NADINE Coyle shot to fame following her success in one of the biggest girl bands, Girls Aloud, which saw her and her band mates become pop royalty. Now, fans can't contain their excitement that Nadine is part of the line-up for I'm A Celebrity. Here's everything you need to know about the talented singer. Who is Nadine Coyle and when was she in Girls Aloud? Nadine, 34, was born in Northern Ireland on June 15, 1985 and is a singer and model. She shot to fame in 2002, when she starred on Popstars: The Rivals, aged just 17 years old.The show saw her win a place in Girls Aloud and despite her young age, she was put at the centre of the band as its lead singer. The band became a huge hit with songs like Something Kinda Ooh, The Promise and Love Machine. What has Nadine Coyle said about doing I'm A Celebrity and how much is she being paid? Nadine has said she hopes that appearing on I’m A Celebrity will help her conquer her fears and grow in confidence. Speaking to the Belfast … [Read more...] about Nadine Coyle confirmed for I’m A Celebrity – but when was she in Girls Aloud and what is her ‘feud’ with Cheryl?
From Coronation Street to Emmerdale, Hollyoaks to EastEnders, there have been a number of occasions in which siblings have entered the world of soaps. It is usually the case that they have joined different soaps to ply their trade but every now and then, brothers and sisters act opposite each other onscreen. Here is a rundown of siblings that have acted in soaps and which characters they played; Charley Webb (Debbie Dingle in Emmerdale) and Jamie Lomas (Warren Fox in Hollyoaks) Charley has played the indomitable Debbie Dingle in Emmerdale since 2002. Her big brother Jamie has made his way in soaps as bad boy Warren Fox in Hollyoaks. Jamie also had a brief spell as Jake Stone in EastEnders before returning north to Hollyoaks for a second spell. The Webb family has also seen Charley and Jamie's younger siblings Danny Webb and Lucy Webb appear in Emmerdale. Danny played the first Aaron Livesy from 2003-2006, while Lucy played baby Jon Dingle from 2004-2007. Amy Walsh (Tracy Metcalfe … [Read more...] about Emmerdale, Coronation Street and EastEnders stars who are siblings in real life
BUILDERS are still hard at work constructing the I'm A Celebrity set despite the show kicking off in just four days. The ITV show will return on Sunday but new pictures reveal a crane alongside a pier and a barge as Aussie workers continue creating what we will see on screens. A red carpet can also be seen on the beach, suggesting this may be the first place we see our ten camp mates. This year's series of I'm A Celeb will see the stars face even more terrifying trials such as Mine Shaft Misery and Scar E Oke.A new camp map has revealed the details of what the likes of Caitlyn Jenner, Kate Garraway and Ian Wright can expect, with the celebs expected to confront their fears throughout their time on the jungle with heights, confined spaces and creepy crawlies. In Sunday night's show, viewers will see the stars meet on a beach in Moondarewa Bay, with those arriving on the yacht having to swim through jellyfish-infested waters to get to shore. Medics will be on hand to come to their aid … [Read more...] about I’m A Celeb’s set STILL being made with days to go as pictures reveal builders working hard on pier with red carpet
Mourners released white doves and sang 'Amazing Grace' during a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday that left nine people dead and more than two dozen injured. The heartbreaking ceremony took place after officers cleared the bullet-strewn scene in Dayton's Oregon District. A dove handler released the first of the white birds in honor of the survivors. Another nine doves represented 'all the people we lost," the man said before opening a pale blue box and releasing the birds. Doves are released on Sunday during a vigil at the scene of a mass shooting over the weekend in Dayton, Ohio Hundreds of people, mostly young adults, in attendance at the vigil sang 'Amazing Grace' Mourners at the vigil erupted in cheers at the mention of emergency responders who had rushed to the scene Hundreds of people in attendance sang 'Amazing Grace' and erupted in cheers at the mention of emergency responders, who had rushed to the … [Read more...] about Nine white doves are released in Dayton for the nine killed by gunman Connor Betts, as mourners sing ‘Amazing Grace’ during candlelit vigil after Sunday morning’s mass shooting
The Virago Modern Classics really began in a convent over 60 years ago. It was the sort of Catholic convent that should have been in deepest Ireland, but was, in fact, in one of the more elegant suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. There I was sent when I was eight, and from it I was disgorged at 16. The Loreto nuns who educated me were semi-enclosed, which meant no speech from dusk to dawn, Mass every morning at 6.20am, a tomato for supper on Sunday nights and much Irish brown bread the rest of the time. Rules, censorship and silence, and above all a sense of disapproval waiting to pounce on those rare times when you felt most entirely yourself. And an obsession with sin. What sort of sin? Answers came there none. Until 1977, when the writer Michael Holroyd insisted I read Antonia White's Frost in May. This novel, about a nine-year-old girl closeted in an English convent, is a classic - funny, wonderfully written, its heroine a young Everywoman up against an authoritarian and frightening … [Read more...] about The stories of our lives