This was the year that the Oscars got political.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2015
Set amidst the rolling hills of Midwest America, Gus van Sant’s Promised Land (15A) stars Matt Damon as Steve Butler, a salesman who works for a corporation intent on buying up failing farmland in order to drill for gas.
Sun, 21 Apr, 2013
In her recent films, Oscar-winning Danish director Susanne Bier has meditated on the ability of the human spirit to endure all-consuming grief.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
A RARE Titanic first class deck plan belonging to a wealthy New York couple who drowned at sea has sold at auction for £30,000 (€34,177).
Mon, 31 Oct, 2011
Mezzogiorno turns in a quite excellent performance as Ida Dalzer in the true story of Italian dictator Benito Mussololini’s (Timi) early years.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
When Ida the fossil's discovery was announced, it was called "the link" that would reveal the earliest evolutionary roots of monkeys, apes and humans.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2009
THE title of Colin Tudge’s new book The Link: Uncovering our Earliest Ancestor is a little misleading. Our earliest ancestor was a bacterium which lived 3.2 billion years ago, whereas the book celebrates the fossilised remains of an animal which lived a mere 47 million years ago.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2009
SCIENTISTS have unveiled a 47-million-year-old fossilised skeleton of a monkey hailed as the missing link in human evolution.
Wed, 20 May, 2009
Scientists today unveiled a 47-million-year-old fossil which could be the evolutionary “missing link” between humans and our very distant ancestors.
Tue, 19 May, 2009
A 100-YEAR-OLD man was spared prison today despite admitting he cut the throat of his 87-year-old sick wife in what the judge said appeared to be “an act of love”.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2004
A 100-year-old man was spared prison today after slitting his wife’s throat in what the judge said appeared to be an “act of love”.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2004
A RACING pigeon who took a wrong turn on his way from France to Liverpool and ended up in New York, yesterday arrived back on British soil.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2003
Investment in the Irish economy is changing substantially in relation to local and global economic circumstances according to the Industrial Development Authority’s annual report published today.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2003