Independent councillor Mannix Flynn said the €100,000 International Impac Dublin Literary Award is a “grandiose gesture” when most artists in the city are living below the poverty line. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The prestigious International Impac Dublin Literary Award, which at €100,000 is the world’s largest cash prize for fiction, will be funded entirely fr(...)

Snow falls on Homeless Jesus in Toronto. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Somebody called the cops on Jesus in Davidson, North Carolina, where one resident reported “him” to the police, mistaking the life-size bronze by C(...)