Krystian Lupa: when people speak of him the words they most frequently reach for are “the Master”, occasionally “the Grand Master” and sometimes, more simply, “the Father”

In any other circumstance this would be considered a scandal. But when one man interrupted a theatre performance in Cracow the other week – about two (...)

Kitty Joyce, who has died aged 84, was the owner of Cleo, one of the oldest surviving family-run shops in Dublin, famous for its earthy Irish knitwear(...)

The products will be sold in countries and jurisdictions where they are legal, including cannabis in some places

Seattle-based private equity firm Privateer Holdings has agreed a deal with the estate of the Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley to launch a global canna(...)

Bob Marley: “Possessions make you rich. I don’t have that type of richness. My richness is life, forever.”

The family of late reggae superstar Bob Marley has joined forces with a private equity company to launch Marley Natural, which will offer “heirloom Ja(...)

Marilyn Monroe relaxing at home. Photograph: Getty Images

‘This book,” writes Jacqueline Rose, “begins with the story of three women who create their lives in the face of incredible odds.” On the surface, the(...)

The hotel was the setting for the Weekend at The Waldorf, starring Ginger Rogers, and its $1,000-per-week Suite 2728 was home to Marilyn Monroe in 1955 after she left behind her troubled life in Hollywood

Hilton Worldwide is to sell its flagship Waldorf Astoria New York hotel to a Chinese insurance company for $1.95 billion, one of the highest prices p(...)

From left: Anouska Proetta Brandon, Lorna Weightman and Leanne Woodfull. Photographs: Holly McGlynn, Chris O’Neill

The blogosphere is a crowded place. The statistics are spectacular: there were 157 million bloggers on Tumblr and Wordpress alone last year, accord(...)

This wonderful animated infographic from Nature Video is based on a new scholarly paper offering a macroscopic perspective of cultural history. The vi(...)

Actress Lauren Bacall has died oaged 89 years old. Photograph: by Baron/Getty Images 1:27

Lauren Bacall, the actress whose provocative glamour elevated her to stardom in Hollywood’s golden age and whose lasting mystique put her on a plateau(...)

Flowers and tributes are placed at the make-shift memorial on the Hollywood Walk of Fame star for US actor Robin Williams, who was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiberon home north of San Francisco yesterday. Photograph: Michael Nelson/EPA

The national suicide prevention charity Console has expressed concern that the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams could provoke copycat suicid(...)