Ardal O’Hanlon on how he plans to vanquish the ghost of Father Dougal

Humour, Ardal O’Hanlon chuckles, is no laughing matter. Best known as lovable eejit Father Dougal McGuire in the classic comedy Father Ted, the Irish actor and comedian is passionately defending the popular but frequently frowned-upon sitcom Mrs Brown’s Boys. ‘It is very funny in that gag-driven, old-fashioned way,’ says O’Hanlon, 54. ‘Its heart is in … Read more Ardal O’Hanlon on how he plans to vanquish the ghost of Father Dougal

More pupils face missing out on their first choice of secondary school because of teacher shortage

More pupils face missing out on their first choice of secondary school because of teacher shortage and ‘bulge’ in pupil numbers, experts warn One year ago nearly 115,500 missed out on their first choice secondary school  A lack of teachers could exacerbate the problem of over-subscribed schools Education Policy Institute think-tank report warns teaching numbers … Read more More pupils face missing out on their first choice of secondary school because of teacher shortage

Arizona is the capital of cowboy country – here’s our steer on how to saddle up for glamour too!

Arizona made the cowboy famous. The term had been rousting around the Wild West since 1870-ish, mostly synonymous with the more pejorative ‘rustler’ tag. But a decade or so later the Copper State took accidental ownership of brand cowboy when it became the hideout of the notorious Cochise County Cowboys.  A loose association of hoodlums, … Read more Arizona is the capital of cowboy country – here’s our steer on how to saddle up for glamour too!

HAMISH MCRAE: The coronavirus is a tough test for the global economy… but we’re resilient 

HAMISH MCRAE: The coronavirus is a tough test for the global economy… but we’re resilient By Hamish Mcrae For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:16 GMT, 29 February 2020 | Updated: 23:12 GMT, 29 February 2020 Bang. Something had to trigger the next global economic downturn, but we did not know what it would be. … Read more HAMISH MCRAE: The coronavirus is a tough test for the global economy… but we’re resilient 

Researchers find flaw in internet security cam that lets hackers to snoop on video feeds

Researchers find flaw in internet security camera that lets hackers snoop on users’ video feeds and even hijack the device to scan a network for other holes Researchers discovered cameras made by Cacagoo had multiple vulnerabilities  One flaw allows hackers to tap into audio and video feeds Another allowed hackers to scan networks for other … Read more Researchers find flaw in internet security cam that lets hackers to snoop on video feeds

MAFS: False claims Natasha Spencer had sex with Mikey Pembroke’s FATHER

Married At First Sight is rocked by false claims Natasha Spencer had sex with Mikey Pembroke’s FATHER during filming Bizarre allegations will be made at the reunion dinner party later in the season Stacey Hampton is believed to be the source of the false rumour Natasha, Mikey and Mikey’s father have strenuously denied the claims  … Read more MAFS: False claims Natasha Spencer had sex with Mikey Pembroke’s FATHER

Railway passengers are to join train stations protest

Railway passengers are to join train stations protest with union leaders and politicians to demand Government keeps Northern Rail under public control Northern Rail franchise officially taken away from Arriva Rail North this Sunday RMT said an upcoming review could move Northern back into the private sector  Officials will join politicians, passengers and campaigners at stations … Read more Railway passengers are to join train stations protest

DEBORAH ROSS: A new domestic thriller… that’s just like five we’ve seen already

Flesh And Blood Monday-Thursday, ITV Rating: Murder 24/7 Monday-Wednesday, BBC2 Rating: The latest domestic thriller is Flesh And Blood, and already it’s getting mixed up in my head with Liar, Cheat, Trust Me, Trauma, Gold Digger, etc. Their formats are so similar – whom should we trust? – that I’m beginning to wonder if they … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: A new domestic thriller… that’s just like five we’ve seen already