Liam Neeson and Stephen Fry among stars backing same-sex marriage in N Ireland

Liam Neeson, Stephen Fry and Graham Norton have called for the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland ahead of a planned demonstration in the region.

File photo dated 16/10/95 of Countess Mountbatten of Burma, whose funeral will take place today.

Queen among mourners at funeral service for Countess Mountbatten of Burma

The life of Countess Mountbatten of Burma was remembered at her funeral attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and her godson, the Prince of Wales.

Prince Charles meets Grenfell survivors

Charles meets Grenfell Tower survivors and hails 'fantastic' volunteers

The Prince of Wales praised volunteers for their "fantastic" work as he visited a relief centre helping survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Magician Rodd Hogg

‘I am a very normal person who does magical things’

Rodd Hogg can’t stand ‘cheesy’ magic; the white-gloved, pulling-rabbits-from-hats type of jiggery pokery, favoured by many traditional top-hatted magic-makers.

Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital after treatment for infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has been discharged from hospital after spending two nights being treated for an unspecified infection.

Undated handout video still issued by Forces TV of Prince Harry during an interview where he opens up about how his time in Afghanistan was the trigger for him to get help dealing with his mother's death

No child should be asked to do what I did, says Prince Harry about Diana's death

Prince Harry has recalled walking behind his mother's coffin as a 12-year-old and said no "child should be asked to do that under any circumstances".
File photo dated 03/03/13 of King Edward VII's Hospital in London where the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted last night as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition, Buckingham Palace said

Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital as 'precautionary measure'

The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition, Buckingham Palace said.


Prince William turns 35

The Duke of Cambridge is celebrating his 35th birthday.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman turns 50 with vow to 'live with abandon of a 21-year-old'

Nicole Kidman is celebrating her 50th birthday - but said she still tries to live with the carefree attitude of a 21-year-old.

TV and Film

Adele pictured visiting Grenfell firefighters for 'cup of tea and cuddle'

Singer Adele has visited firefighters for "a cup of tea and a cuddle" following the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Sir James Galway. 
Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

‘Growing up I never thought I’d be a musician’

Two years on and classical music superstar Sir James Galway, 77, is still smarting from the furore caused by contentious remarks he made on the BBC Nolan Show about unionism and the Presbyterian church.

Helen Troughton of Armagh Apple Farm, based outside Portadown

Meet the women behind the farms

We chat to three local women who are taking part in Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

The arrival of King William of Orange at Carrickfergus. Picture: Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye.

Crowds cheer as King William lands in Carrickfergus

Crowds gathered in Carrickfergus today (Saturday) to witness the re-enactment of King William of Orange’s arrival in the town ahead of his battle of King James at the Boyne.

George Clooney and wife Amal

Older men who want to go from here to paternity

Earlier this week Hollywood heart-throb George Clooney and his wife Amal welcomed their twins Ella and Alexander into the world.

David Bowie with Iman, who posted a tribute to her late husband on Instagram

Iman shares picture of late husband David Bowie on 25th wedding anniversary

Iman has paid tribute to her late husband David Bowie on what would have been their 25th wedding anniversary.

New mum Cheryl

Liam Payne praises partner and new mother Cheryl as 'mum of the year'

Singer Liam Payne has described his partner Cheryl as "mum of the year" weeks after she gave birth to his first son, Bear.
Ciaran McMenamin is to kick off the Belfast Book Festival.

A change of scene for Ulster actor with debut novel

Not only has Ciaran McMenamin just published his debut novel, Skintown, to rave reviews, he has also just married beautiful Yorkshire actress Annabel Scholey, well known for starring in the BBC supernatural drama Being Human, amongst many more hit shows.

Prince William (left) and Prince Harry, the sons of Diana, Princess of Wales, bow their heads as their mother's coffin is taken out of Westminster Abbey following her funeral service.

Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry to speak about mother's death in new BBC film

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry speak in detail about their mother's death, from the moment they heard the news, in a new BBC documentary.
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods blames medicine for driving under influence arrest

Tiger Woods has blamed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his driving under the influence arrest and said alcohol was not involved.

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