Lauren Bacall, who has died aged 89, was one of the great screen icons of the 20th century but was so nervous aged 19 in To Have and Have Not, her fir(...)

Maybe it’s the stage Irish sentimentality. Or maybe it’s the non sequiturs. But it’s hard to think of a more heartbroken noir mark than Michael O’Hara(...)

Atletico’s coach Diego “Cholo” Simeone ponders a question at a recent Champions League final news conference. “It’s hard for me to interact with players who don’t give themselves completely. The weak don’t interest me.”

Last Saturday evening at the Camp Nou Barcelona surrendered its Spanish league title following a head-to-head encounter with Atlético Madrid. Seconds (...)

A New York state of mind
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  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

‘P eople always ask me who the biggest diva, the meanest or the coolest star is, but I don’t even think like that,” says Dubliner Nicola Parish, who l(...)

Third Point founder  Daniel Loeb suggested Sony adopt “a semi-independent governance structure”. Photograph: Reuters/Steve Marcus

New York hedge fund Third Point says it has raised its stake in Sony and has urged the Japanese company to create an independent board to run a partia(...)