James Bible

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Dany, who wanted the throne too much, and Jon, who wanted it not at all

Perhaps a show can become too big for its own good. That doesn’t just mean that the mother of all water-cooler conversations must eventually collapse (...)

Jan Carson: “That’s what intrigued me, that there is a line there between what’s real and believable.”Photograph: Alan Betson

A few years ago, the writer Jan Carson was in Washington DC, reading from her story, Larger Ladies, which is set in a fantastical private clinic where(...)

In a word . . . work

Ah yes, work. The four-letter word. “The curse of the drinking classes,” was how Oscar Wilde defined it. And so it is. Lauded since time immemorial,(...)

Andrew Shannon (51) was accused of illegally handling the books which originated in the library of Carton House in Kildare, the historical family seat of the FitzGerald family.

A man has been found guilty of possessing 67 stolen antique books, including an extremely rare King James Bible. Andrew Shannon (51) was accused of(...)

Mark Thatcher speaks to the press outside the home of former British Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher  in London last week. Photograph: Gerry

A single, half-muffled bell will toll as the funeral cortege draws up to St Paul’s. Fourteen Chelsea Pensioners will line the steps as t(...)