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Carol Vorderman breaks silence on 'lost letters' from Freddie Mercury

Carol Vorderman has spoken about how Queen singer Freddie Mercury used to write letters to Countdown, which was one of his "guilty pleasures."

The 59-year-old former star of the Channel 4 show has shared her memories of the legendary front man as he reminisced about the days she ...

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Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas set to reunite again after 'too long' apart

Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas are set to reunite again after spending a month apart.

The engaged couple were forced to be thousands of miles away from each other due to their respective work schedules.

They have publicly pined for each other over social media as the pair counted ...

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Alan Hughes pays tribute to Gay Byrne and says advice RTE legend offered when starting career

Alan Hughes paid tribute to the late Gay Byrne and told how he attended his panto every year with his beloved grandchildren.

The Dublin presenter has fond memories of uncle Gaybo who died on Monday aged 85 following a cancer battle.

Alan, 56, told the Irish Mirror: “It’s so sad ...

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Love Island 2018 star Georgia Steel offers advice for Maura Higgins ahead of winter edition

Love Island star Georgia Steel advised Maura Higgins to make the most of the publicity at the minute before the new winter season kicks off.

The former Islander, who was in the villa one year before the Irish model, also warned Maura to stay humble and to remember where she came ...

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Pensioner parties with gay lodger in Dublin's George bar in next episode of OAP B&B

An old pensioner parties with her gay lodger in the George bar in Thursday’s episode of OAP B&B.

The heartwarming show pairs up the elderly with cash strapped student renters in a bid to see if the social experiment could lead to a permanent living arrangement.

Tonight we meet ...

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Johnny Sexton wants one more shot at World Cup glory - but will stop if coaches tell him

Johnny Sexton insists he wants to finish at the top at the 2023 World Cup - but will stop if his coaches tell him the time has come.

Sexton is on a lucrative IRFU contract until the end of the 2020-21 campaign. Now 34, he admits he is taking things "season by season" - but a ...

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Dan McFarland confident that Iain Henderson won't try to emulate Rory Best as Ulster skipper

Ulster supremo Dan McFarland is confident that Iain Henderson will be his own man as the province's new skipper.

Henderson's mentor Rory Best has retired from the game following the World Cup but McFarland is confident that the 27-year-old can be a success in the captain's ...

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Mickey Harte retains Tyrone players' support says Conor Meyler

Conor Meyler insists that Mickey Harte retains the support of the Tyrone players after Sean Cavanagh’s call for him to move on.

Speaking after Tyrone’s All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Kerry in August, former Red Hand skipper Cavanagh, while acknowledging Harte’s body of work, said ...

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Stephen Kenny knows Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly's senior promotion could cost Under-21s

Stephen Kenny knows that Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly’s promotion to senior ranks could be detrimental to the Under-21’s qualification hopes.

But the manager insists he won’t moan about it, declaring: “That’s the job”.

Parrott and Connolly will today be named in Mick ...

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GAA fixtures committee should lean towards 'radical' reform says Paul Flynn

GPA chief executive Paul Flynn says he hopes that the GAA’s fixtures committee leans towards “radical” reform.

The Fixtures Calendar Review Task Force, established by GAA president John Horan earlier this year, is due to present a report later this month which will include three ...

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Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas set to reunite again after 'too long' apart

Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas are set to reunite again after spending a month apart.

The engaged couple were forced to be thousands of miles away from each other due to their respective work schedules.

They have publicly pined for each other over social media as the pair counted ...

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Detaining Ana Kriegel's killers will cost taxpayers €2million over next three years

Ana Kriegel’s cold and callous murderers will enjoy TV until 2am, their own en-suite rooms and the best education money can buy.

Boy A and Boy B will be held in the cushy regime of Oberstown Children Detention Campus until they turn 18.

And they won’t even be held in a prison ...

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Rob Kardashian 'feeling body confident' but 'won't return to reality show'

Rob Kardashian has shed more than 20lbs and is loving the reaction to his new slimmed down figure.

The 32-year-old star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians has been keeping a low profile of late, so fans of the reality star were stunned when he shared a rare pic of himself last ...

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Rob Kardashian 'feeling body confident' but 'won't return to reality show'

Rob Kardashian has shed more than 20lbs and is loving the reaction to his new slimmed down figure.

The 32-year-old star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians has been keeping a low profile of late, so fans of the reality star were stunned when he shared a rare pic of himself last ...

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Paddy McGuinness slams stranger who said his kids 'don't look disabled' in parking row

Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness, 46, has spoken out following an incident during an outing with his children over the weekend.

The Top Gear star has slammed a stranger after he was questioned over parking in a disabled space at a children's play centre.

Paddy and his model ...

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Paddy McGuinness slams stranger who said his kids 'don't look disabled' in parking row

Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness, 46, has spoken out following an incident during an outing with his children over the weekend.

The Top Gear star has slammed a stranger after he was questioned over parking in a disabled space at a children's play centre.

Paddy and his model ...

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Arsenal set for Wednesday afternoon kick-off at Vitoria after Europa League reschedule

Arsenal's Europa League tie at Portuguese side Vitoria is being played on a Wednesday afternoon this week, and that seems to have caught a few people off-guard.

The Gunners go to Portugal sitting top of Europa League Group F, and knowing that a fourth straight European win will earn ...

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Arsenal set for Wednesday afternoon kick-off at Vitoria after Europa League reschedule

Arsenal's Europa League tie at Portuguese side Vitoria is being played on a Wednesday afternoon this week, and that seems to have caught a few people off-guard.

The Gunners go to Portugal sitting top of Europa League Group F, and knowing that a fourth straight European win will earn ...

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Rob Kardashian lost 1.5 stone by swapping booze and fast food for healthy dinners and exercise

Rob Kardashian amazed fans over the weekend when he made a rare public appearance showing off his incredible weight loss.

The lesser-seen Kardashian sibling, 32, has spent years struggling with his weight and mental health issues, but now seems to be thriving.

He posed for for a ...

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Rob Kardashian lost 1.5 stone by swapping booze and fast food for healthy dinners and exercise

Rob Kardashian amazed fans over the weekend when he made a rare public appearance showing off his incredible weight loss.

The lesser-seen Kardashian sibling, 32, has spent years struggling with his weight and mental health issues, but now seems to be thriving.

He posed for for a ...

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Panicked Jennifer Aniston swears on This Morning after Alison Hammond's surprise

Jennifer Aniston swore on today's This Morning after watching Alison Hammond's surprise clips.

The much-loved presenter caught up with the Friends star and Reese Witherspoon to discuss their new series - The Morning Show.

Alison, who knows a lot about daytime TV, gave the ...

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