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The latest series of The Apprentice is back and it’s as brilliantly awful as ever

The new series of Homeland, opened with Carrie Mathison going to Mass

You, Me and the Apocalypse is both funny and profound

Doctor Who has graduated from EastEnders in Space to Breaking Bad in Space

Downton tells us nothing truthful about 1925

Britain should copy Ireland, keep its opt-out of a common EU asylum policy, and accept more refugees


America could be on the verge of electing its first Catholic Republican president. But it would not be long before he found himself in conflict with Church leaders

Why I became a Catholic

A decade ago Tim Stanley joined the Catholic Church, the culmination of a journey that began with his family’s spiritualism and took in Marx and Anglicanism

Child Genius an uncomfortable watch with gifted children acting like adults

Penny Dreadful is a sublime reimagining of Victorian pulp fiction horror stories