The contestants on The Jump 2016. Photograph:  Channel 4

In The Jump (Sunday, Channel 4) Davina McCall oversees the jettisoning of excess celebrities from an Austrian mountain. It has come to this. We have (...)

Members of the Young Social Innovators youth panel Aaron Brazil and Kirsty Real.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Over 20, 000 students have created projects with the support of Young Social Innovators (YSI) since it was founded 15 years ago. At the launch of a ne(...)

When people have forgotten Corbyn wanted to stop companies paying dividends unless they paid staff a living wage, they will remember his search for a “reasonable accommodation” with Argentina over the Falklands. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A jaded town on the Essex riviera is all the UK Independence party has to show for its nearly four million votes at last year’s general election. Econ(...)

Squall of the wild: Chris Hemsworth having a whale of a time in  Ron Howard’s   In the Heart of the Sea

It’s 1850 and budding novelist Herman Melville (Ben Whishaw) has arrived at an inn belonging to Thomas Nickerson (Brendan Gleeson), the last survivin(...)

A woman posted an image of an abusive leaflet she received on the London Underground that called her a ‘fat, ugly human’. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Police have urged London Underground passengers to get in touch if they are given offensive leaflets after a woman said she was handed a card calling (...)

Liam Clancy: I was influenced by the horsey yarns of K M Peyton and Somerville and Ross, but also by Larry McMurtry’s effortless storytelling, the humour and action in George MacDonald Fraser’s novels, and fantasy author Guy Gavriel Kay’s gift for manipulating the reader’s emotions

Barry Delaney is a throwback to the old Irish landed gentry who rode hard, drank hard, and lived life to the full. His younger brother, Darren, is cut(...)

Temple Bar: the ground-floor restaurant unit at 33/34 Essex Street

In a rare sale of a freehold business premises in Dublin’s Temple Bar, QRE Real Estate is guiding in the region of €1.2 million for two interlinking t(...)

Alex Pheby

The German judge Daniel Paul Schreber is a fascinating subject for a book. A respected legal authority and a well-known figure in Dresden society, (...)

Vince Clarke tasted instant success upon the release of Depeche Mode’s debut album Speak & Spell in 1981. The three hit singles including Just (...)

Irishman  Ted Shea pictured at his home in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

“I will always remember it, the 17th September 1944. We took off from Beacon Hill in Lincolnshire, I can even tell you the time we took off – it wa(...)