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Kelsey Miller on her wedding day. There is increasing exasperation as bigger brides fight for respect in a wedding industry they say is focused on small sizes. Photograph: Katie Osgood via The New York Times

Katie Liepold and her fiancé did not appreciate what they saw, and didn’t see, in their engagement photos. So, 33-year-old Liepold confronted her pho(...)

John Travolta (right) on the set of 'Saturday Night Fever'. Photograph: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis/Getty Images

10. The Deer Hunter Most now associate Michael Cimino’s film with Christopher Walken pressing a gun to his temple, but it’s the Russian wedding dance(...)

Martin McGuinness shortly after he was appointed minister for education in 1999. His comment about having been “on the run” “was not the kind of comment to instil confidence in the future”. Photograph: Ferran Paredes/Reuters

On a recent visit to New York, I fulfilled a long-held ambition to walk over the famous Brooklyn Bridge. The construction of this bridge was not witho(...)

Conor McGregor stands with his lawyer Jim Walden during his arraignment in Brooklyn Criminal Court on Friday. Photograph: AP

Noon is approaching at Brooklyn’s courthouse and Justice Connie Malfiore Melendez is going about her business. A gaunt looking middle-aged man in han(...)

 Conor McGregor is led by an official to an unmarked vehicle while leaving the 78th Precinct of the New York Police Department on  Friday. Photograph: Julio Cortez/AP

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has been released on $50,000 bail after appearing in a New York city court charged with assault. McGregor ((...)

Conor McGregor during the weigh-In  last August in Las Vegas for the  Mayweather fight. Photograph: Derek Hogan/Inpho

On Monday night, the person Dana White dubbed “the UFC’s biggest star ever” was thrown through a table by Stephanie McMahon at WWE Raw. Just 16 months(...)

The Gloaming Live at the National Concert Hall in March 2018. Photograph: York Tillyer

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Rock star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof leads the names joining Ryan Tubridy on Good Friday’s Late La(...)

Alicia Keys: a key influence on the  young guns of R&B. Photograph:  Robert Mora/Getty Images

Nostalgia is a powerful force. That’s why pop’s harnessing of nostalgia is a habit some of its stars love to indulge in. A surefire sign you’ve crosse(...)

Irish filmmaker Paul Rowley says ‘Don’t Look Now’ gave him his “first glimpse not only of the incredible power of cinema, but of our ability to understand the pain of others”.

The blind woman collapses on the hotel bed screaming, eyes bulge white in terror – “Please, let him not go! Fetch him back!” Cut to: Blanchardstown. (...)

Cpl Patrick Gallagher from Derrintogher, Co Mayo, of the US Marines was shot dead while on patrol in Da Nang on March 30th, 1967.

The US navy is to name a ship after a young Mayo man Cpl Patrick (Bob) Gallagher who was killed in Vietnam in 1967, it was announced in New York on Mo(...)

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