'mubarak' may mean 'blessed' in Arabic, according to Martin Stern (Write Back, February 7), but how many people know 'Netanyahu', (Israel PM) means 'gift of God' in Hebrew?
Bangor, Co Down
Bangor, Co Down
English strawberries have gone on sale in supermarkets after the very wet but mild winter helped them ripen early.
UK tennis stars have rallied behind former British women's tennis number one Elena Baltacha after she revealed she has liver cancer.
The UK Independence Party said its use of European Union taxpayers' money was "entirely legitimate and within the rules" as a Liberal Democrat said he would seek an official investigation into claims it may have breached Brussels regulations.
England's 'Mr Angry' insists only rugby provides the outlet his competitive spirit demands.
Berkshire-born Jake Ball will continue living the dream at Twickenham on Sunday when he attempts to plot England's RBS 6 Nations downfall.
Ireland must delay the "fairytale" ending to Brian O'Driscoll's iconic international career by one more week, according to Jamie Heaslip.
A "Caution: Roadworks" sign might have to appear on Coronation Street after stars reportedly complained about the safety of the cobbles at the soap's new set.
Davina McCall has revealed she had barely cried for years until she undertook her gruelling Sport Relief challenge last month - during which she sobbed repeatedly.
The road to Eurovision was paved with good intentions, honestly. I was in the Post Office the other day picking up a parcel of old VHS Blake's 7 episodes (because I'm simultaneously that much of a sci-fi geek AND a luddite). I was about to offer my ID up, when the postal clerk cheerfully waved it away and told me that he read and – yes – enjoyed my column, right here! On this page!