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21/03/2014

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Alliance under fire over Anna Lo's united Ireland comments. The party faces its unionist critics on this show.

Alliance under fire over Anna Lo's united Ireland comments. The party faces its unionist critics on this show.

The Alliance party have rallied behind Anna Lo after comments she made in the Irish News yesterday. The South Belfast MLA caused controversy after she said people in Northern Ireland would be "better placed economically, socially and politically" if there was a united Ireland.

The Bible spoof play they tried to ban - it's coming back to Northern Ireland. Will there be another row?

The Bible spoof play they tried to ban - it's coming back to Northern Ireland. Will there be another row?

At the end of January you may remember the Reduced Shakspeare company's The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) went ahead in Newtownabbey after a reversal by the council who initially had taken the decision to ban the production.

DUP members had branded the pay blasphemous and an attack on Christianity, but the decision caused outrage and made international headlines.

Now the show is returning to Northern Ireland to play the Waterside Theatre in Derry Londonderry and the Town Hall in Newry.

Controversial Bible spoof play set to return to NI

 

Should we impose a No Fry Zone banning fast food shops near schools?

Should we impose a No Fry Zone banning fast food shops near schools?

With obesity levels in children climbing - the government in the Republic are considering AN exclusion zone for new fast-food restaurants near schools and playgrounds.

Should we impose a 'No Fry Zone' banning fast food shops near schools?

 

And former star of Shameless Tina Malone talks frankly about her battle with booze and having a baby at 50.

And former star of Shameless Tina Malone talks frankly about her battle with booze and having a baby at 50.

She's well-known for playing confident and loud mouth Mimi Macguire in the hit Channel 4 drama 'Shameless' - as well as starring in Brookside.

But behind the scenes Tina Malone was anything but loud and confident.

Stephen's been speaking to her about her life. She grew up in a happy Catholic home - but things changed when she fell pregnant.

Tina Malone, former star of Shameless, talks frankly about her battle with booze and having a baby at 50.

 

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