Anything but Sky News: big screens in public spaces are the perfect opportunity to promote cultural offerings

We are surrounded by screens in public places, but to watch many of them you’d think we lived in another country. Most public places have a screen s(...)

Sky gave blanket coverage to Paris in the days after the attacks

The breaking coverage of the Paris terrorist attacks on Friday, November 13th, prompted record numbers of Irish viewers to tune into Sky News, accordi(...)

Sue Lloyd Roberts: The investigative journalist and television reporter underwent chemotherapy having been diagnosed with leukaemia. Photograph:  Dave Benett/Getty Images

BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts has died after a battle with cancer. The investigative journalist and television reporter underwent chemotherapy havi(...)

The anti-Blatter? Soon after UEFA president Michel Platini  voted for Qatar to host the World Cup,  his  son was appointed  chief executive of a Qatar-owned sports company. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

For a minute there, we were able to forget the week’s messy business, the Lionel man cleansing our footballing souls on Saturday night with a goal of (...)

David Mitchell and a “woefully miscast” Jeremy Paxman, presenters of Channel 4’s “Alternative Election Night”. Photograph: Channel 4/PA Wire

For the last three weeks, the TV boffins have been telling us nothing was certain. This was the most unpredictable election in a generation.When the e(...)

Mayweather versus Pacquiao was unavoidable be it outside Operation Princess HQ or with Chris Eubank on Clare Balding’s couch. Photograph: Esther Lin/EPA

There really was no escaping The Fight of the Century™ all week, no matter how hard you tried, and even if you settled down in front of your telly to (...)

Prince George on his way in to see his new sister on Saturday with his father Prince William. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

In Britain, the penny is dropping.Babies born in the UK on May 2nd 2015 will get a “lucky” silver penny. These new babies are getting their palms cros(...)

David Cameron: trying to woo Ukip voters back to the Conservatives. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

Ed Miliband went to Salford on Monday to declare that he would save the National Health Service and balance the UK’s budget with kindness. George Osbo(...)

The litter strewn around the Pyramid Stage area as the clean up operation begins on site at the Glastonbury Festival. Photograph: PA

For the past five days it has been home to some 175,000 people, but today the clean-up operation of Glastonbury Festival 2014 begins.Highlights of the(...)

Day 14 and it was all Luis and Lionel, their fortunes in the last 24 hours somewhat contrasting, the Vampire and the Virtuoso, kind of.It was a toss-u(...)