Birds Eye’s Britain and Ireland boss has warned  the price of fish fingers could rise  20%. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

It is becoming an almost daily occurrence that a significant business figure puts his or her head above the parapet to warn of the losses Britain will(...)

Behind the camera: Haifaa al-Mansour made Saudi Arabia’s first feature film

This is an interesting time to be Haifaa al-Mansour. As she prepares for the release of Mary Shelley, her second feature film, the Saudi director jugg(...)

 British Prime Minister Theresa May with Taoiseach Minister Enda Kelly at the informal meeting of EU leaders in Valletta. Photograph: Yves Herman/EPA/ POOL AFP OUT

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Going his own way: Paul Muldoon around the time of Madoc. Photograph: Frank Miller

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Jane Lythell: ‘Reading has been such an important part of my life since I was a child and books have formed who I am.’

Jane Lythell lives in Brighton. She was a producer at TV-am and commissioning editor at Westcountry Television, before leaving to become deputy direct(...)

Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea Eamon isn’t a man for throwaway or unmeasured remarks. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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