Dr Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, at his trial in 2011 in connection with the death of pop star Michael Jackson in Los Angeles. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Reuters/Pool

The recent death of Elvis Presley’s personal physician is a reminder of the niche practices of celebrity doctors. Especially prevalent in Hollywood, t(...)

‘Lismore Castle with Mrs Hammersley in the Foreground’ by Duncan Grant, which the Duchess of Devonshire had   hanging in her bedroom at Chatsworth Estate

A previously unknown painting of Lismore Castle, Co Waterford, that hung in the Duchess of Devonshire’s bedroom in England, has come to light and is (...)

The lock (inset), snipped from the head of John Lennon in the 1960s, “likely contains hundreds of strands”. Photograph: Heritage Auctions/www.ha.com/Central Press/Getty Images

A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is going up for auction with the current bid standing at $(...)

 Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton pauses in front of a television camera after scoring a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in  January. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

‘How long have you been a black quarterback?” asked a reporter from Mississippi when the Washington Redskins’ Doug Williams faced the media before Su(...)

David Bowie, pictured in 2004, wanted his ashes to be scattered in Bali, “in accordance with the Buddhist rituals”. Photograph: PA Wire

David Bowie wanted his ashes to be scattered in a Buddhist ritual in Bali, according to his will. The singer’s death certificate stated he was cremat(...)

Bozo the Bear as Ben and Dan Haggerty as James “Grizzly” Adams in The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams. Photograph: Frank Carroll/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Dan Haggerty, the bearded US actor who starred in the film and TV series The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, has died aged 74. Haggerty died at Prov(...)

Ita Beecher and Brenda Prendeville in Moby Dick’s bar in Youghal, Co Cork, reminiscing about their experience of being extras during the 1954 filming of ‘Moby Dick’. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision.

It was the summer Elvis Presley made his radio debut singing That’s All Right. But across the Atlantic in Youghal, east Cork, it was another American,(...)

Kevin (34), from Monkstown, Co Dublin, studied geology at Trinity College Dublin and left Ireland in 2004 “for work and adventure”. He spent tw(...)

Here we go: another posthumous Elvis Presley release. Cynical, us? His widow Priscilla’s blessing for this combo of Presley’s vocals and n(...)

Millennial compass point:   Lady Gaga. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Hear the word “millennial”, and plenty of images spring to mind. There’s Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, in his hoodie, earning his first billion by the a(...)