Magherafelt barman Niall Sexton has made it through to the judges' houses stage of X Factor.
The 22-year-old was named in Nicole Scherzinger's final six in the Boys category. Only three will progress to the weekly live shows.
Niall had missed out on reaching the same stage in the singing contest back in 2011.
Actor Jim Carrey has blasted a wrongful death lawsuit against him, over the suicide of his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, as 'heartless'.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people turned out in Belfast on Friday for the return of Culture Night, which featured over 250 free events spanning music, dance, art and much more.
Eighty-five thousand people attended this year’s festivities, an increase of 25,000 spectators on last year.
Game Of Thrones has broken the record for most Emmy Awards won by a fictional series, after the fantasy show picked up three gongs on Sunday night.
The HBO series filmed in Northern Ireland was named best drama series and also picked up gongs for outstanding writing and directing to become the most-awarded narrative show in Emmy history.
The show, based on George RR Martin's novels, took its tally to 38 Emmy wins, beating Frasier's record of 37.
The stars of The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, were also honoured with a host of acting awards, with Sarah Paulson, Courtney B Vance and Sterling K Brown picking up awards for their roles in the show.
The television drama, based on the murder trial of OJ Simpson, was named outstanding limited series.
There was also British success for Dame Maggie Smith, comedian John Oliver and BBC drama Sherlock.
The 68th Emmy Awards, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, took place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.
Northern Ireland music legend Sir Van Morrison returns to the Belfast Waterfront in December for one night only.Read the full story ›
Belfast actor Ciarán Hinds talks to UTV Life about his extensive career – including the joy of working back home on Game of Thrones.Read the full story ›
One of the world’s biggest pots of curry has started bubbling in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter as Culture Night prepares to feed 5,000 people.Read the full story ›
The 12 albums shortlisted for the Northern Ireland Music Prize have been announced.Read the full story ›
A new preview trailer for the third series of hit BBC/RTE thriller The Fall has been released, along with a date for the show’s premiere.Read the full story ›
The first look at the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker film, starring Co Down actor Jamie Dornan, has been released online.
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The Holywood star is set to return as billionaire Christian Grey in the second film adaptation of EL James' erotic Fifty Shades trilogy.
The new feature will be released in cinemas on Valentine’s Day 2017.