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Tom Cruise didn’t visit Derry but...

If only that story about Tom Cruise visiting Derry had have been true.

TV and Film
The Great British Bake Off

As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let's recap on who we've lost already

The Great British Bake Off Final

Horror movies: do know your Ghostface Killer from your Norman Bates?

Quiz: How well do you know your horror movies?

They've been keeping us awake since they slashed onto the movie scene in the 1920s, so how well do you know horror movies?

TV and Film
Hallowe'en can be scary and tasty at the same time.

6 Gruesome Hallowe’en Treats

If wiggly worms and poison apples are your idea of a devilishly delicious snack we’ve got some terrifying treats to put your guests off eating this Hallowe’en.

Eating Out
Rory Gallagher. Photo: Pacemaker Press

Approval for Ulster Hall statue of rock legend Rory Gallagher

A statue in honour of rock legend Rory Gallagher looks set to be installed at Belfast's Ulster Hall.
Danielle Coyle from Fujitsu with Rhonda Murphy and Annette Keenan from the Waterside Action for Children Branch, Derry. Staff from Fujitsu helped raise �8,000 for the charity during a recent 5k at Timber Quay in Derry.

Community notes for Derry

Here are our community notes for this week...

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Jen Kelly is a world famous fashion designer.

Derry’s Jen Kelly to preview new collection at the Guildhall

Derry born Couture Designer, Jen Kelly, who has dressed presidents and princesses is set to give an exclusive preview of his 2017 collection at this years ‘Fashion Fest’ Fashion Show on Saturday November 19 in the historic Guildhall.

The Codetta Choir who will perform at the City of Derry International Choral Festival Opening Gala Concert at The Guildhall this Wednesday October 19.

City of Derry International Choral Festival set for its biggest year yet!

In just 48 hours one of Europe’s fastest growing Choral Festivals will kick off in Derry, hosting six international choirs and more than 60 school and national choirs as well as unmissable performances from world-famous groups such as Harry Christophers & The Sixteen, SLIXS and Fauna.

Pictured from left are:- Richard Leighton, Doneybrewer Butter; Louise Millsopp, Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) NI Regional Food Programme; Mary Blake, Head of Tourism with DCSDC; Alison Leighton, Doneybrewer Butter; Howard Hastings, Managing Director Hastings Hotel Group and former Chair Tourism NI; and Niamh Ashford, Visit Derry.

Local food producers showcase the best Derry has to offer

LegenDerry Food producers and tourism ambassadors from Derry City and Strabane District Council (DCSDC) and Visit Derry rubbed shoulders with the culinary elite and celebrity chefs at the BBC Good Food Show’s first ever visit to Belfast as part of Northern Ireland Year of Food & Drink 2016 at the weekend.

Left to right Jonnie Peacock, Sara Cox, Stephen Merchant. Josh Whitticombe, Michelle Keegan and Rio Ferdinand

Five things we loved about the Crystal Maze revival

It may have been more than two decades since it last aired, but The Crystal Maze’s one-off revival to raise money for Stand Up For Cancer was tipped as one of 2016’s TV highlights as soon as it was announced.

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British girl band, 'Little Mix'.

Little Mix: Girl band that left Derry fans ‘gutted’ is coming back

A girl band which caused up-roar when they cancelled a concert in Belfast 20 minutes before it was due to start will return to the North as part of their latest tour next year.

The final trailer for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' was released on Thursday.

WATCH - Final ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ trailer released

The final trailer for the eagerly awaited ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ was released on Thursday.

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Bob Dylan.

Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize for literature

Iconic American singer songwriter, Bob Dylan, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.


Whiskey distillery at Ebrington by 2018 planned

A Derry company has announced details of how they plan to transform derelict buildings at Ebrington Square into a whiskey distillery and tourist attraction.

Sausage rolls

Supermarket recalls sausage rolls over milk allergy fears

ASDA is recalling Tiger Sausage Rolls six-packs due to their containing milk.

Eating Out
Thrills and chills at the Tower Museum.

Tower of Terror in Derry this Halloween

The Tower Museum will see the awakening of some its most putrid and ghoulish residents who will roam freely around its exhibitions this Halloween.

Former Emmerdale star, Leah Bracknell, has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Photo: Leah's Cancer Fund

Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell diagnosed with terminal cancer

Leah Bracknell, who starred in television soap, ‘Emmerdale’, has revealed she has terminal lung cancer.

TV and Film
The Oktoberfest Derry 2016 tent erected in the car park next to the Peace Park.

Prost! Ocktoberfest and Slow Food Festival land in Derry

Thousands are expected to gather in Derry’s city centre this weekend to eat, drink and be merry as Oktoberfest and the Slow Food Festival come to town.

Hats off to the 30th anniversary of Mad Hatter Day

Hats off to the 30th anniversary of Mad Hatter Day

In October 1986 a bunch of computer geeks came together in Boulder, Colorado to celebrate shared silliness inspired by the iconic illustrations of Alice In Wonderland’s Mad Hatter.

Lady Gaga pictured in Belfast in 2011. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

New Lady Gaga tracks get thumbs up from Northern Ireland fans

Lady Gaga fans from Northern Ireland went into meltdown earlier today when the music star performed three tracks from her up-and-coming album ‘Joanne’ at a concert in America.

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