Daughters of the bomb: my reckoning with Hiroshima, 75 years later

In Hiroshima, Hersey chose his subjects carefully: the widow raising kids, two doctors, a German Jesuit priest, the young woman working to support her parents, and the Rev Kiyoshi Tanimoto. If you read between the lines of the book, Hersey’s subjective choices of who to include, and how to unfurl carefully culled details through his […]

Hero PC Andrew Harper’s mother slams ‘unduly lenient’ sentences for her son’s killers who will go free in eight years – as she welcomes review of their jail terms

I often just wander round my house, not knowing what to do with myself – because I cannot do anything that helps. I have not been able to work for fear of breaking down. I hardly sleep, waking every hour or so every night, I have no motivation for even daily routine chores such as […]

The masked duchess! Kate Middleton is seen wearing a face protector for the first time as she helps unpack donations at a baby bank in Sheffield in £15 cotton covering from Amaia

Mother, 68, bizarrely admits to waking up her 21-year-old… How FAKE designer face masks are set to become the next big… Welcome to bonnie Scotland! Queen and Prince Philip arrive… From Ma’am with love! The Queen, Kate Middleton and Prince… Viewers swoon over Normal People’s Paul Mescal’s role as a… Mother whose hangover turned out […]

Someone should make a game about: Muscle Men

There were around 235 Muscle Men and you could buy them in either little boxes, big boxes or – as me and my brother found out – small bin-like plastic tubs. Evidently they caught on because Mattel expanded the range with a tiny wrestling ring, a tacky-looking wrestling belt and an awful-looking NES video game […]

Why Ondo Assembly suspended ZLP lawmaker

Vanguard gathered that the lawmaker was said to have sent some stinkers to Assembly members from the southern senatorial district on the lawmakers’ WhatsApp platform for being part of those who signed the impeachment of the deputy governor.

As we debate the NDDC and Magu, let’s remember Abdulrasheed Maina

READ ALSO: Buhari orders payment of fees for stranded NDDC scholars He all but vouched for them and Nigerians were again and again told to accept the fact that the president was free to and could only work with those he knows, people he could vouch for. And when many wondered why such appointees had to […]

Ryan Reynolds on ‘Deadpool,’ diversity, and the secrets of successful marketing

Soon after protests erupted in May following the killing of George Floyd, Reynolds was forced to grapple with his own complicated personal history. His and Lively’s 2012 wedding took place at Boone Hall, a former plantation in South Carolina. Press coverage at the time focused mostly on the glamour of the event, though some pointed […]

John Hume: A lesser-known life of fish, finance and football

John Hume: A life remembered In their words: Former presidents and current prime ministers pay tribute to Mr Hume’s illustrious career Inspiring a generation: Young people explain what John Hume meant to them In pictures: The career of one Northern Ireland’s foremost political leaders Analysis: The man who was able to unpick the lock of […]

Bill Barr’s Plan to Rig 2020 for Trump: Frame ‘Deep State’ for Russia’s 2016 Interference

It was bad enough when he did all this in 2016 as a private citizen-candidate. But now, he’s the president. He controls the machinery of what we once quaintly called justice in this country. And he’ll do anything he can get away with to make it serve his personal ends. Back in May, I wrote […]

The 30 best comedies to watch on Netflix right now

There’s Five, who is a 58-year-old man trapped in a 15-year-old’s body, Klaus, who can hardly get through the day with out saying something to annoy one of his siblings, to various other moments of comedy gold.