Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.  Photograph: Sally Jubb

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s biggest arts festival, is winding to a close, and an entire city has been complicit in the endeavour. This(...)

epa04400631 (FILE) A file pictrue dated 03 March 2006 shows Sir Donald Sinden attending a memorial service in honour of late comedian Ronnie Barker at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain. According to media reports on 14 September Sir Donald Sinden died aged 90 at his home.  EPA/Lindsey Parnaby *** Local Caption *** 00658659

“To hear him in full spate is not unlike being shot between the eyes by the world’s largest plum,” said the journalist John Preston of Donald Sinden, (...)

The Penn State University cheerleading team performing on Grafton Street in Dublin ahead of tomorrow’s game against the University of Central Florida which has been dubbed the ‘Croke Park Classic’. Photograph : Brendan Moran / Sportsfile.

A guide to what’s on around the country on the last weekend of the summer holidays come to an end. National Heritage Week There’s still tim(...)

The world the magazine continues to report on has changed irrevocably in the intervening decades: from left, Time in 1954; part of a prescient ad in 1954 promoting the rocket power of the Aerojet-General Corporation; and the issue of August 4th this year

In August 1954, Time magazine cost 1/6 in the “British Isles”, 95 francs in “French Possessions” and 100 fils in Iraq. The ad on the inside back co(...)