British prime minister David Cameron and German chancellor Angela Merkel view a 1953 Volkswagen, during their visit to the British Museum to attend “Germany: Memories of a Nation”. Photograph: EPA

Wrapped well against the cold, queues of people lined the street outside the British Museum on Wednesday to see an exhibition that features a porce(...)

Crooked history: the Clonmacnoise crozier, from the 11th century. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

On the very rare days when it wasn’t raining and my father wasn’t working, he took us on long walks around Dublin Bay. On the somewhat more fre(...)