Fresh concerns over 'car park sex image'
Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
Fresh concerns have been raised about the risks young people are taking and the impact when images circulate online, after a photo emerged of two couples having sex outside Belfast nightclub El Divino.
MP sorry for Downing St 'catwalk' tweet
Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
A Labour MP has come under fire on Twitter for backing the Daily Mail's approach to covering the cabinet reshuffle, after the newspaper focused on what female ministers wore to visit Number 10.
PSNI hit back over halted quarry 'rave'
Published: Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Police in Newry have hit back at those criticising them on social media for putting a stop to an illegal rave on the edge of a quarry.
Chile striker gets crossbar shot tattoo
Published: Tuesday, 01 July 2014
Missing a shot that could have won your team World Cup progression at the expense of hosts Brazil would surely be something most footballers would want to forget, but not Chile's Mauricio Pinilla.
Suárez apologises to Italy's Chiellini
Published: Monday, 30 June 2014
Uruguay and Liverpool footballer Luis Suárez has finally apologised to Italy's Giorgio Chiellini over the bite incident which saw him banned from all football for four months.
USA coach signs World Cup fans off work
Published: Thursday, 26 June 2014
Team USA are taking their World Cup campaign particularly seriously, with head coach Jürgen Klinsmann even providing signed "get out of work" notes to fans.
Primark shopper finds 'jail SOS note'
Published: Wednesday, 25 June 2014
A note alleging to be an SOS message from a prisoner in China making clothes for export under slave labour conditions is said to have been found in a pair of trousers bought in a Primark store in Belfast.
NI teen takes 'selfie' with the Queen
Published: Wednesday, 25 June 2014
The 'selfie' craze may now have the Royal seal of approval after a daring teenager managed to take a snap of himself with none other than Queen Elizabeth during her visit to Belfast.
Shocking NI road safety ad goes viral
Published: Monday, 23 June 2014
A road safety advert featuring a classroom of children, which viewers are advised contains graphic scenes and is aired on TV after the 9pm watershed, has been viewed online more than 1 million times.
Man bailed after Brands Hatch drive
Published: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
A man who was arrested after driving his girlfriend's Volkswagen Polo around the Brands Hatch circuit in Kent during a race has been released on police bail.
Irish dancers go global 'for the craic'
Published: Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Three men have gone 'Riverdancing' round the world both to promote Irishness and just for the craic - with their efforts captured on camera and going viral faster than you can say "Michael Flatley ..."
Kimye 'honeymoon in Ireland'
Published: Monday, 26 May 2014
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are reportedly spending their first days as newlyweds on a secret honeymoon in Ireland.
'Hero cat' saves boy from dog attack
Published: Thursday, 15 May 2014
The moment a little boy was saved from a shocking attack by a neighbour's dog - after the family cat charged to his rescue - has been caught on CCTV and viewed by millions around the world.
Stephen's story and spirit 'lives on'
Published: Wednesday, 14 May 2014
The young man who raised millions of pounds for charity despite being terminally ill has prompted a further outpouring of support after his mum confirmed that he had sadly passed away aged 19.
Knox family heartened by Oscar poem
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014
The parents of Oscar Knox are among the thousands of people online who have been touched by a poem written in memory of their son.
Fan apologises for Kittel Giro 'selfie'
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014
A cycling fan has apologised for taking a selfie of himself posing in front of collapsed Giro d'Italia competitor Marcel Kittel in Dublin at the weekend.
Usain Bolt makes stolen shoes appeal
Published: Tuesday, 06 May 2014
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has made a Twitter appeal to a thief's conscience after a signed pair of his running shoes worth £20,000 were stolen in Croydon, England.
Online rant at Ryanair goes viral
Published: Monday, 28 April 2014
A man who took to Facebook to vent his frustrations at Ryanair, after plans to fly to Bratislava for a family wedding went awry, has seen his post shared tens of thousands of times.
Cancer battle teen raises over £2m
Published: Friday, 25 April 2014
A young man who has been battling incurable cancer has now raised a total of £2.3m for charity.
Teen hits £1.5m after 'final thumbs up'
Published: Wednesday, 23 April 2014
A young man who has been battling bowel cancer since the age of 15 has achieved his goal of raising over £1m for charity, just a day after posting a poignant "final thumbs up" as his condition deteriorated.
Gay pop star's message of support
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Co Tyrone pop singer Ryan Dolan has used his experiences as a young gay man growing up in the town of Strabane to help others who may find themselves in similar situations.
Girl released over flight 'terror tweet'
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014
A 14-year-old girl arrested over an alleged bomb threat sent via Twitter to American Airlines has since been released, Dutch police have confirmed.
Irish 'wedding singer' priest goes viral
Published: Wednesday, 09 April 2014
A bride and groom in Co Meath have been given a wedding to remember, after the priest launched into an emotional and personalised version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah during the service.
Farmer in 'goat-sheep' claim
Published: Thursday, 03 April 2014
A Co Kildare farmer has claimed that one of his sheep has given birth to a goat-sheep hybrid.
Belfast bids for Super Hero City status
Published: Tuesday, 01 April 2014
Belfast looks set to don a cape and mask in a bid to defeat tyranny and fight for justice as it bids to become the UK's first ever Super Hero City.
£300k Lamborghini crash caught on camera
Published: Tuesday, 01 April 2014
Footage of a Lamborghini supercar worth an eye-watering £300,000 ending up airborne in a crash with two other vehicles has gone viral, racking up well over 600,000 views on YouTube.
Twitter trolls aim for Moyes and miss
Published: Friday, 28 March 2014
Twitter trolls intent on targeting Manchester United manager David Moyes have scored an own goal - directing their abuse at a young Scottish woman who shares the under-pressure gaffer's surname.
Tears as deaf woman hears for first time
Published: Friday, 28 March 2014
Over 800,000 people have been watching the life-changing moment when a woman who had been deaf since birth was able to hear for the first time.
'No make-up selfies' adopt polar bears
Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Women posting photos of themselves online without make-up has raised millions for a cancer charity, but some people ended up accidentally enquiring about adopting a polar bear instead.
Kevin Bacon shows off Footloose moves
Published: Sunday, 23 March 2014
Actor Kevin Bacon showed he can still manage the moves from his classic movie Footloose by reenacting the film's iconic dance sequences on US TV to mark its 30th anniversary.
Ballymena action hero Neeson 'saves pup'
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014
In a scene that could have come straight from a movie, Ballymena's own action hero Liam Neeson is reported to have saved a dog that was being stoned by a gang of teenage boys in New York City.
How UTV tweeps got their Twitter wings
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
To celebrate turning eight, Twitter is offering users the chance to check out what their very first 140-character message was - and UTV's dedicated tweeters are among those turning the clock back.
Ladies bare all for cancer awareness
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
An online campaign prompting women to post a make-up free 'selfie' on social media for cancer awareness has boosted donations to Cancer Research UK in the past 24 hours.
Ireland rugby takes Twitter by storm
Published: Monday, 17 March 2014
From nail-biting tension to emotional farewells and even a celebratory selfie, Twitter went crazy for Six Nations champions Ireland over the weekend.
Strangers kissing becomes web hit
Published: Friday, 14 March 2014
A three and a half minute online film depicting 20 strangers kissing for the first time has become a huge hit online.

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