Protesters gather outside Dr Walter James Palmer’s dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota, after Palmer reportedly paid $50,000 to track and kill Cecil, a black-maned lion, just outside Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Photograph: Reuters

Yes, of course, the furore surrounding Walter Palmer, killer of Cecil the Zimbabwean lion, highlights hypocrisies in our attitude to animal cruelty. O(...)

Brian Williams moderating a presidential debate  in Florida  in January 2012. Williams said on Saturday he was stepping aside from daily news broadcasts for several days after admitting he had misled the public about being on a helicopter that was forced down in Iraq in 2003. Photograph: Chip Litherland/The New York Times

This was a bomb that had been ticking for a while. NBC executives were warned a year ago that Brian Williams was constantly inflating his biography. T(...)

A notice on the box office window at the Sunshine Cinema in New York yesterday. The New York premiere of ‘The Interview’, a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean president Kim Jong-un, has been cancelled. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Kelly 2:30

The New York premiere for The Interview, Seth Rogen and James Franco’s film depicting a fictional assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jo(...)

A cycling incident in which Bono was injured happened in New York on Sunday when the singer swerved to avoid another cyclist and fell over. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Injuries Bono sustained in a cycling incident in New York this week would appear to be a lot worse than first suspected. When the U2 singer crashed hi(...)

Bono reportedly fell off his bike this week in Central Park, injuring himself badly enough that U2 had to cancel their week long appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Late Show’. Pictured here leaving the recording of the Band Aid 30 charity single to raise money to combat Ebola. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Poor Bono. First the tail of his private jet comes off as it lands in Berlin and then days later he comes a cropper while cycling through New York’s C(...)

 Bono pictured  leaving  the recording of the Band Aid 30 charity single in west London on Saturday. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Bono has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in New York City.A post on U2’s website says Bono “injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park”(...)

The day job as house band on Jimmy Fallon’s TV show has freed The Roots to take the creative chances they’ve always talked about. Their new album, (...)

We can’t get the Tonight Show in Ireland (unless you have CNBC and are prepared to stay up late). Boo! But the show’s official YouTube channel has lot(...)

David Letterman waves to his audience after announcing that he intends to retire in 2015. Photograph: Jeffrey Neira/CBS

David Letterman will retire next year ending the longest career in American late-night television hosting and sparking (...)

Liam Neeson: has fought a high-profile publicity campaign for the New York horse-drawn carriage industry. Photograph: Reuters/Fred Prouser

Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson directly lobbied the Department of the Taoiseach seeking the Government’s support to stop pla(...)