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Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrives at Brooklyn Supreme court in New York on Thursday. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images.

UFC champion Conor McGregor has been ordered to appear in a US court on July 26th in connection with an incident in New York which left two of his riv(...)

‘Glow’: No-one has ever said “let’s try and cash in on the lucrative retro women’s wrestling market”. But it works.

Here are the television programmes that have recently been bringing me joy. Gotham (E4 & Netflix) Once I would have dismissed this larger-than-l(...)

Hipster style: Using industrial accents, reclaimed wooden pallets and battered mid-century furniture was, in the very first instance at least, likely borne out of financial necessity. Getty

You don’t need me to tell you that home design trends come and go with alarming speed. It seems like mere moments ago when we were buying into full-bl(...)

Lionel Shriver. 'She wears her Ray-Bans throughout the interview, peering over the top when she’s particularly interested in my questions.' Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty

There exists online a newspaper photograph of the American novelist Lionel Shriver and her husband, the jazz drummer Jeff Williams, sitting behind a c(...)

David Duchovny at Central Park in Manhattan, April 16, 2018. His novel’s heroine Emer Gunnels is a 41-year-old New York schoolteacher who likes to take the subway,  eat ice cream and make love with her boyfriend, Cuchulainn, a writer known as Con. Photograph: Clement Pascal/The New York Times

I’m a sucker for a man who reads Yeats. So I’m bound to like a man who bases his novel on an obscure Yeats play. “When I was at Yale in graduate scho(...)

 Katie Taylor takes on Victoria Bustos, at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, New York, US. Photograph: ©INPHO/Matt Heasley

“I want all the belts before the end of this year. For sure,” said Katie Taylor in Brooklyn, New York. Still winning, still in a hurry and continuin(...)

Kelsey Miller on her wedding day. There is increasing exasperation as bigger brides fight for respect in a wedding industry they say is focused on small sizes. Photograph: Katie Osgood via The New York Times

Katie Liepold and her fiancé did not appreciate what they saw, and didn’t see, in their engagement photos. So, 33-year-old Liepold confronted her pho(...)

John Travolta (right) on the set of 'Saturday Night Fever'. Photograph: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis/Getty Images

10. The Deer Hunter Most now associate Michael Cimino’s film with Christopher Walken pressing a gun to his temple, but it’s the Russian wedding dance(...)

Martin McGuinness shortly after he was appointed minister for education in 1999. His comment about having been “on the run” “was not the kind of comment to instil confidence in the future”. Photograph: Ferran Paredes/Reuters

On a recent visit to New York, I fulfilled a long-held ambition to walk over the famous Brooklyn Bridge. The construction of this bridge was not witho(...)

Conor McGregor stands with his lawyer Jim Walden during his arraignment in Brooklyn Criminal Court on Friday. Photograph: AP

Noon is approaching at Brooklyn’s courthouse and Justice Connie Malfiore Melendez is going about her business. A gaunt looking middle-aged man in han(...)

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