Cups and character

It's a famous quote by Liverpool Football Club manager Bill Shankly: "Some people think football is…

20 April 2020 - 08.04 a.m.

Erudition this side of heaven

English playwright, actor and wit Noel Coward, asked if he believed in God, liked to reply (in that…

17 April 2020 - 07.04 a.m.

900 pages of fame

All biographers should have it so "easy": Andy Warhol was a lifelong hoarder and collected items…

30 March 2020 - 07.03 a.m.

Debauchery 'too wonderful to deny'

The opening sequence alone was too much for many in the audience. A Rolls-Royce drives through…

24 March 2020 - 06.03 a.m.

Digging among the isotopes and radionuclides

Even to unscientific minds, the numbers just don't add up: the worst disaster in nuclear history,…

19 March 2020 - 07.03 a.m.