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Surging demand for toys lifted Mattel to its biggest holiday sales in four years, as shoppers scooped up Barbie dolls to entertain kids.

Surging demand for toys lifted Mattel to its biggest holiday sales in four years, as shoppers scooped up Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars to entertain(...)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which was partially filmed on Skellig Michael with Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). Photograph: Jonathan Olley

The production firm behind the Star Wars blockbuster movie The Last Jedi has received €3.43 million in tax credits from the Revenue Commissioners. Th(...)

A screengrab of the trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.

Well, it looks as if the people at Star Wars got their money’s worth from Skellig Michael. The island off the coast of Kerry (not yet renamed Star War(...)

The structure on Malin Head which will be part of the next instalment of ‘Star Wars’ . Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Close-up images of a set for the next Star Wars movie looks set to spark debate among devotees of the science-fiction saga. A huge structure was bu(...)

Carrie Fisher: her portrayal of Princess Leia reflects a victory over her struggles in real life. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Sitting in the back row of a packed, expectant and good-natured cinema for Star Wars: the Force Awakens, I was struck by the number of contemporaries(...)