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David Tennant's wife Georgia celebrates daughter Olive's major achievement

David Tennant and his wife Georgia are very much the proud parents after their daughter Olive's latest achievement. The 11-year-old, who made her big-screen debut in Belfast, has won the award for Best Newcomer in the 2022 National Film Awards.MORE: David Tennant's wife Georgia sparks reaction with emotional family photoTaking to Instagram on Monday, Georgia shared a series of pictures of her aspiring actress daughter in their garden celebrating the news - including a snap with the doting mum.
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Man missing for 18 years found after fisherman spotted 'odd shape' in water
missing for 18 years was discovered dead on the bed of Lough Erne after a local fisherman observed an “odd shape” on his sonar equipment, an inquest has heard.The body of digger driver Michael Anthony Lynch was found in his car on the bottom of the water in County Fermanagh in May 2020, after disappearing in January 2002.A diving company director had been using specialist equipment on the lake in February 2020 when a shape appeared near Corradillar Quay, in Lisnaskea, the Irish Mirror reports.READ MORE: Lost tapes show Chernobyl babies glowing green and men with horror scars In a statement read to the coroner’s court sitting at Laganside in Belfast on Wednesday (June 22), the man said he had been using “specialist side-imaging sonar” which creates 3D images of anything lying on the bottom.His statement read: “I was about 25 metres away from Corradillar Quay slipway when I saw an odd shape on the lough bed which I thought might have been a car.“I intended to come back and have a closer look, but due to work I didn’t get back as quickly as I’d hoped.“On May 16, 2020, I met a garda when I was out fishing and mentioned the possibility of a car to him as I was aware they were looking for a missing person and a car in Lough Erne.”He was able to take police to the location, whereupon the car was found and recovered on May 18, with Lynch’s remains inside.The missing man, better known as Tony, was identified by dental records and formally pronounced dead on May 20.The inquest heard how the father-of-four had last been seen alive at a hotel bar in Clones on January 6, 2002, after he had moved out of the Magheraveely family home in November 2001, to a flat in Clones, in order to deal with his alcohol problem.To stay up to date with
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Liverpool fan felt like he was being 'hunted' when he was 'stabbed with needle' in Paris
Liverpool supporter claims he was attacked by a needle-wielding gang after the Reds’ defeat in the Champions League final, in Paris.Brad Young says he and his mates were set upon by locals on the way out of the Stade de France on May 28, with their trip to the French capital turning into a nightmare, the Liverpool Echo reports.Fortune had smiled on the 24-year-old from Belfast after he won tickets in a competition, but lucky was the last thing he felt after revealing he and his pals were “hunted” on the Parisian streets.He and his friends travelled to Paris and said the atmosphere in the Liverpool fan zone was “brilliant” before the match.They said they managed to avoid some of the worst scenes outside the ground before the game, as thousands of Liverpool fans were forced into dangerously small areas before being targeted with pepper spray and tear gas by French police.But it was after the match that the mood inside the stadium shifted.Brad said: “It was a strange atmosphere inside the stadium, there were so many empty seats and then there were lots of locals suddenly coming in to our section, we didn’t know what was going on.“When we left after the game it turned so sour so quickly. We walked into clouds of tear gas and the police were hitting fans who weren’t moving, but they couldn’t physically move.”After escaping from the stadium, Brad said he became aware of large numbers of local people and gangs who appeared to be targeting Liverpool fans as they tried to make their way back to their hotels.He added: “It felt like they were hunting us, they were running up and shouting in our faces, suddenly lots of fans started sprinting away.
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Queen 'burst out laughing after hiding in hedge while footman posed for d*** pic'
Queen once caught a footman in the middle of an eyebrow-raising practical joke on royal grounds — but she managed to see the funny side. John Gibson, who was the Queen and Prince Philip's second footman for six years, was completely unaware the monarch was nearby when he 'flashed' a camera as part of a gag with a group of Scottish soldiers.But he was left red-faced when he suddenly heard then-Princess Elizabeth, aged 23, "roaring with laughter" upon witnessing the embarrassing pose.The amusing incident took place while he was working for the royal couple on their holiday at the Balmoral estate in Scotland back in 1949.Mr Gibson had been talking to one the guards patrolling the grounds of the estate when they suggested they swapped uniforms so they could see how John’s footman’s outfit felt.Obliging, he decided to put on some of their army gear, which included a kilt that had to be worn without underwear, before getting them to take a snap with his own camera to prove he had done it correctly.Recalling the incident in his out-of-print memoir From Belfast’s Sandy Row to Buckingham Palace, Gibson said: “Standing in front of a hedge, I posed in the kilt while he stood in the middle of the road taking photographs with my camera.
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Eamonn Holmes spotted with walking stick at football match after 'agonising' health issues
Eamonn Holmes, 62, was spotted among Manchester United fans at Old Trafford on Saturday as he walked towards the pitch with the aid of a walking stick. Eamonn previously opened up about his health issues which have impacted his mobility.A video shared to social media showed the GB News presenter making his way to the ground as he clutched a black walking stick.Eamonn was delighted to be there and mingled with Manchester United fans as he walked.He proclaimed: “These are my people, this is what this is all about.“There are two places that I feel really at home, in Belfast, and the other one is Manchester.“I still have family connections in Manchester and it just feels like coming home...it’s my comfort blanket.”In the clip shared to his 755,000 Instagram followers, Eamonn told fans that he was watching the Liverpool and Manchester United Legends game in aid of the Manchester United Foundation.His fans were thrilled to see the journalist up and about and took to the comments to share their well-wishes.Sheila penned: “Looking fantastic it's really good to see you out in Manchester you’re a legend, marvelous entertainer.”Christine wrote: “Nice to see you out and about walking better.”Mary echoed: “Looking great Eamonn, enjoy the match!”And Edward added: “Fair play Eamonn, one of our own.”Earlier this year, Eamonn opened up about a chronic health problem that had left him in “agonising” pain.He has a trapped sciatic nerve which has become a recurring battle leaving him struggling to walk.He said in December: “I don’t walk, it’s more of a wobble.
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UK's rogue trading hotspots revealed - is your city on the list?
The UK's rogue trade hotspots have been revealed with residents from Newcastle, Belfast and London falling victim the most.More than a third (37 per cent) of homeowners have endured a rogue tradesperson at some point, including 31 per cent in Newcastle, 23 per cent in Belfast and 23 per cent in London.But almost half the amount have experienced this in Glasgow (11 per cent), Cardiff (15 per cent) and Norwich (16 per cent).Plumbing (20 per cent), closely followed by bathroom installation (18 per cent), painting/decorating (18 per cent) and kitchen fitting (16 per cent) are the most prevalent sectors where consumers are being left with disappointing work.A fifth of the 2,880 homeowners polled have experienced a financial loss due to disappointing work carried out by a rogue trader.And seven in 10 have had to fork out additional money to finish off or fix disappointing work.Financially, respondents from Oxford have been hardest hit - experiencing a loss of £4,990 on average.The research was carried out by Checkatrade, whose CEO Mike Fairman, said: “As household finances continue to be stretched, it’s more important than ever to do due diligence before parting with your hard-earned cash when hiring a trade.“As many as a fifth of homeowners are still not reading online reviews before they hire a trade leaving them exposed to being targeted by a rogue trade.“And while rogue trades can be found everywhere, my advice is to be wary of high availability, be careful of cheap quotes, beware of being asked for full payment up front, never accept work from trades who doorstep and always source a minimum of three competitive quotes.”When it comes to being quoted for a job, 60 per cent said they do not know how much things are supposed
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Inside Emmerdale's Bear Wolf actor's life - family tragedy and Hollywood fame
Emmerdale’s Bear Wolf burst into the Dales back in 2019 as loveable Paddy’s father.Played by renowned actor Joshua Richards, Bear appeared on our screens after Paddy managed to track down his father at a wrestling convention in Belfast with Marlon.Richards spoke about his character after he landed the part: “Having been based in Yorkshire for most of my life, it’s fantastic to now be filming there too. Bear Wolf is a great character and I am looking forward to seeing what’s in store for him."In recent episodes, Bear has been helping to look after Marlon after his recent stroke.Read on to check out more about Joshua’s life.Bear is Joshua’s first role in a television soap, but certainly not his first acting part in a critically acclaimed production.Richards was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and was in some of the country's biggest productions, including Henry IV part I and part II.His high profile repertoire continues to the silver screen, where he has starred opposite Brad Pitt in 2004’s Troy and alongside Hugh Grant in the Amazon Prime series A Very English Scandal.He has also had roles in Downton Abbey, Heartbeat and Panic Button.The actor has spoken about his mother’s passing and admitted that he was disappointed she wouldn’t get to see him in the Dales.A year before he joined the soap, Joshua’s mother died aged 80-years-old.He recalled their favourite pastime whilst filming: “My mum Jean was an ardent fan.
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Van Morrison appears to address Northern Ireland health minister on new single ‘Dangerous’
Van Morrison‘s new track ‘Dangerous’ appears to reference the musician’s ongoing feud with Robin Swann, the Northern Ireland Minister Of Health.Last November, Swann filed a defamation lawsuit against Morrison over comments he had made regarding COVID-19 earlier in 2021.During a pre-show dinner event in Belfast in June, Morrison branded Swann “very dangerous” in a response to Swann criticising him for his anti-lockdown stance in a 2020 op-ed, in which he said Morrison’s words “will give great comfort to the conspiracy theorists”.On Friday (April 29) Morrison released ‘Dangerous’, the third single from his upcoming 43rd studio album ‘What’s It Gonna Take?’, which is due to arrive on May 20 via Exile Productions/Virgin.The almost-eight-minute number includes the lines: “Somebody said I was dangerous/ I said something bad, it must have been good.” Later, Morrison tells this listener that he “was just looking for the evidence” and asks for “proof“.You can listen to the song below.Per his official website,  the forthcoming ‘What’s It Gonna Take?’ “features fifteen new Van Morrison compositions that collectively reflect the artist’s indefatigable drive to record and perform live in front of audiences.”The album also includes the songs ‘Fighting Back Is The New Normal’, ‘Fodder For The Masses’, ‘Can’t Go On This Way’ and ‘Damage And Recovery’.In response to Swann taking legal action last year, representatives for Morrison said their client “regrets that Mr Swann considered it necessary to issue proceedings” and that they were “disappointed by the publicity that surrounds the issue”.Regarding a planned defence for the singer, they said: “Mr Morrison asserts within that defence that the words used by him related to a matter of
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