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2011-12-10 01:33:37

People in Northern Ireland have a lower risk of developing some cancers than those living in the Republic of Ireland.

2011-11-04 10:20:06

Around 4,000 deaths could be prevented every year if the UK population adopted the average diet eaten in England.

2011-10-11 14:08:39

Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished.

2011-10-04 09:40:52

There are significant variations in the number and type of organ donations made across all four UK countries.

2011-07-27 10:08:00

DUN LAOGHAIRE, Ireland, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line, the largest ferry company on the Irish Sea, has signed a sponsorship deal with another giant, the Belfast Giants, in a two year title sponsorship deal.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.