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Toil and trouble reign over the Scottish play
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Lensman who lost limbs in Afghan blast to tell of his work in war zone
A journalist who lost an arm and both of his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan is to tell a Northern Ireland audience about his experiences.
Michelangelo was skilled forger, says author
Michelangelo was a skilled forger who made copies of major works before ageing them with smoke and swapping them for the originals.
Stand Up Man: Laughs on dark side of funny
Stand-up comedy has been the subject of several productions in recent years.
Bible ban row play a joyous night of goofy gags
Last night the play-that-nearly-wasn't triumphantly was.
Q&A: Kerri Quinn
The 31-year-old Belfast actress is bringing a chill to the MAC theatre as one of the stars of stage comedy Baby It's Cold Outside, directed by playwright Martin Lynch
Comedy Bible play axed after Evangelical Christians in DUP complain it mocks their...
A comedy play based on the Bible has been axed from a Northern Irish theatre, after Evangelical Christians in the DUP complained it...
A dose of Julie Andrews that's sure to help the medicine go down
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens. Own up, you'd like to add Julie Andrews to...
Northern Ireland writer Sheila Llewelyn shortlisted again for award
A Northern Ireland writer is among six shortlisted authors for the Costa short story award – for the second year in a row.
Belfast poet laureate Sinead Morrissey scoops top UK award
Winning the TS Eliot Prize is not a matter of life and death – but a film of that name inspired Belfast's first poet laureate to pen a collection...
Stop unholy play that mocks Bible, DUP man Billy Ball urges
A DUP politician has slammed a touring theatre group he claims is mocking the Bible, and is demanding the production be cancelled.
Belfast Wish artwork in Titanic Quarter voted a top satellite image
A spectacular artwork in Belfast's Titanic Quarter which is only visible from above has been named one of the world's best satellite images.
Q&A: Caroline Curran
Review: Sleeping Beauty
Another year, another Opera House panto, and another occasion for John Linehan to break out the thickest pancake make-up seen since Vanessa Feltz opted for a career in radio.
He stoops to conquer ... Hunchback is a hit for Theatre at the Mill
Victor Hugo's Gothic classic The Hunchback of Notre Dame isn't perhaps the most seasonal of tales, but in the raunchy and rocking...
Spread over four and a half miles of both the Waterside and Cityside, the 17 installations of Lumiere are a dazzling feast for the eyes.
The Botanic Inn
Alibi opens doors as Belfast's newest nightclub
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Freshers Pub Crawl - Bar With No Name
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Freshers' Night in The Fly
The National Bar - Sept 2014
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Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Dirty Onion, Belfast - August 2014
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The Troubles gallery - IRA checkpoint, early 1970s
Reader pictures: Favourite Ulster beauty spots
Old school pictures: When Big Ian Paisley was little Ian
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Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant
Don't deny yourself pleasure. It's important to indulge your sensual side. When you don't, you become irritable. Take this opportunity to splash out on new clothes. Soak in a scented bath. Get a massage. Enjoy a long nap. Do whatever your heart desires. If anyone dares complain you aren't working hard enough, maintain a stony silence. You're incredibly intimidating, especially when you're quiet. Anyone who has become too reliant on you needs to be more self sufficient.More