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.(...)

American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams was reduced to tears on Sunday after watching worldwide ‘Happy’ videos on Oprah Winfrey’s chat show. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams was reduced to tears at the weekend after appearing as a guest on Oprah Winfrey’s (...)

Dawn O’Porter in Dublin last weekend. Photograph: Cathal Burke/vipireland.com 3:30

When you’re married to the greatest love of your life and the only thing you would change about yourself is your “flat bum”, life is good. “How lov(...)

A scene from ‘Donegal Is Happy’ which is due to feature on the Oprah show. Image via Youtube

Donegal tourism is set to go global after it is featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show. A video about the county called ‘Donegal Is Happy’ wa(...)

Host Jay Leno with actor Billy Crystal during a commercial break while taping the last episode of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Burbank, California. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Johnny Carson’s departure from “The Tonight Show” was an abdication. Jay Leno’s last show, on Thursday, was closer to a retirement party - a bitterswe(...)