US secretary of state John Kerry at the security conference in  Munich last weekend. Photograph: Reuters

We are all anti-Semites now, including US secretary of state John Kerry. That’s according to a clutch of ministers in Binyamin Netanyahu’s cabinet, pl(...)

Female-led television: Arena discussed the return of Tina Fey. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

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World leaders left the G20 summit  in St Petersburg today without reaching a consensus on Syria. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

US president Barack Obama resisted pressure to abandon plans for air strikes against Syria and enlisted the support of 10 fellow leaders for a “strong(...)

Pat Kenny begins his Newstalk radio show yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller

At 10am yesterday morning, two very different sounds were broadcast from the radio studios at Newstalk and RTÉ. From Newstalk, it was the splash of a (...)

A man reacts yesterday at a site hit by what activists said was an air raid by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus. Photograph: Bassam Khabieh/Reuters

The longer chemical weapons inspectors wait in a Damascus luxury hotel for permission to drive up the road to the site of what appears to be the worst(...)