It was impossible not to smirk upon hearing Irina Shayk, girlfriend of Cristiano Ronanldo, say that she had no problem taking her kit off for her (nan(...)

The Sea

In recent years, John Banville has turned to writing crime fiction of a noirish hue. Somewhat surprisingly, this efficient, elegant adaptation (...)

Lia Williams: ‘I base everything in research, because I love it and it fascinates me.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Lia Williams opens the door of her top-floor city-centre apartment, ushers us in and offers tea. Floor-to-ceiling windows are open. Breezes are waftin(...)

Oh, dear. It looks as if Boris Johnson’s tourism Johnnies have got their fingers in this underpowered geezer thriller. There’s the Gherk(...)