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Peter Capaldi, the current Doctor Who

Dominic Sandbrook’s latest series explores the hidden meanings of British popular culture

The latest battle for Lord Sugar's investment is up and running

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

Claire Danes plays Carrie Mathison

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

Rob Lowe stars as a Catholic priest  in You, Me and the Apocalypse (

You, Me and the Apocalypse is both funny and profound

Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman (PA)

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

The cast of Downton Abbey, as ITV celebrates its 60th anniversary (PA)

Downton tells us nothing truthful about 1925

A police officer stands in front of two Syrian families sitting besides a road after coming from Austria to Germany (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush: power, privilege and talent (AP)

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

'I believe it all happened'

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

'The problem is that a child's intelligence simply isn't as interesting as an adult's'

Child Genius an uncomfortable watch with gifted children acting like adults