Antiques Roadshow: Harry Potter books hold ENORMOUS value – do you have one at home?

Tonight’s Antiques Roadshow saw Fiona and the team at Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire and included signed Harry Potter books and ornate silver from Iona. There are also treasures from around the world, including a German art deco figurine, an intricate Italian bracelet and a unique Brooklyn Dodgers baseball with a value as extraordinary as its […]

Premier League wrap: Spurs star in the record books, Gunners on fire

The Gunners were back to their very best as they thrashed fellow Londoners Fulham. Meanwhile, Arsenal’s real rivals Tottenham were equally as impressive as they outclassed Cradiff, with their talismanic skipper writing his name into the history books. Here’s a wrap of all the Premier League action! ARSENAL 4-1 FULHAM The Gunners responded to their […]

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Hockey books for the holidays

The Hockey Night In Canada podcast is a weekly CBC Sports production. In each episode, host Rob Pizzo is joined by colourful characters within hockey to discuss great moments and great players and talk about today's stars. The Hockey Night podcast brings you beyond the boxscore with insight you won't find anywhere else.  The focus of this week's Hockey Night In Canada podcast is hockey […]

The best business books of 2018

Eva-Katalin/Getty Images It was hard to keep up with all the great books published in 2018 — but a few stood out as insightful, entertaining, and helpful. We’ve defined “business books” as reporting on businesses and the economy, as well as career and finance guides. Highlights include “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou, “Imagine it Forward” […]

The Best Books of 2018

This was a splendid year for books that took the political into the personal realm and vice-versa — and that makes sense, because in 2018 America, as in previous years, there was no escaping politics. My own reading was somewhat less wide-ranging than it has been in years past, because I spent a possibly inordinate […]

Game of Thrones season 8 spoilers: MAJOR creatures from the books to make shock appearance

One of the most terrifying creatures in George RR Martin’s Game of Thrones books are the ice spiders. In the books, the White Walkers ride on these huge and dangerous beasts. That said, they haven’t been seen yet in the HBO series, but that could be about to change in season eight. A new theory […]

Stan Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently through the heroes in his comic books

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Stan Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics, died at the age of 95 on Monday.  Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently via the heroes in his comic books.  “I always felt the X-Men, in a subtle way, often touched upon the subject of racism and inequality, and I believe that subject […]

Make 12 Books in 12 Hours? No Problem

It’s mid-afternoon and an intense, focused silence has fallen on the room containing three dozen Cape Town creatives and a jumble of empty coffee cups and half-eaten sausage rolls. A woman deftly watercolors an intricate sketch of an angry penguin while a man uses a digital stylus to add unusually long horns (even by oryx […]

11 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Need a new page-turner?  We’ve got you covered.  We polled our Rising Stars of Wall Street for the books they swear by for wisdom, business strategy and career inspiration.  Here are 10 of the recommendations that we received. Subscribe here to read our full list of the Rising Stars of Wall Street […]