Irish bookmaker Paddy Power confirms takeover talks with fantasy sports company FanDuel after landmark US ruling

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for FanDuel Paddy Power Betfair confirms takeover talks with US fantasy sports startup FanDuel. Talks are ongoing and a deal is not guaranteed. The talks come after a landmark ruling from the US Supreme Court on Monday that opens the door for legalised sports betting in the US. LONDON — Irish bookmaker […]

Conor McGregor mocked by Paddy Power over Khabib Nurmagomedov bus attack

The former UFC lightweight champion and his friends stormed the event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York looking to find Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was involved in an altercation with the Irishman’s team-mate Artem Lobov a few days earlier. McGregor and his entourage soon discovered that the new UFC lightweight champion was on a […]

Journeyman review: Paddy Considine’s tale of boxing heartbreak

The T-shirts are probably being printed already. Journeyman doesn’t land the punches you’d expect from a boxing movie. In his second film as a director, Paddy Considine plays Matty, an ageing champion who suffers an unexplained brain injury in his final fight. Performances are excellent but, as this is essentially a disability weepie, I needed […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Paddy crushed as Pete Barton and Rhona Goskirk share night of passion

After Pierce (Jonathan Wrather) raped her on their wedding day, Rhona’s (Zoe Henry) feelings towards her first husband, Paddy Kirk (Dominic Brunt), began to resurface.  Although Paddy (played by Dominic Brunt) has moved on with his former flame Chas Dingle (Lucy Pargeter), Rhona (Zoe Henry) is still working to get over him. In an effort […]

‘Journeyman’ Trailer: Paddy Considine’s Boxing Film is a Gut-Punching Drama

Paddy Considine isn’t a household name in the least, but there’s a chance that you sorta, kinda recognize his face – when it’s not bruised and battered like it is in the Journeyman trailer, that is. Considine has carved out a niche for himself as a supporting player in everything from quirky British comedies to Hollywood action films. He’s […]

Emmerdale: Viewers in hysterics as Paddy Kirk is blindfolded and tied up during kinky date

Before it all went 50 shades of grey, Paddy (played by Dominic Brunt) had taken Marlon Dingle’s (Mark Charnock) former date Lindsey out for a calm meal in the Woolpack. But things soon took an erotic turn when Paddy decided to take Lindsey to his vet practice for some quality alone time. As Paddy said […]

Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness FURIOUS as he is rudely blanked by contestant

On the latest instalment of the ITV dating show, Diego from Oxford secured himself a date to take to the island of Fernando. The bachelor whittled it down to two of the singletons who had left their lights on, Phillippa and Anneka. To decide which of the ladies he should take to Fernando – also […]

Holly and Phil GOBSMACKED as Paddy McGuinness storms onto This Morning to SLAM guest

The comedian shocked hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield when he appeared out of nowhere and slammed the 57-year-old for promoting a bon bon holder that was priced at a whopping £45. “£45 for that!” he raged. “I wouldn’t pay £45 for that! London, London!” “Oh my gosh, what are you doing?” a surprised Holly […]

Take Me Out: Paddy McGuinness dedicates episode to contestant who has died since filming

Prior to the latest episode of the hit dating show, Paddy took to his Twitter account to share his condolences with Charlie’s family.  He said: “Tonight’s Take Me Out is in memory of Charlie. A fantastic lad who I’m sure will be greatly missed by his wonderful friends & family. RIP.” Charlie’s friends joined fans […]