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 Dylan McGrath outside Shelbourne Social restaurant on Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4, which will open on Thursday. Photographs:   Nick Bradshaw

Opening a new restaurant must be a bit like giving birth. Nothing much happens for what seems like an age, then all of a sudden, it’s all hands on dec(...)

James Mustich: “I spent 14 years writing this and I know that I’m going to spend the next 14 years hearing from people what should have been in it.”

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List, by the American author James Mustich, is best understood less as a book, more as a kind of i(...)

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury during their WBC heavyweight clash in LA. Photograph: Lionel Hahn/PA

When Tyson Fury got up from the canvas to finish like a wounded bull in the 12th round of his achingly unfair draw with Deontay Wilder in a faraway ri(...)

Amazon, where algorithms make the world go round. Photograph: Reuters

Amazon is set to open up the machine-learning algorithms that power its recommendations and forecasts to Amazon Web Services customers in a bid to mak(...)

Joan Didion: understands that, often, the only way to tell the truth is to be frank about the ways in which you are ill-equipped to do so.   Photograph: Neville Elder/Corbis Sygma

Eight or 10 years ago, I started to hear interesting reports from people I know who teach writing. Students, these writers told me, were expressing an(...)

An alcohol-free trip to Vegas was the longest four-day junket of my life. Photograph: iStock

Two days after I found out I was pregnant, I was sent on an all-expenses press trip to Las Vegas (I’m not even remotely ashamed at this humongous brag(...)

Former president Barack Obama congratulates Donald Trump after the latter’s inauguration speech. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

When I was in Reykjavik in August, Icelanders were bragging about putting the corrupt bankers who ravaged their economy in prison. In the US, it works(...)

A makeshift memorial  left in tribute to  victims at the Borderline Bar and Grill parking lot in Thousand Oaks, California, after a mass shooting by Ian David Long. Photograph: Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities trying to make sense of why a gunman killed 12 people at a southern California bar are not publicly discussing what they have learned, but(...)

Chimneys were all that remained of some residences gutted by fire in Paradise, California.  Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Even in a state hardened to the ravages of wildfires, the infernos that raged at both ends of California on Friday were overpowering. At least nine p(...)

A woman cries during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, on Thursday. Photograph: Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images

A man who survived last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas was among the 12 people killed when a gunman opened fire in a bar in southern California on (...)

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