‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay: ‘This is art; this is a movie; this is a film. I’m not a historian. I’m not a documentarian.’ Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Reuters

I went on Friday morning to see Selma and found myself watching it in a cinema full of black teenagers. Thanks to donations, DC public school kids (...)

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, gestures as he attends a talk at Tsinghua University, in Beijing. Photograph: Reuters 2:00

In between running the world’s largest social networking site and a plethora of other philanthropic entities, Mark Zuckerberg has apparently learned t(...)

Denis O’Brien: “In Ireland there might eventually be only one or two newspapers.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Like unhappy families, no two media moguls are alike. Rupert Murdoch, Gina Rinehart, Charles Foster Kane. all completely different. At least one of(...)

There is a good-bad film lurking within this grey-pound comedy from arch-sentimentalist Lasse Hallström. Following a tragic prologue in India, we join(...)

Eugenie Bouchard: can take her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon today.

Eugenie Bouchard was asked yesterday to describe her game. “Solid, aggressive,” came the reply. The trade secrets are safe with the Canadian as she fa(...)

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (centre)   during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A between Brazil and Croatia at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Photograph: EPA

The winters are one of the best things about Brazil. In São Paulo, winter means you should carry a jacket in the evening, but in Fortaleza the only wa(...)

Steve Ballmer (58) outbid two groups, one led by media mogul David Geffen that offered $1.6 billion and included TV talk show maven Oprah Winfrey and Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison. Photograph:  Michael Kappler/EPA

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has purchased the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers franchise for $2 billion, a record for a professional bask(...)

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. As part of his lifetime ban by the US National Basketball Association, he is forbidden from attending NBA games or practices or going to any Clippers office or facility. Photograph: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

The US National Basketball Association has banned Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angel(...)

Shane Wallace: viral videographer

A video of Donegal people dancing to Pharrell Williams’s song Happy has brought joy to the county. I t also brought tears to the eyes of the US sin(...)

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Angelika Warmuth/AFP/Getty Images

‘What will I wear?” is one of the questions most women ask themselves when faced with a job interview, negotiation, media appearance or conference.(...)