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As June Brown turns 90 here are Dot Cotton's Eastenders highlights

Chain-smoking, Bible-bashing Dot Cotton has been an EastEnders fixture since 1985, and has appeared in some of the soap's most dramatic - and sometimes funniest - scenes.

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'Blind Date' presenter, Cilla Black, who passed away in 2015.

Blind Date to return... but who’ll replace Cilla?

‘Blind Date’ will return to television screens with a new presenter in 2017.

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'Jedi Jim' (left) and Dr Leah Totten (right). Could you be the next NI contestant to impress Lord Sugar?

TV: Applicants wanted for BBC show The Apprentice

Think you could be the next Richard Branson or Bill Gates? The Apprentice is now looking for entrepreneurs to win Sir Alan Sugar’s next big investment.

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What do you think of the title of the new 'Star Wars' film?

Official title of ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ revealed

The name of the next instalment in the ‘Star Wars’ saga has been officially unveiled.

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BT has announced price changes

BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

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From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

There was big news in the TV world today as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

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Scott Lilburn and his brother are washing and packing potatoes in Craigavon, Co Armagh

UTV’s Rare Breed farmers beat Eastenders in ratings war

The return of Rare Breed to UTV was the most watched programme in Northern Ireland at 8pm last night.

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TV Licensing helping non-English speakers in Northern Ireland with iPlayer law change

TV Licensing has launched a new initiative with the Consular Corps /Association of Northern Ireland (CA-NI) to help highlight recent BBC iPlayer law changes to those whose first language isn’t English.
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Down Royal Down Course

Down Royal held their annual Boxing day meet

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The 10 worst films of 2016

It’s fair to say that 2016 had more than its fair share of God awful films.

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Mary Berry and The Great British Bake Off is top of the TV charts so far in 2016.

BBC wins TV in 2016 with 31 out of 40 top programmes - but which was your favourite?

More than three-quarters of the top 40 most-watched programmes so far in 2016 were broadcast by BBC1.

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Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso and Diego Luna as Cassian Andor in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review: the movie the prequels should have been

With the rumours of extensive reshoots on Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars spin-off, you could be forgiven for a harbouring a certain amount of trepidation towards Rogue One.
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Die Hard

The best festive films to watch on Netflix this Christmas

Here are six of the best festive films to watch on Netflix, if you want to get into the spirit early.
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Rogue One is out on Thursday (December 15)

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

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Tales with Liz Weir at Arthur’s Cottage

Tales with Liz Weir at Arthur’s Cottage

Renowned Storyteller Liz Weir will be coming to Arthur’s Cottage to get everyone into the festive feeling with some Christmas tales.

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Miss NI Emma Carswell, from Gilford, pictured at Belfast City Hall after being crowned 2016 Therapie Miss Northern Ireland (Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker)

Everything you need to know about applying for Miss Northern Ireland 2017

If you’ve ever dreamed of travelling the world representing your country - this could be your chance.

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Across The Line At 30

In September 1986 a new programme called The Bottom Line presented by Mike Edgar made its debut on BBC Radio Ulster. The programme was an early champion of new music from Northern Ireland and wider afield, often giving bands and artists their first radio play, interview or live performance.

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Andrew Sachs

Andrew Sachs: Manuel’s best moments

Actor Andrew Sachs,best known for his portrayal of Manuel in the 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86.

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