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Saoirse Ronan rides out in armour that matches her blue eyes

 A few weeks ago, the distributors of Josie Rourke’s workmanlike historical drama embarked on one of the era’s more ill-considered social-media c(...)

 The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Torino, Italy

Torino – Museo Nazionale del Cinema I think this may be my favourite museum ever. Housed in a former synagogue, the museum contains sections on the h(...)

Workers install a fence in front of Hotel Taschenbergpalais in Dresden,  which hosts the Bilderberg conference. Here politicians, business leaders, academics and media representatives will discuss world affairs behind closed doors. Photograph: Sebastian Kahnert/EPA

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary will both attend this year’s secretive Bilderberg conference which beg(...)

Fitbit’s Flex is  an “electronic coach”. The firm offers bracelets and clip-on devices which monitor your physical activity, especially steps taken, pace and heart rate. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty

The Tudor Queen, Elizabeth 1st, was reputedly among the first in the world to wear a clock on her body, an “armlet” received as a new year gift in 157(...)

Alison Weir: ‘I hope that with the ending of the recession things will improve for publishers. After all, people will always want to read books.’

Alison Weir lives and works in Surrey. Her books include several works of non-fiction – Britain’s Royal Families, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Childre(...)