Humanity ‘can’t afford to wait any longer’ to deal with climate crisis | Books | Entertainment

An elderly resident reacts as a wildfire approaches her house on the Greek island of Evia in 2021 (Image: Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Had the science been acted on then, the world would now be a much safer place. The science is clear – rapid reductions in greenhouse gases are needed urgently. But for decades climate More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Enid Blyton Society blasts woke The Magic Faraway Tree rewrite | Books | Entertainment

After more than 70 years, Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree series is getting a reboot that will see the children educated about gender equality after the girls help with domestic chores. The original book, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 8th, 2022

How thriller writer David Gilman found inspiration in the ashes of The Pentagon | Books | Entertainment

Gilman reveals a twist of fate saved thousands of lives in the 9/11 atrocity (Image: Federal Bureau of Investigation/Getty) It was a sombre, profoundly moving moment. On a private tour of the Pentagon, author More...

By admin On Friday, January 7th, 2022

Kate’s priority remains sharing burden of royal duty with Prince William | Books | Entertainment

The Duchess of Cambridge celebrates her 40th birthday on Sunday (Image: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press/Getty) In December 2019, the Duchess of Cambridge wrote an open letter to Britain’s midwives. She praised their More...

By admin On Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Former superintendent reveals the reality of life in the line of duty | Books | Entertainment

Tango Juliet Foxtrot by Iain Donnelly (Image: Biteback) It’s hard to see one damning headline after another about an organisation to which I gave more than 30 years of my life. But when reading about More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

‘Sidelined’ SBS led Afghanistan war on terror, says tell all book on the start of conflict | Books | Entertainment

Northern Alliance fighters take cover (Image: EPA) Tony Blair – desperate to remain America’s staunchest ally, but fearful of the repercussions – wanted credit for having British boots on the ground. More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 29th, 2021

Luke Jennings’ turn from Killing Eve’s Villanelle to fly fishing | Books | Entertainment

Luke Jennings with a pike he caught at pond on Hampstead Heath (Image: N/A) HE WAS a newspaper dance critic for 13 years, dreaming up the stories in his spare time that would eventually inspire the BBC’s More...

By admin On Sunday, December 19th, 2021

Next James Bond story announced – and it’s bad news for 007 | Books | Entertainment

The future of the James Bond franchise is currently shrouded in mystery. The recently released No Time To Die marked a triumphant and tragic end to Daniel Craig‘s journey as 007. There is currently a lot More...

By admin On Saturday, December 18th, 2021

Official biography of ‘incomparable entertainer’ Victoria Wood | Books | Entertainment

Victoria backstage at the Ambassadors Theatre in 1984 (Image: Copyright Victoria Wood Estate) Victoria Wood will always be unique. Unlike almost anyone else, she could do it all: sketches, songs, stand-up. More...

By admin On Friday, December 17th, 2021

Anthony Horowitz is an outsider, just like Bond and Sherlock Holmes | Books | Entertainment

Anthony Horowitz speaks on his new and final 007 book (Image: Anthony Horowitz) ANTHONY Horowitz pauses for a long moment when I suggest his lifelong admiration, obsession even, with James Bond, Sherlock More...