Johnny Depp, Stephen Graham, Martin Klebba, Kevin McNally and Kaya Scodelario in Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

There comes a moment in Pirates of the Caribbean: Alimony’s Revenge when Johnny Depp and newcomers Orlando 2.0 (Brenton Thwaites) and Keira 2.0 (Kaya (...)

Lip service: a mouth made up in Maybelline’s Touchable Taupe gives me the illusion that I am a fully functioning adult

In the interests of full disclosure, I should mention that I’m wearing make-up in the photograph on this page. If you met me at 7 o’clock in the morni(...)

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: a bad thing. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

There are less than two months to go before we reach the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The race is on to pen the opening e(...)

Paul O’Donovan had 14 seconds to spare over his brother Gary at the Ireland trials in Cork on Saturday. Photograph:   Herman Dingler/Inpho

The Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre in Cork gave Rio Olympians the opportunity to demonstrate that they have wintered well, while Daire Ly(...)

Laura Jurd with her band Dinosaur

The first record in your collection is not generally something you feel inclined to advertise. It was probably some long-forgotten adolescent pop, the(...)

With its turrets and arched windows, Luggala is a Gothic Revival fantasy.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The fate of Luggala, the famed Guinness estate hidden away in the Wicklow mountains and for sale on the open market for €28 million, hangs in the bala(...)

 Paul McCartney has sued Sony Corp’s music publishing arm in a federal court in New York.  File photograph: Sophia Juliane Lydolph/EPA

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has sued Sony Corp’s music publishing arm in a federal court in New York, seeking to reclaim copyrights to 267 Beatles so(...)

 An A-list of musicians, actors and activists danced until 4am at the Obamas’ last White House party. File photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

An A-list of musicians, actors and activists danced until 4am at the Obamas’ last White House party, held on Friday night. The guest list included (...)

U2 star Bono will be pleased after the band made $55m in 2016. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Irish band U2 made $55 million (€52.4m) in 2016, according to Forbes. Boy band One Direction topped the list of the highest paid European celebritie(...)

A woman lays flowers outside the Oxfordshire home of singer George Michael, who was found dead at home on Christmas Day. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty

A couple who spent years clueless about who gave them £15,000 (€17,600) to fund their fertility treatment have thanked George Michael after it was cla(...)