As the show with the reddest weddings on television continues, Nelson Mail reporters and bloggers Sarah Dunn and Adam Roberts continue their discussions about the land of Westeros.
A fortnight hence in the Vatican, 2,600 bishops of the Roman Catholic Church will meet in a gathering so rare that only 20 others like it have been convened in the 20 centuries of Christian history. The purpose of the Second Vatican Council is what His Holiness Pope John XXIII, who has the Catholic prelate's traditional wariness of words that suggest drastic change, calls an aggiornamentoa modernization.
False, almost jubilant reports last fortnight had it that King Amanullah of Afghanistan and Queen Thuraya had been driven out of Kabul, their capital, by insurgents who objected to the King's dictum that all male Afghans wear pants.Last week came more authoritative despatches.
When Composer George Gershwin crumpled in Hollywood last fortnight, doctors called it overwork.
In no national election since 1860 have politicians been so Negro-minded as in 1936.
At Chapelizod, outside Dublin, complications of jaundice, dropsy and heart disease brought Death last week to a bearded, brilliant gentleman with a testy tongue, Timothy Michael Healy, first Governor General of the Irish Free State, in his 76th year. Three years ago failing health made him resign the Governor-Generalship.