A Question of Taste: Noel Burke, bow maker
Noel Burke was born in London to Sligo parents.
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The UK's Crown Prosecution Service has said it is "considering options" in the case of a man who was spared jail after he admitted beating his wife.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Tue, 24 May, 2016
A BBC reporter, a producer and a cameraman have been detained in North Korea and are being expelled from the country, the BBC has said.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
The Film Academy is pledging to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to its board of governors.
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
Mo Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar has denied “all allegations of doping” in a statement released to The Guardian.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
In an act of defiance against hackers, one actress has taken matters into her own hands by posting nude photos of herself online.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Security services are facing mounting questions over claims that the British graduate believed to be murderous extremist Jihadi John was known to MI5.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
A TV journalist has been described as being as “cool as a cucumber” for carrying on without flinching when he was the victim of a snowball attack while live on a news channel.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
Jeremy Paxman has signed up to host his first new BBC show since stepping down as Newsnight anchor – a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s state funeral.
Sun, 07 Dec, 2014
British footballer Ched Evans, who was convicted of raping a woman in a hotel room, has said he is “determined to continue the fight” to clear his name and return to playing.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
The return of Jonathan Ross to Britain's Radio 2 six years after the Sachsgate scandal has been branded “a disgrace” by a fellow BBC DJ.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Patrick Stewart will also read an original D-Day news report as part of the 70th anniverary commemorations.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
Soprano Kiri Te Kanawa has spoken out in support of Dundalk singer Tara Erraught after a series of reviews criticised her appearance.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
Chart star Morrissey has revealed he has been approached to appear on Radio 4’s rural soap The Archers.
Thu, 15 May, 2014
Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
A Christian group is fighting a High Court battle in the UK over a ban on its bus advert suggesting that gay people can be “cured”.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
Dawn French has revealed that she almost turned down her starring role in 'The Vicar Of Dibley' because she did not think it was funny enough.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2012
The BBC could face a full public inquiry into the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal if the corporation’s investigations fail to “get to the bottom” of the accusations, Britain's Culture Secretary Maria Miller has warned.
Sun, 04 Nov, 2012
Camp comic Julian Clary has been crowned champion of the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
Broadcaster Clive James has admitted he is “getting near the end” after several years of serious illness.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
Jennifer Saunders has dedicated the Spice Girls musical to her daughters, after revealing they inspired her to write it.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2012
Liam Gallagher says he is “up for” an Oasis reunion – in 2015.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2011
Coronation Street favourite Betty Driver has died at the age of 91.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2011
NEWS International said yesterday it would co-operate after Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch and his son James were asked to appear before a committee of MPs.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2011
Former FIA president Max Mosley does not believe there is “the slightest chance” the rearranged Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead this year.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2011
Comic Johnny Vegas is to head the cast of a new Radio 4 comedy series – about the joys of living in a shed.
Tue, 31 May, 2011
Terry Wogan is to join the roster of regular panellists for long-running UK Radio 4 show 'Just A Minute'.
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn today whether he is to remain in prison into the new year as British prosecutors attempt to prevent him being released on bail.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2010
Katie Price says her lawyers will be writing to Channel 4, over comments made by comedian Frankie Boyle about her son on his TV show.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
BBC journalists could strike over Christmas and the new year in their bitter dispute over pensions, it was revealed today as programmes continued to be disrupted amid a 48-hour walkout.
Sat, 06 Nov, 2010
DISRUPTION to BBC radio and TV news programmes will continue over the weekend because of a “solidly supported” strike by thousands of journalists, including newsreaders and presenters, in a bitter row over pensions, union leaders said.
Sat, 06 Nov, 2010
Music legend Lou Reed is preparing to make a guest appearance with Gorillaz as they headline Glastonbury Festival, it was confirmed today.
Wed, 23 Jun, 2010
Comedian Frankie Boyle has written an open letter slamming the BBC governing body’s “cowardly rebuke” of his jokes about Palestine.
Sat, 01 May, 2010
Broadcaster Patrick Hannan, dubbed the “doyen of the Welsh journalists”, has died following a short illness. He was 68.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2009
Chat show couple Richard and Judy are considering bringing the curtain down on their TV partnership, it was revealed today.
Sun, 08 Mar, 2009
Scottish farmers are blaming sea eagles for the deaths of hundreds of lambs, it was reported today.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
A friend of Kate and Gerry McCann who was with them the night their daughter Madeleine disappeared today launched a furious attack on the Portuguese police.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2008
Singer Robbie Williams has been recruited to present a radio documentary - about flying saucers.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2008
Little Britain star David Walliams has admitted the hit BBC comedy show was “hyped”.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2007
Jade Goody’s behaviour on Celebrity Big Brother has not been racist, her spokeswoman insisted today.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
The head of MI5 has given a chilling assessment of the scale of the terror threat in the UK, warning it will last “a generation”.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2006
Writer and vegetarian campaigner Carla Lane has spoken out about Paul McCartney’s first marriage – saying there were no problems.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2006