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Lifting a virtual veil

At the Hay Festival a couple of years back, I heard Google chief executive Eric Schmidt talking about why the company paid so little tax... Read more

Donaldson, Scheffler, Vuillard and Cadwalladr to get Hay festival medals

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler, Eric Vuillard and Carole Cadwalladr have been announced as the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival medals. Read more

Pictures of the week

Walker Books celebrate 30 years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this week's pictures round-up, while Stephen Fry hosts Hay Festival Foundation's annual... Read more

McEwan and Winterson join Hay line-up as full 2019 programme revealed

Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winterson are among the authors joining Hay Festival this year as the 2019 programme is unveiled, with a new EU project... Read more

Hay Festival unveils rebrand ahead of line-up announcement

Hay Festival has unveiled a major rebrand ahead of this year’s festival, as director Peter Florence hints the 2019 line-up will have a European feel. ... Read more

Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Read more

Philippe Sands joins Hay Festival board

Author and prominent human rights barrister Philippe Sands QC has joined Hay Festival’s board of directors.  Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features Hay Festival's record-breaking Winter Weekend, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and one-fifth of the Spice Girls. Read more

Record 9,000 turn out for 'most ambitious yet' Hay Festival Winter Weekend

This year's Hay Festival Winter Weekend, featuring writers such as Rose Tremain, Horatio Clare, and Jeanette Winterson, drew record ticket sales of over 9,000.... Read more

'Most ambitious' Hay Festival Cartagena to star Adichie, Smith and Sands

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith and Philippe Sands are among the literary heavyweights leading Hay Festival Cartagena 2019's line-up in its "most ambitious year yet".... Read more

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