Dunphy, Giles awaken inner drunken uncle in ad for Cadburys chocolate (video)


Viewers of the Liverpool-Ludogorets match last night who chose to forego the obligatory half-time cup of tea were treated to the most sensationally awkward ad for Cadbury’s chocolate.

Film Review: Genre-bending and filled with tense action, The Guest is as good a film as you’ll see this September


In The Guest, director Adam Wingard channels everything from 90’s sci-fi to Drive, and the end product is tremendously entertaining.

Queen remains cryptic on Scottish Independence


When leaving Sunday morning service at her local church, Crathie Kirk, in Aberdeenshire, the Queen told onlookers that she hopes Scottish voters “think very carefully about the future” when voting today.

Pistorius reveals plan for tell-all book


In a move so brazen it would make OJ Simpson himself cringe, Oscar Pistorius plans to write a book about exactly what happened the night he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, dead on 14 February 2013.

Understanding the rise of ISIS: Sykes-Picot, American Imperialism and slickly-produced propaganda

The flag of the Islamic State in Iraq (ISIS)

Following on from their success in finally settling on a name earlier this year (to be fair ISIS was a bit comic book-villainy and ISIL is so 2013) the group known as the Islamic State have consolidated their territorial gains in northern Iraq and parts of Syria into a theocratic caliphate under their reclusive leader […]

FBI investigate claims that McKayla Maroney was underage in alleged leaked photos


Investigators from the FBI are now exploring allegations that one of the victims of the now infamous ‘August iCloud Hacking’, US Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, was under the age of 18 in some of the alleged images of her that were leaked to the internet.

A South Leitrim perspective on the Roscommon-South Leitrim Bye-Election

Luke Ming Flanagan

On 10 October, those of us who are ‘lucky’ enough to hail from Roscommon or the South of Leitrim (assuming that they are over 18 and registered) will get the chance to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming bye-election to fill the empty Dáil seat left by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan after he waltzed off […]

Are the Scots going to go it alone?


Even up until early August, it seemed that the Pro-Unionist ‘Better Together’ Campaign (a cross-political grouping including the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats) had it all wrapped up.