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Image from 2006 of Sister Wendy Beckett visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England. File photograph: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire

Sister Wendy Beckett has died aged 88. The BBC journalist, writer and art critic passed away at the Carmelite Monastery in Quidenham in Norfolk, Engl(...)

Stills from the short film: ‘1943: Berlin Blitz’

Waterford-based Immersive VR Education has collaborated with the BBC for a new virtual reality-based short film that puts viewers in the shoes of a wa(...)

Ryan Giggs: shocked the ITV World Cup panel into silence by suggesting: “You can go out against  Columbia.”  Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Day 15. The Big One. Panama v Tunisia. But RTÉ and ITV opted for England v Belgium instead, the game nobody wanted to win. Or did they? It was all ver(...)

England’s Harry Kane celebrates with team-mates after scoring their first goal in the World Cup Group G  game against Tunisia at the   Volgograd Arena. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

When the BBC opened their coverage with that little video imagining what the reaction would be in Blighty if England won the World Cup, you could only(...)

 Robbie Williams performs during the opening ceremony of the World Cup ahead of the  Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium  in Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Aaaaaaand: We’re off. We have ourselves a month of pure footballing bliss ahead of us, although it may take that long to come to terms with ITV’s Worl(...)

 Serena Williams poses with the winner’s trophy at  the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph:  Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams, who is rebuilding her career the hard way at 36 after the difficult birth of her first child last September, will almost certainly b(...)

Ulster coach Jono Gibbes speaks to the media on Tuesday. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

News journalists were precluded from attending Ulster Rugby’s weekly press conference at the Kingspan Stadium on Tuesday afternoon at which a coach an(...)

Con O’Callaghan scores an early goal for Dublin in the All-Ireland final victory over Mayo at Croke Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There is scarcely an English-speaking country in the world where one sport is so dominant, as football is in England. From a situation even 25 years (...)

 Two male kobudai fighting. When a female kobudai reaches a certain size and age she can turn into a male. Photograph: Tony Wu/BBC

Just what does the planet have to do these days in order to impress David Attenborough? It isn’t that the iconic presenter’s voice of quiet reassuran(...)

Ireland’s medallists at the 2017 European rowing championships at Racice, Czech:  Paul O’Donovan, Gary O’Donovan (Silver medals - lightweight men’s double sculls); Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll (Gold medals -lightweight pair) and Denise Walsh (Silver medal - lightweight women’s single sculls). Photograph: Inpho

The climb up from the lake at Racice is a tough one, and Paul O’Donovan looked ashen and unsteady on his feet as he approached the interview area. But(...)

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