Cameron Cuffe as Superman’s grandfather Seg-El in the Syfy series Krypton, filmed at Belfast Harbour Studios

A former soft drinks factory in east Belfast may not be the most obvious place to find the grandfather of one of the world’s most enduring superheroes(...)

Queen Elizabeth  is seen in London, England, on Saturday. The queen’s birthday honours have been released. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Former frontman of The Undertones Feargal Sharkey (60) has been made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours. Sharkey is one of several musician(...)

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys. Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO

“The single most positive thing to happen to the screen industry in Northern Ireland is Game of Thrones.” That’s the assessment of Richard Williams, (...)

Everton’s Richarlison scoring with an   overhead kick against Manchester United at  Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph:  Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

For those with long memories the irony inherent in Richarlison’s marvellous opening goal for Everton against Manchester United was the way his overhea(...)

Team Sky celebrate Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France victory on the Champs-Élysées back in July. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Every now and then a new force enters a sport with an impact so crushing that it reshapes and even deforms the whole competition. So it was with the s(...)

Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A hard Brexit could hit the number of British tourists visiting Ireland, the head of Tourism Ireland Niall Gibbons has warned. Mr Gibbons said it was(...)

Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

If Nora Twomey is pretending to have “never been into heels and dresses”, as she puts it, she’s doing a top notch job. Having already walked the Acade(...)

Serena Williams: “A lot of people see me on the court, and they only judge and see that side of me, and there’s so much more to my life and to me. So I thought it would be interesting if I just took all the curtains away, and I was just myself.” Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

On a grey, gloomy Wednesday in Manhattan, Serena Williams is swaddled in bath towels to stay warm in an air-conditioned corner suite on the 41st floor(...)

As they consider the case of Pep Guardiola, who won his first medal in English football at Wembley on Sunday while semi-surreptitiously sporting a yel(...)

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield during their second heavyweight title fight at the MGM Grand on June 28th, 1997. Photograph: John Iacono/Sports Illustrated/Getty

Why did you do it, Mike? “Because I’m crazy a little bit and was bleeding all over the place.” “I was frustrated.” “I was angry that he was butting my(...)

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