Dublin writer Anne Enright’s bleak and insightful novel The Gathering has reinvigorated the contest for the Man Booker prize.
Klaxons? In the words of one shocked blogger: ‘‘Wot?” Not since M People collected the gong in 1994 has the Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual award for the best album recorded in Britain or Ireland, been bestowed upon such a controversial choice.
A new biography of global media mogul Rupert Murdoch is to be penned by Vanity Fair columnist and author Michael Wolff.
Always properly defrost cheese pies. That was the lesson learned by regional newsreader Kenny Toal last week when, gripped by stomach spasms midway through his evening show, North East Tonight, broadcast from Newcastle upon Tyne, Toal realised he was