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Game of Thrones filming locations to open as tourist attractions in 2019

As Game of Thrones finishes filming after a decade in Northern Ireland, HBO is celebrating the show’s legacy in the region by converting several filming locations into tourist attractions.

'Carl Frampton for first minister': Outpouring of love for boxing champion after documentary

The screening of a BBC documentary on Carl Frampton has sparked an outpouring of love for the fighter on social media.

10 things happening in Northern Ireland this week - September 24 - 30 - from FEARmanagh to Rob Brydon

Here's our pick of the top events happening this week in Northern Ireland.

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Glenn Close: Women I played were dismissed as ‘just a bitch’

Glenn Close says she has played a number of roles that were described as “just a bitch”.

Kate Hudson holds baby shower as she prepares to give birth to daughter

Kate Hudson celebrated the imminent birth of her daughter with a baby shower.


Queer Eye host Jonathan Van Ness shares inspirational message with fans

Queer Eye host Jonathan Van Ness shared an inspirational message with fans as he discussed dealing with criticism online.


Sir Michael Caine says BBC taped over TV drama that launched his career

Sir Michael Caine has said the BBC taped over the only recording of the television drama that launched his career.

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EastEnders viewers thrilled as Sonia’s trumpet makes a comeback

EastEnders viewers said they had witnessed the reunion of 2018 when Sonia’s trumpet made a return.

Feminists now want ‘special privileges’ for women, says Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe has said that women have never had it so good, criticising feminists who want “special privileges” for women.


Stella McCartney raising awareness of breast cancer on late mum’s birthday

Stella McCartney has remembered her late mother Linda on her birthday by unveiling a lingerie set to raise awareness of breast cancer.


Jenna Coleman says her days playing Victoria are numbered

Jenna Coleman has said she finds the role of Victoria in the ITV drama “addictive” – but her days playing the monarch are numbered.

Christine McGuinness upset after woman complains about her autistic twins

Christine McGuinness has told of her heartbreak after a woman complained about her autistic twins making too much noise.

Claire King to return to Emmerdale after almost 20-year absence

Claire King is set to return to Emmerdale for a special cameo after nearly 20 years away.


Emmerdale gives fans a look at RobRon wedding

Emmerdale has given viewers their first look at Aaron Dingle and Robert Sugden’s wedding.

Susannah Constantine admits demands of Strictly Come Dancing left her in tears

Strictly Come Dancing star Susannah Constantine has told how her first rehearsal for the show drove her to tears and left her feeling “old”.


Selena Gomez announces hiatus from social media

Selena Gomez has announced she is taking a break from social media.

BBC should make more arts and culture shows, says Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough has hit out at the BBC for failing to produce enough arts and cultural programmes.


Kevin Hart: Diverse film casts show we are moving in right direction

Kevin Hart has spoken about the importance of films with diverse casts to motivate others starting out in industry.

Wolf Alice set to return to UK albums chart after winning Mercury Prize

Mercury Prize winners Wolf Alice are set to return to the top 40 in the UK albums chart after claiming the prestigious music award last week.

Jodie Whittaker: It will be exciting when these moments aren’t so infrequent

Jodie Whittaker has said her casting in Doctor Who shows that storytelling does not always have to come from people who look the same.

Julianne Moore says she reorganised her team to include more women

Actress Julianne Moore has said she changed her personal team to include more women in the wake of #MeToo.


Former home secretary Alan Johnson reveals Bodyguard inaccuracy

Former home secretary Alan Johnson has said there was a “glaring” mistake in the BBC hit series Bodyguard.

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford show breached TV rules

An Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford TV show breached programme rules by not mentioning that the husband and wife duo were patrons of the Dogs Trust in a “one-sided” episode on e-collars, watchdog Ofcom has ruled.

Blake Lively: I have embraced being unlikeable

Blake Lively has said actresses should embrace playing unlikeable roles.

First commission by Government Art Collection goes to Turner Prize-listed artist

Turner Prize shortlisted artist Hurvin Anderson has been awarded the first commission by the Government Art Collection (GAC) as part of a new 10-year initiative, is has been announced.

Odds cut for Richard Madden to play James Bond after Bodyguard finale

Richard Madden has seen his odds cut to be the next James Bond after his starring role in the BBC thriller Bodyguard.


TV watchdog launches probes into Celebrity Big Brother and Loose Women

TV watchdog Ofcom has launched an investigation into controversial episodes of Celebrity Big Brother and Loose Women.

Former home secretary Alan Johnson reveals ‘glaring’ Bodyguard error

Alan Johnson has given his verdict on the BBC hit series Bodyguard, saying there were parts of the drama that just “wouldn’t happen”.

Confirmed: Metallica confirmed to headline Slane Castle gig in 2019

Slane Castle will be rocked to its foundations next summer as Metallica are set to play the legendary Co Meath venue.


Review: Three's A Shroud reminds us not to take life too seriously


Death, religion and politics - three hot topics that are destined to spoil any soiree.

Bodyguard star: It would be cool to do second series

Bodyguard star Stephanie Hyam has shared her enthusiasm at doing a second series of the BBC thriller.


Film the dominant medium at Turner Prize 2018 exhibition

A multimedia collection documenting police attempts to clear a Bedouin village in southern Israel is included in an exhibition of work by artists shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize.

Bodyguard finale: What the critics are saying

The final episode of BBC One’s blockbuster thriller Bodyguard pulled in bumper ratings, but received a mixed verdict from critics.