Ed Vulliamy

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Keira Knightley in Official Secrets

It’s the season of the whistleblower. In a few weeks domestic audiences will get to see Adam Driver as Daniel J Jones, the senate staffer who uncovere(...)

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley plays Katharine Gun in the new film. Photograph: Classified Films Ltd

Have you ever wondered who’d play you in a film? I had, occasionally, until the day I got the answer. In spring 2018, a message pinged on to my phone (...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Shirley Hughes

“I don’t get creative block,” says Shirley Hughes. “I don’t know why, but I always have more ideas that I have time to get down on paper.” Nearly 70 y(...)

Minute’s silence for Grenfell Tower: right-wing sneering leads to the blackened cage of “the outrageous crematorium on the skyline” of west London. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

To understand why government in both the United States and the United Kingdom is in such an abysmal state consider the connection between two politica(...)

Patrick de Witt is one of the guest speakers at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

Galway gears up for Cúirt 2016 Some great pairings at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature include Jennifer Johnston and Belinda (...)

 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Leicester City arrive at the giddy place this weekend and who isn’t shouting for them? Ask any casual sports fan about what they think of the Foxes’ u(...)

Edna O’Brien: Doesn’t think she could have written so much had she been married. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg/Rex

Edna O’Brien, once Ireland’s most scandalous woman, arrives in the lobby of the Merrion Hotel and praises a scent that she traces to an arrangement of(...)

Archbishop Desmond Tutu:  called for urgent and comprehensive inquiry. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu and former United Nations assistant secretary gener(...)

Mike O’Connor, who has died aged 67, was a longtime foreign correspondent who was most recently Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Jou(...)