Jenny McCartney talks to unstoppable literary force Colm Tóibín about loss, priests and half-said things
Young people today refuse to be simply gay, straight or bi
Jenny McCartney talks to the celebrated photojournalist about war, guilt and Aylan
Is MI5 neglecting its duty towards ex-informers?
In a Tory-leaning hung parliament, the DUP’s Nigel Dodds may command the balance of power. So what does he want?
Our desperation to believe in power of lifestyle change makes us vulnerable to charlatans
Sir Ivan Lawrence QC on the Krays, Dennis Nilsen – and Chris Grayling
To survive as a technophobe in the 21st century, you must depend on the kindness of strangers
Jonathan Powell’s stance on negotiating with violent extremists is consistently inconsistent and slippery
Ken Livingstone on Boris, Scotland, Northern Ireland – and being out of power
The bestselling author’s cavalier handling of a Belfast tragedy suggests that his stories might be a little too neat
Seamus Heaney’s poetry from the other side of Northern Ireland’s divide
The calendar of British summer events often involves a master class in surviving a deluge cheerfully, and recent years have…
Jenny McCarthy opens her Diary
Jenny McCartney says that Jonathan Powell is the sort of self-congratulatory public schoolboy who gets a kick from consorting with terrorists
The solution to a problem which has foxed the finest political minds for many years