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All the right people have been making favourable noises about The Twilight Sad for quite some time. Robert Smith has repeatedly called them his favour(...)

Damon Albarn: “I’ve always been very strong on finishing work at five and cooking dinner.” Photograph: Tom Jamieson/New York Times

With the honourable exceptions of The Traveling Wilburys, Cream, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, supergroups tend to b(...)

Owen Killian  with the RDS Gold Medal which was awarded by the resident of the RDS in October, 2014 Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Call it a bad karma but the moment former Aryzta boss Owen Killian received the RDS Gold Medal for Industry, the State’s top business award, things be(...)

Justin Vernon is a fascinating figure. The multi-instrumentalist and singer has applied his Midas touch at everything from fronting Bon Iver to b(...)

Nissa Scott monitors a console that controls robots in an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey, which has offered the company up to $7bn in tax incentives. Photograph: The New York Times

Two hundred and thirty-eight candidates have been whittled down to 20. Getting there was “very tough” and everyone showed “tremendous enthusiasm and c(...)

Rollers/Sparkers: It’s not just the artwork that’s obscure

This is how it works: The music business, industry, world or what ever you want to call it is in a state of flux. Most of the bigger record companies (...)

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Waiting for a product is usually the hallmark of a true fan. Gamers will eagerly await the release date of a hotly anticipated new game. Avid readers (...)

Aerial view of the Larsen C ice rift in Antarctica. Photograph: AFP/Nasa/Swansea University.

One of the largest icebergs on record has broken away from an ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists have announced. Researchers who have been monitorin(...)

President Donald Trump in full voice in the White House. File photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

In the movie “Iron Man 2” (yes, superhero films are my guilty pleasure, so just bear with me) the villain, a rogue Russian scientist, informs the hero(...)

K for Jackie stood back and pointed to a screen overhead. “Perhaps you can explain what are we all doing in the wrong terminal?”Photograph: David Sleator

The incoming Chicago flight on Saturday morning was ahead of schedule, which was fine as Vinny Fitzpatrick had allowed for jet stream assistance at 37(...)

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