January 28 2009
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- Widow: I don't regret year of sex with 27 men
- Exploring Ireland's connection with Celtic Football Club
- Belfast Telegraph man Alf McCreary's book goes behind the headlines
- Final book a success as illness forces talented author to bow out
- Why women go off sex and other bedroom battles
- ‘It felt more like living in a prison than a children’s home’
- The Titanic's bungling and incompetent owners and crew
- Eamon de Valera 'was a British spy'
- Moriarty and Keyes show there can be more than one queen
- My poetry’s not pants: Purple Ronnie creator
Latest Showbiz News
Smith wins Critics' Choice award
Sam Smith has landed a Brit Award after being named the winner of the Critics' Choice prize for next year's ceremony.
Lewis makes apology to McKellen new
Homeland actor Damian Lewis has apologised to Lord Of The Rings star Sir Ian McKellen after saying he did not want to end up a "fruity actor" who is known for playing wizards.
Jessie J head-shave 'top TV tweet'
Pop star Jessie J's brave decision to shave her head live on Comic Relief was the television moment most tweeted about in 2013, a survey has found.
Latest Food and Drink News
Video: Lisa Faulkner’s winter warming meatballs…with a twist
They're a winter favourite and can be the basis of many recipes, so watch our video for Lisa's twist on this classic dish
Watch out Rudolph! Demand for reindeer at dinner tables strains Finland's stocks
Worried that they barely had enough animals to meet domestic demand, Finland's reindeer producers have refused a request from a German company for 100,000 beasts destined for the dinner table, saying there were not enough reindeer in Finland, the national broadcaster YLE reported on Sunday.
Ulster's biggest fry defeated as man tackles 34-piece monster meal
IT'S known as Goliath – and for good reason.
Claire McCollum loves cooking, so how did she cope when there was no food on the table for 24 hours?
I love food. It's the first thing I think about when I wake up. I've always had a fairly fast metabolism and need to eat little and often. So I've never been keen on diets. My thinking is that if I diet then I will focus more on what I'm not supposed to eat and want it even more! I try to eat the right things most of the time, but I am definitely a big fan of the odd treat, too!
Latest Motoring News
Mercedes Benz CLA: Follow the three-pointed star
It's all a matter of personal taste of course but while, to my amazement, the guy who services my cars reckons the new Mercedes Benz CLA is one of the ugliest cars on the road, I think is easily the prettiest car to sport the magical three-pointed star in modern times.
Vauxhall’s new Mokka
When are car designers going to wise up to the sample fact that people are now big and getting bigger?
High five to the Mazda MX5
My first acquaintance with Mazda’s pert little MX5 roadster came in the depths of a Californian quarry, back in 1990.
Hydrogen cars 'on sale next year'
Cars that run on hydrogen and exhaust-only water vapour are emerging to challenge electric vehicles as the world's transportation of the future.