Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon told the party faithful at the annual conference that her “message today reaches far beyond the ranks of our party”. Photograph: EPA

Thousands travelled to the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow on the banks of the Clyde at the weekend. Some came for Scotland’s big(...)

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Rick Elice, co-writer of Jersey Boys: ‘I have never been able to hold down a job. I have had no plan to my life, wherever the stream has taken me, I’ve gone.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

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Oscar winners (left to right): Best Actor in a Supporting Role JK Simmons, Best Actress in a Supporting Role Patricia Arquette, Actress in a Leading Role Julianne Moore and Actor in a Leading Role Eddie Redmayne, in the press room of the 87th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire 2:50

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A Netflix Originals advertisement for ‘Better Call Saul’ in Dublin.

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Paul McNulty: ‘I don’t employ someone unless I have enough money in the bank to cover their salary for a year.’

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Fr Michael Drumm of the Catholic Schools Partnership was asked whether issues surrounding LGBT rights might surface in a job interview

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