Is the pen mightier than the ring?

Prenuptial agreements in Ireland appear to be on the rise even though they still lack any legal footing and don’t necessarily have a significant impac(...)

From the early days of the uprising against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the residents of Kafranbel, a small town in northwestern Syria, have car(...)

Actors Daniel Day-Lewis (left) and Sally Field with film director Steven Spielberg at the Irish premiere of Lincoln. Photograph: Eric Luke

Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg has expressed an interest in making a film about Daniel O’Connell after learning about him while researc(...)

Richard Matheson, author  of  1954 horror novel I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man, has died. He was 87. Photograph: Getty

US science-fiction and horror author Richard Matheson, whose novels and stories, including I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man, were adapted for the big(...)

A flying object is seen on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in this 1981 photograph. The “truth” may still be “out there”, as fans of The X-Files will argue, but the British military authorities are no longer looking for it. Photograph: Reuters

The last of the British government’s UFO files have been released.The “truth” may still be “out there”, as fans of The X-Files will argue, but the Bri(...)