Fashion spy: I love how Millie Mackintosh’s style is flirty and bohemian
Fashion reporter Rachel Dean checks out all the latest styles in Victoria Square, Belfast.
Fashion reporter Rachel Dean checks out all the latest styles in Victoria Square, Belfast.
Whether you’re training for a spring marathon or just in need of some TLC for your footsies, these gadgets should help your feet feel fantastic.
Right across Northern Ireland, hundreds of our young people are living rough, spending nights under bridges, in urban doorways, on friends' sofas and in disused buildings, having fallen on hard times.
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are back for another foodie-themed road trip, this time eating and bickering their way through Spain. The pair share their musings on ageing and playing for laughs. By Susan Griffin.
Scarlett Johansson ventures into the near-future to play the world's perfect soldier. She tells Susan Griffin why it was her toughtest role to date, and how she hopes to inspire her daughter.
Women are now more likely to get married later in life rather than in their 20s, says a new report. Stephanie Bell talks to UTV’s Rita Fitzgerald and Castlerock woman Carol Patrick, both of whom tied the knot in their 40s.
There's more to looking good on camera than layering on the slap, in fact, it's something of an art, according to TV make-up guru Lauren Murphy.
Miss Ireland Niamh Kennedy lost her father six years ago, yet the 21-year-old says she can hardly remember the man he once was.
MMA fighter Leah McCourt, (24), who is European and World IMMAF and IBJJF champion, lives in Saintfield with her daughter Isabella, (6).
Your gut feeling might be that your digestive system will process whatever you throw down it. But all too often, our food choices result in bloating, wind, heartburn, indigestion, constipation and irritable bowels - symptoms that, figures suggest, are becoming more and...
It is just 11 weeks since she lost her mum Jo-Ann to a chronic lung condition and Sarah-Jane McCrory and her family are already fund-raising in her memory. The grieving Belfast family is planning to take part in one of a series of walks in aid of the Northern Ireland Hospice...
It's natural to feel stressed. I think a big reason why this occurs is that we are prone to over-react. This made sense when tigers were prowling around to eat us but is not so useful in the modern setting. Conversely, our inbuilt relaxation mechanisms respond slowly. That is, it takes time for the liver to break down stress hormones. As long as adrenaline continues to circulate through the bloodstream, feeding the organs and muscles, we are apt to feel the effects of a stressful incident for some time after it's over.
As the dreaded exam period appears on the horizon, many of the nation's young people are beginning to get nervous about their expected performance.
The 42 year-old is the DUP MLA for East Belfast and is married to Keith.
Back in 2006, an eminent publisher stood at the door of his London premises with a colleague, watching Lorna Byrne walk away after their first ever meeting.
The role of Belfast Zoo manager is a labour of love for Alyn Cairns (47), who's worked with animals for most of his life. He talks about his job, the recent issues that the zoo has faced and the exciting plans he has for it.
Nicki Shroeder (48) is married to Neil and they have three children Adam (17), Emily (16) and Edward (7). She says:
This has been a week of contrasts for Theresa May. It started with style - her interview with US Vogue was published alongside a much-scrutinised fashion shoot - and ended in solemnity: on Wednesday night she addressed the nation about the Westminster terrorist attack,...
The funeral service for Martin McGuinness in Derry was a remarkable tribute to a remarkable man. His death is a reminder to all of the frailty of life.
I've just been browsing through Jeremy Paxman's autobiography, in which he amusingly reflects on his first appointment as a reporter in the BBC. He went to BBC Northern Ireland for an interview back in the 1970s and on the appointments board was the news editor at...
Lisa Hogan was just 14 when her father died suddenly and the emotion she recalled most from that dreadful time was a loss of trust because, she told me, she couldn't understand why the wonderful man who made her laugh so much had gone away forever - without warning or...
This weekend is all about celebrating mothers, but just out of badness, I've decided to select the very worst examples of motherhood from contemporary culture (the telly, basically) and to celebrate them instead. So here's my Mothering Sunday countdown of the most monstrous matriarchs of modern times.
It's said in political circles that the most terrifying words in English are "Michael Crick is in reception". The Channel 4 News reporter is so famed for hotly pursuing politicians through Whitehall for answers that the sight of him puffing and sweating, microphone extended, is more of a trademark than Jon Snow's ties.
In my previous article I wrote of how the reality of God can be described in many different ways. As well as the well-known biblical titles such as Creator, Saviour, Judge and Lord, there are still others that indicate something intrinsic to the God revealed to Israel and the Church.
Once upon a time there were two young women, who were fed up with the same old stories that girls were told about princesses who sat around waiting for the boys to come back from slaying dragons.
Hot on the heels of thrillers such as Gone Girl, The Girl On The Train and Lie With Me is another domestic thriller with unreliable narrators.
The story of immigrants fleeing their motherlands for the wealthier West is a pertinent one for our times.
The Gingerbread House is home to 90-year-old Eleanor, a former actress who is now suffering from dementia. Tess has taken on the task of minding her mother-in-law while her regular carer takes a much-needed break.
A curious blend of fantasy and realism, Yvonne Cassidy's fourth novel is about a haunting. It's about the chasm between mothers and teenage daughters. It's about the crippling effects of alcoholism on a family. It's about truth and lies, loyalty between siblings, the implosion of...
Football might be our national sport, but relatively few books are dedicated to the beautiful game.
I wonder if Alison Moyet, who will be playing the Ulster Hall in Belfast this coming autumn, will remember how I once told her that she looked like an angel?
Glenarm-born singer/songwriter Ben Glover will take to the stage at Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart on Thursday, March 30, as part of his Emigrant Tour - named after his latest album.
Today is my birthday, but once upon a time, long ago before I was around, this was Christmas Day.
Many gardeners and the wider public will be visiting an open garden this year, one which is opened to the public on one or more specific days of the year to raise money for nursing and caring charities.
They used to meet on the school run - but the friendship between four ordinary women facing extraordinary circumstances was sealed on the water.
Trends, fashions and gimmicks all have unusual influence on the restaurant trade, making it a very precarious investment. Yet restaurants keep opening, bringing untold pleasure to hundreds of thousands of us every year.
When, three decades ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web, he envisioned "an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere, to share information, access opportunities and collaborate across geographic and cultural boundaries".
Success hasn't been in short supply for Boyzone's Ronan Keating, but it's taken almost two decades to make his movie career dream a reality. He talks to Susan Griffin about the humbling experience of starting again from the bottom rung.
He may be currently preoccupied with an extraterrestrial crisis in his latest blockbuster Life but, space suits aside, Jake Gyllenhaal insists he doesn't fear the unknown. In fact, change is what the actor relishes, he tells Gemma Dunn.
Whether they're asked or not, lots of people are keen to advise mothers.
What do you wish someone had told you about parenthood that would have made life that little bit easier?
Ahead of two Belfast concerts as part of their UK tour, the '90s pop sensations are shocked at their continuing popularity 20 years after they were first formed.
Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast and finds plenty of trendy people out and about.
Ahead of Queen’s Film Theatre’s screening of the first in its dementia friendly film series this Saturday, Lee Henry reports on how a love of movies has helped reinvigorate one Belfast woman with the condition.
We've yet to reach the dizzying levels of China, where residents wear masks to protect against the thick smog that regularly engulfs major cities, but make no mistake: pollution is a growing problem in the UK, with the European Commission warning of "persistent breaches" of...
The wait is almost over for the five million-plus fans of Line Of Duty - and series four is set to be the best yet, promises actress Vicky McClure.
Every year on his wife's birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Christmas, David Ross presents her with a unique card, designed and handmade by himself.
As well as helping keep you comfortable mile after mile, the right shoes can significantly enhance performance, movement efficiency and safeguard against injury, especially where those vulnerable knees and backs are concerned.
It might have been the holiday when Sarah was three-and-a-half months where it felt as if I merely emerged sporadically from a blacked-out room to enjoy the odd hour of sunshine before retreating back into the darkness to bounce, rock or feed herself to sleep.
Following in the footsteps of his famous chart topping brother Nathan, Jake Carter (18) is making a name for himself with his own blend of country/pop/rock. Currently recording his debut album, he will be appearing at the new Harvest 2017 Country Music Festival at...