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tape for the striking colour scheme for Culture Night this year.
Faster mobile networks will enable Hollywood to build out digital distribution pipelines and revenue streams but could create a bigger piracy problem
check out the latest call for submissions with the horror tree. They're looking for ghost stories,
"A Beads C Start" is currently holding a Logo/Banner competition with some damn cool prizes, check it out
Small business owners from Northern Ireland are being encouraged to enter one of the UK�s longest running business competitions in 2013 and go one step further than a Northern Irish entrepreneur who made it to last year�s final.
Entries for the RTS Student Television Awards 2013 are now being invited from students who attend educational institutions that offer BTEC, degree and postgraduate courses in animation, design, media and media-related studies from across Northern Ireland.
PRODUCER'S GUIDE TO THE EVOLUTION AND PRODUCTION OF JOHN CARPENTER'S THE THING (SEE INTRODUCTION)
- Thousands of people have attended the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast city centre.
Irish politicians are debating a plan to shift the Republic of Ireland into a different time zone from the UK.
Derry-Londonderry: City of contrasts
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A week ago, Mercury Prize-winning band The xx were playing to tens of thousands of fans at the Glastonbury Festival.
Now, as part of the Manchester International Festival, they are performing to just 60 people at a time.
The BBC is to suspend 3D programming for an indefinite period due to a "lack of public appetite" for the technology.
Why does cycling have podium girls?
The government's rollout of "superfast" broadband to rural areas is about two years behind its original schedule, an official audit has found.
French company Spotter has developed an analytics tool that claims to be able to identify sarcastic comments posted online.
A defiantly unclassifiable cross-genre experiment that simultaneously reinvents and regurgitates low-budget British cinema as it goes.
The BBC has apologised after commentator John Inverdale said Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli was "never going to be a looker".
Some of the web's biggest names have backed mass protests over internet surveillance carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA).
An Asian TV channel has been fined �85,000 by Ofcom after it broadcast a speech by an Islamic scholar who said Muslims had "a duty to kill" anyone who insulted the Prophet Muhammad.
A BBC journalist killed himself after complaining of being sexually harassed by a female colleague, an inquest has heard.
Google could face "enforcement action" if it does not improve its privacy policies, the UK's data watchdog says.
- a £50,000 publishing deal for a brand new novel, of any genre, aimed at adults.You should submit the first 10,000 to 12,000 words to us by 1st January 2014,http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10273520/Richard-and-Judy-launch-bestseller-competition.htmlTyrone novelist Emma Heatheringtonhttp://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/woman/life/tyrone-novelist-emma-heatherington-on-how-the-loss-of-her-mother-spurred-her-on-to-a-high-profile-book-deal-29826683.htmlTen artists from eight countries have been shortlisted for the UK's largest contemporary art prize.The 2015 winner of the Cardiff-based Artes Mundi prize will receive £40,000.Northern Ireland indie rock group Two Door Cinema Club have hit the big-time with the announcement that they will headline their first major festival next summer.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/news/they-used-to-be-booked-for-the-small-tents-at-rock-festivals-now-two-door-cinema-club-are-the-headliners-29831645.htmlhttp://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/editors-viewpoint/onwards-and-upwards-for-two-door-cinema-club-29831753.htmlSign language interpreter at Mandela memorial admits he may have suffered a schizophrenic episodehttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/12/mandela-memorial-interpreter-schizophrenia-sign-languagehttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/i-had-visions-of-angels-sign-language-interpreter-at-mandela-memorial-admits-he-may-have-suffered-a-schizophrenic-episode-8999508.htmlWhy does such a short book - The Hobbit - take up so much screen time?tech====Blockbuster, the DVD and games rental chain that went into administration in January, is to close down completely after failing to attract a buyer.Ulster Bank has promised to reimburse customers left out of pocket after the latest in a series of technical problems hit salary and other payments.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/ulster-bank-pledge-over-it-meltdown-29832537.htmlSpeed cameras in Bristol will be switched back onJessie J's brave decision to shave her head live on Comic Relief was the television moment most tweeted about in 2013, a survey has found.Spotify to offer 'free' mobile service to Android and iOScensorship==========What would you do if you found out that someone had posted naked pictures of you online, without your permission?A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of distributing a terrorist publication, according to police.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/man-held-over-terror-publication-29832825.htmlHomeland actor Damian Lewis has apologised to Lord Of The Rings star Sir Ian McKellen after saying he did not want to end up a "fruity actor" who is known for playing wizards.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/lewis-makes-apology-to-mckellen-29832287.htmlThe US Senate has approved a 10-year extension of a ban on plastic guns invisible to metal detectors but has rejected tougher restrictions called for by gun-control advocates.Australia's High Court has overturned legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).Maybe it's not that women don't mind sex being sold for luxurious goods, but rather that aspirational consumerism and sexism have shaded into each other.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/eyes-arent-on-the-prize-they-are-closed-to-sexism-of-ads-29831767.html
Two of the Republic of Ireland's leading universities are considering an increase in their intake of students from Northern Ireland.
Threats have been made to burn down an east Belfast community centre just days after a visit by a former IRA bomber.
Mobile developers from across the region are being invited to put forward innovative new app ideas to help encourage more tourism in Belfast’s Gaeltacht Quarter.
UTV Media is to begin talks with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) about setting up a new TV channel based in the Republic of Ireland.
Graham Cantwell, an Irish filmmaker, took a tale about a young actress attempting to land a role in an epic fantasy, and turned it into a movie ... in LONDON!
Linda Irvine, wife of former PUP leader Brian Ervine, helps bring the Irish Language to the community in east Belfast
Fourteen young concertgoers have been admitted to hospital and many more were treated at the scene during an incident in Belfast, health authorities said.
A signed Christmas card published privately for Seamus Heaney will be going under the hammer later this year to raise money for two worthy charities.
A Scottish tourism campaign linked to the film Brave helped to influenced a similar venture in Norway, Norwegian tourism bosses have confirmed.
A user of the online image hosting service 'imgur' has posted pictures purporting to show a set of secret stairs hidden behind a bookcase, along with photographs suggesting someone may be living in his walls.
The naming of a TV programme is becoming an increasingly salacious business, but are these provocative titles more off-putting than enticing?
data from individuals' GP records would be shared with researchers inside the NHS
Is reality TV a help or a hindrance to the NHS?
the code-cracking Colossus celebrates its 70th anniversary
Friday Book Design Blog: Help build an A-Z of book covers
What draws Reddit's 7m daily users? And what does it take to make it to the site's highly prized front page?
How soon is too soon to make movies about a war?
More than 200 leading authors including Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Jonathan Franzen have condemned Russia's anti-gay and blasphemy laws as a "chokehold" on creativity.
Amid criticism of Russia's anti-gay laws, UN secretary-general urges 'speaking out against prejudice' in keynote speech to IOC
A legal action alleging Tom Cruise's fourth Mission: Impossible film was based on a pre-existing script has been called "bizarre" by the star's lawyer.
USA blames Russia as taped conversation said to be between Victoria Nuland and the US ambassador to Ukraine is published on YouTube
Scarlett Johansson row has boosted Israeli settlement boycott, say activists Pro-boycott campaigners believe they will benefit from SodaStream controversy despite actor cutting ties with Oxfam
Russian pop duo t.A.T.u look set to perform at the Sochi Olympics’ opening ceremony tonight, despite kissing on-stage in the early 2000s.
A pub has been forced to cancel its alternative speed dating event this Valentine's Day after its poster was branded inappropriate.
help reverse America's retreat from liberty by telling lawmakers we can't abide a surveillance state
An Indian villager recently travelled more than a thousand miles to the BBC office in Delhi in an unusual quest - to claim millions of rupees he believed he had won in a "BBC lottery".
live event in Dublin will showcase new animated film, Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, alongside an onstage Q&A with Smith and Mewes and a live recording of their popular podcast, Hollywood Babble-On.
All private landlords who let residential property in Northern Ireland are required to register and when they are, they will be provided with up to date information and support relating to the private rented sector
Never one to shy away from an eye-catching headline, Ryanair supremo Michael O'Leary says he plans to offer flights to the United States for under £10.
The £29.5m revamp of the Belfast Waterfront complex is being previewed at the UK's biggest exhibition dedicated to the conference, meetings and events industry.
Testing their jokes, how different audiences react and embracing stereotypes – three top comedians analyse their performances
England is seemingly awash with swastikas. Why?
Neil Young's portable PonoPlayer - a potential rival to the iPod and its successors - will be able to store up to 2,000 digital albums and initially costs $399 (£240)
Amazon Studios is working on a new way to greenlight TV shows. The pilots are out in the open where everyone can have a say …
Russell Brand is aiming to fire up the revolutionary spirit by writing a new book about how to improve society.
Scotland should have its own film studio, a report commissioned by Scottish Enterprise has said.
how did director Rob Thomas cope with the fans' (AKA the Marshmallows) expectations?
A new type of blogger is expecting complimentary invitations, dinners and drinks in exchange for glowing write-ups
The UAE, Qatar and Bahrain are among Middle Eastern countries banning Hollywood epic Noah as it breaks Islam's taboo of depicting a prophet.
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has banned 50 names they argue contradict the culture or religion of the Kingdom, according to reports by local media.
PUP man fails to block media reports linking him with UVF
disparaging the importance of International Men's Day, which focuses on issues such as men and boys' health, gender equality and positive male role models,
Members of the UK’s adult industry have raised concerns that new internet filters introduced at the behest of the Government are causing more harm than good.
Students are taking a stand against harassment, abuse and assault, sexism and stalking on campus.
Why do we only remember the poets of World War One?
What part did the 1960s counter-culture play in the change of attitude to WW1?
Politicians, presenters and academics have battled among the airwaves in recent weeks and the latest skirmish took place at a conference today, on how schools should best mark the anniversary.
Little Girl Lost is now a New York Times bestseller, reaching No.9 in the current listings.
The new R'n'B club at the Maritime was promoted by 'The Three J's', enterprising young promoters who helped make the club Belfast's answer to Liverpool's Cavern.
Fourteen girls from Victoria College Belfast and six boys from RBAI were selected to sing alongside the singer-songwriter and Take That member as he kicked off his UK and Ireland tour at the Odyssey on Saturday night in front of thousands of fans.
Some Northern Ireland businesses have fallen prey to a sophisticated phone scam that involves a form of grooming.
US television production company HBO has endorsed a new Game of Thrones advertising campaign that will promote Northern Ireland as a tourism destination.
The government agency that oversees Northern Ireland's film and television industry is to get a budget increase of more than 50% over the next four years.
THE report focuses on Londonderry's successful year as UK City of Culture as a model of what a post-conflict society looks like.
Hannah Bradley (16) was last seen in the Glencregagh Road area on the evening of Sunday, March 30.
Police have appealed for information over missing Coleraine woman Lyndsay Yates.
In an apparent throwback to the Cold War campaigns of disruption, disinformation and espionage, the US government spent $1.6m building a social media network with the aim of undermining the communist government in Cuba, it has emerged.
Five high rise flats which have been part of Glasgow's skyline for almost 50 years will be blown up as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.
Films in which female characters have conversations that do not revolve around men are likely to enjoy more box office success than films which do not, according to an influential US website.
Amazon has launched an internet-connected TV set-top box as it vies with Apple and Google to gain a share of the lucrative television market.
the secrets of his songwriting
Under the wide-ranging telecoms reforms, the cost of making a call or downloading internet data in another EU country will be the same as at home.
The "net neutrality" proposal would put the EU at odds with the US, where video streaming service Netflix is paying the country's biggest cable firm for better data delivery.
Aerobic exercise in your 20s may protect the brain in middle age, according to a US study.
A very public apology from an actor to his wife has become the biggest post of all time on Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo.
The government is moving forward with plans to ban branding on cigarette packs in England, Public Health Minister Jane Ellison told MPs.
Three major labels are suing Russian social network vKontakte, claiming that the company has deliberately fostered "large-scale" music piracy on its service.
A block on access to Twitter remained in place in Turkey despite a high court ruling against the ban.
Louisiana schoolteacher Megan K. Pinion used social media to vent her anger, posting a photograph of the "Satanic" drinks accompanied by a long post explaining the situation on Starbuck's Facebook page.
Nigella Lawson has been stopped from flying to the United States after she confessed to taking cocaine.
An Ulster GAA star has been subject to a stream of homophobic abuse after allegedly appearing in a gay adult video.
Gavin and Stacey star James Corden has said he supports the closure of BBC Three as an on-air channel.
A smartphone app to help identify - and boycott - goods made in Russia is becoming popular among Android users in Ukraine, it appears.
A teenager who starred in the RTÉ drama Love/Hate has been shot in the leg in Dublin.
The first woman conductor of the Ulster Orchestra is bowing out after three years in the role with a final concert at the Ulster Hall.
A new mural of Gerry Adams has been painted over just two weeks after it was created – on the order of the Sinn Fein president.
to reveal an unprecedented understanding of activity conducted on Earth by taking and analysing pictures of our planet in its entirety.
A new competition backed by GCHQ and the National Crime Agency is looking for members of the public to demonstrate their digital skills.
In the 1930s, at the start of the De Beers campaign, a single month's salary was the suggested ring spend.
A representative for Moscow's security department has announced that the Wurst parade was rejected because of concerns it would provoke clashes between 'gays and their opponents'
explore the legal situation for LGBT people around sex, marriage or civil partnerships, adoption, workplace discrimination and hate crime by region, country and overall population
Oscar Knox's father has intervened after a Belfast gym trainer received a torrent of abuse and death threats over a Facebook post about his son, calling it "totally unacceptable".
Rapper, his wife Beyoncé, and her sister, release statement about video showing Solange kicking and punching her brother-in-law
Elizabeth Banks and her husband Max Handelman have been hit with a lawsuit, claiming the idea their new film Walk Of Shame was stolen.
An estimated 600,000 women have been stopped in the last five years, causing panic, embarrassment and even missed flights – and it could all be solved with a small change to passport design
Intelligence officer Detective Constable Simon Abell, from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire,
is alleged to have sent sexually-explicit text messages and carried out sexually-inappropriate behaviour
against a woman between November 4 2011 and August 2 2012, Nottinghamshire Police said.
this week Northern Ireland goes to the polls to elect the new council members.
But what will they be responsible for when we already have 26 existing councils
delivering the normal services we expect as ratepayers?
A family fun day will take place on Monday 26 May in the Stormont Estate, Belfast.
Gates are open from 10.00 am until 6.00 pm.
The event, supporting BBC Children in Need, has activities for children of all ages.
A very public eve-of-election rift has developed between NI21 leader Basil McCrea and deputy leader John McCallister after the latter branded a party decision to depart from its unionist designation at Stormont as "crazy".
A man accused of shouting sectarian slogans outside Belfast City Hall wants out of prison to take a lie detector test on the Jeremy Kyle Show, the High Court heard today.
One hundred jobs are to be created in a £1m investment to transform two bars and a nightclub in an historic building in Belfast city centre.
Bank of America's Vital Voices programme has brought together female executives in Belfast for a mentoring initiative.
JJ Abrams is encouraging Star Wars fans to try and secure a part in Episode 7 of the sci-fi franchise, that he is currently filming in the Middle East.
Under Royal Mail's universal service obligation it is required to deliver letters to all parts of the UK six days a week, however its competitors are not currently bound by the same obligation.
Ryanair has made much in recent months about its change of policy and its decision to try not to, in the words of Michael O'Leary, "unnecessarily piss people off".
LSST also explained they were trying to aid a challenging group of people and that many of their students "were juggling social, domestic and professional commitments alongside their studies" and so attendance could be low.
Ireland is setting up a new state bank to pump hundreds of millions of euro into struggling small businesses.
A new exhibition at the British Library presents the rich history of SF down the ages
Activision Blizzard is trying to sue hackers who have created cheats for its Starcraft II video game.
The Russian embassy in London has demanded talks with the Foreign Office over Prince Charles's comparison of Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler.
behind each nude is a human being who is not purely sexual.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to sue US film director Abel Ferrara for defamation over a movie allegedly based on the ex-IMF chief's sex scandal.
Travel-rating service Trip Advisor is being investigated in Italy over concerns the site is not doing enough to prevent fake reviews.
- Public transport users have been told they won't have to pay more to travel after Translink announced it was extending a fare freeze.Robert Burns used a mystery figure to help him edit all his early work, a new study has claimed.A stunning Irish dance costume worn by champion hoofer Pat Henderson nearly 60 years ago forms part of a fascinating new exhibition at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/news/exhibition-steps-back-in-time-to-tell-story-of-irish-dance-30387870.htmlHollywood legend Maureen O'Hara (92) has decided to stay in the United States.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/irish-film-legend-maureen-ohara-decides-to-stay-in-us-29246320.htmlPlanning permission has been granted for an £11m extension to the University of Ulster's Magee campus in Londonderry.communities have begun to explore the cultural significance of bonfires through workshops and training programmes, with an emphasis on raising awareness among young people as to the relevance of the 'bonfire tradition'.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/debateni/blogs/eleventh-night-bonfires-how-centuriesold-tradition-is-very-slowly-evolving-30399598.htmlMurals in west Belfast that depict violence from the past should be replaced with more positive images, an SDLP councillor has said.Dublin City Council has granted permission for just three Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/republic-of-ireland/garth-brooks-croke-park-concerts-aviva-stadium-possible-venue-for-two-axed-shows-30404150.htmlGuinness has cancelled its Arthur's Day promotion but said the move was not down to criticism that the event promoted drunkenness.Tech====Literary classics ranging from Peter Pan to The Day of the Triffids are being celebrated in a series of colourful illustrated benches.A couple have had a Game Of Thrones-inspired wedding at a castle in Herefordshire.Researchers from Oxford University say they've made a breakthrough in developing smart glasses for people with severe sight loss.A banner has been hung above the A1 Motorway which told a man he was being dumped by "both" of his girlfriends.Samsung is to stop producing plasma televisions (PDP TVs) by 30 November.LA Cosplay Con, the first of what the organisers hope will be an annual gathering of "cosplayers" - people who dress up like characters from, mostly, video games and comics.Censorship==========Ministers must outlaw all forms of psychological abuse if attempts to tackle so-called "revenge porn" are to be meaningful, campaigners say.Seven internet service providers have filed a legal complaint against the UK's intelligence agency GCHQ.The TV entertainer Rolf Harris, who has been found guilty of 12 indecent assaults against girls, once made a video telling children how to avoid sexual abuse.One of disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris's highest profile works of art was his portrait of the Queen, but where is the painting now?if one part of society grows up with an attitude that they must be on their guard against the ‘other side’, then elements will consider anything different as a threat.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/debateni/blogs/will-chambre/turns-out-the-rise-of-racism-in-northern-ireland-can-be-put-down-to-ingrained-attitudes-as-a-result-of-the-troubles-30355948.htmlStuff magazine has announced that it will no longer feature female models in underwear on its front cover.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is suing the family of art director Joseph Wright over the sale of his Oscar for 1942's My Gal Sal.The Met Police told staff to delete records on sex and race discrimination against one of its employees, an employment tribunal has found.Police are treating the death of a 23-year-old man in south-east London as "unexplained" after he is said to have taken part in an online punching game.the erosion of personal freedoms by those who seek to protect their own religion as opposed to freedom of religion which can create a regressive environment for minorities, whether religious or non-religious.http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/debateni/blogs/naomi-long/bible-play-i-am-a-christian-and-a-liberal-freedom-of-religion-must-also-include-freedom-from-religion-29967731.htmlLindsay Lohan is suing the makers of Grand Theft Auto,who used her image to create a character based on her without her permission.Campaigners have launched a bid to stop the sports brand Dunlop from selling "sexist" golf tees.