Game of Thrones: endgame. Photographs: HBO

Seamas O’Reilly and Ed Power argue the merits and demerits of the HBO drama whose final series has divided fans. Have the showrunners and writers t(...)

A is for A Song of Ice and Fire Or the epic series of books by George RR Martin that Game of Thrones is based on. Readers have had an awkward relatio(...)

The Dark Hedges in Co Antrim. The road through the  tourist attraction  could be closed to traffic permanently over fears for the future of the trees. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The road through the Dark Hedges tourist attraction in Co Antrim could be closed to traffic permanently over fears for the future of the trees. The t(...)

The Girl on the Train writer Paula Hawkins make the Forbes list of richest authors. Photograph: the Guardian

Former financial journalist Paula Hawkins has become one of the world’s highest-paid authors, leap-frogging Game of Thrones bestseller George RR Mart(...)

I’ll take it: Daenerys makes her move in the season finale of Game of Thrones

In previous series of Game of Thrones, the penultimate episode has typically been the best, with the final show tidying up loose ends and suggesting (...)

Kit Harington’s character Jon Snow was killed in ‘Game of Thrones’ season 5 finale. Photograph: Reuters

Lord Commander Jon Snow is still dead. Has it really been nine months since we saw him last, taking the final, cruellest blow from young Olly and coll(...)

There was once a time when English language experts feared that text speak was signalling the demise of the English language. By text speak, we mean p(...)

Maisie Williams: ‘I realised leaving school that I was leaving behind a lot of people who wanted to see me fall.’ Photograph:   Simon Lees/Getty Images

Bright, articulate and opinionated, Maisie Williams is, in the nicest possible sense, a right old chatterbox. We say old. The Bristol-born actress was(...)

Game of Thrones:  Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth

In a series of suites at the Corinthia Hotel in London, journalists sip coffee and stare at their smartphones. They are here to interview the c(...)