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Cersei It would be a miracle if she was still there come the end

Here’s a rundown of the contenders (of course we all agree Stannis would have made the best king – but, no, the show had to go and kill him off) (...)

Eagle-eyed fans have  noticed Jaime Lannister sporting some surprising armour, in a Game of Thrones photo released by HBO

This article contains spoilers for Seasons 1-7 of ‘Game of Thrones’. It’s been more than 540 days since Game of Thrones last aired a new episode. Th(...)

The plot of Alfano’s ‘Risurrezione’ features a man who abuses a young girl. Photograph: Clive Barda

It’s hard not to be thinking of Harvey Weinstein these days. The wide-ranging accusations against the Hollywood mogul have galvanised public opinion a(...)

Game Of Thrones: Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen. Photograph:  HBO Enterprises

The treatment Sansa’s character has received has proven one of the more controversial elements of Game of Thrones, as it’s frequently been violent and(...)

The 20-year-old Mendelssohn’s 1829 resuscitation of Bach’s St Matthew Passion is a celebrated historical landmark. Less well- known is Mendelssohn’(...)

Albert Woodfox: he was was convicted of the murder in 1972 of a guard in Angola prison, Louisiana, where he was serving time for armed robbery

A federal court has ordered the release of the longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner in the US, who has been in isolation almost without paus(...)

Kenneth Bae, who  was arrested in North Korea 18 months ago and sentenced to 15 years hard labour for attempting to bring down the state, told CNN he was working eight hours a day, six days a week, and was the only inmate at a prison camp staffed by more than 20 officials, including a doctor. Photograph: Reuters

Three American citizens detained in North Korea have appealed to the US government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with US media(...)

Jeffrey Fowle is being investigated for committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit, according to North Korea’s state media. Photograph: Reuters/City of Moraine (handout)

North Korea is preparing to charge two American detainees for carrying out what it says were hostile acts against the country.Investigations into Amer(...)

‘The title character’s goodness is only relative to the more explicitly debauched characters that pass through.’ Julian Margulies as Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick stands apart from most of the middle-aged television protagonists to be found angrily meth-dealing and politicking their way across ou(...)