Book Reviews: Witch-hunt offers chilling moments
Channel Hopper: Wish I had a Wii
'Tis the season to moan.
"Oh, no, no, no," says Martine McCutcheon, adamant in her answer.
Travel: The wonderful wild west of Oz
AS darkness fell over the isolated cabin, the noises from the tall gum trees all around were deeply unsettling to the ears of a lone British tourist.
Music: Teenage dreams so hard to beat
WHEN Londonderry pop punk innovators The Undertones announced that they were reforming in 1999 without their lead singer Feargal Sharkey, they were met with a mixed response from their hardcore fan-base.
Movies: Will's solitary refinement...
PICTURE the scene. Fifth Avenue in New York, normally buzzing with traffic, people and noise, is silent and empty. Only one man is alive and walking the streets of this once-vibrant city, now in ruin and disrepair. And that man is Will Smith.
Health: Festive fixes
ON the first day of Christmas, my true love had indigestion, a stinking hangover, aching feet and bad breath¿ not the best start to the season's festivities.
Fashion: Party time!
NEW Year's Eve is possibly the biggest party of the year for most, so how do you go about getting it right in the fashion stakes and ensure you stand out from the crowd?
'Next year will be fun'
NEWRY-born singer/songwriter Kieran Goss has been on a journey both physically and emotionally during the past 12 months.
IF YOU'RE one of those people who starts a diet every January, you'll be alarmed to learn you could spend more than £150,000 in your lifetime trying to lose weight.
Living life to the full
SOMETIMES life is surreal - and this is one of those moments.
Channel Hopper: Hell bent
END OF THE WORLD CULT (C4, Wednesday) THIS documentary about one of those silly religious cults started out as bit of a laugh.
Travel: Lessons in war and total peace
Crawling through a sandy and claustrophobic tunnel below the ground wasn't quite the experience I had dreamt of when I imagined a visit to Vietnam.
Country: Have a country Christmas
HERE'S a few suggestions for last minute stocking fillers for the country lover in your life.
AFTER nearly a decade away from the public eye, Britpop legends The Verve are back again preparing themselves for a gig at the Odyssey in Belfast tomorrow night.
Movie Watch: The latest films on general release
ENCHANTED (PG) Combining animation and live action, Enchanted has all the ingredients of a modern classic: great performances, rumbustious comic set pieces, a sprinkling of romance and just enough heartfelt sentiment to draw a goofy, contented grin. Stars Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Susan Sarandon and Timothy Spall.
Movies: Natalie's magic is her mystery
When anyone talks about Natalie Portman, much is made of her intelligence. After all, she is one of the few young actresses in Hollywood who not only went to college, but to Harvard no less. She's also renowned for being mature beyond her 26 years, an attitude honed via a childhood spent on grown-up movie sets.
Max factor ruins Xmas
EastEnders actress Lacey Turner reveals that Christmas Day in Albert Square is a real nightmare for Stacey as her affair with Max, her husband's father, is revealed..
Great white shark 'Lydia' on course for Ireland
The top 50 things we hate most about modern life
The Troubles gallery - John Hume detained in 1971
Favourite Ulster beauty spots - send us your pics
Pine charged with drink-driving new
Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the new Star Trek movies, has been charged with drink-driving in New Zealand.
Mexican vigilante leader detained new
One of the main leaders of the civilian "self-defence" groups that rose up to challenge a drug cartel in Mexico has been arrested as a suspect in the weekend killings of two vigilantes.
Cameraman recalls Irwin last words
Steve Irwin knew he was dying after a massive stingray stabbed him in the chest hundreds of times, the only witness to the 2006 attack said in his first detailed public account of the conservationist's death.
Pardew ban begins at Fulham new
Alan Pardew will start his record seven-match ban by missing Newcastle's trip to Fulham this weekend.
Tuilagi set for England return
Manu Tuilagi will make his first England appearance in a year after being named in the matchday squad for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Italy in Rome.
Ulster Rugby fans fuming after Saracens mock promotional video saluting their heroes
A row has erupted on social networking site Twitter after London-based team Saracens parodied a promotional film released by Ulster Rugby in the run-up to their Heineken Cup quarter-final next month.