Stephen Fry is interviewed by Gay Byrne on ‘The Meaning of Life’. Photograph: RTÉ

Blasphemy? What is it? “Impious or profane speaking of God or sacred things’’ as banned by the second of the Ten Commandments and the Irish Constituti(...)

Musicians need to be aware  there are risks that instruments can become colonised with mould and fungi, says Dr Jenny King, first author of the study, of North Manchester general hospital.

Wind musicians have been warned to clean their instruments after a man died from a lung disease triggered by fungi lurking in his bagpipes. The piper(...)