Albert King

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Human figures with deep emotional expression: the work of Wilhelmina Geddes

The work of stained-glass artist Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955) is reaching more and more people as a result of the new book on her life and work by N(...)

Booker T Jones: ‘New bands don’t have record companies to go to and support them like we did; they can’t just walk down the street and start to play a session at a recording studio’

Measure yourself by Booker T Jones’s standards and you will end up wondering what the hell you’ve done with your life. By the time Jones was 16, he(...)

Soldiers of the 5th London Rifle Brigade with German Saxon regimental troops at Ploegsteert Wood during the Christmas Truce in 1914. Photograph:  Popperfoto/Getty Images

On the Western Front on December 24th 1914, thousands of soldiers from the British Expeditionary Forces, which included men from all parts of the i(...)

The then president Mrs McAleese, accompanied by her husband Dr Martin McAleese greeting members of the All Ireland choir after the official dedication of the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Belgium in 1998. Photograph: FRANK MILLER

At 11 o’clock today, weather permitting, the sun will illuminate the interior of the Peace Tower in the Island of Ireland Peace Park at Messines in Be(...)

Ian Nagle: “It is three years since I have done much but I would still back myself 100 per cent that I am still that same player and more.” Photo: Richard Sellers/Getty

If a parallel was drawn between Ian Nagle’s senior professional rugby career to date and a musical genre, it would have to be the Blues.Lyrics from th(...)

Sand sculptor Irina Sokolova works on a portrait of Belgian King Albert II during the sand sculpture festival in Blankenberge, northern Belgium. Photograph: Reuters/Yves Herman

As Brussels begins to wind down for the summer and the city’s thousands of EU employees take their leave from the capital, an altogether different dra(...)

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