Reflecting on A Game of Thrones, the book that spawned a global obsession
As the TV series comes to an end, Daniel Sharp looks back on the book that started it all.
The Monkey and the Aye-Aye: A Tribute to Douglas Adams
The late, great Douglas Adams was born on this month in 1952, and will never be forgotten.
Faith, Freedom and Fatwas: The Rushdie Affair 30 Years On
In 1989, the Supreme Leader of Iran called for the death of a writer. Daniel Sharp considers whether things have really changed.
The Greatest Emancipator: Reflections on Charles Darwin’s Birthday
Today marks 210 years since Charles Darwin was born: how have his ideas influenced us today?
TV Review: Doctor Who - 'Twice Upon A Time'
An emotional Christmas special gives us an ending and a new beginning.
"Europe is committing suicide": authors speak out at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
Regardless of your political leanings, these debates are essential.
Friday Poem: William Ernest Henley - Invictus
This poem is a strong and beautiful testament to the strength of human spirit.
12 things we love (and will sorely miss) about the 12th Doctor
With the identity of the 13th Doctor on the way, we celebrate what makes the Twelfth incarnation so great.
TV Review: Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 12)
The series finale is the best since the show's return, and is a simply fantastic ending.
TV Review: Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 11)
Scary, surprising and tragic, the Twelfth Doctor approaches his end in this week's brilliant episode.
TV Review: Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 8)
This week: totalitarian monks and the return of an old frenemy...
TV Review: Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 6)
The latest episode continues a strong run of stories, and it's the best so far.
TV Review: Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 4)
This week, a wonderful guest turn and a student housing search from hell.
TV Review: Doctor Who (Season 10, Episode 2)
The new season of Doctor Who continues to impress.
Chechnya's assault on homosexuals is an abomination
Ramzan Kadyrov's attack on homosexuals in his country is symptomatic of the region's ultra-conservative attitudes.
Enemies of decency are everywhere - we must defeat them
On all sides, troubling forces are at work. They must be fought.
Looking back at Peter Capaldi's time in the TARDIS
Ahead of the actor's last series of Doctor Who, we explore how the series has developed with him at the helm.