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Ignoring nurses' pay crisis over years has got to end, and NI needs brought up to UK levels, says SDLP's health spokesperson Mark H Durkan
Silvercrest Foods claims European suppliers may be source of trace horsemeat in its products
Horsemeat found in 10 of 27 burger products on sale in Tesco, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland. One Tesco burger had 29% horsemeat
Apex plans 65-plot allotment scheme at new housing development on Circular Road
Parents warned that pound shops may be supplied with 'Tartan Collection' £1 facepaint sets containing toxic levels of lead
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published the first bulletin from the Health Survey Northern Ireland for 2012
The Flu Vaccination Programme will be extended to all children to all children from 2014
The basic annual bursary for nurses and midwives entering training is now to be reduced to £5,165 per annum
Abiraterone – a breakthrough treatment for advanced prostate cancer – has been approved for use in Northern Ireland
Abiraterone, which has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales, should be approved for Northern Ireland, says Mark Durkan
Health Minister Edwin Poots has lent his support to a UK-wide consultation on whether tobacco products should be sold in plain packaging

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Over 40 youths drink and party in vacant industrial buildings in Springtown Drive, most recently just this weekend, says Cllr Shauna Cusack
Derry's latest mural 'Monarch of the Glen' at Glenview Terrace shows a majestic stag who has a plastic bag entangled in his antlers
Two men with faces covered and brandishing a knife attempted but failed to rob a shop on Westland Street at 5.45pm on Sunday 12 May
Former Mike & the Mechanics frontman Paul Carrack returns to Forum Sunday 13th October - Paul has also worked with Squeeze, Clapton, Eagles
Two talks on the Tower Museums collection this month by artists Phillip Napier and Locky Morris (May 23) and Declan McGonagle (May 30)