Luxury acommodation at the Beverly Wilshire hotel, setting for Pretty Woman

Despite its enormous cinematic history, Beverly Hills is less than 15sq km in size. That’s about two Phoenix Parks laid side by side, though it’s m(...)

These are good times for buckwild musical adventure-seekers, and Miguel is certainly one of them. His previous brace of albums took the ro(...)

Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, who  was drafted number four overall by the New York Knicks, towers over NBA commissioner Adam Silver, at the Barclays Center in New York. Photograph: Earl Wilson/The New York Times

Basketball culture still reveres the tall man as Kristaps Porzingis, a 7ft 1in baller from Latvia, proved by becoming the most famous teenager in New (...)

A file photo of Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs. The rap mogul was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon - in this case, a kettlebell. Photograph: AFP

Rapper Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon at the University of California Los Angeles on Monday, college (...)

 US film composer James Horner photographed during an interview in Vienna, in 2013. Photograph: Georg Hochmuth/EPA 0:54

Oscar-winning Titanic composer James Horner has died in a plane crash in Southern California. A single-engine plane registered to the 61-year-o(...)

The redesigned Xbox One controller includes a headset jack.

Microsoft has unveiled a new version of its Xbox One console, doubling the hard drive space to 1TB. The company said the new console would begi(...)

The Sunset Marquis hotel in west Hollywood where long-time U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan was found dead after suffering a suspected heart attack. Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

U2 have paid tribute on stage to their late manager Dennis Sheehan who died suddenly on Wednesday. The death of Mr Sheehan (68) shocked the band who (...)

U2 singer  tour manager Dennis Sheehan (68) died suddenly of a suspected heart attack in  Los Angeles. Photograph: Brantley Gutierrez

U2 singer Bono has described tour manager Dennis Sheehan who died suddenly on Wednesday morning as “irreplaceable”. The band are still coming to term(...)

An Uber car in New York: an article in Business Insider advised giving an extra cash tip  if you want a five-star rating. Photograph: Sam Hodgson /The New York Times

On a reporting expedition to Los Angeles recently, I realised I could stop renting cars. I would never again have to brave the LA freeway behind the w(...)

Judge said he was “astounded” a more rapid reaction to initiate legal proceedings by Tulisa Contostavios did not take place. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor judge and singer Tulisa Contostavios has been refused permission to bring defamation proceedings against the Irish Sun newspaper arising from(...)