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Van Morrison, Snow Patrol and Ash in music industry aid plea

Image caption Now in his 70s, Sir Van Morrison continues to produce albums and perform live Sir Van Morrison, Snow Patrol and Ash are among almost 150 artists urging “urgent financial support” for NI’s music industry to survive. They have written a letter to the Department for Communities (DfC). The letter was addressed to the then minister, Deirdre Hargey, and… Read more →

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The snow patrol drones saving skiers from an icy death

Image copyright Robodrone Image caption Rescue teams say drones can sometimes halve search times Being buried alive is a scenario most of us thankfully only experience in nightmares. But for off-piste skiing fans, lured by the thrill of carving their own tracks through fresh powder snow, it’s an ever-present risk. More than 150 people – mostly skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers… Read more →