The Booker Prize winner's oft-rejected, ultra-violent debut novel powerfully blurs good and evil, writes Arifa Akbar
Inspired by Spectre? There are plenty of ways to follow in the footsteps of 007 - without the expense or the Walther PPK
The album, Clarks in Jamaica, features 21 hardcore reggae tracks, each paying lyrical tribute to the English shoe
Created by four-person collective, Document Scotland comprises projects that each focus in detail upon an aspect of Scots life or culture
One academic brought up David Cameron's ancestral links to slavery, saying he has been 'privileged and enriched by forebears' sins of the enslavement of our ancestors'
The new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency had a simple-sounding new year resolution: “I just want to make sport cleaner.” Sir Craig Reedie knows he will never eradicate doping. Just a month into his new role, he says: “People still cheat and that is regrettable.”
Another day, another embarrassing anecdote about Toronto’s illustrious mayor Rob Ford
Toronto’s illustrious mayor was captured on camera putting on a bizarre patois monologue for customers at the eatery in the Canadian city
Jamaican children have particularly symmetric legs in comparison to Europeans, according to research
Christian Concern founder Andrea Minichiello Williams angers gay rights campaigner after speech in Jamaica
Move comes as former senior Jamaican official claimed only one drug test was carried out on Jamaican athletes in months before London 2012
Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, at a ceremony in Monaco last night.
Jamaican beach break
Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown has been cleared to return to competition after being given a warning for the doping test she failed earlier this year.
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Fifa has suspended Jamaican player Jermaine Hue for nine months after he tested positive for a banned substance at a World Cup qualifying match while team doctor Carlton Fraser has been banned from football for four years for administering the drug dexamethasone.