A Health+ Family supplement focusing on student life prompts a reflection on the particular place of medical education in Ireland. Traditionally, we (...)

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Legions of Benedict Cumberbatch fans will be delighted with the news that filming has just got under way for the fourth Sherlock Holmes series. Featu(...)

Image from a new underwater investigation at Loch Ness, showing a monster-shaped object that turned out to be a 1970s film prop. Photograph: Kongsberg Maritime/VisitScotland/PA Wire

Nessie hunters were left disappointed when monster remains uncovered at the bottom of Loch Ness turned out to be a film prop from the 1970s. The 9m m(...)

Pigeonhole app: each day you are sent a new “stave” or instalment, all the while, with the ability to discuss with pals through the app

The Pigeonhole has perhaps brought publishing full circle to the serialising of books much like what Charles Dickens’s The Pickwick Papers or Conan Do(...)

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson from Broad City

VINYL Sky Atlantic, February If you’re making a drama about the 1970s New York music scene, what better man to have on your creative team than Mick (...)

The Great Dublin Bike Ride: against the odds, Vinny was at the head of the Great Dublin Bike peloton which numbered 3,267, including celebs such as Ray D’Arcy, and his stumpy 57-year-old pins were pumping like pistons. Photograph: Sportsfile

After turning left off the Rathbeale Road, it struck Vinny Fitzpatrick that he was alone. He was the solitary cyclist, like the chap in the Arthur Con(...)

Christopher Lee with his wife, Birgit Kroencke, in 2007. He identified with Dracula, he said, as an embarrassmnet to an aristocratic family. Photograph: Arno Burgi/EPA

The film actor Christopher Lee, who has died aged 93, lent his impressive height, distinguished good looks, Shakespearean voice and aristocratic prese(...)

Georgina Campbell with the leading actress award for ‘Murdered by My Boyfriend’  at the Baftas. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Georgina Campbell (above) was a surprise Bafta winner, claiming the leading actress award, which had been largely tipped to be taken by Sheridan Smith(...)

In France, Dior, a symbol of French fashion internationally, is seen almost as a cultural monument, like the Louvre, whose courtyard yesterday provide(...)

Fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will be interested to hear that the Bloomsbury Hotel in London is offering a Sherlock Holmes package where guests ca(...)