Culture

The Banshees of Inisherin is a curious tonic for these bleak times
Opinion

The Banshees of Inisherin is a curious tonic for these bleak times

The story of a fracturing friendship in The Banshees of Inisherin offers us a lesson in how to live, and how to live well

Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke
Viral

Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke

Did God create Adam to look like Keith Richards?

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Christmas message from the stars
Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Christmas message from the stars

Apollo 8’s mission changed humanity – now astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson believes if we alter our perspective we can take civilisation in a new direction

Our Daily Bread: Father Alex Frost says it’s not just prayer we need to tackle poverty
poverty

Our Daily Bread: Father Alex Frost says it’s not just prayer we need to tackle poverty

1000 Coils of Fear by Olivia Wenzel: Is a novel the best format for this story?
Books

1000 Coils of Fear by Olivia Wenzel: Is a novel the best format for this story?

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Top 5 books for Latin lovers, chosen by Harry Mount
Top 5 books

Top 5 books for Latin lovers, chosen by Harry Mount

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction
interview

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction

Bafta Breakthrough: ‘Someone requested a meeting with Brad Pitt and they made it happen’
Culture

Bafta Breakthrough: ‘Someone requested a meeting with Brad Pitt and they made it happen’

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse turning 40: ‘There will be no future without peace’
Culture

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse turning 40: ‘There will be no future without peace’

Just Be Nice! Real Hackney Dave rallies UK artists for essential message
Art special

Just Be Nice! Real Hackney Dave rallies UK artists for essential message

Top 5 books by contemporary Northern Irish writers
recommended

Top 5 books by contemporary Northern Irish writers

Bez: ‘I’m balancing on a blade’s edge but it doesn’t worry me’
Music

Bez: ‘I’m balancing on a blade’s edge but it doesn’t worry me’

The Wonder: Florence Pugh nourishes the soul as a nurse in 19th-century Ireland
review

The Wonder: Florence Pugh nourishes the soul as a nurse in 19th-century Ireland

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Paul Heaton: ‘If you told me I was going to become famous I’d have said: pull the other leg’
Music

Paul Heaton: ‘If you told me I was going to become famous I’d have said: pull the other leg’

Dan Walker: ‘My 16-year-old self would never believe Alan Shearer would one day know his name’
Culture

Dan Walker: ‘My 16-year-old self would never believe Alan Shearer would one day know his name’

Ralph and Katie: ‘I said from day one we were going to change the world’
TV

Ralph and Katie: ‘I said from day one we were going to change the world’

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell review: ‘Deliciously good’
Book review

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell review: ‘Deliciously good’

Bliss Montage by Ling Ma review: ‘Dreamlike and unsettling’
Book reviews

Bliss Montage by Ling Ma review: ‘Dreamlike and unsettling’

James Bond at 60: 007’s best gadgets
Spy tech

James Bond at 60: 007’s best gadgets

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar
Theatre

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar

LFF eats the rich: 7 films tackling inequality at the London Film Festival 2022
London Film Festival

LFF eats the rich: 7 films tackling inequality at the London Film Festival 2022

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Must read books this autumn: An essential list to brighten the short, dark days ahead
Books

Must read books this autumn: An essential list to brighten the short, dark days ahead

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris review: Lesley Manville swaps drudgery for a dream dress
film

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris review: Lesley Manville swaps drudgery for a dream dress

Morbid Obsessions review: A safety blanket for the marginalised
Book reviews

Morbid Obsessions review: A safety blanket for the marginalised

Was JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit a historical novel?
Books

Was JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit a historical novel?