BUT for a simple twist of fate, a Belfast-born novelist could have been among the victims of September 11.
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THERE are hopes a novel drawing on the experiences of a man growing up in west Belfast will be turned into a film.
AS BREAKFAST goes, drinking rum and port is not for the faint-hearted but when you are in the company of Shane MacGowan, then anything can happen.
CHARLATANS leader Tim Burgess is buzzing about the veteran indie band's upcoming tour, which will climax with a pair of Irish dates next month.
STUART Lancaster has warned Sam Burgess he must serve a successful unio
WARREN GATLAND wants rugby to "do the talking" when he sends his Wales team into a World Cup showdown against host nation England on Saturday...
THREE members of an organised crime gang who smuggled cannabis worth £800,000 into Northern Ireland in cartons of orange juice have been jailed.
ENGLAND'S build up to their do-or-die World Cup clash with Australia has been stung by the most savage criticism yet after former Ireland centre Gordon D'Arcy delivered a brutal assessmen...
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