Strictly Come Dancing’s trip to Blackpool pulled in 10.7 million viewers on Saturday night, more than double the audience of rival The X Factor.
Tamzin Outhwaite has demanded that the female stars of EastEnders are paid as much as the men ahead of her return to the soap.
Antonio Conte hopes Chelsea can replicate last season's 13-game winning streak in the Premier League, but acknowledges even that may be not enough to
Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to be confronted by a gloomy fiscal outlook in Wednesday’s Budget as forecasts are expected to unveil a growth down
Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has said “every woman who comes forward deserves to be heard, fully and completely” as she apologised for defen
Etsy is set to expand its London office despite company-wide staff cuts, as the artisan platform looks to centralise much of its international operati
Linfield manager David Healy has suggested that David McDaid couldn't handle the challenge of playing for his club after the striker rejected the Bl
Songs Of Praise star Aled Jones will not appear on the BBC while the broadcaster investigates alleged inappropriate behaviour more than a decade ago.
Theresa May’s Government is “on a slow retreat to oblivion” and has “no objectives, no mission”, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said a
Driverless cars will be given the green light for testing on roads nationwide under plans in the Budget designed to ensure the vehicles are being used
Chancellor Philip Hammond will use the Budget to announce plans to get 300,000 homes built a year.
Investigators continue to probe the causes of a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a plane after the bodies of the four men who died were reco
Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on Three's Company, has died at the age of
The top US defence officer has said an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that ord
Argentina's Navy has detected seven brief satellite calls that officials believe may have come from a missing submarine with 44 crew members on board.
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe is to meet with the military commanders who put him under house arrest as their talks continue on the longtime lead
Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars are vying for top honours at the American Music Awards.
A tragic development in the disappearance of Gaia Pope, demonstrations in Zimbabwe against Robert Mugabe and the upcoming Budget feature on the front
Carl Frampton is already looking forward to taking on 'a world champion' at Windsor Park next summer.
Gerry Adams has announced his intention to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018.
Carl Frampton made a winning return to the ring with a far from convincing non-title fight victory over Mexican Horacio Garcia at the SSE Arena in Bel
Argentina's Navy said it was ramping up the search for a submarine that had not been heard from in three days, and at least six other nations would jo
Marco Silva is not surprised about the growing interest in Richarlison following the Brazilian's promising start to his Watford career.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh smile as they stand side by side in the first of a new series of portraits to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.
Holby City actor Joe McFadden has revealed his Strictly predecessor Ed Balls told him to approach the show with a “fearless” attitude.
Jeremy Corbyn has again refused to say how much Labour would offer the European Union for the so-called Brexit “divorce” bill to unlock trade talk
Irish brothers Sean and Conor Price and solo singer Sam Black are the latest X Factor acts to leave the competition.
Comedian Micky Flanagan has spoken about visiting his father in prison as a 10-year-old and being told to keep his parent’s crimes a secret.
The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been arrested in London over a speech made at a rally in Belfast this summer.
Joey Carbery suffered a suspected broken arm in Ireland's edgy 23-20 win over Fiji in Dublin.
Peter Kay hijacked Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night to promote his first live tour in eight years.
James Bond, the rave scene and even a Spice Girls reunion were transported to Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom on Saturday night’s Strictly.
Carl Frampton has got back to winning ways in the closest of fashions at the SSE Arena.
Actor and singer David Cassidy is “conscious and surrounded by family”, his spokeswoman has said after he was admitted to hospital for organ failu
Ian Keatley's two late penalties dug Ireland out of a hole as Joe Schmidt's experimental side edged out Fiji 23-20 in Dublin.
Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to action on Saturday as Manchester United defeated Newcastle 4-1 in the Premier League.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hailed Paul Pogba's comeback display and described Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return to action as very emotional afte
Strictly Come Dancing’s Mollie King and AJ Pritchard were lauded by viewers for their Blackpool special performance on Saturday night.
Paul Pogba returned from injury to inspire Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford.
The Spice Girls were somewhat reunited on Strictly Come Dancing’s Saturday night special in Blackpool for frontrunner Debbie McGee’s performance.
Tony Pulis admitted his future rests with West Brom's owners after the joint-heaviest defeat of his tenure to Chelsea left his position looking increa
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson snapped at the suggestion he needs to inspire wins after seeing his relegation-threatened side frustrated at home b
Chelsea have been dealt an unfair hand by schedule makers in comparison to Premier League leaders Manchester City, according to boss Antonio Conte.
Police have seized a large quantity of suspected drugs in north Belfast on Friday.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe praised the resilience of injury-plagued Callum Wilson after he hit a hat-trick in the 4-0 win over Huddersfield.
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found stabbed to death.
Jurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool's improvement after they eased to a 3-0 victory over Southampton at Anfield.
Paul Clement admitted he is concerned about Swansea's perilous position, just as his own was cast into fresh doubt in front of the club's majority s
The referee who awarded Switzerland a penalty in their World Cup play-off win over Northern Ireland has been left off FIFA's pool of match officials a
Manchester City maintained their magnificent start to the season against Leicester but the win at the King Power Stadium came at a cost with an injury
Tony Pulis' position at West Brom looks increasingly under threat after Chelsea inflicted the joint-heaviest defeat of his near three-year reign at Th
Manchester City's record-breaking start to the Premier League season continued with a dominant display against Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
Crystal Palace were denied a crucial Premier League victory after a controversial penalty earned Everton a 2-2 draw.
Holders Ballymena United will take on Cliftonville in the semi-finals of the Bet McLean League Cup.
Gareth Southgate's preparations for England's recent friendlies were hit by several withdrawals of key personnel.
Hat-trick hero Callum Wilson scored his first Premier League goals since his injury nightmare as 10-man Bournemouth inflicted more away-day misery on
Manchester City maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 2-0 win at Leicester.
One woman was taken to hospital after the world’s largest aircraft, Airlander 10, came loose from its moorings causing its hull to rip and deflate.
A virtuoso performance from Mohamed Salah ran Southampton ragged as his two goals inspired Liverpool's 3-0 win at Anfield and fired the Egyptian to th
The Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Winter Series has returned this time to Cookstown.
Paul Pogba returned to the starting line-up while Zlatan Ibrahamovic was on the bench for Manchester United's Premier League clash with Newcastle.
Jack Cork helped heap the pressure on his former manager, Paul Clement, as Burnley swept aside Swansea 2-0 at Turf Moor.
President Donald Trump has said he is delaying new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review al
Coleraine's lead at the top of the table is down to just two points after the Bannsiders suffered their first defeat of the Premiership season.
Just 18 months after being elected to the Scottish Parliament, Richard Leonard has become the new Scottish Labour leader.
JK Rowling has backed fellow Scot Susan Calman ahead of Saturday night’s Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool special with a sweet present.
Stars of the music world have paid tribute to Malcolm Young after the AC/DC guitarist died at the age of 64.
AC/DC guitarist Malcom Young has passed away after a long battle with dementia at the age of 64.
Jubilant Zimbabweans have told of their hopes for their country as they await the expected fall of long-time leader Robert Mugabe.
Sergio Aguero posted a cryptic tweet ahead of Manchester City's clash at Leicester.
Arsene Wenger believes Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil proved their commitment to the cause after they inspired Arsenal to a 2-0 victory over Tottenham.
A WW1 artwork memorial has been damaged in Londonderry.
Fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, whose clingy dresses marked the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died aged 7
Former Cliftonville forward David McDaid has been announecd as a shock signing for Championship strugglers Larne.
Arsenal secured their first north London derby win since 2014 with a comprehensive 2-0 success against Tottenham.
Arsenal proved they are still a force to be reckoned with by blowing away Tottenham in a pulsating north London derby.
Arsenal turned on the style to beat Tottenham 2-0 in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
Police have made an appeal following a number of burglaries at shops in County Down and Armagh.
Police are investigating after damage was caused to the RNLI lifeboat in Portrush.
David Moyes says Stuart Pearce will fire up West Ham's under-performing players and their disillusioned fans.
Manager Chris Hughton has said Brighton must not forget the bigger picture as they look to build on a positive opening to the Premier League season.
Royal Navy flight crews came to the aid of a British yachtsman stricken in rough seas in the Bay of Biscay.
Two men have been arrested following the seizure of an estimated £70,000 worth of suspected drugs in Banbridge.
A set of stamps is being issued to commemorate the 70th wedding anniversary of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, featuring images of their marriage and
The cremated remains of a Lurgan man who enjoyed a distinguished career as a dentist and academic in the United States will rest forever more in his C
A 49-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of missing teenager Gaia Pope has been released under investigation, police said.
Pamela Anderson has said she stormed off shouting “I believe in love” when she was confronted by sexual harassment in Hollywood.
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