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To mark International Children’s Books Day, the BBC has published a list of the 11 best children’s books of all time, as voted for by a panel of critics. Did your favourite make the grade?<p>Yesterday, to celebrate International Children’s Books Day, the BBC Culture team unveiled its poll for what …

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Inside the Pulitzer Prize Book Winners

Mass extinction. A pope and a fascist. A lost North American tribe. A beguiling WWII tale. Scott Porch, Bill Morris, William O’Connor, and Malcolm …

17 pizzas to try in Ireland before you die

1. Manifesto, Rathmines, Dublin<p>Source: Manifesto/Facebook<p>This Rathmines joint has been a contender for Dublin’s best pizza for some time now. Try the …

Irish Recipes For St. Patrick's Day That AREN'T Corned Beef And Cabbage

Good news: There's absolutely no need to eat one more bite of corned beef and cabbage on Saint Patrick's Day, because it's about as Irish as spaghetti and meatballs. Feel free to let out a sigh of relief, but don't put down your fork just yet. There are other, greater dishes to eat that will help …

Coffee,Irish food and drink,Whisky,Cocktails,Food & drink,St Patrick's Day,Life and style<p>The ideal way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day or an abomination best left in the Irish theme pub? Do you use espresso or filter, plain old whiskey or added liqueur – and just how do you get the cream to float on …

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10 Traditional Irish Dishes You Should Know

One of the most common misconceptions about eating in Ireland is that all you'll enjoy are potatoes, because that's the only thing the Irish are good at cooking. Well, we're here to prove that notion wrong.<p>Sure, our Irish ancestors loved their potatoes, but Ireland's food scene is rapidly changing, …

St. Patrick's Day Potato Recipes: Colcannon and Its Delicious Kin

Cook these humble, hearty dishes.<p>Maybe you grew up on pasta or rice. If your family is of Irish (or Scottish, or English or Welsh) origin, chances are you ate a lot of potatoes and not so much pasta. , roasted, or baked, potatoes are versatile and cheap, and they last in the pantry (no …

This Teenage Girl's Instagram Account Is Every Book Lover's Dream

One high schooler is keeping track of all the books she reads on Instagram, and the photos are beautiful.<p>h/t <i>Seventeen</i>

Books

26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe

“I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now.”<p>There is something uncommonly heartening about bearing witness to the virtuous cycle of support and mutual appreciation between two creative …

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Some Monster News For You: Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Are Engaged!

Calling all Little Monsters—you're about to get a Father Monster. Earlier today, Lady Gaga announced her engagement to her longtime beau of four …

Oscars: 'Unbroken' Sound Editor Opens Up About Angelina Jolie's Directing Style

Becky Sullivan also happens to be the only female nominated this year in her category: "I have two daughters thrilled they can see Mom doing</i> …

McCain on ISIS Fight: We Should Not Restrain the President

Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., said Sunday that Congress should not restrict the president’s broad authority in authorizing the use of military force against the terrorist group known as ISIS.<p>“If we don't like what the commander-in-chief is doing, we can cut off his funds for …

U.S. Condemns 'Heinous' Beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians by ISIS

The U.S. condemned the videotaped beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya, explicitly blaming ISIS-affiliated terrorists Sunday for the "wanton killing of innocents."<p>The Egyptians, dressed in orange jump suits, were beheaded after being forced down on the ground on a beach. An early …

Pope Francis Condemns ISIS Killing of Coptic Christians

Mohamed El-Shahed——AFP/Getty Images<p>Mohamed El-Shahed—AFP/Getty Images<p>Hassan Ammar—AP<p>Hassan Ammar—AP<p>Hassan Ammar—AP<p>Asmaa Waguih—Reuters<p>Mohamed …

Egypt retaliates in Libya after Christians slain in grisly video

Egyptian air strikes in Libya kill dozens of Isis militants

Egyptian war planes have hit jihadi targets in Libya in swift revenge for the murder of 21 Christian workers by masked militants affiliated to the Islamic State (Isis), widening the north African country’s already grave crisis.<p>Air strikes on weapons caches and training camps were announced on …

Middle East

Egypt has 'right to respond' to IS killings - Sisi

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1145000/1145991_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529885923_02a8df20767676c1aa0ceef94b254206<p><b>Egypt says it has bombed Islamic State targets in Libya, hours after the militants released video of apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians.</b><p>State …

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Hezbollah chief urges Middle East to unite against ISIL

<b>Beirut, Lebanon</b> - Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, has called on the countries of the Middle East to join the battle in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.<p>"We call on the people and governments of the region in order to work …

Egypt seeks UN backing for air strikes against Isis in Libya

Egypt has called for a UN-backed international intervention in Libya after launching air strikes on Islamic State targets following the murder of 21 Egyptian Christians.<p>The country’s president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, said in an interview aired by France’s Europe 1 radio that there was no choice but …

Middle East

How the Revolution Forged Washington

George Washington entered the Revolution as a member of Virginia’s planter aristocracy who still toasted the king. He emerged at its end thinking of …

Pleasure Principle (Classixx Recovery Mix)

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks?<p>The border crossing did not look encouraging. Dense tropical forest spilled over the …

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How the internet of things could bring levity to HTC

Unlike LG, Samsung or Motorola, HTC did not have much of a handset legacy before the smartphone. Indeed, some of the company’s notable early projects …