Strictly Come Dancing fans upset as they notice ‘missing’ part of new series

STRICTLY Come Dancing viewers were thrilled to have the show back – but many agreed there was something ‘missing’. The long-running ballroom series made its eagerly awaited return to screens tonight with the launch show. 4 Strictly returned to our screens for the launch show – but fans felt something was ‘missing’Credit: BBC 4 Viewers … Read more

Players stunned as protester sets arm on fire in dramatic incident at Laver Cup

A PROTESTER SET fire to his arm during a dramatic incident which left Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned and disrupted the opening session of this year’s Laver Cup. The protest occurred during the second match of the Ryder Cup-style team competition at the O2 where Team Europe’s Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman of Team World were doing battle … Read more

‘I am leaving Russia’: young men flee draft, Finland to restrict entry |

When 27-year-old Nikita watched Russian president Vladimir Putin announce a military mobilisation while visiting his uncle in St Petersburg, he decided to leave his homeland. Two days later, he was crossing the border into Finland. “It is just insane. All my friends (are) in danger,” said the sound engineer, minutes after stepping into the Nordic … Read more

Scotland out to atone for Dublin drubbing against Ireland, says Scott McKenna

SCOTT McKENNA SAYS Scotland will be out to make amends for their Dublin horror show when they host Republic of Ireland in Saturday’s Nations League showdown. The Scots were thrashed 3-0 by Stephen Kenny’s side at the Aviva Stadium in June. Although they have bounced back to win their two most recent matches against Armenia … Read more

Seventh Son of a Seventh Son – new documentary explores Ireland’s faith healing

The seventh son of a seventh son… A person whose father died before they were born… A woman whose parents had the same surname before they were married… There are many a reason why the gift of healing can be bestowed on someone in the Irish faith healing tradition. Broadcaster Máirtín Tom Sheáinín journeys the … Read more