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Patrick Kielty on stage in Belfast in 2012 to celebrate the Empire Laughs Back Comedy Club's 20th anniverary. Photograph: Elaine Hill/Kelly

Patrick Kielty’s first Belfast standup set won him a keg of beer. It was freshers’ week at Queen’s University in 1989, and his housemates had nominate(...)

Sterling is likely to weaken as markets open, said Lee Evans, head of foreign exchange trading and strategy at Bank of Ireland’s markets and treasury division. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP

Sterling and European markets are likely to succumb to another wave of volatility this week as the odds of a no-deal Brexit have tightened after UK pr(...)

Patrick Bamford scored twice in Leeds United’s victory over Wigan at the DW Stadium. Photograph:  George Wood/Getty Images

Patrick Bamford’s double sent Leeds to the top of the Championship after a bad-tempered 2-0 win at 10-man Wigan at the DW Stadium. Marcelo Bielsa’s m(...)

Fulham manager Scott Parker applauds the fans after the final whistle. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Promotion favourites Fulham suffered a blast of Championship reality with a shock opening-weekend 1-0 loss at Barnsley. Former Derby midfielder Luke(...)

Norwich City’s Teemu Pukki scores his side’s equaliser at Wigan. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Wigan Athletic 1 Norwich City 1 Norwich extended their lead at the top of the Championship after grinding out a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Wig(...)

 Pablo Hernandez  scores Leeds United’s  third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against Reading  at the  Madejski stadium. Photograph: Alex Burstow/Getty Images

Leeds moved back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a convincing 3-0 win at Reading. Mateusz Klich fired the visitors into an early lead in (...)

Sterling was trading down 0.3 per cent at $1.3101 at 7.45pm having been 0.5 per cent lower before voting began. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

Sterling trimmed its losses in a volatile session on Tuesday evening after UK parliamentarians voted down Theresa May’s tweaked Brexit deal, prompting(...)

Gareth Bale’s hat-trick helped Wales to a 6-0 win over China. Photograph: Reuters

Ryan Giggs hailed Gareth Bale for becoming Wales’ record goalscorer after the Real Madrid forward’s hat-trick against China got his managerial reign o(...)

When Gary Meikle was 17, he had sex in a cupboard at a party with a girl he barely knew. A child was conceived, and later born. In 99.9 per cent of c(...)

Sean Hughes

They were Irish comedy’s equivalent of the Famous Five, though nobody ever called them that. Michael Redmond, Kevin McAleer, Ian MacPherson, Owen O’Ne(...)