US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton:  her  decision on Iraq was put through a political filter and a paranoid mindset. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

It’s hard not to feel sorry for Hillary Clinton. She is hearing ghostly footsteps. She’s having her inevitability challenged a second time by a morali(...)

Comedian Chris Rock opened the 88th Academy Awards with a monologue that poked fun at the diversity controversy which has marred this year’s ceremony.  Photograph: Mark Suban/EPA

Comedian Chris Rock opened the 88th Academy Awards with a monologue that poked fun at the diversity controversy which has marred this year’s ceremony(...)

Will Smith, left, and Jada Pinkett Smith will join others in protest against two straight years of all-white acting nominees. Photograph Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Will Smith won’t be going to this year’s Academy Awards. Neither will Michael Moore or Spike Lee. Chris Rock is under pressure to step down as host. A(...)

Partying with your friends is all well and good but some prefer the simple comforts of a giant sofa and the embrace of a warm screen. With this in mi(...)

Amal Alamuddin ditched her own surname to become a Clooney. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty

It was “take that, Ronan Keating, but hello, George Clooney” this year as two women said “I don’t”, and then “I do”, to two famous men. Yv(...)

““I’m growing one for Movember. So are the lads. Everyone is doing it. It’s part of male health awareness,” said Vinny.

“What’s that?” said Angie over breakfast on Monday morning as the rain tip-tapped down and the last of the leaves were blown away. “What’s what?” answ(...)

Novelist Kathy Lette has long been known for a particularly fun kind of trouble courting: a sort of shouty, salty Antipodean who joyously ruffles t(...)

Steven Colbert points to the new sign bearing his name on the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York where his  show takes places. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

Stephen Colbert brought a mix of politics, patriotism and Hollywood glamour on his first night hosting the CBS Late Show on Tuesday, opening with the (...)

The collapse of FBD’s share price on Monday represented the Perfect Storm for the Irish insurer but without George Clooney as eye candy. Disastrous i(...)

Crowds applaud Rory McIlroy’s first birdie of the week: the world’s number one golfer missed the cut for the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

It was a day at the Irish Open when Pádraig Harrington took his waterproofs on and off so often he was in danger of re-injuring the troublesome should(...)