Conor McGregor will fight Jose Aldo next December in Las Vegas. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Conor McGregor is now so rich and famous that he doesn’t have to roll out of bed before two o’clock on any hot August afternoon in Las Vegas. This (...)

“I’ve starred in a lot of science fiction movies and, let me tell you something, climate change is not science fiction, this is a battle in the real world, it is impacting us right now.” Photograph: Ken Ishii/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been chosen by the French government to join Nobel prizewinners, philosophers, UN secretary generals, spiritual leaders and (...)

President Higgins speaking to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan during the Paris Summit of Conscience for the Climate. Photograph: Etienne Laurentetienne/AFP/Pool/Getty.

A failure to respond to the “scientific reality of climate change” may lead to the “destruction of life on our planet”, President Michael D Higgins ha(...)

President Michael D Higgins  meets with HE Tony de Brum, Foreign Minister, Marshall Islands and Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

President Michael D Higgins arrived in Paris on Monday to attend the “Summit of Consciences for the Climate” organised by President François Hollande.(...)


Oh, you are awful! Yes, the Terminator sequence reaches its fifth episode with a film that aspires to the condition of The Dick Emery Show. Now(...)

Jake Lloyd in a booking photo provided by Colleton County Sheriff’s Office in Walterboro, South Carolina, June 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Colleton County Sheriff’s Office/Reuters

A former child actor who most notably played a young Anakin Skywalker in 1999’s Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace, was arrested in South Caroli(...)

Tell me, do you Strictly? I have to admit to a particular addiction to the BBC Saturday night dancing extravaganza. Perhaps it’s the fact that it eats(...)

By the end of this year, college friends Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins will have raised almost $20 million for charities in two years.

When 2014 comes to a close, college friends Ryan Cummins and Matt Pohlson will have raised almost $20 million for charities in two years.Their start-u(...)

A costume of Star Wars character Savage Opress, by Order 66 Creatures and Effects 4:18

It’s known as “cosplay”, and a small studio in Spiddal, Co Galway, has become an international hub for it. Whether it’s Wonder Woman, Batman or Dar(...)

Dan Stevens: “I like working with cinephiles whether they’re actors or directors”

In person, Dan Stevens is a mild mannered and awfully civilised chap. Why wouldn’t he be? He read English literature at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. H(...)