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RESEARCHERS have long warned that too much time spent online can have a negative effect on children's mental health, but it turns out, it's pretty bad for their hands too.

Trio of film premieres at Into Film Festival

Jenny Lee
THE world's biggest youth film festival returns to Northern Ireland next month, with hundreds of free tickets up for grabs, as well as a number of special events giving a behind-the-scenes insight into the world of the silver screen.

Marie Louise McConville: Halloween haters trying to take the `spook' out of my scare-fest

Marie Louise McConville
So, how's that fat goose coming and have you been saving up those pennies for the old man's hat? With Halloween just days away, you may not be surprised to learn that excitement in the McConville household has reached fever-pitch amid plans to dress up as Count Dracula and a Demon Fairy and go trick-or-treating and get lots and lots of sweets I can't complain really, it is a children's celebration after all.

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