AS SOMEONE who believes in the concept of a national water authority, and who signed up to pay water charges, it gives me no pleasure to admit my mistake, writes Fergus Finlay.


What’s in store for charity shops?Liz Dunphy

Fashion & Beauty

Lesley Keane’s 20-year journey from window-dressing to MAC Senior make-up artistBy Corina Gaffey

Food & Drink

Darina Allen: A dream confection for a midsummer nightBy Darina Allen

Health & Life

Take note... you'll soon be able keep your medical history in one handy app

Home & Interiors

Intelligent appliances and how to buy the best for your home


A sojourn through time... travelling the historic road to Magna Carta

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Jane Smiley gives some food for thoughtRichard Fitzpatrick


Cutting-edge study to save eelsRichard Collins