The funeral of the comedian Frank Carson took place yesterday in his home city of Belfast. Showbusiness figures from Britain and Ireland attended the requiem mass at St Patrick's Church.
Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood came to the rescue of the World Match Play yesterday, advancing to the weekend and lifting the mood when it seemed all of Arizona was still in mourning for the loss of Tiger Woods.
It was, to be honest, quite a tricky moment. There I was on Sky News yesterday morning being interviewed by Eamonn Holmes about the Twitter 100 feature in yesterday's i.
Having recently jumped ship from the ITV newsroom to the BBC, among Katie Derham's many tasks over the coming months will be winning over the traditionally conservative listenership of Radio 3, where she's been handed the main afternoon slot. Derham has long been hailed the perfect girl next door many a hopeful suitor would have been happy to take home to their maternal parent – although considering the now 40-year-old mother of two has been married for over a decade, perhaps High Street Ken is beginning to show his age.