Ronnie Corbett: comedian was most cherished for his partnership with Ronnie Barker in the BBC sketch show The Two Ronnies. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

Friends and fans of Ronnie Corbett, the diminutive titan of British comedy, have said “goodnight” to the star for the last time after his death at the(...)

Sir David Frost, raconteur, satirist, presenter, interviewer and everybody’s friend. And mine, although I failed to make the cut in the last few pages(...)

Neil Hegarty on David Frost: In order to gather knowledge of David Frost’s life and context, I sought to merit the trust of family and friends, and occasionally to place myself behind Frost’s eyes and see the world as he saw it

David Frost died in August 2013, at the age of 74. His life had been lived fully, intensely – and in the public eye, for he was emphatically a televis(...)

Floyd Mayweather has been uncharacteristically mute ahead of his fight with Manny Pacquiao. Photograph: Reuters

They say if you spend enough time in a place you become that place. So it is for Floyd Mayweather and Las Vegas, the desert town of six hundred tho(...)

Jordan Spieth waves to the gallery after making a birdie on the ninth hole, his last,  during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links  in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

A day of low scoring at the RBC Heritage saw American Troy Merritt take the lead on 12 under on the back of equalling the course record with an 11-und(...)

Actors Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen, who play Virginia Johnson and William Masters in ‘Masters Of Sex’. Photograph: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Is sex more important than music, war, sports and vampires? Is sex more important than Nixon?Michael Sheen thinks so.The nimble Welsh actor has played(...)

Piers Morgan on the set of his CNN show ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ at the Time Warner Center in New York in 2011. Three years after taking over for Larry King, Morgan has seen his ratings hit new lows. Photograph: The New York Times

There have been times when CNN host Piers Morgan didn’t seem to like America very much - and American audiences have been more than willing to (...)

John Fortune

Together with his friend and writing partner John Bird, John Fortune, who has died aged 74 after a long illness, was a distinguished member of the Oxb(...)

Flying Circus: Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin in the 1970s. Photograph: BBC

And now for something completely predictable: Monty Python said this week that they are re-forming for a show at the O2 in London, with a tour likely (...)

Renowned British broadcaster Sir David Frost died on Saturday night aged 74. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Friends and admirers of Sir David Frost today hailed his “extraordinary” life after “one of the giants of television” suddenly died from a heart att(...)