George Bush 'iced' after Rory challenge
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Former US president George W Bush has been drenched with icy water by his wife Laura, after a nomination by Co Down golfer Rory McIlroy to take part in the charity craze sweeping the internet.
Tributes to late Belfast punk singer
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
International names in punk music have joined tributes to the lead singer of Northern Ireland band Runnin' Riot who died on Monday.
Fans on stage with Chic at Belsonic
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dozens of fans danced on stage with Chic at Custom House Square as the legendary disco band headlined Belsonic.
Benedict to voice tiger in Jungle Book
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Idris Elba has got some fierce competition as he prepares to voice tiger Shere Khan in one of two new movie adaptations of The Jungle Book - fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch will play the big bad cat in the other.
The Inbetweeners 2 remains on top
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
British comedy sequel The Inbetweeners 2 has held on at the top of the UK box office chart after raking in takings of £4.3m over the weekend.
Cliff Richard scraps cathedral gig
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Singer Sir Cliff Richard has scrapped a planned performance at Canterbury Cathedral in England following a police raid on his home last week.
Harry Styles turns down film offer
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
One Direction star Harry Styles was forced to turn down the chance to appear in a new Harvey Weinstein movie because he was too busy.
Calvin Harris named highest-paid DJ
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Electronic dance music superstar Calvin Harris has been named the world's highest-paid DJ for the second year in a row.
Rory and Tiger tackle the ice bucket
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and US star Tiger Woods are among the latest famous faces lining up to take on the ice bucket challenge in aid of charity.
Belfast braced for T Vital festival
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Around 50,000 music fans will be in Belfast for this year's Tennent's Vital festival, which gets underway on Thursday.
Professor Green to play Derry MTV gig
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Rapper Professor Green and Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer MNEK are among the acts set to play the MTV Crashes Derry-Londonderry gig next month.
Kodaline 'buzzing' after Belsonic gig
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Dublin-based rockers Kodaline enjoyed their stint at Belsonic, taking to Twitter to tell fans they were still "buzzing" the morning after their set at Custom House Square in Belfast.
Lee Ryan apologises for naked rampage
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Pop star Lee Ryan has issued an apology after he went on a drunken naked rampage in a hotel in Scotland over the weekend.
Christian Bale is a dad again
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Actor Christian Bale has become a father for the second time.
Jeremy Piven dating British model
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Actor Jeremy Piven has struck up a new romance with a British model, according to a UK report.
Pat Kenny joins UTV Ireland
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Top broadcaster Pat Kenny is set to join the UTV Ireland team, to present a new peak-time series.
Graham Norton on new UTV channel
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Graham Norton is heading up a star-studded line-up as UTV's newest channel reveals the entertainment shows it will have on offer from early next year.
Lizard Lick and Joey Essex on The Mag
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The next hour-long summer special of The Magazine is set to see Sarah Travers encounter monster trucks, the Lizard Lick Towing crew, stand-up comedy, and the inimitable Joey Essex.
Biffy Clyro rock Belsonic
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro headlined the second night of Belsonic on Sunday.
Busey and boxing's Maloney lead CBB cast
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Gary Busey, former B*Witched singer Edele Lynch, and ex-boxing promoter Kellie Maloney are among the stars who were unveiled as housemates on the new season of Celebrity Big Brother on Monday.
'Super yacht' causes stir in Belfast
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
A multi-million pound 'super yacht' owned by a Swiss entrepreneur has berthed at Belfast Lough and has been causing quite a stir.
Corrie's Leanne loses it over Nick
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Coronation Street's Leanne started life on the cobbles as a bit of a wild-child, and now the stress of divorce proceedings with estranged husband Nick looks set to make her revert to her old ways.
Eamonn 'helps' Ruth with ice challenge
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
The ice bucket challenge has been taking the internet by storm, but when television stars throw down the gauntlet to each other, things are bound to get frosty - as Ruth Langsford found out.
News of Donna's death hits the Dales
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Emmerdale's residents are set to find out the tragic news that Donna has died, with those closest to her left stunned - including step-dad Bob, who finally finds out about her terminal illness.
Martine McCutcheon expecting baby
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
British actress/singer Martine McCutcheon is set to become a first-time mum after years of health problems.
McIlroy hits back at Poulter over suit
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Twitter banter ensued after Ian Poulter made some observations about the suit Rory McIlroy wore at Old Trafford over the weekend.
TM transforms Sunday roast leftovers
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Luke Thomas takes to the This Morning kitchen to show how to transform Sunday roast leftovers into a tasty pasta bake.
Model Jodie Kidd weds
Published: Sunday, 17 August 2014
Model Jodie Kidd and her former soldier beau exchanged vows in West Sussex, England on Saturday following a whirlwind romance.
UTV Ireland reveals new anchor
Published: Sunday, 17 August 2014
UTV Ireland has announced broadcaster Alison Comyn as one of the new faces of the channel's news and current affairs programme, Ireland Live at 10.
Downton cast embrace water bottle gaffe
Published: Saturday, 16 August 2014
The cast of Downton Abbey have embraced 'water bottle-gate' by posing for a picture to promote the work of international charity WaterAid.
Belsonic kicks off with Example
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
This year's Belsonic festival has got underway in Belfast.
Monster weekend ahead for truck fans
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Local motor fans are in for a monster weekend as Truckfest rolls back into town.
Police contacted over Sir Cliff case
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Police have confirmed that a number of people have contacted them with information, following searches of the Berkshire home of pop veteran Sir Cliff Richard over an alleged sexual assault.
Fifi Geldof battling depression
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Fifi Geldof's battle with depression hit her "full whack" following the death of her sister Peaches in April.
'BBQ Brothers' smoke up a steak
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Scott Munro and James Douglas - aka the Barbeque Brothers - are smoking up a delicious skirt steak with a chimichurri dressing and some unique sides of BBQ beans, stuffed jalapenos and bacon-wrapped banana.

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