A model has make-up applied backstage at the Burberry Prorsum autumn/winter 2014 collection in London. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Puzzling isn’t it, what’s happening in Korea? No, sorry, I don’t mean the question of whether the combined might of Paddy Power and Dennis Rodman can (...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2nd L) watches a basketball game between former US NBA basketball players and North Korean players with Dennis Rodman (R) at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. Photograph: KCNA/Reuters.

Retired basketball player Dennis Rodman has checked himself into an alcohol treatment programme, his spokesman said, just days after returning to the (...)

Broadcaster Matt Cooper (left) appears in the frame as Dennis Rodman is interviewed by journalists in Beijing. Image: Sky News

Irish broadcaster Matt Cooper has described North Korea as a “very grey and dull looking place”. Cooper spent four days in the hermit state this week (...)

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman (C) takes part in a practice session with North Korean basketball players and other former NBA stars in Pyongyang earlier this week. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters

Retired US basketball star Dennis Rodman has apologised for comments he made about a US missionary who is being held in North Korea, saying he had bee(...)

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman (L) arrives at Pyongyang airport in Pyongyang. Photograph:
Kyodo/Reuters

Dennis Rodman led an auditorium of North Koreans in singing “Happy Birthday” to their leader today, a day after the former US basketball star sparked(...)

Broadcaster Matt Cooper (left) appears in the frame as Dennis Rodman is interviewed by journalists in Beijing. Image: Sky News

Journalist and broadcaster Matt Cooper has travelled to North Korea to research a book and is among a delegation which includes retired US basketball (...)

Retired US basketball star Dennis Rodman shakes hands with officials upon arrival at Pyongyang airport, North Korea. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters

The Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is set to unveil a star-studded NBA basketball team set to take on a North Korean side in a controversial match dub(...)

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman talks to the media at Beijing International Airport before leaving for Pyongyang. Photograph: Petar Kujundzic/Reuters

Former US basketball star Dennis Rodman is flying to North Korea to help train the national team and renew his friendship with the North’s young leade(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves to spectators and participants of a military parade in Pyongyang last  September as Jang Song-Thaek (third from right), who was executed yesterday, claps.  Photograph: AP

Jang Song-Thaek’s decline and fall, from powerful svengali atop the secretive Pyongyang political apparatus to his machine gunning to death as a trait(...)