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Bankrupt developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle Killilea. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A United States courtroom will serve as the setting this week for one of the most significant legacy cases from the Irish property crash. The trial o(...)

7.30am My partner’s job has regular hours so I’m up with him and have builders tea with milk and Marmite on sourdough toast. 10.30am I’ll work for a (...)

Nani: Madhur Jaffrey with Zohran Mamdani, aka Mr Cardamom. Photograph: Nicole Craine/New York Times

The halal cart was shaking. Inside the hot tin box the 85-year-old actor and cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey, masked in giant sunglasses and a rippling(...)

Recommendations include turning the thermostat down a degree, reducing shower time and washing clothes at 30 degrees. Photograph: iStock

Clocks will prompt two actions by many millions of people this weekend – a switch on to “summer time”, and a switch-off of lights to save energy and r(...)

A gallery assistant at the Royal Observatory, adjusts the minute hand of a turret clock inside the observatory, in Greenwich,  London. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA.

It is the time of year when we all begin to be thankful for the “grand stretch in the evening”. The signs of spring are not just daffodils and bird ch(...)

Peter Tork: role in the band’s TV adventures was as a goofy, dopey comic foil. Photograph:  Gabe Palacio/ImageDirect
Peter Tork of The Monkees dead at 77
  • Music
  • February 21, 2019, 18:10

Peter Tork, bassist-and-singer of 1960s pop sensations The Monkees, has died aged 77. The actor and musician was best known as the keyboardist and bas(...)

The Church of England introduced contactless payment terminals in its more than 16,000 churches, cathedrals and religious sites with the aim of making portable card readers available. Photograph: Chris Marsh

Digital collection boxes are the latest innovation at church services to facilitate worshippers who no longer carry cash but may wish to make donation(...)

Till Roenneberg, professor of chronobiology, says employers should ban the use of alarm clocks and instruct employees to start work only once they had had adequate sleep. Photograph: iStock

Do you set an alarm to wake you up on weekdays, then hit the snooze button at weekends because you need more sleep? If so, you could be experiencing s(...)

Maira Kalman and her son Alex Kalman: “We are all rather tidy. I love routine and ritual.”

Celebrated New York based writer, designer and illustrator Maira Kalman has an expected passion – ironing – which she describes as a form of meditatio(...)

Edy Poppy: I had to look for the essence of what had happened, to look for the emotional truth rather than the factual one.

Bø, Norway, 1989. Fade in: I remember being 14, looking out of the window of our farmhouse and seeing the rest of my family on the cornfield. Picking (...)

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