Video: Could this be the bedroom of the future?
A new study released today by The Sleep Council has asked the nation which of the predicted bedroom innovations they most look forward to in the future.
Xtra-vision hits rewind on XBoxOne and PS4 pre-order policy after backlash from angry gamers
Games and video chain store Xtra-vision has backtracked on a policy forcing customers, who had pre-ordered the XBoxOne console, to purchase an additional game before being given their machine.
LG to probe viewing data spy claim
Electronics giant LG is investigating a claim by a British blogger that some of its smart TVs send information about the owner's viewing habits despite the activation of privacy settings.
Xbox One review: next-gen gaming is here
Today sees the much-anticipated launch of the new Xbox One.
Mobile networks reject kill switch
America's biggest carriers have rejected a plan by Samsung for a universal built-in "kill switch" device that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable, San Francisco's top prosecutor says.
PS4 sales top one million in most successful Sony console launch ever
Sony has sold more than a million PlayStation 4s in 24 hours following the console’s launch in the US and Canada.
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.
Yes, what we throw out really is food for thought
An incredible 15 million tons of food is thrown away in the UK every year, half of it by households. Of this, four million tons is still edible.
Relatively Speaking: Jilly and Simon Dougan
Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood: 'There's two people who know the whole story about our marriage'
Given all the scandal that has surrounded his extra-marital activities of late, it's a somewhat delicious irony to discover that TV's master baker and celebrity chef Paul Hollywood was once offered the job of a monk ... in Ireland.
Belfast Restaurant Week: terrific treats for foodies
A series of culinary events celebrating the best of our tasty local cuisine kicks off tomorrow.
'Switch to Local' campaign could see economy benefit to tune of £8m
The Northern Ireland economy could see a boost of over £8m in just six weeks if consumers back home-grown suppliers, it has been claimed.
Green-fingered mum's 'food swop' grows out of a love for good grub
IT'S the latest green foodie trend and this weekend it's coming to Northern Ireland.
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.
Latest generation of Mini unveiled
Car giant BMW has finally taken the wraps off the eagerly-awaited new Mini.
Lives put at risk over 'dodgy' insurance claim car repairs
"Questionable practices" in car repairs arising out of insurance claims are putting lives and jobs at risk, it has been claimed.
How to unearth your Scottish roots this St Andrew Day
Are you one of Northern Ireland’s many Andrews?
New scanners installed in airports
The use of special security scanners to detect improvised explosive devices is to be extended to more UK airports as the threat level remains "substantial" with an attack "a strong possibility" .
easyJet plane drama: Are we going to die? Worried thoughts of Belfast-bound fliers caught up in 'emergency incident'
Passengers talked about "whether or not they were going to die" as a jet with a mechanical fault prepared for landing at Belfast International Airport.
Coasting along: The Kent and Sussex renaissance
Either someone has laid their hands on a job lot of pastel shade paint or England’s South Coast really is experiencing a major renaissance.
Consumer: easyJet bids to clear air over family's bill for excess luggage
Classroom assistant Deirdre Brennan (26) and her 28-year-old husband Gerard, a lorry driver, got a costly shock at the airport.
Shakespeare Country: Stratford - the birthplace of the Great Bard
Each March at Gold Cup time the gentile Gloucestershire spa town of Cheltenham becomes the surrogate second city of Ireland for a few days, as race fans flood across the Irish Sea in what has become an annual pilgrimage of almost religious devotion.
Westminster Abbey honours CS Lewis alongside literary elite 50 years after his death
CS Lewis – Belfast's most famous literary son – has been honoured in the hallowed halls of Westminster Abbey, with his heritage shining through at the ceremony.
'The world lost JFK, I lost my stepdad CS Lewis'
Douglas Gresham remembers well the day that JFK was shot.
A taste of Narnia at CS Lewis Festival breakfast
Narnia-inspired chocolate cakes, sardines and Turkish delight started a week's festivities dedicated to the life and work of one of our most loved literary sons – CS Lewis.
Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly cancels Maze Prison book event after outcry
Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly has cancelled an event promoting a book on the Maze Prison escape – which was to be held near where two soldiers were gunned down by dissident republicans.
Mark Twain’s ancestor was ‘witchfinder general’ during Islandmagee Witch Trial
Witchcraft ‘detective’ Dr Andrew Sneddon has unearthed evidence that one of Mark Twain’s ancestors was the ‘witchfinder general’ in the infamous 18th century Islandmagee Witch Trial.
Sir Alex Ferguson beats Delia Smith to record fastest-selling non-fiction book in history
Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography has become the fastest-selling non-fiction book since records began in 1998, shifting 115,547 copies in one week.
Crace swansong on Booker shortlist
British writer Jim Crace's final novel is up against two potential record-breakers for this year's Man Booker Prize.
'I never get to say just how much I absolutely adore my wife Jools'
No sooner does Jamie Oliver's latest cookbook hit the shops, than the Naked Chef goes and says something which whips up a feeding frenzy.
A quirky mixed bag of love, loss and epistolary intrigue
Central to the story in Niamh Greene's Coco's Secret is the original IT bag. Long before The Kelly, The Birkin and The Bayswater, Chanel designed the classic 2.55 with its resplendent burgundy kid interior and secret lining for love letters.