Angelina Jolie, who has undergone preventive surgery to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, just two years after having a double mastectomy.The actress emotionally revealed that she made the decision after doctors said she was at an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Oscar-winning film star Angelina Jolie has said she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to avoid the risk of ovarian cancer, the disease t(...)

Malala Yousafzai: “The leaders of Nigeria should commit to work together and make the case of the Chibok girls a priority in their first 100 days in office, as well as the education of every Nigerian child.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has criticised Nigerian and world leaders for not doing enough to free (...)

Stephen Fry (57) and the man he recently married, Elliott Spencer (27). Photographs: Niki Nikolova/Filmmagic

Age-gap relationships are and always have been controversial, but if you are limiting the pool you choose a mate from by age, you could be losing o(...)

Louis Zamperini ran in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and was later and tortured by the Japanese during the second World War. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Most New Year resolutions are broken after 24 hours. The first of mine was broken on the day itself. Because with cosmic irony the film Unbroken makes(...)

They won’t be putting it on the poster, but, as Angelina Jolie’s second film as director powers towards cinemas, one unfortunate quote is elbowing (...)

Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony Pictures, has said “the president, the press and the public are mistaken as to what actually happened”. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg 2:30

The head of Sony Pictures has insisted the studio has “not caved” over the decision to cancel the release of a movie about a plot to assassinate North(...)

‘As long as my children can quote at least one line from ‘The Snapper’, their Irish heritage is intact.’

Since I’ve been away from Ireland, there’s nothing I miss more – not even Superquinn sausages or spectacular winter sunrises – than the lyrical, ve(...)

NBA king LeBron James was criticised by British media when he put his arm around Kate Middleton while wearing a sweaty post-game shirt after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Brooklyn Nets in New York. Photograph: Neilson Barnard/The New York Times

The US was just recovering from the royal visit of Wills and Kate to New York and Washington when the tabloid gods rained down another celebrity ne(...)

Actor Paula Patton during the nomination announcements for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

There were no enormous shocks when the Golden Globes were announced this morning in Los Angeles. Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu’s Birdman, featuring Mich(...)

Angelina Jolie, one of the Hollywood stars named in hacked emails. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images

Angry and passionate email exchanges between major Hollywood players have been exposed by the recent hack into Sony Pictures.Producer Scott Rudin and (...)