Niamh Spence

I am a freelance journalist, copywriter and PR, who writes and contributes to a variety of titles including national news, lifestyle and online titles.

Previous work; The Telegraph, Tyla, LadBible, Entertainment Daily, BBC, The Metro, The Mirror, OK! and Mail Online.

Kerry Katona hits back at 'tacky' troll jibes as she enjoys last Christmas in UK

Former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona has brushed off comments from trolls as she comes under fire for her four Christmas trees and festive home decor.

The 43-year-old star showed off her lavish decorations and multiple trees on Instagram last week, and was met with comments as they hit back at the star's seasonal decorating. However, Kerry has addressed the comments as she spoke out to remind trolls that she has 'worked for everything in her life' and added that she 'feels sorry' for those

Jill Scott under fire over 'cruel' joke aimed at 'unimpressed' Daniel Sturridge

Former I'm A Celebrity winner Jill Scott has come under fire alongside stars of Sky's A League of Their Own for a 'joke' that hasn't appeared to go down well with viewers.

Those angry at a recent clip of the Sky One show circulating have criticised Jill for making a swipe at a fellow footballer's career, with some claiming the joke didn't even make sense, and noted how the sports star on the receiving end of Jill's jibe didn't seem to find the savage quip very funny.

On last week's A League Of

Stacey Solomon sparks heated debate as she shows off huge Christmas display

Loose Women star Stacey Solomon has shown off the final result of all of her festive decorations and hard work, yet it hasn't been liked by all fans.

The star and mum of five's Christmas display will certainly turn heads but it's left some fans debating how much she spent to make the front door of Pickle Cottage look festive. The former X factor star shared a video clip of her red and gold decked door to Instagram, which showed giant baubles, a huge wreath, an archway of baubles, two nutracker

Grace Dent's friend reveals real reason behind star's I'm A Celebrity exit

Grace Dent's exit from I'm A Celebrity came after the food critic was reportedly pushed to 'breaking point'.

The Masterchef food critic exited the show today, after concerns grew for her safety and mental health. Fans have also expressed concern after the foodie was seen looking gaunt having lost weight since she entered the jungle camp last week.

The 50-year-old star left the I'm A Celebrity camp after just seven days, with a source close to the food critic and writer explaining that she coul

Helen Flanagan delighted as she unveils new acting job details after Corrie exit

Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan has delighted fans as she returns to her acting career with a new theatre role.

The actress will join the 2024 UK tour of Cluedo 2 - The Next Chapter from today as she takes up the role of interior designer Annabel Scarlett. The role marks a West End debut for the star, as she picks up her first acting role since leaving Coronation Street in 2018.

Taking up her part in the classic 'whodunnit' plot, Helen will play the iconic character of Miss Scarlet wi

Grace Dent's replacement delights I'm A Celeb fans after star's dramatic exit

Grace Dent's Bushtucker Trial replacement was revealed as EastEnders actress Danielle Harold, after food critic Grace left the ITV show on medical grounds earlier today.

Fans of the star-studded reality TV show were delighted to see Danielle take on the gruesome challenge and watch the former EastEnders star team up with one of her campmates in order to win some food for the camp.

Grace had been set to join Josie Gibson in a gruelling task called Down the Tubes but pulled out of the series jus

Paul McCartney and Elton John both set to appear in sequel to Hollywood movie

Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney will both star in a sequel to the hugely popular film 'This Is Spinal Tap'.

The original rockumentary about fake band Spinal Tap, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary next year, is set to have a follow up film. Director Rob Reiner, who directed the original 1984 movie, confirmed cast members Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer will be returning as well as being joined by music icons Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Elton John.

The sequel to

BBC Strictly Come Dancing star is 'out of depth' and heading for elimination

One of remaining Strictly Come Dancing stars is a favourite for the next dance off and elimination as they 'don't have very long' left on the BBC programme.

Former tennis player Annabel Croft has been a steady performer in the competition alongside partner Johannes Radebe, yet her time on the Strictly dancefloor could be up and she could find herself in the next dance off in front of the judges. A body language expert and psychologist has spotted that Annabel's nerves could be her downfall as h

Bake Off finalists announced after patisserie week sees bakers struggle

The finalists for this year's Great British Bake Off have been revealed after weeks of difficult baking challenges, soggy bottoms and handshakes from judge Paul Hollywood.

The final hopeful bakers of season 14 of the Channel 4 show are now just one show away from potentially being named the Bake Off champion. After a tricky week for the patisserie challenges, it was Tasha who was sent home leaving the final three bakers as an all male final with Dan, Josh and Matty.

This week saw Dan, Tash, Ma

Bake Off viewers concerned as Alison Hammond forced to miss show due to illness

Channel 4 viewers were left disappointed and worried as presenter Alison Hammond was missing from Great British Bake Off due to sickness.

The TV presenter's no show meant comedian Noel Fielding was left fronting the TV programme alone. The pair who typically bounce off each other whilst presenting the Channel 4 programme have only worked together for this year's competition, but have proved a hit with viewers at home.

The beginning of the semi final saw Noel Fielding explain: "Hello bakers, we

I'm A Celeb camp torn as stars miss out on luxury items after cruel challenge

I'm A Celebrity campmates were forced to battle the jungle's wildlife in a bid to win precious luxury items.

As a result of winning stars at the Bushtucker Trial, the celebrities now have a lilo and some lip gloss in camp after they had the chance to win their luxury items. Danielle, Sam, Grace and Marvin were tasked with standing behind bars in the challenge. They had long paddles, which they had to use to hold up a box denoting each campmate’s luxury item. They had to hold it up long enough t

Nadine Coyle shares huge career news as rumours of Girls Aloud reunion continue

Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle has shared a proud moment in her 21-year music career, as she collected an award for her contribution to the music industry.

Derry born Nadine was awarded The Forth Music Recognition Award at the wards ceremony, as well as performing to close the event. The award is the second in a month after the star was also awarded with the Outstanding Contribution To Music accolade at The Irish Post Awards 2023 earlier this month

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Liz Hurley shows off bikini bod as fans baffled by unusual 'stretch equipment'

Actress Liz Hurley has shown off her stunning figure in a bright blue bikini as she enjoyed a relaxing spa day in Thailand.

The actress, who is currently enjoying a holiday in Chvia Som in Hua Hin, has been keeping fans updated whilst she enjoys the wellness facilities including a stretching session in a swimming pool alongside a female therapist. The 58-year-old Hollywood icon, who is known for her roles in films such as Austin Powers, was seen floating in a pool as well as being stretched and

BBC Breakfast viewers left wincing over 'cringe' Shaun Ryder interview

An awkward interview with Shaun Ryder on BBC Breakfast saw viewers 'switching off' after they branded the chat as 'cringe'.

Shaun Ryder, who is best known for his music career in the Manchester band Happy Mondays and being part of the “Madchester” scene in the late 80s, appeared on BBC One to discuss his new tour as well as his time in the iconic band. The 61-year-old sat on the red sofa in the BBC studios as he told presenters Jon Kay and Sarah Campbell about his new album and tour, but the st

Ashley Jensen shows off diamond ring after secret summer wedding

Extras actress Ashley Jensen has confirmed she wed partner Kenny Doughty when she stepped out at the Scottish BAFTAs with a diamond engagement ring and wedding band on her finger.

The actress, who has appeared in programmes including EastEnders, Shetland and Ugly Betty, appeared loved up as she posed for pictures on the red carpet with her husband. The pair met on the set of 2017 BBC One drama series Love, Lies And Records, but started dating in 2021 after growing closer.

The couple are unders

I'm A Celeb's Nigel Farage brands Boris Johnson 'a shambles' in heated debate

I'm A Celebrity campmate Nigel Farage has been in the jungle camp for only one day, but already he's dished the dirt on former political colleagues.

The former UKIP politician, who previously campaigned for Brexit, opened up about working with Conservative politician Boris Johnson. Farage clearly isn't a fan of the former Prime Minister, as he branded him 'one of the most disorganised human beings that possibly ever lived'.

The comments come after Farage joined nine other celebrities for this

Robbie Williams' wife Ayda recalls singer's 'disturbing relapse' on first date

Robbie Williams didn't make the best first date impression according to his wife Ayda Field Williams.

The couple, who have been together for nearly 20 years, could very nearly have failed to get together after Robbie's battle with drink and drugs saw him relapse on the night he first dated the actress. Speaking in an interview, Ayda has confessed she found his behaviour "disturbing" as the former Take That star sat in a jacuzzi clucking and only wearing one shoe.

Robbie and Ayda first met in 2

Jonnie Irwin 'privileged' as he celebrates 50th birthday with terminal cancer

A Place In The Sun star Jonnie Irwin says he's 'privileged' to be celebrating his 50th birthday with his wife and kids, after his terminal cancer diagnosis.

The star, who regularly fronts the Channel 4 property programme, revealed his cancer had tragically spread from his lung to his brain last year after initially being diagnosed in 2020. The property guru was given just six months to live, but has made it through until two years later to celebrate his milestone birthday. To mark the occasion,

Helen Flanagan defended by fans over sexy photoshoot as trolls told 'get a life'

Fans of former Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan have hit back at trolls and told them to 'get a life' after the star was hit with comments over a sexy photoshoot.

The cheeky photoshoot comes after the I'm A Celebrity star was pictured with a new mystery man whilst out at Sexy Fish restaurant in Manchester. Helen is back in the dating game after splitting from footballer and father of her three kids Scott Sinclair. Helen and Scott split in October last year after being together for 13 ye

Made in Chelsea’s Tiffany Watson's baby son rushed to hospital

Made In Chelsea star Tiffany Watson has given fans an update as she revealed she faced every parent's worst nightmare as she rushed her infant son to hospital.

The former reality star shared the scary news with fans on her Instagram as she explained they spent the night in the hospital before being allowed to return home. Whilst she didn't show a picture of her son Jude, she did say they are having lots of "cuddles."

Tired mum Tiffany added that she's feeling wiped out after the emergency hosp

Holly Willoughby's pal sends star poignant messages and gives TV return update

Holly Willoughby's pal has given an update on the presenter and believes that she's having a "tough time" – although he's trying to boost her mood.

Leigh Francis who starred with Holly on Celebrity Juice for 12 years as his alter ego Keith Lemon revealed the former This Morning presenter has been struggling since the news that she and her family were potential targets of a kidnapping plot. Leigh explained: "I don't think she's in a good place. She's having a tough time." he added that he regula

Megan McKenna shares health update days after being left hospitalised

Former TOWIE star Megan McKenna has shared a health update to fans after finally returning home following an emergency dash after "severe pain".

The singer was left with "complications" following a routine procedure, but has finally been able to return home where she's revealed she's being looked after by her footballer fiancé Oliver Burke.

Sharing the update via her Instagram Stories, Megan uploaded a makeup-free selfie from her bed as she wrote: "Finally back home after a week in hospital...

Simon Cowell shares his work life balance rules including 'no Fridays'

Music mogul Simon Cowell has revealed he's changed his workaholic habits and now believes he has the perfect work-life balance that works around his family.

The Britain's Got Talent judge revealed he's cut back on his working hours to spend more time with his partner Lauren Silverman and their ten-year-old son Eric. The star now only works Monday to Thursday as he dismissed working on a Friday as 'pointless'.

The overhaul of his busy work schedule comes after years of working on demanding prog

Shane MacGowan's wife shares update on Pogues icon after Imelda May visit

The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan has been pictured in his hospital bed, as wife Victoria May Clarke shared an update after musician Imelda May paid a visit.

Imelda is the latest in a slew of stars to visit the 'Fairytale of New York' singer, who is currently in hospital as he continues treatment after being diagnosed with viral encephalitis last year. Other visitors have included Bono and The Edge, Moya Brennan, Damien Dempsey, Daniel O’Donnell, Mundy and Bobby Gillespie who have all been to
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