The Great British Bake Off subtly prepares for post-Brexit living
- November 3, 2018, 05:30
The final of The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4, Tuesday) opens, as usual, with near-erotic footage of pastries and flans. Once again, I do not kno(...)
Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’ as a rock opera? Jesus Christ...
- October 19, 2018, 06:00
The news that Luca Guadagnino, director of Call Me by Your Name, is to film Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks has filled wise people with fears we are r(...)
The Cayman islands: A relaxing haven for you (not just your money)
- Long Haul
- August 11, 2018, 06:00
I see a shark ahead of me in the water and swim towards it. And that is something I never thought I’d write. Mike, our snorkelling guide, had warned u(...)
Are these famous Patricks Irish enough? Let’s award Pat Points
- March 17, 2018, 05:00
Sad as this is to contemplate on our Big Day, it’s not unusual for famous people to culturally appropriate our national name and wander about wearing (...)
Who was Stephen Paddock? The mystery of the ‘most boring son’
- October 8, 2017
Stephen Paddock was a contradiction: a gambler who took no chances. A man with houses everywhere who did not really live in any of them. Someone who l(...)
Las Vegas killer sought the payouts and perks of gambling
- October 5, 2017
The video poker machines that Stephen Paddock liked were the ones that did not draw attention. They had few look-at-me flashing lights or listen-to-me(...)
Edwin Poots faces DUP revolt after nominating Paul Givan as North’s First Minister following Irish language compromise 17:27
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"
Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock - G7 tax deal: what was agreed and what does it mean for Ireland?