Demonstrators march pass Fox Oakland Theater in protest against President-elect Donald Trump in Oakland, California on Thursday. Photograph: Peter Dasilva/EPA

Demonstrators took to the streets across the United States for a second day on Thursday to protest against Donald Trump’s presidential election victo(...)

The Manhattan skyline  at dusk. Photograph: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

They say if you go to to New York, you’ll see the whole world. They were right. The city that never sleeps first caught my imagination after a long s(...)

Paul Howard at Luggala, Co Wicklow, where Tara Browne is buried. Tara Browne is the subject of Howard’s new book ‘I Read The News Today, Oh Boy’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Paul Howard dared me to work his new book into a column. I Read the News Today, Oh Boy has nothing whatsoever to do with athletics or sport, although (...)

The Beatles  entered their most creative phase in the second half of the 1960s: costumes used on the  cover of “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” feature in the V&A exhibition. Photograph: BIPs/Getty Images

Pick your way past Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery and avert your gaze from Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear and y(...)

Pat Shortt (right) in The Flag: “This goes back to the older class of emigrant. We want to give that feeling of the guy down on his luck.”

“As you can see, I am not pulling any faces. I’m not jumping around. There are no jazz hands,” Pat Shortt tells me. It’s a lovely autumn afternoon,(...)

A premier performance by a new traditional supergroup featuring Planxty and Moving Hearts founder member Donal Lunny is among the highlights of this year’s Cork Folk Festival . File photoraph: Bryan O’Brien

A premier performance by a new traditional supergroup featuring Planxty and Moving Hearts founder member Donal Lunny is among the highlights of this y(...)

Back to school? Try to listen to your children but avoid grilling them

Establish a routine Every family is different so do what suits your circumstances in establishing a workable pattern around breakfast and getting o(...)

Regarded by many as the Beatles’ greatest album, Revolverwas released in August 5th, 1966 in the UK and three days later in the US.

Friday marks the 50 year anniversary of when The Beatles released their renowned album Revolver. Regarded by many as the Beatles’ greatest album, it(...)

John Lennon’s Austin Princess Limousine Hearse is expected to realise more than $400,000 at Sotheby’s

David Bowie’s art collection is going on tour. Three hundred and eighty of the late star’s paintings, including works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Frank A(...)

Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the Democratic National Convention  in Philadelphia. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

As John Lennon’s rallying anthem Come Together blared out over the speakers, three Bernie Sanders supporters refused to answer their candidate’s call (...)