All the best: Paulo Ross discusses his favourite things
The 26-year-old is one of the breakfast show co-presenters for Cool FM. He lives in Belfast.
The 26-year-old is one of the breakfast show co-presenters for Cool FM. He lives in Belfast.
No longer just for setting make-up and mattifying, powders are making their mark on the cleansing circuit. Katie Wright dusts off the milled marvels that will shake up your skincare regime.
A marina close to the Titanic slipway may not have been the most auspicious place to launch Team Ireland's first tilt at a prestigious round-the-world solo yacht race.
Tackle the new university term with the help of eight fun and useful gadgets. By Jochan Embey.
The controversial burkini ban is the product of political opportunism rather than secular idealism or strategic craftiness. The more an election approaches, the more short-sighted politics gets - the burkini bans that were introduced across multiple southern French...
The Scriptures many of us will hear read in Church this weekend emphasise humility and gentleness as virtues Christians must carefully foster in themselves. "The greater you are, the more you should behave humbly, and then you will find favour with the Lord" (Ecclesiasticus 3:18). "Those who humble themselves will be exalted" (Luke 14:11).
They say patience is a virtue, but in the world of on-demand delivery apps, impatience is what's driving business. Jinn promises to deliver anything you want ("as long as it's legal!") as quickly as possible, round the clock. Place your order online or through the app and a...
You could not make this up. A Doctor's Sword is the story of a Corkman who went to hell and back during the Second World War and survived to tell an inspirational story. And it all rested on the toss of a coin.
David Bowie may have been pop's great shapeshifter, but throughout his life there was one constant: a deep love of art. Seven months after his death, it was announced this week that some 400 works from the Thin White Duke's private collection are to be auctioned at Sotheby's in...
Former news editor Steven Moore (58) was inspired to write two books about the First World War by the death on the first day of the Battle of the Somme of his great uncle, Sergeant John Reid Moore (22), who served with a trench battery unit after joining up with the 14th...
The idea hit her when she was 15, but the book took 22 years to write. She was in a car on Stockman's Lane in Belfast, travelling towards the motorway, when suddenly she conceived the idea of a two-tiered city.
Greyabbey journalist Holly Hamilton tells Stephanie Bell how she has been living the dream interviewing future Olympic stars and getting to try out some unusual sports.
Back in 1995, Newsweek magazine shared with its readers its considered wisdom about the internet. "The truth is no online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way a...
It has been 18 months since I wrote an open letter to the man who assaulted me. It was published in my university's student newspaper and, at the end of the letter, I encouraged others to write in with their experiences under the hashtag #NotGuilty. I hoped to reach...
Mila Kunis is keen people aren't misled by the title of her new movie, Bad Moms. "It isn't about mums that put their kids' lives in danger or anything. It's not like, 'I'm a bad mum, I forgot I had a child!' It's not that dramatic," says the 33-year-old.
Shiro Masuyama: How Disability Made Me an Artist ADF Gallery, 109-113 Royal Avenue, Belfast Today until Sunday 11am-4pm Described by Art and Disability Forum director Chris Leger as the perfect launch pad for the fifth Bounce Arts Festival, Shiro's work charts his personal experience of living with ADHD and how it has informed his avant-garde art.
Ratchet (voiced by James Arnold Taylor) is a furry, cat-like creature called a Lombax, who works as a mechanic on Planet Veldin in a ramshackle workshop owned by his mentor Grimroth (John Goodman).
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife”.
The Ulster Youth Orchestra presents its annual summer concert, following its summer course.
This fiddle and banjo duo (who are also appearing at next weekend's Ulster American Folk Park Bluegrass Festival) explore their love of old time music with a sense of adventure.
Rock 'n' roll. Such an evocative phrase. What do we think of when someone says it? Sex, drugs, youthful rebellion, private jets filled with groupies, and the odd TV thrown from a hotel room window...
The Hangover mastermind Todd Phillips' film opens with TV news footage from the war in Iraq.
Forever known as the original punk band The Damned is accredited with releasing the UK's first punk single, New Rose which hit the lower reaches of the charts in October 1976, predating the Sex Pistol's first single, Anarchy in the UK, by just over a month.
Baronscourt Estate in Co Tyrone has one of the largest herds of pure Sika deer in Ireland, the gentle flavours of its naturally wild venisons seducing the UK's Guild of Fine Foods through the annual Great Taste Awards, described as the 'Oscars' of the food world and the...
Wildlife crusader Simon Cowell can often get better tables in restaurants because he shares his name with a certain music mogul.
Want all the kit, but don't want your bike to resemble the cycling equivalent of Dick Van Dyke's one-man-band get-up in Mary Poppins? Or to get too weighed down with gadgets hanging off every spare inch?
Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out all the style in the Victoria Centre, Belfast.
When Aidan Turner put in another head-turning performance in BBC One's chilling TV adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic, And Then Were None, late last year, the Irish actor did little to quash the 'Bond' rumour mill.
Stephen Graham is in an odd predicament. Back in 2006, his performance as skinhead neo-Nazi Combo in This Is England was so convincing that, for months afterwards, directors shied away from offering him roles.
Ten years ago a Chinook helicopter lowered Paul Johnston into hell. The earth was scorched, the agents of evil were waiting. In time, there would be 500 of them, determined to destroy his soul and end his life.
Dr Susan Bewley earned the wrath of her outspoken mother when she told her she was gay in her 20s. The Londonderry-born pioneering medic, Dame Beulah Bewley, was horrified when her eldest moved in with her girlfriend, but mother and daughter became closer when...
We ran miles in the warm, wet and wind and tested each piece of gear for its comfort, functionality and durability.
The 59-year-old, who lives in south Belfast, is chief executive and founder of Belfast Mela. She has three children, Sonia (34), Natalie (32) and Krishan (27), and a granddaughter, Amelia (2).
More people than ever are surviving heart disease says a report this week from the British Heart Foundation. Helen Carson talks to Portadown man Geoff Vogan and Christine Harpur, from Whitehead both of whom suffered heart attacks.
It’s the go-to therapy for everyone from Hollywood A-listers to Olympic athletes. Stephanie Bell talks to Lisburn therapist Jill Adams about the ancient form of massage and two local people who have tried it
Recently, a female client who's being bullied at work came to see me. Another client is being squeezed out of his job because of budget cuts. A third individual can no longer stay in his position due to injury, and his boss is refusing to accommodate his needs. Other than...
There's lots to love about summer, but hot weather, humidity and holiday activities can take their toll on our bodies, resulting in parched skin, frazzled locks and flaky nails.
The executive head chef at the Lough Erne Resort is in his 40s and lives in Fintona.
East Belfast woman Rebecca Bryson is proud of her curves... and dismayed so few bridal stores here cater for larger ladies. She tells Lee Henry how being on the receiving end of cruel remarks inspired her new business venture.
I am quite relieved when Lisa Hannigan turns up on time and in the right place to meet me in a pub near Oxford Street in London. One of the Dublin-born musician's new songs, Funeral Suit, includes the line: "From Bermondsey or to Shoreditch, I said I don't know which is...
Mine host Michael McAdam at Movie House in Glengormley, will ask executive producer Roma Downey to dedicate the new Ben-Hur blockbuster to the late Stephen Boyd when the film opens there on Tuesday, September 6.
It is no surprise that Kirk Douglas (who will be 100 in December) has out-lived almost all his contemporaries. In his greatest roles on screen, the Hollywood star has always played survivors.
Surely singer Helen Shapiro can't be 70? I first met her in the old Royal Avenue Hotel, Belfast, when she was just 15 and in town to sing her No 1 hit Walking Back To Happiness at the lamented Empire Theatre, long since demolished.
The water-cooler moments never went away, they just intensified. For my parents' generation, JR and his shooting in Dallas was the TV moment that gripped a whole generation across the western world and indeed beyond.
U2 released four albums between 1980 and 1984. There was nothing unusual about that sort of output at the time: the record industry expected their signings to have a prodigious work-rate and Bono and friends certainly did.
After a short, but closely scrutinised, divorce, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp announced their settlement this week, just three months after their well-publicised split. Unconfirmed reports claim that Heard is to receive a $7m (£5.3m) payout after the couple's 18-month marriage.
There are some things that are hard to understand. Perhaps none more than the risks that people take in their everyday lives. It is hard for others to comprehend some acts - "Just one for the road", the "accidental" omissions on the tax form, the "forgetting" to pay for...
Belfast boxer Michael Conlan has revealed how he broke down in tears after his Olympic dream was controversially shattered in Rio. And in an open and searingly honest interview with the Belfast Telegraph, he has spoken about his continuing hurt at his stunning quarter-final defeat,...
Ask any discerning dater and they'll tell you, Bumble is where it's at. The app, which was created by one of the founders of Tinder, requires women to send the first message, thereby discouraging the kind of creepy guys who make Tinder an increasingly depressing place to try...
English singer Ed Harcourt presents new album Furnaces, Benjamin Francis Leftwich returns with After The Rain, and comedy legend David Brent releases his debut, Life On The Road. We catch up with the week’s CD releases.
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