From a snake on a plane, to some cuddly pandas and their prime minister friend, we track the top animal newsmakers of 2016
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau’s exuberant fashion statements command attention, whether you like them or not
As aging monarchs slow down, the spotlight shifts to the younger generation of royals
You don’t need to be well-versed in the world of Hogwarts to enjoy Rowling’s latest cinematic creation.
With remarkable new research into his diaries, letters, police files and more, Douglas Smith’s new book ‘Rasputin’ separates fact from lurid fiction
Was he a mad monk? A German spy? The empress’s lover? An unkillable puppetmaster? A Q&A with an author who’s shed new light on who Rasputin really was
What needs to be renovated at Buckingham Palace? Who’s paying? Is it worth it?
November 18th, 2016 3 comments
A closer look at the data girding a major new peer-reviewed study about the nature of successful—and failing—churches
November 16th, 2016 1 comment
An exclusive remarkable study finds that mainline Protestant churches that focus on the Gospel and prayer are growing, while those that don’t are in decline
November 16th, 2016 22 comments
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a new five-film spinoff franchise from J.K. Rowling
‘This is not a game–it is her life and his’
November 8th, 2016 5 comments
Netflix unleashes a lavish 10-part series on the Queen. Our royal watcher separates fact from fiction.
Some 3,300 Canadians were taken prisoner during WWI. One Winnipeg soldier’s secret-code letters shed new light on their experiences.
During Kate and William’s visit, correspondents broke out the superlatives to describe stunning natural backdrops