Sophie Raworth kept her cool during the BBC News Broadcast

A “simple human error” by BBC producers made it appear as if Theresa May was travelling to Brussels in a fleet of second World War planes to reopen ne(...)

 Sally Rooney: youngest winner of Costa Novel Award. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Novelist Sally Rooney has won the Costa Novel Award for her second novel, Normal People, becoming the youngest recipient of the award, the most presti(...)

Waiter, there’s a Taoiseach in my scoop

If you are one of those people who like to type “why is this news?” beneath stories that aren’t about earthquakes or civil wars, then let yourself go.(...)

The panel of judges for this year’s £30,000 Baileys Prize, and the six shortlisted titles: from left, Denise Mina, Sophie Raworth, Helen Fraser,  Mary Beard and Caitlin Moran

First-time Irish authors Audrey Magee (The Undertaking) and Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-formed Thing) have been shortlisted for this year’s Ba(...)