Charles Lloyd: ‘I wouldn’t be out here on the road if I didn’t feel younger than springtime in the music.’ Photograph: Douglas Mason/Getty Images

Charles Lloyd’s grandfather never entered a house by the back door, and that seems to explain something elusive about the way his grandson plays th(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: collapsed in his seat like a warm Cornetto. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Cabinet sat in differing stages of subsidence, as if the air was slowly escaping from their inner tubes.Ministers were coming down from their Euro(...)