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Brie Larson as Captain Marvel. Her call for more diversity in the media sparked a backlash among social media loudmouths. Photograph: Marvel Studios 2019

‘The internet? Is that thing still around?” It’s been 20 years since Homer Simpson said those words, but, even then, we were expected to snort at his(...)

Sally Rooney: Waterstones’ staff named Normal People as their favourite book to recommend last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A good measure of a book’s success is: are booksellers tired of being asked if they have it in stock? In one south London bookshop, the owner has put (...)

First Man: Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s new film. Photograph: Universal/DreamWorks

 When First Man premiered at the Venice Film Festival last month, nobody was expecting critics to use the term “un-American”. An immaculate drama(...)

 The Bank of Ireland at College Green, Dublin. Bank of Ireland shares gained 4.7%  on  optimism that Mr Trump’s  policies  will lift inflation, interest rates and bond yields

The Iseq index in Dublin rose on Tuesday to reach its highest levels since Brexit and the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 19,000 points for the fi(...)

Ryanair was among the climbers on Wednesday, gaining 3.1 per cent in early trading in Dublin

Irish shares, the most beaten-down market globally after the Brexit shock, continued a relief rally in late trading on Wednesday. The Iseq index rose(...)

Film review: White House Down

Remember The Darkness? In another era, the Lowestoft band travelled the worrying limbo between pastiche and sincere bombast. That’s to say they someho(...)