• Entertainment
    Big News Network.com

    Adele sings on 'Saturday Night Live' after all

    Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): Despite multiple assurances that she would focus on acting during her appearance as host on 'Saturday Night Live,' English singer-songwriter Adele burst into song several times during a spoof on reality dating series 'The Bachelor' about half an hour into the show. According to Variety, the skit found the 32-year-old songstress, who was introduced as her superstar self, interrupting every bachelor-dating scenario by bursting into solo-with-pianist versions of o...

  • Politics
    Irish Independent

    The next six weeks will test us all, but as Taoiseach I'd have handled the Covid-19 crisis very differently

    If other parties had not excluded Sinn Féin from government following this year's general election, I would now be Taoiseach and I would have done things very differently in recent months. The pandemic cannot be wished away, but how we respond to its consequences is a matter of choice: political, economic and social. Dealing with the crisis has not been made easier by the presence of a chaotic Government, which seems at times to be more interested in in-fighting than working collaboratively acro...

  • Lifestyle
    Irish Independent

    'Flirtatious' tales shatter old image of Irish icon Peig

    As if there wasn't enough sadness in Kerry with Fungie's disappearance, along comes Peig Sayers... Except that a newly published collection of stories by one of Great Blasket's best-known residents suggests she'd be a match for any of the contestants on Love Island. It shows her "grámhar, or more flirtatious, side", Dr Pádraig Ó Héalaí says of Níl Deireadh Ráite/Not the Final Word, published by New Island Books.

  • Politics
    The Huffington Post UK

    Donald Trump Has Been Even Worse Than Everyone Expected

    He has continued to make racist and sexist remarks – and pursue those sorts of policies – and has used the presidency to enrich himself and his family. Various Democrats told HuffPost that Trump has indeed been worse than they expected. I thought he would be not just focusing on [infrastructure] but sustain the focus, would be in communities talking about – just bridges, for example,” said senator Bob Casey.

  • Entertainment
    Irish Independent

    'She's really not very nice. But there is a reason why she is like that'

    KristIn Scott Thomas takes a few seconds to find her glasses, gets back in her armchair in a lovely London sitting room, curls her feet under herself and places a throw over her legs and our Zoom interview begins. The 60-year-old is talking about her role as the iconic and terrifying housekeeper Mrs Danvers in the latest reprise of Rebecca. In the movie, she is a glamorous figure with long dark hair.

  • Sport
    www.leinsterexpress.ie

    Laois man paid a record price for pedigree Simmental bull

    Laois cattleman Gareth Behan has secured a record price for a bull. Gareth's Clonagh Lucky Explorer was the first up at a sale in Roscommon this weekend. Despite glitches with the online computer system, Irish Simmental Cattle Society hosted its premier sale on Saturday.

  • Entertainment
    Irish Independent

    Matthew McConaughey: 'Older women felt they had a right to trespass on my territory'

    But I had a few weeks off and I thought let me go and look at these and just see what's up. My wife encouraged me, she said, 'take that chest of diaries in the back of the car and get out of here and don't come back till you've got something. Mixing philosophy, "teachable moments", self-help and Kerouac-inspired memoir, the book takes in his remarkable career, finding love and stardom.