new markets

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has hosted a Business Breakfast - with a competitive twist.

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Andrew Gawley (left), associate director, at Lisney Belfast and Peter Lappin, managing director of Lappin Construction Ltd. INCT 38-735-CON.

Almost full house at Carrick business park

Just one unit remains vacant at Sloefield Business Park, in Carrick, according to commercial property agent Lisney.

Business
Out shopping

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.
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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
Next is recalling these boots.

Safety fears lead to recall of boots

A high street retailer has recalled a line of fashion boots due to safety worries.

Business
Greenisland student Carolynne Wilson (right) celebrates her success with Professor Gillian Armstrong, Ulster University Business School. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Top award for work at Airbus

Greenisland student Carolynne Wilson has won one of six coveted awards from the Ulster University Business School.

Business
ALDI is recalling this product.

Supermarket recalls curry over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling its Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

Business
Permethrin can cause severe and fatal poisoning to cats.

Pet Flea and Tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

Business
Thousands of users data has been compromised in the hack attack

Mobile company’s advice following data hack

Mobile and Internet provider Three UK has confirmed that the personal information of customers have been accessed by hackers in a recent cyber attack.

Business
Winter driving warning after road traffic collisions in Larne area

Winter driving warning after road traffic collisions in Larne area

Larne Police have issued an appeal for motorists to be alert to winter driving challenges.

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