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We didn't know each other: Wedding guests in identical dress insist photo was not a stunt

The six women who were pictured wearing the same dress to a mutual friend's wedding insist it was not a set-up - mainly because most of them didn't know each other beforehand.

Oscar winner's Loughinisland massacre film to premiere at New York Film Festival

No Stone Unturned, a documentary focusing on the 1994 Loughinisland massacre, will premiere in New York next month.

Irish brothers Conor and Sean Price 'won't change' for The X Factor

Wicklow brothers Sean and Conor Price won't be tackling other genres on The X Factor.

Game of Thrones' Aidan Gillen to star in Dave Allen biopic

Game of Thrones actor Aidan Gillen will star in a biopic based on the life and career of Irish comedian Dave Allen.

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Coronation Street fans in stitches over wedding fountain fight scene

Coronation Street fans are in stitches after Eva Price’s wedding descended into a cat fight in a fountain.


Kevin Hart and I were covertly recorded in hotel suite, woman claims

Hidden cameras were used to secretly record Kevin Hart and a woman together in his Las Vegas hotel room, she has claimed.


Oh man… you’ll never guess the most common word in British film titles

Man is the most common word in British film titles, new research has revealed.


Jessie Wallace says EastEnders spin-off Redwater will not return

Jessie Wallace has said she does not think EastEnders spin-off Kat And Alfie: Redwater will be back.

BBC Crash series concludes insight into fatal Northern Ireland collisions

BBC Northern Ireland's concluding episode of the documentary series Crash will air on Wednesday, September 20.


Shania Twain to play Belfast and Dublin in 2018

Canadian star Shania Twain will perform shows in Belfast and Dublin next year, it has been announced.

X Factor's Rwanda Shaw: I would have been happy with just a single yes from Simon

Northern Ireland continues to be represented on the global stage thanks to ITV's flagship singing show The X Factor. The 2017 season kicked off with a bang last Saturday when Lisburn-based Rwanda Shaw secured a coveted four 'Yeses' with a…

Van Morrison gives two word speech after receiving top US music award

Sir Van Morrison has made what has been described as the shortest acceptance speech on record after receiving a top music award in America.


Kenneth Branagh to be awarded the freedom of native Belfast

One of the most renowned stars of British acting is set to be honoured with the freedom of Belfast, it can be revealed.


Watch: Belfast architect's countryside 'supershed' to feature on Grand Designs

It needn't cost a fortune to live in a big house, is the message from a young Northern Ireland architect who moved his family from a small east Belfast terraced house into an impressive modern build in the countryside.

Watch: Alicia Vikander stars as Lara Croft in first Tomb Raider trailer

Oscar winner Alicia Vikander is a running, jumping, gun-toting Lara Croft in the first trailer for the Tomb Raider reboot.

Tuesday, Sep 19

No we're not the bridesmaids: Six women wear same dress to friend's wedding

Six women were left in disbelief when they attended a mutual friend's wedding over the weekend only to discover their choice of dress was very popular indeed.

Culture Night Belfast 2017: Everything you need to know

Culture Night Belfast returns for its ninth year this week as thousands are expected to take to the streets for an evening filled with theatre, music, arts, and an all round bit of craic.

Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour returns to Belfast with champ Ore Oduba at the helm

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour will return to Belfast in 2018, with current champion Ore Oduba set to host proceedings.

Monday, Sep 18

We have more to offer as a duo, says Belfast X Factor mum Debye Gaskin

Belfast-based Debye Gaskin said she thinks viewers should give her and daughter Hayley Norton a chance as a duo on The X Factor, despite suggestions they should rethink their act as a twosome.

Watch: Belfast X Factor mum urged to step aside and let Descendance daughter shine at bootcamp

Emotions ran high as a Belfast mother and daughter duo were told to rethink their act by The X Factor judges in Sunday's episode.

Sunday, Sep 17

Third series of Strike set to air in 2018

JK Rowling’s crime drama Strike will return for a third series in 2018, the BBC has announced.

Saturday, Sep 16

U2 cancel St Louis gig over safety concerns amid protests

U2 have cancelled a gig in St Louis in America after the concert’s organisers were told by local police they could not provide sufficient security because of protests.

Ruth Corry: 'Music has power to help people in their greatest need'

Harpist Ruth Corry is recalling what she considers to be the highlight of her young career to date, the launch of her debut album, Memories and Melodies, last month, and she comes alive with the recollection: "The whole evening was like a…