The Brexit debate rumbles on. The various parties cling to their beliefs – even if those beliefs have ceased to make any sense.  Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Irish love a good death. Actually, no: bad deaths are even better. Like me, you’ve probably had the experience of the regular phone call home, w(...)

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As you know, kids are weird. Daughter Number Four, having amassed 2½ years of life experience, has concluded that change is bad. New foods, new (...)

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Dav Pilkey, who was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in childhood, created his comic book as a way to reach out to his primary school peers.

George (Kevin Hart) and Harold (Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch) are two clever best friends and budding comic book authors, whose finest work rev(...)