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Observers of Theresa May’s management of Brexit might raise some questions about the details and progress made. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Pool/EPA

There is a scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the (original) movie adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic, where Wonka (Gene Wilder) demons(...)

Gráinne Good will be performing in ‘Sive’ at the Gaiety from Jan 26th to March 3rd

Band 2017 was the year of music for me. I went to see so many acts live but the band I listened to the most is The 1975. I was writing a play for a th(...)

US president Donald Trump: his inauguration was aggressive, dystopian and, at the time, deeply strange. And it was followed by blatant lying. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

In the Mel Brooks spoof Young Frankenstein Gene Wilder’s mad scientist asks Marty Feldman, playing his assistant Igor, the name of the dead person who(...)

Reece Morrison of Wilsons Auctions helps display hundreds of items of memorabilia  which are to be auctioned at the firm’s showrooms in Mallusk, Co Antrim. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The auction of a huge collection of movie and TV memorabilia seized from a criminal who turned a nuclear bunker into a drugs factory has generated int(...)

There’s almost nothing at once as soothing and slightly bold as a large cup full of chocolate. Photograph: Getty Images

I’ve been on a mission for the perfect hot chocolate for some time now, experimenting in my kitchen with warming milk and powders and buttons and mars(...)

Dash McCarthy in front of the Eiffel Tower

The only time my eight-year-old son has ever fallen down the stairs was when he was a baby and my wife had left us home alone for the first time to go(...)

Fireworks over Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Towers during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Ahmad Yusni/EPA

New Year’s Eve celebrations are in full swing in some countries around the world as major western cities are tightening security amid continuing terro(...)

Image of celebrities that have died in 2016. Photograph: Chris Barker/Twitter

An image created by an artist as a tribute to the high number of celebrities that have died in 2016 has gone viral on social media. British graphic d(...)

Rock star David Bowie, who died in January, was one of the most searched-for subjects on Google in Ireland this year. Photograph: Dan Chung/Reuters

What is a hung Dail? How do I register to vote? What is a Pokemon? And how on earth do I catch one? These were some of the queries Irish people type(...)

The odds of Marine Le Pen, of the French National Front, becoming the next president of France are at 2/1. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

You thought there was bad news about the place in 2016? You thought things couldn’t get worse? Heed this, Pollyanna. As I write, Marine Le Pen is bein(...)

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