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Protestant ascendancy was not at all Irish

Duke of Wellington | Term-time hols | Yorkshire lavatories | London addresses | Phonetic initials | Baker’s apostrophe<p>Being born in Dublin didn’t make the Duke of Wellington Irish (Letters, 6 April). He and his parents belonged to the Anglo-Irish Protestant ascendancy who’d stolen their land and …

Easy Roasted-Garlic Focaccia That's Too Good to Share

Anyone who understands evolution knows that it doesn't <i>necessarily</i> lead from simpler to more complex life-forms. Rather, it leads to life-forms better suited to their environments. The evolution of recipes is similar: It's not that every new recipe is <i>better</i> than its immediate predecessor; it's just …

The best crime books and thrillers of 2016

Mark Lawson finds murder in the Scottish Highlands, terror in Paris and visions of war at the Vatican • Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?<p>Crime writing turned up in unexpected places this year. The usually mystery-sniffy Man Booker prize shortlist found a place for Graeme Macrae …

Ruth Davidson sets out five Brexit tests for SNP as poll shows independence support falling

Ruth Davidson has set out five tests for whether Nicola Sturgeon’s proposed Brexit deal is in Scotland’s best interests that warn it must not erect trade barriers with the rest of the United Kingdom.<p>The Scottish Conservative leader took aim at the First Minister’s proposal for Scotland to stay in …

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Britain may not be ready to trigger article 50 by April, says Malta’s PM

Joseph Muscat says legal proceedings could delay process and warns EU leaders are ‘not bluffing’ over terms of Brexit<p>Britain may not be in a position to trigger article 50 to begin leaving the European Union by the government’s deadline at the end of March, the prime minister of Malta has …

Brexit can be stopped, insists Tony Blair as he rules out return to frontline politics

Britain's exit from the EU could be blocked, Tony Blair has said, as he ruled out a return to frontline politics because there is “too much hostility” towards him.<p>The former Labour prime minister said he had been accused of “treason” for suggesting that Britain keep its “options open” over …

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How to write a series: 8 novice mistakes to avoid

Series are particularly popular in genres such as fantasy and mystery. Learning how to write a series presents several pitfalls. Here are some points …

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What is literary fiction? How to develop a literary writing voice

What is literary fiction? A valid question. People often make distinctions between genre and literary fiction although the division is not always as …

Creative Writing

16 Items That Every Harry Potter Fanatic Must Own

I solemnly swear that I have emptied my bank account.<p>Read more on www.buzzfeed.com

Watch The Full Interview With George R.R Martin And Game Of Thrones' Leading Ladies At The Opera House

Led by former Chaser troublemaker <b>Dom Knight</b> at the <b>WesterOpera House,</b> behold ninety minutes of Game Of Thrones-related nerd fuel, the highly …

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George R. R. Martin Likens Writing Game of Thrones to Chronicling an Entire World War

As we mentioned earlier this week, George R. R. Martin is not taking your phone calls or your random drop-by visits because he is currently on tour in Australia talking at length about his beloved fantasy series. At one pit stop during his tour, at the Sydney Opera House earlier this week, Martin …

HBO on Twitter: "Learn to make Sansa's favourite Lemon Cakes this #GameOfThrones #Faturday. http://t.co/AJQd3M76EM"

3 Reasons Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' is Rated Number 1

<i>Warning: This article contains spoilers!</i><p>Get ready, Marvel fans, because your favorite show is set to return with an all-new episode this Tuesday.<p>Of …

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BBC - The Science Of Doctor Who - Media Centre

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Interview: Daniel Abraham on Adapting GAME OF THRONES for Dynamite Entertainment

<i>Note: Robert Napton is the writer for several Dynamite Entertainment titles including WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS.</i><p>Everyone is enjoying Game of …

Kevin Feige discusses character interactions in The Avengers 2, dismisses Planet Hulk rumours

Now that Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is officially underway, we’re starting to hear bits and pieces about the culmination of this …

IRON MAN 3 - 2 New TV Spots

Robert Downey Jr. Renegotiating Contract with Marvel

IRON MAN 3 - New TV Spot and Mandarin Featurette

Coulson lives in first look at Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

On Friday ABC confirmed that it had placed a full series order based upon Joss Whedon’s pilot episode for his <b>Avengers</b> spin-off Marvel’s <b>Agents of</b> …

'Doctor Who' At 50: What All New Whovians Should Know!

"Doctor Who" may turn 50 years old on November 23, but the series is just getting started, if the millions of fans who tuned in to watch the first …

'Game of Thrones' stars visit 'Sesame Street'

On HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey play murderous siblings, driven by their mutual hatred of each other and their twisted sexual appetites (he for prostitutes, she for her twin brother). On PBS' "Sesame Street," those same actors play themselves as teachers of such childhood …

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Time Travel with the Doctor in This ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Trailer

The BBC blew their special effects budget on this <i>Doctor Who</i> 50th anniversary trailer that travels through time, starting with William Hartnell’s …

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The BBC celebrates 50 years of Doctor Who with The Day of the Doctor teaser trailer

The BBC has kicked off the build up to the 50th Anniversary Special of the classic sci-fi institution <b>Doctor Who</b> by releasing a teaser for ‘The Day of …

Watch hilarious Game of Thrones trailer, American comedy-style

Bad Lip Reading is a YouTube channel that ‘shreds’ clips from movies, television shows, Presidential inaugurations – just anything pop culture …

A Notable Casting

Word’s out that an actor has been cast in a role that is, frankly, something of a spoiler… so see below the cut for the relevant information<p>The CV of actor Struan Rodger credits him in the role of the “Three Eyed Raven”. Notably, his CV indicates he has “various” directors, which likely means he’ll …

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