The Nothing by Hanif Kureishi review – sex and the soapbox

The narrator of Hanif Kureishi’s short novel is feeling his age. “One night, when I am old, sick, right out of semen, and don’t need things to...

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie review – a feminist manifesto

It would be difficult not to like this little book, which shines with all Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s characteristic warmth and sanity and forthrightness. Her friend Ijeawele wrote...

Boudin: A Story Of Sausage, Slavery And Rebellion In The Caribbean

On the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, boudin is a food entrenched in the history of colonization and slavery. The making of boudin is a visceral, bloody and...

House Set To Vote On GOP Health Care Bill

The House is debating and expected to vote Thursday afternoon on the latest Republican measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill includes last-minute...

Guest again? Why it’s time stars such as Taylor Swift and Drake cut the...

Ever get the feeling you haven’t been cheated at all? If you’ve attended a major live concert over the last few years, there’s every chance you’ve experienced...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of Kim Jong Un assassination plot

North Korea on Friday accused U.S. and South Korean intelligence services of hatching a plot to assassinate dictator Kim Jong Un with a “biochemical substance.” The claim...

Lindsey Graham: ‘We Will Continue’ to Look into Susan Rice’s Unmasking

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he would continue to look into whether Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice improperly unmasked Trump campaign officials, after she declined his...

Trump May Soon Deploy a Lot More Troops

Photo by NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty ImagesA US soldier stands guard near the site of a US bombing during an operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Achin...

The New Twin Peaks Teaser—With Actual Footage!—Is Extremely Cryptic. “Really.”

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Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Dominates With $140 Million

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is dominating domestic moviegoing with about $140 million at 4,347 North American locations for its opening weekend, estimates showed Saturday. The...

We're in Manchester where armed police are on the streets following Monday night's suicide bombing.

The terror threat level in the UK has been raised to critical for the first time in almost a decade - meaning an attack is imminent.

Post your comments and questions to Ciara Riordan at Manchester Piccadilly station for us now.
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Join the Iraqi army as they fly above Mosul, fighting the militants of the so-called Islamic State. This extraordinary BBC footage allows you to join the pilots in the sky. Turn your sound on to hear BBC World Service journalist Joe Inwood describe what you are seeing. This is a 360 video so move your phone or mouse to get the full experience. bbc.in/2o4WJ6j ... See MoreSee Less

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Watch the defiant message that poet Tony "Longfella" Walsh delivered at the vigil for the victims of the #ManchesterAttack

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