Nadine Morano: her comments on  a television talk show provoked outrage outrage on the left and centre right and divided Morano’s cohorts in Les Républicains. Photograph: Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty Images

Nicolas Sarkozy’s Les Républicains (LR) was to bar Nadine Morano, member of the European Parliament, former cabinet minister and long one of Sarkozy’s(...)

Ascreengrab from a video posted by Sea Shepherd activists on Friday shows slaughtered whales on the coast of the Faroe islands. Photograph: Sea Shepherd/Youtube

An environment group has criticised Denmark for failing to halt the annual pilot whale hunt in the Faroe Islands. Sea Shepherd activists claim fisher(...)

Detail from a photograph by Terry O’Neill of David Bowie and Elizabeth Taylor sharing a cigarette during their first meeting in Beverly Hills in 1975

The renowned English photographer Terry O’Neill, now aged 76, was born to Irish emigrant parents in London – his father was from Cork; his mother from(...)

W e all know that covering up in the sun, whether with sunscreen, long sleeves or a floppy hat à la Brigitte Bardot, is essential for healthy skin,(...)

The granddaughter of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, Marina Picasso, poses outside her house Pavillon de Flore in Cannes. As a child, Marina often found the gates closed at the Pavillon de Flore, which used to be called La Californie. Photograph: Jean Christophe Magnenet/AFP/Getty Images

Less than a week after a painting by Pablo Picasso sold for a world record price at auction, his granddaughter has announced she is  planning (...)

Audrey Tautou: ‘Fame is something that scares me more than it attracts me’

Out here in Anglophonia, we are wary of granting proper stardom to any actor who doesn’t speak the language. It can happen, of course. But to fully cr(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble said that at EU level he would push for an automatic financial information exchange between member states. Photograph: Eric Luke

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has led calls for leaked information on offshore tax havens to be handed over to national tax authori(...)