Courage: the Paris of 1942 comes vividly alive in No Stars at the Circus by Mary Finn

(...) cleverly themed and structured work of historical fiction comprising, in effect, three novellas. In each we(...)

Angry Birds, the phrase “man-up”, the collapse of support in Britain for the Liberal Democrats, and the cable programme Man v. Food – just some of the subjects reframed by Why Are Animals Funny?

(...) narcissistic tendencies of academic writing are eradicated if the work appears online and is authored(...)

 Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair delivers Progress’ inaugural annual Philip Gould Lecture on July 21st in London –   Labour “has to be progressive and base policies on reality, not a delusionary view of the world”, he sid .   Photograph: John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images

(...) – “whatever you think of the controversies post-9/11 and particularly Iraq”. He went on to praise his work in(...)

‘We must believe that this war was fought and won in order to preserve decency’: recruitment poster for the Civil Nursing Reserve in London in April 1939. Photograph  Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone/Getty Images

(...) over St Paul’s Cathedral. “It was almost more than nerves could stand after a hard night’s work on duty(...)

Author Nuala Ní Chonchuir. Photograph: Karen O’Neill

(...) growing up. Earlier work has drawn comparisons to Edna O’Brien. With her ability to get inside a story(...)

Germany and Ireland

(...)-old “Agenda 2010”, wherein participants work for a little over €1 per hour as a route back into the regular(...)

A young rabbit defends itself against a black-backed gull on Skellig Michael, Co Kerry. Photograph: Michael Kelly

(...) of film-related work on the island”. The board said the filming programme “has been designed(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. Photograph: Simon Dawson

(...) insulating Canada from the worst of the global credit crunch, but it is too early to say whether it will work(...)

Rochester could not have been always drunk. He had to be sober enough to write his poems.

Larman, have in mind to improve Rochester’s received image, but it is uphill work. He is long known as(...)

The Irish women’s team that won the Grand Slam in 2013. Players have been banned from talking to journalists for exclusive columns to appear in print or online during the upcoming World Cup.  Photograph: Inpho

(...) the auspices of the IRFU, they are not employed by the union as the men are but work in regular jobs(...)